Favourite character?

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Re: Favourite character?

Postby AdoraBelleDearheart » Wed Sep 19, 2012 7:17 pm

Vimes! Definitely Vimes is my hands-down favorite - I'm even having a tattoo designed in his honor. As you may guess I'm also a big Adora Belle Dearheart fan. So smokily sarcastically sexy.

Honorable metions: Hex, Ponder Stibbons, DEATH, and Granny Weatherwax.
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Re: Favourite character?

Postby SweetEllieOliver » Thu Sep 27, 2012 7:57 pm

It has to be Vimes. Not just because he sticks it to the gits in society who well and truly deserve to have it stuck to them, but mostly because (as a grumpy, cynical bastard) he reminds me a lot of my dad who introduced me to Discworld when I was 12 and then passed away when I was 13. He was buried with a copy of The Colour of Magic.

On a less melancholy note, I think special mention should be given to Nanny Ogg. If my Vimes reminded me a bit of my dad then my mum is undoubtedly the complete Roundworld equivalent of Gytha Ogg. A foul, dirty-minded old woman, desperate for a tribe of grandchildren (which, at 18 I am quite reluctant to give her just yet, thank you). I think people always overlook her in favour of Granny Weatherwax, I think, in her own way, she can be just as powerful.
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Re: Favourite character?

Postby Tonyblack » Thu Sep 27, 2012 8:13 pm

Welcome to the site, SweetEllieOliver! :D
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Re: Favourite character?

Postby chris.ph » Fri Sep 28, 2012 6:55 am

as above :D
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Re: Favourite character?

Postby HobbitFeets » Fri Sep 28, 2012 8:23 am

Rincewind for his cowardly acts, Cohen because the idea of a barbarian in his late 80's is complete madness but such fun to read, and The Librarian (well why not). I've never known me laughing so much at the word 'Ook.' If in fact it is a word? :mrgreen:
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Re: Favourite character?

Postby Jack Remillard » Fri Nov 30, 2012 5:05 pm

I think it's probably Vetinari (who will always look like Charles Dance in my mind's eye now). :D

Joint second place are probably Vimes and Granny Weatherwax.

3rd place, probably Tiffany Aching.
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Re: Favourite character?

Postby Alanz » Sat Dec 01, 2012 11:24 am

Sam's the man :D :D
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Re: Favourite character?

Postby konnichiwa » Tue Dec 04, 2012 3:23 pm

My favorite character is by far DEATH because he's just so cute and funny.
I also like Rincewind since his bad luck is something out of this world ^^'
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Re: Favourite character?

Postby SimonAtford » Tue Dec 04, 2012 8:00 pm

So hard to chose but if I'm pressed I'd have to say Lord Vetinari in first place with Sam Vimes in second place and Susan in third place.

Bubbling under would be Death, Nanny Ogg, Magrat, Detritus, Nobby Nobbs, Carrot, Adora Belle Dearheart, Sacharissa Cripslock, Jackrum Lu-Tze :think:
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Re: Favourite character?

Postby raptornx01 » Sat Dec 08, 2012 11:28 am

Sam Vimes by far. A great (though sometimes flawed) character. Night watch and Thud make up my favorite books so there you go :D

Second would be Nanny Ogg. she usually has some of the best bits in the witch books, but can be pretty complex at times.

And DEATH, for the reasons mentioned so far.

An honorable mention for Eskarina Smith. I really liked her character and thought she had so much potential.
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Re: Favourite character?

Postby SimonAtford » Tue Dec 11, 2012 11:13 am

I've not read it but isn't she in I Shall Wear Midnight?
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Re: Favourite character?

Postby Tonyblack » Tue Dec 11, 2012 11:28 am

SimonAtford wrote:I've not read it but isn't she in I Shall Wear Midnight?

She is, but you don't learn a lot about what happened between Equal Rites and I Shall Wear Midnight.
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Re: Favourite character?

Postby raptornx01 » Tue Dec 11, 2012 12:55 pm

Without giving too much away, not only that, but the entire thing feels like set up for another story.
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Re: Favourite character?

Postby Tonyblack » Tue Dec 11, 2012 1:58 pm

:lol: I like to think that Terry got so fed up with people asking what happened to Esk, that responded by not really telling us anything. :lol:
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Re: Favourite character?

Postby Ghost » Tue Dec 11, 2012 2:29 pm

Cassanunder the second greatest lover in ze world and stepladder salesman extraordinaire
because he proves just how far you can go with a positive attitude and a stepladder
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