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    The Guild being junkies.

    Postby HarryCanyon » 20 Nov 2010 18:24

    So i assume the Spacing Guild navigators are junkies to Melenge for it mutates them from OD'ing on that stuff, i wonder what Melenge tastes like. Cinneamon, Paprika etc.?
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    Re: The Guild being junkies.

    Postby lotek » 20 Nov 2010 18:57

    kjasf :?:
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    Re: The Guild being junkies.

    Postby Serkanner » 20 Nov 2010 19:29

    lotek wrote:kjasf :?:


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    Re: The Guild being junkies.

    Postby Freakzilla » 20 Nov 2010 19:42

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    Re: The Guild being junkies.

    Postby Freakzilla » 20 Nov 2010 20:53

    :cylon101:

    He shrugged. "Futility." He glanced at her. "Can you remember your first
    taste of spice?"
    "It tasted like cinnamon."
    "But never twice the same," he said. "It's like life--it presents a
    different face each time you take it. Some hold that the spice produces a
    learned-flavor reaction. The body, learning a thing is good for it, interprets
    the flavor as pleasurable--slightly euphoric. And, like life, never to be truly
    synthesized."

    MELANGE: the "spice of spices," the crop for which Arrakis is the unique source.
    The spice, chiefly noted for its geriatric qualities, is mildly addictive when
    taken in small quantities, severely addictive when imbibed in quantities above
    two grams daily per seventy kilos of body weight. (See Ibad, Water of Life, and
    Pre-spice Mass.) Muad'Dib claimed the spice as a key to his prophetic powers.
    Guild navigators make similar claims. Its price on the Imperial market has
    ranged as high as 620,000 Solaris the decagram.
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    Re: The Guild being junkies.

    Postby SandChigger » 20 Nov 2010 21:21

    HarryCanyon wrote:So i assume the Spacing Guild navigators are junkies to Melenge for it mutates them from OD'ing on that stuff, i wonder what Melenge tastes like. Cinneamon, Paprika etc.?

    A "hardcore Dune fan" would at least GET THE FUCKING SPELLING RIGHT.

    Use your spellchecker, and make it learn the Dune vocabulary. Your posts will at least seem a bit less idiotic without the spelling errors. :evil:
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    Re: The Guild being junkies.

    Postby A Thing of Eternity » 20 Nov 2010 21:27

    You ASSUME the navigators are addicted to the spice? Man, that's one of the hardest points to miss in the books, they have to float in spice gas, and pop spice pills every minute or so. OF COURSE they're spice addicts! (Also could you please slow down and spell melange right at least once? It's driving me nuts EDIT: I see Chig beat me to that point!).

    But they have it under control, it's just recreational usage, nothing serious. :wink:

    Anyone with blue eyes is a spice junkie. All the fremen, Paul, everyone.
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    Re: The Guild being junkies.

    Postby Freakzilla » 20 Nov 2010 21:42

    They can quit anytime they want to. They just don't want to. :snooty:
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    Re: The Guild being junkies.

    Postby TheDukester » 21 Nov 2010 03:21

    Well, let's give Harry credit for one thing: it's his first-ever post here that didn't mention 15 movies no one cares about.
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    Re: The Guild being junkies.

    Postby Nekhrun » 21 Nov 2010 09:27

    HarryCanyon wrote:So i assume...

    When you assume something, you make yourself look like a fucking idiot.
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    Re: The Guild being junkies.

    Postby merkin muffley » 21 Nov 2010 10:35

    Harry, this trolling needs to evolve.
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    Re: The Guild being junkies.

    Postby SandChigger » 22 Nov 2010 23:13

    People couldn't start their own self-introduction threads that way... :think:

    Come on, things aren't so bad that we have to start automatic censoring, are they? :roll:
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    Re: The Guild being junkies.

    Postby A Thing of Eternity » 22 Nov 2010 23:54

    SandChigger wrote:People couldn't start their own self-introduction threads that way... :think:

    Come on, things aren't so bad that we have to start automatic censoring, are they? :roll:


    Chig just made essentially the post I was coming here to make. Lighten up, it's not so bad that the odd dumbass starts a few threads.

    Innocent until proven guilty. If y'all insist on something like this, then do it the opposite way, once someone proves they cannot be responsable with creating new threads, then remove that ability. Until then, I don't see the point of doing something that just makes us look even more hostile to new members than we are.
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    Re: The Guild being junkies.

    Postby Omphalos » 23 Nov 2010 00:06

    D'ya guys think that if like theyre junkies, then theyre like pushers too? Cuz they like fly the stuff all over the place for the other junkies. Just askin.
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    Re: The Guild being junkies.

    Postby Omphalos » 23 Nov 2010 00:09

    Freakzilla wrote:
    SandRider wrote:look, the little baby jesus knows that for the most part I am a firm believer in Freedom of Speech &etc, &etc ...

    but I really do think there should be a "You Must Be This Tall to Begin A Thread" rule ....

    I believe registering and Posting Privileges should be automatic w/o Admin approval -
    the work the admins have to do knocking out Singapore Spammers doesn't equal
    the inhospitably to new recruits of not allowing them to post as soon as they have
    discovered the sietch - most of those people were most likely driven here like all
    of us, the stench of the Burning Stupidity of Corporate McDune that has covered the
    entire Plain of Arrakeen, and the relief of finally locating the hiding-place of the
    Last True Friends of Frank often makes them want to express that right away ...

    but is there not a way to turn off the "Start a New Topic" option for each member ?
    and only turn it on when a recruit has proven they are not :
    a> a dipshit
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    c> a core member of Spanky McDune's Legion of Official Fucktards
    d> internet-ignorant & a discussion forum virgin

    just sayin' ....


    I'm not entirely opposed to the idea. If I could figure out how to do it.


    The new version of the boardware gives us the option of corralling all the new members one place and one place only that they can post for a certain number of posts. Ragabash and I are discussing when we can make time to upgrade this place. If that is something that the board wants, its simple enough to turn it on after upgrade.
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    Re: The Guild being junkies.

    Postby Freakzilla » 23 Nov 2010 06:06

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    Re: The Guild being junkies.

    Postby SandChigger » 23 Nov 2010 08:14

    SandRider wrote:that's right, and you brought that up the last time I was talking about it ....

    Well, I guess I'm consistent, if nothing else! ;)
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    Re: The Guild being junkies.

    Postby SandRider » 23 Nov 2010 11:55

    me, too - I forget the same stuff over and over ...

    like at the Grand Ball last Saturday night, all these cute little Southern Belles
    wanted to dance & flirt with me, and I plumb forgot my penis don't work no more ...
    ................ I exist only to amuse myself ................
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    Re: The Guild being junkies.

    Postby Shaitan » 23 Nov 2010 11:59

    Time to break out the ban hammer?
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    Re: The Guild being junkies.

    Postby lotek » 23 Nov 2010 12:27

    ow and The Guild being junkies.
    hell they're called the Spacing Guild man...
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    Re: The Guild being junkies.

    Postby SandChigger » 23 Nov 2010 16:42

    SandChigger wrote:
    SandRider wrote:that's right, and you brought that up the last time I was talking about it ....

    Well, I guess I'm consistent, if nothing else! ;)

    Huh?

    What the fuck is this doing in this thread? I posted this about the newbie-thread stuff... ?!
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    Re: The Guild being junkies.

    Postby Freakzilla » 23 Nov 2010 19:11

    SandChigger wrote:
    SandChigger wrote:
    SandRider wrote:that's right, and you brought that up the last time I was talking about it ....

    Well, I guess I'm consistent, if nothing else! ;)

    Huh?

    What the fuck is this doing in this thread? I posted this about the newbie-thread stuff... ?!


    I moved the posts with forum suggestions to Suggestions.
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    Re: The Guild being junkies.

    Postby Omphalos » 23 Nov 2010 19:14

    Is this still going on?

    Or Freak, are you moving posts on us? I'm like going through the db logs wondering if the fucking board is broken.
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    Re: The Guild being junkies.

    Postby Shaitan » 23 Nov 2010 20:55

    lotek wrote:ow and The Guild being junkies.
    hell they're called the Spacing Guild man...


    There's a big difference, IMHO, between someone dependent (or even psychologically addicted) on a substance and someone who is a full-blown junkie in the sense that they'll prostitute their own mother for a fix. So while the Guild certainly will go to great lengths to preserve their spice supply....throwing around words like "junkie" isn't a very good way of the describing their dependence on melange.
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    Re: The Guild being junkies.

    Postby inhuien » 24 Nov 2010 06:23

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