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Loreniel
11-07-2010, 09:47 PM
Hello TheoryLand!

My name is Jamie but I use the handle Loreniel on another site so I thought it would be simplest to carry it over.

I had the distinct pleasure of meeting the lovely MoN today at a WoT signing and the meeting had me rushing home to join Theoryland and make my introductions.

In the last year I seem to consistently run into members of Theoryland who impress me not only with their intelligence and incredible WoT dedication.. and insane theories of course.. but also as individuals who I can easily call friend. It seemed only right that I join up and see what kind of site can keep producing awesome people of such high quality and caliber.

To share a little about myself... I'm formerly of the old Atari WoTBF before they pulled the rug out from under us. I'm 26 from Massachusetts and have been a WoT fan for exactly half my life. I used to visit Theoryland waaaay back in the day but the Light help me if I could ever remember a handle from that far back. I was at Jordancon last year and plan to attend again this year. And I'm currently working within the realm of online marketing and love my job. I'm also addicted to traveling and if you tell me you're from an amazing country that I yearn to go to please expect to find me at your doorstep with luggage in hand. You've been warned.

Can't wait to get to know you all more!

Cheers,
Lore (Jamie)

Tamyrlin
11-08-2010, 02:40 AM
You met Zaela? Isn't she great. I hope she asked those questions we sent with her...if not, I'm not sure how much longer she'll be MoN... :)

Thanks for coming and joining us. The ToM board is humming - jump on in. And of course, we plan another invasion of Atlanta come April!

lowlandr
11-08-2010, 04:35 AM
Welcome!!

Zaela no longer MoN??? She has been as long I've been member (which would add up to 2 months :D )

GonzoTheGreat
11-08-2010, 04:47 AM
Welcome!!

Zaela no longer MoN??? She has been as long I've been member (which would add up to 2 months :D )She's been that as long as I have been remember*.

* A joke I hadn't thought I could ever make. Then again, a joke I hadn't thought of before now either. Of course, it probably isn't a very good joke either. Still, it is a joke.

Sarevok
11-08-2010, 06:26 AM
Welcome!!

Zaela no longer MoN??? She has been as long I've been member (which would add up to 2 months :D )

Same here... must be... what? 5 years? :eek::eek:

Oh, right, forgetting the important stuff again:
Welcome to TL, Loreniel! :D

Loreniel
11-08-2010, 06:53 AM
You met Zaela? Isn't she great. I hope she asked those questions we sent with her...if not, I'm not sure how much longer she'll be MoN... :)

Thanks for coming and joining us. The ToM board is humming - jump on in. And of course, we plan another invasion of Atlanta come April!

Zaela was indeed great. She got trapped with myself and a few TV.net people but held her own. As for the questions I don't know if she asked them since the Tower Guard had a bit of private time with Brandon and Harriet that I was not privy too. She'll have to answer that one herself :)

As for Atlanta in April.. will you be arresting more members of our WoT community? That was a great opening ceremony last year, Tamyrlin! It'll be tough to top.


lowland & Sarevok : thanks for the welcomes! I look forward to jumping into the board and discussing ToM!

DahLliA
11-08-2010, 07:48 AM
welcome Lor ! :D

Isabel
11-08-2010, 11:31 AM
So who were you on the atari wot board and do you know Aan'allein? :)

btw welcome. Perhaps I met you at Jordan con last year, but not sure.

Zanguini
11-08-2010, 12:52 PM
JourdanCon was fun
I probably dont remember you though mainly because i am bad at remembering faces.
The only way i remember emma is that wonderful drop she had me taste the first time we met.
I remember Tam because he gave me a shirt
I dont remember anyone else giving me anything so i dont think i remember them

Anyhow if you have an opinion and wish to share it then join us over on the non-wot board we promise not to make you cry the first time you post. Tears may be required on post #2 though

Loreniel
11-08-2010, 07:26 PM
DahLliA: Thanks for the Welcome!

Isabel: I was "DomaniLass" at WoTBF and yes, I know Aan! I even met him in person when I was in the Netherlands several years ago. He's spectacularly awesome. Are you Emma? Because if we met there. It was my friend that played out the Moiraine/Lanfear confrontation with you during the opening event, haha

Zanguini: I've got tough skin so it may be post #3 but I hope if that is the case that I don't disappoint you terribly by holding back on the tears that long!

Isabel
11-08-2010, 11:20 PM
Cool, the name domanilass does ring a bell :)))
Nice to know you have met Aan'allein as well. He is a friend of mine.

And I am Emma. and agggh i am so bad at improvising. Do apologize to your friend from mee:D

Loreniel
11-09-2010, 06:24 AM
What was your handle on WoTBF? I'm curious now. And yeah, Aan is a really great guy. I hung out with him and Ashaman Meyers and Tracy when I visited the Netherlands. They were great to me and toured me through Den Hague, Leiden and Delft. Some of the best traveling I've done!

I will not apologize since I thought you guys were adorable. I have it on video somewhere too....

lowlandr
11-09-2010, 07:06 AM
I will not apologize since I thought you guys were adorable. I have it on video somewhere too....

Lol... Isabel the Adorable

:D:D:D

Zaela Sedai
11-09-2010, 08:15 AM
Consider yourself officially welcomed to Theoryland Lore!!! (Ack I didn't see this yesterday! Here's the offical speech, now let me hit reply so I can reply for realz!)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: 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 2 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 3 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. We like to try and use enough wit to neutralize the trollies without help...

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. ~do not feel you MUST click on Lordy's sig links and join just cause he's Lordy... it's not mandatory, butt shhhh! I did not tell you that!

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 there are always ways to fight back! With your on bag o'quotes of course!

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

Zaela Sedai
11-09-2010, 08:20 AM
You met Zaela? Isn't she great. I hope she asked those questions we sent with her...if not, I'm not sure how much longer she'll be MoN... :)


Lordy you are NOT very nice! And to think I was saying how awesome you were to the Tar Valonies! You'd better watch your step, there's nothin sayin I can't take my chains out on you!

Everyone is required to be nice to Lore, she is not only a Wot geek but a sports geek as well. GO SOX!!!! ANNNNNND she drove me to where I parked so I didn't have to take the hour + ride on the T after the signing! Glad you joined up!


And I don't even know how long I've been MoN... before I was raised to Hero I believe so at least 5 1/2 years :P You would all miss me very much!

Firseal
11-09-2010, 08:37 AM
Lordy you are NOT very nice! And to think I was saying how awesome you were to the Tar Valonies! You'd better watch your step, there's nothin sayin I can't take my chains out on you!

Everyone is required to be nice to Lore, she is not only a Wot geek but a sports geek as well. GO SOX!!!! ANNNNNND she drove me to where I parked so I didn't have to take the hour + ride on the T after the signing! Glad you joined up!


And I don't even know how long I've been MoN... before I was raised to Hero I believe so at least 5 1/2 years :P You would all miss me very much!

Go Yankees

(Standard disclaimer - couldn't care less about baseball... or is it football that those teams play? Huh. Anyhow, I just like the miniseizure that hits Zaela anytime someone praises the Yankees)

Welcome to Theoryland Lore. Remember the main point here is to have fun, enjoy yourself with others of similar mindset and interests, and to discuss with folk things that would normally get you strange looks. I know that makes this sound like a self-therapy group. But that fits too. So pull up a chair, make yourself comfortable, don't eat anything from the pantry because most of it is booby-trapped, poisoned, flamable, or made by Little Debbie, and try to feel at home.

Matoyak
11-09-2010, 10:09 AM
Welcome to TL, Lore. As you already know some of us, it would be silly to remind you about our collective insanity, so I'll just skip to offering welcomes and straitjackets (They're to your left). Have fun and post often :)

And I don't even know how long I've been MoN... before I was raised to Hero I believe so at least 5 1/2 years :P You would all miss me very much!I believe you became MoN a couple months after I joined, as I ~think~ (but could be horribly wrong) that JWB was doing the greets when I joined? Or was it Hopper? That, or maybe nobody was, as it was supposed to be Hopper, but he wasn't around? Or maybe I'm remembering someone else's stories and appropriating them as my own. :confused: That or I just have an awful memory.

Isabel
11-09-2010, 10:59 AM
What was your handle on WoTBF? I'm curious now. And yeah, Aan is a really great guy. I hung out with him and Ashaman Meyers and Tracy when I visited the Netherlands. They were great to me and toured me through Den Hague, Leiden and Delft. Some of the best traveling I've done!

I will not apologize since I thought you guys were adorable. I have it on video somewhere too....


My nickname has always been Isabel :) I mostly lurked at the wot forum. That was after 2001 when I met Aan and RJ.
I have met Randblade (?) as well from the wot forum.

Ashaman Meyers is his first name Jochem? I didn't know he was from the wot forum. He hasn't read the new wot book yet.

Loreniel
11-09-2010, 07:00 PM
Zaela Sedai - I've read, and I understand, all the rules of the board. I promise to behave myself! And thanks for the welcome. I'm thrilled to have met you and we did have a blast on Sunday (I posted the pictures to Facebook too, I'll tag you later). And yes.. absolutely.. GO SOX! (and Pats.. and Revs.. and Liverpool..)

Firseal - thanks for the welcome and so noted about the pantry. I shall keep my distance from the pantry, I would hate to jeopardize what little left I have of health or sanity in the process of acquiring snacks ;) I'll also forgive you for the Yankees comment. For now ;)

Matoyak - You should always warn about sanity.. but yes.. I knew what to expect and I suspect I will fit right in if lack of sanity is a proper prerequisite.

Isabel - All the names sound familiar, but your's a little more vaguely than the rest. Hate to admit it! As for Meyers.. yes.. that's his first name and I've been hounding him to read the new book. He actually hasn't read TGS either.

Isabel
11-09-2010, 10:57 PM
@loreniel: do ask him to finish One Piece as well :) I would love to see his reaction.
Just how quick will he realize you have met me on the boards? :)

Loreniel
11-10-2010, 06:33 AM
I doubt it'll sink in right away- he knows I'm on Tar Valon but I never mentioned joining Theoryland... :) I'll bug him today if I see him on!

yks 6nnetu hing
11-10-2010, 06:44 AM
hehe, welcome Lore!

Aan'allein... Dai'Shan... must be a tall thin Sander thing. (of course, then again, all Sanders I know - all 3 of them - are very tall and very thin. and quite geeky)

Zanguini
11-10-2010, 08:18 AM
Trust us if you went to JourdanCon last year you should know sho isa is... though I do have to admit she was better behaved last year than she was the year before.

I was at the final table at the poker tourney... I also manhandled Jason out the door with pops.

Those were my highlights

Isabel
11-10-2010, 10:57 AM
hehe, welcome Lore!

Aan'allein... Dai'Shan... must be a tall thin Sander thing. (of course, then again, all Sanders I know - all 3 of them - are very tall and very thin. and quite geeky)


Well, Aan'alleins first nickname was Aviendha :P :P (if i remember correctly) So not sure how far your theory goes.

doubt it'll sink in right away- he knows I'm on Tar Valon but I never mentioned joining Theoryland... I'll bug him today if I see him on!

Cool, let me know:))))

Trust us if you went to JourdanCon last year you should know sho isa is... though I do have to admit she was better behaved last year than she was the year before.


I always behave :P And i am a lot calmer than i was when RJ was in the netherlands or at Dcon 2005.

Zaela Sedai
11-10-2010, 12:47 PM
Stop given me seizures Seal!!! I can't take it anymore

~twitch twitch~



Mato - it was Hopper, then therilon for a very short while, then me...if that helps.

Firseal
11-10-2010, 06:11 PM
Stop given me seizures Seal!!! I can't take it anymore

~twitch twitch~

Why not? It's funny.

GO YANKEES!

GO STEELERS!

Go COWBOYS

Instant seizure. Great if timed. Gonna get me one of them winnin' America's Funniest Home Videos someday.

Zaela Sedai
11-10-2010, 07:07 PM
Why not? It's funny.

GO YANKEES!

GO STEELERS!

Go COWBOYS

Instant seizure. Great if timed. Gonna get me one of them winnin' America's Funniest Home Videos someday.


/sigh, I wasn't thinkin straight when you IMed me in DOA LOL

Loreniel
11-11-2010, 06:44 AM
yks 6nnetu hing; Thanks for the welcome. I'm not sure if it's a Sander thing or a Dutch thing.. all the Dutch I know are wicked tall (then again, to be fair, almost everyone is tall to me.. I'm kinda short haha)

Zanguini; Oh, I definitely know who Isa/Emma is after Jordancon last year, haha. As I mentioned (and have threatened to post the video) she and my friend did a very entertaining impresonation of Moiraine/Lanfear during the opening ceremonies ;)

Isabel; It backfired.. he asked if I was reading/watching it too.. and within a minute guessed that I'd been in contact with you, haha. Apparently you're quite adamant about this anime/manga :)

Firseal; you're going to induce multiple seizures that way.. well at least with the first one if not the others..

yks 6nnetu hing
11-11-2010, 09:10 AM
yks 6nnetu hing; Thanks for the welcome. I'm not sure if it's a Sander thing or a Dutch thing.. all the Dutch I know are wicked tall (then again, to be fair, almost everyone is tall to me.. I'm kinda short haha)

woohooo! we'll make a shortie's club :D Although, you know it's not true that all Dutch people are tall - Isa's Dutch. Then again, she is a tiny little bit taller than me. Then again, I'm not Dutch.

Isabel
11-11-2010, 11:10 AM
woohooo! we'll make a shortie's club :D Although, you know it's not true that all Dutch people are tall - Isa's Dutch. Then again, she is a tiny little bit taller than me. Then again, I'm not Dutch.

Perhaps all dutch guys are tall? or a lot of them are?

But a shorties club would be a good idea, although how short is short:D 10 cm within range of me and yks?

Isabel; It backfired.. he asked if I was reading/watching it too.. and within a minute guessed that I'd been in contact with you, haha. Apparently you're quite adamant about this anime/mang

well, he has been like 10 manga episodes before something epic. (comparable to the Verin moment) and he is not hurrying up.

GonzoTheGreat
11-11-2010, 11:26 AM
But a shorties club would be a good idea, although how short is short:D 10 cm within range of me and yks?Shorter than that wouldn't be allowed in? :p

Additional question: do you intend to make the height limits gender specific, or don't you engage in discrimination?

Terez
11-11-2010, 11:30 AM
hehe, welcome Lore!

Aan'allein... Dai'Shan... must be a tall thin Sander thing. (of course, then again, all Sanders I know - all 3 of them - are very tall and very thin. and quite geeky)
Gonzo got to meet my friend Sander from Malazan in Amsterdam last summer. He's over 6' and, while not remarkably thin, certainly slender. But for all I know, that could be your third Sander.

yks 6nnetu hing
11-12-2010, 01:50 AM
Gonzo got to meet my friend Sander from Malazan in Amsterdam last summer. He's over 6' and, while not remarkably thin, certainly slender. But for all I know, that could be your third Sander.

hmm, must be a Sander thing then. The third Sander I referred to was in my year in High School.

Firseal
11-12-2010, 07:16 AM
/sigh, I wasn't thinkin straight when you IMed me in DOA LOL

Yes, ladies and gentlemen. This means exactly what you think. I asked Zaela what teams I could root for to drive her nuts, and she gave me honest answers.

Take this any way you want. Still pretty damn funny.

Zaela Sedai
11-12-2010, 08:02 AM
I was trying to keep people alive !

Firseal
11-13-2010, 04:55 PM
I was trying to keep people alive !

Those poor, poor people.

Nazbaque
02-06-2011, 07:47 AM
The Naz is back welcome number 27:

Welcome Loreniel!

You may call me Naz!

*Sets himself on fire*

You guys stop teasing Zae right now! She only has your best intrests at heart!

*Gives Zae a hug* Don't mind mean nasties, Zae. You know the rest of us love you.