Bartimaeus Trilogy, anyone?

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Have you read/heard of this series?

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Postby michelanCello » Sat Jun 26, 2010 7:48 am

Emma (both book and character) is awful (and that's me saying it, an Austen fan...). Compared to that, P&P is like... like One Hundred Years of Solitude compared to a TP book. Really. Just read it (or, if you still have doubts, watch the movie...)
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Postby mystmoon » Sat Jun 26, 2010 2:17 pm

bikkit wrote:jane said "eat a philoshopher's stone"

Don't get me started. Anyways, eat the one from Harry Potter or something. Fullmetal alchemist ones are made from dead people.

In the 1st TV show the homoculus eat philosophers stones
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Postby ShadowNinjaCat » Sat Jun 26, 2010 2:26 pm

Om nom nom ,tastes like chicken om nom nom
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Postby Jane » Sun Jun 27, 2010 6:32 am

I might just go and borrow a copy of P&P at school, then!
But I have to finish these 2 Discworld books.
I'm probably one of the few frequentforumfliers who hasn't read and bought every single TP novel.


In the 1st TV show the homoculus eat philosophers stones


Are you meant to eat them? I was thinking of the HP movie version, where they were shiny red rocks. How do Nick and Perry use them? :?
Maybe you grind it up and mix it into your drinks like that Metamucil fiber powder.
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Postby bikkit » Sun Jun 27, 2010 7:14 am

They look like red stones there, too. And red liquid. And red gumballs. (kimblee's in the manga)
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Postby Jane » Sun Jun 27, 2010 7:36 am

Liquid?
But it's "Philosopher's Stone". 0~0
Maybe you just have to force it down like Ron and the Bezoar in HP6.

I think, maybe, I'd rather have a cup of water from the Fountain of Eternal Youth. That sounds much more convenient.
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Postby bikkit » Sun Jun 27, 2010 8:30 am

remember to boil it first!
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Postby Jane » Sun Jun 27, 2010 10:52 am

Why? Whatever's in it isn't going to kill me.
That'd defeat the purpose of an immortality drink.


Bartimaeus: The Ring of Solomon is coming out in October/November 2010, depending on what country you're in.
There's a listing for Canada, UK, US, and India, but I'm not sure when it'll be out in Australia...does this mean I should order from the US/UK amazon?
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Postby bikkit » Sun Jun 27, 2010 11:26 am

So you havn't read eric, then
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Postby Jane » Sun Jun 27, 2010 11:45 am

No, sorry. :(

I've only read 22/37 Discworld books.
It's kind of sad, isn't it?
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Postby michelanCello » Sun Jun 27, 2010 6:05 pm

Jane wrote:Why? Whatever's in it isn't going to kill me.
That'd defeat the purpose of an immortality drink.


Bartimaeus: The Ring of Solomon is coming out in October/November 2010, depending on what country you're in.
There's a listing for Canada, UK, US, and India, but I'm not sure when it'll be out in Australia...does this mean I should order from the US/UK amazon?


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Postby bikkit » Sun Jun 27, 2010 6:49 pm

YAY!
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Postby Jane » Sun Jun 27, 2010 10:16 pm

It's about Barti's life before London.
And his former master(s).

Sorry to disappoint everyone who wanted to see the sequel to Ptolemy's Gate. :( I know I wanted to, but you can't do it without it going mushy.

I'm hoping that it's got lots of funny bits, and maybe another character every other chapter so we don't get annoyed by Barti.
There's such a thing as too much of a good thing.
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Postby michelanCello » Mon Jun 28, 2010 5:53 am

No, there isn't... :wink:

(Although I heard you can die of chocolate... well that'd be a nice death... :wink: )
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Postby Jane » Mon Jun 28, 2010 8:10 am

You don't believe "too much of a good thing" unless it's happened to you.
It's like barbeque sauce got ruined for me.
I sometimes have dreams of getting forcefed that stuff.
*twitch*

Some people are allergic to chocolate. There was this book I read, and the main character was allergic to it, and she was made to eat it just to prove that "death by chocolate" was possible.

And wasn't there that Discworld book where the auditor was drowned in a choc vat? I think it was Thief of Time. I haven't read it, but I saw the summary&spoilers page.
...And that reminds me of that artist who sculpts with chocolate. She takes a gigantic chocolate cube and licks it into it looks like a bust. :shock:
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