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I Wonder About The Census Questions

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    One thing I wonder is what my dog thinks about me. I work from home much of the time, and I generally run around the house in just a pair of panties. My dog seems to be generally...
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    Earlier today I was over forty minutes into "The doctor is running behind," so I was doing my best to get comfortable in the waiting room and playing on Facebook. Try as I might to...
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    Is there really a right person for everyone?
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    What if the air we breath is a drug that makes us see a dazed version of the world...but when people take "real" drugs, and trip,they see the real world...and that's why they are...
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    I'm sure everyone at some point or another wonders about this. It's human nature!
    missylawl missylawl 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    I am only physically attracted to females. I cannot see myself spending the rest of my life with one, but I am very turned on by a girls "parts". However, I really like guys...
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    I am wondering about polygyny in particular. How do women get abused into and inside of this arrangement where they are the majority? Additionally, does anyone know of a polygyny...
    FunnyLookingCorpse FunnyLookingCorpse 18-21 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Author's note: I'm sorry if all this doesn't make sense. It was written to understand, and I worked through a lot writing it. It feels odd posting it but I haven't posted here in a...
    theologian theologian 18-21, M Jul 4

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    Questions About God These are my thoughts.... when you pray for your sins... god will throw your sins into the sea as if it never happened... but memory is the consequence... as...
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    1. WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE? Yes. My name came from a singer. Chyna Philips 2. WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU CRIED? Monday. It was my worst day ever. 3. DO YOU LIKE YOUR...
    chynnese chynnese 18-21, F Jul 10

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    I know that I am beautiful, it's just that I wonder what other people see☺️ the thought that we are all created to be loved and give love back, it makes me wonder wether people...
    Vickypearl Vickypearl 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 17

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    1. Name? Ian 2. Male or female? Male 3. Were you named after anyone? My parents mentioned I was named after a rock star at some point. 4. Does your name mean anything? God is...
    SocialRomance SocialRomance 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    Hello, New here....miserable and looking for advice, commiserators... anyone with similar symptoms... Any help, or relatable story would be so appreciated. I was recently...
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    So, I've been trying to astral project for almost a year now. This morning at around two o'clock I'm pretty sure I finally pulled it off. Had sleep paralysis, vibrations, and I...
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    Every day, every second someone looks at me. This intrigues me. I sometimes ask questions in my head like why are you looking so much at me, why do you try to hide your stare, what...
    ClaudiaSUN ClaudiaSUN 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    The search never really ends though does it? At least for me I find the answers to one set of questions but those answers tend to raise more questions. On and on it goes...
    Jericho7 Jericho7 36-40, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Ok so I'm guessing by 'dirty' they mean hygiene. So ask about how clean I am :D (I don't actually want you to ask me sexual questions, any questions like that won't be answered...
    HappensForAReason HappensForAReason 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 30

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    Ask me a million questions I love to answer questions about ANYTHING!
    minimuscle minimuscle 13-15, M Jul 6

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    People suffer from personal injuries every single day. Whether it is at home or in the grocery store, you can be a victim any day. However, in order to get compensated for your...
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    1. WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE? Yes. 2. WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU CRIED? About 8 months ago. 3. DO YOU LIKE YOUR HANDWRITING? Not really, no. 4. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE LUNCH...
    mbubu mbubu 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    1. WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE? Kind of, I think. My name is Jonathan which is a derivative of John which is English for Johannes – my father’s name. 2. WHEN WAS THE LAST...
    JWLakey JWLakey 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 9

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    1. WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE? Kinda. It was like a last name of a great grandparent. 2. WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU CRIED? I think Tuesday? 3. DO YOU LIKE YOUR HANDWRITING...
    RjMommy245 RjMommy245 22-25, F Jul 10

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    1. WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE? Nop 2. WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU CRIED? June 2nd 3. DO YOU LIKE YOUR HANDWRITING? Very 4. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE LUNCH MEAT? Fish 5. DO YOU...
    Innocence28 Innocence28 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    1. WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE? yes. Well I have two first names; one is from the names of my parents combined, the other one is from the name of Mary. 2. WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME...
    Ranessa Ranessa 16-17, F Jul 12

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    (I didn't like the questions so I found my own,) 1: What was the last book you read? Well, The last actual real book is called "The feiry heart" But if you count books on my...
    Zoewithoutthei Zoewithoutthei 16-17, F Jul 12

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    Hello dear friends! I just thought I'd let you all know that I made an ask.fm account, which is basically a website where you can ask/answer questions, and I wanted to invite all...
    mariflorence mariflorence 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    Ask me anything! Whether it be advice, random questions, funny questions, personal questions, or just a "strike up a conversation" kind of question, put it in my inbox (:
    curvydavi curvydavi 16-17, F a week ago

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    I like answering questions about God to non believers because I know that God blessed me with knowledge like no other And I want to be a pastor. I want to help people find their...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    Yes, please, I want to know what girls wonder what a guy does lol ask me anything :D No dudes or I'll delete it
    disneydick217 disneydick217 18-21, M Jun 30

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    1: What would you name your future daughter?Amaterasu (not really). I have no idea.2: Do you miss anyone?Yeah.3: What if I told you that you were pretty?Thanks?4: Ever been told...
    Ridiculousity Ridiculousity 18-21 Jul 1

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    1: What would you name your future daughter? I have a few ideas, there for my noggin only, he he ;) 2: Do you miss anyone? All the time 3: What if I told you that you were...
    DanBurnett DanBurnett 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 11

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    Why does "feeling cared" such a special emotion and why does it hurt once its gone?? Any ideas on how one can fill that virtual feeling or space and feel better ?? Ahh.. Why do...
    LivelyIndian LivelyIndian 31-35, F Jul 18

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    I love to answer questions when they are about me.
    InsanelySaneGuy InsanelySaneGuy 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 3

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    I'm bored so ask me questions! *I will not answer perverted or sexual questions*
    BriGags BriGags 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    Really. I am home bored and want you to ask me anything about cleaning! Clean questions. I too, am home and horny that is why i need to sublimate. LOL.
    progeo progeo 51-55, M Jul 5

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    I love answering questions. I love answering naughty questions even more! Bring it baby! lol
    Slutteen Slutteen 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 6

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    Ask me questions !! About anything
    WhiteUchiha WhiteUchiha 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 9

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