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Dune

Thu May 31, 2012 8:03 pm

I've watched the movies a bagillion times probably 2 - 3 times a year some times more and haven't ever read the books.

Bought the first book last night and started reading. :mrgreen:
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Re: Dune

Thu May 31, 2012 9:02 pm

WTF dude? You've never read the books? What the hell is wrong with you?

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Re: Dune

Thu May 31, 2012 9:05 pm

Yeah WHAT THE FU....

wait whats Dune?
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Re: Dune

Thu May 31, 2012 9:07 pm

that1guy15 wrote:wait whats Dune?

That's it. We're fighting.

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Re: Dune

Thu May 31, 2012 9:23 pm

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that1guy15 wrote:wait whats Dune?

That's it. We're fighting.


Just ban his account until he sends you a book report on the entire series.

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Re: Dune

Thu May 31, 2012 9:42 pm

Haha yeah it's a travesty.

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Re: Dune

Thu May 31, 2012 9:58 pm

Really good books Pete. The Sci-Fi movie followed it fairly close, and the Children of Dune series they did was pretty friggin bang one. A few things here and there were out, but not enough to really criticize it. The David Lynch Dune is another story. While entertaining, it butchered the story pretty good.

I've not yet read any of the later books the Frank Herbert's son has done, which I think is now more than Frank did himself. I've heard they're actually pretty good though.

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Re: Dune

Thu May 31, 2012 10:27 pm

Infinite wrote:The David Lynch Dune is another story. While entertaining, it butchered the story pretty good.


Hmm.. That's pretty much the world of Dune for me at the moment. Epic Toto sound track and Sting acting I love it so.
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Re: Dune

Thu May 31, 2012 10:33 pm

Yeh I grew up watching that movie. When I read the books in highschool I realized how poor it actually was. The whole sound guns thing was.. Yeh...

I do still watch it from time to time.

And yes, Toto FTW!

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Re: Dune

Fri Jun 01, 2012 2:37 am

One of the best sci-fi books ever

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Fri Jun 01, 2012 4:01 am

i was hooked on this game for my amiga64, i had no save disks so i had to play the last level for 8 hours straight to complete it.
http://duneii.com/screens/

didnt realise it was based on a book. might get round to reading it one day.

a full working download avaliable!!! il be trying that later then i guess!

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Re: Dune

Fri Jun 01, 2012 5:22 am

I saw the film then read the book and the book is way better. Don't get me wrong the film is one of my favourites and I like watching it over and over but there is so much missing from the book.
I did read some of the sequels but didn't like the story as much as the original
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Re: Dune

Fri Jun 01, 2012 6:52 am

Really enjoying the whopping 30 pages I've read so far (slow reader).

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Re: Dune

Fri Jun 01, 2012 7:33 am

Teebor wrote:I did read some of the sequels but didn't like the story as much as the original

I ended up liking every other book. Dune was great, Messiah not so much. Children was great, God Emperor was not as good, but better than Messiah. The last two were about the same, with Chapterhouse having the edge.

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Re: Dune

Fri Jun 01, 2012 8:06 am

Otanx wrote:
Infinite wrote:
that1guy15 wrote:wait whats Dune?

That's it. We're fighting.


Just ban his account until he sends you a book report on the entire series.

-Otanx


Project2501 wrote:Haha yeah it's a travesty.

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HUH!! Never heard of it... Im not dissing it, Ive just dont ever reminber anyone talking about it until this thread. Im not a big casual reader nor am I that big into SciFi.
http://blog.movingonesandzeros.net/

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Re: Dune

Fri Jun 01, 2012 1:24 pm

mellowd wrote:One of the best sci-fi books ever


QFT

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Re: Dune

Sun Jun 03, 2012 12:54 pm

Oh man, that book is genius.
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