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Shadow Jumper - April 21, 2011 06:24 AM (GMT)
Or Villain. Or Renegade. Or whatever faction you are.
So anyways. I thought why not let's get to know everyone a bit better, instead of their characters. Share some facts about yourself, your name(or nickname if you'd rather), and even a picture if you'd like!

I suppose I'll start.


Well as some of you know through the cbox, my name is Jonnie.

- I am an artist. I have five pieces in a local gallery.
- I like hats. I have a Stetson, and some other cheapie hats. "I wear a Stetson now, Stetsons are cool."
- I'm a Whovian, if you couldn't tell. Looking forward to the premier of season 6 for Doctor Who.
- I cross-dress occasionally.
- And of course, I enjoy roleplaying. Although, sometimes I am a slow responder. Usually it's just a lack of or trouble keeping the muse to write. So forgive me if I am slow on some threads.

And finally, my face!
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Fear my tomboy-womaness!
(That button says "Mean People Suck" btw. Pervs)

Nick Temin - April 21, 2011 06:38 AM (GMT)
I am Cobalt, though there's some as call me Ashley.

- Seconding the hats thing. I am all about the hats like some women are with shoes. I have half a dozen red hats alone. It's a sickness.
- I'm big into politics. Like, if you get into an IM convo with me and mention women or LGBT people or Planned Parenthood or people of color or poor people I will seriously just start hurling all over the IM window about what I think about everything and what I'm pretty sure we all need to go do about it right this second.
- I post like a... like a thing which is associated with posting very quickly. Don't be spooked if I reply to you within ten minutes. It's okay; it is totally normal and you are going to be fine.
- When people ask me, "What do you do?" I tell them I am an adventurer. I fight injustice and have fun and that really does about cover it.

This is the latest picture of me I've taken, so this will work.

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Taryn Thoreau - April 21, 2011 07:01 AM (GMT)
I will give TWO pictures, because I am TWICE as awesome as everyone else.

The Normal One from last summer.
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And the one that won me a costume contest for my costume as J-Man. The most awesomest superhero ever. Note the nipple ring and cigarettes.

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So, anyway. About me.

-I'm short. I look like Elijah Wood, sorta. I am okay with this now.
-I roleplay, obviously. I have known Charles and Ashley for...fuck. Like, 3 years now. We all migrated here from a Star Wars board. I made Charles make the site, by the way. So all the credit goes to me.
-I'm in looooooooooooove with my gal. She's a redhead. 8D <3 Redheads. IMO, she's even prettier than Amy Pond.
-I'm...crazy? I mean, not in all the good ways that make you creative, but in the ways that are socially crippling and make me have heart attacks.(Okay, heart *attack*. There was only one.)

Crimson Defender - April 21, 2011 07:10 AM (GMT)
I am Charles. I will help you. (Sorry. The opening to the Kung Fu TV show is in my head for some reason.)

Stuff about me!

- I'm a gas station supervisor that loves roleplaying, acting, writing, and video games.
- My brain is a strange conglomeration of pop culture references, poor memory retention, and brilliant idiocy. So, you know, administrating a roleplaying board. FIRST thing that occurs to you when you're me.
- I've been a superhero, a Jedi, a king, a priest, and a psychopath or two. Ask Ashley, she knows.
- I've also known Ashley (and Jacob, and a bunch of other forumites) for bloody forever, it seems. And they're all AWESOME.
- I am weirdly good at coming up with ideas for plots. Like, basic, bare-bones ideas, fine, but if you want an idea for a plot (or a plot twist), I'm your man.

Anyways, face time!

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Taryn Thoreau - April 21, 2011 07:12 AM (GMT)
Everything else I said could be a lie, but you cannot deny that Hayley is hot, Charles.

Shadow Jumper - April 21, 2011 07:13 AM (GMT)
Ohdear. Is that a traffic cone on your head?

Crimson Defender - April 21, 2011 07:16 AM (GMT)
1. Yes I can, cuz it's been, like, forever since you showed me photos.

2. Yes it is. Plants vs. Zombies were running a promotion at PAX East.

Mercy Mayhem - April 21, 2011 07:21 AM (GMT)

Anyway. I'm Amanda.
This is me:
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And also me:
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If I wear glasses I look like this:
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When I'm not RPing or picking fights on the internet, I have hobbies like attempting to eat healthily and exercise, watching movies, and shopping). I work with homeless kids so my job is kind of exciting.

Nick Temin - April 21, 2011 07:21 AM (GMT)
QUOTE (Taryn Thoreau @ Apr 21 2011, 03:12 AM)
Everything else I said could be a lie, but you cannot deny that Hayley is hot, Charles.

This is 100% true. Others may lie about beautiful women, but not I.

Edit: *splorfle* Amanda oh god hipster Ariel.

Crimson Defender - April 21, 2011 07:22 AM (GMT)
... I recant the first post of my previous post.


Also, I've seen her with those glasses. It's UNCANNY the Hipster Ariel-ness.

Taryn Thoreau - April 21, 2011 07:26 AM (GMT)
I would tap hipster-ariel. I would tap normal ariel too, though. So, yeah. But those glasses do bring a whole new level of sexiness.


Amanda is very pretty too. Always has been. *nod*

Shadow Jumper - April 21, 2011 07:30 AM (GMT)

I suddenly feel like the youngest here

Nick Temin - April 21, 2011 07:32 AM (GMT)
It's okay. Nobody ever really grows up. That's just a lie they tell you.

Also a lie they told you? Hard vacuum. There's totally air in space. They just don't want us to escape.

Taryn Thoreau - April 21, 2011 07:34 AM (GMT)
Charles is only 6. I know he _looks_ older, but his birthday is February 29th.

Crimson Defender - April 21, 2011 07:56 AM (GMT)
You are completely correct as always, good chum.

... do not turn this into an edit war, Seraph. I will wreak unholy vengeance upon you, and you know it.

Shadow Jumper - April 21, 2011 10:44 AM (GMT)
Lol. Admins and their silly powers.

Boreas - April 21, 2011 01:41 PM (GMT)
My name is Dave, and I have existed since the dawn of time.

Look, mortals, upon my visage, and despair.
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That's me in November, after I got in shape.

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Me and some chick, a couple weeks ago.
Actually, that's Sable's player. We've been in a committed open relationship since December. If she decides to post in this thread, she can tell me to go ahead and take the squiggles off her face and have me out her as super-hot.
EDIT: Squiggles removed, Vicki is cute.

I am 22 as of a week ago, and my primary interests are in playing the drums, tabletop and forum roleplaying, Magic: The Gathering, writing, editing, making sweet love, and forcing my enemies to underestimate me.

I've been forum roleplaying since I was...what, nine? I had already been doing it for several years when I joined the forum where I met Charles and would eventually (many years later!) meet Ashley and sundry others. This shit has been part of my life for most of it. But now I'm super into tabletop! I live in a nerdy house with a bunch of nerds. Let me talk your ear off about my Serenity system characters living in the Firefly universe.

I'm a college student at a large school in Maryland, and if when I entered college you asked me when I was gonna graduate, I would have said next month, but then I decided it should be next year, but now that I've got a pretty cool internship I'm really wishing I'd stuck with the next month plan. I'm intending dual English and linguistics degrees, and will also leave here with minors in classical mythology (hence Boreas) and creative writing (hence Boreas).

I am in a band. I met the other members while I was accompanying my school's guitar club on drums. Here is a pretty cool recording of me behind some guitar club guys! Mixing done by the president of the club, who's an okay dude.

In personality, I'm...pretty much Boreas? Actually probably a less charming Boreas who trips over his words more often and also can't fly but sort of has a filter. Sable's player yells at me for not really roleplaying when I'm playing as him, but since Charles was spamming my Facebook wall with posts about this forum the damn second it was open, I figured I had better bring the character back rather than allow a Metro City continuity to exist without CJ in it. Metro City without Boreas would be...not Metro City. Since everybody forever likes to mention Boreas in posts that don't involve him, I guess others agree >_>

In addition to Boreas, I play as The Ancient and Vector!

And that's it!

Sable - April 21, 2011 04:29 PM (GMT)
I guess I might as well introduce myself, too. I'm Vicki, I'm a student at the same college as Dave. I am also studying English, but I'm much better at it than he is.

I did my first roleplaying in middle school; AD&D, with my dad as the DM. I was a human cleric. I was not allowed to use edged weapons, and my AC was very low, so it was hard to hit me. It was oldschool. My dad is a huge nerd, and he raised me on Lord of the Rings, Monty Python, and Babylon 5, not to mention Asimov, Clarke, and Heinlein. So that's my excuse for how I've ended up.

I haven't done any forum RP before; Dave got me into this one by constantly making me read his hilarious threads. He really is pretty much a less-smooth Boreas IRL, but I do not yell at him for it, I mock him. There's a difference.

But enough about him. I myself am an aspiring science fiction writer on a crusade to make academia accept that a book can have robots in it and still be "literature."

Uh...random stuff about me...I'm a third-generation atheist, I just turned 21 in April, I am currently suffering from my horrible, horrible seasonal allergies, I knit because otherwise I fidget and start picking the skin off the tips of my fingers, and I've read pretty much everything on

Anyway, it's really cool to meet you all, and I hope we will thwart many villainous plots together. And/or plot many villainous deeds, once I make a villain.

Shadow Jumper - April 21, 2011 05:37 PM (GMT)
I like how you're all in a circle. Or a big happy family of roleplayers.

Aegis - April 23, 2011 11:53 AM (GMT)
It's actually more like a cult. *nod*

Shadow Jumper - April 25, 2011 05:11 AM (GMT)
Cult, right, right.

I do have a Stetson!


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Nick Temin - April 25, 2011 05:15 AM (GMT)
Rawr. Nice.

Tom Martel - May 4, 2011 02:59 AM (GMT)
Here I am:

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Tom Martel and the Pancrites I've roleplayed with for a while on other boards:

Tom Martel

Salix - May 6, 2011 07:03 AM (GMT)
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Myself there, in London, looking at the picture taker as though I'm not sure whether to be offended or confused.

Also, Boreas, I don't mean to sound like a dick, but I do believe that guitarist on the left is out of tune. (the one with the sunburst Les Paul)

Boreas - June 1, 2011 07:09 PM (GMT)
In the category of "things that aren't my job" falls the task of making sure the guitar players stay in tune.

Kristján - June 7, 2011 04:28 AM (GMT)
I realized I have something else I can pimp out!

Courage Campaign has this thing going. It is an awesome thing. The idea is to get at least one person from every congressional district in the US to upload a video explaining why marriage equality is important to them.

You should do it. I don't think any of you are in the state I'm allegedly in charge of gathering testimonies for, but you will be doing something really great if you upload a video.

Here's mine. You will get to hear my voice and everything. I know that's always been one of MY favorite sounds.

Beacon - August 22, 2011 04:37 AM (GMT)
My name is Dave. Obligatory pics follow.

Me and the boyfriend:
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Yes, I date myself on Facebook.

This was during my time with The Doctor:
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Since I've proved that I own Photoshop, here's a normal ish one:
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And one more for the road with the true love of my life: Penelope my Quaker Parakeet:
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Tiny Librarian - September 10, 2011 03:32 PM (GMT)

Therefore: I blame Charles.

Hi! I am TL.

Here is a picture of me:


This is the best I can do since my laptop died.

I like outdoorsy things and nerdy things. Also swing sets. And swinging on swing sets. Also coffee and tea and pastries. And soup. And hot food. And hot drinks. Annnnnnnnd. My dad's old flannel shirts. They are super comfy, so I stole them. I am wearing one RIGHT NOW. Yay!

Introduction complete!

Conquistador - September 10, 2011 03:34 PM (GMT)
*pounds on TL's laptop* Live! LIVE, you bastard! DON'T YOU GIVE UP ON ME!

Tiny Librarian - September 10, 2011 03:36 PM (GMT)
*cough cough*

...cpr does not work on laptops...

Just sayin'.

Conquistador - September 10, 2011 04:13 PM (GMT)
*ignores, shakes laptop* LIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIVE! *collapses in a tear-soaked heap*

Beatrix Potter - September 11, 2011 04:06 AM (GMT)
I am super proud of this thing which I had done.

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Stefan Zerofski - September 17, 2011 01:38 AM (GMT)
green hair is green

Boreas - September 20, 2011 03:26 AM (GMT) know I could put up pictures from your Facebook, right, TL?

Tiny Librarian - September 21, 2011 08:15 PM (GMT)
You could if you're super mean and evil. =(

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