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

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  1. Jedi_Cosmos

    Jedi_Cosmos Jedi Youngling

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    1. Who is your favorite OT character?

    Obi-wan

    2. Who is your favorite EU character?

    Anakin Solo, all the way!!

    3. How's you get your screen name?

    "Jedi" from SW and "Cosmos" is the translation of my Japanese nickname, Kosuko.

    4. Who is your favorite EU author?

    Timothy Zahn, Michael Stackpole, and Kathy Tyers.

    5. What other series do you like?

    The Jedi Apprentice Series by Jude Watson.

    6. Do you like butter or margarine better?

    Neither....

    7. Tell us a bit more about you.

    Check the profile.

    8. Do you like your coffee black?

    I prefer cold mochas :)
     
  2. Kadue

    Kadue Jedi Knight star 5

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    Welcome Jedi Cosmos. Cold mocha, no prob.
     
  3. delphy

    delphy Jedi Youngling

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    1.Who is your favorite OT character?
    Chewie, with Ackbar a close second.

    2.Who is your favorite EU character?
    Wedge, if that counts, because we don't see much of his personality in the OT and he really comes to "life" in the EU, same with Ackbar ... strictly EU it's hard to pick, it changes all the time.

    3.How's you get your screen name?
    It's nickname for the name I usually use online, delphica, but that was already taken on this board. I checked the profile, and that person has not ever posted (in more than a year)... I wonder if there's any way of asking for that name.

    4.Who is your favorite EU author?
    Stackpole

    5.What other series do you like?
    Tad Williams's Otherland, Harry Potter, Stephen King's Dark Tower

    6.Do you like butter or margarin better?
    (you know, there always has to be a truely enlightening question)
    Butter. Margarin reminds me of going to my grandmother's house, and I suspect my grandmother thinks we are all still living during the Great Depression (only margarin and she reuses baggies).

    7.Tell us a bit more about you.
    Ummmm ... SW freak, I like to read a lot, I have a cat ... I have to stop before I realize how boring I am.

    8.Do you like your coffee black?
    I like my tea black.

    Hi everyone. :)
     
  4. Kadue

    Kadue Jedi Knight star 5

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    Welcome delphy. I know how you feel on the name front. I've used this one for ages, but now when I sign up to newer boards, someone has already taken it.

    One black tea for the newbie.

    It's great to see people coming back into this place.

     
  5. JarJarJedi

    JarJarJedi Jedi Master star 6

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    Augh! Page 6! Up! Up!

    Where has everyone been? Jeez!

    Welcome newbies!

    *Grabs a cafe mocha to go.*

    (Oh, btw, up to the top!)
     
  6. Kadue

    Kadue Jedi Knight star 5

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    Oops, [face_blush]

    Come on in guys, talk.

    And here's your mocha JJJedi.
     
  7. Wedge 88

    Wedge 88 Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    I just saw 2 good movies. Old ones.

    "The Russians are Coming" and "The African Queen" They were on TV. Awesome movies. Made me laugh. Good stories.
     
  8. Kadue

    Kadue Jedi Knight star 5

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    Never got around to watching the African Queen, what's it like?
     
  9. KansasNavy

    KansasNavy Jedi Master star 4

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    Mar 10, 2001
    hey, longtimenosee

    i saw "Gon in 60 Secons" yesterday, and was impressed.

    Kadue, I'll have your most expensive drink
     
  10. Kadue

    Kadue Jedi Knight star 5

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    60 sec was good.

    Most expensive, only Bill Gates could afford it, but there is no way he could stomach it. My own version of death by chocolatte
     
  11. KansasNavy

    KansasNavy Jedi Master star 4

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    Well, Bill Gates can't afford a decent haircut. I've had dreams of death by chocolate. Yes, i said dreams. Yep.

    Anyway, what are the topics for tonight? I didn't bother to read above except for the top 2 posts.
     
  12. Kadue

    Kadue Jedi Knight star 5

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    Nothing much, the activity has been a bit slow here. I think everyone is still trying to read all of Kathy's books. Or like me, can't find them.
     
  13. KansasNavy

    KansasNavy Jedi Master star 4

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    [Downs death by chocolate, runs hurridely to restroom, long pee]
     
  14. Wedge 88

    Wedge 88 Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    African Queen is about this British woman who convinces this British fisherman in the Congo to take her down the river to fight the Germans, on his boat, the African Queen. They go through all sorts of dangers and troubles and stuff and fall in love. Its a pretty famous movie. I liked it.
     
  15. JarJarJedi

    JarJarJedi Jedi Master star 6

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    The last movie I saw was Robin Hood Prince of Thieves (again) last night.
     
  16. Kadue

    Kadue Jedi Knight star 5

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    Haven't seen too many movies recently, stupid uni work.
     
  17. jade51999

    jade51999 Jedi Knight star 5

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    poor Kadue!!

    hmm
    i'm getting ready for April 3rd and Conquest..
    anyone else?

    did you know that there is a new Ender book out?

    its the sequal to the last book Ender's Shadow... but its called Shadow??or Rise of the Hegemon


    looks good
     
  18. Wedge 88

    Wedge 88 Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    Its called Shadow of the Hegemon. It is the sequel to Ender's Shadow, which is a parrelle book to Ender's Game. Ender's Shadow is about Bean's life before he got into the training, and what he did during Ender's Game. Its cool.

    Shadow of the Hegemon is about as different as Ender's Shadow as Ender's Game is to Speaker for the Dead, Ender's Game's sequel.

    I loved Shadow of the Hegemon. My favorite Card novel. And it leaves it open for another sequel!
     
  19. Katriel

    Katriel Jedi Padawan star 4

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    April 3rd will be a strange day for me. It's the 5th anniversary of my beloved aunt's death. And Conquest comes out. Yaaaaayyyy! I guess that defines life in a nutshell: Lot's of ups and downs. One thing will make me very sad and the other will make me very happy.
     
  20. jade51999

    jade51999 Jedi Knight star 5

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    WEdge..NOOOOOOOOOO
    i don't think i'll be able to buy it..
    so i thinki have to wait until summer to read it

    but with such a good report!!!!!
    i can't wait

    but dang it speaker of the dead confused teh crap out of me until someone explained it to me!!!!

    ahh well
    priya

    ahh well all is good
     
  21. jade51999

    jade51999 Jedi Knight star 5

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    hey guys..only 6 days until CONQUEST !!!

    whoo sweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet
     
  22. Kadue

    Kadue Jedi Knight star 5

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    Can't wait.
     
  23. callista35

    callista35 Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Question for KATHY TYERS ...

    FUSION FIRE spoilers ...
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    Jenner and Anna discover Ellet's scheming, and mention that they will have to discipline her. The next time we see her, she is blissfully wedded to Dardy. What happened in the interim? ?[face_plain]

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  24. LanceJade

    LanceJade Jedi Padawan star 4

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    1.Who is your favorite OT character?

    Luke Skywalker

    2.Who is your favorite EU character?

    Ouch... I'd have to got with the character that has given me the most smiles. Wes Janson. But since he's in the movies, either Talon Karrde or Gilad Pellaeon

    3.How'd you get your screen name?

    There was a classic Sega game that had a villian named Lance, and I combined it with Jade for a SW:RPG character.

    4.Who is your favorite EU author?

    Timothy Zahn/Mike Stackpole

    5.What other series do you like?

    Honor Harrington

    6.Do you like butter or margarin better?

    Butter taste better...... margarin is better for you.... supposedly...hehe

    7.Tell us a bit more about you.

    I am a student of the force living in the Chitown area. Contemplating when Ill have enough money to actually go to school.

    8.Do you like your coffee black?

    Yes... but if you add some chocolate its even better.
     
  25. ImperialGirl

    ImperialGirl Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Feb 10, 2001

    1. Favorite OT Character: Vader. (But Han's cutest.)

    2. Favorite EU Character: Mara Jade or Thrawn, with Karrde a close second.

    3. How'd you get your screen name: Um...long story. Let's just say it involves my fellow Star Ladies, a Con, and a filk contest. I wrote a filk. It was to a song by Madonna. 'nuf said. (My original SN was TIE Pilot, and still is sometimes...but ImperialGirl just stuck.)

    4. Who is your favorite EU author: Aaron Allston.

    5. What other series do you like: Anita Blake: Vampire Hunter by Laurell Hamilton, and Doc Sidhe by Aaron Allston (hey, the sequel's coming!)

    6. Butter or margarine: Butter. Absolutely. MUCH better for cooking.

    7. About me? Huh. I'm a grad student. I write my own fiction for sale. I'm a Star Lady and a member of Club Jade. (All opinions expressed are SOLELY those of ImperialGirl and do NOT reflect those of SL/CJ as a whole. /end disclaimer)

    8. Do you like your coffee black: Mocha latte with 2 shots of espresso and half the normal ammount of chocolate. (It's always too sweet at Starbucks.)
     
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