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  1. Toddler German is an ugly language. 1 hr 42 min ago (29 replies)
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    • dutch and hebrew are worse 1 hr 41 min ago
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      • hebrew is beautiful 1 hr 38 min ago
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        • Nooooo Hebrew is ugly (np) 1 hr 36 min ago
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    • So? 1 hr 41 min ago
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      • So you are ugly. 1 hr 39 min ago
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      • People who respond with "so?" on an already pointless chat board should be kicked in the face. 1 hr 38 min ago
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    • I'll see your German and raise you CANTONESE 1 hr 40 min ago
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      • Cantonese? Do you speak it? 1 hr 39 min ago
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        • a tiny bit. like to get around in a taxi 1 hr 37 min ago
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    • Welsh sounds like cat sneezes. 1 hr 40 min ago
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    • Weird, but I learned to like the sound of it when I lived there. 1 hr 39 min ago
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    • I don't find it ugly at all 1 hr 39 min ago
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      • It's so guttural. 1 hr 38 min ago
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        • Not really. I lived there for three years and I don't associate it that way at all 1 hr 35 min ago
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          • I posted above you. I took a lot of yoga classes when I lived there and I found it so soothing. 1 hr 34 min ago
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            • Funny. Where did you live? 1 hr 32 min ago
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              • Berlin (I'm saying it in my head with a German accent). You? 1 hr 31 min ago
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    • Russian is 1 hr 38 min ago
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    • I feel this way about French too. But I know I'm in the minorty. 1 hr 37 min ago
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    • People who don't speak it will find it ugly. Same with Russian 1 hr 36 min ago
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      • No I think most people find it ugly vs French and many other languages that don't sound like your about to hock a loogie each time you say a word. 1 hr 34 min ago
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        • I think French is an annoying language 1 hr 33 min ago
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          • ^but i don't speak it. I can speak German and Russian 1 hr 32 min ago
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    • i just had to work with a polish interpreter last week. that's language is no song either 1 hr 27 min ago
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  2. Toddler How hard is it to make gravlax? 1 hr 43 min ago (15 replies)
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    • not hard at all. I make it all the time. I use salt, dill, a little sugar, peppercorns, and vodka. 1 hr 42 min ago
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      • how big a piece do you make? for what occasions? What do you serve with it? 1 hr 41 min ago
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        • I use one of those big pieces of salmon from costco. We just eat it plan. We usually have some in the fridge. My kids like it as a snack. 1 hr 40 min ago
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        • np. I make a giant piece and cut it into smaller pieces and freeze it 1 hr 38 min ago
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          • oh can you do that? that's so smart. we always eat the giant slab. 1 hr 37 min ago
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            • I buy two matching slabs, cure it nd when its ready cut it inot however many piecies I want and freeze lots of pieces. that way I can just pull one out of the freezer when I need...(more) 1 hr 36 min ago
              it. also the freezing kills any bacteria in the fish
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              • nice. how long do you sure it for? 1 hr 34 min ago
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    • incredibly easy 1 hr 39 min ago
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    • Easy but takes a few days. Serve it with good black bread and mustards 1 hr 39 min ago
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      • ick not mustard. a mustard based sauce 1 hr 38 min ago
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        • np horseradish mayo 1 hr 37 min ago
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          • mustard based sauce is btter 1 hr 37 min ago
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    • I used to love making it. Mark Bittman has a good recipe. I think I'll make some for Christmas. 1 hr 33 min ago
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  3. Toddler Did you see Bad Moms? Is that your life 1 hr 43 min ago (1 reply)
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  4. Toddler Any deals on iPhone 7? 1 hr 43 min ago (0 replies)
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  5. Toddler I want some cute canisters for the kitchen- any recs? 1 hr 43 min ago (4 replies)
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    • What are you storing in them? 1 hr 42 min ago
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      • Flour, sugar, coffee 1 hr 38 min ago
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    • home goods 1 hr 41 min ago
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    • World market!!! They have some super cute ones 1 hr 29 min ago
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  6. Toddler This post has been deleted. 1 hr 44 min ago (0 replies)
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  7. Toddler Toddler Why isn't congress screaming in opposition to this lunatic? That is scarier than anything. No one is going to challenge him? ( 1 hr 44 min ago (14 replies)
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    • This is how dictatorships work... 1 hr 44 min ago
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    • THEY WANT TO rubber stamp ryan's agenda. They have trump now, they can do what they want. Congress is under 1 group. There are no more checks and balances 1 hr 43 min ago
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    • First, he's not yet in office. Second, they're Republicans too. 1 hr 43 min ago
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      • can't Obama do something? 1 hr 42 min ago
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        • Like what? 1 hr 40 min ago
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          • wow. We were in stereo. ;) 1 hr 39 min ago
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        • Like what? 1 hr 40 min ago
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          • like call tomorrow and say, "donald, you need to stop tweeting." 1 hr 39 min ago
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            • kidding, right? 1 hr 39 min ago
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            • Do you hear how silly you sound? 1 hr 38 min ago
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              • op: no. I don't sound silly. I sound like a normal person. Personally, I would arrest him for being too crazy to run a country. for stupidity + insanity. 1 hr 36 min ago
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                • That makes great sense. I'm sure there must be a crime in there some where. 1 hr 34 min ago
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                • Arrest him? What would the charge be? 1 hr 31 min ago
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    • How are they going to do anything right now? He's not the president yet. 1 hr 42 min ago
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  8. Toddler I want more of those buffalo pretzels. Ok? 1 hr 44 min ago (0 replies)
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  9. Toddler The protestors at Standing Rock won! 1 hr 45 min ago (9 replies)
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    • I'm so happy for them 1 hr 44 min ago
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    • I feel lik Admrial Akbar "IT"S A TRAP!" really. The pipline company can still go through and just pay fines. They could also be doing this to calm things down and then when Trumpo...(more) 1 hr 44 min ago
      gets in WHAM! they are back. really, I don't think it's over yet
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      • That sucks. I thought it was the one nice news story this week 1 hr 43 min ago
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        • Well, The far right dude in Austira last so go with that. 1 hr 42 min ago
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      • There was a band at my college called Admiral Akbar. 1 hr 41 min ago
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    • I don't care. 1 hr 43 min ago
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    • I LOVE that you just realized this. you have been off social media! 1 hr 43 min ago
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  10. Toddler TWD>>...(more) 1 hr 45 min ago (1 reply)
    >>>really? he didn't just kill him? so annoying
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    • Megan is a pussy 1 hr 44 min ago
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  11. Toddler There is a new movie out called "Office Christmas party".. can't belive i want to see that 1 hr 45 min ago (5 replies)
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    • Why? 1 hr 44 min ago
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    • I can't believe you want to see it either. 1 hr 44 min ago
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    • It looks terrible 1 hr 44 min ago
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    • It looks funny 1 hr 44 min ago
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    • I am going to my office christmas party in a few weeks and I would like to see that movie the same weekend. it better still be out. 1 hr 40 min ago
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  12. Toddler Anyone know someone with prostate cancer dx in 70s? how are they doing? 1 hr 45 min ago (6 replies)
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    • I know two people who are doing fine. They can no longer have sex but they are grateful for life. 1 hr 44 min ago
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      • Tragic! How are they handelunv that? 1 hr 41 min ago
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        • that, my friend, is not tragic 1 hr 41 min ago
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        • its hardly tragic. Death is tragic. 1 hr 41 min ago
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    • prostate cancer is really common but it actually is pretty low mortality, especially the kind that's most common in elderly people 1 hr 39 min ago
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    • My grandfather lived with it for at least ten years and it isn't what killed him 1 hr 38 min ago
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  13. Toddler Was Prince Phillip really an ass behind the scenes? 1 hr 46 min ago (4 replies)
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    • I'm sure 1 hr 46 min ago
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    • Totally. Still is. 1 hr 45 min ago
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    • Sure, he was 1 hr 45 min ago
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    • Didn't he ask some lady if she was on welfare? 1 hr 44 min ago
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  14. Toddler Do you send an email to thank the host when your kid has a sleepover? 1 hr 47 min ago (18 replies)
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    • Yes 1 hr 47 min ago
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    • email or text 1 hr 47 min ago
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    • No, I thank in person 1 hr 46 min ago
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      • interesting....when yuour child is 12 and coming and going under her own steam to said sleepover....will you stop by to express your thanks? 1 hr 41 min ago
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        • 12 year olds don't need to be dropped off? 1 hr 40 min ago
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        • How is your 12yo getting everywhere on her own? 1 hr 39 min ago
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          • in manhattan, she walks, or takes the bus. 1 hr 37 min ago
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    • No, because I'm so close with the parents...we don't need to do that with each other. 1 hr 46 min ago
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    • i sent my thanks in the group text when she sent the photos. 1 hr 45 min ago
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      • Could you be any lazier if you tried? 1 hr 44 min ago
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        • Do you want an engraved note? np 1 hr 43 min ago
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          • There are many options in between 1 hr 42 min ago
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          • The other woman hosts, takes pictures, sends pictures and this mom just responds to it to say thank you? 1 hr 42 min ago
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            • yes, that's right. that's what I did and that's what the 10 other moms on the group text did. 1 hr 40 min ago
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              • ^6and I myself would expect nothing more. it's a sleepover. I'm not adopting the kid. it's enough. 1 hr 40 min ago
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            • So what do you want exactly? 1 hr 39 min ago
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            • Sounds good to me 1 hr 35 min ago
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        • or...know what/ my child was invited there. In this situation, along with 10 other girls. It's not like I said, hey, woman I barely know but definitely like, dh adn I are going...(more) 1 hr 42 min ago
          to turks and caicos and I totally forgot to find a place for dd to sleep...also, I got her child a very lovely birthday gift. I said thank you....so you can fuck right off.
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  15. Toddler My dear friends DH needs a new kidney. His 2nd transplant. She was just about to give one up in an exchange program to move him up the list. But a friend called tonight and...(more) 1 hr 47 min ago (35 replies)
    someone's brother is on life support and they are taking him off and he's getting a kidney tomorrow!
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    • They are a match? Can u decide who gets it? 1 hr 47 min ago
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      • Yes and yes. It's seriously like a miracle. 1 hr 46 min ago
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        • Wow 1 hr 46 min ago
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        • yes such a miracle that someone had a motorcycle accident. 1 hr 40 min ago
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          • You are right. Her friends dh should die. Good idea. 1 hr 39 min ago
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    • that's incredible. how long did his first kidney last? 1 hr 46 min ago
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      • 11 years. He's felt so bad about needing another but they have a 14 yo and a 12 yo. He needs it 1 hr 45 min ago
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    • Oh my goodness good luck to him and your friend. 1 hr 46 min ago
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    • Oh happy sad! I'm happy for your friend but sad for your other friend 1 hr 46 min ago
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    • thats awesome. I thought you were going to ask a ybm to donate one. 1 hr 46 min ago
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    • That is great, but I think it is weird about celebrating someone being taken off life support. Temper your enthusiasm, please. 1 hr 45 min ago
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      • I don't know that person or his brother. Motorcycle accident. It's a blessing that his organs can help others 1 hr 44 min ago
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      • Stop. Just stop. 1 hr 44 min ago
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        • Waiting for an organ is hoping that a healthy person dies. You can't get around that.' 1 hr 43 min ago
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          • Obviously. This poster above is an idiot. 1 hr 42 min ago
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          • Op: that's not true. Most kidneys come from alive people 1 hr 42 min ago
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      • Oh fuck off - she's not celebrating, dumbass 1 hr 44 min ago
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        • Um, she should be happy. But her op sounded like "yay someone is being taken off life support" 1 hr 42 min ago
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          • No. read it. It was happy he's getting a kidney. And she should be happy. 1 hr 38 min ago
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      • STFU asshole 1 hr 44 min ago
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      • dumb bitch 1 hr 43 min ago
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      • Oh shut the hell up. 1 hr 42 min ago
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    • That's so bittersweet. Someone else is losing a brother, son, friend, Dh, father 1 hr 44 min ago
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      • We know this. And someone is gaining it. 1 hr 43 min ago
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      • Op: yes it is sad. 1 hr 43 min ago
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        • Your op did not reflect the duality of the situation. Have some respect. I am happy for your friends dh, but remember at what cost. 1 hr 41 min ago
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          • Op: God, you are such a FUCKING downer 1 hr 40 min ago
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            • You are selfish. 1 hr 39 min ago
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              • I agree. Her friends dh should die. Let's make it even. Happy? Go fuck off. 1 hr 39 min ago
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                • No, I am glad about the kidney, but her insensitivity to the person who is dying is messed up. 1 hr 37 min ago
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              • You're an asshole. Bye 1 hr 39 min ago
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          • Go away. 1 hr 40 min ago
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      • I'm the OR and didn't write any of the other replies after this btw! ^ 1 hr 35 min ago
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    • My kids' former gym teacher had a fall and went on life support this weekend. Yesterday she donated her lungs, liver and both kidneys. I am friends with her daughter on FB and it...(more) 1 hr 32 min ago
      Is amazing how they wanted their mom to give the gift of life to these people.
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  16. Toddler What are your DH's favorite desserts? 1 hr 47 min ago (29 replies)
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    • Key lime pie 1 hr 47 min ago
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    • Ice cream 1 hr 46 min ago
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      • Why are you disliking his favorite dessert? Do you think it will change his mind? 1 hr 43 min ago
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      • Ditto. Not a big sweet tooth 1 hr 37 min ago
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    • Chocoalate stuff. Not my favorites at all. I prefer fruit based desserts so we are at odds a lot. 1 hr 46 min ago
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      • Give me examples 1 hr 45 min ago
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        • Chocolate mousse, chocolate mousse pie, chocolate cake, anything with frosting...and flourless chocolate cake...I like apple pie, Apple crisp, Leon tarts, pear tarts with...(more) 1 hr 43 min ago
          almonds...creme brûlée, pot de creme, berries with zabalgnone
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          • You should try peaches in Sauternes 1 hr 42 min ago
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            • I would eat that...love poached pears in Marsala wine, pineapple upside down cakes...anything with fruit. 1 hr 42 min ago
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          • Fluor,dss chocolate cake is the worst 1 hr 42 min ago
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            • I am sooooo over it but I am not a chocolate fan. Fwiw, I make a great one but I never would eat it 1 hr 41 min ago
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    • Napoleon 1 hr 45 min ago
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    • He loves a Tres Leches cake and tiramisu. 1 hr 45 min ago
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      • Those are great. 1 hr 40 min ago
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    • hot fudge sundae, choco cream pie, lemon meringue 1 hr 41 min ago
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    • chocolate creme brulee 1 hr 40 min ago
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      • This post has been deleted. 1 hr 39 min ago
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    • Ice cream cake. It's all about the crunchies. 1 hr 40 min ago
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      • This post has been deleted. 1 hr 39 min ago
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        • Why? I'm not married to a girl. He loves his carvel. I'm cool with that. I'll take the fancy girl desserts. He can enjoy fudgey the whale. Hell, I can too. 1 hr 37 min ago
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    • apple pie, appple crisp, brownies, chocolate pie, choc chip cookies 1 hr 36 min ago
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  17. Toddler Negan is so over the top. I'm hating this show. 1 hr 47 min ago (5 replies)
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    • I stopped watching it this season. It goes nowhere and it is annoys. 1 hr 45 min ago
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      • This is the only season. 1 hr 44 min ago
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    • Ditto. X1000 1 hr 45 min ago
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    • We stopped watching after the first episode this season 1 hr 45 min ago
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    • Incredibly boring. 1 hr 44 min ago
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  18. Toddler How much time do guys invest in texting if they really do just want to be friends? 1 hr 48 min ago (2 replies)
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    • Depends on the guy. Some want an audience, someone to be interested in their lives. 1 hr 40 min ago
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      • Umm nice guy. Intoverted. Very intelligent 1 hr 38 min ago
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  19. Toddler Psychic Mom are you on now? 1 hr 48 min ago (0 replies)
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  20. Toddler Delos is my company you little piece of shit 1 hr 48 min ago (1 reply)
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    • who is Delos? 1 hr 47 min ago
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  21. Toddler Best place to buy furniture on line? 1 hr 48 min ago (1 reply)
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    • room and board. decent shipping and great returns if needed. white glove service rocks 1 hr 45 min ago
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  22. Toddler I'm invited to go to one of those painting and wine places with some women. Is it fun? I'm no artist. 1 hr 49 min ago (15 replies)
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    • Someone wanted me to do that too! I declined 1 hr 48 min ago
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    • Yes 1 hr 48 min ago
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    • i know i'll be flamed, but that looks so painful to me 1 hr 48 min ago
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      • ^just give me the fucking wine 1 hr 48 min ago
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        • I don't really drink. 1 hr 46 min ago
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    • I had a lot of fun, but I'm sure someone will say they are horrible. 1 hr 48 min ago
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    • it makes me stressed, but i have anxiety. once you let go it is fun. oddly, i never drink at those things. 1 hr 48 min ago
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      • ^ive done a mother daughter painting, and a class with my art outreach group (half who are actually fucking artists) 1 hr 47 min ago
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      • I'm not a big drinker and I have anxiety. I'm trying to branch out socially, so I want to go... but I don't. 1 hr 47 min ago
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        • Then you should (np). 1 hr 46 min ago
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        • doesn't seem like a good activity for someone w/ anxiety 1 hr 45 min ago
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          • first or above, if you can get past the initial phase and go with it, it is great. 1 hr 44 min ago
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    • It's silly and fun 1 hr 46 min ago
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    • The getting together and drinking part seems fun, but I never understand why everyone is doing the same damn painting. Lame. 1 hr 42 min ago
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      • OP: I can't imagine what I'm supposed to do with the painting. I'm supposed to go on Thursday, I hope it's not a christmas painting. 1 hr 41 min ago
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  23. Toddler Why is DT doing this? Every single person he is appointing is batshit crazy. 1 hr 49 min ago (7 replies)
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    • I know so odd and odder that the Reps probably will rubber stamp all of them to suck up to him so they can push their own agendas. Its' all gone nuts. 1 hr 48 min ago
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      • Not all appointments need senate approval. 1 hr 47 min ago
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    • Mattis is a good choice. The rest seem bad. 1 hr 48 min ago
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      • I think you need to read more on Mattis. This is a man who said killing was fun. He wants to go after Iran 1 hr 46 min ago
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        • ^^he also apparently left men to die. Also, he would need a waiver from Congress and he shoudln't get it 1 hr 45 min ago
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    • Batshit crazy=doesn't agree with your liberal views 1 hr 47 min ago
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      • No, that's actually not true. I am a liberal and I would understand if he appointed conservatives that were not insane. Every single one is controversial for extremism. 1 hr 40 min ago
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  24. Toddler What type of meds would be described for a 17yo w/ anxiety? 1 hr 50 min ago (42 replies)
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    • buspar 1 hr 50 min ago
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      • Np does not work, rarely used 1 hr 47 min ago
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        • It works incredibly well for my 10yo. It doesn't work for everyone but it also has no side effects so our doctor always tries it first with kids 1 hr 36 min ago
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          • Placebo effect. Which can be very helpful actually 1 hr 33 min ago
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            • np. ITA. i work in mental health and buspar is often seen as the drug you give someone who really really wants to be on a drug but probably doesn't really need it. but just having...(more) 1 hr 31 min ago
              it makes them feel better.
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              • That is absolutely not the case here. He is autistic. It without a doubt reduces his meltdowns due to anxiety. There are actually studies currently happening specifically to help...(more) 1 hr 28 min ago
                eith autistic behaviors. His psych thinks ssris are terrible for kids and are the third thing he tries only if the others don't work
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                • that is extremely unusual 1 hr 24 min ago
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                  • But it isn't. That why their are studies happening, because we are far from alone in seeing it help kids with autism and anxiety 1 hr 23 min ago
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                    • ^^or do you mean that his psych tries ssris last? 1 hr 22 min ago
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      • it would be very rare that this is prescribed before SSRIs. 1 hr 47 min ago
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    • an SSRI, probably Lexapro, and maybe a benzodiazepine depending on specific symptoms. i strongly suggest trying therapy first. 1 hr 49 min ago
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    • Can I ask the symptoms? I have a 17 yo without visible symptoms but he is vomiting daily 1 hr 48 min ago
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      • what do you mean visible symptoms? 1 hr 48 min ago
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      • That is visible 1 hr 47 min ago
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        • Not on its own 1 hr 47 min ago
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      • social issues, has trouble talking to people, always worries that i'm going to die 1 hr 46 min ago
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        • That is what I thought. 1 hr 46 min ago
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      • What does his doctor say? 1 hr 46 min ago
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        • No signs of anxiety but we are running out of possibilities. Maybe cyclical vomiting syndrome. 1 hr 45 min ago
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          • Have he tried therapy? 1 hr 44 min ago
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            • He doesn't have signs of anxiety. No social issues. Proclaims he is too laid back 1 hr 42 min ago
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    • Same thing that would be prescribed for an adult. 1 hr 48 min ago
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      • I would hope the focus would be more on antidepressants, less on benzos -np 1 hr 47 min ago
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        • that's not an adult vs. 17 year old issue 1 hr 46 min ago
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          • It should be. Klonopin etc still given out like candy by some psychiatrists, not great for kids 1 hr 45 min ago
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            • it's not great for adults either. not sure why you see this as a child vs. adult issue. 1 hr 44 min ago
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        • A doctor that gives benzos over a long period is not a good doctor 1 hr 46 min ago
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          • Agree. The stakes are even higher for underage patients 1 hr 44 min ago
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            • what happens the moment you turn 18 that changes the effects of benzodiazepines? 1 hr 43 min ago
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              • Who said the moment of being 18? I would think waiting at least until the brain is fully developed would decrease chances of addiction 1 hr 41 min ago
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                • you said underage patients. 18 is of age. the vast majority of people who take benzodiazepines do not experience addiction. they can be very useful and effective medications and...(more) 1 hr 39 min ago
                  there is no reason to avoid them altogether.
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                  • Yes they can. Why are you so literal? I mean kids first and foremost, and young adults I would think are poor candidates. It's not one size fits all and the protocols are not same...(more) 1 hr 38 min ago
                    Teen vs adults
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                    • oh, i didn't realize you were being figurative when you said "underage patients". protocols are actually exactly the same for a 17 year old and a 30 year old in terms of anxiety...(more) 1 hr 37 min ago
                      treatment.
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                      • I was thinking mostly in reference to alcohol, which has cross-tolerance with those drugs. 21. For example, but yes being a flexible thinker is a good thing 1 hr 34 min ago
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                        • i don't understand a single thing you just said 1 hr 33 min ago
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                          • Medicine is complicated. 1 hr 32 min ago
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                            • not really. you said the protocols are different, but they're not. i'm not sure what drinking has to do with it. 1 hr 32 min ago
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            • op here and i'm clueless. what are benzos? they won't prescribe him something like xanax, right? that's what i'm worried about 1 hr 42 min ago
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              • np xanax is a benzodiazepine, as is klonopin, ativan, valium, etc. they could very well prescribe benzodiazepines to manage short-term acute symptoms, but the primary, long-term...(more) 1 hr 41 min ago
                medication will be an SSRI to start. however, all medications can have side-effects, and learning how to manage anxiety via psychotherapy, particularly CBT, can be invaluable
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                • he's going to see a psychiatrist soon, i really hope something can help, and i agree, i don't want meds to be the answer. however, living w/ dh who also has anxiety and refuses...(more) 1 hr 39 min ago
                  to medicate makes me wonder.
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                  • there's nothing wrong with taking medication. they're great for lots of people. but they can also be shitty in a lot of ways so if it's possible to not use them that is, in my...(more) 1 hr 38 min ago
                    opinion, preferable.
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    • Klonipin and maybe sari 1 hr 39 min ago
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  25. Toddler What does your 10 yo ds want for Xmas? 1 hr 50 min ago (8 replies)
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    • anything related to a car wash. 1 hr 50 min ago
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    • a baseball bat 1 hr 50 min ago
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    • A guinea pig 1 hr 49 min ago
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    • she wants a new beanie hat, and a playstation game 1 hr 48 min ago
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    • Sneakers 1 hr 48 min ago
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