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Shaakir
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A new member

Postby Shaakir » 22 Mar 2010 14:03

Hello.
I became a dune fan rather late in life (20 years old). Embarrassingly enough, I saw the films before I read the books.
Usually, it is the opposite for me. But unfortunately the Dune books are not so popular here in Sweden.
It is a small apology but what can i say?

When I had read the first book I was trapped. I continued to read the other Dune books
until I came upon "the others"... Talk about disappointment. After a discussion with a person who liked the new books,
I decided to get an account here among people who think like me.

//Shaakir

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lotek
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Re: A new member

Postby lotek » 22 Mar 2010 14:14

welcome twice welcome!

your water is ours!
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Re: A new member

Postby A Thing of Eternity » 22 Mar 2010 14:19

Welcome, sounds like you had roughly the same experience with Dune that I did. :D
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Re: A new member

Postby Omphalos » 22 Mar 2010 14:23

Gooooooooooood Daaaaaaaaaaaag!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Re: A new member

Postby Shaakir » 22 Mar 2010 15:03

Omphalos wrote:Gooooooooooood Daaaaaaaaaaaag!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


actually it´s evening here in Sweden.
So, God kväll Omphalos!

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Re: A new member

Postby nampigai » 22 Mar 2010 15:06

welcome mate!

there's no shame - what so ever - in starting late on Dune.
Do not be quick to reveal judgment. Hidden judgment is often more potent. It can guide reaction whose effects are felt only when too late to divert them.
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Re: A new member

Postby A Thing of Eternity » 22 Mar 2010 15:10

20 isn't really very late anyways, I think I was 21.
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Re: A new member

Postby Serkanner » 22 Mar 2010 15:12

Welcome Home!
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Re: A new member

Postby DuneFishUK » 22 Mar 2010 15:26

Welcome" :)

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Re: A new member

Postby Shaakir » 22 Mar 2010 15:35

I'm impressed! This must be one of the most active forums I have been a member in.

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Re: A new member

Postby chanilover » 22 Mar 2010 17:00

Hi!
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Re: A new member

Postby lotek » 22 Mar 2010 17:14

Shaakir wrote:I'm impressed! This must be one of the most active forums I have been a member in.


it's the hate that keeps us alert and the love that keeps us running!

no need to explain how these two are spread out now is there?
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Re: A new member

Postby inhuien » 22 Mar 2010 17:20

Fresh meat for the grinder, hihihi Shaakir :)
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Re: A new member

Postby Tleszer » 22 Mar 2010 19:05

Welcome to the sietch! :orcs-buttshake:
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Re: A new member

Postby SandChigger » 22 Mar 2010 19:11

Achlan wasachlan fi sietchna!

Welcome, doubly welcome, to our sietch! :)

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Re: A new member

Postby Nekhrun » 22 Mar 2010 20:03

Hi.
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Re: A new member

Postby Eyes High » 22 Mar 2010 23:08

Welcome. Looking forward to getting to know you.

These guys and gals know their Dune. You have found a fount of wisdom here. Along with a spring of .. :shhh: .. but you'll discover that part out later. :shifty: :whistle:


Hang on tight and enjoy the ride. :mrgreen:
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Re: A new member

Postby Omphalos » 23 Mar 2010 00:28

Shaakir wrote:
Omphalos wrote:Gooooooooooood Daaaaaaaaaaaag!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


actually it´s evening here in Sweden.
So, God kväll Omphalos!


detalj, detalj.

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Re: A new member

Postby Xenu » 23 Mar 2010 09:56

Shaakir wrote:Hello.
I became a dune fan rather late in life (20 years old). Embarrassingly enough, I saw the films before I read the books.
Usually, it is the opposite for me. But unfortunately the Dune books are not so popular here in Sweden.
It is a small apology but what can i say?

When I had read the first book I was trapped. I continued to read the other Dune books
until I came upon "the others"... Talk about disappointment. After a discussion with a person who liked the new books,
I decided to get an account here among people who think like me.

//Shaakir

En annan svensk! Trevligt, trevligt.

I'm the exact same as you by the way, I first saw the Dune film in when I was 18, and got hooked after I saw the miniseries as well. Still working my way through the first book.

I think you'll like it here.

Anyway, welcome.:)

P.S. kom ihåg att rädsla är sinnesdödaren. :D

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Re: A new member

Postby SandRider » 23 Mar 2010 10:05


Welcome. Your Water is Ours.
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Re: A new member

Postby SandChigger » 23 Mar 2010 12:51

Xenu wrote:P.S. kom ihåg att rädsla är sinnesdödaren. :D

Fear may be the mindeskiller, but Freak is the foreigntonguerslayer. :lol:

(Ja, vi tala svensk en lilla också. ;) )

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Re: A new member

Postby inhuien » 23 Mar 2010 13:01

ah, the all mighty rule 5.
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Re: A new member

Postby Xenu » 23 Mar 2010 14:25

SandChigger wrote:
Xenu wrote:P.S. kom ihåg att rädsla är sinnesdödaren. :D

Fear may be the mindeskiller, but Freak is the foreigntonguerslayer. :lol:

(Ja, vi tala svensk en lilla också. ;) )

Haha damn, I better hide then! :lol:

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Re: A new member

Postby Eyes High » 24 Mar 2010 22:03

Where is Freak. I'm getting worried. :( Anybody talk with him outside of this forum?
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Re: A new member

Postby Omphalos » 24 Mar 2010 22:19

Eyes High wrote:Where is Freak. I'm getting worried. :( Anybody talk with him outside of this forum?


I have. He should be back in a few weeks. I don't think he would want you worrying about him, Eyes. He is doing fine, and I know for a fact he cannot wait to get back online here. I asked him to give me a heads up if its going to take any longer.


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