Top 5 Terry Pratchett novels

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Postby Jan Van Quirm » Mon Aug 24, 2009 5:33 pm

Like Coombe's in Devon - with a silent 'B' :lol:
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Postby chris.ph » Mon Aug 24, 2009 5:34 pm

cwm doesnt sound like koom in swansea in might in cardiff but not in swansea :lol: cwm sounds more like kuum with a soft m :wink:
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Postby Tonyblack » Mon Aug 24, 2009 5:36 pm

chris.ph wrote:cwm doesnt sound like koom in swansea in might in cardiff but not in swansea :lol: cwm sounds more like kuum with a soft m :wink:
It doesn't sound much like it in Cardiff either, but you have to remember that Terry is an Englishman. :lol:
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Postby chris.ph » Mon Aug 24, 2009 5:40 pm

cwm means forest in english :)
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Postby bikkit » Mon Aug 24, 2009 7:36 pm

Changed the order a bit:

1.....You all know
2 Thud
3 Soul music
4 Feet of clay
5 All the rest
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Postby Dotsie » Tue Aug 25, 2009 5:59 am

Tonyblack wrote:But did you get the one in Thud!? Koom Valley - in Welsh the word for a valley is a 'cwm' pronounced 'koom'. :wink:


Didn't get that one at all. How informative this forum is :D
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Postby chris.ph » Tue Aug 25, 2009 5:11 pm

neither did i :lol: :lol:
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Postby The_Discworldaholic » Tue Aug 25, 2009 9:40 pm

well from now on thud should now be known as V V lol
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Postby Taliesin » Wed Oct 28, 2009 11:26 am

Tonyblack wrote:
chris.ph wrote:cwm doesnt sound like koom in swansea in might in cardiff but not in swansea :lol: cwm sounds more like kuum with a soft m :wink:
It doesn't sound much like it in Cardiff either, but you have to remember that Terry is an Englishman. :lol:


Hello All,

First time poster. I'm from the valleys and "koom" (short "oo" sound as in book or took) is the closest phonetic rendering of the way I'd pronounce cwm.

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Thief of Time
Guards! Guards!
Maskerade
Small Gods
Hogfather

I've read less then half the DW world books though.
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Postby Jan Van Quirm » Wed Oct 28, 2009 11:40 am

Still a nice list though :D

Welcome Taliesin :lol:
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Postby raisindot » Wed Oct 28, 2009 12:58 pm

My top 5:

1. Thud!
2. The Fifth Elephant
3. Thief of Time
4. Hogfather
5. Tie: Lords and Ladies / Wee Free Men

And, since we're here, might as well add the "bottom five" (least liked)

1. Tie: All of the Rincewind books
2. Pyramids
3. Eric
4. Monstrous Regiment
5. Moving Pictures

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Postby Sjoerd3000 » Wed Oct 28, 2009 1:05 pm

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Postby poohcarrot » Wed Oct 28, 2009 1:11 pm

raisindot wrote:And, since we're here, might as well add the "bottom five" (least liked)

1. Tie: All of the Rincewind books
2. Pyramids
3. Eric
4. Monstrous Regiment
5. Moving Pictures

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Isn't Eric a Rincewind book? :lol:
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Postby Lady Vetinari » Wed Oct 28, 2009 1:13 pm

My top five in no particular order ...

Nightwatch, Thud! Jingo, Wyrd Sisters, and Small Gods!
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Postby AM » Wed Oct 28, 2009 1:15 pm

This is really really hard

1, Thief of time
2, Hogfather
3, Going Postal
4, Monstrous Regiment
5, Wyrd sisters
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