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    buddy Male 30-39
    10116 posts
    January 10, 2005 at 4:00 pm
    Link: Amish FAQ - If you are interested in the Amish lifestyle, find answers to your questions here.

    I find them quite interesting.

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    TurtleTurtle Female 18-29
    440 posts
    January 10, 2005 at 4:13 pm
    I am obsessed with Amish people. I would so be an Amish person but I like running water and the internet.
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    HOBYandy Male 18-29
    3060 posts
    January 10, 2005 at 4:34 pm
    wow. that was actually really interesting.
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    buddy Male 30-39
    10116 posts
    January 10, 2005 at 6:08 pm
    I`m 99% sure they have running water, but alas no internet. They do have plenty of appliances, they just run on propane instead of electricity.
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    emolita Female 13-17
    32 posts
    January 10, 2005 at 6:43 pm
    I used to live in that area...their buggies are really annoying.
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    llehctim Male 13-17
    40 posts
    January 10, 2005 at 9:56 pm
    Umm, if they shun technologies to the extent that they seem to, why were they allowed to make that website?
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    K-Train Male 18-29
    83 posts
    January 10, 2005 at 10:08 pm
    maybe you should read the page, it addresses that question.
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    psychoman364 Male 18-29
    372 posts
    January 10, 2005 at 10:11 pm
    llehctim - they say it on the site. The people who made the site are not Amish, but are closely affiliated.
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    Osprey39 Male 18-29
    1409 posts
    January 11, 2005 at 2:01 am
    It must be so hard to keep the Amish kids to stay within the community when they grow up, unless of course they don`t know what goes on in the rest of the country at all.
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    pegasus Female 18-29
    370 posts
    January 11, 2005 at 3:41 am
    "no flowers" "no flowers!"

    the hell is wrong with flowers?!?!? its not like theyre electrical! geez!

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    niccole Female 18-29
    519 posts
    January 11, 2005 at 9:35 am
    actually osprey, a high percentage of the teens go back to the Amish after their rumspringa(sp?). if you think about it, theyre risking a lot by leaving..going out into the world with an 8th grade education and little or no money. and if they leave, they cant ever see their family again..
    i for one dont get the religion. anything that says you cant go to heaven or ever see your family again if you leave the religion and community sounds a little too messed up for me.
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    _andread_ Male 18-29
    491 posts
    January 11, 2005 at 11:43 am
    What the hell is Amish? )-|
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    Lou Two Male 18-29
    1033 posts
    January 11, 2005 at 11:48 am
    If you don`t know what Amish is you obviously haven`t read the FAQ :-P
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    EstiloPanama Female 18-29
    2074 posts
    January 11, 2005 at 9:43 pm
    I went to Amish country for my honeymoon. They have wonderful, peaceful plces there to stay...what I respect so much is how the women are conservative and respectful. Life is not as fast or nearly as scandalous...
    It is nice that some of the values and morals or the past are still preserved in a quiet, beautiful way, such as in Amish country.

    As a side note, they do have a phone in case of dire emergencies and also they are allowed to ride in cars, as long as they are not the drivers.

    There is just so many fascinating aspects of the Amish and their lifestyle and relgion. But I do have to add, it is quite amazing how ignorant many people in this world are, as mildly reflected in this forum by most.

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    Nneri Female 13-17
    992 posts
    January 11, 2005 at 10:13 pm
    Some of those surprised me. I thought they were completely primitive, and turns out they don`t even milk their cows by hand!!!!! *disappointed*
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    folife Male 13-17
    157 posts
    January 16, 2005 at 5:01 pm
    hmmm very interesting

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