Disabilities-R-Us

Created by and for people with physical disabilities.

Fun Chat #3 (Open topic)

Jun 25, 1997

This is an archival transcript of one of our past meetings. We don't have scheduled topical meetings anymore, but we're not opposed to the idea of bringing them back if someone is willing to commit to hosting them on a "long term" basis.

Participants already present:
  HandiBot ([email protected])
  ChanServ ([email protected])
  Dster
  Mooooooo ([email protected])
  DopeHat ([email protected])
  AmyWonder ([email protected])
  richardh
  Micko
  CincyKid ([email protected])
  Mooooooo via Telnet ([email protected])
CincyKid: Hello my friends!
Micko: its time then!
DopeHat: where is our lovely hostess?
Mooooooo: yep, but our fearless leader has not arrived
Mooooooo: Dunno
Mooooooo: How ya doing John?
AmyWonder: does any one have A&E tv?
Mooooooo: I do
DopeHat: i do
Mooooooo: but i rarely watch tv
CincyKid: Doing alright, been swimming today
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Mooooooo: How do you like the new pool?
Mooooooo: welcome back Jeff
CincyKid: It beats the heat, that's for sure
DopeHat: hi jeff
Mooooooo: in ground or above groud pool?
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Mooooooo: hello gordon?
AmyWonder: james taylor is on A&E now
CincyKid: above only a 15 footer but it works
Mooooooo: great!
DopeHat: ok
Micko: sound!!
Mooooooo: the last pool i had was a 15 footer, but was only 2 feet high
Micko: any british in tonite?
Mooooooo: kids pool
CincyKid: as long as it's wet!!
Mooooooo: not me, micko
DopeHat: not big enough for cows
Mooooooo: hehe
Mooooooo: so anyone have any ideas for topics in upcoming meetings?
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Mooooooo: hello Jody
richardh: dating
richardh: hi jody
Mooooooo: dating? cool
jdejan: Evening all
AmyWonder: hi
Mooooooo: every 2nd wednesday is 'disabilities and romance' topic
richardh: getting younger people here
richardh: cool!
jdejan: hey there Danial, aka Mooooooo
jdejan: Daniel is what I meant
Mooooooo: so that will be the topic in 2 weeks, richard
Mooooooo: /:o)
jdejan: hello richardh, I'm relatively new to the group
Mooooooo: Jody, do you have any ideas for topics in upcoming meetings?
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HelloKit: Sorry I'm late!!!
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jdejan: what are you discussing?
richardh: hi jdejan
richardh: hi wheelin
Mooooooo: thats what we're discussing at the moment
richardh: hi cincyjkid
Mooooooo: ideas for topics in upcoming meetings
AmyWonder: how r y jdejan??
richardh: is anyone here 17-25
Mooooooo: hello carly
Wheelin: Hi folks
richardh: hi carly
jdejan: pretty good although it is very hot here in the east
Mooooooo: hey Wheelin!!!
richardh: 90 in connecticut
jdejan: how 'bout you?
DopeHat: ah. our lovely hostess has arrived
CincyKid: Hello Richardh hello kit!
jdejan: bye the bye..... you can call me Jody
HelloKit: I'm so sorry... I was at a meeting on AOL...
jdejan: 9pm ish
&Mooooooo: np
Mooooooo: oops
AmyWonder: I just said james taylor is on tv
jdejan: what nothing serious?
jdejan: Mooooooo everything is Fun Chat with you.... ;)
HelloKit: Is the log going?
Mooooooo: yes
richardh: im on aol hellokit
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CincyKid: How employment opportunities for the disabled as a topic sometime?
richardh: my nick is rhudson765
Mooooooo: hello Haa
Mooooooo: employment opportunities is a great idea
DopeHat: yes
AmyWonder: I ok,, jdejan
haa: HI DOPEHAT
DopeHat: hi haa
jdejan: Amy, feel free to call me Jody
jdejan: how's the weather down south..... it's pretty wretched up here
richardh: who amywonder
AmyWonder: it 90 Jody
jdejan: same here.... one bank display said 100
richardh: thank god for electric fans
jdejan: It is the humidity...... I'm sticking to everything
Dster: Haven't been outside all day don't know what it is like out in the real world.
Dster: oh and hello all.
CincyKid: 95 and smoggy here in Cincy!
jdejan: hot and humid if you are in the east
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richardh: I HAVE TO TAKE A SHOWER EVERY 2 HOURS OR I go nuts
HelloKit: Hey duende.
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AmyWonder: My body hates thiss weather
Dster: Sorry but I am in the western part of the country
richardh: HI DTH
richardh: hi duende
jdejan: Hi Duede! Amy, Mooooooo I would like you to meet Duede
Mooooooo: hello duende and dtb :o)
dtb: hi
duende: hi jde
jdejan: I met him on another chat channel but I told him this one was best
richardh: anyone with any non physical disablities imn autistic
AmyWonder: hi Duede
Mooooooo: great!!!
duende: i hope so the others ticked me
HelloKit: This is the best!!!
duende: hi amy
jdejan: I would introduce you to everyone else but I'm new here m'self....
duende: now i dont feel so alone, cause i have friends
haa: HI AMY
HelloKit: So how is everyone? (Besides all the hot weather...)
duende: u r a saint
haa: HI DUEDE
jdejan: who me?
DopeHat: how about Educational Opportunities as a topic.
AmyWonder: hey haa
duende: hello haa
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duende: how did pt go today jj
jdejan: pretty good..... they remember to turn on the air conditioner
duende: thats better
duende: i like it kewl :)
jdejan: yeah, it was hot this morning.....
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duende: muggy here all day
Dster: later days people
duende: beautiful sunset though
jdejan: same here..... Amy said it was hot down by her too
Micko: someone say hi to mimi_ for me!
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jdejan: I didn't see the sunset
HelloKit: Good topic, Keith... you just gave me a good idea.
Mooooooo: Mimi is gone for 10 more days
duende: didnt do much today myself
haa: IT IS NICE IN LOS GATOES, CA AS ALWAYS
jdejan: I bought fans
jdejan: hey Moooooo how are you?
duende: my daughter took ill and spent the dat at the hospital
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Mooooooo: Im doing ok Jody, how about you?
Mooooooo: Hello Beeker!
jdejan: sorry to here that...... was it the heat
Beeker_: hello moo ;-)
DopeHat: hey beeker
duende: she's feeln better now
CincyKid: Not many Educational opportunities on the web are there?
duende: tonsilitis
jdejan: oh....
Mooooooo: nope, sure isnt
jdejan: hi there Moo-moo
jdejan: hi richard
duende: u r in a better mood today
jdejan: Mooooo are you dating?
duende: jj
Beeker_: hello all ;-)
jdejan: yep, I'm in a much better mood
Mooooooo: Nope :o( We broke up a few months ago
jdejan: just trying to talk to more than one at a time
duende: wish u were like this yesterday
jdejan: it was late
duende: now u having fun jj?
jdejan: Dating would be a good topic....
jdejan: yes, I like this group
Mooooooo: every 2nd wednesday is 'disabilities and romance' topic
Beeker_: i stumbled apond your web page the other day & thought i'd check your channel out ;-)
HelloKit: Ahhhhh!!!
AmyWonder: how about avoiding stupid people?
jdejan: HI RICHARD
HelloKit: My sister just farted in my room!
Mooooooo: avoiding stupid people?
Mooooooo: we would have to start our own planet :o)
* HelloKit . o O ( My sister's a stupid person... )
DopeHat: thats right moo
HelloKit: I'm sorry... :O)
* HelloKit is in a weird mood.
DopeHat: cool
HelloKit: :O) <--- like my big-nosed smiley?
Beeker_: hi dopehat ;-) thank you for the welcome
Mooooooo: its appropriate
Wheelin: How about a tips & tricks topic. What problems have been encountered and what you've done to fix it (ie: made a special tool) or perhaps the problem isn't solved and the group can give input for a solution?
DopeHat: yep
Mooooooo: :@) is more like it
* HelloKit slaps Mooooooo around a bit with a Gold fish.
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duende: i don't date jj
duende: i'm tired of head games
duende: i explained yesterday
Beeker_: brb
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haa: I DO NOT KNOW ANY STUPID PEOPLE
haa: MOOOOOOO HOW ABOUT DISABLED PARENTS
DopeHat: i hate head games
Mooooooo: Thats another good one
HelloKit: Good one.
Micko: bye everyone, say hi to mimi for me!!!!!!!!!
duende: head games, give example pleaz
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DopeHat: here a moo there a moo everywhere a moo moo.
Mooooooo: /:o)
HelloKit: LOL
haa: AMY DO YOU HAVE A HARD TIME BEING A DISABLED PARENT
DopeHat: old mcmoo had a farm
DopeHat: e-i e-i o
Mooooooo: i feel like a barn animal now :o)
DopeHat: my computer is about to moo off the desk
haa: MY KIDS WANT TO THROW MOM OFF THE TRAIN
duende: haa i find being a disabled parent just as challenging as the rest
* HelloKit sings, 'And you look like one too...'
HelloKit: j/k
Wheelin: moooooo- feeling is ok, smelling is another thing
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Mooooooo: i smell okay today
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AmyWonder: don't have kids, but takking care of my little brother Matthew is hard
DopeHat: hi kev
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turbokev: I'm I late
Mooooooo: hi kev
DopeHat: thats ok
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AmyWonder: I was 16 when he was born
turbokev: am I too late?
Mooooooo: hello litlelver
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Mooooooo: wb Jody
jdejan: ah, I'm back
Mooooooo: nope, you're fine
litlelver: hi all
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turbokev: how is everyone
haa: AMY KIDS ARE HARD AND MINE WANT TO BLAME IT ALL ON THE DISABILITY
jdejan: sorry, had problems with the server
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jdejan: Duede left I guess
Mooooooo: he just left
HelloKit: Hello zif.
haa: FINE TURBO
zif: hi all
DopeHat: we didnt miss you... er um i mean you didn't miss anything kev
turbokev: that isn't good haa
jdejan: Damn, I hope he doesn't think I blew him off
zif: how are you all tonight
DopeHat: :o)
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AmyWonder: teen agers!
litlelver: hi
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Mooooooo: Jody, he's still on irc
jdejan: where?
haa: OKAY ZIF AND HI CARLY
jdejan: how do you know that?
* turbokev says someone is yelling?
Mooooooo: use /msg duende hello there
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jdejan: okay
HelloKit: Hi haa.
turbokev: hey Carly ;-)
turbokev: or kit
turbokev: Who is Jody?
jdejan: I'm new
Mooooooo: Jody, I used /whois duende
jdejan: what did you get
haa: HI JODY
zif: hi haa
Mooooooo: duende is [email protected] * tony cabral
Mooooooo: duende on #4oldfartz
jdejan: hi haa
CincyKid: I was reading about you the other day Carly, I am impressed
jdejan: thanks mooooooo, I'll be right back
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HelloKit: Reading what about me, CincyKid?
CincyKid: Talking at 6 months, reading at age 2
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jdejan: He wasn't there Moooooo
HelloKit: Where did you read that?
AmyWonder: if you weren't disabled they would find somthing else to blame on you, haa
jdejan: oh well, I thought he would like it here
Mooooooo: duende on #4oldfartz
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Mooooooo: he's still there
Laidback: hey all
jdejan: okay, I'll try one more time
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Mooooooo: hey Laidback!
haa: YEP AMY THAT IS TRUE
Laidback: hi mooooo
Laidback: how r u tonight?
HelloKit: Cincy: Where did you read that?
Mooooooo: im ok. how about you?
Laidback: making thanks
Laidback: just had hard time getting on tonight though
AmyWonder: what kinds of things do you get blame for, haa?
Mooooooo: how come?
Laidback: had pc prob then sever messing up
* Mooooooo is thinking of writing an irc client for
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haa: BAD GRADES, NOT ENOUGH FUN, YOU DO NOT PAY ME ENOUGH
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Laidback: cool
Mooooooo: just for this channel and all automatic
jdejan: found him Mooooooo, thanks
Mooooooo: k
jdejan: where's Mimi?
Mooooooo: Mimi is gone for 10 more days
Laidback: so an thing much going on tonight?
jdejan: why 10 days? vacation...?
Mooooooo: yep
jdejan: lucky her
Mooooooo: she went to manitoba
Laidback: cool
jdejan: nice......
jdejan: if I had anything going on, I wouldn't be on irc.... ;)
Mooooooo: yep :o)
Laidback: lol jd
AmyWonder: lol
jdejan: even though the company is grand.....
Wheelin: Am I still here?
Laidback: aww thanks
Mooooooo: yep Wheelin
Laidback: yep wheelin
jdejan: how do you do Laidback..... I'm new
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Laidback: im fine how about u?
HelloKit: Hi Bryant.
Mooooooo: Hello Bryant
jdejan: pretty good tonight....
Laidback: im prett new 2
Laidback: :)
Wheelin: if anyone gets this: have a great night, take care and I'll talk to you later...
Bryant: Hello! ->Anybody want to help run a chat web site?
Laidback: good 2 hear
Mooooooo: see ya Wheelin
Laidback: later wheel
jdejan: I like this place, good people...... all we need now is a bar built into the computers
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Laidback: where from jde?
Mooooooo: Bryant, we already have a web ste
Mooooooo: site
jdejan: NY.... north off the city
Mooooooo: http://members.tripod.com/~disabled
Laidback: lol true!!!!!!
jdejan: and you?
Laidback: sc
jdejan: where in SC?
Bryant: No this web site is already created and you can chat on it
Laidback: have fam that way
jdejan: I've been to Hartsville
Mooooooo: oh
Laidback: berkely
Bryant: B'ham AL
Mooooooo: i dont like web chats, sorry
Laidback: near ladson
Bryant: oh ok
haa: IT WOULD BE COOL TO TALK AND NOT TYPE
AmyWonder: moo what programming lang. would yoouu use moo?
jdejan: I went to a conference there and got hit by a care
jdejan: i mean car
Laidback: ouch
Laidback: !!!!!
HelloKit: I can do that, haa... :O)
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AmyWonder: yeah, haa
Mooooooo: Amy, Delphi is best suited for the project
jdejan: some guy on the phone, what can you do
Laidback: how that happen?
Mooooooo: hey Antonios!
antonios: Hello everybody!
Laidback: hate that
HelloKit: Antonios!!!
jdejan: I was driving and had the green.....
Laidback: hi ant
jdejan: he said the last time he looked the light was green....
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antonios: Hi Carly, Daniel, Keith, Amy, Go, Kev....
HelloKit: Hello Jasun.
jdejan: totalled the rental..... that is one of the reasons I'm here today
Jasun: hi
Laidback: so u get hurt?
antonios: and everybody else!
antonios: :))
haa: I AM MISSING SOME STUFF YET BUT GETTING CLOSE TO TALK
antonios: Hello Jesun
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Jasun: howdy
Laidback: oh i see
HelloKit: wb duende.
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AmyWonder: hi antonios
jdejan: hi duende...... oldfartz was too much?
haa: HI JASON
duende: back again kit
Jasun: hello haa
Laidback: how long it been?
duende: the laughter gets to me
jdejan: 3 years and I also had an accident at work
jdejan: laughter?
Laidback: dang
duende: yes old frts
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jdejan: hey..... has anyone seen Wrenn?
Laidback: no sorry
jdejan: bummer...... she's pretty cool
jdejan: so duende, jump in anytime
duende: ok
jdejan: hey, mooooooo, did you decide a topic for next week
duende: trying to pick up on a story line
Laidback: brb
Mooooooo: Carly picks the topics
jdejan: I think there are many going on at once
jdejan: who's Carly?
Mooooooo: Carly=HelloKit
antonios: HelloKit is Carly
antonios: :)
jdejan: Oooohhhhhhh......
Laidback: k had 2 get a drink
jdejan: is she the boss lady?
HelloKit: Aww man... someone put a MIDI in my guestbook...
jdejan: wb laidback
Laidback: thanks
Mooooooo: cool :o)
* HelloKit is the queen... j/k
Laidback: hehe go kit!
jdejan: j/k?
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antonios: GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!
Laidback: just kidding
jdejan: I'm new to the lingo
antonios: Hello Berz..
Mooooooo: hello Berzerker
HelloKit: j/k = just kidding
Berzerker: HI! ;)
Berzerker: Anyone here from Ontario,Canada?
jdejan: so.....what is next week's topic Carly>
Laidback: how long u been on irc jde?
duende: yes i am
jdejan: ummmm, one week
duende: due is from niagara
Laidback: cool u r new
HelloKit: Um... well, to be honest, I don't know yet.
jdejan: okay.....
jdejan: yep, laidback, I'm a newbie
duende: where u bezerker
Laidback: :)
Laidback: never cared for the term :)
jdejan: me either, sounds like a doggie chew toy
Laidback: lol!!!!!!!!!!!
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jdejan: Duende + Laidback..... the name is Jody
Laidback: like hat
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Laidback: that
Laidback: cool hi jody mine is Pat
Laidback: es just Pat
bbwaddict: any one here with tbi
Laidback: yes
haa: HI JODY WHERE YOU LIVE
jdejan: NY north of the city
Mooooooo: TBI?
jdejan: Duende, what is your name?
haa: I WAS IN NY ONCE
antonios: Upstate NY?
bbwaddict: traumatic brain injury
Mooooooo: not me
antonios: not me
jdejan: not up-upstate..... about 75 miles north of NYC
Laidback: havent been 2 ny since i was little
antonios: Aha! I lived in Queens for about 4 years
HelloKit: BRB
Laidback: k kit
jdejan: really? where in Queens
antonios: ok Carly
antonios: Astoria, Queens
bbwaddict: gonna boogie yall have nice evening
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haa: I WAS TALKING ABOUT NYC
jdejan: did you like it haaa?
jdejan: antonios...... where are you now?
antonios: Piraeus, Greece!
antonios: :)
Laidback: cooool
antonios: Faaaaar away! isn't it?
antonios: :)
jdejan: lol..... quite a move!
Laidback: yep
antonios: hehe, U see, I am Greek! lol
jdejan: never been to Greece..... my friend loved it though
jdejan: no kidding......
antonios: I was there as a student
jdejan: haa, did you like NYC?
jdejan: where did you go to school?
haa: NOT TIME ENOUGH TO TELL BUT VERY DIFF FROM CA
jdejan: very different
jdejan: antonios, which school?
Laidback: irishgen ever come in here mooooo?
Mooooooo: not familiar with that nick
Laidback: oh ok thanks
antonios: How about you haa? where were you in NY?
antonios: ?
antonios: am I lagged?
jdejan: Pat, where are you from?
jdejan: you are lagged, antonios
Laidback: SC
antonios: I was in the college of Staten Island, CUNY
jdejan: ah, I went to SUNY
Laidback: hates the lag monster
antonios: which college?
jdejan: Purchase is Westchester
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jdejan: in Westchester
antonios: I c...
jdejan: small school
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jdejan: oh, stupid me.... I remember
Laidback: hi sun
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antonios: Welcome sunshin
sunshin: hey laidback what's up?
sunshin: hi antonios
jdejan: hey mooooooster what are you up to?
jdejan: I don't think Duende liked it here
Laidback: not much just messing u?
Mooooooo: awww, I dunno. he came back
jdejan: 'cause I asked him to.....
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jdejan: I just met him on another channel.....
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Laidback: cant please all
haa: ANTONIOS I WENT TO ROOSEVET ICE SKATING
jdejan: nope, guess not....
sunshin: do u no where hanky is?
Mooooooo: Hanky?
sunshin: yeah
antonios: Roosevelt Ice skating?
Mooooooo: Never heard of it. What state?
jdejan: Haa, do you mean Rockefeller ice skating rink?
antonios: <lol>
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jdejan: that is near St. Patrick's Cathedral..... that is the only rink I could think you mean....
Laidback: had a friend try that busted her butt
jdejan: Hey, Pat, what is it that brings you to this chat channel
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Laidback: born with a muscle thing dont mem name has a few makes me real weak
Mooooooo: antonios, you need a new isp
Laidback: plus have messed up lungs
jdejan: oh, do you work?
Laidback: yea i oil paint plus have kinda small biz doing t shirts cards ect...
Laidback: u?
Laidback: oil painting is my fav
jdejan: that's good...... not right now.... I was 'let go' because of my injury
Laidback: oh i c
jdejan: I volunteer with students to keep me busy
Laidback: cool
HelloKit: I'm back.
jdejan: next year I'll go to grad school
haa: GOODBYE ALL
Laidback: i want 2 work with kids
jdejan: bye haa
Laidback: wanted
antonios: yeap... I am checking now on servers
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jdejan: I worked with little ones for 4.5 years..... now I want to work with college
AmyWonder: bye haa
Laidback: i still do i guess just not jub
jdejan: I did that this past year and liked it
jdejan: jub?
Laidback: sounds great
Laidback: job
Laidback: sorry
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