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Terez 11-27-2010 01:48 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Belazamon (Post 131971)
That doesn't make them mutually exclusive, however.

Usually in the case of insane people - such as Felix - 'strange' is an understatement.

Belazamon 11-27-2010 01:52 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Terez (Post 131973)
Usually in the case of insane people - such as Felix - 'strange' is an understatement.

I suppose understatement might be a bit overused sometimes.

GonzoTheGreat 11-27-2010 04:48 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Jonai
You're a strange duck.

I am not a duck.

FelixPax 12-10-2010 02:13 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Terez (Post 131973)
Usually in the case of insane people - such as Felix - 'strange' is an understatement.

If someone doesn't agree with your OWN particular point of view and judgment from on HIGH? You label them as insane, it seems. Is that the extent of your abilities? To belittle?

Who's to say your the insane one, not I? ;)

I was under the impression, that this a forum for discussion...
Not a mind-control convention. :p

variance 12-18-2010 09:07 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by pops taer (Post 131697)
... Anyhow, I will say these haven't hurt the story line for me and although I am still about 90 pages from the end of the book I am already saying...Bring on the "Grand Finale."

I agree -- typos don't change a good read but it would be nice not to have so many. At a professional level of publishing it's just surprising -- but I suppose different people are surprised by different things.............

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morat'corlm 12-19-2010 07:05 AM

p. 669 (TOR)
Quote:

Galad said bowing with an expert bow,
should be
Quote:

Galad said, bowing with an expert bow,
and "bowing with an expert bow" is itself horribly clunky - suggest "bowing expertly".

And a final usage/idiom note: the Royal Palace of Andor in Caemlyn has always been called just that, or "the Royal Palace", or "the palace", or "the Palace in Caemlyn" when elsewhere. The usage of "Caemlyn Palace" in Ch. 19 and 37, and "Andoran palace" in Ch. 21, 22, and 49, jumps out.

morat'corlm 12-27-2010 03:36 PM

p 76 "flame of Tar Valon" -> "Flame of Tar Valon"
p 108 "There were some signs of a struggle too." -> "There were some signs of a struggle, too."

morat'corlm 01-07-2011 10:45 PM

p 180 "Light no," Elayne said. -> "Light, no," Elayne said.
p 184 "Well it's true," -> "Well, it's true,"
p 185 "My pardon" -> "Your pardon" or simply "Pardon"
p 196 "as of late" -> "of late"


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