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This is a great extension, if you use the Google Chrome browser. It allows you to customize your stream, by allowing only circles that you choose to appear in it. Just uncheck all of the boxes on the left side that you don't want to appear in your main stream view.
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+Michelle Marie Shows us an interesting way to give you more control over the content that shows up in your stream in her post: However, if you have thousands of people circled and a lot of circles like I do, that approach would take you a LOT of time. So let me show you a better approach if you are in my position.

Using the Plus Minus Chrome extension, you can exclude one or more circles from their stream.

This extension lets you select which Circles show up in your Google+ Stream, allows you to easily mark individual or all posts as read, offers a wide-screen view so you can see more content without scrolling, and loads more posts automatically as you scroll down. What you need to do is install the extension, then go to your stream and refresh the page. Then click on the blue g+ icon that shows in the address bar. There you have the options.

You will automatically see checkboxes next to the name of every Circle when you are in your Stream (i.e. when the URL in address bar says Uncheck all the circles that you do not wish to see in your main Stream. You can still check out the posts in each circle manually. If you do not see the checkboxes, that means you are not viewing your stream. Go to and if you still don't see the checkboxes, hit refresh.

You can find the extension here:
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I know there have been posts like this before, but I want to say this one more time. If you circle me and want me to circle you back, then PLEASE meet me halfway and fill out the 'About' information on your profile. Just saying that you're 'female' (pretty obvious from your name), or just the company you work for, isn't nearly enough for me to know whether we are a "match" for each other. I also have to manage my circles and know which one to put new people in, so please help me out a little bit here, okay? Thanks.
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Many words have been spoken over the years about the heroes of the 9/11 attacks who rushed in while thousands were rushing out. More than 300 firefighters lost their lives on that terrible September day in New York. The total death toll was almost 3,000. And this year, those true heroes are not invited to the ceremony Sunday because "there isn't room for them." Shame, shame on you, Mayor Bloomberg!! Your decision is despicable!
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Amen, +Tom Wannamaker !!!
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Did you-glpfgh ever-blrgh try to-grpplphl type-hrrrmupt with the-hrrkkkl hiccups???
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Michael Lee Johnson originally shared:
The ABC's of Genuine Happiness. - Are you happy?
Avoid negative sources, people, places, things and habits.
Believe in yourself.
Consider things from every angle.
Don't postpone joy!
Enjoy today. Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift, that's why it's called the present.
Family and friends are hidden treasures.
Give up any anger you might have been hanging on to.
Happiness is like perfume: you can't sprinkle it on others without getting some on yourself.
Ignore those who try to discourage you.
Jolly + jovial + jestful = joyful!
Keep on learning. Learn something new each day.
Look for humor in everyday situations.
Make smiles happen.
Never lie, cheat, or steal. Always strike a fair deal.
Open your eyes, and see the beauty in all of nature.
Play. You don't stop playing because you grow old, you grow old because you stop playing.
Quiet times give us balance.
Read, study and learn about something new every day.
Stop and smell the roses.
Take control of what you can; let God have the rest.
Understand others first, then seek to be understood.
Visualize happy memories.
Work at making others happy.
X-ercise your right to be unique.
Zero in on laughter and go for it!
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Early Saturday morning and the start of the last holiday weekend of summer. Blue skies outside this morning inspired this Willie Nelson tune. Enjoy!!
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I somehow don't think he'll delete those.
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Nah, just the Cookie Monster!
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Lover Of Liberty And Resister Of Government Control, Among Other Things . . .
Retired and disabled former OTR truck driver. Amateur musician (guitar). Lifelong history buff. Unpublished writer and frustrated journalist. 

Although most people would classify me as a "conservative," I am beginning to reject all those common labels because, politically, there seem to be just two major factions nowadays -- those who seek to control others, and those who resist that control. I am in the latter group, resisting with every ounce of strength I possess. 

I am for the smallest possible central government, as was instituted by our Founding Fathers. 

I am a strong advocate of state's rights and limited federal power and interference. 

I am a believer in a society based on laws, which also define that society, but am opposed to the massive overload of laws and regulations which impede society, hamper the economy, and restrict freedom too severely. Laws are necessary restraints on freedom, to insure a safe and orderly society, but such laws should be sensible and crafted to maintain the maximum freedom as is possible.  

I firmly believe that with freedom comes certain responsibilities, and that people are ultimately responsible for their own actions, whether they like it or not.  

I believe that opportunities should be equal for all persons, but that outcomes are never guaranteed to be equal. I don't believe in 'social engineering' to achieve a false equal outcome. 

Big Government isn't the solution to our problems. Big Government IS the problem. And the problem cannot also be the solution. That's totally illogical. 

I believe in TANSTAAFL -- There Ain't No Such Thing As A Free Lunch. Everything in this world has a price tag on it. The price isn't always paid with money, but there's some kind of price to be paid for almost everything in life. So, make your choices as wisely as you can and always bear in mind that every choice has a consequence, good or bad.

Finally, my grandmother always told me to be careful what you wish for -- you might just get it. It took me almost twenty years to see the wisdom in her words. She was right. 
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