So Which Discworld Characters Don't You Like?

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Dec 31, 2008
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Tony doesn't like Carrot, Tiffany doesn't like Vetinari and I don't like Colon.

So who don't you like and why?
 

Dotsie

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Rincewind. He's such a bloody drama queen it gets right on my nerves. He wants to show some backbone, & put a bit of effort in!
 

Jan Van Quirm

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Do you know I can't think of one character that I do hate/dislike? :laugh:

Offhand I'd say maybe Vorbis (Small Gods) or Dios (Pyramids)but again they're also victims in a certain light and I do kind of feel sorry for them at some point in the books - so I don't really hate them as such as they HAVE to be so horrible to make the story work :eek:

Rincewind I have to agree with Dotsie is bloody irritating at times, but cowardice is a survival instinct and he is pretty funny (and sensible too) so I don't dislike him at all.
 
Jul 26, 2008
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Reacher Gilt. Yeah, I know you're supposed to hate him. I guess that makes him a bad guy but a good character.
 
Jul 26, 2008
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Im like chris, i dont really dislike any character but if i had to say one i reckon its Moist, dunno why just something about him...... cant put it in words, maybe the name? i think its a feeling rather than anything else about him and cringe dosnt come into it. :) And i better just add i think making money is one of Terrys better books, i enjoyed it.
 
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I dislike several characters, but as they are necessary for the stories, I'll tolerate them. Simon in Equal Rites is one I have no time for--he's so wet!

Cheers, Vena
 

Kade

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Jan 26, 2009
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Agree with Chris and Disc-holic I like everyone, although if i had to pick someone it would be Strappi from Monstrous Regiment :(
 
#14
Captain Carrot - unless Terry does something spectacular with his character I am afraid I am going to find him a bore, and surely with all the time he's spent in Ankh, he should be slightly corrupted by now, especially with Nobby Nobbs around him most of the time.

Ponder Stibbons - Not going into reasons for this one but suffice it to say, I don't like him. I find him a little too scientific for my taste.

Annagramma - can Tiffany please punch her? She deserves it!

That's it so far.
 
Mar 8, 2009
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Yeah, the Strappster and Anagramma are annoying characters, but they're meant to be :)

I don't particularly like Agnes Nitt or Perdita, but I can tolerate them. There aren't any characters I loathe.
 
Oct 13, 2008
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poohbcarrot said:
Tony doesn't like Carrot, Tiffany doesn't like Vetinari and I don't like Colon.

So who don't you like and why?
Since I posted that I have re-read several of the books he's in & I am now revising my judgement, he isn't that bad, but Slant is horrible, deliberately I'm sure & Strappi too.
I will personal punch Annagramma, if I have anything to do with her again & she deserves it. :laugh: :laugh:
I like everyone else, they all have character. :laugh:
 

feanor

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Ayup All...

I hate CMOT Dibbler... Wrong Character, wrong books, wrong feel, wrong everything. The only thing 'Good' i can think of him, is that he sounds and looks like English Actor Michael Robbins, who played 'Arthur' in 'On the Buses'.

And Moist Von Lipwig. KILL, KILL,KILL...
 
#19
Slant... tis the whole Lawyer thingy, I agree with Chaucer and Shakespeare (whomever he really was) "First, let's kill all the lawyers."

As for Vetinari, I have a grudging respect for him and like his ways, in a way. He makes the city of A-M work, and he truly likes Leonard da Quirm. Anyone who protects and has tea with Leonard and has an elderly dog named Wuffles cannot be ALL bad. :twisted:
 

superfurryandy

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Apr 29, 2009
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I like Vetinari, if you have to have a bastard running things then you could do much worse, and he's much better than a king! :laugh:

Dibbler I always imagine could be played by Phil Daniels, but I also have him down for Nobby, so...
 

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