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I, along with everybody else who attended except for 4 people, saw Akeelah and the Bee last night. That was a great movie. Very inspirational. As I expected the number in attendance was almost exactly the same as last time but I did have a better time. We could have used more food I think for some reason...

The new series Heroes is rebroadcast on Fridays which is good because Mondays at 9 isn't good for me. The review in the paper was correct the Japanese guy's story was the only thing interesting in the premiere episode. I'm not really sure where they're going with this series. I thought it would be like My Secret Identity, especially considering Jerry O'Connell is part of Tim Kring's other show Crossing Jordan, on a more global scale but since they all except one end up in New York so I'm not so sure.

The second series, or 37th if you will, of Doctor Who premiered last night as well. David Tennent makes a very good Doctor I think but so far they've still really only stayed on Earth or an Earth settlement. Don't they go to different planets with different aliens anymore?

This is more or less accurate I think:

You Are A Walnut Tree

You are strange and full of contrasts... the oddball of your group.
You are unrelenting and you have unlimited ambition.
Not always liked but always admired, you are more infamous than famous.
You are aggressive and spontaneous, and your reactions are often unexpected.
A jealous and passionate person, you are difficult in romantic relationships.


Now this is fascinating:


My Personality
Neuroticism
89
Extraversion
5
Openness To Experience
80
Agreeableness
70
Conscientiousness
22
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