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Vladimir

A Wellworn Forgoten Hoary Joke

An old mechanical watch often had an inscription “so-many stones/gems” (gem and stone both are one word in Russian). Tiny sardiuses use...
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Feb 15, 2019 17:42
Vladimir

A Conversation with a Smart Person

Some people have a habit talking with themselves. When they think about something they can “think in their hearing”. They can ask themsel...
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Feb 13, 2019 00:45
Vladimir

A Bizarre Happening

I had an unpleasant incident once. I was working in a little firm in the latest of ‘90. Two guys who were working for a bank took a credi...
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Feb 12, 2019 00:47
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An Encounter

I was going home. It was a summer’s sunset. A sultry day was over. Shadows got longer. I worked then in a store over the river went home ...
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Feb 5, 2019 23:39
Vladimir

An Altar, Candles and Little Men

“An Altar, Candles and Little Men” (Алтарь, свечки и маленькие человечки) was a title of article in a newspaper. I was twelve years old. ...
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Jan 31, 2019 01:43
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A Tipsy Fellow Traveler

Once, I went in the Russian consulate in a town near mine. A one-way trip takes two and half hours, so I could go and come back in a day....
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Jan 30, 2019 17:29
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Allergic to a Word

Specific entries appear sometimes in social networks. They appeal either to sentimentality or to humanness. Once, a woman published a sto...
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Jan 27, 2019 16:13
Vladimir

A Fanny Idea

If you read my entry ‘An ‘Original’ Idea’ and were unpleasant with it, don’t read next – this idea is similar with that one. I gave rei...
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Jan 23, 2019 19:38
Vladimir

A Prophetic Story

Long long ago, I read the story named “A Train from Hong-kong” (Паравоз из Гонгконга http://online-knigi.com/page/47767). The main stor...
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Jan 21, 2019 02:19 book
Vladimir

Salt

How much do you estimate salt? You can buy it in any store and in any quantity if you want. Ordinary salt cost nothing. There are many so...
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Jan 18, 2019 02:54
Vladimir

Grishkovetc

Why do people write entries about something they like? Who is interested in it? Who is interested to read what you like? It’s nobody. H...
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Jan 15, 2019 16:50
Vladimir

A Bad Karma

There is a kind of video on YouTube called “Instance Karma” (or something like this). When I watched such a video once again, I concerned...
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Jan 12, 2019 22:13
Vladimir

Free Jimmy

'Free Jimmy', or ‘Slipp Jimmy Fri’ in Norwegian, is an adult computer-animated comedy from 2006. Adult means that the cartoon i...
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Jan 9, 2019 23:54
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Do You Love?

“Do You Love?” is a name of a song and the last album of a Russian folk band ‘Otava Yo’ (Отава Ё). The new album is fifth. The band was f...
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Jan 8, 2019 04:11
Vladimir

Christmas Eve

January 6, is Christmas Eve for Orthodox Christian. This day called ‘Sochelnic’ (рождественский сочельник) in Russian. This name derived ...
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Jan 7, 2019 03:34
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Otava Yo

Otava Yo (Отава Ё) is a Russian folk band from St Petersburg. Don’t ask me what the name mean – I have no idea. In general, ‘Отава’ means...
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Jan 4, 2019 03:20
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An Original Idea

I’m not sure that the word ‘original’ is suitable here. Actually, I’m sure it’s the wrong word, to be honest. It has rather different mea...
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Dec 28, 2018 17:28
Vladimir

A Problem

I go to a swim pool for a some years. This winter is still ninth. The swim pool is rather old. It’s one of generic type that placed in a ...
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Dec 26, 2018 01:23
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Christmas Tree

https://ok.ru/weloveart/album/52069252399283/879591103411 The painting by Egor Zaitsev. The painting depicts a Christmas scene. We see ...
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Dec 24, 2018 14:25
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Five Pictures from “I Love Arts”

There is a group called “I Love Arts” (я люблю искусство) in one Russian social network. I saw several interesting photos there. The phot...
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Dec 21, 2018 21:23