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shay

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Re: who would go to the smoke alone like tally did?
« Reply #30 on: July 03, 2011, 04:14:05 PM »

no betrayal unless you want
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Re: who would go to the smoke alone like tally did?
« Reply #31 on: July 04, 2011, 06:07:01 AM »

Unfortunately, no, I don't think I would.

And in that society, I don't think most of you would, either.

The only reason Tally goes, is to get Shay. I mean, the trip would be fun. Oh, how many times I've fantasized about hoverboarding...

But, in a futuristic society like that, where you DON'T know about the mind-changing, I mean, you think that going over and living Pretty-life is just fun and parties. Who wants to turn down fun and parties?
There are what, 45 posts in this thread already? And 45 of them are saying "Yes, I would" So, why if the 100% of you say you would join the smoke... join the... basically living in huts and peeing in the woods (compared to our society now) And like... 1% of Uglies actually go.

It's kind of like.. if there was a "No School" Resistance. And Everyone's like "Man, I wish I could run away from going to school, and live in the woods, like "CharacterX" in "BookY" Yeah!
No, you go to school.

It's such an ingrained part of their society, and they don't know about it, they don't know about the Brain-Mods, or the Horrible-ness to it.
If I were an Ugly, and had a copy of "Uglies/Pretties/Specials" laying around, yeah, I'd probably go over to the Smoke.

But otherwise, no. I don't think I would.

Plus...

Parties > Hard Work anyway.  :P

Not heading the the Brains>Looks argument, cause I definitely agree that Brains are more important. They're all I've got going for me. xD, but no one knows what being a Pretty really is. And neither would you.

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Re: who would go to the smoke alone like tally did?
« Reply #32 on: July 04, 2011, 12:14:38 PM »

Haha, but it is true although the question is like Tally did. She was kind of forced...
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Re: who would go to the smoke alone like tally did?
« Reply #33 on: July 04, 2011, 01:15:47 PM »


 :-[
*Embarassed Face*

In that case... yeah, I probably would. xD
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Re: who would go to the smoke alone like tally did?
« Reply #34 on: July 05, 2011, 05:09:48 AM »

Yeah. Her choices were:

1. Stay in the Uglies place
2. Get killed
3. Find the smoke, drop the tracker, come back, and become a pretty

She picked 3... Wouldn't you?
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Re: who would go to the smoke alone like tally did?
« Reply #35 on: July 05, 2011, 05:47:55 AM »

If I wasn't being forced by Special Circumstances, I probably wouldn't go. I mean, Sir Prize is right - the brainwashing/cultural conditioning is pretty high. And I think the planet was better off in the Pretty time, and I care a lot about the planet. Team Cable!
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Re: who would go to the smoke alone like tally did?
« Reply #36 on: September 14, 2011, 05:26:53 AM »

obvi i love spagbol! ;D
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