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The Best of Pointless Conversations [Kindle Edition]

Scott Tierney
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (160 customer reviews)

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Book Description

Pointless Conversations: The Best of Issues 1-6

Packed with cartoon laughs, stupid ideas and the utterly ridiculous, this compilation of extracts from the first six issues features the best of Pointless Conversations, as well as some fresh material. The hand-picked topics discussed by the two loveable idiots involve:

Is Superman a cowardly alien? (taken from Superheroes)

Is Back to the Future's Doc Brown a time travelling psychopath? (taken from Doctor Emmet Brown)

What is an ionising bulb, and does it actually harness the power of “awesomeness”? (taken from Lightbulbs and Civilisation)

The “evil” Maid Marion, and is a fish in the neck, funny? (taken from The Expendables)

Is it really dangerous for pregnant women to sit down? (taken from The Fifth Element)

Is using the toilet on Star Trek's Holodeck, bad for your health? (taken from The Big One)

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Product Details

  • File Size: 24951 KB
  • Print Length: 114 pages
  • Publisher: AUK Authors; 1 edition (July 22, 2014)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0071XTU1Y
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Not Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,975 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)
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15 of 18 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Started a new collection on my Kindle... August 18, 2012
By Tara
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I started a new collection on my Kindle just for this book and others like it.
Collection name...Not worth Reading.

I didn't laugh. Most of the time I didn't get it. I felt like I was standing listening to other peoples "you had to be there" jokes.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Agreeing with AuntieSash June 21, 2012
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I totally and fully agree with AuntieSash. I read her review before I bought this book and I'm pretty much saying the same thing as her except for
she rated it *** and I rated it **** [three stars and four stars] the book IS pretty silly but I really wish it was longer.
I have to give you a warning though. LISTEN TO THE TITLE!!! if you don't want to read a POINTLESS book, DON'T!!! but I overall really like this book; it's funny!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
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I got this as a free kindle giveaway, and unfortunately, I felt as though this was a classic example of the audience not entirely being matched up with the medium. This was a sort-of comic strip in Kindle format that was a sampler from six longer “issue” versions of the piece.

I felt like this was definitely geared toward the 16-21 college-aged mindset that is essentially a poorly executed Dave Barry-like column in a different medium that is for an audience with an attention span that responds well to one giant page of text and a big comic repetitive on every page save for a change in facial expression of our two protagonists. It is everyday philosophy of the young-set musing on exactly what the title says - “pointless conversations” - so essentially I was walking into something that was advertised from the outset.

I do wonder, though, if the audience that this is geared toward is not entirely in need of this piece. Don’t they have conversations about this on their own without it being written down? Is it necessary to document the pointlessness of some conversations, or is there some inherent need for more randomness? It reminds me of several podcasts that I have listened to on recommendation that are just two hours of nonsensical rantings by young drunken “philosophers” saying very little of anything. I unsubscribed and never revisited them, even though I gave it a shot like I did with this piece.

Yes, it is the best of pointless conversations, but who says its bland, narcissistic everyday intellectualism is worth the time it takes to read it? It’s not for me, and I wonder why it needs to be recorded in this medium for posterity when there are many other mediums that, while I do not like the content, do it better.
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Not all that funny August 25, 2012
By Andrew
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There are very few times that I laughed while reading this. Much of it was rather boring, and some parts were just crude. I guess the title was right. These really are pointless
conversations. They just aren't that funny.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome April 17, 2013
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This is a book you want to read if your bored f d f f th j j j h j
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Could be funnier January 1, 2013
By Tim
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It seems to drag on and on through the most boring parts. If it were a British sitcom (I.e. the IT Crowd) it would undoubtedly be much funnier, but alas that humor formula just doesn't work well in book form. If you want a great random stick figure cartoon series look up Cyanide and Happiness.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Random... May 15, 2012
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Fairly random. Too short. But funny and silly - in a random way. I'd like to read more. Knowing the characters over time would make it funnier.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Pretty funny. May 10, 2012
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Pretty funny quick read. Made a laugh a few times. After reading this "best of" book I am going to look into the full length books.

The format fit the kindle perfectly, and made is fun and easy to read.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
1.0 out of 5 stars What a waste!
I thought this book was going to be funny, but it wasn't at all. Don't waste your time reading this lousy excuse for comics!
Published 4 days ago by Holliewants2gocamping
3.0 out of 5 stars The Best of Pointless Conversations
I guess it wasn't horrible but they were stupid convorstqins. really stupid. "shudder" last convo was wierd! its ok #toatsMCgoats#
Published 6 days ago by butter-scotch-tough-nut
5.0 out of 5 stars Funny Funny Funny
This is a hilarious book I love it so much!I thought it was the best possible price for the book I want to read the other onerous it is just well.... random!!! Read more
Published 6 days ago by Aidan
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesom
it is very good book and is fun
awesome thanks for putting it on the shop
thank you so much
Published 7 days ago by RA
5.0 out of 5 stars AMAZINGLY AWKWARD
I loved it,sometimes it says something weird and makes you want to read more. A very interesting book! A must read!
Published 9 days ago by Glenn Brown
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Published 11 days ago by Dieter
1.0 out of 5 stars One Star
Some topics were pretty boring...
Published 15 days ago by Anisha Rampersad
5.0 out of 5 stars Some of the funniest, though-provoking stuff I have read in a long...
Be careful when reading this in public, people will look at you strangely while you are laughing out loud. VERY funny!
Published 17 days ago by Richard Cranium
2.0 out of 5 stars Gets old quick
The cartoon characters are quite simple. They essentially just change their expressions or more an arm. Read more
Published 18 days ago by Apollinaire
5.0 out of 5 stars Abhinav
this book was pointless and awesome at the same time! It was also funny. whoever wrote this book should Wright another one.
Published 21 days ago by srinivas sampathi
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