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frentymon
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Joined: 27 Nov 2005
Posts: 2362
Location: San Francisco

PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2007 10:16 am Reply with quote
I swear, everytime I'm gone for more than...8 hours, some strange new thread pops up. Oh well, I'll play.

Name: Let's stick with "frentymon".

Sex: Male

Location: Currently in Shanghai suffering as the heat gets exponentially worse every day (man, it was 27C the day before yesterday too, now it's ~36, bound to get even worse...)

Marital Status: single

Age: 16

Religion: Atheist

Drink/Smoke: The former recently only because in China no one cares about drinking age.

Likes: Anime, bishoujo games, manga, J-pop, seiyuu, Japanese cartoons, light novels, anything else that wasn't obvious enough already. Also, chess, music, useless organizational stuff like that Discussions Thread, looking at scenary.

Dislikes: Cynical people, heat, crowded trains.

Favorite anime: Kimi ga Nozomu Eien, Mai-HiME, Twelve Kingdoms, Zettai Shounen, Honey and Clover, Scrapped Princess.

Favorite Manga: Battle Royale, Bokurano, 20th Century Boys.

Favorite game: Starcraft, Pokemon series, Chrono Trigger.

Favorite Drink: Melon Soda.

Favorite Foods: Rice?

Favorite Sport: Tennis, badminton.

Favorite Music: Jazz, classical, J-pop (Halko, KOTOKO, Mami Kawada, Yui Horie, Yukari Tamura, Ayumi Hamasaki, Mikuni Shimokawa, Minami Kuribayashi, Yoko Takahashi, other people), rock, techno.

Fun facts: I actually find all the mundane forum-searching chart-making stuff I sometimes do here entertaining. Oh and I just watched Akagi and I agree that it's a manly-man anime for manly-men.
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NGE1113



Joined: 12 Oct 2005
Posts: 1081
Location: Alexandria, VA.

PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2007 10:18 am Reply with quote
Well, with the "Introductions/Welcome" thread meeting its demise, guess it's time to do it again...

Name: Jeff

Gender:

Blood type: O-

Location: Fairfax County, VA, for the time being anyways.

Age: 29.

Marital Status: Single.

Ethnicity: British, Irish, Scottish, Swedish, Welsh.

Religion: Lapsed Roman Catholic.

Drink/smoke: Have not smoked, nor do I ever plan on doing so. I drink only on occasion (to be social, birthday, New Year's).

Favorite music: Soft rock and oldies. However, I'm not picky, and listen to whatever others put on.

Favorite sports to watch: College sports, far and away, especially JMU football and college basketball. That, and MLB; With DC finally having a team of its own, I developed a surprisingly quick interest in the sport.

Favorite sport to play: Basketball.

Favorite games: SNES: Illusion of Gaia, Earthbound, Secret of Mana, Chrono Trigger, Link to the Past; GB/GBC/GBA: the Dragon Warrior franchise, Link's Awakening, Oracle of Ages/Seasons (both of which remain unfinished Anime smile + sweatdrop).

Favorite anime: Azumanga Daioh, Berserk, Boogiepop Phantom, Cowboy Bebop, Elfen Lied, Haibane Renmei, Key the Metal Idol, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Now and Then, Here and There, Texhnolyze.

Favorite manga: Boogiepop, Excel Saga, and Hellsing to a large degree. Also, Cromartie High School and Neon Genesis Evangelion to a smaller degree.

Other animated interests: The Simpsons (for nostalgia's sake), The Venture Bros., Harvey Birdman: Attorney at Law, Space Ghost: Coast 2 Coast, The Critic.

Other non-animated interests: Stephen King's The Dark Tower series, history, geology, writing, and currency collecting (mostly bills, but some coins as well), as well as stuff pertaining to transportation.

Likes: Cool, cloudy days (no idea why); long drives in the (sadly decreasing) countryside; extra time; a good number of my interests noted above.

Dislikes: Indecisive people who still haven't made up their mind while they've been standing in line for five minutes; drivers who lack any kind of etiquette/courtesy; UPS; people who refuse to accept the virtues of hard work; state and federal legislatures that don't have the political onions to admit higher taxes are necessary to maintain a crumbling infrastructure.

Favorite food: Chinese food, pizza, occasionally Fuddrucker's.

Favorite drink: Jack and Coke.

Favorite non-alcoholic drink: Coca-Cola.

Education/employment: Got my associate's in foodservice management doing part-time classes while working full-time. After that, applied and was accepted to James Madison University to pick up my bachelor's in the same field. Currently employed (during summers and breaks) by a family restaurant chain that does the majority of its business in the northeast.

Favorite websites: ANN, CAA Zone (for discussion of JMU athletics)

Favorite quotes:
"If you're going to do something, do it right, or don't do it at all."

Fun facts about NGE1113:
Was quite the band geek back in high school. Converted from the trumpet to the euphonium, and made it onto three consecutive All-District Bands during high school.

Some marching band bloopers:
During a performance, I lost a shoe on the field. The result: two of the trombones playing behind me nearly went down after walking on it.

At one of the higher rated competitions, I somehow managed to wedge my shoe into one of triangular-shaped yard markers, and dragged it for ten to twenty feet.

From what others have told me, I've made it onto TV (CBS, Comcast Sports Net) twice in my life. The first occurred at a Georgetown basketball game in the 80's at the Capital Centre, back when the feed from nationally televised games was also used as the in-house CCTV feed. My father looked up at the center court TV screen, and saw me on camera as the camera crew faded in from a media timeout.

The other occurred in the winter of 2009, when JMU hosted George Mason. Following the victory, there was a rush at center court (first win in the last ten tries over our rival), but I got out there late. With no one else around me, I was easily visible on the camera pointed towards the huddle of students. I later learned from one of my roommates that his parents had seen me on TV. He saw it as well; for some reason, highlights from the game were broadcasted at Verizon Center during a Washington Capitals game that he attended.


Pictures: Sorry, not at this time.

EDITS:
Added a few things, rearranged and reordered some other things.


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UKfan



Joined: 27 Jun 2006
Posts: 280
Location: Manchester UK

PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2007 10:23 am Reply with quote
Name: Aaron.

Sex: Male.

Location: Manchester,UK.

Marital Status: Single.

Age: 26 in a couple of weeks.

Occupation: Science Teacher.

Drink/Smoke: Drink a lot, rarely. Can't stand smokers.

Likes: Watching anime, buying anime, sci-fi and fantasy books and movies, listening to most music, science.

Dislikes: Gangsta rap, boy bands, snobs.

Favorite anime: Anything with a Giant Robot in, anything by CLAMP also Elfen Lied, Last Exile, Nadia, Ah! My Goddess and Ghost in the Shell.

Favorite Manga: Angel Sanctuary, Please Save My Earth! and anything CLAMP.

Favorite games: Skies of Arcadia: Legends (GCN), Final Fantasy VII, VIII, IX (PS1) and Final Fantasy X (PS2).

Favorite Drink: Wine (sweet and fruity).

Favorite Foods: Fish and chips in curry sauce, pizza, lasagne, fried breakfast, anything sweet and sticky.

Favorite Book: A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson, also anything by Terry Pratchett.

Favorite Sport: Football and Cricket.

Favorite Music: Anything that isn't Gangsta rap or sung by a boy band.

Fun facts about UKfan: I wear contact lenses but not many people know that, I've worked part time as a Butcher for the past 10 years, if I didn't spend all my money on anime I'd buy a telescope.
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Key
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Joined: 03 Nov 2003
Posts: 11724
Location: Indianapolis, IN (formerly Mimiho Valley)

PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2007 10:45 am Reply with quote
Oh, why not? Most of what I'm saying here is already available in my Staff Profile or the one done in Protoculture Addicts #90 (which also includes a slightly out-of-date photo) anyway.

Name: Theron (yes, really)
Sex: Male
Location: Indianapolis, IN (and, unlike Mylene, I wouldn't willingly live elsewhere).
Marital Status: Single and looking.
Age: 35
Religion: Non- now, originally Methodist.
Drink/Smoke: Never have and unlikely to ever start.
Likes (beyond anime/manga): American comic books, history, RPGs (especially Dungeons and Dragons), card and board games, fantasy football, big roller coasters, constantly peppy people.
Dislikes: Teenagers who insist "I'm grown" when when they still act quite immature, people who look at everything from a political viewpoint, country and gospel music.
Favorite anime: Key the Metal Idol (naturally!), Scrapped Princess, Twelve Kingdoms, Princess Mononoke, Fruits Basket, NGE.
Favorite Manga: Battle Angel Alita
Favorite (computer) game: Minesweeper, just about any incarnation of Civilization
Favorite Food: Pepperoni and sausage pizza from a small N. Indiana chain called Volcano's.
Favorite Book: Recently, The Twelve Kingdoms (yes, the novel that was the source for the anime) by Fuyumi Ono; all-time, Daughter of the Forest by Juliet Mariller and the works of Jane Auel (Clan of the Cave Bear, etc.) and Douglas Adams.
Favorite Sport: Pro football
Favorite Music: Primarily metal, '80s pop/rock, and anime soundtracks (especially Yuki Kajiura's work), but I can name favorites in just about any genre other than gospel. My current top pick is the soundtrack to Le Portrait de Petite Cossette.
Fun facts about Key:
- I am one generation removed from the farm on both sides of my family but did grow up in an area where some people, to this day, still use a horse and buggy for transportation.
- I teach high school Math (although that may soon be changing) and have often done it in classrooms where I was the only white person in the room.
- I have been writing adventures for the RPGA (Role Playing Gamers Association) since the early '90s and have had other D&D-related publications.
- I am allergic to chocolate.
- EDIT: In reference to NGE1113's post, I was also a dedicated "band geek" in HS. I was a mallet specialist, so I did pit percussion (those fancy sideline set-ups in field performances) or bass drum on the drum line as needed during marching band season. We did three major nationally-televised parades during my time, and my best blooper was falling over the front corner of a car parked on the edge of our practice field while backing up at full speed while wearing a bass drum. (I needed help to get back on my feet.)


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LydiaDianne



Joined: 28 Jan 2006
Posts: 5629
Location: Support Breast Cancer Research

PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2007 10:46 am Reply with quote
Well, I'll give it a go...

Name: Lydia

Sex: Female

Location: Riverside, California

Marital Status: Single

Age: 38

Religion: I believe in God and when he wakes up from his day of rest, he's going to be very disappointed with the way we treat each other.

Smoke: Not unless I want my dad to kill me.

Drink: Not when beer tastes like a mouthfull of yeast and anything else causes my nose to go numb halfway through the glass.

Likes: reading, anime, doggy kisses (I still miss my dog! Crying or Very sad ), and lots of other things that I can't think of right now.

Dislikes: PEOPLE TALKING ON THEIR CELL PHONE WHILE THEY ARE GOING TO THE BATHROOM! I'm sorry but that is beyond disgusting! People talking on their cell phone but still expect me to help them find something.

Favorite Anime: If most of you don't know this about me by now, I'm very disappointed in all of you - Sailor Moon

Favorite Manga: See above! Very Happy

Favorite Books: The Valdemar and Elemental Mage Series by Mercedes Lackey, The Honor Harringtion and Mutineers' Moon Series by David Weber, The Belgariad by David Eddings, Linda Howard, Nora Roberts, Stephanie Laurens and Katherine Kurtz.

Favorite Game: Not coordinated enough for video games.

Favorite Drink: Classic Coke

Favorite Food: Stuff I'm not supposed to eat anymore but forget do anyway.

Favorite Sport: Football and NASCAR - when I remember to watch.

Favorite Music: Pretty much anything except regge and rap. Duran Duran and I've recently discover Nightwish - symphonic Goth music!

Facts: I found out last November that I have a hypo-thyroid problem and last Janurary, I found out that I have gallstones, so between the two, I've lost 30 pounds Rolling Eyes, I still should loose more. Embarassed Don't EVER get gallstones! You have to stop eating all of your favorite foods! Crying or Very sad

I have recently discover Gaiaonline. I've been running around kicking bushes and building puzzles trying to earn gold so I can furnish my "house" and I'm having fun doing that!
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Riyousha



Joined: 19 Mar 2006
Posts: 817

PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2007 11:01 am Reply with quote
Name: Yeah, right. Like I want to tell you my real name Rolling Eyes
Sex: Male
Location: Texas
Marital Status: Everyday person who dreams of working in the media. Also a gamer.
Age: 15
Religion: Christianity
Drink/Smoke: I don't smoke or drink.
Likes: video games, hip-hop music in general, computer animation, 2D animation, drawing sketches, legoes, and parodies in particular
Dislike (the ones I underline are the ones I hate than just don't like): racists, bees, Jack Thompson, 4kids (after what they've done to One Piece), potatoes, having to hear babies cry, yaoi/yuri, pedophiles, emos, kawaii shows like Melody of Haruhi or Lucky Star, foul smells, gay pornography
Favorite anime & manga: No specific favorite. But I do like Dragon Ball Z, Pokemon, Yu-Gi-Oh!, Naruto, One Piece, Digimon, Afro Samurai, Death Note, Samurai Champloo, Transformers, Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children, and Gundam
Favorite Non-Anime: Simpsons, Family Guy, American Dad, Boondocks, Spongebob Squarepants, Ripley's Believe It Or Not, Flava TV, South Park, My Gym Partner's a Monkey, X-Play, Futurama, Power Rangers
Most Loved games: Mario and any other nintendo franchise, Sonic, Megaman, Mortal Kombat, Street Fighter, Final Fantasy, Kingdom Hearts, any game that lets you play as your own Mii.
Favorite Drink: Big Red, Frostie, Dr. Pepper, cool-Aid, milk (it helps keep your bones strong, kids Wink ), Fanta
Favorite Foods: pizza, spaghetti, sushi, eggrolls, any type of meat, broccoli, bananas
Favorite Sport: basketball, football, soccer, baseball
Favorite Music: Hihp-Hop, Rap, R&B, Pop, Rapcore, Horrorcore, a little J-Music, Old school hip-hop, and parody music (see: Wierd Al)
Most-Loved Musicians: 50cent, Justin Timberlake, Lil' John, Wu-Tang, TM Revolution, Wierd Al Yankovic, Bow Wow, Limp Bizkit, Gravediggaz, Necro, May-J, T-Pain, Three 6 Mafia, Panic At The Disco (only for their song I Write Sins Not Trageties), Eminem, Usher, Rick Ashley, Snoop Dogg, Beyonce, Christina Aguilera, Beat Crusaders, Linkin Park, Tupac (R.I.P. Tupac), Chris Brown, Tech N9ne, Nami Tamaki, Jesse Mccartney, and Outkast. Yeah, I have alot of favorited musicians.
Fun Facts: I not only want to do CGI but also be partr of the media industry and consider myself the "King of Action & Comedy". There are three shows I'm planning on doing in the future. Two of them will be action/comedy series. My first show will be base on my Power Rangers fan idea which will be done by Power Ranger fans and people who aren't fans of PR but I will actually hire (i.e. Trey Parker, the man behind South Park and Team Amerca, to be the sixth ranger of the show with his real name ,well, just Trey Parker. I'll also hire H.R.Giger to do certain baskgrounds in stages, if he's still alive I mean.). I'll also do a logn-running show about an anthropomorphic version of my dog. And my third show will be a sketch comedy that's a cross between other sketch comedies like Saturday Night Live, The Dave Chappelle Show, and Mad TV. And it will be named after my media studio. I'm also planning on doing a downloadable game based on my Paper Mario fan-idea as well. It'll be downloadable on my studio's site.
Pictures: I'll only put it up when certain changes are done to my appearance.
- I get a mohawk
- I grow muscles similar to Akon's muscles
- I wear mascaea. I know it's prettty strange for me to do that but I feel like it.
- I get an eyebrow piercing, bridge piercing and my ears pierced (or I can do a photo without any of these on.


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kyokun703



Joined: 06 Jan 2005
Posts: 2503
Location: Orgrimmar

PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2007 11:13 am Reply with quote
Name: Dana
Sex: Female
Location: Southern California
Marital Status: Single
Age: mid 30s
Religion: Extreme agnostic
Education/Occupation: Bachelor's in Biology and English. Library copycataloger.
Drink/Smoke: I can drink a lot with my friends, but that's maybe once a month/2 months. I don't smoke.
Likes: Anime & manga (duh), shopping, reading everything, learning (but not in a classroom, just on my own), tidepools, dinosaurs, dining out, cooking, just relaxing with my friends
Dislikes: Homophobia, fundamentalists, interference of church and state, how reality TV overrides good TV, celery
Favorite anime: ROD OAV (I'm the real life Yomiko Readman; my apartment is made up of bookcases), Hajime no Ippo, Cowboy Bebop, Mononoke, Baccano!, Princess Tutu, RahXephon, Fruits Basket, Ouran High School, Yakitate!! Japan, Last Exile, 12 Kingdoms, Cross Game, Samurai Champloo, Azumanga Daioh (and Avatar, although this isn't an anime, exactly)
Favorite Manga: Love*Com, Naruto, FMA, Bleach, Fruits Basket, Ouran High School, Yakitate!! Japan, Paradise Kiss, Fake, Antique Bakery, One Piece
Favorite games: Computer: World of Warcraft (an 80 human mage and a bunch of alts), with a handful of lower characters) Board: Settlers of Catan
Favorite Drink: Beer (microbrews), water, or tea. My favorite beer is New Belgium Fat Tire. My favorite tea is Tazo Berryblossom or regular old genmaicha.
Favorite Foods: Uhhh... I like food. A lot. I love trying new foods, and I especially like flavorful ethnic foods: Indian, Japanese, dim sum (both Shanghai and Cantonese), Mexican, Greek. Anything spicy. Also junk food. For dessert, I love Beard Papa's vanilla cream puffs.
Favorite Book: Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett. I also like... er... vampire/werewolf books... Embarassed
Favorite Music: Mostly late 80s and early 90s alternative, although I really like a little of everything. I have like 2500+ songs in my iTunes, and that's not nearly all of my CDs.
Fun facts about kyokun703: I have 11 bookshelves in my one bedroom apartment filled with books and DVDs. I have a sporadic food sensitivity to onions, but it's not an allergy per se, according to an allergist. I'm a fourth generation Japanese-American. My major faults are that I'm lazy about a lot of things, I procrastinate, and I can be extremely introverted (I'm working on this last one).
Picture--it's a few years old.


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undeadben



Joined: 06 May 2006
Posts: 1212
Location: West Texas

PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2007 11:22 am Reply with quote
Name: Ben is my nickname in RL, however my real name is not really that closely related to it. The only person on ANN who knows my real name is Steven, or Mr. theeunuch, owner of ann, to you, but I've made him swear he won't tell or else I'll swim to Australia and feed him to a crocodile. (BTW Happy Birthday, Steven, sounds like you had a rocky one, hope it gets better from here.)

Sex: Male

Location: West Texas, in a tiny little nowhere town that was, or is claimed to be, the site of the real first thanksgiving.

Marital Status: Single and currently not looking.

Age: 30... ish.

Religion: Christian/Babtist, and that's all I'm saying on this subject.

Drink/Smoke: Recovering alcoholic. I've had 3 noteworthy benders in the past year and a half but otherwise dry. I've smoked since I was 11 years old and it's not as violent a habit to break as drinking but it is harder somehow, but I am finally working towards it. Not so much for my health but it is getting to be one of my more expensive habits.

Likes: Spare time. It is my favorite thing in the world. Every year I look to see how I can manage to make more for myself. Whether it is multi-tasking at work or when I'm out running errands to get more things done at once or making strict "to do" lists for when I have a busy schedule, I will do almost anything to earn even one more free hour a week to do with as I please. *Edit: Oh and sex is nice too, really close second, although I suppose it was at #1 at some point in my life, maybe when I was in my twenties.

Dislikes: I dislike quite a few things but dishonesty is probably at the top. I mean I don't care about little white lies or some internet bragging, that's just expected, but I mean when someone I know does something dishonest that can potentially be hurtful in some way to someone, that really bothers me.

Favorite anime: Look here. And for once the list is updated and current.

Favorite Manga: Ranma 1/2, Gunslinger Girl, Fruits Basket, Ai Yori Aoshi, Hajime no Ippo, XXXholic, and a few others. I don't read a lot of manga so almost anything I read I guess you could call a favorite.

Favorite game: Hmm... Tough one, I haven't really been into gaming for a very long time. The last system I bought was an original X-box when that first came out and I think I played all of 4 games on it and used it a grand total of about a dozen times. Before that I did like the Zelda games from Nintendo though, so I guess you could call those my favorites.

Favorite Drink: Beer! I can't drink it, but it is still the best tasting stuff I have ever or will ever have. Some [bad] fathers give a small sip to children so they can know that it tastes awful and stay away from the stuff, my dad likes to tell the story of me tipping a can my first time at the age of 5 in such an experiment and me trying to chug it before it was forcefully taken away after a struggle. I love beer. Of course I haven't been drinking since the age of 5, just since middle school, but that is where my alcohol tale probably begins. I also love tequila, I love the flavor of it, I used to like to leave a shot in my mouth and swish it around a few times before swallowing because it tasted so delicious.

A close second favorite would be coffee, no fancy cappuccino, espresso, or latte, just plain black with no sugar or cream to take away from the flavor. However I've had ulcers since the age of 17 and just stopped drinking 5 years ago, coffee doesn't do me much better. Funny that I hate tea, no matter how it is made it just tastes awful to me, and to substitute both drinking beer and coffee I now drink Iced tea when out and about, and brewed hot tea in the mornings. This world is just bent on making my life not fun.

Favorite Foods: New England Clam Chowder (when it is made well), raw oysters on the half shell (when they are fresh), pizza (see my posts in the "anime is better than sex" topic), and sandwiches. I love sandwiches, just so many possibilities of meats, veggies, cheeses, other fillings and condiments and breads, simply delicious!

Favorite Book: I have so many here, maybe I'll go with favorite author instead. I love the works of John Steinbeck, just the raw emotions and characters that he builds are simply wonderful and sometimes terrible to read. I get lost in nearly all his works but my favorite of all would probably be East of Eden, there is just so much to this story, so much was put in and it still leaves room for a world of possibilities in how he shows how a cycle once started is not easily stopped. And probably the best part of all: timshel! I've read it at least half a dozen times and each time I still get drawn in. Just horrible and beautiful all at once.

Favorite Movie: Another one that is hard for me to really answer in just a few words, I love movies, but my favorite film of all time is an old Oliver Stone film titled Wall Street. I own that on Beta, VHS, and DVD. Somehow the storytelling and the way you just see the characters get lost in this world, like if it was a completely fictional one, instead of an imitation of life, it is just powerful. It also helps that I think Michael Douglas, pre-Traffic, was the best actor alive and used to watch any and every movie he made.

Favorite Sport: American football. Well watching it anyway, it's been some time since I actually played any sports or involved myself in any athletic activity unless you count that I walk my dog everyday. I like the NFL mostly, and my favorite team are the Dallas Cowboys, but I also follow a few college teams, Notre Dame and UCLA mostly.

Favorite Music: . Hmm, in this order: Rock, Blues, Classical, Metal, Jazz, Country, and some rap and random other styles. I like some R&B but it is not really my thing. A few of my favorite artists are the Beatles, Billy Joel, Stevie Ray Vaughan, B.B. King, Aretha Franklin, Mozart, Bach, Metallica, The White Stripes, Cypress Hill, Eminem, Shania Twain, George Strait, Garth Brooks, Cake, Sinatra, Blues Traveler, Bon Jovi, Brad Paisley, Poison, Sublime, Weezer, and many many more.

Fun facts about ben:
- I have written a number of short stories, and have co-created and co-written a few short films, some of them based on those same short stories. I have co-written a couple of screenplays for full length features, though neither has seen light yet. One that I was supposed to help write, based on an original idea I had, is now in pre-production and may come out in a couple of years.

- I also love live theatre and have spent time as actor, director, technical director, set design, and any number of other positions in different theatres since highschool, although I haven't done anything in this area in 6 years.

- I once managed a sort of gourmet Mexican food restaurant, the owner was a chef who had previously specialized in French food but adapted his style to his homeland food, most of it was really delicious.

- I also worked as a supervisor in a Casino at one point in my life managing a department that counted money, seriously all they did was count money, lots of it, all day.

- I was an English major in college and not only have my skills in this area severely diminished over the years but I have never once used them in any of my jobs.

Fun facts about "undeadben":

- undeadben is a username I came up with when I was in the Buffy the Vampire Slayer online fandom. Although I was only a lurker back then I used the name to sign up to sites that only allowed access to registered users. My favorite haunts were sites supporting a Buffy/Spike relationship as I have and forever will be a Spuffy fan and have since then always kept the same username anywhere I join since it is always available.

- as undeadben my most notable online time (aside from here) was spent in the Harry Potter fandom, something I am now just getting back into. I started while awaiting the release of book 5 and I used to love reading about all the different theories about what was coming up. I have come up with quite a few of my own and have written essays online at different places on topics such as a potential Hermione/Harry relationship, "Ginny is evil" theories, Dumbledore, Book 6, and a few lesser posts and theories on the Marauders, Horcruxes, Dumbledore is dead, and Harry Potter's chances of survival.

Pictures: Still only this one
I've emailed some friends to see if they can send me some of my more recent ones, If they reply I'll post a different one.

**edit** A few people have come through with some pics so I'll add them now. A couple of them were a bit too bizarre and a few had me pointing a middle finger at the camera so I've left those out.

I can't believe my own sister only has pictures of me at her wedding but still she sent me a shot, actually she sent me a shot with her in the center in her wedding gown but I've cropped her out: Me in the formal wear again

I don't know where this next one was taken but apparently it is a fairly recent shot: Extreme bushiness.

Here I'd just woken up at a friend's house and was headed to clean myself up when she snapped this shot: Just woken, not a pretty site.

Here is me in an unfamiliar environment, out in the Sun, well trying to stand in the shade it seems, and my hair's all wet for some reason, I think I'd just gotten out of the shower: Probably hadn't slept well in a few days either

And here I am at work, I think someone had snapped this one when I was just turning around, I usually try to keep my messy hair behind me: At work, so not happy. Actually I got a whole series of pictures of me at work but I think I've already posted enough of me.



Still not bored? I'm sure you are but just in case you really want to continue reading my boring drivel about my interests check out this post in an older similarly fun thread.

Edited a number of times now for a number of reasons.


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Mylene
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Joined: 07 Feb 2006
Posts: 2768
Location: Indiana

PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2007 11:26 am Reply with quote
Key wrote:

Location: Indianapolis, IN (and, unlike Mylene, I wouldn't willingly live elsewhere).


It's not so much Indy as it is that I'm a country girl...I hate living in cities. Except for the whole broadband internet thing, I do rather like that feature. Gimme a smaller town like Lafayette, IN any day (since I can't have my country and my broadband at the same time). Smaller, less crime (I've only lived here a year and already had my home burglarized) and just an hour jaunt to the draws of the "big city." Plus there were better sources of anime up there.
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Aromatic Grass



Joined: 31 Dec 2003
Posts: 2424
Location: Raleigh, NC

PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2007 11:27 am Reply with quote
Name: Kelley A. McClure
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Location: Raleigh, NC (hometown: Asheville, NC)
Marital Status: Single
Religion: N/A
Drink / Smoke: That's not cool, guys. Wink
Favorite Anime: Link
Favorite Manga: Link
Favorite Games: The Ace Attorney series, the Pokémon series, and The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion.
Favorite Music: Most J-Pop/Rock, but I also like a lot of other music. Well, anything that's not country or rap. Don't get me wrong, some rap is okay (this includes hip-hop), but most of it's actually not okay.
Favorite Non-Anime: Artemis Fowl (series)--yes, I know it's a "children's book," but it's the best read ever. Some other books include Colors of the Mountain, Frankenstein, The Count of Monte Cristo, Watership Down, and The Alchemist. I also like The Lord of the Rings (movie series).
Favorite Food / Drink: Mountain Dew (duh), vanilla ice cream, strawberry ice cream, banana ice cream, mac & cheese / all pasta.
Education: Freshman, NC State University, College of Design; Major: Graphic Design.
Likes: Sarcasm.
Dislikes: A lot, surprisingly.
Hobbies: I don't know myself well enough, obviously. I can add collecting bookmarks for now.
Fun Facts: Meh, "Aromatic Grass" is NOT the username I would prefer to use ever! Just call me Ko-chan. (That's not really a fun fact, is it?)

Picture. Because I finally have one.
My newest photo.


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Ningensei



Joined: 06 Mar 2007
Posts: 333
Location: Seattle, WA

PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2007 11:49 am Reply with quote
Name: Ningensei, or Laura if you must know

Sex: Female

Location: Seattle

Marital Status: Not married, but in a relationship

Age: 21

Religion: Atheist

Drink/Smoke: I absolutely hate cigarettes, they smell terrible and I have never smoked. I do drink on occasion, like going out with friends and such.

Likes: Kitties! I love them to death. Anything that is super cute and cuddly. I like people who are funny and can make me laugh. I also absolutely love cake. And pie. And ice cream. Let's just say I have a weakness for desserts and sweets. Oh and sleep. There's probably more, but meh I'm too lazy.

Dislikes: Clowns! Creepy dolls and creepy children! They freak me out. And I hate moths for some strange reason. I dislike people who are disrespectful and rude.

Favorite Anime: Monster (Yay Deltakiral), Ouran, One Piece, Fullmetal Alchemist, 12 Kingdoms, Mushishi just to name a few.

Favorite Manga: Fruits Basket! Berserk, Hellsing, Fullmetal Alchemist, One Piece.

Favorite Games: Old School RPGs, Current RPGs. Pretty much any RPG and I'm set. All time faves: Super Metroid (SNES), Super Mario RPG (SNES), PS1 RPGS: Persona, Final Fantasys (VII, VIII, IX), Also the Paper Mario Series (N64, GC, Wii). Games for the Wii and DS.

Favorite Drink: Tea (especially black teas, but it must be loose leaf no tea bag crap) , Blueberry juice, water.

Favorite Foods: Sweets, and Korean food. Mm mm spicy.

Favorite Sport: Definitely football (go Seahawks), then basketball, I'm a huge football freak and watch as many games as I can every Sunday.

Favorite Books: Too many, I'm a big fantasy nerd so George RR Martin, David Eddings, Terry Brooks, etc. I'm a huge Stephen King fan, but my all time favorite book would still have to be the Count of Monte Cristo.

Fun facts about me:
-For part of my childhood I grew up in Germany.
-I was a vegetarian for six years.
-I just graduated from the University of Washington.
-Tomboyish, very low maintenance, absolutely hate make up I refuse to wear any.
-I pretty much a big geek: I love Star Wars, Star Trek, Anime/Manga, Video Games, reading fantasy/sci fi novels. Haha. But I'm a girl so most people don't expect it.

What more do you need to know? I can't think of anything, it's hard to talk about yourself.

Picture:
http://i202.photobucket.com/​albums/​aa98/​ningensei/​mesitting.​jpg
http://i202.photobucket.com/​albums/​aa98/​ningensei/​meatbridge.​jpg
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DemonEyesLeo



Joined: 20 Feb 2005
Posts: 844
Location: Japan

PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2007 12:01 pm Reply with quote
Well, I guess I might as well.

Name: Leo (Let's keep it at that)
Sex: Male
Age: 21 (soon at least)
Religion: None
Education/Work: Entering 4th year at University (one more year!) where I also work
Drink/Smoke: Yes/No (Quality cigars on special occasions)
Likes (not anime/manga): Sports, Video Games, Music, hanging with friends
Dislikes: A lot of things, let's not get into specifics

Favorites
Anime: Berserk, Hellsing, Rurouni Kenshin, Full Metal Panic, Yu Yu Hakusho
Manga: Berserk, Monster
Games: Metal Gear Solid, Devil May Cry, God of War, Final Fantasy, Manhunt, Tenchu, Splinter Cell
Music: Rock in general, mostly metal; bands include: Disturbed, Iced Earth, Blind Guardian, In Flames, Lamb of God, Children of Bodom, Nile, Authority Zero
Sports: Ice Hockey, American Football, MMA
Drink: A good beer
Food: If it tastes good I'll eat it

Fun Facts:
-I hold dual citizenship in the US and Canada
-I'm part Chinese, even though I don't look it
-I've lived in the US, Canada, and France
-I've been practicing martial arts since I was 7
-I played Varsity football in High School

This is kind of an old picture; taken about 8 months ago, but I'm too lazy to take another one.
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mathious



Joined: 13 Feb 2007
Posts: 288
Location: not getting on this anymore <,<

PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2007 12:17 pm Reply with quote
Name: Christopher Thoennes I go by Chris but lets just call me mathious on the network
gender: male
location: Hartsel Colorado (but I normally hang out at Colorado Springs)
marital status: single
age: 14
religion: Lutheran or Catholic (my dads Catholic and my moms Lutheran) I haven't been very religous in the past year infact I think the last time I went to church was during Christmas
siblings I have two brothers and two sisters. My brothers are Zach who's 20 and Josh who's 19. My sisters are Carrie who's in her late 20's and Crystal who is in her early 30's
drink/smoke: no to smoking and for drinking yes, no, maybe I DON'T HAVE A PROBLEM.
likes: driving, anime, manga, food, sleeping, video game, playing with my dog, ignoring my mom just to get her irritated, working, hanging out with friends, and of course ANN
dislikes: being grounded, people that are completely clueless (meaning they don't get even the simplist of jokes sr if they always answer to you huh?), chores, and PERVERTS and I do admit I was one when I was around 9-11 but no longer am because in the end my parents ended up paying for fines of over $200.00.
favorite anime: full metal alchemist, Naruto, Bleach, Ranma 1/2, Spiral, Ai Yori Aoshi, Fruits Basket, and many more
favorite manga: Bleach
favorite games: kindom hearts, God of War, Asheron's Call, World of Warcraft, Sudeki, Morrowind, BaldersGate and the Final Fantasies
favorite drink: chocolate malt
favotite foods: pizza, ramen noodles, salads, chicken, lasagna, steak, spagetti, and mexican food
favorite sports: soccer, rugby, football, and discus (which isn't exactly a sport)
favorite music: I'm going to do my favorite bands Nickelback, Daughtry, Linkin Park, 3 Doors Down, Def Leppard, etc.
fun facts about Chris: I got the master bedroom of our house, I'm almost 6 feet tall, actually 2 inches shorter. I weigh about 132 lbs. I'm the youngest of the family. I now have a collection of over 200+anime. I live with my mom because my parents are divorced. I got a pretty good job when I was 13, because I got $10.00 for every cord of wood I split and I normally do a cord every hour and 15 minutes, or you could figure I get $40.00 every 5 hours I work. I have one pet named Katie she is a dog. I'm going into the ninth grade after summer break.


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Jedi General



Joined: 27 Nov 2006
Posts: 2485
Location: Tucson, AZ

PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2007 1:23 pm Reply with quote
Jedi General wrote:
Wow, so a thread was spawned out of this week's Answerman thread. Cool.

Name: Matthew (or Matt)
Sex: Male
Location: Tucson, Arizona
Marital Status: Single, never been on a date in my life.
Age: 20
Religion: Christian
Drink/Smoke: Well, as far as drinking goes I'm underage until December, but I do drink a lot of soda. How's that? I don't smoke and I don't particularly like being around when people are smoking.
Likes: Computers, The Internet, Music (I like soundtracks, Contemporary Christian and J-pop mostly), Movies, Reading, Writing, Art, Travel, Foreign Languages, American Football, Basketball, Redemption TCG
Dislikes: Snakes, reality shows, rude/obnoxious people, politics, too much sex in a TV show, movie, anime (or any entertainment medium for that matter)
Favorite anime: Neon Genesis Evangelion, Berserk, The Twelve Kingdoms, Ergo Proxy, and Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind make up my top 5 in that order but this could change at any given time. I'm still relatively new when it comes to my otakudom.
Favorite game: I don't play video games, well I used to but I got tired of them.
Fun facts about Matt: Works for a multi-billion dollar US corporation (Intuit, if you've heard of them), likes people with a good sense of humor. Currently pursuing a degree in IT from none other than ITT Technical Institute. Was home schooled from 2nd grade until he graduated high school. Is a military brat, so he has been all over the world to some degree. Loves to spend money (although perhaps too much). Is somewhat of a musician. He has played piano for a number of years (and it quite talented at it) and has also played both Alto and Bass Clarinet. Is a moderator on the official forum for a non-anime Cartoon Network show, even though he's lost pretty much all interest in the show itself.

Picture: http://i13.tinypic.com/​4zsp8ub.​png


Gonna add a few things, given what other people have posted.

Favorite Manga: Death Note, Hellsing, Kashimashi, Claymore, Battle Angel Alita make up my top 5 in that order.

Favorite Sport: American Football

Favorite Drink: Dr. Pepper

Favorite Food: Anything Italian

Favorite Book: The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

Other Animated Interests: Avatar: The Last Airbender, Family Guy, Teen Titans, Justice League

Other Non-animated interests: Star Wars (duh!), Lord of the Rings, any film directed by Christopher Nolan, any film starring Christian Bale, Smallville, Heroes, Monk, House, Firefly, Battlestar Galactica

Occupation: My official title: [Intuit] QuickBooks Retail Solutions Support Consulant

britannicamoore wrote:
Zac wrote:

Dislikes: Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer


I disliked Fantastic Four SS too.


I thought it was pretty good, once you get past how cheesy it is. Definitely better than the first one, but still well short of a masterpiece.
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SharinganEyes92



Joined: 27 Feb 2006
Posts: 816
Location: Chilling out on summer vacation....

PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2007 1:58 pm Reply with quote
Hmm, I might as well give this thread a try.

Name: Munna (pronounced "Moo-nah", it's Indian), more commonly known as "Sharingan" on the 'net
Sex: Male
Location: Central Jersey, about an hour from NYC
Marital Status: Single
Age: 15
Religion: None
Drink/Smoke: I drink occasionally when with friends, although I find it to taste repulsive. I don't like cigs, but I have "experimented" with marijuana a few times with my friends. I'm not going to go into detail on that topic.
Favorite Sports: Lacrosse, Football, Cross Country (I like running)
Favorite Music: Pink Floyd!!!, Sublime, Bob Marley, Sum 41, Dropkick Murphys, Ludacris, and many other various artists
Likes: Not shaving, Drawing, Vitamin Water, Money, Sleeping, Swords, NY Jets, Russel Peters
Dislikes: Not-so-nice drug dealers, Shaving, George Bush, Conservatives, Long plane rides, War, Liars, Florida
Favorite anime: Gankutsuou as of right now, Code Geass, any quality shounen title
Favorite game: Guitar Hero + Guitar Hero II, God of War
Fun Facts: I'm on pace to be valedictorian of my class at school. Love playing lacrosse. "Munna" is used as nickname for children in northern India (where my family is originally from), and it means "little boy". Turns out I'm not so little though; I'm 6'1". I'm a huge clown, and goofy most of the time (not on ANN though), and I enjoy making people laugh. I love American football, and I love going to NY Jets games (I'm a season ticket holder).

Pictures: When I get a few on this computer, I'll post 'em.

That's all I can think of right now. If I come up with more stuff, I'll make sure to post it.
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