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    Re: posts that I think will get deleted at DN

    Postby Crysknife » 03 Jan 2012 21:16

    Fuck, I'm not even on that list......I know I had like 400 something posts.....must have completely erased me :D
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    Postby Serkanner » 29 Jan 2012 10:25

    Another happy customer has seen the light.

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    Re: posts that I think will get deleted at DN

    Postby Nekhrun » 29 Jan 2012 11:01

    That guy's just a hater. Plenty of people like the new books. Besides, what's he ever written, so how would he know? I mean at least it's a new Dune story out there right? I would think that Brian would know better about where to take the series since he was Frank's son after all. There are plenty of people who like it (it's an international bestseller) so just let them enjoy it and leave the new books alone. He doesn't have to read them if he doesn't like them.
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    Re: posts that I think will get deleted at DN

    Postby Serkanner » 29 Jan 2012 11:07

    Nekhrun wrote:That guy's just a hater. Plenty of people like the new books. Besides, what's he ever written, so how would he know? I mean at least it's a new Dune story out there right? I would think that Brian would know better about where to take the series since he was Frank's son after all. There are plenty of people who like it (it's an international bestseller) so just let them enjoy it and leave the new books alone. He doesn't have to read them if he doesn't like them.


    :lol: ... you're right; he is just a hater.
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    Re: posts that I think will get deleted at DN

    Postby Omphalos » 29 Jan 2012 14:40

    Good old Nicodemus. never said anything that wasn't worth saying with 10,000 words.
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    Re: posts that I think will get deleted at DN

    Postby SadisticCynic » 29 Jan 2012 17:28

    He is an Ent?
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    Re: posts that I think will get deleted at DN

    Postby D Pope » 29 Jan 2012 18:26

    Nekhrun wrote:That guy's just a hater. Plenty of people like the new books. Besides, what's he ever written, so how would he know? I mean at least it's a new Dune story out there right? I would think that Brian would know better about where to take the series since he was Frank's son after all. There are plenty of people who like it (it's an international bestseller) so just let them enjoy it and leave the new books alone. He doesn't have to read them if he doesn't like them.

    Totally agree! Brian is,after all, working from his fathers notes. Plenty of people? Millions of fans love the new books compaired to a few people on the internet.
    Think about all the new readers this has brought to Dune, a science fiction book that has been in print for almost fifty years!

    Poor Nico... There very nearly are too many insulting anomolies to list and he chooses one bunches involvement in historical events as bases for his conversion?
    Well whatever...
    Perhaps when I read blisteredhood of poon i'll realise what a great job they're doing and send them their first letter of apology from a detractor.
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    Postby Freakzilla » 30 Jan 2012 03:01

    D Pope wrote:Perhaps when I read blisteredhood of poon i'll realise what a great job they're doing and send them their first letter of apology from a detractor.


    The eleventh time is the charm, huh? :P
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    Postby D Pope » 30 Jan 2012 09:51

    :P :lol:
    Leto II is gone for good, except for OM. The "pearl" was just that; a miniscule portion of what Leto was, and not a compressed version of the whole. The pearl that the worms have do not make them Leto, or in any way similar to him.
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    Re: posts that I think will get deleted at DN

    Postby SandChigger » 30 Jan 2012 10:17

    Omphalos wrote:Good old Nicodemus. never said anything that wasn't worth saying with 10,000 words.

    :lol:

    Yep. Nico's good people, folks. He was active on the old Dune group on MySpace, and I'm pretty sure he has an account here, too. :think:

    We didn't always agree even on canonical stuff, but his disdain for the McDune crap has been growing over the years. This has been a long time coming...
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    Re: posts that I think will get deleted at DN

    Postby Nekhrun » 02 Feb 2012 14:15

    In keeping with the subject of this thread:

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    Postby SandChigger » 03 Feb 2012 03:47

    Have he and arnoldo gotten together and made beautiful Latin love music yet? :roll:
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    Re: posts that I think will get deleted at DN

    Postby Crysknife » 03 Feb 2012 17:26

    Serkanner wrote:Another happy customer has seen the light.

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    Now if we can just change his mind about the way the B Jihad happened. He was pretty set on it happening like Brian and his Brain layed it out. :?

    Guess he's done with Dune though. Oh well.
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    Re: posts that I think will get deleted at DN

    Postby Serkanner » 03 Feb 2012 19:00

    I imagine he had plenty of opportunities to figure out Jacurutu exists. Hence he could have found a safe-haven for his genuine Dune feelings. If he hasn't yet ... fuck him!
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    Re: posts that I think will get deleted at DN

    Postby Freakzilla » 03 Feb 2012 19:39

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    Re: posts that I think will get deleted at DN

    Postby SandChigger » 03 Feb 2012 22:04

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    He's actually kinda interesting and funny in real life. Or at least that was my impression in the old days from what I saw on MySpace.
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    Postby chanilover » 08 Mar 2012 08:53

    SandChigger wrote:Have he and arnoldo gotten together and made beautiful Latin love music yet? :roll:


    LOL. There's a blast from the past. Is it still posting over there?
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    Postby Freakzilla » 08 Mar 2012 11:39

    The guys in my car club call me cruiser, 'cause I like fast cars and fast women.
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    Postby TheDukester » 08 Mar 2012 13:23

    Freakzilla wrote:The guys in my car club call me cruiser, 'cause I like fast cars and fast women.

    "They should have called you 'dork.' "
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    Re: posts that I think will get deleted at DN

    Postby Freakzilla » 08 Mar 2012 14:45

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    Re: posts that I think will get deleted at DN

    Postby Sardaukar Capt » 08 Mar 2012 19:06

    I've never tried DN forums before but looked around their dead board some today and wasn't impressed. Although Byron did link to an interview with Zoe Saldana and she mentions re-reading Dune while filming Colombiana.

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