Once upon the 90's there was an alternative webring, now defunct, by the name of Love, Lies, Bleeding. The username was lovelies, and I took to using that not as an online monicker, but as a username to a lot of web-services. Livejournal was one of them.
Lovelies are the lies told in the name of love.
What lovelies does not refer to:
The Elton John song Love Lies Bleeding
The Australian band Love Lies Bleeding
Any of the dozen movies titled Love Lies Bleeding
The flower Amaranthus caudatus, Love-lies-bleeding
Any attempt to pluralize and nouni-fy the word 'lovely'
And I do not hope for a better world for anyone
In fact, I want my pain to be inflicted on others
I want no one to escape
But even after admitting this,
There is no catharsis
My punishment continues to elude me
And I gain no deeper knowledge of myself
No new knowledge can be extracted from my telling
This confession has meant nothing
-- Brett Easton Ellis
|Dislikes:||128: 'intellectual property' rights, 100x100 wars, addiction to disasters, alarm clocks, american television, anti-bisexual, anti-gay, asshats, attention whores, auto racing, bad shoes, beauty as measure of human worth, beauty contests, binary gender system, blinky icons, blinky shit, bras, capital punishment, capitalism, celebrity gossip, chauvinism, child genital mutilation, cleaning house, confrontation, consumerism, continuity errors, corporations, corruption, country music, creationism, credit nazis, dead links, death penalty, defending firearms, defriending drama, depeche mode, disclaimer nazis, double standards, drunks, entitlement whores, exercise, expectations, expecting me to baby-sit your children on the internet, fashioncore, feeders, female circumcision, fish, fred phelps, fucking depeche more, furries, guns, gwen stefani, hating shit that's cool to hate just because, homophobes, homophobia, id-theory, industrial being mistaken for goth, insects, intellectual property nazis, intelligent design, internet cencorship, internet penises, labels, latin teachers, mariah carey, mass hysteria, menstruation, mental illnesses as internet subculture, mornings, movie of the week, multiples, mustard, my mother, my opinion!, national rifle association, news reporting with agenda, non-mammals, nutjobs, onions, otherkin, paris hilton, pat robertson, people who behave like badfic raped their dog and killed their parents, people who believe there can be no wrong opinions, people who don't use turn signals, people who listen to depeche mode, people who refuse to accept responsibility for their actions, people who talk during movies, periods, phones, practical theology, pro life, proprietary software, prostitution, pseudo-science, reality television, reality tv, religious fanatics, religious fundamentalism, remus/tonks, right-wingers, seafood, self righteous people, self-diagnosis, sex-obsessed culture, sexism, shitty anime, silvio berlusconi, slapping text on someone else's copyrighted image and demanding credit for it, smell of alcohol, sour milk, spiders, sporkers, sushi, swallowing pills, tabloids, talking on the phone, telemarketers, the inability to use paragraphs, the religious right, the war on terror, tony halme, traficking, unprotected left turns, using 'freedom of speech' to spout stupid shit, waking up early, wearing trousers, westboro baptist|