R.I.P. Tom Clancy

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  1. chuk

    chuk Well-Known Member

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    I thought he was already dead. Or maybe I'm thinking of that other guy.
     
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    PelicanWig Beautiful Soup

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    I am a huge fan of his video games. Love Ghost Recon, Rainbow 6 & Splinter cell.
    RIP
     
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    R.I.P., funny man.
    I never finished any of your novels & I hated the movies based on them.
    He was popular.
    He was prolific.

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    Dead October
     
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    I wonder what airport bookstores are going to fill their shelves with now?
     
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    More room for "Vegucation of Robin"
     
  9. StRyDeRxX

    StRyDeRxX Bling Bling Gold

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    Ditto... SEGA and I will light a candle for Tom tonight... :cry:

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    That sucks

    Guy wrote a bunch of great books, which in turn inspired great movies and video games
     
  11. Samurai

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    His first several books were very good. After the cold war ended and he built up an enormous research staff, his later releases just didn't have the same energy or pacing. Talented guy though. R.I.P.
     
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    Damn...that sucks....was he still part owner of the Baltimore Orioles?

    First causality of the Obama death panel.......(shrug shoulders)
     
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    james patterson

    john lescroat

    lee child

    clive cussler
     
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    James Patterson has a new book every month, it seems.
     
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    ever pick one up at random, open it up in the middle of the novel and just read a few lines of dialogue?

    A W F U L
     
  16. GFY

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    True. And I think he used to be very good until he turned into a book factory. I don't think he even writes most of those. It's always James Patterson with so and so.
     
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    Clancy always had too many characters to keep track of
     
  18. Sam Stone

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    Same here. I'll always remember the first 3 R6's, first 4 Splinter Cells, and the original Ghost Recon and the 2 expansion packs, though I also enjoyed Advanced Warfighter on Xbox 360.
     
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    Vince Flynn died a few months back.
     
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    Wow.....you're write......"dat's a good vun".