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"the post-potter post: what are you reading next?"
Tue Jul-24-07 09:04 PM by Frank Longo

  

          

having blazed through the deathly hallows in about 9hrs, i am now left with a feeling of emptiness. i find myself searching for something to help fill the void. while there can be no true substitute for harry potter, there has to be something out there to help with the post-potter withdrawl.

so what are folks who've finished deathly hallows reading next?

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Subject Author Message Date ID
i'm switching to non-fiction
Jul 24th 2007
1
I'm actually re-doing my dissertation from my HipHop Studies class.
Jul 24th 2007
2
interestingly enough
Jul 24th 2007
10
      really what class?
Jul 25th 2007
60
           i teach an af am studies course on hiphop culture
Jul 25th 2007
61
                wouldn't mind sharing at all...I hated Black Noise too!!!
Jul 25th 2007
64
how about books written for grown-ups?
Jul 24th 2007
3
^^^^I clicked to say this
Jul 24th 2007
4
why does the intended audience matter?
Jul 24th 2007
7
Damali, come on, a book written for children is by its nature
Jul 24th 2007
8
      or, you know, you could read a book to be entertained.
Jul 24th 2007
21
      RE: Damali, come on, a book written for children is by its nature
Jul 25th 2007
63
i didn't ask you all that.
Jul 24th 2007
9
      why are you all replying to ME?
Jul 24th 2007
12
           there have been as many threads referencing Chabon
Jul 24th 2007
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           There is only one thread specifically devoted to Chabon's book
Jul 24th 2007
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                movies.
Jul 24th 2007
25
                I repeat, there is only one thread devoted to Chabon.
Jul 24th 2007
28
                     janey, i'm not even in those threads, i'm just trying to point out
Jul 24th 2007
37
                And you chose to up them all.
Jul 24th 2007
29
                     to save others from the apparent difficulty of doing a search, yes
Jul 24th 2007
32
                          Janey, you know good and damn well all those posts aren't related
Jul 24th 2007
35
                               I must be misinformed, then, because "Deathly Hallows"
Jul 24th 2007
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                                    Yeah, you're not looking too hot right now
Jul 24th 2007
43
                                    It's quite elementary really
Jul 24th 2007
46
           actually, it was intended for you and
Jul 24th 2007
22
                Whoomp. There it is.
Jul 24th 2007
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                     what's interesting, invisiblist, is your passion for Rowling & HP
Jul 24th 2007
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                          No, what's interesting is how irreparable the damage
Jul 24th 2007
38
don't be party poopers n/m
Jul 24th 2007
5
hehehe
Jul 24th 2007
6
you read comics
Jul 24th 2007
11
comics aren't just for kids anymore (C) DC
Jul 24th 2007
13
      exactly! LOTS of adults read comics.
Jul 24th 2007
15
It is a book written for grown ups
Jul 24th 2007
14
      I was just fucking around
Jul 24th 2007
18
      oh thanks a fuck of a lot
Jul 24th 2007
19
           *hugs for janey*
Jul 24th 2007
36
      nah, it's clearly a children's book that just happened to click
Jul 24th 2007
20
           Who's talking about the significance?
Jul 24th 2007
33
                ^why i don't read potter threads.
Jul 24th 2007
45
                     'Twas a joke
Jul 24th 2007
47
am I the only person who could give a fuck about Harry Potter?
Jul 24th 2007
23
how many people are on OKP?
Jul 24th 2007
26
ok, Janey, you're well-read, so certainly you'll see the irony
Jul 24th 2007
30
I recommend Dostoevsky
Jul 24th 2007
31
i'm an english professor.
Jul 24th 2007
34
i give you more credit if you were a Russian professor
Jul 24th 2007
40
Where do you teach?
Jul 24th 2007
42
^^worst bookstore owner/librarian EVER.
Jul 24th 2007
41
EVERYONE WHO'S NOT HERE TO ANSWER MY QUESTION
Jul 24th 2007
44
That's it, I'm locking this.
Jul 24th 2007
48
I say we give it one more chance... it's on a different subject.
Jul 24th 2007
49
      Alright.
Jul 24th 2007
50
           thanks to you both.
Jul 25th 2007
54
So, I once heard this "His Dark Materials" series was alright
Jul 24th 2007
51
is this what you mean?
Jul 25th 2007
55
      yeah, that's it...
Jul 25th 2007
57
'choose your own adventure' books are pretty good.
Jul 25th 2007
52
cold but goddamn funny
Jul 25th 2007
53
LOL
Jul 25th 2007
56
Robert Jordan : Wheel of Time
Jul 25th 2007
58
I made it to book 7 or 8
Jul 25th 2007
59
they get involved and a little drawn out
Jul 25th 2007
65
i think someone recommended these to me awhile back.
Jul 25th 2007
62
      be prepared
Jul 25th 2007
66
Goodnight Moon, The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham
Jul 25th 2007
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Damali
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1. "i'm switching to non-fiction"
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I'm about to begin a collection of essays by James Baldwin.

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2. "I'm actually re-doing my dissertation from my HipHop Studies class."
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My old professor wants me to make some inprovements on it so he can present it to his new classes this fall.

So I will be re-visiting
The Hip Hop Generation
Droppin' Science
Holla if Ya Hear Me
The Black Panther Party:Revisited
A Panther is a Black Cat
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10. "interestingly enough"
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i will be reading many of those myself in preparation for one of the classes i teach.

droppin science is starting to feel very dated to me. have you read "check the technique"?

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60. "really what class?"
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droppin' science IS dated, I've heard of check the technique' haven't read it yet though. I may drop the passages I used droppin' science as a reference, it wasn't that many.

a few more books i used: Bum Rush the Page:a def poetry jam, and Black Noise. Soul on Ice, Women Culture, Politics(Angela Davis)

It was on how the Black Power Movement spawned Conscious Rap. I gotta upgrade my books though...

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61. "i teach an af am studies course on hiphop culture"
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>droppin' science IS dated, I've heard of check the technique'
>haven't read it yet though. I may drop the passages I used
>droppin' science as a reference, it wasn't that many.

i've been using droppin' science for years now and last fall i re-read some of the essays and was just like...eh. this is soooooo outdated. there isn't really anything (that i know of) contemporary that is comparable though. there's the book "and it don't stop" i suppose, but it's not quite comparable.

>a few more books i used: Bum Rush the Page:a def poetry jam,
>and Black Noise. Soul on Ice, Women Culture, Politics(Angela
>Davis)

i used to use black noise in class, but my students unanimously agreed that they hated that book. go figure. they said rose was trying to hard to be intellectual.

>It was on how the Black Power Movement spawned Conscious Rap.
>I gotta upgrade my books though...

that sounds very interesting and very much in line with a part of my course. i would love to read it some time if you don't mind sharing.

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64. "wouldn't mind sharing at all...I hated Black Noise too!!!"
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But my teacher INSISTED on using it, even though we shot down a LOT of what she was saying in class..Even though she's an 'insider' it didn't come off like she lived or was in the least a Fan of the culture.

Give me until next week with the sample though, I had to stop for a few days to take this bankers class and I.need.money(my reimbursement)!

which of those yonder email addresses would work?

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3. "how about books written for grown-ups?"
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4. "^^^^I clicked to say this"
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It's not like there's a dearth of book posts in this forum in which adults discuss books written by and for adults.

  

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7. "why does the intended audience matter?"
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The reader's enjoyment is more important than who the book is written FOR. to suggest otherwise is just pure snobbisness. If you found out your favorite book was only written for the purpose of entertaining men, would that make you enjoy it any less?



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8. "Damali, come on, a book written for children is by its nature"
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more simplistic and less intellectually challenging than a book written for adults. If you think that's an elitist viewpoint, then hurrah for you, you can go back and read all the Dr. Seuss books and extract from them the complex and deeper meaning of hop on pop.


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21. "or, you know, you could read a book to be entertained."
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Try it.

  

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63. "RE: Damali, come on, a book written for children is by its nature"
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>more simplistic and less intellectually challenging than a
>book written for adults.

when i read Harry Potter I am not looking to be intellectually challenged. I'm looking to be entertained. Is that ok? Why does it offend your sensibilities?

If you think that's an elitist
>viewpoint, then hurrah for you, you can go back and read all
>the Dr. Seuss books and extract from them the complex and
>deeper meaning of hop on pop.

you're missing the point. If you are saying you only read books that have deeper and complex meaning and you're poo-pooing on those of us who sometimes read for entertainment, that IS elitist. you're entitled to be, of course, but a spade is still a spade.

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9. "i didn't ask you all that."
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i was asking for suggestions to fill the void left for those who are fans of the harry potter series. if you yourself are not a fan, i am sad for you, but so be it. personally, as an english teacher, an avid reader and a person who has always loved a good story, i find harry potter to be engaging and uplifting in a way that reminds me of the imagination and joy that so freely flows from children and that so often gets stifled by conforming to our society's narrow definition of what it means to be "a grown up." if harry potter is just intended for children, someone might want to inform the hundreds of thousands of adults who have been reading these books from the beginning (or maybe not - we're better off in a world where adults haven't lost their sense of imagination and fantasy). if harry potter is not for adults, then just call me peter pan.

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12. "why are you all replying to ME?"
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You got some beef with ME that you don't share with the OTHERS in this thread who posted exactly the same thing?

Unity, face facts, all you ever had to do was search "books" or "reading" and you would have found a number of threads in which books are discussed and recommended.

Maybe this needs to be deleted on account of the fact that it's the thousandth Harry Potter thread and the millionth book thread.

  

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16. "there have been as many threads referencing Chabon"
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now, personally, i read Harry and quickly realized that i wasn't caught up in the apparent ecstasy tsunami of the rest of the fanbase following book 7 and moved on as soon as i realized i couldn't discuss it like other literature, but i think it's a perfectly reasonable topic, either

1) given someone who likes harry potter books, what might be a reasonable suggestion of a next read.

2) i read harry potter, this is what i'm reading.

i've been noticing a lot of people upset in ptp cause folks are reading this or watching that and regulars seem to be randomly deciding it's not worth their scroll space. it doesn't seem that serious.

  

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17. "There is only one thread specifically devoted to Chabon's book"
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Chabon has won the Pulitzer.

Now search for "Harry Potter" and see what you get.

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25. "movies."
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more than half the posts about potter are about the movies.

chabon's been in every what are we reading now post. (no comment on his successes selling/translating his works for the screen).

and it's been more or less the same thing in every post. a good number of us have read it, but for the most part it's a private experience that we're trying to get people clicking with, but we don't really need to discuss it to enjoy the prose. the biggest (and discussed in multiple thread) topic is how we all hate "the plot against america".

i mean look at that poetry post. i absolutely adore poetry, but as far as i can tell, i only share about 5% of my experience with people here, and that's not very likely to change. my top match on librarything is very clearly another political science major from my college a year above me who shared some seminars (i don't know him very well, but i went to a small school and i'm pretty sure), and that's how a lot of us go through our literary lives.

harry potter keeps getting posts here because people enjoy discussing it. can't wait to reference it. want to know what other people think. CARE ABOUT THE CHARACTERS. millions of people across a wide variety of demographics. maybe there's something there for us to think about.

  

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28. "I repeat, there is only one thread devoted to Chabon."
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and there are many many threads devoted to Harry Potter. I don't see the movies, either, but I presume that all of you who adore the books are in those threads as well.

What about the anchored thread on the book, that's not satisfactory for you all?

  

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37. "janey, i'm not even in those threads, i'm just trying to point out"
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that the comic readers and harry potter lovers and wire folks WANT to share opinions about the the things that they're enjoying, and are blessed with a serial format and a wide audience that helps make it possible.

if we want to discuss pulitzers on PTP it's gonna take some book-club level work. personally, i'd love to, although i know that i'd need a lot of help framing my responses in a way that would actually end up getting replies and a push to reply to other people.

there's no reason to be mad at the potter crowd and diss dr. seuss.

  

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29. "And you chose to up them all."
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32. "to save others from the apparent difficulty of doing a search, yes"
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I think my point is well taken if one merely glances at the front page.

oh fuck off @ your edit

whatever, zootown, you want to accuse me of being IMMATURE for promoting threads? Dude you're the one who DELETES anything that reeks of duplication. Whatever.

  

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35. "Janey, you know good and damn well all those posts aren't related"
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Seriously? Stop it
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39. "I must be misinformed, then, because "Deathly Hallows""
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seems to appear in four thread titles.

But they're not related.

Oh, oops, my error.

  

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43. "Yeah, you're not looking too hot right now"
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Tue Jul-24-07 02:23 PM by ZooTown74

  

          

And now you're playing semantic games

I'ma ask you again to stop

We get it, you don't like Harry Potter books

Please move on to another topic
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46. "It's quite elementary really"
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Thread #1 was for crazy shit that happened while you were getting your copy. Or how angry you were that you didn't have a copy. Or how the book was ruining your life.

Thread #2 is the discussion thread because you can't drop spoilers in the "I just picked it up" thread.

Thread #3 (this thread) is for what to do book-wise after having finished Harry Potter. It's not really applicable to post #1 or #2, especially with the mad speculation happening in post #2.

I don't know about a 4th thread. I'm angry that I can't see it and that I'm not posting in it.

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22. "actually, it was intended for you and"
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generally for anyone who was co-signing. i could copy and paste and re-post in another place in this thread if it would make you feel more comfortable though.

regardless of it's placement, my response was in part directed at you. there is however, no "beef".

and no, i could not have searched the boards for another post that was specifically asking for books for people who are fans of, and have just finished reading the last harry potter book. i do not have a shortage of books to read in the general sense. i am looking for some specific suggestions from some specific people.

hopefully, we can get off the subject of whether or not people think "adults" are the intended audience for harry potter and move on to a discussion amongst harry potter fans of what we might like to read now.

perhaps then, what should be deleted are all the replies that are not on the subject of the original post?

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24. "Whoomp. There it is."
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>perhaps then, what should be deleted are all the replies that
>are not on the subject of the original post?

  

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27. "what's interesting, invisiblist, is your passion for Rowling & HP"
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I did a quick search for threads about Harry Potter, and I saw that you flooded a thread by UncleClimax asking about the ten best novelists currently active, by replying to everyone saying that Rowling and Harry Potter were better than anything else suggested.

Uh, whoomp, there it is?

  

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38. "No, what's interesting is how irreparable the damage"
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to your funny bone is.

Replies in that thread included:

Harry Potter-san >>>> Kazuo Ishiguro
Rowling >>> anyone with the last name Kennedy EVER
Rowling >>> My DICK >>> Crichton

Gimme a break, here. Outside of Crichton I've read none of the authors in that thread. Maybe I will one day.

  

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5. "don't be party poopers n/m"
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6. "hehehe"
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I'm glad you said it. I'm scared of sounding like a book snob (a title I'd have trouble defending since I haven't been reading much the last couple of years).


I'm #ffffff

  

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11. "you read comics"
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13. "comics aren't just for kids anymore (C) DC"
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AND THAT WAS TWENTY YEARS AGO, FUCKO

  

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15. "exactly! LOTS of adults read comics."
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Retarded death row inmates for example.

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14. "It is a book written for grown ups"
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Especially this last one. But you folks don't want to hear that. Which is fine, because we don't want to hear that it's not.

Let's all agree to disagree.

On a happier note, I think I may start this Chris Moore novel I bought for my fiancee. Either that or Me Talk Pretty Someday.

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18. "I was just fucking around"
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The intended irony is that the last "book" I read took 5 minutes to complete and was full of drawings of men in tights punching each other in the face. But I guess I shouldn't have assumed everybody here knew my reading habits.

Anyway, all this bickering is fun.

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19. "oh thanks a fuck of a lot"
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lol

yeah, ya whiner, back off now in case the hate gets directed at you, lol

  

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36. "*hugs for janey*"
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it'll be ok. give it another week or so and everyone will have read harry and realized there's not much else to discuss except for the minor loose ends and the gaps. which is just speculation anyway.

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20. "nah, it's clearly a children's book that just happened to click"
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with an author and adults that were wanted to get in deep with the characters for a few thousand pages.

there's nothing wrong with loving something like that, but it is what it is. on one level, it's a mistake to disregard it's broad messages and little joys just because it's aimed for children, but, all the same, no one should be thinking TOO DEEPLY on the significance of han shooting first or hedwig getting got.

  

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33. "Who's talking about the significance?"
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Hedwig getting got just completed the raping of Harry's "protectors". Especially since she was never gonna kill off any of Harry's close friends Ron, Hermoine, Ginny, Neville, or Luna.

But honestly I think they dropped Hedwig because she was gonna weigh them down. It's bad enough she had to invent the Mary Poppins carpetbag so that they could carry all of that stuff with them as it is. And I think putting a live animal in the carpetbag would have been disaster.

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45. "^why i don't read potter threads."
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47. "'Twas a joke"
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23. "am I the only person who could give a fuck about Harry Potter?"
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26. "how many people are on OKP?"
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How many of them are in the Harry Potter posts?

Take the first number
subtract the second from it.

There's your answer.

But you're not a dummy, you knew you could do that.

So what was the point of the question?

  

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30. "ok, Janey, you're well-read, so certainly you'll see the irony"
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in you upping every Potter post as a very immature reaction to people attacking you for comparing their reading habits to that of a child.

  

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31. "I recommend Dostoevsky"
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Step your game up.

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34. "i'm an english professor."
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been there done that.
game over.

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40. "i give you more credit if you were a Russian professor"
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i kid. i just like the sudden contrarian nature of this thread.

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42. "Where do you teach?"
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41. "^^worst bookstore owner/librarian EVER."
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A good book does not necessarily make a good suggestion.

Fuck is wrong with some of you people?

  

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44. "EVERYONE WHO'S NOT HERE TO ANSWER MY QUESTION"
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kindly remove yourselves from my post.

all this bickering is more childish than a game of 2-on-2 quidditch in the weasley's garden.

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48. "That's it, I'm locking this."
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unity and others, please move your discussion to the anchored post

And anyone who doesn't like Harry Potter-related discussion is strongly encouraged to stay out of said posts

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49. "I say we give it one more chance... it's on a different subject."
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And if I deleted a post every time hate got out of control, I'd spend a lot of time deleting, lol.

Haters-- please just let the lovers be.

Lovers-- please just let the haters be.

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50. "Alright."
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54. "thanks to you both."
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51. "So, I once heard this "His Dark Materials" series was alright"
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kind of in the same passion as the latter potter books: children's books with a darker twist...

I've never read anything of it myself... but they're making a movie too, I think, so the whole thing must have some air in it.

. . .
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but that shit's stupid though.

  

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55. "is this what you mean?"
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http://www.randomhouse.com/features/pullman/

i had never heard of this before. interesting.

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57. "yeah, that's it..."
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It came on my radar a couple of years ago, being mentioned in the same phrase as Rowling.

I didn't know it was only a trilogy tho. I've been reading a lot of those lately, so maybe I'll try this out next.

. . .
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but that shit's stupid though.

  

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52. "'choose your own adventure' books are pretty good."
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53. "cold but goddamn funny"
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56. "LOL"
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I used to love those...when I was 10.

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58. "Robert Jordan : Wheel of Time"
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one of the best fantasy series i say

  

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59. "I made it to book 7 or 8"
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at which point it seemed to take a serious loss in momentum as far as my interest was concerned... and the books were long, and they just keep coming...

. . .
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65. "they get involved and a little drawn out"
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but i was so hooked by then it was too late.


i would suggest trying the remaining books if you liked the series because some of the later ones answer alot of questions and well the last book comes out next year *hopefully*

  

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62. "i think someone recommended these to me awhile back."
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not sure why i never picked them up. may have to revisit.

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66. "be prepared"
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its currently on its 11th book and its no joke. the 12th and supposedly last one is due out the end of next year but Jordan has some crazy blood disease that could seriously threaten his life.

  

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67. "Goodnight Moon, The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham"
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and other things written for small children

  

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