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Old 09-14-2017, 02:12 PM   #3241
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wait i wonder how many posts i have

 
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Old 09-14-2017, 02:12 PM   #3242
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oh god that's a lot

 
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Old 09-14-2017, 02:20 PM   #3243
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is it really

 
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Old 09-14-2017, 02:27 PM   #3244
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Almost got mayo sis beat.

 
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Old 09-14-2017, 03:21 PM   #3245
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A bit late but never take grammar advice from someone who consistently says "would of". Sorry Took!



My English degree was useless too though

 
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Old 09-14-2017, 03:23 PM   #3246
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There's this tutoring job open that pays $18/hour that I could probably handle but I don't have any references. I applied and everything. The owner of the franchise knows my dad and wants to hire me but none of my old professors from college are responding, because I graduated almost 6 years ago and there's no way they remember me. I'm not sure what to do about this. :/

 
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Old 09-14-2017, 04:34 PM   #3247
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labelle, seriously, I love you, but I will absolutely destroy you and everything you love. I am on a mission from God.

 
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Old 09-14-2017, 04:35 PM   #3248
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sorry, I got carried away. as you were.

 
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Old 09-14-2017, 04:54 PM   #3249
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labelle, seriously, I love you, but I will absolutely destroy you and everything you love. I am on a mission from God.
God has been sending so many people after me lately.

*screams at the heavens* Get over it you big bearded bully!

 
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Old 09-14-2017, 06:06 PM   #3250
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Old 09-14-2017, 06:15 PM   #3251
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I'm sick of the cat photos

 
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Old 09-14-2017, 07:19 PM   #3252
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A bit late but never take grammar advice from someone who consistently says "would of".* Sorry Took!



My English degree was useless too though
* "would of." The period goes inside the quotation in this and most other instances.

 
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Old 09-14-2017, 07:29 PM   #3253
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Work is tough as fuck (for weakling me). Constantly on the move, unloading donations up to a hundred lbs, making pallets, moving pallets with full 4x4 wares boxes, throwing out containers half my height full of shoes (the dumpster top is higher than my head and I have to lift that shit).

And I'm kicking ass. About to complete the regular two week training in a week. Buxom Bosoms of Dejah Thoris!!!

 
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Old 09-14-2017, 07:29 PM   #3254
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YEAH

 
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Old 09-14-2017, 07:30 PM   #3255
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Old 09-14-2017, 09:17 PM   #3256
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Looks like too many people I know

 
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Old 09-14-2017, 09:57 PM   #3257
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Haunting.

 
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Old 09-15-2017, 08:53 AM   #3258
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I need a quick little piece of advice. I've been torn between reading the Dark Tower books or the Song of Ice and Fire books.

I probably only have one giant series of books in me for the next 10 years, so any advice on which I should read first would be deeply appreciated.

Thanks in advance.

 
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Old 09-15-2017, 10:11 AM   #3259
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Border Trilogy instead.

 
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Old 09-15-2017, 10:44 AM   #3260
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I'm interested to see what others say.

I gave up on the Martin series about three chapters into the first book, and I've made repeated attempts at the Gunslinger with no success, especially because every King novel I have finished has left me feeling ripped off so it makes me hesitant to invest in a series.

People from the oboard might remember me saying that I told my husband not to ever mention in front of my friends that Stephen King was his favourite author. I was embarrassed to be in a romantic relationship with a total nerd, basically. As if I was like cooler than that or something lol. What an idiot.

But I still can't get into King, or Martin. Too many pages of (seemingly) unimportant details.

 
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Old 09-15-2017, 04:27 PM   #3261
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I need a quick little piece of advice. I've been torn between reading the Dark Tower books
I prefer this series and they are very unique (Western Fantasy is too cool) and should also get an HBO series, I would watch that

there is an equal amount of your favorite characters dying but considerably less sex in Dark Tower

 
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Old 09-15-2017, 05:52 PM   #3262
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Ironically King's series is much more your traditional fantasy series where a gang of unlikely protagonists (a Kat-et in Midworld) have to travel a long distance and the pacing will make you feel that distance

Where as Martin's series is a Drama where the setting isn't actually that important which is why it attracts people who wouldn't ordinarily be all about dragons and shit (I'm assuming)

 
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Old 09-15-2017, 06:05 PM   #3263
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I'm interested to see what others say.

I gave up on the Martin series about three chapters into the first book, and I've made repeated attempts at the Gunslinger with no success, especially because every King novel I have finished has left me feeling ripped off so it makes me hesitant to invest in a series.

People from the oboard might remember me saying that I told my husband not to ever mention in front of my friends that Stephen King was his favourite author. I was embarrassed to be in a romantic relationship with a total nerd, basically. As if I was like cooler than that or something lol. What an idiot.

But I still can't get into King, or Martin. Too many pages of (seemingly) unimportant details.
i've read half a dozen King novels. I found them mildly entertaining and occasionally tedious. He's maybe the only author who's work is better annotated down to the movie format.

I respect martin for his style. But I couldn't read more than one and a half of his GOT series. Reading a 30 page description of a meal just so I can get to a tiny bit of plot drove me crazy.

 
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Old 09-15-2017, 06:08 PM   #3264
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i bet if you compiled all the sentences that reference or describe food in the GOT series you'd have a 700 page book

 
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Old 09-15-2017, 06:21 PM   #3265
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The Gunslinger is just over 200 pages not too much an investment to see if you can dig it

 
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Old 09-15-2017, 06:25 PM   #3266
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You'd be better served reading like Blood Meridian than a goofy King western sure but you wouldn't get wizards AND cowboys in the same book

 
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Old 09-15-2017, 07:38 PM   #3267
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i have no friends here i can talk to. i have a lot of friends. But when I say anything about what's going on with me they look at me like somebody died or something.

Also, I need a friend who's willing to hang out, not drink alcohol and bum me cigarettes so I don't feel like I'm actually a smoker.

 
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Old 09-15-2017, 11:08 PM   #3268
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i bet if you compiled all the sentences that reference or describe food in the GOT series you'd have a 700 page book
that's kinda why i love the series. the prose feels really immersive

 
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Old 09-15-2017, 11:26 PM   #3269
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when he starts going into great detail about clothing and stuff sometimes I have no idea what hes talking about skippp

I did enjoy the first book but I wasn't propelled into picking up the second

I'm reading Kafka right now

 
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Old 09-15-2017, 11:44 PM   #3270
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i have no friends here i can talk to. i have a lot of friends. But when I say anything about what's going on with me they look at me like somebody died or something.

Also, I need a friend who's willing to hang out, not drink alcohol and bum me cigarettes so I don't feel like I'm actually a smoker.
these people are not your friends

 
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