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I Oppose So Called Mandatory Volunteerism

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 35 People

    Am I Wrong?

    I joined this group  with the thought that it was about forcing people to volunteer?? I'm thinking I might be off base but that's my topic so here goes. I believe volunteering and philanthropy comes from the heart. Where I work there is a program in place that...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 23, 2009

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    Not Sure When But

    soon all colleges and universities (in the USA) will require CBL (community based learning) classes in order to get a degree. Therefore, volunteering and giving back to the community will be here to stay. When I completed my CBL class I took away a whole...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 23, 2009

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    Smells Funny To Me

    Besides being a complete oxymoron, it just smells fishy. I don't want any bill saying I have to volunteer for government service. I know under this bill people aren't forced to volunteer, per se, but it's the fine print we must pay attention to here. What is in the fine print...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 11, 2010

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    I saw all the posts here about how creepy it seemed. I thought so too when I first moved from the Midwest to rural North Carolina and ran into it a lot, specifically being called...
    babybearjean babybearjean 61-65, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    It gives me creeps feels like pervs and lolicons
    SleepyHeadSnorelax SleepyHeadSnorelax 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm not anybody's babe or hun. It's ******* annoying and I don't like it. Go somewhere else with that ****.
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    I still enjoy cartoons with the kids, I have Godzilla slippers, and I will always get stoked about dressing up for Halloween
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    First and foremost I'm not a babe, I'm a hot mess!!! Second of all... Hun? Did you forget how to spell? Unless you're Poo Bear you have no business calling someone "hun" or "honey...
    HotMessExpress101 HotMessExpress101 31-35, F 13 Responses 3 days ago

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    I m sorry. I don't mean it all the time. Im a pig too sometimes. My parents are pigs. My siblings too. When you do and say bad things, I am forced to call you one. If you are bad...
    ChelseaMonroe ChelseaMonroe 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I just dont like it-.- Like wtf?! You dont even know me but you call me babe. Its kinda annoying
    Eva88XOXO Eva88XOXO 13-15, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    imagine a world where there is no war, no poor , no rich , just perfect lives. where everyone owns everything that's true communism.
    kittyanthony kittyanthony 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    Don't get me wrong, I do agree with some things but say a young girl was to get raped by multiple older men, the men would not get punished but the girl would get stoned to death...
    SuicideDreams360 SuicideDreams360 13-15, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    What are some pet names you like to call other people? I love being called pet names :)
    LilyAntoinette LilyAntoinette 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    In general that is, because there is always the exception. This is what we have within our Health Care system here in UK, where one young lady who clearly deserves a reduction and...
    strangefish101 strangefish101 41-45, M 6 days ago

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    Recently I've gotten ridiculed almost every ******* day by my mom calling me fat. I weigh probably 140 and she weighs a definite 10+ pounds more than me. What is the point of...
    kitteN4L kitteN4L 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    UrsuleMirouet UrsuleMirouet 22-25, F a week ago

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    From the age of 11, Sarah Wilson was groomed and raped by Muslim paedophiles in Rotherham who showered her with gifts and made her feel special in what was to become one of the...
    UrsuleMirouet UrsuleMirouet 22-25, F a week ago

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBFLJ43at2Y&feature=youtube_gdata_player
    Jhayne8 Jhayne8 31-35, F a week ago

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    In typically called a kid because of my height. ( I'm 17 and 4 feet 8 inches) it annoys me so much that people think that just cause I'm short that means I'm a kid.
    ZombieQueen17 ZombieQueen17 16-17, F Aug 20

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    No. I LOVE BLACK VEIL BRIDES! Andy, why so sexy?
    BaconetteParadise BaconetteParadise 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    Twice, but never got assigned to a case. Maybe there's something about me. Oh well... Third time lucky I suppose.
    daniol daniol 46-50, M Aug 20

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    I love Andy's sexy face...
    MoonlightAlma MoonlightAlma 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    Indeed, people tell me all the time I act like a five year old.
    SJ110 SJ110 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_8lj9iWbLI&feature=youtube_gdata_player
    Jhayne8 Jhayne8 31-35, F Aug 19

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    that's jus our longo down south n no disrespect...ty ma'am...yes sir and no sir....n of course blessing hearts....
    craigslist504 craigslist504 36-40 Aug 18

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    I love to use those terms. You must be a real woman! Wanna play honey?
    swmp321 swmp321 51-55, M Aug 18

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    It was created by a Marine Corps Major General and has over 3,500 members of the military who want to receive letters.
    SandboxxMilitaryApp SandboxxMilitaryApp 22-25 Aug 18

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    Tonight for the first time in 9-10 months I met my mother for dinner. She kicked me out and stopped talking to me after I told her I was having a baby, but now that my baby has...
    bombsarenotmusic bombsarenotmusic 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 15

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=whGBDWKIExU&feature=youtube_gdata_player
    Jhayne8 Jhayne8 31-35, F Aug 14

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    My wife is 56 and in 2013 she had her implants removed. Its hard looking at her that way and she still tries to dress the same way as before. If there is anyway to avoid it, dont...
    ilikemike ilikemike 51-55, M Aug 12

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBFLJ43at2Y&feature=youtube_gdata_player
    Jhayne8 Jhayne8 31-35, F Aug 12

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBFLJ43at2Y&feature=youtube_gdata_player
    Jhayne8 Jhayne8 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    Communism in its purest form , in its true form is a community of people helping each other .... However , I'm smart enough to know that will never happen. People are too selfish...
    Chernobylplayground Chernobylplayground 36-40, F 4 Responses Aug 12

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    i was good enough to have ice cube torture last night
    fernuncurls fernuncurls 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    I love being called any of those even if it's just online it makes me feel happy and complete even when it's a feminine variation of my name
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    People shouldn't care about other peoples' disadvantages or failures. After all, it's not their life, not their problem. I have fairly good grades; pretty much never something...
    ermo20 ermo20 18-21, M Aug 8

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    Im just letting every one call mii crazy nd I'm not lying nd I don't need help from any doctors!!
    Chamreon26 Chamreon26 16-17, F Aug 8

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    2 girls called me a girl and made me a girl name Koretta. I liked being called a girl so I acted like I hated it so they kept on doing it. It worked.
    Boysgonnalive Boysgonnalive 13-15 Aug 7

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    I dont mind anything. I have beeb called all sorts
    chibilord chibilord 16-17, M Aug 7

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