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Post Posted: Tue Dec 05, 2006 8:41 pm 
 

deimos3428 wrote:There is a standard protocol suggested by eBay.  You're meant to leave feedback when you're paid, and when you receive the item.  For various reasons that probably deserve a separate discussion thread, this protocol is not always followed.   :wink:


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Post Posted: Wed Dec 06, 2006 3:21 am 
 

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What shocks me are all the chicks nowadays that like and read fantasy literature.  When I was in high school, there were none...I mean zip, zero, nada.  Hell, it was hard to get any GUYS to admit they read/liked Fantasy or SciFi.  Now it's practically a badge of honor.  Just this week I ran into one of my friend's ex wives, she was reading the new Thomas Covenant book; one of my wife's coworkers, reading one of the many Dragonlance sequels; and one of my daughters friends reading one of the older Sanctuary/Thieves World collections.  I had interesting conversations with all three about their choice in reading material; It's nice to think that if I was 20years younger my choice of literature would be downright acceptable.  Just think, I could actually use fantasy reading material to PICK UP GIRLS: "Hey, I notice you are reading some Eddings there, ever try The Sword of Shannara?"

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What scares me is the thought of a "new" Thomas Covenant book.  What is it called, Misery Loves Company?

How about, Depressed With a Ring?

Or, White Gold Whiner?

Lord Foul's Boredom?

My choice:  Oh, God! More?


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Post Posted: Wed Dec 06, 2006 7:58 am 
 

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What scares me is the thought of a "new" Thomas Covenant book.  What is it called, Misery Loves Company?

How about, Depressed With a Ring?

Or, White Gold Whiner?

Lord Foul's Boredom?

My choice:  Oh, God! More?


You're taking shots at the best fantasy novels of all time!  I can not wait for the next Covenant book!   :!:


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Post Posted: Wed Dec 06, 2006 10:34 am 
 

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You're taking shots at the best fantasy novels of all time!  I can not wait for the next Covenant book!   :!:


You are truly a glutton for punishment!   8O    :lol:


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Post Posted: Wed Dec 06, 2006 10:53 am 
 


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I wonder if you add 2nd addition to 3rd addition if you will get 5th addition. :P


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Post Posted: Wed Dec 06, 2006 12:25 pm 
 

MShipley88 wrote:
You are truly a glutton for punishment!   8O    :lol:


I thought punishment was reserved for anyone who reads the Wheel of Time books by Robert Jordan.  I stopped reading them after book 5.  I figure I will wait until he finally finishes the last book and then I will start over again.  I may skip book 4 as well...possibly the most snore-inducing book I have ever read.  :|

  

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Post Posted: Wed Dec 06, 2006 10:54 pm 
 

I loved the Thomas Covenant books.  In fact, just to really let you know how old I am, I read them as they were released, when I was studying engineering in the 70s and early 80s.  I WAS that female nerd, as there were not many female engineering students at UF then - about 1 in 50!  My roommate and I couldn't wait for "White Gold Wielder".  Now my daughter was mad for the Robert Jordan books when she was in middle school, and so I thought she would like Thomas Covenant.  Boy did she ever turn her nose up at them!  But now I will definitely seek the new Covenant book out.  Thanks for letting me know it is out there!


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Post Posted: Thu Dec 07, 2006 2:12 pm 
 

Kingofpain89 wrote:I thought punishment was reserved for anyone who reads the Wheel of Time books by Robert Jordan.  I stopped reading them after book 5.  I figure I will wait until he finally finishes the last book and then I will start over again.  I may skip book 4 as well...possibly the most snore-inducing book I have ever read.  :|

The books are one thing.  Try playing the video game.  Great idea; horrible implementation.

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Post Posted: Thu Dec 07, 2006 3:23 pm 
 

deimos3428 wrote:The books are one thing.  Try playing the video game.  Great idea; horrible implementation.


Now that you mention it, I do own the PC game.  The combat system based on using the angreals was very cool....until you started trying to switch between them while fighting.  For the most part I thought the game was a lot of fun but it was very buggy and I could never finish the game due to all the bugs.  Using balefire was always fun.  :twisted:

  


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Post Posted: Fri Dec 08, 2006 12:23 am 
 

lucyjoyce wrote:I loved the Thomas Covenant books.  In fact, just to really let you know how old I am, I read them as they were released, when I was studying engineering in the 70s and early 80s.  I WAS that female nerd, as there were not many female engineering students at UF then - about 1 in 50!  My roommate and I couldn't wait for "White Gold Wielder".  Now my daughter was mad for the Robert Jordan books when she was in middle school, and so I thought she would like Thomas Covenant.  Boy did she ever turn her nose up at them!  But now I will definitely seek the new Covenant book out.  Thanks for letting me know it is out there!


L.J. - just curious, there must have been some D&D going on in an engineering dept in the late 70s? Did you ever get a chance to play?

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Post Posted: Fri Dec 08, 2006 11:08 pm 
 

I had some friends that were avid players.  They got together in this big house about 5 blocks from campus, where I lived briefly while between dwellings (the house I had been living in had been condemned!) It was conveniently located next to the Krispy Kreme and many late night trips were made to fortify the players.  I never played with them, though.  I was under the delusion that when you played you kind of "leveled up" the way my kids do on Final Fantasy games now, and I thought that you carried that higher level with you forever.  So I thought I could never catch up.  Shoulda asked, huh?  But it did give me a fondness for the games, as I had a fondness for those participants.


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Post Posted: Sat Dec 09, 2006 10:26 am 
 


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Post Posted: Sat Dec 09, 2006 10:47 am 
 

Beyondthebreach wrote:

You're taking shots at the best fantasy novels of all time!  I can not wait for the next Covenant book!   :!:


I also liked the books. Not my favorites by any stretch but good reading back in the day. I just pulled all my old paperbacks out of storage and thought about dumping them on ebay. I know they aren't worth anything, but at least I can get them out of the house.

So if anyone wants the entire Covenant series, PM me.


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Post Posted: Sat Dec 09, 2006 10:47 am 
 

Kingofpain89 wrote:
I thought punishment was reserved for anyone who reads the Wheel of Time books by Robert Jordan.  I stopped reading them after book 5.  I figure I will wait until he finally finishes the last book and then I will start over again.  I may skip book 4 as well...possibly the most snore-inducing book I have ever read.  :|


Amen to that comment. I quit reading them as well and will wait until/if ever the series finishes before reading them.

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Post Posted: Sat Dec 09, 2006 11:15 am 
 

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Amen to that comment. I quit reading them as well and will wait until/if ever the series finishes before reading them.

John


Wouldn't that be a bitch if Robert Jordan kicked the bucket before he finished number thirteen?  He does have a rare blood disease that he is being treated for if I am not mistaken.  Man, think of all the rabid fans committing suicide because they will never get to find out what happens to everyone in the books.

  


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Post Posted: Sat Dec 09, 2006 8:32 pm 
 

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Still sealed. :D


Seller emailed me back, and has posted pics. The shrinkwrapped MM is 5th print probably, and extra is 3rd.

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Post Posted: Sat Dec 09, 2006 11:04 pm 
 

AD&D 2nd Edition - The Complete Set!!!


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Post Posted: Sun Dec 10, 2006 10:19 pm 
 


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Sorry but this is definitely in "Crapola" condition.  And the way the auction description is worded I am assuming that the books and ref sheets aren't included.  :?

  


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Post Posted: Mon Dec 11, 2006 7:17 am 
 

...and I love the idea that it "and also requires the Outdoor Survival war game (by Avalon Hill) to play."

WTF?!?  8O


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Post Posted: Mon Dec 11, 2006 9:22 am 
 

notquitekarpov wrote:...and I love the idea that it "and also requires the Outdoor Survival war game (by Avalon Hill) to play."

WTF?!?  8O

Well, that's actually suggested in the book, but "requires" is a little bit strong.

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