A special book for Omphalos!

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A special book for Omphalos!

Postby Liege-Killer » Sat Sep 19, 2009 2:52 pm

I was browsing one of the used bookstores today and came across this:

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Pawn of the Omphalos, by E.C. Tubb, 1980.

The printing at the top reads:

IT HUNG IN THE HEAVENS LIKE A GIGANTIC OCEAN.
IT COULD TWIST MEN'S MINDS, MIRROR THEIR SOULS, DEVOUR THEIR BODIES.
IT WAS THE OMPHALOS.

:lol=: :lol=: :lol=:
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Re: A special book for Omphalos!

Postby Eyes High » Sat Sep 19, 2009 3:16 pm

:lol=: :lol=: :clap: That is SOOOO cool. :lol: :lol:
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Re: A special book for Omphalos!

Postby Omphalos » Sat Sep 19, 2009 3:38 pm

You are all pawnz of the Omphalos!!!! Ha-ha-ha-ha!!!!
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Re: A special book for Omphalos!

Postby Eyes High » Sat Sep 19, 2009 9:32 pm

Omphalos wrote:You are all pawnz of the Omphalos!!!! Ha-ha-ha-ha!!!!



so let me get this straight...we are SandChigger's sockpuppets and your pawns. :think: coool. :mrgreen:
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Re: A special book for Omphalos!

Postby SandChigger » Sun Sep 20, 2009 3:58 am

:lol:

Yes, COWER before us! :P

Cool find, L-K! :)
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Re: A special book for Omphalos!

Postby inhuien » Sun Sep 20, 2009 1:52 pm

My head, my life, it all makes sense now. I'm a sockprawnet. :)
Look, I'm not much good at big speeches, and I know I haven't always been an easy guy to get on with, and I know, that given the choice, I wouldn't have chosen you as friends, but I just want to say, that over the years, I have come to regard you as people I met.

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Re: A special book for Omphalos!

Postby SandChigger » Sun Sep 20, 2009 7:26 pm

Dirty PRAWNS! Send them back packing to where they came from, I says! Them and their nasty eggs creches, and that bloody ship blocking the sun for two decades! Gaddammit!

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Sorry ... District 9 flashback. :P
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Re: A special book for Omphalos!

Postby Omphalos » Sun Sep 20, 2009 8:02 pm

Does that mean that we're responsible for District 9 too?
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Re: A special book for Omphalos!

Postby Mr. Teg » Sun Sep 20, 2009 10:41 pm

Eyes High wrote:
Omphalos wrote:You are all pawnz of the Omphalos!!!! Ha-ha-ha-ha!!!!



so let me get this straight...we are SandChigger's sockpuppets and your pawns. :think: coool. :mrgreen:


And then there's the back room instigator!
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Re: A special book for Omphalos!

Postby SandRider » Mon Sep 21, 2009 10:21 am

IT HUNG IN THE HEAVENS LIKE A GIGANTIC OCEAN.
IT COULD TWIST MEN'S MINDS, MIRROR THEIR SOULS, DEVOUR THEIR BODIES.
IT WAS THE OMPHALOS.


sigging this one @Jacurutu - nb4 all y'all....
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Re: A special book for Omphalos!

Postby Omphalos » Mon Sep 21, 2009 11:10 am

SandRider wrote:
IT HUNG IN THE HEAVENS LIKE A GIGANTIC OCEAN.
IT COULD TWIST MEN'S MINDS, MIRROR THEIR SOULS, DEVOUR THEIR BODIES.
IT WAS THE OMPHALOS.


sigging this one @Jacurutu - nb4 all y'all....


:lol=:

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Re: A special book for Omphalos!

Postby chanilover » Mon Sep 21, 2009 3:26 pm

All cover before the power of Omfartlos.
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Re: A special book for Omphalos!

Postby Omphalos » Mon Sep 21, 2009 5:44 pm

I should find a farting smiley.
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Re: A special book for Omphalos!

Postby Rakis » Mon Sep 21, 2009 8:34 pm

So Omph, how about a review of the book? You may indulge in yourself :lol=:
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Re: A special book for Omphalos!

Postby Omphalos » Mon Sep 21, 2009 8:43 pm

Sorry. Not on the list. :wink:
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Re: A special book for Omphalos!

Postby chanilover » Tue Sep 22, 2009 2:07 pm

Omphalos wrote:I should find a farting smiley.


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Re: A special book for Omphalos!

Postby Omphalos » Tue Sep 22, 2009 3:37 pm

Ill add that one and call it "Omfartlos."
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Re: A special book for Omphalos!

Postby Rakis » Tue Sep 22, 2009 8:11 pm

Team work...

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