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Pele
Pele

the henna lady
Location: WNY, USA
Member Since: 15th Dec 2000
Total posts: 6193
Posted:Alrighty...here's the "rules"

1. Grab the nearest book.
2. Open it to page 93
3. Find the 5th sentence down
4. Post it here.

Now, I am not sure what this is supposed to mean really. I do know that 93 is supposed to me Do what you love as long as it harms none.
Maybe it is supposed to help you find what you love?

Let's give it a try..shall we?

Nearest book (from the many, the first I picked up without lookin is...)

"Building a Character" By Stanislavski

Pg 93, 5th line

"The fact is that the work of voice placing consists primarily in the development of breathing and the vibration of the unsustained note."

Hmmmm.....I'll have to think on that! wink

Pele


Pele
Higher, higher burning fire...making music like a choir
"Oooh look! A pub!" -exclaimed after recovering from a stupid fall
"And for the decadence of art, nothing beats a roaring fire." -TMK

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Pele
Pele

the henna lady
Location: WNY, USA
Member Since: 15th Dec 2000
Total posts: 6193
Posted:Alrighty, another try...and this ought to be interesting...

Book: The Life and Times of Marquis De Sade by Dr. Iwan Bloch

pg 93 line 5

Oh my gods! Thank goodness I have no brothers and this is completely not true for me!!!!!!!!

"In the beginning of his career, after getting much pleasure from the seduction of his own sister, he induced sisters to be seduced by their brothers."

Ummm...eww..but this game is fun! biggrin


Pele
Higher, higher burning fire...making music like a choir
"Oooh look! A pub!" -exclaimed after recovering from a stupid fall
"And for the decadence of art, nothing beats a roaring fire." -TMK

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Doc Lightning
Doc Lightning

HOP Mad Doctor
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
Member Since: 28th May 2001
Total posts: 13920
Posted:La Piel del Tambor by Arturo Prez-Reverte

"Lo nico que pretendo dijo Quart es garantizar una limpia investigacin."



-Mike )'(
Certified Mad Doctor and HoP High Priest of Nutella

"A buckuht 'n a hooze!" -Valura

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oli
not with cactus
Location: bristol/ southern eastern devo...
Member Since: 24th Jul 2003
Total posts: 2052
Posted:... depict forgettable non-events set in claustrophobic, unremarkable places. when...

from a book about boris mikhailov


Me train running low on soul coal
They push+pull tactics are driving me loco
They shouldn't do that no no no

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Doc Lightning
Doc Lightning

HOP Mad Doctor
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
Member Since: 28th May 2001
Total posts: 13920
Posted:Pele, is it fifth line or fifth sentence?

-Mike )'(
Certified Mad Doctor and HoP High Priest of Nutella

"A buckuht 'n a hooze!" -Valura

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originalsmit
originalsmit

addict
Location: nottingham, england. cornwall ...
Member Since: 28th Aug 2003
Total posts: 469
Posted:" When veiwing the statistics given in table 2, one must bear in mind that the method of gathering, population and veiw of the results is not continuous from table one as the laws governing the definition of suicide changed in 1961"

yeah
boring innit its from suicide and attempted suicide by gerald pickering
i got lent it by a mate, makes interesting reading as its from 1975


my original signature was tooo long.
this one is shorter

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DeepSoulSheep
DeepSoulSheep

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Berlin
Member Since: 25th Sep 2002
Total posts: 2617
Posted:Allen Carr's Easy wat to stop smoking

"If you can't do it today, what makes you think it will be easier tomorrow?"


I live in a world of infinite possibilities.

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Katrina
Katrina

enthusiast
Location: Edinburgh
Member Since: 6th May 2004
Total posts: 352
Posted:"switch of the appliance at the socket and pull out the plug"

from What to do in an emergency....

Note: this book covers lots of useful emergencies such as electric shock (above), your holiday firm going bust, volcano erruption, how to deal with a drunk who is pestering you and lots of other useful things... yet it doesn't deal with setting yourself on fire, surely that's more likely than getting caught near an errupting volcano don't you think?


One day i'll learn to resist gravity...

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Prometheus
Prometheus

Diamond In The Rough
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Member Since: 30th Jun 2002
Total posts: 459
Posted:This may not say much for me, but the nearest thing was a comic book, my Wolverine Annual

"It's one-o'clock, bub..." (Snikkt) "Time to get yer face ripped off!"

Not nearly as insightful as some quotes I could choose...


Dance like it hurts; Love like you need money; Work like someone is watching.

Never criticize someone until you've walked a mile in their shoes. That way, when you DO criticize them, you are a mile away, and you have their shoes.

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pounce
pounce

All the neurotic makings of America's lesser known sweetheart
Location: body in Las Vegas, heart all a...
Member Since: 10th Jan 2003
Total posts: 9831
Posted:nearest book:
The Vagina Monologues
by Eve Ensler

"Water."



ok so that was kinda boring. how bout another?

remembered rapture: the writer at work
by bell hooks

"So many stories of balck girlhood are filling with lurid tales of all manner of sexual abuse, incest, rape by strangers, and unrelenting violence that this has almost come to represent in the popular imagination what black girlhood is."


and one last one:

Real Knockouts: The Physical Feminism of Women's Self-Defense
by Martha McCaughey

(quoted from an interview) "What I saw in the women who were taking the class was really frightening to me because I felt, I mean, I came into the class because of this sexual harrassment...I was so pissed that I was ready to scream, I was ready to yell, to punch things and I don't know what got some of these other women into the class but they were so meek and so unable to even just yell 'NO' in a way that wasn't like, when we did this exercise where we just went up to each other to say 'NO, DON'T TALK TO ME LIKE THAT,'...they couldn't even do that without smiling or looking down or something...I had no trouble just wailing on them, and that was just when it kind of hit me, that wow, this is really a bigger problem for even other people than it is for me, saying 'no' and not sounding like a girl."


I was always scared with my mother's obsession with the good scissors. It made me wonder if there were evil scissors lurking in the house somewhere.

Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons for you are crunchy and good with ketchup.

**giggles**

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Doc Lightning
Doc Lightning

HOP Mad Doctor
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
Member Since: 28th May 2001
Total posts: 13920
Posted:From The Funny Thing Is... by Ellen Degeneres



"Woah."


-Mike )'(
Certified Mad Doctor and HoP High Priest of Nutella

"A buckuht 'n a hooze!" -Valura

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Rossco
Rossco

Official HoP hobbity potato monster!
Location: Cardiff, The Diffshire
Member Since: 4th Mar 2004
Total posts: 434
Posted:The NHS complaints procedure covers any complaint made about a Trust's staff or facilities relating to care in the Trust's private pay beds, it does not cover private medical care provided by consultants outside their NHS contract!

Can everyone see how interesting my job is? frown


O.B.E.S.E. Official Potato man.

Remeber kids.... Its all fun and games until someone loses a bol**ck! biggrin

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Katrina
Katrina

enthusiast
Location: Edinburgh
Member Since: 6th May 2004
Total posts: 352
Posted:got a whole new pile of books at my desk now....

introducing sociology - bilton et al

"these characteristics help to support popular notions of the upper class as 'the aristocracy' - landowners with titles ranked below the monarchy - or as an 'establishment' where the elite individuals man [sic] core traditional institutions in order to effectively control the country" confused

don't you just wish you were doing an essay on social policies and collectivism... rolleyes


One day i'll learn to resist gravity...

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Nephtys
Nephtys

resident fridge magnet
Location: Utrecht, The Netherlands
Member Since: 3rd Oct 2002
Total posts: 835
Posted:It makes excellent reading when you stick it all together. I think some of the dialogue is particularly fascinating!! How about we entitle this "A Dark and Disturbing Trip into The HOP Collective Unconscious" biggrin
To re-cap, what we have created so far...

The fact is that the work of voice placing consists primarily in the development of breathing and the vibration of the unsustained note. Or into squares with a knife.
"Yeah" Terry said, "Can we go in now?"
The other drinkers thought they were some kind of cabaret. She kicked Oscar's sides, and he got a fright and shot forward.
"As I say, if you aren't enjoying your religion,then you are either doing your relgion wrong or doing the wrong religion."
'There's no music involved' I said 'But that's not a bad idea. Might get a few more people joining. I need a 1000, and ---'"
"But, as I know that strength arising from obedience has a way of simplifying things which seem impossible, my will very gladly resolves to attempt this task although the prospect seems to cause my physical nature great distress; for the Lord has not given me strength enough to enable me to wrestle continually both with sickness and with occupations of many kinds without feeling a great physical strain."
(noh-men-klay-chur). The modern system for naming organ. Beauty could not see this happening because of the high collar. By not displaying one's high virtue, one is virtuous. HUSANI - Swahili 'handsome'. Ionic bonds are further weakened by the presence of salts, whose atoms form the counterions that cluster around ions of opposite charge. When researchers pushed a switch, a low-level, nonharmful electrical current passed through these gold wires and activated brain cells. She holds a disk in her left hand,whose centre is the chinese symbol. As the celestial beauty floated down to stand before Brockwell her form shrank and manifested into a naked human female. ...the madmen who made men mad by their contagion; conquerors and kings, founders of sects and systems.'-lord george gordon byron. make the connection between negative emotions and habitual negative thoughts. There are few better lunches than this soundly flavoured tart. 'It follows that, if we fail to become aware of it, we can deny that it is in our mind'.
"My muscles have all seized up," he groaned, sinking onto his bed.'
I have taken to the sofa with my staylace cut, and have lain there three hours, insensible, with my head over the side, and my hair all down, and my feet I don't know where.
"He's saying Mr Lister has chosen well, sir."
And, a regular of the Downtown performing circuit herself, Taylor knew that, to quote her father, there was no way in Satan's backyard that anyone would ever make any kind of serious money playing music in bars. Before it was too late, the human race had to learn everything possible about this species preferably without causing more damage to the sole 'survivor. The Robert F. Stockton , built in England in 1838 for the USA, crossed the Atlantic under sail in 1839 and took up service towing canal barges.
"The pain on that mattress there-that dreadful pain- that's you."
Speed of a small bladed weapon. In the beginning of his career, after getting much pleasure from the seduction of his own sister, he induced sisters to be seduced by their brothers.
"Lo nico que pretendo dijo Quart es garantizar una limpia investigacin." Depict forgettable non-events set in claustrophobic, unremarkable places. When. When viewing the statistics given in table 2, one must bear in mind that the method of gathering, population and view of the results is not continuous from table one as the laws governing the definition of suicide changed in 1961. If you can't do it today, what makes you think it will be easier tomorrow? Switch of the appliance at the socket and pull out the plug.
It's one-o'clock, bub..." (Snikkt) "Time to get yer face ripped off!"
"Water."
So many stories of black girlhood are filling with lurid tales of all manner of sexual abuse, incest, rape by strangers, and unrelenting violence that this has almost come to represent in the popular imagination what black girlhood is."
"What I saw in the women who were taking the class was really frightening to me because I felt, I mean, I came into the class because of this sexual harrassment...I was so pissed that I was ready to scream, I was ready to yell, to punch things and I don't know what got some of these other women into the class but they were so meek and so unable to even just yell 'NO' in a way that wasn't like, when we did this exercise where we just went up to each other to say 'NO, DON'T TALK TO ME LIKE THAT,'...they couldn't even do that without smiling or looking down or something...I had no trouble just wailing on them, and that was just when it kind of hit me, that wow, this is really a bigger problem for even other people than it is for me, saying 'no' and not sounding like a girl."
"Woah."
The NHS complaints procedure covers any complaint made about a Trust's staff or facilities relating to care in the Trust's private pay beds, it does not cover private medical care provided by consultants outside their NHS contract! These characteristics help to support popular notions of the upper class as 'the aristocracy' - landowners with titles ranked below the monarchy - or as an 'establishment' where the elite individuals man [sic] core traditional institutions in order to effectively control the country. I'm scrambling to get up off the greased floor with and armful of Marla's India cotton print skirt.


(that last one was from "Fight Club" by Chuck Palahniuk)

smile


everyone's unique except me

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Nephtys
Nephtys

resident fridge magnet
Location: Utrecht, The Netherlands
Member Since: 3rd Oct 2002
Total posts: 835
Posted:eek i did not mean to kill this thread, i really like it!
* bump *



everyone's unique except me

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Katrina
Katrina

enthusiast
Location: Edinburgh
Member Since: 6th May 2004
Total posts: 352
Posted:Thread murderer! eek tongue

One day i'll learn to resist gravity...

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Tao Star
Tao Star

Pooh-Bah
Location: Bristol
Member Since: 30th May 2003
Total posts: 1662
Posted:er, mine says

this was how matters stood when their second child, whom they called James, was born.

(The gospel according to Jesus Christ - Jose Saramango)

which is a shame, cos the rest of the page is riveting!


I had a dream that my friend had a
strong-bad pop up book,
it was the book of my dreams.

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Doc Lightning
Doc Lightning

HOP Mad Doctor
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
Member Since: 28th May 2001
Total posts: 13920
Posted:This is from the Sanford Guide to Antimicrobial Therapy 2003 edition, which is in my pocket right now (I'm at work).

Toxoplasma Gondii (Reference: Remington and mcLeod in INFECTIOUS DISEASES, Gorbach et al. Eds. 2nd Ed. 1997, pp1620-40)


Scintillating, eh?


-Mike )'(
Certified Mad Doctor and HoP High Priest of Nutella

"A buckuht 'n a hooze!" -Valura

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_Aime_
_Aime_

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Hastings
Member Since: 2nd Jan 2004
Total posts: 4172
Posted:Graham Nortons Biography - Laid Bare

'...with his hair shaved back that we noticed.' Julie Forrester also...'



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phin
not just a juggler...
Location: edinburgh
Member Since: 2nd Mar 2004
Total posts: 101
Posted:from the curious incident of the dog in the nightime by mark haddon:

'...and i am going to finish this chapter with two interesting facts...'

interesting! biggrin

phin


"look like a girl, act like a lady, think like a man and work like a dog"

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Katrina
Katrina

enthusiast
Location: Edinburgh
Member Since: 6th May 2004
Total posts: 352
Posted:ooh, great book, were they the facts about sherlock homes?

I actually, for once have no books within reach of the computer due to a hit of spontenaity taking me back to Cumbria.


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phin
not just a juggler...
Location: edinburgh
Member Since: 2nd Mar 2004
Total posts: 101
Posted:indeed they were about sherlock holmes! did you know that without checking?!

next book...

the wee free men by terry pratchett

'...a gasp went up from the nac mac feegles, and...'

also very good book biggrin

phin


"look like a girl, act like a lady, think like a man and work like a dog"

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Katrina
Katrina

enthusiast
Location: Edinburgh
Member Since: 6th May 2004
Total posts: 352
Posted:Yes, I did know that without checking (I enjoyed that book). I'm replying to this and yet again there are no books within arms reach, not even a really really long arms reach....

One day i'll learn to resist gravity...

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Doc Lightning
Doc Lightning

HOP Mad Doctor
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
Member Since: 28th May 2001
Total posts: 13920
Posted:Pocket PDR

Idarubicin HCL (Idamycin PFS) Inj: 1mg/ml
ADULTS: AML: Induction: 12 mg/m^2/d x 3d. Give 2nd course if evidence of leukemia still present.
ADVERSE EFFECTS: Local tissue necrosis, myocardial toxicity, myelosuppression

eek Ewww.


-Mike )'(
Certified Mad Doctor and HoP High Priest of Nutella

"A buckuht 'n a hooze!" -Valura

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Kombi guy
Kombi guy

HOP OM
Location: HOP Central, New Zealand
Member Since: 21st Nov 2003
Total posts: 223
Posted:Eyes closed, reached and grabbed.
Poi Spinning by Michal kahn ( Typical ) rolleyes biggrin wink smile
weavesmiley weavesmiley weavesmiley weavesmiley weavesmiley weavesmiley weavesmiley weavesmiley weavesmiley weavesmiley
As the poi spin towards each other, bring the poi down and jump as they cross under your feet. biggrin cool juggle


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Mint Sauce
veteran
Location: Lancs England
Member Since: 7th Sep 2003
Total posts: 1453
Posted:The BMA "Concise Guide to Medicines and Drugs biggrin

P:93
L:5

"created is carefully regulated. Sometimes" confused


before i met those lot i thought they'd be a bunch of dreadlocked hippies that smoked, set things on fire ,and drank a lot of tea but then when i met them....oh wait (PyroWill)

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Doc Lightning
Doc Lightning

HOP Mad Doctor
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
Member Since: 28th May 2001
Total posts: 13920
Posted:Across the Sea of Suns by Gregory Benford

"Part of it's to find out what the issue goddam is if you'd just listen fer once!"


-Mike )'(
Certified Mad Doctor and HoP High Priest of Nutella

"A buckuht 'n a hooze!" -Valura

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