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    Corpsey replied to the thread The Horror Renaissance.
    I wasn't that sold on Midsommar as a horror movie so much as the most faithful on-screen depiction I've encountered of the experience of...
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    Corpsey replied to the thread If you could do it all again.
    I just can't imagine what kept me in some of these jobs/places over the years, except my old friend melancholy.
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    Corpsey reacted to shiels's post in the thread If you could do it all again with Haha Haha.
    I think that way, I spent seven odd years in london partying and taking drugs. It was mostly shit. Sometimes I wish i'd have spent it...
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    Corpsey replied to the thread If you could do it all again.
    I lament most of the things I've ever not done (that old cliche), but I've been thinking more about my decisions (which weren't really...
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    Corpsey replied to the thread Witness the Fitness.
    What sort of shape are you in Danny? Are we talking rippling adonis or crippling arthritis?
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    Corpsey replied to the thread If you could do it all again.
    Booze is interesting for melancholy cos (in my experience) it starts by removing it completely but if you become melancholy while pissed...
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    Corpsey replied to the thread Witness the Fitness.
    I'd love to be stripped to the waist looking like that, standing in the open air, a compact virile animal.
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    Corpsey replied to the thread If you could do it all again.
    I actually have done this, somewhat consciously in the past — not gone to a party or whatever cos I'm scared, and been aware that as...
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    Corpsey replied to the thread If you could do it all again.
    Oh, I know that. It's a sort of compensation for being frightened of acting. You enjoy painfully musing on the life unlived.
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    Corpsey reacted to luka's post in the thread If you could do it all again with Like Like.
    i think you associate it with art and poetry. the soul as a kind of melancholy mithering.
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    Corpsey replied to the thread If you could do it all again.
    Exquisite pain. Once or twice I've been genuinely happy, with no shadow falling across me, and that's felt odd, makes me unnerved...
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    Corpsey replied to the thread If you could do it all again.
    This is good stuff. I've been cultivating a melancholy attitude to life since I was about 13.
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    Corpsey reacted to luka's post in the thread If you could do it all again with Like Like.
    we've talked about this a lot here, melancholy is delicious but it's pernicious and you have to napalm it and all the thought processes...
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    Corpsey replied to the thread If you could do it all again.
    I guess you've got to play the hand you're holding and not worry about how you ended up with something much shitter than you could have had.
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    Corpsey replied to the thread what are you reading now?.
    I did that for a while, think I managed about two months? I don't know about you but I felt my reading muscles getting stronger each week.
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