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Gettin To Know You

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Being that these forums are new and all, I thought I'd make a mini
little quiz just to familiarize ourselves with eachother.

How did you find out about this place?:
Favorite Movie:
Favorite Video Game:
Favorite SCUMM Game:
Try of music, bands?:

Name: Kevin Sullivan
Age: 16
How did you find out about this place?: Gamespot news
Favorite Movie: Annie Hall and the Empire Strikes Back
Favorite Video Game: Zelda : Orcarina of Time
Favorite SCUMM Game: Sam and Max
School?: 11th Grade
Try of music, bands?: Led Zeppelin
Married?: No
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    Name: Mel Emily Emerald, among various other totally fictional identities.
    Age: 19.
    How did you find out about this place?: I believe it was at The SCUMM Bar, but I have a ridiculously bad memory, so perhaps not.
    Favorite Movie: Er. Um. Mewtwo Strikes Back! . . . What?
    Favorite Video Game: The Monkey Island series! MI2, if I had to pick one specifically.
    Favorite SCUMM Game: Er, also the Monkey Island series.
    School?: 2nd year uni. The reason I'm posting here is to avoid doing assignments.
    Try of music, bands?: Video game music! Go the geekiness!
    Married?: Engaged (should I add that it's to a fictional character?).
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    Name: George

    Age: 15

    How did you find out about this place?:

    Favorite Movie: hmm.. either Moulin Rouge or Kill Bill..

    Favorite Video Game: Legend of Zelda/Mario/Metroid series

    School?: Lycee Georges Pompidou (french)

    Try of music, bands?: Alt.rock (No Doubt, Colplday, Keane)

    Married?: would be surprising, at my age!.. :P
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    Name: Dan
    Age: 18
    How did you find out about this place?:
    Favorite Movie:
    Favorite Video Game: Grim Fandango
    Favorite SCUMM Game: Secret of Monkey Island
    School?: In college...
    Try of music, bands?: mostly classic rock (joe walsh, rolling stones) some new stuff too
    Married?: nope.
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    Name: Brendan Q. Ferguson

    Age: 28

    How did you find out about this place?: Troy said, "Okay, the website's up."

    Favorite Movie: It's a Wonderful Life. I also really like all of the movies I mention in the blogs, e.g. Lord of the Rings (esp. Return of the King), Star Wars (esp. The Empire Strikes Back), Indiana Jones (esp. Raiders of the Lost Ark), Disney movies (esp. Aladdin). And I expect The Princess Bride to work it's way into a blog any day now. I'm also into suspense/thriller type movies, with Hitchcock being my favorite (esp. Psycho).

    Favorite Video Game: Ultima VI. Of the Ultima series, I thought this had the best blend of a well-realized living world, interesting characters, and thought provoking ideas.

    Favorite SCUMM Games: Secret of Monkey Island and Day of the Tentacle, but I love them all actually.

    Favorite Sierra Games: Gabriel Knight series, Quest for Glory I & II, King's Quest IV & VI

    Favorite Infocom Games: Trinity, A Mind Forever Voyaging

    Favorite Legend Games: Gateway I & II, Callahan's Crosstime Saloon

    Favorite Revolution Games: Broken Sword series, Beneath A Steel Sky

    Favorite Westwood Games: Legend of Kyrandia II, Bladerunner

    Favorite Dreamforge Games: The Summoning, Veil of Darkness, Chronomaster, Sanitarium

    Favorite First Person Adventure Games: The Last Express, Zork: Grand Inquisitor, Spycraft, The Space Bar

    Favorite Free Adventure Game: King's Quest II Remake by AGDI

    Favorite Non-commercial Interactive Fiction: Photopia

    Favorite Console Adventure Game: Ico

    Favorite Nintendo Games: Metroid series, Zelda series, Mario series

    Favorite Rare Games: Banjo-Kazooie & Banjo-Tooie

    Favorite Capcom Games: Resident Evil series, Mega Man X series, Devil May Cry

    Favorite Konami Games: Castlevania series (esp. Symphony of the Night), Metal Gear Solid series

    Favorite RPG's: Ultima series, Fallout I & II, Planescape Torment, Phantasy Star

    Favorite Action Games: Half-Life, System Shock series, Wing Commander series

    Favorite Strategy Games: Heroes of Might & Magic series

    Favorite Puzzle Games: Incredible Machine series

    Favorite Sports Games: Virtua Tennis & Tennis 2K2

    Favorite I'm Not Sure of the Genre Games: Star Control 2, Oddworld series, Deus Ex

    School?: I studied Computer Science at U.C. Berkeley

    Try of music, bands?: Classical - My all time favorites are Mozart and Beethoven. Rock - Lately it's been Beatlemania, with some Beach Boys for good measure. And some Led Zeppelin. I also like heavy metal (esp. Metallica) and grunge rock (esp. Nirvana).

    Married?: No
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    I'm happy to see there are more (although not a lot) people of my age.8-X

    Name: Dirk Klomp
    Age: 28
    How did you find out about this place?:
    Favorite Movie: The Lion King (although Pirates of the Caribbean is really nice too, and Indiana Jones, and James Bond, and ....... well, it's hard to choose :-/ )
    Favorite Video Game: The Secret of Monkey Island :(|)
    Favorite SCUMM Game: The Secret of Monkey Island :(|), followed by Monkey Island II: LeChucks Revenge, Day of the Tentacle, The Dig, Sam and Max hit the road, .... they are all fun. These are really difficult questions, you know?
    School: I work as a PhD-student in Delft (Chemistry ~o) )
    Try of music, bands?: Again, I like a lot. Classical music (especially Strauss), pop-music varying from Shakira to Anouk, Spice Girls to The Corrs, and some Dutch music from Boudewijn de Groot, K3, and Neerlands Hoop. (Yes, that's also a lot. I guess I don't actually have a real favorite. )
    Married: No. I also don't have a girlfriend.
    Furthermore: I participate in and I teach gymnastics. I like trains and the area I live in (the Zaan-area, just north of Amsterdam).

    Yep, that's about it.
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    Now that I'm not alone in the geriatric league....

    Name: DFKT

    Age: 28

    How did you find out about this place?: A grumpy gamer's website...

    Favorite Movie: Dead Man by Jarmusch; Solaris by Tarkowskij; Week End by Godard; everything by Jacques Tati

    Favorite Video Game: Grim Fandango, Siberia, Longest Journey

    Favorite SCUMM Game: Sam & Max; DOTT; Zak McKracken (FMTowns version)

    Favorite Infocom Game: Zork 1, Hitchhiker's Guide

    Favorite Sierra Game: Gabriel Knight 1 (-- I hate Gabriel Knight 3 ;) )

    Favorite Microsoft game: Dungeon Siege

    School: I studied Electroacoustic Composition - and now Visual Media Design

    Try of music, bands?: Talking Heads, Jesus Lizard, NoMeansNo, Cake, Franz Ferdinand, Sizzla, Lady Saw, Red Rat, Queen Omega, ...

    Married: Same girlfriend for 7 years... guess that's close enough. I don't believe in marriage.
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    Name: Cale

    Age: 15

    HIFOATP: Can't remember

    Favorite Movie: Ferris Buellers Day Off, or Fargo

    Favorite VideoGame: Tron 2.0

    Favorite SCUMM game: Sam and Max

    School: Northampton School of Jazz

    Try of Music, Bands: Radiohead, Blur, Bowie, PUSA

    Married: Not on my testacles!!!
  • Name: apignarb
    Age: 28
    How did you find out about this place?: The Internet
    Favorite Movie: The Beyond
    Favorite Video Game: I hate "favorite.." questions, since I have too many favorites. Thus, I am hereby boycotting these kind of questions.
    Favorite SCUMM Game: Same problem. Oh okay. I'm not really good at keeping my promises. Full Throttle.
    School?: Yup.
    Try of music, bands?: hiphop, lofi, electronica, noise.
    Married?: only to my bad habits.
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    [quote]Education Duel Degree (well, third year now- 2nd year finished last week)
    With a minor in sword fighting? I hope your wits are as sharp as your blade ;)
    You meant dual didn't you?

    How embarressing- I blame it on the fact that it was early morning (i.e. 3am-ish), so there...;)

    I must note, the majority of us seem to be 15 - 30 year olds....and male. ;)
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    Name: rodrigo link
    Age: 22
    How did you find out about this place?:
    Favorite Movie: Airplane, Top Secret, Naked Gun, Hot Shots...
    Favorite Video Game: Advance Wars, Tetris, Starcraft
    Favorite SCUMM Game: Loom, Monkey Island, and the Dig
    Try of music, bands?: a little of everything
    Married?: no, but living with girlfriend, and tomorrow I´ll get a cat!!!
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