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Formed in the summer of 2009 to read David Foster Wallace's masterwork "Infinite Jest".
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 Post subject: Things banned in Quebec
PostPosted: Fri Jun 26, 2009 11:27 am 
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end note # 20 the Canadian man sitting under the flurescent lights...(20) things banned in Quebec..."Fluerescent lights, those little ad-cards that fall out of magazines that have to be picked up and put into the trash, telphone solicitation and the mention of any religious holiday what so ever to sell any product ." All of which made his move to the lower convexity so selfless....


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 Post subject: Re: Things banned in Quebec
PostPosted: Mon Jun 29, 2009 12:03 pm 
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I realized shortly after reading this section that if flourescent lights are banned, then most lighting would be incandescent... Incandenza?


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 Post subject: Re: Things banned in Quebec
PostPosted: Mon Jun 29, 2009 6:29 pm 
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totally amazing.. incandescent...
there is no end to this guy's brilliance..
Carol


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 Post subject: Re: Things banned in Quebec
PostPosted: Tue Jun 30, 2009 12:32 am 
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slackline wrote:
I realized shortly after reading this section that if flourescent lights are banned, then most lighting would be incandescent... Incandenza?


Also worth pointing out that the name "Hal" can be seen as a play on the word "halation" which is the:

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Blurred effect in a photographic image that results from light spreading beyond its normal boundaries. This effect can be achieved with special lighting techniques or through the developing process, although it sometimes results, unwanted, from a technical error.


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