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    Salve!

    Postby Slugger » 11 Aug 2009 20:30

    After much lurking, and deliberation, I finally decided to join this wonderful forum. My story is pretty much like everyone else's: I discovered Dune in 6th grade, fell in love with it, voraciously read the other books. I thought "Chapterhouse" was the end, until a clerk at Borders introduced me to the House series. I wasted my money on those, followed with Legends, then that mess masquerading as "Dune 7". Besides the original, "Chapterhouse" is my favorite.

    I'm not a Dune expert (and I don't pretend to be like those two stooges), but I feel confident that I know more about The Canon than those hacks-posing-as-writers do.

    Here's to looking forward to sharing discussions with intelligent people who seem to have a clue about what Frank wrote! :)
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    Re: Salve!

    Postby Nekhrun » 11 Aug 2009 20:33

    Hi.
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    Re: Salve!

    Postby SandChigger » 11 Aug 2009 20:39

    ... atque vale? ;)

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    Re: Salve!

    Postby Omphalos » 11 Aug 2009 21:06

    Helloooooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Re: Salve!

    Postby Apjak » 11 Aug 2009 22:37

    Vale amici
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    Re: Salve!

    Postby GamePlayer » 11 Aug 2009 22:47

    "Hello! I love you. Won't you tell me your name." :lol: :wink: :P
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    Re: Salve!

    Postby Eyes High » 11 Aug 2009 23:36

    GamePlayer wrote:"Hello! I love you. Won't you tell me your name." :lol: :wink: :P


    Thanks GP, now I've got that song stuck in my head.


    Oh and hey Slugger. Welcome to Jacurutu. Hope to get to know you better.
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    Re: Salve!

    Postby Serkanner » 12 Aug 2009 05:42

    Welcome home.
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    Re: Salve!

    Postby trang » 12 Aug 2009 05:44

    Well met and welcome, grab a spice beer and join in!!
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    Re: Salve!

    Postby inhuien » 12 Aug 2009 06:20

    hihihi Slugger :) it's supergrooveycool to have you here :)
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    Re: Salve!

    Postby Tleszer » 12 Aug 2009 07:44

    Welcome!

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    Re: Salve!

    Postby Rakis » 12 Aug 2009 08:03

    Nice to meet ya...
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    Re: Salve!

    Postby SandRider » 12 Aug 2009 10:32

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    Re: Salve!

    Postby GamePlayer » 12 Aug 2009 10:41

    Eyes High wrote:
    GamePlayer wrote:"Hello! I love you. Won't you tell me your name." :lol: :wink: :P


    Thanks GP, now I've got that song stuck in my head.


    Hey, it's a great song. I can think of suffering much worse. Barbie Girl, anyone? :) :wink:
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    Re: Salve!

    Postby TheDukester » 12 Aug 2009 10:56

    Every time I see Salve!, I flash back to HBO's Rome.

    "Salve, Lucius Vorenus!"

    I should probably stop re-watching the DVDs now ...
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    Re: Salve!

    Postby Freakzilla » 12 Aug 2009 10:58

    Company! :D
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    Re: Salve!

    Postby Eyes High » 12 Aug 2009 11:12

    GamePlayer wrote:
    Eyes High wrote:
    GamePlayer wrote:"Hello! I love you. Won't you tell me your name." :lol: :wink: :P


    Thanks GP, now I've got that song stuck in my head.


    Hey, it's a great song. I can think of suffering much worse. Barbie Girl, anyone? :) :wink:



    :twisted: You would have had to say that one. :twisted:

    The first song is good, even though it was stuck in myhead, but Barbie Girl....UGGGGGG :doh: Get it out...get it out....

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    Re: Salve!

    Postby GamePlayer » 12 Aug 2009 12:05

    The cure is always to think of another addictive, catchy song, but make sure it's a song you like. :lol:
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    Re: Salve!

    Postby A Thing of Eternity » 12 Aug 2009 12:16

    You've found the right place.
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    Re: Salve!

    Postby Mandy » 12 Aug 2009 12:46

    Hello, welcome.
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    Re: Salve!

    Postby DuneFishUK » 12 Aug 2009 13:08

    Welcome :)


    Eyes High wrote:
    GamePlayer wrote:
    Eyes High wrote:
    GamePlayer wrote:"Hello! I love you. Won't you tell me your name." :lol: :wink: :P


    Thanks GP, now I've got that song stuck in my head.


    Hey, it's a great song. I can think of suffering much worse. Barbie Girl, anyone? :) :wink:



    :twisted: You would have had to say that one. :twisted:

    The first song is good, even though it was stuck in myhead, but Barbie Girl....UGGGGGG :doh: Get it out...get it out....

    :lol:


    I've actually got that on CD somewhere.

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    Re: Salve!

    Postby Sandwurm88 » 16 Aug 2009 18:40

    Yo.
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    Re: Salve!

    Postby semuta » 16 Aug 2009 18:59

    SandRider wrote:Welcome. Your Water is Ours.


    he means it. remember these are innui you are dealing with.

    greetings Salve.

    hey do you remember if the guild crashed a highliner on chapter house in the original franks herbert books?
    it is a current topic of debate around these parts.
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    Re: Salve!

    Postby Omphalos » 16 Aug 2009 19:41

    semuta wrote:hey do you remember if the guild crashed a highliner on chapter house in the original franks herbert books?
    it is a current topic of debate around these parts.


    Actually, its not at all. We all know the answer. The answer is "no."

    Really semuta, quotes or go away.
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    Re: Salve!

    Postby Nekhrun » 16 Aug 2009 20:37

    semuta wrote:
    SandRider wrote:Welcome. Your Water is Ours.


    he means it. remember these are innui you are dealing with.

    greetings Salve.

    hey do you remember if the guild crashed a highliner on chapter house in the original franks herbert books?
    it is a current topic of debate around these parts.

    Who's debating? It never happened.
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