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RIP Terry Pratchett (1948-2015)
« on: March 13, 2015, 06:35:21 AM »
One of Britain's most beloved writers of fantasy fiction has passed away at the age of 66 following a long and public battle with Alzheimer's disease. I was not his biggest fan, but I have always appreciated his wit and sense of humour, and most of all his dedication to his craft.

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Re: RIP Terry Pratchett (1948-2015)
« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2015, 06:47:53 AM »
The Colour of Magic will always have a special place in my heart. He will be missed.
when you try to mock anyone while also running the flat earth society. Lol

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Re: RIP Terry Pratchett (1948-2015)
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2015, 09:05:43 AM »
His writing turned me from somebody who read occasionally into a voracious reader. He was a genuine inspiration and idol to me.

I re-read Reaper Man, the first Discworld book I ever read, again last night.

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Re: RIP Terry Pratchett (1948-2015)
« Reply #3 on: March 13, 2015, 01:47:29 PM »
I too am saddened by this great loss.

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Re: RIP Terry Pratchett (1948-2015)
« Reply #4 on: March 13, 2015, 05:40:07 PM »
Discworld lives on. RIP.

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Re: RIP Terry Pratchett (1948-2015)
« Reply #5 on: March 13, 2015, 09:02:44 PM »
Let's see if we can convince Death that he aten't dead.

https://www.change.org/p/death-bring-back-terry-pratchett

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Re: RIP Terry Pratchett (1948-2015)
« Reply #6 on: March 14, 2015, 03:11:14 AM »
I'm gonna have to read all 41 disk world books.

I've got 1 down, 40 to go.
If you are going to DebOOonK an expert then you have to at least provide a source with credentials of equal or greater relevance. Even then, it merely shows that some experts disagree with each other.

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Re: RIP Terry Pratchett (1948-2015)
« Reply #7 on: March 14, 2015, 03:50:21 AM »
I'm gonna have to read all 41 disk world books.

I've got 1 down, 40 to go.

Having completed this marathon myself, I can say that it is a fine endeavor.  And on that subject, I'd actually like to thank Chris for getting me onto them.  His enthusiasm for the series was a big factor in my decision to check out the books.