Angie Angie's Comments (member since Feb 10, 2008)


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Sep 17, 2015 12:41PM

1865 Flash Beagle wrote: "Parts of it were fun, but it was mostly a chore to read and most of the time I was not eager to go back to reading it.
There were also parts that even in the highly fictionalized world did not make..."


I forgot about the scene when Zach destroys all the equipment. It's like no one cared because he was the son of some famous military guy. I never really became attached to any of the characters. I thought his friends from earth were going to join him in space, but they didn't play a big role. Then the ones we do meet in space die. Then everyone goes off to have sex when they find out the world is going to end. All three couples. I thought that was odd.

After it was announced to the world that the aliens were coming everyone runs to local internet cafes and and gets on their iPads and all help out. I have issues with this. My parents are what I would consider non-gamers and there is no way they would do this. In fact... I really don't see people doing this unless they are gamers. Plus I was thinking about the fact that people were only told one hour in advance. Sometimes I am mowing my lawn, washing my car, blah blah and it takes a whole hour. I might not even turn on the news or check the internet that hour. So it's like how many people were busy that hour and didn't even have a chance to get the message the aliens were coming!
Sep 16, 2015 12:26PM

1865 Honestly, I too was really disappointed in this book. UGHHH. I just think this was trying too hard to add in pop culture references. The story went on and on about this upcoming battle... and then honestly the way it ended had me scratching my head. The fact that this came from the same author as Ready Player One really surprises me.
Sep 01, 2015 11:57AM

1865 I loved Ready Player One so much! So I was really looking forward to this book. So far it's good .. seems a little too detailed. But I'm just rolling with it right now.
Eureka (376 new)
Sep 27, 2009 07:17AM

1865 I felt like the season finale was more like a series finale. Did it seem like that to anyone else?
Aug 11, 2009 04:36PM

1865 I had no idea this was going to be a movie! This is great!
Eureka (376 new)
Jul 25, 2009 08:08PM

1865 I am so glad this show is back... even though there are hardly any shows this season. I did think it was kinda crazy that girl didn't have to go to jail or anything after swapping DNA!
Eureka (376 new)
Apr 28, 2009 05:01PM

1865 Thank you for the news on Eureka's return! I am also sick of these split seasons. So really to me it is two different seasons with 10 episodes each instead of the 20 episodes on one season that we are used to. Let's just call it what it is.
Apr 24, 2009 10:39AM

1865 Funny that this topic is here... I am just now watching season 1!
Apr 08, 2009 09:09AM

1865 Congrats Nick! This is great!
Apr 02, 2009 09:39AM

1865 I am finally watching 4.0! Loving it so far!
Apr 02, 2009 09:37AM

1865 So far I plan on reading:
Cravings
The Lightning Thief
Carrie
Eleven on Top
Dead and Loving It
The Hobbit Graphic Novel
Feb 22, 2009 08:49AM

1865 I have a Mac-and no software glitches here! Love Mac! ; )
1865 Chris I had never heard of Legends... so this story isn't in any other King books?
Feb 12, 2009 05:43PM

1865 I recommend this book to everyone!
Feb 06, 2009 07:22PM

1865 Humm... I actually don't know about that. I would see if you can pre-order the Stand's hardcover and then you will know?
1865 I have all the graphic novels, Dark Tower and the Stand. The new stuff that is added to the stories are in the appendixes which are only in the comic book versions and not in the hard back collections.
Are you a Gamer? (144 new)
Feb 06, 2009 10:13AM

1865 Anyone download the Halo Wars demo?
1865 What I found interesting was that none of the characters had super human powers except Dr. Manhattan. And to be honest I hadn't know that DC characters were the original characters for the book. So when I read it I wasn't really thinking about who that is supposed to be or who that it. It will be interesting to re-read it and think of that characters that way this time.
Feb 04, 2009 03:43PM

1865 I love reading it in one installment. I agree with Donna, I hate having to have to go to the comic book store constantly. So I like that some graphic novels compile several of the comics into one book so that I can read them all at once. Now some people might think this would take away profits from a comic book store, but recently Marvel is trying to kinda fix this by making the graphic novels available exclusively at the comic book stores. For example I am looking forward to the Stand Comics all in one book, but Marvel is not letting places like Barnes and Noble sell it you have to go to the comic book stores to get it. Which is fine with me either way.
Feb 04, 2009 03:39PM

1865 I agree with Beth... if people actually left the group over the emails that is pretty sad. As soon as I saw it in my inbox I knew it was a mistake. I simply read the first one and delete the rest as easy as that. Nick you are a great Mod for this group... Thanks for all the work you do!
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