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  1. Her
    December 19th, 2011 6:12 PM
    why are you shego
  2. donavannj
    December 5th, 2011 10:26 PM
    You didn't even learn about the atrocities on Kristallnacht?
  3. donavannj
    December 5th, 2011 9:35 PM
    We watched a few movies and documentaries about and set in the Holocast era, as well as seeing plenty of the grotesque pictures taken during and after the war.
  4. donavannj
    December 5th, 2011 8:58 PM
    Origins and aftermath are pretty alright, but the battles are where all the action is at! That said, I do like quite a bit of political intrigue and the circumstances leading up to the wars, as many people seem to not be well versed in the reasons wars happened or what happened in them because they don't pay attention as teenagers while in school.
  5. donavannj
    December 5th, 2011 7:53 PM
    I find the '50s and '60s very interesting in both the 19th and 20th centuries. Mexican-American War also includes the 10 years before it where Texas was a republic independent of Mexico and was fighting for its independence from Mexico. Its how we got California and Arizona, among others. Oh, and my courses also briefly touched on the Spanish-American War in 1898, which is how we got several island territories.
  6. donavannj
    December 5th, 2011 4:50 PM
    What did you find particularly interesting in that list?
  7. donavannj
    December 5th, 2011 4:39 PM
    We also touch quite a bit on historical figures of America.
  8. donavannj
    December 5th, 2011 4:19 PM
    Basically, between 11 and 13 we learn about everything major up to World War I. At 16 we learn some about the stuff between WWI and WWII, but mostly everything from WWII to the 1970s. Even cultural things about those eras.

    It goes (and I'm leaving out some details):

    Native Peoples in each region of the US and how they lived (there are a freaking lot of them, but there's a focus on the major ones such as the Iroquois).
    The colonial era from Columbus on to the American Revolution in the late 18th century. Of particular note was the colonial sides of the Seven Year War in the 1750s and 1760s and the events that led to the American revolution.
    The American Revolution.
    The formation of the nation and its early governing documents.
    A bit about Europe such as the French Revolution.
    Napoleon selling us a huge chunk of New France.
    The War of 1812 against Britain.
    The Mexican-American War.
    The climate leading up to the American Civil War.
    The Confederate States of America.
    The American Civil War.
    President Lincoln's Assassination.
    The "golden age" of American expansion and immigration, where the "Wild West" was settled and hundreds of millions of immigrants really started coming in droves because rumors spread that our streets were paved with gold because there was so much opportunity and wealth.
    The Titanic.
    World War I and the influenza epidemic.
    The Roarin' 1920s.
    The Great Depression/Dust Bowl years.
    World War II on the British/American fronts.
    The 1950s and the Red Scare.
    The 1960s and the Civil Rights Movement.
    The 1950s/1960s and counterculture.
    The Vietnam War.
    The Watergate scandal.
  9. donavannj
    December 5th, 2011 3:30 PM
    My history curriculum was very America-centric, but didn't really touch on anything after the 1970s. Over the years, this includes America pre-Columbus and extends all the way until the 1970s.
  10. donavannj
    December 5th, 2011 8:05 AM
    What kinds of history have you been learning?
  11. donavannj
    December 4th, 2011 8:39 PM
    Well then you sound well-rounded knowledge wise. Good with history at all?
  12. donavannj
    December 4th, 2011 4:52 PM
    What about processing raw data?
  13. donavannj
    December 4th, 2011 4:18 PM
    What about statistical math in non-visual form?
  14. donavannj
    December 4th, 2011 2:48 PM
    Massive writer's block was annoying and I have other distractions like video games.

    Simple math is easy peasy and I usually can do my own statistical calculations without a taking a college level math course on them.
  15. donavannj
    December 4th, 2011 2:20 PM
    I enjoy reading, but as a partial perfectionist writing is challenging because my subconscious rejects ideas before they reach my conscious mind and my conscious mind also rejects ideas.

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    →Writing (Original and fanfiction)
    →Webcomics (xkcd, SMBC, Super Effective)
    →Drawing (though my skills are . . . uh, limited)
    →Eating (very important. Note to self: DO NOT FORGET TO EAT THREE TIMES A DAY)
    →Sleeping (secondary consideration, especially during school holidays)
    →Final Fantasy
    →Long walks on the beach
    →Just kidding, I hate the beach. Give me a long walk in the city any day
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    →Puff the Magic Dragon
    →Music (Linkin Park, supercell, Vocaloid in general, Paramore, Christina Perri)
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Posted November 1st, 2013 at 7:33 AM by Misheard Whisper Comments 5
Posted in NaNoWriMo
Just a quick post because it's 4:30 am and I have another 300 words to write before bed. Who's doing it this year? I know some of you must be.

Posted February 12th, 2012 at 9:01 PM by Misheard Whisper Comments 2
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Posted January 15th, 2012 at 11:32 AM by Misheard Whisper Comments 4
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i was gonna make a celebration thread but who the hell am i kidding i don't hang with that crowd

So basically, today's my seventeenth birthday and yesterday was my third PC anniversary. This officially makes me a veteran, which feels extraordinarily weird. Being seventeen also feels weird, because sixteen was such a comfortable age. Sixteen suited me just fine. Ah well, to a new year!

Posted December 16th, 2011 at 10:20 PM by Misheard Whisper Comments 2
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That since he dropped the mop look, Justin Bieber's hair looks a lot like mine does when I put gel in it. :/

I feel violated.

Posted December 9th, 2011 at 4:21 AM by Misheard Whisper Comments 2
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Well, it's just over a month away now, but it's still weird to think about it. I've been 16 for almost a year (funny that) and in that time, it's grown to be my identifier. It's such a comfortable age. An even number, a square number and a number which legally entitles me to all sorts of debauchery and increased fares on public transport.

On top of that, it's the year in which I've spent most time on the internet. I've come to love PC quite a bit during my time here, but I've probably...
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