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Re: If aliens call, what should we do? Scientists want your opinion.
« Reply #60 on: July 12, 2019, 07:53:02 pm »
God Emperor is definitely the high point. Leto II is a horrible/wonderful character, and its the most convincing writing about precognition in the series. Full agreement with you there.

I'll agree, but even God Emperor had parts that were hard to get through
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« Reply #61 on: July 12, 2019, 07:54:53 pm »
I really enjoyed the prequels though. It was fun to see the origin of the Bene Gesserit, Mentats, and Navigators, as well as the Butlerian Jihad
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« Reply #62 on: July 12, 2019, 07:56:31 pm »
Mm, fair. Id say it had the highest high points, at least. When God Emperor was on, it was rock solid through and through. The scene with the advisor and the ghola in the catacombs remains lodged in my minds eye, I doubt Ill ever forget it.
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« Reply #63 on: July 12, 2019, 08:03:01 pm »
Mm, fair. Id say it had the highest high points, at least. When God Emperor was on, it was rock solid through and through. The scene with the advisor and the ghola in the catacombs remains lodged in my minds eye, I doubt Ill ever forget it.

It was a solid novel, but parts of it were definitely... It was like a solid TNG episode in writing but also pacing
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« Reply #64 on: July 13, 2019, 05:16:45 am »
The Dune series goes downhill pretty quickly after God Emperor, IMO.

I mean, it goes Downhill after Dune. Children was pretty good because it was Dune-like

It goes downhill after the copyright notice in Dune.

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« Reply #65 on: July 13, 2019, 08:44:25 am »
The Dune series goes downhill pretty quickly after God Emperor, IMO.

I mean, it goes Downhill after Dune. Children was pretty good because it was Dune-like

It goes downhill after the copyright notice in Dune.

It is the second worst science fiction ever written, and Frank Herbert's grave should be desecrated.

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Re: If aliens call, what should we do? Scientists want your opinion.
« Reply #66 on: July 13, 2019, 07:46:32 pm »
We shouldn't call them back, but we should use caller ID to see if a phone number for Rachel, Nevada, comes up.

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« Reply #67 on: July 13, 2019, 07:49:53 pm »
Explanation? I feel like I should know what you mean but I do not.
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« Reply #68 on: July 13, 2019, 08:27:05 pm »
Rachel, Nevada is the closest town to Area 51. Probably.

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« Reply #69 on: July 13, 2019, 08:42:55 pm »
I really should have known that. Thanks.
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Re: If aliens call, what should we do? Scientists want your opinion.
« Reply #70 on: October 27, 2019, 10:37:47 pm »
Won't happen, so don't worry about it.

After Mr. Trump became President, 1/3 of the Galactic Council wanted to nuke Earth to put us out of our misery, another 1/3 just wanted to cancel their field trips here (with the motto, "Beam us up, EkUrgxDds, there's no intelligent life down here."), and the rest were asleep. So if you run across a Grey in the next few years, it's a dwarf in a costume.
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