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WoT posted 20 Jun 2005, 19:06 by SymeonHaecceity, Peralogue

Okay it sucks! But how much??? view post


posted 20 Jun 2005, 21:06 by Da-krul, Auditor

I'll have to go with "Have an enema with Mountain Dew" allthough the rest ARE extremly tempting. view post


Re: WoT posted 20 Jun 2005, 22:06 by tellner, Peralogue

[quote="SymeonHaecceity":2uw5d34k]Okay it sucks! But how much???[/quote:2uw5d34k] It doesn't suck. If it sucked it would be good for something. view post


posted 21 Jun 2005, 00:06 by White Lord, Subdidact

I'll go with Nr. 3 as well . . . :) view post


Hah posted 21 Jun 2005, 07:06 by Kidruhil Lancer, Auditor

I went with "Attend a 'get rich quick' seminar." Who knows... at least I'd get a nap in. view post


posted 21 Jun 2005, 12:06 by Deerow, Auditor

I just enjoy the concept of animals on mind-warping drugs. view post


posted 21 Jun 2005, 18:06 by Scilvenas, Auditor

Gotta say Oprah, as it would only involve one second of pain, and I'm sure I've stumbled across worse on the internet (some links could really use a bit more description). Jordan would be a close second, but since he's a dude... But y'know, as much as I hate to admit it, I will read the next book (a library copy, of course). I'll probably hate it, just like the last one, but: [quote:h47q03bf]...for now I am bent to know By the worst means the worst. For mine own good All causes shall give way. I am in blood Steeped so far that, should I wade no more, Returning were as tedious as go o'er.[/quote:h47q03bf] view post


posted 23 Jun 2005, 15:06 by Arkmam, Candidate

You should add "Have sex with tubgirl" to the list. view post


posted 24 Jun 2005, 03:06 by Deerow, Auditor

[quote="Arkmam":go94xulv]You should add "Have sex with tubgirl" to the list.[/quote:go94xulv] God...why do the words "tub" and "girl" invariably remind me of one particularly disturbing picture. I can only assume it is the same one you are also thinking of. God bless the Internet. view post


posted 24 Jun 2005, 06:06 by Arkmam, Candidate

[quote="Deerow":391o1b4g][quote="Arkmam":391o1b4g]You should add "Have sex with tubgirl" to the list.[/quote:391o1b4g] God...why do the words "tub" and "girl" invariably remind me of one particularly disturbing picture. I can only assume it is the same one you are also thinking of. God bless the Internet.[/quote:391o1b4g] The one and only :) view post


posted 25 Jun 2005, 12:06 by dolemite, Commoner

I started reading the WoT last fall, and god help me, I was hooked. I'm living in Taiwan, so the selction of english-language fantasy books was pretty scarce but still... I really liked alot of elements that were in the books, but around the seventh book or so, something awful started to happen. The spell was just broken for me, and by the time I hit number ten (god help me) I felkt like a soap opera fan, who watched out of comfort, not for any redeaming artistic quality whatsoever. Anyway, my biggest problems were, 1. Pacing. Perrin is looking for his wife now for, what is it? Two books? Three? He's found the Aiel? Two books to find em? Oh for christs sake... 2.Just a general childesness. I'm not looking for erotica or anything, but how long did it take for anyone to get laid? Rand is running the wrold, and until the last couple books, I could count on one finger how many times he got laid. Not my biggest issue or anything, but this kind of kids book behavior can really make a book unbelivable to me. 3. WAY to much description of things that don't matter. "Egwene hurumphed and smoothed her skirt. She seemed angry. Nyanaeve(?) tugged on her braid. 'Is Egwene angry?' she wondered? She continued tugging on her braid as she looked at the beautiful dress Egwene was cloaked in. My, how beautifully Domani silk suits she she mused. Suddenly Egwene began brushing her hair, her expression seemed paind. Nyaneave wondered how she was dealing the pressure of these dark, dark times..." continues like this for 23 pages. I feel ripped off. This is like Jar Jar all over again for me... view post


posted 25 Jun 2005, 15:06 by SymeonHaecceity, Peralogue

[quote="dolemite":2chju9fj]I started reading the WoT last fall, and god help me, I was hooked. I'm living in Taiwan, so the selction of english-language fantasy books was pretty scarce but still... I really liked alot of elements that were in the books, but around the seventh book or so, something awful started to happen. The spell was just broken for me, and by the time I hit number ten (god help me) I felkt like a soap opera fan, who watched out of comfort, not for any redeaming artistic quality whatsoever. Anyway, my biggest problems were, 1. Pacing. Perrin is looking for his wife now for, what is it? Two books? Three? He's found the Aiel? Two books to find em? Oh for christs sake... 2.Just a general childesness. I'm not looking for erotica or anything, but how long did it take for anyone to get laid? Rand is running the wrold, and until the last couple books, I could count on one finger how many times he got laid. Not my biggest issue or anything, but this kind of kids book behavior can really make a book unbelivable to me. 3. WAY to much description of things that don't matter. "Egwene hurumphed and smoothed her skirt. She seemed angry. Nyanaeve(?) tugged on her braid. 'Is Egwene angry?' she wondered? She continued tugging on her braid as she looked at the beautiful dress Egwene was cloaked in. My, how beautifully Domani silk suits she she mused. Suddenly Egwene began brushing her hair, her expression seemed paind. Nyaneave wondered how she was dealing the pressure of these dark, dark times..." continues like this for 23 pages. I feel ripped off. This is like Jar Jar all over again for me...[/quote:2chju9fj] Well two thousand amazon dot com people can't be wrong. I started reading CoT , like many others more out of habit, like watching a car wreck. It's not that its not a good book - it never really was - but at least it was a good read to begin with. This is Stephen King level, not Tolkien level. I for one won't be reading the rest. Life is way too short. view post


posted 12 Aug 2005, 23:08 by Edge, Peralogue

I have been known to occasionally criticise Jordan :wink: Suffice it to say that the last three books could be condensed into about 50 pages or less without losing a single vital element of plot. view post


posted 22 Aug 2005, 03:08 by TheBrucolac, Commoner

The plots in those books advance more slowly than Cerebus after Sym really lost it. view post


posted 18 Sep 2005, 04:09 by Entropic_existence, Moderator

I pretty much only read them now because a)I can't leave a series unfinished and b)world building. Been running a WoT based MUD for awhile now so I feel like I need every little tidbit I can get. Ah well, only a few more... view post


posted 19 Sep 2005, 16:09 by Echoex, Auditor

Uhh...what if you've already done three of the choices mentioned on that list?... .Ex. view post


posted 03 Oct 2005, 18:10 by Jesh, Candidate

I like WoT, its frustratingly longwinded, but I still want to read the next book. view post


posted 16 Oct 2005, 21:10 by Lucimay, Subdidact

ok...you convinced me. i won't read jordan. view post


All of the above posted 17 Dec 2005, 20:12 by Warrior-Poet, Moderator

Why is there not i would do all of the above. view post


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