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  • angst 10:55 am on August 2, 2015 Permalink | Reply  

    guess who’s possibly meeting his penpal next week
    THIS GUY :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

     
  • clemonade 7:34 pm on July 31, 2015 Permalink | Reply  

    HAPPY HARRY POTTER DAY!

     
    • Agent Snowbell 10:21 am on August 1, 2015 Permalink | Reply

      Aw, missed it! Well, I went to Barnes and Noble yesterday, so that counts as celebrating it. :p

    • deartomysoul 8:38 am on August 4, 2015 Permalink | Reply

      I reblogged a HP day post from tumblr, does that count? XD

  • Agent Snowbell 3:21 pm on July 30, 2015 Permalink | Reply  

    Hey guys… music ethics: how do they work?
    I never really questioned it until recently (derp), but I’m starting to think that downloading every song I want from Youtube is seriously Wrong. I deleted them, and I’m going to talk to my dad about it as well, but what are your thoughts? Mostly, I’m confused about the gray areas – like if my sister has a CD, is it “bad” to borrow it and download a song that I like from it? That seems to be a pretty reasonable action to me, but I don’t know… or if there’s a version of a song for sale on the Internet, but I like a different version that’s only posted on Youtube (with just a few differences) better, is it “bad” to download that one for free instead? Or if I like one song, on an album of about 60 tracks, but all that’s available to buy is the whole thing for a rather large amount of money? It’s not worth it to spend $15 on a single song that I actually wish to buy, so do I suck it up and just not get it at all? Or what if a song is only available for purchase on a shady site that I’m worried will give my computer a virus or something? Then am I “allowed” to get it for free?
    I think this will be an interesting discussion, and you all probably know more about it than I do. :3 I’d like to figure out both what the socially acceptable “norm” is, and what is actually right/wrong to do by my own ethical standards.

     
    • clemonade 7:34 pm on July 31, 2015 Permalink | Reply

      Personally, I don’t see anything wrong with downloading music for free, especially not if it’s from a major artist from a major label, because most of the dollar you spend on a given track goes to the people behind the label, who really don’t need that money anyway. With independant artists, I still often download their music for free, but if I really like an artist and listen to them often, I’ll donate money to them- if they aren’t the sort of artist who has a donation page, they really don’t need your money. I mean, we live in a digital world. And you could listen to that music for free in other ways, and if you have adblock, artists wouldn’t be making money off of you listening to it online on spotify or youtube- but you don’t consider that wrong, do you?

    • deartomysoul 8:41 am on August 4, 2015 Permalink | Reply

      idk, i mean people are going to continue downloading music for free even if it’s not “right” because we as humans just love music so much.

    • paperclip123 1:03 am on August 13, 2015 Permalink | Reply

      idk mate i do that all the time because im not allowed to spend any money on music because my parents disapprove of listening to music too much (?????) and youtube-mp3 is my saviour and literally the only way i have music literally

      • Agent Snowbell 10:04 am on August 16, 2015 Permalink | Reply

        Your parents… disapprove of… listening to music to much????? >_>
        wat
        That is like the silliest thing to disapprove of IMO. Unless you’ve got earbuds in all the time and you’re not paying attention to things going on around you; then I could maybe understand. But music is so important and awesome it’s like- *gesticulates frantically*
        Man, I feel lucky my parents are both musicians all of a sudden. .-. I’d say your use is definitely justifiable then.

        • paperclip123 9:54 am on August 18, 2015 Permalink | Reply

          i have no idea it’s incredible frustrating ://

  • clemonade 4:48 pm on July 23, 2015 Permalink | Reply  

    hey sd i sent you an email @ the threesecretagents email address asking u to help me edit a short thing and for feedback and stuff, it would mean the world to me if you’d help cool

     
  • clemonade 9:29 pm on July 20, 2015 Permalink | Reply  

    hey look 

    !!!

     
    • Agent SD 11:17 am on July 21, 2015 Permalink | Reply

      DUDE. It looks *so good* :D I’m so happy for you!!! *hugssss*

    • paperclip123 2:05 pm on July 24, 2015 Permalink | Reply

      Looking GR9 dude!!!!! <3 :mrgreen: << hey, remember that? What was its name again??? Olive?

    • angst 10:53 am on August 2, 2015 Permalink | Reply

      AHHHH YOU’RE SO CUTE

    • deartomysoul 8:41 am on August 4, 2015 Permalink | Reply

      nice haircut!!

  • Agent SD 3:08 pm on July 19, 2015 Permalink | Reply  

    Hey guys! Thinking about getting a blog up in August as a supplement to a program I’m running at the local library. I’m thinking about having some book reviews/news/author interviews sort of thing, as well as articles that focus on concepts taught in the program. If any of you are interested in blogging about books/writing for kids let me know! :mrgreen:

     
    • Lily 10:38 am on July 20, 2015 Permalink | Reply

      oooh that sounds fun. i dont think im very good at blogging unfortunately.

      • paperclip123 4:15 am on July 25, 2015 Permalink | Reply

        yeah same idk

    • clemonade 9:27 pm on July 20, 2015 Permalink | Reply

      Hey, that sounds great. I have a lot of feelings about a lot of books, and I’d love to write a review or too for you. Book reviews are just so hecking fun to write. Email me about it.

      Also I’m happy you’re still working with/at the library!

      • Agent SD 11:16 am on July 21, 2015 Permalink | Reply

        Yay! I have a meeting Thursday and then I’ll figure out exactly when the program starts so I’ll check in with you around then ^.^

    • deartomysoul 8:42 am on August 4, 2015 Permalink | Reply

      Sounds cool. Blogging about certain books that you have in mind or any book?

  • Agent Snowbell 11:23 am on July 18, 2015 Permalink | Reply  

    Hey guys! Time to jump on the Massive Update bandwagon here.
    This has been my summer:
    ~I took a trip up to Oregon and Washington with my dad to look at colleges and visit Crater Lake and stuff. Although I’ve got about 11 colleges on the table, I absolutely love Western Washington University and it’s my first choice. :3
    ~Once we got home, I had one week free and then left with my mom and my sister to drive up into the mountains for a music camp. I now officially call myself a Percussionist. And, of course, I love it there because TREES! I also made a few friends there, although the one I got along with the very best left the second day. :/ But anyways, I had fun, and then we stayed at a friend’s house and visited more colleges. I made friends with Mom’s friend’s daughter, also, who is a supercool nerd. (She also made me start reading Homestuck… now I’m almost to Act 6 and why am I even doing this it’s such a waste of time blargh.)
    ~Now I’m home from both those things, and I have done the following:
    *read Homestuck, as I mentioned (with commentary from two of my friends – one gives really cryptic hints and foreshadows, and the other one does the same thing in pun form, although he’s actually actively helpful in explaining things once in a while)
    *CLEANED MY ENTIRE ROOM. I finished last night and I’m so proud because the last time I did that I was like ten or something ridiculously young. And now it’s perfect. Well, it will be once I get stuff back up on my walls.
    *procrastinated on beginning driving lessons/community service/summer assignments (I’ll start all those things this week prob’ly)
    *Online roleplay! :D At the moment, I’m busy on the RPG Collective and the Omniverse. Anyone want to join me? ^-^
    *started learning how to read people’s auras. Yeah, I know it sounds weird. It kind of is. I’m being mentored by one of the aforementioned friends, who was born with the ability to do so (I never actually knew that about him until a couple weeks ago). But I *think* it’s working, in a fuzzy vague slippery half-imaginary way. I’m still just beginning. ^^”
    *enjoyed the lovely thunderstorm this morning which is incredibly uncommon where I live, but awesome.
    *updated on the Terces society! :3

     
    • Lily 10:38 am on July 20, 2015 Permalink | Reply

      Wow if you’re going to college does that mean ur old
      That is so cool. You drove up a mountain for music camp?? ive never been to any type of camp lol
      well done for your tidy room!! mines a mess and i hate it
      i dont roleplay bc idk how and im awkward bye
      please tech me about auras!! i want to read them too
      hey same!! there was lots of lightning here.

      • Agent Snowbell 12:48 pm on July 22, 2015 Permalink | Reply

        Oh yes, I’m positively ANCIENT. :p (I don’t remember exactly how old you are, if I ever knew, but I would hazard a guess that I’m no more than three years older, actually. I’m younger than SD.)

        Unfortunately, my friend made me promise that I wouldn’t teach anyone else (for good reasons, I suppose – it’s not a matter to be taken lightly, from what I know about it. And besides, I hardly know enough to teach anyone myself so far). He said I could direct others to him, if you want, but I have to warn you, he can seem a liiiiittle creepy sometimes, even to me. And his methods of communication would probably be even more disconcerting to you, since you’ve never met him. >_> I don’t know, you might get along fine, who knows?

        • clemonade 4:45 pm on July 23, 2015 Permalink | Reply

          Lily’s like 16. And you’re 17, right? A junior/you said you’re younger than SD.

          I think the total range in ages on Terces is only about 3 years. I mean, Jenny and I are both 15 w/ fall birthdays (so 16 soon), and Angst and the other slightly younger members are like 14.

          • Agent Snowbell 12:05 pm on July 24, 2015 Permalink | Reply

            Not quite on either count, but you’re not too far off either. ;)

            We’re all pretty similar ages, yeah. I actually thought some of us were younger than that, but that’s probably “age stick” (when I think that everyone is just as young as when I first learned their age :p).

    • paperclip123 5:08 am on July 25, 2015 Permalink | Reply

      cool

      that is the least interesting reply to a very interesting post and i apologise profusely for the disappointment but i want to acknowledge this cool post without having to make and effort because i am a lazy being.

      • Agent Snowbell 9:24 am on July 25, 2015 Permalink | Reply

        At least you reply. When I don’t have anything interesting to say, I usually don’t reply at all, and then people think I haven’t even read the thing. X3

        • paperclip123 12:21 pm on July 25, 2015 Permalink | Reply

          That’s basically why I replied :)))

    • deartomysoul 8:44 am on August 4, 2015 Permalink | Reply

      niiice #TercesCollegeEdition XD

  • clemonade 5:16 pm on July 9, 2015 Permalink | Reply  

    oh, also, guess what? a certain governor *grips desk* of a certain *closes eyes* state is announcing his *grinds teeth together* presidential campaign *slams head against aforementioned desk* this sunday. and so he will no longer be mine and jenny’s and angst’s problem, but rather the whole country’s. great.

     
  • clemonade 5:09 pm on July 9, 2015 Permalink | Reply  

    Hello, and welcome to…… WHAT’S UP WITH LEMON(!!!!)
    I have no internet!!
    Primarily because my parents want to control who I can contact!
    Because they think that if I don’t talk to anyone queer for a summer, I’ll magically turn heterostraightual!

    ……anyway

    +I work approx. every other week at this rad tiny art camp called the ArtLab and also every Thursday afternoon at the summer camp at the place my robotics team meets, and take pictures of the kids. You can see those pictures here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/badgerbots
    +On Thursdays after work I go to the library so I have internet access then
    +here is my tumblr, which is (obviously) only updated on Thursdays: http://artgender.tumblr.com/
    +I have read so many good books recently! I will probably post some book reviews (eventually), but for now, here are the ones you absolutely have to read: I’ll Give You the Sun (YA), The Goldfinch (Adult), Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe (YA), The World to Come (Adult).
    +I have a flickr, here: http://flickr.com/photos/okspacekid

    COOL!

     
    • paperclip123 9:08 am on July 13, 2015 Permalink | Reply

      hi lemon!! :D
      aw bro that SUCKS about your parents :((
      that sounds pretty cool also nice photos
      i love your tumblr! <3
      pRETTY PHOTOS you're good at photography bro well done

    • deartomysoul 9:58 am on July 16, 2015 Permalink | Reply

      THE GOLDFINCH IS SUCH A GOOD BOOK. FAVE.

    • Lily 10:34 am on July 20, 2015 Permalink | Reply

      What flawed logic ur parents have
      haha flikr pics are cute
      I will read these books I neeeeed recommendations
      i love your photos <3

  • paperclip123 6:03 am on July 2, 2015 Permalink | Reply  

    guess what happened today (finally) 

     
    • deartomysoul 6:08 pm on July 5, 2015 Permalink | Reply

      WAHEYYYY

      • paperclip123 3:48 am on July 8, 2015 Permalink | Reply

        I’m just so relieved that I can finally get the sleep I’ve been denied since April :))

        • deartomysoul 9:58 am on July 16, 2015 Permalink | Reply

          Haha. Well, I have health class so I get to wake up at 7:00 every weekday, yippee. *sarcasm*

    • Lily 10:34 am on July 20, 2015 Permalink | Reply

      YAAAAAAYYY

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