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Post  HaruWolf on Mon Aug 10, 2009 2:29 am

^ The story book was cute and sad. Very Sad

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Post  Loyal Subject on Mon Aug 10, 2009 10:32 am

lol that was just dumb. PETA goes too far sometimes. Although after seeing Finding Nemo I can somewhat sympathize with this =/

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Post  Lee on Tue Aug 11, 2009 2:48 am

PETA is really stupid. I like how South Park makes fun of them in the Election Day episode.

I also came across a PETA game mocking the Mario Brothers and KFC. It's a bit graphic and if you want to find it just do a Google search. Mario well the impersonator kills chickens until he reaches the KFC restaurant. Something about how horrible the conditions of Chickens in KFC ranches are or something like that.

I just found it funny how they had to besmirch the good name of Mario. No one makes a mockery of Mario Brothers and gets away with it. Not even this lame ass excuse of an organization. Their down fall will come soon enough and I hope it's from what they protect. The animals will riot against them, claiming that they don't want idiots to represent them.

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Post  zfish9 on Tue Aug 11, 2009 5:19 pm

If they seriously go though with that change i'll have to be "Zseakitten9"

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Post  Lee on Tue Aug 11, 2009 10:19 pm

lol yeah true, I didn't think of that.

And then we'll have to rename other things like Seakitten and Chips, SeaKitten Sticks, and some other retarded edits.

Seriously if I didn't already know PETA was insane and with lots of time on it's hand then this would take the cake.

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Post  Lee on Thu Aug 13, 2009 8:42 am

http://blogs.usatoday.com/ondeadline/2009/08/illinois-man-gets-jail-time-for-yawning-in-court.html

Man yawns in court and receives close to 6 months in jail, however it is said it has been bumped down to 21 days.

Even if it was a loud or unruly yawn, it's a bit extreme.

Just a taste of what our finest justice systems are capable of. They can't fry the real threats, so hey why not take out someone less significant so we look like we're doing our job!

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Post  Loyal Subject on Thu Aug 13, 2009 4:06 pm

^ yeah i heard about that. it's ridiculous.

so i just found out my college IS excepting my AP credits even though i didnt do so well on the actual exam. now, i have to run around looking for someone to buy my books and pick another class and then get the books for that class in about three weeks. oh fun!

at least i dont have to take the dreaded English class that is obsessed with food anymore! =D

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Post  Lee on Thu Aug 13, 2009 4:54 pm

Wait you need to drop classes? Well I think if it's before college begins you'll get a full refund. It should go that way for books to, just go back to the bookstore with receipt handy. You should get a refund, if you don't that's bull, or at least bookstore credit.

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Post  Loyal Subject on Thu Aug 13, 2009 5:13 pm

^ i bought the books online through amazon because it was cheaper so i dont know if i can get a refund. and yeah, i have to drop my English class because I took it last year.

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Post  Lee on Thu Aug 13, 2009 5:15 pm

Oh...that's too bad. You can try sending it back to Amazon but I doubt it.

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Post  Loyal Subject on Thu Aug 13, 2009 5:30 pm

yeah, i can send one back (they gave me a return thing...) but the others i have to either sell or find my friends who havent gotten their books and give it to them.

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Post  Lee on Thu Aug 13, 2009 6:01 pm

Oh well if it's the same book from the school then if worst comes to worst just sell it back to them for some money...though if it's anything like my college was then they'll probably only give you like five dollars or something.

Yeah it's better to sell it to others for a third or half what you paid for it.

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Post  Loyal Subject on Thu Aug 13, 2009 6:14 pm

yeah that's what im going to try to do. luckily, the more expensive books i still need. so that's good ^^

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Post  Lee on Thu Aug 13, 2009 6:17 pm

Yeah but what sucks is even if they are required some professors don't even mention or touch the books, so it's a complete waste. Or they only have the students use it once or twice throughout the whole semester which is the only time you'll need it, also a waste. It really sucks to have to pay for something that isn't used that much.

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Post  Loyal Subject on Thu Aug 13, 2009 6:20 pm

oh well i didnt know that. well that stinks =/

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Post  Lee on Thu Aug 13, 2009 11:19 pm

Yeah it's really annoying, especially since that hard earned money could of been spent on other beneficial things.

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Post  Loyal Subject on Fri Aug 14, 2009 4:29 pm

^ like tuition =D

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Post  Lee on Fri Aug 14, 2009 7:03 pm

And gas money to lol!

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Post  Loyal Subject on Fri Aug 14, 2009 7:04 pm

^ oh, i dont have a car yet ^^

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Post  Lee on Fri Aug 14, 2009 7:06 pm

So is someone driving you or something?

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Post  Loyal Subject on Fri Aug 14, 2009 7:10 pm

yeah and im staying there until i get a car and am comfortable to drive the route on my own. i hope to accomplish this by next semester.

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Post  Lee on Fri Aug 14, 2009 7:18 pm

Oh so you're going to have a room there?

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Post  Loyal Subject on Fri Aug 14, 2009 7:24 pm

yes, unfortunately T_T

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Post  Lee on Sat Aug 15, 2009 12:32 am

I'm guessing you don't like the idea of being away from home.

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Post  Loyal Subject on Sat Aug 15, 2009 4:45 pm

^ at first it wasnt too bad. but then i found out im going to be in a suite with five other people and although i get my own room with one other person...i just dont like the idea of six people having to share the same outside space...like there's a little living room type of thing and a bathroom we all share. since i dont know how they're putting us all together, i dont want to be sharing a suite with girls who are going to be drinking all the time and bringing boys into the suite all the time. i know my roommate and she already told me she would never do that since it is kind of rude...but i dont know about the other girls. and that's what im not looking forward to...

and ill miss my kitty who sleeps with me every night =D

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