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Re: Author Adam Roberts tackled the WoT. HyogaRott Send a noteboard - 23/03/2010 04:54:38 PM
He "tackled" it the same way John Stewart and Bill O'Riely
"tackle" major complex issues; with disingenuous and snide comments that do not begin to actually describe, address, or clarify an issue. What a waste of ones and zeros.
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Author Adam Roberts tackled the WoT. - 19/03/2010 09:30:25 PM 9807 Views
A question for Larry - 19/03/2010 09:40:37 PM 2037 Views
Roberto BolaƱo - 19/03/2010 11:09:57 PM 1806 Views
I completely agree with his review. - 19/03/2010 11:11:17 PM 1968 Views
Ouch! Somebody pull that guy off RJ! *NM* - 20/03/2010 03:47:07 AM 870 Views
Can't say that I really disagree. - 20/03/2010 05:19:26 AM 1355 Views
My problem with the reviews: - 20/03/2010 06:29:08 AM 1900 Views
Hear Hear !!! ....................... = ........................ *NM* - 20/03/2010 06:37:11 AM 847 Views
I agree - 20/03/2010 11:19:29 AM 1422 Views
You know what else I'm finding annoying? - 07/04/2010 07:29:37 AM 1368 Views
Fully Agree *NM* - 21/06/2010 12:41:05 AM 739 Views
well I agree and disagree - 20/03/2010 06:51:29 AM 1714 Views
Re: well I agree and disagree - 20/03/2010 02:12:43 PM 1264 Views
I'd say just The Eye of the World - 20/03/2010 05:26:19 PM 1254 Views
Indeed - 21/03/2010 12:34:19 AM 1268 Views
These reviews are pathetic - 20/03/2010 12:52:22 PM 1257 Views
I'm amused by some of the responses - 20/03/2010 07:20:03 PM 1606 Views
+1 *NM* - 20/03/2010 10:48:14 PM 830 Views
Are you suggesting that we are unqualified to disagree with him ? - 20/03/2010 11:21:44 PM 1427 Views
No, I said rather that it's ridiculous to make such disparaging comments about his takes - 20/03/2010 11:37:56 PM 1467 Views
I considered doing so - 21/03/2010 12:27:27 AM 1247 Views
I will reply to myself: What's the problem McFly , chicken ? - 21/03/2010 12:29:36 AM 1201 Views
My sister called me chicken once - 10/04/2010 01:18:31 AM 1248 Views
what's wrong runt... are you yellah? *NM* - 10/04/2010 10:40:16 AM 827 Views
NICE! *NM* - 10/04/2010 02:19:44 PM 689 Views
Re: I'm amused by some of the responses - 23/03/2010 04:50:42 PM 1344 Views
And I'm even more amused by this response - 24/03/2010 01:11:50 AM 1268 Views
Re: And I'm even more amused by this response - 24/03/2010 03:03:28 AM 1153 Views
Nah, TGS was the only serious review of the series I've done - 24/03/2010 04:31:28 AM 1187 Views
On a completely unrelated note... - 24/03/2010 06:15:25 AM 1059 Views
Ha! - 24/03/2010 06:34:48 AM 1210 Views
My congratulations then . *NM* - 24/03/2010 06:36:11 AM 1101 Views
You say it as if I had been condemned to hell! - 24/03/2010 07:13:45 AM 1028 Views
No. Well, maybe. - 24/03/2010 06:52:28 PM 1114 Views
! - 24/03/2010 06:54:34 PM 1172 Views
Re: Author Adam Roberts tackled the WoT. - 22/03/2010 02:47:23 PM 1221 Views
Re: Author Adam Roberts tackled the WoT. - 23/03/2010 01:53:16 PM 1235 Views
Wow, you guys have completely missed the point of the Wheel of Time series - 22/03/2010 05:28:07 PM 1287 Views
There's a point to it? - 22/03/2010 06:47:12 PM 1279 Views
I thought the point was to write about a bunch of stuff happening? - 09/04/2010 03:42:49 PM 1269 Views
Re: Author Adam Roberts tackled the WoT. - 23/03/2010 04:54:38 PM 1202 Views
pfft wth-ever - 26/03/2010 12:35:53 AM 1070 Views
Dude's been up for more awards for his writing than RJ ever was - 26/03/2010 12:28:19 PM 1313 Views
bla bla bla - 29/03/2010 06:17:07 AM 1182 Views
Usually, it's spelled "blah" - 29/03/2010 07:03:51 AM 1205 Views
Wow. That post was more entertaining than Mr. Roberts' review. Thank you *NM* - 29/03/2010 08:23:41 AM 1034 Views
You must have low standards for entertainment - 29/03/2010 08:54:03 AM 1167 Views
Re: You must have low standards for entertainment - 29/03/2010 09:13:44 AM 1279 Views
I know you were, thus the at the least of my comment - 29/03/2010 09:19:30 AM 1163 Views
Unimpressed - 29/03/2010 10:50:07 PM 1521 Views
Thank you - 30/03/2010 12:35:39 AM 1102 Views
*Standing ovation for DomA* - 30/03/2010 07:36:59 AM 1297 Views
Yes. Also, Roberts is a wanker. *NM* - 05/04/2010 09:28:57 PM 852 Views
Re: Dude's been up for more awards for his writing than RJ ever was - 29/03/2010 04:32:23 PM 1268 Views
Might want to re-read their Wikis again. - 29/03/2010 07:07:11 PM 1164 Views
Awards - 29/03/2010 07:42:03 PM 1142 Views
That link is out of date - 29/03/2010 07:54:56 PM 1115 Views
Re: That link is out of date - 29/03/2010 08:22:03 PM 1246 Views
This is a battle of win/lose? - 29/03/2010 08:47:54 PM 1170 Views
Re: This is a battle of win/lose? - 29/03/2010 09:03:07 PM 1227 Views
*considers employing the Chewbacca defense* - 29/03/2010 09:28:06 PM 1202 Views
Re: *considers employing the Chewbacca defense* - 29/03/2010 09:44:58 PM 1234 Views
The final point explains the "defense" - 30/03/2010 12:24:56 AM 1083 Views
Re: The final point explains the "defense" - 30/03/2010 01:33:04 PM 1079 Views
No, no, no - 30/03/2010 06:38:41 PM 1150 Views
Re: No, no, no - 30/03/2010 07:51:34 PM 1198 Views
Still continuing, huh? - 31/03/2010 02:10:13 AM 1197 Views
Re: Still continuing, huh? - 31/03/2010 03:56:57 PM 1122 Views
Those were polls - 31/03/2010 08:46:07 PM 1139 Views
Re: Those were polls - 05/04/2010 03:22:13 PM 1076 Views
Does it gives him right to insult me? - 13/04/2011 02:10:32 PM 1093 Views
I wouldn't know. Was he speaking directly to you? - 14/04/2011 11:28:16 PM 1256 Views
He's now reviewed the third book - 26/03/2010 12:27:16 PM 1312 Views
Well, this time I must disagree with him . - 29/03/2010 07:31:40 AM 1148 Views
I don't think he was claiming that RJ was alone in doing that - 29/03/2010 07:44:07 AM 1109 Views
Hah! - 29/03/2010 06:07:28 PM 1108 Views
Well... - 29/03/2010 06:52:10 PM 1094 Views
Differing perspectives, I guess. - 29/03/2010 07:58:13 PM 1171 Views
I suppose - 29/03/2010 08:50:43 PM 1110 Views
Re: I suppose - 30/03/2010 12:18:30 AM 1268 Views
True - 30/03/2010 12:23:28 AM 1103 Views
Hey, DomA, do you know why the Shienarans randomly speak in the Old Tongue? - 30/03/2010 12:52:01 AM 1015 Views
Re: Hey, DomA, do you know why the Shienarans randomly speak in the Old Tongue? - 30/03/2010 07:45:08 AM 1150 Views
But why only them? - 30/03/2010 08:07:00 AM 1185 Views
Re: But why only them? - 30/03/2010 03:56:54 PM 1128 Views
Re: But why only them? - 30/03/2010 08:29:37 PM 1213 Views
I really liked a lot of the minor characters in The Great Hunt. - 30/03/2010 12:49:03 AM 1193 Views
I barely thought twice about those, to be honest - 30/03/2010 06:39:55 PM 1168 Views
I can't wait what he's going to try to do with TFoH and beyond - 28/03/2010 08:18:59 PM 1209 Views
Glad you enjoyed it - 29/03/2010 09:33:43 PM 1044 Views
The Shadow Rising review - 02/04/2010 09:42:53 AM 1295 Views
I wonder if this borders on trolling - 02/04/2010 02:29:58 PM 9909 Views
You want complaining? You got it... - 02/04/2010 06:38:09 PM 1201 Views
That would be a mistake - 02/04/2010 09:16:25 PM 1372 Views
Re: That would be a mistake - 02/04/2010 10:28:56 PM 1090 Views
I agree, Roberts is more and more coming across to me as just bitter - 10/04/2010 01:24:52 AM 1233 Views
Little late to this one as well - 10/04/2010 11:12:04 AM 1274 Views
Perhaps you should have led with this bit - 10/04/2010 02:52:23 PM 1333 Views
Re: I wonder if this borders on trolling - 04/04/2010 09:16:22 AM 1177 Views
What review? I couldn't find one... - 02/04/2010 08:00:45 PM 1372 Views
Re: What review? I couldn't find one... - 02/04/2010 09:22:13 PM 1337 Views
See my comment below - 02/04/2010 09:32:54 PM 1332 Views
Re: See my comment below - 03/04/2010 09:31:22 AM 1753 Views
Sorry I'm late in responding, but I've been quite busy this week - 07/04/2010 09:45:48 PM 1553 Views
Yes, I can probably agree with what you say here. - 08/04/2010 12:29:16 AM 1061 Views
- 08/04/2010 12:32:53 AM 1147 Views
I agree completely. *NM* - 02/04/2010 09:53:44 PM 736 Views
Speaking of irritation - 02/04/2010 10:50:04 PM 1317 Views
Commentary, then? - 02/04/2010 09:27:18 PM 1154 Views
Here's the thing... - 02/04/2010 10:11:18 PM 1153 Views
Re: Here's the thing... - 02/04/2010 10:31:56 PM 1032 Views
Re: Here's the thing... - 03/04/2010 01:34:05 AM 1068 Views
I somehow overlooked this last week, it seems - 10/04/2010 11:01:17 AM 1352 Views
Indeed - 02/04/2010 10:34:00 PM 1021 Views
Re: Commentary, then? - 05/04/2010 03:44:07 PM 1116 Views
for a man that bitterly complains about an author who is padding his work - 08/04/2010 09:41:07 PM 1267 Views
1400 words is long-winded? - 09/04/2010 10:07:41 AM 1319 Views
since you can sum up those 1400 words in about 25 yes that's longwinded - 09/04/2010 01:36:16 PM 1181 Views
Except I didn't really sum it up, as I left out quite a bit - 10/04/2010 11:15:42 AM 1248 Views
You are very defensive over this - 10/04/2010 01:54:15 PM 1025 Views
Nah, more of a devil's advocate than anything else - 12/04/2010 03:57:12 AM 1098 Views
Re: Nah, more of a devil's advocate than anything else - 12/04/2010 05:30:53 PM 1033 Views
You sound like a Goodkind webmaster from a couple of years ago - 12/04/2010 06:58:42 PM 1119 Views
You don't come across as a devil's advocate - 30/03/2011 03:07:32 PM 1057 Views
Well Larry I have started reading Gradsil by Adam Roberts - 07/04/2010 08:59:28 PM 1214 Views
I demand a paragraph by paragraph review, with footnotes! - 07/04/2010 09:50:39 PM 1151 Views
Re: I demand a paragraph by paragraph review, with footnotes! - 08/04/2010 01:06:20 PM 1022 Views
Which Invisible Man? - 09/04/2010 09:58:44 AM 1219 Views
Re: Which Invisible Man? - 09/04/2010 01:26:42 PM 1131 Views
I have a very different take on that book - 10/04/2010 11:17:13 AM 1100 Views
Re: I demand a paragraph by paragraph review, with footnotes! - 09/04/2010 01:45:44 PM 1176 Views
Hrmm... - 10/04/2010 11:19:01 AM 982 Views
Re: Well Larry I have started reading Gradsil by Adam Roberts - 12/04/2010 05:37:36 PM 1200 Views
He brings up some interesting points, if in an unnecessarily rude manner - 08/04/2010 12:42:25 PM 1152 Views
To be honest, I doubt most readers of the series obsess over it that much - 09/04/2010 10:05:49 AM 1186 Views
Re: To be honest, I doubt most readers of the series obsess over it that much - 09/04/2010 01:28:17 PM 1701 Views
Re: To be honest, I doubt most readers of the series obsess over it that much - 10/04/2010 11:40:22 AM 1094 Views
why are you so bothered by people being unimpressed with Roberts? - 10/04/2010 02:19:08 PM 1216 Views
I don't understand it either - 11/04/2010 12:44:25 PM 1174 Views
right? - 11/04/2010 02:13:00 PM 1191 Views
Nah - 12/04/2010 04:13:44 AM 986 Views
And in vol. 5, Roberts discovers the horrors of the circus - 09/04/2010 09:57:03 AM 1110 Views
5 reviews without saying more than "I hate the series" - 09/04/2010 01:31:13 PM 1045 Views
Basically he just states the "nothing happens"-argument... - 09/04/2010 03:26:02 PM 1028 Views
Well, what was really resolved here? - 10/04/2010 11:25:25 AM 1047 Views
Well... - 12/04/2010 05:05:20 PM 1239 Views
well exactly - 12/04/2010 05:33:11 PM 1265 Views
So very little was resolved and much was set into motion, then? - 12/04/2010 06:55:45 PM 1208 Views
Yes... - 12/04/2010 10:51:08 PM 998 Views
Ever read Umberto Eco's How To Travel with a Salmon? - 12/04/2010 11:07:19 PM 1203 Views
I guess... - 13/04/2010 10:03:03 AM 1259 Views
Sounds like you value prolixity for the sake of prolixity, to be honest - 13/04/2010 04:41:07 PM 2412 Views
Nah... - 13/04/2010 05:29:34 PM 1015 Views
He's read and enjoyed Proust, among others - 13/04/2010 07:37:39 PM 1054 Views
Ah, well... - 13/04/2010 09:45:45 PM 1033 Views
Dismissive, much? - 13/04/2010 10:52:30 PM 1182 Views
About that bifurcation... - 14/04/2010 02:02:15 AM 1143 Views
I'm rather moderate - 14/04/2010 10:11:30 AM 1060 Views
I'm just a liberation theologist at heart - 15/04/2010 01:51:16 PM 1985 Views
So, if you don't mind... - 13/04/2010 05:51:06 AM 1138 Views
That's fine with me - 13/04/2010 06:31:41 AM 1105 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 1117 Views
I didn't find it quite that bad, but... - 11/04/2010 08:27:52 AM 1028 Views
LoC represented a sharp drop in quality!!? - 19/05/2010 03:27:21 PM 1144 Views
And ignores everything else... - 09/04/2010 05:10:00 PM 1205 Views
Inchoatus went offline a couple of years ago - 10/04/2010 11:42:26 AM 2101 Views
This guy is going to get what he deserves... - 09/04/2010 10:26:14 PM 1109 Views
I'm waiting with bated breath for his CoT review *NM* - 10/04/2010 01:00:59 PM 825 Views
Just wanted to point out that he is not reviewing the series. - 16/04/2010 04:04:49 PM 1134 Views
Lord of Chaos commentary - 16/04/2010 03:39:39 PM 1136 Views
He has reached - The Hump. - 16/04/2010 03:55:51 PM 1101 Views
Re: He has reached - The Hump. - 18/04/2010 08:08:59 AM 1300 Views
No no. It was Lord of Heaven! - 16/04/2010 05:51:11 PM 1056 Views
Yeah, I noticed that - 16/04/2010 11:16:26 PM 977 Views
I would love the see him review Goodkind... - 16/04/2010 11:51:07 PM 1145 Views
Finally re-read that post - 20/04/2010 09:35:45 PM 1094 Views
The magic items are mostly irrelevant... - 21/04/2010 03:37:36 AM 1110 Views
A Crown of Swords - or is it deco-porn? - 23/04/2010 08:36:17 AM 1207 Views
Re: A Crown of Swords - or is it deco-porn? - 29/04/2010 06:02:28 PM 1106 Views
I disagree - 29/04/2010 09:34:49 PM 982 Views
I agree. - 29/04/2010 09:45:29 PM 1167 Views
Took me a moment to realize with whom you were agreeing - 29/04/2010 10:19:05 PM 1069 Views
Well, I did mention the necklines get overdone... - 06/05/2010 06:17:46 PM 1410 Views
Well, there's now also the tea to comment about - 07/05/2010 11:29:03 AM 1161 Views
A bit of a stumble this week - 30/04/2010 01:53:31 PM 1205 Views
The Path of Daggers commentary - 07/05/2010 10:39:03 AM 1189 Views
You'd think a Brit would like the tea... *NM* - 11/05/2010 04:05:42 PM 718 Views
Maybe he's just a contrarian? - 11/05/2010 07:55:43 PM 1045 Views
Winter's Heart - 21/05/2010 12:46:14 PM 1196 Views
To be fair - 21/05/2010 01:56:49 PM 1286 Views
I think WH was my least favorite of the WoT novels I re-read - 21/05/2010 04:49:31 PM 1096 Views
Re: I think WH was my least favorite of the WoT novels I re-read - 25/05/2010 05:05:09 PM 1277 Views
WH was my least favorite novel in the series, and that is saying a lot. - 28/05/2010 03:15:13 PM 1192 Views
I completely agree with his KoD post. Here is my favorite quote: - 28/05/2010 03:08:31 PM 1362 Views
CoT, you mean (link to actual post included) - 28/05/2010 04:56:10 PM 1208 Views
Yep, I meant COT. *NM* - 28/05/2010 07:02:48 PM 697 Views
Knife of Dreams - 18/06/2010 09:07:27 AM 1112 Views
Re: Knife of Dreams - 19/06/2010 05:49:38 AM 1189 Views
Agree... - 19/06/2010 05:08:44 PM 1175 Views
Roberts reflects back on WoT 1-11, with answers to questions asked of him - 25/06/2010 12:51:29 PM 1186 Views
This guy should be burned at the stake - 25/06/2010 03:22:34 PM 8571 Views
Are you done making a fool out of yourself, Mark? - 26/06/2010 06:53:37 PM 1146 Views
Oh come on... - 26/06/2010 09:06:01 PM 1269 Views
Well, the burning at the stake was a bit much... - 26/06/2010 10:19:40 PM 1259 Views
Well, really! You brought the comment to his notice... - 26/06/2010 11:34:08 PM 1215 Views
And your point is...? - 27/06/2010 12:37:00 AM 1294 Views
Well... - 27/06/2010 05:38:12 AM 1239 Views
Indeed... I think it's rather clear that Larry's goal has been to cause trouble - 27/06/2010 10:57:36 AM 1375 Views
There is no "borderline" about it. - 28/03/2011 05:17:15 PM 1123 Views
Ridiculous - 27/06/2010 06:38:46 AM 1149 Views
I like his FAQ and his overall musings on its' popularity. - 29/06/2010 06:35:10 PM 1213 Views
One year later... - 27/03/2011 03:40:29 AM 1130 Views
Re: One year later... - 28/03/2011 05:03:32 PM 1064 Views
I see you subconsciously support critical takes. - 28/03/2011 11:41:48 PM 1352 Views
No I conciously support telling you and him that you are pathetic, arrogent, & jelous. *NM* - 30/03/2011 01:40:36 PM 783 Views
Jealous? - 30/03/2011 05:20:32 PM 1111 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 691 Views
Seconded. - 30/03/2011 04:04:36 PM 1017 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 731 Views
Yep! - 30/03/2011 05:16:38 PM 1045 Views
Jeez Larry, you're starting to sound like a GRRM detractor. - 31/03/2011 03:01:38 PM 1149 Views
Nah, no detractor - 01/04/2011 03:00:41 PM 1269 Views
Could a thread be locked? - 31/03/2011 07:48:26 PM 1031 Views
Re: One year later... - 01/04/2011 02:55:02 AM 1296 Views
Yep - 01/04/2011 02:57:52 PM 1207 Views

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