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  1. Portland How may of us reading Just mercy? 3-30-2016 9:56pm (23 replies)
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    • Me. I just finished it. 3-30-2016 9:56pm
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      • Only on chapter 4, Just starte Yesterday but wow!! 3-30-2016 9:57pm
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        • It is an incredible book. I'm in awe of him! 3-30-2016 9:57pm
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          • Are you the poster who wanted the book club? Im the poster who said pick the board and book. 3-30-2016 9:58pm
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            • Yes. 3-30-2016 9:59pm
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              • Nice. Let's pick names for oursleves? or use our real ones? 3-30-2016 10:00pm
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                • I'm Steph. 3-30-2016 10:00pm
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                  • Erica. NIce to meet you! Truth be told, I have no idea how a book club works 3-30-2016 10:01pm
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                    • Id like to know why you picked this book 3-30-2016 10:02pm
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                      • I'm interested in the idea of juvenile justice and prison reform. I live in an area where private prisons are the norm and it scares me how much is spent on incarceration. 3-30-2016 10:04pm
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                    • Nice to meet you, too. I know how they don't work- I actually like reading the books. 3-30-2016 10:02pm
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                      • one of my kid is calling me, brb. w=but would love to know what had drawn you to this book.topic 3-30-2016 10:04pm
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                        • I do like non fiction. I think we lost sight of rehabilitation in prison and are simply punitive. We also have a great deal of people who have significant mental health issues in...(more) 3-30-2016 10:07pm
                          jail.
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                          • I'd like to hear your thoughts so far. I'm keeping this post stickied. 3-30-2016 10:09pm
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                            • I grew up in a very blue collar town, now live in a very white UMC area. when I said that I had the book on my kindle, I was wrong, It was a differnet book. I drive 30 miles...(more) 3-30-2016 10:16pm
                              round trip daily and have been listening as an audio book with my almost 12 year old.
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                              • The few chapters we have listen too, have been.... gut wrenching. (sp) for both me and my my son. 3-30-2016 10:17pm
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                                • I think, for me,these few chapters have sparked the justice for humanity that has laid dormant in me for a time. ( loss of parents, kids with learning disabilities). it came at...(more) 3-30-2016 10:20pm
                                  the right time. I am grateful to you for suggesting it
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                                  • Thanks! I really think we have to deal with the underlying issues-abuse, drugs, mental illness, racism, poverty. A friend with whom I used to teach now works at a juvenile...(more) 3-30-2016 10:24pm
                                    detention center and these kids are behind the eight ball from the beginning.
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                                    • I just started working with refugees. Women. Maybe because that is a place of familarity (the woman part). But I would love to work with juveniles. as I said, I am only a bit into...(more) 3-30-2016 10:41pm
                                      the book. and the author's account with the police and his thought to run. That's what I would have done. Really glad your brought this out
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                                      • Let's talk again tomorrow. 3-30-2016 10:44pm
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                                        • Great! 3-30-2016 10:51pm
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                                          • I finally finished! When should we talk again? 4-7-2016 5:24pm
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    • what is the book? 4-7-2016 5:32pm
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  2. Portland Do you like your own posts? It never occured to me to do so. Maybe I shoul start! 3-30-2016 6:51pm (0 replies)
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  3. Portland Going "home" to see my BBFs from 5th grade this weekend. Looking forward to seeing those crazy 2! 3-30-2016 6:49pm (0 replies)
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  4. Portland Book Club members on? I am on chapter4 of Just Mercy, I am loving it! I have cried, have been outraged and it's awoken some long put away desires to stand up for those who don't a...(more) 3-30-2016 6:35pm (0 replies)
    fair shot.
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  5. Portland Good deal? 22 hours over one week of horseback riding lessons for $250? Ds is interested in trying it out. 3-28-2016 11:18pm (3 replies)
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    • that sounds like a lot of hours to pack into one week. if you are a beginner, won't you be sore as hell? 3-28-2016 11:19pm
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      • It's 4 hours a day. 3-28-2016 11:20pm
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        • i mean, moneywise it sounds like a great deal, if you feel confident about doing that many hours in one week go for it. 3-28-2016 11:23pm
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  6. Portland Leaving a job and have 17 unused personal/sick days. Would you take a few or just get paid out for them? 3-28-2016 11:06pm (5 replies)
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    • Get PAID!! 3-28-2016 11:07pm
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    • make sure you dont have to take them. 3-28-2016 11:12pm
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      • I don't have to, but I get a set rate for the buy back. 3-28-2016 11:13pm
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        • that's incredible. get paid. 3-28-2016 11:14pm
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  7. Portland Is this the book club board? Anyone on? 3-28-2016 10:42pm (4 replies)
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    • Ya bitch 3-28-2016 10:42pm
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    • I'm here. 3-28-2016 10:42pm
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    • ok, so what are we reading first? 3-28-2016 10:43pm
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  8. Portland First post of the ybm book club. What would you like to discuss? 3-28-2016 10:34pm (8 replies)
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  9. Portland New college board arrival here 8-17-2015 6:43pm (1 reply)
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    • Great! Let's keep this going. 8-17-2015 7:29pm
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  10. Portland What is Quinnipiac like? 8-17-2015 6:42pm (1 reply)
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    • they love a good poll 8-17-2015 6:44pm
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  11. Portland Anyone want to start a college board here? 8-17-2015 6:40pm (13 replies)
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    • i'm in. 8-17-2015 6:43pm
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      • Great! Let's start trying to get people here from Toddler over the next week or so. How old is your dc? 8-17-2015 6:44pm
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        • 16. (college next year) 8-17-2015 6:44pm
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          • So going into 12th? 8-17-2015 6:44pm
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            • yes. 8-17-2015 6:44pm
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              • So you'll be in the throes of it. I have twins, going into 11th. Big decision now is whether to take SATs or ACTs. One twin did diag and did better in ACTs so she'll go with...(more) 8-17-2015 6:46pm
                that. Not sure about the other.
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      • ^^ but let's all be civilized and helpful 8-17-2015 6:44pm
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        • OP: oh, absolutely. 8-17-2015 6:44pm
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    • I'm here! - Ds starts in 2 weeks 8-17-2015 6:44pm
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      • Where is he going? 8-17-2015 6:45pm
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        • He has learning issues so we only looked at schools with support. Lynn University in Florida. 8-17-2015 6:45pm
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          • Good luck to him (and you). You'll have to post how it goes. 8-17-2015 6:47pm
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          • np - You'll be useful for those wondering about colleges for their kids who need a bit more support 8-18-2015 11:20am
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  12. Portland Welcome to the new Middle East board! 7-30-2014 12:35pm (0 replies)
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  13. Portland Any thoughts on camp encore / coda in maine for 12 yo dd? 1-9-2014 1:41pm (0 replies)
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  14. Portland How did Ben Affleck end up with that hag Garner? 11-11-2013 10:37pm (2 replies)
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    • How did garner settle for affleck, wasn't she with Scott foley? 11-11-2013 10:39pm
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      • Scott Foley's second wife is purdy... 7-30-2014 7:38pm
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  15. Portland MAJOR NETWORK LOOKING TO HELP FAMILIES...(more) 6-25-2013 8:21pm (6 replies)
    Are you feeling stressed and overworked? Has your work life kept you from missing quality time with your family? Do you feel like your family has become disconnected and would like some help in a fun and creative way? If so, wed love to talk to you!

    A major television network is currently casting families that wish to grow closer together and rediscover the true meaning of family.

    Please send us your name, age, occupation, city/state, contact information, and tell us why you think you & your family would be perfect for this opportunity. Please include photos of yourself and your family as well.

    Email to: FamilyShowCasting2013@gmail.com
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    • this would be my worst nightmare 6-25-2013 8:22pm
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    • ha ha ha you know this is a show where the poor families will be shown in their worst light 6-25-2013 8:24pm
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      • i know a recipe for social suicide and possibly divorce 6-25-2013 8:25pm
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      • - no subject -...(more) 6-25-2013 8:26pm
        We're not looking to demean any social class. We're just looking for families who may be having an internal conflict.
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        • who wants to air their internal conflicts? especially people here. why we come to anon website. you should post on craigslist or take an ad out in a ny mag 6-25-2013 8:27pm
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          • ^^^people who want to act, or have something to sell may play the game. 6-25-2013 8:28pm
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  16. Portland Here 11-17-2012 11:47pm (0 replies)
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  17. Portland I want to plant some trees: maple, dogwood. would you go to a garden center to buy one, or do you have to hire a landscaper to get a large tree like that? 4-12-2012 9:03pm (3 replies)
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    • you would be able to buy a 2-3 yr old tree from a nursery. 4-12-2012 9:05pm
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    • Friends of Trees plant in your area? plantitportland.com You can order and they come plant it. 10-24-2012 8:15pm
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  18. Portland Would a dogwood tree be terrible for a person with spring allergies? 4-12-2012 8:54pm (2 replies)
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  19. Portland Does anyone post to the Portland board? i want to take it for Portland Maine. 4-12-2012 8:40pm (6 replies)
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    • but who's going to post on there? 4-12-2012 8:41pm
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      • me, other people from Maine. There are a handful of us. 4-12-2012 8:42pm
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    • city boards seem to be taken over by other groups... 4-12-2012 8:42pm
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      • yes, like cleveland for cheaters... 4-12-2012 8:43pm
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        • cleveland is for cheaters? 7-14-2014 2:31pm
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    • But aren't you all related? Can't just email? 10-25-2012 5:02pm
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  20. Portland ok. I'm here. it's 2a 12-6-2011 10:47pm (14 replies)
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    • Hi sweetheart! it's TZ. WHAT is up with that chick? She is certifiably insane 12-6-2011 10:48pm
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      • she's a loon. 12-6-2011 10:49pm
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        • I swear I think she came right off the pages of pitts. 12-6-2011 10:53pm
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    • <Mt> OMG. this is so funny. We need to do this somewhere else. Can we get a private chat there? 12-6-2011 10:49pm
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      • 2a. No. We need to find a new home. that place is too huge. email me with any suggestions 12-6-2011 10:50pm
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      • We can do a 3-way private gmail chat. turn your green lamp on. 12-6-2011 10:50pm
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        • What about that woman who's been on the last few days? 12-6-2011 10:51pm
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          • Invite her! She is hottie! 12-6-2011 10:51pm
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            • I just sent a message. She's onboard. Give me a minute to add her. 12-6-2011 10:54pm
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        • ok. done 12-6-2011 10:51pm
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      • I'd like to try to frind another spot to play. it's just TOO huge. Even with they keywords we picked it's hard to find you ladies 12-6-2011 10:52pm
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        • We're chatting. see the green, you stud. 12-6-2011 10:53pm
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    • --------------I'm closing out this window--------- limit your posts to the greenchat. <Mt> 12-6-2011 10:55pm
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    • what is this? 7-14-2014 2:33pm
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  21. Portland Good idea, WW suggester. Regroup there. 11-20-2011 10:29am (5 replies)
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    • okie dokie 11-20-2011 10:29am
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    • To discuss weight or sex? I don't want to discuss sex. 11-20-2011 10:30am
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      • Weight 11-20-2011 10:30am
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        • So...why are you posting from Portland? 11-20-2011 10:31am
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          • np: right? i'm confused about what portland is supposed to be for now? 11-20-2011 10:32am
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  22. Portland Ok, does anyone know where there's an empty board? 11-20-2011 10:28am (2 replies)
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    • How many damned boards do the sex people need? 11-20-2011 10:28am
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    • Let's just meet on the WW board ... it's always slow and we can be non-WW "losers" 11-20-2011 10:29am
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  23. Portland Fellow fatties? Anyone home? 11-20-2011 10:22am (12 replies)
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    • Me! 11-20-2011 10:22am
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    • here 11-20-2011 10:23am
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    • Ok, which are your stats, are you ok with it, or what are you trying to change? 11-20-2011 10:23am
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      • I'm 5'3", 185. I can eat very well and exercise well for weeks, even months at a time, but then I blow it and undo all the good I did. Meanwhile my weight is creeping up. 11-20-2011 10:24am
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      • 177, need to be 140. Have hated it for years, but haven't been successful at sticking with anything. I'm feeling very determined right now and I hope it lasts. 11-20-2011 10:24am
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    • 5'2" 165 11-20-2011 10:26am
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    • ah ... we need to pick a different board .... scroll down please. 11-20-2011 10:26am
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      • It's a sex chat board? 11-20-2011 10:27am
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      • Oh shit. 11-20-2011 10:28am
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    • WE SHOULD JUST USE THE WW BOARD ... IT'S VERY SLOW AND NOT JUST FOR PEOPLE ON THE WW PROGRAM 11-20-2011 10:28am
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      • ^^^^ lol, didn't mean to yell. ... fat and loud, oy. 11-20-2011 10:28am
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    • what's going on? Is this a sex chat? 11-20-2011 10:29am
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  24. Portland OK, I added Portland. Anyone else add it yet? 11-20-2011 10:21am (1 reply)
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    • what is portland going to be for, now? 11-20-2011 10:29am
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  25. Portland need nsa in nyc...dh 10-25-2011 5:31pm (0 replies)
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