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shesaxsensation
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Re: Should I read Twilight?

So you're going to go off writing about how much you hate the series and saying you'd maybe use it as toilet paper if you had to, just because a fan said there should be a law that you should read the books? Who really cares if she said that? It really shouldn't affect you that much.

 

It's a fiction book, she can do whatever she wants with it! I love what she did with Breaking Dawn, I wish I could say that it was my favorite but it's so hard for me to even put one on top of another.

 

I'm not even arguing over the books, you can like them or not like them. You're giving your reasons why you don't like them, and that's the sensible thing to do ... instead of saying how you won't even donate them because it's like toxic waste on public property ...

 

I'm so sick of people saying that Bella breaks so many rules! Are people really that strict or are they just SEEKING for ways that they can possibly diss Twilight? I'll go with the seeking option. There are books with murderers get away with what they've done. Once again, I'm really not trying to argue about the books.

 

You still could've sold them to Ebay! No one was forcing you to read the books and I can almost guarentee that people would buy the books from you.

 

I don't think kids should read Twilight until they're 13. I've said that before on here and I didn't change my mind. I don't think 9 year olds should read these books but there are 9 year olds watching pornography on the internet! (readers digest) You can't stop them. Most of the Twilight fanbase are teens.

 

Whether or not you give these books away, people will read them regardless. You not giving away the books will not stop anyone from reading them. But it will save them a lot of money from getting them at the library. You said you regret making such an investment, well you'd be saving people from doing that! You would be able to have people decide whether or not they like the books without having to spend the money that you did on them.

 

Sorry that I insulted you by calling you selfish, but I try not to hold anything back.

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Re: Should I read Twilight?


Wildstar66 wrote:
HI again people! Wildstar here. I got alot more m,essages, and I thought of a plan. I'll take it out form the library, start it, and if I like it, I'll buy the other books, and if I don't like it, I'll just return it to the library. How's that sound to you guys???

 


I'm glad you're giving it a shot :smileyhappy:
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Re: Should I read Twilight?

That is a great idea! Now, you can decide for yourself wheter or not the books are for you. You have heard our opion of these books, and now you can judge them for yourself! :smileyvery-happy:

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Re: Should I read Twilight?

in my opinion you shouldnt waste your time, but hey if you like books with no plots go right on ahead.

 

on a seriouse note though people are very protective of these books so you never know what you like till you try it.

 

i didnt enjoy it though. and it really did get worse with each book

 

 

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Re: Should I read Twilight?

Ok... this debate isn't one that will ever end. Twlight vs. Anti-Twilight.

There won't be a "winner."

So basically what I'm saying is that we are not accomplishing anything here by arguing. Everyone is intitled to their own opion whatever that may be, so if someone doesn't like Twilight for whatever reason, that is not an invation for everyone who loves Twilight to gang up on them and say that their opionion is "wrong." Or visversa. It isn't right to tell someone that a book that they really love is stupid, and that by reading that book you are also stupid. It just isn't fair.

Even though I don't like Twilight, I would be incredibly P.O. if someone ever came up to me and insulted Harry Potter. I would flip out, go balistic and never speak to anyone ever again. As you can see, I am the eqvilence to a "Twilight Obsessed Fan Girl."

Everyone is free to share there thoughts, and people should not feel insulted by them. On the same note, people should not just tell others that the book is just plain stupid. No matter how much you dispise the writing or the author.

 

Sorry if that was confusing! I'm just tierd of watching people fight over a book. There will never be a day when all those who say "Twilight is dumb!" change there minds, or viseversa, so it is pretty usless fighting over it. 


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Re: Should I read Twilight?

Ok... I read the first  Twilight book (library) and I HATED it! Edward is just weird, and Bella is really whiney and stuff. I just don't think that it is my style. Thank you guys for your advice! It helped.

 

 

~Wildstar~

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Re: Should I read Twilight?

Thank you for reading it and I respect your opinion because you did. Maybe you should try reading The Mortal Instruments Series By Cassandra Clare if you want a butt kicking girl instead of a whiney one. I just finished the last book in the series and I liked it even more than Twilight. (Now I just need to buy it.)
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Re: Should I read Twilight?

This is my complete opinion: It is a great series. Have you ever seen the movie? If you thought that was good then you probably will love the series. The only series that has been able 2 live up to my expectations other than Twilight would have to be the Pretty Little Liars series.
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Re: Should I read Twilight?

lmao i crnt belive theres all this drama over one series, anyway raestars right, if you didnt like twilight you should try out city of bones, its become my al time fav and i think youl be able to relate to clary much more :smileyhappy:
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Re: Should I read Twilight?

I understand what everyone means about Meyers not being a great writer and I agree with it, however I still liked her books a lot because I am a fan of romance and I thought the story was good.  I also think that everyone is entitled to their own opinions and I don't think anyone really needs to write long rants for or against Twilight.  Some people like it, some don't and if you simply just say that it is much more respectful than everyone ranting at each other about a book. There are many crazy Twilight fans who are a little too into it but the people who hate it intensely are just as bad, and I think there are plenty of people on here who hate the books, we all know by now the faults these books have. I think anyone who wants to read them should just decide for themselves whether they like it or not because many people dont like them and many people do.
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Re: Should I read Twilight?

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Haha. I didn't read the other messages before I posted my last message. If I had, I would've probably said the same thing as BLUEICEGAL. I mean, come on. It's just a book. If you like it then good. If you don't like it then okay.

 

There are people who like Twilight and there are people who don't like Twilight. It's always going to be like that. We can't change it. It's a free country and if people who like the series want to obsess over it then fine, let it be. It's their own obsession to obsess over. It's all right to be a hater and express your opinion. But by posting hate messages in spite of the people who actually like Twilight, your only making it worse. If you hate it and you don't like it when people obsess over it and you just want it to stop, then why are you replying to them in spite, telling everyone how bad it is and how she (Stephenie Meyer) has no writing skills and that the books are trash? Do you know what your doing? Your obsessing over it! And not to mention when you fight fire with fire you just make a bigger fire. And I'm not saying that you can't express your opinion. I'm just saying there's a line between expressing your opinion and being overdramatic and obsessing. Most of the haters are crossing that line. 

 

I'm also not saying that the Twilight lovers are perfect and that they don't over-obsess about Twilight, because I know they do. In fact, sometimes I have my moments and over-exaggarate and gloat about how good the books are. But boohoo. Not everyone's perfect.

 

My point is that hating or loving Twilight isn't going to make this person read Twilight. No one is ever going to win the battle of Twilighters VS.. Anti-Twilighters. Get over it. Stop obsessing!

(I'm not ranting against OR for Twilight. I'm just expressing my opinion on how everyone may obsess a little too much.. Maybe to the point where it's creepy.)

xoxo, Jordi <3

Message Edited by EdWaRd_JaCoB on 06-14-2009 06:02 PM
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Re: Should I read Twilight?

Just a quick question. There were no fights that I can think of in this thread (I could be wrong. I have a horrid memory!) so why are people doing the peacey vibe thing (which is good!). From what I recall no one's fought so why? Pretty dumb question, right?
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Re: Should I read Twilight?

Yess. i highly recommend it. you should read it for yourself and decide whether or not you personally will like it but give it a try.
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Re: Should I read Twilight?

try reading page one, even if anyone hasnt swore yet, people are getting seriously pissed of which is what just tends to happen when twilight is disscused, and even if you dont feel there are heated arguments there will be soon enough if anyone flips, which is why i think there needs to be the odd one of us who are like ok guys calm down, coz it happens when people are in a disscussion about something there passionate about things can get out of hand, but seriously like i dont think people need to make threads, about wanting to read twiight, or how it is, becuase most peple have read it by now, and such threads just make conflict anyway ive seen it hapen over and over again on these threads
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Re: Should I read Twilight?

Look a simple guide to objective opinions is to read old reviews, find the first reviews of twilight and make up your mind based on those.

In other words the reviews before all the rage happened with all the schoolgirls going nuts over Fangy and Fluffy.

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Re: Should I read Twilight?

Sorry, I have a terrible memory. I know what you mean by how people get into arguments about books. I have gotton in to some to. I don't get why people get into fights over a book. There will always be haters and lovers no matter what so why should people try to defend the book or they're beliefs when all it is a waste of time? Fighting is stupid, period. Fighting over a book (I mean like teen fiction, not just Twilight. I am not talking about the Bible or religious book either!) is a complete and utter waste of time. You can't change someone's beliefs so why try?
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Re: Should I read Twilight?

I think that I will read the city of bones series! It looks good, my brother reads them.
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Re: Should I read Twilight?

YES!!!!!!!!!! I love the series! I know if you ask some ppl they'll say it's bad but its not!

 

 

 

 

I *Heart* Jasper!

 

 

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