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An Interesting Dream
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An Interesting Dream

SS was being shut down. But it wasn't just a website and a forum. It was also an actual place. A clubhouse, with three floors. It was basically where people went and talked about school.

But all of a sudden, the goverment basically said "I don't like this. We should shut you down. Why should you still be in operation?" People started rallying against it. It started with a few students playing music outside the buildings, but it soon grew to big concerts inside stadiums to fund the banning of School Survival.

I was extremely distressed. Something I loved dearly was being taken away from me. But I couldn't do anything. I remember walking around the clubhouse sentementally, thinking about how much I'm going to miss it.

I forgot a part of it, but then we were able to keep it running, and the first meeting after that had the best attendance ever. I was so happy I was near crying.

Wait, if that was the ending, then why was I so relieved to wake up today? I actually had to pull up SS to make sure it was still there.

This dream really irked me, for some reason, and I thought you guys would like to know about it. Oh, and none of you were in it. People in real life don't usually appear in my dreams.

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RE: An Interesting Dream

Way to go. The first sentence nearly caused me to roll over in my grave, and that's in the future...

I wonder how your subconscious mind would picture me? It better not forget the beard...and an eye patch would be nice. Or Jack Sparrow.

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Interesting dream. Sounds like a scenario if the government really started cracking down on "unpleasant" ideas on the internet.

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RE: An Interesting Dream

I already know how my mind pictures you, Brainiac. Think slam poet with bongos.

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Out of curiosity, did I appear in your dream in some sort of representation?

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RE: An Interesting Dream

Let's see... You're in a trench coat in my representation of you.... There were a couple of people with trench coats, looking all mysterious like.

My memory is way too fuzzy to say what that means, though. So fuzzy I might just be making that up.

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I'm not sure if there is a correlation, and this may be just coincidence, but the Columbine shooters wore trenchcoats, and trenchcoats have pretty much been a symbol of that event.

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RE: An Interesting Dream

To me, trench coats mean "spy." Not Columbine.

So two meanings present that would both make sense. Or maybe both are true?

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WOO TRENCHCOATS

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