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      Oathbringer Spoiler Policy   11/13/2017

      Oathbringer is out! Let's make our policy on spoilers clear! 1. You must preface topics with Oathbringer spoilers with the prefix [OB] in the front 2. You are only allowed to post spoilers and spoiler topics in the Oathbringer Spoiler Board, Cosmere Theories, and some select work-related forums. 3. For posts in the Oathbringer Spoiler Board you do not need to use spoiler tags inside a topic marked [OB]. For Cosmere Theories, you also do not need to put spoiler tags inside your topic if the topic has [OB] in the title. However, for Cosmere Theories, if you are adding Oathbringer stuff to an old theory without the [OB] tag, those must go in spoiler tags and you must make it obvious outside the spoiler tag that the spoiler is regarding Oathbringer content. 4. For select things that do require talking about OB spoilers, in Events, Coppermind, and Arcanum forums, those are allowed but keep OB spoilers in spoiler tags 5. Avoid and minimize spoilers in topic titles--even though those two boards will not appear in the Recent Topics ticker, topic titles still appear in Recent Activity and the forum home.  6. You aren't allowed to post Oathbringer spoilers in places other than listed, even with spoiler tags.  It will be nine months and then the Oathbringer board will be re-merged with the Stormlight board and you will not need to tag these spoilers. If you'd like to move something in the Stormlight Archive board to the Oathbringer board, to update it with new Oathbringer information, Report the post and we will happily move it to the Oathbringer spoiler board. Part-by-part Reactions Though the Oathbringer Spoiler Board will be very spoilery, very fast (maybe don't come there until you've read the book, as people do have copies that bookstores sold early), you'll have these five topics for reactions if you want to nerd out: Part 1 Reactions
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      Full Book Reactions For parts 1-4, they will not include the interludes immediately following it. On Discord All Oathbringer spoilers on Discord will be exclusively in the #oathbringer_spoilers channel for the nine month spoiler period and nowhere else.

Ookla the Irregular

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  • Birthday 11/09/1997

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  1. I feel like this is another one of those things you have to grow up with. I started them when I was 10 or 11, and kept reading because I'm emotionally invested in the characters. I can't get into any of his new stuff though - I think I'm too old for it now.
  2. So I jumped through a lot of hoops to get special permission to take my university's second and third year physical chemistry papers together. I was just told today that the second year paper clashes with another of my core papers. So I have to rethink my entire course for next year to make sure I have enough papers for my major. There's a few people wanting to take those two papers together, and we can't. It's so dumb. Just after I found out about that, the pants I wanted to wear today ripped in an unfortunate place.
  3. That's so cool omg
  4. That also means he's been in 4x more breakups than you...
  5. They both sound bad. That said, death by starvation takes like a month because your body burns through all your fat stores and stuff. Depending on what you eat, overeating would be a lot faster, so I'd go with that. Would you rather go for a week without food, or without sleep?
  6. Die as a martyr. If I'm to go, it may as well be fighting for a pseudo-religious conspiracy noble cause. Would you rather have the ending of every book you read spoiled before you can finish, or never get to finish the books and be left wondering what happens?
  7. The salt would hurt, sure, but it would have less lasting effects. Would you rather know the date or the cause of your death?
  8. @Pestis the Spider that's cool! What are you doing your dissertation on? I realise it's not all as extreme as the examples I'm thinking of, but I figured it was easier to just pursue a different path. Plus, I get to set a lot more stuff on fire in chemistry...
  9. @Pestis the Spider I find genetics and all that really interesting, but the ethics side of a lot of the genetic engineering stuff we discussed doesn't sit right with me. I understand genetically modifying animal models with conditions for drug testing and so on, but I don't like the thought of deliberately bringing an animal into an existence of suffering. It's very useful as a research tool, but I don't want a part in it. I enjoy chemistry more regardless, but it means I can just play with chemicals and not deal with these sorts of issues.
  10. Ahh, see, I'm majoring in chemistry. The biology one is hilarious, but it gives me uncomfortable flashbacks to learning about genetic engineering and eugenics last year
  11. I'm still pretty fond of his chemistry one, although I'm a bit biased. Also I got both Arcanum Unbounded and The Slow Regard of Silent Things by Patrick Rothfuss for my birthday today, just in time for my holidays, so I'm pretty stoked
  12. @Claincy that really sucks. I may not be saying anything even remotely helpful here, but have you looked into fibromyalgia? My mother was in a similar situation a few years back, and went through heaps of testing. The doctors were all "Well, we can't find anything wrong, so clearly it's all in your head!". She managed to get some decent treatment/medications after the eventual diagnosis. Hugs and general moral support for everyone else, too!
  13. I couldn't get rid of this mental picture reading the Kaladin scene. It made it slightly less awesome, but a lot more entertaining.
  14. What those chapters lacked in length, they certainly made up for in awesomeness!! I'm going to miss reading through all the speculation every week, but it means I'll actually get things done on Wednesday mornings. Really not sure how I'm going to make it through the next week (or however long the copy I bought takes to arrive) though.
  15. @Draginon that sucks All the best for getting through it.