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Bond Becoming Bond
[SPOILER ALERT: In the following post I refer to events in Skyfall , which if you have not yet seen
the film could significantly affect your viewing experience] Credit:
[SPOILER ALERT: In the following post I refer to events in Skyfall, which if you have not yet seen the film could significantly affect your viewing experience] Credit:
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Overcoming Disappointment
It turned out to be true. 
I was really hoping the few things I had read were hyperbole, but they
were pretty accurate.  Pierce Brosnan’s
Bond films after Goldeneye are not
very good, and they get progressively worse from Tomorrow Never Dies to Die
Another ...
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Currently researcher, library worker, and museum volunteer. Working my way toward fabulous career in content development for museum exhibits
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