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    Panegyrist means eulogist, aka "New User on Board"

    Postby Sheuset » 20 Feb 2015 17:14

    Hello, everyone. I'm a new user of Jacarutu and have only been lurking for a short while. I used to be a regular poster at alt.fan.dune back in the day, but that was probably ten years ago.

    To begin with, I have to say that I don't like science fiction or fantasy. The only book in either category that I can say I enjoyed (except possibly LotR), is Dune. I read it when a reading group i was in decided to read it. I was totally shocked how much I loved it. As another newb said, it changed my life.

    I'm probably a rank beginner compared to most of you. I've read Dune 6 times and the entire FH series 3 times. I tried the first three prequels, hoping the sin twins would eventually figure it out, but of course, they never did. Once Hunters came out, I hoped they would follow what was written before, but it felt like reading a cartoon sequel. Everything I loved about FH's works had been bastardized. I didn't read Sandworms. If anyone thinks I should, please advise so. I'll give it a shot if it's worthwhile.

    I'm a band director in the San Antonio, Texas, USA area. Oh yeah, I sometimes host Dune Board Game parties. I have the Parker Brothers version, which is pretty good game that you should try. I've never played the Avalon HIll version.

    If I had to put the books in chair order (band director talk), I would have to say:
    1. Dune
    2-3. Heretics/Chapterhouse (one long book, really)
    4. Children
    5. Messiah
    6. God Emperor

    I know there are plenty of you who love GEoD, but I just don't.

    Dune is Burhan

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    Re: Panegyrist means eulogist, aka "New User on Board"

    Postby Omphalos » 20 Feb 2015 18:48

    We definitely had a jihad going on over here. I would say that you should read the novel of the hacks twain if you intended to be a fighter, but if not, there is no reason to read that shit.

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    Re: Panegyrist means eulogist, aka "New User on Board"

    Postby georgiedenbro » 20 Feb 2015 20:51

    Hi!
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    Re: Panegyrist means eulogist, aka "New User on Board"

    Postby Freakzilla » 21 Feb 2015 07:16

    :text-welcomeconfetti: :text-welcomeconfetti:
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    Re: Panegyrist means eulogist, aka "New User on Board"

    Postby Serkanner » 22 Feb 2015 05:54

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

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    and wrote a Dune Novel."
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    Postby lotek » 23 Feb 2015 05:25

    Welcome twice welcome!
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    Re: Panegyrist means eulogist, aka "New User on Board"

    Postby Sheuset » 23 Feb 2015 11:33

    Thanks, everyone. It's great to be here.
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