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  1. SutterKane
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    SutterKane Well-Known Member

    Hey everyone, just registered here to engage in conversations about the works of my favorite author. I'm 31 years old, living in Tampa Florida currently.

    I've been a "Constant Reader" since I was about 10 years old, and my mother gave me the paperback edition of Firestarter during a road trip from Pennsylvania to Georgia (presumably to keep me quite) and I fell in love with it. I may be the only fourth grader in history to have ever written a book report on it for school. Afterwards I began reading anything I could find by him.

    My favorite King Novel is "Pet Semetary" simply because, as a child growing up in the late 80's and early 90's, I was exposed to horror almost since birth, and in my entire childhood nothing ever actually scared me except that book.

    I just happened to stumble upon this site while google searching reviews for "Mr. Mercedes" and after reading threw a few threads figured this would be a cool place to stop by from time time and chat, so hopefully I'll be talking to all of you soon.

    Thanks
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    FlakeNoir Beta/Moderator Moderator

    Welcome SutterKane, good to have you here with us. :)
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    Welcome to the SKMB!
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    kingzeppelin Member who probably should be COMMITTED!

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    Welcome and like "Church", you be sure you come back!
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    Sundrop the Great and Wonderful

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    booklover72 very strange person

    Hi welcome to the board. enjoy and drop by frequently.
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  7. king family fan
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    king family fan Prolific member

    Welcome,glad you are joining us.
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    Riot87 Mrs Phenomenal

    SutterKane i've heard that name somewere else before. Anyway welcome to the message board i hope you enjoy it here.
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    GNTLGNT Idiot in Situ and Unholy Devourer of Cookies

    ..welcome to the Mouth of Madness Sutter...
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  11. SutterKane
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    SutterKane Well-Known Member

    I was wondering if anybody would catch that, so few people have actually seen it.
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    GNTLGNT Idiot in Situ and Unholy Devourer of Cookies

    ....I've not seen it, but I caught the reference-having been a Lovecraft fan for many moons.....
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    Rosie Real Well-Known Member

    Hello, I'm new here too - hope to cross paths sometime :)
  14. doowopgirl
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    doowopgirl very avid fan

    Welcome Sutter and Rosie. Sutter I'm taking you are a Love craft fan?
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    doowopgirl very avid fan

    Welcome. I love Rose Madder. Keep posting.
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    Yep doowopgirl, another of my favorite writers for sure. The character in the Carpenter movie was so obviously based on him. When it came out I remember reading a few reviews that believed it was based on King, being that Kane is suppose to be the worlds most popular horror writer, but when you get to the town and see his world it's clearly Lovecraft that was the inspiration.

    The movie I got the name from, by the way, was John Carpenters "In the Mouth of Madness" for anybody wondering. Underrated movie

    Nie to Meet you Rosie, I'm sure will cross Paths;-D
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  17. HollyGolightly
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    Welcome to the SKMB! I am currently vacationing in Florida AND reading Firestarter - funny ka-incidence. I think your mom was brilliant for turning you on to King when you were 10. The kids are complaining about the dismal internet service at our condo, and if I could part with it, I'd give one of my kids Firestarter to read right now.
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    GNTLGNT Idiot in Situ and Unholy Devourer of Cookies

    ...oh I see how it is!!!!!...vacation in Florida, not Ohio!....there's plenty of early-bird buffets and golf carts here too!...
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    hi and welcome Sutter. Pleased to meet another Tampa Bay area member. Glad you found the SKMB- keep posting.
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