MN Minnesota Force Introductions

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  1. EAWildman Jedi Youngling

    Member Since:
    May 9, 2002
    I am a lurker...I read many posts but don't post much. But, it's still nice to know who's out there lurking right? So here's my info.

    SCREEN NAME: EAWildman

    FIRST NAME: Eric

    LOCATION: Apple Valley, Minnesota

    OCCUPATION: Senior Meteorologist, Northwest Airlines

    FAVORITE STAR WARS CHARACTER: Yoda

    FAVORITE STAR WARS MOVIE: The Empire Strikes Back

    FAVORITE AUTHOR: Garrison Keillor, Tom Clancy

    MOMENT I BECAME A STAR WARS FAN: In the summer of 1977, at age 5 my Grandpa took me to an afternoon showing of Star Wars. I had no idea what was going on or what it was really about...I just knew I loved it. I loved all things Star Wars from that point on.

    FAVORITE SNACK FOOD: Pearson's Nut Rolls

    FAVORITE NON-STAR WARS MOVIE: Titanic, the Indiana Jones movies, When Harry Met Sally, The Lord of the Rings movies.

    COSTUMES: None...unless you count a Jedi Padawan braid.

    OTHER INTERESTS: Building web sites, riding my bike, playing tennis, reading, all things Snoopy.

    OTHER FAN GROUPS: None.

    FAMILY: My wife Jolene and I were married on November 8th, 2002.

    FAVORITE PLACE TO VISIT: Deer Lake near Grand Rapids, Minnesota. Maui, Hawaii.

    FAVORITE MUSIC: Billy Joel, Nickel Creek, The Monkees, Harry Connick, Jr., ELO, movie scores of all kinds.

    And that's about it!

    Sincerely,

    Eric
    (aka "Wildman" or "EAWildman")
  2. sith99 Jedi Youngling

    Member Since:
    Nov 20, 1999
    star 3
    Screen name- sith99

    Real name - jason

    Location- maple plain

    Occupation - stay at home parent
    Other Fave Movies- Halloween 1,2&4, Rocky 1,2,3,4

    Moment i became a fan- When i first saw ESB in 1980( i was 4)

    Fave SW movie- ESB

    Fave characters- luke,vadar,kenobi,jawa's

    Fave snacks- gardettos,doritos,subway

    Fave music- Classic rock, (michael jacksons early career)
  3. Force_Prophet Jedi Master

    Member Since:
    Apr 9, 2003
    star 3
    Screen Name: Force_Prophet
    Real Name: Ben
    Location: Richmond Mn
    Fav SW Char: Chewie,Palpatine,Dooku,Qui-gon,and Yoda. I won't choose and you can't make me.
    Fav SW Movie: ESB
    Fav Authors: Anne Rice, Raymond E Fiest, R.A Salvatore, and I just started reading Tim Zahn (he looks very promising)
    Moment I saw the light: When I saw ESB (my first SW experience) in the old St. Cloud Drive-in theater (about 20 years ago).
    Fav snack food: chips, and crackers (cheez-its)
    Fav non-sw movie: Shindler's List, The Birdcage, O'Brother where art thou'
    Other fan groups: none
    Costumes: none
    Family: Wife-Danielle Daughters-Zoe(9/07/99),Tessa(7/07/2001)
    Fav Place to visit: I like to go to areas that I can see the stars (my fav part of MN)
    Fav Music: Anything Blues, Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Lynard Skynard, Doors, Stevie Ray Vaughn.....Local Bands: The Beads, Kung Fu Hippies, White Iron Band, Big Wu
  4. JediJustice Jedi Youngling

    Member Since:
    May 11, 2003
    Hey all, just new to the TC area and thought I'd look for some fellow Star Wars fans to hang out with. Here's my information:

    Screen name: JediJustice

    Real first name: Thomas

    Location: Vadnais Heights

    Occupation: Game Store Manager

    Favorite StarWars character(s): Tough one, but I really like either Han or Obi-Wan.

    Favorite StarWars movie: Probably Ep. V, but Ep. II was pretty good.

    Favorite author(s): What's a book? Just kidding. I don't know that I have one.

    Moment I became a fan: When I saw the toys at K-Mart. Seriously. I didn't know that SW was a movie unitl some time later.

    Favorite snack food: Pork Rinds

    Favorite non Star Wars movie: Spider-Man, although I also love the Indy movies

    Costumes owned or working on: None.

    Other interests besides Star Wars: MechWarrior (CMG), Role Playing, and board games! Oh yeah, and FOOTBALL!!!

    Other fan groups I belong to: Um, none...

    Family: My darling Wife, Julie

    Favorite place to visit: Probably Walt Disney World and Star Tours.

    Favorite music: Third Day
  5. TheRealBoushh Jedi Youngling

    Member Since:
    Jun 18, 2001
    star 2
    Welcome, folks. :) Feel free to jump into any conversations here on activities, movies, whatever. ;)
  6. obiwankenobilover Jedi Master

    Member Since:
    Mar 15, 2003
    star 5
    Hi Everybody!

    Screen name: obiwankenobilover

    Real first name: Melissa

    Location: Grand Forks, North Dakota

    Occupation: Hair Sytlist/Secretary

    Favorite StarWars character(s): Obi Wan Kenobi, Darth Maul, Jango Fett, R2D2, Chewie

    Favorite StarWars movie: all

    Favorite author(s): Stephen King, Tolkien

    Moment I became a fan: in 1977

    Favorite snack food: chocolate candy, cotton candy, popcorn, pretzels

    Favorite non Star Wars movie: Lord Of The Rings, Matrix

    Costumes owned or working on: Princess Leia

    Other interests besides Star Wars: reading books, movies, concerts, writing, cross word puzzles

    Other fan groups I belong to: Lord Of The Rings

    Family: father past away in 1989, mother, 1 brother (married, niece 4 nephew 1), 1 sister, 3 cats

    Favorite place to visit: well I would like to go to Australia

    Favorite music: all kinds
  7. JediRaver Jedi Master

    Member Since:
    Jan 22, 2003
    star 1
    Wow! I suprised to see how many fellow Star Wars freaks there are in MN! Greetings everyone! :]

    Screen name: JediRaver

    Real first name: Josh

    Location: Golden Valley

    Occupation: Magazine Editor

    Favorite StarWars character(s): Vader

    Favorite StarWars movie: ESB

    Favorite author(s): Kurt Vonnegut

    Moment I became a fan: The day I was born

    Favorite snack food: Cheese or ice cream

    Favorite non Star Wars movie: The Matrix

    Costumes owned or working on: Working on Jedi

    Other interests besides Star Wars: comic books, snowboarding, skateboarding, DJing, reading, writing, and having fun!

    Other fan groups I belong to: none

    Family: I'm single and have no kids.

    Favorite place to visit: Hawaii, but I've only been there once.

    Favorite music: techno, trance, house, anything i can dance to! :]

    Nice to meet you all! It's good to be here! :]
    JediRaver threw 6-faced die for: Total: 3
  8. REBADAMS7 Jedi Padawan

    Member Since:
    Feb 5, 2001
    star 4
    Welcome Josh,
    We hope to see you in person in the near future - I'm not that far in New Hope
    reb
  9. Inque Jedi Youngling

    Member Since:
    Jun 12, 2003
    Hello! I figured I ought to introduce myself before I start showing up at club events. :)

    Screen name: Inque

    Real first name: Gail

    Location: St. Paul

    Occupation: Researcher

    Favorite Star Wars character(s): Obi-Wan Kenobi and Han Solo

    Favorite Star Wars movie: "The Empire Strikes Back"

    Favorite author(s): Peter David, among others

    Moment I became a fan: during the "is Vader Luke's father?" debates

    Favorite snack food: pretzles

    Favorite non Star Wars movie: "Back to the Future"

    Costumes owned or working on: Biker scout

    Other interests besides Star Wars: trivia games

    I look forward to meeting y'all!
  10. Doright Jedi Knight

    Member Since:
    Jun 10, 1999
    star 5
    Great! Welcome. We look forward to meeting you too. :)
  11. King_Mabnuln Jedi Youngling

    Member Since:
    Jun 12, 2003
    Screen name: King_Mabnuln

    Real first name: Eric

    Location: St. Paul, Mn.


    Favorite StarWars character(s): Han, Padme, Anikan, Yoda

    Favorite StarWars movie: I see it as one movie, as lucas himself has said. However, If I had to pick, AOTC

    Favorite author(s): JRR Tolkien, Mark Twain


    Favorite snack food: Jr. Mints

    Favorite non Star Wars movie: Hmm... hard to say. I enjoy many movies

    Costumes owned or working on: KING Mabnuln, (Actually general), A gungan

    Other interests besides Star Wars: Roleplaying, Reading

    Other fan groups I belong to: None

    Family: coupled partents, 1 sister, 1 brother in law, 2 neices

    Favorite place to visit: My own mind. The Imagination is powerful, and gives much. Oh, allright: I would love to visit Rome and Greace someday (Something of a lover of the clasics).
  12. Doright Jedi Knight

    Member Since:
    Jun 10, 1999
    star 5
    welcome. :) I like your comment about the Imagination. I'll have to remember that one.
  13. King_Mabnuln Jedi Youngling

    Member Since:
    Jun 12, 2003
    thanks. I do feel that way, however.
  14. Jedi_Riibu Jedi Padawan

    Member Since:
    Nov 14, 2001
    star 4
    I could definately agree with that. Actually, it sounds like something I heard a Muppet say one time (or maybe it was just Jim Henson)..
  15. Max_Jaybo Jedi Youngling

    Member Since:
    Oct 8, 2001
    star 1
    Been a while since I last posted at TF.N.

    Screen name: max_jaybo

    Real first name: Jason.

    Location: Hibbing, MN

    Occupation: Student, Freelance Artist, Writer

    Favorite StarWars character(s): Obi Wan, Vader, Piett, Max Rebo, Pelleon, Ackbar, Thrawn, Mara Jade, Mace Windu and Ki-Adi-Mundi

    Favorite StarWars movie: In order tat the moment: ESB, ANH, TPM, AOTC, ROTJ

    Favorite author(s): Michael Crichton, Douglas Adams, Tolkein.

    Moment I became a fan: whenever my earliest memory was.

    Favorite snack food: Skittles, PB sandwich, Nacho Cheese Doritos.

    Favorite non Star Wars movie: Lord Of The Rings, Mystery Science Theater, X-Men, Matrix, Back to the Future, Indiana Jones.

    Costumes owned or working on: none

    Other interests besides Star Wars: reading books, movies, writing, cross word puzzles,

    Other fan groups I belong to: nothin official, just my circle of friends.

    Family: Dad, Mom, Brother, Cousins, Uncles/Aunts, 1 set of Grandparents. Hopefully the love of my life in a few years.

    Favorite place to visit: my bedroom, It's so rare that i actually go there.

    Favorite music: what my state of mind perfers.

    so...
    anyone else here from the northern part of the state?
  16. Doright Jedi Knight

    Member Since:
    Jun 10, 1999
    star 5
    Welcome Jason.

    I don't know of anyone that from up in that neck of the woods. Your certainly welcome to hang out online with us here. :)
  17. Wattoman70 Jedi Youngling

    Member Since:
    Apr 30, 2003
    star 1
    Screen name: Wattoman70

    Real first name: Jeff

    Location: Rosemount, MN

    Occupation: Graphic Design

    Favorite StarWars character(s): Luke, Vader, Maul and the Fett family.

    Favorite StarWars movie: ESB, although
    ANH has a place in my heart since it is the one that turned me on to Star Wars.

    Moment I became a fan: I was born in 1970, so I saw the original movie when it came out. So, I guess, when I was 7 or 8 years old. Die-hard ever since.

    Favorite non Star Wars movie: Indiana Jones series, Alien series, Die Hard series, X-Men movies.

    Other interests besides Star Wars: photography, graphic design, reading, spending time with my family.

    Family: Wife and son

    Favorite music: I listen to everything. Whatever I'm in the mood for at the time.

    Other: I collect the 3 3/4" figures, Unleashed figures and read the comics.



  18. quadinaros_ben Jedi Youngling

    Member Since:
    Jun 27, 2003
    star 1
    Screen name: quadinaros_ben

    Real first name: Sheraton

    Location: Minneapolis

    Occupation: Graphic Designer

    Favorite StarWars character(s): Darth & Luke

    Favorite StarWars movie: ESB

    Favorite author(s): Vonnegut, Burgess, Orwell, Stevenson, Salinger, Maugham

    Moment I became a fan: When the SW logo rose from the bottom of the screen

    Favorite snack food: Sardines, Peanuts

    Favorite non Star Wars movie: Fargo

    Costumes owned or working on: Chewbacca halloween costume circa third grade

    Other interests besides Star Wars: Music, Art, Literature, cooking

    Other fan groups I belong to: Your are it

    Family: Yes

    Favorite place to visit: First Avenue and the Seventh St. Entry

    Favorite music:Microphones, Fugazi, Definitive Jux, Countless others
  19. NaboosPrincess Manager Emeritus

    Member Since:
    May 14, 2001
    star 6
    Some of you may remember me from the MWS book signing. :) I will be leaving this fine state in two months to attend college at USC in Los Angeles...but I'd love to join nevertheless...can't believe I waited this long. [face_blush] :)

    Screen name: NaboosPrincess

    Location: Woodbury

    Occupation: Student

    Favorite StarWars character(s): Padme Amidala, Leia, Mirax, Tenel Ka, Jacen Solo, Jaina Solo (pre-NJO!), Han Solo, Talon Karrde

    Favorite StarWars movie: ESB

    Favorite author(s): Gail Carson Levine, Matt Stover, Charles Dickens, J.R.R Tolkien

    Moment I became a fan: When I read the first sentence of the first YJKs book.

    Favorite snack food: Um...I really like those dried cranberry things, I think they are called Crasins.

    Favorite non Star Wars movie: Disney's Sleeping Beauty

    Costumes owned or working on: Jedi Knight costume

    Other interests besides Star Wars: X-Files, Lord of the Rings, UFOs, theatre, writing, reading

    Favorite place to visit: Colorado, California, Europe

    Favorite music: Showtunes...but I like almost anything. :)
  20. Doright Jedi Knight

    Member Since:
    Jun 10, 1999
    star 5
    Well even if it's for a short time we're glad to have ya!


  21. Wattoman70 Jedi Youngling

    Member Since:
    Apr 30, 2003
    star 1
  22. JediJeff13 Jedi Padawan

    Member Since:
    Nov 27, 2000
    star 4
    Wattoman70 said:
    I was starting to wonder what a Toydarian had to do around here to get a warm welcome.



    I would have mention pickles, but that whole thing moved SE a couple times over the past year....

    :D
  23. MaraJadeSkywalkerFF Jedi Padawan

    Member Since:
    Nov 27, 2000
    star 4
  24. KFisto_352 Jedi Youngling

    Member Since:
    Jun 26, 2003
    star 1
    hi i am new to the boards so i will introduse myself

    Screen name: KFisto_352

    first name: Avi

    Location: st louis park

    occupation: none

    sw characters: kit fisto obi wan

    movie: rotj

    authors: matthew stover,jk rowling

    moment i became a fan:when i saw s.e. esb

    snack: cheese curls, sprite remix

    non sw movie: big fat liar lotr

    costumes: none

    intresst besides star wars:computer games skateboarding

    family: 2 sisters, 1 brother, mom,dad

    fave plase to visit chicago,england

    music rock espesially simple plan
  25. Jedi_Riibu Jedi Padawan

    Member Since:
    Nov 14, 2001
    star 4
    Welcome to the boards, Avi!!
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