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I was into Big Brother magazine when it was around, and followed the guys on to Jackass. It brought back a lot of fond memories - I wish I could jump back to the 90s and relive those days. Obviously I already knew much of the story but much of it was new to me. It was pretty interesting to see how all these random characters came together to create something extremely unique and very entertaining. Worth checking out especially if you're a fan of Jackass or skateboarding.
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