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70-79, F
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Retired teacher. Looking for people whose parents are or were Communist Party members
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Anyone here tried using a photo blocker spray on your car license plate?
I've used them. Never got a ticket. But then I drive carefully anyway so it's hard to tell if it works.
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3 days ago
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Science & Technology
I'd Rather Have the Truth, No Matter How Hard
This is about something that happened to my cousin whom I'll call Joan. I have heard similar stories from other women. Joan went on vacation to a foreign country and while there met a man from that country and fell in love with him. It was a wh...
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4 days ago
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For those aware of the basic facts of the JonBenet Ramsey murder, and who saw her brother Burke's recent interview, answer this ques
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After seeing the recent interview of Burke Ramsey, JonBenet's older brother, how did you react to the possibility that he killed her?
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Jul 9, 2019
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Miscellaneous
I Think The Times Have Changed
Yesterday I went to Armstrong Nursery to buy a 6 pack of zinnias to add a finishing touch to my summer garden. Right between the zinnias and the petunias I saw, unmarked with a sign, marijuana plants. The times they are a-changing!🎵🎶🌱🌱🌱...
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Jul 9, 2019
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I Have a Garden
Although I live in a rooming house, I do have a small garden plot out next to the back patio. One of my roommates has a marijuana plant that takes up about a third of the plot. I have the other two thirds. I'm growing three tomato plants. Fruit...
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Jul 7, 2019
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I Am An English Teacher
If the Unibomber had only had a good English teacher, everything might have been different. As you might remember, this guy sent bombs into universities injuring and killing people. Many years later, his brother found out about him and, after agoniz...
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Jul 4, 2019
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What is the best marijuana stock to invest in as a growth stock?
I want to find a stock that is very likely to go up when the US finally legalizes marijuana nationally.
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Jul 1, 2019
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Seeking Advice
I Hate When Teachers Do This
My first teaching job was teaching in Juvenile Hall Boys School in downtown Los Angeles. All my friends warned me it could be dangerous. They were right. On my second day of teaching, I was assaulted, and was threatened with death. The exact words...
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Jun 28, 2019
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Why do about one in four text messages I send to my niece disappear?
It only happens when I send text messages to her, no one else. She has reported it to Cricket which we both have and they say they are investigating it; the investigation has gone on for 4 months she tells me. She says these things take time. So far,...
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Jun 24, 2019
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Science & Technology
Which one of these community college programs would be most likely to get a woman a job?
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The woman in question is my niece. She is in her early 40s and has a 12 year old daughter. She has had various jobs over the years (waitress, retail, ...
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Jun 23, 2019
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Education
I Sometimes Hate Technology
I went to a university and majored in English, graduated with honors, went on to a grad program and got my MA in English. Eventually, perhaps inevitability, I went on to a teaching program and got a teaching credential and became--you guessed it--...
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Jun 22, 2019
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Are Iphones harder to hack than smart phones? Which phone is hardest to hack?
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Jun 20, 2019
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Science & Technology
I Hate How Some Doctors Treat Patients
When you are old, here are the most common answers doctors give you about your medical complaints and conditions, in this order: "Umhm..." "You'll just have to get used to it." "Excuse me. I have another appointment....
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Jun 16, 2019
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I Have a Prayer Request
My friend Jan is very ill. Jan is in her 60s, has gone blind from macular degeneration, and now has out of control diabetes, and a respiratory infection. She is in the ICU here in the Inland Empire in California. Please pray for her!
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Jun 15, 2019
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I Wore A Womans Swimwear Suit
This message is for fat chicks like me who, unlike me, refuse to go swimming for fear of having to appear in public in a swim suit. I love to swim even though I don't meet the cultural image requirements of my home state, California, where all...
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Jun 14, 2019
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I Think About Area 51
This story is about where I live and a brief sketch of the people who live there with me...and my new "roommate," who is not really there at all. I call her Area 51 because, officially, she is not there. I live in a rooming house with a m...
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Jun 11, 2019
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I Am Hard of Hearing and Wear Hearing Aids
I have come to the conclusion that the main purpose of the audiologist who fits you for a hearing aid is to convince you to "get used to it" no matter how you feel about it if the hearing aid(s) you've been given are the best sound qua...
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Jun 7, 2019
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What is a good vocational course to take these days that would almost guarantee you a job?
My niece is approaching her middle years, her child is growing up, and she needs a way to make a living.
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Jun 6, 2019
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Education
Anyone here wear a hearing aid?
In my case I just got a pair of them. The sound is OK, and I adjusted to it fairly quickly. But I hate the way it feels. The two little plugs feel uncomfortable. I have trouble inserting them properly. And sometimes they itch. I've had them for ...
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Jun 6, 2019
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Health
I Am Not Romantic
Romance is OK for teenagers or maybe for the very young. But I wince when I read a romantic rant on here by anyone declaring an age over 30. It seems inappropriate and immature. Especially those situations in which the people involved have never actu...
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Jun 1, 2019
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