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Cos even the SyFy (See-Fee?) community hates it.

Postby Apjak » 28 Sep 2009 10:30

http://forums.syfy.com/index.php?showtopic=2314836

What do i care anyway it's SyFy...
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Postby Seraphan » 28 Sep 2009 11:17

:doh: :snooty:
Added: you could've warned us what it was about.
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Postby Ampoliros » 28 Sep 2009 11:28

Chilon wrote:...my interest in the DUNE universe is stronger than my passing desire for entertainment, and these works sacrifice the more important need.


Well put.
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Postby TheDukester » 28 Sep 2009 11:39

These sorts of things are great finds, no matter where they might come from. Every example just adds to the proof that the "vocal minority" TheKJA likes to talk about is, in reality, quite a few people, with many varying interests, spread across all sorts of different places on the interwebs.

At this point, only his most mindless drones are still capable of believing his "vocal minority" crap.
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Postby Seraphan » 28 Sep 2009 11:42

Some of those posts were enough to make me jump out of it.
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Postby lotek » 28 Sep 2009 11:52

Pushtrack
Ok, we're talking the newest book. Hm before I speak of PoD, I will speak of the other recent books. Heretics was ok, nothing on Franks own work. Sandworms was horrible. I read a bit of PoD and it was already coming across as worse than Sandworms which is an accomplishment, but not something I intended to endure when I have so many other books that I'd put on a higher priority.

I got PoD as a gift. Wouldn't have bought it myself after being let down by Sandworms, but I'll still give it a chance when I'm desperate enough. I love the original Dune novels, and when it comes to the BH/KJA books, the Prelude to Dune House books are quite good. Once you ignore the inconsistencies, that is.

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At the end of Frank Herbert's final novel, Chapterhouse: Dune, a ship carrying a crew of refugees escapes into the uncharted galaxy, fleeing from a terrifying, mysterious Enemy. The fugitives used genetic technology to revive key figures from Dune's past--including Paul Muad'Dib and Lady Jessica--to use their special talents to meet the challenges thrown at them.
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Wanker...

And the rest of the exchange is good fun too!
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Postby SandChigger » 28 Sep 2009 11:57

I believe we know Pushtrak from the old Dumb Novels days.

IIRC he has alternated between the preeq & OH viewpoints.

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Postby SadisticCynic » 28 Sep 2009 12:56

SandChigger wrote:I believe we know Pushtrak from the old Dumb Novels days.

IIRC he has alternated between the preeq & OH viewpoints.


You mean he's inconsistent? :P
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Postby Mandy » 28 Sep 2009 13:03

I thought his screen name was familiar.
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Postby lotek » 28 Sep 2009 13:13

SadisticCynic wrote:
SandChigger wrote:I believe we know Pushtrak from the old Dumb Novels days.

IIRC he has alternated between the preeq & OH viewpoints.


You mean he's inconsistent? :P


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Postby inhuien » 29 Sep 2009 05:18

lotek wrote:
SadisticCynic wrote:
SandChigger wrote:I believe we know Pushtrak from the old Dumb Novels days.

IIRC he has alternated between the preeq & OH viewpoints.


You mean he's inconsistent? :P


:lol: :lol:

Ho-hum, and there goes the great white hope.
Pushtrak wrote:Heretics was ok, nothing on Franks own work.

I'm not willing to assume he meant to write "Franks other work".
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Postby lotek » 29 Sep 2009 05:40

inhuien wrote:Ho-hum, and there goes the great white hope.
Pushtrak wrote:Heretics was ok, nothing on Franks own work.

I'm not willing to assume he meant to write "Franks other work".


Ok, we're talking the newest book. Hm before I speak of PoD, I will speak of the other recent books. Heretics was ok, nothing on Franks own work. Sandworms was horrible. I read a bit of PoD and it was already coming across as worse than Sandworms which is an accomplishment, but not something I intended to endure when I have so many other books that I'd put on a higher priority.

I'm not really sure what's that supposed to mean...
The way the sentence is set makes it look like Heretics is a kja book...

heresy!!
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Postby SadisticCynic » 29 Sep 2009 09:49

Ok, we're talking the newest book. Hm before I speak of PoD, I will speak of the other recent books. Heretics was ok, nothing on Franks own work. Sandworms was horrible. I read a bit of PoD and it was already coming across as worse than Sandworms which is an accomplishment, but not something I intended to endure when I have so many other books that I'd put on a higher priority.


He mentions Sandworms directly after it, perhaps he meant Hunters instead of Heretics.
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Postby lotek » 29 Sep 2009 10:26

I certainly hope so!
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Postby Drunken Idaho » 29 Sep 2009 11:09

SadisticCynic wrote:
Ok, we're talking the newest book. Hm before I speak of PoD, I will speak of the other recent books. Heretics was ok, nothing on Franks own work. Sandworms was horrible. I read a bit of PoD and it was already coming across as worse than Sandworms which is an accomplishment, but not something I intended to endure when I have so many other books that I'd put on a higher priority.


He mentions Sandworms directly after it, perhaps he meant Hunters instead of Heretics.


I'm thinking he meant Hunters too. It happens to me all the time, I mean to say or type "Heretics" and "Hunters" comes out. I punch myself each time it happens.

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Postby SandChigger » 29 Sep 2009 11:26

THIS looks like a job for CREATIVE ELLIPSIS MAN!!!

In Bizarro World Pushtrak wrote:KJA and his Saga of the Seven Suns is ... so much poop.

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Postby lotek » 29 Sep 2009 13:02

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