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    You know youve been reading too much Shakespeare when....

    You know you've been reading/seeing too much Shakespeare when ...



    someone tells a joke you feel the need to give them money, "Here's gold for that."


    someone interrupts your plans for a day off you run into the woods and try to work it all out away from the suffocating city.


    when you get passed up for a promotion at work you begin to make plans to destroy everyone and everything around you, and finally when confronted with your schemes - you say nothing.
    "Well, God give them wisdom that have it; and those that are fools, let them use their talents."

    - Feste, Twelfth Night


    "...till human voices wake us and we drown."

    - Eliot

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    Okay here some more


    You ask for more baboon blood in your Starbucks tall latte


    In order to get in better with your new boss you concoct a crazy scheme involving cross dressing.


    You randomly stab curtains wherever you are, quite sure you're being spied on
    "Well, God give them wisdom that have it; and those that are fools, let them use their talents."

    - Feste, Twelfth Night


    "...till human voices wake us and we drown."

    - Eliot

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    you actually use Shakespearian insults on people . . . my friend has a shirt with lots of them written on the front; they can be pretty funny.
    A bit that I wrote: Vanilla Ice Cream. Comments and critique welcomed! :-)

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    Right some more;
    You say thee's thy's and thou's in normal convocation;(if a convocation with thee's, thy's and thou's in, that is not about the early translated bible, can be considered normal. lol.)
    You start having a sudden urge to become king of Scotland by killing a man named Duncan;
    Three witches start speaking you in the street;
    You develop a strange habit of carrying a dagger or sword wherever you go;
    You start plotting to murder all whom deny your unquestionable greatness!
    P.S my favorite Shakespeare insult is, considering I am a Briton, is "you Prince of Wales".
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    You have read too much Shakespeare....When you become obsessed with the idea of getting rid of your mean old uncle who married your mom. eww.
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    You know you've read too much of a certain bard who will be namelessly named Will when...

    When someone cuts you off in traffic, instead of pulling up the finger, you bite your thumb at them.

    You use rather bad (if not amusing) puns like Pendragon.

    You go to your girlfriend's house and hide in her garden.

    You walk around in leggings and those weird puffy pants.

    You make detailed theories about Anne Hathaway actually being related to Shakespeare. (The actress in the Princess Diaries, not Will's wife. )

    You not only use your thee's, thy's and thou's, but you also talk in long, complicated ways.
    Example: Oh, what a nice day!

    ...*thinks*

    "Oh how the golden beams sweep the azure expanse, like the golden hairs of God. The tempting beauty of life stills my heart as the world dances her swirling flight of fancy! If only every breath of my life were as sweet as the silent whisper of the trees and the lark's ballad of enchantment and love. Aye, what a mirthful the Lord hath given us."

    (Okay, not very good Shakespearian, but its my first attempt. Oh well. >.<)

    And you REALLY know if you perhaps read to much of Shakespeare if you make up threads like this one. ^_^ Woot for Woland!

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Bookinator View Post
    And you REALLY know if you perhaps read to much of Shakespeare if you make up threads like this one. ^_^ Woot for Woland!
    *bows left* *bows right* *accepts flowers*

    Everyone's were great , right then, one last


    You set fire to the reproduction of the Globe theatre in London while reciting Henry VIII

    - You've gone mental
    "Well, God give them wisdom that have it; and those that are fools, let them use their talents."

    - Feste, Twelfth Night


    "...till human voices wake us and we drown."

    - Eliot

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    When you mix up your spouse/gf/bf with your best friends (Midsummer Nights Dream)
    When you try to tame fiesty people
    When you serve people their family members as a meal
    When you go to a bar and ask for mead, a vine of grapes, and a drumstick
    When you start using a quill
    When you turn into a donkey

    Great thread idea!
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Bookinator View Post
    You know you've read too much of a certain bard who will be namelessly named Will when...


    You not only use your thee's, thy's and thou's, but you also talk in long, complicated ways.
    Example: Oh, what a nice day!

    ...*thinks*

    "Oh how the golden beams sweep the azure expanse, like the golden hairs of God. The tempting beauty of life stills my heart as the world dances her swirling flight of fancy! If only every breath of my life were as sweet as the silent whisper of the trees and the lark's ballad of enchantment and love. Aye, what a mirthful the Lord hath given us."

    (Okay, not very good Shakespearian, but its my first attempt. Oh well. >.<)
    You were good, Bookie! I thought that was a quote from the Bard!

    Okay here's mine:

    You know you've gone Shakespeare-mental when you start to call him Will Shaky because his real name is a terribly long one.
    "You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life."


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    Why not Willy Shakes?

    You phase out "God's honest truth!" and "Scout's honor!" for "Yea, verily!"
    You only buy ButtSoft toilet paper, and don't know why (...what light through yonder window breaks!).
    You don't even blink when you see three bearded men standing on the heath with a Magic Eight Ball.
    Por una cabeza
    Si ella me olvida
    Qué importa perderme
    Mil veces la vida
    Para qué vivir

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    Hark, thou has read to much of the shakespear when thy strives, in the glory and grave of the erternal god, to find thous heaven symtoms caused by thine infection of sprit-of which no leach can succle.

    (i hope that was O.K, it was my first atemt!)
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    You've read FAR TOO MUCH SHAKESPEARE when you're doing the wash, and someone hears you exclaiming: "Out! Out, damned spot!"
    Some of us laugh
    Some of us cry
    Some of us smoke
    Some of us lie
    But it's all just the way
    that we cope with our lives...

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    You involuntarily growl every time you hear the name "Iago."
    Por una cabeza
    Si ella me olvida
    Qué importa perderme
    Mil veces la vida
    Para qué vivir

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    You have nicknames for all of the characters. (example- Macbeth would be Macky, Hamlet would be Ham or Hammy, Romeo would be R-dizzle, etc.)

    Aye! My typing's so bad today, I've had to go back to edit it 3 times now! >.<
    I'd like to blame it on a broken finger or such but I guess my aim isn't so hot right now. ^_^

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