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mae
01-18-2018, 01:49 PM
The Stand, 1978
http://www.thedarktower.org/gallery/data/510/medium/The_Stand_face.jpg

Please vote for The Stand (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Stand) using the following scale:


5
4.5
4
3.5
3
2.5
2
1
0
Never read


If you haven't read this book yet, please vote Never Read. Feel free to discuss your votes in this thread.

You may base your vote on the 1990 uncut version as well as the 1978 original.

amd013
01-18-2018, 04:14 PM
5! My favorite book of all time, not just of Stephen Kings.

Girlystevedave
01-18-2018, 05:15 PM
I know Iím in the minority here, but I gave it a 2. I have never really understood the love for this book.

[waits for mob with pitchforks]

St. Troy
01-19-2018, 06:21 AM
[waits for mob with pitchforks]

We'll be there in a bit; I'm still working the phone tree for this one... :lol:

jsmcmullen92
01-19-2018, 06:45 AM
I know Iím in the minority here, but I gave it a 2. I have never really understood the love for this book.

[waits for mob with pitchforks]

Don't worry I put 2 as well. I tried reading this once. Maybe I shouldn't have started with the complete and uncut, because I fount it bloated and just drawing out for no reason.
That said I couldn't even finish it. Got to book three and had so little interest that I set it down and forgot everything of what has happened. I have read the comics for it twice and still can barely remember the story.

Iwritecode
01-19-2018, 08:05 AM
I know Iím in the minority here, but I gave it a 2. I have never really understood the love for this book.

[waits for mob with pitchforks]

Don't worry I put 2 as well. I tried reading this once. Maybe I shouldn't have started with the complete and uncut, because I fount it bloated and just drawing out for no reason.
That said I couldn't even finish it. Got to book three and had so little interest that I set it down and forgot everything of what has happened. I have read the comics for it twice and still can barely remember the story.

I gave it a 4 but certainly agree with it being bloated and drawn out. That's why I couldn't go higher. I still really enjoyed the story though.

Heather19
01-20-2018, 05:00 AM
I'm one of the two people so far that has yet to read this one. I read about 400 pages maybe 10 years ago but never finished. I really should try to get to it this year.

mae
01-25-2018, 01:51 PM
The poll has closed. The Stand has earned a FAS (final average score) of 4.537037037 or 90.74%. It received a rating of 5 with 16 votes.

BROWNINGS CHILDE
01-26-2018, 12:38 PM
5. Top 5 for sure for me. I've read my copy to tatters.