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Does anybody else have this Tradition?
« on: May 10, 2017, 07:38:58 PM »
Hey, everyone! Late last summer I just started the tradition of reading all the animorph books again and its becoming a tradition that I'm very fond of. Does anybody else have a similar tradition?
Marco: Oh, it's just a trash can. Chill out.
BAM! BAM! BAM!
Marco: Okay, so it's four trash cans.
Jake: Get off the sidewalk, you lunatic!
Marco: (yanks wheel right, bumps the sidewalk, grazes a parked car)
BAM! BAM! BAM!
Jake: Do you hate trash cans? Is that your problem? Do you just HATE TRASH CANS?!!

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Re: Does anybody else have this Tradition?
« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2017, 01:52:29 AM »
I haven't read through them since maybe 2005/2006 when Project AM was still a potential thing, around that time I re-bought a few of them on eBay to complete the collection, some of my originals were in really cruddy attic-stored condition so it was cool to get better versions.

Don't know that I'd ever read through them all again, great and nostalgic as they are.  It'd be fun though.

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Re: Does anybody else have this Tradition?
« Reply #2 on: May 11, 2017, 03:37:32 AM »
Yeah since I started off with less than 10 books, every Christmas I would get a few more to add to the series as my present, so I had an annual summer reread, and since I completed the collection a a couple of years ago, I do a week long animarathon reading all 64 (yes including alternamorphs) in the summer hols. So last time I read them all was in January. It's a good tradition :)
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Re: Does anybody else have this Tradition?
« Reply #3 on: June 12, 2017, 10:08:38 AM »
I've done a couple re-reads but I don't know if I'll ever read them all again. I don't need to relive Cassie's adventures in Australia any more than the 2-3 times I already have.

I did just finish the reading the final 6 books which I've done a few times. Just an amazing arc and conclusion that I'll probably get the urge to read every few years. I also love re-reading the David trilogy. Other than those two storylines I wouldn't mind giving some of the Chronicles another read.

Maybe the next time I read some of the other books will be to my kids someday, until then they're tucked safely away in the attic.

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Re: Does anybody else have this Tradition?
« Reply #4 on: June 12, 2017, 02:12:27 PM »
The only books that I've re-read in recent memory were the The Andalite Chronicles and Visser, and that was probably a couple years ago. I really, really need to get around to re-reading the whole series again sometime
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Re: Does anybody else have this Tradition?
« Reply #5 on: July 11, 2017, 07:52:26 PM »
Yes, I have a similar tradition, i re-read all the Animorphs books but in a totally casual period.

The last reading lasted from february 2015 to august 2016, because of the many commitments, the previous ones lasted less time.

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Re: Does anybody else have this Tradition?
« Reply #6 on: July 15, 2017, 06:57:58 PM »
I did for a while, then dialed it back.  I truly love these books, but last time I went through there were no surprises anymore. I laughed and cried in all the right places, but knowing it was coming takes something out of it.

So I'll take a long brake before i do the whole thing again. I won't forget everything, but it'll still be good I trust
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Re: Does anybody else have this Tradition?
« Reply #7 on: July 18, 2017, 09:38:01 AM »
I'm at The Solution, one of my favorites!
Marco: Oh, it's just a trash can. Chill out.
BAM! BAM! BAM!
Marco: Okay, so it's four trash cans.
Jake: Get off the sidewalk, you lunatic!
Marco: (yanks wheel right, bumps the sidewalk, grazes a parked car)
BAM! BAM! BAM!
Jake: Do you hate trash cans? Is that your problem? Do you just HATE TRASH CANS?!!