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View Poll Results: What Colour Do You Think Radiant Fluid Is?
Pink 5 9.43%
Blue 3 5.66%
Yellow/Gold 18 33.96%
Green 15 28.30%
Clear/Translucent 12 22.64%
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Old Feb 8 2007, 11:04 AM   #1
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The previous Thread for the colour of radiant fluid had a surprise entry for yellow (or gold) which wasn't fairly represented in the poll list. So here it is again:

What colour do you imagine radiant fluid to be? In my mind it has always been kind of a pinky/Pepto-Bismol kind of colour, but I would be interested in knowing what you guys thinkg!!
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Old Feb 8 2007, 11:09 AM   #2
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Thanks for doing this poll Gidget!
I put in my yellow/gold vote again... it's interesting to see the variety of answers and how popular this question has become.
I still wonder how Anne imagined radiant fluid when she was writing...
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Old Feb 8 2007, 11:11 AM   #3
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LOL Thanks jenb - I hope you don't mind me hijacking your other Thread!!!! And thanks for revoting! Hopefully everyone else will too ........
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Thanks, gidget, I'm another one who thinks "yellow/gold" (spot the one track mind? )
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Have I got a fault on my compy? When I view the poll it tells me the names of who voted on each option.
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Old Feb 9 2007, 04:26 AM   #6
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Have I got a fault on my compy? When I view the poll it tells me the names of who voted on each option.
No, it is an option when posting a poll that you can view who voted for what. I thought it looked cool so I clicked on it!!

And thanks Anneli!
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Old Feb 16 2007, 11:03 AM   #7
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Just did my re-vote for yellow. That color just always comes to my mind when reading. Hmmm, I think I'll go ask Anne. Then let you know.
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Old Feb 17 2007, 09:16 PM   #8
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I'm gonna post this in both Radiant Fluid threads, just so everyone gets a chance to see it.

I emailed Anne asking her what color the fluid was to her. Yes, I did say that my favorite was a golden color. But here's HER reply......

"Some sort of a vivid sea green, like apple green or the green of cat eyes. I don't think I ever specified now that you mention it."

There's your answer!!!
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Old Feb 17 2007, 09:42 PM   #9
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Yay green!!!
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Old Feb 19 2007, 06:03 AM   #10
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LOL Well at least it's the definitive answer!!!!!!!!

Thank you Becky for that!!!!
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And I had always imagined it a rich yellow, like honey.
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Old Apr 7 2007, 04:08 PM   #12
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*chuckles* Well, although Anne now says some kind of green, she admits that she never specified, so I feel quite entitled to keep to my image of a golden yellow
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Same here, even tho Anne says green I'll always see gold radiant fluid coming out of those taps too.
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Same here, even tho Anne says green I'll always see gold radiant fluid coming out of those taps too.
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For the love of little taps sprouting green radiant fluid (to misuse an Anne saying)... get of your pink cloud, Dom!
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Old Apr 9 2007, 04:36 PM   #16
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For the love of little taps sprouting green radiant fluid (to misuse an Anne saying)... get of your pink cloud, Dom!

Something my parents have been saying for years ............
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LOL Oh, Dom, the visual!!! I love it!
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I envision it to be clear and syrupy with multicolored glints and specks throughout.
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Ooh, syrupy. That's a good description!
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Ooh, syrupy. That's a good description!
Well, it's been described as a "viscous" fluid, so I just went from there. Thank ya. ^n_n^
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Personally I thought of it more as a translucent pink, with bubbles to it, (not bubble bath bubbles, but the kind you see in an undiluted soap)
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I must admit, the first time I read it I thought the colour of it was some kind of yellow/gold.
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Well, I voted yellow/gold, 'cause that's how I've always seen it in my mind. I wonder if I'll see it as green the next time I read the books.
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I had always saw it as a thick clear liquid, yes, multi-facets, syrupy is an excellent way to describe it.
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I've imagined it as close to maroon, so as 'pink' is the closest to that....
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Thick, with like an oil like scheen. Like you see in an oil slick on water?
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I always thought green, nice to know it's the same colour Anne meant it to be. I never realised she hadn't actually said what colour it was - funny how your imagination just fills in the gaps!
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I thought it was a clear, uncolored, thick fluid. Buble is a good add to the picture I have no memories of a color mention in the books. Clear fits more something related to health and cure to me. Most of modern medecine in hospitals are quite uncolored nowadays. It has been a while since my last reading though.
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I though I'd replied here, but maybe it was another thread. I always thought neon green, probably because "radiant fluid" makes me think of "radiator fluid". That said, the consistency in my mind was something like slightly pearly hand-lotion.

(I bet those of you who thought yellow/gold were thinking radiant sounds like sunshine)
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I for one always assumed radiant fluid was this clear/transparent liquid with an oatmeal type appearance and texture. I don’t recall the color ever being mentioned in the books… though this post makes me want to reread them and see if one is mentioned because Crystal Singer is one of my favorite series after Pern.

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Oatmeal texture? Hmm, not when it sheets off you leaving your skin dry... It's really interesting to read how different people's perceptions are.
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Green, but only because of what I put in the car
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Old May 18 2009, 09:09 AM   #33
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I definitely see it as bluey green, but with a sort of mother-of-pearl shine to it. Anne's said it's viscous, but for me it's more like maple syrup (I bet that's where the golden/yellow for many came from!) rather than molasses.
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i thought it was green too, but i've been corrupted by MAKO in final fantasy VII
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I loved that game!
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I have joined the Yellow/Gold Camp
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I always saw it as yellow/gold too, and looking fizzy, with bubbles in it...even though it's not!

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Since she never specified in the books...I always thought of it as more clear/translucent than anything. I thought it didn't actually really have a color at all.
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Yellow/gold for me.
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