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Livestream – Friday Live From London

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Yusha Evans

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Yo

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therapy

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once in

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my life before

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should I had me really shut

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down

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to turn it around

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from no struggle struggle trying

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to live

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a message

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life because place we come from should

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never

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take some real man to turn it around room and

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cry for

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a study with a bag a lot of stick it went well as continue to plan I was born with the robbers and the shutters down rolling with a scholars and a student is saying she This is Champions League. This is greatness only I'm on a winning team. I stole my education at my GCSE. I started this dedication at the age of 19 could have picked up with God when I hit the streets instead.

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And I started to read what it is you're

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doing your dreams during the weekday. But if you see them on the weekend, last con swith drowning in the deep end, I'm doing your life preparation to die. We lived enough already now we're aiming for the sky. A lot need to know even more than I needed you 10 I don't know. I mean, I've got less friends. And I'm overload and afraid and closer to the end closer to the grave. But I'm thankful for this way for this new light. You find more power in a dua than night more justice in a present a fight more peace in your days and nights. walk in a straight line rather than the girl is looking for a wife. This is real man business to supply these real times have faith some of the best man

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came from the worst cried watching the World pause. Look how time flies. We grew up with nothing. We were still the cool guys on the state Hall making future plans. We was young and ambitious with the world in our hands. We was living with no bad living with no care. Confident introverts free presence everywhere. This is South London. We was SMS we had to step up. We was faced with a chest. We wasn't invested men, but we had some clean hearts. We had brotherhood coming from the worst parts if it all ends today. What can I say? When that time came we stood up in the mosque and we prayed I went up month came before I sit on those long summer days. We played our best hand from a bad call

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came real talk. I'm proud of this journey so far. I know I can do better. So it's time to go hard no more Muslim below like it's just a stage name no more for across like it's all about faith. This is your life. And this is your submission. I came a long way a time to use this position.

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for approval. Ready or not? That's gonna come for me. Somebody said, pointing their gun at me, literally, or is it gonna take me in my sleep? Visit me any day this week unexpectedly catch me without a warning. I started my day off with a prayer this morning. Then I stepped out clean. This life looks glorious, but the pains unseen have been nutopia since 1993 in the ghetto. The problem is they don't know when it's time to let go. I told him anything across your team is too expensive, carrying real trauma from the streets and trenches for my escape reading these books in a peaceful place. You have tasted the sweetness or phases of

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to turn it

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turn that pain into pleasure

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a message on Messenger a message

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about before

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making a life should

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be down

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to turn it around a bit heal from those struggles i

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Fly away.

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Fly Fly, fly away

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let's go

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As Salam or aleikum wa rahmatullah he or better care to who brothers and sisters, how are you doing? Welcome to the Friday stream live from London and handily learn your O'Brien Amin brothers and sisters I am I am tired of not even gonna lie. I'm not even gonna front you guys. I've been going nonstop since I arrived here on Monday. And mans is tired, but we'll get through it. I can't guarantee it'll be a long stream. But we'll get through it to the best of our abilities. Insha Allah hota Allah

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plus this cold is getting to me this cold this cold weather has been getting to your brother. He said Mr. Aiken welcome to the stream. Sarah be another one of our members sit down with akin welcome to the stream Semia welcome rockin Rose. Welcome. I came out of mine another one of our members said Mr. Aiken. Welcome to the stream Abdulah one. AB al-timimi Welcome. He welcome Hector Cruz. Another member said Mr. Aiken. Rahmatullah began to

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load off in salaamu alaykum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh Emad, welcome. Glad to have you here my brother who asked Am I missing in the stream boom, boom, boom, boom, boom, who else has popped in that I haven't seen as of yet.

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Zack YT Salam aleikum. Suhaib Salam aleikum. MUSAWAH Salman Rahmani Komarov Natalia care to our dean said our income shot of Edina Bobak Reese Rahmani come from France Masha Allah Yeah, I am going to get some sleep after this.

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Run them also will because man needs some sleep I mean going into end and literally I just walked back into my flat just now I was just doing a podcast for subs that done with his travel Amano, they're doing their first podcast about the pilgrim experience and I talked about you know, my

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my trips to America and and how they how they made me feel and some some pros and cons and some advices so that we're having the left that was a very good thing How was the how's the Hawks that I'm gonna come been see everything as well. Zach TV Are you born Muslim? No, I reverted to Islam in 1998 I came to Islam very upset I'm already come Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh

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know it's it's very cold where I'm at in Minnesota is the cold that does not but it's not the cold that bothers me so much. Because as you guys have seen from my stream at home, I am free Salaam Alaikum that you know sometimes it's negative 17 Celsius 20 Celsius negative 35 in night but here in London is like a wet cold here in the UK it's more of a wet like right above freezing like four or five degrees Celsius at max and then down to like two Celsius and then it's wet and that that cold gets to you a little bit differently. Raziel 32 Sarah Marie Cumbria How you doing? Brother? I know we need to have a chat in a conversation when I get back in Sharla

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so that is the the wrap up is a man is tired, but I hope you guys are well inshallah Huhtala Zack Zack ETV YTV I'm starting to stream on YouTube May Allah bless you. And grant you goodness in your streaming ventures in sha Allah Who to Anna Hold on I gotta change this get me on 144 P I can't even see my own stream.

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So give me one second brothers and sisters. No, we don't need to go to full screen Stop it. What are you doing?

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Trying to give me one second brothers and sisters. I'm trying to get myself live okay, they got to see it hit that like button and then change my setting to three 483 60 Nope. I want to at least be able to see what everybody else is looking at. There we go.

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How are you guys doing? Hakeem? Does anyone in the UK have a hard time understanding the US accent no not really Emad, coming from tropical country with hot weather you're on I seriously don't get you guys in your winter struggles like

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it's a struggle bro. Trust me.

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struggle

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Hakeem Zacky watching from the Caribbean men may Allah bless you guys and in that love to be sitting in the Caribbean right now in some nice warm weather but Henry la we are here in London Salam Alaikum hamdulillah meadow How you doing bro? I'm all good man man's is tired Tired also you know I'm just not I'm not built for travel the way I used to be

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you know I used to travel so frequently pre COVID

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I used to travel so frequently pre COVID And you know my body was was somewhat used to it and not not having traveled in so long and literally this is my third trip since since March 2020. So you know, I'm just not built for anymore man gets tired used to being a home. We've been going for a long time. With your permission I'm looking to get an Mg O E Rocket League team together while red wine gets us three teams of committed no worries. Do that in sha Allah is a bro. Do that. Do that. May Allah give you a joke? I mean, I mean, and then tomorrow I'm back at it again. Tomorrow is another jam packed day. supposed to have a talk tomorrow evening at Masjid humara in Charlottetown.

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And then Sunday is another jam packed day. Monday is a decently busy day. It's not crazy, busy Tuesday's another hectic day.

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And then as long as I passed my pre departure COVID test on Tuesday I'll be leaving Wednesday Brighton early in the morning to head back home. And then on Friday, next Friday we'll be back in the stream labs at home in Sharla hotel everybody make dua that I passed that pre departure test because if not your boy is going to be stuck in the UK for

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at least five to 10 days until I pass my test and that would just be that would just be rough. Rough. Can we expect to see any content from your trip Inshallah, probably just the talk tomorrow night tomorrow tomorrow night I will record the talk and I will post it but I'm not big on vlogging man I just I can't run around the streets with a camera of lugging my stuff may be killing me I don't. Normally I would be doing a lot more things as far as filming goes. But I'm also trying my best to limit my exposure and being out and about in everywhere and touching everything and being on every tube and all of that. I'm also trying to be very conscious that I do want to be able to go

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back to the States. So I don't want to end up catching something I don't need because you can get the common cold and fail a PCR to fail a PCR test so

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yeah, traveling is also subsidized that I'm going to come speak I'll just speaking to you subsidized is the reason why the stream is the Late today, by the way brothers and sisters. Normally we start at 3pm Yesterday, I mean 4pm PST 9pm GMT, but I literally had just gotten back in right before we started the stream from doing the filming with subs and literally got myself something to drink. Got the computer on and running and here we are. And then after this your boy going to sleep your boy is going to sleep but 100 Illa you know so is a blessing to be here in London but it is hectic you know I always cuz I'm only here for a week. So trying to squeeze in so many things within a week.

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Literally I had to turn down

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more. I had to turn down more then I had to turn down more than I took. Bro you downstairs subs. What's that mean? What's that mean? I'll tell you the flat number and you can just come up if you're if you can get inside the door. If you can get in the door. Just WhatsApp me and I'll let you get in sobs is bringing me some lateral flow test so I can take them because I've been feeling a little bit under the weather.

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So I'm just going to take some lateral flow tests before the talks tomorrow to make sure I don't have anything to go spread it around at the masjid tomorrow.

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So yeah, so actually, no, I'll just come down and get them. Chat. We'll be right back. We'll be right back chat, everybody just hold it down. I'm going to leave the chat right here. I'm going to go down and pick up these tests from subs the Danny's downstairs in my flats. So literally probably three four minutes. We'll be right back. You guys just hold it down. I'm going to

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I'm going to leave you with the Muslim Bilal nasheed as we go so I'll be right back in sha Allah so meadow a few here just hold the chat down for me for a second and don't let it get too out of hand and I'll be right back in sha Allah

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yo

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therapy

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my life life before

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should I hide me when he should have broken down

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to turn it around

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now I made it to life

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message for life because place we come from Judah

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Okay never

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takes a real man to turn it around room and

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cry for

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a year with a bag last decade Well, let's continue to plan. I was born with the robbers and the shutters now rolling with a scholars and students is seen as she This is Champions League. This is greatness only. I'm on the winning team. I stole my education at my GCSE. A stylist dedication at the age of 19 could have picked up with God when he hit the streets. Instead, I picked up a book and I started to read what it busy on in LA for them means posting quotes that don't live by don't your dreams during the week. But if you see them on the weekend, last con swith dragon in the pen. I'm doing your night preparation today. We lived enough already now we're aiming for the sky. A lot need

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to know even more than I needed you 10 I don't know. I mean, I've got less friends and I'm overload and afraid and closer to the end closer to the grave but I'm thankful for this way for this new light you find more power when or do other night more justice in a present a find more peace in your days and nights. What could a straight line rather than the girl is looking for a wife this is real man business to supply these real times and have faith some of the best man came from the worst cried watching the World pause. Look how time flies. We grew up with nothing. We were still the cool guys on the state Hall making future plans. We was young and ambitious. With a world in our hands.

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We was living with no bed living with no care confident introverts free presence everywhere. This is South London. We was SMS we had to step up we was faced with a test we wasn't invested men but we had some clean hearts we had brotherhood coming from the worst parts if it all ends today. What can I say? When that time came we stood up in the muster we prayed I went up month came before I sit on those long summer days we played our best hand from a bad call came real talk I'm proud of this journey so far. I know I couldn't do better on it because it was time to go hard no more Muslim below like it's just a stage name no more for across like it's all about fame this is your life and

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this is your submission I came a long way a time to you

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alright guys we are back we are back at him that he just got to hide in for holding down the chat the middle in subs wanna chat?

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What have I missed? I'm not missing anything okay, yeah, there we go. Um the lovely brothers for the sake of Allah subhanaw taala subs just dropped me off some some lateral flow test so I can make sure that before I go to the masjid tomorrow I'm all I'm all good.

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I don't wanna go to the masjid expose anybody anything?

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Hakeem mashallah Monstars turn the mess into a message yet that one hit me extremely hard to in that line hit me in this in the sheet by missing below this

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track hit me very hard that we turn our mess into a message This is very beautiful.

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You know that's what we're trying to do. That's all we're trying to do. turn a mess into a message

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no watchman has so many Muhammad den You're so sad about AECOM who is now a member of our mgL discord management team Masha Allah who is now a member of our Discord management team Masha Allah Who Tiana

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and the only reason I'm going to do this is because I've been feeling a bit down since last night I've been feeling a bit you know, I standing outside in the cold and wet all day on Tuesday filming as I said at the beginning of the stream.

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And, you know, I could be just, you know, just a little down from that I could be getting a normal cold that still does exist, but since I'm going to be out and about for the next few days, and I have an event at the masjid tomorrow, and then I'm going to make sure that I do one of these tests and make sure I'm all good to go before tomorrow inshallah. Now I just got to do a little googling to figure out how you take these things, but I'm sure a little internet search of teaching me how to do that.

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So we were here for a few more days. I'm looking forward I'm looking very much forward to getting back into the stream lab on next Friday in Sharma Huhtala and doing some hot drop. Unfortunately, we weren't able to do hot drop today I'm not gonna be doing it long enough. And plus, I don't want to test the limits. My stream is going off very well. I don't want to test the limits

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of

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the internet. Here's how I can better yeah, my COVID started off with body aches and nausea. So watch out for that. Yeah, I do have some body aches as well. That's the thing is I have a headache, have body aches have a bit of a sore throat. So we're gonna see what we'll test it out inshallah. But, you know, on Warzone right now they have on Warzone they have rebirth, Duo's trios and quads for the first time they have the entire playlist on rebirth. And so of course asked to be when I'm here, but

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Next time in sha Allah I hope you guys have all been well bidding you know he to add him tomorrow tomorrow the talk I will be recording it as I said in sha Allah as long as I pass this this COVID tests and no issues then I will be recording the talk tomorrow.

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In sha Allah subs insha Allah says Allah may Allah bless you for bringing these to me row. Just make sure we keep ourselves safe here and I look forward to seeing you tomorrow in chat on my hota Anna take care yourself Marbella.

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Tomorrow the talk is going to be about calamities.

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And it's going to be about, you know, the calamities that happen to us and how we are supposed to deal with them deal with trials deal with tests, deal with hardships deal with calamities. So, you know, we will we will be talking about that tomorrow in Charlottetown. As long as I'm going to take a test tonight. And then if it's negative and also take another one. Tomorrow, I just got to Google, how to take the how to take this thing but because I've never I've never taken the lateral flow the self, the self COVID tests, I've never ever taken one. So I got to look. Look it up and see it goes even more. So I'm going to do that as pm coming off. And I started with the same symptoms just Yeah.

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I do also know that these things really can't distinguish between different types of colds. That thing I do know.

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Because COVID Savi COVID, SARS, v2, whatever it's called, is in the same family as influences in the same film of the common cold and stuff like that. Nah, bro. Abbott is not a manual this box. I think, I think subs

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took the manual out sod to do a Lola. I just do a little Google search, man. Of course, there's gonna be some there's gonna be one in the Google search. There instruction, that box of pictures and there's no instructions, man. Now they're not they're not in here. But I'm done. I have three tests in here. But there's no instructions.

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Yeah, no, there's just swabs in the test instructions or

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go all figured out? Sure, the instructions online, there's always going to be those those had to check news and news channels or YouTube. Yeah, I'm saying I'll look on YouTube and figure how to take this thing. And if I test positive I'll let you guys know, I test positive than when then the rest of the schedule is going to be looking shut down. Sheesh

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and shall be fine. Yeah, but the more noise I'm not I'm not really worried about getting it and getting seriously Oh, because, you know, I'm healthy, somewhat healthy individual, I take care of myself, you know, my immune system has been tested by traveling around the world for so long. But the point is, you know, the biggest thing for me is not being able to go back home that would be the biggest problem is to be stuck here for an extra time. That's why I want to do this test now so that I know that if I am positive, I can self isolate until it's time to go back home.

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But also I don't want to go this is this is in you know, this is something me and subs are talking about this on the way over here

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a bit Salaam Alaikum. Bro How you doing feud Afghanistan, I'm gonna see it no matter tomorrow inshallah

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is that, you know, it's, it's, it's a common, you know, logic that if you're sick, you don't go out and spread it to other people, it doesn't matter if it's COVID if it's the flu, if it's the cold, you know, that's one thing that I am grateful that this pandemic has brought about the awareness of people that look if you're sick, you might be alright. And you might get through it just don't go out and you know, in spread it to other people, because, you know, let's just say I have the flu, regular flu, forget about COVID If I have regular flu, and I will go to the masjid tomorrow, shake everybody's hands hug everybody. It the majority of people I come in contact with might be okay, but

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then they might pass that on to somebody else who's immune compromised, or has comorbidities and you know, they could end up in the hospital or die from it. So if you're sick, just stay home. It's it's common, common logic that, you know, people didn't do because of the rat race of life, you know, people are sick, they go to work anyway, people are sick, they go out anyway, you know, so

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I am going to take this test. And if I'm negative, we'll play it again. I'll take another one tomorrow. And

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if I'm negative without one, then I'll go to the I'll go to the event and I'm the Lead everything will be all good. But if I test positive, then I will be staying right here. We'll probably be having some more streams if I test positive because I'm gonna be stuck right here in this flat until Tuesday.

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So hamdulillah that's just we're gonna play common sense. Common sense has become far too common these days. They went a little too far with the common sense in the rules and regulations around this and I'm not getting into all of that. But it's always common sense that even after this whatever the next thing is after this, you know just have common sense if you're sick, you just don't go out and give it to other people. I've never really understood that. You know, I've never really understood that if I if I'm if I get sick. If I got the flu or if I got a cold. I've always been a person to stay at home until you get over

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And you know that's just the way it should be

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some businesses don't care yeah now it's changed big businesses that do care now that's why they found all these rules but you've see even with now they they've even changed the rules that if you test positive you only have to quarantine for five days if you don't have any symptoms if you don't have any symptoms Courtney five days and go back to work so of course you know they're realizing the the calamities have now with with in capitalistic societies where they need the working class to be at work so

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inshallah we'll be okay brothers inshallah Abba folks and I want to do like I do, bro, how you doing? Another one of our members, may Allah bless you my brother. Since some people have politicize COVID They make it part of their personality to ignore it, and spread it on purpose.

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Yeah, they just ignore it like there has to be a balance, there has to be a balance.

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There always has to be a balance.

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You know, that. If you if you if you test positive for COVID or you test positive for influenza, or you have a cold you know, you're sick. Common sense is I don't care what you believe about the politicization of COVID in the pandemic, I believe that a lot of it is politics. But at the end of the day common sense is you don't go

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anywhere when you're sick you just just don't you just get better you don't go like if I had a an elderly parent who is old and their immune system doesn't work like it used to or or they have immune compromised immunity it's just common sense you don't go try to get people sick you don't go try to get other people sick just sense. So we'll be taking this right after the stream I'll look it up on Google how to take this

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shot along with Anna because I know there's some process and step you have to go to take it so I'll take it and then

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we will we'll see what it turns out. Like I said if I'm positive we'll be doing a lot more streaming most likely because Yeah, boy you're gonna be right here

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where am I streaming live from? I'm in London. We are live in London right now

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sided for tomorrow at one Benz Yeah me too bro I really really

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hope that you know tomorrow everything's gonna be okay and I'll be able to do the talk in the lecture but you know this is one of those situations where we live in a very different world today. So if

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if I if I test positive or I feel

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if I feel much worse tomorrow then we'll play that by

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Masha Allah may Allah would you efforts but you should make dua for me as you learn Salah

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May Allah make it easy for you

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Greenshoe live in direct war if you test positive guessing the talk is canceled Massawa yes, if I test positive I'm not going anywhere until I until I leave the country if I were to test positive

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today I would not leave my flat and till it's time to leave the country and make sure that I do not fail my test to get back home because that is extremely important that I get back home

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you can even hear it my throat I got something going on

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yes or treat yourself.

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Protect he was quiet mashallah, I am free. Welcome to the winner's club, tier one becoming Thank you very much for coming a member for the YouTube channel. And may Allah bless you grant you're good in this life and the next and I promise you guys in 2022 we are going to have some banging members only content for you guys stuff that is, you know, a way of appreciation. For those of you who are members and have shown membership is shown

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support to what we're trying to accomplish over here.

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May Allah make it negative? Yeah. 100% Oh, yeah. 100%

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So we'll see, we'll see how it is, like I said, you know, I feel a little bit down so I'm gonna do the smart thing. I've been feeling sick since since this morning since I woke up. So I'm gonna do the smart thing. And I'm gonna take one of these COVID tests I have have some raw vitamin C I've been taking raw vitamin C gel that I've been taking some black seed also have some zinc, some vitamin D I have a whole bunch of stuff that to keep the immune system running so I'm not worried about getting sick sick, it's that's in the hands of Allah subhanaw taala but I'm not worried about getting sick sick. The two things I would worry about if I catch a cold right now especially away

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from home is number one failing the test to go back to the states and number two going to the masjid and passing it around tomorrow because it will just be disrespectful especially in this especially in this era of fear around COVID that we live in we have to also as Muslims have common sense about you know, the opinions of others. You know, like there's going to be a lot of people

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there's gonna you know, if I were to say, I tested positive before I go to the to the talk tomorrow there would be a great

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amount of people who would not want me to come you know, like they would feel very disrespected if I came to the masjid anyway, after testing positive for COVID especially

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If they got sick or some of their family got sick just would not do that it's having common sense around people's fears as well. May Allah subhanho wa Taala make it easy. Hakeem

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Was it hard to learn to read the Quran and Arabic I wouldn't say it was hard. It just took some took some dedication, took some dedication.

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COVID Sore throat is the worst I've ever had. Yeah, I got a little bit of a sore throat. Also, you should also gotta say, if you can't taste like it's a serious downgrade or gift we take for granted unfortunately. Yeah, yeah, I've heard that with COVID that you you can't taste I had it back in April 2020 I believe it was. So I've had COVID before I'm not worried I'm not too terribly worried.

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We'll just have to take a test to make sure

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I can anything be done regarding membership not being available in my region. Imad, unfortunately no, unfortunately that's completely upon YouTube Well, aka Google on Google about memberships not being available in certain locations. I know they have been rolling out memberships and more locations I don't know what the reason why they don't have membership available in some locations. But that's that's not something I have

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the ability to do.

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Eve Enzo, what's up are you doing are you doing man sup just chillin chillin chillin in London with the with the chat and chat on live stream usually on Fridays we play war zone top drop Fridays, but we're not gonna play war zone for two reasons. Number one, I'm exhausted and not feeling 100% And number two, I'm on Wi Fi at the flats that I'm that I'm renting out for the week and it's been doing the stream beautifully. But I don't want to push it and try to jump on gaming and then the whole stream goes down especially when not when I'm feeling well.

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Sorry dins

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sore throat they're trying to be infection negative and COVID Mashallah, Mashallah.

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Pondering Sol Salaam Alaikum use of use of Ponderosa now I am How you doing my brother. Hopefully I'll get a chance to pop out by Cp and Institute in sha Allah, Allah before I get out of here but it's really on the complete other side of London some there might even be a chance on Tuesday because Tuesday I will be out in West and circulars a little bit closer to west than where I'm at right now. So we'll see we'll play it by we'll play it by ear the lag would have been atrocious and so it's actually not too bad. Actually, I jumped in I played some more zone last night when I got in just because I saw the new places play listed updated and I want to see if you know how the ping

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would look I actually only had a 20 ping on the EU servers. So the internet is very good for gaming on its own the internet is very good for streaming on its own. I just have not tried gaming and streaming on this Wi Fi and I don't know I don't know how well that would go over but I was actually on a 2017 but actually got put into some super sweaty lobbies and it didn't go to too crazy.

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The lag like Sam Yeah, may Allah bless you use of ponders I'll try to get out to you guys and Sharla with blue hope so hopes on this trip Bismillahi Tyler

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It's thunder set on Barakhamba rahmatullahi wa barakaatuh who Fe al Hadid how are you? How are you?

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Somebody come from UK in case and I want to come how are you doing?

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What am I going back on Wednesday in sha Allah as long as I don't fail any COVID test beforehand. Then I'm able to go back on Wednesday that is my flight is bright and early

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Wednesday morning

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the tutor was my favorite spots in London. My favorite spot in London is it's hard to say

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i It's hard to say what is my favorite spot is in London there's a lot about London that I do like

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and a lot about London I don't like I don't like big cities first and foremost. So that one number one would not London off my favorite places to visit lists because I hate big cities that drove me absolutely

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madness.

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But you know my favorite spots in London are I like I like East, East London a lot simply because there's a huge concentration of Muslims in East London and if you're a traveler and a visitor, this hello food everywhere. There's you know

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Eastland and mashes right here I stay literally Eastland mashes a five minute walk from my flat so I'm able to do all of that so I really feel comfortable on this side and I know this area around I know my way around London to the tubes and things of that nature

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I saw my grandma watching an interview with you in Arabic Masha Allah Masha Allah Hakeem Ottoman May Allah bless your grandmother grant agenda inshallah apology there's a hot take. Do you reckon the fear of Cobra can possibly lead to being victimized by what's worse if you get too careful about it? If you're too careful about anything you can develop, you can develop OCD, you can develop OCD about anything and COVID has created a lot of OCD or has brought out a lot of OCD.

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CED tendencies and people and that's not good for you that's not good for you to be too worried about anything is not good for you.

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Because we're supposed to have trust in Allah subhanho wa Taala yes we were supposed to tie our camel but we also put our trust in Allah you tie your camel then you trust in Allah subhana wa Taala to

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I'm good I'm the light standard I before that we had men a man

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asking me my private medical information

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no bigger pondering so yeah a lot of Route mashallah, I was wonder if this membership only videos something? What is it? How would it go? I will discuss the membership only benefits that I'm planning to introduce. When I get back to the states and Sharla when I get back to the states and I'm safely back at home and safely back in my stream lab Insha Allah, we don't discuss the Vizia bringing up that key. If you keep talking about that over and over again on stream the algorithm is going to pick it up and flag it to be reviewed and who knows what could happen. It's crazytown these days. Censorship is real censorship is real.

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Imad Hashem big up East London. 100% Bigger East London with the mandem we'd like to hear speaking out of it, please. So um, you should just drove through thick fog any tips for driving in fog? drive slow, bro. And look at the look right in front of you. Look right in front of you. You can't see very many things in the fog and don't have on your headlights in high beams. I mean, you know, have on headlights on low. And if you have fog lights, turn them on. If you have fog lights, turn them on.

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Somebody can brother you still training martial arts? I still do train.

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Time to time Yes, I still train on my own. It's not like I do any official martial arts training anymore. But I do train.

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Oh, sorry, come funny. Howdy 123. May Allah bless you.

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No, don't do that for you to again, that don't don't don't drive really fast. Don't do that. Don't do that. Somebody come from Indonesia and J Masha Allah. What do you look for when you're recruiting people mg, especially content creation. Hakeem Armand, when we look for content creators, what I'm looking for is number one, they can keep it in with the within the guidelines of NGO such as halaal content that you're creating halal, family friendly, PG, or even G rated content.

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I'm looking for quality, not not that your stream has to be the most quality stream now. But I want to be able to see there is a potential that with some guidance, you could make a high quality content, whether that is high quality, recorded content or high quality streams, that you're engaging, that you know that because the whole goal of mgL is to provide quality content creators to be a source of halaal entertainment for Muslims, a source of Halal entertainment. So it needs to be halal. And he's been keeping it you know, within the rules, and it should be entertaining, you know, something and if I see somebody like we're looking right now we have people looking for content

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creators. If I see somebody that has potential, but they're not yet there yet, then what we're going to do is work on a path in 2022. These are some things like 2021, all about MGM was me learning all the first year of MGM was me learning, learning how to do my own streams, learning how this whole discord thing works, learning how to structure things, learning what was needed, what was not needed, how to create a structure. And now in 2022 Insha, Allah, we are going to be creating that structure within mg L, that is going to allow us to grow into an organizational format in the Lightoller. So if there are some people who I see have potential to be a content creator, but

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they're just not there yet, then we're going to work on a path on how we can help them improve in sha Allah. As well as I'm going to be creating a list of videos for tips and guidance for people who want to become content creators, whether that's recorded format content, or live stream content, whether it be on Twitch, YouTube, Facebook, gaming, whatever it is, I'm going to start working on a series of videos for that in sha Allah Who to Allah. So anybody that's interested in being a content creator can watch these sets of videos and learn how to do it from the most basic format like the most basic stream setup, or the most basic way to record your gameplay, whether it be off your PC or

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your ps4 and then get it edited and get it uploaded. So we're gonna or whether it's an intermediate or advanced type of stream or advanced type of, of recorded format. So we're going to be working on that in sha Allah Who to add that that series of videos and there's going to be an entire that'll be there'll be an entire playlist I'll create for that on the channel for people who are interested in becoming a content creator in sha Allah Who to add

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a hope you okay one day you can go to Indonesia insha Allah Huhtala would love to inshallah LG and I'm going to hamdulillah do you plan to do any Dawa training videos? I don't know. We'll see. We'll see in sha Allah Allah Tala this suit. There's so many

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Many things that I don't want to create are being hailed by SuperJet Masha Allah Hakeem out of mine with the 499. Super Chat, may Allah bless you. So when I was going to ask about videos like that, yes, there's many things that I'm going to be working on as far as content creation, for mgL, with specific

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mind frames mainframes. So the whole point of the channel is there's different, it's kind of like a one stop shop at the moment. And if it grows too much, then we might separate the content into different channels. But right now, I want to try to keep it everywhere, so you guys know where to come in to find it. So you'll have the Islamic reminders, whether they're just straight up reminders of this come off the stream, you're going to have the car content videos that are going to keep coming right now. It's just very cold. There's going to be the podcast content, there's going to be the mgL content, whether that's gaming clips, and then another thing I plan to add in sha Allah is

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tutorials tutorial content, so there'll be a tutorial section we'll put on the channel so that it's tutorials on on how to get set up as a content creator if you want to become a content creator for mgL or you just want to become a content creator, you want to know how to put your own content out there. So we'll see in Charlottetown

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somebody come faria hope you're doing well. This one asked tomorrow if talk still going on is was the NGO meetup Allah said So somewhere in Georgia Linka first, I haven't heard anything

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from the channel. The goal is tomorrow if the talk goes off, if I don't you know, if I like if I don't have any issues tomorrow, I don't fail any of these COVID tests or anything like that. Then after the talk, the goal is to have a get together in a meal with some of the NGO bros. So if you want to go out with us tomorrow, then be at Masjid Humaira at 7:30pm for Isha and then after issue of the talk, and then when to go out afterwards and Shalonda again, that's all play it by ear, I will announce it to tomorrow on my Twitter and on my instagram if for some reason that falls apart or I wake up feeling like absolute trash in the morning or I've even if I pass one of these tests

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tonight, I'm going to take another one tomorrow just to make sure inshallah

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there'll be awesome brother you can make some videos about how to get down with my work as a non Muslims and work I'll see about doing that inshallah. There's a lot of content that we that we want to make. It's just you have to find the time in the right direction. And when it comes to content creation right now I'm pretty much a one man show. So all the filming, all the editing, all the design, all the background designs all the perceived is into money acquired mashallah feud Afghan for joining the winners club tier one we are getting very close to having a hot drop Fridays I mean, Throwback Thursday stream, Daniela heeta Isla, very soon once we reach 100 members, we will start

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doing throwback Thursdays and playing some old school games as well some old school zombies maps.

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As I was saying, I do all the filming, I do all the editing. Everything is a one man show except for the thumbnails lately. You'll see the thumbnails have been very good because I've found somebody that's doing thumbnails. So for right now, it's everything's on me. And also want to start doing some tic toc reminders, mental health reminders, because we have the Chevron's coaching that is that is becoming very, very busy.

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So we have a lot of different directions that I'm trying to go but I'm also trying not to overwhelm myself and put too many things on the plate that I don't get them done well, because I'm a type of person who I don't want to put anything more on my plate than I'm able to do with quality for me it's quality over quantity always always quality over quantity. So the goal is to be able to do things with with quality and as long as the quality can stay where it is then we will increase the quantity that that is how I operate as long as the quality can stay where it is then we can increase the quantity in Sharma who Tiana because that's what we want to give to you guys is is to be able to

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produce quality halaal family friendly entertainment content reminders, streams, videos, gaming cars, mental health and tackle everything in Shama Huhtala, but always to try to do it with the best quality and to do with the Sun as the Prophet SAW Selim said to do things with the sun.

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Hakeem let's get to 100 members for transit yes in sha Allah Huth Allah once we get 100 We will be there I don't know where we're at right now because I don't want to pull it up and check again we're being hailed by Super Chat. I wish there was a better way and this is one thing that I hope YouTube Gaming does increase their their their back end now with all these big streamers coming into YouTube, because I'd like to be able to see a member ticker how many members we have but it does not add together so I have to update you guys on the regular before I'll make sure I do that. Now before stream I'll check the memberships and let you guys know where we're at and Allah

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may Allah bless you Massawa just for your your your intentions.

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retana Bro feed Afghan May Allah bless you for becoming a member Abdullah one the quality is always really good mashallah, that's the goal is to give you quite as quality, I want you to see as much quality from our NGO content creators, as if you were to go to Twitch or YouTube, go to YouTube and look at any other streamer or any other content creator, you know that his high level of what they do, I want you to see the same here. Because just because we're doing Muslim streams to other Muslims, I don't think we should sacrifice quality sacrifice, production, sacrifice content, just just for the sake of doing it. I want to make sure that one thing you guys always know is that

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there's always going to be quality content, whatever we do, and whatever we put out in shall butanna

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Oh, the struggle is real. Alright, we've been 45 minutes, I'm going to start wrapping it up guys simply because I don't want to if something happens, and I'm not feeling well, I don't want to overdo my throat. And then,

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you know, not even be able to talk tomorrow. So that's why we're gonna we're gonna wrap it up early tonight in sha Allah.

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What is your view on the removing the dislike button, I'm not really bothered one way or the other, you know, I mean, because I don't really judge

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a video based on his dislikes, and likes and things of that nature. So I don't know, they removed it, they removed it, they didn't, they didn't. I know they did remove it now. You know, it is what it is because you have some people that have come and just dislike videos just for the sake of doing it just because they don't like the individual or whatever. So you know, I think it's also been used as a bullying tactic. And that's kind of why YouTube took it down.

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So I have no issue with them taking it down. I also have no issue with them leaving it up. Because I'm not really bothered one way or the other.

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I talked to me a while you were in London, we were doing some filming for a charity, we'll actually be doing some more filming for charity. Throughout the rest of my trip being here, I'm trying to get all the filming that I need to have done for the next six to eight months done. Because normally I come back and forth a couple times a year for a charity that I that I partner with. But that's back when traveling was much easier. And now you know the traveling is so difficult and I'm literally like now let's say I failed this COVID test I'm stuck here and I couldn't get back home. I don't want to take that chance anymore. So this will be the last trip that I take until overseas until all

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these COVID regulations are dropped meaning that these tests to come in and other countries are dropped. Because there's always a risk when I go anywhere that I can get stuck there. And that's unfortunate and nobody wants to be sick away from home away from your family away from my wife and kids no nobody's mostly sick like that. I'll be a big old baby when I'm sick and I'll be here all by myself laying on the couch struggling when men when men get sick the man flew man we did

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inshallah

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the new round base map sucks in my opinion Vanguard was a waste of money they did they abducted they put the round base map in is that round base map release now. She no numa I have to give it a check it out. I doubt it's gonna be any good because Vanguard itself has been has been a struggle. It's been it's been rough in and all of itself.

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Yeah, the man who really is like that when men get when men gets it like that we go all the way down, bro.

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I'll check it out. I'll look at it later inshallah. Alright, guys, we're gonna wrap it up.

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Now, like I said, If I fail this, I will be quarantining for the rest of my trip and we'll be doing some more streams. If I don't fill it in tomorrow in sha Allah and I'm fine tomorrow then we will have the talk tomorrow at mesh it'll matter. And then we will have the regular stream on Monday. On Monday we'll have our regular stream which is at

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2pm Eastern Standard Time 7pm GMT or 7pm UK time unless I'm out and something keeps me from getting back here. But that's the golden the evening when I get back into my flat we will be having a stream on Monday been the lanita but I'll keep you guys posted on whether or not I passed if I failed this everybody will know because we have to cancel everything. Alright guys, as always, I love you for the sake of Allah forgive me for the stream being a bit short today. Normally we'd like to do two three hours on Fridays as you know, but I don't want to push my throat as you guys can feel just

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a little bit a

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little bit under it today. So I want to go into this and make sure that I am all good. And don't want to kill my throat in cases don't have it I want to build at least speak tomorrow in sha Allah Huhtala has been doing a lot of talking on these videos and recordings. So my throat is just been put to the test. Alright, as always, I love you all for the sake of Allah subhanho wa Taala May Allah grant you peace in your hearts. May Allah grant you peace in your homes. May Allah grant you peace in your minds. May Allah grant you peace and your souls. At the end of the day. That's all we want this piece and we're turning our mess into a message and I'll see you guys on Monday Binita

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Anna, yesterday is gone. Tomorrow you might not ever see

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Today is the only day that you do have. So take advantage of today and make this the best day that you can. And I'll see you guys on the next one AsSalamu Alaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh