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SSar's Beast
Summer Wars was not precisely what I'd expected. It was a sort of halfway point between the Digimon movie and Paprika; it kind of succeeded on only a few levels, whereas Paprika succeeded on many, many levels (and had a better score). Many, many tropes of the anime genre, to the point where I felt I should have had a Bingo sheet. Still, I did enjoy it.

Doing research on The Bird of Paradise causes me to look up all kinds of diverse things - today included call options in stock trading, a Tennyson poem, the medicinal uses of Datura tatula, and the word "slantindicularly".

The latter brought me this -

Slantindicular - Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster ...
Slantindicular, it turns out, isn't in the free Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, where you just searched. However, it is available in our premium ...


Perhaps it's a slight overreaction that causes me to start singing under my breath, '1984, knocking on your door, will you let it in, will you let it run your life...?'

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The great thing about the internet is that when one group of people start doing that you can always find another who offer the same services without the evil.

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