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Re: Worst book ever written..

Postby Capellini on Mon Sep 08, 2008 9:08 pm

Zankou 2.0 wrote:
Capellini wrote:Catcher in the Rye

Sorry, just found it boring as all hell.

That was a good book!

After I read it, I was at the park, and I saw "fuck you" written on the swings. I almost shit a brick.


Maybe it's a Y chromosome thing, but I just couldn't stand it.
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Re: Worst book ever written..

Postby Zankou 2.0 on Mon Sep 08, 2008 9:09 pm

Capellini wrote:
Zankou 2.0 wrote:
Capellini wrote:Catcher in the Rye

Sorry, just found it boring as all hell.

That was a good book!

After I read it, I was at the park, and I saw "fuck you" written on the swings. I almost shit a brick.


Maybe it's a Y chromosome thing, but I just couldn't stand it.

Well, I can sort of identify with Holden.
It wasn't a very interesting book, but it's hardly the worst.
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Re: Worst book ever written..

Postby aidiore on Mon Sep 08, 2008 11:46 pm

Capellini wrote:
Zankou 2.0 wrote:
Capellini wrote:Catcher in the Rye

Sorry, just found it boring as all hell.

That was a good book!

After I read it, I was at the park, and I saw "fuck you" written on the swings. I almost shit a brick.


Maybe it's a Y chromosome thing, but I just couldn't stand it.


are you sure that you dont have a Y chromosome???...and im pretty sure that im not talking nonsense here

by the way...i hate all that kant represents...but Critique of Pure Reason was a good book...i dont agree with anything in it...but it was good
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Re: Worst book ever written..

Postby black bart on Tue Sep 09, 2008 4:28 am

I don't like 'Catcher in the Rye' either and I'd like to add 'War and Peace' because it's a huge book and it fell off the shelf onto my foot.
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Re: Worst book ever written..

Postby Detective TurtleHolmes on Tue Sep 09, 2008 5:27 am

Definitely sounds like it was out to get you. Did you send it to the cabin boy for a good seeing-to?
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Re: Worst book ever written..

Postby black bart on Tue Sep 09, 2008 6:28 am

Detective TurtleHolmes wrote:Definitely sounds like it was out to get you. Did you send it to the cabin boy for a good seeing-to?


No...I used it for ammunition in me next broadside...I think I did that with the 'Art of War' and 'The Lord of the Rings as well', three whopping books in one blast, always takes a few masts down.
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Re: Worst book ever written..

Postby Zankou 2.0 on Tue Sep 09, 2008 6:50 am

aidiore wrote:
Capellini wrote:
Zankou 2.0 wrote:That was a good book!

After I read it, I was at the park, and I saw "fuck you" written on the swings. I almost shit a brick.


Maybe it's a Y chromosome thing, but I just couldn't stand it.


are you sure that you dont have a Y chromosome???...and im pretty sure that im not talking nonsense here

by the way...i hate all that kant represents...but Critique of Pure Reason was a good book...i dont agree with anything in it...but it was good

She's a girl. Girls have two X chromosomes.
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Re: Worst book ever written..

Postby Capellini on Tue Sep 09, 2008 9:30 am

aidiore wrote:
are you sure that you dont have a Y chromosome???...and im pretty sure that im not talking nonsense here

by the way...i hate all that kant represents...but Critique of Pure Reason was a good book...i dont agree with anything in it...but it was good


Well I've never had a karyotype done, but I'm pretty sure all the lady-parts I've got are pretty convincing evidence.
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Re: Worst book ever written..

Postby Mad Willyum Bonney on Tue Sep 09, 2008 12:34 pm

Let me be thee judge , I motion a poll to vote me as chief female parts inspector ( I will accept a nominal fee .)
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Re: Worst book ever written..

Postby Ubi Dubium on Tue Sep 09, 2008 12:39 pm

Atlas Shrugged
I read it, just to know what the fuss was about. Horrible. I nearly hurled it across the room in disgust. (I have a friend who actually did do that.)

My brother-in-law keeps asking my husband, "Have you read Atlas Shrugged?" My husband says "no" and then B-I-L gives us a copy. Which we trash. This has happened three times so far.

Black Bart, I think they'd make good cannon fodder. If he gives us another one, I'll have to send it your way. Careful, don't read it!
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Re: Worst book ever written..

Postby Apostateabe on Tue Sep 09, 2008 1:19 pm

I nominate this book:

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Now, Are You Ready to Learn Economics? by Lyndon LaRouche. You won't learn a damned thing about economics from reading this book, because it is almost 100% gibberish. I mean, "gibberish," as in a completely disconnected series of points littered with academic jargon that sounds intelligent at first blush, but upon closer examination is devoid of coherence. I keep it on my shelf as an example of what nonsense looks like.

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Re: Worst book ever written..

Postby thelastpirate on Tue Sep 09, 2008 1:33 pm

Did you copy that from the amazon review, or write the amazon review?
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Re: Worst book ever written..

Postby Apostateabe on Tue Sep 09, 2008 1:35 pm

Moral Minority wrote:Mein Kampf
The Bible
Twilight

Mein Kampf has to be the most hated book that hardly anyone has ever read. You know what? I think Mein Kampf is an awesome book. I say that even though I haven't read it. I have a soft heart for what has to be the most banned book in the world.
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Re: Worst book ever written..

Postby Apostateabe on Tue Sep 09, 2008 1:37 pm

thelastpirate wrote:Did you copy that from the amazon review, or write the amazon review?

I copied my post for that Amazon review just now. There needed to be some critical reviews for a book so terrible. The positive reviews come from the LaRouche cult.
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Re: Worst book ever written..

Postby WelshRarePasta on Tue Sep 09, 2008 2:20 pm

Zomg Lyndon Larouche... that nutbag was once my nextdoor neighbor. He had armed guards in jeeps that would shoot uzis over the heads of little kids (i.e., me and my buds) playing in the woods next to his property for kicks.

On the Catcher in the Rye front, it's not strictly a Y chromosome thing, unless I and all my male friends with taste are somehow gender-traitors. It sucked. And I've never figured out how on earth it became mandatory reading.
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