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Hi people of the interwebs. This is probably the billionty-oneth blogger you've seen written by another geek. And so, I don't know if I can offer anything different or mind-blowing, but certainly I will share original thoughts, opinions... well, whatever's on my mind. That's how these stuffs work right? Hopefully more geek-related matter though (ie. genre-movies, comics, prowrestling, videogames, etc.) but also some outlooks on life and issues. We'll see what happens. This is my third foray into the world of blogging, the first two being utter, utter failures, but like I said, we'll see how this goes!

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