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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby Moral Minority » Tue Aug 26, 2008 4:55 pm

Wawizzle wrote:"Essays that WILL get YOU into college"

I've scrapped my whole essay for University of Florida.

This book is amazing. I'm glad my 9th grade english teacher lent it to me.


WRITE YOUR OWN FUCKING ESSAY!

Math geeks piss me off.

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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby Moral Minority » Tue Aug 26, 2008 4:55 pm

fueledbycoffee wrote:
Wawizzle wrote:"Essays that WILL get YOU into college"

I've scrapped my whole essay for University of Florida.

This book is amazing. I'm glad my 9th grade english teacher lent it to me.


Dude, never go by the book. Go out, experience life, write about it, and be happy. Even if you aren't accepted into fuckin' Yale, at least your essay was unique.

Of course, you might not be able to do that with Math. Uptight wankers.

I'm currently rereading a story I wrote and published on tha intarwubz. It's amusing, but I find it to be mediocre at best.


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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby fueledbycoffee » Tue Aug 26, 2008 5:01 pm

http://www.thewritething.org/wordpress/?p=88

Edit: Wrote that when I was about fourteen, or so. Don't hold it against me.
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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby Moral Minority » Tue Aug 26, 2008 5:12 pm

Dude...

Dude....

I ...

You...

-hyperventilates-

I fucking love you, man!

And I fucking love your story!

This is better by far than anything I have ever written, and mind you, I am pretty much perfect.

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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby fueledbycoffee » Tue Aug 26, 2008 5:32 pm

Oh, well, thanks. Please stop hyperventilating on me. If you start humping my leg, I am calling the cops. It wasn't that good.
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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby Moral Minority » Tue Aug 26, 2008 5:33 pm

Actually, it was..

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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby WelshRarePasta » Tue Aug 26, 2008 6:21 pm

Wow, now I'm a bit into the writing thing as well, but the following is better than about any single sentence I've managed to produce, and is worthy of much praise:

'She had tried to tell him that she was a vegan, and had no desire to eat his brains, but when you have no tongue, everything you say ironically sounds something like “Braaaaaaaiiiins.”'

That's classy. Bravo.
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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby fueledbycoffee » Tue Aug 26, 2008 6:22 pm

Um, thanks. Don't know what else to say to that. I'm not used to being complimented.
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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby Capellini » Tue Aug 26, 2008 9:13 pm

Finished "Into the Wild", started "Pride and Prejudice".

Wondering if I can induce schizophrenia through bizarrely eclectic reading selections.
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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby Zankou 2.0 » Tue Aug 26, 2008 9:25 pm

Capellini wrote:Finished "Into the Wild", started "Pride and Prejudice".

Wondering if I can induce schizophrenia through bizarrely eclectic reading selections.

No.
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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby WelshRarePasta » Tue Aug 26, 2008 10:24 pm

Well, I hope not. I should already be showing signs if it's possible... this week's reading list has included:
two Pratchett novels,
a biography of Magellan by Bergreen (don't bother, it sucked),
Joseph Banks by O'Brian (incredible, highly suggested for all lovers of the history of science),
Into the Void,
and some other random crap. Plus all this internet stuff. My brains are leaking out my ears a bit, but no signs of paranoia or ghost images yet.
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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby black bart » Wed Aug 27, 2008 5:19 am

Talking of Trilogies and Duologies and Quadrologies?

Have we mentioned the wonderful 'Gormenghast' Trilogy by Mervyn Peake or 'The Once and Future King' by T H White...if not they need to be mentioned.
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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby Moral Minority » Wed Aug 27, 2008 10:26 am

Capellini wrote:Finished "Into the Wild", started "Pride and Prejudice".

Wondering if I can induce schizophrenia through bizarrely eclectic reading selections.



http://www.wikilivres.info/w/index.php/ ... 10_(Kharms)

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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby ~NoodleDemon~ » Wed Aug 27, 2008 10:43 am

*cracks knuckles*

Aright, I'm done.

Rainswept wrote:It's as good, just not as action-packed. Lots of plot. Some people don't like it as much because it doesn't have any Jon, Dany, or Davos chapters, and very few Arya. Dances with Dragons should be awesome!


Ya, it had none of that.

Jon should've pwned.

Davos supposedly died, though.

I mean, did the Freys nail someone else's head and hands to a post, or what?

DWD should be out in a couple of months, if he actually finishes.

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Rainswept wrote:It's as good, just not as action-packed. Lots of plot. Some people don't like it as much because it doesn't have any Jon, Dany, or Davos chapters, and very few Arya. Dances with Dragons should be awesome!


Assuming it gets written before GRRM dies. He's not young, he's probably only got about 20 or 30 years left.


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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby pieces o'nine » Wed Aug 27, 2008 2:02 pm

black bart wrote:... Have we mentioned the wonderful 'Gormenghast' Trilogy by Mervyn Peake ...

My introduction to that was the BBC/WB dvd set I picked up on a whim from a clearance table. A couple friends tried to watch it but could not. I quite liked it and have added the books to my to-read list.
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