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[#] Wed Sep 06 2017 13:29:21 EDT from wizard of aahz @ Uncensored

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He wanted his works to be what he wanted.. Not how anyone would interpret what he wanted. Especially at the end where he couldn't be certain.

[#] Thu Sep 07 2017 16:26:28 EDT from bennabiy @ Uncensored

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Like what happened with Frank Herbert and Dune?

[#] Fri Sep 08 2017 15:13:21 EDT from Ladyhawke @ Uncensored

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Fear is the mind killer.

[#] Tue Sep 12 2017 10:36:14 EDT from IGnatius T Foobar @ Uncensored

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I actually did want an answer to the question about what the "discs" actually are in DiscWorld.  I'm not planning to read the books.  What are they?

[#] Tue Sep 12 2017 15:13:03 EDT from wizard of aahz @ Uncensored

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A) You should read the books.

B) Regarding discs.. It's one disc.. consists of a large disc (complete with edge-of-the-world drop-off and consequent waterfall) resting on the backs of four huge elephants which are in turn standing on the back of an enormous turtle, named Great A'Tuin (similar to Chukwa or Akupara from Hindu mythology) as it slowly swims through space.

C) You really should read. You'd apprecaite the silliness.

[#] Tue Sep 12 2017 18:06:43 EDT from IGnatius T Foobar @ Uncensored

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Aha!  "Turtle swimming through space" makes a lot more sense than "What's the turtle standing on? / It's turtles all the way down"

[#] Fri Sep 15 2017 07:11:40 EDT from fleeb @ Uncensored

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You should read it.

I love the ambling pace of light in that book.

[#] Fri Sep 15 2017 13:26:59 EDT from Ladyhawke @ Uncensored

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I just like the combination of silly and sharp wit.  But the imagery is kinda awesome, too.

[#] Sat Sep 16 2017 11:29:07 EDT from wizard of aahz @ Uncensored

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I agree with the version of democracy. Is how I like to run a team..

"Ankh-Morpork had dallied with many forms of government and had ended up with that form of democracy known as One Man, One Vote. The Patrician was the Man; he had the Vote."