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greenmountaingal
70-79, F
United States
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Retired teacher, age 71, in new desert community
What do you think of the theory that the Manson murders did not happen?
The theory is that the Sharon Tate/Manson murders were like the recent revelations about the "Symbionese Liberation Army" and the Patty Hurst kidnapping, constructed by the California State Dept.of Corrections as a parallel program to the f...
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70-79, F
69 replies
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2 days ago
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Politics
I Want To Prevent Suicide
How will you die? If you are a north American person under the age of 50, you will probably commit suicide if the insurance companies have their way. So far, they've made a lot of progress in the U.S. According to the stats I've read, ab...
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0 replies
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2 days ago
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True or false: Most people are far more enculturated than they care to admit.
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And they become more so as they get older, and especially when they first have children.
70-79, F
5 replies
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2 days ago
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Life
Was he honest? Was he fair?
I took a driver's test last year to get my drivers license back from the California DMV. I had had my license taken away from me (not a suspension) because I was driving recklessly due to a sudden onset of a severe illness involving an antibioti...
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70-79, F
3 replies
13 views
3 days ago
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Situations
I Ve Gone From A See Food Diet To A See Fat Diet
Here's what not to do when you notice someone has just lost a lot of weight. I have seen this often. Ask the person how he or she did it. Then, after he or she tells you, grab the newly slim person by the hand very firmly and tow him or her ove...
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70-79, F
3 replies
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Jul 12, 2017
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Do you think she was trying to sabotage me?
A year ago, I had to take a driver's license road test. I was very nervous. I'd had a license since I was 16, in 1961, with no problems. I had become sick behind the wheel of my vehicle and caused an accident (no one hurt, my insurance ra...
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70-79, F
16 replies
26 views
Jun 28, 2017
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Friends & Acquaintances
I Am Interested In Politics
Actually, I am not that politically involved. I am a moderate. But I originally came on here to see if I could find other red diaper babies (=both parents in the Communist Party), especially those who had unhappy childhoods during the 1950s, the so...
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5 replies
10 views
Jun 23, 2017
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Can anyone advise me about what kind of food processor I should get?
I'm a home canner with pickle season coming up soon. I've gotten arthritic over the years, and now I have a tough time slicing many lbs. of cucumbers for my pickles.. I would like to buy an automatic electric slicer of some kind. I check...
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11 replies
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Jun 22, 2017
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Food
I Did Something Unexpected
In 1965, I was living with a violent bully who had a bloated ego. Dale used to call me his "dumb little orphan." The reference was to the fact that my mother was a bully as well who had tossed me out of her aartment when I tried to run to h...
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0 replies
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Jun 19, 2017
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I Hate "charities" That Are A Scam
Some years ago, it became apparent that most major charites supposedly collecting money to cure catastrophic diseases had never, over the many decades of their existence, contributed in any way to finding cures for the diseases. Their business models...
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70-79, F
5 replies
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Jun 17, 2017
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I Am Trying To Lose Weight And Get Healthy
I wish that every person (on here and in real life) who ever gave me a hard time about my excess weight, every body shaming jerk I've ever encountered, could be awake tonight like I am suffering hunger pangs, and overwhelming food cravings. Food...
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70-79, F
15 replies
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Jun 15, 2017
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What's the worst houseguest you have ever had in your house? What's your worst experience being a houseguest yourself?
My worst houseguest came for one night and stayed for six weeks. At the end of the first week, she brought her son in to stay while I was away at work. Getting them out nearly killed me. I had the 'flu at the time and was also working as a stude...
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70-79, F
15 replies
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Jun 14, 2017
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Embarrassing & Funny
Are these good reasons to cheat on your doctor ordered diet?
1. "Come on, you can diet tomorrow!" 2. "We're all having a piece!" (This is based on the peculiar but common idea that calories don't count if everyone is eating the same thing together). 3."It's Jane's...
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70-79, F
11 replies
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Jun 12, 2017
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Health
I Need a Diet Buddy
I am feeling very discouraged. I won't quit because in my present situation, quitting is just not an option for me. I stuck very carefully to my Nutrisystem diet, which must be a permanent diet for me. The first week I lost weight. Now it...
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70-79, F
20 replies
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Jun 12, 2017
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"Nobody joins a cult." True?
I really believe this from observation. I've even heard people say things like, "Oh, no, it's not a cult! That was the first thing I asked them and they said they're not."
70-79, F
10 replies
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Jun 12, 2017
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Personal, Thoughts & Feelings
Does this sound truthful to you?
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You ask someone: "Last year, I was walking on the street in Hollywood on Halloween night and a driver of a car, a man, aimed at me and tried to ...
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13 replies
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Jun 11, 2017
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Situations
I Escaped Jehovah's Witness Cult But Healed Slowly After
I've never been in the JWs. But I have heard a lot of bad things about them and right now, I am trying to persuade a close friend not to become involved with them. They got to her right after her husband died and she was lonely.
70-79, F
22 replies
26 views
Jun 11, 2017
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How do you get rid of house guests who refuse to leave?
I am especially curious about the legal situation. What if someone asks you to stay overnight because of an emergency and then, in spite of all discussion, negotiations and agreements, they keep on staying, making one excuse after another? You only l...
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70-79, F
8 replies
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Jun 10, 2017
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Seeking Advice
Should housewarming presents be banned....?
...if you are downsizing? No one should consider bringing a physical non-perishable object as a housewarming gift to anyone who has just undergone a major downsizing. It is so difficult, even heartbreaking, to eliminate half or more of everything ...
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70-79, F
5 replies
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Jun 9, 2017
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Embarrassing & Funny
Should I move...AGAIN?!😂
I am an old lady (72) slowly but surely recovering my health after a bad siege of illness 2 years ago. During this last very difficult 2 years I have had to move 3 times; each time was thoroughly exhausting although my health continues to improve. My...
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70-79, F
13 replies
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May 30, 2017
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Seeking Advice
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