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Old 2016-08-27, 23:54
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A parrot's adventures in Quebec, Canada

So I'm officially visiting the fastest LBA player in the world (!!!! ), and since I wasn't very active in the last months,I thought you could write you what I find surprising/interesting here

Damn is Quebec big ! The place is flat and there is a lot of room, so not a lot of tall buildings, and the streets in the neighborhood are so large ! I don't feel like I'm in a big city at all... There are even squirrels in the street, so cute

Here the shops have a price code, *.99 is normal, *.98 means these are the last copies, *.97 means they want to get rid of it.
Also, the cars don't have numberplates on their fronts, only in their backs They look naked !
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Old 2016-08-28, 02:02
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Very peculiar observations, polly! How come you travel the world so much? you were in Japan just now. Stop that, you make us all feel bad. haha.

Who are you visiting anyway? Freeman?
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Old 2016-08-29, 05:18
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Old 2016-08-29, 05:56
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Well I'm lucky, I have a father working at Air France, and I realized not too long ago that I won't have access to ticket reductions after my 26th birthday.
So yeah, I decided to make good use of it

Most cities in the world started as small villages and grew, their shape and that of their streets is dictated by their use. Here it is not the case I think, it was born when europeans tried to colonize it, therefore it was "big" from the start. Almost every street is an avenue ! They go on as long as the eye can see, houses are numbered up to 5000 !
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Old 2016-08-29, 15:39
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Been a long time since I been to Canada. Used to go a few times in my childhood as I have family over there, some cousins who lived in ontario.
Loved the place. Went up the CN tower a few times too. (despite being young I was never confident enough to jump on that glass floor....)

Generally speaking I found Canada like the uk, but "with its shit together".
(Honestly, post-brexit, I would campaign for the UK to become part of Canada :P)
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Old 2016-08-31, 03:19
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Well you gonna post pics or what.
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You're going to find this funny, but it didn't occur to me to bring a camera '

DF : That would be cool, no more Electronic Travel Authorization needed

After seeing two house having a second entrance, I got curious and asked about it. Apparently, every flat has got to have a second door due to fire safety. That doesn't only mean that every place has another entrance, it also means every flat has a balcony !

Also, we went to a porn cinema. An interview with the owner lead us to think that the place was interesting, but apart the room itself which was big and looked pretty old, the movie sucked (no pun intended).It was the kind of cheap porn tha can be found anywhere...
Seriously, why not do your job, place-runner ? Why not show things that are hard to find online, something original, or a porn with artistic value !?
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Also, we went to a porn cinema. An interview with the owner lead us to think that the place was interesting, but apart the room itself which was big and looked pretty old, the movie sucked (no pun intended).It was the kind of cheap porn tha can be found anywhere...
Seriously, why not do your job, place-runner ? Why not show things that are hard to find online, something original, or a porn with artistic value !?
That porn cinema is really odd. Smell piss inside, old strange people there. I saw a guy masturbating in there. Really a strange place. But I had to see that one time in my life. It's Montreal haha
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That porn cinema is really odd. Smell piss inside, old strange people there. I saw a guy masturbating in there.
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You're going to find this funny, but it didn't occur to me to bring a camera '
Well not a problem, mr.freeman surely does have a NICE camera though
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Old 2016-09-01, 06:51
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As a matter of fact that is more or less his job '

To date, there is only one pic of me in canada
(sorry for the quality, my machine isn't adapted for facebook )
I am on the right side, you can recognise me from my shoes Freeman is right next to me.

Here in Canada, as opposed to most European countries, more people born than die. That means there are more young people in the street and so the whole country just appears younger to me. When I realized this the other day, I suddenly felt why the place was colonised.
Imagine being in your country full of older people telling you what to do, how to live (including the politicians), And suddenly comes and says let's move away from here, let's start over. Let's build Hungary up from scratch. Let's rebuild Slovenia. Let's restart Holland.
I can certainly why, despite the harsh winters, this place was called the New World, and why people would leave to come here.
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Old 2016-09-03, 05:46
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... Are you being sarcastic of not ? It's hard to tell with you, because I always feel like you're some kind of natural force that's here only to remind us how ridiculous and meaningless our puny lives are
Anyway, these pants are less funky, but I wear them because they have lots of pockets

So, the other day I went to a "go topless/free the nipple" event. The aim I've been told is to show that boobs are just a part of the body like any other, and that women should be allowed to be topless as much as men are. As you can guess, little virgin me was a bit on the nerves
It was a bit strange in the beginning, sitting around in a group of friends, looking at the beasts of girls I knew from a day before... But unexpectedly, this feeling faded away pretty fast, I guess you need to be in a certain mood to be excited '
It was a quite cute sight, all these girls discovering and comparing their nipples and their piercings with eachother
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... Are you being sarcastic of not ? It's hard to tell with you, because I always feel like you're some kind of natural force that's here only to remind us how ridiculous and meaningless our puny lives are
Anyway, these pants are less funky, but I wear them because they have lots of pockets

So, the other day I went to a "go topless/free the nipple" event. The aim I've been told is to show that boobs are just a part of the body like any other, and that women should be allowed to be topless as much as men are. As you can guess, little virgin me was a bit on the nerves
It was a bit strange in the beginning, sitting around in a group of friends, looking at the beasts of girls I knew from a day before... But unexpectedly, this feeling faded away pretty fast, I guess you need to be in a certain mood to be excited '
It was a quite cute sight, all these girls discovering and comparing their nipples and their piercings with eachother


And ofcourse, no pictures of this paradise.
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... Are you being sarcastic of not ? It's hard to tell with you, because I always feel like you're some kind of natural force that's here only to remind us how ridiculous and meaningless our puny lives are
lol, oh stop it you!

i don't know if "sarcastic" is the word, it's just that from the pics of you i've seen you seem to have an unusual taste in pants. this has actually led me to be eager for the next time you post a pic, because of your wizard pants
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Being looking to go to Canada for some time now, specially Vancouver. Seems to be a nice place.
Also have some cousins in Ontario but never had a chance to go there.

Enjoy your trip and indeed make sure you use those discounts as much as possible, otherwise you will surely regret
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And ofcourse, no pictures of this paradise.
No ! Bad SGK, you understood nothing of what I said

Reek : Haha, although it wasn't exactly a flattery, consider me flattered So, did you like the plants I'm wearing on the pic then ? They aren't very funky though

The fastest LBA player in the world is also a musician, but not only that, he also has a home studio. Last day, we recorded a song which, while we have different music taste, we both agree is awesome, so here it is for you guys

Do tell me if the link doesn't work, it's the first time I share a file via dropbox like this.
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The link works.

*listening*

Oh, now I know how the hurdy is supposed to sound naturally (unlike that other song we made, which I looped your tracks). Sounds like you've had some fun, nice. What is all that ambient noise at the end about?

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The ambient sound is funny, once we were done with the recording, Freeman said "Let's put some sounds from your country in there !".
So, he pulls out a giant folder full of subfolders with countries' names, navigates to Hungary, chooses "a bus stop at Pécs, mild volume", and puts it under the music
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The ambient sound is funny, once we were done with the recording, Freeman said "Let's put some sounds from your country in there !".
So, he pulls out a giant folder full of subfolders with countries' names, navigates to Hungary, chooses "a bus stop at Pécs, mild volume", and puts it under the music
I have some great sound libraries!

And the song we made is an Interlude that will release on my album of my band Doux Poison, some of you have seen the videoclip.

The version shared in Polaris's post isn't final, I need to re-eq some stuff and adjust levels.
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Heh! Deliciously random.
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when are you coming to holland polly?

i would like another mbn meet, this time in the NL

in 2013 i went on a trip to meet several from the mbn and it was cool
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