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Old 07-25-2009, 04:50 PM View Post #1 (Link) "Enters in a blinding flash of light and electricty"
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"Poof"

Hey there, I'm Andy and I'm from New Zealand. Hrmm where to start. I like to read (every now and then), play video games and chat with people online. I wouldn't exactly say that I'm a writer (as I haven't written anything in a year) though I can't deny the fact that I have an interest in creative writing lol.

The genre that I have the most interest in would probably be fantasy, because I like to be able to experience other societies and worlds to not only escape from the same old routines of real life, but to understand and appreciate the reasons as to why the author chose to write that particular story in a speculative world and what ramifications it implies.

I believe myself to be a fair and honest critiquer. When I critique, I pretty much focus more on the overall picture and what the author is trying to do rather than just nit-picks (I'm terrible at nit picks lol). I'm quite blunt and harsh and I'll pretty much say whatever's on my mind (with reason of course lol I don't want to offend people as I truly want to be able to help them out).

Anyways, that's all I have to say for now. Hope you'll all welcome me lol.

Andy.
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Old 07-25-2009, 05:13 PM View Post #2 (Link)
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Hey Andy, welcome to YWO! I'm kinda new too, but... welcome

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Old 07-25-2009, 05:15 PM View Post #3 (Link)
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Hey Andy.

I think you will fit in nicely here.

Welcome to YWO!!!
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Old 07-25-2009, 05:27 PM View Post #4 (Link)
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I'm talking to you in the chatroom... right now...

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Muhu...haha...hahah...HAHAHAHAHA...HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!

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Old 07-26-2009, 04:10 AM View Post #5 (Link)
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Hullo, Andy. Many welcomes, etc. ^.^;
I would say more, but the connection isn't so good where I am right now...*awkward silence*...uh, more later.
Again, welcome.
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Old 07-26-2009, 12:46 PM View Post #6 (Link)
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Hey there! ^_* I'm an Aussie, but we can forget the rivalry, right? xP
Welcome to the site! You sound like a really cool dude, so I'll probably catch up with you around here sometime. ^_*
If you should need any help, just PM me.
Anyhow! Welcome once more!
And goodbye.
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Old 07-26-2009, 04:24 PM View Post #7 (Link)
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Welcome!
Hope you stay. Do stay.
Please.
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Old 07-26-2009, 08:09 PM View Post #8 (Link)
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Welcome to YWO. I'm Will. You can call me Will, Willy, William, etc... whatever works best for you. If you ever need anything critiqued, not only me, but everyone on this site will be willing to help.
Again, welcome!
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