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Old 11-09-2013, 05:37 PM   #1
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For the most part, I agree. I'd probably move Sam Vines a bit further up the list.
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Old 11-09-2013, 05:47 PM   #2
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No Rincewind?!?
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Old 11-09-2013, 05:50 PM   #3
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No Rincewind?!?
My thoughts exactly.
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Old 11-09-2013, 06:06 PM   #4
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Now that you mention it...

Unfortunately, Rincewind kind of disappeared. But, yeah...
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Old 11-09-2013, 06:12 PM   #5
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Rincewind wouldn't make my top ten.
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Rincewind wouldn't make my top ten.
He's got to be ahead of the luggage, surely?
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Old 11-09-2013, 06:21 PM   #7
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I would put Luggage ahead of Rincewind.

Cohen the Barbarian comes to mind. "I hate shoup."
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Controversy is fun ...
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The Patrician and Ridcully are very strong characters representing two key Ankh-Morpork institutions. I'd consider them for top 10. I'm the least fond of the witch series of books, so they could move down.
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The Patrician and Ridcully are very strong characters representing two key Ankh-Morpork institutions. I'd consider them for top 10. I'm the least fond of the witch series of books, so they could move down.
The Patrician is in there at number 3.
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The Patrician is in there at number 3.
Well, then...see, I was right
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Old 11-10-2013, 01:44 AM   #13
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I would have included Mort, well above Rincewind and the Luggage.
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Death well deserves the top space, but I was disappointed Rincewind didn't make it at all. I expect it is the usual "we hate rincewind because he is so depressing" nonsense...

Vimes would've been my #2, followed by Vetinari. Granny Weatherwax should've been #6 after Rincewind #5 and Cohen the Barbarian #4 (not because she isn't an amazing character, but because there are too many greater characters.) Ridcully AND the faculty at UU kinda have to go together, at #8, although the Librarian deserves #7 all to himself, followed by Moist von Lipwig at #9. Colon and Nobbs, the terrible two, are a great team at #10.

I don't see where Tiffany comes in, she was really nothing special and just never stood out to me.

Nanny Ogg was always a sort of appendix to Granny Weatherwax, for which I feel sorry for her, but she wouldn't've got to where she is now without Granny and just doesn't deserve that hallmark of amazingness.
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I'd have thought Carrot might rate a top ten position as well? So my ten would be;

Death
Sam Vimes
Rincewind
The Patrician
Granny Weatherwax
Moist van Lipwig
Mort
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CMOT Dibbler
Cohen the Barbarian
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