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Mental Health May 05, 2015
I'm pretty sure I have that condition, where people can't sleep or think efficiently due to having a song stuck in their head.   It gets really bad at night. Sometimes I'm able to... "fragment" or scramble my thought process to where it sort of cancels itself out, but sometimes it's not so e...
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Why did you decide to have kids? How did you know you were ready? Do you wish you had waited to have children?   I am struggling with knowing if I am ready to have kids or not. Some days I think I am ready, some days I think I am not. I am confused and I need some guidance.    
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So, I've been experimenting with psychedelics for a couple years now. What I really wanna know it's how to synthesize LSD. I feel like it's something that should be more available to people and I'd like to help. Could anyone perhaps teach me how?
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You've Just Opened A Pub.

Random Thoughts May 05, 2015
What are the house rules? What's the layout like? What's behind the bar? What'll get you kicked out? Whats on the jukebox?   GO.
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Random Thoughts May 05, 2015
Saw a jokey group the other day dedicated to reviving casual sword wearing in public.   Tickled me, particularly as i practice a bit of historical fencing.   Is there any historical practice that you'd like to see revived?
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We are living in a giant hologram, and everything we see around us is merely a projection of a two-dimensional surface. This is the bizarre theory put forward in 1997 by physicist Juan Maldacena, who was able to prove its existence in equations that only partially explain our universe. Now resear...
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Florida has some very, very bad laws. I'm beginning to think of it like I do Texas: I would never want to live there because they elect crazy people to make their laws.     A jury Monday found a couple guilty of having sex on Bradenton Beach after only 15 minutes of deliberation. The c...
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Well, the GOP side of the presidential race just got interesting.   Ex-Hewlett Packard quarterback Carly Fiorina has jumped into the presidential cesspool - but with Carly, I think there could be something special.  Of course, she'll still follow some hidden agenda as they all do, but i...
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