A Discworld Quiz

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Postby Jarmara » Sun Aug 03, 2008 12:02 pm

Carrot serves as a foil to Vimes' character. Vimes competely abhors Kings, ridicules the commonly held belief that there's something magical about Kings, believes that Kings are inherrently dangerous because the absolute power they hold. Carrot is a living demonstration that although Vimes should be completely right, he's completely wrong. Everyone loves Carrot not because he's a likeable person, as we see in the later books he's complex and there's some dark currents there, but because he's a real King.

I think Carrot and Vimes are an echo to Rincewind's early conviction that there was a better way than magic. The irony of fantasy characters with a real world mind, they don't want to accept the fantasy world they live in, but they can't escape it.

Or possibly I analyse too much :wink:
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Postby jonty » Tue Aug 05, 2008 6:40 pm

21/21 for the first quiz

and Carrot for the 2nd:

Carrot Ironfounderson
Lord Havelock Vetinari
Cohen The Barbarian
Gytha (Nanny) Ogg
The Librarian
Commander Samuel Vimes
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Postby Katariina » Tue Aug 05, 2008 6:47 pm

A three-way tie between Greebo, Nanny and the Librarian for me. :shock:
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Postby Popcap » Wed Aug 06, 2008 1:08 pm

weird on the other forum everyone seemed to be vetenaries XD here we got a bunch of carrots instead haha
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Postby Tonyblack » Wed Aug 06, 2008 1:51 pm

Popcap wrote:weird on the other forum everyone seemed to be vetenaries XD here we got a bunch of carrots instead haha

Very good! Don't let me detain you. :wink:
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Postby Twankydillo » Wed Aug 06, 2008 8:39 pm

Periwinkle wrote:I got 20 - the Frogbit got me

Same here. Snap!
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Postby TheMole » Wed Aug 13, 2008 8:01 pm


Damn Frogbit and Lancre tavern
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Postby Dotsie » Mon Aug 18, 2008 3:20 pm

20/21. Forgot the Librarian had a name once.

But the really shameful part is... I guessed three of them

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Postby snapcase72 » Sun Aug 24, 2008 9:03 am

I got 20/21, couldn't remember what ailment the mentioned remedy was for.

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Postby chris.ph » Mon Aug 25, 2008 12:50 pm

dam i only got 18 :oops:
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Postby Aries » Fri Sep 12, 2008 8:05 pm

Got 20/21 right the Frogbit caught me out too.
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Postby Tonyblack » Fri Sep 12, 2008 8:07 pm

Aries wrote:Got 20/21 right the Frogbit caught me out too.

:lol: I know the feeling.
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Postby mspanners » Fri Sep 12, 2008 8:56 pm

20/21 hope I never confuse the cold and constipation cures in reality!
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Postby ja4884 » Fri Dec 05, 2008 12:55 pm

21/21 hurrah although i did guess the frogbit, constipation just seemed most likely.

Not hurrah I scored as Rincewind, i like him but i know lots of people hate him, plus it means im a coward who is obsessed with potatoes, spot on. :lol:
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Re: A Discworld Quiz

Postby Tiffany » Fri Dec 05, 2008 2:57 pm

Tonyblack wrote:CLICK HERE!

Post your scores, but avoid giving spoilers!

I got 21/21. :wink:

Just found this quiz & I got 21 too. :D
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