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This Will Only Take A Minute!
By Marcia Hilley


August 22, 2006

As soon as the southern voice starts mispronouncing, I ask where they live and if it's not in Alaska I tell them I only answer questions for Alaskans employed to do the survey and hang up.

Marcia Hilley
Ketchikan, AK - USA

About: "50 year resident, answered lots of surveys lately"


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