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    Yes, it is, and I am also a planet but people don't memorize my name.

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    Astronomy for dummies.
    “Whether we fall by ambition, blood, or lust, like diamonds we are cut with our own dust.”

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    You've done yourself a huge favor developmentally by mustering the balls to do something really fucking scary... in about the most vulnerable situation possible.

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    It's a dog.

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    “Whether we fall by ambition, blood, or lust, like diamonds we are cut with our own dust.”

    Quote Originally Posted by Gilly
    You've done yourself a huge favor developmentally by mustering the balls to do something really fucking scary... in about the most vulnerable situation possible.

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    Looks like woofwoofl.

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    Pluto was the only planet out of the nine planets that orbited the Sun in a lopsided fashion, while the other planets did it in a circular fashion. The existence of dwarf planets in the Kuiper belt that were larger than Pluto though further away from the sun that orbited the Sun in a similar lopsided fashion was what prompted the removal of Pluto as a planet. I have no qualms about the removal of Pluto as a planet for this reason, however if Pluto orbited the Sun in a circular fashion then perhaps it should of remained classified as a planet.
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