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Starbucks: The Literature Edition

Discussion in 'Literature' started by solojones, Nov 2, 2000.

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  1. Hunter Of Winds Jedi Youngling

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    Kathy -- Second place is still pretty good.
  2. Shmi52 Author of New Jedi Order: Balance Point

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    Hunter -- my sediments exactly. ;)
  3. Hunter Of Winds Jedi Youngling

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    Kathy -- Was it a warmer than average day for your area today? We enjoyed a beautiful sunny day in the northeast.

  4. Shmi52 Author of New Jedi Order: Balance Point

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    Sorry -- got involved in the book -- pretty close to freezing all day, with a bit of new snow.
  5. Kadue Jedi Grand Master

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    Hmmmm.... snow. That would be welcome.
  6. Shmi52 Author of New Jedi Order: Balance Point

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    Good stuff, although the stuff that fell in early November is finally melting now.
  7. Kadue Jedi Grand Master

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    It's such a rare event here, plus it hs been so hot lately that we need the colder weather.
  8. Hunter Of Winds Jedi Youngling

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    Kadue -- I've had enough snow for one winter. Around here the snow tends to melt and then it refreezes overnight leaving ice all over everything. It makes it hard to walk around outside and I have to chip ice off my car in the morning.

    One thing we don't see much of is snow blowing across the road. This seems to happen a bit in the Rockies.

  9. Kadue Jedi Grand Master

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    The worse we generally get is heavy rain. At the moment, the town that I went to school at is without power and has water running down the streets.
  10. Hunter Of Winds Jedi Youngling

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    Kadue: A little over a year ago, my area was flooded. It knocked out long-distance phone service across a couple of counties for a couple of weeks, because the telephone exchange was located on the banks of a river. The US Army was very concerned because they had classified equipment in the basement. They had soldiers watching the building. You don't realize how dependent you are on technology, until it's gone.

  11. Kadue Jedi Grand Master

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    I know, especially when you're in the middle of a conversation when the power goes.
  12. Hunter Of Winds Jedi Youngling

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    Something no one realized is that stores have computers which use telephone lines to order merchandise. All of the grocery stores in my county had nearly empty shelves by the time phone service was restored. Some people even took the time to drive, to other counties, to buy food.

  13. Kadue Jedi Grand Master

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    ouch.

    I've been lucky that I've always missed any local disaster.
  14. Shmi52 Author of New Jedi Order: Balance Point

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    G'night, folks -- nice chatting with you.
  15. Hunter Of Winds Jedi Youngling

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    Good night, everyone! I need my rest.

  16. Kadue Jedi Grand Master

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  17. JarJarJedi Force Ghost

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    Ahh Pep Band. I have so many memories from basketball games and also freezing my butt off at football games for marching band. I remember a few years back when I was in 8th grade and our girls basketball team won state. My sister was called by the band director to call up everyone in her section to tell them to come to the square at one with their instruments and that they were going to play for the girls. I got to do it the next year, they got second, and the band was given a notice on Friday to be at the square on Sunday to welcome home the girls. What fun times I had in band. :_|
  18. jade51999 Jedi Grand Master

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    Kathy,
    is this the same Conquerer's Legacy that is part of Zahn's trilogy?

    or is it a different book all togehter??

    ok sorry about the mix up JJJ

    hey Kadue!
    thanks for the info!

    my friend appreaciates it!!

    as for me..
    i live in VA, am 18 goin on 19..and welll........

    love to read? oh yea and i'm a girl!lol

    bye
  19. JarJarJedi Force Ghost

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    Hello?

    jade, are you here?

    Kat?

    Kadue?

    solojones?

    callista?

    Hunter?

    Kathy?

    Well, it looks like I'm the only one here again.

    Can someone get me a cappuccino? I need something to keep me awake through Economics. Then I have band! (What are we doing in Econ. today? Probably more notes. :mad: Yay! ) Well, better start heading back to study hall, period's almost over.

    *Picks up her cappuccino and heads back to study hall.*
  20. jade51999 Jedi Grand Master

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    lol i'm guessing you go it yourself!

    ok..
    bye
  21. beafet Jedi Grand Master

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    1.Who is your favorite OT character?
    Boba Fett

    2.Who is your favorite EU character?
    Corran Horn

    3.How's you get your screen name?
    Beafet = B.Fett (if you say it outloud), which = Boba Fett

    4.Who is your favorite EU author?
    Zahn, Stackpole, Allston

    5.What other series do you like?
    Left Behind

    6.Do you like butter or margarin better?
    Margarine

    7.Tell us a bit more about you.
    I am a Christian, and a SW freak

    8.Do you like your coffee black?
    I like my coffee in the trash
  22. Katriel Jedi Master

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    Welcome to Starbucks, Beafet. If you don't like coffee, would you rather have a hot chocolate? Kadue makes awesome hot chocs.

    Have you seen the movie that goes with the book "Left Behind". I'm wondering because my roommate is a big fan of the books and wants to see the movie but I heard it wasn't good at all.

    The lit section tends to be quiet during the day but will liven up at night (board time).

  23. Kadue Jedi Grand Master

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    Morning all! (well, it's morning for me. Who's bright idea was it for 8:30 lectures?)
  24. JarJarJedi Force Ghost

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    Hey guys! Here's my poll!

    A Literary Poll

    Favorite SW Book: Shadows of the Empire

    Favorite SW Author: Zahn, Tyers, Stockpole

    Favorite EU only character from an SW book: Kyp Durron

    Your favorite books as a child: Berenstain Bears, Baby Sitter's Little Sister

    Your favorite genre besides Sci Fi: Nothing else really (the occasional classic books for school)

    Funniest book you've ever read: Do joke books count?

    Saddest book you've ever read: The Diary of Anne Frank

    Most disturbing and/or thoughtprovoking book you've ever read:
    Disturbing: Fahrenheit 451 (Never finished it.)
    Thought-provoking: The Hunchback of Notre Dame (The few pages that I did read.)

    Scariest book you've ever read: Goosebumps series (Mainly try to stay away from those.)

    If you could fall into a book and live in that world for the rest of your life, which book would it be: The Jedi Academy Trilogy

    Favorite character in a book: Luke Skywalker

    Favorite character in a continuing book series: Luke Skywalker

    Favorite continuing book series: Star Wars

    Favorite Classic book: And Then There Were None (a.k.a. Ten Little Indians)

    Your favorite drink at Starbucks: Iced Cappuccino

    My own:
    Favorite comic strip(s): Garfield, Peanuts, Calvin and Hobbes, Foxtrot,... (to name a few)


    I was so right earlier. We did take notes in Econ.
  25. Katriel Jedi Master

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    A lot of you wrote that "The Diary of Anne Frank" was the saddest book you had ever read. I haven't read it since I was about 12. I'm not sure I fully comprehended it at the time. I wonder how I would feel about it now if I went back and read it (which I think I will). According to today's news, new pages of the diary have been released.

    http://www.whdh.com/news/world5.shtml
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