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  1. Forum Administration & Notices

    This category is reserved for announcement from the forum administrator, as well as help requests that may be of interest to others, beyond the person making the request. Most help requests should be made directly to the Forum Administrator.
    1. Notices & Announcements
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      Notices and announcements from the SENIORSonly CLUB administrators will be posted in this section of the forum.
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      Latest: Happy Camper Bess Barber, Aug 22, 2019 at 3:57 PM
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    2. Help Requests
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      General help requests of a nature that may prove helpful to others, who may have the same question, may be posted here. In most cases, however, we prefer that you send help requests to the Forum Administrator. Conversely, the Forum Administrator may solicit suggestions or feedback from forum members here.
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  2. Education & Entertainment

    Within this category, a variety of topics are appropriate, including education and learning, the evolution of language, gadgets and tech talk, movies and entertainment, reading and writing, and others that may be related to education and entertainment
    1. Education & Learning
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      Discussions that relate to education and learning are appropriate topics for this category. This might include current or past educational endeavors, online educational opportunities, topics such as the differences between education today and at various times in the past, or others.
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      Latest: What I Learned Today Micki Pembroke, Aug 24, 2019 at 2:31 PM
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    2. Evolution of Language
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      Discussions of the origins of language, or the ways in which the definitions of words have changed throughout history, are appropriate topics for this forum.
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    3. Gadgets & Tech Talk
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      Discussions relating to electronic or mechanical gadgets, equipment, computers or computer software, phones or smart phone applications, electronic reading devices, or anything relating to gadgets and technology are appropriate for this section of the forum.
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      Latest: Why Does Time Fly With Internet Activity? Bess Barber, Aug 24, 2019 at 4:40 PM
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    4. History & Geography
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      Topics that are appropriate for this category are intuitive, with history being a study of the past, especially as it pertains to human beings, while geography refers to the study of the lands, features, inhabitants, and phenomena of the earth. Nations and national boundaries, both current and historical, would be appropriate for this category as well.
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      Latest: When Did You Start Learning Geography? Hal Pollner, Aug 24, 2019 at 10:57 AM
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    5. Movies & Entertainment
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      Discussions of movies, plays, concerts or other forums of performance art are the topics of this area of the forum.
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      Latest: Mindhunter Lulu Moppet, Aug 24, 2019 at 4:46 PM
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    6. Philosophy & Psychology
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      Philosophy and psychology are separate subjects, of course, but either or both of them may be discussed here. This is not the place for jokes and memes making fun of philosophers or psychiatrists, however, which is not to imply that every post has to be of a serious nature.
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      Latest: I Joined A Free Thinkers Forum Bobby Cole, Aug 23, 2019 at 9:55 AM
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    7. Reading & Writing
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      Novels or short stories in any genre, poetry, or other works of literature, whether high-brow or low, are appropriate topics for this category. If we have any authors or poets among us, discussions relating to the art of writing may also be discussed here.
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      Latest: Lip Reading Course On You Tube Lon Tanner, Aug 21, 2019 at 5:32 PM
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    8. Senior Directory Project
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      This forum section will be used to discuss an upcoming SENIORSonly CLUB web directory project, which any active member of the forum will be invited, but certainly not compelled, to assist with. In short, my intentions are to operate a Seniors Club Directory on this same domain, albeit separate from the forum itself, in which any member of this forum will be invited to add his or her own listings, whether personal sites or whichever sites are important to them, for whatever reason. In addition, I would add sites that are relevant to baby boomers and seniors in particular, and we can tie it all together. I'll discuss this further in this section of the forum.
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    9. Science & Nature
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      A fairly wide range of topics might be appropriate for this forum area. These might include the discussion of scientific and technological research involving any of the sciences, including natural sciences, social sciences, applied sciences, and others, except where a more specific topic exists elsewhere in the forum. For example, weather events that are still occurring, or which have just occurred, should be brought up in the existing “In the News” section of the forum, and suggestions as to where to go for leaf peeping in the fall should be made in the “Travel & Vacation” area rather than here, while a discussion of why leaves change color in the fall would be a good fit for this part of the forum. Both the theories of evolution and intelligent design may be discussed here but if you are going to get into the specifics of just which god created the earth, then the “Faith & Religion” section would be a better choice.
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      Latest: The Photo Lab That Flew To The Moon Yvonne Smith, Aug 23, 2019 at 9:47 PM
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    10. Sports & Recreation
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      Discussion of any type of sport can be made here, including recreational activities such as jogging, mountain climbing, diving, and others.
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      Latest: U.s. Most Decorated Female Athlete Hal Pollner, Aug 22, 2019 at 8:57 PM
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  3. Getting it Done

    Among the topics that may be discussed in this section of the forum are gardening, cooking, hobbies or crafts, home improvement or repair, photography or video production, self employment, or regular forms of employment by seniors.
    1. Crops & Gardens
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      Discussions of gardening or farming issues may be discussed here. This may include flower gardens, food crops, permaculture management, wildlife gardening, or anything having to do with growing things.
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      Latest: Is Anyone Else Planting Yet? Don Alaska, Aug 23, 2019 at 11:02 PM
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    2. Food & Drinks
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      Cooking, recipes, or the production of beer, wine, soft drinks, coffees, teas, or other drinks are appropriate topics for this category. Other subjects might involve food preparation, canning, etc.
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      Latest: Meal Times What Times Do You Prefer Toeat? Bess Barber, Aug 24, 2019 at 4:34 PM
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    3. Hobbies & Crafts
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      Any of a variety of hobbies and crafts may be discussed in this forum, whether it relates to something you have done in the past, that you are currently involved in, or that you'd like to learn how to do.
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      Latest: Folks Affected By Firearms Tex Dennis, Aug 21, 2019 at 9:59 AM
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    4. Home Improvement
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      The home improvement section of the forum may include a variety of topics, from full home or camp construction, to repairs, or maintenance tasks, whether these are tasks that have done yourself, need to do, or have hired someone to do for you. Questions about home improvement needs are also appropriate here.
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    5. Photos & Video
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      Photography or video production are topics under discussion in this section of the forum. Questions about these topics are also appropriate. You are, of course, free to post photographs and video anywhere in the forum, as this forum topic is about photography and video production.
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    6. Self Employment
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      Even as seniors, many of us are unable or unwilling to simply retire. Rather than competing in the job market, we may opt to make use of our skills and experiences to go to work for ourselves, either out of the home or elsewhere. Any discussion of self employment as a senior is appropriate for this part of the forum, whether the reference is to something that you are doing or that you would like to do.
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      Latest: Bing Rewards Ken Anderson, Aug 23, 2019 at 9:17 PM
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    7. Senior Employment
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      At the age of fifty or older, some of us have not yet retired and, out of need or desire, we have continued working. Others may have reentered the job market, or are perhaps seeking to do so. These topics may be discussed within this section of the forum. Discussion of jobs that we have held in the past should be made within the "Jobs I Have Had" forum, which can be found within the "I Remember When" category.
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    8. Shopping & Sales
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      Shopping is the focus of topics posted in this section of the forum, whether at a brick-and-mortar retail store, dealership, or online shopping.
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  4. Hot Button Issues

    This section of the forum refers to topics that may be likely to bring about disagreement. While we do not wish to be disagreeable in the SENORSonly CLUB, you may find room for differences of opinion here, as long as it is expressed respectfully and with civility.
    1. Conspiracies & Paranormal
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      Governments and media seem to want to tie the words "conspiracy" and "theory" together, indicating that conspiracies cannot be real. Any discussion of conspiracies, whether real, imagined, or still up in the air, may be discussed in this section of the forum. The span of topics that can be included here is wide, including, but not limited to UFOs, global warming and climate change, cryptozoology, crop circles, time travel, and the Lost City of Atlantis.
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      Latest: Thoughts About The Earth Being Flat Yvonne Smith, Aug 23, 2019 at 9:45 PM
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    2. Dreams & Interpretations
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      In this part of the forum, you can discuss your dreams or possible interpretations of dreams, whether your own or others. Even when there are no reasonable interpretations, it can be interesting to write your dreams down while you still remember them.
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    3. Energy & Fuel
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      Topics relating to energy and fuel may be discussed here. This does not refer to the human energy that we may lose as we grow older, but to the technologies or fuel required to produce electricity or power, including nuclear, hydroelectric, solar, wind, coal, oil or natural gas. Also appropriate as a topic in this sub-forum are fuels used to heat our homes or power our cars, trucks, and agricultural equipment. Discussions of storms, solar flares, and the like can be made here, as well.
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      Latest: Hydrogen From Coal Don Alaska, Aug 20, 2019 at 7:52 PM
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    4. Faith & Religion
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      While the administration of the SENIORSonly CLUB will not tolerate arguments over matters of faith and religion, civil discussions are encouraged in this area of the forum. Forum members may also conduct Bible studies, or the equivalent in any other religion.
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      Latest: Church Attendance In America Hal Pollner, Aug 24, 2019 at 10:43 AM
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    5. In the News
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      Topics that are in the news may be discussed in this section of the forum, whether local to any member of the forum, national, or worldwide, and opinions may be aired. Consider whether the resulting discussion is likely to be about the news, or political in nature when considering whether to post a story here or in the Politics & Government thread. Please note that the weather is now being discussed in its own thread, a sub-forum of Science & Nature.
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      Latest: Strange Case Of Drowning Patsy Faye, Aug 22, 2019 at 1:18 PM
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    6. Politics & Government
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      Discussion or debate of topics relating to politics and government may be made in this section of the forum, as long as the conversation is civil and respectful of differing opinions. Debate and argument are not synonymous terms for the purpose of this forum.
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      Latest: Political Memes Beth Gallagher, Aug 24, 2019 at 2:02 PM
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  5. I Remember When

    The forums within this category are the place to reminisce and to wax nostalgic. Topics include jobs that you have held, people you've known, places where you have lived, and other reminiscences.
    1. Jobs I Have Had
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      Many of us tend to identify ourselves according to what we do for a living, or by whatever we have spent most of our life doing. This is the part of the forum to discuss jobs that you have held within your lifetime and career, whether you just want to give your employment history or discuss one particular job in more detail.
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    2. People I Have Known
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      Throughout our lives, we meet a lot of people. Some remain friends throughout our lives, while others are left behind, intentionally or unintentionally, when we graduate from school, change jobs, or move. In this section of the forum, you may discuss those people who have made an impact on your life, for good or bad. It isn't necessary to give their names, but in some cases you may want to do so.
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    3. Places I Have Lived
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      There may be those in this forum who have lived in the same area, or even the same home, all of their lives. Others of us may have moved several times. In this part of the forum, you may discuss places that you have lived.
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      Latest: Dream Retirement Location Patsy Faye, Aug 2, 2019
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    4. Other Reminiscences
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      There may be other things in your life that you look back upon with fondness or regret. In this section of the forum, you may discuss anything else that you would like to reminisce about.
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      Latest: Things You Remember Fondly From The Past Micki Pembroke, Aug 24, 2019 at 2:21 PM
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  6. On the Lighter Side

    Let's not get too serious in this part of the forum. One forum in this category will include forum games or riddles, while another is set aside as a place to make people laugh, and if you sometimes get tired of being honest, there is a forum here for tall tales and fabrications. Other suggestions for this category are appreciated.
    1. Games & Riddles
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      Various forum games and riddles may be suggested by forum administrators or members of the forum in this area. Consider forum games that you have seen elsewhere, or be creative.
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      Latest: Famous Name Game Holly Saunders, Aug 24, 2019 at 7:46 AM
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    2. Happy Talk
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      What good news have you heard or experienced today? Is there someone who you would like to thank, or commend, for making your day a better one? Is there something that you would like to do, or say, that can make someone else's day a better one? That's what this sub-forum is about.
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      Latest: The Good Morning Thread Holly Saunders, Aug 23, 2019 at 2:19 PM
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    3. Make Me Laugh
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      Jokes and funny stories are welcomed in this forum, whether they are true of fabricated. Basically, anything, within the realms of decency, that have the potential to make someone laugh, may be posted in this forum.
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      Latest: Funny Memes Emma Smith, Aug 24, 2019 at 7:56 AM
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    4. Tall Tales & Fabrications
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      Let your creativity come out in this part of the forum, and don't let the truth get in the way. There is a place for honesty, but this isn't necessarily it. Another idea for this forum area are tales that may or may not be true, letting other forum members guess whether you're being honest or not.
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      Latest: The Hordes On Our Southern Border Bess Barber, Aug 22, 2019 at 5:33 PM
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  7. Ourselves & Others

    This category houses a variety of topics relating to ourselves and others, including family and relationships, health and wellness issues, holidays and family traditions, money and finances, pets, farm animals, and wildlife, retirement, leisure, travel and vacations, as well as a personal diary section.
    1. Family & Relationships
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      Discussions of your family or others who are important to your life can be made in this part of the forum. It isn't necessary to give names, and if you want to alter some of the facts for the sake of privacy, that's fine too, but sometimes it's nice to be able to talk about those who mean the most to us. Alternatively, you may wish to simply discuss the importance of family and relationships in general.
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      Latest: What Would It Take? Bess Barber, Aug 23, 2019 at 4:57 PM
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    2. Health & Wellness
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      There is no need to discuss any matter of health that you would prefer to keep to yourself, but sometimes it's nice to be able to discuss the things that can go wrong with us as we get older, or to talk about things that might be able to be done about it. With an understanding that this is not the place for medical advice, a discussion of home remedies or other types of treatment or therapy may be appropriate too.
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      Latest: Weight Loss Challenge? Bess Barber, Aug 24, 2019 at 4:23 PM
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    3. Holidays & Traditions
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      Upcoming holidays may be discussed in this section of the forum, including various family traditions surrounding some of our holidays. Even within members of the same religion, holy days are often celebrated differently in different families or geographical areas. Basically, anything relating to holidays and traditions are on-topic here.
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      Latest: Tomb Of The Unknown Soldier Von Jones, Aug 6, 2019
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    4. Money & Finances
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      Discussion of matters regarding money and finances are appropriate in this forum area, whether relating to general problems associated with getting by financially, or possible sources of help. This is not the place for solicitations or scams, however.
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      Latest: Assets Minus Liabilities Lon Tanner, Aug 24, 2019 at 3:48 PM
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    5. Personal Diaries
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      There may be times when you simply want to share something that is going on in your life, and it's not always easy to figure out which part of the forum it might fit into. In this part of the forum, members are encouraged to create a thread where anything that is going on in your life is on-topic. We strongly encourage you to use your member name in the subject line and, for those who are prolific in their diary section, we can create sub-forums for specific topics. In other words, one thread per member; if you need more, contact the Forum Administrator so that he can create a sub-forum.
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      Latest: From A Wide Spot In The Road Beth Gallagher, Aug 24, 2019 at 4:49 PM
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    6. Pets & Critters
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      This is the part of the forum where members are encouraged to discuss or post photos of their pets, farm animals, wildlife, or any other topics relating to pets or animals.
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      Latest: Where Does Milk Come From. Ruby Begonia, Aug 22, 2019 at 10:22 PM
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    7. Retirement & Leisure
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      In this part of the forum, you may discuss your retirement, your plans for retirement, or other leisure activities that you consider to be part of your retirement. If, like some of us, you have never planned for retirement, you may also discuss your regrets here.
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      Latest: Every Day Is A Picnic Craig Swanson, Aug 21, 2019 at 11:42 PM
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    8. Travel & Vacation
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      Discussions, plans, photographs, or video of vacations you have taken, or places you have traveled to, these are the topics that are appropriate for this part of the forum. Upcoming vacations may also be discussed here.
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      Latest: Off On Sunday Frank Sanoica, Aug 19, 2019 at 7:53 PM
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  8. Off Topic

    Anything that you would like to discuss that isn't covered in another section of this forum may be posted here. In the event that several people have discussed the same topic in this area, the Forum Administrator may opt to create a forum for that topic, moving the threads there. When you would like to post a thread about something that probably fits somewhere else, but you can't figure out where, you can post that here as well, and the Forum Administrator will move it to an appropriate area.
    1. Off-Topic Discussions
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      If you would like to discuss something that isn't covered in another section of the forum, you may post it here. In the event that several members post similar topics here, the Forum Administrator may opt to create a forum for it, moving the related threads there.
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      Latest: Goose Stepping Holly Saunders, Aug 23, 2019 at 7:12 PM
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    2. Not Sure Where it Goes
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      In the event that you want to discuss something that you think probably fits somewhere else, but are unable to figure out where it goes, don't fret about it. Post it here and the Forum Administrator will move it to an appropriate forum.
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      Latest: Soc Color Choices Frank Sanoica, Aug 23, 2019 at 11:30 PM
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