MN Minnesota Force Introductions

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  1. Doright Jedi Knight

    Member Since:
    Jun 10, 1999
    star 5
    Well let me officially Welcome you Tom even though we've already met face to face! We are glad you found us. :D
  2. Siths_Herald Minnesota CR, MNFF Co-Leader

    Chapter Rep
    Member Since:
    Jan 5, 2004
    star 2
    Screen name: Siths_Herald

    Real first name: Steve

    Location: Corcoran, MN

    Occupation: Mfg. Engineer

    Favorite StarWars character(s): Han Solo, Wedge Antilles, Grand Admiral Thrawn

    Favorite StarWars movie: The Empire Strikes Back

    Favorite author(s): Sci-Fi; Orson Scott Card (Ender's Game, all the way!), Timothy Zahn, Michael Stackpole, Douglas Adams!!! Mystery; Tony Hillerman & Michael Mcgarrity

    Moment I became a fan: When Santa brought me the beginnings of my collection for X-mas in 1979.

    Favorite snack food: Pizza

    Favorite non Star Wars movie: Lord of the Rings trilogy, Pulp Fiction, Indiana Jones Trilogy, Princess Bride, Young Frankenstein, Blazing Saddles, and anything by Monty Python.

    Costumes owned or working on: Han Solo (E4) & Darth Maul (but neither one really belong outside of my closet?)

    Other interests besides Star Wars: Art, reading, Fan-Fic writing, model building, camping/backpacking, aviation, auto racing, Scouting.

    Other fan groups I belong to: none

    Family: I am married and have a daughter that turned 1 in Sept. 2003.

    Favorite place to visit: I went to Europe a few years back. I would love to see Holland and Switzerland again.

    Favorite music: Blues Rock & Southern Rock; Stevie Ray Vaughan, Big Head Todd & the Monsters, Indigenous, John Hiatt, CCR, and many others.
  3. Doright Jedi Knight

    Member Since:
    Jun 10, 1999
    star 5
  4. psych0jawa1213 Jedi Youngling

    Member Since:
    Feb 1, 2004
    star 2
    Real first name: James, but I go by my middle name ?Matt?

    Location: St. Paul area

    Occupation: clerical position at NWA

    Favorite StarWars character(s): Han Solo, Mace Windu, Boba Fett, Mara Jade, Talon Karrde, and those ARC Troopers rock!

    Favorite StarWars movie: Depends upon my mood, but usually its Empire Strikes Back. (Run Rebels?run!)

    Favorite author(s): Timothy Zahn, Edger Allen Poe, James Clavell

    Moment I became a fan: A cloudy day in 1977?I was about 5. Saw Star Wars for the first time??nuff said!

    Favorite snack food: Pringles are dangerous, and green apples too. And of course, clean water and Dew! Oh?and chocolate too!

    Favorite non Star Wars movie: Ummm?here?s a list of SOME:
    Indiana Jones films
    LOTR
    Alien (and the sequels?.but Alien 3 needed help?.BADLY!)
    Some of the Star Trek films
    Apocalypse Now
    Buckaroo Banzai
    Forrest Gump
    Kill Bill
    Pulp Fiction
    Saving Private Ryan
    Seven Samurai
    Monty Python

    Costumes owned or working on:
    I have an ?Anakin? costume from Episode II that a friend of mine made for me. But it always seems to be needing work. My Han Solo (ESB version) will be completed at the end of 2/04. Oh,,,and an ARC Trooper would be something to DIE (or at least pay A LOT) for. Another ?armor? I would like to do someday is non Star Wars (Souther Cross ATAC).

    Other interests besides Star Wars:
    Manga/Anime, art, nihongo (and culture), Security head for Marscon (and the 2005 Exec for the same convention), Grave Digger Union (Set-up/teardown crew for CONvergence), going to cons, gaming (computer and role-playing), and for some reason?I try not to, but I always end up being an instigator. (Bad me!)

    Other fan groups I belong to: Grave Diggers Union (more than just a fan group?your friendly neighborhood mercenaries!)

    Family: Never been married, and have no children. Father, uncle, and sister live in town?mom and the rest live out of state.

    Favorite place to visit: Too many to mention. Id have to win the lottery to do all the traveling I want to do.

    Favorite music: Ramones, 80?s, Iron Maiden, Billy Joel, Doors, soundtracks?.and I will listen to just about anything other than country (too depressing).

  5. Doright Jedi Knight

    Member Since:
    Jun 10, 1999
    star 5
  6. REBADAMS7 Jedi Padawan

    Member Since:
    Feb 5, 2001
    star 4
    Welcome!
    Good to see members in this part of Town
    Reb
    Who lives in
    New Hope!
  7. M_Falcon Jedi Youngling

    Member Since:
    Mar 3, 2004
    Screen name: M_Falcon
    Real first name: Kurt
    Location: Eagan Mn
    Occupation: Camera Sales
    Favorite StarWars character(s): Luke Skywalker, Leia Organa, Han Solo, Corran Horn, Darth Maul, Garik "Face" Loran
    Favorite StarWars movie: Return of the Jedi
    Favorite author(s): Timothy Zahn
    Moment I became a fan: mid 1980's when I saw A New Hope for the first time
    Favorite snack food: Pizza
    Favorite non Star Wars movie: Indiana Jones, Spiderman, Spaceballs, Army of Darkness, American Outlaws
    Costumes owned or working on: Working on dark jedi costume
    Other interests besides Star Wars: Role-playing, camping, bikeing
    Other fan groups I belong to: none
    Family: Parents and younger brother
    Favorite place to visit: Disney World
    Favorite music: Just about anything
  8. Ausire-Fett Jedi Youngling

    Member Since:
    Mar 14, 2004
    Screen name: Ausire-Fett

    Real first name: Chris

    Location:St. Paul Mn

    Occupation: O/N stocker and Bowling Mech

    Favorite StarWars character(s): Boba & Jango Fett of all Imp. Officers

    Favorite StarWars movie: Return of the Jedi

    Favorite author(s): Heinlen

    Moment I became a fan: Ma and Pa say since i was born.

    Favorite snack food: Apples

    Favorite non Star Wars movie: A Time to Kill (so moving and deep)

    Costumes owned or working on: Boba Fett (planning stage)

    Other interests besides Star Wars: I like Darts, Bowling, Golf, Movies, and about anything that will tickle my fancy

    Other fan groups I belong to: Star Trek ( dont think i am still with them now though)

    Family: Mother, Father, Sister, 2 dogs (Brutus & Rotor), 2 cats (Saxon & Shorty) and 5 crabs (yes,yes, i know i have a penchant for whimiscal names for pets)

    Favorite place to visit: anywhere but work and home

    Favorite music: Eminem, Chicago, The Ronnettes, ahh probably all types and people.
  9. mirax80 Retired Midwest RSA

    Member Since:
    Aug 20, 2003
    star 4
    Yeah! Fresh Meat! Er... New People! Welcome Kurt & Chris!

    Can't wait to meet you in person!
  10. happyjawa Jedi Youngling

    Member Since:
    Mar 17, 2004
    Screen name: Happy Jawa

    Real first name: Lars

    Location: Two Harbors, MN

    Occupation: Holy Man

    Favorite StarWars character(s): Obi-Wan Kenobi

    Favorite StarWars movie: Ep V - ESTB

    Favorite author(s): Douglas Adams, Neil Gaiman, JRR Tolkien

    Moment I became a fan: collecting Burger King posters before the film opened in the sping of 1977

    Favorite snack food: Coffee

    Favorite non Star Wars movie: Sex, Lies, and Videotape

    Costumes owned or working on: no Star Wars related ones

    Other interests besides Star Wars: philosophy, film (in general), politics, religion, gaming, writing, theatre, improv comedy, labyrinths

    Other fan groups I belong to: NA

    Family: 2 kids - Emma (9) and Simon (6)

    Favorite place to visit: monastery or New York City

    Favorite music: They Might Be Giants, Philip Glass, Carrie Newcomer
  11. Sam-Jedi_of_Earth Jedi Youngling

    Member Since:
    Mar 14, 2004
    Hello,

    Screen name: Sam-Jedi_of_Earth

    Real first name: Becky

    Location: Apple Valley, MN

    Occupation: student

    Favorite StarWars character(s): Luke Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi

    Favorite StarWars movie: Episode VI: Return of the Jedi

    Favorite author(s): Diane Duane, Tamora Pierce, Timothy Zahn, Rebecca Moesta

    Moment I became a fan: The day after I saw Episode 1, I spent the previous night thinking about it and became hooked.

    Favorite snack food: Mmm, chocolate of any kind (I gave it up for lent, and am desperately craving some of it:) )

    Favorite non Star Wars movie: "Monty Python and the Holy Grail," "Moulin Rouge," "Bruce Almighty"

    Costumes owned or working on: Obi-Wan/Jedi costume I made for Halloween in the fourth grade-the robe still fits.
    Other interests besides Star Wars: Fastpitch softball, Theatre, Girl Scouts/camping/volunteering/working with young kids, downhill skiing

    Other fan groups I belong to: none, unless you count the guild I devoted to the NJO on Neopets

    Family: Live with both parents, younger sister, and two twin cats

    Favorite place to visit: There's a lot of them, to name a few, Mall of America, relatives' homes (they all live in New England), Barnes and Noble, and Lutsen (or any good ski resort)...

    Favorite music: "Weird Al" Yankovic, Three Doors Down
  12. REBADAMS7 Jedi Padawan

    Member Since:
    Feb 5, 2001
    star 4
    Welcome!
    and FYI our next outing in April will be at the MN Zoo - convenient to you !
    I have cats too
    Reb
  13. -SILVER- Jedi Youngling

    Member Since:
    Oct 16, 2003
    star 3
    I'm a big fan of Chelsea Charms. :D

    Chelsea Charms rocks!!!
  14. Shadow_Wolf_3882 Jedi Youngling

    Member Since:
    Sep 5, 2004
    star 1
    I figured I'd better put myself in here since I'm gonna be joining you guys for a bit.

    Screen name: Shadow_Wolf_3882

    Real first name: Brandon

    Location: West St. Paul

    Occupation: Student

    Favorite StarWars character(s): Han Solo, Chewie, and a few others I can't remember off the top of my head.

    Favorite StarWars movie: RotJ

    Favorite author(s): I don't really have a favorite author...kinda odd for someone who has a mini-library. :-S

    Moment I became a fan: The first time I saw Star Wars on VHS (after all, I was born in '82, so I couldn't see them in theatres until the SE's.)

    Favorite snack food: Water and Peanut Butter M&M's

    Favorite non Star Wars movie: The LotR series, Braveheart, Blown Away, So I Married an Axe-Murderer, The 13th Warrior

    Costumes owned or working on: None at the moment....but there will be.

    Other interests besides Star Wars: Music, movies, computers, programming, writing, etc.

    Other fan groups I belong to: It's not really a fan group, but there's the Runelords series that has it's own board dedicated to the books and those who like them, but that's really about it.

    Family: Parents, 1 sister, and 2 brothers. Plus there's my niece, but that's all there is for me.

    Favorite place to visit: for other states, I'd say Colorado, Utah, Iowa, New York. For places around here, I really couldn't say. Too tough to think right now.

    Favorite music: Anything that isn't country or rap.
  15. Olsto_Wacol Jedi Youngling

    Member Since:
    Sep 29, 2004
    star 1
    Screen name:
    Olsto_Wacol
    Real first name: Todd

    Location: Roseville

    Occupation: im just 14 COME ON

    Favorite StarWars character(s): obi wan, han, yoda

    Favorite StarWars movie: ouch ummm

    Favorite author(s): (i now this is original) JK ROwling

    Moment I became a fan: First time i aw it when i was about 6

    Favorite snack food: nachos

    Favorite non Star Wars movie: Wating for guffman, spinal tap, donnie darko, nightmare before christmas etc

    Costumes owned or working on: well thething about that is..(RUN)

    Other interests besides Star Wars: drums theatre

    Other fan groups I belong to: none

    Family: mom dad one cool bro one mean bro and a cat

    Favorite place to visit: i dont travel much

    Favorite music: Weezer, beatles, advantage
  16. Bria Manager Emeritus, -MNFF Council

    Member Since:
    May 15, 1999
    star 7
    Welcome, welcome, you two. :)
  17. Minnesota_Jones Jedi Youngling

    Member Since:
    May 7, 2002
    star 3
    Yes Welcome! And good meeting you Saturday there 'Shadow!
  18. ZOOfo-Dyas Jedi Knight

    Member Since:
    Oct 3, 2004
    star 6
    I guess the new name requires another introduction :p [face_blush]

    Screen name: PtrsonsZOO... Well, not anymore. Now it's ZOOfo-Dyas (kind of a long story)

    Real first name: Jennifer

    Location: Denver, Colorado

    Occupation: Billing and Systems Management

    Favorite StarWars character(s): Wedge Antilles, Depa Billaba, and Yoda

    Favorite StarWars movie: ESB

    Favorite author(s): William Faulkner / Edgar Allen Poe

    Moment I became a fan: 1977 When I went of my first "date" w/ my Dad to ANH and the Tantive IV came across the screen. Totally hooked

    Favorite snack food: That I can eat - French Onion Sun Chips: That I can't eat anymore - Peanut Butter M&M's

    Favorite non Star Wars movie: Sunset Blvd, To Kill a Mockingbird, Metropolis, City Lights, Modern Times, M, The Big Chill, Playing by Heart, The Name of the Rose and so many more I can't think of right now - Yes I am a movie freak

    Costumes owned or working on: Completed - Depa Billaba (Canon is almost done, and Comic Variation is done) - Rebel Commando (10th Mountain Commandos - just waiting on my bedpan) - Mouse Droid (Prototype done, now it's time to get the final product completed) - X-Wing Pilot (just getting started on that one, but will be done for C3) - Echo Base Comm Officer Toryn Farr (still in the research phase of this project)

    Other interests besides Star Wars: Genealogy, US History, writing, literature, firearms, foreign films, music, youth volunteer work and time w/ my neices and nephews

    Other fan groups I belong to: Rebel Legion; Wynonna Fan Club /ducks thrown produce/

    Family: Oldest of 4, 2 brothers & a sister, parents, and a host of acquired family members across the country, not to mention the multitude of blood relatives coming out of the woodwork (that's what I get for doing family history research )

    Favorite place to visit: Anyplace with WATER!! Colorado is way too dry :( However, after a trip to the Pacific NW, I really feel in love with that place.

    Favorite music: Anything. My music collection is so diverse people think I have a personality disorder. Opera, Baroque, Orchestral, Symphonic, Bluegrass, Celtic, Gaelic, American Folk, Modern American Folk, Zydeco, Swing, Big Band, Tejano, Jazz, Fusion Jazz, Acid Jazz, Trip-Hop, little bit of Rap/Hip-Hop, Western Swing, Modern Country, Traditional Country, Nashville Sound, Americana, Pop, Southern Rock, Rock, Hard Rock, Guitar Rock, Glam Rock, couple of Hair Bands, 80's, 70's, 90's, 60's, 50's, 40's, Vocal, Musicals, etc. (I don't think I missed any :confused: - and yes I have albums to go with all of that stuff )
  19. mirax80 Retired Midwest RSA

    Member Since:
    Aug 20, 2003
    star 4
    Yeah! Welcome back ZOO!
    *happy dance*
  20. HateLeads2Suffering Jedi Youngling

    Member Since:
    Nov 29, 2004
    star 1
    Screen Name - HateLeads2Suffering

    Real Name - Jeff

    Location - South Mpls

    Occupation - Youth Director

    Fav SW Character - Yoda, Obi-Wan

    Fav SW Film - ANH, ESB, AOTC

    Fav Author - C.S. Lewis

    Moment I became a fan - first time I watched ANH (circa 1980)

    Fav snack food- pizza rolls

    Fav non SW movie - Return of the King

    Costumes owned... - a Sith cape hand made to replica specifications

    Other interests - PC Games (NOLF2, CoD, guitar)

    Family - there here in the cities

    Fav place to visit - NYC

    Fav music - U2, Nirvana, Toby Mac
  21. mirax80 Retired Midwest RSA

    Member Since:
    Aug 20, 2003
    star 4
    Welcome Jeff! We are pretty quiet on these boards, but you can find us regually at:

    [link=http://p077.ezboard.com/bmnforce]MNForce EZBoards[/link]
  22. HateLeads2Suffering Jedi Youngling

    Member Since:
    Nov 29, 2004
    star 1
    Thx, I'll check you guys there then
  23. yodalayheewho Jedi Youngling

    Member Since:
    Mar 23, 2005
    Screen name:yodalayheewho

    Real first name:Sara

    Location:Roseville

    Occupation:the cell lab @ the sience museum

    Favorite StarWars character(s):eek:bi-wan, yoda

    Favorite StarWars movie:ANH

    Favorite author(s):Zahn

    Moment I became a fan:slightly b4 TPM

    Favorite snack food:brownies!

    Favorite non Star Wars movie:War of the Worlds

    Costumes owned or working on:a jedi costume in the making

    Other interests besides Star Wars:horses, paleo & archeology

    Other fan groups I belong to:none

    Family:consists of mom, dad, a sister, three brothers, two guinea pigs and a dog.

    Favorite place to visit:Wisc.

    Favorite music:Star Wars soundtracks and country
  24. Doright Jedi Knight

    Member Since:
    Jun 10, 1999
    star 5
  25. DeJade_Vu Jedi Padawan

    Member Since:
    Jul 29, 2002
    star 4

    My fried Sara has come on the boards at last! :D She's one of my best friends. The Ep.III party I keep mentioning is going to be at her house.

    Screen name: Duh, look to the left of this post and see!

    Real first name: Lea

    Location: Belle Plaine

    Occupation: Front clerk @ a bakery

    Favorite StarWars character(s): Luke Skywalker, Obi-Wan

    Favorite StarWars movie: ESB

    Favorite author(s): Jules Verne, L.M Montgomery, John Steinbeck and J.R.R. Tolkien

    Moment I became a fan: Just before I saw ANH. Somehow, I became extremely interested in it, and as a result got so excited when I saw ANH for the first time that I couldn't remember what it was about afterwards.

    Favorite snack food: Mmmmmmm, cookie doooouuugh..

    Favorite non Star Wars movie: Uh...can't decide...Return of the King, though Singin' in the Rain gets an honorable mention.

    Costumes owned or working on: Princess Leia's.

    Other interests besides Star Wars: Reading, nature, fine art, shopping, travel, biking, hiking.

    Other fan groups I belong to: My own personal fan club.

    Family: Parents, little bro, two parakeets, two rabbits, a dog and a cat.

    Favorite place to visit: Arizona!!!

    Favorite music: Adult contemporary, Broadway, and soundtracks.

    Signing off!
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