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What do you check out first when you log on to The Patriot Files?

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Other Forums31 %31 %31 % 31.94 % (23)
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Re: What do you check out first when you log on to The Patri
by Anonymous
on Dec 17, 2001

I like the Quiz, but wish you would post the scores again.


Re: What do you check out first when you log on to The Patri
by David
on Dec 20, 2001

Ok scores are now posted again :-)


Re: What do you check out first when you log on to The Patri
by Gimpy
on Dec 20, 2001
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