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    Hello, I'm Geoff

    Postby pardot » 08 Jan 2012 00:55

    Still haven't had a proper look around this site yet, but a quick glance showed that it's going to be right up my alley! I was introduced to 'Dune' through David Lynch's film adaptation, which I saw 17 times in the theatre when I was 14. I read the book, but had to re-read multiple times (all the while running back to the cinema every weekend to see the film again) to sort out what Frank Herbert was on about and stop looking for clues to where Lynch got some of his more rubbish ideas from (weirding modules, I'm looking at you). I got to briefly meet Frank Herbert when he came down to Melbourne the following year, and got my movie tie in paperback signed by him, still my most treasured possession. I re-read the books every few years, and decided to pick up the first one just before new year. I'm currently near the end of 'God Emperor' and loving these books as much as ever. Anyway, so hello, I'm Geoff, when I'm not obsessing over Frank Herbert's novels I edit tv and film for a living. I'm currently working on some 'Dune' based art, it's good to see there might be a small but appreciative audience for that kind of stuff.

    Right, I'm off to explore the forums, look forward to chatting to you all :)
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    Re: Hello, I'm Geoff

    Postby Omphalos » 08 Jan 2012 01:10

    Hi Geoff, and welcome. We ave art threads as well as chapter-by-chapter discussion threads, so make yourself welcome.
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    Re: Hello, I'm Geoff

    Postby SandChigger » 08 Jan 2012 03:57

    Achlan wasachlan! Welcome, twice welcome! :)
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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: Hello, I'm Geoff

    Postby Rymoah » 08 Jan 2012 06:22

    Welcome!

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    Re: Hello, I'm Geoff

    Postby Serkanner » 08 Jan 2012 06:23

    Welcome Home!
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    and wrote a Dune Novel."
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    Re: Hello, I'm Geoff

    Postby lotek » 08 Jan 2012 07:48

    welcome twice welcome !

    pardot wrote: I got to briefly meet Frank Herbert when he came down to Melbourne the following year, and got my movie tie in paperback signed by him, still my most treasured possession.


    I bet !

    Would you mind posting a picture of it ? I'm sure I wouldn't be the only one to drool ^^
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    Re: Hello, I'm Geoff

    Postby Tleszer » 08 Jan 2012 09:07

    Welcome! :orcs-buttshake:
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    Re: Hello, I'm Geoff

    Postby Freakzilla » 08 Jan 2012 11:01

    :text-welcomeconfetti: :text-welcomeconfetti:
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    Re: Hello, I'm Geoff

    Postby SandRider » 08 Jan 2012 21:42


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    Re: Hello, I'm Geoff

    Postby A Thing of Eternity » 09 Jan 2012 20:15

    Hello.
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