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    G-D! Its about time! Yay!

    And where will you be June 21st? This totally made my morning. yes, i am a dork.

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    no worse then me going for my monthly fix at the comic shop.
    Too lazy to beat myself up for being to lazy to beat myself up for being too lazy to... well you get the point....

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    I have yet to read these... I keep thinking that I might pick up a few from the kids, just haven't gotten around to it yet.

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    I haven't had a desire to read those books. Is something wrong with me?

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    I read the first one and listened to it on tape. Saw the movie and was very disapointed, the characters were just emotionless I flipped it off about halfway through.

    Now LOtR, I am reading the last of the trilogy - I thought the movie was great!

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    Originally posted by Planderella
    I haven't had a desire to read those books. Is something wrong with me?
    I haven't seen the movies nor have I read the books, nor am I an any hurry to do either. Eventually I am sure I will watch the movies.
    "I'm a white male, age 18 to 49. Everyone listens to me, no matter how dumb my suggestions are."

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    I have read the first two books and have the third one in wait for a stormy weekend- maybe this weekend

    I have enjoyed the books so far but haven't seen the movie so I can't compare.

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    I'll be at B&N buying the book- I love the books and the movies weren't half bad.
    When Jesus said "love your enemies", he probably didn't mean kill them.

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    The books are pretty well-written for children's novels. They remind me of the Chronicles of Narnia (C.S. Lewis), which I loved as a kid (and still think are pretty darn cool.)

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    I was also a big narnia fan, and read all of the Oz books as a kid, as well as wrinkle in time series. but i just LOVE the HP books. the movies, well, they were ok. but i've just been completely sucked into the books. i'll probably be one of the sad sacks at borders at 12:01 friday the 20, and schedule nothing for the weekend so i can read the book. yay!

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    If you enjoyed the Oz books and like speculative fiction check out Phillip Jose Farmer's "A Barnstormer in Oz". It is a really good book. It is not a kids book. The premise is that Dorothy was a real person and that Oz does exist. Probably find it in the SF section of your book store.
    Too lazy to beat myself up for being to lazy to beat myself up for being too lazy to... well you get the point....

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    As you can see from my sig, I like Sci-fi books . I just love Bradbury, Asimov and William Gibson.
    I liked C.S. Lewis' Narnia Chronicles, in my childhood. And the Screwtype letters were cool too.
    I haven't read any Harry Potter novel, and I don't intend to do so. It's just not my type of novel.
    I tried to read J.R.R. Tolkien's Hobbit but I got bored right away...

    Oh, well everybody has diferent tastes, you don't have to like sci-fi, you're not going to be a bad person because you like Harry Potter or LotR.

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    I'll have to reserve 2 copies to purchase, one for me and one for my son. Otherwise we'll be fighting over it!

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    Originally posted by donk
    If you enjoyed the Oz books and like speculative fiction check out Phillip Jose Farmer's "A Barnstormer in Oz". It is a really good book. It is not a kids book. The premise is that Dorothy was a real person and that Oz does exist. Probably find it in the SF section of your book store.
    Those guys from the Houston Zoning forums asked me if I wanted to play Oz with them....I wasn't falling for that one.

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