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1mjenks6
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.

2MrsLee
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.

3majkia
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!

4Bookmarque
May 2, 2012, 6:31pm Top

hey Matt, welcome aboard.

5Rozax
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. ;)

6fuzzi
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... ;)

7catzteach
May 2, 2012, 8:10pm Top

Welcome, Matt!! This is a great group!

8GeorgiaDawn
May 2, 2012, 8:14pm Top

Welcome to The Green Dragon, Matt!

9jillmwo
May 2, 2012, 8:20pm Top

*waves*

10Choreocrat
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*

11Rozax
May 2, 2012, 8:35pm Top

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

12mjenks6
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.

13MrsLee
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?

14Rozax
May 2, 2012, 9:11pm Top

...lingers?
...waits?
...stews?
...mopes?

15Jim53
May 2, 2012, 9:17pm Top

frays?

Welcome, Matt!

16Marissa_Doyle
May 2, 2012, 9:31pm Top

unravels?
Hi, Matt!

17mjenks6
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).

18MrsLee
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.

19mjenks6
May 2, 2012, 10:45pm Top

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

20Rozax
May 2, 2012, 10:47pm Top

However very common here! ^_^

21Morphidae
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*

Innocent!

22Busifer
May 3, 2012, 11:52am Top

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

23Busifer
Edited: May 3, 2012, 12:18pm Top

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24Sakerfalcon
May 3, 2012, 11:55am Top

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

25mjenks6
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!

26mjenks6
May 3, 2012, 12:18pm Top

Seriously, big fan of porter.

27calm
May 3, 2012, 12:20pm Top

Welcome and here you go. Enjoy:)

28Perrangirl78
May 3, 2012, 3:45pm Top

ooh could I get some of that too?

29Busifer
Edited: May 3, 2012, 4:01pm Top

I'll raise you one :)
Cheers!

30Rozax
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.

31clamairy
May 3, 2012, 4:17pm Top

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

Welcome, mjenks6!

32mjenks6
May 3, 2012, 4:57pm Top

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

33Choreocrat
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*

34GeorgiaDawn
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.

35MerryMary
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,)

36mjenks6
May 3, 2012, 10:57pm Top

My LT name is completely boring!

37MrsLee
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.

38Rozax
May 4, 2012, 12:10am Top

#37 - We still love you!

39mjenks6
May 4, 2012, 9:45am Top

MrsLee, Ms Otis has nothing on you!

40MrsLee
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.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rX-b1Ksetcc

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

41Rozax
May 4, 2012, 4:03pm Top

WHERE ARE THE CHEETOS?

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

42mjenks6
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.

43hfglen
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 ...

44fuzzi
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...

.......

45Rozax
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. ^_^

46Bookmarque
May 4, 2012, 6:20pm Top

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

47Morphidae
May 5, 2012, 10:29am Top

Mmm jenkay sex?

And people scoff at MY claims of innocence!

Pshaw.

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

48jillmwo
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.)

49fuzzi
May 5, 2012, 3:55pm Top

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

;)

50rtkaelin
May 5, 2012, 5:59pm Top

*wave*

Hi, Matt!

51Rozax
May 28, 2012, 5:28pm Top

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

52maggie1944
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*

53Rozax
Jun 1, 2012, 2:25am Top

*snags a marshmallow for roasting*

Gather 'round for a sing-along!

54Morphidae
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.*

55MrAndrew
Jun 1, 2012, 10:22am Top

*primes flamethrower*

56millhold
Jun 1, 2012, 11:41am Top

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

57maggie1944
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.

58Busifer
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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