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Re: Who liked Extras?
« Reply #30 on: July 07, 2012, 01:44:43 PM »

People are more forgiving of Tally's annoying-ness due to her being the first main character as well as her turning out to be a savior of humanity. If we had had some sort of ending like that for Aya then she might be looked at differently, just like if Aya had come first she might be looked at differently.
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Re: Who liked Extras?
« Reply #31 on: July 07, 2012, 06:12:34 PM »

Im thinking something similar. Though the fact remains, Tally is kind of thick-headed.
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Re: Who liked Extras?
« Reply #32 on: July 08, 2012, 06:30:31 AM »

She is almost Bella Swan thick if you ask me, Straif, and Seth, that's what I'm talking about. I have a problem with people that idolize Tally for no other reason than "She's Tally! She saved the World!" I mean if you really think about it, what did she intentionally do for the good of the world?
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Re: Who liked Extras?
« Reply #33 on: July 08, 2012, 06:38:09 AM »

Oh boy is she ever...the only thing she has going over Swann is her Specialisations.
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Re: Who liked Extras?
« Reply #34 on: July 08, 2012, 06:46:19 AM »

If you really think about it, she chickened out on a friend and didn't go to the smoke, was a cowered and did the bidding of Dr. C and sold that friend out, after stealing that friends crush. Then after that she went along for the ride and tried to save them, not because she felt too terrible about it, but because of how she thought that David would hate her forever is she did nothing.

In then second book, she become pretty and the only reason she fought against it, was because of a boy, Zane, without him, the series would have ended there. Then it would have ended again if he wasn't there with her when they found the pills. Then it would have ended again, with her dying if she didn't fall in that water and the Indians didn't see her features. 

We shouldn't hold her up on a golden throne for that and call her God.

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Re: Who liked Extras?
« Reply #35 on: July 08, 2012, 06:51:17 AM »

Thank you! And, from my perspective, its annoying she thinks herself so GOOD, when in reality someone like ME (read: atheltically lame book nerd) could take her down if given a medium sized rifle and a good perspective on her! Theres a reason Deryn and Hester Shaw are above her on my list of badass girls. Actually, now that I think about it, Katniss is over her too.
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Re: Who liked Extras?
« Reply #36 on: July 08, 2012, 06:56:27 AM »

Of course Kat is, I mean Kat's a hunter that knows how to kill, and does it with pure skill and no cheap tricks, Tally's like "I don't want to break a nail." In the 1st 2 books then in the third. "I like being up people because they have no weapons and I am physically stronger than them." She makes me sick.  :P
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Re: Who liked Extras?
« Reply #37 on: July 08, 2012, 07:02:05 AM »

She doesnt turn me that far, but I will admit I read the series for the universe and not her. Actually, her lameness is part of what spawned the Mils cliche for me...I wanted to make a group that was like Tally's Crims, but without the weakness and patheticness. Hence "Dauntless" Railer and her boyfriend "Stang", my protagonists.
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Re: Who liked Extras?
« Reply #38 on: July 08, 2012, 07:05:02 AM »

I've heard, you keep talking about the mills, and sorry if y ranting is a little strong, but I just read City of Fallen Angels yesterday and I don't like Clary much and I'm working all this hate out of my system.
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Re: Who liked Extras?
« Reply #39 on: July 08, 2012, 07:09:28 AM »

Is fine. Im in Germany and I just went to this bookstore that supposedly had a nice sellection of English books? Guess what? Sellection= FUCKING HUNGER GAMES AND HARRY POTTER. And some new Riordan. NOTHING ELSE.
As for the Mils, Ill be doing more with them soon. On Dauntless and her nickname: How badass is she? During her inittiation, she shruged herself out of a nanoparachute to land on a pair of love making pretties. On purpous.
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Re: Who liked Extras?
« Reply #40 on: July 08, 2012, 07:12:23 AM »

That's all the English books they had? Wow, that's a sorry state.
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Re: Who liked Extras?
« Reply #41 on: July 08, 2012, 07:13:17 AM »

All the ones that interseted me, anyway. And now I must go for the night.
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Re: Who liked Extras?
« Reply #42 on: July 08, 2012, 07:13:56 AM »

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Re: Who liked Extras?
« Reply #43 on: July 08, 2012, 11:02:37 AM »

Haha @Luna Clary is one of the worst(I prefer Isabelle in that series). @Straif, you naming your character Dauntless reminded me of Divergent and the Dauntless from it. ) Oh and Tris>Tally.
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Re: Who liked Extras?
« Reply #44 on: July 08, 2012, 11:08:41 AM »

Yeah, but Tris can be really weird sometimes. I feel like she sometimes does things that aren't true to her character. I liked Lynn and Marlene, even though we don't see them much.
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