Science of Discworld - Judgement Day *Spoilers*

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Science of Discworld - Judgement Day *Spoilers*

Postby Tonyblack » Thu Apr 25, 2013 6:54 am

So you have the latest book and you'd like to discuss it with others who have read it. You don't want to spoil it for others who haven't read it yet though.

So this is the place to post. :D

IF YOU HAVEN'T READ SCIENCE OF DISCWORLD - JUDGEMENT DAY GO NO FURTHER AS THIS THREAD CONTAIN SPOILERS.
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Re: Science of Discworld - Judgement Day *Spoilers*

Postby Loopyc » Fri Apr 26, 2013 5:00 am

Thanks tony, just wondered what others thoughts were ?
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Re: Science of Discworld - Judgement Day *Spoilers*

Postby Tonyblack » Fri Apr 26, 2013 5:08 am

I've only read the first of these science books and don't know if I'll ever bother reading the rest. :?
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Re: Science of Discworld - Judgement Day *Spoilers*

Postby Loopyc » Fri Apr 26, 2013 5:50 am

I have ploughed through them as I can't resist a new book with Terry's name attached to it but they are hard work - I also feel they spoil the magic a little - especially 'Judgement Day'. I kind of had the feeling the scientists were taking the mickey out of those of us who think the world is a little bit better with some make believe - maybe I have missed the point? :?
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Re: Science of Discworld - Judgement Day *Spoilers*

Postby Dotsie » Fri Apr 26, 2013 7:46 am

I read 1 & 2, TBH I thought the science was arrogant and not completely true anyway. Some funny bits, can't really remember them, I might try again at some point. It will be a while till I read this one I should think.
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Re: Science of Discworld - Judgement Day *Spoilers*

Postby Bouncy Castle » Fri Apr 26, 2013 9:01 am

I read 1 and 2, but mostly skipped the sciencey bits and read the wizards story!
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Re: Science of Discworld - Judgement Day *Spoilers*

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Fri Apr 26, 2013 10:53 am

I read only the first 50 odd pages, but I will do what I done with the rest and buy the unabridged audio book it's an easier way than to read the science bits and I enjoy listening to them. :mrgreen:
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Re: Science of Discworld - Judgement Day *Spoilers*

Postby Loopyc » Sat Apr 27, 2013 4:59 am

There is very little discworld in this one - for the science bits Bill Bryson's ' Short History of Nearly Everything' is a far better bet :D
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Re: Science of Discworld - Judgement Day *Spoilers*

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Sat Apr 27, 2013 12:43 pm

I like the narrator Michael Fenton on the Science of the Discworld books, but Bill Bryson's books in any form have no for interest for me and would be a losing bet.
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Re: Science of Discworld - Judgement Day *Spoilers*

Postby Dotsie » Sat Apr 27, 2013 12:55 pm

Bill Bryson rocks ;)
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Re: Science of Discworld - Judgement Day *Spoilers*

Postby Loopyc » Sun Apr 28, 2013 5:27 am

I agreed Dotsie :)
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Re: Science of Discworld - Judgement Day *Spoilers*

Postby Loopyc » Sun Apr 28, 2013 5:50 am

Who's Wee Dug wrote:I like the narrator Michael Fenton on the Science of the Discworld books, but Bill Bryson's books in any form have no for interest for me and would be a losing bet.

I have not listened to the audio versions so might give them a go - happy to change my mind :)
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Re: Science of Discworld - Judgement Day *Spoilers*

Postby Grimes » Mon Apr 29, 2013 12:25 pm

I think the Science of Discworld books are, to quote young Sam Vimes, "Poo"!
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Re: Science of Discworld - Judgement Day *Spoilers*

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Mon Apr 29, 2013 1:27 pm

And have you read them Grimes :?: or just flicked through the pages.
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Re: Science of Discworld - Judgement Day *Spoilers*

Postby jaeger » Tue Apr 30, 2013 11:27 am

I'm just over half way through "Judgement Day", Oh boy is it hard going (well the science bits). I agree with what has been said earlier, in so far as why oh why are the sciencey bits 20 pages long and the Discy bits 5 to 8 ??? Grrr.
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