Twilight books, why?

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Postby bikkit » Tue Jun 22, 2010 7:10 pm

Yeah. I was forced at knifepoint to read one particular exatract. *retchings*
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Postby Exp. Date, the rat » Wed Jun 23, 2010 2:06 am

My wife diod read these since she liked the Sookie Stackhouse/ Souther Vampire/ Ture Blood series and she said that they were a total rip off of the above mentioned books.

Also the author is Mormon which Kim used to be and that deifinately influenced the ending of the book, when everyone should have ended in misery and heartbreak it all was happy fmialy ending. Too Moronish--- oops meant MORMON-ish ending.

I read the first one to see what the hype was about and I do agree with Kim, my wife. I total rip off. In the SS/ SV/ TB books Sookie is a telepath that can read minds but finds that she can't read vampire minds which draws her into the Vamp world, where in the TW books the 'Shiny Ones' ,which are NOT Vamps in any shape or form, can read everyone elses minds but the tragic teenage girl's which draws her into the Shiny Ones world of so called Vamps, Werewolves and what not.

All they are are a mirror image of Charlene Harris' books made to look like something new. Cop out is what I call it.

I put the TW books on the same shelf as J. K. Rowling Harry Potter books (which I am ashamed to say that I did like those enough to see the movies and have pre-purchased the Lego Wii game :oops: ).
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Postby BatrickPatrick » Wed Jun 23, 2010 6:10 pm

The movies are funny :D

But the books are...painful...
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Postby mystmoon » Wed Jun 23, 2010 6:55 pm

I might go see the movie just so I can wear my "And then Buffy staked Edward. The End" t-shirt to annoy people
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Postby bikkit » Wed Jun 23, 2010 7:22 pm

Today I had a team edward t- shirt thrust at me. I also had a fabric pen in my bag.

Result: Team edward ELRIC
(for those who don't know. He is the protagonist in the manga series "Fullmetal Alchemist")
And on the back.

"Because vampires can't do alchemy"

and I will wear it with pride
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Postby mystmoon » Wed Jun 23, 2010 7:25 pm

I'm hoping to get a shirt with "My Alchemy beats your Jutsu" on it. But that probably belongs on the manga thread
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Postby ShadowNinjaCat » Wed Jun 23, 2010 7:27 pm

bikkit wrote:Today I had a team edward t- shirt thrust at me. I also had a fabric pen in my bag.

Result: Team edward ELRIC
(for those who don't know. He is the protagonist in the manga series "Fullmetal Alchemist")
And on the back.


"Because vampires can't do alchemy"

and I will wear it with pride

:lol:
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Postby sheilaj » Wed Jun 23, 2010 8:05 pm

I have read all the books(sauce bottle, cornflake packet reader too) and honestly I find them worrying. IMHO they propose that girls should be passive. When Edward and whoever (can't even remember her name she is such a nonentity) do marry, the sex is portrayed as violent and that is supposed to be okay. She gets attacked, injured, threatened and that is supposed to be okay and suffers horrific pain when she is changed into a vampire (the point is made that she is somehow paralysed which should make the process painless but doesn't) and that is supposed to be okay.

Honestly I just don't think its healthy stuff for young girls or boys either for that matter.
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Postby Bouncy Castle » Thu Jun 24, 2010 3:37 pm

mystmoon wrote:I might go see the movie just so I can wear my "And then Buffy staked Edward. The End" t-shirt to annoy people



PMSL!

I've just asked a friend with an Amazon account to order me one!!

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Postby michelanCello » Thu Jun 24, 2010 4:01 pm

I want one too!! :lol:
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Postby mystmoon » Thu Jun 24, 2010 5:01 pm

"Why is that gas stove wearing a hat?"
"He's going out"
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Postby michelanCello » Thu Jun 24, 2010 5:10 pm

Great! Thanks, mystmoon!!
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Postby CrysaniaMajere » Thu Jun 24, 2010 5:22 pm

:lol: I've seen the t-shirt ... :lol:
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Postby Courtjezter » Fri Jun 25, 2010 1:06 pm

Also Angua vs Jacob, who would win? There is only one way to find out....




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Postby Jane » Fri Jun 25, 2010 1:12 pm

Jacob's a boy wolf...they're stronger, aren't they?
Plus, he's like 6'5'' and chocolate brown, OMG!
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