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    Postby Tio_Holtzmann » 22 Feb 2009 06:35

    I found this forum via DuneNovels, and being a huge Dune fan I thought I'd register.

    I'm 19 and currently live in Biloxi, Mississippi. I'll be moving to San Antonio, Texas in several weeks though.
    My favorite Dune character is Tio Holtzmann(from the noncanon Encyclopedia, not the Butlerian Jihad series) and Miles Teg. Like most fans I find Frank Herbert's writing style far superior to his son's and I do enjoy the 6 books by him much more than the others written by Brian, but I still think they're an interesting read.

    I read Dune when I was fourteen and I loved it. Since then I have read and acquired the other five books written by Frank Herbert, both prequel trilogies written by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson, the two books to finish the Dune saga, and the Dune Encyclopedia which is probably my most coveted possession.
    I saw the Dune movie and the miniseries but was never a big fan of either.

    Frank Herbert is by far my favorite writer, and not just for the Dune series. I own a copy of The White Plague which I greatly enjoy, and I'm going to head to the library soon to get Hellstrom's Hive once I finish reading Stranger In A Strange Land.

    I would say that my passion for these novels may at times cross into fanaticism, and I think if there was a Dune Jeopardy I'd take them for all they're worth.
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    Postby inhuien » 22 Feb 2009 06:41

    hihihi Tio_Holtzmann :) Pull up a spike and get comfy :)
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    Postby Eyes High » 22 Feb 2009 09:08

    Welome. Looking forward to getting to know you better.
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    Postby Tleszer » 22 Feb 2009 09:11

    Welcome!
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    Postby Atreyuh » 22 Feb 2009 09:13

    Welcome from a fellow newbie!
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    Postby DuneFishUK » 22 Feb 2009 09:16

    Welcome :)
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    Postby SandRider » 22 Feb 2009 09:50

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    Postby Nekhrun » 22 Feb 2009 10:33

    Welcome. Nice intro.
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    Re: Oy

    Postby Freakzilla » 22 Feb 2009 11:43

    Tio_Holtzmann wrote:I found this forum via DuneNovels


    Yes! :twisted:

    I'm 19 and currently live in Biloxi, Mississippi. I'll be moving to San Antonio, Texas in several weeks though.


    Howdy Neighbor!

    My favorite Dune character is Tio Holtzmann(from the noncanon Encyclopedia, not the Butlerian Jihad series) and Miles Teg. Like most fans I find Frank Herbert's writing style far superior to his son's and I do enjoy the 6 books by him much more than the others written by Brian, but I still think they're an interesting read.


    There's no accounting for taste! :wink:

    I would say that my passion for these novels may at times cross into fanaticism...


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    Postby SandChigger » 22 Feb 2009 13:01

    Tio_Holtzmann wrote:Tio Holtzmann(from the noncanon Encyclopedia, not the Butlerian Jihad series)

    Thanks for clearing that up; makes it easy to say this:

    Achlan wasachlan! ;)


    the other[ book]s written by Brian ... I still think they're an interesting read

    Well ... the jury is still out on just exactly how much Brian really writes, but yeah, "interesting" is one word you could use. (I imagine having all my legs pulled off and my eyes gouged out would prove an "interesting" experience. :D )
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    Postby Omphalos » 22 Feb 2009 14:01

    Hellooooo!
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    Postby Freakzilla » 22 Feb 2009 14:14

    Omphalos wrote:Hellooooo!


    Omph, your avatar reminds me... I was in Microcenter buying some computer stuff and they had Albert Einstien action figures in the check-out line. I'd have gotten one if I wasn't already spending too much.
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    Postby Mandy » 22 Feb 2009 17:12

    Howdy Tio_Holtzmann, nice to meet you.
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    Postby Omphalos » 22 Feb 2009 21:45

    Freakzilla wrote:
    Omphalos wrote:Hellooooo!


    Omph, your avatar reminds me... I was in Microcenter buying some computer stuff and they had Albert Einstien action figures in the check-out line. I'd have gotten one if I wasn't already spending too much.


    Ill have to jump on line and find one for myself.
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    Postby orald » 23 Feb 2009 02:41

    Hi.
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    I wish I could have been with you that one last time.
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    Postby A Thing of Eternity » 23 Feb 2009 03:52

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    Postby trang » 08 Mar 2009 19:55

    welcome and well met!!! Youth added to the Sietch Yea!!! good to see younger folks picking up Orthodox Herbertarian vs McDune, YEA!!

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