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BlindMan94

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    Mark Brendanawicz: Gone and forgotten

    He wasn't the best character, but worth it at least for Jerry baiting him with those unpaid parking tickets into revealing the fact he's adopted.
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    Pet(s): Photos & Discussion

    Aw, thanks! Have to keep him in best condition. :)
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    All About Unhappiness

    Have been having a hard time of things lately, unfortunately. I'm legally blind (was born with cataracts, and while I got them removed, they still took 90% of my sight), and suffer from micropthalmia, nystagmus, and glaucoma, which one day will likely take what little sight I have. This year I got a guide dog, and while he's been awesome, helping my independence and mobility, he's also quite expensive, and the combination of his and my medical costs has been really hard. As an Australian, I'm on the NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme), which sounded like it was going to be ideal, but unfortunately in practice has been really lacking. I was recently put "between plans" which means that I won't be receiving any assistance at all over the holidays. Its especially bad as everything is so expensive, from medical needs to technology (computer programmes for the blind are expensive as hell, we're not the biggest audience so they just charge heaps.) I actually started a fundraising campaign a few months back to try and help, but most of it has already gone on my costs. Just feels really bad, especially as I've always loved Xmas and helping others, and I just feel pathetic needing help myself. It would mean the world to me if anyone could assist, but at the same time, I can't wait until I'm no longer in a situation where I'm in need. On a lighter note, Victory is a trooper, he's still in the holiday spirit:
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    Pet(s): Photos & Discussion

    Thank you! I've only had him since July.
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    "You Are Lisa Simpson." The Most Poignant Simpsons Moments

    "I, I....kissed the teacher?" Also, that scene in Lisa's Substitute is just perfect: Lisa: You're the best teacher I'll ever have-- Bergstrom: Oh, that's not true, others will come. Lisa: Oh please! Bergstrom: You're right, I am the best. But they need me over in Capital City. Lisa: But I need you too. Bergstrom: When you're middle-class, anybody who cares will leave to help someone needier. Lisa: ...I understand.
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    Pet(s): Photos & Discussion

    My guide dog, Victory: [/img]
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    Quotes: I Have Misplaced My Pants

    Cranberries, ''injun eyes,'' and yams stuffed with gunpowder. Then we'd all watch football, which in those days was called ''baseball. :D
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    How To Improve the Show

    That would help, but I think it'd be very hard to genuinely improve the show or bring it back anywhere near what it used to be 20-25 years ago. The voice actors are significantly older, the network cares less, its been an incredibly long time since they changed showrunner (in the classic period they changed every second year while Al Jean has been at the helm for more than 15 years now), and there's been so many episodes that they'd have to be running very low on ideas.
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