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Josh & Anna Smuggar: A Series of Unfortunate Events

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18 minutes ago, ginger90 said:

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Who is the bald man sitting in the back?  I hope he is not Jana's Godly Young Man.

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It’s the first time I’ve noticed a parent tagged in a post, along with the hashtag.

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Improperly tagged for FB. Doesn't Anna have a FB account? 

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10 minutes ago, Sew Sumi said:

Improperly tagged for FB. Doesn't Anna have a FB account? 

It was posted on instagram and pushed through to facebook! The tags would work on insta, but not facebook. (which is why I always put my tags in a separate comment lmao.)

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34 minutes ago, louannems said:

Who is the bald man sitting in the back?  I hope he is not Jana's Godly Young Man.

Maybe it's Mark Arndt

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2 minutes ago, allonsyalice said:

It was posted on instagram and pushed through to facebook! The tags would work on insta, but not facebook. (which is why I always put my tags in a separate comment lmao.)

Oh okay. I just saw the FB post here, so I assumed that was the only post. 

I can't believe it's been 4 years since the Joshgates.

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3 minutes ago, BigBingerBro said:

Maybe it's Mark Arndt

Ew. 

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No servant's heart? No god-bothering in the birthday wishes?

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1 hour ago, louannems said:

Who is the bald man sitting in the back?  I hope he is not Jana's Godly Young Man.

That’s Michelle’s nephew, Will Peters. Married with kids (cousin Emily’s dad). 

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3 minutes ago, Marthalord said:

That’s Michelle’s nephew, Will Peters. Married with kids (cousin Emily’s dad). 

Good eye and memory! Will Peters is also Dwain Swanson's (Lauren Duggar's father) ministry partner. Will and Dwain run the Courageous Men of the Word ministry. 

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40 minutes ago, Sew Sumi said:

Oh okay. I just saw the FB post here, so I assumed that was the only post. 

I can't believe it's been 4 years since the Joshgates.

I find it sad that every birthday Meredith has, reminds me of the anniversary of the outing of josh’s shame.  I was on vacation when the news came out, and I still remember. And how sad when Anna had the baby when all of this was so fresh. 

Meredith has always seemed like such a sweetheart to me. It makes me so sad to think that her birth is tied to such gross events and such terrible sadness and shock for Anna. I hate that the two are correlated. 

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10 minutes ago, Temperance said:

Good eye and memory! Will Peters is also Dwain Swanson's (Lauren Duggar's father) ministry partner. Will and Dwain run the Courageous Men of the Word ministry. 

Is that the lawn mowing ministry? 

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3 hours ago, galaxychaser said:

Home made ice cream cake?

Maybe it's one of those Pinterest ice cream sandwich cakes?

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1 hour ago, Heathen said:

It's probably the one the Duggars had in their first special. Just reading this made me nauseous (but I also kind of want to try it to satisfy my inner five-year-old). https://www.duggarfamilyblog.com/2010/08/world-famous-duggar-ice-cream-cake.html

I think it would be tasty in a small portion especially at a small child’s birthday. But why not just do ice cream and cookie layers than ice cream sandwiches which are good individual snacks. 

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6 minutes ago, Scarlett45 said:

I think it would be tasty in a small portion especially at a small child’s birthday. But why not just do ice cream and cookie layers than ice cream sandwiches which are good individual snacks. 

Duggar wisdom? 

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With all that name-brand candy, chocolate syrup, and caramel syrup, their version of ice cream cake looks super expensive to me--especially considering how much they would need for their huge extended family. My son always requested a homemade ice cream cake for his birthdays, but my version was two chocolate cake layers with a thick vanilla ice cream layer in the middle.  Not expensive at all, and he loved it.

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My sister has a recipe for an easy & delicious ice cream cake.  It's a single layer of a brownie type chocolate cake with a layer of vanilla ice cream.  The cake doesn't freeze for some reason & it can be served as soon as  it is taken out of the freezer.

Metedith's cake looks small for the usual Duggar crowd.  I'm sure Joshley could put away half of it in one sitting. 

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21 hours ago, Portia said:

With all that name-brand candy, chocolate syrup, and caramel syrup, their version of ice cream cake looks super expensive to me--especially considering how much they would need for their huge extended family. My son always requested a homemade ice cream cake for his birthdays, but my version was two chocolate cake layers with a thick vanilla ice cream layer in the middle.  Not expensive at all, and he loved it.

The expense is justified because Jim Bob has a sweet tooth. Remember in the first special, when the Duggars went to Aldi and Jim Bob made a point of buying cookies? Someone, maybe Mullet, made a comment then that Jim Bob always makes sure to get his sweets (ew double entendre). 

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22 hours ago, Heathen said:

The expense is justified because Jim Bob has a sweet tooth. Remember in the first special, when the Duggars went to Aldi and Jim Bob made a point of buying cookies? Someone, maybe Mullet, made a comment then that Jim Bob always makes sure to get his sweets (ew double entendre). 

Then there was the time Amy came over with donuts to make a cake with them. JB & others kept taking the donuts so she barely had any to make the cake.

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7 minutes ago, ginger90 said:

"Our kiddos often share their dreams that include driving🚘, becoming a pilot👩‍✈️👨‍✈️, a small business owner👩‍🌾, astronaut 👨‍🚀 ...among others! 😀 
These childhood moments will come and all too quickly they will be gone and our children will be grown up." 

While I understand what Anna meant, the above part of her post is quite sad. The Duggar adults squash their kids dreams of becoming anything but religious zealots.

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Anna’s got an exciting life there when unrolled toilet paper makes it into her social media.  Of course, apparently even toilet paper is a springboard for her to pontificate.

Side note, I hate the term “kiddos.”  And as a teacher I unfortunately hear it way too much.

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4 hours ago, GeeGolly said:

"Our kiddos often share their dreams that include driving🚘, becoming a pilot👩‍✈️👨‍✈️, a small business owner👩‍🌾, astronaut 👨‍🚀 ...among others! 😀 
These childhood moments will come and all too quickly they will be gone and our children will be grown up." 

While I understand what Anna meant, the above part of her post is quite sad. The Duggar adults squash their kids dreams of becoming anything but religious zealots.

OMG you're so right. How absolutely tragic that a desire to be a business owner, pilot, astronaut, etc., are dismissed as "childhood moments . .  . [that] all too quickly . . . will be gone."

Instead of being treated as personal interests. To be respected, cultivated, and encouraged as the kids grow up. And if the interests continue into late adolescence, to be set as goals to be educated and trained for. Obviously JD got a pilot's license, and JB is a small biz owner, so I suppose the BOYS may be allowed to realize a few of those early interests. But still it's such a parent-limited horizon for all the kids. 

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2 hours ago, Libby96 said:

Anna’s got an exciting life there when unrolled toilet paper makes it into her social media.  Of course, apparently even toilet paper is a springboard for her to pontificate.

Side note, I hate the term “kiddos.”  And as a teacher I unfortunately hear it way too much.

I'm guessing she got "kiddos" from Joanna Gaines.

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9 minutes ago, lookeyloo said:

I'm guessing she got "kiddos" from Joanna Gaines.

Probably another reason I can’t stand it.  The Gaines rub me the wrong way and seem very overrated.  No offense if they have fans here.

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5 hours ago, GeeGolly said:

"Our kiddos often share their dreams that include driving🚘, becoming a pilot👩‍✈️👨‍✈️, a small business owner👩‍🌾, astronaut 👨‍🚀 ...among others! 😀 
These childhood moments will come and all too quickly they will be gone and our children will be grown up." 

While I understand what Anna meant, the above part of her post is quite sad. The Duggar adults squash their kids dreams of becoming anything but religious zealots.

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Just now, Aunt Catfish said:
5 hours ago, GeeGolly said:

"Our kiddos often share their dreams that include driving🚘, becoming a pilot👩‍✈️👨‍✈️, a small business owner👩‍🌾, astronaut 👨‍🚀 ...among others! 😀 
These childhood moments will come and all too quickly they will be gone and our children will be grown up." 

While I understand what Anna meant, the above part of her post is quite sad. The Duggar adults squash their kids dreams of becoming anything but religious zealots.

Woops!  What I was going to say was that it surprises me that Anna would let her supply of toilet paper dwindle to a single roll.  With a family that size a Costco cleanout stockpile would be in order!

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22 minutes ago, Aunt Catfish said:

What I was going to say was that it surprises me that Anna would let her supply of toilet paper dwindle to a single roll.  With a family that size a Costco cleanout stockpile would be in order

Where did she say that this was the only roll of toilet paper they had in the house?

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29 minutes ago, Lukeysboat said:

Where did she say that this was the only roll of toilet paper they had in the house?

I thought she said it was the last one.  Maybe I misread it.  I still believe that you can never own too much toilet paper!

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4 minutes ago, Aunt Catfish said:

I thought she said it was the last one.  Maybe I misread it.  I still believe that you can never own too much toilet paper!

She did say “last”, but it should have been, previous, I believe.

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1 minute ago, Aunt Catfish said:

I thought she said it was the last one.  Maybe I misread it.  I still believe that you can never own too much toilet paper!

I reread her post.   Anna meant the previous roll of TP and not the lone remaining roll in the house.  Isn't it amazing how one word can have more than one definition and implication when used in a sentence? If only Anna had gone to a real school and some sort of real college, she may have had an English class where she learned this.  And now she is the teacher for her own children.   

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7 hours ago, ginger90 said:

How does she know Joshley didn't do this while sitting on the toilet and watching porn?? (OK, I just grossed myself out there.)

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11 minutes ago, drafan said:

How does she know Joshley didn't do this while sitting on the toilet and watching porn?? (OK, I just grossed myself out there.)

Can't these posts come with automatic brain-bleach dispensers?

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55 minutes ago, Ohiopirate02 said:

I reread her post.   Anna meant the previous roll of TP and not the lone remaining roll in the house.  Isn't it amazing how one word can have more than one definition and implication when used in a sentence? If only Anna had gone to a real school and some sort of real college, she may have had an English class where she learned this.  And now she is the teacher for her own children.   

Boy is my face red!  😲  And I did go to real school and college!

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8 minutes ago, Aunt Catfish said:

Boy is my face red!  😲  And I did go to real school and college!

I do think that it really depends on your major while on college and learning a foreign language helps as well.  My undergrad degree is in history (a humanity), I took 5 years of French,  and my graduate degree is in information.   I have learned how important word choice is when crafting anything written from a lowly post on a message board up to any writing I have to do with my job.  I'm a librarian and a big part of my job is answering questions for people.   I have to interpret the words a patron uses to discern what the patron actually wants because it is not always what I just heard. 

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28 minutes ago, Ohiopirate02 said:

I do think that it really depends on your major while on college and learning a foreign language helps as well.  My undergrad degree is in history (a humanity), I took 5 years of French,  and my graduate degree is in information.   I have learned how important word choice is when crafting anything written from a lowly post on a message board up to any writing I have to do with my job.  I'm a librarian and a big part of my job is answering questions for people.   I have to interpret the words a patron uses to discern what the patron actually wants because it is not always what I just heard. 

Librarians Rock!  🤓

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On 7/16/2019 at 6:50 PM, JoanArc said:

Huh, I always saw JB and M taking a special liking to Josh. He the favored male. Look at the lengths they went to hide his crimes.

That was more to protect them/their brand than Josh. And then JB couldn't let him out of his sight. I think once the Ashley Madison scandal broke, Josh fell down Daddy's favourites ladder to "tolerated, just". 

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It wouldn’t surprise me if Josh owns a flip phone. I’m pretty sure he is being watched by Jim Bob so not to cause more scandals.

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Oh Anna filled in those occupations perfectly for the Duggars. You can only be a private Duggar pilot, or own a private Duggar small business. Maybe JB is expanding to space next. “Josh’s Used Rocket Lot”. 

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3 hours ago, galaxychaser said:

It wouldn’t surprise me if Josh owns a flip phone. I’m pretty sure he is being watched by Jim Bob so not to cause more scandals.

Or saved his pennies left over from fattening snacks and got himself a secret burner phone!

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Josh has been shown in pictures with a smart phone.

I'm hoping he was humiliated enough to be knocked down a few pegs in his own head and is respecting Anna, his kids and his marriage.

Without them he would only be hanging with his brothers and selling cars.

I hope he knows how lucky his is.

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3 minutes ago, GeeGolly said:

Without them he would only be hanging with his brothers and selling cars.

That's all he's doing anyway.

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14 hours ago, Libby96 said:

Anna’s got an exciting life there when unrolled toilet paper makes it into her social media.  Of course, apparently even toilet paper is a springboard for her to pontificate.

Side note, I hate the term “kiddos.”  And as a teacher I unfortunately hear it way too much.

I hate it too. They’re kids, FFS.

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I really wanna comment and ask how she plans to ensure her children are actually educated enough to actually achieve any of those goals. And does this mean her daughters are viewed as more than breeding machines for the next generation?

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