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Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 28 2013, 04:43 PM
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Re: How much do dragons weigh?

Good evening, everyone, and welcome to Weyr Watchers (tm)! I can see a few new faces in the crowd tonight, and it's lovely to have you here, and I'm sure we'll be seeing less of you as the weeks go...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 28 2013, 01:53 AM
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Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 8 2013, 07:07 AM
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Re: How much do dragons weigh?

But you said (or at least implied, going by your wording - if this wasn't what you meant, you need to re-phrase) that BECAUSE Ruth was believed to be capable of flying a green, he COULDN'T be that...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 7 2013, 05:30 PM
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Posted By Kath
Re: How much do dragons weigh?

Are you going to apply the same argument to Canth and Wirenth then? Or even Mnementh and Ramoth, or any other gold/male pair...? Ruth might indeed be fairly close to a green in size, or he might not,...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 7 2013, 06:10 AM
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Posted By Kath
Re: How much do dragons weigh?

The meters figure in the DLG is wrong, isn't it? Didn't Anne confirm that that was a goof?

(That said, the same values in units of feet instead aren't quite right either. It's okay for the early...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 7 2013, 05:08 AM
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Posted By Kath
Re: How much do dragons weigh?

That number seems pretty ridiculously small, to me. You're saying that a 9th Pass green dragon has to weigh less than a small horse. We know that Carenath was about Ruth's size and that the greens...
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