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Communal Living Today, 06:59 PM
Hello I'm Francesca, me and my partner are going travelling for three months around Europe. We've never travelled before but would really love to come and visit some communes and help do some labour work for a place to park our van up. We can't wait to meet some new people on a similar wave lengt...
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Opinion On Dating Chubby Or Fat Girls?

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Hey, new here ^^; I was looking for guys opinions on dating larger than the average girls. From what I've read, they aren't keen on the idea at all..? Why is this? Any specific reasons? I'm not looking on why they should be used for 1night stands and so on. Pros and cons..? I just want to see w...
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Fun Easter Treats

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When the kids were younger I was always trying to find fun fairly healthy ways for them to enjoy the holidays.  Here are a few ideas for those who have little people.                        
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Opinions On Guilt

Hippies Today, 12:13 PM
Here is a commentary on the way guilt holds people back:    Now here is my question, how did hippies back 30 or 40 minutes ago view the concept of guilt?  Was it something never mentioned? Did some people say it was a negative force or was it applied to society and individuals to...
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My Daughter Thinks Kanye West Is The Best

Random Thoughts Today, 03:14 AM
She is 21 years old I think he sucks and is misleading masses of people with his lyrics, videos and album covers. I think the same of lady gaga, rhianna, jayzee, lil wayne, eminem and scores of others. Thoughts?
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Random Thoughts Today, 03:09 AM
11:58- 2 minutes to midnight Whenever i am awake at this time i always notice it, then silently sing the song. 4:44 Everytime i see this time, i think of the hostages in Iran in 1977 were held for 444 days. Do you ever notice certain times during the day and correlate it with something? Do you...
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Tsunami On The Square Performing Arts Festival, Arizona

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Tsunami on the Square is Arizona's primo performing arts and culture festival. It's October 24th this year in Prescott. Here's a summary that you'll find in some festival directories:    Tsunami on the Square  is an annual free and all ages performing arts and culture festival in P...
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The Energy Balance Equation

Health Yesterday, 11:11 PM
A summary of the energy balance equation by Lyle McDonald.   http://www.bodyrecom...-equation.html/    
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Stoners Lounge Yesterday, 10:06 PM
I can't really insert quotes and all that info I probably should as I read this in a newspaper at the pub, but whatevs I found it interesting. It was an article about drug addictions and chemical hooks. Basically it said a while ago some genius did an experiment with rats. He locked them an empt...
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Flip Flops - Do You Wear Them?

Barefoot Yesterday, 09:26 PM
Just curious... flip flops are often suggested to me as an almost-as-good alternative to just going barefoot.  The idea looks good on paper, but here's the thing: I absolutely HATE wearing flip flops.  I'd rather just put on socks and shoes rather than flip flops.  I hate the feeli...
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