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I Take Things Literally

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    People Tell Me It's Funny

    A lot of people think it's funny, some find it annoying and just a very few think it means I'm dull-witted (which I secretly find highly amusing myself). It doesn't show much here because it only takes me couple minutes to detect the difference between a sarcastic or jesting...
    Powderblue Powderblue 36-40, F 8 Responses Aug 10, 2009

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    Taking Things Literally

    I get into trouble with relationships because I am inclined to take things literally and I feel like an idiot in the process. I attended a Bible study and the leader said, "Your a child. What do you love?" I said, "Nature." He than said, " You don't...
    literal2009 literal2009 51-55, F 2 Responses Jun 28, 2009

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    Why Can’t People Say What They Mean?

    I do tend to take things literally, I have to really think sometimes to interpret what people mean and even then I can be left a bit perplexed and unsure.  Eg did they really mean that? Or did they mean that?  Probably best to say nothing and smile rather than look...
    eelarc eelarc 26-30, F Mar 2, 2010

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    cause not everything in life is a joke and if you let all the things around you to be a joke then people wont take you seriously any more
    linadabaghie linadabaghie 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Well this might be interesting lol. 1) I'm hilarious tbh 2) I almost wasn't born (don't know if that makes sense lol) 3) I'm 5'9 and weigh 110 lbs 4) I'm the only child 5) I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Apr 26

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    I have nothing left and I feel like I just need out. My fake Mother yells at me and beats me every single day and my neighbors all hate me. They congregate with and befriend my...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    0.77. I remember that Google was mentioned on "60 minutes" 0.78. I am not afraid of dogs 1. "As good as it gets" - it was an interesting movie 2. Sometimes my keyboard-playing are...
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    So I decided to do this again because it's been a year, and things change.. Plus you guys ask me a lot of questions.. 1. My name is Ashley! Not Ash or Ashlyn.. 2. I'm from...
    Ashleyyyb Ashleyyyb 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Hi, I'm a 14 year old female. I don't know why but I have a tendency to mess things up. About 3 months ago one of my close friends instagram account was hacked. The hacker posted...
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    1) I'm a risk taker 2) I'm a good listener for people who need someone to talk to =) 3) I'm over 75 percent Sicilian and Irish. 4) I don't tolerate drama 5) turimisu cake is my...
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    In the planet nowadays, it is extremely important that you understand VPS in Indian. This article will cover everything from India to host to hosting. On the other-hand selecting a...
    swankyhangover426 swankyhangover426 26-30, T 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    What is it about VPS in Indian that interests us? Why should we worry about VPS in India? These will be the questions that we ask ourselves daily, and that I will attempt to...
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    1. I wear glasses 2. I'm bisexuals 3. I love music 4. I love reading 5. I love writing 6. I love drawing 7. I love sleep 8. My favorite color is Blue 9. I love Chinese takeout 20...
    RocaAzul RocaAzul 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    1) My nickname is Frankie 2) Im sixteen 3) I have purple hair 4) I'm a candidate black belt 5) I like baking 6) I'm half mouri 7) But I'm still pale af 8) I want to be a...
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    1. I Half Lithuanian half Russian. 2. I am am extremely compassionate person. 3. I suffer from severe anxiety and depression. 4. I am a survivor of rape, child abuse and...
    Alexz72 Alexz72 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Summer has just begon. Record-breaking temperatures are being recorded . There are many creative, even wacky ways to cool off. You can cut an ice cold watermelon in half, put your...
    niceskip niceskip 46-50, M 11 hrs ago

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    Ok lets see: 1) i am 18 years old 2) i am asexual, and easily made uncomfortable by things that are overly sexual. 3) i joined this site in hopes of talking to new people with...
    Dinosaurinthebigcity Dinosaurinthebigcity 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    1. I am sitting surrounded by mess, I have an all or nothing approach to everything, including housework. When I'm good I'm very very good, but when I am bad I am wicked. 2. I'm...
    ruthieovertherainbow ruthieovertherainbow 26-30, F 7 hrs ago

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    Taken on Brighton Beach England
    wilcrooks wilcrooks 56-60, M 17 hrs ago

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    I keep an album of daily selfies so I can keep track of my skin care routine, new makeup tricks, etc. To irritate you all, I'm going to post them every day. Take that, EP.
    onebrokegirl onebrokegirl 18-21, F 5 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I've been having feelings for another girl for some time now. But I don't wanna break my girl's heart. But lately I've realized how blind I have been all this time that I didn't...
    DamienBodie DamienBodie 18-21 1 Response Apr 22

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    Yesterday I was at the bank, waiting to get some money out. There was a bit of a queue, but it was moving nicely. A woman joined the queue right behind me and proceeded to moan...
    SlushyAseSparkles SlushyAseSparkles 22-25, F 7 Responses Apr 28

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    1. My name is Amber.. And I don't like it .-. 2. I have two puppies and a kitty 3. Tbh I try acting cute but always fails. Lmao 4. I hate parents because of there...
    ForeverKittenn ForeverKittenn 13-15, F 4 Responses Apr 28

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    hey im a medical student and lately I feel like im loosing my empathy. I see alot of suffering everyday but I literally feel nothing one of the closest people in my life is sick...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses May 4

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    Yes! Certain words bother me! Does that make me neurotic? Probably! Here are a few anyway: "Umm" (when used sarcastically) "Hubby" "Prude" "Shy"/ "Quiet" "eco-friendly...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 18-21, F 1 Response May 6

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    Do you know Iran ?especially Persepolis and Cyrus the Great? ?Persepolis (Old Persian:Takht-e Jamshid or P?rseh), literally meaning "city of Persians".Archaeological evidence...
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    Music keeps me alive. Literally I was about to do something that I'm not proud to announce, when I just stopped. And I told myself that I could make it. I broke down and just...
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    I'm stopping at 60 or 50 lol. 1) I'm allergic to any food or drink that's purple. 2) I was a smiling baby when I came out the womb (no joke) 3) I have one brother and two...
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    So I went to my cousin's birthday party. Me and my family decided to come. When we arrived to my cousin's place, My parents went and talked to other older people. I looked around...
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    1. I'm 13 years old 2. I'm very mature for my age though! 3. I have a twin sister 4. I'm a girly girl 5. I was adopted 6. It's 8 am right now and I pulled an all nighter with...
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    1. My name is Alex 2. I'm 13 years old 3. I'm a twin sister 4. my twin is a pain in the butt, but she's also my closest friend and I love her so much. Even tho we fight...
    4lexandra 4lexandra 13-15, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    1 I'm a criminal justice student. 2 I almost always feel lonely and so always feel the need to text my friends. that's why I always respond within ten minutes of getting a text...
    Quicksilva94 Quicksilva94 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    1.I am proud of my heritage. 2.I like conspiracy theories. 3.I literally listen to every genre of music. 4.I am afraid to be alone in the dark. 5.I like marijuana 6. I've been...
    Kirah13 Kirah13 22-25, F 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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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 Apr 26

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    1. I am bisexual 2. I love bellybuttons (part of being bisexual) 3. I know how to use Adobe Photoshop 4. I play Yu-Gi-Oh! 5. I like videogames 6. I enjoy building things out of...
    7531yo 7531yo 18-21, M 16 hrs ago

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    I read someone's haughty post defending the Duggar parents and am so appalled and upset that she cited jealousy as a reason people dislike the Duggars. She said God's been blessing...
    neverendingfairytale2 neverendingfairytale2 36-40, F 14 hrs ago

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    There are people i can't save and things i can't change if they ask me for help i know i'm gonna be dropped. It's just apart of my life i help someone learn and understand but no...
    DriftingLeaf DriftingLeaf 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    Do I even know 10 things about me? :) Well, here's the usual. 1. My name is Lauren 2. I am 16. 3. I just graduated 11th grade! I'm going into 12th 4. I always believed when...
    laurenzerbe laurenzerbe 16-17, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    The warm sunshine on a clear, blue day is brightens up my spirits when I am feeling gloomy. The towering, wide tree offers me shade when I need protection from the sun. Plants...
    JumpingTomatoes JumpingTomatoes 18-21 a week ago

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    Here’s my 50. Don’t take me too seriously. I sure don’t. 1. I am nobody you know, which means I’m not really pretending to be a really hot lesbian. 2. Don’t get me wrong...
    azenithapproaches azenithapproaches 70+, M a week ago

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    Are you getting enough sunlight during the winter? If you do not spend much time in the sun, your vitamin D levels may be low. This can lower your magnesium. From depleted B12...
    waypuma73 waypuma73 31-35, M 1 Response May 1

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