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DarkTirade Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-29-08 07:47 PM
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13. Yeah, I tend to get emotionally attached to fiction a bit more than I should.
It was hard to finish reading the New Jedi Order series. Literally. Because every time Chewie was mentioned I kept getting misty-eyed and it was hard to keep reading. :P
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  -So how caught up in books do you get? jobycom  Oct-29-08 01:16 PM   #0 
  - I miss the sandworms of the deep desert. nt  Deep13   Oct-29-08 01:20 PM   #1 
  - Shai-hulud! I remember when I went through my spice agony.  Rabrrrrrr   Oct-29-08 01:27 PM   #3 
  - Well-written fiction can draw me right i that way, and leave me feeling it for days afterward.  Rabrrrrrr   Oct-29-08 01:23 PM   #2 
  - Lord of the Rings  jobycom   Oct-29-08 01:49 PM   #6 
     - Try The Name of the Wind  jaredh   Oct-29-08 07:22 PM   #9 
  - The Years Of Rice And Salt has stuck with me big time since I first read it in 2003.  Forkboy   Oct-29-08 01:31 PM   #4 
  - Another vote for Years of Rice and Salt  leftyclimber   Oct-29-08 07:42 PM   #11 
  - YAY...someone else who has read it!  Forkboy   Oct-30-08 01:45 PM   #14 
  - That sound a little like Lessing's Shikasta.  sfexpat2000   Oct-30-08 01:58 PM   #16 
     - That sounds interesting.  Forkboy   Oct-30-08 09:44 PM   #26 
  - I didnt go to school for over a week  Imagine In Texas   Oct-29-08 01:47 PM   #5 
  - All the time  LibertyLover   Oct-29-08 01:57 PM   #7 
  - I got all weepy over Dan Simmon's Hyperion  MrCoffee   Oct-29-08 02:05 PM   #8 
  - The only one of his  TheCentepedeShoes   Oct-29-08 07:28 PM   #10 
  - Hey now! Don't go spoilin' the story for me.  azmouse   Oct-30-08 05:05 PM   #24 
  - I was exactly the same way.  YellowRubberDuckie   Oct-29-08 07:47 PM   #12 
  - Yeah, I tend to get emotionally attached to fiction a bit more than I should.  DarkTirade   Oct-29-08 07:47 PM   #13 
  - You ever get to where you don't want to start a new book because  jobycom   Oct-30-08 03:38 PM   #20 
     - That happened to me when I read Shantaram two years ago.  InternalDialogue   Oct-30-08 03:47 PM   #22 
  - Fictional characters have always been as real as people to me.  sfexpat2000   Oct-30-08 01:55 PM   #15 
  - I used to read the last page or two of a novel before I'd buy it.  jobycom   Oct-30-08 02:00 PM   #17 
     - I've done that, too, but mostly with authors I don't know yet.  sfexpat2000   Oct-30-08 02:22 PM   #18 
        - I never learned to skim  jobycom   Oct-30-08 03:35 PM   #19 
  - I love the world of Dickens.  PassingFair   Oct-30-08 03:42 PM   #21 
  - Oh my God, yes  WildEyedLiberal   Oct-30-08 05:01 PM   #23 
  - I can only take in so much information at one time so it depends a great  applegrove   Oct-30-08 09:25 PM   #25 
  - It can frustrate me, sure, and it often does...  reyd reid reed   Oct-30-08 09:48 PM   #27 
  - Oh, I do the same, to this day.  InvisibleTouch   Oct-30-08 09:50 PM   #28 
  - (dupe deleted) n/t  InvisibleTouch   Oct-30-08 09:50 PM   #29 
  - My husband wanted to divorce me after I read...............  pilar007   Oct-30-08 11:12 PM   #30 
  - That one really sucks the air outta ya, doesn't it.  PassingFair   Oct-31-08 07:24 AM   #32 
  - I get really involved in books I read.  Tilion   Oct-31-08 12:06 AM   #31 
  - Yes definately  BarenakedLady   Oct-31-08 07:28 AM   #33 
  - Oh certainly I know exactly what you mean  YankeyMCC   Oct-31-08 07:34 AM   #34 

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