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All Hallows' Eve

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if only

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Twilight Stolen

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for fans of the Black Knight (not batman ya plonkers)

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brain.. melting.. good

Quantum Mechanics with Dr Brian Cox

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Me During Dr Who And I'll Kill You

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Rude & Deadly

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Booyaka ya face

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You Don't Know Me'

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Keep The Fires Burning

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yep

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They came in the dark

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yep

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yep

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occupy

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tonight

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Lets Go Swimming

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Babyland - Pink Frost

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dooooo

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sad

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So I watched the news

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Switching between TV1 and 3's coverage of the days events.

This was quite novel for me as I've all but given up watching any broadcast TV completely these past few years. The Occassional five minutes here and there (usually fox news as I leave the house in the morning - its funny, ok), so on managing to first navigate the remotes and get the machines to work I was I must admit a tad shell shocked. All those ads and god most of them are badly made, well cheap is possibly more ot the point. Anyways I digress.

I watched the news, for the stranding of the Rena on Astrolabe Reef off the port of Tauranga concerns me greatly, not just because I care about our environment and country... but because for some seven years I lived in Mount Maunganui, back before the amalgamation into Tauranga city and the linking harbour bridge was errected - man it was a weird but wonderful small town (13,000) and community. Quite the sobering introduction to a wider NZ than my years in the South Island,…

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lucky cloud

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Occupy Wall Street

Confronting the Malefactors
By PAUL KRUGMAN

There’s something happening here. What it is ain’t exactly clear, but we may, at long last, be seeing the rise of a popular movement that, unlike the Tea Party, is angry at the right people.

When the Occupy Wall Street protests began three weeks ago, most news organizations were derisive if they deigned to mention the events at all. For example, nine days into the protests, National Public Radio had provided no coverage whatsoever.

It is, therefore, a testament to the passion of those involved that the protests not only continued but grew, eventually becoming too big to ignore. With unions and a growing number of Democrats now expressing at least qualified support for the protesters, Occupy Wall Street is starting to look like an important event that might even eventually be seen as a turning point.

What can we say about the protests? First things first: The protesters’ indictment of Wall Street as a destructive force, econo…

seen

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If I was a rich man...

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Life

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wot to do

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awesome

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Talkies are the future of entertainment,

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No more messing around

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Get ya here stat