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I'd say my phone, then TV, then music. I was just thinking the other day that our reliance on phones is a bit silly really - obviously they're extremely useful, but people, including myself, just check them all the time just in case someone has called or text us, and I'm beginning to annoy myself by doing it. I want to use things like my phone and the internet less often, maybe I will try and not use my phone for a week and see what happens :)
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A zombie miliary person at my sister's halloween party last Friday...and I somehow need to turn it into a zombie circus person for the Committed at the Met thingy at Whitby on Saturday! 
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No, and no. I think we should try and sort out the problems in our own world before going into space. All the money which has been used to put people into space could be better spent bringing people out of poverty and disease, in my opinion.

I recognise that research into ways of getting people into space has caused other technological advances, but I just don't think thats justification enough. Those advances would have come around anyway eventually.
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I'm assuming we count Lennon/McCartney songs as well...

In which case my favourite is "A Day In The Life". I love the way that the two different sections contrast, and the story it tells. Plus its easy to sing along to!

I also really like Glass Onion - I like all the little references to other Beatles songs in it :)

I don't actually know much of John Lennon's solo stuff - only "Imagine", and Happy Xmas (War Is Over). Unfortunately those two haven't really encouraged me to look into more of his work, as although I love the Beatles, I find those two songs a bit wishy washy!
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I'd ask all my friends, what do you really and truely think of me.

Then I can change myself accordingly if I don't like the answers I get. There are some people I don't mind what they think of me, I'd just be curious, but others I'd really like to know so I can either a) find out what I've done to make them appear not to like me, or b) find out how I can improve or maintain our friendship.
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I have strong opinions on this. I tend not to buy beauty products eg make up, shampoo, shower gel etc etc which have been tested on animals, as I don't think its necessary, they're not vital products for us, so we don't need to do that kind of thing.

However, I do agree with testing on animals of medicines and drugs. It is so important that we combat diseases such as cancer, as they have such a horrible effect on people's lives. A couple of years ago there was a case where some people were disabled by taking part in a drug trial because it caused horrendous side effects - if we didn't test on animals that would happen more and more. Obviously its not a perfect system, as animals are different from humans! But if it goes towards making a cure for cancer, or for AIDs or any of those kind of diseases, I'm all for it.
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My favourite when I was younger was Michael Jackson, and yes I still enjoy his songs now. Although I don't have his more recent album (Invincible I think its called?) Dangerous was the first album I ever owned, and HIStory was the first album I got when I totally got into the music, so I love those two most of all. I was *so* sad when he died - I cried and I'm not ashamed to admit it! What made it worse was that I had tickets to see him, and now I will never get to! :( When I was 11 quite a few people I know went to see him, but I didn't go to gigs back then, so I didn't go. I do remember my mum waking me up to watch the 9pm news as it had a bit about when Michael Jackson arrived in London for that gig.

Even though its not my favourite style of music, I still really like his songs, and they have such good memories for me. And quite sad ones - we sang "You Are Not Alone" at our leaving assembly when we left primary school, so it always makes me a bit sad when I hear it!
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What a silly question :S Its obviously to do with the affect that it has on your body and mind. Tobacco doesn't affect your functioning (well until you get lung cancer anyway), but marijuana does.

A more useful question would be why is alcohol legal when marijuana isn't, as they can, it could be argued, affect your functioning in a similar way.
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I would only lose interest if they changed style to become more "popular". If they continued on the same style, it would be a great thing, as I always like everyone to hear about my favourite bands :) Although I don't like it that the venues they would play would get bigger, there are more positives in the fact that they'll play more, have more merchandise for me to buy!, and have more money to release more songs.

One band which I am a bit annoyed about in this regard is The 69 Eyes. They released two "glam rock" albums before they were famous, then three or four amazing "goth" albums and became more popular, and then as that was becoming less popular, went back to glam. The lead singers voice is amazing on the goth albums, I'm really disappointed that they haven't made more. Although maybe they will!

I don't tend to like bands which are in the mainstream charts nowadays, as I do prefer alternative music, but thats not to say that I wouldn't like a band just because they are "mainstream" - one of my favourite songs at the moment is by Scooter, and they are about as mainstream as you get aren't they? :) Generally I don't like the popular styles at the moment, however in the late 70s / early 80s I think I would have liked almost everything in the charts!
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Shaun of the Dead :)

At least twice a day for at least a month, and once every few days for at least a month before that...

I got a bit tired of it at the time, and of the whole situation I was in (uni related....), but I still love the film, and even almost know the commentaries off by heart as well as the script, haha. The whole cast just go together so well, and its even better as I know that Simon Pegg and Nick Frost (Shaun and Ed) are best friends in real life, along with Edgar Wright, the director. I can't wait for the next (and unfortunately last!) installment in the "Blood and Ice Cream" trilogy that they continued with Hot Fuzz!

"Want anything from the shop?"
"Cornetto"

"Wait wait, what was that??"
"Err...Blue Monday"
"That was an original pressing!!!"

"Kill the Queen!!"
"What??!!"
"The Jukebox!"
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Yes. I think there are more important things to worry about than a few foxes, however controversial that view is. Its not harming anyone, any person I mean, so I don't have that much of a problem about it.

There are some professions / jobs which I wouldn't be able to be friends with someone if they did...but I won't go into that here :)
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...ask me again when I've studied more psychology and read the couple of books I have on the subject :)

But even though I haven't studied much on the subject, I think my opinion at the moment is that it is more environment (nurture) rather than genetics (nature). I work as admin for a social work department, and time and time again you see the children of those who have previously had social services involvement being referred due to their parenting of their own children. I can also look at the parents of myself and my friends and sort of see why we've turned out why we have. Of course there are always exceptions (and it could be argued that maybe its something in the people's genes which make them bad parents, not just the bad parenting they've recieved themselves), but generally I'd say "blame the parents" every time, haha :)

The BBC's Child of Our Time project / programmes will be so interesting to find out how the children are being brought up, their family circumstances, affects them later in life.

A very interesting subject though, and I'm looking forward to reading more on it :)
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This is probably a bit of a silly one, but everytime an ambulance / police car / fire engine comes past with all their sirens blaring, and all the cars on the road pull over to let it past - it just makes me proud to live somewhere where people will do that :D
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No - because we don't have one! :) I live in the UK, so our country is probably the one which many countries are celebrating their independence from!

I don't even really celebrate St Georges Day - its just sort of been taken over by football hooligan type people, and I don't associate myself with any of that kind of patriotism at all. However I do wholeheartedly celebrate any Royal occasions, and am glad that we're getting an extra bank holiday for the 60th Anniversary of the Queen's Accession to the throne in 2012 :)
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Yes I do - well I would like to. As they have mainly been the ones splitting up with me (well, 2 out of 3 have been!) I am perfectly willing to stay friends with them, though sadly it doesn't seem to work out that way. One of them doesn't live in the same county as me anymore, and seems to have not wanted to stay in touch with his old friends, and one other seems to be perfectly friendly and pleasant to me on his own, but when he's with one of his other friends (who I don't like - for various reasons, nothing to do with our breakup though) he much prefers to talk to her rather than me. I almost feel like to stay friends with him I have to now like this girl, which is silly really, I can like and dislike whoever I like, it shouldn't be for other people to decide that. Its a shame though, as he is a nice guy really, just friends with one questionable person.

The other guy I went out with I split up with him, felt incredibly guilty, and then it went into a good friends relationship, which was really nice. However he's now also not living in the same county as me, which means that I don't see him much.

Maybe I live in the past too much, but I like to keep in touch with old friends, especially those who I still have things in common with (as I do with all my old boyfriends) and who meant/mean a lot to me. Others don't seem to think that at all though, which is sad.
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