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61-69, F
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1st 2 Yrs of SW
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500 Comments
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20 Stories
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20 Questions
Do you know this sobering statistic?
Of all people entering treatment for heroin addiction, SEVENTY-FIVE PER CENT reported their first experience with opioids was through prescribed medication.
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Miscellaneous
Can you imagine?
This is not a good poem, not even a real poem. I was just thinkin'... Listen, my children, and you shall hear Of things back in the day we call yesteryear I'm first to admit some changes are good Some things should have stayed where they ...
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Home
Earlier today I asked why manufacturers package their goods in a way that makes them impossible to open?
I think shuhak's answer deserves a wider audience. ( hope you don't mind, shuhak) They do this to ensure that the contents don't flee. There's nothing worse than getting home only to find part of your purchase has made a clean ge...
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1 day ago
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Miscellaneous
Have you ever been to, or even heard of a chivaree?
Hint: it's a folk custom concerning marriage.
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Miscellaneous
Do you know why
I ordered two ten lb boxes of milk bones for two Corgis who weigh 20 lb each?
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Pets, Animals & Nature
WHY?
Do the people who manufacture consumer goods package them in such a fashion that they are impossible to open? Bubble pack pills Those weird shrink-wrappy collars on bottles and household goods Curling irons or scissors or screw drivers in those plas...
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1 day ago
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Miscellaneous
Is your SW ACTING WEIRD? (-er than usual)
Only half the screen is displaying and it's all goofy.
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54 replies
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1 day ago
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Community
Do you REALLY wanna see your tax dollars at work?
Used to work for the State Of Pennsylvania. What a trip. The application for energy assistance one year had questions 1-6 and 8-15. I, and no doubt others, who 'raged against the dying of the light' pointed it out. The following year, the...
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12 replies
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1 day ago
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Politics
Have you seen this video?
It is most excellent. I want everyone to see it.
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1 day ago
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Goals, Dreams & Wishes
Have you seen this video?
It is most excellent.
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Goals, Dreams & Wishes
I Protest Starving a Dog In the Name of Art
This is an article I found concerning the artist, Guillermo Vargas, who was supposedly starving a dog captured on the streets of Managua, Nicaragua in the name of art. The article holds that the outrage about the dog, named Nativity, was part of a p...
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2 days ago
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I Protest Starving a Dog In the Name of Art
Is there a petition or something? Where is this happening?
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2 days ago
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When will they ever learn?
When will they e-e-ver learn? After my posts concerning tipping the executioner and other bits of interesting trivia, I received an email. Why the interest in punishment? With my face aglow at the chance to share some of my new knowledge, I earnes...
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Community
Wanna know more about crime and punishment?
In China today, the death penalty may not be exercised on anyone under 18 or over 80. In Norway, DUI offenders receive three weeks in jail with hard labor. In Saudi Arabia a DUI conviction may result in lashes with a whip in the public square. In ...
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Books & Literature
Did you know that in the Middle Ages, when someone was executed
It was customary for them to give the hangman, axeman or guillotine operator a tip? What?
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2 days ago
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Books & Literature
Can you translate for me?
When someone emails Hi and nothing more, what is it they want? Acknowedgment they exist? That someone hears them? What? (If the second message is 'are you barefoot' or 'are you alone,' never mind, I know what they want.
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2 days ago
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Community
What things in your life will you always remember?
For me: my daughter's birth and my first look at my wondrous child. First sight of the Rockies The badlands of South Dakota The native American dancers at Rosebud Lakota Sioux reservation Pensacola Beach Louisiana bayous
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Experiences
Are you lost without your computer?
I treated my laptop cord savagely and it died. aiyiiiiiiiiii Today I got the replacement cord. No more typing on my cell phone. Yesssssssss
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Community
I Travel the Road Less Traveled
Mobile, AL When I played bridge online at the MSN zone, my long-standing partner was curdledteacher. The owner of the screen name turned out to be Mark and Paul and they invited me to Mobile for a visit. Two of them! No wonder they kept up with my l...
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I Travel the Road Less Traveled
THE BULLCREEK WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT MASSACREE My daughter graduated from high school. It was time for me to leave a marriage gone awry, to crawl out of the pressure cooker with the tight-fitting lid into whatever came next. ...
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