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    Wow! Been a long time! I joined here in 2006

    You're most welcome. That is truly the highest praise you can receive from a child, "Please follow us so we can still have you next year." Precious. All the best to you and yours.
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    Wow! Been a long time! I joined here in 2006

    I've been on here for two years but I see a lot of similar comments to yours. What was the sites dynamics in the past that you miss now? I hope like a lot of things, it all comes back around :)
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    Wow! Been a long time! I joined here in 2006

    Reading your response of resilience and persevering during a difficult with grace made me smile. You're right, the pandemic wasn't/hasn't been easy on all of us but I'm glad the school stepped up to help you teach so many. Teachers and Nurses are the salt of the earth, in my opinion. Thank you...
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    Need a device for deaf
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    How to become an ASL Interpreter

    Each states DOES have their own requirements; although there is nationwide accreditation. It is an expensive test so mastery is needed. Some states want a degree, some if you can pass the tests-cool. Some will hire you and give you time to get certified. What you do with it is up to you...
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    Who can accept long distance relationship?

    I have done long distance and didn't mind it. I'm independent and have good communication skills. It doesn't bother me much and people can stay faithful. Also, each couple can decide what that means to them. Can't say it always worked but it's not all bad. I am currently doing a sort of hybrid...
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    Looking for hope.

    I personally do not live with tinnitus. My partner does and it's a struggle for him at times. He finds ear buds helpful or some sort of white noise. Sleep or lack of seems to impact how loud it can be in a day, at least for him. I imagine a lot of nice folks on here could give you tips and...
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    Looking for hope.

    I'm sorry this is happening and hope you find some relief soon. I have seen some OTC meds that says it treat tinnitus; when I looked at the label it was mostly a lot of vitamins. Has anyone on here taken any of those products? I've been told ear buds distract from those sounds but I don't have...
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    tattooed terps

    Tattoos are NOT slovenly. They are self expression and healing for a lot of people. A person can have tattoos that can be covered up or not, their body, their choice. Who is anyone else to judge? We don't know their journeys. One terp that doesn't like tattoos is certainly not entitled to label...
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    How Often Do You Go To Gym?

    We sound similar. I live way out in the country. I walk about an hour and use a plank app. There is an app that makes Plank work outs starting at Beginner, Intermediate, and Hard. It increases daily for a month on each setting.
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    Menopause talks

    I mean...the thread is aptly labeled. If you didn't wanna know, why click? Some have no one else to talk to about these things and we all need someone to talk to at times.
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    What are you thinking about? Part VIII

    A+? Well done! What a way to start the weekend.
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    It's an annual thing at my house; since I can remember. Popular enough, my sister asked me to make it yesterday for Easter. I hope everyone had a nice holiday; if it was one for you and yours.
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    All-time favorite Video Games

    I've always been a Nintendo fan myself; Zelda, Donkey Kong, Luigi's Mansion. All just so fun to play
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    What are you thinking about? Part VIII

    Best get to studying for you N.E.W.T.s Malfoy :) I'm a huge fan, too!