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  • It, by Stephen King

    12 41.38%
  • The Stand, by Stephen King

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Thread: The Final - Round 1: It vs. The Stand

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    Default The Final - Round 1: It vs. The Stand

    VS.

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    When one is in agreement with bears one is always correct. (mae)

    bears are back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    This should be an interesting poll.
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    bears have voted It, for personal reasons. They are not sure it is better as a novel than The Stand, but it's their favorite.

    Ask not what bears can do for you, but what you can do for bears. (razz)
    When one is in agreement with bears one is always correct. (mae)

    bears are back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Hardest poll yet. In the end it had to be The Stand.
    RF wins over Pennywise for me in the adversary dept.

    M-O-O-N that spells winner!
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    And here's a look back at our polls for It vs. The Stand as part of out Constant Reader Awards:

    2009: http://www.thedarktower.org/palaver/...T-VS-The-Stand
    2010: http://www.thedarktower.org/palaver/...-vs.-The-Stand
    2012: http://www.thedarktower.org/palaver/...e-Stand-vs.-It

    Keep in mind, the 2014 Constant Reader Awards are coming soon!

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    It got me into King... so I am going with IT
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    Not that I am bias at all...

    IT to win!!!!!!!!!!

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    I voted for IT and not really because of Pennywise.

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    Whilst Pennywise is my absolute favourite antagonist (which would likely come as something of a surprise to most here on the forum) I've voted for The Stand - this was the book that really switched me on to King all those many moons ago
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    I couldnt possibly choose between these two novels...
    I love them both on the same intensity level with my heart, but my head loves them both for completely different reasons. Its like choosing one child to love over another...

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    The Stand being my favorite and the better novel got my vote.
    Perhaps I am simply a madman who dreamt of being sane for a little while.
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    Easy. The Stand.
    "...that Siren which called and sang and promised so much and gave, after all, so little." ~ Ray Bradbury

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    Quote Originally Posted by Patrick View Post
    Easy. The Stand.
    I feel like you and I could get along real well, Pat.

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    Funny thing is even though RF is my favorite villain I've only read The Stand once. I've read IT on the other hand at least five times if not more.


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