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PROMPT: If you could give yourself at the start of the year advice based on what you know now, what would it be?

- Actually make plans with people while you can. Video chats are nice but it's not the same as seeing people face to face
- Invest in good devices instead of wasting your money on things such as clothes and makeup. You have so many clothes and makeup already- invest in devices that could help kickstart your career! (looking for a drawing tablet right now to purchase hello)
- Hug your friends a lot more; I really miss hugging my friends
- Stop complaining about your job. It might be shit to work at a pharmacy previously but now- I'm grateful that I have still have my job when some of my friends have been forced to leave Sydney and return to their towns. Being an essential worker at this time helps me balance the pandemic that's happening now and my life prior to the pandemic.
- Go on campus instead of "studying" at home. You're missing out on the unique studying environment on campus and the facilities that you have access to.
- Really focus your energy on the people that really matter
- Appreciate the outdoors a lot more instead of being on your computer 24/7
- Bruh just really appreciate the taste of spaghetti while you can. There was a month gap where I didn't eat pasta because of the panic buyers and that made me sad because spaghetti is one of my favourite meals ahaha.
- Be honest with people and be yourself (so cheesy but it's true)
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PROMPT: If you could give yourself at the start of the year advice based on what you know now, what would it be?

When riding downhill on a motorbike, don't pull the front brake too hard
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When riding downhill on a motorbike, don't pull the front brake too hard
Duh...haha jk, how bad was it?
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Duh...haha jk, how bad was it?

Haha, actually not too bad! I didn't even feel anything hit my head, as the helmet was fantastic. I dislocated and fractured my right arm, my right side was purple from bruising for a bit, and I was limping for a few weeks, but that's about it. Other than a few minor scars on my arm and knee, you can't even tell I was an idiot!

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Haha, actually not too bad! I didn't even feel anything hit my head, as the helmet was fantastic. I dislocated and fractured my right arm, my right side was purple from bruising for a bit, and I was limping for a few weeks, but that's about it. Other than a few minor scars on my arm and knee, you can't even tell I was an idiot!
Haha not too bad then. How long ago was this? Is it still healing?
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Haha not too bad then. How long ago was this? Is it still healing?

This was during the long weekend in late January. Thankfully I'm fully healed, which means I'm all set to do it again
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This was during the long weekend in late January. Thankfully I'm fully healed, which means I'm all set to do it again
Great to hear! This time, when riding uphill, pull the rear break hard to see what happens :P
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What's the first book you remember buying or reading?

First one I bought? I remember saving $20 (in a month) to get one John Green book back in year 10 (2014)

First ones I read? I remember being read/reading Pony Pals when I was like 5 🙈
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First book I bought: I cannot recall, but one that sticks out clearly in my mind is Eldest. Why I bought it before I had even read Eragon, I do not know.
First book I read: the Bible, with my family, every night. :)
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First one I bought: Think it was the first ever Diary of a Wimpy Kid book when I was 8 years old

First one I read: I honestly can't remember the exact one but I remember reading "We're Going on a Bear Hunt" when I was in Year 1
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First book I bought: This took some memory retracing as well a re-examination of my small home library. My first actual purchase was the Big Nate Big Six-Book Box Set from Costco. I was obsessed with the Big Nate comics and read all the ones available in school. When I saw it, I carried it to my mum, begged until she finally gave me permission to buy it with my pocket money (yes, I needed to ask her first) and read through all six within a week  :)

First one I read: I absolutely cannot remember to save myself. I have always been surrounded by them so I have zero idea what my first actual read was. If we count being read to, my grandma read me The Little Prince every night to put me to sleep. My first independent read though was probably a book from kindergarten but I have no clue what it was.

Really thought-provoking prompt by the way, insanipi!

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First book i bought: Skullduggery pleasant books in a local op shop i got like 4 of them for $8

First book I read: No idea but there are photos/videos of me reading gold spine books when I was 2 or 3
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First book i bought: Skullduggery pleasant books in a local op shop i got like 4 of them for $8

First book I read: No idea but there are photos/videos of me reading gold spine books when I was 2 or 3
Haha came here to say Skulduggery Pleasant also! I don't know if it's the first book I bought, but definitely one of the first that I remember buying.
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Haha came here to say Skulduggery Pleasant also! I don't know if it's the first book I bought, but definitely one of the first that I remember buying.
Its suuuch a good series though, i reread then in the first round of iso and was like huh these books are still good 😂
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Its suuuch a good series though, i reread then in the first round of iso and was like huh these books are still good 😂
They're so good right!! I got halfway through re-reading the series last year but got sidetracked. Should get back into it soon but I have so many books on my to-read list haha.
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