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CONAN Fans!

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by Weapon X, Dec 8, 2005.

  1. Weapon X

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    CONAN Fans!

    Discussion started by Weapon X - Dec 8, 2005

    from the official Conan site:


    I'm not anything more than a casual fan, but I gotta see this.
     
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    Weapon X - Replied Dec 8, 2005

    Damn it, I hate making spelling mistakes in the thread title!
     
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    fermentor666 - Replied Dec 8, 2005

    Ah man, sounds awesome, I hope they pull it off. I wish they'd do a live version of it with Ron Perlman.


    The new Conan comics are also very worth picking up.
     
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    Dick Quickwood - Replied Dec 8, 2005

    haha i wouldn't have thought there are any black people who like comic books but what do you know
     
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  5. imported_El Mamerro - Replied Dec 8, 2005

    This will not be a true Conan movie unless it includes a scene where he punches a camel in the face.
     
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    CONAN THE BARBARIAN IS ONE OF THE GREATEST MOVIES EVER MADE! the destroyer had comedic appeal but was kinda weak. god, and the soundtrack is fiyyyyyyyah!
     
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    Gunm - Replied Dec 8, 2005

    I read all the original stories by....damn, forget the authors name.....and they're all solid. I like how there was a definite H.P. lovecraft influence in some of the Conan stories.
     
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    Fondles - Replied Dec 8, 2005

    Here are some good quotes from Conan the Barbarian:

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    Mongol General: "We have won again. That is good! But what is best in life?"
    Mongol Warrior: "The open steppe, fleet horse, falcon on your wrist, wind in your hair!"
    Mongol General: "Wrong! Conan, what is best in life?"
    Conan: "To crush your enemies, see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentation of the women!"
    Mongol General: "That is good."
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    Conan's Father: "No one in this world can you trust. Not men, not women, not beasts. [Points to sword.] But this... this you can trust."
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    Subotai: "He is Conan, Cimmerian, he won't cry, so I cry for him."
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    Conan: "Crom, I have never prayed to you before. I have no tongue for it. No one, not even you, will remember if we were good men or bad. Why we fought, and why we died. All that matters is that today, two stood against many. Valor pleases you, so grant me this one request. Grant me revenge! And if you do not listen, the HELL with you!"
     
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    Weapon X - Replied Dec 8, 2005


    Robert E. Howard.

    Nice quotes, Seldoon.



    Wait, Fermentor666 is black?
     
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    theGOON - Replied Dec 8, 2005

    /\/\wha?!?!?! my whole world, upside down...

    actually, the current comic series is fantastic. one of my all time favorites actually.

    definately be stoked to see a movie
     
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    Weapon X - Replied Dec 9, 2005

    I've been meaning to get into the recent comics. I heard that they were gonna remake a lot of the classic tales, too.

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    CHECK THIS LINK! FANTASTIC ART. I ESPECIALLY LIKE THE CONCEPT ART.

    http://www.conanrednails.com/
     
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    fermentor666 - Replied Dec 9, 2005

    Anyone who's met me will tell you that I'm the blackest motherfucker in the world.






    Did you read the latest one, the finale of the Elephant Tower? The pay-off illustration of the elephant towering over the sorcerer was so good, made me go back and read it a couple of more times.
     
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    Lovecraft and Howard were actually collegues, they both influenced each other. Howard committied suicide when he was very young, he was troubled.
     
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