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concise : (28 August 2016 - 11:19 PM) howdy!
ferlybadinage : (28 August 2016 - 07:13 PM) Ohey guys
concise : (28 August 2016 - 06:52 PM) bless <3
herz&seele : (28 August 2016 - 06:06 PM) i saw we had no ST topic so... TADAAAHh
apsara. : (28 August 2016 - 05:31 PM) both hopper and joyce!
apsara. : (28 August 2016 - 05:30 PM) ME TOOOO OMG
herz&seele : (28 August 2016 - 04:44 PM) i just finished watching a 100% playthru of the new deus ex and my brain hurts
herz&seele : (28 August 2016 - 04:42 PM) S AM E E E
concise : (28 August 2016 - 04:11 PM) /late I LOVE HOPPER
TreacleTart : (28 August 2016 - 03:59 PM) v speaking of childhood things. watched The Never Ending Story last night
herz&seele : (28 August 2016 - 03:57 PM) kris i feel the same bout 80s stuff not being 80s stuff here lmao
apsara. : (28 August 2016 - 03:53 PM) dungeons and dragons was a HUGE thing during my childhood
apsara. : (28 August 2016 - 03:53 PM) omg same
starbuck. : (28 August 2016 - 03:51 PM) stranger things took me back to my childhood (stuff that was the 80s in the USA was basically the 90s here :P)
TearsIMustCo... : (28 August 2016 - 03:51 PM) the soundtrack is amazing. 80s music is seriously everything. also yes! I am so invested in all of them!

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