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Discussion in 'Introductions' started by Melorea al'Taehor, Sep 26, 2020.

  1. Melorea al'Taehor

    Melorea al'Taehor Citizen

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    Hi everyone!

    I'm currently on a re-read of the series and it has lead me to look into this community! This morning I just finished the end of Book 9, some very exciting stuff! Before I say anything else on the books can I assume all have read them if on the forum? I would hate to spoil it for a new reader!

    I am based in Ireland, and a biomedical engineer by trade. My spare time is usually spent reading (predominantly fantasy books), playing console games, walking or yoga. Also coming to enjoy cooking more this year :)

    Looking forward to getting to know you all,
    Melorea al'Taehor:ha

    (Mel-oh-ra al-tay-hor)
     
  2. Ilverin Matriam

    Ilverin Matriam Aes Sedai Director of Research and Records Head of the Gray Ajah Historian Tower Gatekeeper

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  3. Aleita Taviah

    Aleita Taviah Aes Sedai Director of Marketing TVT Editor Headmistress

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    Warmest welcomes Melorea! ^^

    We do have some members who are still in the reading process. So if you're concerned that it might be a spoiler best to pop it in spoiler tags. We also have some book forums Clicky and there's one for Books 1-8 if that suits?

    How did you become a biomedical engineer?

    If you have any questions, we're a friendly bunch. Just ask away!

    EDIT! Ilvy beat me to it :hug
     
  4. Melorea al'Taehor

    Melorea al'Taehor Citizen

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    Thanks @Ilverin Matriam and @Aleita Taviah!

    I'm pleasantly surprised to see replies so quickly, I had considered that maybe the community was mostly US timezone. Is there a portion based in Europe too?

    I studied Biomedical Engineering directly in college, worked in academia for a while and then a few years ago swapped over into industry. Its been a fun career so far!

    I'm totally open to any advice you can offer on how to begin here. There seems to be so much to read and get to know!
     
  5. Aleita Taviah

    Aleita Taviah Aes Sedai Director of Marketing TVT Editor Headmistress

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    Our membership is scattered all over the world, so you're likely to find people here anytime of the day or night wherever you are. ^^

    Best advice, is just to jump in if you see something that interests you. We don't bite.

    There's a lot of information but FAQ here in Ask the White Tower can answer some of your immediate questions. Feel free to PM me if you have any questions though. Happy to help.
     
  6. Ilverin Matriam

    Ilverin Matriam Aes Sedai Director of Research and Records Head of the Gray Ajah Historian Tower Gatekeeper

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    I can also add - just jump into any discussion about WoT or start your own thread if you want to discuss something that's bothering you during your re-read! ^^

    I also started a re-read, but it's not going very fast, still on the Eye of the World :look
     
  7. Arella Mathara

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    Welcome :welcome

    A general rule here is that if you can see a thread, you are welcome to post in it, so jump in! And yeah, I'm also open to PMs if you have any questions ^^
     
  8. Roheryn ni Galghandhrei t'al'Djinn

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    Welcome!
     
  9. Dar'Jen Ab Owain

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    Welcome to Tar Valon. :)

    Folks here are friendly. If you have a question, just let us know.

    Do you have a favorite character so far? I've always been a fan of Lan.
     
  10. Leo Kian

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    Fair few from Europe here.

    Welcome!
     
  11. Melorea al'Taehor

    Melorea al'Taehor Citizen

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    A month or so ago, I was as excited as my teenage self the first time I read a specific bit in the middle of the series with Lan. What a man!

    I really like Egwene. I recognize she isn't perfect, but her story ark is amazing and I admire her determination.
     
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    Welcome to Tar Valon!
     
  13. Jahily al'Karee

    Jahily al'Karee Novice Assistant TVT Editor

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    Welcome again! :)

    You already know where to find me and my “door” is always open.
     
  14. Cahalan Sothron

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    Hello and welcome!
     
  15. Aintza Bisera

    Aintza Bisera Probably Mafia Aes Sedai Mayor Moderator Game Master

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    Welcome!!! We look forward to having you and getting to know you better!
     
  16. Melorea al'Taehor

    Melorea al'Taehor Citizen

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    Lovely to hear from you all!

    I've seen a few mentions if a Discord chat thing. Is there a link for that? I got the app there now but seems I need an address!
     
  17. Leala al'Dareis

    Leala al'Dareis First Seasoner Aes Sedai

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    Welcome toTar Valon! :joy I’m also on a re-read! Still on Eye of the World. :lol I’m blaming this re-read on my fiancé who won’t stop updating me on his. :p @Ignis al'Caleum

    If you have any questions, just let us know! ^^
     
  18. Nymala Ingasy

    Nymala Ingasy Glitter Guardian Aes Sedai

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    There absolutely is! Please follow this link! https://discord.gg/Euqe8C
     
  19. Atane Valthon

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    Welcome Melorea! We’re happy to have you here!
     
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    Welcome to Tar Valon!