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Final Results for May 1st Poll: More Snarf On the Blog!

I confess, I'm a bit baffled by this, as to my knowledge, the Thundercats' persnickety mascot had never previously appeared on our blog.

Yet, as the poll shows, a decisive 33% of respondents demand More Snarf! on our blog. So, here goes:


Meanwhile, with a close second, 26% want Reports from Powell's author events. We'll see what we can do to accommodate that — but don't expect reports from Snarf anytime soon. For one thing, he's a fictional character to whom Powells.com does NOT own the trademark... and for another, who'd want to listen to a report like this?

Snarf... Dave Eggers approached the podium (snarf) and looked so strong, like Lion-O facing off against Mumm-Ra... whimper, snarf... He's so scary, I still wet myself every time I (snarf) think of his evil (snarf) nastiness!

See what I mean? But we'll find a more suitable correspondent... somewhere.

Final results:



Come back next week in the hopes of a better world!

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Brockman is the head writer for the daily Book News posts on the Powells.com blog. In his free time he's hard at work on his fictional memoir, which changes titles daily.

The views and commentary posted by Brockman are entirely his own, and are not representative of the whole of Powell's Books, its employees, or any sane human being.

5 Responses to "Final Results for May 1st Poll: More Snarf On the Blog!"

    Venkman May 14th, 2008 at 2:16 pm

    Er, Brockman? I believe it was snark, not Snarf.

    Brockman (Post Author) May 14th, 2008 at 2:17 pm

    Right you are, Venkman. My mistake.

    Tavis May 14th, 2008 at 2:33 pm

    Come on, Brockman-- I expected a snarfier response than that!

    (sorry, I meant snarkier)

    Kurt May 14th, 2008 at 4:36 pm

    'You may seek it with thimbles--and seek it with care;
    You may hunt it with forks and hope;
    You may threaten its life with a railway-share;
    You may charm it with smiles and soap--' " ("That's exactly the method," the Brockman bold
    In a hasty parenthesis cried, "That's exactly the way I have always been told That the capture of Snarks should be tried!")
    " 'But oh, beamish nephew, beware of the day,
    If your Snark be a Boojum! For then
    You will softly and suddenly vanish away,
    And never be met with again!'

    Goetz January 5th, 2010 at 12:50 pm

    The Snark has been underestimated anyway: http://holiday.snrk.de

    regards from Munich

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