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Best Books of 2013
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Hello Nerdfighters!As the year winds down, I'm seeing lots of 'best of" lists, including ones about books. What were your favourite books you read this year? Mine were, in no particular order:1. How…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Pattie Ekman Jan 25.

In the movie of your life...

Hello Nerdifghters! I have a few silly questions for you. In the movie of you life...-What would the basic plotline be?-Who would you be portrayed by?-What do you want the audience to think about…Continue

Started Nov 24, 2012

What are you thankful for?
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Hey Nerdfighters! Since Thanksgiving is coming up, I'm asking you all the cliched yet meaningful question that many of you have probably heard a lot lately: What are you thankful for? I'm thankful…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brendan Mar 24, 2013.

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Pattie Ekman replied to Rachel Carboni's discussion Best Books of 2013
"The Divergent series The Unwind series (I see a trend here) Anything by T.Greenwood (I think I read 4 by her this year) Everyday by David Levithan Never Fall Down by Patricia McCormick"
Jan 25
River Lynn replied to Rachel Carboni's discussion Best Books of 2013
"And Then There Were None - Agatha Christie Signs and Wonders - Alix Ohlin Water for Elephants - Sara Gruen The Thief Lord - Cornelia Funke Lord of the Flies - William Golding"
Jan 13
Neens Kwienz replied to Rachel Carboni's discussion Best Books of 2013
"These are mine. :-) 1. The hundred year old man who climbed out of the window and disappeared by Jonas Jonasson 2. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë  3. The Ego Trick by Julian Baggini 4. Meditations by Marcus Aurelius 5. La tête…"
Jan 10
Therese Lyons replied to Rachel Carboni's discussion Best Books of 2013
"Mine were: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children Zombie: An Anthology of the Undead The Fault in Our Stars Interview with the Vampire Mister Pip"
Jan 7
Kaitlyn Johnson replied to Rachel Carboni's discussion Best Books of 2013
"1. And The Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini 2. Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls by David Sedaris 3. The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas 4. Paper Towns by John Green 5. The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly "
Dec 22, 2013
Rachel Carboni replied to connor norvell's discussion anti makeup in the group Teen Nerdfighters
"I can see that this was started with good intentions, but I disagree with it. Shaming people for wearing make-up is no different than shaming people for wearing it. Women should wear whatever amount of make-up it takes for them to feel happy,…"
Dec 21, 2013
Rachel Carboni posted a discussion

Best Books of 2013

Hello Nerdfighters!As the year winds down, I'm seeing lots of 'best of" lists, including ones about books. What were your favourite books you read this year? Mine were, in no particular order:1. How To Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia by Mohsin Hamid2. This is How You Lose Her by Junot Diaz3. Little Bee by Chris Cleave4. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris5. Mr. Penumbra's 24 Hour Bookstore by Robin SloanSee More
Dec 21, 2013
Rachel Carboni commented on Kal M!'s group Nerdfighters Who Like Talking About Books
"I just finished "Cutting For Stone" by Abraham Verghese. The novel is the story of a hospital in developing Ethiopia its employees. While it can venture into "Hospital television drama" at times, most of the book is about the…"
Jun 2, 2013
Rachel Carboni replied to Albert Lopez's discussion Matt Smith's Exit from Doctor Who. in the group Doctor Who Nerdfighters
"One of the most and least enjoyable parts of Doctor Who is regeneration. While I'm disappointed that Matt is leaving, I'm also excited about the new Doctor. The internet is having a field day speculating who it might be. Personally, I…"
Jun 2, 2013
Brendan replied to Rachel Carboni's discussion What are you thankful for?
"I'm new to the forums, so late to this thread, but I wanna play anyway!  I am super thankful for my family, because I have the best one in the history of ever-both my parents/siblings family and the family I am working on creating with my…"
Mar 24, 2013
Lindish replied to Rachel Carboni's discussion What are you thankful for?
"I'm thankful for having a summer job this year. And for the postal service. And for my ex-math/science-teacher that was amazing and influenced me a lot. And for being able to live where I live. "
Feb 25, 2013
Katie S replied to Rachel Carboni's discussion What are you thankful for?
"I like that people are still posting this after Thanksgiving. =) There's the obvious: The people in my life. My two best friends and my husband and my parents. I wouldn't be the person I am without all of them, and I might not be alive…"
Feb 25, 2013
Elizabeth Moore replied to Rachel Carboni's discussion What are you thankful for?
"Hmm. I'm EXTREMELY thankful for my friends. I'm thankful for the internet, for teachers (especially Physics and language teachers), for Latin, for my laptop. For Morcombe and Wise and Bill Oddy and Lord of the Rings and poetry.I'm…"
Feb 5, 2013
Katie Biela replied to Rachel Carboni's discussion An Anecdote for Sherlockians in the group Sherlock Nerdfighters
"Don't be too hard on her. We teachers have outside interests too. :-) Be happy she has good taste...she could be swooning over someone from Revenge or Gossip Girl or some other equally ridiculous "drama"."
Jan 27, 2013
Rachel Carboni added a discussion to the group Sherlock Nerdfighters
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An Anecdote for Sherlockians

Hello Nerdfighters! Here is a short and simultaneously frightening story for you all. Last week, I walked into my Spanish classroom. What do I see on the walls? A wild Gingerbatch. As I fangirl to no one in particular, my Spanish teacher walks up and says "Oh, I just love Sherlock! Benedict Cumberbatch is so sexy!" ...My Spanish teacher is a Cumberbitch..........I'm confused.See More
Jan 27, 2013
Rachel Carboni commented on Tamhas ~ Admin ~'s blog post Yet another shooting, yet another lesson unlearned.
"I'm very saddened by the Connecticut shooting. I feel like we've dug ourselves into a hole that we can't escape by giving citizens guns. I don't want to grow up in a world where things like this happen, and everyone forgets in a…"
Dec 14, 2012

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What Kind of Nerdfighter Are You?
I am a Nerdfighter with particular enthusiasm for books.
About Me:
My name is Rachel. I am a Nerdfighter because it is important to increase the levels of awesome in the world.
Favorite Books, Movies, Music, and more
I like classic books.
Documentaries are my favorite kind of movie.
I like pretty much any music under "alternative" genre, but my favorite sub-genre is folk music.
What's your favorite thing to put on your head?
I like to put fuzzy hats on my head.
If you could do your happy dance with anyone who would it be with?
I would like to happy dance with everyone I've ever been friends with.
When did you start watching the Vlogbrothers?
June, 2012
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At 3:36pm on October 17, 2012, Danno said…

hey Rachel.  welcome to the ning!

 
 
 

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