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What are you reading these days?
6 January 2014
1.59am
Ron Nasty
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Ahhh Girl said

meanmistermustard said

Ahhh Girl said

mja6758 said

Annadog40 said
This forum

Smarta**e!

It sure is a good read, Annadog40. I keep finding little gems. This place is HUGE!

 

There are a lot of typo's, punctuation is lacking at times, some of the content is debatable, and to be honest large chunks could be cut out to make it all a bit of a better read. Some twit has contributed 5645 entries by himself and most of it is complete garbage.blue-meanie

You silly little meanmistermustard. We need you. Remember, we just voted an award for you.

 

Amazing! You make a little quip, slip into an alcohol slumber at midnight... and this is how the children play!

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6 January 2014
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mja6758 said

Ahhh Girl said

meanmistermustard said

Ahhh Girl said

mja6758 said

Annadog40 said
This forum

Smarta**e!

It sure is a good read, Annadog40. I keep finding little gems. This place is HUGE!

 

There are a lot of typo's, punctuation is lacking at times, some of the content is debatable, and to be honest large chunks could be cut out to make it all a bit of a better read. Some twit has contributed 5645 entries by himself and most of it is complete garbage.blue-meanie

You silly little meanmistermustard. We need you. Remember, we just voted an award for you.

 

Amazing! You make a little quip, slip into an alcohol slumber at midnight... and this is how the children play!

The plan is wait until you make a joke then we run with it for a wee whilbeg knowing full well we can blame you for starting it. Perfect. 

Ah, voting winnable award winner really is only testament  to the intelligence of the posters. Posting on an iPod is he'll due to predictive text, how the hell are you meant to turn it off?blue-meanie

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6 January 2014
3.25am
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As noted in another thread I am browsing a replica 1st edition Encyclopaedia Britannica my brother bought me for Xmas.  Amazing stuff!!

7 January 2014
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meanmistermustard said
 

mja6758 said

Ahhh Girl said

meanmistermustard said

Ahhh Girl said

mja6758 said

Annadog40 said
This forum

Smarta**e!

It sure is a good read, Annadog40. I keep finding little gems. This place is HUGE!

 

There are a lot of typo's, punctuation is lacking at times, some of the content is debatable, and to be honest large chunks could be cut out to make it all a bit of a better read. Some twit has contributed 5645 entries by himself and most of it is complete garbage.blue-meanie

You silly little meanmistermustard. We need you. Remember, we just voted an award for you.

 

Amazing! You make a little quip, slip into an alcohol slumber at midnight... and this is how the children play!

The plan is wait until you make a joke then we run with it for a wee whilbeg knowing full well we can blame you for starting it. Perfect. 

Ah, voting winnable award winner really is only testament  to the intelligence of the posters. Posting on an iPod is he'll due to predictive text, how the hell are you meant to turn it off?blue-meanie

Do we need to start a "What are you drinking right now thread?"

When I use the slide-out physical keyboard on my phone, it doesn't do predictive text. That's the mode I stay in. I can't stand those virtual touch keyboards. I have a Samsung Captivate Glide. I bought another one to keep as a back up. I can't live without my REAL keyboard - call me old-fashioned, I don't care.

trcanberra, are any music groups are mentioned in your encyclopedia?

7 January 2014
3.04am
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Not reading anything at the moment, other than this forum. I read The Fifth Beatle graphic novel on Christmas. a-hard-days-night-george-10

26 January 2014
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mja6758 said

Ahhh Girl said

meanmistermustard said

Ahhh Girl said

mja6758 said

Annadog40 said
This forum

Smarta**e!

It sure is a good read, Annadog40. I keep finding little gems. This place is HUGE!

 

There are a lot of typo's, punctuation is lacking at times, some of the content is debatable, and to be honest large chunks could be cut out to make it all a bit of a better read. Some twit has contributed 5645 entries by himself and most of it is complete garbage.blue-meanie

You silly little meanmistermustard. We need you. Remember, we just voted an award for you.

 

Amazing! You make a little quip, slip into an alcohol slumber at midnight... and this is how the children play!

golden alcohol slumber? 

(I had to.)

 

Anyway, I'm reading The Dharma Bums by Jack Kerouac for a class. I don't think I'll be able to decide whether I like or dislike it until I finish it. 

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26 January 2014
11.48am
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Anyway, I'm reading The Dharma Bums by Jack Kerouac for a class. I don't think I'll be able to decide whether I like or dislike it until I finish it. 

I saw his book, On the Road, the other day and I almost bought it. I really wish I had now :(

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26 January 2014
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^^^ That is on my reading list. Once I finish 6 other books and after The Bell Jar by Plath, On The Road is next.

I'm trying to avoid biographies (specifically Beatles) because all of 2013 I just read books on The Beatles and I believe my English essays are lacking because I haven't read any proper books in over a year :)

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26 January 2014
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I've been avoiding Beatles books for the past year because of the 'Tune In' book (which I'm slowly getting through). I've been reading quite a wide range of stuff in the past few months. I read this book

which isn't really the kind of thing I'd usually read, but a lot of people were talking about it so I got it. I quite enjoyed it, actually.

I've got a Led Zep book to begin reading, but as I've got two books on the go for me and three for school, I think I might not be reading it for a little while.

''We're just knocked out. We heard about the sell out. You gotta get an album out, you owe it to the people. We're so happy we can hardly count.''

26 January 2014
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Its a pretty good read, for it has a little more in depth of what happened during their two weeks in the states. 

26 January 2014
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fabfouremily said

Anyway, I'm reading The Dharma Bums by Jack Kerouac for a class. I don't think I'll be able to decide whether I like or dislike it until I finish it. 

I saw his book, On the Road, the other day and I almost bought it. I really wish I had now :(

I read "On the Road" as part of my preparations for a vacation to San Francisco. One of the highlights of that trip was sitting in on an author reading at City Lights bookstore. That was SO AMAZING being a part of that long, great tradition.

26 January 2014
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I'm still digesting audiobooks while I drive to and from work.  I completely recommend it to people who want to tackle more non-fiction and are afraid that the topics might be too dry.

My latest love is the ongoing podcasts by Dan Carlin called "Hardcore History".  The shows run from 15 minutes all the way up to almost 5 hours apiece (the average length is 45 mins to an hour) and he covers a different era in history on each program and uses it to parallel things happening in modern history or to showcase similarities with events far in the past.

If anyone is actually interested, go here: http://www.dancarlin.com/disp....../hharchive .

Shows can be streamed or downloaded as mp3s.  All Americans should probably listen to show 49 from July.  It's an excellent dissertation on America's complicated role as a world power and the consequences of it becoming such a great force in such a short amount of time.

E is for 'Ergent'.
26 January 2014
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^^ It sounds good, I'll have a look at that. Thanks for sharing :)

Is it on American history or worldwide, though?

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26 January 2014
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He covers all aspects of world history, from the dawn of recorded history to current world events. 

E is for 'Ergent'.
26 January 2014
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I'm currently reading 'Many Years from Now'. I'm really enjoying it. I like hearing random stories and other things you don't quite hear in interviews. I also just finished 'John' by Cyn. It was very sad to read personally, but a good read nonetheless. Next I'm going to read 'Tune In' by Mark Lewisohn. I heard that that book is the best book about the Beatles without any of them taking part in the writing. 

26 January 2014
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I just read all of 'The Perks of Being a Wallflower' from 8:30 to 11:30pm. I still enjoy it immensely that and a couple of Beatles songs get a mention which is always nice

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27 January 2014
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I'm reading the Illuminatus! trilogy and a couple of programming textbooks.

27 January 2014
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Reading Macbeth for school. Independently I'm reading The Valley of Fear, one of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes books, which I love. I'm also a Crichton fan, and just finished The Andromeda Strain for the third time.

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27 January 2014
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^^^ Oh, you reminded me. I'm also reading "The Two Gentlemen Of Verona" by William Shakespeare for pleasure right now. 

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27 January 2014
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SatanHimself said
He covers all aspects of world history, from the dawn of recorded history to current world events. 

Great, thanks :)

 

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