What does the Equal sign on the body mean in these videos?

ecp

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I’m Deaf, not an interpreter but based on the words of the song I’d end the lines on “want” as in “you can’t always get what you want”.
I grew up in a SEE school so I’m not perfect with ASL. The body “equal” (hands in 5 shape pointing at eachother while the hands are brought to the torso)
 

zephren

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She is signing SATISFIED. "You have many wants but won't be satisfied/get satisfaction." Not sure I would translate it that way but it does make conceptual sense.
 
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ecp

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Thanks. I definitely wouldn’t sign it that way because the song says nothing about satisfaction (that is a different song). It almost seems like interpreting like that assumes that we Deaf people can’t figure out the meaning of the song (which isn’t you won’t be satisfied, it’s that you can’t always get what you want and that is life).
 
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