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txag08
Houston, Texas
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I have never met a microwave meal that didn't taste at least a little better when cooked in the oven. Try it.
Toggle Commented Nov 23, 2010 on the frozen pretzel conundrum at WWdN: In Exile
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A tuba wouldn't work on the moon, duh. ;)
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Oh, I love Eureka. I look forward to the episode.
Toggle Commented Apr 6, 2010 on Eureka! at WWdN: In Exile
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Funny, I used to feel the way you do. I really was quite horrible at math until I got to algebra. I always found it strange that algebra is when it all clicked for me, but I had a really great teacher and you know... that makes all the difference. It turns out I wasn't so bad at math after all; I just needed someone who could make it make sense. I used to not want anything to do with it, and now I make a living off of it. Awesome. By the way, on a totally unrelated note: something I wanted to share. I was visiting my family (grandparents, aunt, uncle, cousins, and immediate family) and we were all out at a restaurant. Somehow, The Big Bang Theory came up. My mom said, "raise your hand if you watch The Big Bang Theory." Just about everyone at the table raised their hand. I'd seen a few episodes, and while I like it, I don't actively watch it (I recently got rid of my TV service), so I kept my hand down. Then my mom said, "Raise your hand if you think Jessica (that's me) would like it." Everyone raised their hands and started telling me how much I would love that show. My cousin's eyes got wide and from across the table he shouted very seriously, "Do you know who Wil Wheaton is?" I was about to say that yes, of course I know who Wil Wheaton is, when I thought of an even better answer. I grinned back and said in my most matter-of-fact voice, "I read his blog." This got the reaction I was looking for as my mom gasped and said, "She could be on the show." I'm not usually so witty, but I would like to thank you for providing me with the opportunity to score witty points and be the funny one for once. :)
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Could you simply start your book off with another episode review? One that you feel is better representative of the work as a whole? I know, I know, I'm a little too fervent about keeping things in order as well. But maybe you could employ a little of that creative license and mix things up a bit. Just a thought. ;)
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Dang, man. When I was his age, I was so freaking afraid to drive a car. It took me years to even be comfortable driving on a highway at any time of day. Most of the time I'd stick to the access roads and such. Once when I was a really new driver, my parents tried to get me to drive home from church—ON I-95 IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA. Holy cow, I started crying. So my dad drove us home, but seemed really angry. Now I know that highway driving is absolutely the best kind of driving and I actually like it. That sounds a lot like my rule for driving. Always look out for the other guy, because he's sure as anything not looking out for you. Also, As unfair as it seems, jerks always have the right of way.
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Dang, man. When I was his age, I was so freaking afraid to drive a car. It took me years to even be comfortable driving on a highway at any time of day. Most of the time I'd stick to the access roads and such. Once when I was a really new driver, my parents tried to get me to drive home from church—ON I-95 IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA. Holy cow, I started crying. So my dad drove us home, but seemed really angry. Now I know that highway driving is absolutely the best kind of driving and I actually like it. That sounds a lot like my rule for driving. Always look out for the other guy, because he's sure as anything not looking out for you. Also, As unfair as it seems, jerks always have the right of way.
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I guess I'm I young person. I answered my door today and the guy (who was selling newspaper subscriptions) asked me if my parents were home. -.-;; I'm twenty-two; I live on my own. I also voted about two weeks ago because early voting rocks. But I voted Republican. Whoops! I know that the majority of younger voters voted Obama, and it really makes me ashamed to be a part of this demographic. Not that voting Democratic is shameful. Just that young voters—especially college-aged ones—have never been out on their own, never had to pay the bills, never had to pay taxes, never had to support a family. Never had to deal with the problems of real life. Heck, I've been off my parents' dollar for only a few months now. And these people are voting? They vote for Obama because he's popular and he'll bring change. But when you ask them what kind of change, they blank. They're repeating a slogan and following the masses. Research has shown that the part of the brain dealing with risk assessment does not fully develop until the mid twenties. They vote for this guy because it's cool and don't fully assess what it's going to mean to them or their futures. And I'm saying this as a young person. That being said, I will congratulate Obama on his win. He had a very well run campaign. I hope he does great things for this country; I really do. I'll say this: he's my President. And if I ever meet him, I will shake his hand and get a picture. And say, "Look! I met the President!" I will not boo if I'm at an event where he is a guest but rather clap respectfully. I'll back him against people who lie about him. Because the office of the President demands that respect. I only wish maybe liberals had extended the same to Bush.
Toggle Commented Nov 6, 2008 on one last time . . . at WWdN: In Exile
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I guess I'm I young person. I answered my door today and the guy (who was selling newspaper subscriptions) asked me if my parents were home. -.-;; I'm twenty-two; I live on my own. I also voted about two weeks ago because early voting rocks. But I voted Republican. Whoops! I know that the majority of younger voters voted Obama, and it really makes me ashamed to be a part of this demographic. Not that voting Democratic is shameful. Just that young voters—especially college-aged ones—have never been out on their own, never had to pay the bills, never had to pay taxes, never had to support a family. Never had to deal with the problems of real life. Heck, I've been off my parents' dollar for only a few months now. And these people are voting? They vote for Obama because he's popular and he'll bring change. But when you ask them what kind of change, they blank. They're repeating a slogan and following the masses. Research has shown that the part of the brain dealing with risk assessment does not fully develop until the mid twenties. They vote for this guy because it's cool and don't fully assess what it's going to mean to them or their futures. And I'm saying this as a young person. That being said, I will congratulate Obama on his win. He had a very well run campaign. I hope he does great things for this country; I really do. I'll say this: he's my President. And if I ever meet him, I will shake his hand and get a picture. And say, "Look! I met the President!" I will not boo if I'm at an event where he is a guest but rather clap respectfully. I'll back him against people who lie about him. Because the office of the President demands that respect. I only wish maybe liberals had extended the same to Bush.
Toggle Commented Nov 6, 2008 on one last time . . . at WWdN: In Exile
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I've always had a pretty good imagination. I'm twenty-two and I still live in made up worlds. It's probably not all that good for me, but it is fun. Sometimes I'll pretend to have conversations with people I know. Sometimes I pretend to have conversations with people I don't know but would like to. Sometimes, I wish I had the wherewithal to live in the real world. But not often.
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I've always had a pretty good imagination. I'm twenty-two and I still live in made up worlds. It's probably not all that good for me, but it is fun. Sometimes I'll pretend to have conversations with people I know. Sometimes I pretend to have conversations with people I don't know but would like to. Sometimes, I wish I had the wherewithal to live in the real world. But not often.
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Jimmy Carter?
Toggle Commented Aug 19, 2008 on i'm leaning towards . . . at WWdN: In Exile
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Jimmy Carter?
Toggle Commented Aug 19, 2008 on i'm leaning towards . . . at WWdN: In Exile
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Yet another reason I'm glad and proud to be a country music fan. I've never had any problems at concerts. Rock on.
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Yet another reason I'm glad and proud to be a country music fan. I've never had any problems at concerts. Rock on.
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If this Star Trek movie turns out to be Star Wars, somebody is going to have a religious war on their hands. Instigated by me.
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If this Star Trek movie turns out to be Star Wars, somebody is going to have a religious war on their hands. Instigated by me.
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I know it's in black and white, but I swear I can see this in color. I think that's neat.
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I know it's in black and white, but I swear I can see this in color. I think that's neat.
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Howdy. I certainly respect your decision to support Obama, but I do hope you're not doing it because it's the in thing to do. It seems to me that's why so many like him. Because it's hip. It seems he just spouts out the words "change," "hope," and "the future" and people will follow him. "Oh... I like change and hope and the future. I'll vote for Obama." Disgusting. Sorry, but the more I hear about Obama, the less I really know about him, and the more he scares me. I still think he'd be a better choice than Hillary, so I still hope he gets the Democratic nomination (even though Hillary would probably be easier to beat), but still. Not that the Republican party's candidate makes me happy, either. My guy didn't get in. :( I hope your guy fares better.
Toggle Commented Mar 26, 2008 on got hope? at WWdN: In Exile
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Howdy. I certainly respect your decision to support Obama, but I do hope you're not doing it because it's the in thing to do. It seems to me that's why so many like him. Because it's hip. It seems he just spouts out the words "change," "hope," and "the future" and people will follow him. "Oh... I like change and hope and the future. I'll vote for Obama." Disgusting. Sorry, but the more I hear about Obama, the less I really know about him, and the more he scares me. I still think he'd be a better choice than Hillary, so I still hope he gets the Democratic nomination (even though Hillary would probably be easier to beat), but still. Not that the Republican party's candidate makes me happy, either. My guy didn't get in. :( I hope your guy fares better.
Toggle Commented Mar 26, 2008 on got hope? at WWdN: In Exile
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He's a better choice than Clinton for sure. She's power hungry, and throughout history, those types have been proven to be the worst and most oppressive leaders. However, I'm for Mike Huckabee.
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He's a better choice than Clinton for sure. She's power hungry, and throughout history, those types have been proven to be the worst and most oppressive leaders. However, I'm for Mike Huckabee.
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That's it exactly. The original Star Trek is so corny and cheesy. I remember one episode where the ship was supposed to be in trouble, and there was a shot of it in space merely tilted on its axis. But it's space: orientation does not indicate trouble. It made me laugh. If I watched Star Trek only for the cool factor, I probably wouldn't watch the original series. But I watch Star Trek for the characters and stories. I still think Enterprise would have done better if it had been based more off of the original series. Could you imagine? Every planet is some replica of Earth during a certain period in time. Awesome.
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That's it exactly. The original Star Trek is so corny and cheesy. I remember one episode where the ship was supposed to be in trouble, and there was a shot of it in space merely tilted on its axis. But it's space: orientation does not indicate trouble. It made me laugh. If I watched Star Trek only for the cool factor, I probably wouldn't watch the original series. But I watch Star Trek for the characters and stories. I still think Enterprise would have done better if it had been based more off of the original series. Could you imagine? Every planet is some replica of Earth during a certain period in time. Awesome.
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