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I Love Maps

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    Short Stoty

    I have always loved maps, since I was 7 because well it's hard to explain especially globes because it has all of the countries of the world and some cities the maps with streets are cool because you can follow the streets to a place I know a lot of countries of a globe and a lot...
    Mbunny456 Mbunny456 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 15, 2013

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    The Road To Somewhere...

    Maps. Fascinating things. Never really needed any, because for some reason, I always know where I'm going. I sometimes lose my way, but never direction. I never get lost, somehow. But I love maps. Like I said, fascinating stuff. Especially since the dawn of satellite photography...
    jimmyrudyjump jimmyrudyjump 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 13, 2011

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    I Used To Collect Them

    when my mom was dieing from kidney diease.  I had alot of maps.  maps of the world , united states , florida. i put a tac on every place i had been to.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 7, 2010

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    Lost Cause

    Have you ever noticed that maps have some of the most brilliant colors on them?   I have seen very few black and white maps.  I love maps and globes but unfortunately I can't read them.  I get lost a lot because if this.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 8 Responses Feb 19, 2010

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    Maps Make Us Feel Like God

    Maps have always interested me.  Its more than the mere fact that they are useful and get us to new places.  I like historical maps, fictitious maps, battle maps, treasure maps.  They give the observer a sense of place, spacial order, and control.  They...
    jimmyblue jimmyblue 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 10, 2009

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    I Invented the Map

    Not many people know this, but I was Ferdinand Magellan's cartographer. He was drunk most of the time, and he would talk to his compass. I just laid low, as he had a bad temper, and just did my job...thanklessly...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Mar 18, 2009

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    I Love Ordnance Survey Maps

    One of the things that makes me proud to be British is Ordnance Survey maps. In my time I have scanned over maps from many different countries, but none of them compare to Ordnance Survey maps in their ability to express the landscape symbolically and precisely. I cannot...
    bornexplorer bornexplorer 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 3, 2012

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    I really looking at maps,

    any maps - anything from local walking routes to something across the world. Google any town and see what's going on there plus all the pictures, a form of budget travel lol.
    HelenInTheUK HelenInTheUK 51-55, F 2 Responses Feb 8

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    Country Tube, Take Me Home

    I'm hate traveling. I've been all round Europe, and have also visited North Africa, Australia and America. I worry so much about missing flights and trains. Hate it.Like being there, hate getting there.Now what I love is my London Underground. Another tube in a few minutes, ah...
    KatarinaVonSweet KatarinaVonSweet 36-40, F 6 Responses Feb 24, 2013

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    Yes, I Do!

    even as a child, i loved maps.  especially the 'old world' types.  i have several that are quite old.  one of my favorites is one from 1956, the year that i was born.  it is a national geographic and absolutely beautiful!  i also have another very old one that i framed from...
    justsunni justsunni 51-55, F 5 Responses Feb 11, 2011

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    They Fascinate Me...

    I love U.S. Geography too...My son and I used to play a game with maps...We would take turns naming 2 US cities and the other would guess the mileage between the 2...It helped him in school classes. I once wallpapered a wall in my room with pages from an atlas. Another time I...
    allycat419 allycat419 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 5, 2008

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    I Also Love Maps

    I will pull out my world atlas and look at different countries and the names of their various cities and daydream about their culture and some of the people i know who are from there. Looking at maps always takes me on trips in my mind :) Maps are beautiful :)
    phatnhapi phatnhapi 56-60, F 1 Response Jul 17, 2011

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    I Do Love Maps

    I love topographic maps This map shows two of the places I used to live in Baltimore. When I was in high school and early college I collected enough USGS topos that 1) my Mom was very upset at the huge pile of paper under my bed and 2) I bough enough to get the bulk discount...
    MPsslavetommy MPsslavetommy 70+, M 1 Response Jun 22, 2010

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    I Actually Have A High School Teacher To Thank...

    for my love of maps. He was a great teacher and I had him in 10th and 11th grade. He taught History and Geography. I hated when we had to learn maps. Our test on maps would be a blank map and we had to fill in everything. But one day, he made the connection for me somehow. He...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 13, 2009

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    I Certainly Love Maps

    I use to use them daily as a patrol officer and later as a chauffeur. Was one of the first classes at my high school to take geography and did the ROTC mapping competitions back in the day   Yep great tools for everyday life
    dasmuggler dasmuggler 36-40, M 11 Responses Mar 18, 2009

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    Maps

    Maps are Brill! i love Maps too!
    BePartofTheInternet BePartofTheInternet 31-35, M Aug 9, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I've been obsessed with maps and travel from a young age; my dad had me navigate on our weekly visitation rides. Maps cover my walls. I've been to Lagos, Nigeria (2009,) Ireland 6x...
    MissASC77 MissASC77 36-40, F Feb 21

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    PC minecraft is awesome! There are mods and maps... And modded maps! Oh and servers too!
    UnfinishedStar UnfinishedStar 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My favorite songs are Fortune Teller, Just a Feeling, She will be Loved, Animals, and my all time favorite, Maps. BEST BAND EVER!
    different11 different11 13-15, F Feb 2

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    "Unnecessary Roughness" Light shadow, cosmic wanderer, tooth pick broken, rainbow mirror. Barefoot bard with teaks of Chan; given, taken, held up here. Maddening, glazed and...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 13

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    Introduction.These four polyhedron models comprise a model of a projection of the six-dimensional cube into three-dimensional space. There are several ways to define the n...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EaO-kgG7eCQ The Eagles- Best of My Love "The Best Of My Love" Every night I'm lyin' in bed Holdin' you close in my dreams Thinkin' about...
    notasmartman notasmartman 51-55, M 16 hrs ago

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    "If I Ever Fall In Love" The very first time That I saw your brown eyes Your lips said "Hello" And I said "Hi" I knew right then you were the one But I was caught up In...
    LanaKane101 LanaKane101 31-35, F 7 hrs ago

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    "Underneath It All" There's times where I want something more Someone more like me There's times when this dress rehearsal Seems incomplete But, you see the colors in me like...
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    stupid bastard. I hate him bc I love him loved him thought I loved him. I hate him bc I felt he was trying to love me wanted to love me. if it would have been a postcard it was...
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    it's a crazy tale. i'm not exactly gay but I have a same sex lover and im in a perfectly good relationship with my partner. we are happy. really happy. my partner gets along...
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    I don't deserve you. I don't deserve the gifts, letters, jewelry, and your love. I never give to you so why should I have all that you give to me? You're the most amazing person in...
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    I think love is weird. It's awkward! And it makes me feel really uncomfortable! I don't know why. I just get a really weird uncomfortable feeling. I don't know .. the thought of...
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    I know this must sound fake but I married a man 49 years ago that I never really loved. I have never told anyone this. I kept making excuses that he was a good husband a good...
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    http://youtu.be/dtQM-tuEaFo the alchemy of love You come to us from another world From beyond the stars and void of space. Transcendent, Pure, of unimaginable beauty, Bringing...
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    My favorite poem Smile - Elia Abu Madi Translated by: Mahmoud Abbas Masoud...
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    I love this life that the good Lord has gifted to me, and I pay it forward. Every Friday, for roughly the past 20 months, I have welcomed into my house, members of the Jehovah...
    leosdisciple leosdisciple 56-60, M 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Love love love love but my mom won't buy it anymore :( she says we have to diet
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    today my heart almost stop. you know when they say that you'd die for the ones you love. well my girlfriend was sick for a few days. and today after learning how serious it was my...
    kimmychantwo kimmychantwo 41-45, F 8 hrs ago

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    "Weak" I don't know what it is that you've done to me... but it's caused me to act in such a crazy way. Whatever it is that you do when you do what you're doing... it's a...
    LanaKane101 LanaKane101 31-35, F 7 hrs ago

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    Hi guys it's atfenix here and I'm just saying before I begin my story that this is completely true and I'm still in the predicament... So bear with me! Please like and comment, it...
    atfenix atfenix 13-15, F 4 hrs ago

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    It is I….Nobody and the sky…Sailing on the sea, in the dark of the night.We are anchored.Ready to hunker down… enjoy the timeWith Steaks, laughs, and wine...
    nocool nocool 41-45, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I absolutely love all of my six kids that my husband and I made together over the years. I love to raise them in a wholesome family environment. They seem to grow up so fast...
    britishfemaleinusa britishfemaleinusa 41-45, F 15 hrs ago

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    This is a poem about moving on.. (And all the a's in the random places are actually where I typed apostrophes, but EP messed it up) I know I'm not alone when you are here I can...
    Ladybugprincess Ladybugprincess 13-15, F 3 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    When you love someone... truly love them, friend or lover, you lay your heart open to them. You give them a part of yourself that you give to no one else, and you let them inside a...
    submissivelittlewoman submissivelittlewoman 41-45, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    In a very short text I will try to describe my relationship with my mom.. My mother has always been to close to me because my father was always working abroad and my brother at...
    depb05 depb05 18-21, M 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    its a love hate relationship, i especially love baked sweets. have you ever tried apple pie pizza?? thats all love right there. 
    WhiteRice14 WhiteRice14 18-21, F 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Drove to the airport today to pick someone up, and even though I'm not getting on a plane I just love seeing them. To me planes literally and figuratively speaking resemble...
    Lolly28 Lolly28 22-25, F 6 hrs ago

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