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    INTERESTING Facts

          THE FACTS     Question 1: If you knew a woman who was pregnant, who had 8 kids  already, three who were deaf, two who were blind, one mentally  retarded, and she had syphilis, would you recommend that she...
    SlowhandsHD SlowhandsHD 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 25, 2008

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    Fascinating Facts From Biology

    If you yelled for 8 years, 7 months, and 6 days, you would have produced enough sound energy to heat up one cup of coffee. (Hardly seems worth it.) If you fart consistently for 6 years and 9 months, enough gas is produced to create the energy of an atomic bomb. (Now, that's...
    SlowhandsHD SlowhandsHD 51-55, M Jul 6, 2011

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    A Letter From Jesus About Christmas --

    A Letter from Jesus about Christmas --    It has come to my attention that many of you are upset that folks are taking My name out of the season. ...
    SlowhandsHD SlowhandsHD 51-55, M 1 Response Dec 14, 2009

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    Coffee

    You will never look at a cup of coffee the same way again. A young woman went to her mother and told her about her life and how things were so hard for her. She did not know how she was going to make it and wanted to give up She was tired of fighting and struggling. It seemed as...
    SlowhandsHD SlowhandsHD 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 11, 2011

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    The Cab Ride.......

    (This was sent to me and I wanted to share it.)   So I walked to the door and knocked. 'Just a minute', answered a frail, elderly voice. I could hear something being dragged across the floor. After a long pause, the door opened. A small woman in her 90's stood before me...
    SlowhandsHD SlowhandsHD 51-55, M 1 Response Nov 12, 2008

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    AIG Bail Out

    An e-mail from T. J. Birkenmeier (makes sense to me)   I'm against the $85,000,000,000.00 bailout of AIG. Instead, I'm in favor of giving $85,000,000,000 to America in a "We Deserve It" Dividend.   To make the math simple, let's assume there are 200,000...
    SlowhandsHD SlowhandsHD 51-55, M 2 Responses Sep 26, 2008

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    How Many Do You Remember?

    Start counting: 01. Candy cigarettes 02. Wax coke-shaped bottles with colored sugar water inside. 03. Soda pop machines that dispensed bottles. 04. Coffee shops with tableside juke boxes 05. Blackjack chewing gum 06. Home milk delivery in glass bottles, with Cardboard stoppers...
    SlowhandsHD SlowhandsHD 51-55, M Sep 2, 2011

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    How Old Is Grandma ??

    One evening a grandson was talking to his grandmother about current events.  The grandson asked his grandmother what she thought about the shootings at schools, the computer age, and just things in general.  The Grandmother replied, "Well, let me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 18, 2011

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    Everyone Is Precious

    "Look at the birds in the sky. They don't work, they only fly, wandering around but they are alive. How do they survive? It's because God takes care of every living creature here on earth, big and small. You are precious than the birds.' Someone said this to me when I was really...
    1PrincessKai 1PrincessKai 41-45, F Apr 12, 2011

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    The Charles Schulz Philosophy

    (This is  marvelous!!  Read carefully to receive and enjoy full effect)  The  following is the philosophy of Charles Schulz,  the creator of the 'Peanuts' comic *****.You don't have to actually answer the questions.  Just ponder on them.Just read them through,  and you...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 5, 2011

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    Life In The 1500's

    Every once in a while I get some e-mails that contain something I find very interesting.  Hereunder follows one of these.  I cannot say for certain how accurate the information is,  but,  given some thought,  seems quite plausible.  However,  whatever is stated as "fact...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 19, 2011

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    Speculations

    Sometimes you just need to look at things from a different perspective..
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Jul 13, 2013

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    To My Child

      To My Child  Just for this morning, I am going to smile when I see your face and laugh when I feel like crying. Just for this morning, I will let you choose what you want to wear, and smile and say how perfect it is. Just for this morning, I am going to step...
    SlowhandsHD SlowhandsHD 51-55, M 8 Responses Nov 17, 2009

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    How Did We Ever Survive?

    Looking back, it's hard to believe that we have lived as long as we have. As children we would ride in cars with no seat belts or air bags. Riding in the back of a pickup truck on a warm day was always a special treat. Our baby cribs were painted with bright...
    SlowhandsHD SlowhandsHD 51-55, M Jun 5, 2012

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    Wooden Spoon

    A frail old man went to live with his son, daughter-in-law, and four-year old grandson. The old man's hands trembled, his eyesight was blurred, and his step faltered. The family ate together at the table. But the elderly grandfather's shaky hands and failing sight made...
    SlowhandsHD SlowhandsHD 51-55, M 3 Responses Feb 19, 2008

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    In the face of great suffering,

    attempts to rationalise can be counterproductive. Usually the most positive thing you can do is to put an arm around the person and ‘mourn with those who mourn’ (Romans 12:15), entering their suffering and participating as far as you are able.
    itcheru itcheru 22-25, F Jan 31

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    Voting

    One day a florist goes to a barber for a haircut.  After the cut he asks about his bill and the barber replies, 'I cannot accept money from you. I'm doing community service this week.' The florist is pleased and leaves the shop.   When the barber goes to open his shop...
    SlowhandsHD SlowhandsHD 51-55, M 1 Response May 5, 2008

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    Five (5) Lessons

                  1 - First Important Lesson - Cleaning Lady.            During my second month of college, our professor            gave us a pop quiz. I...
    SlowhandsHD SlowhandsHD 51-55, M 1 Response May 2, 2008

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    Something to Think About

    One day, the father of a very wealthy family took his son on a trip to the country with the express purpose of showing him how poor people live. They spent a couple of days and nights on the farm of what would be considered a very poor family. On their return from their...
    SlowhandsHD SlowhandsHD 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 15, 2008

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    Who Am I ?

    Dear Doctor, My father and I lived in our apartment and we had a radio and TV.  My father was a widower and I was unmarried.  Beneath us lived a widow and her daughter and they had neither radio nor TV.  They came to visit us often and consequently I fell in love with the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 15, 2011

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    I'm Glad You're In My Dash

    I read of a man who stood to speak at the funeral of a friend He referred to the dates on her tombstone From the beginning...to the end. He noted that first came her date of birth And spoke the following date with tears, But he said what mattered most of all Was the dash...
    SlowhandsHD SlowhandsHD 51-55, M Jun 24, 2011

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    The Stranger

      The Stranger   A few years after I was born, my Dad met a stranger who was new to our small town. From the beginning, Dad was fascinated with this enchanting  newcomer and soon invited him to live with our family. The stranger was ...
    SlowhandsHD SlowhandsHD 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 13, 2009

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    do you ever just catch a wiff is something that smells like the twenty second day of first grade and you're just like " how and Wtf"
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    What a roller coaster day. Last night, which I made a post about, I had a terrible sleep due to my brain being on high alert all the flipping time. When I woke up in the morning...
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    In My Ears And In My Eyes Fourteen Relations didn't improve very much as we resumed our travel. It wasn't Barbara's fault. I liked Barbara. She was neat, clean, and helpful...
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    1) I get bored very easily. 2) I have pet tarantulas. 3) I like all food except raisins. 4) I can get obsessed with video games. 5) I'm afraid of horses. 6) I can sleep 12hrs...
    Shoopfli Shoopfli 26-30, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I feel that I still have a good 10 years in which I could turn things around for myself but it will probably go by very fast And if I continue to do what I do each day in 10 years...
    colorbuff colorbuff 51-55, F 10 hrs ago

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    Let me preface this by saying I love my boyfriend, he's wonderful but not responsible or mature. I'm in a relationship where I pay for most things. If we go out, I pay, if we get...
    dashdash12 dashdash12 18-21, F 5 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Akpos Cheats Judge, A lawyer at a court defending akpos accused of stealing said; my client put only his right hand into the window and removed a few things. His right hand is not...
    newport50 newport50 18-21, M 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I was waiting at a stop light over the weekend and witnessed a moment of pure love. An elderly gentleman was walking with his dog in a little grassy ***** next to a shopping...
    MsJessicaRabbit MsJessicaRabbit 26-30, F 3 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I love my Pastor.... we've known him and his wife for years. Just about every Sunday my husband and I go out to eat with our small church group. It's good fellowship. One thing...
    sweetgem8 sweetgem8 41-45, F 4 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I Enjoy Sharing information i have learned through school or Stuff i looked up.tell me some interesting things and i'll Learn you some new things.
    BaJohnson BaJohnson 18-21, M 18 hrs ago

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    Knowing so much and yet so little. Having an understanding of the Universe unparalleled by anyone else. Yet always I am moving on. Having only a few friends along the way. Destined...
    FluttershyLabeouf FluttershyLabeouf 18-21, M 22 hrs ago

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    like I think the world is so stupid! I hate people, including myself sometimes. why does everyone want "equality" and "peace". these are things that can't be achieved. and I...
    bizzbanny bizzbanny 18-21, M 23 hrs ago

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    I am going through radical changes in my life everyday and every mistakes that I have, you know I'm learning from all of it I'm going through a ladder I think sometimes inheriting...
    aereuz2 aereuz2 16-17, M 23 hrs ago

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    my life right now, you could call it unheard chaos. like, a mystery so big that its never been herd of before. Like when you get a virus, and millions of tiny things are invading...
    dathglas dathglas 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    So many things that really dont matter, so many things that fall and scatter, so many things from worlds beyond, things we wont know, until were gone.
    AgentSeven AgentSeven 46-50, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    "I could never be that good." We hear this phrase sometimes... probably have even said it about ourselves in certain situations. Emotions get us in trouble sometimes, don't they...
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am a little confused..well very confused..when that other guy from office has also passed his exam, why did aa not pass? what has happened to him..isn't this just so stupid...
    sb0730 sb0730 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    With boating, I mean sailing. Sailing is probably one the activities that bring me closest to nature and the elements. Feeling the power of the wind pushing or rather dragging the...
    niceskip niceskip 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    I really don't like this because I can be a religious person at times. But anyways, I use to and still try not to blame God for things that have happened in my life. Everybody goes...
    dhaith dhaith 16-17, F