History YMMV / TheSpaceOdysseySeries

28th Jun '16 6:51:48 PM Adept
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* {{Sequelitis}}: The Space Odyssey novels arguably decline in quality with each installment. ''2061'' had many of the same kinds of tiresome scenes about hanging out with celebrities that ''[[RendezvousWithRama Rama II]]'' did, and ''3001'' was widely criticized for bringing Frank Poole [[DeathIsCheap back from the dead]], making the [[AliensAreBastards aliens malicious]], ripping off the "computer virus" idea from ''Film/IndependenceDay''[[note]]Not only that, but in the introduction to ''3001'', Clarke actually cites the arrival of the spaceships in that film as being like ''Literature/ChildhoodsEnd'', which really is a pretty loose comparison.[[/note]], and being an [[ItsShortSoItSucks unusually short novel]] whose length was padded out by being printed in large type.

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* {{Sequelitis}}: The Space Odyssey novels arguably decline in quality with each installment. ''2061'' had many of the same kinds of tiresome scenes about hanging out with celebrities that ''[[RendezvousWithRama ''[[Literature/RendezvousWithRama Rama II]]'' did, and ''3001'' was widely criticized for bringing Frank Poole [[DeathIsCheap back from the dead]], making the [[AliensAreBastards aliens malicious]], ripping off the "computer virus" idea from ''Film/IndependenceDay''[[note]]Not only that, but in the introduction to ''3001'', Clarke actually cites the arrival of the spaceships in that film as being like ''Literature/ChildhoodsEnd'', which really is a pretty loose comparison.[[/note]], and being an [[ItsShortSoItSucks unusually short novel]] whose length was padded out by being printed in large type.
3rd Aug '14 7:45:11 AM SuddenFrost
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* {{Sequelitis}}: The Space Odyssey novels arguably decline in quality with each installment. ''2061'' had many of the same kinds of tiresome scenes about hanging out with celebrities that ''[[RendezvousWithRama Rama II]]'' did, and ''3001'' was widely criticized for bringing Frank Poole [[DeathIsCheap back from the dead]], making the [[AliensAreBastards aliens malicious]], ripping off the "computer virus" idea from ''IndependenceDay''[[note]]Not only that, but in the introduction to ''3001'', Clarke actually cites the arrival of the spaceships in that film as being like ''Literature/ChildhoodsEnd'', which really is a pretty loose comparison.[[/note]], and being an [[ItsShortSoItSucks unusually short novel]] whose length was padded out by being printed in large type.

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* {{Sequelitis}}: The Space Odyssey novels arguably decline in quality with each installment. ''2061'' had many of the same kinds of tiresome scenes about hanging out with celebrities that ''[[RendezvousWithRama Rama II]]'' did, and ''3001'' was widely criticized for bringing Frank Poole [[DeathIsCheap back from the dead]], making the [[AliensAreBastards aliens malicious]], ripping off the "computer virus" idea from ''IndependenceDay''[[note]]Not ''Film/IndependenceDay''[[note]]Not only that, but in the introduction to ''3001'', Clarke actually cites the arrival of the spaceships in that film as being like ''Literature/ChildhoodsEnd'', which really is a pretty loose comparison.[[/note]], and being an [[ItsShortSoItSucks unusually short novel]] whose length was padded out by being printed in large type.
1st Jul '14 2:46:15 PM pittsburghmuggle
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* {{Sequelitis}}: The Space Odyssey novels arguably decline in quality with each installment. ''2061'' had many of the same kinds of tiresome scenes about hanging out with celebrities that ''[[RendezvousWithRama Rama II]]'' did, and ''3001'' was widely criticized for bringing Frank Poole [[DeathIsCheap back from the dead]], making the [[AliensAreBastards aliens malicious]], ripping off the "computer virus" idea from ''IndependenceDay''[[note]]Not only that, but in the introduction to ''3001'', Clarke actually cites that film as being like ''Literature/ChildhoodsEnd'', which really is a pretty loose comparison.[[/note]], and being an [[ItsShortSoItSucks unusually short novel]] whose length was padded out by being printed in large type.

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* {{Sequelitis}}: The Space Odyssey novels arguably decline in quality with each installment. ''2061'' had many of the same kinds of tiresome scenes about hanging out with celebrities that ''[[RendezvousWithRama Rama II]]'' did, and ''3001'' was widely criticized for bringing Frank Poole [[DeathIsCheap back from the dead]], making the [[AliensAreBastards aliens malicious]], ripping off the "computer virus" idea from ''IndependenceDay''[[note]]Not only that, but in the introduction to ''3001'', Clarke actually cites the arrival of the spaceships in that film as being like ''Literature/ChildhoodsEnd'', which really is a pretty loose comparison.[[/note]], and being an [[ItsShortSoItSucks unusually short novel]] whose length was padded out by being printed in large type.
1st Jul '14 2:45:45 PM pittsburghmuggle
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* {{Sequelitis}}: The Space Odyssey novels arguably decline in quality with each installment. ''2061'' had many of the same kinds of tiresome scenes about hanging out with celebrities that ''[[RendezvousWithRama Rama II]]'' did, and ''3001'' was widely criticized for bringing Frank Poole [[DeathIsCheap back from the dead]], making the [[AliensAreBastards aliens malicious]], ripping off the "computer virus" idea from ''IndependenceDay''[[note]]Not only that, but in the introduction to ''3001'', Clarke points out that someone said the beginning of that film was like Literature/ChildhoodsEnd, which really is a pretty loose comparison.[[/note]], and being an [[ItsShortSoItSucks unusually short novel]] whose length was padded out by being printed in large type.

to:

* {{Sequelitis}}: The Space Odyssey novels arguably decline in quality with each installment. ''2061'' had many of the same kinds of tiresome scenes about hanging out with celebrities that ''[[RendezvousWithRama Rama II]]'' did, and ''3001'' was widely criticized for bringing Frank Poole [[DeathIsCheap back from the dead]], making the [[AliensAreBastards aliens malicious]], ripping off the "computer virus" idea from ''IndependenceDay''[[note]]Not only that, but in the introduction to ''3001'', Clarke points out that someone said the beginning of actually cites that film was as being like Literature/ChildhoodsEnd, ''Literature/ChildhoodsEnd'', which really is a pretty loose comparison.[[/note]], and being an [[ItsShortSoItSucks unusually short novel]] whose length was padded out by being printed in large type.
1st Jul '14 2:44:55 PM pittsburghmuggle
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* {{Sequelitis}}: The Space Odyssey novels arguably decline in quality with each installment. ''2061'' had many of the same kinds of tiresome scenes about hanging out with celebrities that ''[[RendezvousWithRama Rama II]]'' did, and ''3001'' was widely criticized for bringing Frank Poole [[DeathIsCheap back from the dead]], making the [[AliensAreBastards aliens malicious]], ripping off the "computer virus" idea from ''IndependenceDay''[[note]]Not only that, but in the introduction to ''3001'', Clarke points out that someone said the beginning of that film was like Literature/ChildhoodsEnd, which really is a pretty loose comparison.[[note]], and being an [[ItsShortSoItSucks unusually short novel]] whose length was padded out by being printed in large type.

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* {{Sequelitis}}: The Space Odyssey novels arguably decline in quality with each installment. ''2061'' had many of the same kinds of tiresome scenes about hanging out with celebrities that ''[[RendezvousWithRama Rama II]]'' did, and ''3001'' was widely criticized for bringing Frank Poole [[DeathIsCheap back from the dead]], making the [[AliensAreBastards aliens malicious]], ripping off the "computer virus" idea from ''IndependenceDay''[[note]]Not only that, but in the introduction to ''3001'', Clarke points out that someone said the beginning of that film was like Literature/ChildhoodsEnd, which really is a pretty loose comparison.[[note]], [[/note]], and being an [[ItsShortSoItSucks unusually short novel]] whose length was padded out by being printed in large type.
1st Jul '14 2:44:38 PM pittsburghmuggle
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* {{Sequelitis}}: The Space Odyssey novels arguably decline in quality with each installment. ''2061'' had many of the same kinds of tiresome scenes about hanging out with celebrities that ''[[RendezvousWithRama Rama II]]'' did, and ''3001'' was widely criticized for bringing Frank Poole [[DeathIsCheap back from the dead]], making the [[AliensAreBastards aliens malicious]], ripping off the "computer virus" idea from ''IndependenceDay'', and being an [[ItsShortSoItSucks unusually short novel]] whose length was padded out by being printed in large type.

to:

* {{Sequelitis}}: The Space Odyssey novels arguably decline in quality with each installment. ''2061'' had many of the same kinds of tiresome scenes about hanging out with celebrities that ''[[RendezvousWithRama Rama II]]'' did, and ''3001'' was widely criticized for bringing Frank Poole [[DeathIsCheap back from the dead]], making the [[AliensAreBastards aliens malicious]], ripping off the "computer virus" idea from ''IndependenceDay'', ''IndependenceDay''[[note]]Not only that, but in the introduction to ''3001'', Clarke points out that someone said the beginning of that film was like Literature/ChildhoodsEnd, which really is a pretty loose comparison.[[note]], and being an [[ItsShortSoItSucks unusually short novel]] whose length was padded out by being printed in large type.
9th Jul '13 2:18:24 AM SuddenFrost
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* {{Sequelitis}}: The Space Odyssey novels arguably decline in quality with each installment. ''2061'' had many of the same kinds of tiresome scenes about hanging out with celebrities that ''[[RendezvousWithRama Rama II]]'' did. ''3001'' was widely criticized for bringing Frank Poole [[DeathIsCheap back from the dead]], making the [[AliensAreBastards aliens malicious]], ripping off the "computer virus" idea from ''IndependenceDay'', and being an [[ItsShortSoItSucks unusually short novel]] whose length was padded out by being printed in large type.

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* {{Sequelitis}}: The Space Odyssey novels arguably decline in quality with each installment. ''2061'' had many of the same kinds of tiresome scenes about hanging out with celebrities that ''[[RendezvousWithRama Rama II]]'' did. did, and ''3001'' was widely criticized for bringing Frank Poole [[DeathIsCheap back from the dead]], making the [[AliensAreBastards aliens malicious]], ripping off the "computer virus" idea from ''IndependenceDay'', and being an [[ItsShortSoItSucks unusually short novel]] whose length was padded out by being printed in large type.
2nd Oct '12 6:16:30 PM SuddenFrost
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* {{Sequelitis}}: The Space Odyssey novels arguably decline in quality with each installment. ''2061'' had many of the same kinds of tiresome scenes about hanging out with celebrities that ''[[RendezvousWithRama Rama II]]'' did. ''3001'' was widely criticized for bringing Frank Poole [[DeathIsCheap back from the dead]], making the [[AliensAreBastards aliens malicious]], ripping off the "computer virus" idea from ''IndependenceDay'', and being an [[ItsShortSoItSucks unusually short novel]] whose length was padded out by being printed in large type.
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