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The Drawbridge Problem
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Hello!My English teacher did this exercise with our class to get discussion going about social norms. I found it interesting so I thought I'd ask the Nerdfighters to see what they think about it. It…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elizabeth Williams Mar 28, 2013.

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What Kind of Nerdfighter Are You?
Theatre!
About Me:
Hello there!

I really like to write, sing, act. and I'm starting to compose :)

Want to know more? Let's talk!
Favorite Books, Movies, Music, and more
Books- To Kill a Mockingbird, Angela's Ashes, TIFIOS, Paper Towns, The Great Gatsby, Looking for Alaska, The Bible <3, The Pilgrim's Progress, Moll Flanders, Pudd'nhead Wilson

Music- The Beatles, Florence and the Machine, Jackie Francois, Rolling Stones, Stephen Sondheim, Verdi, Puccini, Wagner, Debussey, Rossini, Strauss,Mountain Goats

Operas- La Traviata, Il Barbiere Di Siviglia, Peter Grimes, L'Italiana in Algeri, Pelleas et Mellisande, Der Ring Des nibelungen, Lohengrin, Tannhauser, Don Carlo, Amida, Giulio Cesare,

movies/TV- The Office, Shawshank Rdemption, Shakespeare in Love, The King's Speech, Slumdog Millionaire, Cobweb Castle, Ran, Seven Samurai

Plays/Musicals-Les Miserables (probs my favorite) Wicked, Urinetown, Barnum Waiting for Godot, hamlet, Othello, As you Like it, Romeo and Juliet, The Importance of being Earnest, Endgame, GILBERT AND SULLIVAN!
What's your favorite thing to put on your head?
books, upturned bowls, things that can balance.
If you could do your happy dance with anyone who would it be with?
With my friend Stephanie!
When did you start watching the Vlogbrothers?
January, 2012
Make up your own DFTBA initialism!
Don't Fondle Tubuler Blind Arachnids

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Rhiannon Hobbs and Patrick Allen are now friends
Sep 6, 2013
Patrick Allen and Geeta Sharma are now friends
Sep 6, 2013
Elizabeth Williams replied to Patrick Allen's discussion The Drawbridge Problem
"1. The Madman  Even though he's mad an not responsible for his actions and all, he still killed the Baroness. If not for him, she would not be dead at all.  2. The Baroness  It was her action of leaving the castle that led to her…"
Mar 28, 2013
Jane replied to Patrick Allen's discussion The Drawbridge Problem
"6. The Baron 5. The Boatman 4. The Madman 3. The Lover 2. The Friend 1. The Baroness"
Mar 28, 2013
Patrick Allen left a comment for Maggie
"Hi Maggie! I saw your pen pal post on the Nerdfighter Pen pall group and I'm interested! you seem really cool! :)"
Mar 20, 2013
A'nna replied to Patrick Allen's discussion The Drawbridge Problem
"6) The Baron. He has nothing to do with the death of the Baroness. Whether or not he gave orders about leaving the castle, the Baroness has her free will and will do what she thinks is good for her in the time being which in this case, go out of…"
Mar 12, 2013
Regina replied to Patrick Allen's discussion The Drawbridge Problem
"I believe it is his fault. When he was going mad, he should have done something about that like get medication or something. It's his fault because he never got help for his going mad. He could have asked friends or family to keep him inside to…"
Feb 24, 2013
Joseph Aglialoro replied to Patrick Allen's discussion The Drawbridge Problem
"6. The Baron: He doesn't really have anything to do with the situation besides being dumb enough to leave his unfaithful wife. 5. Boatman: He's just running a business, I suppose he could have been nice though. 4. The Lover: Jerk, but…"
Feb 24, 2013
Regina replied to Patrick Allen's discussion The Drawbridge Problem
"1. The Madman 2. The Baroness 3. The Baron 4. The Lover 5. The Friend 6. The Boatman I chose the madman as the having the greatest responsibility for the Baroness's death because he was the one who killed her. It was his choice to do that and…"
Feb 23, 2013
Mark Andrew Maben replied to Patrick Allen's discussion The Drawbridge Problem
"1: Baroness2: Shared by : Boatman, Friend, Lover3: Madman4: Baron 1: she was ultimately responsible for her actions. her husband had nothing to do with it, or at least the least. she chose to leave. and as a result, she can either choose to face her…"
Feb 10, 2013
Latch33570 replied to Patrick Allen's discussion The Drawbridge Problem
"Josh I guess it depends on how you define Madman. Plenty of people are whacked in the head but still know right from wrong. I know a few. It didn't say anything about a court of law. That only says whether or not he should be held accountable…"
Feb 9, 2013
William Harmer replied to Patrick Allen's discussion The Drawbridge Problem
"1.The Madman 2.The Baroness 3.The Baron 4.The Lover 5.The Friend 6.The Boatman"
Feb 8, 2013
Latch33570 replied to Patrick Allen's discussion The Drawbridge Problem
"What the heck? I am bored enough for this. 1. The Madman He should be responsible for his actions. He should at least know right from wrong. 2. The Baroness She knew the Madman was there and what the consequences were yet tried to get across anyway.…"
Feb 8, 2013
Eystein, replied to Patrick Allen's discussion The Drawbridge Problem
"Yeah works for me. Didn't mean to scold ya, didn't mean nothing by it ;) But she obviously had been sneaking off before though, so I think it is safe to assume she were confident she would get away with it this time too. The madman was…"
Feb 8, 2013
Eystein, replied to Patrick Allen's discussion The Drawbridge Problem
"As were all back in those golden hay-days of white male supremacy. As he's dead, it is of little significance now. More worrisome is it that you seem to have the opinion that if a woman disobeys her husband and ends up murdered, it is entirely…"
Feb 8, 2013
Rem replied to Patrick Allen's discussion The Drawbridge Problem
"I'd argue that since the Baroness did everything she could to prevent her death, whereas the friend, boatman, and lover could have saved her if they tried, they're far more responsible for it than she is. She was foolish, but she did…"
Feb 8, 2013

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At 12:54pm on February 2, 2013, Allana Renee Willome said…

Awesome! I'd be happy to be your pen pal message me your email and ill get back to you asap! :)

At 12:01pm on April 25, 2012, Patrick Allen said…

Thanks! Things are going great!

At 9:08pm on April 20, 2012, Danno said…

welcome to the ning Patrick.  how's your first day here going?

Patrick Allen's Blog

Michigan Opera Theatre "Pagliacci" Review

 

I know, one opera review after another, right? Well, yes. :p.

 

Just last week, I saw a production of Ruggero Leoncavallo’s opera Pagliacci (often mistitled as I Pagliacci) at the Detroit Opera House. Set to a libretto by the composer and first perfomred in 1892 , it was a product of a late nineteenth century Italian operatic movement known as verismo, or truth. Perviously, Italian opera had always reflected the lives of non-ordinary people, kings,…

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Posted on May 25, 2012 at 10:45am

Introductions, Opera Reviews, and Voice Cracks

Hello Nerdfighteria!

 FIRST BLOG POST!!!! YAAAAAAY!

It is no secret that I am a huge fan of that curious art form that we call opera. As such, I see a lot of opera, mainly the fabulous productions put on by Michigan Opera Theatre  in Detroit.

 

Recently, I went to see a production of the French opera Les Pêcheurs de Perles (The Pearl Fishers) with music by Georges Bizet and libretto (that’s the words for you non-opera buffs) by Eugène…

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Posted on May 18, 2012 at 10:43am — 2 Comments

 
 
 

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