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I'm hoping to go on vacation in the winter one year, preferably to somewhere with white sand and warm water. I'm not rich, and I am concerned with safety.I'd like to visit somewhere and float in turquoise water that has colourful fish in it and white sand, but I don't have the money to stay anywhere very expensive. I'll be going by myself, so I am concerned about feeling secure at night (I've stayed in tents on beaches with groups of friends before, I wouldn't feel comfortable doing that by myself). I'd prefer the Western side of the map, as it'll save on plane tickets as well as avoid jet lag. I'm not sure where to go, and vacation sites and photos are often flat out lies. I'm fine with staying in hostels with bunk beds, but I have absolutely no interest in the loud music and drunk tourist aspect of beach going. The timing would be January or February, so not during the Christmas season. Any suggestions?

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Take a Look: An Oral History of Reading Rainbow

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Roger Moore – Saint, Persuader and the suavest James Bond – dies at 89. [The Guardian] "He was the epitome of the suave English gent, quipping sweatlessly in a bespoke three-piece suit, who enjoyed an acting career spanning eight decades. On Tuesday, Roger Moore's children announced his death at the age of 89 in Switzerland, saying: "he passed away today ... after a short but brave battle with cancer". Moore was best known for playing the third incarnation of James Bond as well as his roles in hit shows The Saint and The Persuaders. He also devoted a lot of his time to humanitarian work, becoming a Unicef goodwill ambassador in 1991."

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I'm currently on Day 29 of whole30. According to the rules of the program, I should spend the next ten days reintroducing foods to see if I have a reaction. The problem is, I don't feel much different (other than a little bit of weight loss)... so should I even bother?I would love to get some advice from folks who have done this with good or bad results. I am not on a tear to suddenly eat everything I couldn't eat for the last four weeks, but I am frustrated that a program called "whole30" is actually "whole40" where I have to spend 10 more days obsessing about certain ingredients. This is compounded by my fear that I will spend 10 days trying this and that and see no results. I feel like I did learn a lot about myself, and one of those lessons is that I don't really miss sugar. What I also learned is that obsessing over ingredients is very time consuming and cuts down on how social I can be since nearly every restaurant lacks compliant options.

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YANMD, and I've got an appointment but in the meantime: Why are my eyes very swollen, but not red, not painful, not crusty, not itchy, etc. My vision (which isn't great to start with) doesn't seem any different. So what could cause my eyes to be very swollen like someone punched me, but with no other symptoms?I had a cold or light flu about 10 days ago, and I definitely have had trouble completely getting rid of the stuffy nose part. It's about a 2 on a scale of 1-10, occasionally flaring up to an 8. But the end of my cold also coincided with warmer weather, which may have triggered my very, very light adult-onset allergies. I categorize my allergies as a 2 on a scale of 1-10, which means that though I go through periods of nasal stuffiness, it never rises to the level of taking any kind of medication. In most years, it's just something I notice, shrug about, and then move on. So I don't know if my stuffy nose is about a lingering cold, or just allergies. Back to my eyes: they're definitely getting a bit worse each day (which is why I finally made a doc appointment). One friend had told me to wash my eyelids with special "eyelid wash wipes" from the drugstore. Tried that for the last couple of days, without any difference. Googling about swollen eyes only shows me problems that always come along with pain, crustiness, weeping, etc. Thoughts?

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I love movies, the darker and more complex the better. I also drink true-crime podcasts like water and read as much history as I can keep my eyes open for... help me find movies I won't nitpick my way out of enjoying...I love movies, the darker and more complex the better. (And TV. When're the next five seasons of The Wire coming out again?) I also drink true-crime podcasts like water, read as much history as I can keep my eyes open for, and love studying a bunch of different western languages (especially differences between translation and direct-translation). So... I end up grouching through a lot of movies for historical inaccuracies, non-sensical plot points, or weird decisions with languages and accents (... watching Daniel Brühl yell back in English to his soldiers after they yelled to him in German when I saw The Zookeepers Daughter last night is one of the things that prompted me to write this question, and that's before we get to the mixture of accents...). Other things that take me out of movies are explosions that have people very bloody, but not actually mangled, clocks that speed and slow based on what act the movie is in (or for that matter, wounds that kill/injure based on the value of the character), anachronisms, or unexplained inconsistencies with accent/dialect, etc... I just hate watching a non-slapstick (... somehow it doesn't bother me as much with comedy) movie that I sit back and say "... that's not how that works..." What should I be watching? I don't mind setting aside some level of disbelief for the sake of the plot or universe-building - I enjoyed Luther which was practically a live-action cartoon and most of Engrenages which was almost a soap opera... but The Big Short, Der Untergang, The Night Manager... what else ya' got?

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I've created a nifty new (free) website that could be useful as a reference and research tool, and I would like to share it with librarians (university level, primarily). What blogs, mailing lists, forums, etc... could I politely and non-spamily reach out to that might be interested in sharing such a resource?The site is focused on social science, economics, and policy for the time being.

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Ran a 10K last Sunday. Have done 3 half marathons in past couple years. Can I train for a full by October/November, or should I stick to a couple of halfs? Priority: comfort.I stopped running last October ish to this February, started up again in March, ran the 10K last Sunday. I've run 3 half marathons and a couple 10ks before that, and the last half marathon I ran was in 2015. I felt good about the 10K, and am now wondering about a full marathon. *ominous music* If I continued training from now, could I get to a full marathon that is not totally unpleasant by next October or so? Should I just stick to a couple of half marathons this year? I guess my priority is whether it's possible to run a marathon distance comfortably by then, keeping in mind that I'm pretty good about sticking training, have no desire to push myself for a better time, and don't mind taking walk breaks. Or just, like, walking. I'm looking at races with 6-7 hour limits. (Everyone talks about "building a base" but the climate here makes running too cold and difficult from November to early March. If I run only half marathons and take the winter off, am I back to square one the next year? How long is the expiration date for a "base?" Do I still have a "base" from my half marathons 2 years ago?")

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We're going to Montreal this summer! We've been before but not for a decade, what's new and exciting and can't be missed? We like fine dining, secondhand menswear, homosexual bonhomie, tours of engineering projects, and the werid/unusual.

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How would learning R or python benefit me? I'm interested in a career perspective, hobby perspective, etc.I'm someone who gets bored easily and always wants to learn the next thing (in a work-related way). I'm thinking of learning R and/or python, but I'm not sure if it is worth the time? More than you want to know about this sock puppet: -I have a undergrad and grad degree in biological fields -I've been a medical writer for many years (along the lines of writing journal articles about drugs and clinical drug trials) - I like digging through the numerous journal articles and getting up to date -Currently a "science writer" -Earning ~ 80 K or so in a low cost part of the country My questions about the programs: -If I spend time learning the programs, could it mean a bump in salary (high cost of living places like NYC would need to be 100 K or more)? -What about very interesting work? -What about interesting open source data that I could explore for fun? Or if you have done this for fun, what have you found that makes it worth it? I have limited outside work time, but if I thought it = interesting work, or a bump in salary, I could make time. I've seen former answers, but I'm hoping for a snowflake answer (would it benefit my salary and/or career).

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Researcher Janelle Shane taught an AI neural network to generate and name new paint colors, based on the Sherman-Williams collection. It didn't go so well. Janelle Shane previously.

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Hi, everyone. I need help from someone who knows about the psychiatric system, and how to deal with them. I've been chronically psychotic for the past 5 years, and it ruined my life. I went from living a reasonably normal life with friends and boyfriends, to being completely isolated in an apartment that often smells like garbage, due to the fact that I'm too scared to get out. But due to my diagnosis, I don't get proper help. How can I convince the psychiatry that they are wrong?This post will be quite long, so I'll just state from the beginning, that an extended description of my symptoms is at the bottom of the page. The rest is just my experience with the psychiatry, and how they repeatedly refused to help me. My psychosis is slowly disappearing, but I'm still dropping out of school because of it, and given my misdiagnosis as asperger's, I'm quite sure that I won't get the help I need. And before anyone start touting what a great system we have, and how it's all about communication, remember that I have extensive experience with psychiatry on this exact subject, and how they dismissed me again and again. I'll just start at the evaluation that gave me asperger's to begin with. So, before my psychotic symptoms started, I had a couple of years where I just felt stranger and stranger. I would feel completely isolated and unable to concentrate, I would nearly die several times because I daydreamed so much that I never realised there were any cars, and though my social life existed, it suffered because I suddenly couldn't speak properly, and nothing felt real to me. I was dead inside. Those two years were hell, but when I finally seeked help, none of the psychiatrists seemed to take me seriously. Because some of the symptoms had always been there - just less severe - and they had some quotes from teachers about me when I was a child, the psychiatry just slapped an asperges's diagnosis on me and called it a day. The thing is, I was checked twice by mental health professionals as a child, and they all said I was "strange, but normal" - and all the quotes they had to prove thad I had been aspie from the beginning all had the same statement in different variants; just that I was quiet and withdrawn. I was also always a bookish, intellectual kid, and I was artistic as well. Nothing savant-like, but enough to be noticed; these interests were not really unusual and/or not shared with my friends, and they only got out of hand when I felt the need to hide due to abuse. I'd still say these are quite mild symptoms, especially given the fact that I was severely abused emotionally and physically every day at home, and bullied every day at school. I'd admit that I was a complete basket case at 15 years of age because of this, and from 12-15 couldn't function normally before I got to boarding school and learned that the world didn't hate me. I can't begin to list the ways my parents treated me differently as compared to my sister, but these are wounds that will never heal, no matter how much I whine about them. The pain never, ever goes away. Needless to say, my parents described me in demonic terms as usual, which didn't help me in the wrong diagnosis department. So, their only treatment plan was that I got someone to help me with "social skills"(in my journal, they listed "flat affect" as in issue; that was it). Of course, "the helper" told me that I wasn't asperges's after first meeting him, and that he'd call the psychiatry for reevaluation. They dismissed him. About right afterwards, my psychosis came out in full bloom, and in the three times I sought help in those five years, they all dismissed my obvious paranoid schizophrenia in various ways. They never had enough basis to diagnose me with asperger's themselves, but would become bewildered that I never fit into any diagnostic criteria, and then become relieved when they found that I already had a diagnosis. I've read what they wrote about me, and none of them describe me as socially awkward,(save for flat affect) none of them says that I had repetitive behaviour, and none of them talk about having weird interests. Their entire basis for asperger's was my 1) constant complaints about being paranoid,, 2) that I couldn't sustain any relationships anymore, and 3) that the world felt so unreal that I often could not even speak to people, 4) disorganised speech, concentration issues. The explanation? Good ol' asperger's girl just can't read social cues and is "stressed out". Of course, even I didn't know that I heard voices the first time I sought help; I just wanted help with my social phobia, so that I had confidence to go out again despite all the harassment(hallucinations) I constantly experienced. But the second time? The second time I was freaking out because if I looked at my hands too long at night, they world start to change form; that I knew that my fear of friends being malicious and out to get me were wrong, because it was just not logically possible; and finally, that I had heard my neighbour harass me and talk bad about me for months, only to angrily confront him and find out that he couldn't speak my language at all to begin with, and was a Syrian refugee. Only this last time that I sought help, would they offer me anti-psychotics, and that was because I asked for that, specifically. This was after an episode where I confronted(read: aggressively screamed and shouted at) a fellow student on why him and his friends kept talking about me, filming me, and sharing the files of embarrassing videos of me(that does not exist) via USB to the other classmates. I realised when I saw his reaction, that it had all been a delusion. I still have asperger's, though. I asked my psychologist why, and she said that you can't be a paranoid schizophrenic, and an aspie at the same time. It is impossible. And she still clings to the diagnosis(god knows why, I have no symptoms of asperger's that doesn't also coincide with schizophrenia) and every time I tell her about a problem, she speaks to me in the way you would to a person with asperger's. These are usually problems related to psychosis, or other known schizophrenia-traits. I've read about both diagnoses, and I'm quite textbook schizophrenic, or at least schizotypal. She knows that it has lasted for five years, yet she takes it incredibly lightly and seems more interested in how I can organise my daily life(aspie problems) than how to make the voices go away. She says that it is not schizophrenia, because the voices don't come from inside my head; I do not hear a voice tell me what to do; the only voices hat constantly comments on me, are from existing noises, like actual people or the wind, or at least what I believe to be existing noises(ha ha.). I simply have to get another diagnosis, or I won't be taken seriously, ever. I've only been able to crawl my way through college because I was lucky, seems to be a bright person, and got good grades, so they ignored that I was only there a few hours a week(those hours were there were almost no people on buses and in school, so that I wouldn't hear so many people mocking me). Now I'm dropping out of an actual, real education, and when I have to receive social services, all I've got to show them is asperger's. I know they won't take me seriously, or try to help me. They never did before. Psychotic symptoms... For five years, if there are any people nearby talking, I will immediately hear it as being about me; I constantly hear the neighbours commenting on my acts, and everyone seems to know everything about me and film me with their phones. Up until half a year ago, I thought this was because - and this convoluted plot probably won't make sense - I kept involuntarily doing stuff in public that were embarrassing, and thus, people slowly found out, started filming me, and were having little groups on Facebook - or wherever - just about me. In short, I'd be the village freak, though I thought the knowledge of me had spread to the entire country. When I moved to a new city, the voices would sometimes disappear for a while, until people found out more about me. When there were too many people who knew, I had to move again because the harassments reached unbelievable heights, and this always made me severely suicidal. I never knew what embarrassing things I had done, before I had been eavesdropping on other people for long enough. Just closely observing those people who would stalk me, laugh at me constantly, honk at me with their cars, and imitate me. The neighbours are the worst, because every time they talk it's about me, and that's why I always listen to music and/or watch television, so that I can tell myself that whatever bad words I hear about me, are just hallucinations from the music or the TV. Of course, the TV once talked to me, so that is not foolproof. While I always had a conspiracy of a certain embarrassing act of me being known more well than others, I also had mini-conspiracies for every other embarrassing thing that I'd ever done. To take an example of how ridiculously demeaning these delusions are, I once did some exercise at home with black curtains completely covering the windows, and that exercise involved squatting. I thought "This looks ridiculous, I'm ridiculous", and the next morning, I saw a distant group of people where one of the guys squatted, and it was clear on his voice that he was mocking me. They all turned, and the guy pointed at me, and shouted "THERE! THERE SHE IS!". When I tried to walk away from them, every person I passed I could hear faint giggling. This caused a panic attack, and I skipped school the rest of that day. And this is a mild example. Several times I'd fall in love with a guy, and he'd like me back in the beginning, but then I'd hear him and his friends start talking about me, and all of a sudden his face would seem more mocking to me. I would of course avoid him then, embarrassed that he had found out my secret(the thing I did without knowing, that made people film me). With new groups of friends, I'd just start to have ominous feelings that they were just using me, or actually trying to hurt me. I kept thinking that they were planning to do something, like they only wanted to be with me because they planned to steal my money later on, or other things. I always had severe creepy feelings of danger, should a person start to get too close emotionally.

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Looking at an array of emerging CMS options for small to medium-sized websites that are easy to deploy and maintain - particularly alternatives to wordpress, drupal etc.Liking features of all the following: Jekyll - https://jekyllrb.com/ Hugo - https://gohugo.io/ Forestry - https://forestry.io/ Site Leaf - https://www.siteleaf.com/ Kirby - https://getkirby.com/ Craft - https://craftcms.com/ Lines - http://lines.opoloo.com/ If you have experience w any of the above and pros and cons to share, or quality alternatives - please do.

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Met a boy. FWB ensued, chatting every day, spending time together often. Fell for the boy. Asked if we could date. Boy says I'm 'good enough' but 'not right' for him to date. Still wants to talk to me every day. I want to believe I can move past the awkwardness and pain and foster an honest friendship. A small part wants to believe maybe I'll be 'right' someday, especially if I stick around. This sucks, this hurts. Where do I go from here?We're both still ridiculously sexually attracted to each other. I'm usually so careful with my feelings, and haven't felt like this for someone in a few years. I'm surprised I fell for him. I'm even more suprised he doesn't feel the same, because all the signs were there, and I wouldn't have said a word or entertained the idea if I didn't see the smoke from the fire. An emotionally intimate connection has been confirmed (in as many words) by us both. But I have to believe what he says, which is that I'm 'not right', as painful as that is. I'm no stranger to the FWB situation, and have been successful with having short term repeated sexual partners, not catching feelings, and then happily parting ways. I'm in my late 20s, and I've had unrequited feelings/dead-end crushes for at least a couple of men in my life. Usually when I tell them and they're not interested, even if they want to sleep with me, they fade away. I don't know how to deal with someone who actively wants to talk to me every day, says losing my 'chat' is worse than not being able to sleep with me, says they care about my wellbeing, wants to be in my life, but says they don't feel the same and they don't want to date me. To make matters worse, it's definitely the big L that I feel for him. I know the taste of only infatuation, just lust, admiration, and fantasy crush. Though it's only been present maybe twice ever in my life, this smells/feels/tastes/tingles like Love. But horribly unrequited. I really don't know how or what to do with this. Can someone help?

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I'm really into this mixtape, but there's no accompanying tracklist and messaging its creator hasn't produced any results. Song-matching services have been helpful, but I still can't identify the songs at 0:00, 3:46, 7:38, 38:08 and 47:33. Can you help?Here's the full tracklist (pieced together with the help of song-matching services) for those interested: 0:00unknown 3:46unknown 5:11Glass - Sagittarius 7:38unknown 11:08Place I Know/Kid Like You - Arthur Russell 14:37Future Primitive (The Go! Team Remix) - Papercuts 17:37Haenim - Kim Jung Mi 23:43Want You To Know - Rotary Connection 26:45Fleur de lune - Françoise Hardy 29:48Down Narrow Streets - Mark Fry 32:42Final - Alternate Version (From "C'era una Volta") - Piero Piccioni 34:31Kobwebz - Gonjasufi 36:30?Yagmur - Erkin Koray 38:08unknown 41:04The Best of It - Thorinshield 43:29Track Five - The Gaslamp Killer 47:33unknown 50:24Here's Where You Belong - The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band 53:08Meu Nome E Gal - Gal Costa 56:32Manchester - Justin Velor

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I am trying to qualify a brazing procedure to ASME standards which require less than 20% unbrazed surface. However, the tests I've been sending to the lab are all showing voids. I am at a total loss as to how I can correct this and get my procedure passed.I am brazing copper ACR tubing, 1-1/8" OD, in copper fittings. I am using Silphos-15. The only position I am having trouble qualifying is vertical upflow. My joint preparation procedure is: grit cloth to remove oxidization, wire brush the fitting, wipe all with alcohol to remove grease and oil. Fit together, braze. I am bringing the whole assembly up to light red/orange and trying to keep the whole joint hot. I have used a half a rod per joint; I have also used the minimum required to flow around the joint. My test results from the laboratory all seem the same. Is there something simple I am missing? I am licensed and have attended school for HVAC work, I am fairly familiar with the process but I don't get much field experience - maybe once or twice a year. I have run dozens of samples of this joint and it's getting expensive.

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How did I get a gray dot stain pattern, and can it come off at all?For the second time, I've found a gray stain pattern of dots on a light-colored piece of fabric. Here's as good a picture as I can get of it. Presumably it's from the washer or dryer. Can it be fixed? That picture is of a cozy nightgown so I don't much mind it, and it's gone through several washes since I noticed it. But now I've gotten it on a nice white cardigan that shouldn't have been in the dryer at all -- it got in by accident -- and I hate to think it's ruined. (It's too pale to photograph, but you can see it.)

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Please help me modify "cogito ergo sum" to use as the title of a sci-fi short story.Some of the characters in my story are not human but believe that they are and have intellectual and emotional "proof"! For the title, I'm thinking about "I Think Therefore I am Human" or "I Feel Therefore I am Human." In Latin, of course. I'm looking for translations of those and any play on words that have the same or similar meanings. Please have fun and include any ideas you might have! The protagonist will definitely have a Roy Batty moment and he may or may not use this phrase during that spiel. Yes, I could just google it, BUT, I can speak a little Spanish and Italian so I know I can't just throw some latin words around and expect them to be perfect and I need perfection! Many thanks in advance!

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Filmmakers Jack Webber and Tommaso Di Paola spent 3 weeks working alongside Anna Rubincam, a contemporary stone carver working in London, as she carved a portrait from start to finish. More of Rubincam's work: Blindfolded Woman front rear (portland stone), Old Hero (verde ardesie marble), Monkey Gargoyle (bath stone) , Portrait of Queen Victoria (Bath Stone). via kottke

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I need to take a domestic flight tomorrow morning with a Pelican 1510 case (carry-on roller bag dimensions) and two 30" light stands (think tripod, but taller and skinnier). I don't have a bag that fits the light stands. What is the easiest/safest/least-likely-to-get-broken-or-stolen way to make this happen?I'm traveling to a conference and at the last minute was asked to bring a VR demo. I packed the HMD and support equipment in the Pelican 1510, but the smallest stands I have for the tracking equipment are a pair of 30" long light stands. I'm on Alaska, so I will have to pay $25/ea for checked items. In theory I'd like to attach the light stands to the side or top of the Pelican in such a way that they won't shift around too much and fall off, but also such that the Pelican can be opened for TSA inspection, and closed again in reasonably similar condition. I could also just ziptie + packing tape the tripods into a blob and check them as an odd-sized item, but that's suboptimal for obvious reasons (least of all that I have to carry extra tape and zip ties to re-zip everything for transit again after the show). Is there any (cheap) carry pouch or duffel bag or something of that size I could reasonably get my hands on after business hours in LA? I'm tempted to run to an athletic store but a ski bag would be excessive and expensive, and these crappy light stands aren't worth paying for an actual tripod bag.

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I recently moved out of my parents home for the first time and into an apartment on my own. I've been looking at getting a cat and have been very excited to adopt. My boyfriend has 2 cats that he needs to find a home for, and asked me if I could watch them, indefinitely basically. What should I do?We are both 24. We used to date when we were 15 for 9 months, then I broke up with him, totally regretted it, he moved on, but apparently always regretted not taking me back and always missed me and even talked about me to his friend still. He messaged me on Facebook almost 3 months ago asking how I was, we talked then met up, hit it off, hung out a lot and the feelings came back and now we're dating officially again. Things are going really well. I just moved out of my dads for the first time a month ago. I've been wanting a cat. My boyfriend actually lives 2 hours away where he was at school, but is moving back to our hometown where I am in with his parents for the time being (he decided to move back right before we started talking again). He plans to move in July or august. His dad is allergic to cats, and so he can't bring them there, but asked me today over text if I would be able to watch them but that it is fine if I can't. I like his cats. But I was really excited to pick out and name my own cat and bond with it as their sole owner. And I was fine with just one cat. But it seems silly also, as his cats need a home and I'd like a cat.. But if anything ever went south with us I would be upset probably to lose the cats. Also, there is a $300 fee plus $20 monthly pet rent for each animal. He doesn't really have any other close friends in our home town to ask to take them. My mom thinks he should have offered to pay the pet deposit, I don't know though and think it could be awkward to ask. I'm not sure how to navigate this. I do have anxiety around relationships in general and am probably over thinking.

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My job involves mopping up the urine-soaked garbage holes that exhausted motorists take for granted. But in another era, the public took great pride in the glory of roadside restrooms. (SL Narratively)

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Now that it's iced tea season again, we are dearly missing the Mango Iced Tea that Peet's no longer sells. Are there any fans of that tea out there that can recommend a good replacement? It was a black tea with a mild mango flavor, not sweet or herbal at all.

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What was the game I played in the 90s where you skated on hoverboards inside a bowl shaped arena and tried to catch a ball and get it into goals along the rim? Probably on a mac.

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I'm trying to remember a tv show I watched growing up as a kid. The characters I remember are: - Robot - a person dressed as a robot (but more like the ASIMO space suit) who acts logically in all the situations presented. - Imagination - a flying purple blob thing that causes mischief and asks questions. More inside...Usually Imagination would teach Robot something about humanity that logic wasn't conforming to or didn't consider. Imagination was CGI/added in post production to the live action recording of Robot. I believe both characters presented as female and had female sounding voices (or were at least close enough to generic to be nondescript). The only other things I remember are a shot of Robot tending her plants and something with the Robot talking to Imagination and a rocket. I can't remember if it was a standalone show or if it was a segment in another show (further complicating things). I was born in 1986 so I'm guessing this would be in the early 90s? It was on public tv in Utah which would have put it on KUED or KBYU. I hope your memories are better than mine. All my digging isn't coming up with anything.

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