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Strontium-dog
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Greetings all

Postby Strontium-dog » 16 Oct 2012 05:32

Hello peeps, found this forum and thought i would register. I read Dune years ago in the early 80's but that is the only book from the series i have read . I also went to the cinema to watch the film when it came out ( am i the only person in the world who loved it :shock: ) So after 30 years i have decided to start the rest , which is a journey i should have started after i read Dune. I remember i bought Dune Messiah but never got round to reading it which is an unforgivable sin :oops: as i loved Dune it still is one of my fav sci books. I know absolutley nothing about the story or plot after Dune so i am really looking forward to it.
Anyway hello to you all and all the best

Tony
I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I've watched c-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhäuser Gate. All those ... moments will be lost in time, like tears...in rain.
Time to die.

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lotek
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Re: Greetings all

Postby lotek » 16 Oct 2012 05:48

Welcome here, hopefully you'll enjoy Dune as much as we all did, and you sure will find a whole load of knowledgeable people here.

I liked the movie too, besides its fault there was a lot of things that were a fine illustration of what I had in mind when I read the book. But pug dogs and weirding modules... Nah...

On a side note, and it's nothing against you I must stress, but I am the only one to dislike that expression, "peeps"?
Spice is the worm's gonads.

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Freakzilla
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Re: Greetings all

Postby Freakzilla » 16 Oct 2012 08:48

:text-welcomeconfetti: :text-welcomeconfetti:

I'm sure you'll enjoy reading through the rest of the series, you can follow along in the Reading Group and discuss each chapter, if you like.

(My son has a "Where My Peeps At?" T-shirt)

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Re: Greetings all

Postby Serkanner » 16 Oct 2012 15:54

Welcome Home!
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“There is no escape—we pay for the violence of our ancestors.”

Sandrider: "Keith went to Bobo's for a weekend of drinking, watched some DVDs,
and wrote a Dune Novel."

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lotek
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Re: Greetings all

Postby lotek » 17 Oct 2012 05:43

I know why I found that word strange !

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Omphalos
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Re: Greetings all

Postby Omphalos » 17 Oct 2012 13:05

Hellooooooo!!!!!!!!!

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Re: Greetings all

Postby Naïve mind » 17 Oct 2012 22:28

Welcome!


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