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greenmountaingal
70-79, F
United States
Days Active
6 Mths Active
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1st 3 Mths of SW
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50 Stories
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Retired teacher, age 71, in new desert community
Any sweepstakers out there?
My hobby is attempting to win old fashioned mail-in sweepstakes. Most sweeps are online these days. Sometimes I enter online as well. I just arranged to attend a sweepstakes conference this coming summer. My first. Any other sweepstakes/ contest b...
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0 replies
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1 day ago
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Hobbies
Did the Nazis really win WWII?
Germany lost WWII. But the Nazis didn't. The Nazi power elite fled to south America along with their money and connections. Their spy network formed a good part of the post war OSS as it became the CIA. Some say their technological knowledge an...
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14 replies
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Feb 20, 2017
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Politics
Am I right to be afraid of going anywhere without the transportation to leave?
I am scheduled to go to a church sponsored women's retreat later today. Throughout my life, I've noticed that the worst things always happen when you go someplace without the means to leave. I have agreed to go in a carpool situation. Since...
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12 replies
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Feb 17, 2017
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Situations
How can we get rid of that annoying martial arts perv?
Lost count of how many of those ridiculous posts have appeared here during the last hour or so.
70-79, F
7 replies
16 views
Feb 14, 2017
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Community
Have you ever listened to a radio interview and not understood it at all?
I just listened to a 20 minute radio interview and I could not grasp what it was about. The actual subject and/or controversy eluded me. Maybe it's my age.
70-79, F
2 replies
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Feb 14, 2017
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Embarrassing & Funny
Does anyone here know about working as a courier for airfare?
Was thinking of taking a courier flight for a couple of days to/from Hong Kong or something like that. I already have a passport and Known Flyer number from TSA.
70-79, F
3 replies
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Feb 11, 2017
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Travel
Anyone ever been to, or lived in, Sardinia?
It looks nice from photos I've seen. But I did read a blog by a travel writer who said she hated it.
70-79, F
0 replies
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Feb 11, 2017
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Travel
How many people are registered on SW? How many are on here at one time?
70-79, F
3 replies
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Feb 6, 2017
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Community
Anyone here ever try metal detecting?
Have heard good and bad things about this hobby. Hesitating to buy an expensive metal detector but afraid a cheap one wouldn't work well. What's the best beginner's metal detector? What about clubs? I'd like to join a group so ...
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3 replies
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Feb 2, 2017
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Hobbies
Had tooth extraction 5 years ago and area in gums/jaw still hurts. Anyone have this problem?
Tired of trying to convince doctors and dentists that something is wrong. It hurts from the lower jaw to the ear above it.
70-79, F
10 replies
13 views
Feb 1, 2017
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Health
Have you ever had someone in a social situation take an instant dislike to you?
Or maybe I should've said hatred. Someone whom you just met who focuses hostility on you the second he or she meets you.
70-79, F
11 replies
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Feb 1, 2017
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Friends & Acquaintances
I Have Been Hypnotized
I believe my mother drugged me, hypnotized me and interrogated me when I was a child back in the 1950s. I believe this happened a number of times over the years. I have many good reasons to believe this. The effects have lasted but are fading away, ...
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2 replies
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Jan 26, 2017
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Is it "normal" for a guy to post pictures on FB every single day?
He posts a new picture or link every day, sometimes more than once a day. The pictures show him having a wonderful time in various situations. Is this common?
70-79, F
9 replies
13 views
Jan 26, 2017
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Friends & Acquaintances
Any other people out there who come from parents who were in the Communist Party?
I am a red diaper baby (both parents in the Communist Party). Anyone out there who grew up in a Communist Party or socialist family? I was not one of the chosen ones; I never was involved in the CP in any way. My mother was a heavy player, a genuine...
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20 replies
22 views
Jan 25, 2017
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Politics
Does anyone here know about getting into freelance advertising copywriting?
I have considered advertising copywriting as a possible part time source of income to supplement my retirement check. There are correspondance courses that claim you can make money at it. I suspect it might be hard to break into, like other forms of ...
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1 reply
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Jan 25, 2017
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Seeking Advice
Why do so many movie stars, TV stars, famous singers and performers commit suicide?
Were they all really suicides or do you think some of them might be covered up murders? And for the ones who did commit suicide, why did they do it? Most of us out here are not gorgeous, charming people with perfect bodies, a great deal of money and...
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23 replies
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Jan 23, 2017
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Movies & TV
I Think About Death and Dying
To fully understand this, it would help if you'd read my story under the group heading: I Wan To Know The Truth Behind My Family's Lies and Secrets I am very afraid of what could happen at the end of my life. If I am lucky, I will die in ...
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3 replies
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Jan 19, 2017
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I Am a Winner
I just won a prize in the Ruffles Home Court Advantage Sweepstakes! It's a Spaulding basketball with the name Ruffles inscribed on it. They said I'd receive it in 3-4 months. I plan to donate it to the after school youth program at my ch...
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70-79, F
8 replies
8 views
Jan 8, 2017
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Anyone here following the Robert Durst case?
I went to grammar school with Susan Berman. I've been following this case for a while.
70-79, F
2 replies
5 views
Jan 7, 2017
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Life
I Hate Cults
WHY CULTS EXIST Cults are prisons for various power groups, such as political power groups of the extreme right and extreme left. That is their purpose and the main reason for their existence. When a person is part of a secret power group, and they...
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5 replies
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Jan 7, 2017
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