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Serious. Every time I come here I wonder in awe at what some people do to be able to buy projectors and speakers more expensive than my car =/.
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Maybe they rob banks or manage ponzi scheme funds, maybe some are professionals or self employed
or overpaid or work hard at good paying jobs or inherited money who knows ?

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I don't mean to brag but I am a circus clown during the day and work evenings mugging old ladies. Probably explains why I don't hang out on this forum very much????
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Welfare here. But I deal drugs on the side. biggrin.gif
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I don't mean to brag but I am a circus clown during the day and work evenings mugging old ladies. Probably explains why I don't hang out on this forum very much????
One of those old ladies is gonna get ya with a Tec-9 if you dont watch out.

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Now that I have free health care, food stamps, Obamaphones for the family and housing subsidies, I can spend all my $$ on home theater!
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One of those old ladies is gonna get ya with a Tec-9 if you dont watch out.

Just noticed we are both in Cinci. Can you give me a ride to clown college today...my moped is on the fritz.
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Just noticed we are both in Cinci. Can you give me a ride to clown college today...my moped is on the fritz.
How do I know youre not gonna rob me. Take the Metro. biggrin.gif

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I manage a number of very high class, extremely beautiful, highly intelligent, and very very very talented female escorts. They are all over 22 and most either have graduate degrees or are pursuing them. Not surprisingly, none are encumbered with college debt or graduate school debt. I know my strengths and areas of expertise so I make our ladies available only to members of the opposite sex. My average lady (although there is nothing at all average about them) usually ends up marrying a client or the client's father within 3 to 5 years of initial employment with my service. They really end up being a lot more than a trophy wife and I take great pride in my role in training these young ladies and facilitating their pathway towards their and their clients ultimate success.
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Serious. Every time I come here I wonder in awe at what some people do to be able to buy projectors and speakers more expensive than my car =/.

Lots of dentists, physicians, and lawyers here, and poor folks like me;-).
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I manage a number of very high class, extremely beautiful, highly intelligent, and very very very talented female escorts. They are all over 22 and most either have graduate degrees or are pursuing them. Not surprisingly, none are encumbered with college debt or graduate school debt. I know my strengths and areas of expertise so I make our ladies available only to members of the opposite sex. My average lady (although there is nothing at all average about them) usually ends up marrying a client or the client's father within 3 to 5 years of initial employment with my service. They really end up being a lot more than a trophy wife and I take great pride in my role in training these young ladies and facilitating their pathway towards their and their clients ultimate success.
So...youre a pimp? biggrin.gif

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God I love this place. Tomorrow, I will tell you about my previous job--being an astronaut.
Do tell. Did you find them husbands too?

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God I love this place. Tomorrow, I will tell you about my previous job--being an astronaut.

You were in the old Tang astronaut commercial...were'nt you. Lucky!!!!!


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Just noticed we are both in Cinci. Can you give me a ride to clown college today...my moped is on the fritz.

I'd give you a ride, by my sub compact already has 18 other clowns in it...

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You were in the old Tang astronaut commercial...were'nt you. Lucky!!!!!
Sounds like hes up to his neck in "tang" right now.
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I didn't think female midgets read AVS.

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Which ones? Im on it. I can buy food stamps all day long for next to nothing from the crackheads.

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Which ones? Im on it. I can buy food stamps all day long for next to nothing from the crackheads.

Thats exactly the kind of elitist crap I hate and why I don't post on this forum. Buying footstamps dirt cheap...crackhead connections...cars with eject buttons. You probably still have all your teeth too. I HATE YOU BOND!!!!! :-)


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