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    Quote Originally Posted by The Berean View Post
    You could easily accomplish that, as an autobiography!!

    Coming form you...now THAT is funny!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Anna Noyance View Post
    Why do you want everyone to read it so they can learn how to be just like you?
    Your anger is palpable...and understandable
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Berean View Post
    Ah, of course, already in your collection.

    One of the two hundred??
    Yes, I find those books much more challenging than books about spaceships and time warps
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    Yes, I find those books much more challenging than books about spaceships and time warps
    Yes, I know!!!
    My apologies if defending seems defensive!!

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    Your anger is palpable...and understandable
    Why would I be angry? I love reading your comebacks! You are a source of entertainment for some of us!
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    Why would I be angry?

    Because you want to be American

    I love reading your comebacks!

    You are addicted to me. Join the club.

    You are a source of entertainment for some of us!

    Again, addiction
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    Quote Originally Posted by Official Cat of Soonet View Post
    Does it seem good? I've read all his I think and they've been going downhill a bit lately.
    Not even close to his best, but it's still good.


    Have you read his Frankenstein series?

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    The War that Ended Peace, by Margaret MacMillan. It's actually quite interesting for those fascinated in history. It details the road to 1914, what caused European countries to go to war.

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    Recently read a compilation of short stories by O. Henry. He's a very interesting author, with a rather eccentric, loose style of writing. He is very intelligent, with a massive vocabulary, but he seems to like playing on the edge. Very entertaining!
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    The Collected Poems of Ogden Nash!!!
    My apologies if defending seems defensive!!

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    not sure this book will be wildly popular with some people
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    Fix your link.
    My apologies if defending seems defensive!!

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    Now reading the shorter works of Dostoyevsky - for the fourth time. When it comes to illustrating the shortcomings of the human condition, Fyodor is the master!
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Berean View Post
    Fix your link.
    please
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Left Sock View Post
    Now reading the shorter works of Dostoyevsky - for the fourth time. When it comes to illustrating the shortcomings of the human condition, Fyodor is the master!
    Dr. Suess wasn't bad, either
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    Ah... The Grinch.

    A true masterpiece!

    It got even better, when they got a Canadian to play the main character!
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    Ah... The Grinch.

    A true masterpiece!

    It got even better, when they got a Canadian to play the main character!
    Most people find that version a poor attempt at imitating the classic.

    Guess it makes sense.
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    Well, it gets a 5.9 rating at IMDB.com, so I think that renders you incorrect on your assertion!

    Unless, of course, you have any objective data to contradict these findings.

    Please advise.
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Left Sock View Post
    Well, it gets a 5.9 rating at IMDB.com, so I think that renders you incorrect on your assertion!

    Unless, of course, you have any objective data to contradict these findings.

    Please advise.
    5.9 is barely above average.

    Oh, the bar is sooooool low!
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    But, but... but! You said, "Most people find that version a poor attempt at imitating the classic."

    When in fact, most people have a favorable view of the movie! You even referred to the ratings as 'above average'!

    Does gravity work the same, in that universe you occupy?
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