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07:11 PM on 12/03/12 
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s'okay man lol i'm just fucking around. shit happens haha.

Maybe i should be in school.....
07:15 PM on 12/03/12 
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Maybe i should be in school.....

honestly the only thing i've found that really improves vocabulary and syntax and shit is just reading. like a lot. schools, especially college, don't really deal in vocabulary teaching. whatever level university or school you end up at will probably just teach to your assumed ability and not bother to expand it.


reading the redwall series as a little kid taught me lots of words. and animals too!



tell the devil cluny the scourge sent you
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honestly the only thing i've found that really improves vocabulary and syntax and shit is just reading. like a lot. schools, especially college, don't really deal in vocabulary teaching. whatever level university or school you end up at will probably just teach to your assumed ability and not bother to expand it.


reading the redwall series as a little kid taught me lots of words. and animals too!



tell the devil cluny the scourge sent you
YES! the Redwall book series is fucking amazing.
07:21 PM on 12/03/12 
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YES! the Redwall book series is fucking amazing.

i refuse to throw them out i still own like 15 of them. so great. rip brian jacques, man changed my life as a kid
07:23 PM on 12/03/12 
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BRIAN JACQUES DIED??

xxx
07:24 PM on 12/03/12 
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i refuse to throw them out i still own like 15 of them. so great. rip brian jacques, man changed my life as a kid
right? those were the only books I read between grades 6 and 8. I think those books are the reason I wanted to start writing.
07:26 PM on 12/03/12 
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BRIAN JACQUES DIED??

xxx
yeah earlier this year or last year. can't remember. i was actually seriously bummed out.
right? those were the only books I read between grades 6 and 8. I think those books are the reason I wanted to start writing.

haha i monopolized them in my school library from like 4th to 7th grade. The Legend of Luke or Salamandastron were my favorites I think. they really solidified my love for reading and books. lovelovelove them. they mean so much to me.

after that i moved on to other fantasy like lotr and The Legend of Drizz't (I know at least one person on this site has read those books)
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yeah, I love it, it's so awesome that it even exists and I can be a part of it

I love Jazz and def would like to see you perform, do you have any videos posted ?
Brandon's cousin Johhny (JPBLues) was voted one of the top 100 jazz guitarists to watch like 2 years ago.

Do like Jazz, so that's pretty cool.
Is performing your career path ?
07:28 PM on 12/03/12 
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yeah earlier this year or last year. can't remember. i was actually seriously bummed out.


haha i monopolized them in my school library from like 4th to 7th grade. The Legend of Luke or Salamandastron were my favorites I think. they really solidified my love for reading and books. lovelovelove them. they mean so much to me.

after that i moved on to other fantasy like lotr and The Legend of Drizz't (I know at least one person on this site has read those books)

goddammit that sucks. I've heard a lot about the drizz't series should I read it? I still have to read the wheel of time series too
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yeah earlier this year or last year. can't remember. i was actually seriously bummed out.


haha i monopolized them in my school library from like 4th to 7th grade. The Legend of Luke or Salamandastron were my favorites I think. they really solidified my love for reading and books. lovelovelove them. they mean so much to me.

after that i moved on to other fantasy like lotr and The Legend of Drizz't (I know at least one person on this site has read those books)
right? so good, I love those two books as well. It's been over 10 years since I've read one but I might be visiting the library soon so I can get some haha. I remember the books being very detailed and very graphic.
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if you want to improve your vocabulary take latin.
07:32 PM on 12/03/12 
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I love Jazz and def would like to see you perform, do you have any videos posted ?
Brandon's cousin Johhny (JPBLues) was voted one of the top 100 jazz guitarists to watch like 2 years ago.

Do like Jazz, so that's pretty cool.
Is performing your career path ?

I actually don't have any videos...I should put some up haha. And that's awesome.

And nah, I'm not planning on going into performing. I love it, but I don't think I'd want to do it for a living...too unreliable, and honestly i feel like having to do it to support myself would put too much pressure on me and take the fun out of it. I plan on continuing to do it as a hobby though.
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goddammit that sucks. I've heard a lot about the drizz't series should I read it? I still have to read the wheel of time series too

i LOVE drizz't. like i read those books so many times if i pick up the books i know what the next sentence will be. like, it's cheesy as fuck, but drizz't as a character really influenced me as a person haha. there's so much of it to read tho, it's hard to tell you to start a 20+ book series.

i've never read wheel of time. i've read the shannara series, the horus heresy series/warhammer 40k novels, a ton of other forgotten realm novels (which is the universe of drizz't), pendragon series, eragon, and probably some other young adult fantasy shit lol. it was all i read for a looooong time
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right? so good, I love those two books as well. It's been over 10 years since I've read one but I might be visiting the library soon so I can get some haha. I remember the books being very detailed and very graphic.

they had some pretty intense moments for what were ostensibly childrens books. man idk now i wanna reread these haha. i got so bummed when i caught up and had to start waiting to buy hardcovers, that shit sucked for a little kid
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i LOVE drizz't. like i read those books so many times if i pick up the books i know what the next sentence will be. like, it's cheesy as fuck, but drizz't as a character really influenced me as a person haha. there's so much of it to read tho, it's hard to tell you to start a 20+ book series.

i've never read wheel of time. i've read the shannara series, the horus heresy series/warhammer 40k novels, a ton of other forgotten realm novels (which is the universe of drizz't), pendragon series, eragon, and probably some other young adult fantasy shit lol. it was all i read for a looooong time

It's still basically all i read...starting to read some nonfiction tho



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