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May 2, 2012, 4:53pm Top

I just want to introduce myself. My real name is Matt and I am Fantasy fan of the Joseph Campbell, Hero's Journey variety. You folks seem like a close-knit and active bunch! I hope I can add anything to the conversation in the future.

May 2, 2012, 5:17pm Top

Hi, Matt! Welcome, we are always glad to have new folks here to add to the crazy. :)

I'm not familiar with Joseph Campbell, but then I'm sort of a newish fantasy fan.

May 2, 2012, 6:08pm Top

Hi Matt, welcome indeed.

We're a crazy bunch too, so watch out. And keep your feet off the floor in the Pub!

May 2, 2012, 6:31pm Top

hey Matt, welcome aboard.

May 2, 2012, 6:44pm Top

Greetings! Close-knit sounds appropriate, and we're also very inclusive. Hopefully our craziness levels with yours, so you'll soon learn that we're mostly harmless. ;)

Edited: May 2, 2012, 7:03pm Top

Howdee Matt, glad to have you with us. :)

Rozax..."mostly" harmless?????

I thought we all were harmless...me, I'm just a harmless lil' fuzzi thing... ;)

May 2, 2012, 8:10pm Top

Welcome, Matt!! This is a great group!

May 2, 2012, 8:14pm Top

Welcome to The Green Dragon, Matt!

May 2, 2012, 8:20pm Top


May 2, 2012, 8:32pm Top

Welcome to the pub. Mind your feet. We got some roombas in to do the cleaning, but people keep tinkering with them. *glares*

May 2, 2012, 8:35pm Top

I've hidden the knives best I can. Hopefully we won't have a repeat of that episode.

May 2, 2012, 9:02pm Top

Thanks, everyone. I hope I can add to the Personalities as well! I assume the Green Dragon is that of Bywater fame in the south of Hobbiton.

May 2, 2012, 9:08pm Top

#12 - Yes, you are correct there. This started out as a mostly Tolkien group, JPB and Clamairy are the originators of the group. I believe they found their way here from a Kong fan group? Or an LotR fan group? My terminology is probably very bad, anyway, if you are interested, dig back to some of the early threads for some insight into the early members of the pub. It is enlightening, and you will learn that almost no one takes themselves too seriously here, especially if we avoid the taboo subjects. :)

Please feel free to add to or continue any of the old threads, an old thread never dies here it just... I'm horrible at punch lines, someone else finish that, OK?

May 2, 2012, 9:11pm Top


May 2, 2012, 9:17pm Top


Welcome, Matt!

May 2, 2012, 9:31pm Top

Hi, Matt!

May 2, 2012, 9:49pm Top

Ha! I've never felt so welcome. You know, it's funny, LOTR was the first fantasy I ever read and I still remember that first thrill at experiencing something through words that FELT true. In fact, not many fantasies have ever approached that level (though some have). Now, as a somewhat - ahem - older person, I think to myself that maybe my feelings weren't so far off. Quantum physics is now revealing that thoughts shape reality, or reveal realities that were already there (the math doesn't discriminate which it is). So some of these vivid, powerful and moving worlds we experience in fantasy literature may in fact be guidebooks for worlds which really exist out there somewhere . . . in, uh . . . alternate dimensions . . . whew, Smack! That's enough seriousness for now. Someone throw me in the shallow water before I get too deep! (to quote the venerable poet Edie Brickell).

May 2, 2012, 10:36pm Top

Heh, here in the pub, when you get like that, we hand you a PGGB (Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster) and surround you with pillows. ;)

I think Tolkien would like your sentiment though, he really did want to find the essence of the civilizations which had come and gone leaving very little evidence of their existence behind.

May 2, 2012, 10:45pm Top

Ah, now you're referencing my favorite sci-fi satire, a rare genre!

May 2, 2012, 10:47pm Top

However very common here! ^_^

May 3, 2012, 9:25am Top

I'm innocent I tells ya.

*sits quietly in a corner with her hands folded in her lap*

*hands folded over a remote*

*for her Roomba minions*


May 3, 2012, 11:52am Top

Welcome, Matt. If you like cheese, please help yourself!

Edited: May 3, 2012, 12:18pm Top

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May 3, 2012, 11:55am Top

Did someone say cheese? . . . er, I mean, welcome! It's always good to have new faces around here.

May 3, 2012, 12:17pm Top

Ah, delicious! Especially like the smoked Butter cheese from the Four Farthings. Now for some ale or a good porter!

May 3, 2012, 12:18pm Top

Seriously, big fan of porter.

May 3, 2012, 12:20pm Top

Welcome and here you go. Enjoy:)

May 3, 2012, 3:45pm Top

ooh could I get some of that too?

Edited: May 3, 2012, 4:01pm Top

I'll raise you one :)

May 3, 2012, 4:01pm Top

How did I forget the cheese tray?? I'm a Wisconsinite! Cheese should be the first order of things! I hang my head in shame.

I'll take one of those little disks, though.

May 3, 2012, 4:17pm Top

*scampers in waving at the new guy whilst stealing morsels of cheese*

Welcome, mjenks6!

May 3, 2012, 4:57pm Top

Thanks! I'm gonna have a heck of a pounder tomorrow morning, but it's worth it!

May 3, 2012, 6:17pm Top

I love that virtual cheese is fat, dairy and gluten free, and that virtual beer doesn't give a hangover!

*eats more cheese*

May 3, 2012, 8:01pm Top

Morphy innocent? Sure, and I'm a rocket scientist. No, wait, that's DrNewt. Morphy, we love you. We're just a bit scared of you. :)

I think I'll go find the pool boys, again. After a PGGB or three I may need them if I venture near the pool.

May 3, 2012, 9:52pm Top

Maggie's probably asleep behind the bar again. Burrow amongst the pillows and haul her out. She'll enjoy a nice encounter with the pool boys. (Don't wake her too suddenly. She packs a mean marshmallow gun,)

May 3, 2012, 10:57pm Top

My LT name is completely boring!

May 3, 2012, 11:34pm Top

Mmm jenkay sex? Not boring at all. ;)

'scuse me, that's the martini in me talking. :S I'm really a very nice girl. Yeah, girl. At one time, anyway.

May 4, 2012, 12:10am Top

#37 - We still love you!

May 4, 2012, 9:45am Top

MrsLee, Ms Otis has nothing on you!

May 4, 2012, 2:48pm Top

LOL! I had to Google Miss Otis, I'm assuming you're referring to the lady in the Cole Porter song? Here's a link for anyone curious.

Fun info on Wiki about it, too. Now I can go to work with a smile on my face.

May 4, 2012, 4:03pm Top


I'm attempting to corrupt the Muzy user base with this post. The average user is between 12 and 15 years old.

May 4, 2012, 4:23pm Top

MrsLee, that's the one! She always regretted not being able to attend that lunch, but the Grim Reaper can be very persuasive.

May 4, 2012, 4:29pm Top

Has anybody thought to warn Mjenks about the SPITTING COBRAS? They were around here somewhere last time I looked ...

May 4, 2012, 5:52pm Top

Who cares about Cheetos? I want the Colby Cheez-Its! They are my new addiction...

...aside from books...

...and chocolate...

...and coffee...


May 4, 2012, 6:18pm Top

I don't really like cheez-its or cheetos (unless they're the really puffy kind, but those aren't really cheetos). I just like the video. ^_^

May 4, 2012, 6:20pm Top

Cheez-Its are a staple in our house. They go surprisingly well with bourbon.

May 5, 2012, 10:29am Top

Mmm jenkay sex?

And people scoff at MY claims of innocence!


Cheez-It's, no. Crunchy Cheetos, yes. Cheese Whiz, maybe.

May 5, 2012, 12:31pm Top

Actually, Cheese Whiz on french fries is surprisingly tasty. (This is what one learns from attending corporate sales meetings.)

May 5, 2012, 3:55pm Top

(48) jillmwo
Aha! So your sales meetings are productive?


May 5, 2012, 5:59pm Top


Hi, Matt!

May 28, 2012, 5:28pm Top

I like Sweet Baby Ray's bbq sauce on fries.

May 31, 2012, 10:10pm Top

*rising up from behind the bar, widly shooting marshmallow gun in wide arcs around the bar*

Somebody moved my PGGB! Dang! Morphy? did you Rombas get out of the closet again? How could you?

Cheeze whiz on french fries... omg *falls over in a faint*

oh! Welcome, newbie! You seem to be fitting right in

*falls back behind the bar, on pillows*

Jun 1, 2012, 2:25am Top

*snags a marshmallow for roasting*

Gather 'round for a sing-along!

Jun 1, 2012, 7:11am Top

*tinkers with Roombas and pieces of wire hangers so they look like rather frightening Christmas tree frames. Gathers marshmallows. Sends Roombas off to toast marshmallows en mass.*

Jun 1, 2012, 10:22am Top

*primes flamethrower*

Jun 1, 2012, 11:41am Top

*instructs Roombas to stop by me first, after marshmallows are toasted*

Jun 2, 2012, 6:01pm Top

Hey! Who raided my ammunition dump of marshmallows? Do I smell smoke?

I think I need to spend some time out by the pool, watching GeorgiaDawn and the pool boys. She does wrap them around her fingers, doesn't she?

*slaunters out to the pool deck* *ducks roaming roombas with coat hanger frames hanging from the edges*

Whew! That's quite a gauntlet.

Jun 2, 2012, 6:54pm Top

*lifts eyebrow at sight of general mayhem, from position in pool-side recliner*

Did someone mention marshmallows?!?!

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