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    Hello true herbertarians

    Postby Asharu » 04 Feb 2011 23:43

    I'm glad to be here with you recognizing the true power of Dune Saga by Frank Herbert.
    I read Dune when I was 13 years old. The book was in Spanish, and was owned by my father.
    I loved it at the time and I still do.
    Every time I read one of the books I found new knowledge and I felt wrath when I red KJA books. That is not Dune, nor Frank Herbert's world.
    He just stole the wonders FH had created and make money with it.

    For me, those that "appreciate" KJA bullshit are Powindah

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    Re: Hello true herbertarians

    Postby SadisticCynic » 05 Feb 2011 00:09

    achlan wasachlan!

    When you re-read the books do you read them in English? If so, is there much of a difference due to the translation e.g. do you get different impressions of characters etc?
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    Re: Hello true herbertarians

    Postby merkin muffley » 05 Feb 2011 01:38

    Welcome!
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    Re: Hello true herbertarians

    Postby Omphalos » 05 Feb 2011 02:40

    Hellooooooooo!!!!!!!
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    Re: Hello true herbertarians

    Postby TheDukester » 05 Feb 2011 03:08

    Greetings.

    Shortly, a character we call SandRider will be by to claim your water for the sietch. Do not be alarmed! It's part of the process.
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    Re: Hello true herbertarians

    Postby SandChigger » 05 Feb 2011 03:45

    Achlan wasachlan!

    I believe we met earlier on Twitter. Welcome home! :)
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    Re: Hello true herbertarians

    Postby Hunchback Jack » 05 Feb 2011 03:55

    Hi there!

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    Re: Hello true herbertarians

    Postby Serkanner » 05 Feb 2011 06:19

    Welcome Home!
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    Re: Hello true herbertarians

    Postby lotek » 05 Feb 2011 06:42

    welcome to sietch Jacurutu !
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    Re: Hello true herbertarians

    Postby Tleszer » 05 Feb 2011 08:52

    Welcome! :orcs-buttshake:
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    Re: Hello true herbertarians

    Postby DuneFishUK » 05 Feb 2011 10:50

    Welcome :)
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    Re: Hello true herbertarians

    Postby SandRider » 05 Feb 2011 14:29

    Welcome. Your Water is Ours.
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    Re: Hello true herbertarians

    Postby Eyes High » 05 Feb 2011 20:02

    Welcome
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    Re: Hello true herbertarians

    Postby A Thing of Eternity » 07 Feb 2011 13:46

    Welcome.
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    Re: Hello true herbertarians

    Postby inhuien » 07 Feb 2011 15:54

    hihihi Asharu :D
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    Re: Hello true herbertarians

    Postby Asharu » 12 Feb 2011 01:12

    SandChigger wrote:Achlan wasachlan!

    I believe we met earlier on Twitter. Welcome home! :)


    Yes we did, that's how I get here. Thanx for inviting me!
    Sorry I'm answering late. Been out and working also, so I only check twiter often enough!!
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    Re: Hello true herbertarians

    Postby Asharu » 12 Feb 2011 01:17

    SadisticCynic: Indeed, you can find different things that can be lost in translation. I think that is always better the original but it depends on the translator. I had a pretty accurate version of the Dune 1st novel in spanish, I only realized when I got my hands on the english version. Really happy I did, still I appreciate my old edition. I still have all my versions. I own some paperbacks for daily use and hardcovers just for the collection :D
    Spanish I got Dune, Dune Messiah and Chapterhouse. Since I've read the first chapter of Dune I'm a loyal to FH
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    Re: Hello true herbertarians

    Postby Asharu » 12 Feb 2011 01:27

    Thank you all for the warm welcome, I have not many friends that truly appreciate the deep and complex journey that we have enjoyed as Dune fans. So I've felt a little alone out there without meeting real fans of Frank Herbert. There are some that think KJA work is not that bad, for that I've had fights and rants.

    :cat fight:

    I made the mistake of reading one novel of KJA. I hate him since the first line. He and that bastard that call himself son of Frank Herbert disrespected so much Dune novels that I felt sad.

    Their water should have been claim a long time ago.

    Please, forgive my mistakes because my mother language is Spanish.

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    Re: Hello true herbertarians

    Postby SandChigger » 12 Feb 2011 04:44

    Asharu wrote:Please, forgive my mistakes because my mother language is Spanish.

    No problem, you're doing fine :)
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    Re: Hello true herbertarians

    Postby lotek » 12 Feb 2011 06:20

    you're not so forgiving with me you bastard ! :)
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    Re: Hello true herbertarians

    Postby SadisticCynic » 12 Feb 2011 06:46

    lotek wrote:you're not so forgiving with me you bastard ! :)


    You're not female! :P
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    Re: Hello true herbertarians

    Postby lotek » 12 Feb 2011 08:32

    last time I checked yes :)

    so that's what it's all about then...

    And Asharu whereabouts are you from Spain roughly ?

    I come from the south west of France, about an hour from the border(but live in london), I actually work with Spanish people(and British, French, German, Italian, Japanese and some that I probably don't know of yet)

    Speaking in tongues is frowned upon here :D so I can't show off my Spanish.

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    Re: Hello true herbertarians

    Postby SandRider » 12 Feb 2011 13:24

    speaking in furrin tongues is agin the rules here,
    cause we is Imperialistic Mericans and you gonna
    conform or get the fuck out ...
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    Re: Hello true herbertarians

    Postby lotek » 12 Feb 2011 17:27

    indeed
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    Re: Hello true herbertarians

    Postby Freakzilla » 14 Feb 2011 09:49

    SandRider wrote:speaking in furrin tongues is agin the rules here,
    cause we is Imperialistic Mericans and you gonna
    conform or get the fuck out ...


    :roll:

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