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Poll: What is your favourite kind of book? (25 member(s) have cast votes)

What is your favourite kind of book?

  1. Sci-fi (10 votes [41.67%])

    Percentage of vote: 41.67%

  2. Fantasy (5 votes [20.83%])

    Percentage of vote: 20.83%

  3. Horror (1 votes [4.17%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.17%

  4. Thriller (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  5. Crime/Mystery (3 votes [12.50%])

    Percentage of vote: 12.50%

  6. Romance (1 votes [4.17%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.17%

  7. Non-Fiction (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  8. Biography/Autobiograpy (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  9. Other (Please specify) (4 votes [16.67%])

    Percentage of vote: 16.67%

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#1 NickJ

 

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Posted 11 July 2005 - 03:25 PM

Its quite interesting I guess as to the different tastes of people in books.

Personally I like fantasy books like (The Discworld by Terry Pratchet) but I also like crime and mystery.
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Posted 11 July 2005 - 05:26 PM

Most of the above. Basically anything fiction that isn't horror.
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Posted 11 July 2005 - 11:59 PM

Its quite interesting I guess as to the different tastes of people in books.

Personally I like fantasy books like (The Discworld by Terry Pratchet) but I also like crime and mystery.

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AH! I love!!! DEATH is my favorite character, with the Death of Rats and Binky coming in second and third, respectivly!!!
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I read everything and anything. I read tons of fantasy, lots of scifi, some bios, fiction, non fiction......whatever, I'll read it!! :)

My FAVORITE BOOK OF ALL TIME: Douglas Adams, the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy. Also read his Dirk Gently.....hillarious. :)
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Posted 12 July 2005 - 12:25 AM

AH! I love!!! DEATH is my favorite character, with the Death of Rats and Binky coming in second and third, respectivly!!!
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I read everything and anything. I read tons of fantasy, lots of scifi, some bios, fiction, non fiction......whatever, I'll read it!! :)

My FAVORITE BOOK OF ALL TIME: Douglas Adams, the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy. Also read his Dirk Gently.....hillarious. :)

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My favorite disk world is "Small Gods" I also like his recent "Going Postal"

I read fantasy, scifi, and crime thrillers mostly. I voted crime just to be different, I probably should have gone with Scifi. Oddly enough I almost never like movie crime/thrillers except old ones by the likes of Hitchcock etc.

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Posted 12 July 2005 - 01:11 AM

I picked "other".....I'm mostly into experimental fiction, ala Tom Robbins.....

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Posted 12 July 2005 - 05:00 PM

AH! I love!!! DEATH is my favorite character, with the Death of Rats and Binky coming in second and third, respectivly!!!
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I read everything and anything. I read tons of fantasy, lots of scifi, some bios, fiction, non fiction......whatever, I'll read it!! :)

My FAVORITE BOOK OF ALL TIME: Douglas Adams, the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy. Also read his Dirk Gently.....hillarious. :)

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Yeah he is a great character :thumbup:

Sadly I haven't read any sci-fi...apart from Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy which I though was awesome :clap: I have read a few Dirk Gently but haven't finished them yet.

My favorite disk world is "Small Gods" I also like his recent "Going Postal"

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Yeah that is a great one...I especially like the ones with 'the Watch' in. But I only up to 'Men At Arms' in the series at the moment. So many more to read....
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Posted 13 July 2005 - 05:43 AM

First love is definitely the Classics - which funnily doesn't put me in the romantic category because these days romance translates as sex and is so trashily written. I have no real preference for genre - it's the quality of the writing I go for. For more modern authors - I love Iris Murdoch and Ian McEwan - they jump out at me because of the beauty of their language.
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Posted 13 July 2005 - 11:07 AM

I voted sci-fi...

"Brave new world" and "Childhood's end" are very good books...

And books by Isaac Asimov, Arthur C. Clarke, Ray Bradbury - just fantastic !

...and of course many more other books and writers...
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Posted 13 July 2005 - 11:34 AM

Fantsasy! Discworld. The Wheel of Time. His Dark Materials. Masterpieces all.
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Posted 13 July 2005 - 06:21 PM

I have read all of them above...possibly not all the series but have read at least some of all.

All the Dark Materials...they are truly great books...really liked them!

Wheel of Time...not so much the books are really long...as much as I like reading they began to get repeatitive for me.
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Posted 26 September 2007 - 03:45 PM

I like sci fiction novels the most but I hardly read any of those lol I usually read adventures, fantasy and non-fiction books.

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Posted 26 September 2007 - 11:03 PM

Just about the only books that I read are Trek Novels.
Especially Shatner's Trek Books. I own every single one of them and love them.
I'm looking forward to his next one coming out in October.
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Posted 29 September 2007 - 11:02 AM

Shouldn't this get moved to the book section?

I read fantasy all the time. It's my crack. I'm especially fond of Tolkien, Rowling, and Ian Irvine. I read a little sci-fi but usually only if it's a Trek or Starcraft novel. Oh and the Hitchhiker's guide is awesome!

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Posted 29 September 2007 - 07:24 PM

Let's put it this way: The Lord of the Rings, The Dark Tower series, and the like are all favorites of mine. The Redwall series was a favorite when I was a kid, so I'm into high fantasy stuff. Oh my frazzawhatzits, Sherlock motherphloxing Holmes! And I don't know if you count comic books or RPG rulebooks, but those take up a lot of my time.

In addition, a lot of classics (doesn't have to be though); anthing that's a truly epic storyline (Moby dick; Captain Ahab can hunt my white whale any day :naughty3dg: ).

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Posted 29 September 2007 - 07:29 PM

Most of my "favorites" are fantasy; however, I've found good stuff all the way across the fantasy/sci-fi spectrum, and I've recently rediscovered mysteries too. Horror, though, blah, and ditto for what I've seen of romance; "no brain required" sucks.


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Posted 02 October 2007 - 02:34 AM

Voted for Sci-fi...

But my favourite author is Tom Clancy, especially the Jack Ryan novels.

also a lot of physics books...

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Posted 02 October 2007 - 06:20 AM

Do textbooks count? Because I actually do enjoy reading some (God, not Biology though...).
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Posted 02 October 2007 - 08:01 AM

Do textbooks count? Because I actually do enjoy reading some (God, not Biology though...).


Sure :P

Doesn't have to be just novels lol

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Posted 13 October 2007 - 03:09 PM

Sci fi is my fave genre.

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