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    Postby Schu » 13 Jan 2009 19:45

    It made me dizzy as well, but I liked that. I was quite impressed it managed to do that. I'll have to watch it on a big home entertainment type setup sometime. TV just doesn't have the same effect.
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    Postby Freakzilla » 14 Jan 2009 10:16

    It was the motion of the "camera", not the actual motion of the ships, I think made me dizzy.
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    Postby Sole Man » 14 Jan 2009 16:09

    I'M A FANBOY!

    Whenever you say "Prequels" I'm always thinking of those horrednous books...

    Yes another thing SW stole from DUNE!
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    Postby cmsahe » 10 Feb 2009 02:44

    Freakzilla wrote:Tha...
    In RotJ, Luke asks Leia what she remembers of her mother, she responds something like "just images, she was beautifull but sad", however in EpIII their mother dies in childbirth....l:


    I guess she has baby images from Ms. Organa her adoptive mother.
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    Postby Freakzilla » 10 Feb 2009 07:09

    cmsahe wrote:
    Freakzilla wrote:Tha...
    In RotJ, Luke asks Leia what she remembers of her mother, she responds something like "just images, she was beautifull but sad", however in EpIII their mother dies in childbirth....l:


    I guess she has baby images from Ms. Organa her adoptive mother.


    You mean Mrs. Organa :wink:

    I think Luke specifically asked, "your real mother".
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    Postby GamePlayer » 10 Feb 2009 16:16

    Yep. Real mother would mean birth mother. Luke was asking Leia about her birth mother because he knew they were brother and sister. Thus Luke wanted to learn something of his own mother by asking his sister for her insights on the woman. But all Leia knew was a few images and feelings.
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    Postby SandRider » 10 Feb 2009 16:46

    yeah, but wasn't that scene written before Lucas decided to rip-off DUNE
    some more with the mother dying giving birth to special twins ?

    and BULLSHIT, if ANYBODY - including Lucas - thought they were brother and sister and Vader was their daddy in the first movie. Bullshit.
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    Postby Drunken Idaho » 10 Feb 2009 16:54

    Oh, I'm pretty sure Lucas knew that while making A New Hope. He wanted to make Dune since the beginning.

    What he didn't know during the classic trilogy because he HADN'T MADE IT UP YET, was that Yoda knew Chewie, that Anakin once rescued Jabba the Hutt's son (cringe), and he didn't know that it wasn't Yoda trained Obi-Wan trained ANakin, but instead Yoda trained Dooku trained Quigon trained Obi-Wan trained Anakin trained freaky reddish alien chick.
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    Postby Freakzilla » 10 Feb 2009 17:08

    Drunken Idaho wrote:...freaky reddish alien chick.


    I wonder if they're pink on the inside too?
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    Postby SandChigger » 11 Feb 2009 02:32

    Drunken Idaho wrote:Yoda knew Chewie

    Biblically, you mean, right? :shock:
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    Postby Tleszer » 11 Feb 2009 07:41

    SandChigger wrote:
    Drunken Idaho wrote:Yoda knew Chewie

    Biblically, you mean, right? :shock:


    Is there any other way?
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    Postby Drunken Idaho » 11 Feb 2009 10:03

    SandChigger wrote:
    Drunken Idaho wrote:Yoda knew Chewie

    Biblically, you mean, right? :shock:


    Huh? :shock:
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    Postby Drunken Idaho » 11 Feb 2009 10:05

    That appeared in no EU novel, if that's what your asking... I'm talking about the great Episode 3, Revenge of the Shit.
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    Postby SandChigger » 11 Feb 2009 11:22

    (Was the "E" for Ecumenical or Episcopalian again? It's hard to keep those straight. Anyway, with Yoda, it was all about big butts. And hairy. :shock: )
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    Postby Drunken Idaho » 11 Feb 2009 11:50

    EU - Expanded Universe

    What's with the theological fixation all of a sudden? :P
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    Postby SandChigger » 11 Feb 2009 15:58

    Occupational hazard. :P

    And it seemed like more fun than the possibilities with European Union.

    And it occurred to me that I had never ever wondered if there is Star Wars slash out there. Han and Chewie is the pairing that probably would come first to mind (Is sex with a hairy alien bestiality according to the Church? Probably depends on whether s/he chews the cud more than swallowing, huh?), but Yoda and Chewie has potential.

    Then of course there's always Obi-Wank and Analkin....

    (While I still have fond memories of the very first Star Wars, as time has passed I've come to care less and less for the series. Bad scifi, BAD!)
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    Postby Drunken Idaho » 11 Feb 2009 16:27

    It's more fantasy than sci-fi.... Very little in it that's scientific. Much mysticism too.

    Well, that goes for the original trilogy. I suppose it becomes just a tad scientific with all the midichlorians ( :vomit: ) but still...
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    Postby SandChigger » 11 Feb 2009 19:27

    Yeah ... scientific like KJA gets scientific. (I only know enough about the mediclitorians to share your nausea. ;) )

    What was that hydrogen isotope they use for fuel in the Saggy Suns books again ... ekto?

    Meaning if you put it into a superheated state you get ... ekto plasma?

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    Postby Tleszer » 11 Feb 2009 22:42

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    Postby A Thing of Eternity » 12 Feb 2009 13:16

    SandChigger wrote:Yeah ... scientific like KJA gets scientific. (I only know enough about the mediclitorians to share your nausea. ;) )

    What was that hydrogen isotope they use for fuel in the Saggy Suns books again ... ekto?

    Meaning if you put it into a superheated state you get ... ekto plasma?

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    Postby cmsahe » 14 Feb 2009 01:05

    Star Wars was the first Dune movie adaptation :P

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    Postby Drunken Idaho » 17 Feb 2009 11:01

    cmsahe wrote:Star Wars was the first Dune movie adaptation :P

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    Heh, I've seen that before...

    And that's just a few of the dozens and dozens of similarities between the two.
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