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I Wonder About The Census Questions

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    The Little Flyer -why The Census

      You know, if I trusted our government, I wouldn't mind answering the census. I should say if I trusted our government has our best interest at heart and not some social liberal experiment in diluting the culture that made this a...
    stupidityreigns stupidityreigns 41-45, F Dec 18, 2009

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    Cats As Residents And Their Nationalities

    When I worked there 10 yrs ago (aside from coming across my own return - like a prize - and getting a floor-full of applause) I came across one return from a little old lady who counted her cats as residents and (like 11) and listed their "nationalities". Now I think...
    stupidityreigns stupidityreigns 41-45, F Dec 22, 2009

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    They Won't??? Ask Abt Finances?

    On the news tonight they were talking about the census and how workers will be coming around if you do not answer. And they are saying they *won't * ask your SSN or about finances (looking out for fraud). Well that's just not true- the census asks a whole helluva lot about...
    stupidityreigns stupidityreigns 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 5, 2010

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    The Race Question

    Here's where i read into it. What is the point of this question? How does it help build roads or schools? Why don't they break down 'white' into british, french, italian, german? Do they assume because i put hispanic that I automatically in favor of thieving illegals? I suspect...
    stupidityreigns stupidityreigns 41-45, F 3 Responses Dec 18, 2009

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    Census Questions

    Census questions,Sometimes,I wonder,Too personal,Are we prisoners?In our own land,Spied upon,Our every move,It’s true,Big Brother,He’s out there,Watching us!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Oct 17, 2011

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    How Many Rooms/bedrooms

    and WTF does this have to do w/ schools? Elder care? roads? Seriously. Wish I had the balls to answer the number of people in residence and return the form. Period. And why are bathrooms *excluded* as rooms?
    stupidityreigns stupidityreigns 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 18, 2009

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    Used To Work For Them 10 Yrs Ago

    BTW, if you do work for them this time around and you do the thing w/ the maps- count each one you do. They do NOT tell you that at the beginning- only at the end. Just an FYI. And my impression of the census manager types were that they were gung ho on the census being important...
    stupidityreigns stupidityreigns 41-45, F Dec 18, 2009

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    Funny but groups opposing a dictator who is disliked by the Saudis, are called freedom fighters (Syria, Iraq, Tunasia. However, people fighting against a dictator, a very uncaring...
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    The Westboro Baptist Church, the Duggars and others - When do they go around showing the love of God instead of going around using God to dish out hatred, judgment and malice? A...
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    I wonder if I am fighting myself about certain issues in life.
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    I find myself more and more with the feeling the what I can give back to the world has reached a maximum, I'm not sure where else to go from here. I don't have feelings like I want...
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    I was born with physical challenges but I have been discovering lately that some of my physical challenges aren't from birth but from the controlled environment from my mother...
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    sometimes I just laugh at what I do, I wonder why I do them. its just funny really.
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    This is not really about me, I'm just curious if that saying that death comes 3 fold or something like that. Last week my brother lost a friend whose name I cannot recall. Two of...
    ashlynn1014 ashlynn1014 16-17, F Mar 22

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    well, make that IN here. Last night I was graced with the unpleasant "presence" of one person's girlfriend in here. Apparently, that was only his side of the story and that since...
    abcdefghisabelmnopqrst abcdefghisabelmnopqrst 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Why do you wear yoga pants out in public? Do you like it when guys stare at your ***? Do you like it when they "holler" or try to get to know you then and there? If you don't...
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    One of the special ed kids in my school died, on the 25th of March. We heard about it on the 30th. The school has been kind of quiet all week.
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    I'm about to blow your minds I'M FROM JUPITER !!!!
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    From the time I had gone into a mental coma, needing sleep more than anything else, to all the times Jesus tried to wake me, to help me to realize that He was the answer... I was...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    nobody miss me even if i leave here 'cos l've already knew This is my second account
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 2

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    Can you fall in love more than once? Or do you realize you never actually loved the people you thought loved once you actually fall in love for real?
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    Why is it that men ask for PICTURES of everything? :O i mean don't they have BRAINS or IMAGINATIONS? :/ GIrls only need to describe something and we imagine the rest and it's as...
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    I wonder if there are still people out there who are not controlled by their sexual desires? I wonder if it is possible to live without material possessions? I wonder if society...
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    First of all, to get this out of the way, I am a 15 year old boy, soon to be 16, and I adore the LGBT community. Also, while I generally have great grammar, I tend to switch tenses...
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    Finally a category I got in at the ground floor ! Will respond to questions about ~> Jeeps, without tops ~> Corvettes missing the coupe top ~> Mustangs, with the top down...
    questionWeaver questionWeaver 56-60, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    It's so strange and silly how people are so afraid of appearing ignorant that they would further their ignorance by avoiding asking questions. It's all the more baffling how some...
    SinWithMe SinWithMe 18-21, M 22 hrs ago

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    Now that I am older it seems that my forever lack of energy is actually something more. MS or MG or an endless list of possibilities. Mitochondrial diseases seem to be the...
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    I don't give a ****, I'm going to extreme questions, Ask away, and anything can be asked this time.
    snaker1128 snaker1128 13-15, M 3 hrs ago

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    Last thing you watched on TV? Supernatural. When was the last time you laughed? After my sister and I found a "cookie". What is on your walls? A lot of pictures. Tell us...
    jaycer1 jaycer1 18-21, F 22 hrs ago

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    1: What would you name your future daughter? Right now? Jade 2: Do you miss anyone? No. 3: What if I told you that you were pretty? You should have seen me when I was younger...
    momshelle momshelle 31-35, F 21 hrs ago

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    Last thing you watched on TV? News :) When was the last time you laughed? Today when I was watching people dive. What is on your walls? Photographs of me. Tell us something...
    Bonjour32 Bonjour32 13-15, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    Was walking to my truck. Mad. Sad. Disgusted. Hopelessly struggling for positives. Stopped. Saw a twig. My brain said possible snake. So me began wondering...
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    We wonder at almost a constant basis and every living adult has asked themselves this question a million times by the time they're 50. We beat ourselves over this most complex...
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    A. Ten favorite special days 1. Christmas 2. New Year 3. Chinese New Year 4. Thanksgiving 5. my birthday 6. my man of heart's birthday 7. any day I see I have email from my dad 8...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I Would Like You to Answer These Q's 1) How big is your bed? Double 2) What colour are you bedsheets? Pink and Black. 3) What was the last thing you were doing in/on your...
    youngwhitegirl youngwhitegirl 18-21, F Apr 2

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    What was your: 1. Last Beverage: cold water, no ice 2. Last phone call: a person from India who was trying to convince me he/she HAD TO hack into my computer to fix problems...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F Apr 4

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    Like many, I have questions that will possibly never be answered. No, nothing like the meaning of life, but the typical questions we ask ourselves all the time. Why did I not...
    Happinessisthinking Happinessisthinking 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    This may not be the best answer, but if you're not trying to find out something new about life, yourself or your relationship, you're really not living life. The moment we...
    Happinessisthinking Happinessisthinking 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 23