GoldAngelFis

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from Land of Enchantment (Seriously!)

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    • Your CD!

      8 years ago

      GoldAngelFis

      The game here is to make a CD of 15 songs that you would send to someone so they could get to know you better. List away, and see how amusing it is to match music to your life!



      1. Mi Vida Loca -Pam Tillis
      ~If there was a song to sum up my life... ^_~
      2. Little Wing -Def Leppard
      ~This would be me. ^_^
      3. The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia -Reba Macintire
      ~If anyone ever screwed with my brother, this would be their fate. I, however, would be far more careful to make sure Shane wouldn't take the fall for me.
      4. Feathery Wings -Voltaire
      ~My life has been spent trying to make people feel better about themselves. I don't know if I'd ever get my feathery wings, but it's just...something I do.
      5. Land of Confusion -Disturbed
      ~(I know there's a Phil Collins one, too.) This is the world. This is my view of the world. We can Fracking fix it, if we'd take the damn time to.
      6. Shine Down -Godsmack
      ~There aren't many songs I've ever heard that touch the way I feel about my choice of religion.
      7. Until It Sleeps -Metallica
      ~There are times when I want to explode. Sometimes, things claw at my throat and try to escape, and all I can do is swallow with poor grace.
      8. All I Want is a Life -Tim McGraw
      ~Honestly? I never wanted fame. I just wanted a life I could look back on and say I enjoyed.
      9. It's My Life -Bon Jovi (*facepalm* At least Kizzy found the right artist, because gods know, I sure couldn't!)
      ~I hate to be controlled. HATE. IT. Manipulated, commanded... You name it, I resent it.
      10. Stand Beside Me -Jo Dee Messina
      ~This is my belief, my desire for relationships.
      11. Crash and Burn -Savage Garden
      ~You know how people have lots of 'fair weather' friends? Yeah. I'm not one of those.
      12. In the End -Linkin Park
      ~Sometimes, it feels like all the struggle isn't worth anything. Especially when it doesn't change a damn thing.
      13. Believe -Staind
      ~And then again, all I do is wish and hope. I think I was made for chasing dreams.
      14. Save Me -Royal Bliss
      ~I think, that even if I am designed and built by the gods to guard and protect, that I've always wanted to be rescued.
      15. As the World Falls Down -David Bowie
      ~This is what I promise the ones I love, and what I deliver as often as I can.

    • Hail To Thee, Dungeon Master Gygax!!!!!

      8 years ago

      GoldAngelFis

      Gary Gygax died today. *bows head* To the man who gave gamer geeks like us a place to stand, jokes to make and stories to tell, eternal thanks and love. Roll a d20 for the man who made Dungeons & Dragons, and gave all of us a reason to love/hate things no one else could understand, like 'NPC' and 'AC,' or an eternal favorite, the old 'THAC0'. HERE'S TO YOU, GARY!!!

    • Good Gods Above, I Live!

      9 years ago

      GoldAngelFis

      That's right, I'm actually alive! *thud* Not that it's been an easy few months. *snerk* But... Considering that I don't have internet at my house *snerk* and that I'm now living on my own (Yay!) I actually might be able to spend more time on here! Woot for me! *snuggles 'round* Sorry I've been dead to the world! I promise to stalk post and sneak around later this week!

    • Home & Alive

      9 years ago

      GoldAngelFis

      Just a quick note (on a borrowed computer, no less. *snerk, pats GW_Darkwolf*) to let everyone know that I'm alive. (Assuming you're the type of person who cares. ^_^) I'll be working on getting the right connector cord for my monitor-CPU in order to get my damn computer fully functional. Might take a couple of days, but hopefully I'll have everything up and running. (And seeing as how I have my D&D books here {YAY!} I'll be able to finish my silly cleric. ^_~ Peace out!

    • Eragon

      9 years ago

      GoldAngelFis

      Well, for all of the anticipation...I admit to feeling a bit let down. (Don't worry: for those of you who haven't seen it and are wishing to, and haven't read the books, I'm not slapping a spoiler entry up. Read fearlessly.)

      Perhaps it's simply because I have such high expectations of fantasy in general...I expect any fantasy book, story, television show, movie, etc, etc to really make me feel taken apart from the world. I look to fantasy as the magic which is ignored in the world, and in all truth 'Eragon' couldn't pull me out of the theatre and into the film itself.

      One of the difficulties may lie in the fact that I adore Anne McCaffrey, and a lot of 'Eragon' smacked of the Dragonriders of Pern. (Telepathy? Dragon dying with the rider? That sound familiar to anyone? If you've read Dragonquest it really should.) I'm sensitive to the idea of authors' rights to their creations, and while it's impossible to be truly original, taking such obvious cues from such a prominent author speaks of an inability on the copycat's part to put their own interpretation on their ideas or the subject in general. So that did not help.

      Saphira was, without a doubt, very cool. She was well animated, very expressive, and the feathers in lieu of the traditional batlike dragon wings was very interesting. Rachel Weisz as her voice...that felt a bit tacked on. I can't quite explain why her voice didn't sit well with me. Maybe it's just because I'm so touchy about voices and sound in general. *shrug* I'm probably just being picky. (It's what I'm good at.)

      I think the majority of the problem is I've fallen out of love with high fantasy. While the idea of a medieval-age land with eleves, dragons and wizards is awesomely cool...it just doesn't inspire me to look wonderingly at the sky. I think I've jumped to Charles de Lint and Neil Gaiman's side of the fantasy fence. Urban fantasy is now the key, now the thing that I think is going to be the driving force of the fantasy genre. While Tolkien's style of tale will never truly die (as it is an epic archetypal tale, and human beings love those), I think the search for the fantastical in a gritty urban alley is becoming more interesting. D&D is a ton of fun, and there's nothing quite like dungeon crawling, but it's so much more thrilling to imagine hunting a mage in the streets of downtown Boston, dealing with the mundane you see every day as well as treading into the realm of the impossible.

      Or I'm simply spouting off because the whole movie felt trite to me, and I've fallen more and more in love with urban fantasy. (I'm an opinionated English major. Nothing I say here should really be taken too seriously.)

    • Amusing?

      9 years ago

      GoldAngelFis

      Amusing is certainly the way to classify yesterday. Between sitting at the computer and laughing at my own idiocy to laughing at the idiocy of others, it was a laugh riot.

      Examples such as:

      -going to a 'classy' Christmas lunch with the elections office, being seated behind another office party and watching the reactions of the employees when they opened their 'Christmas bonus' to find they'd all been given steel thermoses.

      -going to a county tax office party and watching a security guard sneak behind the refreshment table and count the chocolate chip cookies every time someone picked one up and walked away.

      -signing the guest book six different times with six different role-playing character names (Brandenburg was out en force!)

      -watching a judge hit on a tax office clerk and get turned down

      -riding a motorcycle through a red light, right past a sheriff getting into his cruiser.

      -watching your brother explain just why he couldn't stop for the light to the sheriff, who's winking at you because he remembers you from early voting

      -weaving through traffic on the interstate on said motorcycle and watching your brother try to not get you killed and shut his vibrating cell phone off at the same time

      -pulling up to find a tractor idling in the wheat field with the driver slumped over at the wheel

      -spending fifteen minutes honking and debating if the guy just fell over and died or not.

      -spending five minutes arguing about who had to go over and poke the body to see if the guy's actually dead

      -watching your brother's 7' tall friend get tangled in a barbed wire fence, lope across the field and climb up a tractor to find out the guy was just stone drunk

      -dashing into the house while listening to your brother curse because the drunk tractor driver took out the pasture fence

      ...yeah. A highly amusing day. People were parading out to demonstrate every aspect of human stupidity possible. I love the holidays. ^_^ (Did I mention watching a mother at Wal-Mart being very careful to put her packages in her car, then forgetting her kid was still in the cart when she got into her minivan? That was hilarious.)

    • Okay, well...

      9 years ago

      GoldAngelFis

      Still an idiot, but not quite as much of one as I thought.

    • *sigh*

      9 years ago

      GoldAngelFis

      Wow, I'm an idiot. *snerk*

    • Wistful Thinking

      9 years ago

      GoldAngelFis

      You know, it seems like I really graduated college FAR too soon. First the English 211 class on gamer speak and online lingo was offered a semester after I graduated, and now Thomas Harris writes Hannibal Rising. Considering I did a paper on Thomas Harris in high school that I've been aching to rewrite for years now, this would be the PERFECT time to pull out a thesis. *wistful sigh* I'm tempted to rewrite the paper regardless of academic purpose or not, simply because I really adore the character Dr. Hannibal Lecter.

      I'll refrain from the long-winded explanations as to why I adore him, but I highly recommend Red Dragon, The Silence of the Lambs and Hannibal to anyone interested in a little abnormal psychology, serial killers, and becoming sympathetic with the antagonist. (And so help me, if I catch a post referring to Hannibal Lecter as "evil," I'll go ballistic. READ THE DEFINITION OF EVIL, PEOPLE!!!! HE is not evil. His actions can be considered so, if one tends to judge against Judeo-Christian standards.)

      I'm going a-hunting for Hannibal Rising as soon as I possibly can. (i.e. tonight) If anyone else likes Thomas Harris, or has read his first novel Black Sunday, I'd really appreciate hearing commentary! *




      * Please note this refers to intelligent, coherent thoughts on Thomas Harris the man, the works or the characters contained within. Refrain from commenting on film, acting or casting choices. If your comment demonstrates a lack of thought, be warned: you will be mocked.

    • Birthday Squee!!!

      9 years ago

      GoldAngelFis

      I get to go home for my birthday!! *squee!* Laser tag, DDR, Halo (of course), snuggling mah beloved Wuffie...*squee once more!* I'm so psyched! I can't wait to zip down and run around like a maniac with everyone! And I have Christmas presents to buy. (My friend Gummi is getting the real gem: a sushi dining set. ^_^ It's -spify!-) Oooo...I'm hyped on caffeine, sugar and sheer glee! *flings the happy around* Everyone share!!!

  • About Me

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    I graduated college, bitches! WOOT! *laughs* Now I've been out for nearly two years, and by the gods, I want back IN! *snerk* I'm hooked up to a neko ninja gaming god who dresses like the luscious Ryu Hayabusa just to please me- *purrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr*- and planning on moving back to the Land of the Flat in six months. My likes and dislikes are listed below, so I won't be redundant. Basically, I'm not anti-anything except stupidity. So...um...if th

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  • Comments (211)

    • Chi_Mangetsu

      8 years ago

      *is chewy*

      Pretty good. WRITING! Not as much as I should be, but...

      Oh! And college, yay!

    • Chi_Mangetsu

      8 years ago

      I remember your Shugenja... ahh, that was fun way back when.

    • bootlegger

      8 years ago

      I'll let you know when I do

    • bootlegger

      8 years ago

      Looking for a decent job and I might have a new GF but other than that nothing much.

    • bootlegger

      8 years ago

      not too bad, halfway to being employed again

    • bootlegger

      8 years ago

      hey stranger, what you been up to?

    • Stonesword

      8 years ago

      Merry Christmas
      +1 mod friend day!

    • RoninGunner

      8 years ago

      Hey there. I don't know if you remember me or not but im back

    • bootlegger

      9 years ago

      You never talk, you never Im, You never glance over your shoulder in dread and anxiety.....
      Seriously, How am i supposed to stalk you if you won't acknowledge my shady behavior?

    • monkeyman904

      9 years ago

      you know of whit wolf !!?

    • Phoenix_13

      9 years ago

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    • bootlegger

      9 years ago

      messenger messenger messenger

      How am i supposed to stalk you if you don't sign intongue.png

    • bootlegger

      9 years ago

      get on messenger dangit

    • ShivanDragon

      9 years ago

      Hey, if you could vote for me here i would really appriciate it. Thanks.

    • Echo217

      9 years ago

      not sure if you checked the thread or not, but i haven't been able to find that book again. sorry :(

    • Mystra

      9 years ago

      As I am an obedient vassal of the Erok lord, fond greetings! *waves* I'll apologize in advance for the intense scrutiny you'll be under, as those of us who are of the Lord Erok's court are ferociously loyal and tend to sniff around any potential additions to his rulership's life with caution. ^_^ (i.e. Don't be surprised if people watch you intently.) He speaks VERY highly of you, and you seem to be a lovely person! I hope you enjoy your time on RvB!


      Thank you for welcoming me... I must say, though, I don't think I exactly qualify as a "new addition"... he and I have know each other for the past ten years... I will try to live up to the court's expectations, though. :)

    • Chi_Mangetsu

      9 years ago

      The D&D game is starting.

    • ErokDragun FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Just here

      9 years ago

      old flames are definitly in abundance these days, eh?

    • Tezzer

      9 years ago

      Thanks smiley0.gif nowi dont feel guilty at all about gettin bladdered smiley0.gifsmiley0.gifsmiley0.gifsmiley0.gif

    • Chi_Mangetsu

      9 years ago

      Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays, to you, too~!

      I have plenty to indulge with Moscato di Asti wine, Prime rib, and some other tasty treats!

    • danielmcin

      9 years ago

      Well, at least there is a lot more to do in Lubbock than in P-Ville

    • Echo217

      9 years ago

      no, i haven't seen the OVA.....and it makes me kind of sad ;_; but i think the captain's probably my favorite character in the series. there's just something about the way he takes everything in and does his work without a word, no real connections to anyone else. but i'll have to get around to stealing the OVA from a friend or something.

    • bootlegger

      9 years ago

      MSN messenger TO Use makes no mention of nuclear emergency services use that I found

    • Glaxton

      9 years ago

      You are my only friend online. smiley1.gif

    • danielmcin

      9 years ago

      Wow. I am from the Land of Enchantment too. Ofcourse, I think I am from the least enchanted part of it. The eastern part.

    • Flea_girl

      9 years ago

      you may well see snowbunny on the boards, she is one of my D&D players

    • ErokDragun FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Just here

      9 years ago

      I take it you got the joke?

    • Valacar

      9 years ago

      oh yeah.. that book. hahaha.. yeah. I might get around to picking it up eventually.

    • Valacar

      9 years ago

      There is a second Zombie Survival Guide?!?! Must find and buy/steal/extort or download...

    • Flea_girl

      9 years ago

      Of course you can... the plan is for us all to get so wasted we have memory loss, so who knows what is goign to happen

    • Flea_girl

      9 years ago

      Bored, but thats all subject to change. We have to celebrate a friend of mine's birthday this friday, and he has a night filled with chaos planned

    • Flea_girl

      9 years ago

      You never disappoint me sweety

    • Flea_girl

      9 years ago

      Of co urse you werent wrong. smile.png

    • Chi_Mangetsu

      9 years ago

      *casts Slow on you to negate your Haste spell*

    • Flea_girl

      9 years ago

      Oh wow i just noticed the star. thanks a lot *hugs*

    • omegawolf

      9 years ago

      Happy belated turkey induced coma day!

    • peacealien

      9 years ago

      Thanks for sharing your random hyperactive joy!

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    • GW_Darkwolf

      9 years ago

      hey look im actaully on here *gasp*

    • Chi_Mangetsu

      9 years ago

      You seem intelligent, interesting, and you like D&D.

    • Chi_Mangetsu

      9 years ago

      I took your Sex Survey by the way.

    • Tezzer

      9 years ago

      lol thanks? happy thanksgiving to you to, although i think that was yesterday?

    • Stonesword

      9 years ago

      I've been leaving messages of "Happy (American) Thanksgiving"

    • Glod

      9 years ago

      A very happy thanksgiving to you too! Hope you have a great day, eat much food, and try not to die of overeating!

      As for moi, Britain doesn't celebrate Thanksgiving, so contrary to enjoying myself, i'm trying to finish an essay... sucks. ;-) So you have fun for the both of us!

    • ShivanDragon

      9 years ago

      Happy Thanksgiving.

    • ladyfelicity

      9 years ago

      Haha, your'e always the one to come by with holiday comments. ^_^ Thanks. And hope you had a happy one.

    • ErokDragun FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Just here

      9 years ago

      thank you for your kind words!!

      I spent lunch time w/ some friends, and now I am alone getting drunk...good enough.

      I am thankful for you too

    • Glaxton

      9 years ago

      It's a bit absurd isn't it?
      I've never thought celebrating falure and murder and thievery was appropriate.

      We came to America, slaughtered the Indians, raped their women, stole their lands,
      and murdered their children.

      We claimed Manifest Destiny - that God demanded we posess this land.

      We fought nearly every European nation that stood.
      Spain, France, England, Rome, Italy, Germany ( even though it was not called Germany at that time ).
      We demanded they stay out of the Continent.

      We would have taken Canada, but ran out of army and armaments.

      We kicked the Mexicans off their land, and bought it for pennies an acre, robbery again.
      Now we tell them that if they cross "our" borders, they will be kicked out of "our" land.

      We see these images everywhere for this day:
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      Yes, let's give thanks...

      Sorry, I have a bit of a problem celebrating holidays.

      If you want to have some fun, look into the actual Saint Nicholas.
      To give you an idea... Young Bishop who liked to get drunk, and slap around old men,
      but also happened to give many gifts to children...
      Great guy... oh, BTW he was quite skinny...

    • drshafopolis

      9 years ago

      I beat you to the holiday greeting this time!

      Happy Thanksgiving!

    • bootlegger

      9 years ago

      Well come on over and i'll warm you up in a thrice

    • bootlegger

      9 years ago

      You better be at work since you aren't on MSN. tsk, tsk, tsk

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