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Old 05-09-2014, 08:21 PM
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That makes perfect sense, though. Ever been stuck on the bus next to college-aged kids and had to listen to their conversations?
What's a bus?
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Sort of like a car, but custom build for letting entrepeneurs move numerous people along motorways and such in exchange for money. They tend to be very unpopular in the USA, probably because of that countries views on socialism, so if you are an American, you may not have ever encountered a bus in real life. Over there, only those who think that the government should get involved in all sorts of areas of private life favor buses, while those who think the government should not try regulate personal preferences (example of such a person) don't use the bus.

In Europe, for historical reasons, people have different attitudes.
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This has been a civil conversation thus far, but I'm surprised that the super-mods didn't come in and move most of this to the quarantine thread.
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This has been a civil conversation thus far, but I'm surprised that the super-mods didn't come in and move most of this to the quarantine thread.
Well, it does fit with the topic title, and it was only a matter of time until it became a discussion on why Egwene sucks/rocks, so yeah.
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We're keeping an eye on it. Civility is key, as is reason.
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Egwene got a lot less annoying by the end of aMoL...
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I disagree, unless you mean, perhaps jokingly, at the very end of AMoL when she was dead and the LB was over.

Her comments to Rand while he was battling the DO seemed annoying to me, perhaps they were necessary, but she was still the nagging selfish girl to me in that scene.

If the scene was necessary to Rand realizing he needed to let go and let others do their part, I would think Tam would have been better, as he was the one that helped him with his hand and during the epiphany.

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Her comments to Rand while he was battling the DO seemed annoying to me, perhaps they were necessary, but she was still the nagging selfish girl to me in that scene.
Yes. You've got to let others die for this all important cause is such an annoying and selfish sentiment...
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I disagree, unless you mean, perhaps jokingly, at the very end of AMoL when she was dead and the LB was over.

Her comments to Rand while he was battling the DO seemed annoying to me, perhaps they were necessary, but she was still the nagging selfish girl to me in that scene.

If the scene was necessary to Rand realizing he needed to let go and let others do their part, I would think Tam would have been better, as he was the one that helped him with his hand and during the epiphany.

But that is just me.
I jokingly meant after she was dead that she was far less annoying.

Same with Gawyn for that matter.
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Her comments to Rand while he was battling the DO seemed annoying to me, perhaps they were necessary, but she was still the nagging selfish girl to me in that scene.
True, but in that case, it was actually justified nagging, which makes it all right. It is only the unjustified nagging that she's done throughout all the rest of the series which is annoying. So I guess that we can say about Egwene "death becomes her".
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Egwene is Meryl Streep?

It all makes sense now!
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