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Oct. 23rd, 2006 | 01:26 am
posted by: wateredsilk in breadboxjustice

Some friends and I were walking home after dinner, and we were stopped by a group of strangers.  They wanted us to judge their pumpkin carving contest.  This is not the ordinary behavior of strangers, and it make me think about strangers in general. 

Around here, strangers usually want loose change or some kind of show of political support.  Actually...no, usually strangers don't want anything.  They just keep quiet and stay to themselves.  I think in most big cities, strangers just stay strange, but you can find 'em wherever you go.  They're everywhere, and unless you're the dude offering free hugs, you're probably not going to have a lot of personal contact with them, but you know they're out there, filling up all the empty spaces in the world you don't and can't.  Without them, you probably couldn't live in the little bubble you do, and the world would be peopled with your select group of friends, enemies, and acquaintances.  Personally, I think it'd get kinda boring and lonely, your pool of potential interactions so severely limited, but I also think Spam and eggs taste good for breakfast, so that may damage my credibility a bit.  But I still care about what you think.  Strangers and friends alike, I really do want to know:

"Are strangers closer to a breadbox or the concept of justice?"

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Tracy

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from: wateredsilk
date: Oct. 26th, 2006 10:52 pm (UTC)
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Really? Usually I have more problems with my friends when it comes to plans for world domination. They keep talking me out of it by distracting me with food or board games.

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Sethrates

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from: sethrates
date: Oct. 26th, 2006 11:05 pm (UTC)
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I didn't say my friends aren't _also_ obstacles, now did I?

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eatsoylentgreen

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from: eatsoylentgreen
date: Oct. 26th, 2006 11:27 pm (UTC)
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ooh BOARD GAMMMMMESSSS!

mwahahahaha Ventnor will be MINE! MINE! ALL MINE!

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