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Personality Test: Which Doctor Who companion are you?

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Donna Noble
Donna Noble
Take Which Doctor Who companion are you? (girls) today!
Created with Rum and Monkey's Personality Test Generator.

You're Donna Noble!

Oi! Wotch it, Martian boy! The Doctor thinks he can spout all kinds of ridiculous technobabble and 'Last Time Lord Angst' at you just because he's from outer space, huh? Well, you're not having any of it! You've got a heart of gold and a will of iron, and you're a rather boggling combination of a romantic idealist and a staunch realist. But you never let logical paradoxes get to you; you prefer to shoehorn the universe into a little box of your own perception. More often than not, it fits... probably because the universe is too intimidated to argue!

And I must add: OH YES!
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Happy Towel Day!

It has been brought to my attention that today is Towel Day, so...

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This is the short article that started this tradition. It was posted three days after Douglas Adams' death in 2001.

" Towel Day: A Tribute to Douglas Adams
Monday May 14, 2001 06:00am PDT

Douglas Adams will be missed by his fans worldwide. So that all his fans everywhere can pay tribute to this genius, I propose that two weeks after his passing (May 25, 2001) be marked as "Towel Day". All Douglas Adams fans are encouraged to carry a towel with them for the day.

So long Douglas, and thanks for all the fish!

– D Clyde Williamson, 2001-05-14 "
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Of childood shows and tv (bilingual post)

Bilingual post because it needs to be done that way.

I've spent almost the entire afternoon watching opening sequences from old cartoons, that I watched when I was a kid, on You Tube. I can say, without shame, that I remembered all the songs (every word of every song!) and that I shed some tears thinking about those days, when we would watch TV then we would go out to re-play those scenes or creating new adventures, becoming the fairy from a distant land, the robot who defeated aliens (oh robots from 80's Japanese cartoons, I miss you!), the princess and the hero. These days, children have lost this ability to be inventive, because to be able to re-play most of the cartoons out there, they only need a deck of cards or toys (which by the way are so expensive that it almost hurts to but them: 6 euros for 6 cards? WHAT?).
Oh, how I miss those beautiful cartoons. And, since from what I've read I'm not the only one, let's hope that public tv will make our wish come true and will bring those stories back on TV! *feels nostalgic* Under the cut some examples of the fine Italian art of producing beautiful opening sequences!

Ho passato quasi tutto il pomeriggio a guardare le sigle dei cartoni animati su You Tube. O meglio le sigle dei NOSTRI cartoni animati, quelli di inizio anni 90. Non mi vergogno di dire che sapevo tutte le canzoni a memoria e che mi è scesa la lacrimuccia ripescando sigle di cartoni che avevo quasi dimenticato e ripensando a quei tempi. Giorni in cui si stava davanti alla televisione con la merenda, per poi uscire e andare a ricreare le avventure e le azioni che avevamo appena visto, diventando chi la fatina di un mondo lontano, chi il robot che sconfiggeva gli alieni invasori (SI TRASFORMA IN UN RAGGIO MISSILE...ok mi fermo!), la principessa o l'eroe. Oggi i bambini hanno perso questa inventiva, perchè a loro per ricreare quasi tutti i cartoni animati basta un mazzo di carte/mucchietto di animaletti strani/trottole e altre stupidaggini (che costano oltretutto un occhio della testa, del tipo 6 euro per un mazzo di carte!).
Mi mancano quei cartoni meravigliosi e penso di non essere l'unica. Spero che le care tv pubbliche si decidano a ritrasmettere quelle meraviglie in TV! Ma visto che mi sento nostalgica, sotto il cut ci sono alcune delle sigle storiche. Rifatevi gli occhi!

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Meme tiem!

Snagged from chloris. 30 days = 30 different aspects of tv

The list:

Day 01 - A show that should never have been canceled
Day 02 - A show that you wish more people were watching
Day 03 - Your favorite new show (aired this TV season)
Day 04 - Your favorite show ever
Day 05 - A show you hate
Day 06 - Favorite episode of your favorite TV show
Day 07 - Least favorite episode of your favorite TV show
Day 08 - A show everyone should watch
Day 09 - Best scene ever
Day 10 - A show you thought you wouldn't like but ended up loving
Day 11 - A show that disappointed you
Day 12 - An episode you've watched more than 5 times
Day 13 - Favorite childhood show
Day 14 - Favorite male character
Day 15 - Favorite female character
Day 16 - Your guilty pleasure show
Day 17 - Favorite mini series
Day 18 - Favorite title sequence
Day 19 - Best TV show cast
Day 20 - Favorite kiss
Day 21 - Favorite ship
Day 22 - Favorite series finale
Day 23 - Most annoying character
Day 24 - Best quote
Day 25 - A show you plan on watching (old or new)
Day 26 - OMG WTF? Season finale
Day 27 - Best pilot episode
Day 28 - First TV show obsession
Day 29 - Current TV show obsession
Day 30 - Saddest character death

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A little bit of this, a little bit of that...

Hello there! My mid-term exams have finished and I'm satisfied with the results. How are you doing? I hope your lives proceed well :)

To celebrate my return, I post this meme stolen from snowgrouse because it's got me curious.

Go to Wikipedia and type in your birthday (month and day). Then you write down 3 events, 3 births, 3 deaths and 3 holidays.

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Ah, I almost forgot. @ chloris: Look what I've found in the mail this morning?

I'm now able to watch Blackpool (shame on me for doing it only now)and I'll definitely let you know what I think of it!

ETA: I forgot to put 3 holidays/recurrences!


Autistic Pride Day
International Sushi Day (mmm... sushi...)
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