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niika : (01 April 2015 - 01:02 AM) everything looks so much more saturated on my new mac O.O
accursed. : (01 April 2015 - 12:28 AM) bahahah what is happening on tumblr right now XD
brokenbones* : (01 April 2015 - 12:14 AM) honestly, let's just keep TDA mean-girl themed... forever
GorJesSpazze... : (31 March 2015 - 11:15 PM) do you ever have so many ads in your browser you just give up
kate. : (31 March 2015 - 10:14 PM) I hope google never gets rid of the pacman map feature.
Photoshopfreak : (31 March 2015 - 09:34 PM) I didn't do one graphic today.... It's The Sims fault.
holdtheblind. : (31 March 2015 - 09:31 PM) me too :D
Asphodelic : (31 March 2015 - 09:30 PM) Yeah - it's the 31st for me too. :P
Photoshopfreak : (31 March 2015 - 09:27 PM) It's still technically the 31 here!
Minerva : (31 March 2015 - 08:31 PM) toaster strudel digest bahahahaha
arielle! : (31 March 2015 - 08:13 PM) Brutus is just as cute as Caesar...okay? Brutus is just as smart as Caesar! People TOTALLY like Brutus just as much as they like Caesar, and when did it become okay for one person to be the boss of everybody?!? THAT IS NOT WHAT ROME IS ABOUT, WE SHOULD TOTALLY JUST STAB CAESAR!!!!!
clarity. : (31 March 2015 - 08:10 PM) stop trying to make fetch happennn
Queen Wend-Bee : (31 March 2015 - 08:08 PM) you can call me queen bee :| i am so fetch
sunblock : (31 March 2015 - 08:07 PM) beautiful things
Schultz. : (31 March 2015 - 08:03 PM) idk what i'm doing with my life any more

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