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Old 15th Oct 2007, 9:50   #21
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I don't see the male/female ratio as an issue myself.
It's not necessarily an issue, but I'm curious about it.

I found the last book decidedly less "discussed" than the previous few, regardless of post count.

I agree, that's not a male / female issue at all... I think I said above that I was mentioning two separate things... I should have made two separate posts, perhaps?
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Yup, I had read the book, Ang. The discussion veered away from my initial interest and slant on the book almost immediately, but that hasn't meant I haven't enjoyed reading the thread...because I have, almost more than the Haggard, which I'm still to read, but the thread for which is one of my faves on the whole site.

And - I'm not having a pop at you, Ang, I swear - but I think the male/female point is irrelevant, really. In fact, this whole concept of men/women reading/interpreting things differently is giving me a pounding headache.
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People are reading more into my posts than was intended. Though this is not unusual and I should be used to it by now, I still tend to get a bit perplexed by it! I'm quite straightforward when I write. There's no hidden meaning, and it was certainly not meant to relate to any other threads of this forum.
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Old 15th Oct 2007, 10:40   #24
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People are reading more into my posts than was intended. Though this is not unusual and I should be used to it by now, I still tend to get a bit perplexed by it! I'm quite straightforward when I write. There's no hidden meaning, and it was certainly not meant to relate to any other threads of this forum.
I don't think there's any reference to anything about other threads in the last few comments above (except for amner saying he really likes the Dr Haggard thread); and no references to hidden meanings either.
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I started TR last night (and it's bloody good), thinking the Yates thread might be slowing down, but it's got legs, hasn't it?
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Just ordered it from the library. With luck I'll get it before the holidays this weekend.
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I have lying in wait. Very much looking forward to it.
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I trust you'll have purchased your own copy, kirsty!
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As it happens, I have a penguin copy I bought before I started working for OUP.
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Yes, it's me who'll be buying a copy or getting it from the OUP Library.
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