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Old 12-06-2012, 09:46 PM   #2701
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I need to start working on my song again. I will get a bunch done this weekend. Homework gets in the way.

I got an 88% on that essay I wrote in one night and my teacher thinks I'm anti-American now, which means I'm hip and edgy.
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Old 12-06-2012, 11:52 PM   #2702
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So, for years iTunes has been corrupting files when I change the track information. It's like when you try to watch a VHS and the VCR "eats" the tape.

Anyway apparently a few days ago I changed some files and now if you try to open them w/ iTunes it crashes and you can't do anything with it unless you delete the library file. They even crash the mp3 scan/repair program I was using to figure out what files iTunes was eating.

I am trying to use Songbird but it sucks and has a stupid web browser built in for some reason and all the add-ons that are supposed to make it not suck haven't been updated for years.

My point is you should all back up your files and take advantage of your privilege as Windows users to not use iTunes.

H8 that I'm all preoccupied w/ this, h8 computer stuff, it's distracting me from my retracted eardrum and my french garbage. Why should I even care, I only 'like' music out of habit n.e.way.
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Old 12-07-2012, 12:09 AM   #2703
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i think it's a fine system, it's like the psychopathology of everyday life, you give a student a 65% b/c earlier you saw a tv commercial where a lady is saying she lost 65 pounds, and you are unconsciously ashamed of your weight.
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Old 12-07-2012, 12:20 AM   #2704
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In my high school they mostly graded you on basically whether or not you talked about what you were supposed to, how long it is, and not sucking at english, so mostly objective. (I realize this experience isn't everyone's and prolly isn't true post-secondary, I was jussayin yanno.)
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Old 12-07-2012, 12:30 AM   #2705
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My English essays are graded on a rubric but as long as you did it right you get points (the rubric is more of a symbolic grade to show how well you would do on the AP exam).

My history teacher is a good teacher but he grades things a bit weirdly. The essay was about the 'true cause of the Mexican-American War'. To get one hundred percent he said we had to have the 'correct thesis' and I went for an evolving thesis approach discussing all of the major causes in chronological order. What's annoying is I hinted at his 'correct thesis' all throughout the essay and spent a paragraph properly discussing it but since I didn't explicitly say that was the main cause, I didn't get a 100%. His 'correct thesis' ignores all of the underlying issues that mine included though. /rant

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Old 12-07-2012, 01:00 AM   #2706
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I got a 99 on my first book review for one of my classes because of "perfect combination of analysis and critique" which is cool. Would've been a 100 if I cited things correctly. I got a 100 on an 8 page paper in that class as well as like a 97 on another long ass paper. Today I wrote the last book review for that class and I hadn't even read the book. I managed to get to 1000 words somehow. He grades based on analysis, organization, and logical arguments/criticisms. In other words I am a god of sorts at writing papers which makes me confident about being a freelance writer in the future.

In my Spanish class today though we went over some Spanish painters for our final and one of them was Dali and my teacher told the class that he was still alive.

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Old 12-07-2012, 01:02 AM   #2707
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I got a 99 on my first book review for one of my classes because of "perfect combination of analysis and critique" which is cool. Would've been a 100 if I cited things correctly. I got a 100 on an 8 page paper in that class as well as like a 97 on another long ass paper.

did you put those on the fridge? o:
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Old 12-07-2012, 01:10 AM   #2708
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did you put those on the fridge? o:

I joked about doing so. But I probably will keep these papers forever. I like the feeling after you finish a good paper. I only like writing papers about things that I care about though.
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Old 12-07-2012, 01:17 AM   #2709
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Picasso and Dali are cool. Goya creeps me out.
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Old 12-07-2012, 01:21 AM   #2710
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Oh and she didn't even mention Un Chien Andalou. If I was the teacher I would have mentioned it and then brought up the Pixies.

She also said he has a thick handlebar mustache. I was living a really bad comedy this morning.
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Old 12-07-2012, 02:14 AM   #2711
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i don't like paintings, the goofy fabric kind. they are ridiculous false windows for poofs. i can respect cave paintings i guess.

i don't like the pixies.

i like un chien andalou. i also like l'age d'or. because i'm supposed to like them and i don't have any discernment. as if there's any difference between liking and supposed-to-like-ing. identity is a delusion.

on a subjectively related note, i had a dream that there was a supposed bob dylan song that blink 182 covered. it was on a concept album from around the another side period, and, both musically and lyrically, it was very much inscrutable and arcane, while also being crude in the league of anal cunt. the album was possibly a hoax, nonexistent.

some amusing paraphrases from the dream:

"some said the album was 'songs of negro something-or-other,' others said it was space themed, others said it was beyond such commonplaces."

"no single person could invent something as good as the blues"

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Old 12-07-2012, 10:48 AM   #2712
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Old 12-07-2012, 11:41 AM   #2713
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on a subjectively related note, i had a dream that there was a supposed bob dylan song that blink 182 covered. it was on a concept album from around the another side period, and, both musically and lyrically, it was very much inscrutable and arcane, while also being crude in the league of anal cunt. the album was possibly a hoax, nonexistent.

some amusing paraphrases from the dream:

"some said the album was 'songs of negro something-or-other,' others said it was space themed, others said it was beyond such commonplaces."

"no single person could invent something as good as the blues"

Lel. Bob Dylan dreams are the best dreams.

Last night I dreamt that Hamilton Morris was sitting across the aisle from me on the bus. It was just he and I as the sun was going down. I could hear his inner monologue, which was in the exact style of his voiceovers on that drug adventure show he does. o_o
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Old 12-07-2012, 07:02 PM   #2714
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i don't like paintings, the goofy fabric kind. they are ridiculous false windows for poofs. i can respect cave paintings i guess.


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Old 12-08-2012, 04:57 AM   #2715
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Is that Margritte?

I really hope so, because he is pretty uch the only artist i can recognise. If it isn't i know even less about art than i thought i did.
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Old 12-08-2012, 10:39 PM   #2716
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I had a dream about starting a fuzz-folk band with Jay Reatard once but I know nobody cares about other people's dreams so I won't tell that story.
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Old 12-08-2012, 11:18 PM   #2717
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Old 12-08-2012, 11:41 PM   #2718
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I had a dream about starting a fuzz-folk band with Jay Reatard once but I know nobody cares about other people's dreams so I won't tell that story.

**** you, i care about other people's dreams, apparently due does too at least when they are about bob dylan, i'm sure others to too. **** you.
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Old 12-08-2012, 11:43 PM   #2719
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**** you, i care about other people's dreams, apparently due does too at least when they are about bob dylan, i'm sure others to too. **** you.

The dream was that I saw someone squatting in an old house in my town who turned out to be Jay, and I said I wouldn't turn him in if he started a band with me. This was about two years ago and it's one of maybe five or six dreams that I vividly remember in my life.
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Old 12-08-2012, 11:49 PM   #2720
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People talk about fuzz folk but I never know exactly what they're talking about.
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