Greetings!

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by Garath Cuhan, Oct 21, 2018.

  1. Garath Cuhan

    Garath Cuhan

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    Hello!

    I have been idling in your irc channel for a couple of months now (with another nick) so I figured I might as well create an account. The name Garath comes pretty much from Gareth Bryne, an old seasoned warrior that had to do to much politics, and also from my old WoW character, a grey haired Orcish hunter with scars. Cuhan is strictly from a Rand quote in The Fires of Heaven, Chapter 44: "I remember when he was first named Destroyer of Hope. After he betrayed the Gates of Hevan, and carried the Shadow down into the Rorn M'doi and the heart of Satelle. Hope did seem to die that day. Culan Cuhan wept". We didn't get to know much more than that but it sounded like something I could have done in frustration and I have always liked that line.

    I started reading WoT back in 1994, middle school. In the past I have been a member in other communities that have died of during the years (Atari WoT community, Dragonsworn.net (?), Dragonmount etc.) - it has brought me both joy and sorrow. But nowadays I'm in my middle 30s. I live in a Nordic country and I speak a couple of languages but I prefer English. I got a family and two kids. I like computers and work with everything between from digital construction to wetware. I also got a longer science degree to go with that. I have been fighting a form of blood cancer for a couple of years; almost killed me, but only almost so far... I guess the later made me go back to old habits and friends.

    Not sure how much time I'll spend around here but to some level a registration feelt required. :)
     
  2. Nymala Ingasy

    Nymala Ingasy Glitter Guardian Aes Sedai

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    Welcome to Tar Valon!
     
  3. 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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  4. Jahily al'Karee

    Jahily al'Karee Resident Citizen

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    Hey Garath and welcome! Sounds like you’ve had your share of ups and downs; we are glad to have you here. :)
     
  5. Chiyuki Nohara

    Chiyuki Nohara Aes Sedai Historian

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    :welcome
     
  6. Leo Kian

    Leo Kian Aes Sedai Mayor Forum Moderator

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    Welcome to Tar Valon, Garath. I'm excited that you decided to join us on the forums :)

    If you need any assistance during your time with us please don't hesitate to contact me.
     
  7. Kalis Flynn

    Kalis Flynn Recruit

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    Welcome Garath
     
  8. Ilverin Matriam

    Ilverin Matriam Aes Sedai Historian

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    Welcome, we are glad to have you here! I hope you enjoy yourself and post more on the forums aswell! :D
     
  9. Eliera Vaeldhrin

    Eliera Vaeldhrin

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    Welcome! Enjoy the forums!
     
  10. Jaim al`Bearach

    Jaim al`Bearach Gaidin

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  11. Cahalan Sothron

    Cahalan Sothron Aes Sedai Head of the Blue Ajah

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    Hello and welcome, Garath! Great to meet you! As a Siuan fangirl, I am also tangentially a fan of Gareth Bryne, as well. :)

    :welcome
     
  12. Leala Gymorraine

    Leala Gymorraine Aes Sedai Community Care Coordinator Forum Moderator

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    Welcome to Tar Valon, Garath! Gareth is one of my favorite characters (as is Siuan :giggle ) Let us know if you have any questions!
     
  13. Garath Cuhan

    Garath Cuhan

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    Thanks! :) It feels like a different kind of forum, maybe it's a good thing.
     
  14. Zeryth al'Damoraine

    Zeryth al'Damoraine Citizen

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    Welcome Garath! Nice to meet you :)
     
  15. Jarl Lewin

    Jarl Lewin Soldier

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    A hundred thousand welcomes, Garath! Hope you will stick around and get to know us. I have also been a member of other WoT communities over the years, some now defunct, but this one is special. :beer
     
  16. Juliya Karasu

    Juliya Karasu Novice

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    Welcome, Garath!
     
  17. Elania al'Manir

    Elania al'Manir Aes Sedai Head of the Yellow Ajah Forum Moderator

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    Welcome to the TarValon.net forums! I don't know how our time zones match up, but hopefully I'll run into you in the IRC channel. :D
     
  18. Nandi el'Shahir

    Nandi el'Shahir Sparkle Spren Aes Sedai

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    Welcome!
     
  19. Ahmyra al'Ruley

    Ahmyra al'Ruley Mistress of Foretelling Aes Sedai Head of the White Ajah

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    Belated Welcome!
     
  20. Nayienna al'Eryc

    Nayienna al'Eryc Novice

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    Yaay, another swede! :joy
    Welcome! Glad to have you here!