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Meg H. : (02 May 2016 - 06:04 PM) That has to be scary.
beyond the rain : (02 May 2016 - 05:53 PM) I havent a clue ahaha
Meg H. : (02 May 2016 - 05:36 PM) Why are the RAF planes over your town?
herz&seele : (02 May 2016 - 05:35 PM) [shakes fist at planes]
beyond the rain : (02 May 2016 - 05:14 PM) Omg jenny...it happened here too
badlandr : (02 May 2016 - 04:58 PM) two RAF planes just caused a sonic boom over my town and now everybody's convinced the world is ending and we're all going to die
Meg H. : (02 May 2016 - 04:53 PM) I think I fixed it though.
Meg H. : (02 May 2016 - 04:45 PM) I hate my computer right now. It wouldn't open GIMP when I downloaded it. It kept saying it was from an unidentified developer.
kitcath : (02 May 2016 - 04:09 PM) \o/
herz&seele : (02 May 2016 - 04:09 PM) well u can chronologically brush it up from 1800 to 1400 xD
kitcath : (02 May 2016 - 04:02 PM) Psh, I need to brush up my old french, and august evenings by the beach are boring anyway :P
herz&seele : (02 May 2016 - 03:59 PM) ur gonna regret ever knowing me xD
kitcath : (02 May 2016 - 03:37 PM) you didn't need to /re/ask but eh :)
herz&seele : (02 May 2016 - 03:35 PM) i kno i kno, but then u got busy~~ henceforth im doin the reasking ((also i forgot but shh))
kitcath : (02 May 2016 - 03:31 PM) you know what i think about this one :P

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