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    I really think shyness has held me back a lot. I...

    I really think shyness has held me back a lot. I find it really hard to make friends and really hard to talk to people I don't know well.

    At the weekend I was up at a conference in Dublin and...
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    Watched Boyhood for a second time last night. ...

    Watched Boyhood for a second time last night.

    What a great film, despite it being 3 hours! Think the majority of people could relate to it, especially if you grew up in the last 20 years.
  3. Thread: Flexibility

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    Well, if this thread wasn't perfect before, it...

    Well, if this thread wasn't perfect before, it sure is now!
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    She's the Man Because I'm teaching...

    She's the Man


    Because I'm teaching Shakespeare's Twelfth Night to my first years. And because Channing Tatum. Yeah...the first reason is probably just an excuse.
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    Reading Beloved by Toni Morrison at the moment....

    Reading Beloved by Toni Morrison at the moment. So far so good.
  6. Thread: Bad Religion?

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    I'm talking about in this country. And about the...

    I'm talking about in this country. And about the institution. Not about religion in general. I think that here, from my experience, people are religious because they are born into it and because it...
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    I'd ride him anyway

    I'd ride him anyway
  8. Thread: Bad Religion?

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    With regards to institutionalised religions, here...

    With regards to institutionalised religions, here they have done little good. Except for making people feel better about death.
    The Catholic church here in Ireland have raped children, shut women...
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    I'm a sucker for beautifully written prose,...

    I'm a sucker for beautifully written prose, especially when melancholic on top of that.

    Gotta look into more Steinbeck once I finish this. It's funny how preconceived notions of books really hold...
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    Is a 1/10 rating not pure shit? Jusst...

    Is a 1/10 rating not pure shit?


    Jusst watched Match Point. Saw it a few years back too - what a great twist. It's also cool to know Jonathan Rhys Meyers grew up in my village. Which could...
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    Great, I must check that out, cause I did very...

    Great, I must check that out, cause I did very much enjoy The Time Machine! Only problem was that it was too short (never a real criticism is it!).

    Just looked up Before the Golden Age and didn't...
  12. Thread: Drag Queens

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    Ah, I didn't realise that drag shows also...

    Ah, I didn't realise that drag shows also included women dressing up as men.

    Out of interest, do the women who do dress as men in drag shows act in an exaggerated masculine way?

    I get that...
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    I find it very odd to be called european. I know...

    I find it very odd to be called european. I know I am...but... no.
  14. Thread: Drag Queens

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    Drag Queens

    I say this all at the risk of being told that I'm over-analysing but what the hell! This isn't something that keeps me awake at night, just something I was thinking about, before anyone decides to...
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    Finished Book 6 of the Dark Tower series by King,...

    Finished Book 6 of the Dark Tower series by King, It wasn't as good as the other books in the series (perhaps because of the introduction of himself as a character?). I'm hoping the last one will get...
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    I'm back on form :p

    I'm back on form :p
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    It's been a while. (thaat took me 5 goes t n...

    It's been a while. (thaat took me 5 goes t

    n nono it justdeleted all my texxt that i tyoed five times to get cottect. FUCK

    I got a new tattoo today and i onlyrealised aderwars that it koos like...
  18. Thread: Damien Rice

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    :eek: Ireland has some fantastic music and Damien...

    :eek: Ireland has some fantastic music and Damien Rice is amazing! In the most depressing way possible of course. All great Irish musicians are depressing.
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    The only Weezer albums I really like are...

    The only Weezer albums I really like are Pinkerton and the Blue album.

    Anything else, I haven't really bothered much with. "Back to the Shack", despite people saying it was like the good old...
  20. Thread: Damien Rice

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    Damien Rice

    I know a few people here like Damien Rice.

    But anyway, he has some new stuff out. I'm not quite sure how I feel about it yet, I must listen some more. To be honest, I don't think anything will...
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    Creepy things: Me and my friend used to go to...

    Creepy things:

    Me and my friend used to go to the restaurant in college every Thursday at 1pm to look at a guy who looked like the character Sid in the British series Skins (which I may add was...
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    Sweden is ridiculously expensive! The flights...

    Sweden is ridiculously expensive!

    The flights from here are really cheap, but then, bam, you get there and realise "oh shit...I did not bring near enough money . . . and this isn't Stockholm!...
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    Finished Revolutionary Road last night. I liked...

    Finished Revolutionary Road last night. I liked it a lot. The only problem being I had seen the film a few years back so knew everything that was going to happen. But the inner monologue bits that...
  24. Thread: Do you sport ?

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    I forgot to also mention snowboarding, even if it...

    I forgot to also mention snowboarding, even if it is just a once a year thing!

    I am also considering joining the fencing club in college, but they train 4 times a week which is quite intense!
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    I haven't been horse riding in almost a year. I...

    I haven't been horse riding in almost a year. I didn't very much like some of the people at the stables I used to go so I stopped, and haven't looked for an alternative place since.
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