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YouTube Video Reviews of The Long Walk

Most reviews have mistakes so I list them below. At the bottom, I include trailers and music videos

NOTE 1: The first synopses I read all had mistakes, but it got me interested in reading it.
NOTE 2: Although ALL reviews have mistakes, they all give the right gist.

Most common mistakes:
Mistake Correction
It's the near future it's not the future. it's an alternate reality
It's post-apocalyptic There is no apocalypse
It's dystopian Not exactly. More like totalitarian because you get squaded for talking about against the government.
The definition for dystopian is relating to or denoting an imagined state or society where there is great suffering or injustice.
Most boys ages 13-18 apply, but only 1 in 50 pass the physical, mental and essay test.
200 are chosen in the lottery, but they have two opportunities to backout.
If it were a dystopian, then 100 boys would be drafted by the government against their will.
Walkers are hand-picked Most males ages 13-18 apply. 1 in 50 passes the tests. 200 are chosen randomly from a lottery. 100 walkers, 100 backups
Written as Richard Bachman King wrote it before he invented Bachman. Published as Bachman
Wrong age range 13-18
Calling walkers boys or teenagers age 18 is adult, age 19 is a teenager and too old
Don't know warnings are based on a timer 2-minute timer measures to 4 decimal places
How warnings and tickets work warnings are issued when their 2-minute timer counts down to 90, 60, 30 and ticket at 0
Not allowed to stop or slow under 4 mph timer counts down when their speed in the correct direction falls under 4 mph
Need to walk 4 mph Can walk faster than 4 mph, or slower, or stop for up to 1 minute 59.9999 seconds every 3 hours, if they lose the 3 warnings
Lose a warning walk 4+ mph for 1 hour Lose a warning if they don't get a warning in 1 hour.
They can fall below 4 mph for up to 29.9999 seconds in that hour
If have 3 warnings (timer is 0.0001 to 30), timer resets to 60 (2nd warning)
If have 2 warnings (timer is 30.0001 to 60), timer resets to 90 (1st warning)
If have 1 warning (timer is 60.0001 to 90), timer resets to 120 (no warnings)
Don't understand difference between
courtesy and penalty warnings
Courtesy-warnings are given every 30 seconds to let walker know how close they are to death (timer 0)
Penalty-warnings are given when they break certain rules like Rule 8 No interference with your fellow Walkers.
Walking in the wrong direction and accepting aid like food and drink from spectators, will get you a penalty-warning.
A penalty-warning will cause your timer to drop instantly to the next warning on your timer, so 90, 60, 30 or ticket at 0.
Walkers get shot in the head They get shot in the back, gut and other places too
It's televised It's televised from Augusta on
There's a finish line There is no finish line
It's cross-country They walk South starting in Maine next to the border with Canada. They get on route 1 South and stay on it until it's over.
Route 1 goes ends in Key West, Florida. It's impossible to get that far.
Assumptions about the Major's power
or role in government
We don't know what role the Major has in the government if any. He could just be an actor that is paid to play a role as a front man.
Assumptions about the government We don't know about the government
They get a prize if they win They also get money
Tanks follow them No tanks, only halftracks
Crowd only cheers for Maine's own Garraty Others get cheered too

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YouTuber Mistakes Corrections
FrostyKnives13
28 mistakes
0:52 first 5 books are the Bachman books
3:28 no supernatural in Bachman books except Thinner
4:37 ages are late teens, early 20s
4:40 enter the contest for the prize
4:50 they must go on this long walk
4:53 must maintain a speed of 4 mph
4:56 if they drop below 4 mph, they get a warning
5:05 it's 3 then they're out
5:07 on the 4th, they get ticketed
5:15 they got shot in the head
5:31 100 kids
5:36 maintaining a speed of 4 mph
5:48 every morning they get a little food pack
5:54 they can bring anything they want
5:56 not allowed to get anything from spectators
6:20 it's televised
6:22 people bet on who will die, who will win
7:14 backups replace walkers who quit
8:03 they start at the top of Maine
8:27 they end in Massachusetts
9:29 people talk about getting squaded
10:00 walk has been going on for 17-20 years
10:42 you're not allowed to stop for anything
10:46 shit and piss while walking
10:48 you don't stop for anything
11:09 why do they do it?
11:33 there haven't been many winners
12:08 the walkers don't know why they're doing it
Missing The Regulators and Blaze
Stebbins read Garraty's mind twice! Marrying his mom and knowing the route
ages are 13-18
they also get money
they can backout
4 or more mph
they get warning if their 2-minute timer reaches 90, 60, 30
not out on 3rd warning
there is no 4th warning, only ticket when timer reaches 0
they get shot in the back, the gut, anywhere really
not just kids. Some are 18 so adults
they can stop and rest for nearly 2 minutes every 3 hours
they get a food belt every day at 9 am which they must ration
no weapons, no pain-killers, no roller-skates, no stimulants, no smartphones
they can get things from spectators, but they get a penalty-warning
the start is not on TV. It's televised from Augusta on
we know they bet on the winner. we don't know if they bet on losers
backups can also back-out, so backups also replace backups
it's the Canadian border but we don't know if it's the most Northern part of Maine
route is mapped out to Florida and ends where ever it ends
we know the government is totalitarian because they squad those who speak against
it could be much longer than 20 years. We only know more than 17 years
Garraty stopped for nearly 2 minutes to be with his girlfriend and mom
you can stop for nearly 2 minutes every 3 hours
people stop to shit, get a stone out of their shoe, massage a cramp, etc
here are 10 reasons why they do it
there's always one winner
many have their reasons like Stebbins, Scramm and Barkovitch
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The Horror Show
23 mistakes
15:00 1. Not too distant future
15:01 2. 52 states in America
15:37 3. Not trying to kill each other
16:14 4. Maintain 4 mph

16:30 5. Cannot drop below 4 mph

16:52 6. Get warning when drop below 4 mph
16:56 7. Shot dead if 3 warnings in an hour
16:58 8. Shot dead by firing squad
18:50 9. Berkovitch
21:11 10. Curley says "a guy can't walk forever"
27:18 11. Scramm had 9-to-1 odds


30:34 12. Barkovitch got Rank killed
31:08 13. McVries sat down because he realized he would lose

31:25 14. Barkovitch ripped out his throat because he realized he would lose

32:27 15. Stebbins is short, lanky, sickly looking
34:01 16. Garraty thought his mother was beautiful and wanted to marry her
34:54 17. boners, playing doctor, King has touched on these topics before
39:51 18. they realize the Major is a tyrant piece of crap


41:47 19. they couldn't have sex in their houses because of family
43:21 20. they count down with 99 bottles of beer on the wall
43:54 21. Garraty told the story to Baker, McVries, and Stebbins
44:27 22. Garraty abruptly stops the story
1:00:00 23. very much a Bachman ending
1. It's not the future. it's an alternate reality
2. 51 states. Excerpt "the most fucked-up state in the fifty-one"
3. Some, like Barkovitch, try to get others killed
4. They can go any speed they want. The Vanguard walks faster than 4 mph. If you tried to walk at exactly 4 mph
you would keep falling under 4 mph and your 2-minute timer would keep dropping. It is impossible for humans to walk at a specific speed
5. Their 2-minute timer counts down if they fall under 4 mph. A good strategy would be to sit down and rest for nearly 2 minutes,
then walk over 4 mph for 3 hours to remove your 3 warnings, then repeat
6. They get warnings when their timer counts down to 90, 60 or 30.
7. They are shot dead when their 2-minute timer reaches 0
8. There's no firing squad. Just soldiers. They can be shot by any number of soldiers. Sometimes just one.
9. Barkovitch
10. Larson said "I'm just resting. A guy can't walk all the time. Not all the time. Can he, fellas?"
11. Scramm said "Vegas odds made me the favorite just before the Walk started, Odds-on."
Stebbins had 9-to-1 odds. McVries said "Stebbins, Ray. Nothing can wear him down, he's like diamonds.
"The word is Vegas likes him nine-to-one now that Scramm's out of it."
12. Rank got himself killed by losing his temper. All Barkovitch did was insult him.
13. You're making an assumption based on what he said before. We don't really know why McVries sat down.
Perhaps he was in love with Garraty and decided to sacrafice his life for Garraty.
14. You're making an assumption. In my opinion, he would have never given up, and
tore out his own throat because his mind snapped and he went insane
15. It just says "He was skinny and blond". It does not say short or sickly looking. Barkovitch was short.
16. Garraty didn't consciously think this. It was a dream. Stebbins can read minds, so he knew about the dream, which is why he teased Garraty later.
17. Nothing came before The Long Walk. It's the first novel he wrote.
18. We don't know anything about the Major. Garraty's father said "the Major the rarest and most dangerous monster any nation can produce"
but that's heresay. The walkers need someone to blame, because they are not mature enough to take responsibility for their actions.
They volunteered for this. They had two chances to backout. They should be angry at themselves, but their too immature.
19. None of their family lives in those houses. Only their roommates.
20. It was only Garraty, and he only thought it, he didn't say it.
21. Baker was dead by this point
22. Garraty started falling asleep while telling the story and faded off. It was not abruptly ended.
23. King had not conceived of Richard Bachman when he wrote The Long Walk. So it's a young Stephen King ending.
If King had gotten it published, he might have gone on to focus on SciFi dystopian novels.
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kaybeem black
19 mistakes
0:18 written as Richard Bachman
0:54 steady pace of 4 mph
0:56 without ever stopping
1:26 slow under the speed limit and you get a warning
1:31 three warnings and you're out of the game
1:47 they are all good mentally
2:00 the mayor hand selects them
2:04 two-hundred submit the application
2:07 two-hundred are used as stand by
2:11 if you can't make it due to an accident
2:15 you learn if you'll be picked on the day of the walk
2:20 the whole town will go to the gathering
they pick numbers that coincide with the people
2:36 you must maintain 4 mph
2:45 if you slow down, you get a warning
2:49 walker is shot when they get 3 warnings
2:52 this whole tournament is televised
3:27 if they need water or food, the soldiers get it
3:46 you only get to know 10 of them
King wrote it in 1966 before he invented Richard Bachman
walkers can walk 4+ mph or their 2-minute timer counts down
they can stop for nearly 2 minutes every 3 hours
warnings are given when timer reaches 90, 60 and 30
ticket given if timer reaches 0
many of the boys are not well mentally
boys are chosen randomly from a lottery
most males ages 13-18 apply, 1 in 50 pass the test (about 40,000)
there are 100 backups
they can call 800 number to backout
they learn the day before if they are a walker or backup
only the 100 walkers and remaining backups go to the meeting point
walkers are numbered 1 to 100 alphabetically by last name
they can go under 4 mph for nearly 2 minutes every 3 hours
warnings are given when timer reaches 90, 60 and 30
walkers are shot when timer reaches 0
no spectators and TV are allowed at the start
they can call for water, but they get food only at 9 am
you get to know 11 walkers
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There are many errors in the synopses
Charlie Emma Hay
18 mistakes
0:30 100 teens are given the task
0:35 walking the length of America
0:39 they're not allowed to stop
0:41 if they stop, they get a warning
0:43 they can't go under 4 mph
0:47 if they go under 4 mph, they get a warning
0:50 after 3 warnings, they get a ticket
1:27 they can't stop to sleep or eat
1:29 they can't stop walking
1:31 there are 100 boys
1:33 I don't know why girls can't do it
1:54 at the end, you're give their hearts desire
2:28 they start at the top of the country
2:33 they walk down
3:07 I'd be getting a warning now
3:10 in 10 seconds, I'd get a second warning
4:11 I don't think it's televised
4:23 main guy is local
4:26 everyone cheers for him
4:36 they're seen as war vets
6:09 they all had different reasons
age range is 13-18 so teens who are 19 are too old
the route is from Maine at the border of Canada to the end of route 1 in Key West, Florida
they can stop for nearly 2 minutes every 3 hours
they get warnings when their 2-minute timer counts down to 90, 60, or 30
their timer counts down when they walk under 4 mph
they get warnings when their 2-minute timer counts down to 90, 60, or 30
they get a ticket when their timer reaches 0
they can stop for nearly 2 minutes every 3 hours
they can stop for nearly 2 minutes every 3 hours
age range is 13-18. Some are 18 so adults
it's a metaphor for the Vietnam War. Women not allowed
and money
Maine border with Canada
South to Florida
you get a warning if your timer reaches 90, 60 or 30
warnings are every 30 seconds and ticket 30 seconds after 3rd warning
it's televised from Augusta on, but not at the start
local to Maine but they also go through New Hampshire and Massachusetts
Some cheer for other walkers
it's a metaphor for the Vietnam war
Here are 10 reasons
checkout the rules
Leighanne's Lit
15 mistakes
3:01 100 boys
3:02 put into this contest
3:13 have to keep walking at a certain pace
3:13 at a certain pace
3:15 if you fall below pace or stop, you get a warning

3:23 after 3 warnings, you punch your ticket
3:41 dystopian like The Hunger Games and Battle Royale
3:51 he was only 18 when he wrote it
4:20 every time the Major shows up, he motivates them along
4:34 the winner gets whatever they want
4:45 all of the small cast we meet have a reason for being there
5:04 Garraty is 16 and it's mind blowing that he would sign-up
5:14 clearly a metaphore for the Vietnam War
8:43 all of them are in it for various reasons
9:22 no real connections to the Stephen King universe


some are 18 years old. Not boys. Men!
most males ages 13 to 18 apply but 1 in 50 pass the physical and mental test for the lottery
you can stop or slow under 4 mph for 119 seconds every 3 hours if you go without warnings for those 3 hours
failed to mention that your pace is measured in a specific direction
you get a courtesy warning when your timer reaches 90, 60 or 30
timer counts down when your pace in the correct direction is under 4 mph
you get a ticket (die) when your timer reaches 0. You can get 3 warnings and not die
they don't kill each other in The Long Walk
he had the idea before he was 18. He started flushing out the idea in high school.
they were not motivated when they gave their 40 man raspberry to the Major
they also get a set amount of money
Garraty didn't know why he was there
boys at that age think their invincible and most thought they would win
there are many different interpretations for its meaning
Garraty doesn't have a reason
Miss Petrie and the Petrie family in 'Salem's Lot,
The Dark Figure could be Randall Flagg from The Dark Tower
Stebbins has the Shine because he reads Garraty's mind
checkout the rules
MaryTV
13 mistakes
1:50 happens in the future
2:09 they go across America
2:17 best boys from the states
2:26 age range 14-18
2:38 road is lined with military people
2:46 people line the road
2:54 you can't stop
2:55 if you stop, it's a penalty
3:00 if you stop 3 times in an hour, you get shot
3:28 poop as your walking
3:42 you have to eat while you walk
4:03 prize is anything you want
4:12 win by walking longest
it's an alternate reality
Maine to Florida
picked randomly from lottery
age range 13-18
soldiers follow riding in half-tracks
nobody is allowed to watch the start and limited to locals until mile 100
if your speed falls below 4 mph, your 2-minute timer counts down
you get warning if your 2-minute timer drops to 90, 60, or 30
you get shot when your 2-minute timer reaches 0
you can stop to pee and poop, but your timer counts down
you can stop to eat and drink, but your timer counts down
winner also gets a large sum of money
it's not who walks the furthest or fastest. Winner is last one alive.
checkout the rules
Austin Is Writing
13 mistakes
0:06 first novel he wrote as Richard Bachman
2:05 set in the future
2:20 once they get to the finish line
2:26 the road is cross country
2:37 you can't take any breaks
you must eat food while you're walking
you must go to the bathroom while you're walking
you can't sleep
2:47 if you slow down, they give you a warning
if you continue to slow down, they shoot you
3:43 Stebbins tries to manipulate everyone
4:15 they are chosen by a lottery system
5:05 everyone in the book are teenagers
King's first novel in 1967 before inventing Richard Bachman
it's not the future. it's an alternate reality
there is no finish line
the route is on the East Coast from Maine to Florida
walkers can take a break for nearly 2 minutes every 3 hours
walkers can stop and eat/drink for nearly 2 minutes every 3 hours
walkers can stop to pee/poop for nearly 2 minutes every 3 hours
the word "doze" is mentioned 27 times. They even dream
walkers get warnings when their 2-minute timer counts down to 90, 60, 30
walkers get shot when their timer reaches 0
Stebbins only manipulated Garraty
They must apply and pass the 3 tests before entered into lottery
Only the walkers are teens age 13-18. Many other non-walkers are adults
checkout the rules
Drunk on Writing
13 mistakes
1:34 future America
1:43 two million gets bet each year
1:53 100 boys
2:05 they can't drop below 4 mph
2:17 they don't get any breaks
2:27 they can't stop and pee
3:00 all the money that you want
5:15 PTSD is not much of a surviving experience
no doctor in the world could revive you
with a transfusion of twenties or fifties
6:03 we don't get any answers out of this book
7:31 winner gets swarmed by the spectators
7:48 kids their own age die in front of their eyes
it's not the future. it's an alternate reality
two billion
age range is 13-18. 18 is adult so not all are boys
they can drop below 4 mph for almost 2 minutes every 3 hours
they can have a break for almost 2 minutes every 3 hours
they can stop to pee and poo for almost 2 minutes every 3 hours
millionaires are not allowed any more


excerpt out of context. It refers to getting shot in the head
there are many answers for example love is sacrificing yourself for others
spectators will get an interference ticket if they come onto the road
age range is 13 to 18 so a wide variety of ages
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Sassy Sarah Reads
13 mistakes
0:45 written under Richard Bachman
2:30 a lot of young men apply for
2:33 national televised event
2:42 100 boys are selected
2:47 children go to walk
2:54 you must be 16 to enter
3:13 If you get a 3rd strike, you're gone

3:18 walk long enough to get all your strikes erased
3:30 it takes 30 minutes to erase a warning
4:06 only given 3 rations per day
4:13 they do it for the grand prize
4:40 it's dangerous to have a friendship
4:55 Garraty knows that Baker has a good reason
King wrote it in 1967 before he invented Richard Bachman
most teens ages 13 to 18 apply but only 1 in 50 passes the tests
no spectators or TV crews are allowed at the start
they are picked randomly from the lottery
age range is 13 to 18 so some are men, not boys
age range is 13 to 18
each walker has a 2-minute timer that counts down when they walk under 4 mph
and they get a warning at 90, 60, 30 and ticket at 0
walk an hour without a warning they lose a warning which means
their timer will be set back to 60, 90, or 120
they get a food belt 9 am each day. They must ration on their own
there's also the money. Most don't know why they do it
Garraty almost dies 12 times and McVries saves his life 5 times
Garraty thinks Stebbins knows something
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PossessedbyHorror
12 mistakes
4:30 Garraty enters the contest

4:35 why do people enter?
4:42 the prize is vague at the start
5:03 you get a ticket when slow down
5:15 when you drop below 4 mph, you get a warning
5:20 if you get 3 warnings, you get a ticket
5:24 you can burn off those warnings

5:36 if have 3 warnings, get a ticket if slow or stop
6:30 ticket means you're shot in the head
by soldiers riding on halftrack
7:57 it's set in Maine
8:06 the walk lasts a couple of days
11:35 you can ask for million dollars every year
most males between ages 13-18 apply. 1 in 50 pass the tests.
then there is a lottery where they randomly pick 100 walkers and 100 backups
here are 10 reasons why people do the long walk
there is also money besides the prize
walkers get a ticket if your timer reaches 0
walkers get a warning if their 2-minute timer counts down to 90, 60 or 30
walkers get a ticket if your timer reaches 0
if walker walks 1 hour without a warning, they lose a warning
which means their timer goes back to 60, 90 or 120
walkers get a ticket if your timer reaches 0
shot in the back, gut and other places too
soldiers sometimes walk behind walkers
they walk south through Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Route goes to Florida
it lasts as long as there are 2 or more walkers. Book lasts 5 days
there are no more millionaires so that's not allowed
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HeathChase
11 mistakes
0:35 written under the pseudo-name Richard Bachman
0:39 think he has 5 books under Bachman
1:36 competition held for about 20 years
1:43 200 boys submit to join the walk
1:47 only 100 are hand-picked by the Major
1:51 Garraty is one that is picked
1:58 you must stay above 4 mph
2:08 walker gets warning the they drop below 4 mph
2:20 once your 3rd warning runs out, you get your ticket
2:29 halftracks and tanks
3:37 we follow about 9-10 walkers
written in 1967/1967 before King invented Bachman
7 books now. There's also Blaze and The Regulators
we don't know how long the Long Walk has been going on
most boys in the country apply, 1 in 50 (about 40,000) pass the tests
the Major chooses 200 names randomly from a drum on TV
he's not hand-picked, meaning selected. It's random
walkers can walk at 4 mph otherwise their 2-minute timer counts down
warnings are given when their 2-minute reaches 90, 60 or 30
walkers get their ticket when their timer reaches 0
there were no tanks, only halftracks
we follow 12 main walkers, and 49 are mentioned
Bailey Burdett
10 mistakes
0:11 year is 1979
0:11 Allies lost WW II
0:11 America is totalitarian
0:11 society centered around The Major
0:33 Major is cold hearted and sadistic
0:33 Major hosts The Long Walk
0:33 2 from each state
0:33 picked as long as they can walk over 4 mph
0:33 shot when they slow down 3 times
0:33 only one winner per year
no year specified
book does not say this
book does not say this
book does not say this
book does not say this
book does not say this
book does not say this
picked from a lottery, must pass physical and mental test, age range 13-18
2 minute timer counts down when speed in correct direction falls under 4 mph. Shot when timer reaches 0.
it's possible everyone dies some years. We also don't know what happens when there a tie, and the last walkes get their ticket simultaneously.
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Mike Easter
10 mistakes
0:23 ages 14-18
0:32 keep walking at 4 mph
0:37 drop below, you get 3 warnings, you get shot

0:53 Ray is 16-17
1:21 you must eat, sleep, pee, poop while walking
1:28 you can't stop
3:02 you don't get to know a lot of the characters
3:06 everyone dies
3:23 nobody knew why they were on the walk
4:40 someone would jump up on a rolling tank
ages are 13-18
walkers can walk 4+ mph
walkers have a 2-minute timer that counts down when they're speed
drops below 4 mph. They get warnings at 90, 60, 30 then ticket at 0
Garraty is 16
walkers can stop for nearly 2 minutes every 3 hours
to eat, pee, poop, rest, etc
you get to know 11 of the 100 characters
we don't know if Garraty dies or not
some knew. Stebbins and Scramm had good reasons
it's not a tank. It's a halftrack
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Lawrence From Another World
10 mistakes
0:24 page 24
1:00 future dystopian
1:03 written under the name Richard Bachman
1:22 run by a militaristic dictator
1:43 he makes friends with McKrees
2:10 they walk the Eastern seaboard
2:14 if you stop or go below 4 mph, you're shot


2:23 as I did there (stopped) I'd be killed
2:48 if you win, you get anything you want
4:45 Garraty steps in the blood of a fallen walker
5:54 why do they do it?
page numbers vary depending on the size of the page and font
it's not the future. it's an alternate reality
written in 1966/1967 before King invented Bachman. Published in 1979 as Bachman
the book never says the Major runs the country
you meant to say McVries
seaboard means the coast. they never saw the ocean
walkers have 2-minute timers that count-down when they're speed falls below 4 mph
walkers get warnings when their 2-minute counts down to 90, 60 or 30
walkers get shot if their timer reaches 0
you would only get shot if your 2-minute timer reached 0
you also get money
Stebbins stepped in Curley's blood
here are 10 reasons why they do it
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YoungBoy Light
10 mistakes
2:13 If they win, they get what ever they want for the rest of their lives
2:21 After you get 3 warnings, you get your ticket

2:30 Your ticket is getting shot in the head by military men
4:15 It's the first book he ever wrote as Richard Bachman

5:53 You have to sleep, crap and pee while you're walking

6:05 They walk for 5 days
8:41 Barkovitch is dead from tearing out his throat

but they shoot him anyway, because Double tap.

9:35 Baker asks Garraty to win.
9:53 McVries fell into a deep sleep, then walked into the crowd


1. They also get a large sum of money.
2. You don't automatically get your ticket after 3 warnings.
You get your ticket when your 2-minute timer reaches zero.
3. The soldiers don't always shoot them in the head. They get gut-shot, chest-shot, etc.
4. King did not invent his pen-name Richard Bachman until after he wrote The Long Walk.
He published The Long Walk under Richard Bachman, but he didn't write it as Richard Bachman.
5. You can sleep, crap or pee while not walking, but you must do it
before your 2-minute timer reaches zero or you are shot dead.
6. They started 9 am on Day 1 and finished 8 pm on Day 5. That's only 4 days 11 hours.
7. We don't know that Barkovitch was dead when the soldiers shot him. Here is the excerpt.
He fell down and they shot him, dead or alive.
8. The soldiers are required to shoot a walker when their timer reaches 0, whether they are dead or not.
Many other boys get shot after their dead including Olson and Stebbins. Sometimes they only get shot once.
9. Baker never asked Garraty to win. Baker says "If you win, will you do something for me?"
10. McVries dozed and walked toward the crowd, but did not walk into the crowd.
He sat down, and let his timer count down to zero, then the soldiers shot him.
If he walked into the crowd, he would have been shot as soon as he left the road.
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YouTuber Mistakes Corrections
Bookly Encounters
9 mistakes
0:51 100 boys
0:56 who can walk the farthest
2:27 doing it for the money
2:49 his name is McVrie
3:48 they're ready to die
3:54 if you cannot walk the long walk, they shoot you
4:06 I think his name is Scam
4:25 quite mature for their age
5:10 you can't interfere or your disqualified
age range is 13-18 so some are adults
it's last one standing, not farthest
they all have different reasons for doing it. Some don't know why they're doing it.
McVries
not all are ready to die
they shoot them when their timer reaches 0
Scramm
many are immature
sabotage is allowed. They just get a warning, or a ticket if they have 3 warnings
checkout the rules
Chloe ADos
9 mistakes
0:44 first book he published
1:18 the boys get selected
1:23 you need to walk 4 mph
1:27 without stopping or slowing down
1:36 if you get a few warnings, you get a ticket

1:44 winner gets prize of anything they want for life
2:41 why would anyone signup? 4:55 the captain
orchestrates it
5:26 car or truck
first book he wrote. Carrie was the 1st book he published. This was the 6th book he published
randomly chosen from lottery
walkers are required to walk 4+ mph
walkers can stop or slow down for nearly 2 minutes every 3 hours
walkers get warnings when their 2-minute timer reaches 90, 60, 30 and ticket at 0
timer counts down when they walk under 4 mph
they also get money
Here are 10 reasons
the Major
the book never says he's the organizer
halftrack
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The Horror Show
9 mistakes
3:21 not too distant future
3:26 teenage boys
4:18 Stebbins is leading the charge
5:36 can't stop for more than 30 seconds
5:53 get food and water at the start of the day
5:59 you cannot stop
15:14 it's a race
15:20 you can't stop
15:48 the prize is anything you want
it's not the future. it's an alternate reality
age range is 13-18 so some are adults
Stebbins hangs back at the end most of the time
walkers can stop for 1 minute 59 seconds before getting their ticket
walkers can have a new canteen of distilled water any time they want
walkers stop briefly to shit, stop to make out with girls, stop to talk to friends and family, etc.
it's a marathon with no finish line, not a race
you can stop for 1 minute 59 seconds every 3 hours
the prize also includes a large sum of money
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BookswithEmilyFox
9 mistakes
0:49 written under Richard Bachman
0:53 published 4 books under Bachman
1:14 it's not paranormal
1:17 it happens once in a while
1:28 get one wish, whatever they want
1:33 lasts a couple of days
1:36 they can't sleep
1:36 they can't stop
1:37 after a few warnings, they are shot
King wrote it before he invented Bachman
There are 7 Bachman books
Stebbins read Garraty's mind twice
it happens once per year
they get what ever they want for the rest of their life, plus a large sum of money
no set number of days. This time it goes for 5 days
they doze while they walk, and Garraty even dreams
they can stop for 1 minute 59 seconds before getting their ticket
They get a ticket when their 2-minute timer reaches zero
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Morgane Krauth
8 mistakes
5:08 Fredrick Bachman
5:10 Bachman wrote it
5:32 last one alive gets a lot of money
5:38 whole thing is televised
5:50 if you don't finish, you get shot dead
5:57 you have to keep a pace
5:57 get warning for not keeping pace
6:03 more than 3 warnings, get shot
Richard Bachman
King wrote it. Published as Richard Bachman
Also get whatever they want for the rest of their lives
It's televised from Augusta on
There is no finish line
maintain 4 or more mph or your 2-minute timer counts down
warnings when timer reaches 90, 60, 30 seconds
shot when timer reaches 0
Sophia's Thoughts
8 mistakes
0:25 set in the future
0:36 100 teenage boys
0:44 have to walk at 4 mph
0:51 if you drop below 4 mph, you get a warning
0:58 if you get more than 3 warnings, you're gone forever

0:52 they can't stop to eat
0:54 they can't stop to use the toilet
0:56 they can't stop to sleep
It's actually an alternate reality set about 1979, since alternate past history is given
Age range is 13-18. 18 year old's are adults, not boys
Walk 4 or more mph or 2 minute timer counts down
They get warnings when their timer reaches 90, 60 or 30
There is no 4th warning. You buy your ticket when your timer reaches 0
They make up a warning every hour walking without a warning, meaning their timer resets back to 60, 90 or 120
They can stop for 1 minute and 59 seconds to do what ever they want including eat
use the toilet (they do stop to pee and poop)
or sleep if they wanted to. They do sleep while they walk
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Moriarty and Her Books
8 mistakes
0:48 they are teenage boys
0:55 synopsis on book: if you fall under speed, stumble,
sit down, after 3 warnings, you get your ticket
2:16 they can't sleep
2:17 they can't stop to pee or poop
2:18 if they pee/poop, they get a warning
2:25 warnings reset every 3 hours of walking

2:42 there is no supernatural in this book
3:36 why are they doing this?
6:12 none of them know what compelled them to do it
age range is 13-18 so teens age 19 can't do it
every synopsis I've seen has mistakes including this one

there are 27 mentions of doze in the book
they can stop for nearly 2 minutes every 3 hours
walkers get warnings if their 2-minute timer counts down to 90, 60, 30
walkers lose a warning for every hour they walk without a warning
which means their timer resets to 60, 90 or 120
Stebbins read Garraty's mind twice about marrying his mom and knowing the route
here are 10 reasons why they do it
some like Stebbins and Scramm know why they're doing it
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Thersites the Historian
8 mistakes
00:22 written early 60's published late 70's
01:44 100 boys
01:44 ages 15-18
01:59 if you fall below 4 mph for any reason, you get a warning
02:56 boys must apply for the long walk and train for the walk
03:08 Major is a dictator
09:10 America is a dictatorship
11:30 walking for over 2 days
written 1966/1967 revised 1978 published 1979
18 is an adult
ages 13-18
you get warning if your 2-minute timer reaches 90, 60, or 30
it never says they train for it
it never says the Major is a dictator. Garraty's father calls him a society-supported sociopath
more accurately, a totalitarian government due to getting squaded for speaking against them
book lasts 5 days, no finish line, it lasts as long as it takes. Route goes to Florida
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Gluttony Says
8 mistakes
0:15 100 boys
1:00 oldest is 18 or 19
1:29 they are not stopping
4:35 they wanted to do it
4:38 if you win, you get whatever you want
some are 18 years old. Not boys. Men!
age range is 13 to 18
they can stop for 119 seconds every 3 hours if they can walk without warnings
some didn't know why they were doing it. Maybe society pressure.
you also get a set amount of money
you failed to mention they must walk at 4+ mph
you failed to mention they get warnings and ticket
you failed to mention that a ticket is being shot
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Doc217
7 mistakes
5:10 they take 100 boys
they walk from the Maine Canada border, to Boston
5:26 you must walk at a minimum of 4 mph
If you drop below, you get a warning
If you get 4 warnings, in the midst of 4 hours, you get shot
5:44 the prize is all the money in the world
7:35 this whole long walk is televised
Nearly every boy age 13-18 applies. 1 in 50 pass the tests. 100 picked as walkers in lottery
There is no finish line. The walk has never made it to Boston. The route goes to Florida
It's not required. You can slow or stop for nearly 2 minutes
If your 2-minute timer counts down to 90, 60, 30 you get a warning
If your timer reaches 0, you get shot
There are no spectators and no TV cameras at the start
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Mondo Sleazo
7 mistakes
2:43 it's a race
2:57 it's 400 miles
3:09 cross finish line first to be winner
3:27 you get 30 seconds, 30 seconds, 30 seconds then shot
7:03 hammer-mash
9:45 WWII lasted into the 50s
9:55 police state
it's a marathon
there is no set distance
no finish line
2-minute timer counts down when below 4 mph, warnings at 90, 60, 30, ticket at 0
Curley's head disappeared in a hammersmash of blood and brains and flying skull-fragments
It does not mention World War II
It does not mention a police state
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TheGemedes
6 mistakes
2:29 dystopian future
2:36 there is a competition held for kids
2:50 the prize is whatever they want
2:57 Hunger Game-ish without the killing each other
3:17 they can't stop, ever
3:27 if they get 3 warnings, they shoot you in the head
it's not the future. it's an alternate reality
age range is 13-18 so some are adults
they also get money
Barkovitch gets Rank killed by trolling him verbally
they can stop for nearly 2 minutes every 3 hours
walkers get a warning when their 2-minute timer counts down
to 90, 60, 30 and a ticket at 0
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catthepageturner
6 mistakes
0:58 if you slow up, you get shot
if you do anything else, you get shot
you must keep walking
you must keep the same pace for the entire time
1:30 Garraty tried to kill the Major
5:44 this event is televised
you get shot if your timer reaches 0
there is plenty you can do without getting shot
you can stop for nearly 2 minutes every 3 hours
you can stop, walk slow, run fast
Garraty did not try to kill the Major
start not televised. Televised from Augusta on
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canto1408
6 mistakes
1:55 every year the American government has a long walk
2:08 100 teenage boys
2:10 walk a 450-mile marathon
2:17 you must walk at a certain speed
2:18 if you go below that speed, you get a warning
2:25 if you waste your third warning, you get a ticket
the book does not say the government runs the long walk
age range is 13-18 so teens age 19 no allowed and 18 is adult
there is no finish line. Route is from Maine to Florida and back, then repeat until 1 left
if they walk under 4 mph, their timer counts down
if timer reaches 90, 60, 30 they get a warning
if timer reaches 0, they get a ticket
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tomleveen
6 mistakes
2:22 future America
2:32 100 young men between 17 and 20 will walk
2:40 they are shot if they go under 3 mph 3 times in 1 hour




3:43 All you gotta do is not stop walking and you won't get shot
it's not the future. it's an alternate reality
age range is 13-18
they are shot if their 2-minute timer reaches 0
they get warnings when their 2-minute timer drops to 90, 60, 30
their timer counts down when their walking speed drops below 4 mph
they lose a warning if they walk 1 hour without a warning
which means their timer will reset to 60, 90 or 120
walking too slow will get you shot if timer reaches 0
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Lindsey, Literally
6 mistakes
1:37 Ray and 99 other boys enter this competition
1:39 99 other boys
1:50 prize is what ever you want for the rest of your life
2:16 they don't get to stop
2:16 they don't get to stop to sleep
2:19 they don't get to stop to eat
most boys aged 13-18 enter a lottery. 100 walkers and 100 backups are chosen at random
don't call them all boys. Some are adults age 18.
you forgot to mention the large sum of money
they can stop for 1 minute 59 seconds before getting shot
the brain can be half asleep, so they learn to doze while they walk
they can stop for 1 minute 59 seconds to eat, drink, poop, pee, kiss girls, hung a parent, etc.
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thugged out white boy
6 mistakes
0:23 Every May 1, 100 teen boys are picked, and 100 backups are picked
1:19 You must walk at the speed of 4 mph, constantly
1:24 If you drop under 4 mph for more than 30 seconds, you get ticketed
1:27 After your third ticket, you get shot in the back of the head
1:44 it's a dystopian future
1:59 I believe he had written this in like '79
The lottery happens before May 1
The speed is 4+ mph. You can fall below for almost 2 minutes
120 seconds
it's not the future. it's an alternate reality
King wrote it in 1966, published in 1979
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MyReadingIsOdd
6 mistakes
3:58 there are 100 of them picked
5:12 pre-determined pace of 4 mph


6:08 mysterious figure that organized the event



6:09 The Mayor
6:18 it's televised
1. There are also 100 backups picked in the lottery
2. They can walk any speed, but their timer counts down under 4 mph
3. in the correct direction. Walking toward the shoulder is 0 mph.
Walking in the wrong direction is negative speed, no matter how fast they walk or run.
4. We only know that he hands out numbers, gives speeches, and greets the winner
We don't know if he's the cruel dictator of the country, the organizer, or what else he does.
Garraty's father does say he "the rarest and most dangerous monster any nation can produce, a society-supported sociopath."
but that's hearsay. He could be an actor, and the sociopathic things he does could be false news to promote a false image.
5. The Major
6. It's only televised from Augusta, so not televised the first 75% of the walk
DanAndRos
5 mistakes
0:40 contestants are picked at random
0:57 if they drop under 4 mph for more than 30 seconds, they get a warning
6:00 Ray Garraty does win the walk, but he receives no prize
Many who finish the walk and win, go mad with what they've been through
Garraty is one of them.
They apply, 1 in 50 pass the tests, then they have a lottery
They get warnings when their 2-minute timer reaches 90, 60 and 30
There are many interpretations
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Anita Reads
5 mistakes
3:31 second book written under the pen-name Richard Bachman

3:35 it's about this long walk they must go on
3:40 they cannot slow down, or things will happen
3:47 soldiers make sure everyone is on the move or they will be killed
3:56 or they die from other causes like an illness
It's King's first book which he wrote in 1966/1967 before he invented Richard Bachman. It's the second Bachman book published
He published it under pen-name Richard Bachman in 1979
They don't "have to go on it". It's voluntary
They can slow down under 4 mph for nearly 2 minutes before anything happens
They are only killed if their timer reaches zero
Most don't die from an illness. They collapse then are shot
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Adam Cesare
5 mistakes
7:18 He wrote it as Richard Bachman

7:46 It's about a group of teenage boys
who are collected
by the government every year
7:53 If they stop at any point, they get shot
King wrote it in 1966 before he invented Richard Bachman
King published it as Richard Bachman in 1979
age range is 13-18. teenage implies 13-19
they volunteer for a lottery
there is no mention of government involved in The Long Walk
they can stop for nearly 2 minutes
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Skye Marheine
5 mistakes
0:24 found in the Bachman books
0:28 100 boys
0:30 meet for a race
0:34 if they break rules, they get warnings
0:37 3 warnings have terrifying consequences
it's also published as its own novel
age range is 13-18 so some not boys, they are adults.
it's not a race. It's not about speed and there is no finish line. It's an endurance marathon, last boy alive win.
they also get warnings when their 2-minute timer counts down to 90, 60 and 30.
no consequence at 3 warnings. They are shot when their timer reaches 0.
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BookswithEmilyFox
5 mistakes
8:27 100 teenage
8:27 boys
8:28 have to walk
8:29 last man standing
8:30 gets to wish whatever they want
teenage implies 13-19, but age range is 13-18
you can't call them all boys, because some are adults. Should say males age 13-18
they volunteer. Nobody is forcing them to join
should say last male walking. Only 18 year olds are men
forgot to mention for the rest of their life, plus they get a large sum of money
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Becky M
4 mistakes
0:52 400+ mile marathon
0:56 maintain walking speed of 4 mph
if they fall below, they get a warning
if they gather 3 warnings, then they're out of the race
there is no max or min distance. no finish line
they can walk 4 mph or faster, otherwise their timer counts down
they get a warning if their 2-minute timer reaches 90, 60 or 30
they get shot if their timer reaches 0. It's not a race, it's a marathon
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Landon A
4 mistakes
3:41 ages 13-16
3:46 they walk until they can't no more
3:49 the winner gets the prize
4:06 you get 3 strikes
ages 13-18
they walk until timer reaches 0
winner also gets money
you get 3 warnings
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Anita Reads
4 mistakes
3:58 I forgot the destination
4:07 they must keep a certain pace
4:14 if they didn't, they get 3 warnings, then they're shot
4:27 the one that gets to the finish line
There is no destination. They walk until 99 of 100 are dead
They must walk 4+ mph but can go slower or stop for up to 2 minutes
They can fall below 4 mph for 29 seconds after 3rd warning
There is no finish line
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HPGWellscraft
4 mistakes
1:03 country is run by the Colonel after a military coup


1:33 the long walk is televised
his name is the Major
we don't know that the Major runs the country
we don't know that there was a coup
the start is not televised. It's televised from Augusta on
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GaryReviews
4 mistakes
0:10 set in the near distance future
0:15 kids can win money
0:43 if they stop walking, or they don't keep pace, they're killed
0:50 the soldiers are along for the walk
it's not the future. it's an alternate reality
age range 13-18 so some are adults. They also get a prize of anything they want
if they walk below 4 mph, their 2-minute timer counts down. Warnings at 90, 60, 30, ticket at 0
soldiers ride in the halftrack unless a walker's timer is near 0 and/or a walker is far from the halftrack
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Maniacal Reader
4 mistakes
3:42 it's a race
3:58 they must walk without stopping, get no chance for a break,
have no bathroom breaks,
or eat, or anything.
it's not a race. There is no finish line. It's not about speed. It's a marathon
they can stop and rest just short of 2 minutes
they can squat on the road but they have at most 1 minute 59 seconds
they are given food belts at 9 am every morning
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GaryReviews
4 mistakes
0:10 set in the near distance future
0:15 kids can win money
0:43 if they stop walking, or they don't keep pace, they're killed
0:50 the soldiers are along for the walk
it's not the future. it's an alternate reality
age range 13-18 so some are adults. They also get a prize of anything they want
if they walk below 4 mph, their 2-minute timer counts down. Warnings at 90, 60, 30, ticket at 0
soldiers ride in the halftrack unless a walker's timer is near 0 and/or a walker is far from the halftrack
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Impression Blend
4 mistakes
3:47 occurs in the future
3:55 walkers cannot stop
3:56 must maintain minimum speed of 4 mph or they get a warning
4:03 they are shot after 3 warnings
it's not the future. it's an alternate reality
they can stop and rest just short of 2 minutes
if they walk below 4 mph, their 2-minute timer counts down. Warnings at 90, 60, 30, ticket at 0
they are shot dead when their 2-minute timer counts down to 0
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YouTuber Mistakes Corrections
Dane Reads
3 mistakes
20:05 it's a novella
20:20 they are forced to walk
20:22 they get shot if they fall down or fall behind
novel
they volunteer to walk by entering a lottery
they are shot dead if their 2-minute timer reaches 0.
Lisa Woodard
3 mistakes
0:12 Stephen King wrote it in 1979
0:32 they walked through Oregon


1:15 if they slow down after 3rd warning, they get a ticket
He wrote it in 1966, then published it in 1979
Oregon is west-coast. They walked on the east-coast
They walked South from the border of Canada and Maine,
through Maine, New Hampshire and entered Massachusetts
They can slow or stop for 29 seconds after 3rd warning
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Edward Lorn
3 mistakes
2:55 boys are given warnings if they slow down, stop or rest
3:06 Garraty gets 3 then 2 warnings, then his last warning
3:55 one character dies twice
That's not how it works. Check out the rules
I found a lot of mistakes but not that one
There's a character and a death like Percy and his death that people confuse as the same
louisity
3 mistakes
1:20 you can't stop
1:22 or you can only stop for a certain period
1:32 if you don't make it, they'll shoot you
you can stop
you can stop for nearly 2 minutes every 3 hours
if their 2-minute timer reaches 0, they are shot
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Aurora Dimitre
3 mistakes
2:57 Major is leader of country
3:13 Boys don't know what they're getting into
3:35 takes place in a dystopian future
the book does not say the Major is the leader of the country
it's televised. McVries admits he knew what he was getting into. It's common knowledge
it's not the future. it's an alternate reality
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Stitch It Up
3 mistakes
3:42 it's televised
3:50 every hour, you're given 3 warnings
3:58 if you stop to take a pee, stumble or fall, you get a warning
it's televised from Augusta on. Not at the start
walkers get warnings when their 2-minute timer reaches 90, 60 or 30
walkers can stop nearly 2 minutes every 3 hours
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Cotton Hill
3 mistakes
0:42 ages roughly 15 to 25
if stop or walk slower than 4 mph, get a warning
if they get 3 warnings in an hour, they are shot
ages are 13-18
get warning when their 2-minute timer reaches 90, 60, or 30
they get shot when their timer reaches 0
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Joanie Reads
2 mistakes
3:54 it was written under his pseudo-name Richard Bachman
4:56 it has a dystopian government involved
King wrote it in 1966 before he invented Richard Bachman
there is no mention of government involved in The Long Walk
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Dane Reads
2 mistakes
2:57 three warnings and you get shot in the head

3:10 you get to 450 miles
What would be the 4th warning is when you get shot in the head
Warnings happen every 30 seconds so they are always within 2 minutes from dying
There is no finish line. No set miles. They actually walk about 415 miles.
They walk until there is only one survivor.
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The Readables
2 mistakes
11:32 in a future America
12:40 the question of why is asked
it's not the future. it's an alternate reality
here are 10 reasons why they do it
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comacadinfo
2 mistakes
if they slow down or stop or do anything, they get a ticket

if they get 3 tickets, they are shot and killed
walkers get a warning if their 2-minute timer reaches 90, 60 or 30
walker's timer counts down when their walking speed falls below 4 mph.
walkers get a ticket (get shot dead) when their timer reaches 0
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Cover To Cover
2 mistakes
3:37 post-apocalyptic story
3:46 futuristic society
it's not post-apocalyptic
it's not the future. it's an alternate reality
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mightytosave24
2 mistakes
0:50 set in the future
1:01 last boy walking wins the prize, anything they want
it's not the future. it's an alternate reality
the prize is limited. They can't wish harm on anyone. They can't be millionaires
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Geek Out SA
2 mistakes
0:28 set in the Dystopian future of USA
0:54 result is you get whatever you want
it's not the future. it's an alternate reality
they also get money besides the prize
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Adam Brown
2 mistakes
0:27 it's a competition where 100 boys sign-up
0:50 if they fall under 4 mph 3 times, they get shot
Most boys age 13-18 signup, 1 in 50 are picked for lottery which they choose 200
Their 2-minute timer counts down when their speed falls under 4 mph
If it reaches 0, they are shot
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Bambi Pitre
2 mistakes
9:06 a race
set in the future
it's not a race. There is no finish line. It's not about speed. It's a marathon
it's not the future. it's an alternate reality
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YouTuber Mistakes Corrections
Edward Lorn
2 mistakes
1:43 mention of Mrs. Petrie
1:53 this book occurs in the future
She is referred to as Miss Petrie
it's not the future. it's an alternate reality
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Jessa179
1 mistake
1:25 it's a race it's not a race. No finish line. It's not about speed. it's a marathon
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Robyn Rich
1 mistake
1:12 in a future totalitarian America it's not the future. it's an alternate reality
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Read Em
0 mistakes
No mistakes - reading vlog, kept it vague
Mike's book reviews
0 mistakes
No mistakes - focused on how it made him feel
Erin Rogoff
0 mistakes
No mistakes
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Trailers

YouTuber Differences What's in the Novel
Maya Blitz
13 differences
Walkers don't have canteens and food-belts
0:37 Garraty wakes at 9 am on day of walk
0:49 Garraty puts on sneakers
1:54 Walkers have their numbers days before walk
2:36 McVries does not have a face scar
2:42 when a walker falls below 4 mph, they get a warning
after 3 warnings, you get your ticket
walk 1 hour without warnings and lose a warning
3:58 Stebbins is carrying a power-bar
4:27 Curley gets his ticket 6 seconds after 3rd warning
4:55 They do not have stubble
5:01 Barkovitch should not be alive on Day 5
5:05 Stebbins is wearing purple shorts
Each walker had a canteen and food-belt
the walk begins at 9 am. He's late!
Hint 3: Do not wear sneakers. Nothing will give you blisters faster than sneakers
walkers get their number they day of the walk
McVries has a scar on his face
walkers get warnings when their 2-minute timer counts down to 90, 60 or 30
walkers get a ticket when their timer reaches 0
timers reset to 60, 90 or 120 if they walk an hour without a warning
Stebbins should have a Jelly sandwich
timer is 30 on 3rd warning. ticket would happen 30 seconds later
They should have stubble
Barkovitch dies about 11 pm on Day 3
Stebbins should be wearing purple pants
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Katie Lerner
7 differences
0:25 Rules are simple
0:25 Must walk 4 mph
0:36 3 warnings disqualified
0:47 1 man left standing
0:53 longest walk imaginable
1:02 authored by Stephen King
1:02 published by New American Library
Rules are complicated
Can walk more than 4 mph or less than 4 mph for less than 2 minutes
shot when timer reaches zero
not men, boys ages 13 to 18
I can imagine longer
Stephen King writing as Richard Bachman
Published by Signet Books
Kasper Smidt
6 differences
Walkers don't have numbers, canteens and food-belts
0:41 it's a race
0:43 Major's appearance is wrong
0:59 they're walking at about 2 mph
1:00 they're all walking the same speed
1:40 Curley gets a ticket 10 seconds after 3rd warning
Walkers should have numbers, canteens and food-belts
It's not a race. There is no finish line. It's not about speed. It's a marathon
Major should have tanned face, the salt-and-pepper mustache, the mirrored sunglasses, simple khakis, and pistol strapped to a Sam Browne belt
They need to walk 4+ mph or their 2-minute timer counts down to 0 and they'll get a ticket
Curley should be walking slower otherwise they'd all get warnings
Ticket is given 30 seconds after 3rd warning if speed stays below 4 mph
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SuperAlduin
6 differences
0:25 it's a race
0:35 Garraty makes friends with Parker before the walk starts
0:44 the rules are simple
you have 3 warnings, fall below minimum speed, get 1st warning
have 3 warnings, the next is your ticket
1:05 without the ability to rest
it's not a race. There is no finish line. It's not about speed. It's a marathon
Garraty doesn't meet Parker until the morning of day 2
the rules are complicated
walker gets a warning when their 2-minute timer reaches 90, 60, 30
there is no 4th warning. It's called a ticket
they can rest for nearly 2 minutes every 3 hours
amazingbryony
6 differences
Walkers don't have canteens and food-belts
0:09 100 boys
0:33 three warnings and you're out permanently
1:09 Parker took a hand-gun from the soldier
1:13 Parker shot other walkers
1:20 Conversation between Garraty and McVries after Parker died
Each walker had a canteen and food-belt
age range is 13-18 so some adults too
walkers buy their ticket when their 2-minute timer reaches 0
Walkers get warnings when timer reaches 90, 60, 30
Parker took a rifle from the soldier
Parker did not shoot other walkers
Conversation was different
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Jake Hess
4 differences
0:12 must walk 4 mph
0:27 get a ticket after 3 warnings
0:58 Ray is selected for the walk
1:06 He is highly favored to win
their 2-minute timer counts down if they walk under 4 mph
they get a ticket when their timer reaches 0
Ray is picked randomly from a lottery of about 40,000 kids
He was only a favorite because he was from Maine where the walk began
checkout the rules
BassGirl818
4 differences
0:04 One-Hundred boys are chosen
0:14 they must keep walking
0:31 it's in the fall
There are skulls on the side of the road
ages from 13-18 so some adults. They're picked randomly from lottery
they can rest for nearly 2 minutes every 3 hours
it's not the fall. It's May 1
no skulls mentioned
there is more to it. checkout the rules
Juan Linares Cornejo
3 differences
0:36 must walk at least 4 mph
0:45 3 warnings for walking slow
0:56 ticket after 3rd warning
Can walk more than 4 mph or less than 4 mph for less than 2 minutes
2 minute timer counts down when under 4 mph. Warnings at 90, 60, 30 seconds
Ticket when timer reaches 0
checkout the rules
CamGPinnington
1 differences
0:18 there is no stopping they can stop for nearly 2 minutes
there is more to it. Checkout the rules
Chase Price
0 differences
No differences
DeanGirlxoxo No differences

Movie Clips

YouTuber Differences What's in the Novel
Richard Boylan
10 differences
Walkers don't have numbers, canteens and food-belts
0:10 Garraty looks 20-something
0:19 not a halftrack
1:22 soldiers is holding a tablet
2:05 the vehicle stopped to give a ticket
2:15 Garraty appears to be the only one to watch
2:49 boys are walking in front of soldiers pointing rifles
3:00 5 shots
3:00 you get 30 seconds have 3rd warning to be below 4 mph
3:08 Curly still has a head
Walkers should have numbers, canteens and food-belts
Garraty is 16 years old
halftracks have wheels up front, and tread in the back
should be a stainless steel pocket chronometer
halftrack keeps moving slowly in this scene
some of the other boys were looking back too
boys should scatter from around Curley like quail
should have been 4 carbine rifles firing at the same time since the ticket is based on the timer
Curly falls below 4 mph for about a minute after 3rd warning
Curley's head disappeared in a hammersmash of blood, brains and flying skull-fragments
ALJ
4 differences
Walkers don't have canteens and food-belts
Clothing and facial hair
Walking slowly
Garraty gets shot
Walkers should have canteens and food-belts
Wrong clothing and facial hair
Should be walking 4+ mph
Garraty does not get shot
Jake Frost
4 differences
Car is not old blue Ford
Garraty and mom speak in car
4 walkers
No numbers, foodbelts or canteens
Garraty does not wear fatigue jacket
Dialog modified or added
Clothing not matching novel
None are walking 4+ mph
Car is old blue Ford
Garraty and mom speak outside car
100 walkers
Walkers have numbers, foodbelts and canteens
Garraty wears a fatigue jacket

Music Videos

YouTuber Differences What's in the Novel
Carrot Collar
8 differences
1. 3:14 Barkovitch #5 is still alive
2. Garraty, McVries, and Barkovitch are not wearing fatigue jackets
3. None of the walkers have canteens or food-belts
4. Abe is wearing his t-shirt
5. Garraty is wearing shoes
6. Baker is wearing shoes
7. All look shaven
8. Conversation is a modified subset of actual conversation
Abe: Garraty? W-We need to talk ....
Garraty: What is it Abe?
Abe: This is kind of bitch to say ... Well-



Abe: Look. We're getting together on something...
All of that are left

It's kind of a ... a promise
Garraty: ... Oh yeah?
What kind of promise?
Abe: No help for anybody.
Do it on your own or don't do it.
Garraty: ... Sounds pretty heartless
Abe: It's gotten to be a pretty heartless situation.
Garraty: .... Have you talked to all the others about this?
Abe: Not yet. About a dozen.


Garraty: What did they say?
Abe: They're for it.





Abe: What do you say Garraty? Yes or no?

Garraty: Alright, Count me in.
Barkovitch #5 died before this conversation
Garraty, McVries, and Barkovitch wear fatigue jackets
All walkers should have canteens and food-belts
Abe removed his t-shirt at this point
Garraty has no shoes at this point
Baker has no shoes at this point
It's 3:15 pm on Day 4. They should all have stubble since they 16 to 18 years old
Actual conversation below


Abe: Garraty ... this is a bitch to say ...
Garraty: What's that?
Abe: It's a bitch. I just don't know how to say it.
Garraty: I guess you just say it.
Abe: Well, look. We're getting together on something.
All of us that are left.
Garraty: Scrabble, maybe?
Abe: It's a kind of a ... a promise.
Garraty: Oh yeah?

Abe: No help for anybody.
Do it on your own or don't do it.
Garraty: That sounds pretty heartless,
Abe: It's gotten to be a pretty heartless situation.
Garraty: Have you talked to all the others about this?
Abe: Not yet. About a dozen.
Garraty: Yeah, it's a real bitch. I can see how hard it is for you to talk about.
Abe: It seems to get harder rather than easier.
Garraty: What did they say?
Abe: They're for it.
Garraty: Why'd you take off your shirt?
Abe: It was making my skin itch. It was raising hives or something.
It was a synthetic, maybe I have an allergy to synthetic fibers,
how the hell should I know? What do you say, Ray?
Garraty: You look like a religious penitent or something.
Abe: What do you say? Yes or no?
Garraty: Maybe I owe McVries a couple.
All right, count me in,




































	












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Last Updated May 24, 2020
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