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Old 12-06-2009, 12:50 PM
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Consider yourself officially welcomed to Theoryland Rambo!!! (/really wants to know what bad stuff goes on in Lancaster. LOL)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.


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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.

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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

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Old 12-06-2009, 01:31 PM
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Old 12-06-2009, 11:25 PM
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I cant get the chat stuff to work, atlest on the work comps.

I tried the one I use at home (its not mine, long story). But it kinda looks like the same thing.

It says I am loged in, i say "hello", that pops up on the screen, but I dont see anyone else chatting.

I am assuming that it the chat, cause I make sure that I use deoderant before I go in there.

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Old 12-06-2009, 11:40 PM
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For those that dont know some of the other local towns around here are:

Intercourse
Bird-In-Hand
Blueball
Virginville
Mountville

you can read into that as much as you like
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Hmm a chemist who seems affable. Well I encourage you to join the non-wot board especially if like grilled cheese or bacon... or hate global warming or really endorse the idea of torture to reveal sensitive information. We have another chemist around somewhere i am sure you will be able to recognize her from her name. Enjoy your stay and dont trust anything the dutch or canadians say.
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It says I am loged in, i say "hello", that pops up on the screen, but I dont see anyone else chatting.
This is a moot point since you're in chat right now... actually, you just left (Ping timeout)...

You mean there was no reply, or couldn't you see anyone in the user list at all?
If there was just no response, it's probably because the ppl that were there, were AFK.
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For those that dont know some of the other local towns around here are:

Intercourse
Bird-In-Hand
Blueball
Virginville
Mountville

you can read into that as much as you like

Welll there's nothing elese to do there cept watch the horse and buggies and go to the Hershey Factory LOL

I think I'll stake out Virginville
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There is plenty to do here. Lot of outlets for shopping. Some good play houses. Some pretty good resteraunts. A few nice clubs. Then there are the cute hot farm boys working in the fields wearing wife beaters. Their hard muscles rippleing in the sun and glistening from the sweat....umm where was I, oh yeah, lots of stuff to do here, and we are just a short trip from Philli, Balt, DC and even Pit.
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I know the area

Can you find those boys in Virginville? Oh wait...married shite...
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I am sure I can find a few of those boys who can give you a "practicle" lesson on farm life. And since it is studying or understanding knowlage it won't hurt the marrage. After all a good AS needs to take one for the team to understand these things.
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After all a good AS needs to take one for the team to understand these things.
Or, in this case, from the team.
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I can think of a lot of Aes Sedai who are taking one for the team. Supposedly.
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