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#148453 - 09/11/08 02:54 PM Favorite Fiction Survival Character
benjammin Offline
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Registered: 02/06/04
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Mine would have to be Snake Pliskin. Some people just have the touch, y'know. A good example of it being better to be lucky than good.
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#148458 - 09/11/08 02:59 PM Re: Favorite Fiction Survival Character [Re: benjammin]
Themalemutekid Offline
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Registered: 11/17/06
Posts: 351
Loc: New Jersey
Rambo...the book version...not Sly Stalone
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#148465 - 09/11/08 03:16 PM Re: Favorite Fiction Survival Character [Re: benjammin]
OldBaldGuy Offline
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Registered: 09/30/01
Posts: 5695
Loc: Former AFB in CA, recouping fr...
Bond, James Bond. Survive in style, shaken not stirred...
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#148471 - 09/11/08 03:23 PM Re: Favorite Fiction Survival Character [Re: OldBaldGuy]
truckergut Offline
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Registered: 07/25/08
Posts: 13
Loc: Lake Charles, LA
Lazarus Long, or maybe Louis Wu.

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#148473 - 09/11/08 03:29 PM Re: Favorite Fiction Survival Character [Re: benjammin]
Jeff_M Offline
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Registered: 07/18/07
Posts: 665
Loc: Northwest Florida
Lassie. She always managed to escape danger and save little Timmy from the old well/abandoned mine/raging floodwaters/forest fire/whatever without even matting her coat. She's one tough [censored]!

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#148475 - 09/11/08 03:33 PM Re: Favorite Fiction Survival Character [Re: Jeff_M]
LeeG Offline
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Registered: 03/24/08
Posts: 100
Loc: Phoenix, AZ
I have to go with Truckergut. Lazarus Long and Louis Wu were both very long term survivors.

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#148499 - 09/11/08 06:02 PM Re: Favorite Fiction Survival Character [Re: LeeG]
comms Offline
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Registered: 07/23/08
Posts: 1502
Loc: Mesa, AZ
Snake...classic.

Does Forest Gump count as a survival character? Love that character. Regardless of his situation he makes it through it.
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#148501 - 09/11/08 06:05 PM Re: Favorite Fiction Survival Character [Re: benjammin]
Blast Offline
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Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 07/15/02
Posts: 3561
Loc: Spring, Texas
Ginger and Maryann. cool

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#148511 - 09/11/08 07:37 PM Re: Favorite Fiction Survival Character [Re: benjammin]
paramedicpete Offline
Pooh-Bah

Registered: 04/09/02
Posts: 1920
Loc: Frederick, Maryland
Good old Burt Gummer grin

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#148515 - 09/11/08 08:00 PM Re: Favorite Fiction Survival Character [Re: benjammin]
raptor Offline
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Registered: 04/05/08
Posts: 284
Loc: Europe
Richard B. Riddick (especially in Pitch Black)
Ellen Ripley

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