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If you want to talk to me about something that's not discussed in one of my posts, make a comment here and I'll probably create a new post for it.

This post was written January 14, 2012. I've post-dated it to 2032 to keep it on top.
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And I feel really weird about it. After around four years (I can't pinpoint it), I feel like I'm alive again. But I also feel like I haven't been here for most of the past four years. So I feel that this is my 34th birthday, not 38th -- I lost time. I can really identify with Commander Shepard :P.

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I'm reading some archives of a certain site and apparently someone attacked a comment I made in a seriously cruel fashion and got mod warned for it... but I never saw the comment because it was deleted. Now I am REALLY curious as to what they said. Still, good job on the mod's part, and it's nice that other people were also yelling at this person whose comment never upset me because I never even saw it. So curious though.
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I got Rune Factory 4 yesterday. Holy shit. I thought it was weird for any game to have a solid 5-star rating on amazon, and I don't trust amazon reviews anyway, but in this case they're right.
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I'm fascinated by cults, cultish groups, and con artists. This means that, of course, I am fascinated by the saga of Andy Blake aka andythanfiction aka Jordan Wood aka Victoria Bitter aka Amy Player aka VoyagerBabe (I'm sure I'm missing a few akas). There's something I don't see talked about a lot when it comes to people like this: they tell transparent and simple lies.

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I only just saw this link today, and it boils everything down nicely: http://healthybdsm.tumblr.com/post/65666195806/in-the-bdsm-community-it-may-be-hard-to-tell-where ;

What it comes down to is this: a BDSM relationship is not, at its core, different from any other kind of relationship. Respect, give and take, and honesty are all necessary. Anyone who tries to tell you differently is lying about BDSM in order to abuse. That's what abusers do: they take good ideas (love, family, social justice, compassion, forgiveness, etc.) and turn them into poison.
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CN: Anita Blake book

This chapter is both extremely horrible and actually good. No kidding: there are some legitimately good bits here; not just "good for LKH", but good. I am confused and frustrated.

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Hi

Aug. 29th, 2014 06:04 pm
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I am going through a very weird time right now. My back is much better than it was and much better than the doctors told me it ever could be, and all because I had a depressive episode after moving and was therefore confined to bed for months. Which was against doctors' orders, and against a lot of new and fancy studies. They used to prescribe bed rest, now they prescribe surgery, I no longer trust anything they say. That extraordinarily painful surgery I got diminished my pain somewhat for a while, but nothing like bed rest did.

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Rooster?

Aug. 9th, 2014 04:41 pm
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Why is there a rooster hanging out with the ducks in the grassy/pond area behind our apartment? I guess he wants to be a duck? How did he even get over the fence? 
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I have finally gotten around to playing the Mass Effect games for the first time, and if EDM is the all-pervasive music of the future like it is in these games, I am glad I am not going to live to see it. Hear it. Whatever. Ugh.
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So I actually kinda hate Pharrell's song "Happy". "Hate" is too strong a term -- it's not "Having My Baby" or "Achy Breaky Heart". But it makes me not-happy. However, as usual, Weird Al does make me happy.


 
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One thing you don't get told in sex ed (even if you're lucky enough to have it) is that your period, and what happens around it, often change drastically over time. How long it is, how heavy, etc., but not just that. 

I used to not get PMS at all. Then I did, and everything was the most DRAMATIC THING EVER OMG for a couple days. That lasted through my twenties and into my early 30s. Then I started to get lightheadedness and occasional vertigo right before my period. Now that seems to have gone away, and now I get what's basically a mild cold with extreme thirst right before my period really gets going, which is something I'd never heard of anyone getting before. But I looked it up online, and apparently it's not that uncommon. I guess I prefer it to the DRAMAZ and feeling like I was going to fall over, but jeez. I am really looking forward to menopause.
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Watching This Is Spinal Tap was a good move. It snapped me out of the beginnings of what looked to be a self-hating spiral. However, I now have Spinal Tap songs in my head.

It could be worse: compared to most pop nowadays, Spinal Tap's songs are positively gentlemanly. Not to mention funny. But still.   
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-- Okay, I'm writing
-- I'm stuck
-- I can get past this
-- No, I'm really stuck
-- I can't do anything right and am useless and my life is over
-- Screw this, I'm watching This Is Spinal Tap
-- I have ideas again

"Shy"

Jun. 14th, 2014 05:01 am
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Oh yeah, I was going to link actual sexy stuff as an antidote the libido-destroying Laurell K. Hamilton crap, wasn't I? Well, here's Ani (for the first but not last time on this list.)


lliira: Anita Blake looking shocked (Anita eek)
CN: Anita Blake book

Chapter 25

The chapter starts with Anita leaving the bedroom to go to the bathroom. But when the last chapter ended, she was still in the bathroom. The last time she told us her location, it was to tell us that Remus was "invading our bath" (222). Between chapters 24 and 25, LKH forgot where Anita was. The best thing about this is that there's no reason for it. Anita tells us she leaves the bedroom (which she was not in) to go to the bathroom (where she already was) so she can tell us that the vampire Elinore is in the bedroom when she "returns" to the bedroom.

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I've been binging on Lois McMaster Bujold and Harvest Moon because I was hating the world too much to deal with it. Feeling better today (emotionally), I decided to poke around and see what was going on. Yeah, I, uh, think I'll be hibernating again.

(Also I am getting a cold.) 
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CN: interfamilial violence, celebrity gossip

So Solange Knowles physically attacked her brother-in-law in an elevator. That's not what I'm going to talk about exactly, though. I'm going to talk about the comments about it on gossip sites.

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lliira: Anita Blake looking shocked (Anita eek)
CN: Anita Blake book

Sorry about the delay. Life's been kicking my ass. Also, more nothing happens in this chapter than has happened in the rest of the book so far, which makes it very difficult to deal with. Its existence doesn't even make sense from an authorial wank perspective, unless LKH is even weirder than I thought.

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