MSNBC-Obama bails out Ix and Richese!

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MSNBC-Obama bails out Ix and Richese!

Postby IxianDevice » 22 Apr 2010 14:40

What a lousy economy lately.
Upstate NY in USA here. Read original Dune book back in 1984 after seeing the movie for the first time. I became a instant fan of the series and avid reader of anything remotely Frank Herbert.
Have read and collected all original books in the series and the newer books. Some paperback and some hardcover versions.
Countless hours were spent playing PC game " Dune 2000" also.
Was in US Army during Gulf war I, wondered what comparisons were between sands and wadis of Saudi vs Arrakis.
I only imagined the chafing Fremen had in their stillsuits, my BDUs were magnets for any size grains of sands in Saudi.
Missed the SciFi TV series of Dune, ended up buying them a year or so later. Not bad!
Waiting for Throne Of Dune to be released now. Re-Reading Hunters and Sandworms Of Dune now.
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Re: MSNBC-Obama bails out Ix and Richese!

Postby Omphalos » 22 Apr 2010 14:59

They are totally too big to fail.

And, you know what? There are better Dune books to be rereading. KJA sucks.

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Postby A Thing of Eternity » 22 Apr 2010 15:17

Welcome to Jacurutu - what are your feelings about the new books vs the originals? I think it's pretty obvious what the prevailing mentality is at this Sietch!
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Postby DuneFishUK » 22 Apr 2010 15:31

Welcome :)

( - whatever your nu-dune persuasion :P)

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Re: MSNBC-Obama bails out Ix and Richese!

Postby Nekhrun » 22 Apr 2010 17:33

hi. Hopefully Ix pays us back just as quickly as GM did (with interest!). Fuck Richese.
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Re: MSNBC-Obama bails out Ix and Richese!

Postby TheDukester » 22 Apr 2010 18:51

IxianDevice wrote:Re-Reading Hunters and Sandworms Of Dune now.

Did you lose a bet or something?
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Postby SandRider » 22 Apr 2010 20:04

well ... atleast it's somebody to agree with Freak in the POLITICS! forum ....
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Re: MSNBC-Obama bails out Ix and Richese!

Postby SandChigger » 22 Apr 2010 20:19

Achlan wasachlan fi sietchina! :D

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Postby Serkanner » 23 Apr 2010 03:21

Welcome Hone!

... looking forward to reading your opinions on the McDune books and the originals.
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Postby inhuien » 23 Apr 2010 03:50

hihihi IxianDevice :)
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Postby Tleszer » 23 Apr 2010 08:42

Welcome! :orcs-buttshake:
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Welcome welcome!
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Postby Eyes High » 23 Apr 2010 11:34

Welcome on board mate.
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Postby Freakzilla » 23 Apr 2010 14:56

SandRider wrote:well ... atleast it's somebody to agree with Freak in the POLITICS! forum ....


Yeah, sure. :roll:
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Postby Freakzilla » 23 Apr 2010 15:00

IxianDevice wrote:Was in US Army during Gulf war I, wondered what comparisons were between sands and wadis of Saudi vs Arrakis.
I only imagined the chafing Fremen had in their stillsuits, my BDUs were magnets for any size grains of sands in Saudi.


HOOAH! and welcome!

I was a cavalry scout during Desert Storm but I was in Germany the whole time, I don't envy your time in the sandbox. What did you do in the Army?

Waiting for Throne Of Dune to be released now. Re-Reading Hunters and Sandworms Of Dune now.


Glutton for punishment, huh? :P
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Re: MSNBC-Obama bails out Ix and Richese!

Postby trang » 26 Apr 2010 03:10

Well met and Welcome!! Grab a Spice beer and join in!

Hope your health insurance is up to date, cause after you reread those
disasters you will begin having headaches and loss of vision.. leading to
brain hemorage! be forwarned!!

your better off loading a shotgun and having a friend toss those two monstrocities in the air
as targets and blowing them to bits! more fun for you, less pain in the grey matter!

Omp said it, KJA Sucks.

GodEmperor save him from the McDune!!
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