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Old 20.07.2017, 22:06
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Well the great state of Michigan has long topped my list of retirement possibilities... until today.

This HuffPo - bastion of journalistic excellence that it is(n't) - article shows a map of the 'most hated thing' in each US state.

So what do Michiganders hate most?

Pride and Prejudice.




FWP: It is a truth universally acknowleged that a retiree in possession of little fortune and a life long love of Miss Austen must be in want of communion with like minded spirits...






FWP 2: Forgot to link the map:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/...ushpmg00000009

FWP 3: Our powers of recollecting and of forgetting do seem peculiarly past finding out.

Boycott the state immediately! Madness... Wildly OT, but have you seen or read Austenland? It's a riot.
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Old 20.07.2017, 22:12
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Wildly OT, but have you seen or read Austenland? It's a riot.
I have not...

... it took me a few minutes to reply because I immediately hopped over to Amazon to order it. Thanks for the tip!
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Old 20.07.2017, 22:14
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I have not...

... it took me a few minutes to reply because I immediately hopped over to Amazon to order it. Thanks for the tip!
Book or DVD? I can heartily recommend the film: it's pretty faithful to the book and the purposeful anachronistic touches are ace. Enjoy.

(Sequel is also fab: Midnight in Austenland)
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Old 20.07.2017, 22:35
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Book or DVD?
I bought the book, it looked like perfect beach reading... on the Lake Michigan shore.

(Take that, heathenish Michiganders!)



Film looks good too. I sense a JA binge night coming soon...
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Old 20.07.2017, 22:36
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I bought the book, it looked like perfect beach reading... on the Lake Michigan shore.

(Take that, heathenish Michiganders!)



Film looks good too. I sense a JA binge night coming soon...
Enjoy. If you didn't already find JJ Feild adorable, you will after the movie. It has the dude from Flight of the Conchords too.
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Old 20.07.2017, 22:43
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Ice cream in my hair
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Old 20.07.2017, 22:45
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Ice cream in my hair
You're supposed to use a spoon. HTH.
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Old 20.07.2017, 22:46
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Boycott the state immediately! Madness... Wildly OT, but have you seen or read Austenland? It's a riot.
Looks great, already downloaded - thanks!
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Old 20.07.2017, 22:47
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You're supposed to use a spoon. HTH.
My shovel works fine, ta
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Old 20.07.2017, 22:48
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Looks great, already downloaded - thanks!
Ha! Take that, Michigan!
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Old 20.07.2017, 23:44
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I bought the book, it looked like perfect beach reading... on the Lake Michigan shore.

(Take that, heathenish Michiganders!)



Film looks good too. I sense a JA binge night coming soon...
Just ordered them on Amazon! They must be wondering why there's such an increase in sales tonight
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Old 20.07.2017, 23:53
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I expect reviews via PM, ladies x
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Old 21.07.2017, 00:09
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Added bonus: one of my guests is Vegan, the other is Paleo. It's gonna be fun.
FWP: you meet a girl. she's smart, hot and single. then you learn that she's a vegan.
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Old 21.07.2017, 00:21
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FWP: you meet a girl. she's smart, hot and single. then you learn that she's a vegan.
That should make it dead simple: wear a PETA t-shirt, vegan docs and book a table at Roots.
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Old 21.07.2017, 00:28
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FWP: you meet a girl. she's smart, hot and single. then you learn that she's a vegan.
Difficult indeed.
Especially as she will want to vomit each time that you wish to be a little closer, when you've animal remains on your tongue.
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Old 21.07.2017, 00:56
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Fish and chips (let's admit it)
Never been a huge fan of chips, but did share a plate of the best I've had for many a year this time last week, in a taverna right on the sand at Schinias Beach, Marathonas.

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So what do Michiganders hate most?

Pride and Prejudice.


Also last week, I had cause to recite this quote you will be familiar with...

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Old 21.07.2017, 03:13
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Felt a bit tired yesterday, so I went to bed 2h earlier than normal.

Woke up 2h earlier than normal.
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I have a tan.
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Old 21.07.2017, 08:17
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I keep waking up at 7 even if i dont have to
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Old 21.07.2017, 09:48
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I expect reviews via PM, ladies x
Why via PM?
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