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HARRY POTTER: Half-blood Prince - HITS THE STORES!

Post by Shazzam » Mon Jul 18, 2005 9:39 am

What do you think!!!! :lol:
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Re: HARRY POTTER: Half-blood Prince - HITS THE STORES!

Post by Shazzam » Mon Jul 18, 2005 9:40 am

J.K Rowlings has just added another billion dollars to her fortune, if todays figures are anything to go by. According to news reports she sold 6.9 million copies of her new book in 24 hours. The book Harry Potter - Half-blood Prince!
I haven't read the book yet I was wondering if anyone has bought it and what they think.

I read the first book and must admit I feel it is more for teenagers than groups my age; but I did enjoy the movies.

What do you think? The critics are bagging it as long-winded and badly edited! A little bit harsh.

It would also seem that alot of Christian Schools around the World are going to once again ban this book from their Libraries. Some schools christian schools are going to go as far as banning children from bringing this book to school!!! My goodness...

What do you think!!!!

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Post by MissLT » Tue Jul 19, 2005 1:59 pm

I don't like the books nor the movies. My cousin loves them, though.

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Post by Shazzam » Thu Jul 21, 2005 3:35 am

LennyeTran wrote:I don't like the books nor the movies. My cousin loves them, though.
They are extremely popular though! Most of the stores in Australia sold out within the first few hours of them hitting the shelves. All the kids got dressed up as their favorite characters etc. It was quite fun to watch.

I believe if it encourages young people to get away from the television or the computer and explore their imagination it can't be all bad!!

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Post by waiting4sunny » Wed Jul 27, 2005 2:54 pm

I like Harry. I'm waiting for the movie.
Ha, don't hate it! Enjoy it!

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Post by ozlemysticgirl » Sun Aug 07, 2005 3:31 pm

I like Harry Potter books however I cant say the same for the films anyway.Im looking forward to seeing half blood prince and Rowling deserves what she gets.First of all she has an unbelievable imagination and ability. :!: :!:

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Re: Half-Blood Prince

Post by Shazzam » Mon Aug 15, 2005 11:58 am

Shera wrote:The Half-Blood Prince was great. Though I can't deny it became more sinister. :twisted: It veered towards the dark side most, if not all, of the time. But hey! I'm not complaining! It made the book more interesting. I had goosebumps all the time I was reading it! I guarantee that once you start reading, you won't put it down unless you're through because you'll want to hang on every word and know the next thing that'll happen.

The book was fantastic and really worth all the awards it got.
Hats off to J.K. Rowling! She made me a Potter Girl through and through... :wink:
I haven't read the book and I was just wondering (as you have read it). Would you put an age recommendation on this book, as you mentioned that it is quite dark. Obviously it would not be suitable for children under the age of 12. What do you think?
:o :idea:

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shazzam1452 wrote: Obviously it would not be suitable for children under the age of 12. What do you think?
:o :idea:
They can read book 1 to 3, but I don't think they can't read book 4 to 6 since those books are really thick. Each of them is almost a thousand pages, and I'm not saying that kids under age 12 are slow; it's just that it's too much for them to read. It would take them weeks to finish a book. If any of them is patient enough, I think it's suitable then. I would recommend them to read. In fact, I'm gonna buy the whole case to keep them as a collection, for books like them are hard to find, I must say. Her writing style is amazingly easy to understand, vivid descriptions, emotions are complex but good and evil are recognizably shown, responsibility, etc. And one plus thing, I've been having discussions with my cousins about the books for fun 8) .

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Re: Half-Blood Prince

Post by Shazzam » Mon Aug 15, 2005 11:04 pm

LennyeTran wrote:
shazzam1452 wrote: Obviously it would not be suitable for children under the age of 12. What do you think?
:o :idea:
They can read book 1 to 3, but I don't think they can't read book 4 to 6 since those books are really thick. Each of them is almost a thousand pages, and I'm not saying that kids under age 12 are slow; it's just that it's too much for them to read. It would take them weeks to finish a book. If any of them is patient enough, I think it's suitable then. I would recommend them to read. In fact, I'm gonna buy the whole case to keep them as a collection, for books like them are hard to find, I must say. Her writing style is amazingly easy to understand, vivid descriptions, emotions are complex but good and evil are recognizably shown, responsibility, etc. And one plus thing, I've been having discussions with my cousins about the books for fun 8) .
I didn't think you liked Harry Potter Lenny. :?

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shazzam1452 wrote: I didn't think you liked Harry Potter Lenny. :?
I didn't like the movies. And I read some pages of the first book, but I didn't like it at first. It was kinda boring to me since I was still under the effect of the first movie (putting some bad spell on me :lol: ). Then EC was down right in the time I needed to go to the library, so I just thought I would borrow those Harry Potter books to give them another try.
I was patienly reading through the first half of the book; it got interesting after the second half. Then I tried the second one; it was interesting enough. The third one was way better than the other two. It was so interesting that I stayed up all night to read its end and some of the fourth book :oops: . Harry Potter and the goblet of the fire was sure indeed the best book of them all, in my opinion. Now I know what my manager's daughter meant when she said it's not real but you feel as like it's real.
The way she leads you through the whole book is like you're walking with the characters and watching everything with your own eyes. You'll feel happy, furious, angry, helpless, etc. with the characters; it's how much you'll get influenced with how they feel. At the end, when you put the book down, you'll need a silent moment to absorb all your feelings. You'll then give it a little grin because you've finished the book. After that you'll scream, it's the best ending ever. :lol: :lol: :lol: And ladies and gentlemen, that's how I usually feel and do after finishing Harry Potter books.

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Post by illusion » Fri Aug 19, 2005 7:51 am

you know what annoys me most? the whole year waiting for the book. You wait so much and then once you get hold of it you read it in few days and it's all over. I know it's a big event but to me it's a bit of a waste of time because we all wanna know how the book's gonna finish, don't we? I won't sleep peacefully untill I lay my hands on the 7th book...;p

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Post by MissLT » Fri Aug 19, 2005 5:16 pm

illusion wrote: I won't sleep peacefully untill I lay my hands on the 7th book...;p
Re-read the books :lol: . I've seen in some websites that people re-read them for like three or four times. They analyze them and stuff for discussions. Really interesting.
Hey, one question for you? Which character do you like the MOST?

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Post by MissLT » Mon Aug 22, 2005 11:05 pm

:cry: Man, I've finished the sixth book, and it was one of the saddest series. It was Sirius in fifth and now him in sixth. Goooossshhhhh. Although I knew Dumbledore would die at the end, but I couldn't help myself from crying :cry: :cry: :cry: . I can't believe it. I just can't.

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Post by hedwig14 » Thu Aug 25, 2005 5:24 am

if it's a movie, it would be a blockbuster.... well i know very well it could surpass the sales of the goblet of fire...

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Post by trinity19 » Sat Aug 27, 2005 10:00 am

LennyeTran wrote::cry: Man, I've finished the sixth book, and it was one of the saddest series. It was Sirius in fifth and now him in sixth. Goooossshhhhh. Although I knew Dumbledore would die at the end, but I couldn't help myself from crying :cry: :cry: :cry: . I can't believe it. I just can't.
yeah, it's unbelievable and for some stupid reason i always thought that snape was on the right side coz dumbledore was so sure about it...and yeah, definetly, this book is darker...deaths, dark spells, traitors (as in real life)...i usually don't like the books that are so famous but j.k rowling is original and has a good writing style :)

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Post by illusion » Wed Sep 14, 2005 3:31 pm

trinity19 wrote:
LennyeTran wrote::cry: Man, I've finished the sixth book, and it was one of the saddest series. It was Sirius in fifth and now him in sixth. Goooossshhhhh. Although I knew Dumbledore would die at the end, but I couldn't help myself from crying :cry: :cry: :cry: . I can't believe it. I just can't.
yeah, it's unbelievable and for some stupid reason i always thought that snape was on the right side coz dumbledore was so sure about it...and yeah, definetly, this book is darker...deaths, dark spells, traitors (as in real life)...i usually don't like the books that are so famous but j.k rowling is original and has a good writing style :)
one thing for sure: the ending sucks so much :(

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Post by trinity19 » Wed Sep 14, 2005 7:50 pm

illusion wrote:one thing for sure: the ending sucks so much :(
i think she j.k rowling is getting used to endings that suck :( in the last 2 books she finishes with deaths! :o

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Post by MissLT » Wed Sep 14, 2005 11:32 pm

trinity19 wrote:
illusion wrote:one thing for sure: the ending sucks so much :(
i think she j.k rowling is getting used to endings that suck :( in the last 2 books she finishes with deaths! :o
So the ending of the 7th would be good since it's already 2 out of 3, right? 8)

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Post by illusion » Thu Sep 15, 2005 4:17 pm

LennyeTran wrote:
trinity19 wrote:
illusion wrote:one thing for sure: the ending sucks so much :(
i think she j.k rowling is getting used to endings that suck :( in the last 2 books she finishes with deaths! :o
So the ending of the 7th would be good since it's already 2 out of 3, right? 8)
let's hope so... 8)

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Post by illusion » Fri Sep 23, 2005 7:04 pm

i read all the books in english. in fact i didn't even buy the last two in my naitive language....hehe

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illusion wrote:i read all the books in english. in fact i didn't even buy the last two in my naitive language....hehe
I usually read books in English if they were from English writers and books in my language if they were not from English writers. Before, I liked my language's translation of those books better because I thought the translation was better than English's translation. Anyway, last time I tried to read Harry Potter in my native language to check on how they did the translation. And gosh, it was so bad. I was so disappointed. Now I have to rethink about other books that I've read in my language. I've been borrowing them in English to compare. So far, the non-English books in English's translation are pretty much better than the ones in my language.

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Post by Pixie » Mon Oct 17, 2005 3:43 pm

I've never enjoyed reading Harry Potter, can't explain the main reason, because I really don't know. I guess it must be cool though...

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Pixie wrote:I've never enjoyed reading Harry Potter, can't explain the main reason, because I really don't know. I guess it must be cool though...
Did you read it yet?

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Post by MissLT » Sun Mar 19, 2006 4:18 am

I have Harry Potter ebooks 1-6. I can send them to anyone who want to read them.

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Post by illusion » Sun Mar 19, 2006 11:14 am

LennyeTran wrote:
illusion wrote:i read all the books in english. in fact i didn't even buy the last two in my naitive language....hehe
I usually read books in English if they were from English writers and books in my language if they were not from English writers. Before, I liked my language's translation of those books better because I thought the translation was better than English's translation. Anyway, last time I tried to read Harry Potter in my native language to check on how they did the translation. And gosh, it was so bad. I was so disappointed. Now I have to rethink about other books that I've read in my language. I've been borrowing them in English to compare. So far, the non-English books in English's translation are pretty much better than the ones in my language.
hey Len, what's your native language?

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Post by MissLT » Mon Mar 20, 2006 1:32 am

illusion wrote:
hey Len, what's your native language?
Vietnamese. What's up?

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Post by illusion » Mon Mar 20, 2006 4:45 pm

LennyeTran wrote:
illusion wrote:
hey Len, what's your native language?
Vietnamese. What's up?
nothing, just wondering cos you speak such a perfect english 8)

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Post by Hardi » Mon Mar 20, 2006 5:26 pm

When I read it in Estonian, I thought, that it would be nice to read it in english too, but... Estonian books I readed almost 2 weeks, then for english I need at least 100x more time. I think I'm too lazy for this.

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Post by MissLT » Mon Mar 20, 2006 6:00 pm

illusion wrote:
nothing, just wondering cos you speak such a perfect english 8)
Thank you, but you should hear my English accent. You would laugh and think otherwise. :wink:

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Post by illusion » Mon Mar 20, 2006 7:32 pm

LennyeTran wrote:
illusion wrote:
nothing, just wondering cos you speak such a perfect english 8)
Thank you, but you should hear my English accent. You would laugh and think otherwise. :wink:
maybe if I buy a mike then I'll be able to hear you and the rest of the crew :-) but I'm sure you're accent isn't that funny :P

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Post by MissLT » Mon Mar 20, 2006 7:54 pm

Butler called me helium girl, and Dixie laughed every time he did that. Are you convinced now? :wink:

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Post by illusion » Mon Mar 20, 2006 8:05 pm

LennyeTran wrote:Butler called me helium girl, and Dixie laughed every time he did that. Are you convinced now? :wink:
wow that sounds great :D :lol: :D :lol: :) :lol: :wink: Your meetings must be so funny... :)

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Post by Hardi » Mon Mar 20, 2006 8:15 pm

It's all okay until she don't sing... otherwise if your life is close to your chest, RUN! Run fast as you can!

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Post by MissLT » Mon Mar 20, 2006 8:17 pm

Hardi wrote:It's all okay until she don't sing... otherwise if your life is close to your chest, RUN! Run fast as you can!
:shock: You're not talking about me, are you? I don't think I've sung on Skype. Dixie's sister has.

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Post by xiangjing » Tue Jun 06, 2006 7:38 am

do you like "harry potter"?why?

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Post by Dixie » Tue Jun 06, 2006 9:35 am

I just read the first book and, contrary to what I thought, I like it a lot. Then I saw the movie. And that's all I know about Harry Potter, I've just read the first book and seen the first movie.

I found it original and I guess that's why I liked it.

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Post by nightingale » Wed Jun 07, 2006 4:22 am

Hi,
I'm a new comer in this discusion
Well, I've read this part after wating for a long time :)
Yeah, it's so wonderful!!! I can't find out any word to show my thought. :D
But I am also sad when Mr. Dumbledore died, and Hogwarts school has been closing. :( :( :(
What can I say about J.K.Rowling, the author? She imagines so well, we were keen on reading Harry Potter , forgetting the time :D
Now, I'm wating for the last one. I believe Lord Voldermort has to die because in the fight between good and evil, good be always the winner!!

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Post by Dixie » Wed Jun 07, 2006 11:06 am

LennyeTran wrote: :shock: You're not talking about me, are you? I don't think I've sung on Skype. Dixie's sister has.
I can't believe I didn't see these posts until today. Yes my sister is not as shy as I am. She's just nuts... :lol:

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Post by Hardi » Wed Jun 07, 2006 2:13 pm

I'm so deeply beloved to lenny.. think that all nuts are lenny. Actually where lenny is? Closed into nutshause?

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Post by Dixie » Wed Jun 07, 2006 4:42 pm

Hardi wrote:I'm so deeply beloved to lenny.. think that all nuts are lenny. Actually where lenny is? Closed into nutshause?
Yeah, I miss her too. Maybe she's got exams or something. Hope she comes back soon!

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Post by Hardi » Wed Jun 07, 2006 4:58 pm

Interesting books.. Though they are children's books, I finished all those 6 books something about 10 days.. I think it was too much for 10 days.. I got Potter's poisoning.

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nightingale wrote: Hi,
I'm a new comer in this discusion
Well, I've read this part after wating for a long time :)
Yeah, it's so wonderful!!! I can't find out any word to show my thought. :D
But I am also sad when Mr. Dumbledore died, and Hogwarts school has been closing. :( :( :(
My cousin refused to read the book when she'd heard he died. She did not wanna read it even when I shoved the book to her face, pressed it really hard on her while handcuffing and yelling, "read the damn thing! read it!" but she still said no. *Sigh* Some people are just too disobedient :P :lol: .
nightingale wrote:What can I say about J.K.Rowling, the author? She imagines so well, we were keen on reading Harry Potter , forgetting the time :D
She's just won the British award for greastest writer or something like that. It seems like it's a pretty big achievement for her. 8)
nightingale wrote:Now, I'm wating for the last one. I believe Lord Voldermort has to die because in the fight between good and evil, good be always the winner!!
Actually, I don't want him to die, though. In fact, I don't any of them die. I wanted the whole thing to be a dream or a kid's fantasies. If this idea is too 'unrealistic', then I'd like Voldermort to change. You know, he'd become the good guy because Harry finally broke him down. They're different in spirits, but they share the similarities of life. And like any Asian movies we see about those stupid good girls who are too good that they don't seem to get mad at the evildoers. "Forgive, forgive, forgive" they always say. Gosh, they make me sick! On the other hand, it sounds pretty nice. 8) :lol:

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Hardi wrote:I'm so deeply beloved to lenny.. think that all nuts are lenny. Actually where lenny is? Closed into nutshause?
:oops: :wink: Oh gosh, you're making me blush, and it's a good thing. I normally don't feel ashamed or embarrassed :lol: :lol: . And I've been busy, so it's hard for me to participate here. I saw this message last week, but I didn't have enough time to answer. Now I can since I'm not feeling sleepy right now.
Oh yeah, I'm gonna be near to the nut house, actually :lol: . I will work in the same place with 14 men as my coworkers. Talking about too many men here! My supervisor has warned me that there will be a lot of sex talk and cussing. Let's see how nutty it will be. Right now, it seems like there are plenty of nuts to me. :lol: :lol: :lol:

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i think so

Post by xiangjing » Tue Jun 13, 2006 6:52 am

i agree with you. :D thank you.

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Post by MissLT » Tue Jun 13, 2006 7:03 pm

Why do I like it? Well, it's easy to understand. It's still good and interesting even though the author doesn't use all the big words. It fits for all ages. It has nice plot, good imagination, love, friendship, good and evil battles, discrimination, slavery, etc.

I can't believe the book coming out next year will be the last one. :cry: :cry:

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Post by Masayuki » Fri Jun 16, 2006 12:28 am

Actually, I did not read yet. I look forward to publish a paperback version.

I am a student, so I do not have enough money to buy hard cover version. Also, I do not want to read Harry Potter in Japanese translation version. Because I read the series in English, paperback.

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Post by MissLT » Fri Jun 16, 2006 12:51 am

I have all six of them in ebooks. Want them? :wink:

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Post by kakashi » Sat Jun 17, 2006 2:56 am

LennyeTran wrote:I have Harry Potter ebooks 1-6. I can send them to anyone who want to read them.
Hi Len, I have read Harry Potter 1-6 in our language, and i love them. I have ever read them in English. Can you share them with me? :)
Len, you have six oh them and you have read them? They are so interesting, aren't they? :wink:

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Post by MissLT » Sat Jun 17, 2006 5:13 pm

Give me your email add. and I'll send the ebooks to your mailbox.

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Post by kakashi » Wed Jun 21, 2006 12:48 am

my email is:binbin_159@yahoo.com :) thanks so much :D

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Post by MissLT » Wed Jun 21, 2006 4:21 am

Books are sent.

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Post by kakashi » Fri Jun 23, 2006 3:29 pm

Thanks so much! :)

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Post by liandcy » Mon Jan 29, 2007 2:22 am

Hi,fellas!
Do you like reading story? Say, if only some of you were not reading story lovers, have you ever read Harry Potter? I’m sure almost you all have. Yeah, it’s really a wonderful story I have read up to now. It has given me great bravery, optimission, and spirit I’ve never got before-above all my efforts- to face life with all minds, no matter how hard it is.
Knowing the fact that his life is just like a stone throw to the death, moreover while facing his enemy, Lord Voldemort, he never ran back frightenedly. On the other hand, Harry optimistically fought though there may be only little chance left.
He has too great responsibility as a very young teenager to solve witch world’s problem. Furthermore, he has been suffered many times since he was baby. I can’t figure out how he faced those horrible moments.
Getting uncountable experiences, lessons, and wise words from that story, I appreciate the author so much, J.K. Rowling. She motivates me to move on and never give up along my life.
Well, friends! Now, tell me what you got and you felt after experiencing a lot of wonderful heart breathing situations with Harry Potter!

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Post by Nu » Tue Feb 06, 2007 9:14 pm

hmm... very interesting why here is no answer ) i thought Harry Potter is liked throughout the world )

P.S. don't know why but not for me... read Mark Fray better... i don't know if there are any translations from Russian...

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Post by Dixie » Tue Feb 06, 2007 10:05 pm

I have just read the first one, and consequently I have only seen the first movie :twisted:

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Post by liandcy » Wed Feb 07, 2007 1:50 am

Dixie wrote:I have just read the first one, and consequently I have only seen the first movie :twisted:
oh. I think you should go on to the second one and so on. I promise you won't be dissapointed.

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Post by Dixie » Wed Feb 07, 2007 8:20 am

liandcy wrote:
oh. I think you should go on to the second one and so on. I promise you won't be dissapointed.
I was told there are spiders in the second movie. I have arachnophobia, so I decided I wouldn't read the book because then I would want to watch the movie and I just can't stand those creatures :roll:

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Post by Dexter » Thu Feb 08, 2007 6:56 am

i've read the Harry Potter books and i've watched the first 3 movies.

they are fine books... the only thing which annoyed me in the 6 books i've read was that i knew Harry will survive till the last book... so it was somehow knowing the end of the first 6 published book...
but i liked the kind of suspect in the story and also the way secret things were revealed in the end.

waiting for the 7th book... can't guess if Harry will survie this time or no... gotta wait :wink:

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Post by Dexter » Thu Feb 08, 2007 7:00 am

Dixie wrote:I was told there are spiders in the second movie. I have arachnophobia, so I decided I wouldn't read the book because then I would want to watch the movie and I just can't stand those creatures :roll:
yeah Dixie... there are spiders in the second book and movie... i hate spiders and i'm scared of them too(i sometimes wonder why i'm afraid of such small creatures, though... but the spiders in the movie are not small at all!)... i read the book with no problem but for the movie, except for the first time i watched it, i try to look to some other thing when the spiders are coming down over Harry & Ron :wink:

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Post by Dixie » Thu Feb 08, 2007 8:24 am

Dexter wrote: i read the book with no problem but for the movie, except for the first time i watched it, i try to look to some other thing when the spiders are coming down over Harry & Ron :wink:
When I watch a movie, I want to have a good time. I can't have a good time with those creatures :roll:

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Post by Nu » Fri Feb 09, 2007 10:47 pm

2 Dixie

Sorry for spamming... but u don't like only spiders or every arthropod u know?

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Post by Dixie » Sat Feb 10, 2007 8:55 am

Nu wrote:2 Dixie

Sorry for spamming... but u don't like only spiders or every arthropod u know?
Neither of them! I can stand the vision of a scorpion, yes... not that I like them...

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Post by InLove » Sun Mar 04, 2007 9:13 am

I like to play Harry porter games very much because of its fancy attractions. :wink:

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Post by MissLT » Mon Mar 05, 2007 1:41 am

Waiting for book 7th. I got a mail last time that I could sign up for a 40% discount when purchasing the book. However, the stupid link didn't work, so I guess I'll have to wait in line on the first day it's here. I hope I'm not gonna fight with any high school kids for it. :lol:

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Post by laetetia » Fri Mar 16, 2007 3:03 pm

I'm new here, but this theme calls my attention. I love all the books of Harry Potter :oops: .
I see the films, but it doesn't equals, the book always is better than the film.
But well, now i am reading "Narnia".
I recommend those books, all of them (like 11).
There are very similar of Harry Potter, but at the same time....very different...
:D

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Post by nien » Tue Mar 20, 2007 11:36 am

Hi Len,

I heard from a friend that Harry Potter 7th was out already. Is it?
Probably, it will be available at bookstores here in six months after it's released. Maybe more. Depends on how thick this new book.
Must be patient :p

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Post by MissLT » Tue Mar 20, 2007 6:55 pm

I only know the title and the cover, not the book. It will be available in July. I can't wait. If I'm free on that day, I'll get in line to buy the book. :D

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Post by Tora » Tue Mar 20, 2007 7:00 pm

I quited reading on #4 and watching on #3... you inspire me with your excitement to make and effort and give my brain a rest from all that moody literature I read and plunge into magic harry :lol:

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Post by MissLT » Tue Mar 20, 2007 7:09 pm

Tora wrote:I quited reading on #4 and watching on #3... you inspire me with your excitement to make and effort and give my brain a rest from all that moody literature I read and plunge into magic harry :lol:
I love HP so much, for it's always been my dream since I was a little kid. The magic world: flying, using magics, fighting the evils, etc. I still have some dreams of flying at night in me. That's why it always gives me a good feeling when I read the books. As a result, I tend to re-read it when I'm in a bad mood.(my own psychological therapy session).

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Post by Boris » Thu Apr 12, 2007 6:21 am

What do you think who will be murdered in the last part?
I’d like to ask your opinion about plenty violence scene in each Rowling’s book. Is it acceptably for children's literature?

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Post by MissLT » Fri Apr 13, 2007 5:36 pm

I want Harry Potter to be killed :twisted: . And I think it's acceptable since this world is full of violence. Therefore, we should teach them why it's wrong instead of shielding them away without teaching.

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Post by jmiya » Sat Jun 02, 2007 5:00 pm

Hmmm, I dont like the idea of harry being kill in his last story...I must say that Im an avid fun of harry potter. I have a collection of all the books(except for the last) and DVD copy of the movies. Though its more fun reading... Its great to have books for the kids like HP series. Actually I think its not just for kids, adults also can relate to it...i've also watched Narnia and Im interested in reading the book also.Right now Im waiting for the last book to be release in my country and Im sure it will be selling like hotcakes :wink:

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Post by MissLT » Sat Jun 02, 2007 5:06 pm

I think she might not kill Harry since it's still a children book after all. How would the kids feel if the main character was killed? Dumbledore's death was devastating enough. :cry:

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Post by melip » Tue Jun 05, 2007 10:45 pm

Hello I'm new here, but I just saw this forum and it caught my attention because I love all HP books. I also think that Harry should not been killed because he is the main character and I agree with Lennye, Dumbledore's death really was devastating.

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Post by MissLT » Wed Jun 06, 2007 9:08 pm

Hehehehe I know she shouldn't kill him, but I wanted him to be killed. I don't want her work to be continued by some other lame authors. I mean, get your own imagination, for crying out loud.

My cousins and I have been really excited to wait for book 7th in July. I'm kinda sad that I won't be able to buy the book in the night it comes out. On the other hand, I'll have my cousin's wedding that day to cheer me up.

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Post by medattes » Wed Jun 13, 2007 10:37 pm

whoever wants to get harry potter novelscan contact me on my messenger : mohamedattari@hotmail.fr
for my point of view, I think that harry potter is the best novel I ever read i my life. I read all books now and I'm waiting for the HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HOLLOWS last novel by J.K.Rowling. I keep on advising everyone to profit from it. I also like the movies except the third one. It went absolutely out of the book story. well, don't forget to email me if you want the books.

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Post by melip » Mon Jun 18, 2007 7:45 pm

LennyeTran wrote:Hehehehe I know she shouldn't kill him, but I wanted him to be killed. I don't want her work to be continued by some other lame authors. I mean, get your own imagination, for crying out loud.

My cousins and I have been really excited to wait for book 7th in July. I'm kinda sad that I won't be able to buy the book in the night it comes out. On the other hand, I'll have my cousin's wedding that day to cheer me up.

Well I think that you are right, but I still don't want Harry to be killed....but that's a good reason why the author has to kill him.
I want to have that book in my hands and see what happens at the end.... :D

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Post by funnyclick » Sat Jun 23, 2007 1:23 pm

I've read Harry Potter since I was 10, and I'm 17 now. This book has been attracted many readers's hearts especially teenagers.
Do you think Ms. Rowling will continue writing the book 8?

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Post by melip » Sat Jun 23, 2007 7:41 pm

I don't think so because she already said that the 7 book is the last one and I think that if she said that is because the series is over. but I will be very happy if there are going to be more books. :D

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Harry Potter novels AND vocabulary....PLEASE HELP ME?

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Hi, I am not an English speaking native and I thought I could improve my vocabulary by reading the Harry Potter novels. What do you think? I want to improve my understanding of English by reading the Harry Potter novels. Will the words used in those books be helpful?

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pharmart wrote:Hi, I am not an English speaking native and I thought I could improve my vocabulary by reading the Harry Potter novels. What do you think? I want to improve my understanding of English by reading the Harry Potter novels. Will the words used in those books be helpful?
reading any kind of book in English is a great idea. It will definitely improve your understanding and enrich your vocabulary. That's how I always feel after having read something in English ;) I think the potter books are good because you can get a lot of everyday British English in it :)

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DO YOU LIKE HARRY POTTER OF J.K.ROWLING?

Post by khangminh » Tue Jul 24, 2007 4:44 am

Harry Potter is a good novel.I like Harry Potter so much. It has a lot of magic.It is risky and it takes me to discover many exciting places. It shows me a lot of mithological animal.
HARRY POTTER IS REALLY EXCITED AND ATTRACTIVE.
how about you? Can you tell me your idea?

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Post by **Elena** » Tue Jul 24, 2007 5:50 am

As for me I read only first book and watched first movie and thats all! Enough!!!
I was not so impressed like you KHANGMINH, sorry!

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Post by Dixie » Tue Jul 24, 2007 7:47 am

**Elena** wrote:As for me I read only first book and watched first movie and thats all!
Just like me!

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Post by Vega » Tue Jul 24, 2007 7:58 am

I haven't read any of the books. It's for kids!

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Post by khangminh » Tue Jul 24, 2007 8:35 am

you are right,Xkalibur.I am just 13 and i love it so much. :D .But a lot of adult also love it like me.So you do not like Harry Potter,which kinds of novel do you like?

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Post by Vega » Tue Jul 24, 2007 9:34 am

khangminh wrote:you are right,Xkalibur.I am just 13 and i love it so much. :D .But a lot of adult also love it like me.So you do not like Harry Potter,which kinds of novel do you like?
A lot of adults likes because they haven't grown up mentally, they are the same kids deep inside themselves.

I prefer realistic books..

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Post by Hardi » Tue Jul 24, 2007 10:09 am

It's so good to be able not to be grown up by mentally. I have read all potter's books, except last one. I will wait until they translate it and someone buy it that I can borrow it to read. It's no point to me to buy that book. If I could have kids my self, it would be different I could buy it to them. :lol:

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Post by Dixie » Tue Jul 24, 2007 12:17 pm

Xkalibur wrote:I haven't read any of the books. It's for kids!
That's what I used to think until somebody convinced me to read the first book. I loved it! I watched the movie right after that.

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Post by Hardi » Tue Jul 24, 2007 12:25 pm

Dixie wrote:
Xkalibur wrote:I haven't read any of the books. It's for kids!
That's what I used to think until somebody convinced me to read the first book. I loved it! I watched the movie right after that.
The first book was the best one.. next ones can hardly be good as first. Because they are continues of the first one, they stay always: second, third and.. etc. But movie was only first one that was good. next ones I even did not watch.

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Post by MissLT » Thu Jul 26, 2007 5:23 pm

Nuh huh, the fifth HP is the best one, to me. And evidently, the fifth one got sold the most; 200-300-something millions books were sold.

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Post by Hardi » Thu Jul 26, 2007 7:30 pm

LennyeTran wrote:Nuh huh, the fifth HP is the best one, to me. And evidently, the fifth one got sold the most; 200-300-something millions books were sold.
Fifth one was worst.

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Post by YAYO » Fri Jul 27, 2007 2:09 am

By all means Harry to poter is one of best books than I have written in this world, the problem occurs when they made the films, I personally likes but the books, I believe that they are better.

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Post by jmiya » Sat Jul 28, 2007 6:20 pm

I I agree with Yayo...the books are better than the movie. I had read all the Potter book except the last one, and I must say its a cool and wonderful... im looking forward in reading the last and hope to be the best of Harry Potter series

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Post by Hardi » Mon Jul 30, 2007 5:05 pm

I don't care about Potter guy, if he will die or not. He's a stupid kid anyway. I'm interested about Severus Snape. He's most interesting character in that book.

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Post by MissLT » Tue Jul 31, 2007 6:01 am

Hardi wrote:
LennyeTran wrote:Nuh huh, the fifth HP is the best one, to me. And evidently, the fifth one got sold the most; 200-300-something millions books were sold.
Fifth one was worst.
You didn't read it, then. I believe the seventh surpassed the fifth's record because it's the last book. I'm not saying it's not good; it is good. However, the epilogue just killed it. I wished she wouldn't have soften it up.

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Post by MissLT » Tue Jul 31, 2007 6:03 am

Hardi wrote:I don't care about Potter guy, if he will die or not. He's a stupid kid anyway. I'm interested about Severus Snape. He's most interesting character in that book.
I've always believed he was a good guy, and boy, was I right or what! My cousins were mad since they had no faith in him as a loyal person to Dumbledore.

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Post by Hardi » Tue Jul 31, 2007 8:03 am

LennyeTran wrote: You didn't read it, then. I believe the seventh surpassed the fifth's record because it's the last book. I'm not saying it's not good; it is good. However, the epilogue just killed it. I wished she wouldn't have soften it up.
I did read it. But I'm really not sure what about it was. I think there was Dolores Umbridge right? ..But it was still worst.

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Post by Predin » Mon Aug 06, 2007 11:27 am

Hell yeah, I like them. Actually finished reading The Deathly Hallows the day before yesterday and really liked it. The bad thing was I didn't remember what the previous book was about. I ended up kinda confused in some parts of the book because I had forgotten some characters and stuff about Horcruxes.

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Post by ERPS » Tue Aug 07, 2007 5:24 pm

I already ended this book... and I loved it... every single part of it... I dunno why peple tend to say it's stupid and that it's for kids... hey... I began reading HP books when I was 11... is it my fault that it took so many years to be done with the whole thing?

And just pointing one thing out... Voldemort is so cool and great that only he could kill himself

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