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I We Are Not All American

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    I am definitely Scottish and British by default

    I am Scottish, technically British but never English, though I live there. I think parts of the UK have an Identity crisis by default, though we never think of it that way. Well, what I mean is I find it odd to find the English or British flag in England, but only because I am...
    Pa1nsMcmurdo Pa1nsMcmurdo 41-45, M 3 Responses Oct 28, 2012

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    An American By Any Other Name?

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    windlion windlion 56-60, M 1 Response May 9, 2013

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    Not Even British

    I'm not american and not British as this groub seems to be for the british, I'm from that Island contry between Greenland and Faro Island which both belongs to kingdom of Denmark. I sometimes feel that I was born in wrong country as I feel often more intrest in the american...
    gypa gypa 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 11, 2012

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    Im Not American!

    Im Filipino Canadian :D - at least we are above you.
    regieJR regieJR 18-21, M Nov 1, 2012

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    Is Gael Mise

    Rugadh mé í 1994 in Sasana. Ach tá mé i mo chonai in Éirinn. Slán a chairde.
    IntoTheFuckingFloodAgain IntoTheFuckingFloodAgain 18-21, M Apr 14, 2013

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    A Blessing!

    Thank God ................:)
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 7 Responses Oct 7, 2012

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    Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!!

    It really winds me up when i ask a question & some smartarse will answer,whats that you're on about? or i've never heard of it! because i've used an ENGLISH term or word.If i know an American way of putting it i do ,if there isn't one i ask the question anyway,because if someone...
    deleted deleted 26-30 27 Responses Oct 6, 2012

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    But You Wish You Were!

    sorry we all cant be americans! some people have to be from "somewhere" else".
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 6, 2012

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    No We're Not!!!

    OK I get it theres loads of merkins on here like most of the net no probs with that obv most are fine BUT............Do some of you guys think that if someone who is obv English asks a Q and you dont understand the words you could stop being a b!tch bout it?I use a lot of English...
    Gemzaayy Gemzaayy 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 7, 2012

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    ..but Devided By A Common Language

    Being on the right side or should I say, the eastern side of the pond does have it advantages. The fact that we have first access and can proudly state that "The Queen's English" is "resident" here....well in most cases. I cam across a story line lately where His Lordship had...
    HardingP119 HardingP119 36-40, M Jan 18, 2013

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    Happy 4th if July to all my fellow Americans! 🎉🎇🎇🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸 Y'all have a blast! I'm going to work in a couple hours 😕
    MrsGigalowJr MrsGigalowJr 26-30, F Jul 4

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    hey all my american EP people happy 4th july.
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    "When I see you through my eyes, I think that we are different. When I see you through my heart, I know we are the same." Doe Zantamata
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    Honestly, there are some people who don't give a **** on her size. Wearing what you have with pride is better than thinking they're too fat or too skinny. Wear your body with pride...
    NickleDollar NickleDollar 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    Every woman is beautiful in there own way ! Don't let anybody tell you different .
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    Men with fortitude are what American women need but will mostly run away from since these men expect a woman to know her place and act accordingly. Many women just wont want to...
    TransientDude TransientDude 26-30, M 6 hrs ago

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    I may not always agree with some people. That does not make them wrong .I am not qualified to judge anyone as we all see life from our own perspective. There are a few exceptions...
    GreenBlueEyes GreenBlueEyes 41-45 3 Responses Jul 4

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    "Perfectly Imperfect We have all heard that no two snowflakes are alike. Each snowflake takes the perfect form for the maximum efficiency and effectiveness for its journey. And...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    It really bothers me when elders treat the younger generations badly. They say that we are progressively becoming worse and all sorts of nasty comments. But who raised them? YOUR...
    IndoSavior IndoSavior 18-21, M 5 Responses Jul 16

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    LOL… I almost never accept dares. But the child in me loves to engage in play—so here goes :)#1-I think morning is sacred. Fresh, young, gentle, hopeful, sweet...
    WindSylph WindSylph 46-50, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Ok, there is one thing or two I think that are ugly, but they are rare, and just my personal opinion, you are all beautiful women, each one with it's own kind of beauty.
    InsanelySaneGuy InsanelySaneGuy 18-21, M Jul 3

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    Last year all my friends froze me out. It was hard. I failed my exam. And I felt uncomfortable in my own body. I decided to take control, as people encourage you to do. I started...
    pcha pcha 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    When a man stands up for you during a difficult situation, attends functions that are important to you, considers you first when planning, goes with you to see your family or does...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 4 Responses Jul 1

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    Many men do act and say they are superior than women but I go right against it because after all we are all equal and without women or men would we be alive, no, so no one is...
    sayhellofriend sayhellofriend 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 4

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    Its something that really irks me. You tell someone you're a certain religion and instantly they think things about you without knowing what they're talking about or doing their...
    sftbllstar16 sftbllstar16 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    And let me tell you. Girl if you know your beautiful and feel beautiful don't ask guys to rate how you look on here, what you're going to do instead is get up, dress amazingly and...
    SoulWriter17 SoulWriter17 16-17, M Jul 14

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    In this day and age, it is quite rare to find people who are just themselves, instead of trying to copy things their idols do, or what they see on tv. I cannot be anybody but me...
    Anth1290 Anth1290 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 17

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    They said that they will be my friend n forever friend ,but what did they do ? They just leave me alone after they acted friendly n said that * feel to cheer me up If u going to...
    ZesMe21 ZesMe21 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I admire a lot of people. I especially admire most of the people I have seen and met here on Experience Project! You are all so confident!
    DamoiseauDynavolt DamoiseauDynavolt 16-17, M Jul 6

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    Because in the end, we are all made of the same stuff.
    alexiadahl alexiadahl 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    So I live in socal I grew up in the Garden Grove/Westminster area all through high school. Just recently moved to Lakewood this past year but was to busy with school and work. Now...
    CJthesoccerguy CJthesoccerguy 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    Native American YHWH
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    American girls are starved for sheer masculinity. They're prey to overtly masculine men since they're forced to function in a hyper lesbianistic culture where they're told to hate...
    TransientDude TransientDude 26-30, M 18 hrs ago

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    You want to know what's wrong? I'll tell you.... The guys here want to know what's wrong with us, Ladies. They want to know why we won't do what they say or why we won't worship...
    EmotionalPrincess EmotionalPrincess 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    Give me a headstrong American woman anyday! My father, a native of Belarus, tried to run our house based on old fashioned tradionalist bullshit from the Stone Ages. Women should be...
    Eitan Eitan 22-25, M Jul 15

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    "Holler If You Need Me!"Holler is a verb that means to call out loudly.The young man, though blind and lost on the pathway of life, listened to the commotion of the coming crowd...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm happy I was born I a country that would allow me to have so many freedoms... But the history of the country and the way it affects people even now really really bothers me. In...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 5

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    I have native american ancestry on both sides of my family. One of my mother's great grandmother was freed mulatto black slave who sought shelter at an Indian reservation...
    CheyenneScott CheyenneScott 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I wish all of you the very best I truly do. I wish no one felt pain, felt hurt, felt sad, felt left out, felt depressed, been backstabbed, felt lonely, cried at night, felt like no...
    cristina44 cristina44 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    I am a Native American man and it's nice to read stories of women who appreciate the beauty of Native American men. Thank you. You all are beautiful too.
    AlbuquerqueJay AlbuquerqueJay 31-35, M Jul 1

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    Occasionally I wonder: what if the government found a way to allocate reparations, the equivalent of that "40 acres and a mule" promised after the Civil War, to the descendants of...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    I am American born. My mom is American born and my dad is Canadian. So I'm like Canadian American....I guess.
    CheyenneScott CheyenneScott 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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    I am a proud American! With July 4th upcoming I am especially thankful to God that I am an American. I pray that the new and future immigrants value freedom for all as much as...
    lad7466 lad7466 46-50, F Jul 1

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    Her story is following below in her own words I am an American woman and I met a nice Indian guy 6 years ago in 2004. I have been so in love with him and have been his girlfriend...
    AsfaqAlam AsfaqAlam 22-25, M Jul 9

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    AnasooyAathreya-SeshaAnjaneyakrishna Athrison : August 1952 I joined Medical College . August 1992 , my career in Bhaarath India is coming to an end and USA beckoned me . My...
    AATHREYAARBEEKAY AATHREYAARBEEKAY 36-40, M a week ago

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    I was always envious of those kids whose parents could sit down and help them with homework, especially algebra, trigonometry, geometry, calculus and stuff..... oh crikey, how I...
    Moonpenny Moonpenny 46-50, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    15 giveaways that you're American, written by a Non-American! My husband asked me if I had been EVERYWHERE!
    Accebere Accebere 36-40, F 5 Responses Jul 11

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    I can remember when I was in elementary school, my dad would joke around and say to me "you don't need to tell anyone you're Muslim; it's our secret" and I would listen. I thought...
    awesomedude347 awesomedude347 18-21, M Jul 13

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