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ExtremeDrinker
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 02, 2020 5:35 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

I have re-read the Harry Potter series every December since 2007. Finished on NYE. #tradition
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S4ur0n27
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 16, 2020 11:34 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

I've lost my 6th sense for detecting irony on forums. Is it irony or not? tard

They're really good books. But isn't reading them once or twice enough?

Actually, I very rarely read the same book twice, except for some rare exceptions. There are so much to read, can't waste the time.
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SenisterDenister
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Joined: 23 Apr 2007
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2020 1:28 am Reply with quoteBack to top

I try to read the Hobbit about once a year. It's been my favorite book since I was 10. I've read through the Malazan series twice, A Canticle for Leibowitz a couple times, and the same with Blood Meridian and a few other books. Depends if I feel like I'm getting something out of it and not just reading it for the story alone.
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ExtremeDrinker
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 21, 2020 3:40 am Reply with quoteBack to top

I read Earth Abides, City of Bones, and Nightchild every year, too.
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naughtpan
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 24, 2020 10:26 am Reply with quoteBack to top

Ei guys, don't forget to be safe in your home!
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Hyacinth
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Joined: 29 Apr 2015
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PostPosted: Fri May 22, 2020 8:28 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

SenisterDenister wrote:
I try to read the Hobbit about once a year. It's been my favorite book since I was 10.


When I read it (being 12 or something) I didnt pay attention so much for the first chapters and instead I visualized Bilbo as this:



Tried to read the latter trilogy but it was at the time when the movies came out so I remember there was a spoiler about Aragorn being Strider on the backside of a carton of milk, which made me alittle pissed so I stopped, still The Hobbit feels like the best book. Too bad the movie was shit. icon_hug
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SenisterDenister
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PostPosted: Sun May 24, 2020 3:05 am Reply with quoteBack to top

My brother had to read it when he was in middle school. We had rented the Rankin-Bass animated movie from the library before he read the book proper and I really liked that, which is what spurred my reading the book for the first time. After he read his copy I borrowed it and kept it, more or less. I also did that with a few other books he read in high school like Siddhartha. The ones I ended up reading were shit. They moved to more contemporary books by the time I got there.
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Mismatch
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Joined: 20 Jan 2004
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 02, 2020 7:10 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

Been a while since I went dacing.

Spacecat enters my mind whenever I gaze up at the night sky.

And I often ponder. Did megs have a cat of his own back then? Did he ever get one?

Are we all geting old?
Approaching 40 with 4 kids.
Can't even drink n e more. 4 beers and I get hung over. This is bad since kids make you want to drink.
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Megatron
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Joined: 19 Apr 2002
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 09, 2020 2:52 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

I did have a cat of my own then, and now (a different cat of course)

I love animals and wouldnt harm a fly, literally or figuratively, even metaphorically. It was a dead cat by the side of the road and i did some expressionist taxidermy

havent done anything like that since of course, turns out people will happily eat a burger full of butts but you hold up more complete bits it makes them shudder



i had a wee daliance a few years ago, i wanted to cover a tree in skin, but pig skin is quite pricey. the skin would turn to leather in the sunshine and the tree would look metal as fuck

one day.



I can feel my age now, the hangovers are slower to recover, drugs tend be not worth the comedown, my eyesight is getting worse, my face is sliced with wrinkles. I dont mind as the life I had in my 20s wasnt sustainable really, id probably be dead by now if i tried to Keep it Up.

i live in the country and dating a german lass, i teach homeless people how to use computers, things turned out more normal and better than i thought

though now and then i get the urge to fill a bulls heart with ants or fly dead birds as kites.
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Mismatch
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 09, 2020 7:01 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

Brilliant.

This makes we want to try this art thing.

Yes. Art.
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S4ur0n27
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 10, 2020 3:33 am Reply with quoteBack to top

i think megatron might be our Banksy
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Hyacinth
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Joined: 29 Apr 2015
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 10, 2020 9:58 am Reply with quoteBack to top

You insane man 😂❤️
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Amis
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 18, 2020 9:08 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

um bongo um bongo, you drink it in the congo
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