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Posted: Fri Feb 10, 2006 11:47 am
by Ragnar
Lass, you could walk through a live damn volcanoe crater with them, and they would last 100 years!

Don't fall in any deep puddles whilst wearing them. :-D

Posted: Fri Feb 10, 2006 11:51 am
by Brown Eyed Girl
Yes then i shall be missing my legs!

I love my newrocks :D they are greatly comfy and believe it or not.. less people attack you when you wear them heheh

Posted: Fri Feb 10, 2006 2:14 pm
by Crazy Healer Lady
BEG, NICE BOOTS!

Ragnar wrote:
Crazy Healer Lady wrote:
Oh man I wish I had no integrity. I'd jump on the table in corsette and boots with my black fishnets and start dancing and singing.

I wish you didn't either.

Photos?

Oh DAMN. HOW am I supposed to concentrate on my exam tomorow now???
Easy. Pretend I'm a man.

;) :lol:

Too far?

Oh my god!!!!

I have been waiting ALL week to get to 1000 posts, and I MISSED IT!!! I'm at 1009!!! :cry: I was going to celebrate. ;)

Posted: Mon Feb 13, 2006 3:26 am
by Brown Eyed Girl
::Pokes::

Your all 600 posts ahead of me :( ::sulks:: lol

I'm gonna chuck me self in water now :P

Posted: Mon Feb 13, 2006 8:06 am
by Crazy Healer Lady
No more sick-leaves, Ophelia! Then you will be ahead!

I must be a real blabber-mouth if I've got this many posts in this amount of time! At least I have some meaning to the posts, ci? Or at least I try ;)

Posted: Mon Feb 13, 2006 8:25 am
by Brown Eyed Girl
Yeah if i was healthy and not passed out i could post....

hmmmm......

must get on to that posting telepathically when I'm passed out!

Posted: Mon Feb 13, 2006 10:05 am
by Crazy Healer Lady
Well, yeah...
That's what I do

I was looking back to see if I could return to the original topic, but got stuck on Rocky Horror Jesus show, and now have "Let's do the time warp agaaaain!" in my head >___< Guess what I'll be singing at the top of my lungs now that I'm alone?

My cat is looking at me with the same look he had when we first brought home my niece and he heard that god-awful wailing. :lol: It's okay. He's insane already.

Posted: Mon Feb 13, 2006 10:31 am
by Ragnar
You know, there must be a plot here. We have TWO topics now with photos of boots in.

Hmmm, what does THAT say about us, you psychologists out there? :-?

Posted: Mon Feb 13, 2006 11:23 am
by Brown Eyed Girl
hmm.. Your all boot walking obsessed! (yeesh you can tell I'm just a second year!)


::has ANOTHER new top ... heheh! My mum gave it me :D::

Re: Harry Potter... The New World Order of Satanists!!!!

Posted: Tue Jun 23, 2009 2:34 am
by sarahex
Why do the American and European versions of the Harry Potter cover arts differ? Also why do some countries have the book title "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" instead of "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone"?
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Re: Harry Potter... The New World Order of Satanists!!!!

Posted: Tue Jun 23, 2009 4:53 am
by Max
Hello Sarahex, probable answers to your question are:

There are several different covers for the books because they aim to be attractive to the particular audience in a country. Different countries prefer different styles. I know that there are also different covers for the copies aimed at children (more pictoral and brightly coloured) and adults (plainer and darker in colour to be inconspicuous). Or, it may be that there are different publishers for different countries and they have to provide their own artwork for the covers.

As for the difference between 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone' and 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone', I am sure I read somewhere that JKR changed it because the publishers felt that the US readers would like the second version of the title better.

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Re: Harry Potter... The New World Order of Satanists!!!!

Posted: Tue Jun 23, 2009 7:53 pm
by Kitsune
Actually, Max you have it closer than you know.

The original title of the book is "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone". However, it was believed that the reference was too "vague and confusing" for Americans... Apparently (and I wish I was kidding you here), they asked a selection of american readers if they understood the title and the most common reaction to it was "What is a philosopher?". #-o ](*,) #-o

Thus they changed it to "Sorcerer's Stone" since everyone in their selection understood what a wizard or sorcerer was.

Other than that, the books were exactly the same... Except wherever the term "philosopher" was they changed it to "sorcerer" as per the title.

I remember I nearly decked the people in front of me at the first movie though (which I saw before reading the book). They insisted on making fun of the term "Happy Christmas" and actually had the nerve to say during the movie "Those idiots, don't they celebrate Christmas? It's 'Merry Christmas', not 'Happy Christmas'!"