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Postby poohbcarrot » Sat Jan 03, 2009 2:09 pm

"Do not FEE the elephant?" :roll:

That'd certainly confuse the auditors. :lol:
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Postby Sirandilas » Mon Jan 05, 2009 10:18 pm

One of the most basic rules for survival on any planet is never to upset someone wearing black leather


There is also another one that I cant recall of of the top of my head where Rincewind is told that they are going to the prison to see te prime minister and there is a comment along the lines of as soon as the Prime Minister is elected they put him in prison as they find it saves time later on.
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Postby Cohans Mum » Fri Jan 09, 2009 1:17 am

Pick any book, open at any page, your pretty close to one of my favourites :roll:
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Postby poohbcarrot » Fri Jan 09, 2009 5:10 am

"If stress were food, my life would be porridge" - Truth (approx words)
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Postby Tonyblack » Fri Jan 09, 2009 7:10 am

Cohans Mum wrote:Pick any book, open at any page, your pretty close to one of my favourites :roll:


Welcome to the site Cohans Mum. (you're not really that old are you? :shock: ) :D
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Postby chris.ph » Fri Jan 09, 2009 5:34 pm

welcome to the asylum cohans mum :lol:
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Postby Cohans Mum » Sat Jan 10, 2009 5:29 pm

Thank you TonyBlack. No, it's just how I felt when I had to pick a username! Today I feel like Cohan's Granny!
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Postby Calon » Sat Jan 10, 2009 6:23 pm

Welcome to he forum Cohans nan ..mam ..whoever you are welcome :D
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Postby DivingBudgie » Sat Jan 10, 2009 11:06 pm

I read through these and kept thinking "Oh yes that one I love that one" And I agree open a PTerry book any PTerry book and my favourite quite it there.

But I do like the concept of hanging someone up by his figgin.

Then there is the conversation between DEATH and Rincewind when he is up a tree with wolves at the base and DEATH tells him to just let go and fall.
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Postby Vena Ravenhaired » Thu Jan 15, 2009 12:54 am

My fave Pterry bit is 'Doctorum Adamus cum Flabello Dulce', (Doctor of Sweet Fanny Adams)

But my all-time fave is a Douglas Adams 'The very thought hadn't even begun to speculate about the merest possibility of crossing my mind.'

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Postby Ponder Stibbons » Wed Sep 02, 2009 8:42 am

i kant think of any right now; i just can't choose one; so i end up forgetting all.

'there is a thin girl inside every fat girl and a box of chocolates'

and when in feet of clay when lord downey accuses vimes of poisoning vetinari wiht arsenic and vimes swallows the evidence: sugar
"you just admitted it was dangerous." "of course it is, look what it does to ure teeth"

"i didnt steal them, i borrowed them" "what, you mean they can have them back after hes done with them" - Nanny Ogg, Granny Weatherwax, in Maskerade
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Postby Exp. Date, the rat » Wed Sep 02, 2009 8:52 am

I love from Reaper Man:

"LORD, WHAT CAN THE HARVEST HOPE FOR, IF NOT FOR THE CARE OF THE REAPER MAN?"

Just gets me everytime I read it.

Also I love from Hogfather:

"Towel Wasps!"
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Postby nattheweirdo » Wed Sep 02, 2009 9:13 am

I like - even though its not funny - in fifth elephant when Sybil's crying after they were attacked by bandits "'I'm so sorry Sam' she thought she had let him down. It was unbearable'

dunno why just i quite like it :)


and when Sybil tells Sam shes pregnant and hes about to say 'I'll get something sorted' or 'Choose whatever colour you like'

:lol: :)
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Postby Batty » Wed Sep 02, 2009 1:03 pm

The one I quote most isn't from Discworld. I can't choose any single quote from DW as there are too many classics!

The quote not from DW is: 'I used to be indecisive, but now I'm not so sure' ... Image
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Postby Tonyblack » Wed Sep 02, 2009 1:39 pm

When people say that Nature can be so cruel, I find myself saying "no wonder they call her a mother!" I usually get blank looks but my mother wasn't too pleased when I said it.

And I'm still waiting for someone to try and sue Terry when someone shouts "DUCK!!!" and the Pratchett fan stands still and says "What duck?" :lol:
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