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I Dig Hunter S Thompson

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    Immortal

    By pure chance I picked up Fear and Loathing in Los Vegas in the early 70s. I was immediately hooked. The dude was crazy but he could sure spin a good story. Suicide should never be celebrated, but in his case it seemed like an appropriate way to go.
    soledesperado soledesperado 61-65, M 2 Responses Sep 22, 2012

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    The Paradox

    "I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me." - Dr. Hunter S. Thompson Wise to the paradoxical nature of wisdom.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 1, 2008

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    He Went Undercover

    He wrote a book about the Hell's Angels that I read and found extremely interesting and informative when I was in seventh grade in 1966-67. He'd joined the motorcycle club as a member for the purpose of writing the book, and I've admired Hunter Thompson ever since my reading...
    eleanorssong eleanorssong 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 21, 2012

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    The Edge

    The Edge... there is no honest way to explain it because the only people who really know where it is are the ones who have gone over. Hunter S. Thompson
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M May 27, 2013

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    Ibogaine!

    I just saw the new documentary when it came out on the fourth, and I recommend it to anybody who wants to find out more about the guy, or isn't aware of how much influence he really had on society.
    pickingoutathermos pickingoutathermos 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 10, 2008

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    Poetry?

    Doesn't matter if it is poetry or not. One thing I do know, its real:  "Collect Telegram From a Mad Dog" http://everything2.com/title/Collect+Telegram+from+a+Mad+Dog http://www.veteranstoday.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/HST-hunter-s-thompson-2833229-792-720.jpg
    MilesMonkMingus MilesMonkMingus 56-60, M Apr 23, 2013

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    I'm not saying love because I can see the drug

    crazed drunk husband scaring the **** out of his wife pointing a gun at her thinking its funny... But then I see the uniquely hilarious political writer whose made a huge name for himself in American culture. Spawning this unique creativity and passion out of excessive amounts...
    aburns aburns 26-30, F Jul 22, 2014

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    Wild Turkey Bourbon And A Pile Of H.s.t Books...

    ...makes for a fun night (or day) in. (If you have nothin better to do.)
    thelastday thelastday 22-25, M Jan 10, 2012

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    Marathon running, like golf,

    is a game for players, not winners. That is why Callaway sells golf clubs and Nike sells running shoes. But running is unique in that the world's best racers are on the same course, at the same time, as amateurs, who have as much chance of winning as your average weekend warrior...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Jul 18, 2014

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    Love Him

    love the movie "Fear and Loathing in los Vegas" which is based upon his life. He has had an amazing existence and was part of a great movement to open up peoples minds and eyes
    Donalh Donalh 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 17, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    February is always a bad month for TV sports. Football is gone, basketball is plodding along in the annual midseason doldrums, and baseball is not even mentioned. Hunter S...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Feb 7

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    There is nothing more majestic than the determined courage of individuals willing to suffer and sacrifice for their freedom and dignity...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 49 mins ago

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    So many thoughts go through my mind but the one that screams out to me everytime i read peoples post over here. The most is, Do not surrender your DIGNIYY. Its as if dignity is a...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F Feb 1

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    I'm 22years old want to know if someone will teach me how to become an hunter
    DylanMartin21 DylanMartin21 22-25, M 4 Responses Feb 6

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    So I want to become a demon hunter and I have been training myself for a while now. Where should I start and how?
    ItsjustKaite ItsjustKaite 13-15, F Feb 16

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    Can I ask some questions to real supernatural hunters?
    Lerione Lerione 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Michael Mell is a knowledgeable and experienced business professional with over 15 years of experience in web consulting and making business strategies for his clients. He is...
    lauer42 lauer42 22-25, M Feb 6

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    Don't lose your dignnity and self -respect trying to make people LOVE and appreciate you, when they just aren't capable.
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F Feb 1

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    I'm so nerdy I sometimes say, "I can't hear you over the sound of my digivolving!"
    AvgDudeJ AvgDudeJ 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 11

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    not yet but I hope to be one day
    Lerione Lerione 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

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    one day I hope to hunt down all the supernatural beings and make the world normal again
    Lerione Lerione 18-21, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    NorCalBigDaddy NorCalBigDaddy 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 3

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    Not so much, not anymore. I will be again, someday. As it's a fundamental mechanism of nature, hunting is morally beyond reproach. However, the way people do it now, and the...
    Unbeholden Unbeholden 18-21, M Feb 9

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    the other small thing is a guy in total a rmour
    FurryFace FurryFace 56-60, M Feb 9

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    Interesting...Low traffic, little potential for legitimacy...Almost looks like a lost cause. I don't know what to say about this...Save for: tell me all about it.
    EvoxNeon EvoxNeon 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 10

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    hunting a bigfoot/skinwalker...herd more about in native amer folk lore.. any suggestions on how to take it down?
    winchester52 winchester52 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    love movies both parts 2 a lot more bloodlust awesome left hand truly a personality sword black clothes
    Dreamyz Dreamyz 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    Ok so I only have so much access too the certain information I need. I don't doubt in the supernatural, I've seen and have heard way too much ****. I'll try to explain my issue...
    Johnny133 Johnny133 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    yeah i watch way too much supernatural, fangirls about how hot sam and dean are can annoy me, but i just.love hoe epic they are and the lives they lead, lets send some black eyed...
    Idioticnerd Idioticnerd 13-15, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Heroes Reborn coming this year. totally excited about this! Game of Thrones is my favorite show of all time. but Heroes isn't too far behind
    greeneyz83 greeneyz83 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    Losing all hope was freedom.
    bleakharoun bleakharoun 22-25, M Feb 11

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    Be curious, not judgmental. -Walt Whitman
    bleakharoun bleakharoun 22-25, M Feb 11

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    Nothing behind me, everything ahead of me, as is ever so on the road. -Jack Kerouac
    bleakharoun bleakharoun 22-25, M Feb 11

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    For the music to be over so soon. For the music to be over when it had just begun. That was really sad. -B. Saenz
    bleakharoun bleakharoun 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 11

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    Ironically, the less I measure, the more I end up growing.
    bleakharoun bleakharoun 22-25, M Feb 11

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    What can't be cured, must be endured.
    bleakharoun bleakharoun 22-25, M Feb 11

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    The only tyrant I accept in this world is still, the voice within. -M. Gandhi
    bleakharoun bleakharoun 22-25, M Feb 11

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    Love doing this, I get to travel which is the best thing ever because of this course i have been to over 75 countries
    JoeWallace1995 JoeWallace1995 18-21, M Feb 12

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    Al Stewart - Time Passages (1978)
    Maverick1962 Maverick1962 51-55, M Feb 15

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    I'm a young sexy girl who has had a rough time in life. I could really use a hand :( I need a prince, someone to spoil me and make me a princess. I don't care about looks I really...
    britney420 britney420 22-25, F Feb 17

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    I don't think Morrison really gets the credit he deserves for the poetic and lyrical genius that he was. Not only is he my favorite poet, he's also the reason I fell in love with...
    hogfan13 hogfan13 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    Dominate the search engines with video marketing and generate highly targeted traffic to your products or services.
    digitalriches digitalriches 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    Hi, I'm Joanna. I'm 26 years old, and I love CDs! Today, we live in a digital age where you can just download your favorite musician's music off of the Internet. There are mp3...
    joannaher123 joannaher123 26-30 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    01. My name is Helena Magdalena 02. My age Usually 35 Occasionally 12 03. My hair and eye colour *Natural brunette *Hazel eyes 04. My city and country Melbourne, Australia...
    cbk69 cbk69 31-35, F 6 Responses Feb 8

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    "Sex without love is as hollow and ridiculous as love without sex."- Hunter S. Thompson
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 7 Responses Feb 9

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    “Sex without love is as hollow and ridiculous as love without sex.” ― Hunter S. Thompson. Now, come to think about it, which is worse? Any thoughts, anyone? Pl feel free. Thx...
    BUalways BUalways 46-50, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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