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Crizius
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Hi all

Postby Crizius » 20 Nov 2011 17:30

I just registered and would like to introduce myself.

Age? I am 15 year's old.

Live in?In European continent there is small country, Lithuania I live in it's capital Vilnius.

Fan of Dune? For year now.

How did I discovered Dune? Well, one day I typed in google "lightsaber inspiration", and I wound site http://moongadget.com/origins/lightsabers.html, there were more info,which includes Dune influence on star wars, thats the first time I heard about Dune.Well some time later I saw David Lynch Dune, which was beyond epic.After watching movie, I decided to check the books.I got through Dune and Dune Messiah rather quickly, eventually got to Children of Dune, and right now I am reading God Emperor of Dune, Jabba the God FTW!

How did I found http://www.jacurutu.com? I typed in google "Dune Demotyvational", and one of the pictures was from this site.


Favorite protagonist? Paul "Mua'dib" Atreides

Favorite villain? Either "the gay" Baron or "Lovely" Feyd

Favorite character?Liet-Kynes

P.S. Sorry for my bad english
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There is nothing to fear but fear itself for Fear is the mind-killer.Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. Fear kills me over and over. Without fear, I die but once.

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Re: Hi all

Postby SandChigger » 20 Nov 2011 17:47

Achlan wasachlan! Welcome! :)
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Re: Hi all

Postby Rymoah » 20 Nov 2011 17:50

Welcome, Crizius! I see that the Dune demotivators on this board have a great success :D
Soon you will be stormed by other users' welcome messages (many of them live on the other side of the planet with respect to the ours, I still have to get used to this asynchrony). ;)

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Re: Hi all

Postby Freakzilla » 21 Nov 2011 00:31

Don't make any sudden movements and keep your hands and feet away from their mouths.
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Re: Hi all

Postby Omphalos » 21 Nov 2011 02:55

Hi Crizius, and welcome. I spent some time in your country before you were born. A very different place today, i imagine.

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Re: Hi all

Postby A Thing of Eternity » 21 Nov 2011 03:20

Welcome! God Emperor is a tough read for some people the first time through, just take it slowly and let it sink in.
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Postby Freakzilla » 21 Nov 2011 03:37

I can't find my fireworks...

I blame my parents.
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Postby Serkanner » 21 Nov 2011 05:40

Welcome Home!
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Re: Hi all

Postby lotek » 21 Nov 2011 06:22

welcome twice welcome !

And your English is better than some who are supposed to be English speakers...
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Re: Hi all

Postby Tleszer » 21 Nov 2011 10:11

Welcome! :orcs-buttshake:
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Re: Hi all

Postby Apjak » 21 Nov 2011 11:56

Welcome. Twice welcome.

I'd like to ask, are you reading the Dune series in English, or a Lithuanian translation?
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Crizius
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Re: Hi all

Postby Crizius » 21 Nov 2011 12:42

Apjak wrote:Welcome. Twice welcome.

I'd like to ask, are you reading the Dune series in English, or a Lithuanian translation?


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There is nothing to fear but fear itself for Fear is the mind-killer.Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. Fear kills me over and over. Without fear, I die but once.

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Postby trang » 21 Nov 2011 16:52

Well met and welcome!

Can you obtain Dune books locally in your native language? or are they only available in English?
Be cool to get a copy in your language.

Anyway, hope your enjoying GodEmperor, is my favorite.
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Re: Hi all

Postby Nekhrun » 21 Nov 2011 19:14

Welcome
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Re: Hi all

Postby JimmytheT » 21 Nov 2011 23:06

Welcome to the young Baltic regioner.
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Crizius
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Re: Hi all

Postby Crizius » 22 Nov 2011 16:23

I read first Dune book in my native language, sequels(that is Dune: Messiah and Children of Dune) in English.
I rarely post because most of the time I feel I have nothing to add

There is nothing to fear but fear itself for Fear is the mind-killer.Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. Fear kills me over and over. Without fear, I die but once.

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Re: Hi all

Postby Crizius » 12 Jan 2013 14:05

How fast does time goes by!
I rarely post because most of the time I feel I have nothing to add

There is nothing to fear but fear itself for Fear is the mind-killer.Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. Fear kills me over and over. Without fear, I die but once.

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Re: Hi all

Postby Eyes High » 12 Jan 2013 14:44

Glad you're still around.
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Re: Hi all

Postby Freakzilla » 13 Jan 2013 10:46

:text-welcomeconfetti: :text-welcomeconfetti:
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Paul of Dune was so bad it gave me a seizure that dislocated both of my shoulders and prolapsed my anus.
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Re: Hi all

Postby distrans » 13 Jan 2013 21:21

i cant remember...
whats being 17 like?

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lotek
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Re: Hi all

Postby lotek » 28 Jan 2013 07:13

Hey there mate!

Like your sig'

I rarely post because most of the time I feel I have nothing to add
Spice is the worm's gonads.


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