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|#70 - >TFW you're American and fancy desserts are illegal [+] (2 new replies)||04/11/2015 on What expensive desserts...||+5|
#98 - anon (04/11/2015) [-]
Note: Kinder Egg and Kinder Surprise aren't the same thing
|#104 - They both have similar themes, but they're definitely di…||04/09/2015 on Hunger Games||+1|
|#82 - HG may have tackled more issues, but it never tackled any of t…||04/09/2015 on Hunger Games||0|
|#72 - How is it not as deep? They both tackle the similar themes, bu… [+] (5 new replies)||04/09/2015 on Hunger Games||+5|
#100 - kulamia (04/09/2015) [-]
But really, the Hunger Games series deals with uprising against a corrupt government. While I have not read BR or seen the entire thing, personally I think that BR may have a better battle... just the battle. I can't think of a better word for it. The part where the gladiatorial battle takes place. That may be better and cover more ground, allowing you to get to know all the characters to a good degree.
But HG is about one girl, and he struggle to get through the gladiatorial battle(which she does in like 1/2 the first book, so only 1/6th the story) then it's about how she will survive, how she puts on a facade to keep the gov. happy, then rebels with everyone and becomes the symbol of that rebellion.
#104 - organiclead (04/09/2015) [-]
They both have similar themes, but they're definitely different stories being told. HG is a story about one girl overcoming huge odds and inciting social change. BR is a tragedy covering survival in terrible odds at terrible costs. The battle was only "better" because it hurt more. It wasn't a bunch of well trained kids taking out a bunch of faceless goons, it was a bunch of scared kids trying to survive.
HR was much weaker and less impactful because Katniss never had to make any hard decisions in the first Games. She wasn't the one who killed Rue. She chose a different option than killing Peeta. She didn't even kill any kids from any of the non-comically homicidal distracts. I stopped reading at the first book because it was trying to tackle the same tough issues BR did but then pulled it's punches. It tried to present a merciless, terrible situation then gave us a deus ex machina to save her from getting too much blood on her hands.
#74 - assdoreponyfucker (04/09/2015) [-]
Battle Royale was straight to the point, in that exact manner. Just because its "more human" and those single reactions, just one per contestant. It's straight forward unlike Hunger Games which had more complexity to why things were the way they were (why things in the games were being done). There was more background stories and various other arcs, I'm not going to go deep in it. The sequels to Battle Royale even just revolved one character killing people and revolting the government. They were similar themes, its just that Hunger Games had more to it. But whatever, I'm going to get thumbed down to oblivion for defending something that's in popular culture over the Japanese version.
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|#6314 - I think The Lies of Locke Lamora is one of my favorite fantasy…||03/30/2015 on /books/ board||+1|
|#15 - Lawful good is awesome when you know how to play it. Lawful Go… [+] (1 new reply)||03/20/2015 on Tabletop/Video Gaming Comp||+7|
|#443 - There has never been a game that quite captured the same feeli… [+] (1 new reply)||03/18/2015 on Skyrim||+2|
|#6227 - So Pratchett has a lot of books and a each book is pretty much… [+] (1 new reply)||03/13/2015 on /books/ board||+2|
|#375544 - Wait, you were permabanned for making a topic about weapons? Why? [+] (1 new reply)||03/13/2015 on Hating - file complaints,...||0|
|#177738 - It's probably worth taking a break from Facebook for a while. … [+] (1 new reply)||03/13/2015 on Advice - love advice,...||+1|
|#105 - Not my thing, but as long as it harms none, do as thou wilt.||03/13/2015 on Pinescest Poll||0|
|#102 - To be perfectly honest I love anything with Bill, at least if …||03/13/2015 on Pinescest Poll||+2|
|#37 - Thud! Terry Pratchett is dead. Media vita in Mort sumus. He wa… [+] (1 new reply)||03/13/2015 on RIP Terry Pratchett||+4|
|#6214 - I tend to hang out with less literary groups and it's just kin…||03/12/2015 on /books/ board||0|
|#6212 - It still baffles me to see it pass over so silently. When acto… [+] (3 new replies)||03/12/2015 on /books/ board||0|
#6226 - dasistwunderbar (03/13/2015) [-]
Fuck me man, I was re-re-re-reading Men at Arms yesterday when somebody told me, and I finally understood all that Robin Williams shit. I mean, holy fuck, that man had a direct link to my childhood. Equal Rites was the first big boy book I ever read goddamnit.
#6214 - organiclead (03/12/2015) [-]
I tend to hang out with less literary groups and it's just kind of passed by as a casual thing. "Oh, yeah, that guy [organiclead] likes to read is dead. Look at this new quiz!" "Oh, that's too bad. Can you cover my shift?" "Wanna hang out tonight? Oh, don't let it get you down, cheer up!" And here I am just feeling that cold slap you get when you go into a walk in fridge on a summer day.
|#42 - The people who like it will tell you it's an insanely complica… [+] (1 new reply)||03/12/2015 on Anime storylines||+12|
#107 - iwasonaboat (03/12/2015) [-]
Both sides are actually pretty accurate portrayals of the comic.
It does have edgy nonsense (like all the stupid shipping charts and stuff) that basically panders to the target audience of 13 year old girls (which means the comic is deep in MLP territory already) but this stuff is all wrapped up in big, complicated worlds and frenetic characters all buzzing around with their stupid ideas and goals. I like that, there's a fair amount of it, so I read it.
Also, it should say "The basic concept is we're following a small group of kids who are learning how to play a game that has already destroyed the world, but their success means so much more than a reborn world."
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|#46 - Then get plastic. They're not as good for you and if you eat t… [+] (1 new reply)||03/03/2015 on Serves her right||0|
|#42 - Really? They're full of fiber and help you digest things better. [+] (3 new replies)||03/03/2015 on Serves her right||0|
|#26 - You'd be surprised how many people are unaware how much their … [+] (6 new replies)||03/03/2015 on Serves her right||+2|
|#24 - Depends how bad it is. If your room is smelling up the rest of… [+] (8 new replies)||03/03/2015 on Serves her right||+5|
|#124 - Not anymore. Most new properties tend to be pretty freaking aw…||03/03/2015 on Why not to be a feminist||+2|
|#79 - **** being a hero or villain, I''m going full chaotic stupid i…||03/01/2015 on FJ: Good vs. Evil 2...||0|
|#320 - And I'm currently supporting my ex-military boyfriend because …||02/26/2015 on But..muh oppression.||0|
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