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I wrote the lab at last, somehow managing without the work that was supposed to be done by the other member.

Incidentally, after ignoring my first eight or so applications, Cineplex has finally consented to give me a job interview tomorrow! I'm rather excited! Hopfeully, I'll do well.
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I hate group work too. Especially with creative projects. I like to be in charge, so it's frustrating when everyone is tossing in ideas and it becomes far off from what I've invisioned. But that's school, I guess...

Anyhow, I haven't been on in a while. School is oh such a nuisance.
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Isn't it always? At least to me it is...
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I despise my school, from its wonderfully echo-ey hallways to my fellow classmates. Some people aren't that bad, the teachers are decent, but most of the people there are the c*ckiest, most unendurable two-faced [insert profane word of choice here] I've ever seen.
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Am I the only one who was traumatized by this monstrosity as a child?

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Shocking and appalling.

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Trilogy of Terror: The Most TV Movie Horrifying Movie Ever
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A student in the school died today of a brain tumor. I'm sure some of the students who were close got a taste of what it feels like to be an elderly person watching their friends "come and go". Having looked him up on Facebook, he was one of those people you remember the face of in the hall, but never knew them personally.


That said,

I'm off to Montreal for the weekend. I've visiting my sister who is in McGill University. Dr. Montgomery, Harper's Island Elimination....all on hold.
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My class just lost another class member. I think three from non-military deaths since I graduated. I hate when people are all over you for not posting you are sad. I'm not sad. I don't remember what the guy looks like and might have remotely known of him and his sister. It's sad that he died rock climbing, but I'm not going to be all fake about it.

I did have a great day. I took two tests today. These tests are the ones that you have to take to graduate and have to pass. Not like those tests that you can recover from.
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STUPID. *BEEP*ING. LAB. PARTNER.

Our chem teacher got it in his head that we need to do compliation labs, so basically, everyone in the group has the same answer and it looks like it was proofread. I submitted everything I needed, wrote my answers out neatly, included tables with my observations, labelled my diagrams and everything correctly. But the compilation part failed because my partner never signed on MSN when she was suppsoed to, to go over it and make corrections (it was a lab that had to be done over the weekend).

Result? I GOT A MARK OF 14/23 AND 6/11. I SLAVED OVER MY LAB AND I GOT THAT GRADE BECAUSE OF MY PARTNER'S MISTAKES THAT I HAD NO CONTROL OVER???

I HATE GROUPWORK! :evil: :evil: :evil:
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Amen to that! :evil:
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I finally completed Jouney to the Cemtery from POTO on piano... it isn't as hard as it sounds (mainly D, F, G, E, F, D, E, C, then start over)
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Well, on the bright side, my parents agree with me that my lab mark is ridiculous instead of benig irate like I supposed they would. I'll try to convince my teacher to mark mine seperately, because this is honestly completely unfair. If I got such a mark on a test, I guess it would be my fault for not studying. But I did all I could here, so, like I said, it's really ridiculous...
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I got back sooner than I hoped...

I got really dark... and it was really cold... it started to rain while we were in the corn maze
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So, yesterday, I picked up a copy of Trick 'R Treat at FYE. I'm sure this movie will become a cult classic.

It features several interwoven stories that occur on the same Halloween night in an unnamed town. A prank goes wrong at the site of a bus accident where the dead are said to lurk, a group of young women lure their dates into the woods for an evening of partying, a school principal and his son show ignorant trick or treaters the importance of checking your candy, a young couple learns the dangers of blowing out your jack-o'-lanturn before midnight, and an old man gets a visit from Samhain himself.

Foremost, the film excells in its brilliant cinematography. It captures the essence of Halloween perfectly, and truely manages to creep you out a few times. (Especially in the prank segment.)

However, the film takes a very lighthearted approach, and sometimes it feels like you're watching an old Goosebumps special. Though there is violence and a few shots of women's chests, the amount of gore and sex isn't overwhelming. (A welcome change from the torture pornography dominating today's market.)

Overall, this movie can be enjoyed by most. It's the one thing horror movies these days aren't, pure, entertaining fun. It reminded my why I love Halloween. However, don't expect deep character development or immense storytelling. The movie is simplistic, as it should be.

My main gripe is that the beginning is rather confusing. And the timeline is rather wacky, as the film keeps cutting to the various stories. None of them are presented in the order they occur. (Though the closing shot wraps everything together rather nicely.) However, one of the best parts is being utterly confused by something that happens earlier in the film, only to see it from a new angle later as the stories overlap.

If you plan on staying home and watching horror movies this Halloween, go out and buy Trick 'R Treat. It'll become a holiday staple for me, along with John Carpenter's masterpiece.
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Montreal is an amazing city. Though I've been there on many occasions, I'm always impressed with their ability to maintain an European feel. Part of that aspect is attributed to their refusal to tear down most of the Old Montreal buildings (unlike Toronto).

I arrived on Friday by train and was traveling with a guy my age, who was the brother of one of my sister's friends. They all shared a flat which has been made up efficiently, yet cozy. My sister Rebecca is quite the artiste herself and had the place decorated here and there with her work. Rebecca and I have always been meaning to have me over so that we could go hit Montreal together but we're usually too lazy to plan. Next, I got to see the sights. Rebecca and her roommates took us to their favourite eating spots and bars on campus and I got to meet some friends of hers...bonding moment activities. When younger, I've always seen Rebecca as a model of normality, yet her friends describe her as a really strange person. Unsurprisingly, we've both always had a sick sense of humour.

Saturday we had brunch since we all woke up at 12, eating a parcel of roast beef for sandwiches. The meat was bought at a reputed deli and it was some of the best roast beef I've ever eaten. That night was spent till 3 am in smoky bar where the guy I traveled with and I held a quick pool match. Why do I love the game yet suck so bad it? Do I only like pool because of Clue?
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Ooh, Dead Man's Folly is now a game! :)
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I guess Nobel Prize winners are picked randomnly off the streets:

http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/afp/091019/e ... e_religion

And my chem teacher will remark my lab, thank God!
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I saw Drag Me to H3ll last night. It doesn't live up to its hype at all. A decent story with a generally likeable heroine, sure. But, that still can't save it from its warped morals, awful special effects, and cheap scares. (Almost every single one involves a demon face popping at you with a roar sound effect. The only really effective scene involved a shadow beneath a door.) But...the movie wasn't terrible until the goat started talking. It was down hill from there.
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go_leafs_nation wrote:Ooh, Dead Man's Folly is now a game! :)
Yay!! I love those Agatha Christie I-Spy games
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