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Wingnut



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"The Emperor strode into the city on 14 February, 1540."
-description of the fall of the city of Ghent, from "Mercator: The Man Who Mapped the Planet"
(What? When I have spare time at work, I read about work stuff...maps, I mean, not invading places...)
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-The First Law of Geography: Everything is Connected to Everything Else.

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leprrkan



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"Vacuum them regularly with a brush attatchment, or use a dust mop with a disposable pad, working upward, since drips onto soiled areas can cause streaks that are hard to remove."

- Washable wallpaper and wallcoverings instructions from Consumer Reports' "How to Clean Practically Anything"

The other two on my desk are Consumer Reports Buying Guide 2005, and "Something Wicked This Way Comes" by Bradbury, but it doesn't have 5 sentences on page 123...
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Jillopy



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"Into the latter, you pour the contents of yesterday's bag, minus the stupid Nommo card, of course, which is now back in Q-Jo's deck where it belongs."

-- Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas by Tom Robbins

I really must re-read this one. Yay for this game making me pull a random book off my shelf. Smile
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girlEgirl



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Butler nodded "Look. An overhang. Under the ridge. "

im not sure i did that right
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zendao42



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girlEgirl wrote:
Butler nodded "Look. An overhang. Under the ridge. "

im not sure i did that right
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Was that an ARTEMIS FOWL book?

Just curious...

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Ravenjade



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"He saw the sense in undressing as soon as they were through: the room beyond was so full of steam he could barely see past arm's length, and he was dripping wet anyways."

I haven't started reading this book yet, I'm totally considering it now.

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permanentlyperplexed



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"Because it would be fun," Babd said.

yes, A Dirty Job was the closest book. why? b/c i just got it back from the person who borrowed it ::evil laughter:: and now he's a Mooreon too! Laughing
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zendao42



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"The expression 'get laid' supposedly has its roots in the Everleigh bordello in Chicago ('I'm going to get Everleighed tonight')."

USELESS SEXUAL TRIVIA



Can you tell I went to the bookstore yesterday? Very Happy

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JustAGirl



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"No, really," our passenger would say. "She is my grandmother, I swear."


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voodoo_buddha



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So I waked over to the Sony Metreon and watched the flat-screens until it started to get dark.

You Suck - Christopher Moore

Yeah, that book is exactly three inches from my left hand.
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zendao42



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Briefly reviving the thread cuz I'm bored
but we may have to start a new one if y'all wanna play again...


How do you know if a zombie likes you?

next line with answer: he takes another bite Twisted Evil


Damn, this book is supposed to have a map in it, I gotta read it sometime...

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"Linda," he says for the third time.


Flight -- Sherman Alexie
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zendao42



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So Papa had achieved his first aim:
Poincare's Conjecture had been reduced to different, hopefully simpler conjectures in group theory.

Poincare's Prize



As it happens, I have a couple dozen books within easy reach... Wink

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