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Today we mourn the passing of a beloved old friend, Common Sense, who has been with us for many years. No one knows for sure how old he was, since his birth records were long ago lost in bureaucratic red tape.
He will be remembered as having cultivated such valuable lessons as: Knowing when to come in out of the rain; why the early bird gets the worm; Life isn't always fair; and Maybe it was my fault.
Common Sense lived by simple, sound financial policies (don't spend more than you can earn) and reliable strategies (adults, not children, are in charge). His health began to deteriorate rapidly when well-intentioned but overbearing regulations were set in place. Reports of a 6 year-old boy charged with sexual harassment for kissing a classmate; teens suspended from school for using mouthwash after lunch; and a teacher fired for reprimanding an unruly student, only worsened his condition.
Common Sense lost ground when parents attacked teachers for doing the job that they themselves had failed to do in disciplining their unruly children. It declined even further when schools were required to get Parental consent to administer Calpol, sun lotion or a band-aid to a student; but could not inform parents when a student became pregnant and wanted to have an abortion.
Common Sense lost the will to live as the Ten Commandments became contraband; churches became businesses; and criminals received better treatment than their victims.
Common Sense took a beating when you couldn't defend yourself from a burglar in your own home and the burglar could sue you for assault.
Common Sense finally gave up the will to live, after a woman failed to realize that a steaming cup of coffee was hot. She spilled a little in her lap, and was promptly awarded a huge settlement.
Common Sense was preceded in death by his parents, Truth and Trust; his wife, Discretion; his daughter, Responsibility; and his son, Reason.
He is survived by his 3 stepbrothers; I Know My Rights, Someone Else Is To Blame, and I'm A Victim. Not many attended his funeral because so few realized he was gone.

If you still remember him, pass this on. If not, join the majority and do nothing.


"If you were me, then I'd be you, and we wouldn't be having this conversation, would we?" - Unknown

"Remember kids. A smart guy knows when it's time to RUN LIKE A LITTLE B#$%!" Desert Punk, Episode 1

"A word to the wise ain't necessary - it's the stupid ones that need the advice." Bill Cosby

"Always forgive your enemies - Nothing annoys them so much." - Unknown

The quickest way of ending a war is to lose it" - George Orwell

"Doctors bury their mistakes. Lawyers hang them. But journalists put theirs on the front page" - Unknown

"Light travels faster than sound. That's why some people appear bright until you hear them speak." - Unknown

"Nothing is as frustrating as arguing with someone who knows what they're talking about." - Unknown

"Originality consists of trying to be like everybody else...and failing." - Unknown

"Coffee just isn't my cup of tea."

"The only criticism which hurts is that which we deserve" - Unknown

"Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value" - Unknown

"Stupidity killed the cat. Curiosity was framed." - Unknown

"Whoever said nothing was impossible never made an attempt to slam a revolving door." - Unknown

Life isn't measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.

The mind is like a parachute. It doesn't work unless it's open.

The best mind-altering drug is truth.

To be clever enough to get all the money, one must be stupid enough to want it.

Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; I'm not so sure about the universe.

Life is a lesson; you'll learn it when you're through.

In order to be someone, you must first be yourself.

Sometimes I wonder whether the world is being run by smart people who are putting us on or by imbeciles who really mean it.

Favorite Characters:

1. Harry P

2. Alex M.

3. Eragon S.

4. N. Tonks

Favorite Books/Series

Inheritance Cycle Skulduggery Pleasent

Harry Potter Deltora Quest

Rangers Apprentice The Immortal Nicolas Flammel

Artemus Fowl Just to name a few...

Best Fanfiction Universes that Need More Fics

1. WARHAMMER! Seriously you would think no-one plays this or reads it.

2. PROTOTYPE! Even worse it has like 5 decent fics.

3. INHERITANCE CYCLE! Not as bad as first 2 big still..

4. PERCY JACKSON! Now this is one that has heaps of fics but they are crappy, less then 2,000 word, unfinished fics.

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