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stamp - don't judge a book... by Daeg-Niht stamp - don't judge a book... by Daeg-Niht
edit - Alternate version: Don't judge a movie by its book as requested by =Aquarior.

edit - Changed the font.

I read that sentence into a Reader's Digest and I thought it would make a nice stamp.

Then I discovered that somebody had already done a similar stamp here, but I decided to submit this one anyway.

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edit - Thanks to everybody who faved this. I've stopped thanking you all on your profile because it was starting to take a lot of time.
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FatherLuna Mar 19, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
...but can I judge a series by its stamp?
CharIie Mar 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
The books are always better than the movie. <3
I judged Hunger Games by the movie... I should rethink... XD
retrrs12345 Apr 6, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Even though Jennifer Lawrence and Liam Hemsworth were amazing in the movies, I personally think they fucked the Hungers Games series up with those movies. Basic point, I don't like the movies. The books are a lot better... 
I dunno, I've only listened to the first hunger games.
Crumplewhisker Mar 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Best quote ever.
DaBair Jan 12, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I just hate how a lot of people view Lord of the Rings just because of the movies. The books are way better, and the movies fail to capture the glory of the books.
Arashneco Mar 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Only if there were 'like comment' buttons...
kutiekat2000 Jan 11, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Well said! Lol nice job
ArcticIceWolf Jan 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This is so true!
One example is Neverending Story....
I know thereīs a lot of people who love the movies and TV series, but having read the original book a couple of times, they were just nothing but disappointing to me -which really pissed me off!
Though a few scenes are kind of accurate to the book (like the meeting in the forest in the beginning or the scene where Atreyu loses his horse in the swamp and encounters the giant turtle Morla) a lot of IMPORTANT things were ignored (like Cairon visiting the Greenskins, Ygramul the Many, the Night Forest, the Colorful Desert and Graograman) and some character designs were even radically changed...
For example:
-the Night Hob is described like a black furry caterpillar with huge eyes in the book, but in the movie he is a small humanoid (at least the fact that he has a pet bat is accurate)
-Atreyu does have brownish skin in the movie, in spite of belonging to the GREENskin people (Captain Obvious speaking here!)
-I imagined Falcor looking like a Chinese Dragon with silverish scales (kind of like Haku from Spirited Away) but in the movie he looks like an oversized white Dachshund

And thatīs just one of many examples, I know a ton of others and could go on and on about this!
Thatīs why Iīm usually skeptical when it comes to movie adaptations of books...
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