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Re: Okay, I admit it! I haven't read this book.

Postby bacon on Mon Mar 29, 2010 3:18 pm

Hello my name is bacon and I haven't read Catcher in the Rye nor Of Mice and Men. I started to read Crime and Punishment, but my semester of Economics ended before I could finish it. I was enjoying it though.

It was an experiment: which would finish first, my reading Crime and Punishment or this boring Economics class?
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Re: Okay, I admit it! I haven't read this book.

Postby Roy Hunter on Mon Mar 29, 2010 3:30 pm

bacon wrote:It was an experiment: which would finish first, my reading Crime and Punishment or this boring Economics class?
I really hated Economics 101, but I learned a lot more from it than I thought I did at the time. It comes in useful when you're discussing things with folks like Wawizzle and Rainswept.
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Re: Okay, I admit it! I haven't read this book.

Postby daftbeaker on Mon Mar 29, 2010 3:34 pm

Roy Hunter wrote:
bacon wrote:It was an experiment: which would finish first, my reading Crime and Punishment or this boring Economics class?
I really hated Economics 101, but I learned a lot more from it than I thought I did at the time. It comes in useful when you're discussing things with folks like Wawizzle and Rainswept.

Free Markets! La la la, free markets! :whistle:
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Re: Okay, I admit it! I haven't read this book.

Postby PKMKII on Mon Mar 29, 2010 4:13 pm

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PKMKII wrote:That's the thing though, I knew a guy in high school who thought of himself as being a rebel pissed off at the world, was absolutely sure he was going to love the book, and instead ended up hating the thing.


Well exactly, it showed him how much of an idiot he was.


You know, I never saw it that way, but that makes complete sense.
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Re: Okay, I admit it! I haven't read this book.

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Mon Mar 29, 2010 8:59 pm

bacon wrote:Hello my name is bacon and I haven't read ... Of Mice and Men.

That is one of the most powerful stories I have ever read. either as a play or as a story, it's incredible. Even more powerful than All Quiet On The Western Front, IMO.
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Re: Okay, I admit it! I haven't read this book.

Postby black bart on Tue Mar 30, 2010 6:26 am

I did try to read 'The Grapes of Wrath' once but it was too depressing.
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Re: Okay, I admit it! I haven't read this book.

Postby bacon on Tue Mar 30, 2010 9:48 am

ET, the Extra Terrestrial wrote:I never read To Kill A Mockingbird either, but I did read The Sound and the Fury. And actually liked it, sort of.

Haven't gotten up the guts to read Uncle Tom's cabin, though.

Dracula and The Last Mohican were awesome. Double awesome, even.

Never made it through Middlemarch. Tried twice and failed both times. Never got around to reading Watership Down.


I've read To Kill a Mockingbird and absolutely loved it. Excellent book! I want to read Watership Down, but I think I'll cry too much during it.
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Re: Okay, I admit it! I haven't read this book.

Postby TwistedSister on Tue Mar 30, 2010 9:55 am

bacon wrote:
ET, the Extra Terrestrial wrote:I never read To Kill A Mockingbird either, but I did read The Sound and the Fury. And actually liked it, sort of.

Haven't gotten up the guts to read Uncle Tom's cabin, though.

Dracula and The Last Mohican were awesome. Double awesome, even.

Never made it through Middlemarch. Tried twice and failed both times. Never got around to reading Watership Down.


I've read To Kill a Mockingbird and absolutely loved it. Excellent book! I want to read Watership Down, but I think I'll cry too much during it.

I can loan it to you if you promise to send it back.
You won't cry.
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Re: Okay, I admit it! I haven't read this book.

Postby Roland Deschain on Tue Mar 30, 2010 10:12 am

To Kill a Mockingbird and Watership Down are excellent books. I highly recommend reading them. *Cue Simon and Garfunkel*

Sorry about this, but...after reading 'Mockingbird, you'll want to wake up as it's a beautiful morning. :guilty:
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Re: Okay, I admit it! I haven't read this book.

Postby Ubi Dubium on Tue Mar 30, 2010 1:00 pm

My name is Ubi Dubium, and I also have not read To Kill a Mockingbird. Or Silas Marner. Although I have read the entire Harry Potter series. Out Loud.

I read Catcher in the Rye, but long enough ago to have forgotten most of it. Which is probably just as well, since it apparently didn't make enough impression on me to be worth remembering.

But I have read Godel Escher Bach ALL THE WAY THROUGH! I think that makes up for a lot of other books that I have not read.
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Re: Okay, I admit it! I haven't read this book.

Postby TwistedSister on Tue Mar 30, 2010 1:10 pm

Has anyone gotten through Walden Pond??
I made it half way and gave up.
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Re: Okay, I admit it! I haven't read this book.

Postby Roy Hunter on Tue Mar 30, 2010 1:34 pm

TwistedSister wrote:Has anyone gotten through Walden Pond??
Yes, not long ago. The bit with flying saucers attacking the cave trolls was a bit out-of-left-field, but I liked it.
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Re: Okay, I admit it! I haven't read this book.

Postby TwistedSister on Tue Mar 30, 2010 2:12 pm

Roy Hunter wrote:
TwistedSister wrote:Has anyone gotten through Walden Pond??
Yes, not long ago. The bit with flying saucers attacking the cave trolls was a bit out-of-left-field, but I liked it.

Hmmm, I must have left off before that part of the story.
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Re: Okay, I admit it! I haven't read this book.

Postby Qwertyuiopasd on Tue Mar 30, 2010 4:28 pm

Ubi Dubium wrote:Although I have read the entire Harry Potter series. Out Loud.


What good mother hasn't?
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Re: Okay, I admit it! I haven't read this book.

Postby Edd on Wed Mar 31, 2010 11:30 am

pieces o'nine wrote:Hello, my name is [not really] pieces o'nine and I have never read James Joyce's Ulysses.


I've had that book in my library for years and I still haven't gotten around to reading it.
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