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Postby LadyLariaien » Wed Dec 10, 2003 8:27 pm

Hi all I don't need to be adopted. I'm one of Sky's friends and she doesn't have a computer at home, so whenever she can get to the libary or my house is when she can get on. Just thought you'd want to know so you didn't go thinking she was died!! <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif"border=0> Bye<BR>~LadyL~
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Postby jeanelf » Thu Dec 11, 2003 11:44 am

Thanks, Lady L. You and she are always welcome, whatever the circumstances! <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif"border=0>
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Postby prettygaladriel » Fri Dec 12, 2003 1:12 am

<BR><BR><b>Wilko</b>, here's a suggestion for the RP links: i think you should get rid of "how to create a good chracter thread and more..." because from what i can see it's basically the same as the bookworm's chracter development studio, plus our adoptees would be more comfortable in our character development studio.<BR> <BR>Well, <b>striderchick</b>, hurry up and finish your exams so we can see more of you around here!!<img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-wink.gif"border=0><BR><BR>Hey <b>LadyL</b>. Like <b>Jeanelf</b> said, and sky4 are both welcome here.
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Postby soul_warrior » Sat Dec 20, 2003 7:27 pm

<i>looks around just abit lost and not too sure if this is even the right place but regardless suck's up nonexistant stomach and as boldly as possible steps in through the heavy oak door</i><BR><BR>hey i'm new to this sort of site and am really in need of somebody to assist me in getting the feel for rp'ing and while i've already discovered the usefullness of the edit function lol i'm abit nervous about trying to jump face first into story writing or........not........<i>two unseen burley men step in through the door and quietly walk up behind soul_warrior........who starts foaming at the mouth and muttering under his breath very much so like gollum about all his "precious" rp story ideas the two men shove twenty gauge needle into his back and he slumps deeply into chair waiting for somebody to help </i> lol
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Postby Novice » Sun Dec 21, 2003 2:16 am

Welcome to the Bookworms soul_warrior. <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif"border=0> Nice to have another roleplayer on board. How about giving us a bit of information about yourself? Where are you from? How did you discover Tolkien? How did you find TORC? What do you do? Any deep, dark secrets you'd like to share? <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-devil.gif"border=0><BR><BR>I don't know what kind of roleplay you are used to, but just to clarify that on TORC the roleplay threads are not games as such - there are no winners or losers, there are not scores. They are collaborative stories, where the writes cooperate fully with one another.<BR><BR>To start off, I'd strongly recommend that you do NOT plunge straight into the first interesting thread you find...and even more strongly suggest that you don't start your own thread without doing abit of research first.<BR><BR>The first step is to read a few threads through to see how we go about it here on TORC. If you like, click on the three links in my signature -- those RP threads are amongst many good examples of what RP is like here on TORC.<BR><BR>I'd also suggest you read through at least these three, as they are very clear about what is acceptable and expected here on TORC: <a href='http://www.tolkienonline.com/thewhitecouncil/messageview.cfm?catid=25&threadid=54648&ann=1' target=_blank>Guidelines and Rules for roleplay,</a> <a href='http://quicksitebuilder.cnet.com/erinhue/torcroleplayfaq/' target=_blank>TORC roleplay frequently asked questions,</a> and <a href='http://www.tolkienonline.com/thewhitecouncil/messageview.cfm?catid=30&threadid=63271' target=_blank>To All Newbies - An Open Letter from an RP Addict</a><BR><BR>There are also more specific threads which can assist newbie and oldbie alike to improve writing techniques. You may want to take a look at <a href='http://www.tolkienonline.com/thewhitecouncil/messageview.cfm?catid=25&threadid=26445' target=_blank>Roleplay 101</a> and <a href='http://www.tolkienonline.com/thewhitecouncil/messageview.cfm?catid=25&threadid=49391' target=_blank>Roleplay 102</a><BR><BR>After that, anything you could possibly want, from help in building a good character to information about how fast an elf can run in a day, you can find in the various links offered in <a href='http://www.tolkienonline.com/thewhitecouncil/messageview.cfm?catid=25&threadid=71627' target=_blank>Roleplay resources A - Z</a><BR><BR>soul-warrior, I look forward to seeing you around the Prancing Pony and elsewhere on these board. Have fun....and if there are any other questions that occur to you, feel free to ask us! <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-happy.gif"border=0><BR>
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Postby Chizala » Sun Dec 21, 2003 12:32 pm

Hello everyone! I'm new and need to be adopted! LOL~ Since I have an insatiable appitite for books, I thought that this would be the best group to get into! I love mostly non-fiction books, because I love to learn new things. I particularly have an appitite for books on Egyptology or archaeology in general. Tolkien has got to be the first fiction writer that really caught my eye and held it. What I love most is the history that he created for his world. As for my own intrests (besides reading)they lie in drawing, writing fiction (though it's funny cause I don't really like to read it...lol), dancing, daydreaming, learning new things, RPing (which I'm intrested in doing here...though I'll need help to develop my character...hee hee) and tons of other stuff that I won't bore everyone with here!<BR><BR>Thanks for taking the time to read this!<BR><BR>Misty (A.K.A Chizala)
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Postby Novice » Sun Dec 21, 2003 3:56 pm

Hello Misty - Chizala and welcome. <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif"border=0> Seems all the adopters are A.W.O.L. what with RoTK and various festivities fighting for attention. <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-wink.gif"border=0><BR><BR>First: finding out about our new adoptees is NOT boring! We LOVE to hear about what people are into, what you think, what you like...we like conversation (several of us are incorrigible chatterboxes...but not me! Oh no! perish the thought! DEFINITELY not me! <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-happy.gif"border=0> <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-wink.gif"border=0> ). So don't hold back!<BR><BR>So, have you moseyed around the Boards? Taken a peak everywhere? Any questions or comments about TORC? any ole thing at all? <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-happy.gif"border=0><BR><BR>Just thought it would be good to mention to all the new faces here...please be patient with us if we don't respond immediately to your posts. This is a fairly large group of adopters and so generally there's always some one around to respond relatively quickly (althought this is not a chat room so the response is never instant), but just at the moment people tend to be a little more involved in RL demands and may not be here as often. But we'll be back! And we are VERY happy to see you here! <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-happy.gif"border=0> <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-happy.gif"border=0><BR>
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Postby striderchick » Sun Dec 21, 2003 7:19 pm

hello <b>chizala</b> and <b>soul_warior</b> <i>i hope the names are spelt right</i> - i secound what Novice said, tell us all about yourselves, (promise we won't find you boring) and you are most welcome here, i am sure an official adopter will confirm it too =D<BR><BR><b>prettygaladriel</b> hey, sorry it took a while for the reply, this computer appears to have decided that it doen't want to be my friend.. but *touch wood* it will hopefully work better here now, after i've done a little change with the graphic - settings - thing.. i'm not entirely sure what i did, but it seems ok for the moment. my exams are well over, and now i just have to wait patiently for the results.. and hope they're good.. i'm trying to get here more often.. it's just a case of when the computer lets me reply<BR><BR><b>to everyone at bookworms, weather i know you or not, hope you all have a very Merry Christmas!!</b> =D<BR><BR>Edit<img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-sad.gif"border=0>see, told you there'd be an adopter here soon, hello Wilko.. )
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Postby wilko185 » Sun Dec 21, 2003 7:19 pm

Hola <b>soul_warrior</b> and <b>Chizala </b>!<BR><BR>Um, yes, what <b>Novice</b> said <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif"border=0>. <BR>We seem to have quite a few proto-RPers come through our doors, I hope we can help. Following Novice's example would be a good start <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-wink.gif"border=0>. I haven't really read RP on other sites, but I understand TORC is a bit different to most places. Reading current RP threads must be as good a preparation as any (maybe printing them out is best).<BR><BR><BR>Edit: hiya <b>striderchick</b> <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif"border=0>. Good luck with the exam results!<BR>The site is in a bit of flux at the moment. Many prominent members are either just getting back from a huge pan-site gathering in Toronto, or avoiding ROTK spoilers; and we are seeing an influx of new members of various sorts because of the latest film release. None of this should affect the Books or RP forums much though <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif"border=0>
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Postby Novice » Sun Dec 21, 2003 7:52 pm

Wilko sweetie (hello! <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif"border=0> so you haven't seen it yet either? ) the link in the third post which is supposed to transport one to the Rules and Guidelines for the roleplay forums only takes one to the main forums page. Needs a little tweak. <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-wink.gif"border=0><BR><BR>Nice to see you strider chick. <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif"border=0>
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Postby wilko185 » Sun Dec 21, 2003 8:18 pm

That's odd, the current link takes me to Nilson's RP guideline thread<BR><a href='http://www.tolkienonline.com/thewhitecouncil/messageview.cfm?catid=25&threadid=34412' target=_blank>http://www.tolkienonline.com/thewhitecouncil/messageview.cfm?catid=25&threadid=34412</a><BR><BR>I guess Running-Deer's sticky thread would be better though<BR><BR><a href='http://www.tolkienonline.com/thewhitecouncil/messageview.cfm?catid=25&threadid=54648&ann=1' target=_blank>http://www.tolkienonline.com/thewhitecouncil/messageview.cfm?catid=25&threadid=54648&ann=1</a><BR><BR>so I'll change the link to that. <BR><BR><BR><BR>I know I should systematically go through those links. I'll make it my New Year's resolution <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-wink.gif"border=0>
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Postby Novice » Sun Dec 21, 2003 8:28 pm

Wilko, did you do some magic?! <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-shocked.gif"border=0> <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-shocked.gif"border=0><BR><BR>All day yesterday and again today when I clicked on that link it took me to the main forum...just now, it took me to the thread.<BR><BR>Spooky.<BR><BR><i> Eyes wide, looks carefully into all the corners and over her shoulder as she scuttles out. </i>
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Postby Carnimiriel » Sun Dec 21, 2003 8:28 pm

Hello to all new adoptees - I've been a bad adopter and haven't been around here much lately. <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-blush.gif"border=0><BR><BR>I do intend to get back to the Character Development Studio at some point, but in the meantime, I hope that you all will comment on each other's characters! By all means my word is not even close to the last word in RP - in fact I've been out of the loop for a while so things may be different in the Pony than when I had time to be more active.<BR><BR>I'm off for the holidays for a few days but look forward very much to hearing all about the new adoptees (hint: post about yourselves! <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-happy.gif"border=0> ) when I return!
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Postby striderchick » Mon Dec 22, 2003 6:23 pm

<b>Novice</b> hello, nice to see you too... it's so great to be back here again.. i missed you all.. i'll have to try not to stay away too long next year<BR><BR>striderchick
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Postby soul_warrior » Tue Dec 23, 2003 4:42 pm

i'm from the good ole usa lol......i discovered tolkien by going through my mother's bookshelves and reading the hobbit and then i had to read it again for class a few years later and i ended up reading the whole series. lol actually i found TORC because a little cousin of mine who frequents the sites was picking on a friend because of some of her rp's and somehow i ended up finding the site one day when i was bored............ummmm...........there's these two guys who keep chasing me and pumping me full of chemicals whenever i start to act......"odd" lol. i did roleplay 101 and 102 the opening statements to role players and i've scrounged through a few rp's and threads that were closed and figured out exactly what caused the mod's to get on there butt's about there post's lol and i've already started in on an existing thread lol(i dont think i jumped the gun)<BR><BR><BR><BR><BR><BR><BR><BR>
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Postby seren » Sun Dec 28, 2003 7:06 am

Umm, hello. I'm a bookworm who's been here for some time already but have not yet found the place to flop down and bury my nose in a book. Would you mind if I came in? Is there any room here?<BR><BR>(eyes longingly the comfortable sofas and armchairs just made for sinking into with a favourite tome and a cup of tea)<BR><BR>I'm quiet and well behaved and I won't make a lot of noise. Plus I clear all my debris away when I've finished with it. You won't find sandwich wrappers and chocolate bar paper strewn all over the place along with dirty half finished cups of coffee. I also put books back when I've finished with them.<BR><BR>I love talking about books and enjoy role playing, though I haven't really tried any out 'cos there's such a mass of threads devoted to that. I was hoping someone would take me under their wing and show me the ropes, as it were. I also like writing and have ventured into the Scriptorium of Imladris to take up the pens and paper lying there. I have submitted a couple of my efforts too.<BR><BR>I've watched the big screen in Movies and joined in some of the 'debates' going on in there. But I'd really like to have a safe haven I can retire too when I need some peace and quiet. This sounds just like the place. Can you squeeze in one more?
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Postby striderchick » Sun Dec 28, 2003 7:54 pm

<b>seren</b> hello, and welcome.. i'm not an adopter, so i can't adopt you, and make it all official but i think there should be room..<BR>good luck<BR>striderchick
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Postby jeanelf » Mon Dec 29, 2003 11:05 am

<b>Seren</b>, you are more than welcome! Please come in and make yourself at home. We'll be glad to add you to the family of adoptees and answer any questions you might have. Would you like a cup of tea? It sounds like you've been able to find your way around a little bit, and are a great lover of the written word as we all are here. <BR><BR>I'm sure a few more of my adoptee brethren will be here soon to meet you! <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif"border=0> You are also most welcome to meet us in the Bookworms' Lounge and Garden when you are settled in! How are you liking the site so far?
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Postby Mrfrodo » Tue Dec 30, 2003 6:24 am

Hello everyone. This forum looks wonderful. Will you adopt me? I'd love a guide.<BR><BR>Mr Frodo x x
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Postby Carnimiriel » Tue Dec 30, 2003 6:36 am

Welcome, MrFrodo! A good place to start is by reading the first three posts of this thread (page 1) to get some basic information on Tolkien Online, then feel free to post whatever questions you have in this thread and tell us a little bit about yourself! <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif"border=0>
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Postby Mrfrodo » Tue Dec 30, 2003 8:43 am

Thanks very much. About me...I'm from London (born West, now living East. Not quite Mordor East. Unless you consider Hoxton finns to be Orc-worthy haircuts.). I'm a copywriter at the moment. Did Illustration before that. So, a general words and pictures theme in my life. I studied English at university(Tolkien's old college). I'm 25. Anything else you want to know about me in general, Just ask!<BR><BR>But on to the important Tolkieny stuff:<BR><BR>When I was six I had a fever. My old gaffer told me the story of the Lord of the Rings. Read the Hobbit, and then the LOTR about a year after that, and I was hooked. I don't have the same Elijah-Wood-eyed conviction that he's the greatest writer in the world, but he's embedded in my head like a silmaril. <BR><BR>More recently, got into Buffy, and have been discussing the similarities between Tolkien and Whedon on a Buffy forum recently - Spike as Gollum, anyone? <BR><BR>I've always been a comics fan (Halo Jones and Maus are two particular favourites).<BR><BR>But Tolkien's my first love, and watching the films (ROTK in particular) has rekindled the old flame. So now feel the need to talk about it with people who won't glaze over after ten minutes.<BR><BR>What else? I can never resist a subtext discussion: "If that’s being queer, then we could do with a bit more queerness in these parts." <BR><BR><BR>
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Postby Mrfrodo » Tue Dec 30, 2003 8:43 am

(I posted the previous post twice by mistake. Could someone delete this here post for me, I can't work out how to do it?)
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Postby jeanelf » Tue Dec 30, 2003 9:32 am

Mr. Frodo, welcome! Don't worry about the double-posts, it's done by accident all the time. Only the mods can delete them and they don't often bother. Editing it as you've done is good enough! <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif"border=0><BR><BR>Glad to have you at this site; thanks for introducing yourself. Your first impression of the story was certainly a strong one given the circumstances....you'll certainly be able to discuss the story here to your heart's content now that the flame's been stoked! <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif"border=0><BR><BR>I have only watched Buffy on TV; don't know that much about it but I'm sure you'll meet people here who are also quite knowledgeable about that story.<BR><BR>If you have any other questions or want to chat about the site, please come here often! We're glad to meet someone new and to "show you the ropes!" All of us can also chat off-topic with you at the Bookworms' Lounge in the Bird and Baby! <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif"border=0><BR><BR>Again, welcome!
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Postby Mrfrodo » Tue Dec 30, 2003 9:50 am

Thanks very much Jeanelf, I'll come and say hello in those threads, certainly.<BR><BR>Glad to be here.<BR><BR>I've got one technical question - is there a screen where I can view all my subscribed threads?<BR><BR>x
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Postby seren » Tue Dec 30, 2003 11:17 am

Thank you striderchick and Jeanelf for your welcome. I'm sorry I wasn't back before but I have been enjoying an intense discussion in Movies.<BR><BR>One of the reasons I decided on this 'Gateway' was because I have come across both of you and Wilko on other threads and you sounded like the kind of people who I could get along with and enjoy interesting discussions with. It took me a while to work out how to navigate my way around, but I've enjoyed it so much that I've taken out PM.<BR><BR>About me - well, I was introduced to The Hobbit at on my 9th birthday. It made an immediate impact on me and I adored it. I then discovered LOTR in my mother's bookshelf and being the type of child who would read anything she could get her hands on, I was immediately hooked. <BR><BR>LOTR was a seminal book of my early teenage years for its action and adventure. I would go on quests in my head, and my friends and I would ramble round the countryside imagining we were the Fellowship. I would devour the book under the bedcovers with the aid of a torch at some godforsaken hour of the night, such was its hold upon me. But as I grew older I felt that its appeal was becoming tarnished. It no longer had the same pull. I felt the characters were 2D and wished that the women played a bigger part in the action. So I moved on to other things.<BR><BR>Now I am old enough to have experienced the ways of the world, but am still young enough to be trying to make sense of it. I cannot believe the impact this book (thanks to the films) has had on my life. I understand it in a totally different way and cannot get enough of it. I feel I have to absorb it into every pore and fibre of my being. I feel like I have been torn from the comfort and security of Bag End with its limited horizons and plonked down in the midst of Edoras (for example) with its vast plain and ranges of mountains. I see a new country and new horizons which I long to explore. The spirit of the book resonates with my heart. <BR><BR>After all the gush - I live in the UK - South Wales, to be exact. My name is Welsh for 'star' and I like to use Welsh as you can see in my PM sig. (I'm not a Welsh speaker though). I'm a teacher in a primary school. I have a family - a husband, 3 children and 5 cats.<BR><BR>Ummm- well, that's all I can think of to say for the moment. I look forward to meeting more of you.
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Postby jeanelf » Tue Dec 30, 2003 11:59 am

Lovely, <b>Seren</b>. Thank you; yes, I like all the bookworms as well. I can't wait for you to meet Wilko, he's a prince among TORCers, and in fact my first friend here! <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif"border=0><BR><BR>Your story about reading the books sounds very familiar. I first read them 30 years ago and remember how lost in that other world I was; it was all I could think about! Now that I am older, I still treasure the story but in different ways (although if given the chance, I'd be off on a quest at a moment's notice). It's funny how the circle goes round; I introduced my 13 year-old-niece to the story before the movie came out and one day she said to me, "You don't understand, Aunt Jeanne, this book changed my life!" <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif"border=0> <BR><BR>You're quite courageous to already be braving Movies! Good for you! Don't let them get the best of you there; sometimes they do go a bit overboard in their stand on things! <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-happy.gif"border=0><BR><BR><b>mr. frodo</b> that's a good question and one I'm going to find out the answer to right now. Frankly, I don't subscribe to threads at the moment, but when I did I only got "updates" and never saw them all posted on any screen. I'll be back with an answer shortly! <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif"border=0>
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Postby jeanelf » Tue Dec 30, 2003 1:11 pm

<b>Mr. frodo</b>: Here's the answer I got from Innocent Evil, a great mod:<BR><BR>"You can manage your subscriptions by clicking on the page w/ an arrow pointing left icon in the top left corner of each post screen. You'll be taken to a "subscription management" page."<BR><BR>I hope that helps you. I'm going to try it myself in a couple of minutes...<BR><BR>Works like a charm. Now that I'm subscribed here as I should be, I can see it again! Thanks for asking! We both learned something today! <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif"border=0>
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Postby ErynofLasgalen » Tue Dec 30, 2003 8:16 pm

<BR><BR>Hello everyone... especially to the nice adopters and adoptees who kindly welcomed me on my last visit... <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-happy.gif"border=0><BR><BR>I'm back in the thread after a small hiatus... The Gathering and Christmas were a lot of fun but alas kind of tiring too... <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-tongue.gif"border=0><BR><BR>Hey <b>Carnimiriel</b> seems we crossed paths lately! <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-wink.gif"border=0> Now it might very well be my rampant imagination but looking at your picture I think I remember seeing you but not your friend... Oh well guess I'll never know... <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-tongue.gif"border=0> On the other hand, I was pretty easy to spot... (unatural really) red hair and all... <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-happy.gif"border=0> I hope you had as much a great time as I had... Already I can't wait for 2005... <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-tongue.gif"border=0><BR><BR>I have to agree with <b>jeanelf</b> (Hello by the way! <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-tongue.gif"border=0> Nice to meet you! <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-wink.gif"border=0>) I had the pleasure to meet the nice Wilko (amongst others, all very kind and welcoming <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-happy.gif"border=0>)...<BR><BR><b>MrFrodo</b>: I too appreciate greatly Tolkien and Buffy. Have to admit though that your Gollum/Spike association has me puzzled... Puzzled but really curious! I'd love to hear more about it and maybe even discuss the whole Whedonverse/Tolkienverse (errr ok Middle-Earth <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-wink.gif"border=0>)<BR><BR>Which makes me think I'm still awfully confused about the whole thread/topics association... <b>jeanelf</b> mentioned the <i>Bookworms' Lounge in the Bird and Baby</i> and there's also the <i>Bookworm Adopters/Adoptees Chat Thread</i> mmmmm <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-confused.gif"border=0> we are confused my precioussssss...<BR><BR>Well Merry errr Belated Christmas everyone... (Can we say that? Am I getting English/French mixed up again? Grrrr <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-mad.gif"border=0> I get so mad at myself when I do that... Well I apologize for all my mistakes... Hope they are not too unbearable/painful... <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-sad.gif"border=0>) And wish you all a Happy New Year full of love, hapiness, surprises and wonder... <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-happy.gif"border=0> oh and full of all things Tolkien of course! <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-wink.gif"border=0><BR><BR>Well that's it! I know, I know, another long post but at least I'm not babbling (ok... rambling, yamering... pick your word... <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-tongue.gif"border=0>) as much as usual... I guess I'm still tired as a result of being sick... Stupid flu... Just had to be catch it right at the Gathering... <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-crying.gif"border=0> I missed most of Tuesday programing! So unfair!!! Well at least I felt better enough to get to the Masquerade... *sigh* It was so incredibly awesome... *sigh* I want to be back there again! Ppplleeeeaaazzzeee?!?! No? Ah Well can't blame me for wishing though! <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-wink.gif"border=0> Well ok ok No more of this silly nonsense... I'll sush now and go away... Good night everyone! <BR><BR><img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-happy.gif"border=0><BR>She-who-hasen't-resolved-the-issue-of-how-to-sign-yet <img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-wink.gif"border=0>
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Postby striderchick » Wed Dec 31, 2003 3:35 am

<b>erynoflasgalen</b> i hope i spelt your name right, please forgive me if i haven't.. <BR>welcome to bookworms, i hope you make yourself at home<BR> - and i think you signature at the bottom was very good.. very funny.. <BR><BR><BR><BR><b>mrfrodo</b> hello, and welcome..<BR><BR><BR><BR>Spike as Gollum..... hehehe.. what a funny mental picture<BR><BR>to everyone at bookworms, happy new year, and good night.. i'm not sure how long i'm going to stay awake for after midnight.. i'm rather tired<BR><BR>striderchick<BR><BR>Edit: one question for you, since we're bookworms, have ny of you read <i>This Rough Magic</i> and/or <i>Touch Not The Cat</i> by Mary Stewart? i recently read This Rough Magic... i found it really good..
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Postby prettygaladriel » Thu Jan 01, 2004 11:56 pm

<BR><BR>ooo...lots of new Adoptees. Wonderful! oh, but before i start welcomeing everyone...<i>nudges Wilko</i> How about updating the second post a bit?<img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-wink.gif"border=0><BR><BR><b>soul_warrior</b>, hello, and nice to meet you. Especially since you're a budding RPer. Just listen to Novice; she knows what she's talking about. Have fun wandering around TORC<img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif"border=0><BR><BR>Hello and Welcome, <b>Chizala/Misty</b>. Reading about you was NOT boring, i'll have you know, because it's always interesting and we like finding out about the people we adopt. Have a good time around here<img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif"border=0><BR><BR><b>Striderchick</b>, those evil computers, eh? Good luck in your exams, all the same. When will they be over?<BR>Oh, and i haven't read Mary Stewart, though i'm sure i've heard of her.<BR><BR><b>Seren</b>, nice to meet you! there's lots of room here, so pull up a chair, or sink into one of our comfy couches. Oh, and if you have any questions, don't hesitate to ask<img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif"border=0><BR><BR><b>mr. frodo</b>, Hello and Welcome! first of all, love the name.<img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-happy.gif"border=0> ahhh, good old Londen...i'd love to visit it some day. Have fun wandering around TORC<img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif"border=0><BR><BR><b>Eryn</b>, good to see you again<img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif"border=0> <BR>About the multiple Bookworm's threads...the Bookworm's lounge in the bird and baby is the origional thread us Adopters are from, and includes many other bookworms. The Bookworm's Adopters/Adoptees chat thread is just a place for all of us in here to chat. Not too hard to remember<img src="http://www.tolkienonline.com/mb/i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif"border=0><BR><BR>
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