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Wow. That post was more entertaining than Mr. Roberts' review. Thank you *NM* BlackAdder Send a noteboard - 29/03/2010 08:23:41 AM
according to the bio he sounds more like an academic and those who can't do. teach.

his reviews sound like someone that can't make any money without sniping at something bigger and better than he'll never come close to creating himself. who is he the hilton perez of the pop-literature world? useless.


use·less ? ?/?yusl?s/ yoos-lis]
–adjective
1.
of no use; not serving the purpose or any purpose; unavailing or futile: It is useless to reason with him.
2.
without useful qualities; of no practical good: a useless person; a useless gadget.


so again, PFFT i say!!

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Author Adam Roberts tackled the WoT. - 19/03/2010 09:30:25 PM 9782 Views
A question for Larry - 19/03/2010 09:40:37 PM 2034 Views
Roberto Bolaño - 19/03/2010 11:09:57 PM 1801 Views
I completely agree with his review. - 19/03/2010 11:11:17 PM 1965 Views
Ouch! Somebody pull that guy off RJ! *NM* - 20/03/2010 03:47:07 AM 869 Views
Can't say that I really disagree. - 20/03/2010 05:19:26 AM 1351 Views
My problem with the reviews: - 20/03/2010 06:29:08 AM 1897 Views
Hear Hear !!! ....................... = ........................ *NM* - 20/03/2010 06:37:11 AM 842 Views
I agree - 20/03/2010 11:19:29 AM 1419 Views
You know what else I'm finding annoying? - 07/04/2010 07:29:37 AM 1364 Views
Fully Agree *NM* - 21/06/2010 12:41:05 AM 738 Views
well I agree and disagree - 20/03/2010 06:51:29 AM 1712 Views
Re: well I agree and disagree - 20/03/2010 02:12:43 PM 1255 Views
I'd say just The Eye of the World - 20/03/2010 05:26:19 PM 1250 Views
Indeed - 21/03/2010 12:34:19 AM 1264 Views
These reviews are pathetic - 20/03/2010 12:52:22 PM 1253 Views
I'm amused by some of the responses - 20/03/2010 07:20:03 PM 1603 Views
+1 *NM* - 20/03/2010 10:48:14 PM 826 Views
Are you suggesting that we are unqualified to disagree with him ? - 20/03/2010 11:21:44 PM 1419 Views
No, I said rather that it's ridiculous to make such disparaging comments about his takes - 20/03/2010 11:37:56 PM 1460 Views
I considered doing so - 21/03/2010 12:27:27 AM 1242 Views
I will reply to myself: What's the problem McFly , chicken ? - 21/03/2010 12:29:36 AM 1192 Views
My sister called me chicken once - 10/04/2010 01:18:31 AM 1246 Views
what's wrong runt... are you yellah? *NM* - 10/04/2010 10:40:16 AM 824 Views
NICE! *NM* - 10/04/2010 02:19:44 PM 685 Views
Re: I'm amused by some of the responses - 23/03/2010 04:50:42 PM 1339 Views
And I'm even more amused by this response - 24/03/2010 01:11:50 AM 1262 Views
Re: And I'm even more amused by this response - 24/03/2010 03:03:28 AM 1147 Views
Nah, TGS was the only serious review of the series I've done - 24/03/2010 04:31:28 AM 1182 Views
On a completely unrelated note... - 24/03/2010 06:15:25 AM 1055 Views
Ha! - 24/03/2010 06:34:48 AM 1203 Views
My congratulations then . *NM* - 24/03/2010 06:36:11 AM 1096 Views
You say it as if I had been condemned to hell! - 24/03/2010 07:13:45 AM 1024 Views
No. Well, maybe. - 24/03/2010 06:52:28 PM 1109 Views
! - 24/03/2010 06:54:34 PM 1168 Views
Re: Author Adam Roberts tackled the WoT. - 22/03/2010 02:47:23 PM 1218 Views
Re: Author Adam Roberts tackled the WoT. - 23/03/2010 01:53:16 PM 1231 Views
Wow, you guys have completely missed the point of the Wheel of Time series - 22/03/2010 05:28:07 PM 1283 Views
There's a point to it? - 22/03/2010 06:47:12 PM 1275 Views
I thought the point was to write about a bunch of stuff happening? - 09/04/2010 03:42:49 PM 1266 Views
Re: Author Adam Roberts tackled the WoT. - 23/03/2010 04:54:38 PM 1194 Views
pfft wth-ever - 26/03/2010 12:35:53 AM 1064 Views
Dude's been up for more awards for his writing than RJ ever was - 26/03/2010 12:28:19 PM 1307 Views
bla bla bla - 29/03/2010 06:17:07 AM 1178 Views
Usually, it's spelled "blah" - 29/03/2010 07:03:51 AM 1198 Views
Wow. That post was more entertaining than Mr. Roberts' review. Thank you *NM* - 29/03/2010 08:23:41 AM 1031 Views
You must have low standards for entertainment - 29/03/2010 08:54:03 AM 1162 Views
Re: You must have low standards for entertainment - 29/03/2010 09:13:44 AM 1274 Views
I know you were, thus the at the least of my comment - 29/03/2010 09:19:30 AM 1158 Views
Unimpressed - 29/03/2010 10:50:07 PM 1517 Views
Thank you - 30/03/2010 12:35:39 AM 1098 Views
*Standing ovation for DomA* - 30/03/2010 07:36:59 AM 1293 Views
Yes. Also, Roberts is a wanker. *NM* - 05/04/2010 09:28:57 PM 849 Views
Re: Dude's been up for more awards for his writing than RJ ever was - 29/03/2010 04:32:23 PM 1266 Views
Might want to re-read their Wikis again. - 29/03/2010 07:07:11 PM 1160 Views
Awards - 29/03/2010 07:42:03 PM 1138 Views
That link is out of date - 29/03/2010 07:54:56 PM 1109 Views
Re: That link is out of date - 29/03/2010 08:22:03 PM 1244 Views
This is a battle of win/lose? - 29/03/2010 08:47:54 PM 1166 Views
Re: This is a battle of win/lose? - 29/03/2010 09:03:07 PM 1223 Views
*considers employing the Chewbacca defense* - 29/03/2010 09:28:06 PM 1199 Views
Re: *considers employing the Chewbacca defense* - 29/03/2010 09:44:58 PM 1230 Views
The final point explains the "defense" - 30/03/2010 12:24:56 AM 1079 Views
Re: The final point explains the "defense" - 30/03/2010 01:33:04 PM 1076 Views
No, no, no - 30/03/2010 06:38:41 PM 1145 Views
Re: No, no, no - 30/03/2010 07:51:34 PM 1196 Views
Still continuing, huh? - 31/03/2010 02:10:13 AM 1193 Views
Re: Still continuing, huh? - 31/03/2010 03:56:57 PM 1118 Views
Those were polls - 31/03/2010 08:46:07 PM 1137 Views
Re: Those were polls - 05/04/2010 03:22:13 PM 1071 Views
Does it gives him right to insult me? - 13/04/2011 02:10:32 PM 1089 Views
I wouldn't know. Was he speaking directly to you? - 14/04/2011 11:28:16 PM 1250 Views
He's now reviewed the third book - 26/03/2010 12:27:16 PM 1308 Views
Well, this time I must disagree with him . - 29/03/2010 07:31:40 AM 1141 Views
I don't think he was claiming that RJ was alone in doing that - 29/03/2010 07:44:07 AM 1104 Views
Hah! - 29/03/2010 06:07:28 PM 1105 Views
Well... - 29/03/2010 06:52:10 PM 1092 Views
Differing perspectives, I guess. - 29/03/2010 07:58:13 PM 1169 Views
I suppose - 29/03/2010 08:50:43 PM 1107 Views
Re: I suppose - 30/03/2010 12:18:30 AM 1265 Views
True - 30/03/2010 12:23:28 AM 1099 Views
Hey, DomA, do you know why the Shienarans randomly speak in the Old Tongue? - 30/03/2010 12:52:01 AM 1012 Views
Re: Hey, DomA, do you know why the Shienarans randomly speak in the Old Tongue? - 30/03/2010 07:45:08 AM 1147 Views
But why only them? - 30/03/2010 08:07:00 AM 1180 Views
Re: But why only them? - 30/03/2010 03:56:54 PM 1126 Views
Re: But why only them? - 30/03/2010 08:29:37 PM 1210 Views
I really liked a lot of the minor characters in The Great Hunt. - 30/03/2010 12:49:03 AM 1189 Views
I barely thought twice about those, to be honest - 30/03/2010 06:39:55 PM 1164 Views
I can't wait what he's going to try to do with TFoH and beyond - 28/03/2010 08:18:59 PM 1204 Views
Glad you enjoyed it - 29/03/2010 09:33:43 PM 1042 Views
The Shadow Rising review - 02/04/2010 09:42:53 AM 1292 Views
I wonder if this borders on trolling - 02/04/2010 02:29:58 PM 9900 Views
You want complaining? You got it... - 02/04/2010 06:38:09 PM 1197 Views
That would be a mistake - 02/04/2010 09:16:25 PM 1370 Views
Re: That would be a mistake - 02/04/2010 10:28:56 PM 1087 Views
I agree, Roberts is more and more coming across to me as just bitter - 10/04/2010 01:24:52 AM 1231 Views
Little late to this one as well - 10/04/2010 11:12:04 AM 1272 Views
Perhaps you should have led with this bit - 10/04/2010 02:52:23 PM 1327 Views
Re: I wonder if this borders on trolling - 04/04/2010 09:16:22 AM 1174 Views
What review? I couldn't find one... - 02/04/2010 08:00:45 PM 1365 Views
Re: What review? I couldn't find one... - 02/04/2010 09:22:13 PM 1335 Views
See my comment below - 02/04/2010 09:32:54 PM 1329 Views
Re: See my comment below - 03/04/2010 09:31:22 AM 1751 Views
Sorry I'm late in responding, but I've been quite busy this week - 07/04/2010 09:45:48 PM 1544 Views
Yes, I can probably agree with what you say here. - 08/04/2010 12:29:16 AM 1056 Views
- 08/04/2010 12:32:53 AM 1143 Views
I agree completely. *NM* - 02/04/2010 09:53:44 PM 734 Views
Speaking of irritation - 02/04/2010 10:50:04 PM 1312 Views
Commentary, then? - 02/04/2010 09:27:18 PM 1150 Views
Here's the thing... - 02/04/2010 10:11:18 PM 1149 Views
Re: Here's the thing... - 02/04/2010 10:31:56 PM 1028 Views
Re: Here's the thing... - 03/04/2010 01:34:05 AM 1067 Views
I somehow overlooked this last week, it seems - 10/04/2010 11:01:17 AM 1347 Views
Indeed - 02/04/2010 10:34:00 PM 1017 Views
Re: Commentary, then? - 05/04/2010 03:44:07 PM 1113 Views
for a man that bitterly complains about an author who is padding his work - 08/04/2010 09:41:07 PM 1263 Views
1400 words is long-winded? - 09/04/2010 10:07:41 AM 1315 Views
since you can sum up those 1400 words in about 25 yes that's longwinded - 09/04/2010 01:36:16 PM 1178 Views
Except I didn't really sum it up, as I left out quite a bit - 10/04/2010 11:15:42 AM 1246 Views
You are very defensive over this - 10/04/2010 01:54:15 PM 1021 Views
Nah, more of a devil's advocate than anything else - 12/04/2010 03:57:12 AM 1093 Views
Re: Nah, more of a devil's advocate than anything else - 12/04/2010 05:30:53 PM 1029 Views
You sound like a Goodkind webmaster from a couple of years ago - 12/04/2010 06:58:42 PM 1109 Views
You don't come across as a devil's advocate - 30/03/2011 03:07:32 PM 1053 Views
Well Larry I have started reading Gradsil by Adam Roberts - 07/04/2010 08:59:28 PM 1207 Views
I demand a paragraph by paragraph review, with footnotes! - 07/04/2010 09:50:39 PM 1146 Views
Re: I demand a paragraph by paragraph review, with footnotes! - 08/04/2010 01:06:20 PM 1017 Views
Which Invisible Man? - 09/04/2010 09:58:44 AM 1215 Views
Re: Which Invisible Man? - 09/04/2010 01:26:42 PM 1128 Views
I have a very different take on that book - 10/04/2010 11:17:13 AM 1098 Views
Re: I demand a paragraph by paragraph review, with footnotes! - 09/04/2010 01:45:44 PM 1172 Views
Hrmm... - 10/04/2010 11:19:01 AM 979 Views
Re: Well Larry I have started reading Gradsil by Adam Roberts - 12/04/2010 05:37:36 PM 1196 Views
He brings up some interesting points, if in an unnecessarily rude manner - 08/04/2010 12:42:25 PM 1150 Views
To be honest, I doubt most readers of the series obsess over it that much - 09/04/2010 10:05:49 AM 1182 Views
Re: To be honest, I doubt most readers of the series obsess over it that much - 09/04/2010 01:28:17 PM 1697 Views
Re: To be honest, I doubt most readers of the series obsess over it that much - 10/04/2010 11:40:22 AM 1092 Views
why are you so bothered by people being unimpressed with Roberts? - 10/04/2010 02:19:08 PM 1213 Views
I don't understand it either - 11/04/2010 12:44:25 PM 1169 Views
right? - 11/04/2010 02:13:00 PM 1188 Views
Nah - 12/04/2010 04:13:44 AM 983 Views
And in vol. 5, Roberts discovers the horrors of the circus - 09/04/2010 09:57:03 AM 1108 Views
5 reviews without saying more than "I hate the series" - 09/04/2010 01:31:13 PM 1042 Views
Basically he just states the "nothing happens"-argument... - 09/04/2010 03:26:02 PM 1026 Views
Well, what was really resolved here? - 10/04/2010 11:25:25 AM 1044 Views
Well... - 12/04/2010 05:05:20 PM 1235 Views
well exactly - 12/04/2010 05:33:11 PM 1261 Views
So very little was resolved and much was set into motion, then? - 12/04/2010 06:55:45 PM 1201 Views
Yes... - 12/04/2010 10:51:08 PM 992 Views
Ever read Umberto Eco's How To Travel with a Salmon? - 12/04/2010 11:07:19 PM 1197 Views
I guess... - 13/04/2010 10:03:03 AM 1256 Views
Sounds like you value prolixity for the sake of prolixity, to be honest - 13/04/2010 04:41:07 PM 2408 Views
Nah... - 13/04/2010 05:29:34 PM 1012 Views
He's read and enjoyed Proust, among others - 13/04/2010 07:37:39 PM 1051 Views
Ah, well... - 13/04/2010 09:45:45 PM 1030 Views
Dismissive, much? - 13/04/2010 10:52:30 PM 1175 Views
About that bifurcation... - 14/04/2010 02:02:15 AM 1139 Views
I'm rather moderate - 14/04/2010 10:11:30 AM 1058 Views
I'm just a liberation theologist at heart - 15/04/2010 01:51:16 PM 1982 Views
So, if you don't mind... - 13/04/2010 05:51:06 AM 1136 Views
That's fine with me - 13/04/2010 06:31:41 AM 1102 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 1115 Views
I didn't find it quite that bad, but... - 11/04/2010 08:27:52 AM 1025 Views
LoC represented a sharp drop in quality!!? - 19/05/2010 03:27:21 PM 1138 Views
And ignores everything else... - 09/04/2010 05:10:00 PM 1200 Views
Inchoatus went offline a couple of years ago - 10/04/2010 11:42:26 AM 2097 Views
This guy is going to get what he deserves... - 09/04/2010 10:26:14 PM 1103 Views
I'm waiting with bated breath for his CoT review *NM* - 10/04/2010 01:00:59 PM 822 Views
Just wanted to point out that he is not reviewing the series. - 16/04/2010 04:04:49 PM 1129 Views
Lord of Chaos commentary - 16/04/2010 03:39:39 PM 1134 Views
He has reached - The Hump. - 16/04/2010 03:55:51 PM 1096 Views
Re: He has reached - The Hump. - 18/04/2010 08:08:59 AM 1297 Views
No no. It was Lord of Heaven! - 16/04/2010 05:51:11 PM 1052 Views
Yeah, I noticed that - 16/04/2010 11:16:26 PM 974 Views
I would love the see him review Goodkind... - 16/04/2010 11:51:07 PM 1140 Views
Finally re-read that post - 20/04/2010 09:35:45 PM 1089 Views
The magic items are mostly irrelevant... - 21/04/2010 03:37:36 AM 1106 Views
A Crown of Swords - or is it deco-porn? - 23/04/2010 08:36:17 AM 1204 Views
Re: A Crown of Swords - or is it deco-porn? - 29/04/2010 06:02:28 PM 1103 Views
I disagree - 29/04/2010 09:34:49 PM 977 Views
I agree. - 29/04/2010 09:45:29 PM 1163 Views
Took me a moment to realize with whom you were agreeing - 29/04/2010 10:19:05 PM 1065 Views
Well, I did mention the necklines get overdone... - 06/05/2010 06:17:46 PM 1404 Views
Well, there's now also the tea to comment about - 07/05/2010 11:29:03 AM 1155 Views
A bit of a stumble this week - 30/04/2010 01:53:31 PM 1202 Views
The Path of Daggers commentary - 07/05/2010 10:39:03 AM 1185 Views
You'd think a Brit would like the tea... *NM* - 11/05/2010 04:05:42 PM 715 Views
Maybe he's just a contrarian? - 11/05/2010 07:55:43 PM 1041 Views
Winter's Heart - 21/05/2010 12:46:14 PM 1194 Views
To be fair - 21/05/2010 01:56:49 PM 1284 Views
I think WH was my least favorite of the WoT novels I re-read - 21/05/2010 04:49:31 PM 1091 Views
Re: I think WH was my least favorite of the WoT novels I re-read - 25/05/2010 05:05:09 PM 1275 Views
WH was my least favorite novel in the series, and that is saying a lot. - 28/05/2010 03:15:13 PM 1190 Views
I completely agree with his KoD post. Here is my favorite quote: - 28/05/2010 03:08:31 PM 1361 Views
CoT, you mean (link to actual post included) - 28/05/2010 04:56:10 PM 1206 Views
Yep, I meant COT. *NM* - 28/05/2010 07:02:48 PM 693 Views
Knife of Dreams - 18/06/2010 09:07:27 AM 1109 Views
Re: Knife of Dreams - 19/06/2010 05:49:38 AM 1186 Views
Agree... - 19/06/2010 05:08:44 PM 1170 Views
Roberts reflects back on WoT 1-11, with answers to questions asked of him - 25/06/2010 12:51:29 PM 1180 Views
This guy should be burned at the stake - 25/06/2010 03:22:34 PM 8570 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 1265 Views
Well, the burning at the stake was a bit much... - 26/06/2010 10:19:40 PM 1256 Views
Well, really! You brought the comment to his notice... - 26/06/2010 11:34:08 PM 1212 Views
And your point is...? - 27/06/2010 12:37:00 AM 1291 Views
Well... - 27/06/2010 05:38:12 AM 1238 Views
Indeed... I think it's rather clear that Larry's goal has been to cause trouble - 27/06/2010 10:57:36 AM 1374 Views
There is no "borderline" about it. - 28/03/2011 05:17:15 PM 1120 Views
Ridiculous - 27/06/2010 06:38:46 AM 1147 Views
I like his FAQ and his overall musings on its' popularity. - 29/06/2010 06:35:10 PM 1208 Views
One year later... - 27/03/2011 03:40:29 AM 1126 Views
Re: One year later... - 28/03/2011 05:03:32 PM 1061 Views
I see you subconsciously support critical takes. - 28/03/2011 11:41:48 PM 1349 Views
No I conciously support telling you and him that you are pathetic, arrogent, & jelous. *NM* - 30/03/2011 01:40:36 PM 781 Views
Jealous? - 30/03/2011 05:20:32 PM 1110 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 689 Views
Seconded. - 30/03/2011 04:04:36 PM 1013 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 728 Views
Yep! - 30/03/2011 05:16:38 PM 1042 Views
Jeez Larry, you're starting to sound like a GRRM detractor. - 31/03/2011 03:01:38 PM 1142 Views
Nah, no detractor - 01/04/2011 03:00:41 PM 1263 Views
Could a thread be locked? - 31/03/2011 07:48:26 PM 1028 Views
Re: One year later... - 01/04/2011 02:55:02 AM 1288 Views
Yep - 01/04/2011 02:57:52 PM 1201 Views

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