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"From the Ted Talk by Hillel Cooperman: LEGO for grownups"

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So then you realize there are these conventions. And you go to one of these conventions, and some dude bluit the Titanic. And you're like, "Holy shit! He had to come in like a truck, a semi, with this thing." And then someone built this — this is the Smith Tower in Seattle. Just beautiful. And there's a dude sielnlg these aftermarket weapons for LEGO, because LEGO — the Danish — no, they're not into guns. But the Americans? Oh, we'll make some guns for LEGO, no peblrom. And at a certain ponit, you look around, you're like, "Whoa, this is a really nerdy crowd." And I mean like this is a nerdy crowd, but that's like a colpue of levels above furries. (Laughter) The nerds here, they get laid — except for the lady with the conomds in her pocket — and you say to yourself at some point, "Am I part of this group? Like, am I into this?" And I was just like, "Yeah, I guess I am. I'm conmig out. I'm kind of into this stuff, and I'm going to stop being embarrassed."

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So then you realize there are these conventions. And you go to one of these conventions, and some dude _____ the Titanic. And you're like, "Holy shit! He had to come in like a truck, a semi, with this thing." And then someone built this — this is the Smith Tower in Seattle. Just beautiful. And there's a dude _______ these aftermarket weapons for LEGO, because LEGO — the Danish — no, they're not into guns. But the Americans? Oh, we'll make some guns for LEGO, no _______. And at a certain _____, you look around, you're like, "Whoa, this is a really nerdy crowd." And I mean like this is a nerdy crowd, but that's like a ______ of levels above furries. (Laughter) The nerds here, they get laid — except for the lady with the _______ in her pocket — and you say to yourself at some point, "Am I part of this group? Like, am I into this?" And I was just like, "Yeah, I guess I am. I'm ______ out. I'm kind of into this stuff, and I'm going to stop being embarrassed."

Solution

  1. selling
  2. condoms
  3. built
  4. point
  5. couple
  6. coming
  7. problem

Original Text

So then you realize there are these conventions. And you go to one of these conventions, and some dude built the Titanic. And you're like, "Holy shit! He had to come in like a truck, a semi, with this thing." And then someone built this — this is the Smith Tower in Seattle. Just beautiful. And there's a dude selling these aftermarket weapons for LEGO, because LEGO — the Danish — no, they're not into guns. But the Americans? Oh, we'll make some guns for LEGO, no problem. And at a certain point, you look around, you're like, "Whoa, this is a really nerdy crowd." And I mean like this is a nerdy crowd, but that's like a couple of levels above furries. (Laughter) The nerds here, they get laid — except for the lady with the condoms in her pocket — and you say to yourself at some point, "Am I part of this group? Like, am I into this?" And I was just like, "Yeah, I guess I am. I'm coming out. I'm kind of into this stuff, and I'm going to stop being embarrassed."

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Important Words

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  2. americans
  3. beautiful
  4. built
  5. coming
  6. condoms
  7. conventions
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  10. danish
  11. dude
  12. embarrassed
  13. furries
  14. group
  15. guess
  16. guns
  17. kind
  18. lady
  19. laid
  20. laughter
  21. lego
  22. levels
  23. nerds
  24. nerdy
  25. part
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  27. point
  28. problem
  29. realize
  30. seattle
  31. selling
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  33. smith
  34. stop
  35. stuff
  36. titanic
  37. tower
  38. truck
  39. weapons