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Open Thread for November 12

By Emily WinterNovember 12, 2010
Isn't this time turner the coolest thing ever? That's our nice way of saying WE WANT IT. WE MUST HAVE THIS OBJECT. BECAUSE WE ARE HERMIONE. We need it. Kolizzle, can we pay you for it...in Ring Pops? (We've got a connection.)Btw, on the subject of,... More  →
Open Thread for November 12

Blogging Breaking Dawn: Part 21

By Dan_BergsteinNovember 11, 2010
Chapter Twenty-One: First Hunt Better Title: The Amazing Adventures of Super Bella and Her Sidekick, Lullaby Lad Thirsty Bella must kill her first wild animal, and Edward wants to show her how it's done in this bloody and bloody confusing chapter. I still question Edward and Bella's... More  →
Blogging Breaking Dawn: Part 21

Application Essay: Anna's Absinthe

By Miss MarmNovember 11, 2010
Anna's essay responds to the Common App instruction, "Evaluate a significant experience and its impact on you." If you're not hooked by the first sentence, you're a dirty liar.

“It’s Absinthe-should we try it?” my mother replied in her theatrical voice. My

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Application Essay: Anna's Absinthe

The Think Tank: Frodo Baggins Is A Crybaby

By Chelsea DaggerNovember 11, 2010
Last week's riddle was so intense (Russian Roulette and treacle pudding are a dangerous combination) that several Sparklers suffered severe mental breakdowns (that's completely untrue). As such, we've adopted a much lighter, more relaxing focus for our latest logic puzzle: MOUNT DOOM. So... More  →

Which Greek God Is Right For You?

By ContributorNovember 11, 2010
Jazzie9328 is playing with fire. Also lightning and tidal waves. –Sparkitors Greek Gods: if you ignore the fact that they're manipulative, controlling, and murderously vindictive when crossed, they are totally crushable! See below to figure out which God is meant to be yours: Apollo, God... More  →
Which Greek God Is Right For You?

My Crush Is A Leading Man In A Musical, Act 2

By ContributorNovember 11, 2010
saranvd declares her love for some mega-fine musical men. Enjoy! —Sparkitors After reading minuet_in_g’s post, I decided there were a few more crush-worthy leading men worth mentioning, and since I'm a... More  →

Megan's Life Lessons: How to Be a Magical, Adventure-tastic, Fictional Character

By Megan PrietzelNovember 11, 2010
We though jedimastermegan couldn't get any cooler—and then we found out she likes Totoro.—Sparkitors I’ve had many a day where the mundane-ness of regular life makes me cry out “BIG-TIME LAME!” in the middle of class/work/dinner/dates. Then I get really grumpy and pouty... More  →

Four Things a Guy Should Never EVER Wear

By ContributorNovember 11, 2010
Listen up all you leg warmer-wearing manklers. Dumdumwantsgumgum would like a word with you. –Sparklers Listen up, guys, this article's for you! If your high school is anything like mine, some of you boys are unable to tell the difference between... More  →
Four Things a Guy Should Never EVER Wear

Why I Don’t Comment on Every SparkLife Post

By ContributorNovember 11, 2010
No, Paranoid_But_Innocent isn't a Splurker; she's got a totally different reason for her infrequent comments!—Sparkitors OK, I confess: I don’t comment on every SparkLife post. Yes, I know you hardcore Sparklers are going to... More  →

Auntie SparkNotes: Goodbye, Faith In Humanity

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 11, 2010
What do you do when your scary ex-boyfriend won't leave you alone—and your mom's on HIS side? —Sparkitors Dear Auntie, I have a problem. (Obviously...) About a year ago, I dated this guy we'll call Bobbio. I've known Bobbio since we were little kids, and he seemed... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Goodbye, Faith In Humanity