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Ireland Fodors 2006 out -- we are quoted!

Feb 28th, 2006, 03:43 PM
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Ireland Fodors 2006 out -- we are quoted!

The new Fodors 2006 Ireland is out, and has quotes on each chapter. Many look like they are from us!

I just picked up a copy, because someone told me I was on page 134 -- and I am, with a quote about the Hill of Tara

I don't know how many of these are here, but I see quotes from 39steps, Danna, AnnaG, DavidD, abuster, SiobhanP, Tennischick, SAM, irisheyes, wojazz3, and WiseOwl.

Anyone who wants to know where and what was quoted, let me know, I'll list it here
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Feb 28th, 2006, 03:53 PM
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Welcome to the club! I am quoted too, although in another book. Well... had my 15 seconds of fame here on Fodors as another poster recognized my name and came back to let me know.
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Feb 28th, 2006, 04:01 PM
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Thanks! It feels cool I am going to be published next year in a book that I actually have a contract with (beading instructions, not travel!) but this took me by surprise!
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Feb 28th, 2006, 04:03 PM
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Are these little breakout quotes on the side or what?

Is this just the Ireland book or are Rex, Ira and Walter quoted in the Italy book?

I got the Fodor's City Pack when I went in December and noticed nothing in there.
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Feb 28th, 2006, 04:10 PM
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This is just the Ireland book, and the quotes are on the chapter pages... maybe a paragraph or two each.
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Feb 28th, 2006, 10:25 PM
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Hey GreenDragon, Would you mind sharing my quote? I can't get to the bookstore for a while (work has me chained to my desk).
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Mar 1st, 2006, 05:25 AM
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"Cahir Castle is one of Ireland's best. There are many winding spiral staircases to explore and lots of nooks and crannies to see -- but beware of the 'stumble steps' deliberately built into the castle: it is easy to trip on them if you are not paying attention. I also like Cahir's Swiss Cottage because it is unique and romantic. And there's also a scenic walk along the river that connects castle and cottage." -- irisheyes
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Mar 1st, 2006, 05:25 AM
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Forgot to mention -- it's the cover page to chapter 4: The Southeast (it also has a wojazz3 quote about Cashel)
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Mar 1st, 2006, 07:05 AM
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Hi Green Dragon. That's so kool - I'll have to go have a Guinness for breakfast! Do you mind sharing?
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Mar 1st, 2006, 07:10 AM
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Dear Green:

Welcome to the hallowed halls of Quotedom!! I too was quoted in the Fodor's France 2006 edition: (Dordogne, Bordeaux, Poitou-Charentes chapter). Hope you enjoy the 15 mins of fame. Someone must think we know what we are talking about...

Regards..
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Mar 1st, 2006, 07:44 AM
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Speaking of Rex, what happened to him? He has not posted in ages and ages or at least I have not seen anything from him.
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Mar 1st, 2006, 08:39 AM
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39steps, here's something for your Guinness toast. It's from the front of Chapter 9: Irish Greens

"For great Irish golf, Ballybunion, Lahinch, Tralee, and Dingle all await, and they are easily reachable from Shannon airport. This is a pilgrimage that no golfer should miss. If I had only two days for golf I would choose Ballybunion and Lahinch. The natural dunes along the sea is links golf at its finest. The Cliffs of Moher, one of the great sites in Ireland, is just outside Lahinch. Not only is the golf great, the west coast of Ireland is the best scenery that the Emerald Isle has to offer. Bring your raingear and a thirst for Guinness." -- 39steps

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Mar 1st, 2006, 08:40 AM
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Lnagcraft, as many years as I've haunted this board (sometimes more or less), I hadn't realized they quoted us in print. I'll take my 15 minutes, cool!

I am going to be REALLY published (as in, with a contract and everything) in Oct 2007, in a completely un-travel-related way. I've written a couple projects for a basic beadwork (jewelry making) book coming out then, and may even get the cover photo for one of them.
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Mar 1st, 2006, 11:49 AM
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Not posted in ages? So... this is what you meant on another post... windering "if I was here". Click on my name. Waaayyy too many posts... pretty much daily (especially for some people's tastes)...



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Mar 1st, 2006, 04:35 PM
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GreenDragon, Thanks! Congratulations on your beadworking book. A real author among us!
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Mar 1st, 2006, 07:10 PM
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Thanks Irisheyes! Eventually I may actually write my OWN book, though I know many people here are much better at it than I am, like Tiff
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Mar 1st, 2006, 09:42 PM
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GreenDragon, Don't think of it as someone being "better at it" but "different from". Everyone has their own talents and own voice. That is why there are a gazillion books in print.
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May 18th, 2006, 06:05 AM
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I have been so busy lately I did not see this!!! What was I quoted on...I am worried now!



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May 18th, 2006, 09:48 PM
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SiobhanP - page 347, the opening page of The West:

"Whether you take the official 'tour' of Kylemore Abbey or just wander its reception rooms, don't miss the lovely Victorian garden."
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May 19th, 2006, 01:30 AM
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This is an interesting phenomenon and I offer congratulations to any and all quoted.

However, what happens if someone buys the book, reads the quite and disagrees with it?

Clever...they think the person quoted was "incorrect" but not the people publishing the guidebook??????
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