MN Minnesota Force Introductions

Discussion in 'Mid West Regional Discussion' started by Bobafemme, Jan 11, 2003.

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  1. Doright Jedi Grand Master

    Member Since:
    Jun 10, 1999
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  2. mirax80 Retired Midwest RSA

    Member Since:
    Aug 20, 2003
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    Screen name: mirax80

    Real first name: Nyree

    Location: Lakeville, MN
    Via Southern CA and born in WI

    Occupation: Ritz Camera Lab Rat, Runner out at MN RenFest

    Favorite StarWars character(s): Wedge Antilles, Han & Leia Solo, Luke & Mara Skywalker, Yoda

    Favorite StarWars movie: Empire Strikes Back

    Favorite author(s): Michael Stackpole, Aaron Allston, Tim Zahn, Rebecca Moesta, Kevin Anderson

    Moment I became a fan: When I found myself always sneaking into my older brother's room to always play with his SW toys when he was away at school. (circa 1983-ish)

    Favorite snack food: Popcorn

    Favorite non Star Wars movie: Pirates of the Caribean, Indian Jones, Harry Potter, Back to the Future

    Costumes owned or working on: Jedi (I lost my shirt to it though) I'm currently trying to get my Mirax Terrik costume going

    Other interests besides Star Wars: going out to the movies, bowling, RenFest, shopping, video games

    Other fan groups I belong to: Road Squadron, DMC News, MosEisleyCantina (all thru Yahoo groups)

    Family: parents and 1 older Brother in WI, and 1 older sister in Minneapolis

    Favorite place to visit: SoCal where I went to High School, Disneyland, Valleyfair

    Favorite music: Gaelic Storm (Irish), Country, video game soundtracks, 93X if the mood strikes me, late 80s
  3. Doright Jedi Grand Master

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    Jun 10, 1999
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  4. REBADAMS7 Jedi Master

    Member Since:
    Feb 5, 2001
    star 4
    Welcome Nyree!
    Hope to greeet you in person soon
    Reb
  5. Ewok15 Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Dec 1, 2002
    star 4
    Screen name: Ewok15

    Real first name: Tom

    Location: Eagan

    Occupation: school

    Favorite StarWars character(s): Luke, Han, Wicket

    Favorite StarWars movie: ROTJ

    Favorite author(s): Tom Clancy

    Moment I became a fan: After I saw ANH special Edition in theaters

    Favorite snack food: Doritos

    Favorite non Star Wars movie: LOTR and Monty Python and Search for the Holy Grail

    Costumes owned or working on: none

    Other interests besides Star Wars: Drumline, Debte, Speech, going on Computer, going to movies, hanging out with friends

    Other fan groups I belong to: none

    Family: a mom, dad, brother and sister

    Favorite place to visit: Europe

    Favorite music: I listen to almost anything except rap
  6. Doright Jedi Grand Master

    Member Since:
    Jun 10, 1999
    star 5
  7. Chewbeatle Jedi Padawan

    Member Since:
    Oct 2, 2002
    Screen name: Chewbeatle

    Real first name: Dylan

    Location: Fargo, ND

    Occupation: College Student

    Favorite StarWars character(s): The bad guys, baby! And Watto is just the coolest.

    Favorite StarWars movie: The Empire Strikes Back

    Favorite author(s): Tolkien and JK Rowling (imagine that?).

    Moment I became a fan: Well, I don't remember... I was born after RotJ came out, so I've watched all my life... the Special Editions were awesome. That was the first time I saw Star Wars on the big screen.

    Favorite snack food: Doritos - Spicy Nacho!

    Favorite non Star Wars movie: that's a tough one... I like the American Beauty/Magnolia type of flick... obviously the LotR movies are freakin sweet, and the two Harry Potter movies are quite nice as well.

    Costumes owned or working on: Zippo, sorry.

    Other interests besides Star Wars: Guitar, choir, basically anything involving music. Hooking up the ol' Gamecube, hanging out with people...

    Other fan groups I belong to: I'm a proud member of the AFI fanclub (they're a band...)

    Family: I have a younger sister, a mom and dad, a dog, four cats, and some fish...

    Favorite place to visit: Florida was fun, and Canada's usually entertaining. I'm a big fan of the Cities, too.

    Favorite music: Beatles (could you tell?), each of the Beatles' solo careers, AFI, Rancid, NOFX, Jawbreaker, Jets to Brazil, and I really enjoy a lot of classical stuff as well.

    Hmmmm, age isn't on here.... I'm 19 years and 11 months old! Whooooo, the big 2-oh is coming up...

    edit: don't mind me, I'm grammatically retarded at the moment...
  8. Doright Jedi Grand Master

    Member Since:
    Jun 10, 1999
    star 5
    Welcome Dylan We are glad to have you. :)
  9. Jedi76 Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Mar 28, 2002
    star 3
    whoo hoo I am not the only one from Fargo anymore welcome
  10. Chewbeatle Jedi Padawan

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    Oct 2, 2002
    Haha... yeah. I'm sure a few people around town like Star Wars...
  11. Jedi_Jaina Jedi Knight

    Member Since:
    Sep 14, 2003
    Hello all. I'm a long time lurker. I think i posted here once a few years ago. It's been so long i forgot my screen name and password (thus the new account)


    Screen name: Jedi_Jaina

    Real first name: Samantha

    Location:St. Louis Park

    Occupation: Overworked High School Student

    Favorite StarWars character(s):Jaina Solo, Princess Leia, Obi-Wan Kenobi

    Favorite StarWars movie:Empire

    Favorite author(s):Hm, too hard

    Moment I became a fan:I don't remember. I read Shadows of the Empire in 4th grade so it had to be before then.

    Favorite snack food:Chocolate chip cookies

    Favorite non Star Wars movie:Moulin Rouge

    Costumes owned or working on:Finished:Jedi costume, 90% compleated cheap version of Padme's ep. 2 packing gown. In progress: Eowyn Sheildmaiden gown. I really want to try a Bastila from KOTOR.

    Other interests besides Star Wars:LOTR, drama, fencing

    Other fan groups I belong to:none

    Family:Mom, dad, little brother

    Favorite place to visit: Borders

    Favorite music: Everything but country and Rap
  12. PrincessDeathStar Jedi Padawan

    Member Since:
    Aug 29, 2003
    Screen name: PrincessDeathStar

    Real first name: Jayme

    Location: Eagan Minnesota

    Occupation: Retail

    Favorite StarWars character(s): Luke, Leia, yoda, Chewbacca, Darth Vader, Padame, the Ewoks, Han Solo..I like everyone :)

    Favorite StarWars movie: AOTC and Return of the Jedi

    Favorite author(s): I have a lot

    Moment I became a fan: The first time I saw it when I was 3

    Favorite snack food: Sunflower Seeds and Popcorn

    Favorite non Star Wars movie: Robin Hood Prince of Theives, Thelma and Louise, the Birdcage, Miss Congeniality, While You were Sleeping..I have a lot

    Costumes owned or working on: I have a list going of the ones I want to start making.

    Other interests besides Star Wars: Movies, Friends, Concerts, Music and Shopping :D

    Other fan groups I belong to: none

    Family: I have a huge family!

    Favorite place to visit: Black Hills SD, The Bahamas. I havent been to Paris but I would LOVE to go there.

    Favorite music: I love all kinds of music and will listen to anything and everything as long as I understand the words but right now I am into stuff like Good Charlotte, AFI, The Used, Disturbed, The All American Rejects, Metalica, Chevelle and New Found Glory. :D
  13. Doright Jedi Grand Master

    Member Since:
    Jun 10, 1999
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    Though we've already met face to face let me say welcome officially Princess :D


    And welcome Back Samantha nice to hear to found your way back. :D
  14. DarkSide_Jedi Jedi Padawan

    Member Since:
    Sep 18, 2003
    Screen name: DarkSide_jedi

    Real first name: Doug (yes another one)

    Location: cottage grove

    Occupation: crappy job

    Favorite StarWars character(s): R2D2 Han

    Favorite StarWars movie: The Empire Strikes Back

    Favorite author(s): Robert jordan, RA Salvatore

    Moment I became a fan: Watching ANH in Sommerset WI and the farm boys Screamin "YAAAAAHOOOOO GO LUKE" and throwin up their hats

    Favorite snack food:eek:atmeal cream pies

    Favorite non Star Wars movie: Dune, Memento, Happy Gilmore

    Costumes owned or working on: i have a renfest i am converting to a dark jedi, i am someday going to start on my boba fett..i only have the helmet now...

    Other interests besides Star Wars: I play Disc golf, Ride my Motorcycle

    Other fan groups I belong to: none

    Family: My lovely Wife and 2 mutant cats

    Favorite place to visit: Vegas baby!

    Favorite music: Classic rock mostly, but ill listen to anything
  15. Doright Jedi Grand Master

    Member Since:
    Jun 10, 1999
    star 5
    Welcome Doug! Glad to have ya. :)
  16. Master_Eki Jedi Knight

    Member Since:
    Nov 27, 2000
    star 2
    I can't believe that I haven't filled this out yet...I've been in since the beginning so I guess I thought that everyone knew me..hey, wait..WHO ARE ALL YOU PEOPLE?????

    Here goes:

    Screen name: Master_Eki (that's EEK-eye, not eck-ee LOL)

    Real first name: Mike

    Location: Savage, MN

    Occupation: Technical Support Analyst

    Favorite StarWars character(s): Luke Skywalker, Corran Horn, Mara Jade, the Solos

    Favorite StarWars movie: Return of the Jedi

    Favorite author(s): Mike Stackpole, Tim Zahn, Peter David, Michael and Jeff Shaara

    Moment I became a fan: playing Star Wars with my cousins in 1977 even before I saw A New Hope

    Favorite snack food: the edible kind...:)

    Favorite non Star Wars movie: too many to list...Star Trek movies are near the top though

    Costumes owned or working on: Corellian Jedi, Several Star Trek uniforms

    Other interests besides Star Wars: Star Trek fandom, superheroes, History

    Other fan groups I belong to: Rebel Legion, Starfleet

    Family: my daughter Allie and my son Mackenzie

    Favorite place to visit: San Francisco, CA

    Favorite music: I love all types
  17. Doright Jedi Grand Master

    Member Since:
    Jun 10, 1999
    star 5
    LOL well don't expect me to welcome you slacker boy. Heck you were in this group before I was for crying out loud.

  18. Wilhelmina Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Jul 4, 2002
    star 3
    *waves nervously* Hi, I'm a FanForce newbie... :p

    Screen name: Wilhelmina

    Real first name: Wendy

    Location: St. Paul during the school year, Wisconsin the rest of the time.

    Occupation: College Student

    Favorite Star Wars character(s): Yoda. :D Specifically ESB Yoda.

    Favorite Star Wars movie: All of them! Star Wars is Star Wars. If you held a lightsaber to my throat, I'd say ESB--see previous question.

    Favorite author(s): Terry Pratchett, Douglas Adams, Jane Austen, C.S. Lewis.

    Moment I became a fan: We bought my dad the Original Trilogy on VHS one Christmas maybe ten years ago. I'm not sure of the exact date. Before they were wrapped up, I snuck ANH out of its case and watched it one day while everyone else was out of the house. Love blossomed.

    Favorite snack food: Chex Mix. Mmmm.

    Favorite non Star Wars movie: Just one? Okay, one movie I can watch over and over without ever tiring of is The Princess Bride.

    Costumes owned or working on: None.

    Other interests besides Star Wars: Reading and writing (on an SF/F kick right now, but other things too), singing, foreign films, miscellaneous craft projects, cooking, my hamster, and classical languages.

    Other fan groups I belong to: None.

    Family: Dad, Mom, and two younger brothers.

    Favorite place to visit: Saint Paul! The urge to visit is somewhat diminished by the fact that I live here eight months out of the year now, but I still love it. Second favorite place: I visited Washington, D.C., one summer, and thought it was one of the most beautiful and fascinating places I'd ever been.

    Favorite music: Mozart, Dvorak, The Beatles, Simon & Garfunkel, Peter Mulvey, John Williams...I'll stop there.
  19. Doright Jedi Grand Master

    Member Since:
    Jun 10, 1999
    star 5
    Hi Wendy! welcome to our corner of the Star Wars Universe. Make yourself at home. :D
  20. Wilhelmina Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Jul 4, 2002
    star 3
  21. Rogue_Eleven Jedi Knight

    Member Since:
    Jul 25, 2002
    star 1
    Heh heh, I'm a Wisconsin person, but I thought I'd come over here and say hi to my neighbors, since I live in La Crosse and it's about... three minutes from Minnesota anyway.

    Hi!
  22. Doright Jedi Grand Master

    Member Since:
    Jun 10, 1999
    star 5
    Sure! Not a problem. Neighbors are always welcome. :)

  23. Rogue_Eleven Jedi Knight

    Member Since:
    Jul 25, 2002
    star 1
    Thanks! I'm a member of the Milwaukee group, but I'm about three hours away from a gathering place no matter how you calculate it, so I thought I'd stop in here too. I'll say this - I wish I could've gotten a couple people to watch Army of Darkness on Halloween!
  24. kenobi420 Jedi Knight

    Member Since:
    Apr 12, 2002
    star 3
    Since I post periodically, and I'll be stopping in at the upcoming meeting, and a lot of newer members have joined since I was active, I thought I'd fill this thing out.

    Screen name: kenobi420

    Real first name: Zak

    Location: Earth

    Occupation: K-12 Art teacher

    Favorite StarWars character(s): Yoda, Kenobi (Alec Guiness)

    Favorite StarWars movie: ESB

    Favorite author(s): Tolkien, Frank Herbert, Steinbeck, Tim Zahn, C.S. Lewis,

    Moment I became a fan: The earliest childhood memory I have is seeing ROTJ in the theater at age 3. That was all it took...

    Favorite non Star Wars movie: LOTR (all)

    Costumes owned or working on: Luke (ANH award ceremony)

    Other interests besides Star Wars: Making art; meeting girls ;)

    Family: Just my parents...

    Favorite place to visit: The bar -- any bar.

    Favorite music: Radiohead, NIN
  25. TK-7554 Jedi Knight

    Member Since:
    Nov 28, 2003
    star 1
    Well...I might as well post this as well.



    Screen name: TK-7554

    Real first name: Tom

    Location: Stillwater

    Occupation: Student

    Favorite StarWars character(s): Stormtroopers, Greedo

    Favorite StarWars movie: Empire Strikes Back

    Favorite author(s): John Grisham, Woody Allen

    Moment I became a fan: Oh, letsee...I guess after watching ROTJ in 1983 as a really young tot, and wanting to see the other two films.

    Favorite snack food: Skittles, M&Ms

    Favorite non Star Wars movie: Rain Man

    Costumes owned or working on: Stormtrooper

    Other interests besides Star Wars:
    English Equestrian, geography major, AMPAS screenwriter/score composer

    Other fan groups I belong to: 501st

    Family: one older brother, one younger sister

    Favorite place to visit: New Mexico (lived there from 1994-1998)

    Favorite music: Scores by Hans Zimmer, Dave Grusin; oldies, jazz (Louis Prima), etc, etc, etc,
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