Has Anyone Read Gof Before The Movie Comes Out?

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Post by Sonne Lindemann » Sat Nov 19, 2005 5:27 pm

I used to reread all the books and watch all the movies before each book/movie release, but this time RL interefere with my plans. I remembered I had to reread the series like 4 days before the GoF release. Unfortunately it was far too late, so I changed my plans and decided to reread only GoF and watch the movies (I could if I read 9 chapters each day). But then I had to work and all that and ended up reading the firsat 3 chapters and not even watching the movies.

I was just lucky that I'd spent so much time reading the whole series previously so I had the story fresh in my mind (last time I read it was before the HBP release).
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Post by Mike Turner » Wed Dec 07, 2005 1:24 am

Duh i read the fourth book before it even came out, but i felt kinda sad because it left out a lot of stuff from the book.
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Post by Ebony Ross » Sat Dec 10, 2005 11:57 pm

I read it a long time before the movie came out.... Cedric. /sad.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":(" border="0" alt="sad.gif" /> /sad.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":(" border="0" alt="sad.gif" /> /sad.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":(" border="0" alt="sad.gif" />

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Post by Fiona Freedom » Sun Dec 11, 2005 12:20 am

yep-I reread the books several times a year, whenever I'm in between other books, only have a short amount of time (I can read just a bit of it because i know the stories so well), or if I'm just in the mood for some good ol' harry potter-which is often. And re-reading before the movies is a good thing too because of course the books are the real deal and it wouldn't be a good thing to go into the movie without knowing what things in the movie are wrong/changed...hint hint-4th movie!!
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Post by Melui Kurayami » Sun Dec 11, 2005 2:13 am

I've read it so many times. Probably in the thirties, so I know the book really well. Though I haven't since the week or two before HBP came out. So I've forgotten many of the SMALL details. I usually re-read books before their movies are released, but I've decided to stop that. If you forget about the small details, you won't notice when they are not in the movie. And you don't get angry. And end up enjoying the movie more. That's with me, anyway.
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Post by Lyza Zhen Haliwell » Thu Feb 02, 2006 2:10 pm

I read it for the first time about a few weeks before the movie and read it again the day before and then again after the movie. I'm planning to read it again if I have a free time. I can't have enough of it.
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Post by Liel Blue » Fri Feb 03, 2006 9:18 am

i've read it lots before the movie came out. and this is the best book ever in the series. that's why i was a little bit disappointed when i first saw the movie. many of the details are either altered or vanished. *sigh*
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Post by Talitha Duff » Fri Feb 03, 2006 1:22 pm

Yes, I did. When I was 7 (2000). I didn't finished the book because I didn't really understand what the book mean. But, after I watched the movie. I read it again.
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Post by Orchid Dust » Wed Aug 02, 2006 4:28 pm

sadly i didn't i stopped reading for a while in the fourth grade cause i switched schools and my old teacher would play the tapes in the middle of class and i was upset about it.
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Post by Tha Werkheiser » Sat Sep 30, 2006 6:27 pm

My friends and me loved to role-played as HP GoF characters. Usually, I played as Chom Hermione or Ginny, it was fun though, even I don't really understand the story. And after the movie came out, I read it over and over again.
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Post by Becky Harris » Thu Oct 26, 2006 3:21 am

I read all of them before the 4th movie came out.
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