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30 July 2011 @ 09:20 pm
these things just happen to me.  
I have just had the strangest street meeting in my life.

Random Guy Handing People Flyers: Hi! Do you hate the suburbs?
Me: What?
Random Guy Handing People More Flyers: Do you have a boyfriend?
Me: What?
awkward pause.
Random Guy Reaching Into His Satchel: Do you think all the people living in the suburbs of Paris are dangerous young thugs who come and set fire to your car in the night?
Me: Er. No?

And then he gave me an erotic book and told me to read it with my (completely hypothetical) boyfriend.

It's mostly sentimental French claptrap about what women like and what men like with horribly tacky salacious puns and little notes like Just remember to make your partner feel good during sex! I'd never have guessed, guys. 

Sometimes I'm very thankful to fandom for teaching me more about sex positivity than real life ever managed to.

Also: if all goes well and misha0529 gets back to me, the final, coded version of ToNC should go up tomorrow. Starting from Monday onwards, though, I'm leaving in vacation, so my access to LJ/the Internet will be very (very, very) limited; if I'm not leaving comments or updating this journal for a long time, that'll be why.
Current Music: These Boots Are Made For Walking — Velvet 99
Mmaikichelorrain on July 30th, 2011 07:23 pm (UTC)
Quand même le mec.
Le lien avec la banlieue et le bouquin? Que la banlieue ça craint tellement même si tu ne l'habitues que le soir il faut que tu pratiques avec ton hypothétique copain?
il advint qu'un beau soir;: blue&goldfalling_voices on July 31st, 2011 10:23 am (UTC)
IDK. Au début je croyais que c'était une technique de drague vraiment très tordue, mais non, visiblement c'était le Jour des Banlieues. D: du genre 'faites l'amour pas la guerre', je suppose?

/baffled headshake
Rayna (Nin)ningen_demonai on July 31st, 2011 01:22 am (UTC)
... But I live in the suburbs. I'm guessing your suburbs are our downtown cities. :|a

Booo, I always keep missing you.
il advint qu'un beau soir;: h&wfalling_voices on July 31st, 2011 10:25 am (UTC)

Yeah, our suburbs/city center are inside out. We used to study that in geography class, how cities in the US are structured on a radically opposite model than they are here. :D
Rayna (Nin)ningen_demonai on July 31st, 2011 10:26 am (UTC)

Hahah, we are Opposite Land, awesome.
Rayna (Nin)ningen_demonai on July 31st, 2011 10:27 am (UTC)
Dude, do you have like a chat thing or something. Like Skype or Gchat?
il advint qu'un beau soir;: the ultimate gingerfalling_voices on July 31st, 2011 10:29 am (UTC)
I have both! I'm nuitdenovembre on gchat. :D skype too, but that's my real name, and I'd rather not write it on this. I'll send you a pm if you want it ♥
Rayna (Nin)ningen_demonai on July 31st, 2011 10:30 am (UTC)
Hahah, nah, s'cool, I'll just use gchat. o/
Rayna (Nin): Flying tackle glomp!!!ningen_demonai on July 31st, 2011 10:36 am (UTC)
Have now invited you to chat, if you're ever on while I am, I will attempt to make contact with you. o/
il advint qu'un beau soir;: late eveningfalling_voices on July 31st, 2011 10:41 am (UTC)
Invitation accepted. ♥ am on now, but I expect it's fairly late where you are? I'll be around tonight.