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Re: Behind the username

Postby Nyz » Sun Jun 22, 2014 2:36 pm

Hi! I'm Nyz. I'm brand new to this incarnation of SoI, and haven't played in earnest since the Battalions, prior to the siege of Osgiliath.

I'm in my late 20s, training to be a baker (mmmm, make cookies for money? Don't mind if I do!), and am a lifelong gamer, from battlefield to indie pencil/paper RPGs. I live in Canada with my differently nerdy partner. I like my coffee black, my curry spicy, and my books in hardcover.

I'm pleased to still recognize the occasional name!
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Re: Behind the username

Postby Brian » Sun Jun 22, 2014 5:49 pm

That's cool, more Canadians. Any of the various Canadians live in Toronto?
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Re: Behind the username

Postby Nyz » Sun Jun 22, 2014 6:16 pm

I'm Torontonian, any others?
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Re: Behind the username

Postby Hawkwind » Sun Jun 22, 2014 10:49 pm

Brian wrote:That's cool, more Canadians. Any of the various Canadians live in Toronto?


I talked to one last week, he said he shot a bear with a crossbow from a tree, nice feller.
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Re: Behind the username

Postby Nyz » Sun Jun 22, 2014 11:11 pm

Hawkwind wrote:I talked to one last week, he said he shot a bear with a crossbow from a tree, nice feller.


Oh dear, I'm afraid he likely only made it angry. A bear once came into my igloo in Toronto, it only went away after I apologised profusely.
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Re: Behind the username

Postby Olthadir » Sun Jun 22, 2014 11:23 pm

I used to live in Toronto. Was born there.

I live in the NWT now though :(
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Re: Behind the username

Postby jdidds » Tue Jun 24, 2014 11:59 am

I´m jdidds.

I´m single, was married but not anymore.
I live in Norway, originally of English origin.
I´m a whopping 36 years old
I have a 4 year old son
I´m currently working as a care worker and aspire to complete my education as a paramedic.
I´m an old SoI fan, coming back for more :) Previously known as jdiddleymspot.

Oh, and here´s a, slightly large, pic.

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Re: Behind the username

Postby Rivean » Tue Jun 24, 2014 12:39 pm

Where's your bass, Jdidds?
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Re: Behind the username

Postby jdidds » Tue Jun 24, 2014 12:40 pm

Gave that up years ago, Riv :)
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Re: Behind the username

Postby kestrel » Tue Jun 24, 2014 12:40 pm

Brian wrote:That's cool, more Canadians. Any of the various Canadians live in Toronto?


I was in Toronto for a whole week this past spring and fell in love with the city. It's absolutely gorgeous.
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Re: Behind the username

Postby Rivean » Tue Jun 24, 2014 12:42 pm

jdidds wrote:Gave that up years ago, Riv :)


Sorry to hear that, old boy. Also sorry to hear you're no longer married. I never knew you were English originally!
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Re: Behind the username

Postby jdidds » Tue Jun 24, 2014 12:47 pm

Rivean wrote:
jdidds wrote:Gave that up years ago, Riv :)


Sorry to hear that, old boy. Also sorry to hear you're no longer married. I never knew you were English originally!


Yes, sir. Born and bred in Liverpool (actually St.Helens, but everyone knows where Liverpool is) :) Are you playing again or just lurking the forums?
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Re: Behind the username

Postby Rivean » Tue Jun 24, 2014 2:56 pm

I've got a toe in the pond. Lets see how it goes?
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Re: Behind the username

Postby Nyneve » Tue Jun 24, 2014 4:24 pm

HI JDIDDS!

HI RIVEAN!

Two of my favorites back in one place. I love it.

Spoiler alert: everyone's my favorite.
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Re: Behind the username

Postby Yoink » Tue Jun 24, 2014 4:35 pm

jdidds wrote:Born and bred in Liverpool (actually St.Helens, but everyone knows where Liverpool is)


...Next to Spleenlake?
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Re: Behind the username

Postby Songweaver » Wed Jun 25, 2014 11:14 am

I'm Don. When I applied for my admin name on old SOI, I requested the avatar name "Death". I was denied and told to pick something "flowery", which's why I am now Songweaver.

I was Jaunt on Atonement. I built that game from the ground up with the help of Kithrater, Krelm and Wolfsong. And I destroyed humanity later on with the help of Tiamat and Viking.

I'm 30 years old now, which apparently makes me older than most of you!

I'm professional stage actor/director. I also usually bartend once or twice a week to help supplement my love for whiskey and tequila.

I used to play a lot of young, romantic leads on stage. Now, I mostly play villains - and I love it.

My cat of 9 years just died. She was pretty epic. Not envisioning another pet my in my near future.

I have a girlfriend of three years who is also an actor like me. She tolerates my nerdiness rather kindly, and I tolerate her jewishness rather kindly.

I prefer dark senses of humor and dark stories. I'm probably actually rather morbid. I doubt you'll ever find me playing a PC that is truly happy.

I live in Ohio. Whooooo. But it's not so bad, really.
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Re: Behind the username

Postby Nyz » Wed Jun 25, 2014 11:27 am

Songweaver, did you also play Lost Tales of Beleriand? Your name makes my memories of the game itch...

I'm so sorry to hear about your cat, it sounds like a big loss.
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Re: Behind the username

Postby Hawkwind » Wed Jun 25, 2014 12:26 pm

jdidds wrote:Gave that up years ago, Riv :)


Then your Scouse card is revoked too.
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Re: Behind the username

Postby twitchyweasel » Thu Jun 26, 2014 6:37 pm

I'm Twitchy. I played as Chucklezz on ARPI, PRPI, and late on the old SoI. I spent a lot of time at HL before that.

I'm a 21 year old male, and engaged to the most wonderful girl on our planet. :D
I live in the redneck heaven that is Oklahoma, and I love it. I fish and hunt often, and think it's great to eat food that I produced myself, and didn't come from a factory.

I dropped out of college to pursue a career in IT. I've been at my current position for two years, and it has treated my very well thus far.

I love a good brew. Or even a cheap beer. I just like to drink. PBR is what I've been drinking, of late. Nice and inexpensive. I also have a bottle of Fireball and Jack at my house at all times.

Music is my true passion, though. I am play guitar in a Red Dirt band, but I love all genres. We are gigging actively, and hoping to get our newest EP out soon! Margot and the Nuclear So and So's is probably my favorite band right now. Their newest album is great!

I would post a picture, but I'm lazy. I will later. :P
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Re: Behind the username

Postby Nimrod » Thu Jun 26, 2014 7:04 pm

LuckyV wrote:I'm 1.98 / 6'6"

This fact alone tells me what your previous account name was. :)
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Re: Behind the username

Postby OOTW » Thu Jun 26, 2014 11:27 pm

Songweaver wrote:I was Jaunt on Atonement. I built that game from the ground up with the help of Kithrater, Krelm and Wolfsong. And I destroyed humanity later on with the help of Tiamat and Viking.


Jaunt, it was thanks to your game and the progression that finally convinced me to play a perma-death mud. Atonement at the time I joined to the end was awesome. When are you going to do another one?
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Re: Behind the username

Postby twitchyweasel » Fri Jun 27, 2014 9:12 am

At my last concert

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My and my wonderful girl

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Re: Behind the username

Postby jdidds » Fri Jun 27, 2014 9:24 am

Hawkwind wrote:
jdidds wrote:Gave that up years ago, Riv :)


Then your Scouse card is revoked too.


Thank goodness. :-)
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Re: Behind the username

Postby LuckyV » Fri Jun 27, 2014 1:26 pm

Nimrod wrote:
LuckyV wrote:I'm 1.98 / 6'6"

This fact alone tells me what your previous account name was. :)


Not Japheth! :D
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Re: Behind the username

Postby jdidds » Fri Jun 27, 2014 3:39 pm

Nyneve wrote:Personally, I think it's interesting to view people on the forums as people rather than names on a screen. It helps me, anyway, remember to try and always be kind even when I disagree, or when we argue.

So, who are you? What do you like to do? You obviously don't need to put like, your real name and address and social security number or anything. But yeah.

I'm Nyneve.
I'm 22.
I'm married.
I live in the deep south of the USA.
I'm in college. If all goes well (aka I don't fail Spanish), I'm graduating in December.
My favorite color is forest green.
I have 2 cats, Merlin and Turnip. They're both ambiguously named girls and I love them more than people.
My favorite food is probably barbecue.
I put hot sauce on just about anything that isn't sweet. Tobasco is king. I love spicy food.
I can probably outdrink you, despite being a white girl.
That's because my drink of choice is straight whiskey. Maker's Mark, Jack Daniels, sometimes Fireball in the winter.
Other than that, I drink obscene amounts of coffee. Black.
I have green eyes and auburn hair. I'm pale. It sucks.
I write stupid amounts of poetry.

I like reading, running, frequent Netflix binges, swimming, watching the World Cup, going to football games, and building things. (I'm the fix-it person in our little household.)

Oh, and uhh... USA!USA!USA! I BELIEVE THAT WE WILL WIN!


If I remember correctly from a picture you posted on the old forums, you are indeed quite hot. You left that bit out :) Happy to help.
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