Tell us about yourself
Posted 23 September 2009 - 02:12 PM - 05561
These forums are missing a real introductions thread, so here's one.
Feel free to use this little questionnaire, but you don't have to
Cake or cookie?:
Picture? (Doesn't have to be of you, yaknow):
Rain or sun?:
Summer or winter?:
More about you:
Posted 23 September 2009 - 07:01 PM - 05562
Posted 24 September 2009 - 12:09 AM - 05563
Work/Career/School/College: Michigan State University (GO GREEN)
Hobbies/Interests: Model United Nations
Cake or cookie?: Most definitely cookie. Though Rum is a close second.
Picture?: Got a Polaroid?
Music taste: Movie Soundtracks, though my Pandora station has started playing trance techno recently.
Film/book tastes: Military fiction (books), anything produced by the Scott brothers (movies)
Rain or sun?: Rain, especially thunderstorms
Summer or winter?: Winter (Why else why would I live in Michigan?)
More about you: I wear a size ten shoe.
Posted 24 September 2009 - 12:56 AM - 05564
Work/Career/School/College: Purdue University (^^^^STATE SUCKSSSSS BOILER UP!!!!!!_
Hobbies/Interests: Pretty much CN and the UBD. Also, I enjoy reading (Hemingway, Hawthorne.... other sh&t that makes me look intelligent), watching good flicks, and drinking.
Cake or cookie?: Cookie, no question.
Picture?: I don't want to!
Music taste: Rock/Metal/Hard Rock usually. But I have a soft spot for pretty much every genre
Film/book tastes: Noir, Drama, Comedy, War are the best. Book wise I like stuff that has to deal with the Marine Corps and War, as well as older stuff.
Rain or sun?: Sun.
Summer or winter?: Summer
More about you: MoD for the UBD, here on the exchange program. ..... UM..... I'm a Senior here at the 'due, looking forward to graduating. Also, I want to go into the United States Marine Corps after school, as an officer.
Posted 24 September 2009 - 12:57 AM - 05565
Work/Career/School/College: Junior in high-school (11th grade, year 12 if you Europeans count kindergarten.)
Hobbies/Interests: Music, football, computers, Finding stuff to do with my friends like TPing houses, seran wrapping cars, painting school rocks.... n' stuff.
Cake or cookie?: Cookies n' rum, my friends.
Music taste: Eh... I'll just paste what I put in my house thread. 'I like most music, but I tend to listen more to older music. Some of my favorite artists are Elton John, Billy Joel, The Beatles, Journey, Styx, Queen, The Police, Simon & Garfunkel, John Williams, Tchaikovsky, Sousa, LeRoy Anderson, and others.'
Film/book tastes: Mostly Sci-Fi; Anything by Orson Scott Card. As for movies, I like just about every kind.
Rain or sun?: Rain for sure. I have to agree with Spaero; Thunderstorms are the bomb-diggity.
Summer or winter?: I don't really mind which. I'm always happy when summer comes, and I'm always happy when winter comes.
More about you: I r kul, n' stuff.
Posted 24 September 2009 - 01:15 AM - 05566
Age: 22 (23 in Oct)
work/career/college.... : Disabled Pensioner.Most of you know of my laundry list of problems so i wont list them here. But trying to get well enough to maybe go to uni in a year or 2.
Hobbies/Interests: i paint models and watch sport. I used to play Rubgy, Cricket and Basketball when i was younger.
Cake or Cookie: Long Live The Cookie!!!
Picture: will probably break your monitor
Music Taste: You know the Answer lol (Marion Raven, thats about it)
Film/book taste: books i would have to go with the Ciaphas Cane series of Warhammer books, they make me laugh whenever i read them. film i would have to go with any epic. A story to remember. i hate chick flicks, romantic comedies and adam sandler movies. He has the same guys in every movie and none of them can act. My favourite movies currently are the Transporter movies with Jason Stratham. My favourite of all time is Glory with Morgan Freeman and Denzel Washington.
Rain or Sun: Rain. its sunny nearly all the time here. So a rainy day is a real treat. it sometimes can be months between rainy days, so i enjoy them whenever i can.
summer or winter: winter. because our winter is like a northern hemisphere summer, and our summer is like a pizza oven.
More about you: i wear a US size 13 shoe and am built like a NFL lineman.But im a gentle giant lol.
Posted 24 September 2009 - 11:00 AM - 05567
Work/Career/School/College: teacher for special needs students k-5
Hobbies/Interests: surfing the interweb, shopping, LARP, cookies, music
Cake or cookie?: Cookie, but cake can be good on occasion.
Picture?: look at my profile
Music taste: r&b, pop, alternative, rock, victorianindustrial (look it up)
Film/book tastes: comedy, sci-fi, historical
Rain or sun?: rain
Summer or winter?: winter
More about you: I could just point you to my facebook. But I'll make you go find it. Hint, I'm on the NADC facebook group.
Posted 24 September 2009 - 11:54 AM - 05568
Age: Too old for little girls.
Gender: Physical form; Male
Work/Career/School/College: Jyväskylän Lyseon Lukio
Hobbies/Interests: Hobbies; Music (I play the drums and some bass/guitar, and also compose), PC-games - mostly RPG, poetry & literature - both reading and writing and collecting all kinds of items.
Interests; Drawing, painting, photography, PnP-roleplaying and philosophy and ethics.
Cake or cookie?: Neither, I prefer non-dessertism.
Sorry if it's a little big. (Great respect to the one who remembers what this is about!)
Music taste: Rock, Metal, Pop, Rap, Jazz, Blues, J-Pop & J-Rock, Neoclassical, Industrial, Progressive, Experimental, Melodic Death Metal, Disco, Groove...and so on.
Film/book tastes: No films, just books. Usually fantasy, such as R.A. Salvatore, David Eddings, Margaret Weis or Tracy Hickman. Sometimes I read sci-fi and occasionally I enjoy a good book about philosophy or such.
Rain or sun?: Cloudy.
Summer or winter?: Neither. Summer's too hot and winter here is goddamn bloody COLD!
More about you: I like flowers. A lot.
Ask me if you want to know anything more.
PS: Hobbies cost money - interests are free. And take a lot less of your time.
Posted 24 September 2009 - 03:39 PM - 05569
Work/Career/School/College: Software Engineer
Hobbies/Interests: Beer, Rye, hockey, beer, xbox360, beer, drums, beer, and more beer
Cake or cookie?: cookie, definitely cookie.
Picture?: of beer? Oh no wait, that says pi"c"ture
Music taste: anything but country, country blows.
Film/book tastes: sci-fi, horror, maybe even something with a little nudity.
Rain or sun?: Sun, the hotter the better.
Summer or winter?: both, summer's good for golf, and winter is good for hockey.
More about you: I like long walks in the park.
Posted 25 September 2009 - 11:57 AM - 055610
Work/Career/School/College: I work as a cashier in a local grocery store
Hobbies/Interests: I go to church. Take karate. Read and write books. Draw. And play video and computer games
Cake or cookie?: Both if my grandmother is baking
Picture?: Uh, I don't really like the camera and really don't like putting my picture onto a message forum.
Music taste: A mix but mostly Christian.
Film/book tastes: Film and book taste run mostly to sci fi and fantasy, though in the film part I will also watch war movies.
Rain or sun?: Rain. I like listening to it but not to keen on thunder.
Summer or winter?: Neither. I like fall best. Such a pretty season.
More about you: I'm writing a fantasy novel I hope to get published one day.
Posted 29 September 2009 - 02:51 PM - 055611
Work/Career/School/College: Former Lead Singer of Queen
Hobbies/Interests: Men and singing
Cake or cookie?: Scone
Picture? (Doesn't have to be of you, yaknow): I'm an extremely private person never to show my face in concerts. Infact, I had an ingenious disguise with my mustache.
More about you: Oh, Brian May was being a dick and stuff, it's a long story and it ended up being that I faked my death from AIDS and whatever and now I'm playing cybernations.
Posted 07 October 2009 - 07:10 PM - 055612
Work/Career/School/College: I indirectly breed people; in other words, a farmer. Bachelor of Natural Resources in Agricultural and Rural Studies.
Hobbies/Interests: Lots of stuff, but usually time is a major problem.
Cake or cookie?: Do I have to choose?
Picture? (Doesn't have to be of you, yaknow): It could give you a Haart attack.
Music taste: None.
Film/book tastes: Mostly historical, but also comedy, fantasy and detective story.
Rain or sun?: Both are good, in right amounts.
Summer or winter?: I like all seasons, but hope to see more of the winter in the future. Global warming FTL.
More about you: I'm flatfooted.
Posted 18 October 2009 - 07:08 PM - 055613
Work/Career/School/College: Louisiana State University - Computer Engineering
Hobbies/Interests: Linux, robotics, reading. I've also recently taken up airbrushing for various things (nerf guns to model airplanes)
Cake or cookie?: I'm with Lai on this, non-dessertism.
Picture? (Doesn't have to be of you, yaknow): It is on the picture thread.
Music taste: Classic Rock, Some oldschool rap. However, I mostly listen to electronic-ish music.
Film/book tastes: I read a lot, but I'm mostly a sci-fi fantasy guy.
Rain or sun?: Cloudy/Rainy/Windy
Summer or winter?: Fall
More about you: lolidunno
Posted 20 October 2009 - 07:18 AM - 055614
Hobbies/Interests: Video games, watching TV, Warhammer 40k, etc.
Cake or cookie?: Caek. Of course.
Picture? (Doesn't have to be of you, yaknow): See Real Name
Music taste: Just about anything rock.
Film/book tastes: For films, I like humor and epics. For books, just epics.
Rain or sun?: Sun
Summer or winter?: Winter
More about you: ODN RULES
Posted 20 October 2009 - 08:50 AM - 055615
Work/Career/School/College: currently majoring in computer engineering at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo
Hobbies/Interests: Magic: the Gathering, rpgs, playing the mandolin, warhammer (fantasy), reading, coding, swimming, star wars, lord of the rings, game theory, space, robots, funny stuff (Flight of the Conchords, Robot Chicken, Southpark, etc). For more, feel free to find me on facebook (I am part of the NADC group)
Cake or cookie?:
but others perceive me like this:
Music taste: rock (mostly 80s), techno, celtic, and humurous music (e.g. Lonely Island, Flight of the Conchords, Gothic Archies) in addition to some other stuff that I can't really put into a group.
Film/book tastes: I like fantasy, sci-fi, and comedy. Story is extremely important to me (in terms of entertainment value. This also applies to video games). Same is true for my reading. Currently, some of my favorite authors Terry Pratchett, Lemony Snickett, and Douglas Adams.
Rain or sun?: Rain for sure! I love clouds (grey skys), wind, lightning etc (STORM!)
Summer or winter?: I guess winter wins because of its weather, but summer's cool because I get to go back home and hang out with my friends.
More about you:
I am currently working on creating a fictional world. This will probably take me several years because I plan on getting very detailed and I don't spend much time working on it. I also enjoy wearing my utilikilt and steampunk stuff.
Posted 20 October 2009 - 09:52 PM - 055616
Age: 16 mental age about 120
Gender: Male, at least I hope so - it's a little late if I'm not
Work/Career/School/College: School - WSSC - Willenhall, England
I fly RC planes
I enjoy flight simulators
And inorganic chemistry
Interests; all of the above plus rugby
Cake or cookie?: It depends what type of cake/cookie - and how many
(okay, it's not me but there is a discernible likeness)
Music taste: Anything classical, I'll stretch to songs by queen too.
Film/book tastes: I prefer the old English classics, Dickens is of particular interest
Rain or sun?: Rain
Summer or winter?: Winter - the atmosphere is fun
More about you:
Not really much more to tell in all honesty
Posted 22 October 2009 - 09:22 PM - 055617
Age: I'm on the young side
Work/Career/School/College: I got to a school somwhere...I think
Cake or cookie?: Ice cream, of course!
Picture? (Doesn't have to be of you, yaknow): Um, I kinda like the NADC, so no
Music taste: Mostly Christian, though I have started to expand my Music selection to more mainstream stuff
Film/book tastes: Film: Sci-fi and anything that looks good Book: Oh, I like lots of books. Anthony Horowitz, DJ MacHale, Artemis Foul Series... Molly Moon was also pretty good... I dislike Lemony Snicket.
Rain or sun?: Rain, particularly a good, steady rain or a really big thunderstorm with a good bit of wind
Summer or winter?: Summer
More about you: I'm a soccer (futbol) player.
Posted 29 October 2009 - 08:22 PM - 055618
Age: 4.75(dog years)
Work/Career/School/College: Sequential art dealer.
Hobbies/Interests: Love. Comedy. Foreigners. Nature. Knowledge.
Cake or cookie?: Cookie is yummy...
Picture? (Doesn't have to be of you, yaknow):Pics of me.
Music taste: All over the place.
Film/book tastes: See above.
Rain or sun?: Monsoon!
Summer or winter?: Winter
More about you: I am a two time recipient of the "Most humble man in the world award."(2003 & 2007) Just sayin'.
Posted 16 November 2009 - 06:54 PM - 055619
Hobbies/Interests: racing, hackysack, star wars, LOtR and Legend of Zelda related activities. D&D and shadowrun RPGs. sports of all kinds
Cake or cookie?: are not part of a healthy diet (=
Picture? (Doesn't have to be of you, yaknow): already posted in the appropriate forum *for once!*
Music taste: ska, techno, metal, pre 1995 country, classical, bluegrass, 90's alternative
Film/book tastes: sci-fi, fantasy, WWII, stuff as such
Rain or sun?: cloudy
Summer or winter?: winter
More about you: what else do you want? shoe size? my SSN? which arm is longer than the other? for srs
Posted 17 November 2009 - 08:50 AM - 055620
Work/Career/School/College: Geo IT consultant ever since I graduated as Master of (computer) Science
Hobbies/Interests: I play the trumpet in a marching band and a brass band ( dutch: 'blaaskapel') and from November 14 until December 5th in a "Pietenband". I am also a member of the dutch Startrek club from startrek.nl/forum.
In my remaining spare time I digitalize the music we play in those bands for ease of converting to different instruments, conductor scores or other reasons
Picture? (Doesn't have to be of you, yaknow): Nothing uploaded available atm
Music taste: Mostly Marching band music, movie themes, soundtracks, but also symphonic metal, Rock & Roll and (happy) hardcore
Film/book tastes: sci-fi, fantasy, WWII, stuff as such (Startrek, Harry Potter and Lotr are the three big favorites in this)
Rain or sun?: Please give me some sun, although everything without rain is good
Summer or winter?: I prefer the summer
More about you:
Let see, I think I told it all I work, after work I am usually busy with my music