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Hey everyone!My name is Brina,I've been on this site for a few years, after not being on for a while, I figured I'd start up again, having more knowledge then before! I'm 19 years old and am going to be a sophomore in college this coming fall! Please feel free to ask me anything!


I'VE BEEN VERY BUSY WITH SCHOOL SO MY APOLOGIES IF I DON'T GET TO YOUR QUESTIONS RIGHT AWAY!

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The girl across the hall in my dorm does not have her own printer. She asks if she can use mine whenever she needs to print something. At first it was fine, but it's becoming a very frequent thing and it is starting to bug me. Ink is expensive and mine is getting used up pretty fast (I think she has used it more times then I have). What should I say to her to get her to stop? I don't want to be mean, but I can't constantly be letting her use up my ink and my paper.

Say to her nicely, "If you want, you can use my printer like you are, but if you could just buy some ink and paper for it" simple as that, telling her its fine, but that you need ink and paper. If it's a total problem, point out in a flyer for best buy or something showing her a cheap printer she could get. Hope I helped!

-Brina

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Recently i found out that like one or two of my friend's friends don't really like me or hate me and i don't know why.

I never came across them, I am a perfectionist so I'm pretty sure I don't do anything stupid or be a teacher's pet or soemthing and my personality is like achild so it makes me feel really bad that some people actually HATE me =(.

Is there maybe any reasons why?

Well, I dont know you well enough to say if theres a reason why. Someone told my friend they hated me, and i didnt even talk to the person/ didnt associate with their friends. If this person doesnt like you, or "hates you" dont worry about it, its their problem not yours. Tell your friend if they want to talk about something thats bothering them with you, then talk to you about it, not the friend. Hope I helped!

-Brina

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15/f
How do you suggest to get rid of acne on back and chest?

Use a loafa scrub and put soap on it and scrub your back and chest. Each time you do it, scrub a little harder. Or, you can look for a cream in a medicine shop. Don't be embarassed to ask for it either. Hope I helped!

-Brina

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Hello, and happy Saturday!
So my vision isn't all that great. Okay , it is horrible. In my left eye- I have 5/20, and in my right eye I have 10/20. I was thinking about getting Acuvue contacts- or another brand because I do not like glasses. Does anyone know the most inexpensive brand of contacts, because quite frankly my family is broke and we have a lot of medical bills. Thanks:D

Well, I'm answering your question now {sunday} sooo Happy Sunday to you!!! :-D. Theirs a lot of contacts out their that arent a lot of money. Just check with your optomitrist {eye doc} and see which one can be the most helpful/cheap for you, considering a lot of people don't have the amazing vision you have ;) its hard to say what contacts you could use. Hope I helped! Good Luck!

-Brina

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UGH!!!
why do people on my space or facebook play like there someone there not
like say ryan sheckler i want the real one that all those fake stupid people i mean relaly dont thay have a life to myspaces WHAT THE CRAP thay play like there them you say is this the real "WHO EVER" oh yes i am the real blah blah blah FAKEIES! i hate em

sorry i ahd to get it out ughh
agree?

It is pretty stupid. They do it because they don't have anything else to do. A lot of the "celebrety myspaces" are probably not actually the real celebreties. Hope I helped. Cheer up buttercup :)

-Brina

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My mom and brothers won't stop taking advantage of me! It drives me insane. For example, my mom ALWAYS makes me babysit. She doesn't even ask me if i will, but says "hey i'm leaving now" and i get stuck watching my 2 little brothers. It's not that i mind so much to do it, but i'm tired of her just assuming i will AND not paying me or anything. It's stupid that I have to miss all of my plans while my older brother goes wherever he wants whenever he wants. How do i stop this??? I already talked to her about it a few times, but today, i woke up and there was a note saying she was at work and won't be back until this evening. So now, i'm stuck at my house (in the middle of nowhere) with nothing to do! this needs to stop.

Sit her down as soon as possible. Tell her these things:

1. You love your brothers, but you need some time for you.
2. Maybe she could give you an allowence for doing this.
3. Share the sitting time with your older brother.
4. Let you know ahead of time for when you have to watch the little bros.

She'll most likely try to accomidate to you, if she doesnt, tell her again until you get

-Brina

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what was the song that Kira Knightly played on the piano in front of Cathrine De bourgh in the movie?!?

well our english teacher thought it would be how do you call it, "wild" to play music from movie that were based from books and i am not so bad with the piano... i just need to know the name of that piece....

merci

Well,theirs one that was played in it which was called Georgiana, but that wasnt played by keira. You could check out the soundtrack some more, which is what I did, or use google to find the one keira played. Hope I helped!

-Brina

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18 Male

Hey, the thing is I really like this one girl and I am almost positive she likes me to. How we interact with each other is weird though. Like everyone in the school knows we like each other it's just that we both put on the show that we hate each other. It's an easy screen to see through though because we can be seen sitting with each other alone and throwing the football together during breaks. We both know how the other feels pretty much but neither one of us will admit it. Also I don't want a gf and I am pretty sure she doesn't want a bf right now either. I like hanging out with here though and like going on dates. I would really appreciate your advice thanks.

Well, your deffinitly feeling something stronger for this girl than just going on dates, like considering her to be your girlfriend. I say you pursue this, even though you dont want a girlfriend right now. You like her, she likes you, why not see if your relationship can go farther? If you feel strongly about her, you should deffinitly go for it. If you dont want to be her boyfriend, then theirs not much you can do, other then be her friend. Hope i helped! Good Luck!

-Brina

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Our girls ask guys dance is in November, and I need a cute way to ask my good good good guyfriend who I'm kind of crushing on (and I'm pretty sure he likes me too!)

OOOO! I have an ideaa! Make a cupcake, and on it put Dance? With Me? On it! That would be awesome. Hope I helped!

-Brina

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my boobs just started killing today and feel like bricks and are very sensitive,and i think it might be a sign of pregnancy, how long do i wait to take a pregancy test for it to be correct ? i got my period a week ago, but do i still have to wait another month to find out if im pregnant ?

I've never been pregnant, so I have no idea how your boobs are supposed to feel, but, i guess its a good thing that google is alive and working :). When did you have sex? How Old are you? Those two things would be extremely helpful in this situation. I'm pretty sure if you get pregnant, you wont feel the sideaffects this soon. So, you might want to go take a pregnancy test as soon as possible.Here is a dandy little website that tells you the signs of you being pregnant.

www.destinationmaternity.com

Hope I helped!Good Luck!

-Brina

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Let' me start out with saying sorru if i picked the wrong category!

mmkay well,
im 14/f
and ive only had one b/f
and it lasted a week,
why: b'cause we wanted to get to know eachother,
i was like 13 then and it was when i first turned 13 at that, im almost 15 i have about three more mounths left anyways,

i havent had a b/f since then me and that boy just didnt talk and im fine with that
i have had some crushs but none i really wanted to be with and like lately ive been thinking,
and i want to start dateing, but i only like the top of the line boys LIKE: thay have to be very cute or fine and if there not i dont want to get in to it ive been asked out by alot of boys but i always turn them down because that isnt what i want, i know you dont have to even ssay that is wrong and very rude but thats just how it is,
at the beging of this year this boy started to like me and we where best friends and i kinda liked him but i wasnt sure so i didnt even try,
well see ive been thinking of him alot lately and like he is the first person on my mind when i wake up and when i check my, my space i always hope to see him on line or have a reply from his message, but i dont really know if i like him,

and i dont know what to do,
i want to stop just likeing the top of the line boys i want it to be okay to like cute boys :)
and how could i tell if i do like him or maybe i just want him because im lonely?
if you have anything like anything PLEASE let me know

Its deffinitly not rude to turn down guys, unless you do it in a rude way. Its perfectly fine that you haven't had a boyfriend in a while, your just making sure he's the right guy. But, its not bad to "test the waters" before finding him. When you said you want to be okay with cute boys, i'm assuming our a picky girl, and like her boys a certain way? I'm the same. Its ok to be like that. I say give this guy a chance, dont go into it thinking its not going to work, because you never know. Just don't think about it at all, just...go for it. Hope i Helped!

-Brina

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14/f

I just started 9th grade and my friend Emma met a new kid from band camp that goes to our school. His name is Jake. He's really cool but really shy. He dosen't like to talk to lots of people.
I like him alot. I have told my friends that I do so they are totally aware of it. The only problem is that I'm pretty shy as well. I can't go up to random people and strike up conversations.
It took me almost 2 months to make friends with the ones I have now.
I do get to see Jake some during the school day we talk in the morning with our friends and he is in my gym class.
My queston is how do I over come this shyness and talk to him? Is there anyways I can flirt with him that wouldn't be to akward for either of us. I really don't know what to say to him when it's just the two of us. If I have some friends around then I'm a little more talkative but still not very.
Any help would be greatly appriciated.

Becoming less shy is easy. Mostly it has to do with confronting or talking with people i'm assuming? Either they like you or they don't. Say what you want to say, and do what you want to do. Shyness is a self issue. Don't be quiet, if you want to do something, go for it. Try something like going someweres, like a mountain or such, and scream as loud as you can. Deffinitly try doing this the next time you see him, put your hand on his shoulder and tell him that his shirts really nice. Dont be scared either, its just a nice, semi flirtatious compliment. Dont be shy, if he's wearing a nice shirt, wouldnt you want to be like , wow, awesome shirt. Ask him if he wants to hang out sometime, its not asking will he go out with you, its not asking him to be your boyfriend, its just aksing him to hang out some day. Get your friend to invite him over to her house, and have her invite a few more people including you! Good Luck! Hope I helped.

-Brina

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15/f

I can't do this anymore. I go to a boarding school and I can't sleep at all at night because my roommate goes to bed at 1 am and her alarm goes off at 6 am. And she keeps walking in and out all throughout the night. It's annoying as hell.

Plus people are yelling and screaming in the hallways.

WHAT CAN I DO TO GET SOME FREAKING SLEEP?


please don't say "just talk to your roommate".


thanx.

It never hurts to talk to her, but theirs some other options. Put on a pair of headphones and put some quiet music on. See if you can sleep over in a friends room. See if theirs any way to change your roomate. Hope I helped!Good Luck!

-Brina

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what do you think i should get my father for his 41 birthday please answer this asap birthdays on 9/19
*THANKS*

Well, I say Ties are always a good idea, unless he doesnt wear ties. Maybe a shirt or a watch. Or a CD that he might like. Or you could take him out for dinner. Hope I helped!

-Brina

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my mother bithday is coming up on 10/1 and shes making 41 any idea on what to give her
THANX

Make her dinner and gigantic card saying why shes such an awesome mom. Something creative like that, moms love that. Or, rent some movies and watch them together. Simple stuff. Hope I helped!

-Brina

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i'm a guy. 15 years old.

i have never had a girlfriend before. i have asked someone out before but got turned down. im 99% sure its not my looks (i dont look that bad at all), and its not the people i hang out with (i guess you could say i chill with the "cool people" or something) but girls just dont seem to fall for me.

theres this girl i really like in my art class, and we talk to eachother for a few mins almost every day. im pretty shy when it comes to girls so she always starts the convos. there are always theese awkward silences when we're talking that last for like 15 secs. im pretty sure im gonna ask for her number tomorrow at school, but how should i ask her? and if i get her #, how should i ask her out to the movies (like texting or calling)? and when should i ask her (after tomorrow we have a 4 day weekend)?

if she turns me down its going to be really weird and awkward between us since we have the same class together for the rest of the year.

thanks

Just ask her regularly, say, can i have your number. She will most likely give you it. I say wait a little bit before you actually ask her out, give her some time to get to know you better. Ask her questions when talking to her, so that theirs no awkward silences. Hope I helped! Good Luck!

-Brina

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I'm kind of getting sick of listening to the same music over and over again on my iPod. So I'm looking for other bands/songs that I can listen to.

Would anyone care to suggest any good rock bands/songs? Anything similar to Fall Out Boy, Panic !at the Disco, Alice Nine, etc. would be great. The songs can be in any language.

Thanks in advance, I'll rate high for good suggestions.

I totally agree with the other advicenator, weezer is freaking awesome! Heres a few of my favorites that I think are pretty rad.

Weezer {:-D}
30 Seconds to Mars
Snow Patrol
Taking Back Sunday
Transplants
Goldfinger
White Stripes
Anberlin
Jimmy Eat World
Sick Puppies
Secondhand Serenade....

If you need more let me know!
Hope I helped!

-Brina

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i was wondering about what songs you, or someone you know listen to when you or they are trying to get over something

I listen to 30 Seconds to Mars, or Louis Armstrong. I know, weird combo. Haha. Both of them just make me seem more relaxed. Hope I helped!

-Brina

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I heard this song on myspace and i tried googling it but didn't find anything. It says the song is "i need you now" and it's by Sandra, but i googled that and didn't find anything. Does anyone know it? Here are some lyrics...

why won't you stay don't you know what u meant to me every step that i take always leads me to you don't be this way boy you know your my everything when i open my eyes your the only one that i see my head is spinning round and round why must you always bring me down if our love is lost let it be found don't you hear me calling? i need you now and i cant breathe without your love

http://www.uppercutmusic.com/artist_w/winger_lyrics/i_need_you_now_lyrics.html

Their it is! Hope i helped!

-Brina

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my stomach grumbles alot, sometimes whwen im not even hungry! i think its just when im nervous, but i dont know. this happen to anyone? and solutions please and thanks!

Your stomach is probably just digesting. Or, you might be hungry. When this occurs, try drinking something, or eating something small, like a granola bar. Hope I helped!

-Brina

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