Back after (quite) some absence

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by G'Tairon Faraner, Jan 4, 2020.

  1. G'Tairon Faraner

    G'Tairon Faraner

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    Hi everyone.

    My name is Georgi and I used to be a citizen here ages ago until I had to deal with some stuff IRL and suddenly vanished off the face of the TarValon.Net world. I was in high school back then. I apologise for disappearing and hope I have matured somwhat in the intervening years.

    As for the questions prposed, my opinions may have changed a little:
    1. Siuan is without a doubt one of the mose dedicated characters I have come across and I very much like her for that.
    2. I honestly do not remember how I did. That was literally ages ago. :)
    3. I am an interpreter and an adjunct at one of Sofia's universities.
    4. I am from Bulgaria so I speak Bulgarian. I speak English, too, and I am currently working on my Spanish. I really need some practice with the latter though.
    5. I have taken to poetry quite a bit lately. I cannot say I have a favourite author per se but I do enjoy young poet Blake Campbell's poetry. He is not super popular or anything but has a wonderful piece called 'Bioluminescence'.

    Please, do ask in case any questions crop up. Thanks for reading.

    PS I will try to find my old avatar for continuity's sake but it might take some time.
     
  2. Ilverin Matriam

    Ilverin Matriam Aes Sedai Outreach Activities Coordinator Head of the Gray Ajah Historian Tower Gatekeeper

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    Hello, fellow Bulgarian!

    I am sorry, I do not remember if we met last time you joined, but I am glad you have decided to come back! :D

    Are you excited about the upcoming WoT tv show?
     
  3. G'Tairon Faraner

    G'Tairon Faraner

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    Hi, Ilverin Sedai,
    I believe we have met though I do confess I am rather bad with names and the like.

    I have always been very invested in WoT so I love the idea of having a TV show. I am cautiously optimistic as regards the Amazon/Sony production and I try to been as open-minded as possible as announcements come in. It is another turning of the Wheel, as Rafe pointed out. :)
     
  4. Roheryn ni Galghandhrei t'al'Djinn

    Roheryn ni Galghandhrei t'al'Djinn Aes Sedai Membership Activities Coordinator Head of the Green Ajah

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    Welcome back!
     
  5. Onis O'Leia

    Onis O'Leia Aes Sedai

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    Welcome back!
     
  6. Arella Mathara

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  7. Leo Kian

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    Welcome back :)
     
  8. Alenya Al'Roran

    Alenya Al'Roran Aes Sedai Director of Marketing Forum Moderator

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  9. G'Tairon Faraner

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    Thank you for the warm welcome, everyone. :) It feels good to be back.
     
  10. Raevyn Tsornin

    Raevyn Tsornin Aes Sedai Head of the Blue Ajah

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    Welcome back :)
     
  11. G'Tairon Faraner

    G'Tairon Faraner

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    Thank you, Raevyn Sedai.
     
  12. Elania al'Manir

    Elania al'Manir Aes Sedai Forum Moderator

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    Welcome back to TarValon.net! :D Whether you want to find your old avatar or use a new one, it's okay either way. You only need permission to change avatars once you're a novice/recruit or higher.
     
  13. Nandi el'Shahir

    Nandi el'Shahir Sparkle Spren Aes Sedai

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    Welcome back!
     
  14. Idine Espanyas

    Idine Espanyas Aes Sedai

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    Welcome back! :welcome
     
  15. Elia LePhant

    Elia LePhant Aes Sedai Historian

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    Welcome back! I have found your old avatar, but I am looking for a bigger version so I can edit a 200x200 version for you to fit our new format. :)
     
  16. Elia LePhant

    Elia LePhant Aes Sedai Historian

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    Hmm I'm not having any luck finding the full size version. Here is your avatar in the old format:

    [​IMG]

    I'll keep looking! Maybe someone else will have better luck finding it, or maybe @Alexstrasza Ruskea wants to give it a go. :)
     
  17. Sera Volare

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    Welcome back from a fellow returning member!
     
  18. Elania al'Manir

    Elania al'Manir Aes Sedai Forum Moderator

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    It seems to be an alternate portrait for Kivan from the Baldur's Gate games, but I haven't been able to find it on DeviantArt or Google using those keywords.
     
  19. Alexstrasz Ruskein

    Alexstrasz Ruskein My pronoun is They, for I am Legion Aes Sedai Historian Forum Moderator Mafia Admin

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    I've found this, which makes it seem like perhaps the original image was only 110x170 to begin with: https://www.gibberlings3.net/gallery/image/595-mdruid2-druid-with-face-paint/

    But, the preview was larger here: https://www.gibberlings3.net/gallery/album/34-geomantic-sorcerer/

    ... and it doesn't blow up too badly, so you can try this if you like. After all, our avatars display at 125x125 unless you click on them for the larger version.

    [​IMG]

    Otherwise, there are lots of similar pics that have larger versions if you image search for Kivan.
     
  20. G'Tairon Faraner

    G'Tairon Faraner

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    Thank you, everyone, and I do apologise for the delay in responding. I am beyond grateful that you have gone to all this trouble just so you can help me with my avatar issues. :) TarValon.Net felt like a home back in the day and I am so happy that it has kept its wonderful air of hospitality.

    As for the avi itself, I wanted to keep it as a sort of a continuity thing, a bridge of sorts, between my time here about 7 or 8 years ago (was it?) and my return. I am very happy to be back.