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Cinorjer Veteran

Hey Tom. I'm poking around, and realized there is this private activity thing here that I missed. If you're still interested in trying to self publish something, I can answer a few questions. How ya doing, anyway? It's hot, hot summertime here and global warming has people over 100 degrees now with bad storms.


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