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What a lucky break that my first subbed article is your year one review! This is an awesome post full of truth bombs in meme form. Looking forward to seeing you in my inbox in the future! Special thanks to Margaret Anne Alice for the suggestion!!!

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I have found many a Substacker thanks to MAA. Grateful for this community myself. My real life community shrank substantially.

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Margaret Anna Alice tipped me off, too. Delighted to meme your acquaintance.

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Substack connections are fabulous. Thanks to the craziness of the last couple years, I have way more connections here than in my city. MAA has been a source of many of them.

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It seems like she's everywhere, and ALWAYS brilliant! This is why I wrote about taking these connections offline and into the 'real' world. The future is uncertain, and we need to have awesome people at our side!

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I agree completely. Likely going to have to leave my west coast home at some point to find that. It's been lonely and without the online community it would have been much worse. This was my retirement dream but it's not looking good for community connections.

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Nov 1, 2022·edited Nov 1, 2022Liked by Visceral Adventure

thanks for the laughs, just plain funny so many things, yet incredibly sad at the same time. Very good work. I find your journey interesting and thanks for sharing. It is a different journey than mine and I like to read about other's journeys. It opens up different perspectives and understanding. I want to add that the destination is the same. thank you.

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Thank you, David. I really like reading about peoples’ journeys too. It has been a puzzlement to discover what was a commonality for dissenters as we hail from all walks of life. Best I could figure, was there was something in our life stories that made us ok with being uncomfortable, being rejected by a tribe, being an outsider. For me, my mum was the first to make me doubt what I was hearing. And then an RGK Jr interview I caught before he was banned in FB made me go full dive into Fauci and the rest is history. That was autumn of 2020.

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Nov 2, 2022Liked by Visceral Adventure

Look no further than “The Wizard of Oz” - brain, heart, courage....

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Nov 1, 2022Liked by Visceral Adventure

Visceral Adventure-- So brilliant. I loved it. WELL DONE,

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Nov 1, 2022·edited Nov 1, 2022Liked by Visceral Adventure

Brilliant! I saw how long your article was and was going to come back and read it later when I have a bit more time... and then I scrolled a little bit and got sucked right in... finished the whole article in once sitting :-)

Loved it 🤗

P.S: We need more memalanches!

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Ha! The memes go really quick. It doesn’t seem as long as the algo says it is. Thanks, Kalev. 🤗

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Nov 1, 2022·edited Nov 1, 2022Liked by Visceral Adventure

That's quite the meme collection. Gonna bookmark.

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Nov 1, 2022·edited Nov 1, 2022Liked by Visceral Adventure

This had a HUGE impact on me from the very first despicable tweet (?) from the White House and has left me quite breathless. I'm in the UK and I don't think we had quite the hysteria you had there, but then we're a small country, reserved and understated, whereas you guys have always done things huge. Admittedly our government has fallen apart but nothing new there. This is so wonderfully presented and also very heartening because, for at least a year, we (I) had no conception of what the fight back was like over there. Being self-employed I spent the last two and a half years researching the ass off of this bulshit and , while I couldn't believe it was happening, I was also (eventually) encouraged that the measures taken to sell the narrative were so patently absurd it was becoming its own self-creating satire. I know how much effort must have gone into this post and I thank you for it, not least because it serves as a reminder. So much absurdity crawled out of the woodwork that it's easy to forget a lot of it ever happened. So those 'mea culpas' you mention don't resonate with me. Are we really being asked to forgive the bystanders as they shuffled aside to allow the cattle trucks to rattle through the 1940s German countryside laden with their human cargo and said nothing? Or, worse still, were complicit in their condemnation of those of us in the resistance? I will find that hard, but perhaps the task will be eased by the knowledge that we have, indeed, shifted to a new and better paradigm. Thank you again for a wonderful post.

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Thank you for these powerful words, Sharon. Right you are, I’m excited by the prospect of a paradigm shift. We need restorative justice, not punitive justice, I fear that anyone seeking revenge will be side tracked and satiated but the sacrifice of a few faucis and if history is any indication, it will be a recipe for another repeat. My UK friends held strong. Some (like Ant!) handled the absurdities with much needed humour. I try not to take myself too seriously, but luckily I have found new friends that keep me tickled. 🙏

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Nov 1, 2022Liked by Visceral Adventure

what a painful, delightful, hilariously true synopsis. Thank you!

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I’ve screen shot quite the selection of your excellent memes in an even more fabulous post. Thank you for making my morning visceral.

If anyone wants to contribute memes to me, check out my substack. I’m putting them there for ... I don’t know why. Because I want to.

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Bravo! Thank you.

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Nov 1, 2022Liked by Visceral Adventure

You summed the past year up well. Crazy times. I'm still processing how to relate to those who are just starting to wake up.

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Nov 1, 2022Liked by Visceral Adventure

Excellent.

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I too have been transformed by the isolation, heart-break and terror of living through the last year as an unvaxed person and all that goes with it. Reading your post lifted my spirit and gave me back some hope. Thank you!

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🙏

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Nov 1, 2022Liked by Visceral Adventure

Well orchestrated article. Bravo!👏🏽

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This is a masterpiece! So, so well done!!

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Nov 1, 2022Liked by Visceral Adventure

epic

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Brilliant. I was excited to see a new stack by Visceral Adventure and was not disappointed! Excellent, will go back to many times I'm sure. Loved your collection and memes. And happy Anniversary Tonika!💞

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Thank you, Kathleen! It’s hard to believe it’s been a whole year, but at the same time, it feels like we’ve been doing this for years...

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I'm familiar with that feeling! I look forward to your next year. Best.

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🤗

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