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Forum: Theoryland Re-Read 02-02-2012, 10:34 AM
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Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
yeah, Mat did thorough research on how to...

yeah, Mat did thorough research on how to manipulate DotNM into liking him, all the while griping about how he doesn't *really* want to get married.

that's crazy right there. Either insane or...
Forum: Theoryland Re-Read 02-02-2012, 10:15 AM
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Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
As I stated at the beginning of this thread, I am...

As I stated at the beginning of this thread, I am aware of my bias. Historiographical theory teaches us that nobody is free of bias, not even computers if they're operated by humans because while a...
Forum: Theoryland Re-Read 12-19-2011, 05:13 AM
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Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
Thanks for the reply :) and welcome to TL! ...

Thanks for the reply :) and welcome to TL!

I'll answer the Snakes & Foxes question first:

THE hugest grievance Mat has is regarding the 3 answers he got, the memories planted in his head and...
Forum: Theoryland Re-Read 09-22-2011, 11:45 AM
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Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
lol, by that Moiraine point you're helping my...

lol, by that Moiraine point you're helping my argument against Gonzo, you know (that Mat thinks OP has done some Huge Harm to him).

Without OP Mat would indeed be in TR, probably getting his ass...
Forum: Theoryland Re-Read 09-22-2011, 11:31 AM
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Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
dude. again. killed by OP (Rahvin) once. killed...

dude. again. killed by OP (Rahvin) once. killed by Darkhounds once. in the process of being killed by the Shadar Logoth dagger once.

Brought back by OP 3 times. 3>1 last I checked.

ETA: that's...
Forum: Theoryland Re-Read 09-22-2011, 10:13 AM
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Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
is that all you've got? you know, come to...

is that all you've got?

you know, come to think of it, I think Mat might be The Character Most Often Brought Back To Life By The One Power. I'll have to do some research on that though.
Forum: Theoryland Re-Read 09-22-2011, 09:47 AM
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Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
I'm looking for quotes for the rest of it. While...

I'm looking for quotes for the rest of it. While you're waiting though, read my first post again, I give a pretty good chronological summary there.

as for Gonzo's Mandatory Egwene-Hate: I'm sorry,...
Forum: Theoryland Re-Read 09-22-2011, 08:57 AM
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Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
you didn't address the fact that he's a bad...

you didn't address the fact that he's a bad friend.

wimpy: "When it actually matters" do you mean on the battlefield? Where he can't get away because of ta'veerenness? and where he's tried...
Forum: Theoryland Re-Read 09-22-2011, 07:30 AM
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Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
you said it yourself, Mat isn't interested in...

you said it yourself, Mat isn't interested in helping Rand. He's interested in running away and/or getting rid of the memories in his head. sure, he "does it anyway", kicking and screaming, shiftily...
Forum: Theoryland Re-Read 09-22-2011, 06:47 AM
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Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
Mat "sticks around". yeah, because the Pattern...

Mat "sticks around". yeah, because the Pattern pulls him, not because he thinks it's a good idea to support his friend. In fact, he fights as much as he can against the Pattern pulling him, if you...
Forum: Theoryland Re-Read 09-22-2011, 06:08 AM
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Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
Dude. did I say it was unreasonable of Mat? no, I...

Dude. did I say it was unreasonable of Mat? no, I said some amount of distrust is justified. I also said that considering Mat's own experiences with an insanity-inducing force, his attitude towards...
Forum: Theoryland Re-Read 09-22-2011, 03:13 AM
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Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
not entirely - I have a dislike of Mat due to his...

not entirely - I have a dislike of Mat due to his gambling habits, and that's still something I'm extremely uncomfortable with when it comes to him. Which, as I said, have consciously tried to put...
Forum: Theoryland Re-Read 09-21-2011, 10:42 AM
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Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
oh stuff it, both of you. Egwene is wonderful,...

oh stuff it, both of you. Egwene is wonderful, kind, smart, honest, brave and amazing and you know it.

As for Mat... well, it's just one more aspect of moronic idiocy. c'mon, man up alrady! look...
Forum: Theoryland Re-Read 09-21-2011, 10:01 AM
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Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
Perhaps. as I said, I find it interesting that it...

Perhaps. as I said, I find it interesting that it keeps getting worse as the story advances rather than remaining on the same level or even (too much to hope for, I guess) diminishing over time....
Forum: Theoryland Re-Read 09-21-2011, 08:11 AM
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Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
ah, that was my next thought. I got confused when...

ah, that was my next thought. I got confused when "dynamo" was only used in the context of an electricity generator :rolleyes:

I can see that being an actual fear of his. But then the question is:...
Forum: Theoryland Re-Read 09-21-2011, 07:36 AM
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Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
no, it's not a phobia. A phobia is being afraid...

no, it's not a phobia. A phobia is being afraid of something. Mat is not afraid of change, exactly (at least, that's what I think you mean by dynamophobia, although the actual name for a fear of...
Forum: Theoryland Re-Read 09-21-2011, 06:15 AM
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Posted By yks 6nnetu hing
Musings on Mat - FoH and earlier

Ok, so as most of you know, I have a certain dislike for Mat. As I'm rereading the series I am consciously trying to put some of my prejudices aside and just read the story but... now other things...
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