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Forum: McCaffrey Quest Oct 15 2005, 05:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,077
Posted By Beisla
Re: Congratulations to the 2005 McCaffrey Quest Winners!

Congratulations to all the winners! :bouncy: :bouncy: :party: :party: :applause:


Yep, I took one look at the number of questions and decided not to do it.
Forum: The Information Desk and Suggestion Box Sep 16 2005, 12:50 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,849
Posted By Beisla
Re: NKT is dead?

Your post sounds like you were saying that you couldn't read the explanation for what was happening on the Temp Forum without registering. That's how granath and I saw it.

As for why insisting on...
Forum: The Information Desk and Suggestion Box Sep 15 2005, 04:25 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,849
Posted By Beisla
Re: NKT is dead? / AMCF down (merged threads)

I'm definitely not very tech-savvy and saw nothing wrong with the term. :blush:
Forum: Café Archives Sep 9 2005, 04:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,132
Posted By Beisla
Re: Happy Birthday Pam!

:bouncy: :bouncy: Happy birthday, Pam! :party: :party:
Forum: The Information Desk and Suggestion Box Sep 8 2005, 04:51 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,849
Posted By Beisla
Re: AMCF down

I'm not sure I understand your question. Are you talking about both MoM and NKT since they are both forums for Anne fans? Or just one of them? I suppose you're not referring to my comment about this...
Forum: The Information Desk and Suggestion Box Sep 8 2005, 06:12 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,849
Posted By Beisla
Re: AMCF down

I just like the type of posts on the NKT, there just aren't that many threads here at all. And I've never been interested in book discussions, other than trying to speculate what will happen in the...
Forum: The Information Desk and Suggestion Box Sep 4 2005, 04:24 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,849
Posted By Beisla
Re: AMCF down

If that was the time I was also on, I truly don't know what you're talking about. I don't think anyone was particularly pissed off or blaming anyone, just trying to explain which link didn't work....
Forum: The Information Desk and Suggestion Box Sep 3 2005, 04:35 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,849
Posted By Beisla
Re: AMCF down

It appears so. :roll:
The link won't work for me, either, but the text is now different:
"Please see the blog if your album is unavailable

We are are of the problem and are working on it.
...
Forum: All the Rest Aug 30 2005, 05:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,181
Posted By Beisla
Re: Music Non-stop

I didn't know she'd been involved in opera.

Pleasure that it is so... I don't know, I hadn't really thought about the music in her books that much before you asked, other that it is present in...
Forum: All the Rest Aug 29 2005, 05:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,181
Posted By Beisla
Re: Music Non-stop

I have no idea about her other novels, and haven't read books from nearly all her series, but I have noticed that music plays a large part in many of them. I always thought that maybe Anne is quite...
Forum: McCaffrey Quest Aug 18 2005, 04:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,177
Posted By Beisla
Re: Spot the new verses!

Wow! :grin: :bouncy:

Uh.. hmm...

Northblue Spirit
Forum: McCaffrey Quest Aug 15 2005, 05:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,177
Posted By Beisla
Re: Spot the new verses!

Ooh, I'm getting excited! :eek: :bouncy:

Um..

Cheryl: Roses are red...
Forum: McCaffrey Quest Aug 14 2005, 06:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,177
Posted By Beisla
Re: Spot the new verses!

Okay, I'll try one for Cheryl:

If your knowledge of McCaffrey...
Forum: McCaffrey Quest Aug 13 2005, 06:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,177
Posted By Beisla
Re: Spot the new verses!

Okay! :grin:

My first guess:
Sing a song of sixpence... --Ghyle
Forum: McCaffrey Quest Aug 11 2005, 04:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,177
Posted By Beisla
Re: Spot the new verses!

So, should I now try to guess one song at a time, or all at once?
What does it take to win the prize? :bouncy:
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Aug 2 2005, 06:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,708
Posted By Beisla
Re: Harry Potter book 6 discussion (spoiler warnings)

Yes, the ongoin theory is that R.A.B. is Regulus Black.
The new theory is that he's gotten his middle name from his Uncle Alphard.

From OotP: (Sirius speaking) "My Uncle Alphard had left me a...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jul 31 2005, 04:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,637
Posted By Beisla
Re: Do illustrators really read the books?

Thanks! :good:
The dragon is sure cute! I love it! :grin:
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jul 30 2005, 06:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,637
Posted By Beisla
Re: Do illustrators really read the books?

Link, please?

I agree with Sandi. I know I'm sad, I shouldn't "judge a book by its cover", but sometimes I do. At the very least, sometimes in the bookstore there's a choice between two covers,...
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Jul 18 2005, 06:58 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,094
Posted By Beisla
Re: Harry Potter

How can you discard a book based only on the first page? I can name a few books I ended up liking immensely even though I didn't think much of them in the beginning at all.
And as for it being too...
Forum: Café Archives Jul 14 2005, 07:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,125
Posted By Beisla
Re: Computer of your Dreams...

I also don't care, as long as it's reasonably good, fast, and I know how to use it. (Meaning not a Mac. ;))
Forum: Café Archives Jul 12 2005, 06:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,880
Posted By Beisla
Re: Which Browser do you prefer?

Mozilla Firefox. :cool:

I used to use Netscape, but switched. I still need to use IE for some things,c though. (Such as viewing Media Player movie clips.) :irked:
Forum: Café Archives Jun 20 2005, 04:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,556
Posted By Beisla
Re: wish me luck!

Good luck! :bouncy:
I'm sure you'll do well! :good:
Forum: Café Archives Jun 17 2005, 05:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,698
Posted By Beisla
Re: A Hiver???

Almost there! :bouncy:


Unlike me. I'm sure I have waaay less than a hundred even. :roll:
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Jun 9 2005, 07:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,413
Posted By Beisla
The books are dark-ish or at least serious in...

The books are dark-ish or at least serious in style. I'm really bad at describing books unless someone says what kind of things they want to know about. :blush:

Robin Hobb has three series so...
Forum: Café Archives May 31 2005, 07:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,529
Posted By Beisla
Re: Which color/style do you view the board in?

I use blue.

I've looked at the others, but I like this one best. :grin:
Big surprise there. :D
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey May 23 2005, 05:15 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,205
Posted By Beisla
Re: What other authors do you enjoy?

Robin Hobb has written SF? :huh:
She only has the three fantasy series, right? (Farseer, Liveship Traders, Tawny Man)
Forum: All the Rest May 23 2005, 05:10 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 22,857
Posted By Beisla
Re: Worst Books

I'm not too fond of the last Crystal Singer book.

I've only read most of the Pern books, the Crystal Singer books and Nimisha's Ship.
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern May 23 2005, 05:01 PM
Replies: 42
Poll: Which gift?
Views: 4,789
Posted By Beisla
Re: Which gift?

I agree with you.
I could recommend any one of those four to someone depending on which one I'd think they'd like best.

I started with Dragonflight; to my sister I gave Dragonsdawn since she's...
Forum: Café Archives May 18 2005, 08:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,286
Posted By Beisla
Re: Rate those avatars and siggies!!!

I actually prefer this to the NKT one, too. :tilt:
The colors are nicer...
Forum: Café Archives May 16 2005, 05:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,286
Posted By Beisla
Re: Rate those avatars and siggies!!!

I love your avatar ghyle, it's quite original. :good:
And your siggy is nice and colorful, though any longer and I probably wouldn't bother reading much of it.
9/10 for the avatar and 7/10 for the...
Forum: Games and Miscellany May 9 2005, 05:22 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 15,251
Posted By Beisla
Re: The Ketchup Zone

Very cute! :heart:
I especially love the last pic. :tilt:
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Feb 8 2005, 08:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,098
Posted By Beisla
Re: David & Leigh Eddings

Silk, Polgara and Zakath. :grin:

Silk is always funny, Polgara is.. well, Polgara, and I really like Zakath's development in the Malloreon.
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Jan 13 2005, 06:14 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,205
Posted By Beisla
Re: What other authors do you enjoy?

First favorites:
J.R.R. Tolkien
Robin Hobb
Guy Gavriel Kay
Orson Scott Card

Second favorites:
Anne McCaffrey
David and Leigh Eddings
J.K. Rowling
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Jan 13 2005, 06:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,761
Posted By Beisla
Re: Books that you Long for

My most prized books are Robin Hobb's Liveship Traders series. There are a few other books on my shelves that I enjoy as much (but not many) but of these, the Liveship series has the most beautiful...
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Jan 13 2005, 06:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,098
Posted By Beisla
Re: David & Leigh Eddings

I have read everything by the Eddingses except for the newest series, and the non-fantasy books written before the Belgariad.

My favorites by far are The Belgariad and The Malloreon, but also...
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Jan 3 2005, 06:40 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 29,208
Posted By Beisla
It's not often that I don't finish a book even if...

It's not often that I don't finish a book even if it's difficult to read, but some I give up because it's so boring.

One I remember not finishing is some Dragonlance book. I struggled through two...
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Dec 13 2004, 08:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,413
Posted By Beisla
Re: Robin Hobb

I have two of her Megan Lindholm books, The Raindeer People and Wolf's brother (short series).

I liked them all right, but not nearly as much as her Hobb books. As Rho said, the style is very...
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Dec 12 2004, 05:44 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,753
Posted By Beisla
Re: Tolkien

The histories are one of the things I love best! The only reason I haven't started on the book I have is that I really want to be able to concentrate on it, and school is taking up much of my time. I...
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Dec 12 2004, 04:34 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,753
Posted By Beisla
Re: Tolkien

I'm a big Tolkien fan! :grin:

I've read The Lord of the Rings three or four times, ditto for The Hobbit, The Silmarillion twice and Unfinished Tales once. I own all of those, plus the first book...
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Dec 12 2004, 04:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,303
Posted By Beisla
Re: Kate Forsyth

I have the first book in the series (bought in on kitch's recommendation :grin: ) but haven't had time to read it yet. (Had a little project in November ;)) but will do so SOON!
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Dec 12 2004, 04:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,778
Posted By Beisla
Re: Book quiz

8/10! :grin:

Though many were lucky guesses...
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Dec 12 2004, 04:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,413
Posted By Beisla
Re: Robin Hobb

Robin Hobb is one of my favorite authors! :bouncy:
In the top three, I mean! :D


I've read the Farseer trilogy, Liveship Traders and I'm in the middle of the last book of Tawny Man. So far I...
Forum: Games and Miscellany Dec 2 2004, 06:09 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 15,251
Posted By Beisla
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