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Re: How did you discover Dune.

Postby Freakzilla » 08 Jun 2011 10:09

SandRider wrote:also:
@Lundse - when you come back around to this thread,
would you please edit the subject line in your Original Post,
replacing the full-stop (period) with a question mark (?) ? ....

I can do that...
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Re: How did you discover Dune?

Postby endisbegun27 » 25 Jun 2011 22:07

i was an annoying stupid little kid when the first mini series was bein aired on sci fi channel
always stuck out in my head for years to come the blue eyes
also, when i was a kid i always used to play some dune game on the genesis, id have my spice harvesters run over soldiers and smush them
but it wasn't until 11th grade, 6 years ago that i actually sat down and read dune

im sure everyone would make fun of me for it lol but after every time i did some reading of dune, man oh man, i just felt SHARP, like really able to focus and it was just an amazing experience, theres never been another author thats had THAT kind of effect on me. reading franks stuff made me feel like i took a dose of spice each time, as corny as that sounds :p
until i see franks "notes" for myself, im still convinced they found a post-it that had the word cinnamon on it

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Re: How did you discover Dune?

Postby SadisticCynic » 26 Jun 2011 19:46

That experience is not as unusual as you might think...
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Re: How did you discover Dune?

Postby A Thing of Eternity » 27 Jun 2011 19:17

First time reading through Dune I actually fell into the whole BS of Paul's "divinity" or whatever you'd want to call it, I knew it was just manipulation the whole time, but emotionally it had me going. It was a weird experience actually, never again to be matched by any other book.

Now I can go back and read Dune from a more intellectual view of course, but that first time was really something different.