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    Thread: The Orc Economy
Post: The Orc Economy

I assumed scavenging, hunter gathering (what do orc females do) and raiding.
shasqa J.R.R. Tolkien and Middle-earth 10 1,581 January 10th, 2010, 12:07 PM
    Thread: Legend of the Seeker 2.03 "Broken"(spoilers)
Post: Legend of the Seeker 2.03 "Broken"(spoilers)

lol, yeah - pretty much, at least only those that you aprove in your own judgement. Remember what the wizards first rule is, August "People are stupid." Which is a bit of a harsh judgement, but it ca...
shasqa Renaissance and Ghost House Pictures 24 1,803 January 5th, 2010, 05:22 PM
    Thread: Legend of the Seeker 2.03 "Broken"(spoilers)
Post: Legend of the Seeker 2.03 "Broken"(spoilers)

august Wrote:I don't think Goodkind is involved at all in the production (i.e. writing) of the show. No clue about his agenda - there's plenty of thematic stuff about duty over personal freedom, good...
shasqa Renaissance and Ghost House Pictures 24 1,803 January 5th, 2010, 02:37 PM
    Thread: Potter fad is dying out
Post: Potter fad is dying out

august Wrote:Where does her responsibility come from? She's a self-employed writer of make-believe. Apart from anyone's opinion or belief, when did she get some responsibility? (Obviously it's easy...
shasqa Harry Potter 45 3,282 January 4th, 2010, 06:37 PM
    Thread: Legend of the Seeker 2.03 "Broken"(spoilers)
Post: Legend of the Seeker 2.03 "Broken"(spoilers)

I'm suprised. TG had a point to make (you may have noticed!) and I can't imagine any station making something that pushes his agenda the way he would want. So... just out of curiosity... does his Ayn ...
shasqa Renaissance and Ghost House Pictures 24 1,803 January 4th, 2010, 06:08 PM
    Thread: Potter fad is dying out
Post: Potter fad is dying out

I think the good books, the early ones, were good and the bad books, the latter ones, bad. Just my opinion. But here's why I think the last two failed - I don't remember what happened. Not just that I...
shasqa Harry Potter 45 3,282 January 3rd, 2010, 09:05 PM
    Thread: Potter fad is dying out
Post: Potter fad is dying out

badlands Wrote:The books are no longer popular after the last one. I blame the author who decide to make Dumbledore have alternative lifestyle. She 'said' he was gay. there is nothing in the book to i...
shasqa Harry Potter 45 3,282 January 3rd, 2010, 08:50 PM
    Thread: Legend of the Seeker 2.03 "Broken"(spoilers)
Post: Legend of the Seeker 2.03 "Broken"(spoilers)

What?! What???!!! The sord of truth TV series? I've seen nothing of this! Huh! Well, I'll just have to wait until I get to see it in the fullness of time... Trying to get an idea of how well they are...
shasqa Renaissance and Ghost House Pictures 24 1,803 January 3rd, 2010, 08:45 PM
    Thread: Hooray, Insensitivity
Post: Hooray, Insensitivity

I never argue inside someone elses definitions. Facts, think, decide, act, that's the ticket. The facts are easily acquired - storms happen. Big surprise, sometimes they kill people. Always this happe...
shasqa General Discussions 127 11,914 January 3rd, 2010, 08:31 PM
    Thread: Michael Moorcock to do new Dr. Who novel
Post: Michael Moorcock to do new Dr. Who novel

Yeah, looks like the Dr who book is on. I wonder what ideas are cooking in his wild mind? Looking forward to it.
shasqa Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors 3 1,226 January 2nd, 2010, 05:25 PM
    Thread: vertical motion aboard ship!?
Post: vertical motion aboard ship!?

Should have built it all one one deck. It's a spaceship, no reason at all why it has to be multiply decked.
shasqa Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows 7 1,592 January 2nd, 2010, 05:15 PM
    Thread: Discovery News Top 10 Science Discoveries of the Decade
Post: Discovery News Top 10 Science Discoveries of the D...

Fast melting glaciers? Right next door to the growing glaciers. Big discovery, that. Dark matter? Must have missed that. Personally I assumed the theory was wrong, hence the invention of dark matter....
shasqa General Discussions 3 829 January 2nd, 2010, 05:04 PM
    Thread: What should I read next?
Post: What should I read next?

For a winters day I'd recommend the bunny book, Watership Down, a great comfort read. Right now I'm reading Children of Dune - I'd forgotten how well I liked that series. Seriously good stuff. Or yo...
shasqa Andre Norton 3 1,248 January 2nd, 2010, 04:56 PM
    Thread: How Hollywood destroyed our classical legends
Post: How Hollywood destroyed our classical legends

I pretty much liked all the epic movies mentioned, to one degree or another. Gladiator was probobly the most flawed as it seemd to perport to be history, and wasn't. There are no deserts between Germa...
shasqa Actors 15 1,468 January 2nd, 2010, 04:50 PM
    Thread: Victoria Pratt Beauty Thread!
Post: Victoria Pratt Beauty Thread!

Okay, sorry to be the odd one out but... who is she?
shasqa Renaissance and Ghost House Pictures 71 19,321 March 15th, 2009, 05:42 AM
    Thread: New release dates for Thor, Spidey 4, Capt. America, Avengers films
Post: New release dates for Thor, Spidey 4, Capt. Americ...

Not convinced that every Marvel comic will make a good movie. Iron Man was pretty cool with some nice touches, dispite ignoring physics every now and again - that first big fall in the first suit woul...
shasqa Super Hero Movies 10 926 March 13th, 2009, 06:24 AM
    Thread: New Era:chapters 3-7. is it worth finishing???
Post: New Era:chapters 3-7. is it worth finishing???

Absolutely finish it. Very nice writing, plot development, character. How can I read the rest if you don't write it?
shasqa Fan Fiction and Poems 9 2,043 March 10th, 2009, 08:26 PM
    Thread: 'Hole Card'
Post: 'Hole Card'

That is really nicely done. Seemingly effortlessly realized characters you can empatise with.
shasqa Fan Fiction and Poems 2 2,083 March 10th, 2009, 08:06 PM
    Thread: Urban Farming
Post: Urban Farming

I once grew a few potatoes; I was absurdly poor at the time and those I had wer sprouting - so a dug a hole in the back yard and tossed them in, thinking now mroe about it. Behold, they grew and some ...
shasqa General Discussions 17 1,554 March 10th, 2009, 07:46 PM
    Thread: Science Fiction writers want out of Wikipedia
Post: Science Fiction writers want out of Wikipedia

Hmmm, ok. I personally think facts are critical and that large political entities make decisions that are not based on facts - i'm thinking global warming/rebarbaded as climate change here - is a very...
shasqa Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors 14 1,459 March 10th, 2009, 07:39 PM
    Thread: interviews with Watchmen creative people, and early media reviews of the film
Post: interviews with Watchmen creative people, and earl...

I'm in two minds but I'll watch it... well, to be fare I watched the first few minutes of Dune and I KNEW they would mess that up! I remember Watchmen very fondly. It is everything it should be and no...
shasqa Super Hero Movies 51 2,980 March 9th, 2009, 03:11 PM
    Thread: NASA interplanetary mission "faster than a speeding bullet"
Post: NASA interplanetary mission "faster than a speedin...

Orion was the answerto nhuman space flight http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=c0a_1227682772 and we didn't do it; that was the late 50's - 10,000 ton payloads every mission. We would have a moon base, mar...
shasqa General Discussions 8 847 March 9th, 2009, 03:08 PM
    Thread: Science Fiction writers want out of Wikipedia
Post: Science Fiction writers want out of Wikipedia

Can't say I trust the content, and there is good reason not to, but I have found it useful when seeking information of the non-critical sort. How a Roman military for is organized, for example; gettin...
shasqa Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors 14 1,459 March 9th, 2009, 03:02 PM
    Thread: Dennis McKiernan may write another Mithgar novel
Post: Dennis McKiernan may write another Mithgar novel

I haven't seen any of Mithgar, but I will deffinitely look out for them. Shannara is dire but there are many books in print that as bad and Brooks improved greatly over time (having the luxury of writ...
shasqa Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors 3 985 March 9th, 2009, 02:51 PM
    Thread: R.I.P Philip Josť Farmer
Post: R.I.P Philip Josť Farmer

Sad to think there will be nothing new from PJF - I loved everything he did, even Flesh was well crafted and neatly done. I'd forgotten about Tier World, thanks for the reminder. I'll re-acquire as s...
shasqa Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors 4 1,190 March 9th, 2009, 02:44 PM
    Thread: 10 greatest Star Trek characters of all time.
Post: 10 greatest Star Trek characters of all time.

Tho I agree with most of the list Jane/noway just doesn't get a mention for me. Dull b - hmmm, best leave that sentence unfinnished methinks. But 7of9 as number one, well yes. Just yes.
shasqa Star Trek 33 2,615 March 9th, 2009, 02:35 PM
    Thread: Sarah Connor plot catch-up questions + episode discussion (by definition, spoilers)
Post: Sarah Connor plot catch-up questions + episode dis...

It's the way I watched babylon5 - weekly installments just didn't work for me; you get a much better feet for the overal story arc if you watch four or more at a sitting.
shasqa Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows 68 4,720 March 9th, 2009, 02:30 PM
    Thread: "This is Paul Harvey -- Goodbye."
Post: "This is Paul Harvey -- Goodbye."

What were his politics? Just curious; maybe I'll check it out on wiki or similar.
shasqa General Discussions 4 955 March 9th, 2009, 02:24 PM
    Thread: Urban Farming
Post: Urban Farming

It happened when Rome fell; 1 million pop dropped to 50 thousand and people raised buildings and farmed the land. Welcome to the 21st centruy,
shasqa General Discussions 17 1,554 March 9th, 2009, 02:21 PM