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Discussion in 'Oceania Discussion Boards' started by SWNZ, Jun 27, 2001.

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  1. SWNZ

    SWNZ Jedi Padawan star 4

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    ****Non Spoiler Thread****

    Ok I'm not ashamed to say I'm currently reading the Harry Potter books. I'm not much of a reader at all and had absolutely no intentions of even touching a Harry Potter book but my flat mates read them and said they were great so tentatively I started reading and well i'm on to book three now and thouroughly enjoying them.

    If you've read them already don't spoil what happens :)
     
  2. Humble extra

    Humble extra Jedi Youngling star 5

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    i read the first book a whil back, when i went and visited my parents, it was actually pretty good
     
  3. SWNZ

    SWNZ Jedi Padawan star 4

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    The second book is better than the first and apparently the third is better than the second and the fourth is really good but it's mood changes, if that means anything (so i'm told)
     
  4. Humble extra

    Humble extra Jedi Youngling star 5

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    i would like to read the others, but i am too ashamed to go hire them or buy them, got to say, i dl the trailer the other day it sucked
     
  5. SWNZ

    SWNZ Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I haven't seen the trailer yet but I'm pretty suspect about movies that come from books like this. Like the Roald Dahl books, they were always better in word form.
     
  6. Kitt327

    Kitt327 Jedi Master star 4

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    Ah, Harry Potter. If only we had books like that when I was a sprout - all we had to read was endless paperback series books. Like the Babysitters Club. You guys wouldn't know about that, but it was terrible! Every few weeks they would pump out another one, rehashing the same story over and over and over . . . but you got so desperate for something to read you would just take it.

    It wasn't that there weren't good writers out there - it's just they couldn't get published because they weren't 'marketable'.

    Harry Potter changed all that, he's upped the standard. No more will kids have to tolerate paper thin characters and unoriginal plots.

    Humble Extra - don't be ashamed to buy Harry Potter books, do what I do, and just take a big pile up to the counter, and say something like "It's my nephew's birthday, and I thought he might enjoy these." :D
     
  7. SWNZ

    SWNZ Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I remember baby sitters club, My sister read them.
    I'm not sure and still am trying find out how and why kids of such a young age are in to Harry Potter. It just seems to me that the reading comprehention age of the books should be a lot older than some of the kids who are reading them. Rowling uses a lot of big descriptive woods that I even have to think about for a second and there's nothing wrong with my reading.
     
  8. Obi-Jace

    Obi-Jace Jedi Youngling star 3

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    I'm glad you've learnt the ability to read SWNZ! But you should have started on the EU SW books first. Well after 'Jack has a red ball' anyway! lol :p
     
  9. SWNZ

    SWNZ Jedi Padawan star 4

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    The only star wars books i've read are the original read along books that come with a tape. I own 4 star wars books and haven't read any of them.
     
  10. Obi-Jace

    Obi-Jace Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Some of the Eu books aren't much to read anyway. But some of them like the Tales seies are quite good.
     
  11. ACERIMMERROCKS

    ACERIMMERROCKS Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I saw the trailier for the movie when i went and saw shrek man it looks Crap.
     
  12. SeanAGreen

    SeanAGreen Jedi Youngling star 1

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    im 11 but i have a reading leveal of a 17 year old so its easy to read lol
     
  13. Humble extra

    Humble extra Jedi Youngling star 5

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    such is life
     
  14. SWNZ

    SWNZ Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I just viewed the trailer on the website site and I think i'll just stick to the books, they're way better.
     
  15. Obi-Jace

    Obi-Jace Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Well I'm 29 and have the maturity of a 11 year old! lol
     
  16. ACERIMMERROCKS

    ACERIMMERROCKS Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Well me with the physical age of 14 the the intelliectual age of a 5 year old and a reading level of a 17 year old but i only read some EU novels, Battle Pope and Games Workshop.
     
  17. Chansplace

    Chansplace Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I just figured out how old Jace is.
     
  18. ACERIMMERROCKS

    ACERIMMERROCKS Jedi Padawan star 4

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  19. Obi-Jace

    Obi-Jace Jedi Youngling star 3

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    No your reading skills have failed you! Look through the posts once more and it will all become clear....
     
  20. ACERIMMERROCKS

    ACERIMMERROCKS Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Ive told u all before i have dislexiea.
     
  21. SWNZ

    SWNZ Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Don't worry dude, keep looking and you'll find it :)

    I'm off to bed to read Harry Potter cause it's getting exciting. L8R All.
     
  22. Obi-Jace

    Obi-Jace Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Books are always better than the movie versions. Just look at the book versions of the SW films, heaps more character development and the reasoning behind why the characters do what they do. And a few sneaky bits that refer to the prequels too!
     
  23. Chansplace

    Chansplace Jedi Padawan star 4

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    really?
    *sneaks off to read Ep1 novel*
     
  24. Obi-Jace

    Obi-Jace Jedi Youngling star 3

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    The book that has the most sneaky parts in it is ANH or just Star Wars, as it was in my day! Just the bit in the front 'Journal of the Whills' has a few interesting bits.
     
  25. Chansplace

    Chansplace Jedi Padawan star 4

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    yeah, that bits pretty cool, I have always wondered what exactly the journal of the whills refers to. I spose only lucas knows!?
     
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