New members welcome thread!

Discussion in 'United Kingdom' started by Commander Antilles, Oct 20, 2001.

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  1. Commander Antilles Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Jul 21, 1999
    star 6
    Take a moment to fill out this thread, and welcome to the forum!

    1) Name:
    2) Age:
    3) Gender:
    4) Occupation:
    5) Marital Status:
    6) Any kids/how many?:
    7) Where are you from?:
    8) Non-Internet hobbies:
    9) Fav. SW movie:
    10) Fav. Non SW movie:
    11) Fav. Food:
    12) Fav. beverage (non-alc):
    13) Fav. beverage (of any kind):
    14) Fav book:
    15) Fav. music:
    16) Fav. SW character:
    17) One thing about me no one here likely knows:
    18) 1 Thing that makes me happiest:
    19) Thing that drives me crazy:
  2. Ooh_Aah_Cantona Jedi Grand Master

    Member Since:
    Dec 13, 2000
    star 6
    :) I was going to dig out the old thread you started on this today Ben. I'll find it anyways. It can help anybody else who comes here.
  3. Commander Antilles Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Jul 21, 1999
    star 6
    I just pasted the questionnaire from the thread here, OAC.
  4. Ooh_Aah_Cantona Jedi Grand Master

    Member Since:
    Dec 13, 2000
    star 6
    cool CA, and only two answer have changed.

    1)Name: Chet
    2)Age: 27
    3)Gender: Male
    4)Occupation: Performance Management Officer/Strategic Accountant in Local Government. (Even I don't know what that means).
    5)Marital Status: Single
    6)Kids: None ( that I know of )
    7)Where are you from: Leicester, UK
    8)Playing football, hanging out in pubs
    9) Fav. SW movie: Star Wars
    10) Fav. Non SW movie: The Big Lebowski, Cyrano De Bergerac, Arsenic and Old Lace Carlito's Way
    11) Fav. Food: chinese, pizza.
    12) Fav. beverage (non-alc): Diet Coke
    13) Fav. beverage (of any kind): Becks/Vodka
    14) Fav book: To Kill A Mocking Bird
    15) Fav. music: Depends, currently listening Texas
    16) Fav. SW character:Luke
    17) One thing about me no one here likely knows: Too Stubborn for my own good
    18) 1 Thing that makes me happiest: (see non internet hobbies)
    19) Thing that drives me crazy: Hypocrites
  5. Bash Jedi Youngling

    Member Since:
    Dec 8, 2000
    star 4
    I'm not new, but I'll fill this in so that the newbies get an idea of who and what I am.

    1) Name: Matt (but you can call me Bash)

    2) Age: 18 but I don't look it apparently.

    3) Gender: Male

    4) Occupation: Student

    5) Marital Status: Single

    6) Any kids/how many?: None

    7) Where are you from?: A small town near the scumhole that is Kidderminster originally, now at university in Derby.

    8) Non-Internet hobbies: Listening to good and original music, reading, football, extreme wrestling, plus I'm interested in other crazy stuff like politics and sociology and I write.

    9) Fav. SW movie: "The Empire Strikes Back"

    10) Fav. Non SW movie: Probably the original "Planet Of The Apes" or "American History X"

    11) Fav. Food: Chips or cheese

    12) Fav. beverage (non-alc): Sprite

    13) Fav. beverage (of any kind): Sprite (that's right - I'm the weirdo who doesn't drink)

    14) Fav book: "A Kestral For A Kanve" by Barry Hines

    15) Fav. music: I can respect anything that's innovative, poriginal and intelligent. Otherwise, it's all *****.

    16) Fav. SW character: Boba Fett, but his myth will probbaly be destroyed come Episode II.

    17) One thing about me no one here likely knows: What I'm really like...at the meet up I didn't act myslef at all.

    18) Thing that makes me happiest: Listening to good music.

    19) Thing that drives me crazy: a lot of things...I'm like that...smoking and snobs spring to mind though.
  6. Capt-Mentalist Jedi Knight

    Member Since:
    Oct 8, 2001
    star 3
    Since I didn't fill out the old one .

    1) Name: Jim
    2) Age: 21
    3) Gender: Male
    4) Occupation: Barman ... for the moment . Not my career path tho .
    5) Marital Status: Not at all , and no intentions .. i'm far to young to get tied down .
    6) Any kids/how many?: Hopefully not ... I'm careful ;)
    7) Where are you from?: Belfast , N.Ireland .
    8) Non-Internet hobbies: Playing Footie , supporting Forest , getting nasty drunk , collecting comics and being the life of the party ... or at least the one everyone points and laughs at .
    9) Fav. SW movie: A New Hope
    10) Fav. Non SW movie: Indy films , Most Harrison Ford flix ( especially Blade Runner , Aliens , John Hughes eighties stuff , cheesy ation sci fi ... the shadow ... loads , i'm a film fan .
    11) Fav. Food: Well done steak , large side order chips , salad smothered in pepper sauce .
    12) Fav. beverage (non-alc): Mochachino
    13) Fav. beverage (of any kind): JD and coke ( I like both varieties of coke ;) erk , did I just say that !!!! eek )
    14) Fav book: Gotta be Lord of the Rings
    15) Fav. music: A bit 'o Anything ... I like Rock ( mainly old school , but some recent stuff , like Filter ) and Indie ( Blur ) , Jazz ( James Taylor Quartet ) , classical ( Holst ) ballads ( Nilsson ) ... I used to work in a music shop , I got a wide musical education .
    16) Fav. SW character: Solo , gotta be .
    17) One thing about me no one here likely knows: The amount of nasty deeds I get up to and the mischief i get into .
    18) 1 Thing that makes me happiest: Making my friends happy .
    19) Thing that drives me crazy: Ignorance .



  7. Jumping Jedi Flash Jedi Master

    Member Since:
    Sep 21, 1999
    star 4
    1) Name: Dan
    2) Age: 21
    3) Gender: Male
    4) Occupation: Dole man, looking for engineering job thou, any offers?
    5) Marital Status: Single (but with, the misses
    6) Any kids/how many?: 0 i think ;)
    7) Where are you from?: Ipswich
    8) Non-Internet hobbies: Non-internet, ermm (c 8a)
    8a)Internet Hobbies: Downloading mp3s and playing cs (if WON lets me) :( + scouring the net for jobs
    9) Fav. SW movie: ESB
    10) Fav. Non SW movie: Fight Club
    11) Fav. Food: GOGO special pizza
    12) Fav. beverage (non-alc): Tea
    13) Fav. beverage (of any kind): Bitter ;)
    14) Fav book: LOTR (I will finsih it one day)
    15) Fav. music:(style??) Rock, Punk, Ska, Metal.
    16) Fav. SW character: Chewie
    17) One thing about me no one here likely knows: I spent last night at a pub where the guitarist from cradle of filty was having a birthday party.
    18) 1 Thing that makes me happiest: the misses ;), World peace.
    19) Thing that drives me crazy: (in a bad way i take it) G boy racers in their (dads?) cars
  8. Jairen Manager Emeritus

    Member Since:
    Sep 1, 2000
    star 4
    Not new, but thought I'd put mine on here again.

    1) Name: Phill
    2) Age: 29
    3) Gender: Male
    4) Occupation: Network Analyst
    5) Marital Status: Single but looking
    6) Any kids/how many?: None
    7) Where are you from?: Leicester
    8) Non-Internet hobbies: music, reading, writing, making films (sort of)
    9) Fav. SW movie: ESB
    10) Fav. Non SW movie: Princess Bride, Krull, Streets of Fire
    11) Fav. Food: Pasta
    12) Fav. beverage (non-alc): Ribena
    13) Fav. beverage (of any kind): Vodka
    14) Fav book: Anything by David Eddings, Robert Jordan, George Martin, Terry Goodkind and Kate Elliott
    15) Fav. music: Anything, but probably POP music
    16) Fav. SW character: Luke
    17) One thing about me no one here likely knows: I was on the guest list and went up on stage when The Prodigy performed at De Montfort Hall
    18) 1 Thing that makes me happiest: My friends
    19) Thing that drives me crazy: lazy people
  9. GrandMoffTarkin Jedi Grand Master

    Member Since:
    Jun 22, 2001
    star 5
    I'm not exactly new to the forums, but not many FF-UKers know me. :)

    1) Name: Ben
    2) Age: 16
    3) Gender: Male
    4) Occupation: Student
    5) Marital Status: Single [face_mischief]
    6) Any kids/how many?: Nope
    7) Where are you from?: Born in South Africa but moved to England at 7 months old
    8) Non-Internet hobbies: Err...Umm...Err...Ahh! computer games [face_blush]
    9) Fav. SW movie: Return of the Jedi
    10) Fav. Non SW movie: The Matrix
    11) Fav. Food: Pasta
    12) Fav. beverage (non-alc): milkshake (strawberry)
    13) Fav. beverage (of any kind): milkshake (strawberry) [face_plain]
    14) Fav book: Most things by Isaac Asimov
    15) Fav. music: Star Wars. Sad but true.
    16) Fav. SW character: Jar-Jar :D
    17) One thing about me no one here likely knows: I have my hair... sort of...weird
    18) 1 Thing that makes me happiest: standing out in a crowd!
    19) Thing that drives me crazy: People who have never seen a Star Wars movie :mad:
  10. Bash Jedi Youngling

    Member Since:
    Dec 8, 2000
    star 4
    I was on the guest list and went up on stage when The Prodigy performed at De Montfort Hall

    How'd you pull that one, Phill? You mates with the band or something?! Cool if you are!
  11. AlphaWolf Manager Emeritus

    Member Since:
    Feb 27, 2000
    star 5
    I'd better do this.


    1) Name: Guy
    2) Age: 21
    3) Gender: Male
    4) Occupation: It's kinda difficult to explain. We sorta do all sorts in finance.
    5) Marital Status: Single
    6) Any kids/how many?: Nope/0
    7) Where are you from?: Essex
    8) Non-Internet hobbies: Just taken up photography. Play the guitar a bit.
    9) Fav. SW movie: ESB
    10) Fav. Non SW movie: I have 3. The Shawshank Redemption, The Green Mile and The Hurricane.
    11) Fav. Food: Lamb Pasanda
    12) Fav. beverage (non-alc): Dr Pepper
    13) Fav. beverage (of any kind): Tad partial to a pint.
    14) Fav book: Impossible to answer. If I had to say, it would probably be The Stand by Stephen King.
    15) Fav. music: Rock and Roll.
    16) Fav. SW character: Yoda
    17) One thing about me no one here likely knows: If you knew, then you would all know wouldn't you! ;)
    18) 1 Thing that makes me happiest: "the greatest thing, you'll ever learn, is just to love, and be loved, in return" - Lot of thruth in that IMO.
    19) Thing that drives me crazy: This is really picky but, The woman in the newsagents whi still can't put the lottery ticket in the machine after having done it at least 2,000,000 times in the past!
  12. MayhemUK Jedi Master

    Member Since:
    Mar 20, 2001
    star 4
    Well I've been here 7 months now and it's been... interesting! :D

    1) Name: Mat
    2) Age: 27
    3) Gender: Male
    4) Occupation: Compaq lacky
    5) Marital Status: Single
    6) Any kids/how many?: 0
    7) Where are you from?: Epsom
    8) Non-Internet hobbies: Star Wars CCG, retrogaming, music, drinking
    9) Fav. SW movie: Empire
    10) Fav. Non SW movie: Seven Samurai
    11) Fav. Food: Beef & all the trimmings
    12) Fav. beverage (non-alc): OJ
    13) Fav. beverage (of any kind): Metz
    14) Fav book: 1984
    15) Fav. music: Madness
    16) Fav. SW character: Vader
    17) One thing about me no one here likely knows: Appeared on "Gamesmaster" in 92 (and won!)
    18) 1 Thing that makes me happiest: Friends (that's people not the TV show!)
    19) Thing that drives me crazy: Impunctuality, indecisiveness, speed cameras
  13. Arun Dale Jedi Grand Master

    Member Since:
    Sep 21, 1999
    star 6
    1) Name: John
    2) Age: 31
    3) Gender: Male
    4) Occupation: Graphic/Web Designer/DJ
    5) Marital Status: Single
    6) Any kids/how many?: 0
    7) Where are you from?: Manchester
    8) Non-Internet hobbies: Talking about myself to anyone that will listen.
    9) Fav. SW movie: Empire Strikes Back
    10) Fav. Non SW movie: Wings of Desire, Yojimbo, Rear Window
    11) Fav. Food: That's like saying what's your favourite postion??
    12) Fav. beverage (non-alc): Coffee ( Java )
    13) Fav. beverage (of any kind): At the moment it's Duval
    14) Fav book: Tales of Ordinary Madness: Charles Bukowski
    15) Fav. music: Jazz
    16) Fav. SW character: Han Solo..but recently I have found a newborn respect for Admiral Akbar...
    17) One thing about me no one here likely knows: I have a life
    18) 1 Thing that makes me happiest: Stuff
    19) Thing that drives me crazy: Stuff that doesn't work
  14. Obi Wan Bergkamp Jedi Knight

    Member Since:
    Oct 19, 1998
    star 3
    I didn't fill in the original, so here goes

    1) Name: Mike
    2) Age: 30
    3) Gender: Male
    4) Occupation: Internet Consultant
    5) Marital Status: Married
    6) Any kids/how many?: 2 - 1 of each flavour
    7) Where are you from?: Stanford-Le-Hope in Essex originally, but now live in Bracknell
    8) Non-Internet hobbies: Arsenal, football in general, good music, alcohol & books
    9) Fav. SW movie: A New Hope
    10) Fav. Non SW movie: Pulp Fiction
    11) Fav. Food: Curry
    12) Fav. beverage (non-alc): Tea
    13) Fav. beverage (of any kind): Krombacher lager
    14) Fav book: Rogers Profanisaurus
    15) Fav. music: Wide range of tastes, probably best summed up when I bought the best of Everything but the Girl and Ritual De Lo Habitual by Janes Addiction at the same time, the shop assistant looked at me and asked "Which one is the present?"
    16) Fav. SW character: Han Solo
    17) One thing about me no one here likely knows: I met my wife at Arsenal
    18) 1 Thing that makes me happiest: My wife and children
    19) Thing that drives me crazy: people referring to 'soccer'
  15. pdubyuh Jedi Master

    Member Since:
    Dec 14, 2000
    star 4
    1) Name:paul Williams
    2) Age: 26 ( good god last thing i remeber it was early 1991)
    3) Gender: Male
    4) Occupation: I work in a credit company affiliated to the Open University
    5) Marital Status: single
    6) Any kids/how many?: 0
    7) Where are you from?: Milton Keynes
    8) Non-Internet hobbies: the old sex, drugs rock n roll
    9) Fav. SW movie:ep IV
    10) Fav. Non SW movie:jaws, raiders
    11) Fav. Food: crisps
    12) Fav. beverage (non-alc):at the mo vimto
    13) Fav. beverage (of any kind): ahhh stella
    14) Fav book: LOTR
    15) Fav. music: just too much
    16) Fav. SW character: Captain Solo
    17) One thing about me no one here likely knows: i'm not as mad as i sometimes appear
    18) 1 Thing that makes me happiest: chicks that are stacked ;)
    19) Thing that drives me crazy: narrow mindedness(?)
  16. slavegirl Jedi Master

    Member Since:
    Jun 6, 2001
    star 4
    1) Name: Zoe
    2) Age: 16
    3) Gender: Female
    4) Occupation: Student
    5) Marital Status: Single
    6) Any kids/how many?: 0
    7) Where are you from?: Born in Australia, but lived in Beverley, Yorkshire for the last 8 years.
    8) Non-Internet hobbies: Reading and music.
    9) Fav. SW movie: ESB
    10) Fav. Non SW movie: Rob Roy (Naked Liam Neeson! :D)
    11) Fav. Food: Thai food
    12) Fav. beverage (of any kind): Milk
    13) Fav book: Franz Kafka's The Castle
    14) Fav. music: Star Wars and Garbage
    15) Fav. SW character: Qui-Gon Jinn
    16) One thing about me no one here likely knows: I have quite an obsession with beards. :D
    17) 1 Thing that makes me happiest: Watching Star Wars :)
    18) Thing that drives me crazy: Sarcastic biology teachers :mad:

    And to anyone who read my post the last time I did this a few months ago, I'm over that um, Michael Portillo obsession. :p
  17. LadyVader81 Jedi Grand Master

    Member Since:
    Jan 2, 2001
    star 6
    I got bored :p

    1) Name: Jeannette
    2) Age: 20
    3) Gender: **looks down** Female
    4) Occupation: student/cashier
    5) Marital Status: taken :p
    6) Any kids/how many?: NONE!!!
    7) Where are you from?: London....but living in County Durham
    8) Non-Internet hobbies: ermm....music
    9) Fav. SW movie: Empire Strikes Back
    10) Fav. Non SW movie: ermm anything sci-fi or fantasy
    11) Fav. Food: anything
    12) Fav. beverage (non-alc): ginger beer
    13) Fav. beverage (of any kind): anything with alcohol ;)
    14) Fav book: the hobbit
    15) Fav. music: anything but country
    16) Fav. SW character: Queen Amidala
    17) One thing about me no one here likely knows: nothing
    18) 1 Thing that makes me happiest: being fed on time :p
    19) Thing that drives me crazy: untidyness
  18. Poodu Jedi Youngling

    Member Since:
    Dec 3, 1999
    star 6
    We doin this old nugget again, are we!

    1) Name: Sam
    2) Age: 22
    3) Gender: Male
    4) Occupation: Web Designer
    5) Marital Status: Single
    6) Any kids/how many?: 0
    7) Where are you from?: Exeter, Devon
    8) Non-Internet interests: Pool, Young Farmers, movies, reading, eating
    9) Fav. SW movie: Can't decide
    10) Fav. Non SW movie: Always changing, but at the moment Dune
    11) Fav. Food: Pasta, pizza, aromatic crispy duck with pancakes and ho sin sauce
    12) Fav. beverage (non-alc): Coca Cola
    13) Fav. beverage (of any kind): Otter Ale
    14) Fav book: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by JK Rowling or Against A Dark Background by Iain M Banks
    15) Fav. music: Music for the Quilted Generation 1 and 2 as provided by the good Arun Dale, purveyor of all musical goodness
    16) Fav. SW character: Han Solo
    17) One thing about me no one here likely knows: umm...
    18) 1 Thing that makes me happiest: Soppy answer: being in love... non soppy answer, beating Jon at pool!
    19) Thing that drives me crazy: Losing to Jon at pool :mad:
  19. ROGUE3113 Jedi Padawan

    Member Since:
    Sep 26, 2001
    Hi all I am new here, although I have been lurking for a while now. Plus I have been to quite a few of the meet ups that Mark has organised. Thought that this would be a good time to introduce myself, following the latest posts about the direction this board has been going in. It's made for interesting reading!

    Anyway here's abit about me...

    1) Name: Paul
    2) Age: 29
    3) Gender: Male
    4) Occupation: Desktop and Database Support
    5) Marital Status: Single
    6) Any kids/how many?: None
    7) Where are you from?: Islington, London
    8) Non-Internet hobbies: Military History & Genealogy
    9) Fav. SW movie: ESB
    10) Fav. Non SW movie: Any war film
    11) Fav. Food: Pretty much anything except Pasta
    12) Fav. beverage (non-alc): Tea
    13) Fav. beverage (of any kind): Vodka
    14) Fav book: Any historical book about the military
    15) Fav. music: Anything except dance music
    16) Fav. SW character: Chewie
    17) One thing about me no one here likely knows: All of the above, as I am new!
    18) 1 Thing that makes me happiest: When I am right about something!
    19) Thing that drives me crazy: People!!! Why do you think I work with computers
  20. Ooh_Aah_Cantona Jedi Grand Master

    Member Since:
    Dec 13, 2000
    star 6
  21. ROGUE3113 Jedi Padawan

    Member Since:
    Sep 26, 2001
    God help me! The first greeting I get and it's from a United Fan!
  22. Commander Antilles Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Jul 21, 1999
    star 6
    OK, guess I'll do this too now. Heh.

    1) Name: Ben
    2) Age: 25
    3) Gender: Male
    4) Occupation: CAD technician. First person to ask what that is gets a 24 hour spank! [face_devil]
    5) Marital Status: Single
    6) Any kids/how many?: None
    7) Where are you from?: Chiswick
    8) Non-Internet hobbies: Slacking
    9) Fav. SW movie: ESB
    10) Fav. Non SW movie: Raiders, Excalibur, Matrix, Terminator, The Abyss.
    11) Fav. Food: Thai and pizza.
    12) Fav. beverage (non-alc): Coke.
    13) Fav. beverage (of any kind): JD and coke/Stella.
    14) Fav book: LOTR
    15) Fav. music: Shirley... [face_love]
    16) Fav. SW character: Please!
    17) One thing about me no one here likely knows: I am really a woman. ;)
    18) 1 Thing that makes me happiest: Beer. Lots of it.
    19) Thing that drives me crazy: Stubborness.
  23. Mr_Whills Jedi Knight

    Member Since:
    Apr 1, 2001
    star 1
    Paul
    28
    Male
    In-house researcher and editor for TV prod co
    Single
    Zero
    E.Sussex
    Video work, photography, astronony, reading, writing, going to the cinema, pubbing and clubbing
    The Empire Strikes Back
    Difficult to say as I like different films for different reasons. Like anything from Aliens to Company of Wolves
    Curry
    Orange Fanta
    Cider
    LOTR
    I've just bought "Big Tunes" - side 2 has all my favourite tunes ever!!!!! Well, not ALL of them.
    Boba Fett, though that could well change after Ep2. Watto's cool.
    My surname!
    Having a day all to myself.
    Crazy? As in angry, right? Hmmm. Injustice.









  24. Echo_Base Jedi Youngling

    Member Since:
    May 15, 2001
    star 3
    1) Name: Ben
    2) Age: 26
    3) Gender: Man
    4) Occupation: Sales
    5) Marital Status: Just cos youre on a diet doesnt mean you cant look at the menu
    6) Any kids/how many?: Nish
    7) Where are you from?: Chelmsford
    8) Non-Internet hobbies: Martial arts, football, surfing, getting on one
    9) Fav. SW movie: Troops
    10) Fav. Non SW movie: Fight Club
    11) Fav. Food: Chinese Squid, Mums roast
    12) Fav. beverage (non-alc): Eh?
    13) Fav. beverage (of any kind): Vodka Red Bull
    14) Fav book: American Psycho
    15) Fav. music: Massive Attack, Portishead, Stereophonics, Radiohead, I could go on but I wont bore you to death...
    16) Fav. SW character: Jango Fett
    17) One thing about me no one here likely knows: My family are descendants of the Mongol hordes of Genghis Khan. And i'm tall.
    18) 1 Thing that makes me happiest: Getting a sweat on.
    19) Thing that drives me crazy: Electro shock therapy.


  25. Jedi_Jade_Skywalker Jedi Padawan

    Member Since:
    Oct 19, 2001
    1) Name: Laura

    2) Age: 16

    3) Gender: Female

    4) Occupation: 6th form college student

    5) Marital Status: Single

    6) Any kids/how many?: 0

    7) Where are you from?: Brighton, UK

    8) Non-Internet hobbies: Reading & writing

    9) Fav. SW movie: The Empire Strikes Back

    10) Fav. Non SW movie: The X-Files Movie: Fight The Future

    11) Fav. Food: Orange fruit winders

    12) Fav. beverage (non-alc): Ribena

    13) Fav. beverage (of any kind): Ribena

    14) Fav book: Harry Potter, SW books and House of Mirth

    15) Fav. music: I like pretty much all kinds of music at the moment

    16) Fav. SW character: I don't really know. Maybe Mara Jade

    17) One thing about me no one here likely knows: Pretty much everything about me!

    18) 1 Thing that makes me happiest: Being with my friends

    19) Thing that drives me crazy: When people move really slowy. Especially in Asda at the weekends when people mill around and get in the way.
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