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Re: THUD!
« Reply #30 on: February 25, 2006, 03:49:01 pm »
So now hes going to run the mint as well? I find that a bit uninspired...it was just a convenient way to kill someone off at the end of Going Postal after all...
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Re: THUD!
« Reply #31 on: April 28, 2006, 11:00:54 am »
I loved Thud, i guess i like the more gritty, realistic ones... (Night Watch, Jingo...)

..And teh person who thinks Going Postal was ghost-written, didn't that have a kind of (Scary) Stephen King-style to it?
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« Reply #32 on: May 01, 2006, 11:53:20 am »
I've been reading them in order.  Color of Magic, and The Light Fantasic.  I'm currently reading Equal Rites, it's not as bad as people are making it out to be.  It's just not as good as the other pnes.  I've got about 50 more pages left.  I actually like Granny Weatherwax.

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« Reply #33 on: May 01, 2006, 05:45:37 pm »
I loved Thud, i guess i like the more gritty, realistic ones... (Night Watch, Jingo...)

..And teh person who thinks Going Postal was ghost-written, didn't that have a kind of (Scary) Stephen King-style to it?

not really, it had the odd spooky moment s but maybe Pratchetts just trying something a little different

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Re: THUD!
« Reply #34 on: May 02, 2006, 08:43:04 am »


I meant that he uses the Style of stephen King, eg, putting words in brackets and italics like thought processes.Read a novel You'll (sense it) see what i mean.\

Going Postal wasn't paticularaly terrifying...
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« Reply #35 on: May 04, 2006, 01:35:18 am »
Has anyone here played the game THUD!, as in the actual board game? It's not bad.

<-- played it before he read the book THUD! (before the book was even released, if I remember rightly). I believe the game is first mentioned in Going Postal.
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Re: THUD!
« Reply #36 on: May 04, 2006, 08:18:22 am »
Doesn't it talk about it in The Fith Elephant?

Maybe not.
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Re: THUD!
« Reply #37 on: May 04, 2006, 11:31:48 am »
Doesn't it talk about it in The Fith Elephant?

Maybe not.

No. But in the fifth elephant Vimes meets Lady Margalotta, who plays Thud against Vetinary by clacks in Going Postal.
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Re: THUD!
« Reply #38 on: May 10, 2006, 11:45:25 am »
They do more than play THUD!......
Doesn't it hint in Night Watch that Vetinari might be "Involved with" Margalotta?
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« Reply #39 on: May 11, 2006, 06:54:59 am »
They do more than play THUD!......
Doesn't it hint in Night Watch that Vetinari might be "Involved with" Margalotta?

I can't see Vetinari getting involved with anyone, to be honest, unless your definition of "involved" includes dangling them head first into a scorpion pit.

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« Reply #40 on: May 11, 2006, 11:25:22 am »
They do more than play THUD!......
Doesn't it hint in Night Watch that Vetinari might be "Involved with" Margalotta?

I can't see Vetinari getting involved with anyone, to be honest, unless your definition of "involved" includes dangling them head first into a scorpion pit.

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Re: THUD!
« Reply #41 on: May 12, 2006, 02:49:23 am »
They do more than play THUD!......
Doesn't it hint in Night Watch that Vetinari might be "Involved with" Margalotta?

I can't see Vetinari getting involved with anyone, to be honest, unless your definition of "involved" includes dangling them head first into a scorpion pit.

Kinky.

It was when he was touring Uberwald after graduating from the asaasin's guild. So he would have been a little younger.
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Re: THUD!
« Reply #42 on: May 16, 2006, 09:27:07 am »
Regarding the THUD game, it's not good. We all know the dwarfs ambushed the trolls, and vice versa. I love that conflict in the books.
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Re: THUD!
« Reply #43 on: June 03, 2006, 01:35:22 am »
Has anyone read his spin off book, Where's my cow?
Yep, I'm not ashamed to admit I stood there in the store and quickly read through it, if I had any children, I'd probally buy it. lol. Funny Book.



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Re: THUD!
« Reply #44 on: June 03, 2006, 07:03:58 am »
HOLY S*** it's actually a book!? I thought they where taking the piss