J.K. Rowling sues to block unauthorized Harry Potter book

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  1. The Lizard

    The Lizard Didn't eat Billy

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    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20071101/ap_en_ot/harry_potter_lawsuit

    I like where the guy publishing this book says that he "can't understand why [Rowling] wouldn't be supportive" of his book. Gee, maybe because you're rushing to release an unauthorized HP encyclopedia that will compete directly with Rowling's own planned encyclopedia? $$$ - duh.
     
  2. Immortalfire

    Immortalfire The Pain of Fast Air

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  3. jaguarr

    jaguarr Be Your Own Hero

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    Man...some people are parasites. He wants to take all the work a bunch of fans did on what amounts to a wiki devoted to someone else's characters, basically, and publish it to make money. Get your own original thought and quit leeching off of everyone else, ya jerk.

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  4. The Lizard

    The Lizard Didn't eat Billy

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    This gives me an idea.

    We should publish a book using material from the SHH forums!

    Superhero character histories and debate from the hero boards and political commentary, religious debate and general witticisms from Community. I smell NY Times bestseller list!
     
  5. Immortalfire

    Immortalfire The Pain of Fast Air

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    :up:
     
  6. The Lizard

    The Lizard Didn't eat Billy

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    Muscles would have to get his own chapter.
     
  7. jaguarr

    jaguarr Be Your Own Hero

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    Superhero Hype Chronicles: The Ghostrider87 Edition

    jag
     
  8. Addendum

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    Also included in the Hype book would be every single linked news article
     
  9. The Lizard

    The Lizard Didn't eat Billy

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    ^ See, the book would practically write itself! I'm calling Random House right now...
     
  10. jaguarr

    jaguarr Be Your Own Hero

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    But none of the links would work, so as to keep the joke running. :up:

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  11. Addendum

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    So like in a 1,200 book, 400 pages would be "404 error: File not found" :woot:

    That'd be funny to see in a book.
     
  12. Dew k. Mosi

    Dew k. Mosi Hype Award Winner

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    If you write a Hype book, I will sue you. I am days away from releasing my own encyclopedic guide:

    "You Guys are NAAAAZIS and Other Memories from the Empress
    An Encylopedia of Hype
    Forward by PALADIN"
     
  13. Purple Prancer

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    art by BakerBoy? :huh:
     
  14. Immortalfire

    Immortalfire The Pain of Fast Air

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    Straight to #1.
     
  15. The Geek Vault

    The Geek Vault Come at me bro

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    Wow that guy is dumb. Although I do have to say, I have never liked JK Rowling. So it's good for him to stick it to her! Am I the only one sick of her releasing info that was "not in the books"
     
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    I, myself, am not a fan of the books, but I do believe in the creators right to her creations and works. That post seems kind of ignorant just because you don't like Rowling.
     
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    It would just be pictures of Michelle Pfeiffer. Every single image in the book.
     
  18. Dew k. Mosi

    Dew k. Mosi Hype Award Winner

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    He does the cover
     
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    People want to know more about the characters, the books mostly follow a plot, some details don't pertain to that plot, so Rowling is filling in the blanks for people when they want to know, what's wrong with that? She's said many times that she has a large amount of notebooks with backstory for characters and traits that might not work in the plot of the books.
     
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    ^^^exactly Think of it as deleted scenes or commentary on a DVD of a film....
     
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    She needs to clear character details and plot points with marvelman418 before she gets all uppity and makes them official herself.
     
  22. jaguarr

    jaguarr Be Your Own Hero

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    DOG LIPS and I are going to release a coffee table book of erotica featuring hawt stories from the fan fiction forums, illustrated with porn pictures that various now banned posters have posted over the years. We'll be titling it "Geekrotica: Heroes and Ho's". :up:

    jag
     
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    LMAO!
     
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    I would like to see posts/rants of people who have been banned/warned....it would make fantastic reading, I would think
     
  25. Dew k. Mosi

    Dew k. Mosi Hype Award Winner

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    I'd buy it :( There needs to be a section with the mod's heads badly photoshopped on the teh sexy pichurs
     

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