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[WPI] 1. To persist in discussing a specific subject.

2. To speak authoritatively on a subject about which one knows very little.

3. To complain to a person who is not in a position to correct the difficulty.

4. To purposely annoy another person verbally.

5. To evangelise. See flame.

6. Also used to describe a less negative form of blather, such as friendly bullshitting. "Rave" differs slightly from flame in that "rave" implies that it is the persistence or obliviousness of the person speaking that is annoying, while flame implies somewhat more strongly that the tone or content is offensive as well.
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'Rave On!' will take over the Old Abbey Taphouse on Saturday November 10 where clubbers of the past will be able to write text or record audio reminiscing about the music, fashion, clubs and people of the scene.
The latest endeavour, which Cellar Door's DJ Jimpy describes as their "craziest party to date", is called Rave In A Barn.
Revellers started to arrive on the site late on Saturday, May 26, and the rave continued through the night, all day on Sunday and into Monday, with some still present at the scene on Tuesday, May 29.
A photo of a "Toys R Us" sign graffitied to read "Raves R Us" was tweeted by Hounslow Police with a message to say officers had closed down the illegal gathering on March 31.
It's optional but very much encouraged "Rave on!" There will also be free glowsticks and transfer tattoos.
Petersburg in Russia, Palienkar said he spoke to North Goa District Superintendent of Police to demand a ban on rave parties and other late-night events.
POLICE have warned against illegal raves after Facebook events promoting 'Abandoned Warehouse Raves' across the region have appeared on social media.
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The family rave will take place in Durham Students' Union on Father's Day - June 18 - and is the brainchild of award-winning company Big Fish Little Fish, whose events now attract a huge following.
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