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23rd May '12 8:21:28 AM LordGro
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-> ''"You don't get rich writing science fiction. If you want to get rich, you start a religion."'' -->-- '''L. Ron Hubbard''' Lafayette Ronald Hubbard was born March 13, 1911, and became first a sailor, then a writer for pulp magazines. He turned to longer work in 1937 with ''Buckskin Brigades'', and was prolific there as elsewhere. He died January 24, 1986, but if certain sources are to be believed, he reincarnated sometime around 2007... See why this entry has been [[RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgment so neutral and bland]] so far? Hubbard founded Scientology, otherwise known on this wiki as the ChurchOfHappyology, and for better or worse it strongly influenced his writing and responses to it in three ways: 1) he tended to work it into his later books, [[WriterOnBoard sometimes]] [[{{Anvilicious}} bluntly]]; 2) the followers who automatically bought his books made him CriticProof; and 3) the sheer strength of the {{Hatedom}} that has sprung up around him, combined with the vehemence of his followers, has rendered it almost impossible to judge his work objectively, [[http://www.agonybooth.com/agonizer/Fear_by_L_Ron_Hubbard.aspx although some have tried]] (not to mention made the mere mention of his name into FlameBait). On a lighter note, Hubbard currently holds Guinness world records for most books published (1,084) and most languages his books have been translated into (71). ---- !!Works by Hubbard with their own trope pages include: * ''BattlefieldEarth'' * ''Literature/TypewriterInTheSky'' * ''Literature/{{Dianetics}}'' ---- !!Tropes commonly associated with Hubbard and his work include: * {{Doorstopper}} * SpaceOpera: In fiction and in his religion. * WriterOnBoard: Particularly on the subject of clinical psychology/psychiatry, which he strongly disapproved of. His ten-volume ''Mission Earth'' series also contains veiled and not-so-veiled attacks on [[NoHeterosexualSexAllowed homosexuals]], governments, corporations, academia, [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking public relations]], and various other groups. At times, it veers into AuthorTract. ----
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-> ''"You don't get rich writing science fiction. If you want to get rich, you start a religion."'' -->-- '''L. Ron Hubbard''' Lafayette Ronald Hubbard was born March 13, 1911, and became first a sailor, then a writer for pulp magazines. He turned to longer work in 1937 with ''Buckskin Brigades'', and was prolific there as elsewhere. He died January 24, 1986, but if certain sources are to be believed, he reincarnated sometime around 2007... See why this entry has been [[RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgment so neutral and bland]] so far? Hubbard founded Scientology, otherwise known on this wiki as the ChurchOfHappyology, and for better or worse it strongly influenced his writing and responses to it in three ways: 1) he tended to work it into his later books, [[WriterOnBoard sometimes]] [[{{Anvilicious}} bluntly]]; 2) the followers who automatically bought his books made him CriticProof; and 3) the sheer strength of the {{Hatedom}} that has sprung up around him, combined with the vehemence of his followers, has rendered it almost impossible to judge his work objectively, [[http://www.agonybooth.com/agonizer/Fear_by_L_Ron_Hubbard.aspx although some have tried]] (not to mention made the mere mention of his name into FlameBait). On a lighter note, Hubbard currently holds Guinness world records for most books published (1,084) and most languages his books have been translated into (71). ---- !!Works by Hubbard with their own trope pages include: * ''BattlefieldEarth'' * ''Literature/TypewriterInTheSky'' * ''Literature/{{Dianetics}}'' ---- !!Tropes commonly associated with Hubbard and his work include: * {{Doorstopper}} * SpaceOpera: In fiction and in his religion. * WriterOnBoard: Particularly on the subject of clinical psychology/psychiatry, which he strongly disapproved of. His ten-volume ''Mission Earth'' series also contains veiled and not-so-veiled attacks on [[NoHeterosexualSexAllowed homosexuals]], governments, corporations, academia, [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking public relations]], and various other groups. At times, it veers into AuthorTract. ----[[redirect:Creator/LRonHubbard]]
23rd May '12 8:02:55 AM AmusedTroperGuy
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* ''Dianetics''
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* ''Dianetics''''Literature/{{Dianetics}}''
8th May '12 6:36:46 AM DoomTay
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"You don't get rich writing science fiction. If you want to get rich, you start a religion." L. Ron Hubbard
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"You -> ''"You don't get rich writing science fiction. If you want to get rich, you start a religion." L. "'' -->-- '''L. Ron HubbardHubbard'''
22nd Apr '12 5:13:27 AM AnsemPaul
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"You don't get rich writing science fiction. If you want to get rich, you start a religion." L. Ron Hubbard
22nd Jan '12 12:56:48 PM Prinzenick
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* MarySue: [[YourMileageMayVary You can argue that his main characters are variations of this.]] Notably, his third wife's name was MarySue; make of that what you will.
12th Jan '12 10:51:55 PM alnair20aug93
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* ''Dianetics''
10th Jan '12 6:38:40 PM WarioBarker
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Lafayette Ronald Hubbard was born March 13, 1911, and became first a sailor, then a writer for pulp magazines. He turned to longer work in 1937 with ''Buckskin Brigades'', and was prolific there as elsewhere, but his only books that currently have a page on this wiki are ''BattlefieldEarth'' and ''Literature/TypewriterInTheSky''. He died January 24, 1986. But if certain sources are to be believed, he reincarnated sometime around 2007... See why this entry has been [[RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgment so neutral and bland]] so far? Hubbard founded Scientology, otherwise known on this wiki as the ChurchOfHappyology, and for better or worse it strongly influenced his writing and responses to it in three ways. First, he tended to work it into his later books, [[WriterOnBoard sometimes]] [[{{Anvilicious}} bluntly]]. Second, the followers who automatically bought his books made him CriticProof. And third, the sheer strength of the {{Hatedom}} that has sprung up around him, combined with the vehemence of his followers, has rendered it almost impossible to judge his work objectively, [[http://www.agonybooth.com/agonizer/Fear_by_L_Ron_Hubbard.aspx although some have tried.]] (Not to mention made the mere mention of his name into FlameBait.) On a lighter note, Hubbard currently holds Guinness world records for most books published (1,084) and most languages his books have been translated into (71.)
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Lafayette Ronald Hubbard was born March 13, 1911, and became first a sailor, then a writer for pulp magazines. He turned to longer work in 1937 with ''Buckskin Brigades'', and was prolific there as elsewhere, but his only books that currently have a page on this wiki are ''BattlefieldEarth'' and ''Literature/TypewriterInTheSky''. elsewhere. He died January 24, 1986. But 1986, but if certain sources are to be believed, he reincarnated sometime around 2007... See why this entry has been [[RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgment so neutral and bland]] so far? Hubbard founded Scientology, otherwise known on this wiki as the ChurchOfHappyology, and for better or worse it strongly influenced his writing and responses to it in three ways. First, ways: 1) he tended to work it into his later books, [[WriterOnBoard sometimes]] [[{{Anvilicious}} bluntly]]. Second, bluntly]]; 2) the followers who automatically bought his books made him CriticProof. And third, CriticProof; and 3) the sheer strength of the {{Hatedom}} that has sprung up around him, combined with the vehemence of his followers, has rendered it almost impossible to judge his work objectively, [[http://www.agonybooth.com/agonizer/Fear_by_L_Ron_Hubbard.aspx although some have tried.]] (Not tried]] (not to mention made the mere mention of his name into FlameBait.) FlameBait). On a lighter note, Hubbard currently holds Guinness world records for most books published (1,084) and most languages his books have been translated into (71.) (71). ----


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* MarySue: [[YourMileageMayVary You can argue that his main characters are variations of this]]; Notably his third wife's name was MarySue, make that out what you will.
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* MarySue: [[YourMileageMayVary You can argue that his main characters are variations of this]]; Notably this.]] Notably, his third wife's name was MarySue, MarySue; make of that out what you will. will.

* WriterOnBoard: particularly on the subject of clinical psychology/psychiatry, which he strongly disapproved of. His ten-volume ''Mission Earth'' series also contains veiled and not-so-veiled attacks on [[NoHeterosexualSexAllowed homosexuals]], governments, corporations, academia, [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking public relations]], and any number other groups. At times it veers into AuthorTract.
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* WriterOnBoard: particularly Particularly on the subject of clinical psychology/psychiatry, which he strongly disapproved of. His ten-volume ''Mission Earth'' series also contains veiled and not-so-veiled attacks on [[NoHeterosexualSexAllowed homosexuals]], governments, corporations, academia, [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking public relations]], and any number various other groups. At times times, it veers into AuthorTract. AuthorTract. ----
26th Dec '11 3:44:40 PM GGCrono
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* CreatorWorship: what else would you expect?
16th Dec '11 12:04:38 PM tracer
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* WriterOnBoard: particularly on the subject of psychology, which he strongly disapproved of. His ten-volume ''Mission Earth'' series also contains veiled and not-so-veiled attacks on [[NoHeterosexualSexAllowed homosexuals]], governments, corporations, academia, [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking public relations]], and any number other groups. At times it veers into AuthorTract.
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* WriterOnBoard: particularly on the subject of psychology, clinical psychology/psychiatry, which he strongly disapproved of. His ten-volume ''Mission Earth'' series also contains veiled and not-so-veiled attacks on [[NoHeterosexualSexAllowed homosexuals]], governments, corporations, academia, [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking public relations]], and any number other groups. At times it veers into AuthorTract.
7th Sep '11 6:36:34 PM DannWoolf
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Lafayette Ronald Hubbard was born March 13, 1911, and became first a sailor, then a writer for pulp magazines. He turned to longer work in 1937 with ''Buckskin Brigades'', and was prolific there as elsewhere, but his only books that currently have a page on this wiki are ''BattlefieldEarth'' and ''Literature/TypewriterInTheSky''. He died January 24, 1986. But if certain sources are to be believed, he reincarnated sometime around 2007 . . . See why this entry has been [[RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgment so neutral and bland]] so far?
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Lafayette Ronald Hubbard was born March 13, 1911, and became first a sailor, then a writer for pulp magazines. He turned to longer work in 1937 with ''Buckskin Brigades'', and was prolific there as elsewhere, but his only books that currently have a page on this wiki are ''BattlefieldEarth'' and ''Literature/TypewriterInTheSky''. He died January 24, 1986. But if certain sources are to be believed, he reincarnated sometime around 2007 . . .2007... See why this entry has been [[RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgment so neutral and bland]] so far?
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