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Re: I'm amused by some of the responses HyogaRott Send a noteboard - 23/03/2010 04:50:42 PM
Larry:
Fine you don't like it either. That is nice. You're as welcome to your opinion as he is. Now take it somewhere it will be appreciated. I am not going to go comment on his blog because there is no point in debating someone who ss not making any points that are relevent, and neither did you in your review. Both can be summed up with "I don't like it." Each of you are much more guilty of "fluffing" than RJ ever dreamed of being. What little bit of entertainment can be garnered from the sarcasm is far outweighed by the stupididty of the comments. My 12 year old daughter can dish out better.

personally I am extremely glad he included as much back story asd he did. I am please at the number and complexities of the various threads of the plot. I love how somethign will get started and then just left behind with no resolution. I wish he had done so more. Doing this made the story more "real" to me, becuase life is neither simple nor wrapped up by page 586.
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Author Adam Roberts tackled the WoT. - 19/03/2010 09:30:25 PM 9977 Views
A question for Larry - 19/03/2010 09:40:37 PM 2084 Views
Roberto BolaƱo - 19/03/2010 11:09:57 PM 1850 Views
I completely agree with his review. - 19/03/2010 11:11:17 PM 2024 Views
Ouch! Somebody pull that guy off RJ! *NM* - 20/03/2010 03:47:07 AM 908 Views
Can't say that I really disagree. - 20/03/2010 05:19:26 AM 1398 Views
My problem with the reviews: - 20/03/2010 06:29:08 AM 1947 Views
Hear Hear !!! ....................... = ........................ *NM* - 20/03/2010 06:37:11 AM 882 Views
I agree - 20/03/2010 11:19:29 AM 1479 Views
You know what else I'm finding annoying? - 07/04/2010 07:29:37 AM 1415 Views
Fully Agree *NM* - 21/06/2010 12:41:05 AM 767 Views
well I agree and disagree - 20/03/2010 06:51:29 AM 1766 Views
Re: well I agree and disagree - 20/03/2010 02:12:43 PM 1310 Views
I'd say just The Eye of the World - 20/03/2010 05:26:19 PM 1301 Views
Indeed - 21/03/2010 12:34:19 AM 1314 Views
These reviews are pathetic - 20/03/2010 12:52:22 PM 1297 Views
I'm amused by some of the responses - 20/03/2010 07:20:03 PM 1653 Views
+1 *NM* - 20/03/2010 10:48:14 PM 867 Views
Are you suggesting that we are unqualified to disagree with him ? - 20/03/2010 11:21:44 PM 1473 Views
No, I said rather that it's ridiculous to make such disparaging comments about his takes - 20/03/2010 11:37:56 PM 1512 Views
I considered doing so - 21/03/2010 12:27:27 AM 1293 Views
I will reply to myself: What's the problem McFly , chicken ? - 21/03/2010 12:29:36 AM 1254 Views
My sister called me chicken once - 10/04/2010 01:18:31 AM 1292 Views
what's wrong runt... are you yellah? *NM* - 10/04/2010 10:40:16 AM 863 Views
NICE! *NM* - 10/04/2010 02:19:44 PM 722 Views
Re: I'm amused by some of the responses - 23/03/2010 04:50:42 PM 1386 Views
And I'm even more amused by this response - 24/03/2010 01:11:50 AM 1320 Views
Re: And I'm even more amused by this response - 24/03/2010 03:03:28 AM 1193 Views
Nah, TGS was the only serious review of the series I've done - 24/03/2010 04:31:28 AM 1234 Views
On a completely unrelated note... - 24/03/2010 06:15:25 AM 1105 Views
Ha! - 24/03/2010 06:34:48 AM 1255 Views
My congratulations then . *NM* - 24/03/2010 06:36:11 AM 1147 Views
You say it as if I had been condemned to hell! - 24/03/2010 07:13:45 AM 1069 Views
No. Well, maybe. - 24/03/2010 06:52:28 PM 1160 Views
! - 24/03/2010 06:54:34 PM 1220 Views
Re: Author Adam Roberts tackled the WoT. - 22/03/2010 02:47:23 PM 1271 Views
Re: Author Adam Roberts tackled the WoT. - 23/03/2010 01:53:16 PM 1281 Views
Wow, you guys have completely missed the point of the Wheel of Time series - 22/03/2010 05:28:07 PM 1334 Views
There's a point to it? - 22/03/2010 06:47:12 PM 1330 Views
I thought the point was to write about a bunch of stuff happening? - 09/04/2010 03:42:49 PM 1321 Views
Re: Author Adam Roberts tackled the WoT. - 23/03/2010 04:54:38 PM 1252 Views
pfft wth-ever - 26/03/2010 12:35:53 AM 1123 Views
Dude's been up for more awards for his writing than RJ ever was - 26/03/2010 12:28:19 PM 1358 Views
bla bla bla - 29/03/2010 06:17:07 AM 1221 Views
Usually, it's spelled "blah" - 29/03/2010 07:03:51 AM 1246 Views
Wow. That post was more entertaining than Mr. Roberts' review. Thank you *NM* - 29/03/2010 08:23:41 AM 1065 Views
You must have low standards for entertainment - 29/03/2010 08:54:03 AM 1210 Views
Re: You must have low standards for entertainment - 29/03/2010 09:13:44 AM 1321 Views
I know you were, thus the at the least of my comment - 29/03/2010 09:19:30 AM 1202 Views
Unimpressed - 29/03/2010 10:50:07 PM 1560 Views
Thank you - 30/03/2010 12:35:39 AM 1139 Views
*Standing ovation for DomA* - 30/03/2010 07:36:59 AM 1335 Views
Yes. Also, Roberts is a wanker. *NM* - 05/04/2010 09:28:57 PM 884 Views
Re: Dude's been up for more awards for his writing than RJ ever was - 29/03/2010 04:32:23 PM 1314 Views
Might want to re-read their Wikis again. - 29/03/2010 07:07:11 PM 1203 Views
Awards - 29/03/2010 07:42:03 PM 1188 Views
That link is out of date - 29/03/2010 07:54:56 PM 1158 Views
Re: That link is out of date - 29/03/2010 08:22:03 PM 1285 Views
This is a battle of win/lose? - 29/03/2010 08:47:54 PM 1212 Views
Re: This is a battle of win/lose? - 29/03/2010 09:03:07 PM 1269 Views
*considers employing the Chewbacca defense* - 29/03/2010 09:28:06 PM 1240 Views
Re: *considers employing the Chewbacca defense* - 29/03/2010 09:44:58 PM 1279 Views
The final point explains the "defense" - 30/03/2010 12:24:56 AM 1127 Views
Re: The final point explains the "defense" - 30/03/2010 01:33:04 PM 1127 Views
No, no, no - 30/03/2010 06:38:41 PM 1197 Views
Re: No, no, no - 30/03/2010 07:51:34 PM 1240 Views
Still continuing, huh? - 31/03/2010 02:10:13 AM 1242 Views
Re: Still continuing, huh? - 31/03/2010 03:56:57 PM 1161 Views
Those were polls - 31/03/2010 08:46:07 PM 1186 Views
Re: Those were polls - 05/04/2010 03:22:13 PM 1136 Views
Does it gives him right to insult me? - 13/04/2011 02:10:32 PM 1133 Views
I wouldn't know. Was he speaking directly to you? - 14/04/2011 11:28:16 PM 1292 Views
He's now reviewed the third book - 26/03/2010 12:27:16 PM 1360 Views
Well, this time I must disagree with him . - 29/03/2010 07:31:40 AM 1191 Views
I don't think he was claiming that RJ was alone in doing that - 29/03/2010 07:44:07 AM 1147 Views
Hah! - 29/03/2010 06:07:28 PM 1151 Views
Well... - 29/03/2010 06:52:10 PM 1141 Views
Differing perspectives, I guess. - 29/03/2010 07:58:13 PM 1213 Views
I suppose - 29/03/2010 08:50:43 PM 1151 Views
Re: I suppose - 30/03/2010 12:18:30 AM 1309 Views
True - 30/03/2010 12:23:28 AM 1153 Views
Hey, DomA, do you know why the Shienarans randomly speak in the Old Tongue? - 30/03/2010 12:52:01 AM 1060 Views
Re: Hey, DomA, do you know why the Shienarans randomly speak in the Old Tongue? - 30/03/2010 07:45:08 AM 1197 Views
But why only them? - 30/03/2010 08:07:00 AM 1222 Views
Re: But why only them? - 30/03/2010 03:56:54 PM 1172 Views
Re: But why only them? - 30/03/2010 08:29:37 PM 1260 Views
I really liked a lot of the minor characters in The Great Hunt. - 30/03/2010 12:49:03 AM 1232 Views
I barely thought twice about those, to be honest - 30/03/2010 06:39:55 PM 1210 Views
I can't wait what he's going to try to do with TFoH and beyond - 28/03/2010 08:18:59 PM 1252 Views
Glad you enjoyed it - 29/03/2010 09:33:43 PM 1089 Views
The Shadow Rising review - 02/04/2010 09:42:53 AM 1342 Views
I wonder if this borders on trolling - 02/04/2010 02:29:58 PM 9957 Views
You want complaining? You got it... - 02/04/2010 06:38:09 PM 1247 Views
That would be a mistake - 02/04/2010 09:16:25 PM 1418 Views
Re: That would be a mistake - 02/04/2010 10:28:56 PM 1138 Views
I agree, Roberts is more and more coming across to me as just bitter - 10/04/2010 01:24:52 AM 1280 Views
Little late to this one as well - 10/04/2010 11:12:04 AM 1327 Views
Perhaps you should have led with this bit - 10/04/2010 02:52:23 PM 1375 Views
Re: I wonder if this borders on trolling - 04/04/2010 09:16:22 AM 1220 Views
What review? I couldn't find one... - 02/04/2010 08:00:45 PM 1416 Views
Re: What review? I couldn't find one... - 02/04/2010 09:22:13 PM 1381 Views
See my comment below - 02/04/2010 09:32:54 PM 1373 Views
Re: See my comment below - 03/04/2010 09:31:22 AM 1798 Views
Sorry I'm late in responding, but I've been quite busy this week - 07/04/2010 09:45:48 PM 1601 Views
Yes, I can probably agree with what you say here. - 08/04/2010 12:29:16 AM 1102 Views
- 08/04/2010 12:32:53 AM 1191 Views
I agree completely. *NM* - 02/04/2010 09:53:44 PM 770 Views
Speaking of irritation - 02/04/2010 10:50:04 PM 1363 Views
Commentary, then? - 02/04/2010 09:27:18 PM 1193 Views
Here's the thing... - 02/04/2010 10:11:18 PM 1195 Views
Re: Here's the thing... - 02/04/2010 10:31:56 PM 1079 Views
Re: Here's the thing... - 03/04/2010 01:34:05 AM 1112 Views
I somehow overlooked this last week, it seems - 10/04/2010 11:01:17 AM 1393 Views
Indeed - 02/04/2010 10:34:00 PM 1066 Views
Re: Commentary, then? - 05/04/2010 03:44:07 PM 1156 Views
for a man that bitterly complains about an author who is padding his work - 08/04/2010 09:41:07 PM 1313 Views
1400 words is long-winded? - 09/04/2010 10:07:41 AM 1363 Views
since you can sum up those 1400 words in about 25 yes that's longwinded - 09/04/2010 01:36:16 PM 1230 Views
Except I didn't really sum it up, as I left out quite a bit - 10/04/2010 11:15:42 AM 1297 Views
You are very defensive over this - 10/04/2010 01:54:15 PM 1065 Views
Nah, more of a devil's advocate than anything else - 12/04/2010 03:57:12 AM 1149 Views
Re: Nah, more of a devil's advocate than anything else - 12/04/2010 05:30:53 PM 1077 Views
You sound like a Goodkind webmaster from a couple of years ago - 12/04/2010 06:58:42 PM 1158 Views
You don't come across as a devil's advocate - 30/03/2011 03:07:32 PM 1098 Views
Well Larry I have started reading Gradsil by Adam Roberts - 07/04/2010 08:59:28 PM 1263 Views
I demand a paragraph by paragraph review, with footnotes! - 07/04/2010 09:50:39 PM 1193 Views
Re: I demand a paragraph by paragraph review, with footnotes! - 08/04/2010 01:06:20 PM 1066 Views
Which Invisible Man? - 09/04/2010 09:58:44 AM 1267 Views
Re: Which Invisible Man? - 09/04/2010 01:26:42 PM 1169 Views
I have a very different take on that book - 10/04/2010 11:17:13 AM 1153 Views
Re: I demand a paragraph by paragraph review, with footnotes! - 09/04/2010 01:45:44 PM 1219 Views
Hrmm... - 10/04/2010 11:19:01 AM 1031 Views
Re: Well Larry I have started reading Gradsil by Adam Roberts - 12/04/2010 05:37:36 PM 1245 Views
He brings up some interesting points, if in an unnecessarily rude manner - 08/04/2010 12:42:25 PM 1203 Views
To be honest, I doubt most readers of the series obsess over it that much - 09/04/2010 10:05:49 AM 1226 Views
Re: To be honest, I doubt most readers of the series obsess over it that much - 09/04/2010 01:28:17 PM 1739 Views
Re: To be honest, I doubt most readers of the series obsess over it that much - 10/04/2010 11:40:22 AM 1145 Views
why are you so bothered by people being unimpressed with Roberts? - 10/04/2010 02:19:08 PM 1264 Views
I don't understand it either - 11/04/2010 12:44:25 PM 1226 Views
right? - 11/04/2010 02:13:00 PM 1238 Views
Nah - 12/04/2010 04:13:44 AM 1028 Views
And in vol. 5, Roberts discovers the horrors of the circus - 09/04/2010 09:57:03 AM 1156 Views
5 reviews without saying more than "I hate the series" - 09/04/2010 01:31:13 PM 1094 Views
Basically he just states the "nothing happens"-argument... - 09/04/2010 03:26:02 PM 1078 Views
Well, what was really resolved here? - 10/04/2010 11:25:25 AM 1092 Views
Well... - 12/04/2010 05:05:20 PM 1286 Views
well exactly - 12/04/2010 05:33:11 PM 1309 Views
So very little was resolved and much was set into motion, then? - 12/04/2010 06:55:45 PM 1258 Views
Yes... - 12/04/2010 10:51:08 PM 1047 Views
Ever read Umberto Eco's How To Travel with a Salmon? - 12/04/2010 11:07:19 PM 1251 Views
I guess... - 13/04/2010 10:03:03 AM 1306 Views
Sounds like you value prolixity for the sake of prolixity, to be honest - 13/04/2010 04:41:07 PM 2455 Views
Nah... - 13/04/2010 05:29:34 PM 1057 Views
He's read and enjoyed Proust, among others - 13/04/2010 07:37:39 PM 1104 Views
Ah, well... - 13/04/2010 09:45:45 PM 1078 Views
Dismissive, much? - 13/04/2010 10:52:30 PM 1225 Views
About that bifurcation... - 14/04/2010 02:02:15 AM 1193 Views
I'm rather moderate - 14/04/2010 10:11:30 AM 1103 Views
I'm just a liberation theologist at heart - 15/04/2010 01:51:16 PM 2031 Views
So, if you don't mind... - 13/04/2010 05:51:06 AM 1180 Views
That's fine with me - 13/04/2010 06:31:41 AM 1148 Views
I'm sorry, but he's totally right. "The Circus" made me put down this series for 5 YEARS. - 09/04/2010 03:38:16 PM 1164 Views
I didn't find it quite that bad, but... - 11/04/2010 08:27:52 AM 1069 Views
LoC represented a sharp drop in quality!!? - 19/05/2010 03:27:21 PM 1188 Views
And ignores everything else... - 09/04/2010 05:10:00 PM 1250 Views
Inchoatus went offline a couple of years ago - 10/04/2010 11:42:26 AM 2145 Views
This guy is going to get what he deserves... - 09/04/2010 10:26:14 PM 1156 Views
I'm waiting with bated breath for his CoT review *NM* - 10/04/2010 01:00:59 PM 858 Views
Just wanted to point out that he is not reviewing the series. - 16/04/2010 04:04:49 PM 1176 Views
Lord of Chaos commentary - 16/04/2010 03:39:39 PM 1182 Views
He has reached - The Hump. - 16/04/2010 03:55:51 PM 1144 Views
Re: He has reached - The Hump. - 18/04/2010 08:08:59 AM 1350 Views
No no. It was Lord of Heaven! - 16/04/2010 05:51:11 PM 1095 Views
Yeah, I noticed that - 16/04/2010 11:16:26 PM 1016 Views
I would love the see him review Goodkind... - 16/04/2010 11:51:07 PM 1194 Views
Finally re-read that post - 20/04/2010 09:35:45 PM 1137 Views
The magic items are mostly irrelevant... - 21/04/2010 03:37:36 AM 1153 Views
A Crown of Swords - or is it deco-porn? - 23/04/2010 08:36:17 AM 1256 Views
Re: A Crown of Swords - or is it deco-porn? - 29/04/2010 06:02:28 PM 1154 Views
I disagree - 29/04/2010 09:34:49 PM 1028 Views
I agree. - 29/04/2010 09:45:29 PM 1213 Views
Took me a moment to realize with whom you were agreeing - 29/04/2010 10:19:05 PM 1112 Views
Well, I did mention the necklines get overdone... - 06/05/2010 06:17:46 PM 1460 Views
Well, there's now also the tea to comment about - 07/05/2010 11:29:03 AM 1207 Views
A bit of a stumble this week - 30/04/2010 01:53:31 PM 1254 Views
The Path of Daggers commentary - 07/05/2010 10:39:03 AM 1239 Views
You'd think a Brit would like the tea... *NM* - 11/05/2010 04:05:42 PM 749 Views
Maybe he's just a contrarian? - 11/05/2010 07:55:43 PM 1084 Views
Winter's Heart - 21/05/2010 12:46:14 PM 1240 Views
To be fair - 21/05/2010 01:56:49 PM 1341 Views
I think WH was my least favorite of the WoT novels I re-read - 21/05/2010 04:49:31 PM 1140 Views
Re: I think WH was my least favorite of the WoT novels I re-read - 25/05/2010 05:05:09 PM 1330 Views
WH was my least favorite novel in the series, and that is saying a lot. - 28/05/2010 03:15:13 PM 1241 Views
I completely agree with his KoD post. Here is my favorite quote: - 28/05/2010 03:08:31 PM 1412 Views
CoT, you mean (link to actual post included) - 28/05/2010 04:56:10 PM 1257 Views
Yep, I meant COT. *NM* - 28/05/2010 07:02:48 PM 728 Views
Knife of Dreams - 18/06/2010 09:07:27 AM 1158 Views
Re: Knife of Dreams - 19/06/2010 05:49:38 AM 1229 Views
Agree... - 19/06/2010 05:08:44 PM 1217 Views
Roberts reflects back on WoT 1-11, with answers to questions asked of him - 25/06/2010 12:51:29 PM 1236 Views
This guy should be burned at the stake - 25/06/2010 03:22:34 PM 8630 Views
Are you done making a fool out of yourself, Mark? - 26/06/2010 06:53:37 PM 1187 Views
Oh come on... - 26/06/2010 09:06:01 PM 1313 Views
Well, the burning at the stake was a bit much... - 26/06/2010 10:19:40 PM 1298 Views
Well, really! You brought the comment to his notice... - 26/06/2010 11:34:08 PM 1256 Views
And your point is...? - 27/06/2010 12:37:00 AM 1339 Views
Well... - 27/06/2010 05:38:12 AM 1280 Views
Indeed... I think it's rather clear that Larry's goal has been to cause trouble - 27/06/2010 10:57:36 AM 1419 Views
There is no "borderline" about it. - 28/03/2011 05:17:15 PM 1159 Views
Ridiculous - 27/06/2010 06:38:46 AM 1189 Views
I like his FAQ and his overall musings on its' popularity. - 29/06/2010 06:35:10 PM 1261 Views
One year later... - 27/03/2011 03:40:29 AM 1172 Views
Re: One year later... - 28/03/2011 05:03:32 PM 1103 Views
I see you subconsciously support critical takes. - 28/03/2011 11:41:48 PM 1393 Views
No I conciously support telling you and him that you are pathetic, arrogent, & jelous. *NM* - 30/03/2011 01:40:36 PM 811 Views
Jealous? - 30/03/2011 05:20:32 PM 1155 Views
I agree, I didn't even notice it was an old post, definitely did not deserve to be revived. *NM* - 30/03/2011 02:41:12 PM 715 Views
Seconded. - 30/03/2011 04:04:36 PM 1052 Views
Now I notice as well that this is a year old. You're very silly, Larry, very silly. *NM* - 30/03/2011 04:13:38 PM 759 Views
Yep! - 30/03/2011 05:16:38 PM 1090 Views
Jeez Larry, you're starting to sound like a GRRM detractor. - 31/03/2011 03:01:38 PM 1190 Views
Nah, no detractor - 01/04/2011 03:00:41 PM 1305 Views
Could a thread be locked? - 31/03/2011 07:48:26 PM 1074 Views
Re: One year later... - 01/04/2011 02:55:02 AM 1345 Views
Yep - 01/04/2011 02:57:52 PM 1244 Views

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