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  • Morrissey - Patti Smith, "Redondo Beach"
  • Cee Lo Green - Band of Horses, "No One's Gonna Love You"
  • Seth Avett - Band of Horses, "No One's Gonna Love You"
  • Lera Lynn - TV on the Radio, "Wolf Like Me"
  • Miley Cyrus - Dolly Parton, "Jolene"
  • Alex Boyé - Lorde, "Royals"
  • Jeff Buckley - Leonard Cohen, "Hallelujah"
  • Johnny Cash - Nine Inch Nails,"Hurt"
  • Langhorne Slim - The Oblivians, "Bad Man"
  • Ray LaMontagne - Gnarls Barkley, "Crazy"
  • Amy Winehouse - The Zutons, "Valerie"
  • Nouvelle Vague - Bahaus, "Bela Lugosi is Dead"
  • Colin Meloy - Morrissey, "Jack the Ripper"
  • AnnenMayKantereit & Milky Chance - The Po...
oct 22 2012 ∞
jul 16 2016 +
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  • Tennessee Theater - Knoxville, Tenn. (7/10/07)
  • House of Blues - Myrtle Beach, SC (7/21/07)
  • Hammerstein Ballroom - NYC, NY (10/22/07)
  • Hammerstein Ballroom - NYC, NY (10/23/07)
  • The Peace Center - Greenville, SC (11/4/07)
  • House of Blues - Myrtle Beach, SC (3/6/09)
  • Event Center at SJSU - San Jose, CA (7/25/15)
  • The Masonic - San Francisco, CA (12/30/15)
  • The Masonic - San Francisco, CA (11/4/17)
mar 2 2009 ∞
dec 21 2017 +
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  • All The Young People Must Fall In Love
  • All You Need Is Me (6)
  • Alma Matters (2)
  • Ask
  • At Last I Am Born (2)
  • Back On The Chain Gang (Pretenders cover)
  • Best Friend on the Payroll
  • Billy Budd (3)
  • Black Cloud
  • The Boy With The Thorn In His Side (4)
  • The Bullfighter Dies (3)
  • Dear God, Please Help Me
  • Death of a Disco Dancer (3)
  • Disappointed (3)
  • Everyday Is Like Sunday (5)
  • First Of The Gang To Die (8)
  • Ganglord (2)
  • Girlfriend In A Coma (2)
  • Glamourous Glue
  • The Harsh Truth of the Camera Eye (snip. ...
mar 9 2009 ∞
nov 16 2017 +
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  • "The Queen Is Dead" [1986]
  • "Strangeways Here We Come" [1987]
  • "Louder Than Bombs" [1987]
  • "The Smiths" [1984]
  • "Hatful of Hollow" [1984]
  • "Meat Is Murder" [1985]
  • "The World Won't Listen" [1987]
  • "The Sound of the Smiths" [2008]
    • the ONLY greatest hits album i'll count, because it has previously unreleased material
mar 9 2009 ∞
sep 23 2013 +
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  • "Viva Hate" [1988]
  • "Bona Drag" [1990]
  • "Ringleader Of The Tormentors" [2006]
  • "World Peace Is None of Your Business" [2014]
  • "You Are The Quarry" [2004]
  • "Years Of Refusal" [2009]
  • "Your Arsenal" [1992]
  • "Maladjusted" [1997]
  • World Peace is None of Your Business [2014]
  • "Southpaw Grammar" [1995]
  • "Kill Uncle" [1991]
  • "Vauxhall & I" [1994]
  • "World Of Morrissey" [1995]
    • only counted due to how much i love the live version of "Jack the Ripper" otherwise, i don't care for this album
  • "My Early Burglary Years" [1998]
mar 9 2009 ∞
aug 1 2015 +
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  • 10/16/2011 - Fall For Greenville, Greenville SC (Javi, Adeline, Ira, Hunter, Liz)
  • 01/21/2012 - the Grey Eagle, Asheville, NC (Ira, Jess)
  • 06/11/2012 - the Earl, Atlanta, Ga with Ha Ha Tonka (Ira)
  • 08/22/2012 - the Grey Eagle, Asheville, NC with Hoots & Hellmouth (Ira)
  • 08/23/2012 - the Grey Eagle, Asheville, NC with Hoots & Hellmouth (Ira)
  • 04/12/2013 - the Fillmore, San Francisco, CA with Lucero (Javi, Adeline, Isaac)
  • 07/15/2013 - the Independent, San Francisco, CA
  • 10/14/2013 - Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA with Jonny Fritz (Ira)
  • 05/11/2014 - Shaky Knees Music Festival, Atlanta, Ga (Ira, Jess, Blake, Layla, Jared)
  • 05/17/2014 - the Orange Peel, Asheville, NC with Deer Tick (Ira, Blake, Layla)
jul 22 2014 ∞
sep 7 2016 +
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German:

  • Barfuß Am Klavier - AnnenMayKantereit
  • Oft Gefragt - AnnenMayKantereit
  • Pocahontas - AnnenMayKantereit
  • Hurra die Welt Geht Unter - KIZ & AnnenMayKantereit
  • Nicht Nichts - AnnenMayKantereit
  • Whoin du Gehst - AnnenMayKantereit
  • Melancholie - Gisbert zu Knyphausen
  • Dein Herz Schlägt Durch Dein Schweigen - Johannes Strate
  • Aber Hier Leben, Nein Danke - Tocotronic
  • Nichts - Gerard
  • Alles is Blau - Gariboff
  • Jan ist Unzufrieden - Die Höchste Eisenbahn
  • Wo Ist Die Euphorie - Trümmer
  • Zwang - Tüsn
  • Kopf Ab - Bilderbuch
  • Ham Kummst - Seiler und Speer
  • Hellwach - OK KID
dec 11 2015 ∞
mar 8 2016 +
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  • Grandpa Jones
  • Snuffy Jenkins
  • Earl Scruggs
  • David Moore (LS)
  • Scott Avett
  • Loudon Wainwright
  • Winston Marshall (M&S)
  • Wille, Critter, and Ketch (OCMS)
jul 22 2014 ∞
jul 22 2014 +
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"US: A Brief History of Time Spent Listening to Excellent Music" from Mason

    • "You Have Good Taste"
      • The Velvet Underground - "What Goes On"
      • Franz Ferdinand - "Darts of Pleasure"
      • The Killers - "Midnight Show"
      • Interpol - "C'mere"
    • "You've Never Heard...!?"
      • My Bloody Valentine - "Blown A Wish"
      • Joy Division - "Disorder"
      • The Stone Roses - "So Young"
      • The Cure - "Mint Car"
    • "You May Like..."
      • The Zutons - "Dirty Dancehall
      • Kings of Leon - "Four Kicks"
      • Louis XIV - "Finding Out True Love Is Blind"
oct 10 2014 ∞
oct 10 2014 +
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  • Viva Hate - Morrissey
  • The Way We Move - Langhorne Slim
  • Alles Nix Konkretes - Annenmaykantereit
  • St. Elsewhere - Gnarls Barkley
  • The Essential Johnny Cash - Johnny Cash
apr 7 2012 ∞
nov 29 2016 +
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  • Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte
  • Pride & Prejudice - Jane Austen
  • Hey Nostradamus - Douglas Coupland
  • A Song of Ice & Fire (series) - George R. R. Martin
  • Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (series) - Douglas Adams
apr 7 2012 ∞
sep 23 2013 +
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  • Love and Death
  • Jane Eyre (2011 version)
  • Pride & Prejudice (2005 version)
  • Star Wars (original trilogy)
  • The Royal Tenenbaums
apr 7 2012 ∞
sep 23 2013 +
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  • Inside Out
  • Howl's Moving Castle
  • Song of the Sea
  • The Book of Life
  • Up
  • Wall-E
  • Frozen
  • the Princess & the Frog
  • the Aristocats
  • Ponyo
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Wreck-It Ralph
  • How to Train Your Dragon
  • Pocahontas
  • Kiki's Delivery Service
jul 23 2013 ∞
sep 7 2016 +
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Storytelling / Society & Culture

  • Hidden Brain
  • Beautiful Stories From Anonymous People
  • This American Life
  • Invisibilia
  • Serial
  • Undisclosed: The State vs Adnan Syed
  • StoryCorps
  • The Memory Palace
  • Strangers
  • Dial-a-Stranger
  • Lore
  • Death, Sex & Money
  • Real Time with Bill Maher

Pop Culture / Lifestyle

  • We Have Concerns
  • WTF with Marc Maron
  • Friendly Atheist
  • How Did This Get Made?
  • The Worst Bestsellers
dec 15 2014 ∞
dec 21 2017 +
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Listened:

  • The Black Tapes
  • The Bright Sessions
  • Darkest Night
  • EOS 10
  • The Leviathan Chronicles
  • Limetown
  • The Message
  • TANIS
  • Welcome to Night Vale

To-Listen:

  • The Mysterious Secrets of Uncle Bertie's Botanarium
  • We're Alive
  • Wormwood
dec 9 2015 ∞
dec 21 2017 +
  • aceromania: sourness or sour things
  • ailuromania: cats
  • algomania: pain
  • ambulomania: walking
  • andromania: sexual behavior/desire toward men
  • auromania: gold
  • automania: solitude, being alone
  • ballistomania missiles, including bullets
  • bibliomania: books
  • biomania: nature
  • centomania: new things or ideas
  • choromania: dancing
  • clinomania: going to bed
  • coimetromania: cemeteries
  • dementomania: insanity
  • demonomania: ghosts or demons
  • demomania: people
  • doxomania: praise
  • enissomania: attack or criticism
feb 2 2016 ∞
feb 4 2016 +
  • achluophilia: darkness
  • agateophilia: insanity
  • ailurophilia: cats
  • algophilia: pain
  • apiophilia: bees
  • astrophilia: stars or celestial space
  • asymmetrophilia: asymmetrical things
  • atelophilia: imperfection
  • atephilia: ruin or ruins
  • bibliophilia: books
  • brontophilia: thunder and lightning
  • ceraunophilia thunder and lightning
  • epistemophilia: knowledge
  • glossophilia: language
  • graphophilia: writing or script
  • hadephilia: hell
  • hedonophilia: feeling pleasure
  • hellenologophilia: Greek words or scientific terms
  • homichlophilia: fog
  • hypnophilia: sleep or hypnosis
feb 2 2016 ∞
feb 6 2016 +
  • abibliophobia: being without books
  • ablutophobia: washing or bathing
  • acousticophobia: noise
  • allodoxaphobia: different opinions
  • anthropophobia: people or society
  • arithmophobia: numbers
  • ataxiophobia: loss of muscular coordination
  • ataxophobia: disorder or untidiness
  • atelophobia: imperfection
  • atephobia: ruin or ruins
  • athazagoraphobia: forgetfulness or being forgotton
  • automysophobia: being dirty
  • autophobia: solitude, being alone
  • barophobia: gravity
  • cainophobia: newness, novelty, change
  • centophobia: new things or ideas
  • chiraptophobia: being touched
  • demonophobia: ghosts or demons
  • demophobia: people
feb 2 2016 ∞
feb 2 2016 +

Speaking

  • William S. Burroughs
  • Michael Fassbender (bar scene of Shame)
  • Alan Rickman
  • Ira Glass
  • Richard Ayoade
  • Natasha Lyonne
  • Emma Stone
  • Neil DeGrasse Tyson
  • Richard Dawkins
  • Elon Musk
  • Blake Lively
  • Aaron Mahnke
  • Bill Nye
  • Scarlett Johansson

Singing

  • Henning May
  • Morrissey
  • Johnny Cash
  • Cee Lo Green
mar 28 2017 ∞
mar 28 2017 +

I would:

  • the female equivalent of the way Tyrion Lannister chose.
  • of natural causes, whilst writing my suicide note.
  • euthanasia (if I'm ever diagnosed with a terminal illness or something with a very poor quality of life (Parkinson's, alzheimers, dementia, etc.)
  • carbon monoxide
  • guillotine
  • unexpected nuclear attack
  • during my sleep
  • starvation (not #1 by any means, but beats the pants off the following)

I would NOT:

  • drowning
  • fire
  • electricity
  • plane crash
jul 22 2014 ∞
oct 3 2014 +

fitness:

  • run 5k
  • run 10k
  • run 1/2 marathon
  • hike (at least a portion of) the Appalachian Trail
  • hike (at least a portion of) the Pacific Crest Trail

travel to:

  • Norway
  • Sweden
  • Finland
  • Denmark
  • Germany
  • Sharks game @ every away arena
  • San Diego Comic Con
  • Disney World for Star Wars Weekend

etc.

  • read all of the books I own
may 18 2009 ∞
may 18 2018 +
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  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
oct 4 2014 ∞
jul 21 2016 +
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  • Acadia, Maine
  • American Samoa
  • Arches, Utah
  • Badlands, S. Dakota
  • Big Bend, Texas
  • Biscayne, Florida
  • Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Colorado
  • Bryce Canyon, Utah
  • Cabrillo, California
  • Canyonlands, Utah
  • Capitol Reef, Utah
  • Carlsbad Caverns, New Mexico
  • Channel Islands, California
  • Congaree, S. Carolina
  • Crater Lake, Oregon
  • Cuyahoga Valley, Ohio
  • Death Valley, California/Nevada
  • Denali, Alaska
  • Dry Tortugas, Florida
  • Everglades, Florida
  • Gates of the Arctic, Alaska
dec 21 2017 ∞
may 18 2018 +
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  • Bergen, Norway
  • Akureyri, Iceland
  • Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Havana, Cuba
  • Oslo, Norway
  • St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Cologne, Germany
  • Florence, Italy
  • Stockholm, Sweden
  • Barcelona, Spain
  • Helsinki, Finland
  • Casablanca, Morrocco
  • Beruit, Lebanon
  • Moscow, Russia
  • Athens, Greece
  • Svalbard Islands, Norway
jul 23 2016 ∞
may 18 2018 +

MOTIV Advanced Personality Test: Primary type is Conventional.

    • Spartan 74%
      • Failure to connect to others, society, the world.
    • Conventional 94%
      • Playing it too safe, being resistant to change.
    • Thinking 83%
      • Sticking with plans/systems/routines that don't work.
    • Withholding 67%
      • Refusal or inability to see other's perspective/needs.
    • Depressed 64%
aug 1 2015 ∞
may 18 2018 +

archetypes:

    • intellectual 58%
    • visionary 29%
    • creative 13%

multiple intelligences:

    • verbal/linguistic 90%
    • intrapersonal 80%
    • visual/spatial 70%
    • logical/mathematical 65%
    • naturalist 55%
    • interpersonal 30%
    • body/kinesthetic 25%

the big five: (1 - 5, percentile)

    • extraversion 2.1, 15
    • conscientiousness 3.4, 47
    • neuroticism 4.1, 86
aug 19 2014 ∞
may 18 2018 +
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  • One Last Thing Before I Go - Jonathan Tropper
  • This is Where I Leave You - Jonathan Tropper
  • Hey Nostradaums! - Douglas Coupland
  • The Cat Inside - William S. Burroughs
  • Pride & Prejudice - Jane Austen
  • The Martian - Andy Weir
  • Join - Steve Toutonghi
  • Jane Eyre - Charlotte Brontë
  • How Soon Is Never? - Marc Spitz
  • Life After God - Douglas Coupland
  • Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs - Chuck Klosterman
  • Downtown Owl - Chuck Klosterman
  • My Education - William S. Burroughs
  • Dogrun - Arthur Nersesian
  • Ghost World - Daniel Clowes
  • The Idiot - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • Hairstyles of the Damned - Joe Meno
  • The Lonely Polygamist - Brady Udall
apr 9 2009 ∞
mar 28 2017 +
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  • William S. Burroughs
  • Jonathan Tropper
  • Douglas Coupland
  • Charlotte Brontë
  • Jane Austen
  • Chuck Klosterman
  • Joe Meno
  • Arthur Nersesian
  • Nick Hornby
  • George R.R. Martin
jul 22 2014 ∞
oct 21 2015 +
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  • Nan Lawson
  • Jen Corace
  • Sarah Goodreau
  • Scott C
  • Amy Sol
  • James Jean
  • Carson Ellis
  • Cornelia Li
  • Dan Hipp
  • Reuben Ireland
  • Sylvia Ji
  • Gemma Correll
  • Audrey Kawasaki
  • Olivia Mew
  • Sarah Burwash
  • Sandra Dieckmann
mar 27 2015 ∞
mar 27 2015 +
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  • A Bronx Tale
  • The Age of Adaline
  • Amelie
  • American Splendor
  • Bananas
  • Big Fish
  • Bottle Rocket
  • Broken Flowers
  • The Brothers Bloom
  • Dead Alive (Braindead)
  • Eagle vs. Shark
  • The Fall
  • Fanboys
  • Fiddler on the Roof
  • Gettysburg
  • The Great Escape
  • Her
  • Howl's Moving Castle
  • I <3 Huckabees
  • Inside Out
  • Jane Eyre (2011)
jul 3 2011 ∞
dec 3 2015 +
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  • E.E. Cummings
  • Oscar Wilde
  • Emily Brontë
  • Sylvia Plath
  • Maxine Kumin
  • Anne Sexton
  • Sage Francis
  • Savannah Brown
  • Lord Byron
  • B. Dolan
  • Anna Lætitia Barbauld
  • Emily Dickinson
  • Edgar Allan Poe
  • Ernest Hemingway
  • Allen Ginsburg
  • William S. Burroughs
  • Thomas Lux
  • W.B. Yeats
  • Brion Gysin
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • John Keats
aug 27 2011 ∞
mar 29 2017 +

Favorites

  • Capturing the Friedmans
  • Brother's Keeper
  • Undefeated
  • Confessions of a Superhero
  • Indie Game
  • Catfish

To Watch

  • Dear Zachary
  • The Imposter
  • Cosmos
  • Bully
  • How to Die in Oregon
  • The Waiting Room
  • Room 237
  • More Than Honey
  • I Know That Voice
  • Terms and Conditions May Apply
  • The Institute
  • Project Nim
dec 11 2013 ∞
may 18 2018 +
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  • George Carlin
  • Richard Ayoade
  • Bea Arthur
  • Larry David
  • Woody Allen
  • John Oliver
  • Stephen Colbert
  • Donald Glover
  • Kate McKinnon
  • Chris Gethard
  • David Cross
  • Fred Armisen
  • Jason Mantzoukas
  • Ricky Gervais
  • Noel Fielding
  • Wyatt Cenac
  • Martin Starr
  • Romesh Ranganathan
  • Sarah Silverman
  • Zach Galifinakis
  • Jimmy Carr
jun 18 2011 ∞
aug 9 2018 +
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  • Richard Ayoade
  • Michael Fassbender
  • Michiel Huisman
  • Nyle DiMarco
  • Donald Glover
  • Iwan Rheon
  • Kristofer Hivju
  • Crispin Glover
  • Jason Mantzoukas
  • John Oliver
  • Joaquin Phoenix
  • Shia LaBeouf
  • Ewan McGregor
  • Alan Leech
  • Matt Czuchry
  • Mark Duplass
  • John Krasinski
  • Ryan Gosling
  • Chris O'Dowd
  • Jason Bateman
  • Martin Starr
sep 20 2013 ∞
aug 9 2018 +
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  • Chloe Sevigny
  • Natasha Lyonne
  • Melanie Laurent
  • Blake Lively
  • Clemence Poesy
  • Samara Wiley
  • Emma Stone
  • Rosamund Pike
  • Antonia Thomas
  • Lana Del Rey
  • Scarlett Johansson
  • Ástrid Bergès-Frisbey
  • Shannyn Sossamon
  • Emilia Clarke
  • Natalie Portman
  • Alia Shawkat
  • Anna Friel
  • Jade Ogugua
  • Audrey Tautou
  • Michelle Williams
mar 3 2009 ∞
jan 18 2018 +
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  • Mr. Rochester
  • Mr. Darcy
  • Richie Tennenbaum
  • Tom Branson
  • Ned the Piemaker
  • Dean Winchester
  • Ser Jorah Mormont
  • Billy Chenowith (I'm into crazy, I guess)
  • Windows (from Fanboys, who has no last/real name to my knowledge)
sep 20 2013 ∞
feb 15 2017 +
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Real People:

  • Katharine Hepburn
  • Richard Ayoade
  • Noel Fielding
  • Bill Nye
  • Woody Allen
  • John Oliver
  • Morrissey
  • Bill Maher
  • Neil Degrasse Tyson
  • Penn Jillette
  • Heddy Lamarr
  • Chuck Klosterman
  • Tom Waits
  • Richard Dawkins
  • Douglas Coupland
  • Elizabeth Warren
  • Wyatt Cenac

Fictional Characters:

  • Elizabeth Bennet
mar 22 2013 ∞
may 18 2018 +
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Born on:

  • President James Buchanan 1791
  • Max Planck 1858
  • Shirley Temple 1928
  • Roy Orbison 1936
  • Sandra Dee 1942
  • Michael Moore 1954
  • Judy Davis 1955
  • Timothy McVeigh 1968
  • Carlos Dengler 1974
  • Jónsi 1975
  • Aaron & Bryce Dessner 1976
  • Kal Penn 1977
  • John Oliver 1977
  • Jamie King 1979
  • Dev Patel 1990

Died on:

  • William Shakespeare 1564
  • Johnny Thunders 1991
  • Cesar Chavez 1993
jan 4 2013 ∞
oct 22 2015 +
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  • Magneto (as played by Michael Fassbender): Zombies don't have metal, but it's Magneto. And Fassy. MMMMMMMMM.
  • Daenerys Targaryen: Mother of Dragons. DRAGONS.
  • Simon (Misfits) - Supernatural power(s): invisibility or foresight & time-travel. Also, beautiful beautiful eye candy.
  • Helena (Orphan Black) - Terrifying, cold-blooded killer. Great at everything & also comedic relief.
  • Sheldon Cooper: The Big Bang Theory (circa seasons 1/2) - Brilliant, therefore de-facto decision maker, because I don't think for a second that he isn't already fully prepared for this exact scenario and every possible outcome.
  • Damon Salvatore: The Vampire Diaries - Vampire, therefore: superhuman strength, speed, and theoretical immunity to zombie bites. Has the power to heal humans with h...
apr 13 2011 ∞
mar 8 2016 +
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  • Saga
  • Descender
  • Fables
  • Excalibur
  • X-Men
  • Royal City
  • Paper Girls
  • The Wicked + The Divine
jul 22 2014 ∞
may 18 2018 +
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  • Gambit (X-Men TV series era) - amazing catchphrases, hot cajun accent. He has pretty cool charming and kinetic powers, but who cares about those?
  • Nightcrawler (Excalibur era) - teleportation and shapeshifting abilities
  • Azazel (can't remember the exact time period, but during the story arc where he called his children to sacrifice themselves and led the X-Men to believe he was Satan himself.) - unlimited teleportation abilities, and he's immortal. That helps.
  • Mystique (yeah, I want the whole family on my team. Big deal.) - master manipulation abilities beyond just shapeshifting.
  • Wolverine (Dark X-Men era) - combat/war experience, badass attitude, healing abilities if someone actually manages to touch him.

Honorable Mention:

  • Shadowcat (Excalibur era) - her "powers" ...
aug 21 2011 ∞
nov 18 2011 +
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Hogwarts House:

  • Ravenclaw

Ilvermorny House:

  • Thunderbird

Favorite Subjects:

  • Potions
  • Herbology
  • Defense Against the Dark Arts
  • Care of Magical Creatures
  • Ancient Studies
  • Study of Ancient Runes
  • Arithmancy

Wand:

  • Wood: pine
    • The straight-grained pine wand always chooses an independent, individual master who may be perceived as a loner, intriguing...
may 18 2018 ∞
may 18 2018 +
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Stand-alone:

  • Daenerys Targaryen (eating heart)
  • Lilith (Borderlands)
  • Maya (Borderlands)
  • The Morrigan (The Wicked + The Divine)
  • Selene (X-Men)
  • Peasant Belle
  • Daria Morgendorffer
  • Nocturne (X-Men - bonus, blue hair!)
  • Spinelli (Recess)
  • Pepper Ann
  • Sabrina (Pokemon)
  • Gender-bent Magneto
  • Hepzibah (X-Men)
  • Assage Ventress
  • Wednesday or Morticia Addams
  • Psylocke
  • Sophie (Howl's Moving Castle)
  • Rita (Power Rangers)
  • Carmen Sandiego
  • Amelie
jul 25 2011 ∞
aug 4 2017 +
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  • old book pages
  • coffee
  • brown sugar
  • sage
  • honey
  • cardamom
  • rooibos chai tea
  • Commodity "Book" (cucumber/sandalwood/bergamot)
sep 23 2013 ∞
jul 21 2016 +
  • Slytherin/Ravenclaw
  • Mandolorian
  • House Targaryen
  • Team Mystic
mar 23 2014 ∞
may 18 2018 +
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  • President
  • archeologist / paleontologist
  • lawyer --> judge
  • psychologist / counselor for at risk youth
  • forensic criminal profiler
  • librarian
  • author
  • full-blown crazy cat lady
aug 27 2011 ∞
may 8 2018 +
  • Lewis Wickes Hine
  • Shelby Lee Adams
  • Brandon Stanton
  • O. Rufus Lovett
  • Roger May
jul 14 2016 ∞
jul 14 2016 +
  • Ira Glass' voice (specifically his explanatory/clarifying tone - things said as if they were footnotes or in parentheses.)
  • Typing sounds (fluid & light tapping.)
  • Light scratching/scraping sounds (especially book pages turning, and putting pen/pencil/quill to paper)
  • The first bite of a dessert.
  • Songs with gang vocals or on-point harmonies (especially soft music or acapella.)
  • The ~5 seconds hot water still runs through my hair after turning the temperature down in the shower.
  • When the lights in my apartment complex or streetlamps turn on (and hum) as I am walking by/near.
jul 22 2014 ∞
oct 5 2016 +
  • Michael Fassbender
  • Woody Allen
  • Emma Stone
  • Benedict Cumberbatch
  • Geri Halliwell (Ginger Spice)
  • Johnny Harrington
  • Tom Hiddleston
  • Lauren Ambrose
  • Kevin McKidd
  • Alyson Hannigan
  • Molly Ringwald
  • Michael C. Hall
aug 23 2014 ∞
aug 23 2014 +
  • socialism: universal health care & free state school
  • aspheterism - no private property
  • abortions should be easier to obtain
  • decriminalize suicide/euthanasia
  • decriminalize prostitution
  • decriminalize drug crimes
  • fatalism (Sam Harris' concept of no free will)
  • a benevolent omni-omni creator does NOT exist
  • the above is 100% proven by science
  • multiverse theory
  • gun ownership should be limited to those willing to be signed up for a militia upon purchase (per the Constitution)
jul 22 2014 ∞
jul 22 2016 +
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  • my great grandmother, Estelle
  • my father, Michael
  • my god father, Tony
  • Katherine Hepburn
  • Morrissey
  • Alan Metcalf
  • Carl Jackson
  • Mrs. McBrayer
  • Major Armentrout
mar 15 2009 ∞
jul 19 2011 +
  • full set of Sheffield's Strawberries N Cream cookware
  • This Paper Ship's "Where I've Been" map series
  • White SJS jersey (Donskoi or Couture)
  • Heritage SJS jersey (Thornton)
  • Stadium Series SJS jersey (John Scott)
  • roughly 100 more coffee mugs
  • the biggest, fluffiest fucking sweater ever
oct 25 2014 ∞
may 18 2018 +
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  • Adeline
  • Carolina
  • Charlotte
  • Clara
  • Clementine
  • Esmé
  • Flora
  • Francine
  • Harper
  • Mae
  • Penelope
  • Piper
  • Plum
  • Poppy
  • Raleigh
  • Viola
  • Violet
mar 3 2009 ∞
may 15 2018 +
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  • Alaric
  • Bryson
  • Ezra
  • Ewan/Iwan
  • Foster
  • Francesc
  • Grey/Gray
  • Henry/Henrik/Henning (Hank)
  • Levi
  • Liev
  • Orson
  • Rhys
  • Vance
mar 3 2009 ∞
aug 9 2018 +
  • head nod
  • lip curl to nose
  • swallow/throat muscle movement
dec 20 2017 ∞
may 18 2018 +
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Resourceful : Dark green provides the personality with the framework of earthbound resourcefulness.

You see the world as a place to analyze and structure.

    • + master of detail, conscientious, dependable, hard working, capable, reserved
    • - critical, perfectionist, standoffish, aloof

Sensuality : You are of the earth and firmly set on the physical plane, whether basking in the garden of earthly delights or out conquering the world. Here is both the sensualist and purposeful achiever. You live your life through the immediacy of the five senses. There is a love of all things beautiful so the desire for pleasure and acquisition is strong.

As much as green is the color of springti...

may 2 2018 ∞
may 18 2018 +

MOTIV test:

  • MOTIV type = SCTWD, Primary type = Depressed, unhealthy.
    • Materialist: 41%, Spartan: 59%
    • Offbeat: 28%, Conventional: 42%
    • Thinking: 75%, Erratic: 25%
    • Intimate: 21%, Withholding: 79%
    • Vital: 18%, Depressed: 82%

Reward Drive Personality test:

  • Driving force is Intellectual reward.
    • Narcissism: 38%
    • Unconventionality: 33%
    • Empiricism: 72%
    • Vitality: 27%
    • Othercentricism: 16%
    • Independence: 54%
    • Integrity: 62%
    • Intellect: 88%
oct 3 2014 ∞
may 18 2018 +
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  • abulia - the loss of will or volition, as a mental illness
  • acosmist - one who denies the existence of the universe
  • acrasia - acting against one's better judgment; lack of self-control
  • ailurophile - one who loves cats
  • alexithymia - difficulty in experiencing, expressing, and describing emotional responses
  • anathema - a thing/person cursed or reviled
  • anecdote - short interesting story
  • antapology - a reply to an apology (usually negative)
  • aphorism - short witty saying or principle
  • apostate - one who has deserted their faith
  • argot - the jargon or slang of a particular group or class
mar 4 2009 ∞
apr 27 2017 +
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  • ampersand: "and per se and" = "and (the symbol which) by itself (is) and"
  • anathema: ana (up) + thithenai (to place) = originally meant to offer up to the gods, eventually came to mean a thing accursed or damned
  • asterismos: aster (star) + ismos (Greek suffix making a noun into a verb) = "making with stars" a literary device using a word at the beginning of a sentence (har, lo, behold, etc) to draw attention to what follows
  • astrobleme: astran (star) + blema (wound) = a crater left by the impact of a comet or meteorite
  • curfew: couvre (cover) + feu (fire) = cover your fire, bells would ring at night to remind citizens to cover fires (presumably to avoid an uncontrolled fire)
  • disaster: dis (bad) + astro (star, planet) = calamity of astronomical proportions
dec 10 2011 ∞
oct 7 2016 +
  • antanaclasis - repeating a single word or phrase, but with a different meaning (ex: "Buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo")
  • asterismos - a word at the beginning of a sentence (ex: lo, hark, behold, etc) that draws attention to what follows
  • antimetabole - a word or a phrase that is repeated in the opposite order in the next clause or phrase (ex: "Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.")
  • contranym - is a word that can mean the opposite of itself (ex: oversight.)
  • epeolatry - the worship of words
  • epizeuxis - repetition of a word or phrase in immediate succession, typically within the same sentence, for vehemence or emphasis
  • lethologica - the inability to remember a word or put your finger on the right wor...
dec 4 2015 ∞
dec 21 2017 +
  • cafuné - the act of running your fingers through your lover's hair
  • fernweh (German) - feeling homesick for a place one has never been.
  • kummerspeck (German) - "grief bacon"; weight gained from emotional over-eating.
  • l’appel du vide (French) - "the call of the void"; the urge one gets to throw one's self from a high place.
  • l’esprit de l’escalier (French) - "stairwell wit"; a retort or comeback, thought of too late.
  • lebensmüde (German) - tired of living.
  • litost (Czech) - a state of agony and torment created by the sudden sight of one’s own misery; a state of feeling miserable and humiliated.
  • saudade (Portugese) - the feeling of longing for something or someone that you love and which is lost.
  • schadenfreude (German) - the feeling of p...
aug 1 2015 ∞
dec 20 2017 +
  • ab inito, Latin - from the beginning
  • ad hoc, Latin - formed, arranged, or done for a particular purpose only
  • ad infinitum, Latin - endlessly (lit: to infinity)
  • ad interim, Latin - for the meantime
  • ad nauseam, Latin - excessively (lit: to sickness)
  • alfresco, Italian - in fresh air
  • au fait, French - having a good or detailed knowledge of something
  • beau ideal, French - idealized type or model
  • bête noire, French - a thing one particularly dislikes (lit: black beast)
  • bildungsroman, German - a novel concerned with a person's formative years and development
  • blitzkrieg, German - an intense, violent military campaign intended to bring about a swift victory (lit: lightning war)
sep 18 2015 ∞
apr 21 2017 +
  • agents provocateur
  • attorneys general
  • battles royal
  • brigadiers general
  • coups d’état
  • coups de grace
  • courts-martial
  • culs de sac
  • femmes fatales
  • forces majeures
  • heirs apparent
  • knights templar
  • notaries public
  • passersby
  • personae non gratae
  • poets laureat
  • professors emeriti
  • runners up
  • sergeants major
dec 30 2017 ∞
may 18 2018 +
  • dilapidated - "lapis" latin for stone, therefore this term technically only applies to stone or brick buildings.
  • lunch - is actually a verb, meaning to perform the act of having luncheon.
  • awful - inspiring wonder (lit: full of awe), does not necessarily have negative connotations.
  • cute - a shortened form of acute that meant one was perceptive & shrewd.
  • decimate - as the etymology indicates, it doesn't actually mean wiping out completely, merely killing one in every ten.
  • fantastic - means imaginary, rooted in fantasy, not awesome.
  • husband - has nothing to do with marriage, simply means "homeowner."
  • gay - originally meant "lighthearted," "joyful," "bright and showy," now somehow means homosexual
  • demagogue - once meant "a popular leader,...
oct 17 2014 ∞
mar 29 2017 +

Son of:

  • A
  • Ab
  • Ap
  • Bar
  • Bin/Ben/Ibn
  • Der/Ter (specifically son of a priest)
  • Di
  • Fitz
  • Gil/Kil
  • Mac/Mc/Mick
  • Pour

Daughter of:

  • Bat/Bath
  • Bint
  • Der/Ter (specifically daughter of a priest)
  • Fetch/Vetch
  • Nic/Ni

From/Of (familial):

jan 30 2018 ∞
jan 30 2018 +
  • alack - expression of sorrow or regret
  • appetency - a longing or desire
  • athanasia - deathlessness; immortality
  • atrabilious - melancholy or bad-tempered
  • avaunt - go away
  • bedlam - an asylum
  • beldam - an old woman
  • bibliopole - a dealer in books
  • bijoux - jewelry; trinkets
  • bootless - ineffectual; useless
  • buss - a kiss
  • cannonade - bombard
  • certes - in truth; certainly
  • chicane - deceive; hoodwink
  • cicisbeo - a married woman's male companion or lover
  • clepe - to name; to call
  • collogue - talk confidentially
  • con - study attentively or learn by heart
  • coxcomb - a vain and conceited man; a dan...
sep 14 2015 ∞
sep 25 2015 +
  • æðele - noble; origin of Adele (Adelaide & all derivatives) and athel (Athelstan/Æthelstan?)
  • æppelfealu - orange (lit: apple-pale)
  • āðexe - lizard
  • dēor - animal or beast; meaning has narrowed over time to be deer
  • fifalde - butterfly
  • getæl - number; root of teller
  • hæmed - sex
  • iht - creature
  • lēafwyrm - caterpillar
  • mereswīn - dolphin/porpoise (lit: sea swine)
  • sisemūs - dormouse; replaced by Latinized (or Anglo-Norman) version in mid. Eng: "dormire" + mouse (or "dormeus" + mouse)
  • ūtgang - anus (lit: out path)
  • wyrm - serpant, snake, dragon. probably combined with Swedish "orm")
  • ymb (ymbe) - around; root of Germanic "om...
oct 22 2015 ∞
oct 22 2015 +
  • biopic, from biography and picture
  • Digimon, from Digital Monsters
  • dramedy, from drama and comedy
  • Ennuigi, from ennui and Luigi
  • ethiquetical, from ethics and etiquette (James Joyce)
  • literotica, from literature and erotica
  • mockumentary, from mock and documentary
  • pensieve, from pensive and sieve
  • podcasting, from iPod and broadcasting
  • Pokémon, from Pocket Monsters
  • religulous, from religion and ridiculous
  • sheeple, from sheep and people
  • sitcom, from situational and comedy
  • slithy, from slimy and lithe (Lewis Carroll)
oct 7 2016 ∞
oct 11 2016 +
  • America - the United States of America
  • band-aid - any adhesive bandage, regardless of brand
  • bar - licensed attorneys of a jurisdiction
  • body - a person or persons
  • boots on the ground - soldiers
  • brass - brass instrument section of an orchestra
  • brass - military officers
  • bread - food in general (ex: "put bread on the table")
  • Broadway - NYC theatrical productions
  • bubbly - champagne
  • butt - one's whole body (ex: "get your butt out the door")
  • Capitol Hill - congress
  • cement - concrete
  • china - Chinese ceramic/porcelain pieces
  • coke - carbonated drinks, regardless of brand
oct 25 2016 ∞
nov 5 2016 +
  • acoustic (guitar, pre electric)
  • AM radio (pre FM)
  • analogue (clocks, watches, signal, camera; pre-digital)
  • British English
  • Contiguous United States (pre-statehood of Alaska and Hawaii)
  • film noir (previously know as melodrama)
  • forward slash (/ before the advent of \)
  • ground warfare
  • hardcover book (pre-1930s paperback introduction)
  • human computer
  • manual transmission
  • mono sound: pre-stereo
  • muzzleloader
  • Old World (Pre-Columbus known world)
  • plain text
  • raw milk
  • real numbers
  • silent film
oct 22 2015 ∞
nov 29 2016 +
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  • Achilles' Heel - in Greek mythology, the hero Achilles was dipped into the River Styx (say for the heel he was held by) to make him invulnerable in battle. The heel became his one weak spot, and his ultimate downfall.
  • Apple of his/her eye - before modern understanding of the anatomy of the eye it was believed the pupil was a solid sphere, which was called the apple. It is a symbol of something cherished, because the pupil is crucial to seeing and must be protected.
  • As the Crow Flies - Crows are not actually known for flying great distances nor doing in a particularly straight fashion, but will go directly to a target of opportunity whereas a human would have to follow a road/beaten path to get there.
  • Bats in the Belfry - A church belfry is usually in a tower, putting it in a lofty ...
dec 10 2011 ∞
oct 4 2014 +
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  • cat got your tongue?
  • curiosity killed the cat
  • cat on a hot tin roof
  • quick as a cat
  • playing cat and mouse
  • raining cats and dogs
  • more than one way to skin a cat
  • all cats are grey in the dark
  • the cat's out of the bag
  • cat's meow / pajamas
  • grinning like a cheshire cat
  • like the cat that caught the canary/got the cream
  • to bell a cat
  • when the cat's away...
  • no room to swing a cat
  • look what the cat dragged in
  • fat cat
  • like herding cats
  • crazy cat lady
dec 21 2017 ∞
dec 21 2017 +

Via the Dictionaries of Obscure Sorrows & Fantastic Vocabulary:

  • abiblioion: n. the action of movement to books
  • adronitis: n. frustration with how long it takes to get to know someone—spending the first few weeks chatting in their psychological entryway, with each subsequent conversation like entering a different anteroom, each a little closer to the center of the house—wishing instead that you could start there and work your way out, exchanging your deepest secrets first, before easing into casualness, until you’ve built up enough mystery over the years to ask them where they’re from, and what they do for a living.
  • aimonomia: n. fear that learning the name of something—a bird, a constellation, an attractive stranger—will somehow ruin it, transforming a lucky discovery into...
aug 1 2015 ∞
apr 25 2016 +
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  • Really
  • Just
  • Very
  • Actually
  • Literally
  • Seriously
  • Honestly
  • Totally
  • Definitely
  • Apparently
  • Always/Never/Only
  • Amazing, Awesome, Perfect, etc.
  • "Also," and "So,..." to begin a sentence

My adverb/intensifier use in general could stand to be cleaved in half(+)

sep 28 2016 ∞
sep 28 2016 +
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  • cats/kittens
    • esp. Russian Blue
  • other animals
    • rabbits
    • mice
  • human traits/characteristics
    • hair (it's distinguished)
    • eyes
  • clothing
    • hats
    • scarves
    • sweaters
    • wool coats
    • gloves
    • socks/leggings
  • cities
mar 15 2009 ∞
mar 15 2009 +
  • sloth
  • crow
  • tardigrade
  • crab
  • owl
  • particularly lazy cats
  • the second little piggy
  • Princess Monster Truck
jul 15 2016 ∞
may 18 2018 +
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  • sloth
    • using the bathroom once per week
    • excuse for lack of motivation
  • cat
    • domesticated
    • house pet, not feral
  • dinosaur (assuming time is not linear)
    • preferably a raptor
    • maybe a triceratops
  • pygmy marmoset
    • cutest. thing. ever.
  • fennec fox
    • AWESOME hearing
    • also super cute
  • koala
mar 9 2009 ∞
may 18 2018 +
  • if I were a month, I would be October.
  • if I were a day of the week, I would be Sunday.
  • if I were a time of the day, I would be pushing 3 am.
  • if I were a planet, I would be Neptune (aloof, icy, a rocky core, & frequent raging storms on the surface.)
  • if I were a sea creature, I would be a hermit crab.
  • if I were a direction, I would be South East.
  • if I were a piece of furniture, I would be a bench in a reading nook.
  • if I were a liquid, I would be coffee.
  • if I were a gemstone, I would be obsidian or black opal.
  • if I were a tree, I would be a dogwood.
  • if I were a tool, I would be a measuring tape.
  • if I were a flower, I would be queen anne...
aug 19 2014 ∞
may 18 2018 +
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  • homeless or hippy?
  • homeless or hipster?
  • european or gay?
  • dad or date?
  • batshit-crazy or bluetooth?
  • guess the "going rate" (for disreputable looking "ladies")
  • guess their highest grade level
  • what's their favorite _ ?
  • what's their fetish/deep dark secret?
  • what's their spirit animal/what animal would they be?
  • mash-up/bastard child of _ (lookalike game)
sep 7 2013 ∞
jul 22 2014 +
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Hearing:

  • "rolling" thunder
  • soft but steady rain
  • crickets (though I truly hate the sight of them)
  • cicadas
  • whippoorwills
  • when Morrissey growls or rolls his Rs (especially in the Irish brogue style, as heard in "A Rush and a Push and the Land is Ours," "I Started Something I Couldn't Finish," and live versions of "Bigmouth Strikes Again")
  • Morrissey's voice in general (speaking and/or singing)
  • ever-so-slight lisps & speech impediments
  • accents
    • French
    • Scottish
oct 10 2014 ∞
dec 21 2017 +
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  • Oatmeal Cookie Chunk
  • Coffee Toffee Bar Crunch
  • Cinnamon Buns
  • Red Velvet Cake
  • Mint Chocolate Cookie
  • Cake Batter
  • Peanut Brittle
oct 3 2014 ∞
sep 8 2016 +
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  • Einstok - Toasted Porter
  • Ballast Point - Victory at Sea
  • Lagunitas - Cappuccino Stout
  • Ommegang - Take The Black Stout
  • Gordon Biersch - Marzen
  • Unibroue - Ephemere
  • Founders - Rubaeus
  • Widmer Brothers - Hefeweizen
  • Blue Moon - Rounder
  • Blue Moon - Belgian White (go-to on tap)
  • Highland - Oatmeal Porter
jul 22 2014 ∞
oct 4 2016 +
  • Pita House - Greenville, SC
  • Chaat Bhavan - Sunnyvale, SC
  • Bill of Fare - San Jose, CA
  • Akita - Forest City, NC
  • Tupelo Honey - Asheville, NC
  • Monterrey - Greenville, SC
  • The Counter - San Jose, CA
  • Ike's Love & Sandwiches - San Jose, CA
  • Brenda's French Soul Food - San Francisco, CA
  • Mi Pueblito - Rutherfordton, NC
jul 22 2014 ∞
may 18 2018 +
  • my great grandmother's class ring
  • my great grandmother's pearl necklace
  • jar of buttons from my great grandmother's collection
  • cathedral window quilt made by my great grandmother
  • crocheted blanket made by my great grandmother & her mother
  • silver & turquoise ring made by my dad's grandfather
  • wooden post office box that belonged to my grandfather - from his postmaster days
  • box of photos/notes/mix-cds/childhood mementos/souvenirs
  • sister cameo necklace (Rachel has its twin)
  • Star Wars moleskine journal
  • external HD with picture/video backups
  • Morrissey/Smiths vinyl records
oct 4 2014 ∞
oct 4 2014 +
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  • CRICKETS
  • gingers (people with red hair)
  • water I can't see the bottom of
  • creepy little children
  • being stranded in the middle of nowhere (a'la the hills have eyes)
  • making/recieving phone calls
  • sending/replying to group emails
  • talking to someone who holds eye contact for extended periods of time
jul 13 2009 ∞
may 18 2018 +
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  • redundancy
    • especially "x pm at night"
    • & "atm machine"
  • repetition
  • people mocking/mimicing something I've just said
  • habitual misspelling
    • especially of the word "weird"
    • or of my/someone's name
  • ending sentences with prepositions
  • anyone treating people in a service position poorly
  • "you have 2 choices"
    • no, it's 1 choice - with 2 outcomes.
  • people who ask if my tattoos/piercings hurt
  • being cut off/cut in front of while driving/in line
mar 3 2009 ∞
oct 3 2014 +