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[06 Aug 2005|11:11pm]

hojo1000
Hey everyone! I'm Carrie and I'm 19 and from Mississippi and I go to Mississippi University for Women (admitting men since 1982!) I have lived in MS my entire life. Though it can become dull at times I wouldn't want to be anywhere else because this is where my friends and family are. is anyone else from the MS area?
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[28 Jul 2005|10:33am]

darkenergy
hey girls!
my name is Megan. i'm 20. born and raised in New Orleans! but now i go to the University of Alabama! Roll Tide!
my life is in the south, and i love it here. i don't even feel the urge to travel to most other parts of the country! and wherever i eventually live, marry, raise a family, and start teaching, it will be in the South. cause it's better in the South! i mean seriously, who else has better traditions, and has more fun? and what's better than having that rich, southern drawl? living in New Orleans, i didn't really have it, but after i got to Tuscaloosa, i definitely pick up the accent! and i'm proud!
anyways, love y'all and God bless!
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hi y'all [17 Jun 2005|05:23pm]

queen_e1izabuff
[ mood | flirty ]

Hi everyone..

My name is Ashlee Nicole and I'm from the Commonwealth of Virginia :)

I couldn't get the banner to work in my user info--anyone want to help me?

Thank you so much!

Ashlee Nicole

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HI Yall [22 Apr 2005|10:35pm]

h0tm0ma85
[ mood | loved ]

So I just joined thegroup and need to make an introduction. I am Jeri,19. I lie kin MISSOURI!!! (i know i spelt it liek that on pourpose) I lived in Lousisana for 17 years and then married an militry man, and he took me away from my magnolias, hydrangas, and azaleas!!! But most days hes worth it. I grew up in minden, not far from Shreveport LA. I have a daughter, Emily who is one and one on the way, due in OCT. Well I recon thats all for now. Yall just pray i dont live here so long that I lose my accent!!!!

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[31 Mar 2005|12:01am]

texasholdem
Here is my required post: My name is Melissa, I'm 33 years old, I live in Florida, and am moving to North Carolina in a few months.

I see it's MANDATORY to post a banner. I read that there are a few to choose from, but I don't see where.
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[05 Mar 2005|12:01am]

jennay_
[ mood | bouncy ]

Hey ya'll! My name is Jenny and I'm 18 years old. I was born in Florida and have lived in Everglades City my whole life. I saw this community on somebody's userinfo and just had to join!

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Southern Girls! [03 Mar 2005|03:59pm]

gatorwhitz
[ mood | amused ]

Someone once noted that a Southerner can get away with the most awful kind of insult just as long as it's prefaced with the words, "Bless her heart" or "Bless his heart." As in, "Bless his heart, if they put his brain on the head of a pin, it'd roll around like a BB on a 6-lane highway."
I was thinking about this the other day when a friend was
telling about her new transplanted northern friend who was upset because her toddler is just beginning to talk and he has a southern accent. My friend, who is very kind and, bless her heart, cannot do a thing about those thighs of hers, was justifiably miffed about this. After all, this woman had CHOSEN to move to the
South a couple of years ago. Can you believe it?" said her friend, "A child of mine is going to be "taaaallllkkin liiiike thiiiissss."

Now, don't get me wrong. Some of my dearest friends are
from the North, bless their hearts. I welcome their perspective, their friendships, and their recipes for authentic Northern Italian food. I've even gotten past their endless complaints that you can't find good bread down here. And the heathens, bless their hearts, don't like cornbread!

We've already lost too much. I was raised to say
"swayya," not swear, but you hardly ever hear anyone say that anymore, I swayya you don't. And I've caught myself thinking twice before saying something is "right much," "right close," or "right good" because non-natives think this is right funny indeed.

I have a friend from Bawston, bless her heart, who thinks
it's hilarious when I say I've got to "carry" my daughter to the doctor or "cut off" the light. She also gets a giggle every time I am "fixin'" to do something. And, bless their hearts, they don't even know where "over yonder" is, or what "I reckon" means!

My personal favorite was my aunt, saying, "Bless her heart, she can't help being ugly, but she could've stayed home."

Southern girls know bad manners when they see them:

1. Drinking straight out of a can.
2. Not sending thank you notes.
3. Velvet after February.
4. White shoes before Memorial Day or after Labor Day

Southern girls always say:

1. "Yes, ma'am."
2. "Yes, sir."

Southern girls have a distinct way with fond expressions:

1. "Y'all come back now, ya heaah."
2. "Well, bless your heart."
3. "Drop by when you can."
4. "How's your mama?"
5. "Love your hair."


Southern girls know their three R's:

1. Rich
2. Richer
3. Richest


Southern girls know everybody's first name:

1. Honey
2. Darlin'
3. Shugah


Southern girls know the movies that speak to their
hearts:

1. "Gone With the Wind"
2. "Fried Green Tomatoes"
3. "Driving Miss Daisy"
4. "Steel Magnolias"

Southern girls know their cities dripping with Southern
charm:

1. Hotlanta or Adlanna (Atlanta as outsiders say)
2. Richmon
3. Challston
4. S'vannah
5. Birminham
6. Nawlins'
7. Oh! and that city in Alabama ? It's pronounced
MUNTGUMRY!


Southern girls know the three deadly sins:

1. Bad hair
2. Bad manners
3. Bad blind dates

G.R.I.T.S. = Girls Raised in The South!

Now you run along, Shugah, and send this to someone else
Raised In The South, i.e., Southern Belles, or ANY females aspiring to
be GRITS. Even the northern ones, "Bless Their Hearts".

That Reminds me. I have a rubber stamp that says "Just
because your children were born in the South does not make them Southerners. After all, if a cat had kittens in the oven, that wouldn't make them biscuits."

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South Carolina [18 Feb 2005|06:31pm]

morgana44
Hi all, I'm Leanne. I'm 20 years old, and I live in South Carolina.

Right now I'm a Junior at the University of South Carolina, but I lived in Virginia Beach for 10 years, and lived in Hoover, AL 9 years before that. Haha, I guess I consider myself a southern girl through and through.

Is it cool if I make my own banner to put in my userinfo? I'll be more than happy to post it on here as well so that anyone else can use it, too.
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Hey Yall!~ [31 Jan 2005|03:23pm]

bamacutie101
Hey yall! my name is Jordin and i live in Birmingham Alabama.. well actually Hoover.. but thats like really close to Birmingham.. im 14.. i'll be 15 this year! yay lol.. and umm yeah.. i've lived in Alabama my whole life and i love it here.. theres like no where else i'd rather live.. its great here.. but im new to like joining communities and everything so if i do it wrong or something please tell me lol.. but yeah i'll write more later.. ROLL TIDE!!
~Jordin~
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[09 Jan 2005|01:17am]

fresh_heartache
*name, *age, and *where you're from. Again- feel free to add as much as you want.

Hi everyone!
Ashley/18/I was born in Louisiana but grew up mostly in Sc. But for the past 2 years I've been living a little NE of Atlanta.

Where do we go to get the images for banners? Or do we make our own?
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[23 Nov 2004|11:17am]

s0_heartless
Hey i'm Lauren! I'm 16, & from St. Petersburg, Florida.I've lived in Florida my whole life, & I'm a proud memeber of the south! <3
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New Girl! [03 Nov 2004|11:00am]

kicksandcake
[ mood | chipper ]

hey all!!! my name is Mika, i'm 19, and i'm from Florida! my girlie heather runs this place, so i decided to join!!

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[17 Oct 2004|07:30pm]

pariah29
Hola!

Your name: Jessica
What part of Georgia do you live in? I'm from the south GA area and currently attend VSU
Your age:21

Nice to meet you gals :)
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Introduce myself [29 Sep 2004|06:48pm]

peach4nc
Hi! I'm Christie. I'm 19 years old and live in Georgia (near Savannah)..I joined the community to meet some girls that enjoy the southern ways of life like I do..also, my boyfriend lives in North Carolina..so this is my new way of trying to keep my mind off the distance. Hope to meet some new friends!
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*new* [19 Sep 2004|01:35pm]

se48
HI. name's samantha, people call me sam, friends call me sami. i was raised in greeneville, tennessee. moved to southern florida when i was 16... now i'm at college in evansville, indiana.
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[17 Sep 2004|12:10pm]

neeli
Here's a virus being e-mailed to lj users and it looks like this:

Dear LiveJournal user,
We have recently noticed that you haven't updated your LiveJournal in
awhile. If you would like to keep your LiveJournal account, you must sign in
within the next 24 hours.
You may sign in at: {link removed}
Failure to sign in within the next 24 hours will result in account termination.

DO NOT OPEN THIS LINK! IT'S A VIRUS!
Please, post this in your personal journal and in your communities, even if it's off-topic for the community. This is very important.
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Just joined [16 Sep 2004|02:17pm]

dark_sadness
[ mood | calm ]

Hi, My name is Angie. I'm 26, and live in Arkansas.
Don't know what else to say. :)

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[13 Sep 2004|04:53pm]

_kiss_n_makeup_
[ mood | hungry ]

hi yall! Im Tiffani-Lynn, i was born and raised in Mobile, Alabama, but moved to Florida 2 years ago with my family. im 17 yrs old.

things i love: fourwheeling, hunting, fishing, singing, dancing, nascar, music, auburn tigers, wranglers...

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Hey yall [04 Sep 2004|05:00pm]

x0love0x
[ mood | cheerful ]

Hey all...im Miraha *Mariah* 16 from florida...raised in florida all my life..new to the live journal scene..looking for new friends would love to chat to anyone *lol* catch yall l8er MIraha x0x0x

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Visitor's Guide to Birmingham [01 Sep 2004|08:46am]

neeli
[ mood | creative ]

For all you Alabamians/Birminghamians alike!Collapse )

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