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mvd Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-25-08 01:19 AM
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2. Hi, Peggy!
Yes, I'm 32 and you are older, and we both love the series. I admit I wasn't shocked at the overall outcome of the series, but one thing about the battle in the end did surprise me. It has to do with time. Won't give away more because it would be a spoiler.
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  -What is your view of Harry Potter. ccharles000  Nov-25-08 12:50 AM   #0 
  - My dear ccharles000!  CaliforniaPeggy   Nov-25-08 01:07 AM   #1 
  - Hi, Peggy!  mvd   Nov-25-08 01:19 AM   #2 
  - Put me down for an "awesome".  MrSlayer   Nov-25-08 03:11 AM   #3 
  - The Baseball Furies dropped the ball, made an error  walldude   Nov-25-08 01:47 PM   #24 
  - Not into children's literature.  peruban   Nov-25-08 03:25 AM   #4 
  - Oooh that's a great book.  redqueen   Nov-25-08 09:40 AM   #16 
     - Lolita was first written in English  XemaSab   Nov-25-08 01:48 PM   #25 
        - Don't I feel stupid now!  redqueen   Nov-25-08 02:04 PM   #28 
           - Yes, Nabokov was fluent in Russian, German, English, and French.  peruban   Nov-25-08 02:35 PM   #29 
              - But his native tongue was Russian, no?  redqueen   Nov-25-08 02:42 PM   #31 
                 - Yes, he was born in Russia.  peruban   Nov-25-08 03:19 PM   #34 
  - My thoughts on this  RandomThoughts   Nov-25-08 03:50 AM   #5 
  - Wow - I don't see that at all. I say it's the exact opposite -  Rabrrrrrr   Nov-25-08 08:12 AM   #10 
  - You're right--it's also heavily paternalistic.  jpgray   Nov-25-08 09:40 AM   #15 
  - if people who have much are supposed to use their gifts for the good of all  Book Lover   Nov-25-08 03:30 PM   #35 
  - Because muggles are fearful and intolerant of magic  Rabrrrrrr   Nov-25-08 05:52 PM   #36 
     - I think not  Book Lover   Nov-25-08 05:56 PM   #37 
     - I should think someone with a Masters in English would know suspension of disbelief,  Rabrrrrrr   Nov-26-08 11:58 AM   #51 
     - The subtle message conditions the masses if repeated.  RandomThoughts   Nov-25-08 11:38 PM   #42 
     - So now you're judging Rowling because some characters in her novels  Rabrrrrrr   Nov-26-08 12:01 PM   #52 
     - wow, never thought about comparing HP to Ayn Rand  tigereye   Nov-26-08 10:07 AM   #48 
     - my take  pc1971   Nov-26-08 04:56 PM   #58 
  - No bitterness here.  RandomThoughts   Nov-25-08 11:05 PM   #38 
  - You've read the books?  RoyGBiv   Nov-25-08 09:55 AM   #17 
  - Have you been hanging out with Dementors or someone?  CBHagman   Nov-25-08 01:40 PM   #23 
     - I *DO* see the concept of an elite as the backdrop of the story  XemaSab   Nov-25-08 01:50 PM   #26 
  - I am re-reading the entire series  raptor_rider   Nov-25-08 07:50 AM   #6 
  - meh  baldguy   Nov-25-08 07:52 AM   #7 
  - I enjoyed both the books and the movies.  BarenakedLady   Nov-25-08 07:55 AM   #8 
  - Totally awesome  MorningGlow   Nov-25-08 08:08 AM   #9 
  - I love it - I love also the fundie Christians who think witches actually exist,  Rabrrrrrr   Nov-25-08 08:16 AM   #11 
  - Witches Do Exist  Parche   Nov-25-08 11:10 AM   #21 
  - Gasp!  MorningGlow   Nov-25-08 03:18 PM   #33 
     - No, it's not that you don't exist, it's that witches don't exist.  Rabrrrrrr   Nov-26-08 09:05 AM   #44 
        - Erm, yes, that is sort of true  MorningGlow   Nov-26-08 09:15 AM   #45 
           - Yes, it's the witches of fairy tales and literature I'm talking about.  Rabrrrrrr   Nov-26-08 09:20 AM   #46 
              - Magic is real.  MorningGlow   Nov-26-08 09:26 AM   #47 
  - I like the movies.  blueraven95   Nov-25-08 08:17 AM   #12 
  - Terrific series - but Book 7 was sort of a letdown  derby378   Nov-25-08 09:34 AM   #13 
  - it beats Lord of the Rings. nt.  IndianaJones   Nov-25-08 09:38 AM   #14 
  - Only when thrown ...  RoyGBiv   Nov-25-08 09:56 AM   #18 
  - it got a lot of young people to read  JitterbugPerfume   Nov-25-08 09:59 AM   #19 
  - Harry Of Potter  Parche   Nov-25-08 10:51 AM   #20 
  - False dilemma. I don't have to hate it not to be impressed.  Deep13   Nov-25-08 11:16 AM   #22 
  - Read a few of the books, saw a couple of the films; I'm done.  Peake   Nov-25-08 01:57 PM   #27 
  - Its OK  Taverner   Nov-25-08 02:37 PM   #30 
  - Never read any of the books.  bigwillq   Nov-25-08 03:15 PM   #32 
  - It is awesome AND Ron is a super hunk.  Revolutionary_Acts04   Nov-25-08 11:12 PM   #39 
  - good yarn  tismyself   Nov-25-08 11:32 PM   #40 
  - I would like to have one in-real-life conversation about it that didn't begin...  Orrex   Nov-25-08 11:34 PM   #41 
  - you could argue that a lot of books for kids aren't entirely children's stories  tigereye   Nov-26-08 10:13 AM   #49 
     - Well, sure. But most of them aren't 10,000 pages, either  Orrex   Nov-26-08 11:18 AM   #50 
        - I wouldn't have been had my husband not started listening to em on tape  tigereye   Nov-26-08 03:30 PM   #55 
           - I have nothing but good things to say about Rowling  Orrex   Nov-26-08 05:32 PM   #59 
  - Its very good, read all the books just once so far  petersond   Nov-26-08 01:15 AM   #43 
  - At first I was against Harry Potter books because it was like a cult. But  applegrove   Nov-26-08 12:28 PM   #53 
  - Other: I really enjoyed reading them, but  Rob H.   Nov-26-08 01:24 PM   #54 
  - Have not read any of the books or seen any of the movies  mokawanis   Nov-26-08 04:04 PM   #56 
  - It is 436576765767 times better than TWILIGHT.  WritingIsMyReligion   Nov-26-08 04:43 PM   #57 
 

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