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    Greetings from the original "The Preacher" from DoD

    Postby The_Preacher » 10 Nov 2009 13:45

    Hey folks;

    Did my annual pilgrammage to the old Dreamers of Dune forum only to see that it is still defunct. Let's face it, our old naib Stilgar must have walked off into the desert after all.

    Anyhow, greetings to all from the old days and to all you new fans. Keep reading the good stuff and avoiding the bad stuff!

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    Re: Greetings from the original "The Preacher" from DoD

    Postby Eyes High » 10 Nov 2009 13:47

    Welcome on board on look forward to getting to know more about you.
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    Re: Greetings from the original "The Preacher" from DoD

    Postby Freakzilla » 10 Nov 2009 13:57

    Great to see you again! :D
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    Re: Greetings from the original "The Preacher" from DoD

    Postby DuneFishUK » 10 Nov 2009 14:01

    Nice sig... Welcome :D
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    Re: Greetings from the original "The Preacher" from DoD

    Postby inhuien » 10 Nov 2009 14:13

    hihihi The_Preacher :)
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    Re: Greetings from the original "The Preacher" from DoD

    Postby Omphalos » 10 Nov 2009 14:28

    Hellllooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!! Is this the same preacher who had words of wisdom for Byron over on DN?
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    Re: Greetings from the original "The Preacher" from DoD

    Postby Freakzilla » 10 Nov 2009 14:42

    Omphalos wrote:Hellllooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!! Is this the same preacher who had words of wisdom for Byron over on DN?


    Even an Emperor may tremble before Muad'Dib, for he has the strength of righteousness and heaven smiles upon him.

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    Re: Greetings from the original "The Preacher" from DoD

    Postby SandChigger » 10 Nov 2009 15:52

    Achlan wasachlan! :)
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    Postby Ampoliros » 10 Nov 2009 15:58

    Welcome Welcome

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    Re: Greetings from the original "The Preacher" from DoD

    Postby Seraphan » 10 Nov 2009 17:36

    Welcome, twice welcome.
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    Postby Serkanner » 10 Nov 2009 17:57

    That is quite a blast from the past ... welcome home.
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    Postby A Thing of Eternity » 10 Nov 2009 18:21

    Welcome.
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    Re: Greetings from the original "The Preacher" from DoD

    Postby Tleszer » 10 Nov 2009 20:50

    Welcome! :orcs-buttshake:
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    Re: Greetings from the original "The Preacher" from DoD

    Postby SandChigger » 10 Nov 2009 23:24

    Christened as you now have been by the Green Buttum, your water is ours. :D
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    Re: Greetings from the original "The Preacher" from DoD

    Postby Drunken Idaho » 11 Nov 2009 02:48

    Hey, I think I remember you from DN... Unless it was some other "The Preacher"

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    Re: Greetings from the original "The Preacher" from DoD

    Postby chanilover » 11 Nov 2009 12:07

    Hi The Preacher.

    I always thought The Preacher on Dungnovels was Sandchigger in disguise.
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    Re: Greetings from the original "The Preacher" from DoD

    Postby SandChigger » 11 Nov 2009 16:20

    Nope. :)
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    Re: Greetings from the original "The Preacher" from DoD

    Postby Tleszer » 11 Nov 2009 19:17

    Maybe Chig is one of The Preacher's personalities... and we're differing personalities of Chig... :confusion-confused:

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    Re: Greetings from the original "The Preacher" from DoD

    Postby Drunken Idaho » 11 Nov 2009 19:28

    chanilover wrote:Hi The Preacher.

    I always thought The Preacher on Dungnovels was Sandchigger in disguise.


    I would have guessed SandRider. Or maybe it's just a common trend to speak in verse while on a Dune forum.
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    Re: Greetings from the original "The Preacher" from DoD

    Postby The_Preacher » 16 Nov 2009 12:47

    Hey folks;

    Thanks for the warm welcome, good to be "back", as it were.

    For the record, I am the original "The Preacher" from the long-defunct Dreamers of Dune forum. It was the only forum I regularly frequented

    My original foray into the on-line Dune world was at The Lansraad, which I joined shortly after being sucked into reading Dune: House Atreides. I was understandly quite disgruntled at the time and my posts there were none-too-flattering where Pinky and The Brian were concerned, going so far as to accuse them of fabricated these "lost notes" solely for the pusposes of exploiting Frank Herbert's masterpiece sheerly for selfish profit. Unfortunately - or forutunately for me, as I choose to look at it, the admins at The 'Raad had their noses buried so far up Brian Herbert's ass that they could tell you what he had for breakfast that morning. Needless to say, my tenure with them was short in the extreme and I was bounced before I could exclaim "Kull wahad!" Their loss, may their knives chip and shatter.

    I guess that makes me a true castout so it stands to reason that I should become a member here. By the way, I love the title and the premise of this forum and, since my favourite Dune character and my chosen nickname has always been "The Preacher", it seems that this truly is meant to be the on-line Dune forum for me!

    I recognize some names from the old days, it's good to see you all still at it and going strong.

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    Re: Greetings from the original "The Preacher" from DoD

    Postby SandChigger » 16 Nov 2009 15:53

    Welcome & welcome again. :D

    I wonder, though, given his retiring nature (snort) and apparent technophobia, whether anyone has really ever had their noses up Brian's ass. Besides Archie the Herbert Dog, I mean. ;) I haven't been around in the online Dune communities as long as some of you, but since I have it's definitely been KJA who's the public face, er, well, backside that people have been kissing and sucking up to. :lol:
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    Re: Greetings from the original "The Preacher" from DoD

    Postby Freakzilla » 16 Nov 2009 16:17

    I'm thinking he meant Byron, I know he used to frequent the 'Raad.
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    Re: Greetings from the original "The Preacher" from DoD

    Postby SandChigger » 16 Nov 2009 17:08

    Ah.

    In retrospect, keeping a bit of the ole schnozzola up Byron's tushie, with an eye to his future prospects, might not have been such a bad idea....

    But what's done is done, and dumb is dumb, and Byron can get roughly fucked by a chain gang. :)
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    Re: Greetings from the original "The Preacher" from DoD

    Postby The_Preacher » 17 Nov 2009 09:58

    Freakzilla wrote:I'm thinking he meant Byron, I know he used to frequent the 'Raad.


    Nope, I meant Brian Herbert: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brian_Herbert

    The 'Raad was run by someone named Baron Moritani and I think he'd make love to Brian Herbert's shoe if he could.
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    Re: Greetings from the original "The Preacher" from DoD

    Postby Freakzilla » 17 Nov 2009 10:06

    I think what confuses us is that Brian claims to have "moral reservations" about the internet, or some such nonsense.

    Byron was pre-spice grandson, or something like that, on the 'Raad.
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