The return of the Bard!

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by Mathias Vielfrass, Apr 14, 2018.

  1. Brian Mandragon

    Brian Mandragon Resident Citizen

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    Welcome to Tar Valon, I hope you will find many friends here. There are some great people here that I have had the pleasure to talk to and many I have met in person at the Anni party.
     
  2. Kelvin Sinclaer

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    Welcome to the Tower!
     
  3. Winterdawn Lightheart

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    Welcome to Tar Valon, Mathias! I hope you enjoy it here.
     
  4. Ilverin Matriam

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    Welcome! We are glad to have you with us :D
     
  5. Elania al'Manir

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

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    Welcome to the forums of TarValon.Net! :D

    Yay, go Missouri! I'm down in the SW corner-ish-area. It looks like we share an affinity for languages, and my best is also Spanish, and can still kinda read French even if I can't speak or write it really... But then I did a bunch of Latin and some Ancient Greek, along with one semester of Chinese. I didn't like that one as much because the written and verbal languages don't really match.
     
  6. Mathias Vielfrass

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    I am just south of St. Louis. Languages are my weak suit, but I found I can do them and it is helpful for travel! Chinese is hard because it's like learning two languages at once. The Pinyin spellings help, but the logograms seem unrelated.
     
  7. Rhed al'Tere

    Rhed al'Tere Mother Amyrlin Seat

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    Hi Mathias! I'm a Missouri native myself, from Lebanon. Good to see you here! :D
     
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  9. Mathias Vielfrass

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    Thanks!
     
  10. Vivianna L'antreau

    Vivianna L'antreau The Vivrylin, Mistress of Revels - North America Aes Sedai Mistress of Revels - North America

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    Welcome, Mathias! I'm a former music teacher (voice/piano emphasis but of course did the tour through the rest :p ) from Colorado - very glad you found us and that your wife is also enjoying the series! I used to have a coworker who was learning pipes, and had an electric sort of set up that he could play on the couch in the breakroom with headphones to practice - it completely blew my mind :lol Breath control FTW! :D
     
  11. Mathias Vielfrass

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    Voice and piano gives you an edge over us low brass players! I do have an electric set of pipes I can play with headphones. When I got my full set of Great Highland Pipes the neighbor asked my wife how she could stand it. Her husband had just bought a motorcycle, so my wife snarked back, "At least when he is playing the bagpipes I know where he is and what he is doing!"
     
  12. Luna Morn

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    A belated welcome to you, Mathias! :D How are you finding Tar Valon so far?
     
  13. Mathias Vielfrass

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    Everyone has been very nice. I find a lot of common interests, not just WoT but other books, music, languages, etc.