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Name: Patrick Garson
Joined: May 2, 2009

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What's the deal with your nickname? How did you get it? If your nickname is self-explanatory, then tell everyone when you first started using the internet, and what was the first thing that made you say "wow, this isn't just a place for freaks after all?" Was it a website? Was it an email from a long-lost friend? Go on, spill it.

If I'm feeling overwhelmed or tense about something. I like to say to myself, "Be like smoke!"

You can see smoke, but you can't hit it. If you try to push it or force it, you just pass straight through. There's no resistance, but it's still there. It's flexible, subtle, but sure.