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View Poll Results: November 2010 Mobile Read Book Club Vote
Old Man's War by John Scalzi 26 29.21%
The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi 10 11.24%
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy By Douglas Adams 25 28.09%
City At World's End by Edmond Hamilton 2 2.25%
Childhood's End by Arthur C. Clarke 2 2.25%
A Fire Upon The Deep by Vernor Vinge 5 5.62%
The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell 3 3.37%
The Man in the High Castle by Philp K. Dick 7 7.87%
A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller, Jr. 6 6.74%
Time's Eye by Arthur C. Clarke and Stephen Baxter 3 3.37%
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Old 11-05-2010, 07:30 PM   #91
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Or maybe you shouldn't read the thread until you've at least read some of it. I'm only 35 pages in, so I haven't really started it either, that was just an up-front observation.

I'm sure you'll have another voice for the character other than Nimoy, so I wouldn't even worry about it.

This thread was going to have NON-SPOILER comments.....that wasn't a spoiler so I don't see why that comment should lock the thread.
This is not the discussion thread, it's the voting thread, so I should be able to read it. It has been asked previously not to discuss the book in this thread.

As for Nimoy not being in my head, it's like trying to un-ring a bell or not notice a pink elephant in the room. It's in my head and will be with me when I do start to read the book. You may not be giving story spoilers but you are coloring my view of the book before I start.
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Old 11-06-2010, 02:52 AM   #92
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I agree with daffy, even though this is my first time taking part in the Monthly Book Club I appreciate nobody expressing anything about the book...that should be for the fun of the discussion when we can all respond and what not. Plus the fun of a book, movie or whatever is always the discovery along the way.

It's a good rule for the club readings and really only good form to not say anything, well except maybe to brag about being done or stress over not having started...hehehehe.
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Old 11-07-2010, 03:14 PM   #93
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As for Nimoy not being in my head, it's like trying to un-ring a bell or not notice a pink elephant in the room.
Would it help at all if I said nobody I've encountered in the book thus far reminds me of Nimoy in the slightest? I've even seen more than most people have of non-Spock Nimoy, and I don't see the resemblence.
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Would it help at all if I said nobody I've encountered in the book thus far reminds me of Nimoy in the slightest? I've even seen more than most people have of non-Spock Nimoy, and I don't see the resemblence.
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Done....and done! Great read! Got the next in the series already....just waiting a bit to read it, I don't want to get this and the next mixed up for the discussion.

As for the Nimoy thing...it goes away...for me it did. I wouldn't worry about it. But it was Non-Star Trek Nimoy, not Spock that I had in my head.
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