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Round 7
Least favourite classic
James and the Giant Peach [ 8 ] ** [24.24%]
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory [ 0 ] ** [0.00%]
The Twits [ 8 ] ** [24.24%]
The BFG [ 6 ] ** [18.18%]
The Witches [ 11 ] ** [33.33%]
Matilda [ 0 ] ** [0.00%]
Total Votes: 33
  
HausofTove
post Feb 20 2016, 09:38 PM
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In our closest round yet, we lose by the skin of its teeth. Fantastic Mr Fox. The books tell of the title character as he tries to outwit his neighbours and steal their food from under their noses. Many are familiar with the book but it's known more than some of Dahl's other stories because of the Wes Anderson film adaptation from a few years ago which has helped to cement it as a true classic. I have not seen the film, but I do love the book and find it really cleverly told, but with competition as strong as this every round we will be losing a treasured classic. Apologies!

Deadline: Monday 22nd February


07. Fantastic Mr Fox (11 votes, 30.56%)
08. George's Marvellous Medicine (9 votes, 40.91%)
09. Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator (9 votes, 27.27%)
10. Danny the Champion of the World (16 votes, 48.48%)
12. Esio Trot (16 votes, 28.57%)
12. The Enormous Crocodile (16 votes, 28.57%)
14. The Magic Finger (14 votes, 19.72%)
14. The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me (14 votes, 19.72%)
15. Boy: Tales of Childhood (17 votes, 19.32%)
16. Going Solo (23 votes, 26.14%)
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post Feb 20 2016, 09:39 PM
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'The Witches' for me and then it's the perfect top 5!!
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post Feb 20 2016, 09:43 PM
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Lots of good memories with Fantastic Mr Fox cry.gif James for me.
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post Feb 20 2016, 09:45 PM
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The Twitssss
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post Feb 20 2016, 09:48 PM
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Witches. I think I voted Twits previously oop.

The film for FMF was great and funny laugh.gif
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post Feb 20 2016, 10:04 PM
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James for me
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post Feb 21 2016, 12:01 AM
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I don't understand the amount of non-love comparative to the others James and the Giant Peach is getting. Buncha cry ass white folk.

That said as long as the rightful BFG/Matilda top 2 goes ahead I don't mind too much.
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post Feb 21 2016, 12:04 AM
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Gutted Fantastic Mr Fox is out, in my top 2 Roald Dahl books wub.gif
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post Feb 21 2016, 12:04 AM
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james !

the witches is probably 2nd only to matilda for me. needs to stay.
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post Feb 21 2016, 09:57 AM
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voted for bfg

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post Feb 21 2016, 12:45 PM
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Never took to The BFG in the same way as I did with the others, so that.

Matilda to win obv.
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post Feb 21 2016, 01:26 PM
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Starting to get a LITTLE BIT IRKED by The Witches presence now. It's like the UNWANTED MIDDLE CHILD that both parents just REALLY CAN'T BE ARSED WITH.
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post Feb 21 2016, 02:21 PM
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QUOTE(Regina @ Feb 21 2016, 12:45 PM) *
Never took to The BFG in the same way as I did with the others, so that.

Matilda to win obv.



yep, matilda to win

you know, i actually think it's the most well known now (beating off charlie and the chocolate factory)

you ask someone to name a book he wrote and you're gonna get.. oh, matilda

and the film and the musical went down a storm too
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