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    IrukaIruka Registered User, Moderator mod
    edited January 2008
    If I were you I would simply ignore your mother until she stops freaking out, eating a lot of junk will be bad. I have a super high metabolism, and I keep up a pretty high calorie diet thats healthy. I hate being at school because its much harder there.

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    FlayFlay Registered User regular
    edited January 2008
    *sigh* I know carbs and proteins are the things I want to be aiming for to put on weight... The problem is that I'm on a trial outpatient program with the hospital. On the plus side, it means I get out of the hospital several weeks earlier than I would have, but the trade off is that my mum has complete control over my diet and exercise, plus someone needs to be watching and recording everything I eat.

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    MagicToasterMagicToaster JapanRegistered User regular
    edited January 2008
    Woo-hoo! 3 day week end!!!

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    Forbe!Forbe! Registered User regular
    edited January 2008
    Flay wrote: »
    *sigh* I know carbs and proteins are the things I want to be aiming for to put on weight... The problem is that I'm on a trial outpatient program with the hospital. On the plus side, it means I get out of the hospital several weeks earlier than I would have, but the trade off is that my mum has complete control over my diet and exercise, plus someone needs to be watching and recording everything I eat.

    Tell her you aren't gonna eat shit until she gives you a beefy sandwich.

    Done and done.

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    FlayFlay Registered User regular
    edited January 2008
    Forbe! wrote: »
    Flay wrote: »
    *sigh* I know carbs and proteins are the things I want to be aiming for to put on weight... The problem is that I'm on a trial outpatient program with the hospital. On the plus side, it means I get out of the hospital several weeks earlier than I would have, but the trade off is that my mum has complete control over my diet and exercise, plus someone needs to be watching and recording everything I eat.

    Tell her you aren't gonna eat shit until she gives you a beefy sandwich.

    Done and done.

    And risk getting sent back to the hospital in the middle of school holidays? D: No thanks.


    Also, this magazine caught my eye in the newsagent the other day. I'm not sure if I'd be willing to pay twenty bucks per issue, but the website has some pretty interesting resources and workshops to look at.

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    Forbe!Forbe! Registered User regular
    edited January 2008
    Then quit complaining. Sheesh. Kids everywhere would kill to be fed nothing but junk food.

    Ask for some legitimate, non sugary, healthy food high in calories.

    It sounds like a pretty simple solution that will benefit both of you.

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    multimoogmultimoog Registered User regular
    edited January 2008
    Yeah, being on an outpatient program might not be the best time to stand up and be overly assertive.

    Maybe you could talk to your doctor about it? Let him/her know you're sick of junk food but that you know you have to keep to a gaining regimen, and then they can talk to your mom to come up with some satisfactory dietary... stuff.

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    MKRMKR Registered User regular
    edited January 2008
    What are the child abuse laws like in Australia?

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    Forbe!Forbe! Registered User regular
    edited January 2008
    I honestly can't see an outpatient program recommending or supporting a diet of junk food. And I also don't see how being in an outpatient program effects your control on your medical care.

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    SamyazaSamyaza Registered User regular
    edited January 2008
    Alright, I'm sure you (in general) would know these kinds of things; I'm in Guatemala and need to learn some Japanese curses, could anyone be so kind as to oblige? I'm not a regular here, which likely detracts from my credibility, but I don't trust those H/A bunch, since they're such a shifty lot.

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    ProspicienceProspicience The Raven King DenvemoloradoRegistered User regular
    edited January 2008
    Woo-hoo! 3 day week end!!!

    Oh man what I would give for a 3 day weekend (I guess I did have a rather long Holiday though). Make the best of it MT, maybe you can get that day of Mass Effect you've been wanting!

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    Spectre-xSpectre-x Rating: AWESOME YESRegistered User regular
    edited January 2008
    Woo-hoo! 3 day week end!!!

    I have all of next week off.

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    VeritasVeritas Registered User regular
    edited January 2008
    I start class again on monday. That break was way too quick.

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    DeeLockDeeLock Registered User regular
    edited January 2008
    i go back the 27th

    it's christmas forever!

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    VeritasVeritas Registered User regular
    edited January 2008
    I know my previous school was Jan 26. It just isn't right.

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    MagicToasterMagicToaster JapanRegistered User regular
    edited January 2008
    Woo-hoo! 3 day week end!!!

    Oh man what I would give for a 3 day weekend (I guess I did have a rather long Holiday though). Make the best of it MT, maybe you can get that day of Mass Effect you've been wanting!

    Oh yeah!

    Also, Spex: Do you have Christmas part 2? Over here it's 3 kings day on Sunday (thus we get monday off), it's basically the Hispanic version of Santa Claus, except much cooler. Instead of riding a sled, they ride camels, also kids don't leave milk and cookies, they leave a shoe-box full of grass for their awesome camels.

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    VeritasVeritas Registered User regular
    edited January 2008
    Its probably kind of nice, without all of the commercialization there are no worries about camel's with red noses to guide the wisemen through the sandstorms.

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    IrukaIruka Registered User, Moderator mod
    edited January 2008
    guys I just saw juno.

    It was top notch. Also I bought a super awesome book on L.A graffiti. My verdict so far on that: super awesome. The colors are inspiring to no end.

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    TamTam Registered User regular
    edited January 2008
    I got off on Dec 11 won't be back till Jan 17.

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    Spectre-xSpectre-x Rating: AWESOME YESRegistered User regular
    edited January 2008
    My boss is on vacation next week, so I have the week off, too, because things would get too complicated organization-wise if I worked then, too.

    I work on a ferry!

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    ProspicienceProspicience The Raven King DenvemoloradoRegistered User regular
    edited January 2008
    Iruka wrote: »
    guys I just saw juno.

    It was top notch. Also I bought a super awesome book on L.A graffiti. My verdict so far on that: super awesome. The colors are inspiring to no end.

    Oooo ooooo what is the book called? I almost bought a super cool LA Graffiti book last week but I'm waiting till next pay check.

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    Forbe!Forbe! Registered User regular
    edited January 2008
    I almost did some super cool LA Graffiti the other day.

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    IrukaIruka Registered User, Moderator mod
    edited January 2008
    Its called Graffiti L.A. and its 290ish pages of pictures and artist blurbs and a CD which I haven't looked at yet. Its really nice to have at my fingertips, I've been interested but had no where to start. I also looked at Graffiti world but the pictures in that are smaller and I really want to see everything.

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    Forbe!Forbe! Registered User regular
    edited January 2008
    Saw that at borders the other day when I was buying this.

    Also, I am now eating home-made jerky thanks to my father.


    Something is so funny about food with faces.

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    FlayFlay Registered User regular
    edited January 2008
    Speaking of which, I still have a $100 (AU) gift voucher for Borders lying around and not being spent. Everything there either seems to be too expensive or something I can get from the library.

    Guys, what should I spend this baby on?

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    MufasaJoeMufasaJoe Registered User regular
    edited January 2008
    Personally, I just bought Amulet vol 1, and Last Call vol 1, but I am a Kazu Kibuishi fanboy, and he recommeded Last Call so I can't personally vouch.
    I just got the last Metal Gear Solid graphic novel by Ashely Wood. I love his work on that series, a pretty mainstream comic with no initial pencils or inks, just Wood attacking the page. Sweet.
    I don't know if Borders would have it, but my favorite art book purchase this year was Zak Smith's Pictures of What's Happening On Every Page of Gravity's Rainbow. I haven't even read all of Gravity's Rainbow, but that book is amazing.

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    VirumVirum Registered User regular
    edited January 2008
    Flay wrote: »
    Speaking of which, I still have a $100 (AU) gift voucher for Borders lying around and not being spent. Everything there either seems to be too expensive or something I can get from the library.

    Guys, what should I spend this baby on?

    If you haven't read it, the $9 (USD so I dunno) paperback of Atlas Shrugged.
    And then spend the rest of it on Ultimate Sandman volume 1.

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    Spectre-xSpectre-x Rating: AWESOME YESRegistered User regular
    edited January 2008
    Why would anyone want to read Atlas Shrugged if they weren't trying to find out about Ayn Rand's politics?

    Because from what I can tell it is a shitty book.

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    flyingmonkeyflyingmonkey Registered User regular
    edited January 2008
    Atlas Shrugged is awful, how could anyone suggest that..that trash outside of some horrible ethics class. Just...Ayn Rand? UGH.

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    3. And quit this emo-slumming shit. Fuck.
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    VirumVirum Registered User regular
    edited January 2008
    Spectre-x wrote: »
    Why would anyone want to read Atlas Shrugged if they weren't trying to find out about Ayn Rand's politics?

    Because from what I can tell it is a shitty book.

    Does "from what I can tell" mean other people's opinions, or did you start to read it?

    I think people take what they don't like about her politics out on the prose of the book.

    I think it's great, even if you don't like the politics.

    But this doesn't happen to a "shitty book." Maybe one can contest her ideas are shitty; that's something else.

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    Spectre-xSpectre-x Rating: AWESOME YESRegistered User regular
    edited January 2008
    Note how that is the Reader's Choice list, and how an L. Ron Hubbard book occupies the third space there.

    Also note how it is not in the board's top 100.

    ALSO: I have not read the book personally. I have heard many things about several elements of the book. What I have heard suggests to me that the book is not a book that I would enjoy, nor that it is deserving of too much praise.

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    VirumVirum Registered User regular
    edited January 2008
    Haha well played. Of course J.R.R. Tolkien, Harper Lee, and George Orwell were hacks too.

    It doesn't matter, though - he asked for recommendations, so I recommended what I like. I think it's fantastic; you don't have to.

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    Spectre-xSpectre-x Rating: AWESOME YESRegistered User regular
    edited January 2008
    Get those gross words of yours out of my mouth, you cad and rapscallion.

    I never said that the fact that it was only on the Readers' list meant that it was terrible, what I implied with that was that the Readers' list was not a very accurate depiction of quality.

    I mean, there's some awful stuff in there, and some good stuff, but most of the books in the Readers' list do not deserve to be in the top 100, or even close to it.

    I liked The Stand a lot, but I would never, ever put it in the top 100 of greatest novels of all time.

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    VirumVirum Registered User regular
    edited January 2008
    Well I hadn't recognized that guy's name - I had to look it up and I was kind of dumbfounded when I found out who it was - I wasn't saying that you were calling them hacks - rather I was pointing at that both good and bad books are on there. I'm looking through it, I'm seeing a lot of books that shouldn't be on there. The only reason I knew it was on there was because my boss saw me Reading the The Fountainhead and told me that RandomHouse had rated it second and Atlas Shrugged first - I didn't know it was readers choice till now, I guess she got confused.

    Obviously if you support socialism you are probably going to hate the book - I still think it should be read. I plan on reading the Communist Manifesto some day because philosphy and ideas are important to me. I like Atlas Shrugged because when I read it it feels somebody looked into me and saw a lot of ideas I already had. It also inspires me and it gives me a feeling of empowerment.

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    multimoogmultimoog Registered User regular
    edited January 2008
    Spectre-x wrote: »
    Why would anyone want to read Atlas Shrugged if they weren't trying to find out about Ayn Rand's politics?

    Because from what I can tell it is a shitty book.

    It's very dry. Academic. From what I know about you, it doesn't seem to be like something you'd enjoy. Which isn't to say you wouldn't like something academic, just not the dry part.

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    Forbe!Forbe! Registered User regular
    edited January 2008
    Mmmm. L. Ron Hubbard. I know someone who was held against their will for about 12 hours because of some of his more...fervent...readers.

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    DeeLockDeeLock Registered User regular
    edited January 2008
    what does câline mean?

    silly 3ch and it's unintelligible words :P

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    FlayFlay Registered User regular
    edited January 2008
    We had a blackout for a couple of hours tonight. It's kind of scary to see just how dependent on electricity we are these days. D:

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    VirumVirum Registered User regular
    edited January 2008
    Psh...that's nothing. I've been without power for a week in sub freezing weather before.

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    no_toastno_toast Registered User regular
    edited January 2008
    Nah, people aren't that dependant on electricity. They just think they are. But I won't say life would be so fun then.

    Without electricity, there would be no AC and that would really suck. And by AC I don't mean air conditioning.

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