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      7 years ago

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      Help Me Out With (Mint and Gum) Brand Names, Please

      7 years ago

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      How to court outside of my cultural norms?

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      Words of Comfort

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      7 years ago

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      Walking in Another's Shoes

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      8 years ago

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      Are there any instances of humour in Scriptures?

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    • Does anyone play (or remember) the board game
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      4 years ago

      Up until just over a year or so ago, I was able to play what I thought was a really cool game called "Cirondo."It was labelled as a strategy game along the lines of chess but with easier to understand navigation of pieces.It was on a round board with offset rings - offset meaning...

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      Should forum trolls be given the same rights as human beings?

      8 years ago

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      Is anyone aware that there are "schools" and "traditions"?

      8 years ago

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      Has anyone else ended up with an expletive-drawing hub?

      8 years ago

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    • No Christmas Celebration
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      No Christmas Celebration

      7 years ago

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      Do We Respond Without Critical ThinkingAre We Qualified To Respond?

      9 years ago

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      8 years ago

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