Omnictionary.com

by John Green on March 25, 2008

Those of you who yearn for the bygone days of the Brotherhood 2.0 Scavenger Hunt (or are looking forward to the release of my new book Paper Towns) should check out omnictionary.com, a new site Hank and I have been working on. (Click on “Major Facts” to get started; if you poke around long enough, you’ll find the answer to that question people keep asking.) If you find the Easter Egg, feel free to discuss in comments (I hope you think it’s as awesome as I do!), but please don’t spoil the hunt for others.

(To answer the question that will be asked the most: Yes, Paper Towns will have two different covers! Cool, huh?)

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SorveteDaClarisse September 13, 2014 at 12:04 am

I call clarisse I am fourteen years old I am from the northeast of Brazil, and kind of boring anyway I love your books I loved most of all was the role of cities when I grow up I want to marry quentin I know I know it already “dating “the margo but would not hurt one ‘love triangle’ what do you think? hahahaha I stopped just wanted ta say that I love your books and if this text is not meaningful and why I used the google translator and sometimes he wraps the words like me kisses light <- slang used in Brazil bye haha light kisses5

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SorveteDaClarisse September 13, 2014 at 12:04 am

I call clarisse I am fourteen years old I am from the northeast of Brazil, and kind of boring anyway I love your books I loved most of all was the role of cities when I grow up I want to marry quentin I know I know it already “dating “the margo but would not hurt one ‘love triangle’ what do you think? hahahaha I stopped just wanted ta say that I love your books and if this text is not meaningful and why I used the google translator and sometimes he wraps the words like me kisses light <- slang used in Brazil bye haha light kisses6

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SorveteDaClarisse September 13, 2014 at 12:04 am

I call clarisse I am fourteen years old I am from the northeast of Brazil, and kind of boring anyway I love your books I loved most of all was the role of cities when I grow up I want to marry quentin I know I know it already “dating “the margo but would not hurt one ‘love triangle’ what do you think? hahahaha I stopped just wanted ta say that I love your books and if this text is not meaningful and why I used the google translator and sometimes he wraps the words like me kisses light <- slang used in Brazil bye haha light kisses8

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SorveteDaClarisse September 13, 2014 at 12:05 am

I call clarisse I am fourteen years old I am from the northeast of Brazil, and kind of boring anyway I love your books I loved most of all was the role of cities when I grow up I want to marry quentin I know I know it already “dating “the margo but would not hurt one ‘love triangle’ what do you think? hahahaha I stopped just wanted ta say that I love your books and if this text is not meaningful and why I used the google translator and sometimes he wraps the words like me kisses light <- slang used in Brazil bye haha light kisses 10

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SorveteDaClarisse September 13, 2014 at 12:05 am

I call clarisse I am fourteen years old I am from the northeast of Brazil, and kind of boring anyway I love your books I loved most of all was the role of cities when I grow up I want to marry quentin I know I know it already “dating “the margo but would not hurt one ‘love triangle’ what do you think? hahahaha I stopped just wanted ta say that I love your books and if this text is not meaningful and why I used the google translator and sometimes he wraps the words like me kisses light <- slang used in Brazil bye haha light kisses 14

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SorveteDaClarisse September 13, 2014 at 12:06 am

I call clarisse I am fourteen years old I am from the northeast of Brazil, and kind of boring anyway I love your books I loved most of all was the role of cities when I grow up I want to marry quentin I know I know it already “dating “the margo but would not hurt one ‘love triangle’ what do you think? hahahaha I stopped just wanted ta say that I love your books and if this text is not meaningful and why I used the google translator and sometimes he wraps the words like me kisses light <- slang used in Brazil bye haha light kisses 22

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Larva September 13, 2014 at 12:23 am

I started John Green’s amazing books with TFIOS. I could NOT set my kindle down. I swear I got in trouble like 10 times for reading for so long. After the 14th read of TFIOS, I realized I needed to read something else. Not that I was sick of it, but I needed to. So I come across this website, post a bit, and find out that PT and LFA are good books to read next. I read PT and omg I couldn’t stop reading it! I can’t decide which is better: PT or TFIOS. Anyways, I next read An Abundance Of Katherine’s which I am reading ATM and am not enjoying it. It’s not one of my favorites. I mean, I know he falls in love with Lindsey. At least, I think he does. That’s what my friends tell me. It’s a good book, but not something I enjoy. I’m not even half way through it though. I hope it gets better:). Keep writing amazing books! I’m going to read Looking For Alaksa as soon as it’s available in te kindle library. I know that Paper Towns is going to be a movie but is Looking For Alaska? I hope so! I can’t wait for more books of yours!

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Blur September 14, 2014 at 4:53 pm
SorveteDaClarisse September 16, 2014 at 6:07 pm

Bom, pra ser sincera, eu já li o livro duas vezes e achei um pouquinho decepcionante. É que, eu não consigo aceitar que um livro simplesmente acabe e ponto. Não. Pra mim, os personagens são pessoas, que tem vida em algum universo paralelo. Então, o que acontece depois que o livro acaba? Eu tenho algumas dúvidas:
1) Eles ficam juntos?
2) O Ben e a Laecy ficam juntos?
3) E o Radar, como fica nessa história?
4) Ela volta algum dia para casa?
5) Quais foram os lugares que a Margo mais gostou?
6) A Myrna morreu?
7) Que curso o Q escolheu na faculdade?
8) Se ele e a Margo não ficam juntos, ele conhece outra garota e se apaixona?
9) Se ele se apaixona, é do mesmo jeito que ele gostava da Margo?
10) E os pais da Margo, o que acontece com eles?

Bom, é basicamente isso, então, se alguém puder esclarecer isso pra mim, ficarei EXTREMAMENTE agradecida. Bjs Larinha

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Maahvato September 18, 2014 at 8:35 pm

Penso a mesma coisa sabe, a mesma coisa em A Culpa é das Estrelas. Como eles não podem ter um final depois do final? EU PRECISO SABER DA ” CONTINUAÇÃO ” DESSES LIVROS DO JOHN! Ele é meu escritor favorito, mas ás vezes acho que ele é péssimo no fato de criar finais .-.

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Lauren September 26, 2014 at 2:27 pm

Eu simplesmente discordo das duas. Acho que essa é realmente a ideia de Green, fazer-nos pensar. Eu gosto de escrever também, e penso em um dia publicar algo, e acho essa ideia super interessante, de deixar o leitor curioso, deixar a mente do leitor vagar imaginando o que acontece depois. Imagino que isso é o que deixa os seus livros mais interessantes, pois você pode passar noites acordada repensando suas teorias sobre aquele final e nunca saber se isso é certo ou não. É ótimo! Eu adoro isso!

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SorveteDaClarisse September 16, 2014 at 6:08 pm

Bom, pra ser sincera, eu já li o livro duas vezes e achei um pouquinho decepcionante. É que, eu não consigo aceitar que um livro simplesmente acabe e ponto. Não. Pra mim, os personagens são pessoas, que tem vida em algum universo paralelo. Então, o que acontece depois que o livro acaba? Eu tenho algumas dúvidas:
1) Eles ficam juntos?
2) O Ben e a Laecy ficam juntos?
3) E o Radar, como fica nessa história?
4) Ela volta algum dia para casa?
5) Quais foram os lugares que a Margo mais gostou?
6) A Myrna morreu?
7) Que curso o Q escolheu na faculdade?
8) Se ele e a Margo não ficam juntos, ele conhece outra garota e se apaixona?
9) Se ele se apaixona, é do mesmo jeito que ele gostava da Margo?
10) E os pais da Margo, o que acontece com eles?

Bom, é basicamente isso, então, se alguém puder esclarecer isso pra mim, ficarei EXTREMAMENTE agradecida. Beijos clarisse

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SorveteDaClarisse September 16, 2014 at 6:08 pm

Bom, pra ser sincera, eu já li o livro duas vezes e achei um pouquinho decepcionante. É que, eu não consigo aceitar que um livro simplesmente acabe e ponto. Não. Pra mim, os personagens são pessoas, que tem vida em algum universo paralelo. Então, o que acontece depois que o livro acaba? Eu tenho algumas dúvidas:
1) Eles ficam juntos?
2) O Ben e a Laecy ficam juntos?
3) E o Radar, como fica nessa história?
4) Ela volta algum dia para casa?
5) Quais foram os lugares que a Margo mais gostou?
6) A Myrna morreu?
7) Que curso o Q escolheu na faculdade?
8) Se ele e a Margo não ficam juntos, ele conhece outra garota e se apaixona?
9) Se ele se apaixona, é do mesmo jeito que ele gostava da Margo?
10) E os pais da Margo, o que acontece com eles?

Bom, é basicamente isso, então, se alguém puder esclarecer isso pra mim, ficarei EXTREMAMENTE agradecida. Beijos clarisse,

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Cameron September 16, 2014 at 9:37 pm

Are Algoe, New York and Gutshot, Tennessee real places? Or are they pseudo visions? Or were they completely fictional and in John Green’s mind only?

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Ziree Justine Almasol September 18, 2014 at 7:18 am

I love John Green and His Books.

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Giovanna Cerboncini September 18, 2014 at 4:12 pm

I have to say one thing, thank you. kissess

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Johan September 19, 2014 at 1:19 pm

So my one friend told me to read TFIOS and i started reading it… then my girlfriend(who is now my ex) told me to read PAPER TOWNS. And honestly its the best book Ive ever read. It gave me more suspense than any movie has ever given me i was upset that h just let Margo go for like 2 weeks i read the whole book in one day, i just couldn’t stop. I’m in grade 12 and studying education next year and I’m going to try my best to get the schools to make it one of the prescribed literature books because it is just absolutely amazing. you are one really exceptionally talented writer(and there isn’t a lo of them left) please never stop writing.

Ps. i would love to meet you!!!

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bruna.f September 19, 2014 at 5:20 pm

falando do livro a cidade de papel, no começo estava legal mas o final n foi muito bom n. Queria saber o q acontece depois, tipo oq acontece depois com margo e Q? O Ben ea Laecy? ou o Radar e a Angela?
Mas gostei muito do final do livro a culpa e das
estrelas muito emocionante.

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Larva September 21, 2014 at 5:05 pm

Who here is excited for Paper Towns THE MOVIE?????! I sure am! Does anyone know if Looking For Alaska is going to be a movie? I hope so! I’m almost done with “before.” I’m going to finish the book tonght, though. After that, I’m rereading Paper Towns and then The Fault In Our Stars. I have also read An Abundance Of Katherine’s which was okay but not one of my 10 favorite books ever. Anyways, keep writing John Green, I hope to read more of your outstanding books as soon as they are published!

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ITWASAKIDNEYINFECTION September 28, 2014 at 7:40 pm

it will be a movie aswell

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Larva September 29, 2014 at 10:26 pm

Just found that out right before I looked at your reply! :) thank you for telling me, though!

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Franchesca Fajemolin September 23, 2014 at 8:23 am

I am like really inlove with your books… that’s sort of expected but i have a question…. Did you really mean or plan Gus’ name to be Augustus Waters because right now it seems like it has a joke to it..

In history class my teacher was discussing about triumvirates and how Octavian changed his name to Augustus Caesar, Augustus meaning “holy or great”..

So now, if you meant it as holy.. Augustus Waters -> Holy Waters

oh

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Flocodenevebrilhante September 24, 2014 at 3:55 pm

hey John

bom já li 2 dos sus livros estou no final do cidades de papel , Achei maneiro voce criar o omnictionary de verdade ^-^’ , muito divertido , aqui leitores podem expressar seus interesses e dividir suas duvidas não é ? bom é isso até mais

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Suzanna Samson September 26, 2014 at 12:16 pm

honestly, your books are fabulous! everything that you write is amazing! by far, you are one of the best authors I’ve seen! hats off! :D

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Sofi Inthamoussu September 28, 2014 at 3:46 pm

This book is awesome, really, but I have so many questions that I will probably die if John don’t answer me. I’m sorry for my english, im from Uruguay. I want to know so many things about what happened after, like if Margo someday will return. I get mad with John because i HATE the final, but actually he’s a genius. I like to imagine that Q, after a lots of months thinking about her, he decided to go with her, and they both start a real journey. But on the other hand, I don’t know if I want Q change his way to be, am I clear? I want them to be together, but I don’t want them to change their behaviour. So, is for this that John is a genius, because he knows how to make the people’s imagination and mind explode

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SACKANDCLOTHES September 29, 2014 at 10:27 pm

…… Is Lacey going to be in the Paper Towns film?

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