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Old 02.04.2019, 22:11
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My little tree which manages to go from zero to full bloom over night every year decided last night was the night!
Sounds lovely. Please may we see a photo? Thanks.
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Old 02.04.2019, 22:18
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Because you have very beautiful avatar pic. And because congrats. FB probably sucks. I can't know.
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Yeah, FB is really awful. It's designed to trap people in a dopamine feedback loop, like Skinner's experiments in operant conditioning. Just one week away from there, and I can literally feel my serotonin increasing and my brain re-wiring itself. So much more at peace. I feel like my mind has been released from a cage. xx
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Old 02.04.2019, 22:29
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Sounds lovely. Please may we see a photo? Thanks.
My handy camera is crap but I'll try to remember - it's a bit dark now
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Old 02.04.2019, 22:36
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If your camera has a flash one can sometimes get the loveliness photos at night. Especially of plants, close-up.
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Old 03.04.2019, 16:25
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Thanks.
Yeah, FB is really awful. It's designed to trap people in a dopamine feedback loop, like Skinner's experiments in operant conditioning. Just one week away from there, and I can literally feel my serotonin increasing and my brain re-wiring itself. So much more at peace. I feel like my mind has been released from a cage. xx
It's not an experiment, darlin'. It's a business plan with solid objectives. They don't hire the best attention engineers just for laughs! Read up the research on depression (+ feeling isolated) increase esp. on teens, related to social media.

Some stuff is bound to spill over, self-branding, clique behavior, double reality, etc...but it is not so bad on other platforms.

FB is for the old, as my students have been saying past 3 years or so.

How is your serotonin today? Brain rewiring? Feel like going for a run?

The weather makes me smile today. It's a total joke.
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Old 03.04.2019, 17:11
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... because it's Spring... and because I finally stopped using Facebook and can feel my sanity and inner peace returning.
Tip: Only keep your Facebook page actual in-case you're looking for a job or a date. In this case, just take your nicest photo with interesting background as a placeholder (delete all incriminating photos or secure your privacy to the utmost).

To ensure your sanity, only let feeds which mean a lot to you come through.
Scrap the rest, totally and brutally.

Especially the ones you don't know who are looking for friendship (don't know about you, but in my age i.e. middle, get a few requests from scammers)
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Old 03.04.2019, 17:52
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I had a nap today.
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Old 03.04.2019, 18:00
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Old 03.04.2019, 18:15
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But can you sleep again tomorrow?
All I know is that today I had a nap, and it was good.
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Old 04.04.2019, 18:22
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Sounds lovely. Please may we see a photo? Thanks.
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the nasty way they cut it's top was not my idea (Although the cats think it's a groovy place to sit)

And the really amazing thing about this tree is that it literally blooms over night. Every year.
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Old 11.04.2019, 14:42
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This wonderfully understated photo of Dr Katie Bouman makes me smile. Can you even begin to imagine the bursting sense of pride if she were your daughter.

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Old 11.04.2019, 15:25
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This wonderfully understated photo of Dr Katie Bouman makes me smile. Can you even begin to imagine the bursting sense of pride if she were your daughter.

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Because there is a very large and heavy medizinball in my gym, with a giant RAGE printed on it.

I hope people will not get too inspired.
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Old 12.04.2019, 00:15
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Because this evening I sang a symphonic solo.
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Old 17.04.2019, 12:32
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ROFL, this huge crow came along, sat on the edge of a roof, took a shit then immediately turned around and watched it fall.

Do they check their poo? Or their goal (didn't see what/who was hit).
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Old 18.04.2019, 17:09
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Elbow dimples.
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Yesterday night when my sister told me she wants to do a karaoke...
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Old 19.04.2019, 08:43
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I saw this pic!
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Old 19.04.2019, 11:40
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I saw this pic too, and found it absolutely delightful! Everyday, Bing displays a beautiful photo when going into its web-site. Really worth checking out!
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i have a headache.
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