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Title: Shay's Story
Post by: Reenie-La on March 09, 2012, 04:26:37 AM
So as some of you may know--SHAY'S STORY IS OUT as of the 6th! :D

Has anyone managed to get thier hands on it yet? :3
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: snowybunny12 on March 09, 2012, 09:03:17 AM
Yep!!! I preordered it last week :D I picked it up today!!! So excited to read it!!!!
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Post by: RUE!!! on March 09, 2012, 01:27:50 PM
Need to get!!!!!
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Post by: Reenie-La on March 09, 2012, 01:36:24 PM
I just got it today!
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: RUE!!! on March 09, 2012, 01:43:13 PM
Good for you :-)
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Post by: snowybunny12 on March 10, 2012, 10:07:59 PM
It's really good- I can't wait for the second one :D
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Post by: Emma-la on March 10, 2012, 11:52:04 PM
I super wanna get it.
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Post by: Mara-la on March 11, 2012, 01:59:14 AM
I went to the bookstore yesterday but they didn't have it. They didn't have it in that city, or in my dad's city, or in my city (which is INSANE) so I got Catching Fire instead... but I really want Shay's Story >.<
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Reenie-La on March 12, 2012, 11:46:46 AM
I freaking love my mom!!! I showed her the manga page of Dr. Cable and she said that I look like Cable! xD
LMAO! ;D
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Shax on March 12, 2012, 11:50:31 AM
I want it do bad
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Emma-la on March 12, 2012, 01:26:01 PM
They don't have it in any Indigo/Chapters/Coles in ON. I ordered it and will get it within the week though!
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Post by: MismatchedSocks on March 12, 2012, 02:46:41 PM
I just finished chapter four. Soooo good!!!!
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Shax on March 12, 2012, 11:41:24 PM
:( I WANT TO GET IT SO BADLY BUT I DONT WANT IT ON MY NOOK
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Ink on March 13, 2012, 07:50:38 AM
I finally got to read it today! It kinda changed my view of the series of a little, and I love it to bits. CANNOT wait for the second one. <3
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: MismatchedSocks on March 14, 2012, 01:02:38 PM
Finished it this morning.

Ohmigoodness! It was soooo good! I loved the way all of the characters looked (even though they weren't all like my mental picture, I still thought they looked good.)
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Emma-la on March 14, 2012, 01:34:10 PM
I'm getting it tomorrow!!!!! I cannot waiiiit!!'nm
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Dalek on March 15, 2012, 01:51:54 AM
What I think is rather odd, is that ugly Zane looks prettier then (?) pretty Zane... Or is this just me?
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: carmensakura-la on March 26, 2012, 06:31:40 PM
What I think is rather odd, is that ugly Zane looks prettier then (?) pretty Zane... Or is this just me?

I agree. I think ugly Zane look prettier than the pretty Zane.

Anyhow, the graphic novel changed some of my perceptions about Tally's world. Actually, I was kinda surprised that even the uglies weren't that ugly. I mean, the way Tally described herself, gave me an impression that she wasn't very pretty and surprisingly, in the graphic novel, she was.

Anyhow, I love this graphic novel.

I like how it is from Shay's point of view.

Can't wait for more~~!!

PS : I don't like David even more. So yea.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Shax on March 27, 2012, 11:58:43 PM
i pictured shay with short hair. and i most definetly didnt picture zane with blonde hair
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Reenie-La on March 28, 2012, 03:38:24 AM
I always imagined Shay with short hair too...
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Post by: Luna Lovegood on March 28, 2012, 07:42:17 AM
Me too.
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Post by: lyre7 on March 28, 2012, 12:57:59 PM
LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  i KEEP READING IT OVER AND OVER.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Luna Lovegood on March 29, 2012, 12:15:45 PM
scott has the first chapter posted!!!
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: snowybunny12 on March 29, 2012, 12:19:50 PM
What I think is rather odd, is that ugly Zane looks prettier then (?) pretty Zane... Or is this just me?

I agree  :D
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on May 01, 2012, 02:00:29 PM

What I think is rather odd, is that ugly Zane looks prettier then (?) pretty Zane... Or is this just me?

It's on perpous. The way I see it, the operation turns you into a barking DOLL. Because everyone in that world's had nothing but the brainwashing of their socioty to look at, they think they look good. We, with our free minds, see someone who's had a little to much botox and needs to be shot. Or something.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Lauren-sensei on May 01, 2012, 11:30:18 PM
i now officially like Zane more than David :)
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on May 02, 2012, 12:48:13 AM
Honestly, I always pictured Zane looking better anyway. David...kinda looked like Edward Cullen to me, in my head.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Luna Lovegood on May 02, 2012, 03:22:40 AM
David looks like a block-head hick in my head. . .
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on May 02, 2012, 05:00:13 AM
Fitting, considering his upbringing.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Luna Lovegood on May 20, 2012, 02:24:18 PM
Holy frigging crap, I just got Shay's story this afternoon and I'm already half way done and all I can say is: Zane, what the Hades did they do to you? You look hideous! And this is not my bias towards blond boys coming out, I knew that he would be dying his hair once he got pretty, but wth? He looked so much better as an ugly, he was hot, with a nice hair cut and jawline, and intense eyes! Pretty Zane is freaking, he has no jawline, the pretty blond hair is gone(But at least I prepared myself for that one.)The hair cut is bad, he has crazy eyes and he looks like a girl! My brother walked up to me when I was reading it and said. "She's hot." WTH? God, if I lived in that world I think I would become asexual, I can't imagine mating with something that looks like that. *shutter*
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on May 20, 2012, 02:28:26 PM
I agree. They turned him into a barking DOLL. As stated to Millie-wa earlier in this thread. Amazing what happens when you have brainwashing in society, isn't it? And Tally thinks she's hideous yet I know people who would beg to suck her toes...
Some of it might be the art though, remember. This is a manga; the style of them isn't exactly physically accurate. But still.
Also; hey, I'm blond! I'm insulted! (no I'm not)
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Luna Lovegood on May 20, 2012, 02:31:24 PM
First, I just said that I LIKE blond boys, second, I read lots of Manga, and I can think of a lot of Manga guys that are not freaks, and are good looking.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on May 20, 2012, 02:36:05 PM
Oh...okay, I read it as you don't like blonds. I recind what I said.
But yes, even for a manga Zane looks FREAKY. As does the Helen chick who's with him. In the words of Asher Seaguard, my pretty OC; "The Surge doesn't make you look pretty. It makes you look WRONG."
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Luna Lovegood on May 20, 2012, 02:38:29 PM
Yeah. . . But then again, I really don't like David's look much either, so maybe I just don't like the look of the male characters in this manga.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on May 20, 2012, 02:40:44 PM
David was kinda strange to me to. THAT I think we can put down to the manga style.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Luna Lovegood on May 20, 2012, 02:42:50 PM
David had crazy eyes, an annoying smug expression and a bad haircut, and I'm not David fan so he has all that working against him. 
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on May 20, 2012, 02:44:01 PM
Never really liked him myself, honestly. Actually, a lot of the stuff in Uglies annoyed me. Like, the Specials are so horrifying to everyone, yet I bet if you shot one he'd just cry and beg for mercy because he's never face a real opponent.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Luna Lovegood on May 20, 2012, 02:45:30 PM
I think the point of them was that they were like superman with the reflexes and they would be too quick for you to shoot.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on May 20, 2012, 02:46:37 PM
Probably. I'm just saying; give them a real threat and they'd cave. All they face are easy targets. Up against something their own size, so to speak, they wouldn't stand a chance.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Luna Lovegood on May 20, 2012, 02:47:28 PM
Probably not, I agree, they are overrated a bit.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on May 20, 2012, 02:48:12 PM
We saw what happened with the Cutters Vs. The Smokies in Specials...
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Luna Lovegood on May 20, 2012, 02:51:11 PM
Spoiler

And Diego was able to de-weaponize them without much of a problem. 
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on May 20, 2012, 02:55:11 PM
An excellent point. Though really, "weapoinzed" is barely applicable to them. When I think "weaponized human", I think Wolverine or Penny Mercer. Not the Cutters.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Luna Lovegood on May 20, 2012, 02:56:02 PM
Who's Penny Mercer?
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on May 20, 2012, 02:58:10 PM
Do you know the game Prototype? She's the fan-originated daughter of Alex Mercer, the protagonist. Though "daughter" isn't really the best description.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Luna Lovegood on May 20, 2012, 03:00:12 PM
Sorry, I'm not a gamer.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on May 20, 2012, 03:10:15 PM
It's fine. Let me say this; she's a bioweapon in human form. Crazy powerful.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Luna Lovegood on May 20, 2012, 03:12:05 PM
Cool, How did you like the look of Dr. C in the Manga?
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on May 20, 2012, 03:15:37 PM
It fit. She was a bit younger than I thought she would looks, and she had a distrubing resembalance to Dr. Halsey from Halo. But then I realized that the similiarites between the two scientists and it just fit really well.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Luna Lovegood on May 20, 2012, 03:18:22 PM
I thought she would look more like militant than a doc, but I didn't mind her, and you're going to have to not use as many game comparisons when you're talking to me, I don't play Halo either.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on May 20, 2012, 03:21:14 PM
Sorry. But yeah, I though she'd look a bit tougher too. She looks like someone's aunt in the manga. Not exactly the most threatening. When I first saw her, I thought she was gonna offer Shay a cookie.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Luna Lovegood on May 20, 2012, 03:24:32 PM
lol, I thought she looked like this old creepy hooker doc
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on May 20, 2012, 03:27:00 PM
That...is actually disturbingly accurate.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Luna Lovegood on May 20, 2012, 03:28:51 PM
thank you :)
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on May 20, 2012, 03:29:46 PM
Np. Glad to give credit where it's due. So, you hear there's a sequel?
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Luna Lovegood on May 20, 2012, 03:30:26 PM
I figured there would be.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on May 20, 2012, 03:31:42 PM
Gotta squeeze us for every drop of money he can...though we're getting info out of the deal, so no problems from me. Shut up and take my money!
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Luna Lovegood on May 20, 2012, 03:34:19 PM
lol my thoughts exactly! But next book make Zane look less creepy! God if he looked like that and kissed me like he kissed Tally in the 2nd book, I would have ended up puking in his mouth. :( And that just in't cool.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on May 20, 2012, 03:35:51 PM
Yeah...course, I'm a dude, so if he tried kissing me I'd break off and freak...however, I'd defenantly want to do something to, say, that Helen girl he was with. Good God, she looks like she's had a botox overdose...
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Luna Lovegood on May 20, 2012, 03:37:51 PM
I should take another look at her tomorrow, I don't remember anything tooooooo creepy abutter her.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on May 20, 2012, 03:51:47 PM
She's not THAT creepy. I just don't wanna make out with her. Her face is like a mask.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Luna Lovegood on May 21, 2012, 02:21:00 AM
*Shrug* she didn't bother me, and I FINISHED THE BOOK 2 MINUTES AGO!!!
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on May 21, 2012, 02:42:38 AM
You approve, I assume.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Luna Lovegood on May 21, 2012, 02:45:14 AM
yes I do, but it hasn't changed my feelings towards any of the characters, I still hate David, like Zane, hate Tally.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on May 21, 2012, 03:19:04 AM
That's fine. Didn't change my feelings either. It just made it easier to visualise what they look like. And now I'm having someone do art of my Leviathan OC smashing David across the face with a pistol (his name's David Marasco, so it works)
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Luna Lovegood on May 21, 2012, 03:57:24 AM
did you look at the very back of the Manga where is showed the first drafts of the characters?
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on May 21, 2012, 03:59:58 AM
Yeah. I'm looking at it again right now. I want that Special gear.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Luna Lovegood on May 21, 2012, 04:01:18 AM
Yeah, that was kind of cool looking, take a look at the close up of David, doesn't he look feral?
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on May 21, 2012, 04:03:16 AM
Yeah, he does...they got Zane on the nose, though. And in the early drawing Cable looks LITTERALLY identical to Dr. Halsey.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Luna Lovegood on May 21, 2012, 04:04:58 AM
Which Zane? Ugly or Pretty?
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Post by: Straif on May 21, 2012, 04:05:58 AM
Ugly. The way they did him just feels RIGHT.
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Post by: Luna Lovegood on May 21, 2012, 04:07:52 AM
I totally agree with that, he's just so Zane when he's ugly, that's actually how I kind of imagined him looking when I met him in Pretties, the face facial expressions and even haircut felt right. 
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on May 21, 2012, 04:12:56 AM
Same. I think that's something to do with the art style, actually; a Otaku freind of mine said that all anime characters, even ugly ones, are drawn perfect. Its just the way the style is. Hence why he looks so wrong as a pretty; in our minds, he's already pretty as an ugly.
Though maybe that has something to say about the universe too, like how Tally thinks she looks like clart yet is hot as hell.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Luna Lovegood on May 21, 2012, 04:14:46 AM
You think she's hot?
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on May 21, 2012, 04:20:38 AM
Hell yeah! Personallity wise I'd shy away from her, but put, say, my girlfreind in her body and I'd be in heaven.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Luna Lovegood on May 21, 2012, 04:22:15 AM
*Shrug* Maybe I just think she's not great looking because her frizzy hair reminds me of my frizzy that I had when I was 15, it was so ugly.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on May 21, 2012, 04:24:03 AM
Ah, there's the thing: I LIKE frizzy hair. I have it, so it looks good to me.
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Post by: Luna Lovegood on May 21, 2012, 04:25:31 AM
Looks good? Not Fair! Even my friends used to say that my hair looked like a brown dead possum!
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Post by: Straif on May 21, 2012, 04:28:53 AM
Huh. Never had that problem...though maybe its cause I'm blond. Or maybe my freinds could care less about my hair. I gave myself a buzz cut a couple months back and everyone was like "nice".
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Luna Lovegood on May 21, 2012, 04:30:40 AM
Then it sound like they just don't care, but that's not surprising since you're a boy.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on May 21, 2012, 04:31:40 AM
Yeah, pretty much. But even the friends of mine who were girls didn't care. But maybe that's just cause they were all nerdy and outcasty.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Luna Lovegood on May 21, 2012, 04:33:01 AM
No, I just don't think we care about guy hair that much unless it's an extreme of wither really hot or really ugly.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on May 21, 2012, 04:35:03 AM
I'll take that explanation.
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Post by: Luna Lovegood on May 21, 2012, 04:35:51 AM
Now as for girls, we judge everything about each other. I hate it.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on May 21, 2012, 04:38:32 AM
Probably why the series has so many fangirls and few fanboys. Kinda annoying, honestly.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Luna Lovegood on May 21, 2012, 04:39:14 AM
That more girl like the series than boy?
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Post by: Straif on May 21, 2012, 08:12:30 AM
Yeah. Or at least are vocal about it. It would be nice to talk to a dude about the stuff that happens in it. That, and everyone seems to focus on the characters and their problems. Not that I really mind, I'd just like to have a chat about some of the tech they have in the universe. 
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Post by: Luna Lovegood on May 21, 2012, 12:34:32 PM
So you're a Tech-head then?
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Post by: Straif on May 21, 2012, 12:39:37 PM
MAJOR. I'd put Ren to shame. I'd have so much tech surge I'd be more machine than meat.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Luna Lovegood on May 21, 2012, 12:44:31 PM
So  u would be a regular cyborg? Interesting, I'd probably become a Manga-head or just give myself nicer skin and nothing more.   
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on May 21, 2012, 12:50:55 PM
Close to. More like a Special, except with REAL combat upgrades. Not just reflexes and nice teeth and fingernails, I'm talking hidden blades and crap like that.
Manga heads are pretty cool. Certainly is a lot of material for you to base yourself off of.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Luna Lovegood on May 21, 2012, 12:53:33 PM
Yep, and I already have thick hair and if I put my mind to it it can look really anime like right now. So all I really need is the nice skin, perfectly white teeth and maybe I would get my legs broke and shrunk.

And that would be sweet, you'd be like a ninja! 
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on May 21, 2012, 12:58:22 PM
Going full-on then. Nice. Good to see devotion like that.

Hell yes. Or an Assassin.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Luna Lovegood on May 21, 2012, 01:03:05 PM
Yeah, but as it is right now, I suck at cosplay and am not good at looking like anime characters :P

If you were supped up like that would you be with the law or against it? 
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on May 21, 2012, 01:07:26 PM
Me either. Thats why I usually cosplay as OC's.
Depends on when. If it's pre-mind rain, against. I'd start a clique of super-Crims, basically. Be like Zane, except more epic, I guess. After the Rain, for. I'd be helping Tally's group, probably.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Luna Lovegood on May 21, 2012, 01:10:51 PM
You do realize that Tally said she was going to become a villain and stand against humanity right?
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on May 21, 2012, 01:14:14 PM
Yeah. But honestly, I'd side with her anyway, cause it meant getting to blow shit up.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Luna Lovegood on May 21, 2012, 01:16:57 PM
You're 1 of those people that just likes blowing things up?
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on May 21, 2012, 01:18:14 PM
Sort of. It's one of my passions. But hey, I'm a dude, remember? Stuff like that is hard-wired.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Luna Lovegood on May 21, 2012, 01:19:16 PM
uh-huh.
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Post by: Straif on May 21, 2012, 01:24:58 PM
Yeah. Though really, it would depend on weither or not anyone decided to rebuild Seattle. If they did, I'd work for them, even if it was against Tally.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Seth-la on May 21, 2012, 01:27:32 PM
I never thought Zane was blond originally. I always just thought he had had black hair. I like the potential Shane/Zay pairing.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Luna Lovegood on May 21, 2012, 01:28:43 PM
I always thought that he had ugly Zane's haircut tho.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Seth-la on May 21, 2012, 01:32:02 PM
YES! I pictured Zane just as Ugly Zane, but with black hair. David was pretty spot on. Tally was a little different than what I thought, but in a better way.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Luna Lovegood on May 21, 2012, 01:35:23 PM
For me, Tally was spot on, and like I said earlier, David will always be a blockhead in my mind and I imagined Shay looking exactly like she does, but with shorter hair. As for ugly Zane, I loved him, Pretty Zane, well read my comments on page 2 of this thread. . .
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on May 21, 2012, 01:37:05 PM
MUST SMASH UGLY PRETTY ZANE! DIE!!!!!
Or something like that.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Luna Lovegood on May 21, 2012, 01:38:03 PM
I did not say THAT
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Seth-la on May 21, 2012, 01:41:36 PM
Holy frigging crap, I just got Shay's story this afternoon and I'm already half way done and all I can say is: Zane, what the Hades did they do to you? You look hideous! And this is not my bias towards blond boys coming out, I knew that he would be dying his hair once he got pretty, but wth? He looked so much better as an ugly, he was hot, with a nice hair cut and jawline, and intense eyes! Pretty Zane is freaking, he has no jawline, the pretty blond hair is gone(But at least I prepared myself for that one.)The hair cut is bad, he has crazy eyes and he looks like a girl! My brother walked up to me when I was reading it and said. "She's hot." WTH? God, if I lived in that world I think I would become asexual, I can't imagine mating with something that looks like that. *shutter*
Hmm, although I agree with you. I think that all of us should have been prepared for this based on the way Tally describes Zane. She says that he does meet the Pretty standards but just barely. All of his features are to the extremes of the limits, so he looks a little odd, but still Pretty.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on May 21, 2012, 01:42:00 PM
No, that's me.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Luna Lovegood on May 21, 2012, 01:42:59 PM
But I don't think he's pretty at all, I feel like he's going to sell me cheap junk.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Seth-la on May 21, 2012, 01:44:27 PM
HAHA Oh well. It is manga after all. I felt that all the Pretties looked more Manga-ish than the Uglies did.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on May 21, 2012, 01:45:26 PM
Actually, there's a little bit in the back of the book that says something about the style...
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Luna Lovegood on May 21, 2012, 01:46:37 PM
I had a bit of trouble telling the Pretties from the uglies 
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Seth-la on May 21, 2012, 01:48:54 PM
Actually, there's a little bit in the back of the book that says something about the style...
I did look over that in the back oh well.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Luna Lovegood on May 21, 2012, 01:50:45 PM
you should, the original hair style for David is lol, he looks feral.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Shax on June 01, 2012, 01:36:39 PM
I didnt like.david or.zane. david was worse than zane though. I pictured zane to have shorter hair (when pretty). David too. I dont know... i liked tally in the series but in shays story they make her seem like a selfish b****
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on June 01, 2012, 01:45:42 PM
She is a selfish bitch. And a deluded one to boot.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Shax on June 01, 2012, 01:50:01 PM
Well to some extent she can be selfish but i didnt see her as a b****
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Seth-la on June 01, 2012, 02:07:35 PM
I said it in another topic. A change in POV can really change how you see OTHER characters, like Tally.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Luna Lovegood on June 01, 2012, 02:22:11 PM
Yeah, it really changed how  I feel about Shay, she doesn't seem nearly as crazy.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Reenie-La on June 02, 2012, 09:49:08 AM
Yea, I totally LOVE Tally when it's told from her PoV but from Shay's Tally seems soo jerky... ::)

Still lovin' Cable though xD
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on June 02, 2012, 10:48:08 AM
Yeah. Actually, until Shay's Story, I thought she'd look a lot older and creepyer. But here, she looks like Dr. Halsey from Halo. Which, considering their shared interests in creating superhumans, is probably not a coincidence.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Reenie-La on June 02, 2012, 10:56:37 AM
I thought Cable would look like me but older xDDD

Yepp, I'm a narcissist xD
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on June 02, 2012, 10:57:44 AM
Pfff....
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Reenie-La on June 02, 2012, 11:05:53 AM
Lmao -- I get really, ahem, into my fantasies xD

But in all seriousness, Google "Dr. Cable, Uglies"
I come up, twice xD
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Seth-la on June 02, 2012, 11:34:52 AM
AHAHA!!!!!! I did and you did. Your picture was the first result too!
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Reenie-La on June 02, 2012, 11:36:45 AM
AHAHA!!!!!! I did and you did. Your picture was the first result too!

You come up? :D
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on June 02, 2012, 11:36:51 AM
Dr. Cable cosplay? I approve...
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Reenie-La on June 02, 2012, 11:39:52 AM
Dr. Cable cosplay? I approve...

Mmhmm, LOL~ xD
Thanks!
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Seth-la on June 02, 2012, 11:50:47 AM
AHAHA!!!!!! I did and you did. Your picture was the first result too!

You come up? :D
Oh no, I meant I did Google it and you did come up.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Reenie-La on June 02, 2012, 11:52:35 AM
Ooh~ Lol~ Awesome xD
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on June 05, 2012, 05:03:46 AM
Good stuff, yeah. Gotta love Google.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Abby-la on July 01, 2012, 01:23:58 AM
You know how on the last page of Shay's Story she's in the surge tank? Am I the only one who pictured it a lot smaller?
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on July 01, 2012, 04:55:48 AM
Nope. I was thinking bacta tank from Star Wars V. Not that monstrosity.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Abby-la on July 03, 2012, 07:41:41 AM
Oh I thought that surge tank was awful looking.  How could Tally tip it over if they're like that?
yeah. I thought it was gonna be smallish
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Luna Lovegood on July 06, 2012, 08:01:13 AM
Anyone else notice that Ugly Shay's eyes were bigger than pretty Shay's?
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Luna Lovegood on July 07, 2012, 07:46:27 AM
I didn't like how the boys looked, the girls didn't bug me much.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Seth-la on July 07, 2012, 01:50:08 PM
Yes.  I hate the illustrations in that book, they're terrible.  The uglies and pretties don't look different enough, so what's the point of the book?  And I agree, ugly Shay was "prettier" than pretty Shay.
Well, guys, isn't that the point? We view the "uglies" as being prettier because they are more unique looking. While their Pretty versions, or Pretties in general were more homogenized and also became a bit of an exaggeration of the stereotypical hot people.
I think the illustrations were great because they also showed some of the underlying themes(such as what I pointed out). Like how Tally saw the magazine and said that our HOTTEST celebrities looked like UGLIES to her. So of course we find the Uglies more attractive because we identify them with our society better.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on July 28, 2012, 01:05:54 AM
Oh I thought that surge tank was awful looking.  How could Tally tip it over if they're like that?
She might have been put in a smaller model. I don't think they make all surge tanks the same.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Luna Lovegood on July 28, 2012, 06:14:46 AM
Or you know, Tally could have just lied about the size or even that she tipped it. I don't feel like she's a reliable  narrator :-\
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on July 28, 2012, 08:13:43 AM
That would go without saying considering how nutso she is.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Luna Lovegood on July 28, 2012, 08:14:50 AM
Well I mean, just looked Shay's Story, it proves that she isn't reliable.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on July 28, 2012, 08:24:10 AM
Even more proof from it yes.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Luna Lovegood on July 28, 2012, 08:24:59 AM
This is just making me hate her more, I didn't know that was possible  >:(
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on July 28, 2012, 08:26:29 AM
EVERYTHING is possible, Luna. That's a motto I have for myself.
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Luna Lovegood on July 28, 2012, 08:29:44 AM
My motto is "Always expect the worst, that way when something doesn't go your way, you're not disappointed, and when something good happen, you get to be REALLY happy"   
Title: Re: Shay's Story
Post by: Straif on July 31, 2012, 01:39:54 AM
Sounds like a solid one to me.