Spoilers TP: Zero Sum Game by David Mack Review Thread

Discussion in 'Trek Literature' started by JD, Oct 21, 2010.

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How would you rate Zero Sum Game?

  1. Outstanding

    41 vote(s)
    22.8%
  2. Above Average

    83 vote(s)
    46.1%
  3. Average

    46 vote(s)
    25.6%
  4. Below Average

    8 vote(s)
    4.4%
  5. Poor

    2 vote(s)
    1.1%
  1. Warp Coil

    Warp Coil Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Re: Typhon Pact: Zero Sum Game Review thread

    Finally! My Trek drought is ending. I haven't picked up a new Trek novel in over a year. The last ones I read were VOY: Unworthy and TTN: Synthesis. It's nice to have some new Trek to read once again. My local Borders doesn't have it in stock yet, but I'll check back in a few days.
     
  2. JD

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    Re: Typhon Pact: Zero Sum Game Review thread

    That's the one nice thing about going back and reading some of the old stuff I've never read. Even when there's no new book that month, I still get stories I haven't read yet.
     
  3. King Daniel Beyond

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    Re: Typhon Pact: Zero Sum Game Review thread

    I'm pretty sure JD can add a poll to the thread. At the very bottom of the page, on the left-hand side should be an "add a poll to this thread" button.

    You listening, JD?;)
     
  4. Rosalind

    Rosalind TrekLit's Dr Rose Mod Admiral

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    Re: Typhon Pact: Zero Sum Game Review thread

    nope, not even moderators can add polls to threads in vB, you'll have to have admin access for that.

    one option is for someone to start a thread with a poll, and either LS or myself merge the two threads.
     
  5. Thrawn

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    Well I can do that. Give me a couple minutes...
     
  6. Thrawn

    Thrawn Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Merge me with the Zero Sum Game review thread!

    Poll: how did you like the book?
     
  7. Dimesdan

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    Re: Typhon Pact: Zero Sum Game Review thread

    but why? why create a new thread just because one person and that one person being you wants to vote.
     
  8. JD

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    Re: Merge me with the Zero Sum Game review thread!

    Yeah, sorry about forgetting to do a poll in my thread. I really meant to, but then once I actually got around to posting the thread I completely forgot about it. So please Mods, merge this with my thread.
     
  9. LightningStorm

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    Re: Typhon Pact: Zero Sum Game Review thread

    Merged
     
  10. Thrawn

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    Re: Typhon Pact: Zero Sum Game Review thread

    It's not that I want to vote, it's that I like to see how everyone else votes. It's interesting to compare to, for instance, amazon.com reviews. I find it neat. Either way not a big deal, but it had an easy fix, so why not?

    Thanks!
     
  11. ares93

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    cant really base an opinion on two chapters but so far i like it. cant wait until my copy arrives.
     
  12. Dimesdan

    Dimesdan Living the Irish dream. Admiral

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    Re: Typhon Pact: Zero Sum Game Review thread

    Indeed it's not a big deal, so why bring it up in the first place again?
     
  13. Defcon

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    Re: Typhon Pact: Zero Sum Game Review thread

    ^ Just throwing this out there for consideration regarding future polls: Jumping from outstanding to above average is too huge a difference in my opinion.

    Maybe it's just me but only few novels get the equivalent of outstanding from me, on the other end there are more than enough novels better than above average, but weaker than outstanding. A option like good or something similar between those two would be nice. :)


    On topic: Amazon.de had ZSG listed as in stock the last few days, but despite a pre-order they haven't dispatched one to me, probably because it is in one order with other novels, although that hasn't stopped them from sending books out when they're available in the past. Now it's listed as shipping in 4 -6 weeks. :scream:
     
  14. JWolf

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    Re: Typhon Pact: Zero Sum Game Review thread

    And lets kill the OP for starting this one.
     
  15. Thrawn

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    Re: Typhon Pact: Zero Sum Game Review thread

    Because I thought it'd be cool. If no one else had replied, I would've had no problem leaving it alone. But since a mod, the original thread starter, and three other people have all said that they're fine with/would prefer a poll, and it certainly doesn't cause you any problems to have one, I'm a little confused why you're so hell bent on being mad at me about it. What bug is up your ass today?
     
  16. RAMA

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    Re: Typhon Pact: Zero Sum Game Review thread

    First book I decided to get digitally, brand new. Ordered it for "Kindle for PC".

    RAMA
     
  17. JD

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    Re: Typhon Pact: Zero Sum Game Review thread

    Grrrr, it's not up yet as an ebook. Any idea have any idea how long it should take for the Ebook to be available?
     
  18. Thrawn

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    Re: Typhon Pact: Zero Sum Game Review thread

    Tuesday.

    For some reason, everything "officially" releases on Tuesdays. I'm sure someone knows why.
     
  19. Turtletrekker

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    Re: Typhon Pact: Zero Sum Game Review thread

    Bookstores must use the same delivery company that Harriman used for his tractor beam and photon torpedoes. ;)
     
  20. JD

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    Re: Typhon Pact: Zero Sum Game Review thread

    Cool. I thought that they might post it the same time as the books were shipped, but they must be waiting until the official release date, which is Tuesday.