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I Lost the Remote Control

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      Whoever has the remote control to apryle's so called life. Please return it so that I can repair the 'pause' button. I'm thinking it might be jammed up. Or maybe it just got gummed up with cracker crumbs, boogers, formula or some other sticky unidentified substance. Or...
    FireNice FireNice 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 4, 2007

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    I Thought I Swallowed It!

    So one day I'm on the couch in the living room watching TV, remote in hand, cause I'm constantly changing channels. After a little while I realsise it's not in my hand anymore. I remember having it near my mouth before I lost it, and I got paranoid I had swallowed it. In all...
    Melody08 Melody08 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 25, 2008

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    Not Again!

    How does it happen? Like socks getting eaten by the dryer... my remote is always MIA. I'm sending out an APB now and I do hope the posters help... this is crazy! HHMMm maybe if I post a pic on the milk carton? nnnaaaaa.. he's lactose intolerant and wouldn't see it.
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 20, 2007

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    You Know You're Living In The 21st Century When...

    You know you're living in the 21st century when... you look all around the house for the remote, but is to lazy to get up and change the chanle on the tv. I mean, hello, it's possible people. Just kidding. I just read this list once that said that. I can't remember any of the...
    Littledove Littledove 18-21, F Sep 10, 2010

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    GGRRRRR!

    A while ago I lost my remote control! I was so annoyed as it was the one for my freeview! After days of looking I thought I may as well just go and buy another one! So I went to put on my coat as it was cold this day and OMGosh - it was only in the sleeve of my coat! I think I...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 10, 2008

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    You Know You're Living In The 21st Century When...

    You know you're living in the 21st century when... you look all around the house for the remote, but is to lazy to get up and change the chanle on the tv. I mean, hello, it's possible people. Just kidding. I just read this list once that said that. I can't remember any of the...
    Littledove Littledove 18-21, F Sep 10, 2010

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    Always

    I am always losing the remote for the television in my office.  It is on a satellite system and without the remote you can't even adjust the sound volume. It is so annoying. I thought I would be smart and put Velcro on it and attach it to the television when not in use but...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F Apr 24, 2010

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    I DON’T UNDERSTAND IT!

    WHY THE HECK WOULD SOMEBODY BREAK INTO A HOUSE JUST TO STEAL A REMOTE CON-Never mind, I found it.
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 3 Responses Feb 13

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    One reason: have had to deal with people's who egos were out of whack my whole life. People who always though they were better than me. People who thought 2 + 1 = 4 and everyone...
    QuestionMarks QuestionMarks 41-45, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I turn 20 in about 4 months. I go to college and live on campus (but the school is close enough to home that I can go back on the weekends). I do just fine on my own and I am...
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    anghel77 anghel77 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    When I was a kid, I learned about those who told Moses they won't believe unless they see God, face to face! and how God struck them with a lightening and killed them for saying...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I think we have to be careful here there's a difference between controlling with permission and directing the family and real hard control of every aspect of your life. Now my...
    louisetiger1 louisetiger1 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    What if I will never be accepted by coming out to people,what if I get kicked out, what if I lost everybody..then what would I do?
    HeyHay15 HeyHay15 13-15, F Apr 14

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    I am in trouble. My best friend and I went out a while ago. it didn't work out, partially because I have some intolerable qualities that i wasn't fixing fast enough, it was long...
    Yamaxanadu Yamaxanadu 18-21, T 1 Response Apr 18

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    Tistoskii Tistoskii 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 18

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    I did.......... but not over romance, I was a massive ignorant jumbo jerk, kind of still am, I want to have the cake and the eat it....... (who cares about sayings man, look at...
    Denzebarrrn Denzebarrrn 18-21, M Apr 24

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    There are things in life that I wish for - a better life, more time with my close ones, getting fit etc. Yet my laid back attitude is working against me, with me doing nothing and...
    HappieStinger HappieStinger 41-45, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    who the hell would be against birth control? Seriously, people never cease to amaze me. "Sure, let's go against birth control! This way if the condemn breaks, the girl will get...
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    Not in every aspect of my life. I think is more of I allow him to be in control in a few things. Either because he's better at it or he's just sexy while I'm control. But at the...
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    I have two fantasies about control and food. In the first, someone keeps gifting me weight loss supplements while I work out and lose weight. In the second, someone insists on...
    need2Bcontrolled83 need2Bcontrolled83 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 21

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    I was severely controlled growing up. My parents were not nice people. I was married to a very controlling man, and recently got out of a relationship with a man who thought he...
    justme1999 justme1999 41-45, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Sometimes I end up lost on an island in the sea of nowhereWaiting for rescuewaiting to be taken away from the sands of despair Lost in my mind flyingI go tracing back to reach...
    nocool nocool 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 18

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    Not both my parents are controlling, just my mother. I use to love my mother but for the past several years all I feel is hate towards her. She has made it her own personal mission...
    schiisha schiisha 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    He was crazy controlling ignorant unreasonable and irrational. He constantly accused me of cheating. He had to know where I was and what I was doing every second of the day. If I...
    DeeDoubleYoux DeeDoubleYoux 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    Been trying to control it for years. Started Remeron when I was 8. Took that daily until I turned 13. Then I started Lexapro and took that until now as I am 14. I'll be 15 in...
    SparkleSwirl SparkleSwirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    stephanie82 stephanie82 31-35, F Apr 10

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    thickyholden thickyholden 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 11

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    I tell everyone I'm doing OK but I'm really not. Truth is my life sucks right now and has been sucking for awhile now. I've totally let myself go. I don't work, go to school, hate...
    bmorev bmorev 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    But even after all the measures I've taken to control my depression here I am again. I feel so...I can't even explain. When my depression strikes it causes me physical pain. It...
    vault101 vault101 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    My life looks like going smoothly, like everything is ok, but the truth is not. I smile so big that no one would questioned if I am happy with my life. But the truth is. My...
    myleslus myleslus 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 16

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    I don't know what I want to do with my life, i have no clue where to start either, it feels kind of like everything i ever felt before has been wiped out and as much as i try to...
    lostinthisworld45 lostinthisworld45 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    I love you in ways I am not sure you will ever knowI just don’t have the words or understand any way to showSuch innocence I wash myselfAs I drift away lost in thoughts of...
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