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DLP Series Reread?

Discussion in 'Bookclub' started by Taure, Oct 18, 2016.

  1. Shinysavage

    Shinysavage Madman With A Box Prestige

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    Would this just be the original seven, or are we including Cursed Child as well?
    Joe: the illustrated editions are expensive, but honestly I think they're worth every penny. They're beautiful.
     
  2. James

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    Isn't 28 weeks a bit… too long?

    Also, down for the reread.
     
  3. Taure

    Taure Magical Core Enthusiast Prestige DLP Supporter

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    Okay, I'll call that a fairly strong response.

    Does anyone have any objection to, or suggested amendments to, the plan proposed by Rayndeon? If not then I would suggest we follow that plan.
     
  4. Paradise

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    I am only curious as to when we start because I really wouldn't be able to until Monday.
     
  5. Zeemz

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    I'm down. It's been years since I read the books, unfortunately. Should we make a new thread for every section of reading? I'd rather do it like that because one thread usually makes it hard to focus a discussion.
     
  6. Zenzao

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    I'm still stuck on Storm Front and the Dresden Files re-read... but sure. I'll knuckle down eventually and shove more room into my schedule for this.
     
  7. ScottPress

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    It would seem to make sense to kick this thing off next week.
     
  8. Erotic Adventures of S

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    Or start it on Haloween, the day Harry became the boy who lived.
     
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    I highly support this. Let's do this.
     
  10. The Dark Lord's favourite

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    I'm in!
    Are we discussing this as we read?
    A book club of sorts?
     
  11. ScottPress

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    I think that's the idea.
     
  12. Innomine

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    I haven't read the books since DH came out. Reread the previous ones multiple times, but never since book 7.

    I'm down for this. I think it'll be quite interesting and I'll definitely see the series in a new light now.
     
  13. Jon

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    If you guys are interested, I'll make a subforum for the rereading discussions, along with a post icon signifying that threads belong to the re-read, rather than shove everything into a single thread.
     
  14. Jarizok

    Jarizok Fifth Year

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    I've done multiple complete series rereads, but I never thought of starting one at Halloween. How could I have missed this golden opportunity!

    I'm definately down for this and yeah, a subforum would probably be a good idea.

    Never mind, it's already there although empty for now.
     
  15. Taure

    Taure Magical Core Enthusiast Prestige DLP Supporter

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    I'm not too sure about the Halloween idea. It's neat and all but it seems like a largely empty gesture with no practical benefits, and comes with the downside of meaning we arbitrarily delay the start of the reread by a week. That seems kinda pointless now that we've made the decision to do it. I personally prefer the earlier suggestion about starting it Monday 23rd.
     
  16. Narf

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    Why do you hate fun, Taure?
     
  17. Taure

    Taure Magical Core Enthusiast Prestige DLP Supporter

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    For me the fun part is the reading of the books and the discussion it generates. So why delay the fun for no real reason? :p
     
  18. Erotic Adventures of S

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  19. adude443

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    I agree with Taure, if only for the simple reason that I am physically unable to start on Halloween (I promised my friend I would give him the first book a week ago). And that I was thinking about doing a reread of canon as I am unable to fully separate fanon and canon in my head. So, the sooner the better.
    I will see you all on Monday the 24th.
     
  20. Blorcyn

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    When I was younger I reread the series all the time. I'd really like to do it again, because I found as I reached the later stages of Uni, with little precious time, I'd read new things rather than reread old. I recently got the first illustrated and I'll get the second too. I just need to pick up the first from my Dad's place, next week. So I put myself in the 'start at halloween camp'. If that's not coherent, blame a near fifteen hour work day.