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Grimalkin

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      I may have to rent this this summer from our local Family video. Such a good movie and book. Thanks.

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WhatWouldJohnCrichtonDo?

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I had so many thoughts about your blog post, the book, and the movie after I read your post on Wednesday. Now I'm not sure I remember any of them. :my_confused:

I have read the book multiple times and like it a lot. I've only seen the movie once or twice, but I think I remember being a little underwhelmed. For example, when C. Thomas Howell says the line, "You ain't a'woofin' " it's pretty obvious he had no idea what it meant. Now that I know about the longer version on DVD, I may have to check that out!

I also remember being surprised (when I reread the book as an adult) that I had missed an important point when I read it as a teenager. I totally missed the point about Sodapop's girlfriend having to go stay with her grandparents. I wasn't some sheltered innocent, but I completely missed that they were saying that she was pregnant. Oops! 

I guess I remembered a few of my thoughts after all! Thanks for the stroll down memory lane. :my_smile:

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    • raayx01

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    • JermajestyDuggar

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    • fluffernutter

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    • GuineaPigCourtship

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      11 hours ago, Cults-r-us said:

      Blaming the parent is a cop out and empowers the child to act out.

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    • Bobology

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      3 hours ago, MargieB said:

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      My guess is that some of their "boxes*" will have been lost, damaged, stolen, etc and they will be needing the items** in those particular boxes replaced ASAP.

      * boxes... if any boxes even exist. They collect free money then do whatever they want. 

      ** items... the lost boxes will "contain" their most valuable belongings so they can beg for as much money as possible.

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