"Opportunity dances with those already on the dance floor" -- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

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How to be (less) Awkward: If I'm reading horoscopes in a magazine, I always scan for my friends' signs and if their horoscope is especially uplifting or cute, I snap a picture of the text on my phone and send it to them.