What will he do next?

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Postby Sjoerd3000 » Sat Oct 30, 2010 12:05 pm

poohcarrot wrote:
Every home in A-M has an omnivision device (like TV but they can also see what you are doing), and the religious police arrest anyone they feel like, for whatever reason, and ship them off to work camps in Sto Lat



Isn´t that a bit like 1984? :wink:
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Postby poohcarrot » Sat Oct 30, 2010 12:13 pm

I'm a time-traveller and that Orwell bloke nicked my idea. :twisted:
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Postby Sjoerd3000 » Sat Oct 30, 2010 12:15 pm

poohcarrot wrote:I'm a time-traveller and that Orwell bloke nicked my idea. :twisted:


yeah right :lol:
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Postby Sjoerd3000 » Sat Oct 30, 2010 12:53 pm

Almost forgot :oops:

Welcome to the forum shawbizzle :D
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Postby Tonyblack » Sat Oct 30, 2010 5:27 pm

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Beautiful Dirt wrote:I always liked the idea of the Watch investigating a JFK style assassination, but the political back drop of Ankh Morpork wouldn't work for this scenario. A new city probably would.

That was Jingo! :D
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Postby BatrickPatrick » Sat Oct 30, 2010 5:29 pm

I like the bond idea. Espionage :D

Something arty to go with music and movies? It could have Leonard of Quirm in it...and a discworld Michelangelo to be his rival...
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Postby shawbizzle » Sun Oct 31, 2010 7:21 pm

Thanks everyone! Great responses! I especially like the idea of a Matrician. Perhaps an election campaign? But then again, democracy is unlikely to thrive in the city.

Espionage has previously been c=mentioned in books, I seem to recall it in the 5th Elephant but can't remember the exact context without a re-read. There is also the Q parody with the history monks in Night Watch which lends itself to the Bond theme so already plenty to work with and build on.
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Postby Thordoc » Mon Nov 01, 2010 10:17 am

Thay even had a 'grassy gnoll'.


:shock: :shock: :shock:

I must say though that these discussions are making me look at PTerry's books in a completely new way. Now everytime I read Jingo I'll have an extra chuckle at that gnoll.
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Postby pandasthumb » Mon Nov 01, 2010 10:59 am

I've always wondered what happened to Ptataclasp (sp?) (pyramids)
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Postby Penfold » Mon Nov 01, 2010 2:29 pm

Hellooo and welcome Thordoc. :D

Thordoc wrote:
Thay even had a 'grassy gnoll'.


:shock: :shock: :shock:

I must say though that these discussions are making me look at PTerry's books in a completely new way. Now everytime I read Jingo I'll have an extra chuckle at that gnoll.

Same here. I've always found Sir Terry's books well worth multiple reads and the forum discussions make them even more so. :)
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Postby Thordoc » Tue Nov 02, 2010 9:16 am

Thanks Penfold (love the dangermouse series as well)

I've lost count of how many times I've re-read the city watch stories. and the tiffany stories those ones just keep me chuckling almost every time
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