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#1 baddmammajamma

Posted 06 January 2013 - 05:40 PM

I am stalling to get back into my work groove...so tell me (without overthinking any answers):

1) Where were you born? (bonus point for "In a manger")

2) Please name two of your guilty pleasures.

3) What song always makes you hit the dance floor/bust a move/shake your groove thang?

4) What three words would a frenemy (or someone who doesn't really like you) would use to describe you?

5) Do you like pina coladas? And getting caught in the rain?

6) Favorite colour?

7) Which famous person would you love to have as a close friend/coffee buddy?

8) What article of clothing/style will forever be a fashion no-no for you?

9) What is your modus operandi on EB? (e.g. smartass, lurker, advice seeker)

Edited by baddmammajamma, 06 January 2013 - 05:41 PM.


#2 baddmammajamma

Posted 06 January 2013 - 05:47 PM

D'oh....most remember to answer own quiz...

1) Where were you born? (bonus point for "In a manger") Washington, D.C. In a manger.

Please name two of your guilty pleasures. (1) celebrity-babies.com (2) Royal family gossip

What song always makes you hit the dance floor/bust a move/shake your groove thang? Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'

What three words would a frenemy (or someone who doesn't really like you) would use to describe you? THAT CRAZY AMERICAN!

Do you like pina coladas? And getting caught in the rain? Yummmm to pina coladas. Like getting caught in the rain only if it's warm rain. I don't like yoga or making love at midnight in the dunes at the cape (don't like sand in my butt)

6) Favorite colour? Lavender

7) Which famous person would you love to have as a close friend/coffee buddy? Michelle Obama

8) What article of clothing/style will forever be a fashion no-no for you? Buttless chaps. Skinny jeans.

9) What is your modus operandi on EB? (e.g. smartass, lurker, advice seeker) Primarily advice giver. Miss Congeniality.

#3 R2B2

Posted 06 January 2013 - 05:53 PM

1) Where were you born? (bonus point for "In a manger") Sydney - In a manger!

2) Please name two of your guilty pleasures. - Chocolate & Nanna Naps (exciting, right!)

3) What song always makes you hit the dance floor/bust a move/shake your groove thang? I dont dance - ever, but if I did, it would be that new Bruno Mars song. almost, ALMOST makes me want to dance.

4) What three words would a frenemy (or someone who doesn't really like you) would use to describe you? i'd write them, but they would be censored Tounge1.gif

5) Do you like pina coladas? And getting caught in the rain? the rain part is good

6) Favorite colour? Purple

7) Which famous person would you love to have as a close friend/coffee buddy? Tim Freedman - the man is sex on legs.

8) What article of clothing/style will forever be a fashion no-no for you? jesus sandals

9) What is your modus operandi on EB? (e.g. smartass, lurker, advice seeker) long time lurker

#4 Lucrezia Borgia

Posted 06 January 2013 - 05:54 PM

Ooh fun!

Sydney
Wine; eating in bed ( food, I stress I mean food)
Girls just want to have fun
Vain, indecisive, lazy
Yes and no ( plays havoc with my hair )
Blue
Do they have to still be alive? Assume yes, so I would say tony Horwitz
G strings
Not sure....maybe a bit of all three...?

Just a quick edit to add about item of clothing I would never wear...harem pants/poo catchers ...

Edited by Lucretia Borgia, 06 January 2013 - 07:49 PM.


#5 Miss Cinders

Posted 06 January 2013 - 05:55 PM

1) Where were you born? (bonus point for "In a manger") Out of a uterus.

2) Please name two of your guilty pleasures. Chocolate, and ummm chocolate.

3) What song always makes you hit the dance floor/bust a move/shake your groove thang? Nope, don't dance.

4) What three words would a frenemy (or someone who doesn't really like you) would use to describe you? Annoying talkative biatch.

5) Do you like pina coladas? And getting caught in the rain? No. And no.

6) Favorite colour? Purple of course. Isn't that everybody's favourite colour?

7) Which famous person would you love to have as a close friend/coffee buddy? Sandra Bullock.

8) What article of clothing/style will forever be a fashion no-no for you? Prissy.

9) What is your modus operandi on EB? (e.g. smartass, lurker, advice seeker) Occasional visiting lurker.

#6 Bob-the-skull

Posted 06 January 2013 - 05:55 PM



1) Where were you born? (bonus point for "In a manger")
in a manger, in bedford park, sa...

2) Please name two of your guilty pleasures.

watching glee (and DP better not read this... he doesn't know) and watching reality trash tv

3) What song always makes you hit the dance floor/bust a move/shake your groove thang?

time warp - rocky horror

4) What three words would a frenemy (or someone who doesn't really like you) would use to describe you?

anti social, forgetful, to busy

5) Do you like pina coladas? And getting caught in the rain?

yes... and only if not on the way to work!

6) Favorite colour?

purple

7) Which famous person would you love to have as a close friend/coffee buddy?

ummm i don't know...

8) What article of clothing/style will forever be a fashion no-no for you?

leggings

9) What is your modus operandi on EB? (e.g. smartass, lurker, advice seeker)[/b]

random person

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#7 TheCeriseClupea

Posted 06 January 2013 - 05:56 PM

1) Where were you born?  Sicily
2) Please name two of your guilty pleasures.  A good cheese with some fine wine.
3) What song always makes you hit the dance floor/bust a move/shake your groove thang? I don't dance
4) What three words would a frenemy (or someone who doesn't really like you) would use to describe you? Blunt, Quick tempered
5) Do you like pina coladas? And getting caught in the rain? No to the drink but yes to the rain
6) Favorite colour? Red
7) Which famous person would you love to have as a close friend/coffee buddy? Leonard Cohen
8) What article of clothing/style will forever be a fashion no-no for you?  Dresses, I hate dresses.
9) What is your modus operandi on EB? (e.g. smartass, lurker, advice seeker) Lurker with a hint of advice seeking mixed in.

#8 ubermum

Posted 06 January 2013 - 06:00 PM



1) Where were you born? UK.

2) Please name two of your guilty pleasures. Going to the movies on my own, sleeping in.

3) What song always makes you hit the dance floor/bust a move/shake your groove thang? Basement Jaxx.

4) What three words would a frenemy (or someone who doesn't really like you) would use to describe you? know it all.

5) Do you like pina coladas? And getting caught in the rain? Yes and yes, but only in summer.

6) Favorite colour? aqua

7) Which famous person would you love to have as a close friend/coffee buddy? Billy Connolly, for the laughs.

8) What article of clothing/style will forever be a fashion no-no for you? High waisted jeans, they come up to the underwire of my bra.

9) What is your modus operandi on EB? (e.g. smartass, lurker, advice seeker) I would say general contributer, many would say smart a** biatch.

#9 Placebo

Posted 06 January 2013 - 06:01 PM

1) Where were you born? (bonus point for "In a manger")

St Helens Hospital.  Surely I get a bonus point for a Saint in the title rather than a manger!

2) Please name two of your guilty pleasures.

1) Drinking wine in the afternoon.
2) Reading trashy mags.

3) What song always makes you hit the dance floor/bust a move/shake your groove thang?

"Blister In The Sun" by the Violent Femmes

4) What three words would a frenemy (or someone who doesn't really like you) would use to describe you?

Obsessed
Out-there
Self-centred


5) Do you like pina coladas? And getting caught in the rain?

I like pina coladas, but don't like getting caught in the rain.

6) Favorite colour?

Orange

7) Which famous person would you love to have as a close friend/coffee buddy?

Kate Winslet

8) What article of clothing/style will forever be a fashion no-no for you?

Ruched dresses - either up the front, or up the side!

9) What is your modus operandi on EB? (e.g. smartass, lurker, advice seeker)

Survivor!


#10 TeaTimeTreat

Posted 06 January 2013 - 06:02 PM

I will play  original.gif

1) Where were you born? (bonus point for "In a manger") Southern Africa

2) Please name two of your guilty pleasures. Eating Nerds (those tangy sweet things) and buying LEGO, it is for DS benefit but I love it too  biggrin.gif

3) What song always makes you hit the dance floor/bust a move/shake your groove thang? Bad Medicine - Bon Jovi

4) What three words would a frenemy (or someone who doesn't really like you) would use to describe you? That Helicopter Mum

5) Do you like pina coladas? And getting caught in the rain? No and no, I do like being in a warm bath when it's raining though.

6) Favorite colour? Hmm White or Blue (sort of mid blue with a hint of lilac)

7) Which famous person would you love to have as a close friend/coffee buddy? Germaine Greer

8) What article of clothing/style will forever be a fashion no-no for you? Ankle boots - worn with a skirt

9) What is your modus operandi on EB? (e.g. smartass, lurker, advice seeker) I like to both give and receive advice and browse

Edited by sparkler, 06 January 2013 - 06:04 PM.


#11 la di dah

Posted 06 January 2013 - 06:02 PM

1) Where were you born? (bonus point for "In a manger") emergency operating theatre. As far as a manger, I believe that was my cousin Josh.

2) Please name two of your guilty pleasures. - 1) Posting too much 2) Referring to Jesus as "my cousin Josh."

3) What song always makes you hit the dance floor/bust a move/shake your groove thang? Wanted Dead or Alive by Bon Jovi

4) What three words would a frenemy (or someone who doesn't really like you) would use to describe you? Verbose useless spammer.

5) Do you like pina coladas? And getting caught in the rain? - Rain yes, pina coladas no. Dislike coconut. Mojitos and margaritas all the way, baby.

6) Favorite colour? My tragedy is looking like a Peep in my favourite colour, so yellow in general and green to wear.

7) Which famous person would you love to have as a close friend/coffee buddy? Dolly Parton

8) What article of clothing/style will forever be a fashion no-no for you? Maxi-dresses are a cruel joke perpetuated by people with inseams of greater than 28 inches. Wait, no-nos on me or no-nos on everyone? I guess no-nos for everyone would be "nice" velour sweatsuits.

9) What is your modus operandi on EB? (e.g. smartass, lurker, advice seeker)  [b]Opinionated childless hag
.

Edited by la di dah, 06 January 2013 - 06:03 PM.


#12 baddmammajamma

Posted 06 January 2013 - 06:02 PM

QUOTE (*Dystopia* @ 06/01/2013, 06:56 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
1) Where were you born?  Sicily



How cool! I spent a beautiful summer in Sicily in 1996 (on the east coast, outside of Catania).

Was it in a manger there? wink.gif

#13 Clever Clogs

Posted 06 January 2013 - 06:02 PM

1) Where were you born? (bonus point for "In a manger")
In a hospital  wink.gif

2) Please name two of your guilty pleasures.
Watching Ellen and getting flavoured mineral water when I am out (I live an exciting life ...)

3) What song always makes you hit the dance floor/bust a move/shake your groove thang?
Anything by Jay Laga'aia  unsure.gif

4) What three words would a frenemy (or someone who doesn't really like you) would use to describe you?
Opinionated, not argumentative (with an eye roll due to that being incredibly frustrating)

5) Do you like pina coladas? And getting caught in the rain?
Not either really. Would rather get caught in the rain.

6) Favorite colour?
Fire engine red

7) Which famous person would you love to have as a close friend/coffee buddy?
Dr j McDougall (no coffee, obviously!)

8) What article of clothing/style will forever be a fashion no-no for you?
Skinny anything, high necklines

9) What is your modus operandi on EB? (e.g. smartass, lurker, advice seeker)
Big time lurker. It read pretty much every thread.



#14 PixieVee

Posted 06 January 2013 - 06:03 PM


1) Where were you born? (bonus point for "In a manger") Wahroonga, Sydney

2) Please name two of your guilty pleasures. - Watching beauty gurus on YouTube, "lifestyle" tv shows

3) What song always makes you hit the dance floor/bust a move/shake your groove thang? Good Time by Owl City and Carly Rae Jepsen

4) What three words would a frenemy (or someone who doesn't really like you) would use to describe you?Vain, anal, boring

5) Do you like pina coladas? And getting caught in the rain? Love Pina Coladas by the pool, I don't mind the rain but not so much getting caught in it

6) Favorite colour? I am a colour whore and change my mind often, at the moment probably coral-y orange

7) Which famous person would you love to have as a close friend/coffee buddy? Meryl Streep, we'd have fun

8) What article of clothing/style will forever be a fashion no-no for you? harem pants

9) What is your modus operandi on EB? (e.g. smartass, lurker, advice seeker) comment a bit, no one knows much about me

#15 SeaPrincess

Posted 06 January 2013 - 06:04 PM

1) Where were you born? (bonus point for "In a manger") In a hospital.

2) Please name two of your guilty pleasures. Made for TV movies. Weddings.

3) What song always makes you hit the dance floor/bust a move/shake your groove thang? Walking on Sunshine

4) What three words would a frenemy (or someone who doesn't really like you) would use to describe you? Can be blunt

5) Do you like pina coladas? Yes And getting caught in the rain? No

6) Favorite colour? Pink

7) Which famous person would you love to have as a close friend/coffee buddy? Maybe Reece Witherspoon

8) What article of clothing/style will forever be a fashion no-no for you? Skinny jeans

9) What is your modus operandi on EB? (e.g. smartass, lurker, advice seeker) Stupidly honest

#16 Around_the_world

Posted 06 January 2013 - 06:08 PM

1: in a manger... In Kalamunda WA

2: watching tv all day... ONLY if it's Dexter. Addicted. And YouTube.

3: black eyed peas boom boom pow. Only because I was working in a busy nightclub when It came out and myself and the girls would all stop to dance to this song when it came on.

4: princess, stubborn, too busy

5: yes and yes but not on a cold day/night

6: yellow

7: Sarah Jessica Parker

8: midriff tops and Crocs

9: advice seeker mainly, lurker too.



#17 Tim Tam

Posted 06 January 2013 - 06:09 PM

1) Where were you born? Sydney.

2) Please name two of your guilty pleasures. Chocolate and coffee.

3) What song always makes you hit the dance floor/bust a move/shake your groove thang? Billie Jean.

4) What three words would a frenemy (or someone who doesn't really like you) would use to describe you?
Smart ass, angry and complicated.

5) Do you like pina coladas? And getting caught in the rain? No and no.

6) Favorite colour? Blue

7) Which famous person would you love to have as a close friend/coffee buddy? Oprah.

8) What article of clothing/style will forever be a fashion no-no for you? Mini skirts.

9) What is your modus operandi on EB? (e.g. smartass, lurker, advice seeker) Lurker.

#18 lisacat

Posted 06 January 2013 - 06:10 PM

1) Where were you born? (bonus point for "In a manger")

Sydney, in a manger

2) Please name two of your guilty pleasures.

Trashy American reality tv - think dance moms, toddlers and tiaras
Cheese platter for dinner on Friday nights

3) What song always makes you hit the dance floor/bust a move/shake your groove thang?

80's music, especially big hair bands

4) What three words would a frenemy (or someone who doesn't really like you) would use to describe you?

Gossiper, Always Right


5) Do you like pina coladas? And getting caught in the rain?

I have never had a pina colada, I like getting caught in the rain.

6) Favorite colour?

Blue

7) Which famous person would you love to have as a close friend/coffee buddy?

P!nk

8) What article of clothing/style will forever be a fashion no-no for you?

swimwear, I always wear shorts and tshirt

9) What is your modus operandi on EB? (e.g. smartass, lurker, advice seeker)

Lurker mixed with advice seeker

Edited by lisacat, 06 January 2013 - 06:17 PM.


#19 Feral Madam Mim

Posted 06 January 2013 - 06:13 PM


1) Where were you born? (bonus point for "In a manger") Hospital

2) Please name two of your guilty pleasures. vanilla coke, and licorice bullets

3) What song always makes you hit the dance floor/bust a move/shake your groove thang? The chicken dance

4) What three words would a frenemy (or someone who doesn't really like you) would use to describe you? I can only think of one, it starts with a B and ends with an itch

5) Do you like pina coladas? And getting caught in the rain? only if I'm on my way home lol

6) Favorite colour? purple

7) Which famous person would you love to have as a close friend/coffee buddy? Hugh Jackman

8) What article of clothing/style will forever be a fashion no-no for you? pants that hang around your ankles (how anyone could ever think showing their boxers/jocks/bare ass to the entire world is ok is beyond me)

9) What is your modus operandi on EB? (e.g. smartass, lurker, advice seeker) no idea, someone else can answer this one for me lol

#20 Rainbow Lemur

Posted 06 January 2013 - 06:14 PM

1) Where were you born? (bonus point for "In a manger")  Melbourne

2) Please name two of your guilty pleasures. Trashy TV - Temptation Island anyone? and designer clothes that don't fit (I can dream right?)

3) What song always makes you hit the dance floor/bust a move/shake your groove thang?  Grease "Those summer nights?"

4) What three words would a frenemy (or someone who doesn't really like you) would use to describe you? Controlling know-it-all (who obviously can't count)

5) Do you like pina coladas? And getting caught in the rain?  The rain.  YES! Dunes? yes baby

6) Favorite colour?  Red.

7) Which famous person would you love to have as a close friend/coffee buddy?  Jane Austen

8) What article of clothing/style will forever be a fashion no-no for you? hot pants

9) What is your modus operandi on EB? (e.g. smartass, lurker, advice seeker)
Advice exchange, under the radar

#21 Cath42

Posted 06 January 2013 - 06:14 PM

1) Where were you born? Palmerston North, New Zealand.

2) Please name two of your guilty pleasures. Wine and chocolate.

3) What song always makes you hit the dance floor/bust a move/shake your groove thang? "The b**ch is Back", Elton John.

4) What three words would a frenemy (or someone who doesn't really like you) would use to describe you? Not sure. But something that meant "ruthless with time management" would be in there.

5) Do you like pina coladas? And getting caught in the rain? No. And no.

6) Favorite colour? Red.

7) Which famous person would you love to have as a close friend/coffee buddy? Oprah Winfrey or Michelle Obama.

8) What article of clothing/style will forever be a fashion no-no for you? Those jeans that teenagers wear that sit below their underwear. Also leg warmers and those awful white boots that women wear when they dance around glo-mesh handbags in loser pubs.

9) What is your modus operandi on EB? (e.g. smartass, lurker, advice seeker) Not sure. Probably "great annoyance".

*Edited to remove quotes.

Edited by Cath42, 06 January 2013 - 06:17 PM.


#22 BenevolentDictator

Posted 06 January 2013 - 06:14 PM

1) Where were you born? (bonus point for "In a manger")  Melbourne, in a manger wink.gif

2) Please name two of your guilty pleasures.  70's music; Reese's Peanut Butter cups

3) What song always makes you hit the dance floor/bust a move/shake your groove thang? The Nutbush.  How embarrassment!

4) What three words would a frenemy (or someone who doesn't really like you) would use to describe you? Pompous, verbose, pedantic

5) Do you like pina coladas? And getting caught in the rain? No and Yes

6) Favorite colour? Pale Blue

7) Which famous person would you love to have as a close friend/coffee buddy? Oliver Sacks

8) What article of clothing/style will forever be a fashion no-no for you?  Mini skirts

9) What is your modus operandi on EB? (e.g. smartass, lurker, advice seeker) All of the above.


#23 Feral_Pooks

Posted 06 January 2013 - 06:19 PM

1) Where were you born? (bonus point for "In a manger") in a Melbourne hospital, no guiding stars, just another baby original.gif

2) Please name two of your guilty pleasures. Salt and vinegar chips and sleep ins. I get more of one than the other, though, guess which...

3) What song always makes you hit the dance floor/bust a move/shake your groove thang? I Want to Break Free by Queen. Also makes me sing.

4) What three words would a frenemy (or someone who doesn't really like you) would use to describe you? Unreliable, cynical, overthinker.

5) Do you like pina coladas? And getting caught in the rain? I feel meh about both.

6) Favorite colour? Purple.

7) Which famous person would you love to have as a close friend/coffee buddy? Kitty Flannegan.

8) What article of clothing/style will forever be a fashion no-no for you? Just... Anything in Supre.

9) What is your modus operandi on EB? (e.g. smartass, lurker, advice seeker) I'm not sure, can someone tell me where they think I fit?

#24 frogsong

Posted 06 January 2013 - 06:33 PM

1) Where were you born? (bonus point for "In a manger") Victory Hotel aka an old disused hospital in country Victoria that was used in a VB ad a couple of years ago.

2) Please name two of your guilty pleasures. Soft lollies and chocolate

3) What song always makes you hit the dance floor/bust a move/shake your groove thang? Fat bottom girls by Queen

4) What three words would a frenemy (or someone who doesn't really like you) would use to describe you.   Shy, boring and quiet

5) Do you like pina coladas? And getting caught in the rain? No and yes

6) Favorite colour? Blue

7) Which famous person would you love to have as a close friend/coffee buddy? Oprah
8) What article of clothing/style will forever be a fashion no-no for you? ...... Bikinis

9) What is your modus operandi on EB? (e.g. smartass, lurker, advice seeker) lurker with the odd response thrown in


#25 Beanbag Warrior

Posted 06 January 2013 - 06:34 PM


1) Where were you born? (bonus point for "In a manger")        ACT, Calvary Hospital

2) Please name two of your guilty pleasures.               Spicy Fruit Rolls, men

3) What song always makes you hit the dance floor/bust a move/shake your groove thang?        YMCA

4) What three words would a frenemy (or someone who doesn't really like you) would use to describe you?                 Impulsive.  over-committed.  Self-centred

5) Do you like pina coladas? And getting caught in the rain?           No and sometimes

6) Favorite colour?              Yellow.  The closer to sunshine, the better

7) Which famous person would you love to have as a close friend/coffee buddy?            Stephen Fry

8) What article of clothing/style will forever be a fashion no-no for you?           anything in pastel

9) What is your modus operandi on EB? (e.g. smartass, lurker, advice seeker)           mostly lurker





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Why I'm choosing to be a single mother right from the start

I believe that you get out of families what you put into them, and I will give mine my all.

Mother and baby units are a necessity for mental health, not a luxury

I have had two postnatal psychotic episodes. The first when my eldest child was six weeks old, and another after my second child was born.

30 French baby names

French names are always in fashion, but a few have risen in popularity in recent years.

New mum's Spanish maternity nightmare

A British woman who gave birth in Spain has told of her ordeal after spending weeks trying to convince medics the baby girl was hers.

Preparing Rover to be a good dog with baby

Some friends of ours say that it's dangerous to have a dog around a newborn and that we should start looking for a new home for him. Is it?

Company offers to ship working mums' breast milk home

First Apple and Facebook announced they would pay $20,000 towards the cost of their female employees freezing their eggs, now IBM in the US has come up with an innovative new policy aimed at retaining female employees.

Prince William speaks of his pride at wife Kate and 'little joy of heaven' Charlotte

The Duke of Cambridge opened up about family life and his plans for the future in an interview to mark his first day as an air ambulance pilot.

'Glowing' eye saves baby Mason's life

A simple photo taken in front of an evening fire gave new mother Sarah Bowers the power to save her baby's life. 

Parenting and decision overload

Of all the advice people told me before having a baby, no one warned me about the amount of decisions involved.

Proof that toddlers can't be left unsupervised - ever

Parents of toddlers all know the moment when realise your child is being suspiciously quiet. It can only mean one thing - trouble!

Meet Jeremy Ryan, The Voice contestant with seven kids

If you have trouble recalling the ages of Jeremy Ryan's seven children on The Voice, you're not alone. So does he.

Baby's adorable reaction to wearing glasses for the first time

Getting glasses can be a formative moment in a person's life.

Police officer buys supplies for family after mum of six caught shoplifting

When a mum of six was caught shoplifting nappies, clothes and shoes for her kids, the last thing she expected was for a stranger to pay for her haul.

Why pregnant women on antidepressants shouldn’t panic about birth defect claims

The risk of having uncontrolled depression is far greater than the small increased risk of birth defects that may be associated with specific antidepressants.

Arrests made over children's birthday party brawl

Police have raided properties and arrested a number of people over a brawl at a child's birthday party at a play centre in Sydney's west.

Family shares awesome drone baby announcement

Looking for a creative way to share some big news? Look to the skies, like this family did.

Young warrior Owen defies doctors' predictions

Little Owen DiCandilo's name means "young warrior", and it's a description that perfectly fits the inspiring 18-month-old

Advice for dads: when to approach your wife for sex

The exhaustion that comes with caring for young children often means romance between parents becomes a thing of the past.

I might be fat, but I don't need saving

I've been fat for pretty much most of life, besides a few crazy moments of being less-fat, but for the most part I've existed on this earth with a little more meat on my bones than desirable.

The rookie mistakes we make as parents

Since the dawn of civilisation, generation after generation of new parents have had to rely on instinct, trial and error - and sometimes get it wrong.

 

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