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#31 Jessica

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    Posted 24 October 2009 - 08:57 PM

    I'm still watching. I LOVE it. I thought my DVR missed a recording too, but I just think they skipped this week. I'm so into this series.

    #32 jajajaja

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      Posted 24 October 2009 - 09:13 PM

      I was sad it wasn't on. I kinda had a mini freak out cause our guide is always F'ed up showing shows at the wrong times, etc. I had to google to ensure it wasn't really on.

      However, I went out and bought 4 of the books with a gift card. I started it last night. I'm liking it but the character of Elena is so different!
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      #33 Jessica

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        Posted 24 October 2009 - 09:25 PM

        Different in what way? I definitely won't read the books because I already have like 10 books on my shelf I haven't cracked open yet.

        #34 jajajaja

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          Posted 24 October 2009 - 11:04 PM

          She's really full of herself in the books. She is continually looking at herself in the mirror and thinking she is so beautiful. She's also the "queen" of the high school- the most beautiful, desirable girl and apparently she knows it. She's a maneater and wants Stefan so she can "conquer" him because he keeps turning her down. Granted I'm at pg 50, but so far she seems like a huge bitch.

          The TV version of her is MUCH more likeable. However, I'm digging the style of writing. It's a little more of a mature read- for teen lit that is. I don't feel as dorky liking it like Twilight or House of Night.
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          #35 Jessica

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            Posted 24 October 2009 - 11:59 PM

            Ahh, yeah, that doesn't sound likable at all. I like the tv version of Elena so I'm glad they didn't make her like the book version. That description does kind of sound like Katherine though.... and BTW I was not expecting the reveal about Katherine (Catherine?) being the one who turned the boys. I am interested to see vampire Vicky (is that her name? the druggie girl) though!

            #36 CrystalM

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              Posted 25 October 2009 - 12:26 AM

              I read the first 2 books in high school and couldn't continue reading them. Elena in the books continues to be narcissistic through the first and possibly the second, I don't remember. I hope they don't follow the books - they get a little weird from what I've heard, like Elena turns into a spirit .

              I do love the TV show, I'm glad they got rid of the corny fog and stuff! My fiance even watches it - I love that it's darker than everything else on TV (not including supernatural)
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              #37 bride2010

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                Posted 25 October 2009 - 12:51 AM

                I can't believe I just found this thread. I LOVE this show. I didn't think I would at first, but I was hooked after the pilot and have been following it ever since. I agree. I do like it because it's a little darker than other series' on tv. I didn't expect that at all. Bummer that this week was a repeat. Can't wait til the next episode!
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                #38 ErinB

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                  Posted 25 October 2009 - 11:17 AM

                  I read the first 2 books when they came out but now I want to read them again! I don't remember much from 10 years ago! LOL

                  I do remember Elena being a mean girl though.

                  The author, LJ Smith has restarted the series. One book is out now and the other is due in March, I think.

                  Great idea about the GC, Rach. I have one to borders that I totally forgot about!

                  #39 Kat81

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                    Posted 25 October 2009 - 12:15 PM

                    I am still watching as well. I was super bummed that it was a rerun this week.

                    #40 silverangel

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                      Posted 26 November 2009 - 10:06 PM

                      And another re-run this week But I LOVE how they are straying from the books...it makes it more exciting not knowing exactly what's going to happen...like the twilight movies.




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