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Apr. 4th, 2006 | 02:54 pm
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posted by: lili__marlene in a_great_mistake

hi all,

i found this fledgling community by snooping in dysgr8mystake's user info, after encountering her over in anti_feminism.

ABOUT MY ARRIVAL: thinking they couldn't have children, my parents adopted the ones they wanted. then, a few years later, mom gets pregnant - OOPS! last summer, i went to visit my grandfather. after informing me that my deceased grandmother had been "a real chippy" (read: "whore"), he said,

"so, you know you were an accident, right?"
"yup," said i. "and a pretty damned lucky one, too."

so, that takes care of the "unexpected" bit. now, for the fuck-up bit: i'm an over-achiever. this means that i think i'm a colossal fuck-up, though others tend to disagree. i think the jury's still out.

3 random interests: trains, procrastination, and hating moulin rouge.

...looking forward to all manner of random conversation over here.

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from: dysgr8mystake
date: Apr. 4th, 2006 07:22 pm (UTC)
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You have no idea how happy your intro just made me. ^_^ I'm trying to get this community known about, and to see someone just get interested seeing it in my info makes me quite pleased, thank you.

I can't believe I didn't come up with procrastination all by myself. Damn!

And yeah, the overacheiver thing is something I definitely think my sister could relate to, in her life. She's practically driven herself into the ground trying to be perfect for the family more than once.

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from: lili__marlene
date: Apr. 4th, 2006 10:35 pm (UTC)
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ah, yes... procrastination... what would my life be without it? i'd sure as hell spend a lot less time on LJ...

oh, and thanks for adding "hating moulin rouge" to our collective interests. i realize that some people like that movie, so i appreciate your support for my loathing. i think it's the worst (and, the most horribly overrated) thing that's ever come out of hollywood.

also, thanks for making this community. imagine, a whole bunch of people who weren't supposed to exist, coming together and sharing our awesomeness. as i typed that, i just realized there's a rather sizeable danger that this community will become a magnet for pro-lifers. lots of this: "imagine if your mother had aborted you? you'd all be dead. and BOY would you be PISSED."

*fingers crossed that we avoid that*

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from: evilnumber1
date: Apr. 5th, 2006 03:19 am (UTC)
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If that happens we should point out to them that yes, our mothers chose to have us. That they were not forced to have us due to lack of other options. I think that makes the choice more significant.

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from: lili__marlene
date: Apr. 5th, 2006 03:44 am (UTC)
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yeah, i totally agree. yet, i've never been able to convince a pro-lifer of that one...

alas, a gal can dream.

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