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By  MissSticks  |  21

This has happened to me before... Except I didn't have a car :P I still have mild anxiety when I think about the fact that Harry Potter is ove- Excuse me... *Hyperventilates*

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  Misskreher  |  30

I was thinking the same exact thing #31 #17 #33

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  josiemorehouse  |  12

What?!?!? Divergent is ending the series?!? It was only a trilogy!!! Noooooo!!! That is like EL James never writing another 50 Shades book, it brings tears to my eyes!!! Lazy authors, get back to work!!! I need something great to read!!!

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  Rosebudx  |  32

First, 99, if you need something great to read try something other than 50 Shades of Crapola. Second, authors who write only for money, or for "work", typically produce lesser works. Writing is an art, not a task to be checked off a list. Go to your library or something.

By  mandyrozrox  |  13

really.. You panicked over that ?

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  mandyrozrox  |  13

Oh sorry I didn't read that well enough I didn't see it was anxiety and I didn't really think that sometimes that does suck when things you really like come to an end.. I guess it's time to move on OP

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  happle  |  21

Many series that I've really enjoyed have ended, and I was a little sad, but I think OP really overreacted. It's just a book series.

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  evilplatypus  |  34

I hate when people say "just" regarding someone else's interests. Just because you don't love it with the passion they do, doesn't mean they don't or shouldn't. God, if my LARP came to an end I'd spend the next few months in the fetal position rocking back and forth forlornly.

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  mattymuffins  |  8

Just because you don't get emotional about things doesn't mean other people can't. I still cry whenever I read the 6th Harry Potter. Every single time. I was ridiculously upset when it ended. My other two favorite book series' are coming to an end soon, and I'm dreading it because I'm going to be a useless ball of tears when they're over.

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  NotsowiseSAGe  |  12

Sadly as a student I can't really afford books from a dedicated bookstore, so I stick to thrift stores, used bookstores, and deals online. and many people would rather have ebooks. so its no wonder all the book stores are closing.

By  Kiki242  |  19

Hopefully no one noticed.

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I work at a book store, and believe me, one employee will always stumble upon the person hyperventilating with a new hard cover in their hands and looking absolutely panicked. Especially on Tuesdays when all of the new books for the week come out.

By  MissSticks  |  21

This has happened to me before... Except I didn't have a car :P I still have mild anxiety when I think about the fact that Harry Potter is ove- Excuse me... *Hyperventilates*

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  NotsowiseSAGe  |  12

I don't really understand people having anxiety attacks over things like this, not that I find it stupid or anything, I just literally don't know how people get so worked up over an ending.

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  falon142012  |  22

It's because when some people read, they form a really deep connection to the characters. I know that's how it is for me. I feel like I'm IN the world of the book I'm reading. So when it's over, or someone dies, it hurts. It's a loss you feel and you can't explain to somebody who doesn't read.

By  hessel  |  13

books can do so much more to humans than video games and movies

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I disagree immensely. No medium is any more capable than another in the hands of a gifted storyteller. A healthy balance of all things brings perspective and understanding. Only reading is no better than never reading.

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  bnutzinger  |  11

Well Books, Movies, Paintings, Videogames, Music or any other form of art a quite different in how they convey meaning and emotion. I would not say that any form is superior or inferior to another. It depends on what and how it's said and it depends on who is "listening". Music for example does next to nothing for me. That doesn't make it better or worse as a form of art. Just not the right medium for me.

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  Zomg_Okay  |  26

10 - Not really. The Walking Dead by Telltale Games tells a truly fantastic and emotional story, one of the best I've seen. That's just one example. One medium isn't inherently better than another.

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  NotsowiseSAGe  |  12

I'm a "stay up all night to finish this book, regardless of what needs to be done tomorrow" kind of reader, and no book has ever gotten me near as emotional as Angel Beats (an anime).

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  Jaxx66  |  21

74, I am glad someone else feels the same about Angel Beats!. The story is so moving, only that the story of Ninja (a cat, its horribly sad) can get me too tears just thinking about it.

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  hessel  |  13

i want to correct myself. you guys were right. beyond two souls, the walking dead, assassins creed, mass effect are some goddam amazing games/tv series. i wasnt thinking about them when i wrote the comment

By  bnutzinger  |  11

I know it sucks when a series that you likes comes to an end. I know the feeling. But an anxiety attack is definately an overreation.

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  Phoebe18  |  14

People don't choose when to have an anxiety attack.. It's not like OP thought "I feel like having an anxiety attack today, I'll go out and put myself in a situation where I know I'll be upset and then I'll make myself have an anxiety attack" no.. It's not a choice at all, no one can help having one and yes to some people it might be an over reaction for that certain situation but for some people it certainly is not. A lot of people have a special connection with certain book/tv/movie series. If you think it's an over reaction, ok. But it's not like OP chose to have an anxiety attack

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