GeneralForum Newbies/Vets Refresher Thread.

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Doc, Jan 20, 2008.

  1. Doc

    Doc Trust me, I'm The Doctor. V.I.P.

    The idea was borrowed from PDC, and I think that was four or so years ago. I think Sal was the first to come up with the idea, but I copied them from a guy/girl/turtle/nerd named Derangio that actually ended up being the alter-ego of a moderator there.

    I actually encourage people posting one of these more than once, just as long as theres some decent time between your replies.

    I think that we need to stop with the whole FC/GF segregation and mutual nonacceptance, and this is just another way for me to try to help with that. From now on I'm not referring to anyone as a GFer or FCer unless its relevant to the conversation, and to me everyone is either a newbie, regular, or veteran. That kind of "class' system has always been good in the past, and I want to try to spread the use of it.

    So, without further adieu, I give you the refresher topic. If you want questions added, just let me know and I'll edit them into this post.

    My junk

    Name: Stephen Joseph S.
    Birthday: January 1, 1986, I'm 22.
    Birthplace: Baltimore, MD. St. Agnes Hospital
    Height: 5'8"
    Weight: 250
    Eyes: Dark Brown
    Hair: Dark Brown
    Pic: Check out the pic topic for that one.

    Seniority on the forums: I joined up sometime in 2001
    Occupation: Hot Tub Tech, Student, Stoner
    Hobbies: I like to read, play video games, hike, play guitar/bass, hike, explore, and I have several small, random collections.

    The rant about yourself section:
    Now, this is my favorite part. I always like the ones where you can talk about whatever the hell you want for as long as you want, especially about myself.

    Right now I'm just trying to get by and get myself out of debt. I head off to a University next year to work on my Master's in Secondary Education. I could have done anything that I want, but I really want to teach people. I figured I'll either be an English teacher or a computers teacher.

    I have a little girl, she'll be two in February. She's the love of my life, even if her mother no longer is. She drives every decision I make and is probably the reason I'm still around right now. I do everything for her.

    Goals in Life:
    To obtain some kind of custody, even if its just partial, of my daughter. I also want to finish up college and get a real job. I'd just really like some stability in my life.

    My link: Drew Curtis'
    Last edited: Jan 20, 2008
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  2. Malificus

    Malificus Likes snow

    My junk:

    Name: D. Cannon
    Birthdate: January 28, 1989
    Birthplace: Tacoma, Washington
    Height: 6'5
    Weight: 278lb
    Eyes: blue
    Hair: Ash Brown
    Pic: It's amlost a year old, but here:
    I'm the blonde in black. I've lost 20 pounds since then

    Seniority on the forums: Joined early 2006
    Occupation: Student
    Hobbies: Anime, Video Games, Manga, Books, Drawing, AMVs, Cosplay

    The rant about yourself section:
    I'm current;y going to College for Game design.

    I've moved around my whole life. In order I've livedin: Tacoma Washington, Mountainhome Idaho, Homestead Florida, Tacoma Washington, North Bay Ontario, Winnepeg Manitoba, Montevallo Alabama, Cloquet Minnesota, Eagan Minnesota.

    I'm now in my 9th school (Counting preschool)


    Goals in Life:
    Graduate College, Get a stable job

    My link:
  3. Merc

    Merc Certified Shitlord V.I.P. Lifetime

    Name: Brian
    Age: 21
    Birthplace: Lawrence, MA
    Height: 5'10
    Weight: 220
    Eyes: Brown
    Hair: Brown
    Pic: Nope

    Seniority on the forums: Joined FC in '06, mod and s-mod status for most of my time there
    Occupation: Student
    Hobbies: Writing (fiction), video games, baseball, rock and metal music, Magic, collecting DVDs,

    The rant about yourself section:

    I am a banana.


    Goals in Life: Write at least one bestseller and one blockbuster movie

    My link: Low Blows and Headshots: My Blog
  4. Corona

    Corona Registered Member

    Name: Gary Meisner.
    Birthday: June 21, 1990
    Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada
    Height: 6'2"
    Weight: 194
    Eyes: Green
    Hair: Light Brown
    Pic: Maybe later.

    Seniority on the forums: Been around a little while, but not too long.
    Occupation: Student
    Hobbies: I like to read, especially books that help me understand people. I like to do things like paintball, jetskii, and drive way over the speed limit to get my adrenaline running, but sadly I'm too damn poor to do any of these very often. Also, I like to workout and play raquetball, as well as football with my friends.

    The rant about yourself section:
    Right now I'm just wasting my time and barely even paying attention in school, I'm a senior and have already been accepted to ASU, but I still need to apply to the honors college (Barrett's). My days are spent attempting to alleviate boredom.

    When I finally go to college I'll be getting my Premed degree and then (hopefully) moving on to a good med school.

    I don't have high opinions of most people because they are idiots, but there are a few people I respect and like.

    Politically I am a libertarian and I just want to say: to hell with all the candidates running.

    Goals in Life:
    To eventually find someone to love, to do incredulous adrenaline pumping things, to discover happiness, to (through my job and relationships) one day actually have meaning.

    My link: Link? Wtf?
    Last edited: Jan 20, 2008
  5. Nevyrmoore

    Nevyrmoore AKA Ass-Bandit

    Name: Howell, A
    Age: 20
    Birthplace: England
    Height: ~5'7"
    Weight: ~9lb 3
    Eyes: Green-blue (or Blue-green)
    Hair: Light brown
    Pic: N/A
    Seniority on the forums: Joined FC sometime in '06, standard member
    Occupation: Temporary Pathology Receptionist
    Hobbies: Video games, computers, roleplaying (tabletop & free-form), reading
    The rant about yourself section:
    Left college in June/July with a BTEC National Diploma in IT Practitioners. Only acheived a PPP, but that's what I get for being a lazy arse.

    Currently working as a temp worker in a pathology reception in order to pay my housekeeping fees and my gym fees. Whilst working, I am applying for the RAF to be a Communications and Information Systems Specialist (now changed to ICT Specialist on the RAF Website; click link for job overview).

    Interests include Warhammer, electronics, computer hardware, and some slight interest in programming.

    Goals in Life: Just live life to the full. Nothing more, nothing less.

    My link: N/A
  6. EXQEX9

    EXQEX9 Yep.

    My junk:

    Name: Karim Khalil
    Age: 19
    Birthplace: Alexandrea, Egypt
    Height: 5' 11''
    Weight: 180
    Eyes: brown
    Hair: black
    Pic: [​IMG]

    Seniority on the forums: I joined about a month ago
    Occupation: musician
    Hobbies: Playing my trumpet, working as a theater technician

    The rant about yourself section: I like fun and trumpet.


    Goals in Life: To play for over 1000 people

    My link: meh
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  7. Major

    Major 4 legs good 2 legs bad V.I.P.

    Name: Andrew
    Age: 25
    Birthplace: New Jersey
    Height: 6'2"
    Eyes: blue
    Hair: brown

    Seniority on the forums: Joined GF when it was GameComplex back in '04 I think. I've known Hybrix and ScubaSteve for even longer than that.
    Occupation: landscaper, bum
    Hobbies: sports, videogames, nature, hiking, mountaineering, piano, partying

    The rant about yourself section: I don't work cause it sucks. I hate where I live. Eventually I'd like to move out west somewhere in the mountains.

    Goals in Life: hike the entire Appalachian Trail and Pacific Crest Trail, climb all 50+ peaks in Colorado over 14,000 feet, make a difference in people's lives, find happiness.
  8. Nightsurfer

    Nightsurfer ~Lucky 13 strikes again~

    Name Allen M (But prefer surfer)
    Age 35
    Birth Place Germany
    Height 6'
    Eyes Green/Gray
    Hair Brown

    Seniority on the forums: I joined the Forums (AF) in late 03 , I started as the board comic & Toy guru as well as a mod for "Auction Forums". I have been a S-Mod ever since late 04 for AF, EF and GF witch are all one Big happy forum now.

    Occupation I own my own businesses (Comic and toy shop, Nightshade Productions) I am also a stay at home dad. I take care of my 2 boys that are 1 and 7 . I am the worlds Biggest Little Kid!

    Hobbies Comic and toy collecting. Surfing on land or water. Playing with my kids..

    The rant about yourself section Stranger than fiction.


    Goals in life To find the perfect wave, and to live long and prosper


    NA post one later
  9. Kazmarov

    Kazmarov For a Free Scotland

    My junk

    Name: Andrew
    Age: 17 1/2, 18 in June
    Birthplace: South Bay Area, California
    Height: 5'9
    Weight: 165+ (I'm on a serious diet right now, but I was about 164 a couple months ago)
    Eyes: Brown
    Hair: Red/Brown (auburn maybe)

    Circa yesterday.

    Seniority on the forums: Joined Central-Fusion on June 3, 2006. Made the mod of World News on June 6, 2006 (16th birthday). Made Mature Discussion mod that winter. Appointed Super-Mod over the summer.
    Occupation: High school junior
    Hobbies: Golf, Xbox, music, starting up on guitar, philosophy, politics, literature, language

    The rant about yourself section:

    I go to a tiny Catholic college prep school where I spend time irritating the administration, writing inflammatory editorials for the paper, and generally having a good time. Got my share of friends there, increasingly I spend time with people from the local public school. I'm romantically inept but not emo about it anymore.

    I'm crazy about both ice and roller hockey, and generally like living in California.


    Goals in Life: Have a great college experience, majoring in either political science, journalism, psychology, or some combination. After that I may go to law school, or graduate school for a degree in International Relations or something related. Working for non-profits, managing and consulting for elected officials, or social justice law is where I'm heading.

    I also want to learn another language. I'm planning to learn Farsi now, hopefully enough so I can learn Arabic in college.

    My link: Cyber Nations, an online nation simulation game
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  10. Vidic15

    Vidic15 No Custom Title Exists V.I.P. Lifetime

    Name: Aleks.
    Age: 14
    Birthplace: Sarajevo, Bosnia
    Height: 180cm
    Weight: 77 kg.
    Eyes: Brown
    Hair: Black & Blonde Mohawk
    Pic: On the Avatar..

    Seniority on the forums:

    Joined Fusion-Central in June 2006, had a bad start to it, spammed a lot, over the past months, I've really improved a lot. Still, some members don't seem to like me.

    Occupation: High School Junior. Currently going into Year 9.
    Hobbies: Playing sports mostly, sometimes video games, hanging out with mates and chilling, internet as well.

    The rant about yourself section:

    Well, I attend a Secondary College up in Melbourne, crap school really. Good teachers, sometimes. Currently dating with a wonderful girl, best three months of my life to be honest. I can be irritating sometimes, smartass towards the teachers a lot. Yet, some of them I really do respect.


    Goals in Life:

    Well, after completing my VCE, I would like to continue towards my studing and go to the Uni, but what course to take, I have no idea at this point. Currently looking for a job, when I turn 15, I'll be allowed to. I want to be a proffesional football (soccer) player, I do have talent and passion about it, and I think I'll make it up there somewhere.

    I wouldn't mind taking language classes, currently taking Italian and Greek, so far they have been helpfull, what I want to learn is Spanish and French at this moment.

    My link: -
    Last edited: Jan 20, 2008

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