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Social The Socks Welcome Thread

Discussion in 'Welcome New Users' started by Sockie, Oct 7, 2001.

  1. Grandma__Tarkin

    Grandma__Tarkin Jedi Padawan

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    My dear little Wilhuff[face_love] loved hazelnut spread. I used to put it on his toast every morning when he was just a little Wilhuff-snapper!
     
  2. Grand Moff Takin

    Grand Moff Takin Jedi Padawan

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    *licks the nutella*
     
  3. Darth Spookious

    Darth Spookious Jedi Knight star 1

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    The remaining Nutella will be hunted down and eaten...for a safe and secure sock thread. [face_skull][face_pumpkin]
     
  4. Todd the Soothsayer

    Todd the Soothsayer Blind Mod of SWTV Possessed with the SIGHT star 1 Moderator

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    Nowhere is safe from the darkness unless I say so.
    [​IMG]
     
  5. Victoria Skywalker

    Victoria Skywalker Jedi Youngling

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    Is there a limit to the number of socks?
     
  6. Skiara

    Skiara ~• Manager WNU •~ ~• RSA FFC •~ star 10 Staff Member Manager

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    Victoria Skywalker, nope there's not a number limit of socks. The only things you need to keep in mind is that you need a new email adress for each sock and that the socks have to behave as well (if not, it will be noted to your main account). :)
     
  7. Victoria Skywalker

    Victoria Skywalker Jedi Youngling

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    Skiara

    Sorry for the late reply. Thanks!
     
  8. Skiara

    Skiara ~• Manager WNU •~ ~• RSA FFC •~ star 10 Staff Member Manager

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    Victoria Skywalker, you're welcome. And it's not a late reply. Late would be a reply after a month or so. ;) You don't need to be here daily, although I bet you will be at that regularity very soon. ;) :D
     
  9. Cowgirl's Socks

    Cowgirl's Socks Jedi Youngling

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    Hi, it's me, Cowgirl, checking out my new socks.

    I only made one extra account, but I call it "socks", because one sock without the other one is useless, unless you're making a sock puppet.

    And I promise you, Cowgirl's Socks will be very well behaved! :)
     
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  10. Victoria Skywalker

    Victoria Skywalker Jedi Youngling

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    :) My main account already is ;)
     
  11. Skiara

    Skiara ~• Manager WNU •~ ~• RSA FFC •~ star 10 Staff Member Manager

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    You see! :D
     
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  12. Iteote

    Iteote Jedi Knight star 1

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  13. Thuro

    Thuro Jedi Knight star 4

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    Never seen an account that is cool with alt accounts before. It's, interesting. May I ask how the tradition got started?
     
  14. BookExogorth

    BookExogorth Jedi Master star 4

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    This is not a sock, but I heard it was misplaced sock day.
     
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  15. Bazinga'd

    Bazinga'd The Man / Also Known as Bazinga'd star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    This thread goes back awhile, before I joined but I suspect that since we generally accept socks (i.e., alt accounts) except where the primary user account is banned, we might as well have a thread that welcomes them.

    Skiara Do you know any other history on this.
     
  16. Skiara

    Skiara ~• Manager WNU •~ ~• RSA FFC •~ star 10 Staff Member Manager

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    In the very beginning it was decided that sock-accounts are ok - unless it's against the ToS (like being banned on the main one or talking to oneself using socks or so). In the old times it was a big fun to create socks, many many socks, and to use them. Some had so many that mods stopped counting. Some socks were similar at one point or had a certain line in the signature, so other user had a chance to find out who it is originally. It was fun! Similar to the "challenge" to post as many edits as possible within the edit time with a real conversation going on with it. I've watched it in FanForce Community. :D

    Since all are equal and so are socks (said with a ;) ), they got allowed their own welcome thread. But solely one! Because in WNU it's not allowed to create various welcome threads - neither with the main account nor with socks. The reason for this is, that it's not fair to old user to pretend to be a new member and possibly needing help, while being experienced already. Exception: If a user disappeared a long time and comes back, then it can be fine to post an 'welcome back' thread. :)

    That's the history behind this thread. :)

    Any questions?
    Thuro, Bazinga'd
     
  17. Sock and Awe

    Sock and Awe Jedi Knight star 1

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    ^I enjoyed reading this "history" of socks on the forums...long may the socks roam here!:D
     
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  18. MotivateR5D4

    MotivateR5D4 Jedi Master star 4

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  19. Chew-Socka

    Chew-Socka Jedi Padawan

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    I approve of this post^:p
     
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  20. MotivateR5D4

    MotivateR5D4 Jedi Master star 4

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    They have more of these on their youtube channel.
     
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  21. Grandma__Tarkin

    Grandma__Tarkin Jedi Padawan

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    Almost October...........................
     
  22. Bazinga'd

    Bazinga'd The Man / Also Known as Bazinga'd star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    I am not sure what that means. :D
     
  23. Grandma__Tarkin

    Grandma__Tarkin Jedi Padawan

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    [​IMG]
     
  24. Death_Becomes_Bazinga'd

    Death_Becomes_Bazinga'd Moderator of Death

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  25. Grandma__Tarkin

    Grandma__Tarkin Jedi Padawan

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    Why that's when all the socks get dusted off around here (in anticipation of Halloween.............[face_pumpkin][face_pumpkin][face_pumpkin] )

    And, by the way, that's a lovely Halloween avatar and username you have there!