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I Want to Avoid Telemarketing Calls

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    I Wish I Could Do What My Dad Does...

    When they call at my dads selling, for example, my dad tries to sell them something.... he's like can I interest you in ....and he'll just say something really random... it usually does the trick but I'd feel silly doing it. I'm lucky because we don't get that many calling round...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 31, 2008

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    Wake Up Call. Your Running Out of Time....

    This is a reminder 12 days from now all cell phone numbers will be released to telemarketing companies.. .................YOU WILL BE CHARGED FOR THESE CALLS.......... To prevent this call the following number from your cell phone. Phone. 888-382-1222 It is the...
    BlueGeorgia BlueGeorgia 41-45, M 5 Responses Jan 31, 2008

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    Chelsea. It's okay. My friend calls me Chelly. It's sounds funny. But I want to change it. When I used to work for the telemarketing company. I was allowed to change my first name...
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    Do you know that Muslims weren't all Arabs? and some of them were slaves (black people) from Ethiopia, like Bilal who was the one who calls for the prayers. Suleiman who is...
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    I'm a real Gentleman I open doors for my wife. I run and get the car in the pouring rain, get soaking wet because she left the house umbrella at work. I do this so that her hair...
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    One Lost Man All of his dreams are shattered and all of his hopes are destroyed… He asked himself what is this life? why am I here? Along with a sigh he told himself i...
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    A Constant Battle I find being social extremely tiring and a bit timid to bring the stress on myself. It's not that I don't act myself around friends, I do. It's just a...
    Phoenix3439 Phoenix3439 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    Nutrition is a broad and contradictions.The next few paragraphs are full of nutrition basics.Eating a large quantity of vegetables and veggies daily is good nutrition advice. The...
    waypuma73 waypuma73 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 15

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    Covert emotional manipulation In The narcissists/sociopaths bag of tricks are a plethora of manipulation tactics they use to control conversations and your reality, avoid...
    sartur sartur 36-40, F 6 Responses Feb 23

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    "I miss you" phone calls are apparently lame and boring. Maybe I'm just lame and boring? Whatever, the point is I'm drunk and want to be on the phone with my boyfriend but that's...
    Arlingtonbridge Arlingtonbridge 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 21

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    40 Lessons by Holy Prophet (S.A.W.W) ------------------------------ 01. Refrain from sleeping between fajr and Ishraq, Asr and Maghrib, Maghrib and Isha...
    samgha samgha 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    40 Lessons by Holy Prophet (S.A.W.W) ------------------------------ 01. Refrain from sleeping between fajr and Ishraq, Asr and Maghrib, Maghrib and Isha...
    samgha samgha 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    40 Lessons by Holy Prophet (S.A.W.W) ------------------------------ 01. Refrain from sleeping between fajr and Ishraq, Asr and Maghrib, Maghrib and Isha...
    samgha samgha 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    What's wrong with me? Stop avoiding me and just be my friend :(. Stop hurting me and leaving me and sweeping me under the rug as if I don't exist
    Quietguy1234 Quietguy1234 18-21, M Feb 12

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    I avoid playing truth or dare, especially when my sister is playing, she's still pissed that I made her put ice cubes in her underwear and keep them there until they melted
    anonymus000 anonymus000 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 21

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    I'd say I avoid crowds more then people. But I'm shy and I'm not the type to approach or start conversation. I'll sit and wait speak when spoken too.
    Averageguy41074 Averageguy41074 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 23

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    I hate having conflicts. With family or friends or with the one I love. It bothers me that I would spend most of my time thinking about it, how to resolve it. I'm always fond of...
    Pwriingles Pwriingles 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    At all costs. I have absolutely nothing to do with it. I did have one for a short while though. I simply abandoned it. The main reason I avoid it is for my own peace of mind. I...
    RelayedDeaction RelayedDeaction 26-30, M 19 hrs ago

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    I want the love and happiness, but unfortunately I have to pass. I have 5 children who I raise full-time. I thought I had found love again with a person I had once hurt. My ex from...
    jarae jarae 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 6

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    Typical Day Wake up at 10 am. Not wanting to get out of bed. Could sleep an entire day away. Go to work. Nervous about talking with people I'm not familiar with. Nervous the PI...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    This is a letter for my counselor. I see her tomorrow. Blood drips from my wrists. But I feel no pain. No physical pain anyway. It only temporarily numbs my emotional pain. The...
    kellezia kellezia 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    My mom told a scaring fact that friends forever not husband. lol its true. i want to kill my ego and be more social and friendly. i was shy,depressed,sad, unhappy,jealous,immature...
    Moon88855 Moon88855 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 18

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    I'm graduating from university soon and the thought alone makes me think: am I doing what I love to do? The answer was a obvious no. I can think back to about 6 years ago when I...
    kelvinng90 kelvinng90 18-21, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Somebody please give me some advice......I'm a little worried here. I fear that my current lifestyle could be heading down a dark path and I just want to take a detour. I was...
    lonewolf2323 lonewolf2323 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 7

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    I know it doesn't make any sense but when I was doing really well and people noticed and commented I picked up on their sadness that I took as caused by me being somewhere they...
    Wbyogimaso Wbyogimaso 26-30, M Feb 8

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    Sorry for sounding so dumb it driving me nuts when somebody bring stuff up that I don't want to talk about.
    sham17 sham17 26-30, F Feb 9

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    Fifteen Facts About Me.... 1) As a child, I never watched scary movies. Till this day, I haven't yet... 2) I'm a jack of all trades. Always willing to learn more!!! 3) I'm not...
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    I was told yesterday by my girlfriend that she is going to join the military. We had always talked about it being something she wanted but it was never a definite. But now next...
    lezbihonest93 lezbihonest93 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    I just want an honest opinion, I recently written about this girl I like, I work in a card shop and today she came into my work and bought a valentines day card but she saw me...
    LittleMissGiggles LittleMissGiggles 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 13

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    I want to know if someone calls you dear or cute,is that person meaning something else?Or is it much ado about nothing?Can't we appreciate our friends by calling them cute?Or we...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 9 Responses Feb 15

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    A bit about me:1. Name? - Beverlie Hills2. Male or female? Female3. Were you named after anyone? I don't think so4. Does your name mean anything? IDK5. Nick Names: Kim, Dada, Bev6...
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    I gained about 80lbs since August due to PCOS and I don't have a clue how to loose this Any and all advice would be great!!!! I am already on a 1200 cal high protein low carb...
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    why do people avoid and procrastinate on things they KNOW they have to do (like the homework im ignoring right now)? we know were gonna have to do it but its as If you want to do...
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    In order to accomplish this I am planning to travel to SouthAmerica and never come back... Btw, my method is sodium pentobarbital ( aka Nembutal ) and I know where it can be found...
    mybygone mybygone 46-50, M Feb 25

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    I've tried over and over and over again to get away from my family, nothing has been working. However this time I've been planning for three years, and think I have enough...
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    I'm tired of all these mombies running around acting like women who aren't reproducing, are the most selfish people on the planet. Exactly how is it selfish to not want kids...
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