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  1. Thread: The Classics

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    It's basically been said already, but if your...

    It's basically been said already, but if your goal is to write a classic, rephrase that in your head to start with. What is a classic? Typically it is either something that was an exceptional...
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    I'd like to think that novels directly write...

    I'd like to think that novels directly write history, and in our world's past there was a monkey imbued with the power of Gods that beat down hordes of demons with its cudgel sometimes for profit,...
  3. I get the impression that the world today is...

    I get the impression that the world today is filled with the same ratio, if not, a higher one, of people who enjoy higher level conversation about stories, characters and the meaning behind them....
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    Hmmm, I'll just list a few interesting love...

    Hmmm, I'll just list a few interesting love stories off the top of my head, refering to the story of the characters, not the novel in its entirety.

    Marius and Cosette - Les Mis.
    Catherine Barkley...
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    Never Tear Us Apart - INXS

    Never Tear Us Apart - INXS
  6. Sticky: That would be a very interesting read. I've been...

    That would be a very interesting read. I've been trying to expand past the 'Anglosphere' lately and such recommendations would be greatly appreciated.
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    Come As You Are - Nirvana

    Come As You Are - Nirvana
  8. Thread: Sartre! AH!

    by Big Dante
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    I find this idea quite interesting but still I...

    I find this idea quite interesting but still I differ in view. It may be because we are coming from different starting points, you might be able to identify the cause better than I. I'm coming from...
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    Poll: One of the more interesting relationships I've...

    One of the more interesting relationships I've encountered in a novel. It had everything but sanity.
  10. Thread: Sartre! AH!

    by Big Dante
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    It would be accurate according to oneself though....

    It would be accurate according to oneself though. And that is the point, if life has no inherent meaning then even by creating a meaning according to oneself it would not be truly accurate, rather a...
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    When it comes to ancient Greek mythology it...

    When it comes to ancient Greek mythology it depends what aspect of it interests you more. The deities themselves, or their relationships with humans. Homer and the playwrights such as Sophocles...
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    1. Anna Karenina - Tolstoy 2. The Brothers...

    1. Anna Karenina - Tolstoy
    2. The Brothers Karamazov - Dostoevsky
    3. Les Miserables - Hugo
    4. Don Quixote - Cervantes
    5. Hamlet - Shakespeare
    6. Slaughterhouse 5 - Vonnegut
    7. The Lord of the...
  13. Thread: Classic Rock

    by Big Dante
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    Absolute classic that. I think this topic is...

    Absolute classic that.

    I think this topic is lacking a little Def Leppard at the moment so I'll throw this in the mix.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v6R-LZ25Te0
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    A Farewell To Arms in one of my favourite novels...

    A Farewell To Arms in one of my favourite novels but that ending completely bums me out. It's not that I don't like it but it is such a downer on such a fun story.
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    http://i963.photobucket.com/albums/ae114/tabuka1/V...

    http://i963.photobucket.com/albums/ae114/tabuka1/Vacation%20March%202012/IMGP2445.jpg

    I hope he didn't leave his front door open like that during the war...
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    One key point is he seperated himself from the...

    One key point is he seperated himself from the teachers and traditions to embark upon his own successful spiritual journey. It shows more freedom within religion, that you can still believe in the...
  17. Thread: Now Playing

    by Big Dante
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    No one understands my musical listening but I...

    No one understands my musical listening but I just listened to Mad World by Gary Jules, one of the sadder songs out there and now am following it up with Sex Bomb.
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    sooty

    sooty
  19. Thread: 90s music

    by Big Dante
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    The 90's is my favourite era for music and I...

    The 90's is my favourite era for music and I could go on and on about various artists, different genres and the like but I will instead just say three words.

    The Smashing Pumpkins.
  20. Thread: Now Playing

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    Mayonaise - The Smashing Pumpkins

    Mayonaise - The Smashing Pumpkins
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    Les Miserables for me because it simply contains...

    Les Miserables for me because it simply contains everything one could wish for in a book.
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    disturbed

    disturbed
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    tonic

    tonic
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    Because tasty food is sadistic and likes to cause...

    Because tasty food is sadistic and likes to cause you pain.

    Why do little boys pick their nose but older boys pick fights?
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    singing with the rain.

    singing with the rain.
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