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The Lost One
10-19-2010, 09:50 AM
Hi all! I have been over a Dragonmount for quite sometime, but as the new book gets closer I have been having WOT withdrawals.... I started seeing Terez talk about this site, so I thought I would come over and see what all the fuss is about. I am so glad I did. It's fun to see all the different theories/ideas, etc. I love the WOT books and can't WAIT for November 2 to get here. Thank you for helping me get through this horrible waiting period. :)

lowlandr
10-19-2010, 10:37 AM
It's no fuss, it's freakish!!! RUN WHILE YOU STILL CAN :eek:

*takes morning medicine*

Oh... Welcome :D

Sarevok
10-19-2010, 10:54 AM
Welcome to TL, Lost One! :D

I'd ask the regular questions, but I'm about to go home from work. :)

Zaela Sedai
10-19-2010, 11:09 AM
Consider yourself officially welcomed to Theoryland LOST!!! (It's HCFFreakish is what it is!)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~ BUT WAIT!!! HE'S BACK!!!!


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

DahLliA
10-19-2010, 04:35 PM
welcome ! :D

Birgitte
10-20-2010, 03:24 PM
Welcome to the Insanity, Lost! You should go hang out with Sare in the chatroom. We're working to restore the chat to its former glory (we need to find more bored people at work with bad site blockers).

Zaela Sedai
10-20-2010, 05:17 PM
Welcome to the Insanity, Lost! You should go hang out with Sare in the chatroom. We're working to restore the chat to its former glory (we need to find more bored people at work with bad site blockers).


That's not possible UNLESS I CAN GET INTO IT!

~cries~

One Armed Gimp
10-20-2010, 08:06 PM
(we need to find more bored people at work with bad site blockers).

Ow! Thats me. Guess I will have to check it more often.

Welcome!

Matoyak
10-20-2010, 09:33 PM
Welcome to the insane asylum, Lost. Join the chat (feels good to be able to say that again), slip into a straitjacket (apparently there are some crookedjackets running around, too...somewhere). Will come back and give ya the normal questions sometime when I'm not being super lazy. Have fun and post often :D

Welcome to the Insanity, Lost! You should go hang out with Sare in the chatroom. We're working to restore the chat to its former glory (we need to find more bored people at work with bad site blockers).Woot! Return of the TCA, mebbe? :D Need a Dragon with odd-flavored cookies though...

Hrm...so, since we have a new chat...are the jars with our souls in it in there, have they been moved, or are they still back with the old one? :confused:

The Lost One
10-21-2010, 12:22 PM
Welcome to the Insanity, Lost! You should go hang out with Sare in the chatroom. We're working to restore the chat to its former glory (we need to find more bored people at work with bad site blockers).

I went there, but I was the only one there, so I had to talk to myself......it was boring. But I will try again.

Birgitte
11-01-2010, 03:38 PM
Woot! Return of the TCA, mebbe? :D Need a Dragon with odd-flavored cookies though...


I hope so (to the first)! I hope not (to the second)! ;)


Hrm...so, since we have a new chat...are the jars with our souls in it in there, have they been moved, or are they still back with the old one? :confused:

~deadpan~ I'm afraid I have no idea what you are talking about.

I went there, but I was the only one there, so I had to talk to myself......it was boring. But I will try again.

Yeah, it happens. We're trying to make it more crowded! :)

Nazbaque
02-06-2011, 06:08 AM
The Naz is back welcome number 10!

Hah I've made it to double digits!

Welcome Lost One!

You may call me Naz!

*Sets himself on fire*

Over a Dragonmount you say? Meaning that there is more than one of them?