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Old 05-10-2012, 05:01 AM
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hey all, new to the site and from aus.

have just finished the last book out and eagelry awating the last book next yr. it comes a week b4 my birhday so its perfect timing!

i am looking forward to the last book, but at the same time, im dreading the fact its the last book lol. its being such a journey and the way he draws the image for you...well....you know how good they r. the storytelling is just so indepth.

i have been reading rumours about a 'movie' coming out 'one day'. Any news on this?
Ive been looking into what music/bands/songs etc would be great for a movie, and so far have found a few bits and pieces. would be great to hear peoples thoughts on the proposed movie.

im going to have a hard time finding another book to read as this has set a high standard that i will be demanding now. i mean....who else can describe a single tree for a whole page

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Old 05-10-2012, 05:44 AM
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Welcome to the site! feel free to jump in the discussions on our WoT-boards, make use of the interview databases and re-read boards! we all notice new things every time we read the series again... The Non-WoT boards explode every now and then but not to worry, we only scream at those we love! If you're interested in (fan)fic or RPG's we've got boards for those as well. And, for any good ideas for what to read, we've a board for Other fiction and a separate one for Brandon Sanderson.

Regarding the movie, the latest news is from JordanCon a few weeks ago: the movie/short series rights were bought (if my math is right) about 3 years ago for a total of 7 years. There is a script, which Harriet (RJ's wife and editor of all the books) has not seen herself but accordig to her sources the script's really bad. If the company doesn't excercise their rights and get the thing on screen by the time the contract expires, the rights revert back to Harriet. They now have 4 years and ticking to get it done and at this point it's looking 50-50 that the whole thing will be shelved. Though you never know what with the immense success of the Game of Thrones series. The company would have to really haul ass to make the deadline though.
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Consider yourself officially welcomed to Theoryland Perrin!!! (There had been movie talk since I joined the boards...Don't hold your breath.)As I'm sure you've noticed, we have a pretty decent community of WoT fanatics over here. One of the ways that we keep it all friendly is a short list of courtesies we ask people to follow and, once in a while, actually do get followed. Imagine that! Insane people following some sort of order!


1) Don't flood the board with multiple THREADS all at once.
Allow us the time to absorb, evaluate, and discuss, OR LAUGH at one or two ideas, OR JOKES at a time. Some of us like to do a little research before responding and that can take a little time. Of course, we also have those others who are just a bit slow. Read that as "just can't handle more than one thought in their heads at once" or "dial-up modem". Your choice. I'd suggest "have a real life", but not likely. Does anyone still have dial up? Wow...it's getting hard to give the slow people an excuse

Addendum to 1) Try to stay on topic.
Going off on tangents can be super fun and is something we are all guilty of your's truly included but try and keep threads on topic unless, 1) the thread is dead or 2) the thread naturally moves over to another topic. This rule is much more lax for joke threads, pop culture threads...etc.

2) Try to back up your opinions & theories.
You'll get a lot more respect if you can. Quotes from the books (of which you CANNOT read too much) are your best weapon. Quotes from interviews are semi-acceptable. Gut feelings are pseudo-acceptable. Whitecloak blind-faith is best submitted while wearing asbestos panties.

3) Feel free to get as emotionally involved as you'd like.
Discussions can get very heated. But try not to take things personally. Remember: we only insult the ones we love. Or the ones we eventually hand over to the Trollocs.

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A lot of people have been around Theoryland for a long time. Being a Youngling means you're new around here. We do understand that you may have been reading WoT forever, but if you're gonna pick a fight regarding a WoT theory with someone who's an Elder, Ancient or Hero, understand that they've been around for a while now, and probably have posting friends. And Tamyrlin is Lord of the Board for a reason: this whole place is his brainchild. Keep that in mind. They also have posting enemies.... a good little bit of information to tuck away.

Addendum to 4: This is an international community.
In regards to the Non-WoT discussion groups, please respect the opinions of people from nations and cultures other than your own, even if you disagree with them or the policies of their leaders and politicians. Try to remember that not everyone here has the same outlook or life experience that you might. If you want to send a letter or e-mail to anyone in particular to indicate any specific moral, educational, intellectual, or genetic deficiencies they may have, feel free. Just please don't do it here.


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We will assume some intelligence on your part. You found us, didn't you? Until you prove otherwise…and there are many who have, you'll be safe. If you get hurt if you do prove otherwise, I will offer my one free Healing…but just that once. After that you get to meet a special pair of chains, Mwahahahaa

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Old 05-30-2012, 07:49 AM
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hey guys thanks for the welcomes. ive been busy moving and starting my new job but pretty much all settled now.

i have tried to read a few other books i thought i might like but i keep comparing it to WoT lol.

ill check out the books that are recomended
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Speaking of which, I need to change my location. I'm no longer in "The Bris of Bane".
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Old 05-31-2012, 05:19 AM
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haha yeah i moved to nsw from vic in the past month. dont quite understand ur question lol
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"Yeah, but obviously the Great Serpent doesn't have an actual corpse which would be of any help in strangling Rand al'Thor; for a start, if there was an actual serpent encircling the world, it would be monumentally huge, and trying to strangle someone with it would lead more to a sort of crushing." - Zombie Sammael

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Hello and welcome...i suggest Norse Mythology... it's ALL about a tree when you boil it down
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