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Sample Chat #1 4:17 PM @mxit : i need support me : how can i help 4:19 PM @mxit : im using tik and desperately need help coz I have a 9 month old baby. 4:20 PM me : well we are here to help 4:21 PM @mxit : r u there me : yes how long hav u been using? 4:22 PM @mxit : 6 years nd im only 18 nw me : well are you willing to come and see someone in person? 4:23 PM @mxit : yes i am. where me : we are based in Bridgetown 66 Tarentaal Rd 4:26 PM u free during the day? @mxit :yes i did nd thanx i'll come in next week.
Sample Chat #2 3:41 PM @mxit: i've got this friend of mine i don't know whats wrong with her she tried commiting suicide a couple of times and she smokes weed how can i help her? 3:46 3:42 PM me : hw old is she? how old is your friend 3:45 PM @mxit: She's 14 PM me : do her parents knw dat she tryd 2 commit suicide? 3:47 PM I c.Do you know why your friend wants to commit suicide? that is young so does her parents know she is smoking 3:50 PM @mxit : Ja her parents know they caught her smoking it so she tried 2 commit suicide and i want to help her but i don't know how 3:52 PM me : Does she mix with friends who smoke? 3:53 PM @mxit :Ja we are 6 in the group 4 of them are smokers its just me and my sister who dont smoke 3:54 PM me : Wil she spk 2 sum1 in person if she cn get help? 3:53 PM @mxit :Ja she wants hlp and I dnt know what 2 do 3:55 PM me: which area do u live? 3:56 PM @mxit: In pta 3:56 PM me: we will gt sum1 in pta 2 help. Can u wait online 4 da numbers? 3:58 PM @mxit: k
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