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    Why are Pakistanis so perverted?

    I'm sure I don't need to mention Rotherham, Rochdale, Telford, etc, etc. Even my sister, who is unfortunately a brainwashed liberal, has admitted that she is stared at by Pakistani paedophiles far more often than by White or other ones.

    19 Answers2 days ago
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    what book do you read now?

    11 Answers1 day ago
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    There haven't been many Islamic terrorist attacks in the West recently. Are Muslims afraid of reprisals such as Christchurch?

    Not too long ago, bloody atrocities carried out by members of the "religion of peace" were in the news on a depressingly regular basis. Not just in this country, but also in other European countries such as France and Germany as well. Yet there have been relatively few attacks in recent months. Could this be because events in New Zealand have shown that people will not necessarily take their brutal rampages lying down anymore?

    13 Answers4 days ago
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    Have you ever bought a used book with someone else's annotations?

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    Is it a book you'll read as part of taking a class? Then the annotations may prove valuable, if the previous owner was a good student with adequate insight to the material. As you read it yourself, feel especially free to cross out annotations you think are BS and to pen in your own. The book's already scribbled on heavily anyway.

    BTW, did the seller tell you about the annotations? You can and should object if they did not.

    If the book is a pleasure read, I'd return it to the seller at their cost. Nobody should be writing in popular fiction, and no bookseller should be selling a used book with someone's commentary in the margins and highlighted passages.

    7 Answers1 day ago
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    How many pine trees has Clorox mercilessly killed in order to make Pine Sol?

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    I'm taking a stand against Bon Ami Cleanser due to the fack that it's actually powdered baby chickens.

    11 Answers6 days ago
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    Info on this copy of moby dick?

    I have this copy of moby dick from 1930, and cannot find another copy while surfing the web. Any info regarding to other copies or even a value would be greatly appreciated. Here is the cover. The spine says moby dick Melville.

    11 Answers6 days ago
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    In a fantasy world were dwarves Are a separate race, what do they call humans with dwarfism?

    The thought occured to me that, while I've seen dwarfs in fantasy literature (and other media) it's always as either a completely separate race from humans with some unique characteristics of thier own, or as regular humans with dwarfism. I cannot recall a single instance were a Fantasy Dwarf and a human with dwarfism are even mentioned as existing in the the same story. I'm not saying such a story doesn't exist, but I've never seen one. It did get me thinking though...

    In a fantasy world, such as Middle-Earth, were dwarves exist as a separate race from humanity, what would they call regular humans with dwarfism?

    6 Answers2 days ago
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    Were you aware of how many tanks the United States Armed Forces had as of 1984?

    United States Army

    1,703 M48 Patton

    8,987 M60 tank

    1,483 M1 Abrams

    400 M551 Sheridan

    12,573 total

    United States Marine Corps

    550 M60 tank

    550 total

    13,123 grand total

    4 Answers11 hours ago
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    Why did Tolkien drag out his stories so much?

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    Shouldn't speak against Tolkien, he was one of the original fantasy authors.

    Fantasy books written in the 1950s were different, old English.

    6 Answers3 days ago
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    Should we put a stop to the selling of second-hand books on Ebay?

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    Great idea. Do you know where I can buy a new copy of the first edition of On the Origin of Species? At the original list price, of course.

    13 Answers6 days ago
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    Why did Tolkien have so few strong female characters?

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    He was a professor of Professor of Anglo-Saxon and a scholar of mediaeval literature.  That was the tradition his mind was trained to, the idioms he thought in.  Instead of just slagging him off, how about you pick up a damn biography of the man?  How about expanding your own repertoire and looking at the literature that inspired him.  Is Beowulf too unrealistic for you?  Try the Song of Roland or El Cid.  You'll see how the times those stories were set in influenced his world building.  He lived and breathed the "Dark Ages."  It was a time when men and women lead separate lives.  Tolkien was telling the men's story - mostly, see the appendices etc.  You think he "drags," imagine if you had to read about what the entwives were up to.  You'd be complaining about that too!  The women are up to all sorts - the ghost of their movements are all over his work.  He doesn't have to tell you everything and if he did you'd complain about him doing so with too many words.  So, either read around Tolkien or abandon his work and go read something you enjoy.  I just don't see what you're getting out of this.

    5 Answers2 days ago
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    In the original Sherlock Holmes series, is Charles Augustus Milverton Sherlock Holmes' brother?

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    No. Milverton is a cad and a bounder and not of the same stock as Sherlock.

    4 Answers1 day ago
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    What's the shortest a novel can be before it's a novella or novelette ?

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    In publishing, the parameters for what word count is appropriate for a novella is more rigid than it is for novels. Novellas are 15,000 to 30,000 words. In many genres, there is zero market for novellas. Most are romance, erotic romance, or horror.

    (Page counts are too variable, so publishers use word count only. Whatever your word processing software counts is fine. Round the count for a novel to the nearest 5000, for a novella to the closest 1000.)

    Novels generally start at 60,000 words and the ideal word count varies by genre. (This information is a decade old and may have changed, but it's all I've got to offer; I follow what's current only in my own genres.)

    YA Fiction: 50,000 - 80,000 words, rarely 90,000

    Urban Fantasy: 80,000 - 90,000

    Paranormal Romance: 80,000 - 90,000

    Mysteries and Crime Fiction depends on subgenre:

    Cozies 60,000 - 70,000;

    All others 80,000 - 100,000Science fiction and Fantasy: 100,000

    Epic Fantasy 120,000 - 130,000Mainstream fiction depends on subgenre:

    Chick Lit 60,000 - 80,000;

    Literary Fiction up to 120,000 but lately trends shorter;

    Thrillers 90,000 - 100,000;

    Historical Fiction to 140,000

    If you write something that falls into No Man's Land, between 30,000 words and the lowest word count for your genre, you probably can't sell it no matter how good it is. There isn't a market unless you're an author so famous your name will sell anything you write.

    4 Answers1 day ago
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    How many women have contracted STDs and even died due to unknowingly sleeping with bisexual men?

    I'd imagine that quite a few have caught something from their secretly bisexual husbands/boyfriends going off with other men behind their backs. Some must even have died from potentially fatal diseases such as HIV/AIDS.

    7 Answers4 days ago
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    How can I contact an user after yahoo shuts down?

    I would like to keep in touch with Marli. She was the one who had a kind word.

    17 Answers1 week ago
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    What to do with 200 copies of the same book?

    The CEO of the company I work for is an author, and she had either received or bought around 200+ copies of her book upon winning a book-writing competition (or something). These copies are all stacked in boxes within my office, and they take up A LOT of space. For some reason she has tasked ME to sell them. It's an award winner and is admittedly pretty good. It's already being sold in Barnes and Noble (though it's not like they'd just let me send them in if it wasn't), sooooo... What should I do?

    4 Answers2 days ago
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    Why did Tolkien always give his characters a bunch of different names?

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    At my house, we have a Grumkin, Sir Ummy Pants, Mister Wrong Trousers, Umwhere, UmOne, and another half dozen names based on one person's real name. All of us answer to quite a few names.

    Maybe Tolkein's home was the same.

    4 Answers2 days ago
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    I wanna order some books from the UK. Do you think its safe to do so during pandemic?

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    Of course, the only thing you should do, is keep the Parcel somewhere dry for 48 hours and wash your hands after handling it.

    6 Answers1 week ago
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