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    • CommentAuthorAlexa_D
    • CommentTimeDec 13th 2007
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    Why couldn't it have been somebody who wasn't using their brain?
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      CommentAuthorBenjamin
    • CommentTimeDec 13th 2007
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    Saw this on the front of a freesheet this morning and it made me genuinely unhappy.
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      CommentAuthorcurb
    • CommentTimeDec 13th 2007
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    That sucks. Pratchett was one of the first authors that 'got me into' reading, and his work has always been one of those constants in my life. Still, it's heartening to see him handle something so serious with such dignity and humour. Best of luck, Mr P ...
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      CommentAuthorAva Jarvis
    • CommentTimeDec 13th 2007
     (276.24)
    Crap.

    I remain optimistic, though. Mr. Pratchett said so.
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    I gotta say I can't recall the last time news depressed the entire Internet like this....
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      CommentAuthorAdam
    • CommentTimeDec 13th 2007
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    Well Pratchett's work has a very high appeal to pretty much this entire board's demographic. Its no wonder that so many of us, gathered here in the one place by our other common interests, also share such esteem for his work too. He is definitely one of the masters of his particular field - the success of his back catalogue attributes to that, and the length of it also means that he's been a part of everyone's life to one degree or another for a great many years...
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      CommentAuthorhyim
    • CommentTimeDec 14th 2007
     (276.27)
    I just feel a ton heavier after hearing the news. fuck today.
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      CommentAuthorCarnadine
    • CommentTimeDec 15th 2007
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    Saddest news I've heard in a while. He's been one of my favorite authors for years.