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Re: Reddit's top 105 fantasy series - how many have you read?
« Reply #15 on: August 06, 2015, 09:35:15 PM »
47/105. And I'd definitely NOT put ~10 of those in any fantasy "top list", but hey, the rest were awesome.  ;D

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Reddit's top 105 fantasy series - how many have you read?
« Reply #16 on: August 06, 2015, 09:37:47 PM »
38 and a bunch more on my tbr. ;)

A debatable list, if you ask me. They have for example the whole of discworld as one entry but Sanderson's Cosmere novels as different entries (even a novella!)...
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Re: Reddit's top 105 fantasy series - how many have you read?
« Reply #17 on: August 06, 2015, 09:39:16 PM »
C'mon guys, it's from Reddit. You can't expect it to make sense, can you?
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Re: Reddit's top 105 fantasy series - how many have you read?
« Reply #18 on: August 06, 2015, 09:53:40 PM »
I got 40, which surprised me... that I got so high!

Missing a lot of books that should be there though - Louise Cooper, Hugh Cook, Lyndon Hardy, Trudi Canavan, amongst others, but a list is just a list :)
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Re: Reddit's top 105 fantasy series - how many have you read?
« Reply #19 on: August 07, 2015, 05:12:42 AM »
I've read 51. This is counting all series in which I've read at least two of the books.

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Re: Reddit's top 105 fantasy series - how many have you read?
« Reply #20 on: August 07, 2015, 05:25:44 AM »
11/105, and I'm not surprised. Little more surprised that Daniel Polansky's Low Town and The Picture of Dorian Gray are on that list though.
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Re: Reddit's top 105 fantasy series - how many have you read?
« Reply #21 on: August 07, 2015, 08:40:02 AM »
38/105 but must confess can't guarantee to remember the all details of some, such as Melanie Wrawn's Ambrai books although enjoyed them at the time. A few waiting to TBR and some others to try out. Wonder how our F-F Bracket will compare.
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Re: Reddit's top 105 fantasy series - how many have you read?
« Reply #22 on: August 07, 2015, 09:08:56 AM »
Wonder how our F-F Bracket will compare.
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« Reply #23 on: August 08, 2015, 08:34:00 AM »
37 for me but I have the intention of reading some of those authors as time allows.

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Re: Reddit's top 105 fantasy series - how many have you read?
« Reply #24 on: August 08, 2015, 01:49:06 PM »
I've done 52 of those. I was surprised to see some in the list and the readers clearly favour certain authors over others.
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Re: Reddit's top 105 fantasy series - how many have you read?
« Reply #25 on: August 09, 2015, 01:06:28 AM »
I'm at 36, i fall down over Abercrombie (only read the First Law books from the list), Sanderson (haven't read anything), and Erikson (ditto).

An interesting collection of books, some I wouldn't have thought of including in a fantasy list.
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Re: Reddit's top 105 fantasy series - how many have you read?
« Reply #26 on: August 09, 2015, 08:42:30 AM »
36.

I've read and loved so many fantasy novels and series that weren't on that list, though. I think I have strange taste or something.

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Re: Reddit's top 105 fantasy series - how many have you read?
« Reply #27 on: August 09, 2015, 09:08:45 AM »
36.

I've read and loved so many fantasy novels and series that weren't on that list, though. I think I have strange taste or something.

Make you own top fantasy list and we see how many we read of yours  ;D
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Re: Reddit's top 105 fantasy series - how many have you read?
« Reply #28 on: August 09, 2015, 10:04:05 AM »
If you look at the original voting, quite a lot of the books only had single-figure numbers, with several making the list on just 2 votes. For all that, it's not a terrible list. It includes some flavour-of-the-month fan favourites and some stuff that doesn't seem to belong, but it's hard to come up with really major series that are missing.

Then again, I tend to have a problem where I only really remember the stuff that's always being mentioned.

Edit: I have just now noticed that Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser are missing, for instance.
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Re: Reddit's top 105 fantasy series - how many have you read?
« Reply #29 on: August 09, 2015, 12:04:10 PM »
If you look at the original voting, quite a lot of the books only had single-figure numbers, with several making the list on just 2 votes. For all that, it's not a terrible list. It includes some flavour-of-the-month fan favourites and some stuff that doesn't seem to belong, but it's hard to come up with really major series that are missing.

Then again, I tend to have a problem where I only really remember the stuff that's always being mentioned.

Edit: I have just now noticed that Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser are missing, for instance.

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