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One more future convert

Postby lotek » 07 Apr 2011 03:28

Got my girlfriend/bride to be her own copy of Dune(in French) and she's just started reading it :D

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Re: One more future convert

Postby Serkanner » 07 Apr 2011 07:12

lotek wrote:Got my girlfriend/bride to be her own copy of Dune(in French) and she's just started reading it :D

Kewl !


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Re: One more future convert

Postby Tleszer » 07 Apr 2011 09:54

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Re: One more future convert

Postby Apjak » 07 Apr 2011 10:29

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Re: One more future convert

Postby lotek » 07 Apr 2011 10:57

I just had to tell her she'd understand me much better after reading Dune and there you go :)
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Re: One more future convert

Postby Freakzilla » 07 Apr 2011 11:38

lotek wrote:I just had to tell her she'd understand me much better after reading Dune and there you go :)


I tried that angle with my wife, obviously she doesn't want to understand. :(
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Re: One more future convert

Postby ULFsurfer » 07 Apr 2011 12:06

Nice job, lotek! I haven't tried making mine to read it yet since she's too busy with studies and work. She did secretly watch the Lynch movie though to see what all the fuzz is about and got grossed out by it. One comment was "I was just waiting to see when they were gonna make out with each other.." Probably referring to the Harkonnens.. :)

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Re: One more future convert

Postby merkin muffley » 07 Apr 2011 22:11

Freakzilla wrote:
lotek wrote:I just had to tell her she'd understand me much better after reading Dune and there you go :)


I tried that angle with my wife, obviously she doesn't want to understand. :(


I tried to do that, and it didn't work. I think you'll have better luck, though, Lotek, definitely.
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Re: One more future convert

Postby Nekhrun » 08 Apr 2011 07:01

merkin muffley wrote:
Freakzilla wrote:
lotek wrote:I just had to tell her she'd understand me much better after reading Dune and there you go :)


I tried that angle with my wife, obviously she doesn't want to understand. :(


I tried to do that, and it didn't work. I think you'll have better luck, though, Lotek, definitely.

Same here. I'm positive that my wife doesn't want to know how my mind works.
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Re: One more future convert

Postby lotek » 08 Apr 2011 09:14

maybe you're the lucky ones :)
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Re: One more future convert

Postby Eyes High » 08 Apr 2011 16:35

Some of them probably already know how y'all's minds work. ;-)

Lotek, I'm glad she's reading it. It helps when spouses have multiple things in common.
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Re: One more future convert

Postby SandRider » 08 Apr 2011 18:01

there's a dirty comment in there, but I'll let someone else have it ...
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Re: One more future convert

Postby Nekhrun » 08 Apr 2011 19:08

I don't mind that my wife doesn't read it because...

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Re: One more future convert

Postby Omphalos » 08 Apr 2011 23:17

SandRider wrote:there's a dirty comment in there, but I'll let someone else have it ...


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Re: One more future convert

Postby lotek » 09 Apr 2011 07:39

SandRider wrote:there's a dirty comment in there, but I'll let someone else have it ...


in a strange fashion I'm almost disappointed you did; I'm sure it would have been interesting
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Re: One more future convert

Postby Eyes High » 09 Apr 2011 13:53

SandRider wrote:there's a dirty comment in there, but I'll let someone else have it ...

okay, you've got me re-reading the post and only thing that pops up is maybe "multiple things"

I guess I should have written multiple interests..... :oops:

lotek wrote:
SandRider wrote:there's a dirty comment in there, but I'll let someone else have it ...


in a strange fashion I'm almost disappointed you did; I'm sure it would have been interesting


Oh, I'm sure it would have been. :whistle:
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