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RadinReborn
11-22-2009, 12:00 PM
Hi!

I used to lurk, like so many others. Then i registered around 2003 and posted from time to time.(nothing noteworthy)
Got sidetracked for a few years, returned to lurk for some more years and finally registered again in a fit of insanity after reading TGS. (i could not remember my old password)


I´m 30 years old. (not bothered by that at all:) )
I´m Norwegian and i have been in awe of the amount of knowledge contained on this board for years. Somehow that does not stop me from trying to get a word in, though i really should know better.

(My first post with the new handle got shot down with the very next post by winespringbother. Can´t say i´m surprised. it was done in a nice way btw.)

My old handle was Radin, thus RadinReborn. I think there was a switch at one time and i used 1Radin, but it has been clouded by time. As i said i did not post much so it would be impossible for someone to remember a few posts by a newbie..that does not mean that i don´t remember you though:cool:

Anyway, nice to be back. I expect to be bothering any number of members with semi-stupid posts and arguments soon.

GonzoTheGreat
11-22-2009, 12:05 PM
Welcome.
I´m 30 years old.You'll (probably) get over that, eventually.

Zanguini
11-22-2009, 12:35 PM
hmmm the vikings are once again building an army

you dutch better watch out

Sarevok
11-22-2009, 12:36 PM
Welcome (back) Radin! :D

Zaela Sedai
11-22-2009, 03:41 PM
Consider yourself officially welcomed to Theoryland Raidin!! (Remember...maybe not....Find for sure!!! That is of course, if the hamsters haven't eaten them )As I'm sure you've noticed, we have a pretty decent community of WoT fanatics over here. One of the ways that we keep it all friendly is a short list of courtesies we ask people to follow and, once in a while, actually do get followed. Imagine that! Insane people following some sort of order!


1) Don't flood the board with multiple THREADS all at once.
Allow us the time to absorb, evaluate, and discuss, OR LAUGH at one or two ideas, OR JOKES at a time. Some of us like to do a little research before responding and that can take a little time. Of course, we also have those others who are just a bit slow. Read that as "just can't handle more than one thought in their heads at once" or "dial-up modem". Your choice. I'd suggest "have a real life", but not likely. Does anyone still have dial up? Wow...it's getting hard to give the slow people an excuse

Addendum to 1) Try to stay on topic.
Going off on tangents can be super fun and is something we are all guilty of your's truly included but try and keep threads on topic unless, 1) the thread is dead or 2) the thread naturally moves over to another topic. This rule is much more lax for joke threads, pop culture threads...etc.

2) Try to back up your opinions & theories.
You'll get a lot more respect if you can. Quotes from the books (of which you CANNOT read too much) are your best weapon. Quotes from interviews are semi-acceptable. Gut feelings are pseudo-acceptable. Whitecloak blind-faith is best submitted while wearing asbestos panties.

3) Feel free to get as emotionally involved as you'd like.
Discussions can get very heated. But try not to take things personally. Remember: we only insult the ones we love. Or the ones we eventually hand over to the Trollocs.

4) Be respectful.
A lot of people have been around Theoryland for a long time. Being a Youngling means you're new around here. We do understand that you may have been reading WoT forever, but if you're gonna pick a fight regarding a WoT theory with someone who's an Elder, Ancient or Hero, understand that they've been around for a while now, and probably have posting friends. And Tamyrlin is Lord of the Board for a reason: this whole place is his brainchild. Keep that in mind. They also have posting enemies.... a good little bit of information to tuck away.

Addendum to 4: This is an international community.
In regards to the Non-WoT discussion groups, please respect the opinions of people from nations and cultures other than your own, even if you disagree with them or the policies of their leaders and politicians. Try to remember that not everyone here has the same outlook or life experience that you might. If you want to send a letter or e-mail to anyone in particular to indicate any specific moral, educational, intellectual, or genetic deficiencies they may have, feel free. Just please don't do it here.

Addendum 1 to Addendum 4: We don't all agree about the issues regarding the military action in Iraq. Post about this issue at your own risk. Things seem to be under control now. Though, there have been some flare-ups….be careful. We have had our own TLers over there, back home safe and sound, hope it stays that way. (I can't wait to be able to delete this Addendum.)

Addendum 2 to Addendum 4: Please no angry profanity.
If you really need to tell someone off, be creative. And replacing characters with @$$ does NOT constitute creativity. I like tend to like the Shakespearean approach myself. The smarter and more subtle you are with it, just makes the person look that much more an idiot.


Addendum 3 to Addendum 4: Please be nice to Newbies.
We were all new at one time you are one right now and there is no need to come down on anyone for asking questions that to the elder community may be basic knowledge. This is for you to remember after you've been here awhile.


Addendum 4 to Addendum 4: Please TRY not to feed the Trolls.
Trust me, it ain't easy at times, but ignore the obvious instigators. Just sit yourself down between the Heroes and Ancients sharpening the WTF Couch sticks. There are many on the board who know how to deal with this breed, leave them to it. It can be quite entertaining. If things get too offensive to the population in general, Mods will intervene. Feel free, however, to respond to Gonzo, our Resident Troll, we love him like a red-headed step child.

5) Please don't use the New Users Forum to recruit.
We have plenty of room in the other forums for begging for support for factions, theories, and the TCA. Please let the newbies look around for a while before taking sides in any pseudo-battles. ~looks around~ our biggest offender has not been around for a while ~sniff~


6) Most important: Have Fun!
We do this because we love it and like to think that we are, at least, reasonably intelligent. Hell, some of us have deluded ourselves into believing that we've evolved into supremely intelligent beings! Half the posters here believe that divine supremacy has already come to them! My vote is for Frenzy, and myself, of course. You know the Truth when you see it. Don't let T and her massive bag o' quotes fool you. We will assume some intelligence on your part. You found us, didn't you? Until you prove otherwise…and there are many who have, you'll be safe. If you get hurt if you do prove otherwise, I will offer my one free Healing…but just that once. After that you get to meet a special pair of chains, Mwahahahaa

Remember, you EARN your respect here, it's not given out freely and some may never know the pleasure.


Welcome to our little rounded corner! It’s a great time!



Enjoy!

Zaela Sedai, Official Theoryland Greeter, Mistress of Novices

Terez
11-22-2009, 03:54 PM
hmmm the vikings are once again building an army

you dutch better watch out
I know right? Radin, we already have two Norwegians that post regularly (Uno and Dahl, though Uno has relocated to the US), two Swedes (1Powerslave and Mort), and a Dane (I would say who but I don't want your noob thread to get hijacked by him bitching me out for revealing his location). And we're down to only four Dutchies (Gonzo, Isabel, Sarevok, and Lurk) that post regularly...but anyway....welcome, Radin. :)

Sarevok
11-22-2009, 03:58 PM
And we're down to only four Dutchies (Gonzo, Isabel, Sarevok, and Lurk) that post regularly...but anyway....welcome, Radin. :)

I'd think Yks counts as a Dutchie too, by now. :)

DahLliA
11-22-2009, 04:04 PM
hmmm the vikings are once again building an army

you dutch better watch out

of course we are.

welcome (back, though I think you were before my time here) radin.

Terez
11-22-2009, 04:09 PM
I'd think Yks counts as a Dutchie too, by now. :)
Maybe, but she doesn't really post regularly. I guess she is posting more lately than she has been, though....I considered her, but the combination of those two factors (the fact that she's really an Estonian, and that she doesn't post much) caused me not to list her.

RadinReborn
11-22-2009, 05:48 PM
Thanks for the welcome everybody:)

I remember having a discussion with 1Powerslave before (i think it may have been about Verin actually) but never new that he was a swede.

welcome (back, though I think you were before my time here) radin.

Coincidentally I think i lived in Trondheim the last time i was posting actually, student at Ntnu:)


Oh, and i´ll be sure to pay close attention to the rules and so forth. I have yet to be thrown out of any board and i´m not about to start now.
No worries!

Belazamon
11-22-2009, 06:01 PM
Howdy!

Terez
11-22-2009, 06:01 PM
It's very hard bordering on impossible to get thrown out of this board. If you cause trouble, Tamyrlin is more likely to use humiliation (such as changing your title to Village Idiot or some such) than banning to get you to act straight.

RadinReborn
11-22-2009, 06:21 PM
Ah, that would not be advisable.
I´m sort of already a village idiot, it is the only way i can remain sane;)


Loony, but rarely any trouble:)

Hi Belazamon, nice handle btw.

Mat is Better
11-22-2009, 07:07 PM
Hi. Welcome.

It's very hard bordering on impossible to get thrown out of this board. If you cause trouble, Tamyrlin is more likely to use humiliation (such as changing your title to Village Idiot or some such) than banning to get you to act straight.

That could be incentive for some...just saying :D

Terez
11-22-2009, 07:18 PM
That could be incentive for some...just saying :D
lol, yes...but Tam has a way of dealing with individual cases in a way that is appropriate. I can't think of anyone that has been banned from Theoryland, besides spambots.

Nazbaque
11-22-2009, 08:46 PM
Welcome back Radin!!

You may call me Naz!!

I'm probably the most insane person on these boards so we'll likely get along nicely.

Zaela Sedai
11-22-2009, 10:49 PM
Lol if Cholly didnt get banned noone will

Terez
11-22-2009, 10:51 PM
Exactly, lol.

GonzoTheGreat
11-23-2009, 04:40 AM
It's very hard bordering on impossible to get thrown out of this board.Just start adding offers for Viagra and hamster porn to all threads, and you'll be banned just as soon as Tam gets around to it. Which, admittedly, may not be all that quick.

Terez
11-23-2009, 04:44 AM
Hamster porn? :confused::eek::rolleyes:

GonzoTheGreat
11-23-2009, 05:40 AM
Hamster porn? :confused::eek::rolleyes:That's what eats the board once in a while, isn't it?

Terez
11-23-2009, 05:43 AM
This thread has been tagged.

Birgitte
11-23-2009, 06:09 PM
Welcome to the Insanity, Radin! Come visit us in the chat if you're ever so inclined. Discussions have been known to be... interesting (if not so much lately, once they were in great reknown).

Anaiya Sedai
11-24-2009, 04:53 AM
Welcome, Radin!
Did Cholly really not get banned? Even after he called me a cocksucking prostitue or some such? :rolleyes:

~rolls in kegs of mead~
Let the party begin :D

Terez
11-24-2009, 06:26 AM
No, he just got a talking-to, from what I understand.

Anaiya Sedai
11-24-2009, 08:53 AM
lol.
remind me, why is he here again?

Nazbaque
11-24-2009, 09:06 AM
So that even RS has someone to look down on. Legitimately that is.

DahLliA
11-24-2009, 12:18 PM
Coincidentally I think i lived in Trondheim the last time i was posting actually, student at Ntnu:)

same as me at the moment then. originally I'm from Hedmark

Zanguini
11-24-2009, 03:00 PM
I am wondering if it is not a good thing there is no planned viking invasion of jourdancon

Birgitte
11-24-2009, 04:10 PM
I am wondering if it is not a good thing there is no planned viking invasion of jourdancon

That depends on what the vikings look like. ~devil smiley~


:cool:

RadinReborn
11-25-2009, 06:13 PM
same as me at the moment then. originally I'm from Hedmark

Ok, i kinda thought you were actually from Trondheim. But, so few are so i should not be surprised:)

I am wondering if it is not a good thing there is no planned viking invasion of jourdancon

Who said there is no invasion?

That depends on what the vikings look like. ~devil smiley~


:cool:

All vikings look good:cool:


Actually i´m going to the states for the first time. New York. Seems i will miss the jordancon with a few weeks. If had known earlier i might have managed to get there but now it is too late:/

Birgitte
11-25-2009, 07:23 PM
Who said there is no invasion?



All vikings look good:cool:



Well, as it's a convention for my awesomeness, I think I should get a say.;);)

And I think that might be a slight exaggeration.;)I have a hard time believing that there are no ugly vikings. I've seen the ones from Minnesota. Only hot vikings are allowed at Jourdancon


Okay... Small explanation: My actual name is Jourdan. And typos get way out of hand, occasionally. lol Jourdancon is usually Jordancon (the convention for Robert Jordan), but I usually take advantage of the typo for my amusement.

Zanguini
11-25-2009, 09:29 PM
and sometimes the typo is on purpose so you can use it for your amusement because it amuses others

Birgitte
11-25-2009, 10:46 PM
and sometimes the typo is on purpose so you can use it for your amusement because it amuses others

You know, I thought it might be. :cool:

RadinReborn
11-26-2009, 06:04 PM
Well it got a laugh from me:)

Yes, it makes sense that you should have a say in the jourdancon invasion.
Where would the world be without slight exaggeration i ask you?

And with that spirit in mind, i don´t think i would have any trouble getting in:cool:

Birgitte
11-27-2009, 01:31 AM
hehehe... Good. I'm glad you agree.

Hmm... "Where would the world be without slight exaggeration?" I think I'll have to get back to you on that one. I know I'd have a lot less fun without it. Other than that, who knows? lol

And Sure, sure... That's what they all say.

Gilshalos Sedai
11-30-2009, 10:20 AM
Well, you can count the "real" Scandinavians and you can count the ones who fled here and got all muddied up with the natives.



Welcome to TL, Radin!

RadinReborn
12-01-2009, 06:22 PM
Thanks:)

(btw, the development of this thread makes it really hard to avoid naughty jokes:D)

Firseal
12-01-2009, 06:27 PM
Just start adding offers for Viagra and hamster porn to all threads, and you'll be banned just as soon as Tam gets around to it. Which, admittedly, may not be all that quick.

Well.

There goes my weekend plans.

Welcome back Radin.

Don't mind making naughty jokes. So long as they aren't distasteful, disgusting, or malicious, we really don't give a gerbil one way or the other.

Birgitte
12-02-2009, 06:09 PM
Thanks:)

(btw, the development of this thread makes it really hard to avoid naughty jokes:D)

Mine is an evil laugh.

Don't mind making naughty jokes. So long as they aren't distasteful, disgusting, or malicious, we really don't give a gerbil one way or the other.

And come on... Since when do we not like distasteful or disgusting jokes?

tanaww
12-03-2009, 01:45 PM
of course we are.

welcome (back, though I think you were before my time here) radin.

Wasn't that a secret, Dahl? I mean we know Norwegians are superior and all that but I thought we were biding our time until the Anschluss.

Anyway, Welcome RaidinReborn. The more Norwegians, the better. I do think we're limited out on Danes, though ;)

tanaww
12-03-2009, 01:49 PM
Only hot vikings are allowed at Jourdancon


Okay... Small explanation: My actual name is Jourdan. And typos get way out of hand, occasionally. lol Jourdancon is usually Jordancon (the convention for Robert Jordan), but I usually take advantage of the typo for my amusement.

I think that we really should have a Jourdancon around 27 July this year involving The Real Z, Frenzy, Tal, Gil, myself, Brita and any other cool chicks who could make it in your honor (or honour for your Canuck friends). Hotness would be mandatory.

Birgitte
12-03-2009, 02:43 PM
I think that we really should have a Jourdancon around 27 July this year involving The Real Z, Frenzy, Tal, Gil, myself, Brita and any other cool chicks who could make it in your honor (or honour for your Canuck friends). Hotness would be mandatory.

Jourdancon FTW!