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Hi! Im new here. This is my first forum ive ever joined. Judging by the name and description, this is is perfect for me Smile. I hope i fit in with the community unlike the one I live in. Some basic stuff about me, Im an uprising graphic designer, Im not anti-social, but people annoy the fuck out of me sometimes, Im not smart in school. My average is a 58 - 62.
I enjoy videogames, if you have an Xbox feel free to add my gamertag: ZurkEXP. Thats all! Thanks for reading Smile

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SOH MANNY NEWH PPLZ

Hello. Id give you an epic welcome but its 1am.

So Ill let some insomniac take care of it.

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Hi Falsalm, welcome to School Survival!

Interesting this is your first forum, but welcome aboard!

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Welcome to SS!

I'm DoA, dedicated mind healer and wannabe psychologist.

I used to play quite a bit of CoD on the Xbox 360, but I've switched to Battlefield on the PS3. I'm weird like that.

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Hi there! What do you do for fun?

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Devour souls

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Don't devour meeee! Uhoh

I'll give you cookies.

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Yay!

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(12-28-2013 09:00 AM)Falsalm Wrote:  Devour souls


Too bad. You'll probably starve here. Much of us either dont have a soul(because we chose to take a step forward in evolution and become one with the machine) or because we used it as collateral in a deal with the devil.

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^Thats deep

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(12-28-2013 03:35 PM)brainiac3397 Wrote:  Too bad. You'll probably starve here. Much of us either dont have a soul(because we chose to take a step forward in evolution and become one with the machine) or because we used it as collateral in a deal with the devil.

This sent me through quite a Wiki Walk through TV Tropes.

According to the article on Deal with the Devil, "The Power of Love may be your best bet at defeating the infernal contract."

It also has a long list of other solutions.

brainiac's seems closest to #9, "Prove you'd already sold or given your soul to someone else, a la Homer Simpson and Mr. Krabs."

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Pfft. Obviously a soul is just pseudometapsyhcic energy existing in-between our material dimension, and another dimension of pure energy.

Basically the magnetic force that channels through the base of our chess piece(a metallic base capable of magnetic attraction), holding us on the board.

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(12-29-2013 05:59 AM)brainiac3397 Wrote:  Pfft. Obviously a soul is just pseudometapsyhcic energy existing in-between our material dimension, and another dimension of pure energy.

Basically the magnetic force that channels through the base of our chess piece(a metallic base capable of magnetic attraction), holding us on the board.

Im not smart enough to understand this

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Nah. It's just a typical sci-fi writer tactic. Or fantasy.

Sounds good, and I could probably persuade some people to actually think what I'm saying makes a ton of sense. Of course there is absolutely no evidence, except for whatever I say(which doesn't count). Could say that's how religion is made, if you wish.

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Graphic design? I like you already I possibly think so. CG or traditional pencil 'n' paper graphics? If the former, 2D or 3D? Or both?

I am a generic anti-social raging thread-ripping angsty cunt-of-a-person to be around. Good thing the site's acting up, too. Otherwise you'd see more of my generic anti-social raging thread-ripping angsty cunt-of-a-person posts more often.

On an unrelated note: I just got my hair cut short and it looks disgusting. Such a beautiful face wasn't meant to have a small patch of crap on top. It was meant to be surrounded in a smooth, silky mane!
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CG and nice to meet you, :l I too got my beautiful locks taken away from me

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I feel you dawg. You're my new best bestest friend in the whole world!
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