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Yesterday after boring Miller Park dealies, I hung out with golden_devil. We went to dinner, played cards, and at Node we sort of joined in a game of Trivial Pursuit.  He's going to be running a Mage game soon, and I am so looking forward to it.  I was also invited to Sue's birthday BBQ on Sunday, I may go to that.

I am well aware of how much Myspace sucks, and yes I do have a Myspace, however my heart will always belong to Livejournal. My friend Ray from high school posted a bulletin that just made me yell  "Right on!". 

Anybody happen to catch Nightline last night on ABC? In case you didn't, one of the hot topics discussed was MySpace. It is no secret to anyone who reads the newspaper or watches the 6 o'clock news that MySpace has been in the limelight because of "sexual predators" trying to "abduct and corrupt" the youth of the world. To this I say bullshit! I see dozens of profiles a day showing 14 year old girls dressed like sluts, wearing four inches of make up and 32 layers of eyeliner, displaying their age as 18 years old and profile lines stating "Oh, I'm So Sexy" or "Hey There, Wanna Check Up On It?" Come the fuck on! The youth of today's world are already corrupt enough due to the undying need to be "older" than they really are. I seriously doubt there are tons of people on MySpace stalking "innocent young girls" who just happen to have tramped up profiles and ages 4 years greater than their own.

On Nightline, there was a story of a 12 year old girl who was a drug-addict and attributed it all to MySpace. She claims that MySPace allowed her to easily fing drug dealers in her area, as well as older men to have sex with her. Now, at the age of 14, she has been checked into a drug-rehabilitation clinic and has been away from her family for 5 months. Her parents would rather place the blame squarely on the shoulders of MySpace instead of their daughter, who even admitted that at the age of 12, had already tried weed, crack, X, and had slept with numerous guys older than herself...but of course, it wasn't her fault, it was all because of MySpace.

Once again, COME THE FUCK ON! When are parents and children going to stop passing the blame and grow up enough to take responsibility for their actions and the actions of their children.. Parent;s, monitor your children online, take some responsibility for YOUR children. Children, if a profile name sounds like something that comes out of a cheap horror movie, like "DARK ANGEL OF DEATH WHO EATS THE BRAINS OF GIRLS"...chances are you DO NOT WANT TO ADD THEM AS A FRIEND. Apparently there is new legislation in Congress now to block MySpace in all public schools and public libraries across the United States. All because little girls want to act grown and don't want to accept the consequences and parents don't want to accept the fact that their "innocent little girls" are posing as 18 year old crack whores trying to buy drugs.

Eventually, if this continues, MySpace could be totally outlawed from the Internet. Restrictions will be put in place in order to make MySpace "safer". I don't know about you, but I use MySpace to keep in touch with my family and friends, use it for messages, and just to have a space that is my own. Just because some children want to act grown, does that mean I may have to eventually give up my MySpace? If you feel the same way I do, please, repost this in your blogs or bulletins, or both as "STOP BLAMING MYSPACE". If enough people post this and spread the word, maybe people will get the picture and stop blaming MySpace for every little thing that their children do wrong. As user of MySpace, we should all repost this and take some sort of action. This is not a chain letter, and nothing will happen to you if you don't repost this in 321654987 seconds. However, of all bulletins you will read today, I am sure that this one is the only one that actually has a point to it. So please, have some common sense, and repost this. Thanks

I'm hoping to see wattshumphrey after he gets off of work.  Things should get pretty exciting/hectic over the next few days with kreeblah moving in with him. Yay roomates!

Current Mood: chipperchipper
Current Music: Dane Cook-The Nothing Fight

New Mage or old Mage?

I'm a big fan, regardless, but that should have been evident already. (See also: Sunday game) :P

I don't know yet, I think it's second edition. *giggles* Your Sunday game gives me time to lay on John's couch and do one of three things: sleep, read, or veg to ungodly bad TV.

Okay, so old Old Mage. :P I think they got up to 3rd Ed (i.e Revised) with Mage: The Ascension. That was the only one I played, and I heard a decent amount of people didn't like it as much because of the metaplot changes. Second Ed seemed to be well loved.

I heard about the Hercules, heh. :P

Hercules is SO bad! John said Third Edition sucked. I haven't really played many RPGs so I'm mostly wanting to have fun.

Well, I didn't necessarily mind it, but I do like Mage: The Awakening a lot better. Having more than 3 dice on a casting roll = actually being able to do magic = love.

John's a pretty good GM in his own right, so if he actually runs something sometime soon, you might want to hop in on it. Otherwise, enjoy your Mage game. :)

*giggles* I like rolling dice. One of my friends went to the wannabe GenCon a few years ago and bought a pitcher of dice, I had so much fun digging around in his backpack and playing with his dice. Once, I was playing with his dad's dice while they were playing D&D and I made a picture with his dice. I like dice.

Not too long after we started dating John was telling me about his Exalted game, and I wished I was in on it, it sounded so cool. If John runs anything and asks, I'll definitely join in.