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Good Omens
« on: June 27, 2006, 09:16:58 am »
Awesome book. Thoughts?


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Re: Good Omens
« Reply #1 on: June 27, 2006, 11:10:49 am »
Awesome book.

Need anything more be said?

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Re: Good Omens
« Reply #2 on: June 28, 2006, 02:12:01 am »
Awesome book.
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Re: Good Omens
« Reply #3 on: June 28, 2006, 03:10:42 am »
Awsomely fantastic book

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Re: Good Omens
« Reply #4 on: June 28, 2006, 04:46:54 pm »
It was the hallmark achievement of a stupendous author filled with marvelous insights about awesome omens.

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Re: Good Omens
« Reply #5 on: June 28, 2006, 09:21:46 pm »
Well now I know a book to look for the next time I go to the library.
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Re: Good Omens
« Reply #6 on: June 29, 2006, 07:54:03 am »
It was the hallmark achievement of two stupendous authors filled with marvelous insights about awesome omens.

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Re: Good Omens
« Reply #7 on: June 30, 2006, 12:06:35 am »
I read it before I saw the Omen. Shame on me. I reckon I should ahve seen Rosemaries baby too. Still, it rocks.

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Re: Good Omens
« Reply #8 on: June 30, 2006, 11:55:00 am »
I read it before I saw the Omen. Shame on me. I reckon I should ahve seen Rosemaries baby too. Still, it rocks.

The use of the word 'still' here frightens me. Explain its implication.

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Re: Good Omens
« Reply #9 on: July 02, 2006, 11:01:08 pm »
D. All of the above.
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Re: Good Omens
« Reply #10 on: July 03, 2006, 02:28:59 am »
The only downside to the whole book was the fact that some of the jokes don't date well e.g. any tape left in a car for a long period of time will become a "best of queen" tape

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Re: Good Omens
« Reply #11 on: July 03, 2006, 07:45:35 am »
The only downside to the whole book was the fact that some of the jokes don't date well e.g. any tape left in a car for a long period of time will become a "best of queen" tape

Are you claiming that Queen's music doesn't age well?

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Re: Good Omens
« Reply #12 on: July 03, 2006, 10:35:11 am »
I read it before I saw the Omen. Shame on me. I reckon I should ahve seen Rosemaries baby too. Still, it rocks.

The use of the word 'still' here frightens me. Explain its implication.

As in, even though I had not seen the movies it parodied, I thought it rocked. Hmm, rocks needs to be changed to rocked.

There are talks about Terry Gilliam trying to find sponsors to his adaptaion again.

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Re: Good Omens
« Reply #13 on: July 06, 2006, 08:40:40 am »
I read it before I saw the Omen. Shame on me. I reckon I should ahve seen Rosemaries baby too. Still, it rocks.

The use of the word 'still' here frightens me. Explain its implication.

As in, even though I had not seen the movies it parodied, I thought it rocked. Hmm, rocks needs to be changed to rocked.

There are talks about Terry Gilliam trying to find sponsors to his adaptaion again.

That's fine. Just a tad worried that anything could limit this book's capacity for being unerringly awesome.

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Re: Good Omens
« Reply #14 on: July 08, 2006, 06:50:10 am »
The only downside to the whole book was the fact that some of the jokes don't date well e.g. any tape left in a car for a long period of time will become a "best of queen" tape

Are you claiming that Queen's music doesn't age well?

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