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Terry Pratchett, Discworld author dies

  1. Mar 12, 2015 #1

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  3. Mar 12, 2015 #2
    I'm sorry to hear there. Too young :(
     
  4. Mar 12, 2015 #3

    Ibix

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    Too young indeed. Without him, the world is a poorer and less flat place.
     
  5. Mar 12, 2015 #4

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    My parts of the internet are sad :sad:
     
  6. Mar 12, 2015 #5
    I don't know who he is, never watched his shows.
    :oldbiggrin:But you can't always say so because if we hadn't had Terry, we might have Perry, Berry or Kerry etc. They might be less fortunate but the calculated sum of joys they offer might not be worse.
    Do people get taxed on once they die ?
    BTW, Rest In Peace Terry!
     
  7. Mar 12, 2015 #6

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    He was a famous writer of fantasy.
     
  8. Mar 13, 2015 #7

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    As Rihanna Pratchet said, quoting: “AT LAST, SIR TERRY, WE MUST WALK TOGETHER”.

    And zillions people on the world perfectly understand what it is about. Gives me shivers.
     
  9. Mar 13, 2015 #8

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  10. Mar 14, 2015 #9

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    I had a multiple email conversation with someone, several years ago, where I used to work. Somewhere near the the end of conversation, she claimed that I wrote in the style of a Mr. Terry Pratchett. Since I had never heard of him, I purchased one of his books. Unfortunately, I never read the book. I'm guessing now, that it was a great compliment.

    (googles house)

    Ah ha!

    Receipt in book:
    June 6, 2008, 7:27 pm.
    "Going Postal"
    $7.99
    Thank you for shopping at Powell's City of Books!​

    You're welcome.

    hmmm.....

    Well then. There's a quandary.
    One of my friends once said, that I should write a book.
    So, should I, or should I not, read Mr. Pratchett's book?
    If I do, people might accuse me of "stealing" his style.
    If I don't, I'll probably be missing some insightful tricks into how to actually write a book.

    hmmm.......

    I think I'll read his book.
     
  11. Mar 14, 2015 #10
    :nb) that's a good explanation. lol
    I partially see what you're thinking now, then please don't change the account. I have been around with sci and tech for years, I am not going to be a farmer. :)
     
  12. Jul 2, 2015 #11
    i watched the Discworld TV series for about 10 minutes then gave it up. to me it's very boring.
     
  13. Aug 16, 2015 #12
    Terry Pratchett wrote some interesting stuff for (or was used by) the Dr Who Series which is truly mysterious.........................
    How on all the earths it ever got going and is still being played I do not understand.
    Even more mysterious is that I - a fully grown adult - am still watching the endlessly repeating shows in far off Oz......
     
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