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How to Ditch Your Fairy Interview

December 5th, 2008

So I think it’s time for another IMterview.

You may remember previous IMterviews, such as my discussion of Cycler with Lauren McLaughlin, and this chat with Robin Wasserman.

This one is a little closer to home, as it’s with my wife, Justine Larbalestier. We’ll be discussing her new book, How to Ditch Your Fairy.

Because we’re sitting next to each other as we IMed, it turned out a bit sillier than usual.

If you need catching up about what the book is about, here’s what I said back when it came out.

And here is the IMterview. (Okay, I’ll stop saying “IMterview” now, because it is lame.)










Here’s what the book looks like:

You can order HTDYF at Powell’s, Amazon, or Barnes and Noble.

259 Responses to “How to Ditch Your Fairy Interview”

  1. 1
    Rosie-Wa
    December 5th, 2008 07:04

    FIRST RESPONSE YAY i loved this book and you two are hilarious

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    Nicole-la
    December 5th, 2008 07:50

    2nd response!!! book looks good

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    Amy~la
    December 5th, 2008 08:00

    that interview made me laugh. it reminded me of the time i texted my friend that was sitting right next to me. :D

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    bri-la
    December 5th, 2008 08:13

    You haven’t had a drivers license since 1980?!?!?!! I think I like Justines writing schedule more than any other author I’ve met. PROCRASTINATORS UNITE (tomorrow). Hahaha. Sounds like an awesome book. I’m going to reserve it my library right NOW (or maybe later…) Hahahahahahahahahaha. :D

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    bri-la
    December 5th, 2008 08:15

    Oh an by the way, I convinced my little sister to read the Uglies series and *SPOILER ALERT IF YOU HAVEN’T READ SPECIALS* she cried when Zane died, so she and I had a little cry fest together. She loves them though. I convinced her to read all your other books too. :) I’d love to hear about your next book.

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    Ashley-wa
    December 5th, 2008 08:31

    that sure is long!!!!=D

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    Irene-la
    December 5th, 2008 08:48

    Nice interview(=

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    IcyNotBubbly
    December 5th, 2008 09:43

    Lovely interview, you guys are funny. :D For real, you haven’t had a driver’s liscense since the ’80s? Well, that is a very magical hand you got, Scott-la. I need to look harder for HTDYF, I can’t find it at the bookstores.

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    Julie-wa
    December 5th, 2008 09:57

    haha, a fun interview to read!
    my fairy would allow me to fly…
    or eat all the chocolate in the world and never gain a pound

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    Julie-wa
    December 5th, 2008 09:59

    Oh… and in some of my stories that I write, some of my characters… they defy me! Like I am so sure they are going to do this… but they do that.
    Lucky you, your chara not defying you.

    Maybe that’s my problem…

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    Sam-la
    December 5th, 2008 10:01

    I laughed when Justine said she makes things explode. That piece of advice is exactly what my friend did when she wrote for NaNoWriMo. It works well. :)

    I must go find the book! It seems really interesting.

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    Bre-la aka Panzercrappitastica Bonechomper
    December 5th, 2008 10:01

    11th post! Sounds interesting…

  13. 13
    Hannah-la
    December 5th, 2008 10:21

    My goal in life is to be 1st!
    :) lol well
    13th works for now!

  14. 14
    Laura-la
    December 5th, 2008 10:22

    I went to the local book store to try to get the book “Love is Hell” And it took like 10 min. for them to understand and find the book on their comp. data base.

    Anywho. They are ordering a copy for me and then extras for other people like me. :-)

  15. 15
    Emily
    December 5th, 2008 10:56

    I’m reading ‘How to Ditch Your Fairy’ right now!
    So, Justine, are all those unfamiliar words made-up-slang or real slang in some other part of the world?

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    Ashley-wa
    December 5th, 2008 11:04

    OMG 16….i m pretty, NOOOO i m a bubblehead

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    Ashley-wa
    December 5th, 2008 11:05

    =D lol
    laytah!!!!!

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    Andrea-la
    December 5th, 2008 11:07

    lol…..also, my friends would swear that i have a “being-in-tune” fairy cuz whenever i play something on an instrument it’s ALWAYS in tune, but I’d say that that’s just hard work….except that it’s been like that since the week of getting my instrument…

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    Bethany-la
    December 5th, 2008 11:09

    That looks like it was a fun interview. I;ve read that book. I got it from my library right when it got it.

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    Kristina-la
    December 5th, 2008 11:11

    I loved this book!

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    Eva-la
    December 5th, 2008 11:37

    urgh!i havent read it yet…
    but ill request it at the library right now
    ok done
    um yeah thats it…

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    Kate-la
    December 5th, 2008 11:39

    havnt red the book, but it looks gudd! and your intervew was riviting, ( rivitings a wierd word!), me and my frends txt eachother wen weer in the same room all the time!

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    Allie-wa
    December 5th, 2008 11:52

    Hee. That was amusing and enlightening. It’s nice to know more about the book from Justine’s point of view. And it’s amusing to read this chat. Very…scintillating.

    And yes, I have yet to read How To Ditch Your Fairy…sadly.

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    Malcolm Tredinnick
    December 5th, 2008 12:17

    (a) Now I’m going to have the word IMterview stuck in my head all day. Thanks for that!

    (b) I know people have used this style of presentation for blog fragments before, but these interviews are really showing that it works as a way of presenting the back and forth. Do more. Do more. Take it on the road.

    Shame it’s all one image, so won’t show up in search engines and so forth, but that’s a side-issue (ok, I’m an accessibility nut, but it’s a valid trade-off). Seriously, I like it.

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    Lizzy-wa
    December 5th, 2008 13:03

    HTDYF is on my xmas list, but since i have no money, i cant get it now. its SO depressing!!!!!

    -Lizzy-wa OUT! :(

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    Owldaughter
    December 5th, 2008 13:33

    This was fantastic and a lot of fun. I particularly enjoyed Justine’s virtuous assertion that she is working on extending her paragon-like behaviour to the entire six weeks prior to deadline. Thanks for sharing it!

    I enjoyed HTDYF a lot. It was interesting to read it having read Justine’s blog throughout the process of writing it.

    You know, it’s odd but I can’t remember which I read first, Justine’s Magic trilogy or Scott’s Uglies series. I suspect they were read in close proximity to one another time-wise. It was before either series was finished, but I can’t think of when I ended up waiting for the last ones to come out. Hmm.

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    Aryll-wa
    December 5th, 2008 14:01

    I really want to read HTDYF. but i better finish the 4 books i already have. …..i really should stop putting too many books on hold at my library……
    oh well

    ~Aryll-wa

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    Dahlia
    December 5th, 2008 14:06

    How To Ditch Your Fairy sounds really good. It is now on my list of books to get, which is surprisingly short since I am very picky about books. I read the first two chapters in Borders today and it was good. I’ll have to get it next time I’m at the book store.

    clickmynameclickmynameclickmynameclickmynameclickmyname :D

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    Dahlia
    December 5th, 2008 14:08

    Don’t click my name on my first comment, I typed the link wrong. Though this one should be good. CLICK IT! (please)

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    Andrea-la
    December 5th, 2008 15:09

    okay, so my parents went to meet my teachers and it was really great cuz apparently it went really well and the teachers like my “out of the box” thinking style. they saw my science and my band teacher and all is well with the world.

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    Kate-la
    December 5th, 2008 15:22

    u!?!?! “out of the box thinking”?!?!? I would hav never gessed!!! jk lolz

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    Michelle
    December 5th, 2008 15:30

    Haha, that was silly in the most perfect way. As cool as the word Sydneysider is I still like what I personally am; a Smithereen. My spell check does not like that being singular, hmm.

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    Kate-la
    December 5th, 2008 15:35

    u worded that perfectly, “that was silly in the most perfect way”, i wuld 100% agree, you just erned yourself a shiny gold satr!!!!

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    Audrey-Sensei
    December 5th, 2008 16:30

    Ha. Funny interview. You guys are *too* cute! *pinches scott-sama’s and Justine-sensei’s cheeks* I think I’ll read that book for my next reading assignment in English. Problem is, my teacher might consider it below 10th grade reading level. Ugh, that class is so annoying. Well, I think I deserve a break, because I’m finishing up The Turn of the Screw, which is horrid to get through, so maybe a nice fun Fairy Book is exactly what I need. ;-)

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    Mia-la
    December 5th, 2008 18:07

    Ha. Good interview… I think I will have to go and order that book from amazon… if my dad lets me. I just got 60 dollars worth of Uglies books last week (even though I have already read the whole series over 4 times) and ordered 100 dollars worth of your other books yesterday… using his AMerican Express card… (yes, he was informed… but not about the cost until afterwards, arent I evil?)
    I am making my sister read Midnighters right now, and now I am thinking that if she likes it she will try and touch my other SW books and get her grubby hands on them, so I am glaring and shifitly looking at my fiction bookcase alot.
    Gist of that- good interview I will buy the book. Hehe ( :
    Mia-la

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    Liset
    December 5th, 2008 19:07

    this made me smile!
    are they not the cutest ever?

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    Kristen-la
    December 5th, 2008 19:25

    ooh. This book sounds interesting. I need to get on reading it. But first I need to read the rest of your books, Scott-la, I’ve only read the Uglies Series, obviously. My boyfriend has me reading Halo books right now too since I just finished Extras. I’ll add this to my list. I doubt I would have even heard of it if it wasn’t for you scott-la! Thanks.

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    Ashley-wa
    December 5th, 2008 23:16

    i have 2go2 some really stupid&pointless “poinsettia party” 2pick up our poinsettias 4my sisters hockey team!!!! very stupid!! my parents r making me go2!!!!UGH!!! i would personally rather stay home & go on the computer!!!talk 2 u after school(TTYAS)!!!!!=D i hope i have a good day 2day!!!!
    laytah!!!=D

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    Jay-wa
    December 6th, 2008 00:12

    That was Hilarious! I really want to get that book now! And new book? AWE$OME. Times TWO.

    (This is because I’m inherently good.
    *Cough*)

    Amazing.

    Reading a book interview is a great way to start the day!

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    Trish-la
    December 6th, 2008 00:19

    I’ll request to get both HTDYF and Bogus to Bubbly for my X’mas presents!! (And a deck of Tally-ho or Bicycle cards (Tally-ho! Hee hee!))

    I agree about Justine’s comment on the specialised school. I currently attend a six-year-programme high school specializing in math and science. On one hand, I absolutely love my school and I can sorta cope with the more advanced stuff that they are giving. On the other, I can’t help but feel like I’m closing my options too early and I haven’t gotten all A’s in like forever, which is really sad.

    I’m currently taking advantage of the end of year hols to finish the Justine’s Magic series. And a few other books. And mangas.
    (Any VK, Deathnote, TsubasaRC or Xxxholic fans here?)

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    Jay-wa
    December 6th, 2008 00:36

    I haven’t heard of any of those things (books) you’ve listed, but a specialized school sounds intense. (Math..cringe..)

  42. 42
    Jay-wa
    December 6th, 2008 00:37

    (IMterview..ha. That’s great)

  43. 43
    Trish-la
    December 6th, 2008 01:23

    Jay-wa: Those are mangas, not books. And math is fun, really. Assuming you are referencing to my comments. If not then just ignore it.

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    Andrea-la
    December 6th, 2008 02:23

    Jay-wa: YOU HAVE INSULTED MATH! I. AM. NOT. HAPPY! (j/k..kinda) Math is a fun class where you learn things (okay, so I haven’t learned something new since who knows when) that help you with life later on, and in my case, so that i can prove my crazy theories later on in life. On the plus side, my math teacher DOES light things on fire, but he gives us tons of homework (but i always get it done in class whereas other people are going for extra help) and so yeah. MATH. IS. FUN. And a specialized school sounds really fun…except having to chose between music and swimming would totally kill me.

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    Jay-wa
    December 6th, 2008 04:30

    I like math just not my math teacher. which makes me loathe math.

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    Jay-wa
    December 6th, 2008 05:04

    http://www.chompchomp.com its pretty hilarious

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    Andrea-la
    December 6th, 2008 06:33

    my math teacher kinda sucks too, except for the magic tricks…lol…i haven’t learned anything new in math ALL YEAR.

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    amira-la
    December 6th, 2008 07:13

    Oh, wow, Scott-la. That’s like the longest post you’ve ever written. But I guess you didn’t actually write most of it. Okay, so I’m being disloyal to you, the one and only Scott Westerfeld (please forgive me) because now Twilight is my favorite book. I know, now you all think I’m randomly normal and uninteresting because EVERYONE is in love with Twilight, but I am NOT NORMAL! Let me tell you that! I am totally abnormal because today I am dying inside. Why? Cuz katy-la was supposed to bring New Moon(the 2nd twilight book)to school today but she’s absent so now I have to wait the whole weekend to read it cuz it’s Friday which I would usually be happy about but now I’m sad because I can’t read for 2 DAYS because I can’t start another book cuz then it would take me twice as long to finish New Moon because if I started another book this weekend I would have to split my reading time in half so I have to wait ALL WEEKEND! *gasps for air* Oh, and all the libraries have New Moon, but, of course, they’re all CHECKED OUT! Luckily, I’m having a sleepover on Saturday to keep my mind off my sad predicament.

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    amira-la
    December 6th, 2008 07:19

    CLICK MY NAME TO READ MY BLOG! PLEASE!

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    Andrea-la
    December 6th, 2008 07:32

    read it and commented.

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    Ashley-wa
    December 6th, 2008 07:51

    amira-la: i m not in luv w/ twilight!!!!! i m in luv w/ the Uglies series (still) i m completely obsessed!!!!

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    Ashley-wa
    December 6th, 2008 08:05

    okay, so 2day i went 2 school(unlike lucky Andrea-la)…
    &my 1st hour is math.2day we did some wacky thing w/ number lines(which i don’t get)it was boring!!!
    2nd hour is A.R.T., the subject i dread the most!!!1 time the art teacher called Jesus a hipee(@ a catholic school!!)…and another time she told us that she does not approve of Disney movies!!!okay, well 2day we r hoping she is finally going 2 b fired 4 her craziness!!!
    3rd hour English, we wrote a letter 2 anybody, i chose my aunt and uncle that live in Massauchetts(FUN,not)
    4th was Literature, we practiced 4 our scrooge play(i m a caroler in the beginning when scrooge yells @us 2 go away)Keri-la is Marhta Cratchit!!!! kind of fun
    5th is lunch, but i forgot my lunch, so 4 the rest of the day i was starving!!!!!
    6th hour was Science (i hate chemical bonding) i had a hard time translating the teachers words from scientific 2 english!!!
    7th was Religion, where i just read the whole time=D
    lastly was History, where we got lectured on women’s rights(boring)
    …..well that was my VERY boring day, hope u ad a better 1!!!=D

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    Devan wa
    December 6th, 2008 08:32

    that was a very interseting interview i can’t wait for the one about your nwo book becuase i’m highly antisipatting it too bad it comes out in 09 that’s toooo long from here !!!

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    Andrea-la
    December 6th, 2008 08:51

    i am officially back to acorns.

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    Ashley-wa
    December 6th, 2008 08:51

    wht does that mean Andrea-la???

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    Andrea-la
    December 6th, 2008 08:56

    if you don’t know, you don’t need to.

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    Ashley-wa
    December 6th, 2008 08:57

    does it mean like u r back 2 normal???

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    Andrea-la
    December 6th, 2008 08:57

    no. it means i’m back to complicated metaphor-like analogies that i can’t explain.

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    Ashley-wa
    December 6th, 2008 09:00

    okay….how was ur day w/ no school???

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    Andrea-la
    December 6th, 2008 09:01

    i swam 100 laps, i used to comp for too long, and read half a book.

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    Ashley-wa
    December 6th, 2008 09:04

    thats cool…i wrote how my day was above Devan wa’s comment(u don’t have 2 read it), i can tell u it was like always, boring!!!=D

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    Ashley-wa
    December 6th, 2008 09:09

    what book did u half-read??

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    Andrea-la
    December 6th, 2008 09:12

    i read “Diary of a Teenage Girl” by Melody Carlson

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    Ashley-wa
    December 6th, 2008 09:14

    is it good??

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    Andrea-la
    December 6th, 2008 09:19

    excellent.

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    Ashley-wa
    December 6th, 2008 09:20

    i know this may b a difficult question, but what is your favorite book or book series???

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    Andrea-la
    December 6th, 2008 09:21

    Harry Potter

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    Ashley-wa
    December 6th, 2008 09:23

    that is 1 of my mom’s favorites 2!! mine is the Uglies series

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    Andrea-la
    December 6th, 2008 09:25

    yeah….i love Uglies, Harry Potter, ‘Nama Beach High, and the Bible. Bible is probably one of my favorites, but Harry Potter is always the first to come to mind.

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    Ashley-wa
    December 6th, 2008 09:26

    well….G2G off the computer till my mom leaves!!!

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    Andrea-la
    December 6th, 2008 09:28

    lol…yeah….i really shouldn’t be on the comp right now either.

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    Jessica Daylight
    December 6th, 2008 10:00

    LOL I love how you were less then 7 ft from each other when you did it thats spiffy!

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    Jessica Daylight
    December 6th, 2008 10:00

    I also loved HTDYF It was an awsome book and its up there on my fav books along with Midnighters and Peeps

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    Ping-la [says hi back]
    December 6th, 2008 10:26

    *snickers* Must’ve been, dare I say, BUBBLY?

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    Ping-la [says hi back]
    December 6th, 2008 10:27

    And, yes, I do hate Twilight.

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    Ashley-wa
    December 6th, 2008 10:28

    okay, i m back, my mom just left & won’t be back 4 ab hour or so!!!=D

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    Ashley-wa
    December 6th, 2008 10:29

    oops, i meant 2 say about an hour or so!!!….what’s up???

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    Andrea-la
    December 6th, 2008 11:04

    you still on?

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    Marisa-la
    December 6th, 2008 11:05

    You two are hilarious. :)

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    Kate-la
    December 6th, 2008 11:30

    HOW CAN U LYK THE HARRY POTTER SERIES!?!?!? i red lyk the first 3, and part of the 4th and i never got into them!!! the movies r gud though…

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    Nicole-la
    December 6th, 2008 11:48

    Ewwwww. i totally hate the harry potter series too, the movies are odd!!! No offense

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    Kate-la
    December 6th, 2008 11:50

    lolz! finally someone that agrees!!!

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    Stefanie
    December 6th, 2008 12:07

    That was such a cute interview!

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    Jay-wa
    December 6th, 2008 12:13

    I think Harry Potter is an acquired taste, I read the first one, but found it confusing and exceedingly boring. And Ping-la, why do you hate Twilight?

    (PS if you go to Robin Wasserman’s blog [www.robinwasserman.com/blog] the not link has Twilight scents. It’s the one she says she wouldn’t like but is worth checking out.)

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    Jay-wa
    December 6th, 2008 12:19

    So are the other links about the nerd in all of us..PHASER GUN!!

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    Andrea-la
    December 6th, 2008 12:53

    i like harry potter because it got me into reading.

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    Alex-wa
    December 6th, 2008 13:02

    Hmm, the book sounds sort of interesting. I love faries and mermaids and that mythical stuff. In fact, I have a murel on my wall of a tree with faries and a lake that will eventually have mermaids in it. Yeah, it’s pretty neat.

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    Amanda-la
    December 6th, 2008 13:03

    Sounds like an awesome book! I’ll have to look for it next time I’m at the library, or perhaps buy it after Christmas (I already have more than I’m going to actually get on my list, so I don’t really see any point in adding new stuff to it. Though there is probably a higher chance of my parents spending a little bit extra for a book, lol)

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    Alex-wa
    December 6th, 2008 13:07

    BTW I just got into a new vampire series called The House of Night. There are four books so far out. I read the first one, called Marked, and I loved it! The only thing that is annoying the crap outa me is that it’s canadien or something and vampire is spelled vampyre. It’s soooo anoying to me! And there is alot of cussing. For good reason, though. Click on my name to go to the site for the series.

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    Alex-wa
    December 6th, 2008 13:08

    Wait… sorry about that. Now click on my name. I typed the wrong address on the last one.

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    Alex-wa
    December 6th, 2008 13:11

    Okay, I am REALLY having issues! NOW click on my name. If this doesn’t work I’m gonna kill myself!

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    Alex-wa
    December 6th, 2008 13:12

    Yeesh, finnally! My name works now. So just click on my name for this comment or the last one.

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    Julia
    December 6th, 2008 13:30

    Haha, I m looking at How to Ditch Your Fairy right now. it’s in between peeps and the Blue Fairy Book. Cool interview.

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    Jay-wa
    December 6th, 2008 14:09

    Your mural sounds totally cool! You’re never too old for fairy tales!

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    Ashley-wa
    December 6th, 2008 14:21

    sorry i left w/ out saying goodbye, but nobody was on!!! i had 2 go 2 that horribly stupid poinsettia party (even boringer than i thought it would b) turns out that i m a boring person!!!! i started talking 2 this 1 girl & she just got up &left &then i thought 2 myself how rude of her 2 leave me like that!!!! so i spent the past 2-3 hours staring into space, hoping i could b home.talking 2 u guys!!!!=D

    Marisa-la:who were u talking about when u said”You two are hilarious???”

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    Ashley-wa
    December 6th, 2008 14:41

    okay, i m singing off now until 2morrow!!! i m soooo tired!!!well…g’night!!! TTYT(talk 2 u 2morrow) sweet dreams everybody!!!!=D

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    Bran-la
    December 6th, 2008 15:00

    I’m going to read it. I didn know what it was about at first and i was just like whatever but it shounds REALLY cool.

    Thanks for the IMterview, Scott!

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    Kate-la
    December 6th, 2008 15:04

    Ashley-wa: that was very rude of her!!! u r not a boring person, shes just a meeny!

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    BookSpot
    December 6th, 2008 15:07

    I”ll admit that HTDYF has been on my periphery and I haven’t *really* checked it out…but now I very, very much want to! I need to pay closer attention to some things, me thinks :D

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    Dame Orchid
    December 6th, 2008 15:12

    The latest IMterview was so funny (I mean it was funnier than the last one). Now I really want “How to Ditch Your Fairy”.

    Yesterday I got “Peeps” and I am loving it. All I need now is “So Yesterday” and “Last Days” to complete my collection of YA books by Scott (it’s so weird referring to him by just his first name).

    Click my name (It would be nice if someone other than my best friend would comment on my blog) Click my name, please. :)

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    Kate-la
    December 6th, 2008 15:19

    red ur blog… im definately 4 barbie!!!

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    Audrey-Sensei
    December 6th, 2008 15:27

    I’m kind of over Harry Potter right now, because the phenomenon has been going on for so long, but I started having my dad read the series to me and kindergarten, and we finished the 7th book when I was in High School, so I kind of grew up with him, which was always pretty neat. Still, Harry Potter is better than Twilight, which just can’t compete. Today, my friend and I made Twilight t-shirts for when we go see the movie this weekend. Mine says “Team Get a Life” on the back and “I liked him better as Cedric” on the front. Hers says “So the girl and the vampire start going on a date… That sounds like the beginning of joke, doesn’t it?”

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    Audrey-Sensei
    December 6th, 2008 15:28

    Oh yeah, and I bought HTDYF at Barnes and Noble today and will start reading it in English class as soon as I finish Turn of the Screw. ;-)

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    Kate-la
    December 6th, 2008 15:29

    love the shirt idea Audrey-Sensei!!!! gud luck not getting any popcorn thrown on you!!!

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    Audrey-Sensei
    December 6th, 2008 16:10

    yeah, should be interesting. We really wanted to find glow-in-the-dark pens, but Target didn’t have any. We’re also going to wear them for twin day during winter week at school. And there are some pretty rabid girls there… ;-)

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    Mikala-wa
    December 6th, 2008 16:45

    Haha! Scott-sama, you make me smile. Justine seems really nice and funny :)

    Note here that I bought HTDYF several weeks ago and loved it. :)

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    Mikala-wa
    December 6th, 2008 16:46

    My favorite books… it’s a tie between Uglies, Twilight, and Harry Potter.

    Sigh, I’m so typical. But there IS reason Twilight is so popular.
    It’s good!

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    Dame Orchid
    December 6th, 2008 16:56

    Audrey-sensei, those shirts sound hilarious.

    I personly don’t see why “Twilight” is popular. I think most people like it because their peers like it.

    Click my name to check out my blog. :) :)

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    Dahlia
    December 6th, 2008 17:05

    Audrey-sensei: You don’t seem to like Twilight very much, so why are you going to go see the movie this weekend? Your shirt sounds really funny.
    Dame Orchid: If people only read Twilight because their peers read it, then I just have one question: who started it?

    Honestly, I don’t see why everyone likes it so much. My sister gave me an hour long recap of the first three books and about half of the fourth one, and it sounds LAME. And mushy, but that’s just me. People keep acting like it’s the new Harry Potter, but nothing will ever replace Harry Potter. By the way, I CANNOT WAIT FOR HBP! And the TWO DEATHLY HALLOWS MOVIES! The book was so good they had to make two movies for it. :D

    Click my name, please. And visit this site: http://www.dahliaseclecticmind.blogspot.com

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    Audrey-Sensei
    December 6th, 2008 17:24

    Actually, for a book, Twilight really isn’t that bad. For a phenomenon, however, it is. It isn’t literature, it’s marketing Targeted at teenage girls. And it works. The same plot is carried out through four books, but could be condensed into one, if so much time wasn’t spent stressing how pretty the male love interest was.

    And yes, I’m seeing the movie a) because people who loved the book hated the movie, because it was different, so different might = better. I don’t know. b) even the actors in the movie hate Twilight fans, and Robert Pattinson himself gave an incredibly sarcastic interview too…Cosmogirl I think. and c) I’m just plain curious, and I have to admit, the previews were good. ;-)

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    Audrey-Sensei
    December 6th, 2008 17:31

    Oh yeah, and if you want to watch a hobo reviewing the movie Twilight, go to http://thatguywiththeglasses.com/videolinks/thatguywiththeglasses/bum-reviews/2741-twilight whether you like or hate this book, I guarantee you will love this review. (no, I don’t know the person who created it, I’m just a huge fan of this site) ;-)

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 01:52

    Kate-la: thanks 4 saying i m not boring=D….but sometimes i can sort of b boring!!!!never ever ask me about the book i m reading!!!…that is the mistake she made, i could talk about books 4 hours &hours!!!!!well thnks anyway!!!!=D

    BTW: what’s up????

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    Andrea-la
    December 7th, 2008 02:48

    hi. i’m bored. so yeah. ( i just woke up )

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    Alex-wa
    December 7th, 2008 03:08

    So, anyone on? I woke up maybe an hour ago, and started composing a holiday tune on finale notpad. Then I got bored.

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    Andrea-la
    December 7th, 2008 03:11

    i’m on…kinda….

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 03:30

    i m on now, my dad just left!!!!=D
    what’s up ???

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    Andrea-la
    December 7th, 2008 03:30

    nothing.

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 03:31

    same here, 2morrow i m going ice sk8ing w/ my cousins BORING!!!!

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    Andrea-la
    December 7th, 2008 03:33

    yeah…i have triathlon training but i’m not feeling well, so i might not go.

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 03:34

    its snowing , but its saturday…sono snow day!!!!this always happens=D

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 03:35

    how don’t u feel good???

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    Andrea-la
    December 7th, 2008 03:36

    i feel like i might barf, but whatever.

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 03:38

    ewwww!!! this 1 time i had a migrain(don’t know how 2 spell it) and my mom gave me medicine and about an hour later i barfed it up(it was purple)!!!!then i felt better!!!!

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 03:42

    when i was a littlie(he,he,he) i slept walk all the time, and 1 time my mom heard barfing noises &long story short i was sleep-barfing!!!!! it was all over the floor and sink and bathtub…everywhere exept the toilet!!!!! its kind of funny now, but was disgusting 4 a few years!!!!

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 03:43

    sorry i left w/ out saying goodbye, but nobody was on!!! i had 2 go 2 that horribly stupid poinsettia party (even boringer than i thought it would b) turns out that i m a boring person!!!! i started talking 2 this 1 girl & she just got up &left &then i thought 2 myself how rude of her 2 leave me like that!!!! so i spent the past 2-3 hours staring into space, hoping i could b home.talking 2 u guys!!!!=D

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    Andrea-la
    December 7th, 2008 03:49

    lol….yeah….

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 03:59

    this is a REALLY random question, but what do uglies wear??? what do u think a dorm uniform looks like???? its just one of those random thing that bugs me, like when somebody has black or dark brown eyebrows and bleeck blonde hair!!!=D

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 03:59

    i meant “bleach” blonge hair

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    Andrea-la
    December 7th, 2008 04:08

    i used to have blonde hair but then i dyed it harder.

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 04:22

    cool…..i have blonde hair 2!!!!sometimes it looks darker than other times!!

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    Andrea-la
    December 7th, 2008 04:25

    hehe…..my hair gets blonder in the summer….i dyed it brown though….redish brown….

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 04:26

    2day it looks lie 1 have brown hilights(or however u spell it)

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 04:28

    on the top of my hair, its lighter than the bottom, so this 1 time i had my hair up so u cuuld c the bottom & about 3 people asked me if i dyed my hair!!!i said NOOOO, its just cool like that!!

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    Kate-la
    December 7th, 2008 04:29

    lolz, thatz wierd

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    Andrea-la
    December 7th, 2008 04:33

    lol…..coolio….

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    Kate-la
    December 7th, 2008 04:36

    during the summer my hair got darker and every1 ought i died it, which got reely annoying reely fast cuz every1 kept asking me how it got darker, and im lyk IDK!!!

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 04:40

    i m kinda bored!!…..i m home w/ just my brother cause everybody else(my sister &parents)went 2 Brianna’s(my sister) basketball game!!!!BORING!!!

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 04:48

    everybody gone now???

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    Andrea-la
    December 7th, 2008 04:50

    oh, i’m still here! kinda

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 04:56

    i had pancakes 4 breakfast!!! they were good!!!

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 05:03

    i m on you-tube right now 2!=D

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    Kate-la
    December 7th, 2008 05:17

    EWW!!! i hate pancakes!!! well actuelly i hate almost all breakfast fodds…

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 05:18

    anybody???

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 05:18

    nope…well than, TTYL!!!=D
    bye,bye

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 05:19

    i really never eat breakfast exept on weekends

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 05:20

    this is a REALLY random question, but what do uglies wear??? what do u think a dorm uniform looks like???? its just one of those random thing that bugs me, like when somebody has black or dark brown eyebrows and bleeck blonde hair!!!=D
    anybody have an idea??

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 05:27

    TTYL people, i will check back in about 2-3 hour or so!!!!bye=D

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    Kate-la
    December 7th, 2008 06:07

    im bord!

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 06:10

    okay, i m back being bored again

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 06:11

    nothing new really….so, what’s up??

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 06:13

    its snowing!!!!UGH!!!soooo cold

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    Andrea-la
    December 7th, 2008 06:20

    i like snow….

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 06:21

    i only like it durring the week, u know when there is the possibility of a snow day!!!=D

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    Kate-la
    December 7th, 2008 06:23

    lolz, we lyk never get snow except maybe lyk an inch or 2 in the winter

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    Andrea-la
    December 7th, 2008 06:23

    we never have “snow days”….

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 06:33

    why don’t u get snowdays Andrea-la???
    Kate-la: how do u never get snow???

    these r the questions that haunt me!!!LOL,jk

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    Andrea-la
    December 7th, 2008 06:35

    lol…I live in Canada and we never have snow days cuz then we would have issues getting the school year done.

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 06:40

    ohhhhh, well i Livonia we have actually about 5 days we can take as snowdays, if we don’t use them we get out of school earlier @ the end of the year!!!

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 06:40

    OMG i meant in Livonia

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    Andrea-la
    December 7th, 2008 06:42

    lol…..

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 06:46

    this is what i m watching on you-tube!!!http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XwU6WfFtPeE
    i dance there!!!stardancer03 i Davie, my ballet teacher!!!=D

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 06:47

    OMG, i meant 2 say is Davie!!!click on my name 2 c the video!!!

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 06:50

    if u haven’t clicked on my name &watched the video do so now
    FYI: i dance there!!!stardancer03 is Davie, my ballet teacher!!!=D

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 06:51

    the studio is called planetdance!!!

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 06:54

    click on my name 2 c another planetdance dance with allie&alexa asher (sisters)

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 07:20

    TTYL g2get off the computer says my mom!!!!laytah=D

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    Pudge Erva
    December 7th, 2008 08:16

    Haha, the “IMterview” with your wife made me laugh. I have a completely random question though…Why don’t you and your wife share a last name? You’ve probably had to answer this question before but I’m curious :P

    P.S. (: I love your Uglies Series!

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    Jay-wa
    December 7th, 2008 09:10

    I think they don’t share last names ’cause then Justine’s fans might get confused. But that’s just a guess.

    Ashley-wa: I think they’re dorm uniforms are ugly. (ha ha) But like I saw (in my head) different dorms wearing different colors. Mostly plain besides a color stripe.

    I’m sorry you guys are sick. Bleh. Snow on weekends is kind of bogus but hopefully it’ll heat up, melt some snow then re-freeze and they’re’ll be ice everywhere and not be safe to drive.
    Hooray!

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    Marisa-la
    December 7th, 2008 10:31

    *sigh* I miss snow. There’s not much of it in FL.

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 10:34

    Jay-wa: i have 2 wear a uniform 4 school& it is the ugliest thing ever!!!! it a green skirt w/red plaid on it(each catholic school in our area has different colors on their skirt)….and a white cotton polo-ish shirt w/ some type of elastic band on the bottom so we don’t have 2 tuck it into our skirts!!!!EWWWW!!!! isn’t it disgusting???? and the 8th grade(my grade) gets sweatshirts that we can wear w/ our uniform &girls have 2 wear knee high socks either green red or white!!!!to top it all off u can only wear your hair in a ponytail or down(nothing extreme or u have 2 go home)…..and oh yeah we have 2 wear certain shoes 2, no heels over about 1/3 of an inch!!!!!DOESN’T MY UNIFORM SUCK????

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    Andrea-la
    December 7th, 2008 10:39

    you can only wear your hair down or in a pony tail? dude, your school is kinda crazy…..

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    Andrea-la
    December 7th, 2008 10:40

    oh and are you allowed to decorate those shoes?

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 10:43

    no way, shoes have 2 b “apropriot”(idk how 2 spell 2day)…or u get sent home& yes my school is crazy!!!!1 time i did get sent home because i didn’t wear nylons w/ my black pants & my toes were showing*gasp*!!!!it was horrible!!!

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 10:46

    st.mikes(my school) is run by a very strict sr.carolyn!!!!and fr.bill!!!!

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    Jay-wa
    December 7th, 2008 10:57

    Holy crap. I kind of want a dress code, but that’s because the girls at my school are…uh several not nice words and look trashy. So it could be worse. At least most people at your school won’t be trashy, and neither will you!

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    Jay-wa
    December 7th, 2008 11:01

    I would so bedazzle my shoes!

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 11:06

    u can’t bedazzle(nothing extreme)that would be considered extreme!!!! in the summer when me &my friends were@ the spree we saw some girls from our school dressing as u would say “trashy”& sever other discriptive words!!!

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    Jay-wa
    December 7th, 2008 11:22

    I’m makin’ ginger bread cookies! : D

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 11:22

    yum!!!!i want 1!!!!!

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    Jay-wa
    December 7th, 2008 11:24

    Hey, at least your teachers attempt to protect you. Try. But if you were like “I only have bedazzled shoes!” what would they do?

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    Jay-wa
    December 7th, 2008 11:25

    *smashes cookie against screen* uh..I tried…;)

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 11:28

    well, try harder!!!!(jk,ily!!)i actually made sugar cookies last weekend!!!!=D

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 11:37

    well….if u only had bedazzled shoes….ummm @my school they would probably expell u if u didn’t have normal shoes in like a week!!!(harsh) people @my school don’t think fake diamonds r cool, they would probably make fun of u(i would b ur friend tho)….u c i go 2 a school that u pretty much have 2 b @ least upper middle class 2 afford*$15,000 a month per child*(not a cheap school)…..so yeah, most people @my school r stuck up brats that make fun of u if you don’t wear the right clothes brands(Abercrombie, Hollister, or Nordstrom!!no exeptions) which i wear, but not cause i care what they think of me cause they already think i m a loser(i like 2 talk about books….alot)

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    Jay-wa
    December 7th, 2008 11:43

    Books are good, and if they think intelligent people are losers then..uhm..well okay then. And wow 15,000 a MONTH. No way. Danngggg. How can you wear abercrombie and hollister if you have to wear uniforms…?

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 11:55

    well….sometimes we have dress-down days where u can where all ur designer t shirts &jeans or Juicy(couture) sweats(my BFF Anna-la has a DKNY goose down coat she wears 2 school everyday) actually my parents pay more than 15,000 cause there r 3 of us that go 2 that school!!!!

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    Jay-wa
    December 7th, 2008 12:00

    Wow. Hey at least you get some freedom. And WHAT occupation do your parents have?

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    Audrey-Sensei
    December 7th, 2008 12:07

    Some people need to learn that Hollister and Abercrombie and Juicy Sweatsuits aren’t even that cute… ;-)

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    Jay-wa
    December 7th, 2008 12:13

    Personally, I like JCPenny, hottopic (for the band shirts), Claires, Meijers, Wal*Mart, thrift shops, vanity, forever 21, Charlotte Russe.
    All (mostly) Low profile places, that aren’t totally expensive.

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    Audrey-Sensei
    December 7th, 2008 12:17

    My preferences (while we’re sharing) are H&M, American Eagle, Nordstrom Lucky, anything I can’t afford, and thrift stores and boutiques, because they tend to have really cute things. I like kind of preppy clothes, but I don’t judge people based on their label. I do kind of judge people based on how cute their clothes are, but don’t we all? ;-)

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    Jay-wa
    December 7th, 2008 12:24

    I think there is like ‘universal cute’. Sadly, Ashley-wa’s uniform doesn’t fall under that. (H&M?) but yeah. And generally at thrift shops and boutiques, people won’t have what you have.

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    Jay-wa
    December 7th, 2008 12:29

    Peace, I’m off to eat gingerbread cookies and ribs.

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 12:34

    my uniform is 100% schoolbells(uniform store)..and cotton(pretty expensive cotten) as for my parents, my mom doesn’t work(stay @ home mother)my dad has a high position @Ford motor company(he didn’t get a buyout when 95% of the company did*no joke*)my mom won’t tell me how much he makes, i have asked b4!!!!=D

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 12:48

    while we r disgussing clothes, u know Anna? well….here r some of her other designer things!!!
    *$150 from her parents every time she goes shopping
    *Juicy Couture hat, gloves, and scarf set
    *an itouch
    *blackberry pearl
    *all chanel cosmetics
    *3 Dooney&Bourke purses
    this list could go awn 4ever, but i will stop there talking about my bratty friends!!!!!

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 12:50

    okay…..bye,bye(my mom is forcing me 2 get off)maybe i will b back l8er!!! TTYL-laytah=D

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    Andrea-la
    December 7th, 2008 13:05

    oh my gosh….you seriously pay that much for school? wow. I go to private school, but it’s nowhere near that much….that’s like, SJR expensive (SJR as in the most expensive private school in my city) or more. yeah…i kinda don’t really give a flying fig about clothes, ummm, i mostly wear…actually, i can’t remember what i wear….lol….(sorry, i just don’t know these things). I’ll wear it if it’s black…ummm….I like to wear either black or really bright clothes…no inbetween….ummm….brand names are stupid, to me…..

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    Andrea-la
    December 7th, 2008 13:08

    also, just try to bend the rules for your school dresscode….i mean, are there rules that you can’t wear socks over your shoes? if ya wanna break unnofficial rules, you’ve gotta get outside the box….such as that you could tie your hair in a ponytail with a really crazy rubberband….or you could put in multicolored hair extensions (cuz then you wouldn’t be dying your hair or wearing a hat)…there’s lots of things you can do without breaking the rules!

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    Taylor-wa
    December 7th, 2008 14:15

    I hate it so much when books I want are in hardback. I started reading it in the store, fell in love, turned it over, and put it back. Dx
    Damn horrible economy leaving me with with money-strict adult supervisors.

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 14:46

    we do pay alot 4 school &that means i don’t always get whatever i want, unlike some other people i know….actually my parents NEVER buy me clothes, my nana does that!!! i luv my nana!!!!every spring she takes me and my sister spring shopping, we each get about $300 4 clothes and shoes!!!! i am not used 2 getting everything i want tho!!!! some people @ my school actually do break the rules, they wear pink or polka-dot headbands(u r only supposed 2 wear blue)there is actually a like 200page handbook w/ all the STUPID rules of my school written in it!!!

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 14:52

    actually, me &my friend Keri r the only people i know @my school who aern’t total brats!!!! i actually just realized how strict& expensive my school is!!!! my school won the school of the year or something last year 4 my area!!!!

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 14:53

    okay,G2G2 bed!!!!TTYT(talk 2 u 2morrow) sweet dreams!!!
    laytah=D

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    Ashley-wa
    December 7th, 2008 14:55

    winning the scool award boosted the enrollment list& cost per month!!!

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    Audrey-Sensei
    December 7th, 2008 16:51

    Jay-wa: If you ever get a chance to go to an H&M store, do. All the clothes look *super* high end (well, most of them, anyway) and fashion forward, but they are SO CHEAP! It’s amazing.

    Which brings me to my question, Ashley-wa: I could care less what Uglies wear. What do Pretties wear??? Surely, the fashion of the world has changed in the interim of 300 years, I mean think of the clothes people wore in the 1700′s! ;-)

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    Audrey-Sensei
    December 7th, 2008 16:53

    Oh yeah, and at risk of bringing up the dangerous subject of POLITICS, see some amazing actors perform in Funny or Die’s hilarious Prop 8 Musical: http://www.funnyordie.com/videos/c0cf508ff8/prop-8-the-musical-starring-jack-black-john-c-reilly-and-many-more-from-fod-team-jack-black-craig-robinson-john-c-reilly-and-rashida-jones ;-)

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    Andrea-la
    December 8th, 2008 01:05

    my school won an award not last year, but the year before, cuz our musical rocked so much! we got money for the music program which means we got new music stands! i was really excited. yeah. i don’t usually get EVERYTHING i want, but for Christmas i’m hoping that i’ll get a clarinet mouthpiece….a nice one, too! i know, i know, i’m a music nerd asking for a clarinet mouthpiece for Christmas (not even an instrument, a mouthpiece) but whatever. i mean, i’m not like everyone else asking for cell phones, ipods, or new clothes….I don’t like any of those…well, except ipods, but then again, they’re IPODS! but i’d rather be making music than listening.

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    Ashley-wa
    December 8th, 2008 01:26

    Andrea-la:i have no idea what the pretties wear!!!! maybe they wear like purple tights w/ black micro-mini skirts & blue leg warmers(i actually saw some Japanese lady wearing this @Disney World!!!!) or maybe thay wear normal fashion(which i doubt)
    my school SUCKS @music we got an accademic award!!!! ex:every year our school’s band has a concert(next week)the whole school has 2 go!!!!and every year the music is sooooo horible that peoples ears start 2 bleed(jk, but i do plug my ears 4 as long as i can) if your school’s band is any better than mine(which most bands r) i wish i could hear it!!!!instead of ear drum-breaking music that my school has!!!!=D

    OMG!!!it’s 9:24am @my house & i have 2 go 2 my cousin’s b-day party which starts @10:00am (INSANITY) its ice skating…..G2G, TTYL, laytah, bye,bye=D

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    Ashley-wa
    December 8th, 2008 01:44

    Audrey-sensi:i have no idea what the pretties wear!!!! maybe they wear like purple tights w/ black micro-mini skirts & blue leg warmers(i actually saw some Japanese lady wearing this @Disney World!!!!) or maybe thay wear normal fashion(which i doubt) people @my school really care where u got ur clothes from the 1st thing they will ask u is “is that from Abercrombie”if it looks like it is or “is that from Hollister” if it looks like it!!! if it doesn’t look like its fom a “cool” store, they might ask u where its from then go over 2 their bratty clique and laugh @u!!!!it hasn’t happened 2 me, but it always happens 2 this girl Heather!!!okay, G2G=D

    SORRY ANDREA-LA I DIDN’T MEAN 2 WRITE THIS 2 U!!!!

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    coatesacdemy prductions :-)
    December 8th, 2008 02:35

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-G5zveSOTkk

    Check out our Midnighters Spoof!

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    Ashley-wa
    December 8th, 2008 05:08

    back from the party!!! what’s going on???

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    Ashley-wa
    December 8th, 2008 06:36

    anybody there???

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    Eva-la
    December 8th, 2008 06:38

    ok, so i was meaning to ask what they wear(uglies+) but i forgot that when i was on the Bougus to Bubbly entry
    so i never got to know
    and i didnt get my name in=.[

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    Ashley-wa
    December 8th, 2008 06:52

    i wish i knew what scott-la’s idea of 300 years in the future clothing was!!!!

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    Ashley-wa
    December 8th, 2008 07:05

    2day i was@ my cousin’s 7th b-day party& of course i was reading!!!! then this crowd of littlies comes over 2 me….and this 1littlie called me a nerd, then a loser then a wierdo& i m like thanks!!!! then they left!!! how rude!!!

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    Nicole-la
    December 8th, 2008 07:33

    Ugg that is rude….. i totally know how you feel Ashley-wa, one time i lost my flip flop in the hall way and i screamed “My shoe” and this tiny 6th grader started to mock me… it was horrible, i mean when i was in sixth grade i was totally afraid of 8th graders mostly bc my sister was in 8th though

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    Ashley-wa
    December 8th, 2008 10:13

    where is everybody 2day????

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    Audrey-Sensei
    December 8th, 2008 10:38

    I don’t know, but whenever I’m on here at night, no one else is, and it makes me sad… ;-)

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    Audrey-Sensei
    December 8th, 2008 10:45

    You know, I bet Pretties wear barely any clothes. Like, only little bikini things and super short dresses and really revealing stuff because their bodies are gorgeous, global warming makes the weather hotter, and if you look at clothing throughout history, we just keep getting racier and racier… ;-)

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    Ashley-wa
    December 8th, 2008 10:56

    Audrey-sensi:i have no idea what the pretties wear!!!! maybe they wear like purple tights w/ black micro-mini skirts & blue leg warmers(i actually saw some Japanese lady wearing this @Disney World!!!!) or maybe thay wear normal fashion(which i doubt) our night is probably not the same time though, cause @my house right now, its 6:57pm!!!

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    Ashley-wa
    December 8th, 2008 11:03

    THIS IS 2 EVERYBODY: IF U HAVE A BIRTHDAY PUH-LEASE LET ME KNOW!!!! i luv writing birthday notes!!!=D

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    Ashley-wa
    December 8th, 2008 13:14

    where is everybody???? i feel so alone!!!!=(
    i m sad

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    Kate-la
    December 8th, 2008 15:31

    uv posted the comment about the lady in disney land lyk 3 times….. may i ask y?

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    Audrey-Sensei
    December 8th, 2008 15:41

    Maybe she was just really excited about that lady. ;-)

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    Ashley-wa
    December 8th, 2008 22:36

    idk!!!! i was very bored& just did random copy&pastings!!!!!

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    Ashley-wa
    December 8th, 2008 22:56

    G2G2 school!!!UGH!!!wish i didn’t have school 2day, cause i couldn’t fall asleep last night till about 2:00am!!!!

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    Sake-wa
    December 9th, 2008 02:29

    I came back^^
    HIIIIIIIII
    *waves arms*
    Cool interview^^
    the sucky thing is, WHEN THE HECK DOES IT COME OUT IN SWITZERLAND???

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    Sake-wa
    December 9th, 2008 02:35

    Jay-wa: If you ever get a chance to go to an H&M store, do. All the clothes look *super* high end (well, most of them, anyway) and fashion forward, but they are SO CHEAP! It’s amazing.

    Which brings me to my question, Ashley-wa: I could care less what Uglies wear. What do Pretties wear??? Surely, the fashion of the world has changed in the interim of 300 years, I mean think of the clothes people wore in the 1700’s!

    -x-
    My my. American point-of-view about H&M. H&M has sucky quality. And SO CHEAP? Ha. Ha. Ha.
    It’s SO EASY to spend over 100bucks over there. Which is why I avoid it.
    I’ll have you know that in CH (Confédération Helvétique, AKA Switzerland), H&M is like a whatever-ish store, like GAP or Target.

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    Sake-wa
    December 9th, 2008 02:36

    No offense to GAP or Target wear-ers.
    I like GAP and Target.

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    Sake-wa
    December 9th, 2008 03:15

    for the snow-day topic:
    I don’t think I ever had a snowday in my life. We get snow (duh, Sake-wa, I live in CH) but not snowdays unless snow is like over half a meter high (~3 feet)

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    Jay-wa
    December 9th, 2008 06:05

    I’ll stop in H&M sometime to check it out. (although i’m not really sure there’s even one in michigan…) I think the Pretties (my friend was like there’s a ton of H&Ms in michigan.) wore bogus clothes, because they had to be recyclable and didn’t hold up well when they went in the wild. Dull colours maybe.

    For history class we’re researching countries, I wanted Canada sooooo bad. I tried to trade, but the kid who had it, didn’t want it btw, is a jerk! (main export:SYRUP!!lol)
    I got Spain, which so far is cool.
    Hope we have a snow day tomorrow!!

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    Jay-wa
    December 9th, 2008 06:09

    If any one lives in Spain on here, what’s something people travel to visit alot? Any help is appriciated.

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    amira-la
    December 9th, 2008 07:18

    Klik my name to read my blog! Please!

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    Ashley-wa
    December 9th, 2008 08:31

    Jay-wa, i live in Michigan(OMG) & there is a big 1@ Twelve Oaks mall in Novi!!! i have been there b4, my mom shops there, but my size 10slim(child) in pants& like 8-10 in shirts there is no way any of the stuff they sell there could fit me!!!!

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    Caitlin
    December 9th, 2008 10:29

    Wonderful interview! I will have to get my hands on a copy of How to Ditch Your Fairy.

    I heard that you and Justine dared John (Green) to stand on a table for $5,000 to the charity of his choice. Well, I guess you two will be giving a wonderful gift to some great organizations: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GWjYcWoaSbI

    Donating money and helping conquer fears, now that’s a good combination.

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    Jenna
    December 9th, 2008 10:38

    aw! that was cute! i want to get HTDYF now. and please show another interview soon!

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    Jeffrey-la
    December 10th, 2008 13:57

    ahh!
    thanks scott.
    i loved this book.
    :D

    and this interview made me chuckle to myself…. making me look like a moron.
    :]

    ugh.
    for a while, i couldnt find the book, but it magically appeared one day when i actually have the money for it.
    maybe i have a things-you-like-wont-appear-until-you-have-the-money-for-them fairy.

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    Liah-wa
    December 13th, 2008 09:10

    Wow. I’m so getting this book!
    And I’m an aspiring writer.
    (Totally bubbly-making, right?)
    I’ll try my hardest to be persistent. XD
    It could be hard since I’m a fellow
    procrastinator.

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    Monica-la
    December 15th, 2008 16:15

    Hah. Great interview…. made me laugh. I’m getting this book soon now. Like maybe for Christmas?? Whatever. Soon.

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    Livvey-waaaaaa is icy :P
    December 15th, 2008 19:41

    he he he he he.. thats great!!
    i cant wait to read it!!

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    Ping-la [says hi back]
    December 16th, 2008 23:46

    -600 million years later….-

    Jay-wa, I don’t like Twilight because I read the 4th book and realized the series sucked. But now everyone is reading it! My best friend, my best friend’s teacher, a kid in my Math Class.

    Though, I’m glad my best friend is reading it. I’m always reading, and I think I’ve rubbed off on her, because now she reads more.

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    Rebecca-chan
    January 8th, 2009 12:54

    Great interview, it made me chuckle. And on an even better note (for your wife) I have to go out and buy the book! (My library doesn’t have it yet.) Luckily I have a Barns and Noble gift card that I haven’t used yet. :D

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    Bella and Jacob fan
    January 24th, 2009 16:21

    sounds like an awsome book~~!!! oh by the way… today at school we were voting for some book choise awards or best book awards or something, it was like a big thing though i don’t remember… but anyways… uglies was one of the nominees ( don’t think i spelt that right) and i voted for uglies! cuz it was really, really good.

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    phili-wa
    January 30th, 2009 08:06

    never heard of it is it any good???

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    phili-wa
    January 30th, 2009 08:06

    i had school off 2day

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    Skylar-la
    April 21st, 2009 11:34

    Wow it looks like a good book I will have to find it at Barnes and Noble

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    lala-wa
    April 21st, 2009 18:08

    wow are you a guy skylar-la? Sry im so rude but if you are, thats fawesome!! If not, your name got me and i apologize… But youre still awesome :] lol

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    Chrissy-wa
    May 11th, 2009 07:38

    Hiya! My name is Chrissy-wa and I have the book “How To Ditch Your Fairy” and I love it ssssooo much. I have a Good Story fairy(In case you don’t know this means that even when bad things happen to me this fairy will turn it into a great idea and I will always have a great story idea). I just love this book and you guys are hilarious =]

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    Chrissy-wa
    May 11th, 2009 08:37

    Since were on the subject of schools:My school(Sir Samuel Steele Public School;more commonly known as Sir Sam or Sir Sam Steele) is actually not that strict. And we do not have to wear uniforms,and although there are some clothing rules(No Belly Tops or other inappropriate clothing and shirt must meat pants and Shorts and skirts have to be as long as your fingertips when you hold at your sides) we can pretty much wear whatever we want. And my Good Story Fairy sure makes it easy to write a good story for a school assignment =] Also our school is named after the Mountie dude named Sir Samuel Steele,witch is so doos =] I love my school and think it is more doos then all of your schools combined XD

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    Chrissy-wa
    May 11th, 2009 08:41

    And since we are on the subject of clothing stores: I like sores like The Gap,Old Navy.Hot Topic etc. Also I think H&W is doos,too.

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    Chrissy-wa
    May 11th, 2009 08:46

    Hi again! lol. I have started a story and here is what I have done of it(it is called Hikji): “I was sitting on my front porch glumly when I saw someone coming up the drive. I didn’t recognize the person until he got closer. “Steffi!” I said greeting him. “Hey Chrissy!” he said back,sitting on the porch beside me. I have a Good Story fairy. I am 13 years old and I have a Good Story fairy. Steffi has a Get-Out-Of-Trouble fairy and is also 13. I started frowning. I hate school. But it was just as well that I have a Good Story fairy because I love to write story’s. “Why are you frowning?” Steffi asked me. “Oh” I said “Just thinking”. “About what?” he asked. I knew he was trying to taunt me…but it was working. “Just about things that worry me” I replied. Steffi laughed and said “I think you should have a worry fairy!”. “Worry fairy’s are supposed to take away your worries” I said “not give you more worries”. “Well then let me be your worry fairy” he said “and take away all your worries”. With that he took a hand and smoothed out my frown lines and pulled me into a kiss. I indulged in it for a few seconds, then pulled away. “Don’t you like kissing?” Steffi asked. “No” I said “I love kissing and I love you but….” my voice trailed off in a feeble attempt to say what I mean. “The rules” Steffi finished for me “I know Chrissy,I know. If you don’t want to, then…”. “No!” I said standing up and cutting him off “I do want to. I love you Steffi. You know that. But we have to fallow the rules.”. “I have a Get-Out-Of-Trouble fairy, remember?” Steffi said “So we won’t get demerits. And besides, I thought you loved me like a brother and nothing more.”. “But I love you more then a brother” I insisted “I really, really do”. Steffi sat there for a few moments, just looking at me. I loved how he looked at me. It was like I was a goddess and he couldn’t keep his eyes off me. His blue eyes sparkled in the sunlight and he curly hair blew in the wind like a sea on a summers day. I sat back down. I was concentrating on my early life:before Steffi, before my Good Story fairy, before moving to New Avalon. It was very hard to remember but if I concentrated hard enough some of it came back to me. Steffi kissed me on the lips, disturbing my concentration. “You distracted me” I said after we had stopped kissing. “Oops” he said while he kissed me greedily. After we stopped kissing I checked my watch. “Fairy Dung” I muttered under my breath “were going to be late for school”. With that we ran down the driveway and towards New Avalon High School. He raced in the double doors at the entrance and raced towards the history room were our first class was. We slipped quietly into our seats and because of Steffi’s fairy we didn’t get a demerit for being late. “Now class” Mr. Demetrius was saying “for todays history class you will be writing a story about the earth”. I relaxed at once. No need to fret about writing a story for class when you have a Good Story fairy on your side. When I was sure Mr. Demetrius wasn’t giving out any more assignments and was just rambling I tuned out. I was thinking about Steffi and how we were boyfriend and girlfriend and how my Good Story fairy would let me ace this assignment and how tomorrow was Saturday and how much I loved the weekend. BBRRIINNGG. The school bell rang for the end of class and I hurried out of class itching to get to cricket. Steffi fallowed behind me. “What class do you have?” he asked. “Cricket” I said. “Oh” Steffi said “Cool. I have math. But I’ll see you in Tennis”. “Yep” I said “Bye”. “Bye” he said as he ducked into the classroom. Fairy Dung. I’m going to be late for class. I walked really fast without running(running in school outside of sports will get you a demerit) and made it to cricket just as the bell rang. Whew. We played cricket and then I headed off to tennis. We played tennis and then headed off to lunch. I sat with Steffi during lunch and we talked. “Hey,what are you doing tonight?” Steffi asked me. “nothing” I said “why?”. “Because” Steffi said “I was wondering if we could,ya know,go out on a date?”. “doos” I said smiling at him “How ’bout you come to my house around 7:00, okay?”. “Okay” Steffi said. The bell rang and me and Steffi headed for our last class. After the bell rang for the end of school I was the first one out. I raced home. Once I was home I did my homework and sooner then soon the doorbell rang. “hi” Steffi said “Ready to go my lady?”. “Readier then ready” I said. “doos” he said smiling. He got out a gold ring with a little diamond on the top. “It’s fourteen carrot gold” Steffi said as he handed to me “I hope you like it”. “Like it?” I said “I love it”. For the date I was wearing a black dress, Black Platform shoes, a cross necklace, the ring that Steffi gave me and my hair was hanging loose. “You look gorgeous” Steffi said. “Thanks” I said back “Thanks a lot”. “Close your eyes” Steffi instructed me. I did and I could hear my shoes Click-clacking on the marble outside as Steffi lead me along.”

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    Violetta
    May 17th, 2009 03:30

    hi! My name is Violetta but you can call me Vi. I love basketball and have a Shot-Blocking fairy. Also(like Zoey from Zoey 101) I wear my house key around my neck because I always forget it at home. I am 11 years old.

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    brittany
    July 6th, 2009 13:30

    i read all of that im 10 and i see bloody mary jones and i have seen real fairys 2 hope u belive me because im not kidding

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    Alicia-wa...nahh Ninja Panda :)
    February 23rd, 2010 06:56

    Quite funny how you talk to each other. Scott, you remind me of a friend. You both have the same personalities. Hahaha I like this.

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    Joel Owen
    June 22nd, 2010 11:13

    i always use leg warmers during the winter months to feel comfy.`..

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    Chase Peterson
    July 25th, 2010 23:26

    we often need leg warmers during the cold winter months in our place. we prefer cotton or wool-;’

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    Libby Murray
    September 10th, 2010 11:15

    when i travel in Alaska, i always use leg warmers to get more comfortable*,*

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    sri
    September 18th, 2010 20:34

    very nice post.love to read.

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    DL-Phenylalanine Dosage :
    October 24th, 2010 16:20

    leg warmers will be more useful in the coming winter months, i gotta grab one on the local store;;~

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    Bree-la
    October 18th, 2012 16:25

    The only thing I can say is… YOU GUYS ARE SOOO CUTE! And this book sounds so amazing! Btw, I saw Justine Larbalestier’s Liar in the library the other day! I didn’t realise it was your wife, Scott Westerfeld (Yes, I have done my fair share of cyber stalking). I JUST LOVE YOUR BOOKS. I admit I haven’t read Leviathan but I will read it when my exams are over! Your books are so happy-making ^-^

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