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    Ah, this is nice

    Postby Silverseid » 08 Mar 2011 06:02

    You ever have such an irrational hate of something it just creeps into your mind and pisses you off at random and varying times ruining what was previously a perfectly fine moment of being? That's how I would describe my feelings for Franks son. I've shared this with numerous foke, but it's one thing to be heard and another to be heard an understood. I think here on this forum I may find my reckoning.

    Love Dune. Changed my life. Hope that doesn't sound too dramatic. Picked up my fathers old copy of Dune when I was 10 after watching the Syfy mini. It was like amazing thoughts were flooding into my head. Nothing has even come close to touching me in the way Dune did (specifically the first four works) and I've been through multiple philosophy text book in college and consider myself fairly well read (although I haven't really sat down with a book I didn't need for school in some time)

    Good to be here. Thinking about giving the series another read starting with God Emperor just so I'll be able to chat about it more eloquently with the rest of you.

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    Re: Ah, this is nice

    Postby Eyes High » 08 Mar 2011 06:13

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    Re: Ah, this is nice

    Postby Serkanner » 08 Mar 2011 08:28

    Welcome Home!
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    Re: Ah, this is nice

    Postby inhuien » 08 Mar 2011 08:37

    hihihi Silverseid :)
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    Re: Ah, this is nice

    Postby Nekhrun » 08 Mar 2011 09:02

    Hi.
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    Re: Ah, this is nice

    Postby Tleszer » 08 Mar 2011 09:09

    Welcome! :orcs-buttshake:
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    Re: Ah, this is nice

    Postby SandChigger » 08 Mar 2011 09:31

    Achlan wasachlan! :)
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    I...had written a bunch of Star Wars and X-Files books...that proved not just that I'm a hack, but that I could write in somebody else's universe... —KJA
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    Re: Ah, this is nice

    Postby Ampoliros » 08 Mar 2011 11:04

    Welcome Welcome, and yes I know how you feel, I have that reaction to the sound-based entertainment people try to pass off as music these days.
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    Re: Ah, this is nice

    Postby A Thing of Eternity » 08 Mar 2011 14:19

    Hello.
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    Re: Ah, this is nice

    Postby Freakzilla » 08 Mar 2011 14:20

    First round is on the new guy! :P
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    Re: Ah, this is nice

    Postby Omphalos » 08 Mar 2011 14:53

    Hellooooooo!!!!!!!!!!
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    Re: Ah, this is nice

    Postby Alpha Carinae » 08 Mar 2011 19:28

    Hi :)

    Silverseid wrote:Love Dune. Changed my life. Hope that doesn't sound too dramatic.


    Not at all. There must be tens of thousands of people for whom this is true.
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    Re: Ah, this is nice

    Postby merkin muffley » 10 Mar 2011 01:22

    Welcome
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