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Re: Hunger Games VS Uglies
« Reply #150 on: May 06, 2012, 12:24:53 PM »

Oh god yes...hell, I want most of the tech from that universe. Hoverboard, ring, that camping gear...pretty much everything except the surgery. I mean, I would willingly get surge, but not to make myself look better. I'd turn myself into a freaking Spartan-II; something to give Specials nightmares about.
On that, and a related subject to the story, how much do you think it would take to kill a Special? I've always wondered that, cause they only ever fight helpless teens. What if they went up against someone with training and skills? Say, the leader of my Mils group, finally deciding he's had enough of peace and wants to bring back the good old bad old days?
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Re: Hunger Games VS Uglies
« Reply #151 on: May 06, 2012, 12:26:10 PM »

A lot, I presume. Unless he's got some pretty awesome gunpower.
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Re: Hunger Games VS Uglies
« Reply #152 on: May 06, 2012, 12:31:17 PM »

Well, that's what magnum special rounds are for.
Saw it. Working on it as we speak. Though you can probalby tell.
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Re: Hunger Games VS Uglies
« Reply #153 on: May 06, 2012, 01:10:19 PM »

DUDE hunger games is nothing like Uglies!
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Re: Hunger Games VS Uglies
« Reply #154 on: May 06, 2012, 01:12:59 PM »

Both contain a large metaphor about the media's hold on society. Both have symbolic love triangles. Both have a main character who goes from being no one to the most famous person in her society. In terms of writing style and worldbuilding, though, they're miles apart.
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Re: Hunger Games VS Uglies
« Reply #155 on: May 06, 2012, 01:14:17 PM »

Also, one is much more gritty and dark than the other.
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Re: Hunger Games VS Uglies
« Reply #156 on: May 06, 2012, 01:15:11 PM »

Yeah
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Re: Hunger Games VS Uglies
« Reply #157 on: May 06, 2012, 01:15:22 PM »

Also, one is much more gritty and dark than the other.
Assuming you're referring to Uglies?
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Re: Hunger Games VS Uglies
« Reply #158 on: May 06, 2012, 01:26:00 PM »

Actually, the other way around. Tally doesn't have death trying to grope her, remember.
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Re: Hunger Games VS Uglies
« Reply #159 on: May 06, 2012, 01:28:41 PM »

I thought you were talking about Hunger games
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Re: Hunger Games VS Uglies
« Reply #160 on: May 06, 2012, 02:12:13 PM »

I was. It's darker than Uglies is. By a lot.
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Re: Hunger Games VS Uglies
« Reply #161 on: May 06, 2012, 11:50:34 PM »

Okay, good. I was about to argue with that, haha.
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Re: Hunger Games VS Uglies
« Reply #162 on: May 07, 2012, 03:00:05 AM »

Yeah, no contest. We discussed this before. You yourself said Tally's childhood was beyond gentle, and I said (to qoute myself) something along the lines of "Katniss had death consatntly reaching up her shirt and trying to grope her".
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Re: Hunger Games VS Uglies
« Reply #163 on: May 07, 2012, 03:06:49 AM »

Ahh, I remember now.
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Re: Hunger Games VS Uglies
« Reply #164 on: May 07, 2012, 03:27:04 AM »

Yeah. I actually saved that qoute and put it on my fanfiction.net profile.  ;D
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