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Dudes who feel like you need to get out every electronic gadget you own on airplanes, why do you do it?
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Just got introduced to indo-chinese food. ๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿ˜ฎ

California is a very big suburb
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Diet Mountain Dew is very good. Because it has orange juice in it.

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RIP Miller Bracelet

In 2005, I drove to my buddy, Zach's college town to help celebrate his birthday. As soon as I got into town, another one of our buddies (Aaron, aka Turbo) was passing through, so we decided to meet up and grab a drink at a local bar. It was a typical college town bar, complete with deals on Miller Lite, and sponsored Miller girls walking around, handing out terrible college Miller Lite swag. For some reason, when the girls came up to me, they decided I looked like the kind of dude who could really use an Official Miller "Drinking Glove" ... like, wtf even is a drinking glove?? I dunno. But I had an Official one.

So then, they turned to my buddies, Aaron and Zach and gave them these dope black rubber bracelets. This was at a time when the only rubber bracelets anyone (well, practically everyone) was wearing were the bright yellow Lance Armstrong LIVESTRONG bracelets... so need... read more


Hi, I'm Derek Brooks

I'm a 35 year old midwestern American who enjoys engineering, traveling, partying, and extremish sports.

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