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Other than thrills and roller coasters...

I notice every post has something about roller coasters and thrills. call me crazy but I was wondering, do y'all like anything other than that kinda stuff.
What about concerts, good restaurants to eat at, movies, music, friends, TV, traveling, and other hobbies? just a thought to get us talking about lots of other things.

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note to self: no more thrills, rollercoasters, and theme parks!
I can say that I love N and Out and haven't been there in years. I also love desserts especially the kind mimi was describing to me last night. Anyone else like N And out or desserts?


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Ooh the it's it's icecream I told you about over the phone! can you believe I went to three stores within walking distance of my house and only found the dumb chocolate chip ones so i've been sitting on my butt waiting for the icecream truck but wouldn't you know the jerks aren't driving by when i need them!
In and Out is okay, we have one here and a few in my college town but I'm not to hot on their fries and why don't they have some sort of chicken sandwich?
I like wendy's, yummy, the chili cups with cheesed and the bacon cheeseburgers!
I had pizza for lunch at this family restaurant here in town, it's covered in cheese! who loves cheese as much as me haha.


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Okay, well whatever, I don't like any of that other stuff. I only like thrills and roller coasters.


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Oh wow well that's okay I guess to each his own. i like tons of stuff because I like to be open-minded but that's not for everyone and that's not a problem.


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Yeah, because I've never been travelling, and when I do hang out with my friends we usually just sit around and talk about how bored we are.


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well hopefully this post with different people and different ideas will show you that there is so much more out there that is undiscovered. For example, i'd like to go to another country. I'm curious to know what else is out there in the world. This post is not to offend anyone, I'm not trying to come off that way, i just want us to talk about lots of different stuff, stuff we haven't talked about yet since i'm such a big mouth haha.


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N and out is pretty ok and isn't the norm, but I'm not a huge Wendy's person. NandOut's fries are not that great if you don't eat them right off the grill when you get them. Let them sit for a minute or two and they get cold and I don't like cold fries. But its pretty decent and is better than some places. In fact, I don't think I've even seen a Wendy's in many many years. There isn't any near me. I will do Wendy's sometimes, but not my number one pick.

OK here's a question, other than mom and pop restaurants, who has the best tasting mexican food for a big chaing? I like tockcobell, but they don't taste completely like real mexican, but tockco time does. Any thoughts mimi?

not to stir anything up, but sitting around with the same group of people talking about being bored and nothing else sounds extremely boring! and isn't my taste. I have to get out there and do stuff and have a blast.


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That's right Aiming ask the Mexican for her thoughts lol haha just kidding.
taco Bell is not real Mexican food, my family is Americanized but when i've gone to Mexico I've never seen a taco made with ground beef or a crunchy shell. The only crunchy shell is that of a tostada and that's a flat crunchy tortilla.
I don't know of any good chains, I know over here we have super taqueria and I've seen it several places besides my hometown so that can be considered a chain.
Now Pollo tropicale which is a chain of Cuban food is bomb! I tried it when I went to Miami.
About not liking wendy's, it's cool. everyone has their flavor.


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mimi, you should come visit here. We have a little Mexican restaurant owned by a Mexican couple and it is the bomb. People even told me that its better than other local places where they've lived.


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sorry meant to say its called la fiesta


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Yummy! You gotta taste my cooking! i make a mean aroz con leche which translates rice with milk but it's not as narly as it sounds trust me; unless you don't like cinnamon cuz that is an ingredient.
Oh yeah, ever had a burger place called Red Robin? It's good and there is unlimmited fries.
Aiming why are we talking about food? I just had a chai cream frap and half an apple fritter from Starbucks. i convinced my mom after we did laundry but i payed and she jacked half my fritter. Hmm I guess I'm the one who lost out.


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red robin is hip and fries there are good. Just went last month. What you like there?


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i've only been there once in my college town and i got a cheeseburger of some sort, thinking the one with mushrooms.


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I don't really cale for eating. I only eat because I have to. Every time I find something I like which is very rare, they discontinue it. I am the pickiest eater in the world.


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Wow, picky eater. Lucky you aren't diabetic. I miss being able to eat whatever I want.


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You are diabetic? So is my mom and that's all she does is eat.


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Unfortunately I am and diabetes is hard. some people continue to eat whatever despite the fact that it makes us hella sick. i still treat myself but not when my sugar is not under control and not too much either.


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My mom eats sugary food whethr her sugar is under contol or not.


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I got diagnosed this year without even noticing my symptoms. the doctor said that my depressive and tired and sad feelings had to do with my diabetes and I didn't even know. I hate having it so much but i'm living with it. it scares me silly sometimes but I have to just take my pills, be active and hope for the best. good thing is i'm already blind so it can't attack my eyes.


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I hope I'm not diabetic. I'm always tired and depressed. I can't even hardly stay awake a2l day.


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have you ever gotten tested? I always encourage my friends and family to do so.


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How do you get tested?


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the doctor can do it with a little blood test or your mom could test you with her meter, she just needs to make sure she has a clean unused needle in it. it's just a tiny prick on the finger which closes as soon as the drop of blood goes on the test strip. At first i freaked out but now i'm used to it.


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Oh yeah, I've done that about a million times, and My blood sugar is always normal. I just have depression. You'd be tired if all you did was sit in the house by yourself too. My aunt doesn't even understand anything about depression, she just thinks its all in my head.


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Well since i'm studying to be a counselor and i also suffer from depression I know about it and it's definitely not just in your head. i don't take medication but I do seek counselling and it does me well. Plus i have some supportive friends who pull me out of the ruts I get into like Aiming and other great pals.


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I wish I had friends who could do that. My bff is like me, she's not allowed to go anywhere except my house, and she is always babysitting her younger sisters.


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I hated having to babysit as a teenager, that was always my job. My mom gets more dates and has more of a life than I do. it's sad.


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I have never babysat in my life. My mom is a manhater and won't go on dates with anyone. Every on of her kids have been trying to hook her up, but she won't hook up with any guy.


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Your mom is a manhater and mine is a gold digger haha. i'm neither but i am single at the moment, just waiting around for my guy to fall out of the sky i guess haha.


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I'm single right now too.


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I thought i was cool being single until I went to miami and hung out with this really cute and sweet guy. now i miss being in a relationship.


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I would too. But I have never met any sweet guys. All the guys that went out with me all they did was get drunk and high.


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aww that is terrible. i've had some good guys in my life, most of them are my closest friends.


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Hey Mimi, guess what? I just talked to my sister on myspace, and it went great. I'm so happy!


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depressive and tired and sad feelings had to do with my diabetes--mimi you are really scaring me you know.
you've only been to red robin once, you gotta go back. I only started going there about a year and a half ago. I sometimes like there whiski river burger which is good


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sarah, i'm glad for you. hope it keeps going well.
aiming, i don't mean to scare you but we've had this talk on the phone, be careful.
Trust me, I will be going to red Robin once I start school again in three weeks, can't believe I'm excited. By the way, did I tell you that i decided to retake monkey class for a better grade and I thought I had a different professor but it turns out that dumb lady gave my class to that darn neurotic obsessive professor I had my first semester! Noooo!!!! Luckily, it's not a night class and I'll have my laptop this time around to survive his awful lectures.


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What is monkey class?


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It's an anthropology class that is about the evolution of humans but all it talks about pretty much is monkeys and gorrillas. very boring indeed.


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It sounds ,very boring. It sounds as boring as my biology class I had last year.


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oh i've taken Bio and yes it's just as painfully boring especially the genetics part. i don't see why I need that junk in my major.


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Every class is boring, because I never have anything to do because the never have my work in braille, so I just sit there abl day and daydream.


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i know what you mean about that. isn't daydreaming the best though? i can write a book everytime I daydream because the dreams are so accurate and amazing!


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Yeah, I always dream that I'm flying! It is fun, sometimes I forget I'm at school.


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retaking munkey class, you have really lost your mind mimi, someone in that department of your major needs to evaluate you for craziness. all I can say is SCREAM...SCREAM...SCREAM...have you lost your mind? How can you find that fun?


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Let me explain, the first time around i got an incomplete so i decided to just retake cuz my test scores were so darn crappy. i never imagined I get stuck with that oold bat again, or shalll I say, old monkey.


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I couldn't imagine any class being fun.


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i've had some fun classes before.


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What kind of classes did you have that were fun?


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How do I find you on MySpace? Is there a way to find you without you having to give out your details?


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ya some classes are fun. I've had a few in my time. Psych11, life span development was quite fun. The instructor played games with us to help us memorize stuff and gave us candy and really let us learn in a fun way. Public speaking was fun even though it was required. Had some funny goof balls in there and luckly I still talk to some of them. intro to soc was a tiny bit fun I guess other than starting before 8 am. I mean, a class has to be fun when a professor pays everyone with a dollar because he was fifteen minutes late a couple times


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That does sound like fun.


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dude seriously I love some of my psych classes like abnormal. i also liked my high school chorus class cuz we were all friends and a bunch of goofballs.


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I hate high school because I have nobody to hang with.


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What about your best friend?


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She doesn't go to my school. She goes to a different high school.


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I think all my friends go to my school. Do any of yall like Playing cards if so witch game?


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The only game I learned to play was GoFish.


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i like board games like Monopoly but they are expensive to buy in braille.


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I like board games too. Monopoly is a classic favorite, but I don't have it. The braille version costs an arm and a leg. My high school use to have a braille one. I don't do a ton of card games.


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i like games like life, checkers, scrabble, and other trivia games. There's lots of games that people can play, most require groups of people but ever since video games have taken off people abandoned the old way of fun and entertainment don't you think?


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oh, ya technology has taken the place of hanging out with ppl and playing. Mimi, I didn't know you like checkers and scrabble. We should get together sometime and see if you can beet the ROCKSTAR! champion I play pretty mean games...gotten good


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I have the braille monoply game. I got it for Christmas a few years ago.


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What is it with these competitions you're starting aiming? do we really have to go there?


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What kind of competitions is he starting?


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im such a whimp actually, im not into all that. i have alot of things that i like becuase i never can pick one thing as my favorite...


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I love all that crazy stuff.


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I wouldn't call you wimpy, just less of an actionseeker and that's okay.


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I used to be the same way until my mom tricked or forced me to do all that stuff like roller coasters and water slides.


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I don't like to force people because you could really harm someone emotionally that way.


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My mom had to force me more than onace before I would actually do it. It did hurt me emotionally at first, until she tricked me on one of my favorite ones, the Silver Bullet.


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i would never want to give someone an anxiety attack.


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Anxiety attacks are terrible. I used t9 have them on coasters when I was afraid, but now I only have them at school because it depresses and stresses me out. About 7 years ago, the thought of riding a roller coaster used to make me have panic attacks and cry.


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How do you handle them in school?


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Snetimes I have to go home early and other times, I just try to calm down and take deep breaths. Usually listening to music always helps.


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doesn't your family get frustrated with that or are they nice about it?


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They're frustrated with school, not me. It's their fault I have panic attacks because school treats me like crap. They don't give me my work in braille, and thell tell_me to quit making excuses when they'6e the ones not giving me anything to do. Too bad I'm not allowed to listen to music at school.


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why don't you listen to music at lunch with headphones.


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Last time I did that, I almost got it taken away.


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Wow your school is strict!


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Big time! I wanna ride X2!


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