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    Death Kit, anyone?

    Does anyone here know something about Susan Sontag? Have you ever read one her books? I wondered what you would be your opinion about her book, Death kit Link:http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0385267118/103-8412593-2927051?v=glance&n=283155 Thank you.
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    Discussion or a question: can lies or a bad ....

    Can lies, a bad faith, to be specific be another kind of reality (a man-made reality,for instance, or some other kinds)? Anyone has anything to share? Oh, by the way,Mmerry Christmas to you all.:)
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    How to set up story settings? And more.

    I am looking for some suggestions about how to develop a storyline. I can't say I can write. What I can do at the time being is just to scrape down one character or one episode on my mind. I don't know how to turn a sketch into a colorful painting, or how to put all the sketches together into...
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    His/her speciality to me

    His/her speciality to me The messages he/she conveyed to me in their postings/threads which therefore make them special to me are: Stewart's: It doesn't matter if I express myself more openly more honestly in such a place (somewhat like an encouragement). "Don't hide or fake your true...
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    Red Raving

    Some random quotations by me: The ennui of daily life is chronic poison. When you found out it as a fact, you have already been a hemiplegic. Although there is a chance you can be salvaged, more often than not, many would choose to be poisoned to death. Life is boring, even in the heaven...
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    Your Epitaph

    Have you ever thought about death seriously? What would you write on your tomb someday or what would your epitaph say about you? Haven't got mine though. (Once read a funny one, which says 'it is so narrow here, I couldn't turn around', another says "passengers, sing a song for me".... )...
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    Amusing yourself

    Hey, guys and gals, let's post something that amused you and shared your laugh with others! :D :D :D Here is mine: "It seems to me," said Sancho, "that the knights who did all these things were driven to them... but... why should you go crazy? What lady has rejected you...? "That is...
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    National bestsellers? The new york times bestsellers? ....

    When looking for books in the bookstores, I often saw many books that were highlightened by words like: by national bestseller authour ***, or the new york times bestseller.(for example, anyone knows anything about Lousie Erdrich? Is Christopher Moore a good author? and Russel Banks??) Most...
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    Moving Birthday/ Birthday Plan....

    A friend had her birthday party lastnight. ah..yeah, Apirl 1st. She was moved at the party (means she cried..and I found it good to do something and make them cry. :p hehe), which gave me this idea: 1) Have you ever had a moving birthday party? 2) what happened or what made you moved at...
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    The Top 100 Movies Of All Time Based On Critics' Polls

    Click! I only knew 10 of those! :( :(
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    Phantom of the Opera, any one?

    The music is simply amazingly beautiful! I plan to watch it again. It is the type of music moive (besides the song of music one) that is more of my thing than Moulin Rouge. The songs were so beautiful that I was lost. It seemed like I was walking into the film, to be one of them and never...
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    Ununderstandable English----After Getting Drunk

    A friend kindly left some comments on my work, which I found somewhat encouraging. So, shamelessly put it here, and see if I could get more comments to help me to do better with this. Thank you! After Getting Drunk It was my first time that I truly got drunk. The dizziness, the detachment...
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    Donnie Darko - Warning: SPOILERS

    Just watched this. Liked the final part, the music (or you call that soundtrack?)---The Mad World,and people that were involved waked up in scary almost simultaneously. *The director did a great job in controlling the pace/tempo of the moive. Sometimes, the pictures went fast, sometimes...
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    Top 10 German movies

    I ran into this . File it here in case I might forget it. Only watched The Tin Drum and Run Lora Run.
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    The 100 Most Frequently Challenged Books of 1990–2001

    “[I]t’s not just the books under fire now that worry me. It is the books that will never be written. The books that will never be read. And all due to the fear of censorship. As always, young readers will be the real losers.” — Judy Blume 100 books Anyone has already posted?? if so...
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    waking life--- maybe i only exsit in your mind...

    waking life--- the movie What do you think about the following conversation? If you like to say something. ... Ethan: What's that? Julie: Just about reincarnation and where all the new souls come from over time. Everybody always says they are the reincarnation of Cleopatra or Alexander...
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    where...

    Hi, moderator, Where are those old threads and posts? was looking for some old posts in gerenal chat, but could not find them. Thank you for offering any clue for that!
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    I saw...

    A voice told me this story as I fell asleep on a Thursday afternoon a month ago. I saw I was dead, locked in a black box, descending into infinity. "Hi, dear, why look at the black box in that way. It is only a skeleton. I am here, right behind you. Hey, silly, I am here." I yelled at...
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    Alexander Pushkin

    just being weird. :D A:---- Love passed, the muse appeared, the weather of mind got clarity newfound; now free, I once more weave together emotion, thought, and magic sound." (from Eugene Onegin, 1823) B:--- ‘Tis time, my friend, ‘tis time! For rest the heart is aching...
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    A little trouble...

    lastnight i just found some nasty spyware posioning my computer without my awarness. just wondered how can i make sure whether a certain forum is safe or not to the computer? i think this one is safe, right?
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