History Funny / Misery

25th Nov '17 5:09:44 AM Aquila89
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* In the book, Paul's struggles with starting ''Misery's Return'':
-->It wasn't like him to labor so painfully, nor to half-fill a wastebasket with random jottings or half-pages which ended with lines like “Misery turned to him, eyes shining, lips murmuring the magic words "Oh you numb shithead THIS ISN'T WORKING AT ALL!!!"
2nd Sep '17 9:30:53 PM Nicolletta
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* There is just something so darkly hilarious about this -- In the novel, [[spoiler:after Annie cuts off his foot, Paul sees a scar on the instep and he remembers how he got it. He had stopped on a piece of broken bottle. He had cried and his father told him it was just a little cut and to stop acting like someone cut his goddamn foot off.]]

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* There is just something so darkly hilarious about this -- In the novel, [[spoiler:after Annie cuts off his foot, Paul sees a scar on the instep and he remembers how he got it. He As a child he had stopped on a piece of broken bottle. He had cried and his father told him it was just a little cut and to stop acting like someone cut his goddamn foot off.]]
10th Apr '17 5:09:15 PM Jan_z_Michal
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* There is just something so darkly hilarious about this -- In the novel, [[spoiler:after Annie cuts off his foot, Paul sees a scar on the instep and he remembers how he got it. He had stopped on a piece of broken bottle. He had cried and his father told him it was just a little cut and to stop acting like someone cut his goddamn foot off.]]

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* There is just something so darkly hilarious about this -- In the novel, [[spoiler:after Annie cuts off his foot, Paul sees a scar on the instep and he remembers how he got it. He had stopped on a piece of broken bottle. He had cried and his father told him it was just a little cut and to stop acting like someone cut his goddamn foot off.]]]]
* When trying to get out of the room, Paul uses a hairpin to unlock the door, despite never ever picking a lock before and just writing about it and loudly lampshading this. But it's his surprise when he actually picks the lock that makes the scene funny.
21st Nov '16 7:07:24 PM Nicolletta
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* There is just something so darkly hilarious about this -- In the novel, [[spoiler:after Annie cuts off his foot, Paul sees a scar on the instep and he remembers how he got it. He had stopped on a piece of broken bottle. He had cried and his father told him to stop acting like someone cut his goddamn foot off.]]

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* There is just something so darkly hilarious about this -- In the novel, [[spoiler:after Annie cuts off his foot, Paul sees a scar on the instep and he remembers how he got it. He had stopped on a piece of broken bottle. He had cried and his father told him it was just a little cut and to stop acting like someone cut his goddamn foot off.]]
21st Nov '16 7:04:33 PM Nicolletta
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* A 1988 paperback version had [[http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_sJq42pXCZlI/TJlv5MaAxPI/AAAAAAAACgw/SMtMnoV81ok/s1600/Misery3A.jpg this faux-cover]] of ''Misery's Return'' inside. The smirking, hunky hero looks familiar...

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* A 1988 paperback version had [[http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_sJq42pXCZlI/TJlv5MaAxPI/AAAAAAAACgw/SMtMnoV81ok/s1600/Misery3A.jpg this faux-cover]] of ''Misery's Return'' inside. The smirking, hunky hero looks familiar...familiar...
* There is just something so darkly hilarious about this -- In the novel, [[spoiler:after Annie cuts off his foot, Paul sees a scar on the instep and he remembers how he got it. He had stopped on a piece of broken bottle. He had cried and his father told him to stop acting like someone cut his goddamn foot off.]]
6th Nov '16 9:28:27 PM Nicolletta
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* Some early paperback versions had [[http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_sJq42pXCZlI/TJlv5MaAxPI/AAAAAAAACgw/SMtMnoV81ok/s1600/Misery3A.jpg this faux-cover]] of ''Misery's Return'' inside. The smirking, hunky hero looks familiar...

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* Some early A 1988 paperback versions version had [[http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_sJq42pXCZlI/TJlv5MaAxPI/AAAAAAAACgw/SMtMnoV81ok/s1600/Misery3A.jpg this faux-cover]] of ''Misery's Return'' inside. The smirking, hunky hero looks familiar...
6th Nov '16 9:27:25 PM Nicolletta
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* Some early paperback versions contained [[http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_sJq42pXCZlI/TJlv5MaAxPI/AAAAAAAACgw/SMtMnoV81ok/s1600/Misery3A.jpg this faux-cover of ''Misery's Return'']]. The smirking hunky hero looks familiar...

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* Some early paperback versions contained had [[http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_sJq42pXCZlI/TJlv5MaAxPI/AAAAAAAACgw/SMtMnoV81ok/s1600/Misery3A.jpg this faux-cover faux-cover]] of ''Misery's Return'']]. Return'' inside. The smirking smirking, hunky hero looks familiar...
6th Nov '16 9:26:01 PM Nicolletta
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* Some early paperback versions contained [[http://vignette1.wikia.nocookie.net/stephenking/images/b/b0/Misery's_return.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20130412033745 this mock-up pic of the cover of ''Misery's Return'']]. The smirking hunky hero looks familiar...

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* Some early paperback versions contained [[http://vignette1.wikia.nocookie.net/stephenking/images/b/b0/Misery's_return.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20130412033745 [[http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_sJq42pXCZlI/TJlv5MaAxPI/AAAAAAAACgw/SMtMnoV81ok/s1600/Misery3A.jpg this mock-up pic of the cover faux-cover of ''Misery's Return'']]. The smirking hunky hero looks familiar...
6th Nov '16 9:23:16 PM Nicolletta
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* In the book, Paul pondering what he'll do if he should manage to break the top glass on one of Annie's home's doors: ''"Do a kamikaze dive out on onto the front porch? What a great idea. Maybe he could break his back, and that would take his mind off his legs for awhile."''

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* In the book, Paul pondering what he'll do if he should manage to break the top glass on one of Annie's home's doors: ''"Do a kamikaze dive out on onto the front porch? What a great idea. Maybe he could break his back, and that would take his mind off his legs for awhile."''"''
* Some early paperback versions contained [[http://vignette1.wikia.nocookie.net/stephenking/images/b/b0/Misery's_return.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20130412033745 this mock-up pic of the cover of ''Misery's Return'']]. The smirking hunky hero looks familiar...
13th Jun '14 10:49:59 AM scrooge20mcduck
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* Shortly after this, he ponders what he'll do if he should manage to break the top glass on one of Annie's home's doors: ''"Do a kamikaze dive out on onto the front porch? What a great idea. Maybe he could break his back, and that would take his mind off his legs for awhile."''

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* Shortly after this, he ponders In the book, Paul pondering what he'll do if he should manage to break the top glass on one of Annie's home's doors: ''"Do a kamikaze dive out on onto the front porch? What a great idea. Maybe he could break his back, and that would take his mind off his legs for awhile."''
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