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Offline JJ II

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The Salt and The Sand - online now!
« on: Fri, 2005-12-09, 17:48:43 »
It's finished! Today, 10 years after Arena's first official gig, their first official biography is released...



The Salt and The Sand is an extensive story on 10 years of Arena. It's free for anyone to download through:
http://www.the-cage.org/

All you have to do is download and print.

I hope you'll enjoy!

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Re: The Salt and The Sand - online now!
« Reply #1 on: Fri, 2005-12-09, 18:10:51 »
you guys rock big time !
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Re: The Salt and The Sand - online now!
« Reply #2 on: Fri, 2005-12-09, 19:37:21 »
Oooooooooooooooooo!!! Cool!!!

I think I'll print that out!!

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Re: The Salt and The Sand - online now!
« Reply #3 on: Fri, 2005-12-09, 20:27:42 »
got my copy!  ;D ;D ;D ;D
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Re: The Salt and The Sand - online now!
« Reply #4 on: Fri, 2005-12-09, 22:26:13 »
Got my copy!  I'm going to read it this weekend!  Thanx guys!
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Re: The Salt and The Sand - online now!
« Reply #5 on: Fri, 2005-12-09, 23:58:40 »
Cool!  going to check it out.  Thanks JJ11!

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Re: The Salt and The Sand - online now!
« Reply #6 on: Sat, 2005-12-10, 14:01:51 »
Erik and Jan-Jaap,

I read it last night until 01:30 in a flow.

You guys did a wonderful job (especially coming up with some details that even I as a fan for 9 years didn't know ;D)

Good stuff...to be very honest...this should become a real "paper" book...

Cheers,

Sérgio (Bologna)

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Re: The Salt and The Sand - online now!
« Reply #7 on: Sat, 2005-12-10, 23:40:36 »
Got it!

Going to read it this weekend ( Hopefully.  :-\ ), but read it, i will!!

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Re: The Salt and The Sand - online now!
« Reply #8 on: Sun, 2005-12-11, 22:52:01 »
Thanks! Warts and all!

Quite a difficult project I reckon - hats off to all involved

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Re: The Salt and The Sand - online now!
« Reply #9 on: Mon, 2005-12-12, 17:53:17 »
Well I read it this weekend and I was very impressed.  There is a lot of information in the material.  It was good to know some of the events that have shaped Arena's past, as well as some of the answers to the questions I had about the band.  I agree that this should become a book some time in the future but I also understand about budget!  Good work gentlemen! :)
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Re: The Salt and The Sand - online now!
« Reply #10 on: Wed, 2005-12-14, 19:51:21 »
It's bloody good!

You ought to get it published!
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« Reply #11 on: Thu, 2005-12-15, 12:53:08 »
Going to read it tonight!

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Re: The Salt and The Sand - online now!
« Reply #12 on: Thu, 2005-12-15, 22:34:45 »
Read the first three pages and its really good. Thumbs up, for now.  :)

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Re: The Salt and The Sand - online now!
« Reply #13 on: Thu, 2005-12-15, 22:36:15 »
Going to read it tonight!
Oops, I haven't read it... (Got trapped in Wheel of Time :-[ )

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Re: The Salt and The Sand - online now!
« Reply #14 on: Sat, 2005-12-17, 15:44:29 »
Oops, I haven't read it... (Got trapped in Wheel of Time :-[ )

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Re: The Salt and The Sand - online now!
« Reply #15 on: Sat, 2005-12-17, 15:50:30 »
Oh, you don't know what you're missing!
Let me guess: A very good biography of Arena? ;D

I'm saving it for when I'm even more bored than I am now. I've still got to do lot's of stuff (cleaning the house, doing the dishes... :-\)

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« Reply #16 on: Mon, 2005-12-19, 18:31:48 »
I've still got to do lot's of stuff (cleaning the house, doing the dishes... :-\)

You lucky b*****d! I also have loads of things to do.
3 essays to finish...................................................... for tomorrow!

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« Reply #17 on: Mon, 2005-12-19, 19:34:52 »
You lucky b*****d! I also have loads of things to do.
3 essays to finish...................................................... for tomorrow!
Essays are easy, when you finnish them, the're done. A house is never clean >:(

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Re: The Salt and The Sand - online now!
« Reply #18 on: Mon, 2005-12-19, 23:37:38 »
Finally I've finished one of the many-things-to-do-list.

Next.

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Re: The Salt and The Sand - online now!
« Reply #19 on: Mon, 2006-01-02, 18:30:19 »
I've just finished this AMAZING book. I need to read it again, maybe in a couple of weeks because there are a lot of things I didn't know about Arena's past, I've been a fan only since Contagion.

I'm very sad, I have to realize that the tour is over, and I won't be able to see them at Madrid. I couldn't go to Peralta last summer, so I missed my only chance  :'(

But ... there will be Arena for a long long time so ... see you next time, guys!

Jan, Erik ... thanks a lot for your great job!
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Re: The Salt and The Sand - online now!
« Reply #20 on: Tue, 2006-01-03, 09:45:58 »
I read this over the weekend and thought it was excellent - thanks for your hard work guys. As a very recent fan, I've learnt a whole lot of stuff that I didn't know and probably wouldn't have ever known  :-[

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Re: The Salt and The Sand - online now!
« Reply #21 on: Mon, 2006-01-09, 16:59:15 »
A house is never clean >:(

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« Reply #22 on: Mon, 2006-01-09, 20:34:22 »
Tell me about it! ::)
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Re: The Salt and The Sand - online now!
« Reply #23 on: Wed, 2006-01-11, 17:43:11 »
I really need to get around to reading this. I printed it, punched it with a 3-hole punch and put it in a nice folder, but have yet to start reading it. Perhaps this weekend.

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« Reply #24 on: Wed, 2006-01-11, 18:42:55 »
I haven't read it in it's totality, but what I read of it, it's good!
A minor spelling-errors but that's ok, this is version 1.0 so there must be a lot to be add!! ;D