Reading-"Ready Player One....

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  1. wanker

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    great so far...

    https://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/15/books/ready-player-one-by-ernest-cline-review.html?_r=1

    At once wildly original and stuffed with irresistible nostalgia, READY PLAYER ONE is a spectacularly genre-busting, ambitious, and charming debut—part quest novel, part love story, and part virtual space opera set in a universe where spell-slinging mages battle giant Japanese robots, entire planets are inspired by Blade Runner, and flying DeLoreans achieve light speed.

    It’s the year 2044, and the real world is an ugly place.

    Like most of humanity, Wade Watts escapes his grim surroundings by spending his waking hours jacked into the OASIS, a sprawling virtual utopia that lets you be anything you want to be, a place where you can live and play and fall in love on any of ten thousand planets.

    And like most of humanity, Wade dreams of being the one to discover the ultimate lottery ticket that lies concealed within this virtual world. For somewhere inside this giant networked playground, OASIS creator James Halliday has hidden a series of fiendish puzzles that will yield massive fortune—and remarkable power—to whoever can unlock them.
     
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    author ernest cline wrote the screenplay to fanboys
     
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    I'm reading a book!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Look at me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :lol::jj::funny::bounce:
     
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    You should be doing squats instead of reading, old man flat ass!
     
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    shmoop needs to find a cure for his herpes
     
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    I read this book and I thought it was pretty good. There were a ton of references from all kinds of things that were around when I was growing up.
     
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    Freejack + matrix + Johnny mnemonic = shit
     
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    being made into a film also according to the article
     
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    :hat: