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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows « The Singing Stranger

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – plot spoiler and full text « The Singing Stranger

Yet another top WordPress blog post on the wonders of which is Harry Potter and the Deathly (real word?) Hollows. Considering that the movie is out and the book comes out today (Saturday 07/21/07) I am sure the posts and articles on this book will continue into next week.

The blog post does go into what is believed to be the ending of the book. People dead, people alive, people married with children… All of this for download. I guess the big question of the day is will this effect sales? Will someone buy it today and then post the WHOLE book?

Personally, I think the book is a collectible and kids, as savvy as they are about being online, will probably want the physical book in their hands. Then again, when it comes to kids, who knows. I also wonder if this kind of thing will push the web further and further into the sites of lawyers and lawsuits.

Well, that is my comment… here are some other people”s thoughts on the blog post:

  1. Grace Says:
    July 19th, 2007 at 7:38 pm I am so outraged. How can you end seven books with ‘All was well.’? I don’t want to hear that! I want deaths and things which make you go ‘oooh!’. That brings a whole damn new meaning to the word ‘pants’. Plus, how can Harry Potter lead a normal life after all of that? The trauma, for one thing, I imagine would be a problem. Poor Ginny, I bet all the romance has gone from the relationship now Harry’s not likely to die. Good for Ron and Hermione though. The two better characters got hitched. Good. I am such a Potter geek…I think I’ll leave it at that.
  2. Lee Fan Quo Says:
    July 20th, 2007 at 7:28 am Dunno, kinda sounds suspiciously like it was ripped off The Secret Life of Douglas Manson (written by Robert Sturtevant). The similarities are pretty extreme. And how come both have a villain named Severus who dresses all in black yet is complex and contradictory inside? There are just two many similarities here for my liking. Read both books back to back and you’ll see what i mean. And Hermione’s like a weaker version of Lei-Ling. What do you think?

 26 comments in total. Go check it out and voice your opinion.

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July 21, 2007 Posted by | Blog Post Review, Business, Culture, Entertainment, Family | 1 Comment

BREAKING – Bush to transfer power to Cheney temporarily

Once again, Digg commenters have made me laugh with its insane one-liners (mixed in with some very detailed points that admittedly are educational in some respects). If you don’t like President Bush too much, (which seems to be many Americans at this point), then you might find it funny that he is going to the doctor to get stuff removed from his colon…. hence the comments:
“I put $5 on them finding Osama and WMD up there.” by Absinthminded64
“Yea, I heard those aren’t fun. Maybe they should remove the Republican Senators from his ass while they are at it.” by qsqueeq
“Finger in Bush’s butt = At least a small amount of justice in this world still exists.” by TurtleBeoulve
“Maybe while they’re up there, they will find his head.” by griz

But the all time funniest and to the point comments are:
1) “So does this make Dick Cheney part of the Executive Branch yet?” by NatrlSelection (565 positive comment diggs)
— If you remember, Dick Cheney thought that he didn’t have to send stuff to the National Archive because he is not really part of the Executive Branch… so for those who know this, I am sure you find it most interesting that he will be acting president during this time —

2) “Let’s hope how long it takes to nuke Iran < how long it takes to get a colonoscopy” by bimtott (264 positive comment diggs)

Just high brow (and incredibly low brow) comedy going on in this thread. You must, I say MUST check it out.

Digg Link Pick Quote:
WASHINGTON – President Bush will have a routine colonoscopy on Saturday at his mountaintop retreat at Camp David, Md, his spokesman says.

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July 21, 2007 Posted by | Social Bookmarking | Leave a comment