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Postby raspberry » Wed Aug 05, 2009 11:12 am

Hi, just wondered,

what have you learned from reading TP?
I think I've learned about science, and never to play Cripple Mr Onion with innocent looking old ladies!
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Postby Batty » Wed Aug 05, 2009 12:23 pm

I've learned some of the verses to The Hedgehog Song :oops: and to let my thoughts follow the same pathways as TP's imagination.

The Discworld kept me smiling when I was having chemotherapy, and every time my Oncologist saw me in the waiting room, I had a Discworld book in my hand. Image
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Postby Tina a.k.a.SusanSto.Helit » Wed Aug 05, 2009 6:06 pm

I learned to laugh again after being diagnosed with a non-curable disease which disabled me from work and made me take a $60,000 year cut in pay. I learned to take each day as it comes and not to take meself too seriously.

But really, the main thing I got was learning to laugh out loud again, bust a gut, tears streaming down my face laughing.
Aha! So, Bob's yer uncle... very clever.
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Postby Tonyblack » Wed Aug 05, 2009 6:38 pm

Tina a.k.a.SusanSto.Helit wrote:I learned to laugh again after being diagnosed with a non-curable disease which disabled me from work and made me take a $60,000 year cut in pay. I learned to take each day as it comes and not to take meself too seriously.

But really, the main thing I got was learning to laugh out loud again, bust a gut, tears streaming down my face laughing.
I know what you mean! Terry's books kept me going through the very worst times of my depression. When everything else in my life made me want to give up, Terry's books made me laugh. :)
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Postby raspberry » Wed Aug 05, 2009 6:42 pm

Definitely. When my Dad died I re-read all my TPs- they were the only thing I could cope with for a good while. I wonder if TP knows he's brought such comfort to people.
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Postby Tonyblack » Wed Aug 05, 2009 6:55 pm

raspberry wrote:Definitely. When my Dad died I re-read all my TPs- they were the only thing I could cope with for a good while. I wonder if TP knows he's brought such comfort to people.
Well I told him when I first met him. :D
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Postby Dotsie » Wed Aug 05, 2009 6:56 pm

Wow you guys, I've not been through anything like as much as you have. But I've learned that laughing out loud in public keeps the seat next to you free :oops: :wink:
What's up with this glass? Excuse me? Excuse me? This is my glass? I don't think so. My glass was full! And it was a bigger glass!
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Postby Cheery » Wed Aug 05, 2009 7:01 pm

Sir Terrys books always make me smile, no matter what happens and his imagination encourage me to write my own stuff. While reading, the ideas just pop up one after another :D
Also, he took my fear of death. I know, I'm only fifteen, but still there was a time when I was immensly afraid of death. Now, I imagine it the same way it happens in his books, like a pathway to another world. And that death isn't so bad. And I'm sure I'll still have at least fifty years, so I won't waste my time sitting around and thinking about it. You need to have fun in your life, at the hardest of times, and with a Discworld book, you'll certainly have it! :)

Allways look on the bright side of life... *melodic whistles*
Allways look on the bright side of death... *dito*
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Postby Tina a.k.a.SusanSto.Helit » Wed Aug 05, 2009 7:41 pm

Dotsie wrote:Wow you guys, I've not been through anything like as much as you have. But I've learned that laughing out loud in public keeps the seat next to you free :oops: :wink:


HAHAHAHAHAHAHA!! Too True!
Aha! So, Bob's yer uncle... very clever.
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Postby Tonyblack » Wed Aug 05, 2009 7:45 pm

Tina a.k.a.SusanSto.Helit wrote:
Dotsie wrote:Wow you guys, I've not been through anything like as much as you have. But I've learned that laughing out loud in public keeps the seat next to you free :oops: :wink:


HAHAHAHAHAHAHA!! Too True!
Doesn't work for me - I still get the nutter sitting next to me. :roll:

It doesn't matter to them that you are obviously reading and have an MP3 player on - they still insist on talking to you.
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Postby raspberry » Wed Aug 05, 2009 8:11 pm

You're 15 cheery?
I suddenly feel so oooooooold!
*shuffles slowly into kitchen to get another cuppa*

:)
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Postby Tonyblack » Wed Aug 05, 2009 8:16 pm

I can't even remember when I was 15. :lol:
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Postby Tina a.k.a.SusanSto.Helit » Wed Aug 05, 2009 9:02 pm

Tonyblack wrote:
Tina a.k.a.SusanSto.Helit wrote:
Dotsie wrote:Wow you guys, I've not been through anything like as much as you have. But I've learned that laughing out loud in public keeps the seat next to you free :oops: :wink:


HAHAHAHAHAHAHA!! Too True!
Doesn't work for me - I still get the nutter sitting next to me. :roll:

It doesn't matter to them that you are obviously reading and have an MP3 player on - they still insist on talking to you.


LOL well, if you did not have your mp3 player on, I would be the nutter yakking your ear off about your wonderful book. LMAO!
Aha! So, Bob's yer uncle... very clever.
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Postby Cheery » Thu Aug 06, 2009 5:22 pm

raspberry wrote:You're 15 cheery?
I suddenly feel so oooooooold!
*shuffles slowly into kitchen to get another cuppa*

:)


I suddenly feel so kiddish :shock: :lol:
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Postby Trish » Thu Aug 06, 2009 5:30 pm

raspberry wrote:You're 15 cheery?
I suddenly feel so oooooooold!
*shuffles slowly into kitchen to get another cuppa*
:)


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