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Am I the only one?
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I feel bad... kind of
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Poverty = Health
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Russia had a competitor testing dirty for drugs, but I’m not sure why
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I feel like I shouldn’t have to say this, but..
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Congrats, Marvel Studios
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Anyone else?
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As a college student this is the best thing ever.
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Corporate tax cuts.
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Every commute
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I'm 33
592
Sure it's a challenging sport, but it's not very strenuous.
144
When President's Day is the most chill day I've had at work in a long time...
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I'll prove her wrong
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Truly, the most vicious of cycles.
51
I was better off never knowing. Now what?
75
She said she loved her country and had genuinely tried her best, but that she had also made a mistake. Shit happens.
14
It's not too late
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Bad Joke Eel
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The Trump Movie
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I bet my fingerprints are in a police database somewhere
342
When the job ad says its not cold call because "we have the warmest leads!"
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My first thought when we beat Canada in curling. Better than a medal.
11
There’s a huge difference between a tax return and a tax refund.
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I'm happy not knowing
109
They're almost always understaffed, and a little human decency goes a long way!
5
Every commute v2.0
125
Cinemax After Dark Confessions
28
And I'd just gotten it fixed up in the shop...
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After 13 years of marriage, it’s understandable right?
19
Facial hair is a blessing and a curse.
32
After I heard the moving words of Emma Gonzalez I had hope for a change In politics moving forward, then I realized...
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Someone should tell CNN and MSNBC
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Welp, life goes on
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I am become terror
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What goes on at Costco HQ every few months
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Because with 2 kids under 5, it's the only time I have to myself
11
My husband was trying to offer me tortillas...
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My friend complaining that his job doesn't let him off for President's Day
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Russians are trying to steal our memes
75 cptnpiccard My mom taught me this when I was a wee lad: the girl should be surprised as to how/when you propose, and not that you are proposing.
45 jim_jaxl You have to know the girl your proposing to. Some would like that. Some would hate that.
23 ArchitectOfFate While I agree it’s cringy, doing it at someone else’s wedding is even worse. I get that that’s a subset of “in public,” but it’s the worst possible subset.
9 NolanSyKinsley It depends entirely on the person. Some girls like/expect to be the center of attention, and if the man knows(not hopes) well enough in advance that she wants to marry him and she will be saying yes then it may be exactly what she wants.
5 firekittymeowr I still can't fathom why some people think that a proposal should be a complete suprise. If you haven't even discussed whether you both want to get married before you propose, what other compatibility issues have you not discussed before asking to spend the rest of your life with someone?
10 schuenkeo Yeah it definitely depends. I got engaged three weeks ago. We had been talking about it for a while. Boyfriend and I went one Saturday together, looked at rings, went to have dinner and discuss, then went back and bought it together. Was actually really fun shopping together and I got to pick out an engagement ring I am in love with. We each chipped in half for the engagement ring and then he paid for my wedding band and I paid for his. I just don’t get this whole “the man has to spend $5,000 on an engagement ring and then surprise the person he is asking!!” I mean what the heck. We are making the mutual decision to spend our lives together... shouldn’t we both get a say in how that is physically represented by wearing a ring?
14 Jimz0r Or you know... people can do what they wish... If someone is bold enough to propose in public then they have to be prepared to be shot down.
7 swaggman75 When we first started dating my thengf now fiancée said she would say no if i proposed in front of a crowd
6 CommentsPwnPosts Hey OP just because you got shot down does not mean it will be bad for everyone else.
2 Ryugi It only works for couples who: 1. WANT a public display 2. Have already privately agreed to get married, whether or not a ring was given.
3 Monkeybrainzzz Sounds like an opinion to me and we all know what opinions are like.
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2 ndecision It worked out great for me. On the anniversary of our first date, I took my girlfriend out to the same restaurant and we left engaged. It was awesome!
1 OrcSoldat John Cena sucks at proposing.
1 JRock4XL It forces the other party into a very public decision. There are factors that could be at play that you won't know about until you are in private, such as them not wanting you to look foolish. You want them to say yes because they want it, not because they feel obligated.
1 toxmax Putting a huge amount of public pressure on someone expecting a fairytale outcome is unfair and definitely won’t sit right in the stomach.
1 _zarkon_ That's more of an opinion than good advice. I believe it is more of different strokes for different folks. Some people will love it and some will hate it. If you are proposing you should know the person well enough to make that decision.
1 SoRamona 100% agree. you shouldn't feel pressured into saying yes when they happen to do it in front of a large group of people source: it happened to me at an anime convention...I broke it off with him shortly after.