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    Apr. 18, 2014, 01:51 AM
    I usually end up dancing in a group of women, or with young teens who were undoubtedly pressured to dance by their aunts :) it's pretty fun (except...
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    Apr. 18, 2014, 12:57 AM
    I have 58 first cousins!! My family used to have a cutoff, high school, over 21, etc. I have now been an (acknowledged) B list invitee at two wedding...
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    Apr. 14, 2014, 05:39 PM
    axl replied to a thread Minor Parking Lot Accident? in Off Topic
    Good chance that will be cheaper than having your insurance premiums go up. Ask for an estimate. You can still file with your insurance afterwards.
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    Apr. 14, 2014, 03:41 PM
    I wore one out of the store. The saleswoman looked at my face and said I didn't have to put the old one back on :)
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    Apr. 14, 2014, 01:56 PM
    axl replied to a thread Sister issues :( in Off Topic
    Thanks for the advice everyone. I am so much happier just avoiding her, but I don't like myself much for it if that makes sense. It's a little late...
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    Apr. 14, 2014, 01:00 PM
    I think one of the best examples I've ever seen of American vs European style was the 2006 WEG final at Aachen. I can't find it on YouTube, but...
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    Apr. 14, 2014, 11:55 AM
    I really think it's cyclical. I've been here since 2000 ( lost my old name somehow in '08) and, if you stay off the political threads ;) not much has...
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    Apr. 14, 2014, 11:41 AM
    axl replied to a thread Suicide Epidemic? in Off Topic
    Social media can't be helping, either. I was miserable in HS, and getting to the barn was the only place I could relax. If I had had to deal with...
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    Apr. 14, 2014, 11:01 AM
    axl replied to a thread Sister issues :( in Off Topic
    I think I'm just going to stay out of it. The last time we even spoke was at a big family party last year. She came over the night before with a...
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    Apr. 13, 2014, 10:28 PM
    axl replied to a thread Art that moves you. in Off Topic
    Love the Peiades sculpture! If I had a kid, I'd do the nursery in Blue Horse paintings: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Marc-blue_horse.jpg
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    Apr. 13, 2014, 10:15 PM
    axl replied to a thread Sister issues :( in Off Topic
    Thanks Coreene, you always give the best advice :)
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    Apr. 13, 2014, 09:32 PM
    axl started a thread Sister issues :( in Off Topic
    I have four sisters. One I have completely cut out of my life because, frankly, she's a bitch. She prides herself on being frank, but that really...
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    Apr. 12, 2014, 01:03 AM
    I have a grandfather clause unlimited data plan on my phone, and WITHOUT changing any settings it automatically switches to wifi whenever possible....
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    Apr. 11, 2014, 11:50 PM
    There's a good spot for gyros in Lorton right off 95, we try to hit that for lunch when we head from Baltimore to Raleigh.
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    Apr. 10, 2014, 10:50 PM
    axl replied to a thread Chefs knife in Off Topic
    Thanks Simkie, that's it! Hate when I can't remember a word!
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    Apr. 10, 2014, 10:45 PM
    axl replied to a thread steak recipes in Off Topic
    Make sure your stove hood works on high first or you'll set off every smoke detector! Ask me how I know and re-learned a few times ;)
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    Apr. 10, 2014, 01:45 AM
    axl replied to a thread steak recipes in Off Topic
    Montreal steak seasoning is always good. I do a roast (tritip is best, but any nice round works) thin slivers of garlic tossed in salt and thyme, cut...
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    Apr. 9, 2014, 11:36 PM
    During my two brief forays into France I fell back on some barely remembered high school French. Having made an atrocious effort, I was very...
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    Apr. 9, 2014, 11:05 PM
    axl replied to a thread Chefs knife in Off Topic
    I have Wusthof, and they come "not fully sharpened." Half of my set is going to a sharpener tomorrow. My parents have cutco, and after 20 years I...
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    Apr. 8, 2014, 02:14 PM
    I certainly endured 26 years of misery or no support. It's fabulous to be comfortable AND have the girls upheld as well. (I call them "Canadian" now,...
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    Apr. 8, 2014, 01:52 PM
    Thanks AliCat. J. Alane's should send their commission to you ;) Still hope to get to your store one day.
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    Apr. 8, 2014, 01:38 PM
    315 and 2331 are the numbers on the tag.
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    Apr. 8, 2014, 01:15 PM
    Thanks to AliCat's suggestion last year, I went to J. Alane's in Raleigh and found a Chantelle 38DDD that has seriously improved my life! I can't...
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    Apr. 6, 2014, 08:54 PM
    What goes with Parelli? Peppermint schnapps for pepperoni?
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    Apr. 6, 2014, 07:28 PM
    I think perhaps one day I'll just take a shot of Grand Marnier every time GM is mentioned on COTH. Even though I've mentioned him myself ;)
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    Apr. 5, 2014, 11:10 PM
    A fellow soldier in my basic training class told me I had the biggest balls in the company. Since I'm female, I took that as a huge compliment :) ...
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    Apr. 4, 2014, 10:06 AM
    RobinL, most of the people there didn't even speak, the judge just listened to the ticketing officer, looked at the driving record, and made a...
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    Apr. 4, 2014, 09:21 AM
    I just went through this in Emporia, VA. Every single person with a good driving record got dropped to a non-moving violation and just had to pay the...
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    Apr. 4, 2014, 01:46 AM
    axl replied to a thread Phrases that annoy in Off Topic
    Not any specific phrase, but dangling modifiers are everywhere and make me grind my teeth. When you begin a sentence with a modifier, the noun it...
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    Apr. 2, 2014, 02:08 AM
    Contribute what you feel. If it's someone you barely know, don't pitch in. Maybe I am unkind, but I only support people/causes that matter to me. I...
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