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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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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

Welcome. Your Water is Ours.
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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....

:lol:
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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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