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Copyright MMIX - MMXX, absurd.wtf

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HOMICIDAL TENDENCIES, HOMICIDE, INVASION BY EXTRATERRESTRIALS, BORDER DISPUTES,FISCAL CLIFF EXCEEDENCE, WRINKLES IN CLOTHING, SCUFFS ON FOOTWEAR, FOOD PARTICULATES IN OR AROUND A SLEEPING OR REST AREA, LITTER, EXTRAORDINARILY LARGE AGGLOMERATIONS OF DETRITUS ON OR IN BODIES OF WATER, TSUNAMI, DROUGHT, WATERING RESTRICTIONS, WATERING BANS, SUNSPOT, GEOMAGNETIC ANOMALIES, LUNAR OR SOLAR ECLIPSE, ANGSTY TEENAGE POETRY, OCEANIC IRRADIATION, NUCLEAR REACTOR MELTDOWN, AMNESIA, CESSNAS BECOMING CRASHED INTO HOUSES, LOSS OF OR DECREASE IN PATRONAGE, AUTOMOBILE TRAFFIC LEVEL VARIANCES, TINEA CORPUS, TINEA PEDIS, OVEREXPLOITATION OF NATURAL RESOURCES, THE TRADGEDY OF THE COMMONS, STRATOSPHERIC OZONE DEPLETION, SMUDGES ON GLASS SURFACES, SCRATCHES ON GLASS SURFACES, ALTERED STATES OF CONSCIOUSNESS ATTAINED THROUGH THE USE OR ABUSE OF INTOXICANTS, GENDER DYSPHORIA, COMA, SEIZURE, STROKE, SOCIAL OSTRACISM, OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER, BORDERLINE PERSONALITY DISORDER, DEPRESSION, ANXIETY, FAILURE OF FUTURES OR OTHER DERIVATIVES TO ROLL, VOLCANIC ERUPTION, SUPERNOVAE, ABNORMAL MARKET MOVEMENT, BRUSH FIRE, WILDFIRE, EXCESSIVE MARKET VOLATILITY, SECOND-HAND SMOKE, GRASS FIRE, THE FAILURE OF THE FEDERAL RESERVE TO ADEQUATELY RAISE RATES, THE FAILURE OF CONGRESS TO PASS A BUDGET, ELECTRICAL FIRE, CHEMICAL FIRE, GREASE FIRE, TRAFFIC ON BLACK FRIDAY, GEOMAGNETIC STORM, WIND STORM, RAIN STORM, ICE STORM, SNOW STORM, HAIL STORM, THUNDER STORM, DUST STORM, SAND STORM, TROPICAL STORM, HURRICANE, TORNADO, BLIZZARD, THUNDER, LIGHTNING, AVALANCHE, MUDSLIDE, SONIC BOOM, ASTEROID IMPACTS, SOLAR FLARE, DAMAGE TO HOME OR HOME FURNISHINGS, PLANETARY ALIGNMENT, EXTRAORDINARY ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION FROM THE SUN, PIPE RUPTURE, HVAC SYSTEM FAILURE, ARCHEOLOGICAL SITE DISCOVERIES, FAILURE OF THIRD PARTIES TO DELIVER THE GOODS, CUMULATIVE TRAUMA DISORDER, MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDER, MONETARY INFLATION, MONETARY DEFLATION, LOSS OF MONETARY VELOCITY, VARIATION IN SETTLEMENT OF FUTURES AND DERIVATIVES CONTRACTS, RUSSIAN INTERFERENCE IN ELECTIONS, COVFEFE, THE DEATH OF CAPTIVE GUERILLAS, THE FAILURE OF OTHERS TO PROPERLY ACKNOWELDGE THE GLORY OF HYPNOTOAD, TOENAIL FUNGUS, FAILURES IN LAW ENFORCEMENT, VEGANISM, JAUNDICE, UNUSUAL PALLOR, PLANT DEATH, MEAL WORM INFESTATION, CARCINOMA, ANAL PROLAPSE, HYSTERIA, PAROXYSM, BLACK LUNG, DIARRHEA, DAVE MATTHEWS BAND, CRAB CORE, THE UBIQUITY OF EBULLIENT PARENTS ON FACEBOOK, ARACHNOPHOBIA, MAN BUNS, HOMOPHOBIA, HIGHER THAN AVERAGE RENT, THE DEARTH OF NON-CISGENDERED BATHROOMS, CELLULITIS, THE INABILITY TO CLEAR ONE'S THETANS, THE EXISTENCE OF NON-CISGENDERED BATHROOMS, HETERONORMATIVITY, THE SUPRESSION OF JURY NULLIFICATION, CHALKING, CHE T-SHIRTS, FLAG PINS, THE INVULNERABILITY OF THE HYPETRAIN, THE PLACING OF PINEAPPLE ON PIZZA, COGNITIVE DISSONANCE, LACK OF MORAL EQUIVALENCY IN LAW, SHIFTLESSNESS, FAILURE TO ADEQUATELY JUDGE THE PASSING OF GAS, FAILURE TO ACHIEVE YAHTZEE, ENTROPY, LYME DISEASE, ZIKA VIRUS, MICROCEPHALY, WEST NILE VIRUS, AUTO-IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROME, HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS, OPEN-MOUTHED MASTICATION, BASICNESS, MORSICATIO BUCCARUM, SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME, TOXIC SHOCK SYNDROME, TOXOPLASMOSIS, CARROT PEOPLE, MOLE PEOPLE, PULSE AUDIO, CANNIBALISTIC HUMANOID UNDERGROUND DWELLERS, KUDZU, RABBITS IN AUSTRALIA, MAGPIE SEASON, POLYURIA, POLLAKIURIA, URINARY TRACT INFECTION, KIDNEY INFECTION, KIDNEY FAILURE, DIABETES, PREGNANCY, UNWANTED INSEMINATION, ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION, ENURESIS RISORIA, EFFORT INCONTINENANCE, GOLDEN SHOWERS, VASECTOMY, NOCTURNAL ENURESIS, NOCTURNAL EMISSION, SPERMATORRHEA, MICTURATION UPON CARPETS OR RUGS, SEXSOMNIA, ASSAULT BY INCUBUS OR SUCCUBUS, UNDESIRED GENITAL CONTACT, TOURETTE SYNDROME, BEING FRENCH, ISLAMOPHOBIA, BEING INCORRECT/FALSE, FAILURE OF THE CORRECT NATION TO WIN THE WORLD CUP, SLEEP APNEA, NARCOLEPSY, CATOPLEXY, WELD FAILURES, BAD TATTOOS OR TATTOOS PURCHASED WHILE INTOXICATED, TATTOOS THAT EVINCE OR IMPLY BASICNESS, TRISOMY 21, BANKRUPTCY, ADOLESCENT FASCISMO, BEING EMO, GOTH KIDS DANCING, THE EXISTENCE OF MADIGANISTAN, THE SHITTINESS OF SKYPE ON LINUX, THE EXISTENCE OF SKYPE FOR BUSINESS, MICROSOFT OUTLOOK, SUNRISE, NIGHT TERRORS, SLEEP PARALYSIS, TOBACCO FALLING OUT OF CIGARETTES, FLIGHT DEPARTURE TIME EXCEEDENCE, FIRE SAFE CIGARETTES, DRYNESS OF PIPE OR CIGAR TOBACCO, ACCIDENTAL TELEKINESIS, ACCIDENTAL PYROKINESIS, ACCIDENTAL OR INVOLUNTARY AUTOPYROKINESIS, INVOLUNTARY OR ACCIDENTAL DEMONIC POSSESSION, AUDITORY OR VISUAL WITNESS OF "YOLO", CONGENITAL ARHINIA, KARDASHIAN LINEAGE/PARENTAGE, KANYE WEST, SKEEBALL LOSS, PINBALL LOSS (EVEN IF ONE IS IN/FROM NEW JERSEY), DEICIDE, REGICIDE, PATRICIDE, MATRICIDE, FRATRICIDE, DEMOCIDE, GENOCIDE, TACO SHELL INADEQUACY/NONPERFORMANCE, MONTEZUMAS REVENGE, ACETALDEHYDE ACCUMULATION, IMMUNO OR GLUCO-METABOLIC CHANGE, DEHYDRATION, METABOLIC ACIDOSIS, DISTURBED PROSTAGLANDIN SYNTHESIS, GORGOROTH, HANSON, THE DEARTH OF DETHKLOK, AFI POST MMIII, PRIMUS, GOOP.COM, UBUNTU, VEISALGIA, DEATH BY SNOO SNOO, FAILURE TO GET SCHWIFTY, UNCONTROLLABLE SQUANCHING, THE PLIGHT OF THE BIRD PERSON, THE TOYOTA PRIUS, DECAF COFFEE, UNCONTROLLABLE LAUGHTER, DANCING PLAGUE, UNEXPECTED JIHAD, WHITE PRIVELEGE, BILL MAHER MAKING JOKES IN POOR TASTE, WINE SPOILAGE, ACID RAIN, MOUTH BREATHING, NECKBEARDISM, TRYPOPHOBIA, HYPNOPHOBIA, SYSTEMD, LENNART POETTERING, PORPHYROPHOBIA, PAPRYOPHOBIA, EPHEBIPHOBIA, EPHEBIPHILIA, METROPHOBIA, EMETOPHOBIA, SOMNIPHOBIA, GENIOPHOBIA, CHROMOPHOBIA, CHRONOPHOBIA, EISOPTROPHOBIA, ERGOPHOBIA, PHOBOPHOBIA (EVEN IF PRESIDENTS SAY ONE SHOULD HAVE PHOBOPHOBIA), FURRIES, EXCESSIVE PHYSICAL INATTRACTIVENESS, EXCESSIVE PHYSICAL ATTRACTIVENESS, ATTRACTIVENESS TO ONE'S SELF, OVERLY LITIGIOUS TENDENCIES, EMAIL QUOTA EXCEEDENCE, SCRIPT TEST FAILURES, VEHICLE TIRE INTEGRITY FAILURES, STATS DOMINATION FAILURE, SHITTY HAIRCUTS, JOHN MCCAIN, REEFER MADNESS, HERPES, DRACUNCULIASIS, EXCESSIVE/FALSE SEHNSUCHT/SAUDADE/DOR, THE INEVITABLE CONQUEST OF MAN BY MACHINE, FAILURE OF SAMUEL L JACKSON TO GET AN OSCAR, CHRISTOPHER CANTWELL, ABNORMALITIES IN HURRICANE INTENSITIES (PERCEIVED OR REAL), PEARL CLUTCHING, THE NEWS CYCLE, MUSICAL INSTRUMENT STRING INTEGRITY FAILURE, THE GRANDILOQUENCE PARTICULAR TO THE NOUVEAU RICHE, DUNWOODY, THE SEVEN YEAR ITCH, MARXISM (CULTURAL OR OTHERWISE), VIRTUE SIGNALING, LACK OF SZECHUAN SAUCE, BOOTLEG PETROLEUM PRODUCTS, THE SUDDEN UNPRECEDENTED NATURE OF EVERYTHING THAT HAPPENS EVERYWHERE (PERCEIVED OR REAL) WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THIS SOFTWARE.

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