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Forum: Archived: General Wheel of Time Discussion - 05/2008 - 03/2012 09-21-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 17,925
Posted By the_collective
You just can't help yourself, can you Terez? ...

You just can't help yourself, can you Terez?

Just sayin'.
Forum: Archived: General Wheel of Time Discussion - 05/2008 - 03/2012 09-21-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 17,925
Posted By the_collective
It's this one.

It's this one.
Forum: Theoryland Re-Read 09-21-2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,515
Posted By the_collective
To be honest, I understand your distaste for Lan...

To be honest, I understand your distaste for Lan much more readily than what the OPer has to say about Mat (though she has a good point, too, I suppose).

I love both of these characters. In fact,...
Forum: Theoryland Re-Read 09-21-2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,515
Posted By the_collective
Wow. Umm... That's kind of a good point. ...

Wow. Umm...

That's kind of a good point.

And that's not even counting all of his refusal to man up to a committed heterosexual relationship with a suitably available lady-friend (one that he...
Forum: Theoryland Re-Read 09-21-2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,515
Posted By the_collective
Mordeth's dirty taint.

I agree with all of this, most especially the bit about a lack of real exploration into the long-term effects of exposure to the taint of the Dagger/Mordeth/Mashadar/Shadar Logoth (nor is it entirely...
Forum: Archived: General Wheel of Time Discussion - 05/2008 - 03/2012 09-19-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 818
Views: 52,874
Posted By the_collective
I think I know...?

I thought there was an RJ quote somewhere regarding the large pack of Darkhounds that Perrin had seen hours-old signs of around his chasing-Faile-posse's camp in WH; it stated that the Darkhounds in...
Forum: Archived: General Wheel of Time Discussion - 05/2008 - 03/2012 09-16-2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,953
Posted By the_collective
<ahem> Giggity. That is all.

<ahem> Giggity.

That is all.
Forum: Archived: General Wheel of Time Discussion - 05/2008 - 03/2012 09-16-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,549
Posted By the_collective
Thank you, ZS. I actually did know that 10-day...

Thank you, ZS. I actually did know that 10-day weeks are supposed to have been used during the latter 3/4 of the series and from what I understand, the first several books used a 7-day week.

My...
Forum: Archived: General Wheel of Time Discussion - 05/2008 - 03/2012 09-16-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,549
Posted By the_collective
Thanks, WSB for the quotes. I haven't read CoT...

Thanks, WSB for the quotes. I haven't read CoT since around the time KoD came out, and you've handily put the lie to most of what I said.

Firstly, I was definitely wrong to compare Alviarin to...
Forum: Archived: General Wheel of Time Discussion - 05/2008 - 03/2012 09-16-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,549
Posted By the_collective
As if she had a choice?

Correct me if I'm wrong (as if you need an invitation), but I was under the impression that Alviarin only loosed (lost?) her grip on Elaida/the Hall in the Tower because Mesaana had her off doing...
Forum: Archived: General Wheel of Time Discussion - 05/2008 - 03/2012 09-14-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,455
Posted By the_collective
It occurred to me today that this quote may be...

It occurred to me today that this quote may be relevant to the discussion:



Then, later:



Analysis:
Forum: Theoryland Re-Read 09-14-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,570
Posted By the_collective
Hmmmm....

All this ter'angreal-Lanfear business has got me thinking...

If I were RJ, and my bad-assest, femme-fatale-iest character owed part of her magnificent allure to a bit of magical jewelry, and this...
Forum: Theoryland Re-Read 09-12-2011, 07:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,570
Posted By the_collective
Yeah, this hadn't really been evident to me until...

Yeah, this hadn't really been evident to me until you just pointed it out. She does seem to have an aversion to crowds larger than 3 or 4 people; including the other Chosen.

Then again, there's...
Forum: Archived: General Wheel of Time Discussion - 05/2008 - 03/2012 09-11-2011, 04:17 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,165
Posted By the_collective
Well that's a fair question, isn't it? I do...

Well that's a fair question, isn't it?

I do not, however. It'll be some time before I get to that scene in my reread, and I will have a better idea then, but as it is I don't remember the books...
Forum: Archived: General Wheel of Time Discussion - 05/2008 - 03/2012 09-11-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,627
Posted By the_collective
I want to point out that the...

I want to point out that the prophecies/Foretellings that comprise the Karaethon Cycle did not even begin to come into existence until after Lews Therin had created Dragonmount. Ergo, the "Twice and...
Forum: Archived: General Wheel of Time Discussion - 05/2008 - 03/2012 09-11-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,165
Posted By the_collective
I can't believe that we've gotten through 57...

I can't believe that we've gotten through 57 comments and no one has brought up the possibility that the message "Tell the Dragon Reborn" was not finished. Like the Cave of Joseph of Aramathea...
Forum: Archived: General Wheel of Time Discussion - 05/2008 - 03/2012 09-11-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,637
Posted By the_collective
Listen. A fahv ounce bird could no' carry a...

Listen. A fahv ounce bird could no' carry a one-pound co'onut!
Forum: Archived: General Wheel of Time Discussion - 05/2008 - 03/2012 09-09-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,627
Posted By the_collective
Really?

Wow, Narg. I have an overwhelming urge to duck and cover.

Hey, Dav - is there room on that ESC couch of yours? :D
Forum: Theoryland Re-Read 09-09-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,570
Posted By the_collective
Perhaps I spoke too soon, as I excluded mention...

Perhaps I spoke too soon, as I excluded mention of females being affected by this effect of hers in my last post. I'd like to investigate this further myself, but CC provided pretty good evidence of...
Forum: Theoryland Re-Read 09-09-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,570
Posted By the_collective
It also worked famously (and not even consciously...

It also worked famously (and not even consciously on Lanfear's part) on Caldevwin at the inn they stayed at near the Choedan Kal. In fact, once she realizes that Caldevwin is making eyes at her and...
Forum: General "Other" Books Discussion 09-09-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,663
Posted By the_collective
My thanks as well. I also didn't want to be the...

My thanks as well. I also didn't want to be the spelling Nazi (btw, contrary to popular internet user opinion, spelling and grammar are completely separate issues, but I digress - English Nazi though...
Forum: Theoryland Re-Read 09-09-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,570
Posted By the_collective
I'm on this exact same chapter (TGH #48) in my...

I'm on this exact same chapter (TGH #48) in my reread right now, as of this morning.

First, the wind that you refer to I've noticed on many, many occasions where Rand has a PoV in these first two...
Forum: General "Other" Books Discussion 09-09-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,663
Posted By the_collective
Red face Well, maybe someday someone will appreciate what...

Well, maybe someday someone will appreciate what I have to give enough to give me the VD...

<crosses fingers>
Forum: General "Other" Books Discussion 09-09-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,663
Posted By the_collective
There was a shot in the dark...

Was it taking a Mormon author, pointing out that he went to a Catholic College, then specifically stating that the Catholic College "played a significant role" in the books we're talking about (and...
Forum: General "Other" Books Discussion 09-08-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,229
Posted By the_collective
THIS. All kidding aside, I've read through...

THIS.

All kidding aside, I've read through both entire series' (excepting of course AMoL) and while I don't agree with Goodkind's politics, and certainly do agree that he's an asshole by any...
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