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JabbaMustDie
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How-deeee!

Postby JabbaMustDie » 05 Jun 2008 17:11

I saw Freak's link to here, and violin! I am here.

I was posting as Cyborg-Michael on House Atreides, many double-moons ago. JabbaMustDie on the....official (?) site.

I first read "Dune" some twenty years ago, and to this day am always reading the Dune books.

(And for me, the no-ship has just taken off! Cat-men in the hold! Jews in Space! All aboard with The Artist Formally Known as Sheeana!)

I may have had originally a few....not-harsh words to describe the sequels, but since then I have formed new opinions. To me, they remind me of that scene in "Instinct", where the pitiful mental patient is sitting on the floor banging his head on the wall while wearing a football helmet. Reading the sequels is sort of the same thing, but without the helmet...

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Tleilax Master B
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Postby Tleilax Master B » 05 Jun 2008 17:21

Welcome JMD!! Glad to see you have come over to the dark side :twisted:
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Nekhrun
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Postby Nekhrun » 05 Jun 2008 17:21

Welcome, I think you'll find this place a little more enlightened.

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A Thing of Eternity
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Postby A Thing of Eternity » 05 Jun 2008 17:21

Welcome. Good comparison.
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Omphalos
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Postby Omphalos » 05 Jun 2008 18:04

Helloooooooooooo!

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Hunchback Jack
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Postby Hunchback Jack » 05 Jun 2008 18:05

Welcome, JMD. Also a long-time Dune reader. Also had the head-against-the-wall experience.

HBJ

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Postby Mandy » 05 Jun 2008 18:41

Hi JabbaMustDie, welcome.

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Postby Tleszer » 05 Jun 2008 18:45

Welcome!
DUNE, as interpreted by a blue man with a green tushie

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Omphalos
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Postby Omphalos » 05 Jun 2008 18:53

Im really beginning to see that we have some angry young Canuks here, dont we?

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Postby GamePlayer » 05 Jun 2008 19:20

Yes indeed, Jabba must die :) Welcome to the forum!

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Postby SandChigger » 05 Jun 2008 19:37

Achlan wasachlan!

We are cast out here, but not worm cast like the other place.
I have heard of only one mistake that doesn’t have an explanation for a careful reader...with an open mind. (And, no, I’m not going to tell you what it is!) —KJA

I don't like every writer's style; for instance, I have never been able to get through Ursula LeGuin, China Mieville, or Iain Banks, all of whom are critical darlings. —KJA

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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Postby Omphalos » 05 Jun 2008 19:47

GamePlayer wrote:Yes indeed, Jabba must die :) Welcome to the forum!


Sorry, I was referring to the young ones. :wink:

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A Thing of Eternity
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Postby A Thing of Eternity » 05 Jun 2008 19:57

I'm not that young... well not from my point of view :wink:
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Postby orald » 06 Jun 2008 08:44

Tleilax Master B wrote:Welcome JMD!! Glad to see you have come over to the dark side :twisted:

I thought we were to good guys! :o
In memory of Perach, who suffered and died needlessly.

I wish I could have been with you that one last time.

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Postby Serkanner » 06 Jun 2008 12:45

Welcome from across the pond Jabbamustdie. You are in good Dune company now.

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Postby BH » 06 Jun 2008 16:04

Hiedy-ho, friend!
The Mutati are NOT facedancers! They are TOTALLY different! Can'you'not see that?

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Postby trang » 06 Jun 2008 16:49

Welcome, fellow long time reader of Dune, Jabba. I am also a wearer of the preq/seq skull scars!

Fairday,
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"Long Live the Fighters", "Dragon.....the other white meat."

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"Once men turned their thinking over to machines in the hope that this would set them free.
But that only permitted other men with machines to enslave them.."

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Postby orald » 06 Jun 2008 20:38

For some reason I'm imagining Pvt. Pile(sp?) sitting on the toilet, loading a rifle and saying "I'm in a world of pain"...
In memory of Perach, who suffered and died needlessly.



I wish I could have been with you that one last time.

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Postby inhuien » 07 Jun 2008 07:23

Hi there matey:)
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