Hello from the southeast US

Zoul a'Nor

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Hello, everyone! Greetings from Alabama, USA.

I'm a long-time WoT fan. I think I started reading the series around 1996 when a college roommate introduced me to the series. Though, I have to admit that despite my long "tenure" as a fan, I actually haven't read the last three books. Maybe now I'll find the motivation to finally finish!

I am an instructor at a local community college where I teach computer science and business. Lots of office hours means I can check the forums more! :)

Along with WoT, I am a fan of David Weber's Honor Harrington series. I have been a member of the fan club for that series for about 11 years now and serve as their CTO.

I look forward to meeting many in the community!
 

Arinna Katal

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Welcome welcome, Zoul! We’re glad you’re here (and are happy to cheer you on and provide friendly encouragement re: finishing the series)!
 

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Welcome to the community, Zoul! I always love seeing new people join, and it seems like you'll fit right in. :pleased-1: How did you find this place, if I may ask?

Also, it's nice to meet another teacher, although I teach languages, and only to adults. :look: Hats off for teaching at a college, although I guess that's still a notch better than high school and below.​
 

Zoul a'Nor

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Welcome welcome, Zoul! We’re glad you’re here (and are happy to cheer you on and provide friendly encouragement re: finishing the series)!
Thanks, @Arinna Katal !

Welcome to the community, Zoul! I always love seeing new people join, and it seems like you'll fit right in. :pleased-1: How did you find this place, if I may ask?

Also, it's nice to meet another teacher, although I teach languages, and only to adults. :look: Hats off for teaching at a college, although I guess that's still a notch better than high school and below.​
Thanks, @Luna Morn !

I found TV.net in kind of a roundabout way. I like to dabble in old-school text-based games (MUDs/MUSHes) and came across a post on a game site which led to a discussion with a member here, so I thought I'd check it out.

Teaching college is (mostly) good times. I've been at it for almost 20 years now. I'm the department chair and do some data-wrangling for the college, now, so I actually teach a lot less than I once did.
 

Cahalan Sothron

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Greetings, neighbor! I started reading WoT about the same time you did. And I enjoyed the Honor Harrington books, too, though it's been many years since I read them.

Glad you found us!
 

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Welcome!

I'm in the middle of the Honor Harrington books and loving them!
 
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Hey Zoul,

Fellow south easterner here as well. I’m over in Atlanta. I’ve been a fan of the books since about that time as well. Glad to have you here.
 

Zoul a'Nor

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Greetings, neighbor! I started reading WoT about the same time you did. And I enjoyed the Honor Harrington books, too, though it's been many years since I read them.

Glad you found us!

Welcome!

I'm in the middle of the Honor Harrington books and loving them!

If anyone ever wants to talk HH, I'm game! I re-read (most of) the main series from time to time.

Thanks to everyone for the welcome!
 

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Welcome to Tar Valon!
 

Ananke Zaresh

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Welcome Welcome! Glad to see a new face!
 

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Hello and welcome, Zoul!
 

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Hi & welcome ☺️ Gotta love an office job that lets you browse the internet during working hours (I have one of those too)
 

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Welcome to Tar Valon, Zoul!! I am very interested to hear how you found us, everyone has so many different stories.
 
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