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thaisra
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Lawsuit agaist Stephenie Meyer

People read this article

http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20090804/en_nm/us_books_twilight

 

What do you think? I think that woman is lying, she is just doing it because the Twilight Saga has made lots of money

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i think shes lying too. there may be similiarities, but like how both characters called thier wives 'love' are you kidding me? its not like shes the first person to use that. thats an old name that shows passion and love for the reciever. there must be another reason for the sue.
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Well first I think the author was a He, and wow.  Lol.  that is pretty freakin funny.  I do have to say.  But seriously what a load of bull.  Is it Meyer's fault that they BOTH wrote the same sloppy horrible cliche plotline.  No. 
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Honestly, I think it's about time. Now there's somebody suing JK Rowling. /:

But in my opinion, it should be L. J. Smith suing her for all of those similarities.

It was just bound to happen. People want money, I guess.

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Ha! Not surprised this happend. I mean it was bound to with all the vamp novels old and new. No offence to anyone but I found Stephine Meyer's plot was predictable and clique so it doesn't surprise me that someone found similarities between they're book and hers.
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i cant say im surprised at all....

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Is it just me or does anyone else find this highly amusing? 
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Lmao it had to come one day. And Omg she's such a plagirizer for using the word LOVE! refering to someone -_-. He needs more help than her.

And at least he's not suing over the fact that Vampires Sparkle cuz if he wrote about Sparkling Vampires also I would have gone crazy.
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*giggling insanely*  Lmao.  That just reminded me of something Meyer said one time.  Someone asked her in an interview if she would write other paranormal fantasy for teens and she said that she kinda wanted to write about mermaids.  My friend was just like "What are they gonna do, glow?" 
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I also find this highly amusing.  I think it will be even more highly amusing if the guy wins. Like it's not like I want her to lose money she earned. I'd just find it amusing that the judge thought she plagerizing some (IMO) commen idea.
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Highly doubtful, but it would be funny if he did.  Lol.  I'm just wondering how she made so much money off of the lamest idea ever.  She took a highly unoriginal idea and then failed in making it her own.  i.e. sparkly vampires 
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Well, she did make it her own (somewhat) but I have a problem calling them vampires. Vampires do not sparkle. It makes them sound (to me) as scary as a 1st grader. Plus, Edward being able to make a baby and that dumb "explianation" just bothers me. It doesn't make sence. I know for sure I wouldn't admit that my book was a like to Stephine Meyers.
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Lmfao that made my night. And we all know that Mermaids don't glow! Gosh people these days, never learn that Mermaids sparkle when they're out of water. They're monsters who can't be seen out of water because they're monsters. And attack people with killer dolphins O.O

Idk lol I thought of something but it slipped my mind.
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Speaking of mermaids, in 8th grade my history teacher informed us that The Little Mermaid, Ariel actually cut out her own tongue when she couldn't get the prince to notice her.  And she was an evil little thing at that.   Funny how Disney totally changes stuff.

 

That seems to happen alot to you.  Lol.  Hey look!  Shiny!  

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Shiny as in old Shiny or Shiny as in new Shiny?

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hahaha funny how a lot of you think the Jordan person is a guy! haha it's a woman! She must want money or for people to buy her book

 

 from the article:

"I think the fans have to read both books and make up their own mind, like a judge is going to have to," Williams said.

See? That is what she wants, for her book to get some attention.

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No no no no.  No.   Shiny as in reflective.  Not the band.  Lol. 

 

Really?  Wow.... hmmm... I must be tired.  Must have gottten the he's  and she's of the lawyer mixed up.  Lol.  

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Kyleigh wrote:

Speaking of mermaids, in 8th grade my history teacher informed us that The Little Mermaid, Ariel actually cut out her own tongue when she couldn't get the prince to notice her.  And she was an evil little thing at that.   Funny how Disney totally changes stuff.

 

That seems to happen alot to you.  Lol.  Hey look!  Shiny!  


 

yaa hans christian anderson was a depressed person. she never ends up with the prince, he marries someone else, and she dies of a broken heart.

 

 

i love twilight, but yaa BD wasnt my fav. the first one. but im forcing myself to get over twilight. its a really good book, and i know that it was way off from vampires. and im tired of people obsessing over it.

 

and its really sad. are all big hit book authors bound to be sues at one point or another?

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Where do you guys hear this sick twisted version of Disney movies? I wanna see lol. I like good things gone bad. O.o
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Ravenclaww wrote:
Where do you guys hear this sick twisted version of Disney movies? I wanna see lol. I like good things gone bad. O.o

 

hahaha yaa um lol  actually the twisted version was the origanal version of a book called the little mermaid by hans christian anderson,
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