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cheriechapstick : (24 June 2018 - 07:48 PM) Yeah I'm a short distance from Seattle so I get to go to a lot of really cool events but I was busy this weekend :/
Lady Plantag... : (24 June 2018 - 06:20 PM) I'm not too far from West Hollywood, so Pride Day is always a huge deal.
hamylton. : (24 June 2018 - 04:53 PM) I'm the same as maia. maybe one day though!
milominderbi... : (24 June 2018 - 03:48 PM) i've sadly never been to a pride event either :( i just live in a rlly small town and don't have any queer friends in bigger places so i've never had a chance, sigh. i'm determined to go to something next year tho!!!
miss atomic... : (24 June 2018 - 03:39 PM) I've never actually been :hide: but I wanted to go this year. not actually out irl :/
cheriechapstick : (24 June 2018 - 03:29 PM) 2014 i think?
cheriechapstick : (24 June 2018 - 03:28 PM) i haven't been since like pride when mackelmore and george takei were in seattle.
miss atomic... : (24 June 2018 - 03:02 PM) i missed mine! it was so early in the month :cry:
milominderbi... : (24 June 2018 - 12:56 PM) i wish i was at pride today :'(
cheriechapstick : (24 June 2018 - 11:06 AM) My sister is at pride today, and I am not I'm very upset.
milominderbi... : (24 June 2018 - 09:38 AM) i'm just,,,, so in love with joseph heller's turns of phrase, i can never imagine how that'd translate well to screen yanno?
milominderbi... : (24 June 2018 - 09:37 AM) i saw some of the movie but i felt like it was way too different from the book so i never finished it ahahaha
starbuck. : (24 June 2018 - 09:12 AM) maia, you didn't watch the catch 22 movie? it's from 1970 and alan arkin plays yossarian in it. it was okay, but some of the stuff from the book didn't transfer well
jellybean jones : (24 June 2018 - 08:59 AM) i want to graphic, but i need to prep for my interview tomorrow
milominderbi... : (24 June 2018 - 08:12 AM) that's both exciting and terrifying, idk how they'd ever capture the brilliance of catch 22 on screen so i dont want them to ruin it YIKES

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