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Old Yesterday, 07:03 AM
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Books that had their title changed for the movie adaptation

1. Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption > The Shawshank Redemption
2. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory > Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
3. The High Window > The Brasher Doubloon
4. Octopussy and the Living Daylights > Octopussy
5. Schindler's Ark > Schindler's List
6. Wiseguy > Goodfellas
7. A Princess of Mars > John Carter
8. Make Room! Make Room! > Soylent Green
9. The Body> Stand By Me
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Old Yesterday, 08:03 AM
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Books that had their title changed for the movie adaptation

1. Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption > The Shawshank Redemption
2. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory > Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
3. The High Window > The Brasher Doubloon
4. Octopussy and the Living Daylights > Octopussy
5. Schindler's Ark > Schindler's List
6. Wiseguy > Goodfellas
7. A Princess of Mars > John Carter
8. Make Room! Make Room! > Soylent Green
9. The Body > Stand By Me
10. The Dark Fields > Limitless

The book, by Alan Glynn, is good, but much different from the movie and, I think, not as good. One of the few times I prefer the movie to the book.
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Old Yesterday, 08:14 AM
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Books that had their title changed for the movie adaptation

1. Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption > The Shawshank Redemption
2. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory > Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
3. The High Window > The Brasher Doubloon
4. Octopussy and the Living Daylights > Octopussy
5. Schindler's Ark > Schindler's List
6. Wiseguy > Goodfellas
7. A Princess of Mars > John Carter
8. Make Room! Make Room! > Soylent Green
9. The Body > Stand By Me
10. The Dark Fields > Limitless
11. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? > Bladerunner

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Old Yesterday, 08:20 AM
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Books that had their title changed for the movie adaptation

1. Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption > The Shawshank Redemption
2. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory > Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
3. The High Window > The Brasher Doubloon
4. Octopussy and the Living Daylights > Octopussy
5. Schindler's Ark > Schindler's List
6. Wiseguy > Goodfellas
7. A Princess of Mars > John Carter
8. Make Room! Make Room! > Soylent Green
9. The Body > Stand By Me
10. The Dark Fields > Limitless
11. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? > Bladerunner
12. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone > Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (via American release book)
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Old Yesterday, 08:37 AM
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Books that had their title changed for the movie adaptation

1. Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption > The Shawshank Redemption
2. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory > Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
3. The High Window > The Brasher Doubloon
4. Octopussy and the Living Daylights > Octopussy
5. Schindler's Ark > Schindler's List
6. Wiseguy > Goodfellas
7. A Princess of Mars > John Carter
8. Make Room! Make Room! > Soylent Green
9. The Body > Stand By Me
10. The Dark Fields > Limitless
11. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? > Bladerunner
12. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone > Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (via American release book)
13. Lifer with Mother Superior > The Trouble with Angels

Next up: Hit covers of songs written by Tom Paxton, and the people who sang them:

1. The Marvelous Toy - The Chad Mitchell Trio
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Old Yesterday, 08:47 AM
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Hit covers of songs written by Tom Paxton, and the people who sang them:

1. The Marvelous Toy - The Chad Mitchell Trio
2. Yuppies in the Sky - Peter, Paul, and Mary
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Hit covers of songs written by Tom Paxton, and the people who sang them:

1. The Marvelous Toy - The Chad Mitchell Trio
2. Yuppies in the Sky - Peter, Paul, and Mary
3. Bottle of Wine - The Fireballs
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Old Yesterday, 08:52 AM
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Hit covers of songs written by Tom Paxton, and the people who sang them:

1. The Marvelous Toy - The Chad Mitchell Trio
2. Yuppies in the Sky - Peter, Paul, and Mary
3. Bottle of Wine - The Fireballs
4. What Did You Learn in School Today? - Pete Seeger
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Old Yesterday, 09:42 AM
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Hit covers of songs written by Tom Paxton, and the people who sang them:

1. The Marvelous Toy - The Chad Mitchell Trio
2. Yuppies in the Sky - Peter, Paul, and Mary
3. Bottle of Wine - The Fireballs
4. What Did You Learn in School Today? - Pete Seeger
5. The Last Thing on My Mind - Dolly Parton
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Old Yesterday, 09:47 AM
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Hit covers of songs written by Tom Paxton, and the people who sang them:

1. The Marvelous Toy - The Chad Mitchell Trio
2. Yuppies in the Sky - Peter, Paul, and Mary
3. Bottle of Wine - The Fireballs
4. What Did You Learn in School Today? - Pete Seeger
5. The Last Thing on My Mind - Dolly Parton
6. Goin' to the Zoo - Raffi
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Old Yesterday, 10:13 AM
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Hit covers of songs written by Tom Paxton, and the people who sang them:

1. The Marvelous Toy - The Chad Mitchell Trio
2. Yuppies in the Sky - Peter, Paul, and Mary
3. Bottle of Wine - The Fireballs
4. What Did You Learn in School Today? - Pete Seeger
5. The Last Thing on My Mind - Dolly Parton
6. Goin' to the Zoo - Raffi
7. Mr. Blue - Clear Light
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Old Yesterday, 11:12 AM
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Hit covers of songs written by Tom Paxton, and the people who sang them:

1. The Marvelous Toy - The Chad Mitchell Trio
2. Yuppies in the Sky - Peter, Paul, and Mary
3. Bottle of Wine - The Fireballs
4. What Did You Learn in School Today? - Pete Seeger
5. The Last Thing on My Mind - Dolly Parton
6. Goin' to the Zoo - Raffi
7. Mr. Blue - Clear Light
8. Jennifer's Rabbit - Val Doonican
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Old Yesterday, 12:24 PM
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Hit covers of songs written by Tom Paxton, and the people who sang them:

1. The Marvelous Toy - The Chad Mitchell Trio
2. Yuppies in the Sky - Peter, Paul, and Mary
3. Bottle of Wine - The Fireballs
4. What Did You Learn in School Today? - Pete Seeger
5. The Last Thing on My Mind - Dolly Parton
6. Goin' to the Zoo - Raffi
7. Mr. Blue - Clear Light
8. Jennifer's Rabbit - Val Doonican
9. Phil - Joan Baez
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Old Yesterday, 12:51 PM
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Hit covers of songs written by Tom Paxton, and the people who sang them:

1. The Marvelous Toy - The Chad Mitchell Trio
2. Yuppies in the Sky - Peter, Paul, and Mary
3. Bottle of Wine - The Fireballs
4. What Did You Learn in School Today? - Pete Seeger
5. The Last Thing on My Mind - Dolly Parton
6. Goin' to the Zoo - Raffi
7. Mr. Blue - Clear Light
8. Jennifer's Rabbit - Val Doonican
9. Phil - Joan Baez
10. Whose Garden Was This - John Denver
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Old Yesterday, 06:53 PM
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Hit covers of songs written by Tom Paxton, and the people who sang them:

1. The Marvelous Toy - The Chad Mitchell Trio
2. Yuppies in the Sky - Peter, Paul, and Mary
3. Bottle of Wine - The Fireballs
4. What Did You Learn in School Today? - Pete Seeger
5. The Last Thing on My Mind - Dolly Parton
6. Goin' to the Zoo - Raffi
7. Mr. Blue - Clear Light
8. Jennifer's Rabbit - Val Doonican
9. Phil - Joan Baez
10. Whose Garden Was This - John Denver
11. My Lady's a Wild Flying Dove - Country Joe McDonald
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Old Yesterday, 07:32 PM
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Hit covers of songs written by Tom Paxton, and the people who sang them:

1. The Marvelous Toy - The Chad Mitchell Trio
2. Yuppies in the Sky - Peter, Paul, and Mary
3. Bottle of Wine - The Fireballs
4. What Did You Learn in School Today? - Pete Seeger
5. The Last Thing on My Mind - Dolly Parton
6. Goin' to the Zoo - Raffi
7. Mr. Blue - Clear Light
8. Jennifer's Rabbit - Val Doonican
9. Phil - Joan Baez
10. Whose Garden Was This - John Denver
11. My Lady's a Wild Flying Dove - Country Joe McDonald
12. I Can't Help but Wonder Where I'm Bound - Johnny Cash
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Hit covers of songs written by Tom Paxton, and the people who sang them:

1. The Marvelous Toy - The Chad Mitchell Trio
2. Yuppies in the Sky - Peter, Paul, and Mary
3. Bottle of Wine - The Fireballs
4. What Did You Learn in School Today? - Pete Seeger
5. The Last Thing on My Mind - Dolly Parton
6. Goin' to the Zoo - Raffi
7. Mr. Blue - Clear Light
8. Jennifer's Rabbit - Val Doonican
9. Phil - Joan Baez
10. Whose Garden Was This - John Denver
11. My Lady's a Wild Flying Dove - Country Joe McDonald
12. I Can't Help but Wonder Where I'm Bound - Johnny Cash
13. The Ballad of Spiro Agnew - John Denver


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Life experiences you do not wish to repeat.

1. Root canal surgery
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Old Yesterday, 10:20 PM
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Life experiences you do not wish to repeat.

1. Root canal surgery
2. Marriage

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Old Yesterday, 10:27 PM
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1. Root canal surgery
2. Marriage
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4. dislocated elbow + fracture + ruptured ligament + surgery
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1. Root canal surgery
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5. My own death


Once is enough I suppose.
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Life experiences you do not wish to repeat.

1. Root canal surgery
2. Marriage
3. Divorce
4. dislocated elbow + fracture + ruptured ligament + surgery
5. My own death
6. Petty shoplifting
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4. dislocated elbow + fracture + ruptured ligament + surgery
5. My own death
6. Petty shoplifting
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