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User Topic: N.F.L. Pigskin Picks - Week 8 Results; Week 9 Games
ajsmom
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Default  Posted: 11:58 AM, October 29th (Tuesday), 2013View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

Looks like we may have our first head coach firing coming up this week or soon at the very least, thanks to the big can of Whoop Ass Carolina opened up on Tampa Bay on Thursday night, allowing the Bucs to slink to 0-7. Word is Greg Schiano not only lost the game but has lost his team’s respect big time (no wonder, as he’s 1-12 in his last 13 games and is 7-16 overall) as Newton and company made pre-holiday mincemeat out of the Bucs with two huge scoring runs right out of the gate. Newton finished 23-of-32 for 221 yards with two passing touchdowns along with 11 scrambles for a team-leading 50 rushing yards and a third score on the ground, proving the ongoing theory that Thursday night games are either sleepers or blowouts.

One of Sunday’s really, really good games came courtesy by of all teams, Detroit and Dallas. I’m not sure which was/were the best moment(s): Me cheering for Dallas up until I checked my picks and realized I had Detroit…then happily realizing the Lions hung in there despite four turnovers that could have cost them the game…Megatron’s Megagame (329 yard with 14 catches and a TD)…Matthew Stafford’s game winning “going-over-the-middle-nope-I’m running-in-for-it-over-dar-on-da-left” game ending TD…or…watching Dez Bryant self-destruct on the sidelines any number of times like a five year old who ate his whole bag of Trick or Treat candy in one sitting. So many choices! Kick ‘em all you want folks, (and heaven knows, they’ve skunked me in the past) dem Lions are coming on strong the second half of the season. Speaking of strong, here we go again – the Chiefs won. Now, there are those who are saying it’s due to their rather cupcake schedule (nuttin’ personal, booger bear) and then there are those who are saying it’s about time given the depth of talent they have had finally matched with a good coach. Yet, we’ve got to be real here folks, as the Chiefs nearly didn’t come out on top in this one, what with Alex Smith getting sacked six times and up against Jason Campbell, the Browns 3rd (or 4th???) string QB (I’ve truly lost count) who himself threw a pretty decent game, going 22-of-36 for 293 yards and two touchdowns . Kansas City’s schedule gets a wee bit tougher with a couple of Broncos games sandwiched between the Bills and the Chargers, (cupcakes perhaps, but spoilers for sure) so we shall see folks if this miraculous season continues.



It must have been the fan boos at the end of the first half that finally got the Patriots going as it was all Dolphins in the first two quarters of their matchup. Despite a pretty overall lackluster performance by Tom Brady who ended the day with 116 yards, his second fewest in a game since 2006, it’s pretty obvious to most that Brady has a hand injury even though he’s maintained a “Hand injury? What is this hand injury you speak of?” attitude. New England took advantage of their new core running backs finally getting into sync and some strong halftime corrections by way of three Tannehill forced turnovers to score 24 unanswered in the second half. In NOLA, Mr. Brees came back from his bye week all full of piss and vinegar and took it out on the Bills going 26-of-34 for 332 yards with five touchdowns, which completely ruined Thad Lewis’ Superdome debut, who not only suffered through three turnovers but now has some injured ribs to deal with.

It’s been said in the past that Chip Kelly is making some pretty big NFL rookie coaching mistakes in his first year, but probably none as big as starting Michael Vick when he clearly wasn’t ready. Vick claimed he was 80% healed and going up against the Giants Kelly mistook that mathematically for 100% which quickly proved not to be the case as Vick once again popped his hammy. Go figure that with their five field goals win, the Giants at 2-6 are now in the race for the NFC East, just two games behind the Cowboys (now 4-4), thanks to their loss. Well, if you can’t beat ‘em, cheer for the other team to beat ‘em, I reckon’. Wembley Stadium was rocking again NFL style on Sunday afternoon, and at least this time they saw one good team play which was obviously their favorite, what with the 49er’s 28-0 halftime lead and all. Playing like he was trying to win freedom for #‘merica or something, Colin Kaepernick had his way on the ground in the air and everyplace in between, completing 10-of-16 passes for 164 yards and a touchdown along with 54 yards and two rushing scores on seven scrambles. And just for grins and giggles, he also drew a 31-yard pass interference call. Can you believe this is the first of four games in London scheduled for the Jaguars over the next four years? Is the NFL trying to say something?



Oakland running back, err, I mean quarterback, Terrell Pryor set an NFL record with an opening drive, 93-yard touchdown run to show the Steelers they had come to play in Sunday’s “meh” game of two 2-4’s playing. Besides those dramatics, Pryor’s performance really wasn’t great as he went 10-of-19 for only 88 yards and two interceptions against the pretty hapless Steelers. Other than a fight in the second quarter, there really wasn’t much else to get excited about in this one. Those of you following the Jet’s sequence of win-loss-win-loss-win-loss-win undoubtedly knew to take Cincy this weekend. Not just because Cincy is that good, but because with win comes a loss next go around for New York. Andy Dalton played outta his mind, going 19-of-30 for 325 yards, five touchdowns and one interception on a poorly decided throw into double coverage. Geno Smith helped the Bengals cause along the way with a deuce of pick sixes, as he tried to play all afternoon with a running game that got up and left.

There’s a rumor afloat that the Denver running backs play “Rock-Paper-Scissors” to see who gets handed the ball, and if it’s true, Knowshon Moreno was on one hell of a roll Sunday, as he ended the day with 14 carries for 44 yards, as well as six receptions for 89 air yards and a TD. Props also to ex-Badger Montee Ball for getting his first NFL TD. Oh c’mon, you knew that was coming This game surely didn’t start out as the blow-out it ended up to be, with Washington up 21-7 early in the third quarter before Peyton and the Denver D simmered down to score 38 unanswered points. It took a sixth round draft pick in his first NFL start to fire things up for Arizona in their win against Atlanta. Andre Ellington rushed for 154 yards on 14 carries, including an 80-yard TD run and along with the AZ defense who managed to pick off Matt Ryan four times, figuratively stuck the fork in Atlanta’s season. Not to be outdone, Larry Fitzgerald caught four passes for 48 yards and a touchdown, his 800th career reception and (for now at least) is the NFL’s youngest to do so.

Green Bay managed to smoke the Vikings despite being still down three of their top receivers, relying instead on Aaron Rodger’s arm and the legs of Eddie Lacy. I know, I know – who? Rodgers really schooled the Vikings QB’s, finishing 24-of-29 for 285 yards for two touchdowns, while he also ran for 31 yards. Yes, boys, this is how it gets done. Ponder wasn’t awful, he was just Ponder, which makes me ponder who will play next week against Dallas – the ineffective Ponder or the inaccurate and concussed (*cough, cough*) Josh Freeman. I’ve got to admit, watching loud mouth ex-Packer Greg Jennings get plastered by his own teammate at the goal line was sweet as was hearing the large Packer contingent in the stands shouting “Go, Pack Go!.” Karma, baby. Karma. Finally, last night’s game with Seattle playing the beleaguered Rams (minus Sam Bradford and Brett Favre) was predicted to be an offensive blow out, courtesy of the Seahawks. Not so fast folks, as the holes in the Seahawks offensive line showed brightly. Russell Wilson who struggled throughout was sacked a career high seven times, while completing just 10 out of 18 passes for 139 total yards. Defense ruled both sides of the ball, including the goal-line stand by the Seahawks in the final minutes to kill the Rams chances of being the only St. Louis team to win yesterday. As to the Hawks, things better improve and fast on offense if they expect Wilson to last the year without getting injured. Let’s be real – there’s nothing to the guy. It’s sort of like Rudy Ruettiger behind the ball.

A necessary PSA from The Commish:With Bye Weeks comes fewer games which equates to less room for errors in picks. I’d be remiss (and possibly fired as Commissioner) to not mention the all-important picking of a tie-breaker and a solid one in general, as that can really come into play. For the record, I do try to catch when tie-breakers are missing and send PM’s, but as life gets in the way sometimes in all things S.I., I realize my warnings are sometimes missed. Therefore peeps, as we round second on crowing our champion for the year, I implore all of you once again to double check your picks for accuracy that you’ve chosen a winner for each game and you that have the tie-breaker for MNF.

OK…here we go – let’s all give a rousting WAY TO GO to our newbie player, FacePunched, for a brilliant 12/13 accuracy picking average this week!

WOO HOO! CONGRATS FacePunched!!!

FacePunched gets crowned our winner even though he tied Yme in correct picks, though his tie-breaker was over the final MFL score of 25 and unfortunately Yme neglected to choose one. The biggest group of pickers scored 11/13 correct for places third through ninth including Yours Truly in third, Chico in fourth, lingerdog in fifth, ray-ray in sixth, kernel in seventh, MissesJai in eighth and purplejacket in ninth. Rounding out the top ten we have Manningup26 with 10/13 correct.

We had some slight movement in the overall standings, yet the top two places stayed the same – MissesJai is now the front runner with 79 while purplejacket4 is just behind with 77. Also with 77 is Yme in third, who jumped up three spots this week. In third place and dropping down from second last week is tesla with 75, while kernel, also with 75, jumps up two spots to take command of fourth. Speaking of leaps, lingerdog sprinted up three spots to take over fifth, JustmeVa dropped down three into sixth place while ray-ray jumped up to take over seventh. Yours Truly jumped up three to take over eighth, while this week’s winner, FacePunched, also jumped up three to take over ninth. Our pal booger bear maintained tenth place overall with 67 cumulative points thus far.

We’ve got another bye laden week players, so once again you’ll only have 13 chances to improve your totals. Practice safe picking!!


N.F.L. Games – Week 9

Thursday, October 31st
7:25 PM CT

Cincinnati at Miami

Thursday’s Pick due by 5 PM CT Thursday, October 31st


Sunday, November 3rd
NOON CT

Kansas City at Buffalo
San Diego at Washington
Atlanta at Carolina
Minnesota at Dallas
Tennessee at St. Louis
New Orleans at NY Jets

3:05 PM CT
Tampa Bay at Seattle
Philadelphia at Oakland

3:25PM CT
Pittsburgh at New England
Baltimore at Cleveland

7:30 PM CT
Indianapolis at Houston

Monday, November 4th
7:30 PM CT

Chicago at Green Bay – TIE-BREAKER GAME

Teams on Bye Week: Denver, Detroit, NY Giants, Arizona, San Francisco, Jacksonville.


Sunday and Monday picks are due by 11AM CT Game Time Sunday, November 4th


Good luck, everyone. Have fun!

The Commish


Fidelity isn't a feeling...it's a choice.

"Truth has no special time of its own. Its hour is now - always." - Albert Schweitzer
____________________________________________
Me: BW - Him: 200+ # tumor removed 7/09
DS - 31 - Yikes!


Posts: 21116 | Registered: Dec 2007 | From: Been Through Hell...On My Way Back
lingerdog
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Default  Posted: 4:19 PM, October 29th (Tuesday), 2013View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

Congrats Facepunched!

Cincinnati
Kansas City
Washington
Carolina
Dallas
Tennessee
New Orleans
Seattle
Oakland
New England
Baltimore
Indianapolis

Green Bay – 47

[This message edited by lingerdog at 4:19 PM, October 29th (Tuesday)]


What lies behind us & what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Oliver Wendell Holmes -Stolen from Uni's page

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booger bear
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Default  Posted: 7:38 PM, October 29th (Tuesday), 2013View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

It's always about how easy the schedule is when a team goes undefeated ... And since we have sucked the last several years, I knew this was coming. Took longer than I thought though. OTOH fans have also gone the other way when the team sucks, how hard their schedule was/is ... Blah blah blah ... Just play ball, just watch the game, enjoy ...

I am still STOKED !!!!!! Not in a disney way 2nd part of our schedule is DEFINITELY more challenging ... We can all agree that any team can loose to any team on any given day. Good/bad team against good/bad team ... The Cowboy's show us that all the time ...

N.F.L. Games – Week 9

Thursday, October 31st
7:25 PM CT

Cincinnati

Thursday’s Pick due by 5 PM CT Thursday, October 31st

Sunday, November 3rd
NOON CT

Kansas City
San Diego
Carolina
Minnesota
St. Louis
New Orleans

3:05 PM CT

Seattle
Philadelphia

3:25PM CT

Pittsburgh
Baltimore

7:30 PM CT

Indianapolis

Monday, November 4th
7:30 PM CT

Green Bay – 28 TIE-BREAKER GAME

[This message edited by booger bear at 4:27 PM, November 1st (Friday)]


I am fiercely independent and I won’t apologize for it. I'd rather be single than settled.

Posts: 18828 | Registered: Dec 2009 | From: OK - Hot as hell here !!!!!!
ajsmom
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Default  Posted: 8:49 AM, October 30th (Wednesday), 2013View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

So true, booger!

ANY GIVEN SUNDAY (or Thursday or Saturday or Monday night)

I personally think the Chiefs just have the "it" factor going for them - a good team with (finally) a good, respected coach and incredibly loyal fans. Trust me, as a Broncos fan, we had some VERY slim years, but I stayed with them because they were my guys.


Fidelity isn't a feeling...it's a choice.

"Truth has no special time of its own. Its hour is now - always." - Albert Schweitzer
____________________________________________
Me: BW - Him: 200+ # tumor removed 7/09
DS - 31 - Yikes!


Posts: 21116 | Registered: Dec 2007 | From: Been Through Hell...On My Way Back
kernel
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Default  Posted: 7:33 PM, October 30th (Wednesday), 2013View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

Way to go, FP! and thanks for the Rodgers pic, Commish.

Cincinnati
Kansas City
Washington
Carolina
Dallas
St. Louis
New Orleans
Seattle
Oakland
New England
Baltimore
Indianapolis
Green Bay – 32

[This message edited by kernel at 7:38 PM, October 30th (Wednesday)]


"On particularly rough days when I'm sure I can't possibly endure, I like to remind myself that my track record for getting through bad days so far is 100% and that's pretty good."

Posts: 5337 | Registered: Jan 2010 | From: Midwest
JustmeVA
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Default  Posted: 8:04 PM, October 30th (Wednesday), 2013View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

Its official.. I suck at this too.... lol

N.F.L. Games – Week 9


Miami
Kansas City
Washington
Atlanta
Dallas
St. Louis
New Orleans
Seattle
Oakland
New England
Cleveland
Indianapolis


Green Bay –
32 pts TIE-BREAKER GAME


Posts: 116 | Registered: Aug 2012 | From: VA
purplejacket4
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Default  Posted: 10:36 PM, October 30th (Wednesday), 2013View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage


N.F.L. Games – Week 9

Thursday, October 31st
7:25 PM CT
Cincinnati

Thursday’s Pick due by 5 PM CT Thursday, October 31st


Sunday, November 3rd
NOON CT
Kansas City
Washington
Carolina
Dallas
Tennessee
New Orleans

3:05 PM CT
Seattle
Oakland

3:25PM CT
New England
Baltimore

7:30 PM CT
Indianapolis

Monday, November 4th
7:30 PM CT
Green Bay – TIE-BREAKER GAME
35


Me: BS 45
Her: fWS 48 (same sex partner)
Together: 18 years now (both MDs)
OW: meh so what 40s PhD
DD1: 10/30/11EA; DD2: 11/10/11 Had ONS; TT until 12/26/11; broke NC 6/12; NC again 7/12; R-ish

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Yme
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Default  Posted: 6:12 AM, October 31st (Thursday), 2013View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

Cincinnati
Kansas City
San Diego
Carolina
Dallas
Tennessee
New Orleans
Seattle
Oakland
New England
Baltimore
Houston
Green Bay

42

[This message edited by Yme at 11:08 PM, November 2nd (Saturday)]


"Wipe your mouth. There's still a tiny bit of bullshit around your lips."

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MissesJai
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Default  Posted: 10:41 AM, October 31st (Thursday), 2013View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

Cincinnati - BBL w/rest
Kansas City
Washington
Carolina
Dallas
St. Louis
New Orleans
Seattle
Oakland
New England
Green Bay – 48

[This message edited by MissesJai at 12:19 AM, November 2nd (Saturday)]


FWW - 41
"Don't think first about the risks of speaking up. Think first about the risks of not speaking up." ~ Kerry Patterson

Posts: 6042 | Registered: Jul 2009 | From: So Cal.....
dirk pitt
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Default  Posted: 10:41 AM, October 31st (Thursday), 2013View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

Cincinnati

Thursday’s Pick due by 5 PM CT Thursday, October 31st


Sunday, November 3rd
NOON CT
Buffalo
Washington
Atlanta
Minnesota
St. Louis
NY Jets

3:05 PM CT
Seattle
Oakland

3:25PM CT
New England
Cleveland

7:30 PM CT
Indianapolis

Monday, November 4th
7:30 PM CT
Chicago 52 pts


Me=BS
Her=WW (ilovemyhusband)

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ajsmom
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Default  Posted: 1:19 PM, October 31st (Thursday), 2013View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

Thursday's pick:

Cincinnati


Fidelity isn't a feeling...it's a choice.

"Truth has no special time of its own. Its hour is now - always." - Albert Schweitzer
____________________________________________
Me: BW - Him: 200+ # tumor removed 7/09
DS - 31 - Yikes!


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ray-ray
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Default  Posted: 4:53 PM, October 31st (Thursday), 2013View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

Cincinnati

Kansas City
San Diego
Atlanta
Dallas
St. Louis
New Orleans
Seattle
Oakland
New England
Baltimore
Indianapolis
Green Bay 37

[This message edited by ray-ray at 5:08 AM, November 3rd (Sunday)]


So many roads

Posts: 742 | Registered: Oct 2010
AFrayedKnot
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Member # 36622
Default  Posted: 5:02 PM, October 31st (Thursday), 2013View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

Cincinnati


BS 40
fWS 37 (SurprisinglyOkay)
DD DS
A whole bunch of shit that got a lot worse before it got better.
"Knowing is half the battle"

Posts: 2691 | Registered: Aug 2012
scared&stronger
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Default  Posted: 5:57 PM, October 31st (Thursday), 2013View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

Thursday, October 31st
7:25 PM CT
Cincinnati

Sunday, November 3rd
NOON CT
Kansas City
San Diego
Carolina
Minnesota
Tennessee
New Orleans

3:05 PM CT
Seattle
Philadelphia

3:25PM CT
Pittsburgh
Cleveland

7:30 PM CT
Indianapolis

Monday, November 4th
7:30 PM CT
Green Bay – 35



WS 45
BS 43

Met when we were 17 and 15. Together since 1983, married since 1985. Two kids, B21, G15.

d-day 4-3-07

Life has a way of making us get our panties in a wad.....I refuse to wear panties ever again.


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tesla
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Default  Posted: 4:37 AM, November 1st (Friday), 2013View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

Kansas City
Washington
Atlanta
Dallas
St. Louis
NY Jets
Seattle
Philadelphia
New England
Cleveland
Indianapolis
Green Bay - 35


"Thou art the son and heir of a mongrel bitch." --King Lear

Posts: 4819 | Registered: Jan 2012 | From: Indiana
ajsmom
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Default  Posted: 8:57 AM, November 1st (Friday), 2013View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

I was *thisclose* to taking the fins.

Seriously.

"Take Cincy", said my son..."they'll win" said my son.

A freaking safety.

REALLY?


Fidelity isn't a feeling...it's a choice.

"Truth has no special time of its own. Its hour is now - always." - Albert Schweitzer
____________________________________________
Me: BW - Him: 200+ # tumor removed 7/09
DS - 31 - Yikes!


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Manningup26
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Default  Posted: 10:41 PM, November 1st (Friday), 2013View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

Kansas City
San Diego
Carolina
Dallas
St. Louis
New Orleans
Seattle
Oakland

New England
Cleveland

Indianapolis

Green Bay – 32


Thankfully God is married to the backslider!!
Married over 20 years
Nibbled my way into an affair
Climbing out the ditch into a healthier relationship

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ajsmom
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Default  Posted: 8:47 AM, November 3rd (Sunday), 2013View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

To go with my Cincinnati loss on Thursday:

Kansas City
San Diego
Carolina
Dallas
St. Louis
New Orleans
Seattle
Oakland
New England
Baltimore
Indianapolis
Green Bay - 49


Fidelity isn't a feeling...it's a choice.

"Truth has no special time of its own. Its hour is now - always." - Albert Schweitzer
____________________________________________
Me: BW - Him: 200+ # tumor removed 7/09
DS - 31 - Yikes!


Posts: 21116 | Registered: Dec 2007 | From: Been Through Hell...On My Way Back
AFrayedKnot
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Default  Posted: 9:48 AM, November 3rd (Sunday), 2013View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

Kansas City
Washington
Carolina
Dallas
St. Louis
New Orleans
Seattle
Oakland
New England
Baltimore
Indianapolis
Green Bay 35


BS 40
fWS 37 (SurprisinglyOkay)
DD DS
A whole bunch of shit that got a lot worse before it got better.
"Knowing is half the battle"

Posts: 2691 | Registered: Aug 2012
booger bear
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Member # 26584
Default  Posted: 1:24 PM, November 3rd (Sunday), 2013View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

Oh God !!!!!!! Please do not be Any Given Sunday today .....

GAH !!! He dropped THAT pass. Dropped IT !!!!!!!!!!

Panic attack Sunday .....


I am fiercely independent and I won’t apologize for it. I'd rather be single than settled.

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