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Am I the only one who, when walking around town, has noticed all these young folks telling each other "Happy Valentine's Day"? Even older folks, I presume being business owners trying to mollify the politically correct crowd, are expressing themselves so.

Well back in my day, before all these librul SJW types began their War on "Merry Saint", that's exactly how it went. Everybody used to greet each other, "Merry Saint Valentine's Day," and then perhaps paused a bit to sing some Saint Valentine‚Äôs Day hymns and recount the many miracles of Saint Valentine, one of the most revered deities in all of religiondom. Well those librul SJW's, they managed to quash the whole practice of worshiping this powerful god, Saint Valentine. First they banned the whimsical old tradition of marching sinners to the town square on Saint Valentine's Day to berate them for their nonbelief in the sacredness of Saint Valentine, before ripping their still-beating hearts right out of…

In Soviet Russia, as an 11 year old, most of my weekday afternoons were spent outside, roaming the streets, hanging out with friends, causing trouble, building things, breaking things, blowing things up, the usual. Homework was left to late evenings, which reflected in my only slightly better than average grades.

Sometimes if we needed money, we'd ask kiosk owners if they wanted us to take out their rubbish for a few rubles, or help unload trucks. I was used to not having money and was rarely…

After the cactus, after the tea of mushrooms, after the wormwood and sickly things, after you've dreamed too long, you might come to this place in the desert. You must come by day through burning dunes: you must pass the strange beasts, and the dens of hermits, and the ruins of ancient tombs. You must pass all of this blindfolded. The white sun will sting your eyes. The gold plains will sting your mind. Bring an offering…

News for Noders

February 15th: Happy birthday Admin to the goo!

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January 1: Gregorian New Year.

January 1: ReQuest 2019 begins!

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