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    Literally illiterate

    Postby tenfingersofdoom » 03 Oct 2011 18:05

    think about it, kevrasmus j anderson has said he enjoys audiobooks more than reading, he dictahikes and you cannot prove to me that he writes the responses in his e-mail interviews. His signature is indecipherable next to Briomnius herbert who probably writes his after a bottle of his favorite red. on top of that he gives phone interviews and someone types his dictahiking brain spasms for him. he's illiterate.
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    Re: Literally illiterate

    Postby lotek » 03 Oct 2011 18:08

    he doesn't know a lot of words that's for sure
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    Re: Literally illiterate

    Postby Ampoliros » 03 Oct 2011 18:30

    he's super-literate. By which I mean he's above reading.
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    Re: Literally illiterate

    Postby Tleszer » 03 Oct 2011 19:21

    Ampoliros wrote:he's super-literate. By which I mean he's above reading.

    Vermillion hells! mind=blown

    Actually, no. KJA just sucks. He's human garbage who thinks too highly of himself. Well, there's still another NASA satellite that's supposed to come down...
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    Re: Literally illiterate

    Postby Ampoliros » 04 Oct 2011 00:56

    Is it Bear-shaped?

    We still need a good photoshopper to make us a bear-shaped meteor, and we definitely need an emoticon.

    Till then:

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    Re: Literally illiterate

    Postby lotek » 04 Oct 2011 05:58

    Oh, the mega-tears...

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    Re: Literally illiterate

    Postby Omphalos » 04 Oct 2011 13:11

    :D

    Nice! I love that comic. You should collect them into one uninterrupted thread sometime.
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    Re: Literally illiterate

    Postby tenfingersofdoom » 04 Oct 2011 21:49

    i see that's keith but out of the corner of my eye upon first glance i though it was worf.
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    Re: Literally illiterate

    Postby SandChigger » 06 Oct 2011 08:56

    One small suggestion: They don't see the syntha-blood, the mega-tears, the ultra-sacrifice... ;)
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    Re: Literally illiterate

    Postby Sardaukar Capt » 01 Nov 2011 14:16

    I'll buy he's illiterate. Or he's channeling Scotty in ST IV, he thinks the keyboard is quaint. :) Plus in his McDune "books" he rips off only movies which don't require him being learnt any reedun or writun.
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    Re: Literally illiterate

    Postby JustSomeGuy » 01 Nov 2011 21:23

    Sardaukar Capt wrote:I'll buy he's illiterate. Or he's channeling Scotty in ST IV, he thinks the keyboard is quaint. Plus in his McDune "books" he rips off only movies which don't require him being learnt any reedun or writun.


    I could respect that if he were *talented.* I read up a little on Jodorowski this weekend, and think that in some future I may give Metabarons a try.
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    Re: Literally illiterate

    Postby Apjak » 02 Nov 2011 11:18

    Sardaukar Capt wrote:I'll buy he's illiterate. Or he's channeling Scotty in ST IV, he thinks the keyboard is quaint. :)


    Except when Scotty lowers himself to using the keyboard, he displays god-like mastery over the primitive device.
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    Re: Literally illiterate

    Postby Freakzilla » 02 Nov 2011 11:19

    Apjak wrote:
    Sardaukar Capt wrote:I'll buy he's illiterate. Or he's channeling Scotty in ST IV, he thinks the keyboard is quaint. :)


    Except when Scotty lowers himself to using the keyboard, he displays god-like mastery over the primitive device.


    Not only that, he knew the chemical formula for transparent aluminium by heart.
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    Re: Literally illiterate

    Postby Ampoliros » 02 Nov 2011 12:00

    And could type up the chemical formula in two taps.
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    Re: Literally illiterate

    Postby Sev » 03 Nov 2011 07:13

    The OP has a good point - just look at one of Keith's latest twats:

    Keith wrote:up to chapter 102 on reread of HORIZON STORMS. Love the audiobook version read by George Guidall...good listening during my workout.


    So when he says he's re-reading his Saggy Suns series prior to a sequel trilogy - he isn't really - he's listening to them????. And a 20-minute session of removing fluff from his navel doesn't constitute much of a fucking workout, either.

    Good listening my arse - what a Wanker.
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    Re: Literally illiterate

    Postby Sardaukar Capt » 03 Nov 2011 10:54

    Whoa!!! Workout? I thought his workouts were his hours long treks into the wilderness up Mt Asshat? Is he listening to audiobooks of his own works while dictahiking Dune books? That actually explains a lot. And how fucking lazy and narcissistic do you have to be to listen to a reading of your own book that YOU "wrote" as "research" for your next book in the saga. He's having trouble keeping all the bullshit he's been spewing over the years straight in his own mind I guess. Then again real research and detailed notes are anathema to him. He's like the Mirror Universe version of Frank.
    The name Atreides was also consciously chosen. It is the family name of Agamemnon. Says Herbert, "I wanted a sense of monumental aristocracy, but with tragedy hanging over them--and in our culture, Agamemnon personifies that."
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    Re: Literally illiterate

    Postby Freakzilla » 03 Nov 2011 10:57

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    Re: Literally illiterate

    Postby Freakzilla » 03 Nov 2011 10:58

    Sardaukar Capt wrote:He's like the Mirror Universe version of Frank.


    Bizzaro-Frank?
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    Re: Literally illiterate

    Postby Sardaukar Capt » 03 Nov 2011 11:09

    Yeah that works too although I was thinking more Evil Kirk.
    The name Atreides was also consciously chosen. It is the family name of Agamemnon. Says Herbert, "I wanted a sense of monumental aristocracy, but with tragedy hanging over them--and in our culture, Agamemnon personifies that."
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    Ghanima said. "We Atreides go back to Agamemnon..."
    Distracted, Irulan asked: "Who's Agamemnon?"

    Children of Dune by Frank Herbert

    WTF? A BG forgets the Titans?! :)
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    Re: Literally illiterate

    Postby Freakzilla » 03 Nov 2011 11:45

    Sardaukar Capt wrote:Yeah that works too although I was thinking more Evil Kirk.


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    I think Bearded Spock would be more apropo.
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    Re: Literally illiterate

    Postby SandChigger » 05 Nov 2011 10:23

    Only with less hair on top.


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    Re: Literally illiterate

    Postby lotek » 05 Nov 2011 13:38

    and more hair on the bottom !
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    Re: Literally illiterate

    Postby SandChigger » 06 Nov 2011 10:52

    Eeew. His bottom was the furthest thing from MY mind. ;) :lol:
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