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Coming Out and Confused! Nov 22, 2014
Hi everyone   Recently had a go at making an honest short film about love and coming out.    https://www.youtube....h?v=7RPsnntQbu0   Would love to know people's thoughts.    Thank you! 
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Should I Become A Vegetarian?

Ask The Old Hippies Nov 22, 2014
Hi. I'm a 16 year old male from Texas. I have bipolar disorder, and started taking an antipsychotic in March which made me gain 80 pounds in a month. Anyway, I was wondering if I would lose weight if I didn't eat meat. I'm off the drug.
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I got a crate and a bottle here !  I am going to get mellow, in fact I hope to get so mellow that I can hardly move  If I post any (even more than usual ) silly shit , just ignore me as you would any other drunken twat      What you guys up to today ?
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Was Life Better Before The Industrial Revolution?

History Nov 22, 2014
Do you think life was better before the industrial revolution? Why or why not?
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Is Latin America Full Of Beautiful Women?

Latin America Nov 22, 2014
Is it true that if you go anywhere in Latin America, you will be surrounded by beautiful women all the time?
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Joel Grus "your Religion Is False."

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Joel Grus. "Your Religion is False.   http://www.amazon.co...s/dp/0982481802   Has anyone read this? Would anyone consider buying it?   I am writing a similar (but better) book.   Is there any way to find out how many copies a book has sold?
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How Should I Publish And Illustrate My Book?

Writers Forum Nov 22, 2014
I am writing a book. It is a scientific book stating how all world religions are false.   I need to have many illustrations done. I know that the publisher will want to use their illustrator and I don't know how much they will charge. I have freelance illustrators and they all seem pretty ex...
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Tomorrow's News

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These will likely be the next two disasters in the coming days:   Flooding disaster in Buffalo; thousands of roofs collapsed under the weight of snow and rain, and hundreds dead in the wake of record snowfall.  (It's supposed to go up to 60 degrees early next week in WNY -- a huge disas...
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Celebrity Deaths You Actually Mourned

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