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You know those emergency exit doors at Walmart? The ones with the big red letters on them that say the alarm will sound if you open the door? The alarm really does sound when you push on the handle. No, it wasn't me...it was Blue. Sorry Walmart. Later we went to the local fish place to eat. The elderly gentleman seated diagonally across from Blue finished eating and began to relax and clean his teeth.
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Technology / Gadgets : technabob (3 years ago)

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Health / Disabilities : Chewing The Fat (3 weeks ago)

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