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skafadi Candidate | joined 31 August 2008 | 17 posts


Allo Guv'na posted 04 September 2008 in WelcomesAllo Guv'na by skafadi, Candidate

Hello hello,
I'm not completely new to this forum, my old account Xatantius hasn't yet been reactivated >.> So until then I'm being Skafadi. I notice forumship has dropped off pretty sharply since the big change and the new-look front page, so I hope people start coming back soon. Hope to see you all back soon:) view post


Cnaiur-is he dead? posted 04 September 2008 in The Great Ordeal [supposed]Cnaiur-is he dead? by skafadi, Candidate

I certainly hope not. He's one of my favorite characters and he'd be a great part of the Aspect-Emperor series. I notice that his last appearance in TTT was quite open-ended- he just kinda went with the skin-spy who looked like Serwe. So, I have formed a Theory (with a capital T, no less). I think that the Consult, through their skin-spies, will manipulate Cnaiur into becoming their new Horde-General against Kellhus' Great Ordeal. He might be crazy, but he's still the only one who knows Kellhus for what he is, and probably the most brilliant tactician after Kellhus himself. Furthermore, the Consult know how much he hates the Dunyain and that he's probably their best chance of beating Kellhus in battle.
So yes...there that is.
I CAN'T WAIT FOR THE NEW BOOK! <!-- s:D --><img src="{SMILIES_PATH}/icon_biggrin.gif" alt=":D" title="Very Happy" /><!-- s:D --> view post


The twenty years in between posted 04 September 2008 in The Great Ordeal [supposed]The twenty years in between by skafadi, Candidate

The new series is twenty years after the PoN Series, which is fair enough I guess. Still, I'd like to read about Kellhus subduing all the Three Seas, 'cause he'd have a really hard time of it. It took him twenty years apparently-6 nations to convert and subdue, none of which have really heard of him except through correspondence, suddenly find themselves subject to a new Aspect-Emperor. I'd be pissed, I guess:P view post


US Presidential Elections posted 09 September 2008 in Off-Topic DiscussionUS Presidential Elections by skafadi, Candidate

Simply put-who will win, and why? Or, who do you want to win, and why?
Personally, I think Obama and I hope Obama, if only to ensure that Palin has no chance of getting into office. That woman scares me no end.
Please no ragging other people's opinions, flaming etc. view post


Help me understand posted 23 September 2008 in Off-Topic DiscussionHelp me understand by skafadi, Candidate

I think it's really good you've made the decision to open up about your feelings-even online. I'm not a psychologist or anything, but I highly recommend you do the same with your close friends, your family and your fiance. It's the people you're closest to who will be the greatest help and support to you. I also think you should seek the help of a counsellor or therapist. It might seem stupid or not worthwhile, but it worked wonders for me, even after a few weeks. It helps draw out problems you might not even know you have.
Good luck. If you need any help, I think everyone at this forum is more than willing to help you out. I know I am. Take care of yourself. view post


Cnaiur Badass Quote! posted 27 September 2008 in The Thousandfold ThoughtCnaiur Badass Quote! by skafadi, Candidate

'You know nothing of war. War is dark. Black as pitch. It is not a God. It does not laugh or weep. It rewards neither skill nor daring. It is not a trial of souls, nor the measure of wills. Even less is it a tool, a means to some womanish end. It is merely the place where the orn bones of the earth meet the hollow bones of men and break them.'
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Awesome:D view post


The Judging Eye posted 02 December 2008 in The Judging EyeThe Judging Eye by skafadi, Candidate

Covers!
Reviews!
RELEASE DATES!!!!11!omg
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*ahem*
It's been a while since my last visit. I totally missed all of this. I cannot WAIT for the Judging Eye. I hope that January 1st release date for Australia is right, if it is I'm driving to Sydney and camping outside a bookstore. <!-- s:D --><img src="{SMILIES_PATH}/icon_biggrin.gif" alt=":D" title="Very Happy" /><!-- s:D --> view post


Weird question... posted 02 December 2008 in Off-Topic DiscussionWeird question... by skafadi, Candidate

Okay, to avoid controversy, I'm not asking this question to offend or gall or anything, I genuinely don't know, but why is it that African-Americans are always stereotyped as loving chicken and watermelon? I'm from Australia so I'm kind of out of the loop on this, but I always hear comedians and TV shows going on about it so I'm just curious. (I love watermelon. It rocks.) view post


Weird question... posted 04 December 2008 in Off-Topic DiscussionWeird question... by skafadi, Candidate

See, that's good for me to know. Thank you <!-- s:P --><img src="{SMILIES_PATH}/icon_razz.gif" alt=":P" title="Razz" /><!-- s:P --> view post


No-God theory, or another theory posted 12 December 2008 in The Great Ordeal [supposed]No-God theory, or another theory by skafadi, Candidate

Huh...
That's not a bad theory. I don't think Cnaiur died either, if Bakker was going to kill him off he would've been explicit about it. The Utemot (that's the tribe) general was named Sathgai, and while he was the Scylvendi general during the Apocalypse-a role that Caniur could easily fill- I don't know if they'd lock Caniur inside a carapace. Personally I have no idea what the No-God is, and I'm not sure I want to know. It's one of those things that works best as a mystery I think. If there was some mundane explanation for it it'd ruin it for me. view post


Introduction (not really) posted 12 December 2008 in WelcomesIntroduction (not really) by skafadi, Candidate

Happened to me too dude:P
Welcome back by the way view post


Bashrag posted 15 December 2008 in The Warrior ProphetBashrag by skafadi, Candidate

They're one of the Weapon Races created by the Inchiroi, so they have the same bloodlust that the Sranc do. I think they're the Earwa version of tanks- they're described as being very large, large enough to easily lift a full-grown man, and they have a peculiar body structure- their limbs are seemingly three limbs somehow welded together. Not much has been explained about them, but this will probably change in the Judging Eye.
So yes. I am a Bashragologist <!-- s:P --><img src="{SMILIES_PATH}/icon_razz.gif" alt=":P" title="Razz" /><!-- s:P --> view post


Kelhus vs ... posted 15 December 2008 in The Thousandfold ThoughtKelhus vs ... by skafadi, Candidate

Kellhus vs. AFRO SAMURAI!
<!-- s:D --><img src="{SMILIES_PATH}/icon_biggrin.gif" alt=":D" title="Very Happy" /><!-- s:D -->
Afro Samurai hands down. Kellhus is cool but Afro is voiced by Samuel L. Jackson. Case closed. view post


Who would you cast in a Prince of Nothing movie? posted 15 December 2008 in General DiscusssionWho would you cast in a Prince of Nothing movie? by skafadi, Candidate

I know the PERFECT Eleazaras- Ian McKellan. Perfect age, a fantastic actor who's just the right mix of posh and evil <!-- s:twisted: --><img src="{SMILIES_PATH}/icon_twisted.gif" alt=":twisted:" title="Twisted Evil" /><!-- s:twisted: -->
Apart from that...I got nothin'. I've been wracking my brain for someone who could hold a candle to either Cnaiur or Kellhus, no dice. view post


A Kellhus Kind of Christmas posted 24 December 2008 in Off-Topic DiscussionA Kellhus Kind of Christmas by skafadi, Candidate

First off, how good is that title? <!-- s8) --><img src="{SMILIES_PATH}/icon_cool.gif" alt="8)" title="Cool" /><!-- s8) -->
Secondly, a very merry Christmas/Happy Hanukkah/ cheery atheistic gift-giving time. I hope you all get the Judging Eye as a late Christmas present:) view post


The Judging Eye posted 15 January 2009 in The Judging EyeThe Judging Eye by skafadi, Candidate

Pre-ordered my copy today <!-- s:D --><img src="{SMILIES_PATH}/icon_biggrin.gif" alt=":D" title="Very Happy" /><!-- s:D -->
apparently it takes 2 to 4 weeks from Canada, just in time for my birthday <!-- s:D --><img src="{SMILIES_PATH}/icon_biggrin.gif" alt=":D" title="Very Happy" /><!-- s:D --> view post


Consensus so far? posted 31 January 2009 in The Judging EyeConsensus so far? by skafadi, Candidate

It's definitely up to the standard of PoN, but I do hope the next books in the series are stronger. JE was very much a setup book-introducing characters, blah de blah, and thats fine, but two of the three story arcs went nowhere. I'm really hoping for some good old fashioned action in the next one. In addition, I'm getting a wee bit tired of the constant mopey soul-searching every single character engages in. It's like everyone in Earwa majored in Philosophy and Drama. Hopefully it'll grow on me on re-reads. view post


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