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I Was Shocked

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    I found out today that my uncle..who works for GM has just been fired...he worked for the robotics part of ******, too bad damn GM is union and he has to be there a yr to get any benefits....and he was only a month shy of a yr...and now his family has to live on one income...My...
    bOObsMaGee bOObsMaGee 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 6, 2008

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    OMG

    Today somebody told me about this homepage.. It is quite shocking: 123people.com Just type in somebody's name there..
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Feb 20, 2008

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    I Swear This the Truth

    I will never forget this guys name ,but won't call it here. But he came to school one day and told that he was jackingoff and his female dog ate or licked the *** up . and asked could she get pregant. Boy has times changed.
    bquick bquick 51-55, M 2 Responses Feb 12, 2008

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    That You Had the Nerve

    to after all the pain you put me through you write me on myspace and ask for my # you as$hole it took me a year to get over you now you come crawling back you said you realized how much of a mistake you made by never givng me a chance i told you i was good for more then just...
    justjessica justjessica 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 17, 2008

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    When I Was 11

    When I was little. I always wanted a horse or at least to rent one. So my birthday was on a monday 5th of september and I got lot's of presants. But then,I started getting weird things like a halter, grooming kit and a new saddle cloth. I was so confused with what was...
    Princess13II Princess13II 13-15 May 23, 2012

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    When I Was 11

    When I was little. I always wanted a horse or at least to rent one. My birthday was on a monday 5th of september and I got lot's of presants. But then, I started getting weird things like a halter, grooming kit and a new saddle cloth.  I was so confused with what was going...
    Princess13II Princess13II 13-15 May 23, 2012

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    A 'she' Turned Into A 'he'

    Typhoon signal no.3 and raining so hard. We were dismissed earlier from the garment factory where I was working as a sewer.When I got out of the factory I saw the whole area was flooded. Buses and jeepneys' all stranded.Everyone is forced to walk on their way back home.My house...
    mistika mistika 56-60, F 2 Responses Feb 3, 2012

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    The Father Who Threw His Four-Year-Old Daughter Off A Bridge

    From an Australian newspaper ....This little girl lostAndrea PetrieMarch 29, 2011   Guilty vertict in bridge murder trial The man accused of murdering his four-year-old daughter by throwing her off Melbourne's West Gate Bridge in 2009 has been found guilty. IT was the act...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Mar 28, 2011

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    An Indecent Proposal

    i have known this guy for more than a year already. i know he is a great guy and he works in a very good company..that means he is capable of doing something...travel, shopping, movies, dating and most of all capable of providing his family soon.. after several dates, ive come...
    happytoon happytoon 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 23, 2009

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    Stunned, Actually.

    I was about 10 years old.  From then on I have been real careful not to touch the metal when I am plugging something into the wall!    
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 11, 2009

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    Should I Have Said Electrocuted

    I was 18 and living with my grandfather. I had just taken a shower and was going to dry my hair. Plugged it all in but needed to turn on the light above the sink. It was one of those small lights with a pull chain and the sink had this metal trim around it, like a seal. Anyways...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F Jul 21, 2008

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    Yummy Waiwera.

    I bought Easter eggs for my circle of friends this morning and didn't realise it cost 5 tokens each. I took a peek in my EP bank vault and found out that I'm left with 15 tokens. I am shocked but happy. At last I found a way to get rid of the tokens. My friend, Waiwera, gave...
    Duchessforthright Duchessforthright 46-50 4 Responses Apr 1, 2012

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    :O

    In high school I had an extremely good looking English teacher.  He was buff, used to be in a band, very tall and with a couple of fancy tattoos.  I've met his wife (she's like... model sexy) and his two kids.  I think I may have daydreamed about him a couple of...
    istruggle istruggle 18-21, M 7 Responses Jun 17, 2008

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    So I am part of Younglife at my high school,

    and a leader lives in the area with his sister who is 3 years younger than me (she's a freshman and I'm a senior). Well, her brother told her that each leader is paired with a student. Not that big of a deal, but it got my friends and me thinking...are they really our friends...
    mattihope mattihope 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 23

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    Most Unforgettable Experience.

    It is hard to recall this experience again, it brings back all emotions I had. It is not a break up story, or a family bickering, for some it would just be a little thing but to me, it meant a lot. It means a lot. Last month, I just got out from a public transport and while...
    FreeyourSoul FreeyourSoul 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 9, 2013

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    Sex Ed Failure

    When my husband and I found out we were going to have a baby the doctors office set up with a "new parent" appointment. We were given an acre of paper work and we met with an adviser who would be our contact if at any time we had questions. She said "Any questions...
    ohsovery ohsovery 26-30, F 1 Response May 5, 2008

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    To Realize......

    that I love living here...A year ago I had packed up my son and my cat to move here to be closer to my son's father. We are still civil and social, and had agreed that AJ needed some serious ''DAD'' time...1000 miles away from nearly everyone and everything that I knew... Now I...
    allycat419 allycat419 46-50, F Jul 24, 2008

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    Underground Drunk Invasion

    In the BBC news this morning I saw that the London Underground System had been invaded by drunks on Saturday night to celebrate in the last chance they have to drink on public transport. A couple of stations had to be closed due to the crowd and several arrests were made. Drunken...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 1, 2008

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    Who's Sigmund Freud?

    Ok a few years ago I worked at TrueGreen Chemlawn (lawncare) as an administrative assistant. Well it was a shared office with three other girls.   I was busy talking to our lawn specialist manager, when someone asked who Sigmund Freud was.  Before I could answer...
    tenderheart08 tenderheart08 31-35, F 28 Responses Feb 12, 2008

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    Seriously?

    Back into the stone ages last night. My friend's son asked me to put together a little wooden toy for him and his mother said "No she can't do it she is a woman we need a man"! I promptly told my daughter to ignore anything this woman tells her unless it's about clothes...
    Patchuli Patchuli 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 16, 2009

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    Unbelievable

    I was just cruising stories and stumbled across some unbelievable information that I now must share with you all. It seems our friend wiseoldowl is not really an owl at all. He is a walrus. Yep that's right a Walrus. Imagine my surprise when I found out only minutes ago that...
    BlueGeorgia BlueGeorgia 41-45, M 168 Responses May 5, 2008

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    Fathers Who Kill

       Focus: Murder in the family Fathers who kill their children In the week when one father murdered his four children, and another was jailed for life, Lorna Martin investigates the motives and twisted minds of the men Americans call 'family annihilators'. Are they driven by...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 28, 2011

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    Who's Darth Vadar's Son?

    Last night Star Wars II came on.  Me and my mom were talking about it and she asks me Who's Luke's father?  I stared at her for a second and smiled.  I said, " Do you remember the line Darth Vadar says 'Luke I am your father' ?" 
    tenderheart08 tenderheart08 31-35, F 7 Responses May 5, 2008

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    The Murders Of Channon Christian And Christopher Newsom

    Here are some videos and the Wikipedia article. I warn you, the following is hard to watch and read ....            From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia  (Redirected from Channon Christian)Channon Christian and Christopher Newsom Channon Gail Christian, 21, and Hugh...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Mar 28, 2011

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    That It Was Not a Pub

    This story happened when I was travelling on a domestic flight in ***** for the first time in early 1990s  I travelled alot--Internationally and privately extensively  but  I had not taken any domestic flights before within ****. I thought it would be a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 20, 2009

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    Hmmmm

    Years ago, my sister and her young daughter went shopping with me. At the shoe store, I saw my sister and my niece arguing at the back. I was trying on a few pairs of sandals when my niece came over to me crying. I sat with her and asked her what was wrong. In between sobs and...
    Duchessforthright Duchessforthright 46-50 16 Responses Apr 27, 2012

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    Thanks Donnied23

    By talking about that song, you have simultaneously ruined bondage, eye patches, and the colour purple, for me, for my entire damn life!! ;(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zJv5qLsLYooI'd forgotten about THAT 80's video, and now I'm scarred for life.  I'm listening to...
    MeisterWolf MeisterWolf 18-21, M 9 Responses Jan 27, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    I was about 21.Being so innocent, Not knowing that there are g..ys or men who are interested in others, I was so shocked by what happened. we were in a bus, a big man sitting...
    mrsherif mrsherif 36-40, M Mar 30

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    A night out as Rhonda had me visiting a local establishment where a band was playing that I follow. I was with a friend, and she is very acceptable of my crossdressing. I was...
    SweetRhonda SweetRhonda 51-55, T 5 Responses Apr 8

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    April 14th was the 4 year "anniversary" of when my ex punched me in the face and slammed my head into the car window. At school that day a friend told me that if he hit me again...
    Jeradactyl Jeradactyl 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I was 13 and spending a couple of weeks with my grandma and aunt's house for during the summer. they had gone to the store and left me to watch TV. I decided to explore my aunts...
    sissyroni sissyroni 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    I fear men and boys. I don't like being touched by people. I wish I would have told but it's too late now. It first started in the 5th grade. I remember the day it happened. I kept...
    EmyD EmyD 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Well of course i'd be shocked. I mean i'm a bit insecure and i have low self esteem. Honestly, i'm only shocked when an attractive person (guy) thinks i'm good looking. Mostly ugly...
    Yogurtree Yogurtree 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    Why are people so shocked that I am shocked?????
    marie0559 marie0559 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    I know tht I'm not really pretty .. But the shocking part is when ppl say tht I'm pretty I'm shocked but when they say I look ugly or look like a f*cking b*tch or sl*t I'm not...
    batsygurl2109 batsygurl2109 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    I admit I don't have the campus chic physical features. Just a normal student going to school with my glasses on. But i really feel shocked when someone appreciates my outside...
    iamblue1234 iamblue1234 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    I'm 5'6" and weigh 240 lbs I'm Irish by blood and have a lot of body hair. My eyes are blue my hair is brown and red if you get the light right and the 240 is fat not muscle. Put...
    draganaeros draganaeros 22-25, M Apr 7

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    Nobody's ever actually said that to me but I'd be totally shocked if someone actually did :P
    Aly1607 Aly1607 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 11

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    Well, i WOULD be shocked haha. Never happened in real life before
    NumbHearts NumbHearts 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 11

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    Most horrible month of my life So I one night I got a call from my friend Sarah, and she said her mom let her have a sleepover with me. Sarah's parents were kind of going...
    Gummybearbuddy Gummybearbuddy 13-15 2 Responses Mar 30

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    You see, high school wasn't an awkward time as it was hard. I joined and met several friends. One of them and I had formed a strong friendship. At some point I started having a...
    chuckleslikeahyena chuckleslikeahyena 16-17, M Apr 11

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    Honestly no one aside from family had ever told me that until I was about 18. I'd been holla'd at by guys in cars, but that's not the same at all. I was a weird kid. Not...
    NekroNomikon NekroNomikon 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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    Oké, so since I was like 8 years old I never was an attractive guy who was told he is pretty. Expect By family.. I actually was always the strange guy with weird looks and...
    bosslim bosslim 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    I learned recently that this space, this website which I considered a safe space, has backfired against me. I've written posts for about a year now about my emotions, venting...
    dannylivinlife dannylivinlife 18-21, M Apr 15

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    I plan on providing a more detailed story, but I feel I need to get the gist out. My dad molested me on multiple occasions/felt me up/acted perverted towards me and my sister. One...
    graymoth graymoth 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I used to be so sweet and innocent...but she changed everything forever.Im still not sure if it was a good or bad thing.People who used to know me are shocked when they see me now...
    Skittlesluvsrainbows Skittlesluvsrainbows 13-15, F Mar 30

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    I've never been the most attractive guy and I knew it. In high school I was overweight and I really didn't care to ask anyone out because I knew what the answer would be. After...
    Jbsc21 Jbsc21 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 4

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    Okay so I'm only 14 and have gotten proposed to just about 4 or 5 times( I'm being completely serious) I know what you're thinking.....isn't that crazy!!! That's what I was...
    bulimicbixtch49 bulimicbixtch49 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    Anymore... Why do some guys find it totally appropriate to request to be in ur circle and the first message u get is a picture of their male parts... impressive as it was, a nice...
    moonlightdancer1967 moonlightdancer1967 46-50, F 4 Responses Apr 11

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    I'm married been married for 7 year and my husband tell me that I'm beautiful.i believe him and don't I guess for so long I thought I was unattractive it stuck with me. Is that bad...
    Votiveeh07 Votiveeh07 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    It's always been a problem for me to accept when people find me attractive. Like the other day some guy was like 'dang you so sexy sweetheart!' And I just found really weird :s
    MixedLesbian MixedLesbian 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I am new to this but I need help. I have been married just over 1 year to my second husband and we never have sex. My therapist insisted he was not attracted to me and insisted...
    jlove75 jlove75 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 7

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    I was adopted from Oshkosh Wisconsin, at age 2. And both my parents are dead ( hints why I was adopted) my birth mom died of cancer and my birth dad died in a car accident. My...
    Klmsparkles Klmsparkles 13-15, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I had no idea I was adopted until I was 14. I'd been raised Amish and loved with 17 siblings, the combined family of a widow and widower plus their children after marriage. I was...
    TheWomanYouHate TheWomanYouHate 31-35, F