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Re: Getting-to-know-you-game: JOIN OR DIE

PostPosted by hopefulemm » Fri Nov 11, 2016 9:12 am

- Generally, I either feel like I have a lot of thoughts I struggle to express or my brain is empty of everything but a lone tumbleweed rolling along to an echoing breeze.

- I identify as queer; every other label feels too specific to fit me. (Tangential: Attraction is weird to/for me because I think bodies are rather bizarre.)

- I love to read, but I only love to read fanfiction. I haven't been able to connect with original fiction since I was a teenager almost a decade ago. (In comparison, I haven't really written any fanfic in a decade, but I'm pretty obsessive about an original fic verse I've been slowly developing for, like, six years. Though it's not... something I'd probably ever share with anybody... because I suck and I can never settle on a plot... I just... adore my characters... *sinks away quietly*)

- I've been on the internet since I was nine, but I've never been interested in mainstream internet culture. I'm far more interested in fandom culture, trends, and history. (I probably don't fit in very well in this fandom lmao) Tangential: I don't have accounts on any social media besides Tumblr. (No Twitter, no Facebook, never had a Myspace, no snapchat, etc w/e.) Tangential x 2: I'm perpetually late to being aware of anything the internet finds interesting or compelling.

- I struggle with visual media, especially television.

- Between the ages of eight to twenty-one, I was really into manga (and to a lesser degree, anime). If I interact with it now, it's mostly for the nostalgia. So Deppy's weeaboo-ness isn't particularly interesting to me.

- I'm a shipper. It's an integral aspect of my being. I've always been a shipper. Some of my earliest memories, long before I ever discovered fandom or had a word for what I was doing, are of me quietly, privately, intensely shipping my favorite characters in my morning cartoons at, like, age 5. And in those most early memories, my ships were generally queer until the point where I began to think that it must've just been me who was interested in seeing same-sex characters having little romantic subplots with each other. (Oh heteronormativity, you screwed me up so bad.)
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Re: Getting-to-know-you-game: JOIN OR DIE

PostPosted by CamLester » Fri Nov 18, 2016 5:28 pm

Hi, I'm Cameron.

~This summer I found out I really liked my best friend.
~ peace out ~
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Re: Getting-to-know-you-game: JOIN OR DIE

PostPosted by MoonPride » Mon Nov 21, 2016 2:43 am

- I still love and listen to S Club 7
- I don't want a relationship as I prefer my own company and over the years have realised I am not emotionally stable to hold down a long term relationship.
- As a teenager I used to follow my favourite bands all over the UK and some of those memories are my favourite.
- I was one of the early generations of the Internet and had a online boyfriend when I was 14 who I did meet up with once.
- My best friend stopped talking to me because of my emotional issues. (I was too clingy and smothering)
- My Daughter was not planned and part of a casual fling but I don't regret her and she saved my life as I was very depressed before I found I was pregnant and was on their verge of killing my self. She's given me a reason to live.
- I've been to every Disney theme park except Shanghai
- My ex best friend was also a Prince and we used to go on spontatious trips in private jets and stay in lavish hotels.
- I read fan fictions
- My Birthday is the same as Phil"s and I'm 4 years older than him.
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Re: Getting-to-know-you-game: JOIN OR DIE

PostPosted by hmm » Tue Nov 29, 2016 8:10 pm

seems to be unusual for this forum, but i am incredibly extroverted
literally my crack is small talk, i actually get feelings of joy from having a good 30 second convo with a barista or total stranger
and am addicted to making new friends, esp. drunk people (i am talented at making drunk strangers have a deep and meaningful with me until i know stuff about them nobody else does, but just because im interested in other people's lives)

perhaps the worst procrastinator in the world, i have many procrastinating stories to rival dan's, i have never met anyone as bad as i am- its a running joke with everybody i know
and it sounds like im boasting when i bring it up, because its like 'hey look at that thing it took you weeks to do, i did it in 2 hours and did well' but actually its like 'i have a serious problem, maybe by telling you, you can somehow give me some advice that will save me from my crippling procrastination problem'

also am straight and identify as female

have only read one or two harry potter fanfictions, fanfiction sounds like the kind of thing i would absolutely love but i just cant be motivated to begin (i.e. im the kind of person that put off watching 'friends' for years, despite literally everyone saying i would enjoy it)

studying economics, living in a college thats part of the university (like a sorority idk you get the idea)
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Re: Getting-to-know-you-game: JOIN OR DIE

PostPosted by KlaBimm » Wed Dec 07, 2016 12:06 pm

Hi.

- Uhm, I had a phase in that I read a lot of crappy lovestorys, up to the part where they are quite explicit.
- I read fanfiction before I knew what that actually is
- I tend to cry if a film gets even just a bit emotional. I somehow cried during half of Captain Fantastic even though that really is no sad movie.
- I love these emojis (and their description/& code): :tackle: :heh: :thinkingoutloud: :ASs:
- This weekend I started to read from the first thread on and now on the fourth thread
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Re: Getting-to-know-you-game: JOIN OR DIE

PostPosted by CoolDoggo » Fri Dec 16, 2016 11:29 am

well hello
its me
- the gayest of the gays even though not really gay
- still playing club penguin unironically sometimes
- was a really big one direction fan and cried at their movie this is us
- when i was 13-14 i was emo gay otaku kawaii neko chan desu and i really want to erase this from my life
- i hate fish and tomatoes i just cant i cant
- i'm really short so people think i'm 12, if i'm lucky they'd give me 14
- i can't cook anything because my parents never teached me, so i'm 17 and all i can do is instant noodles and mac n cheese, but i'm trying to learn some new things
- my eyebrows must be on fleek, if they are not, my life is meaningless
- i actually enjoy spon videos like dragon city thing i just like watching their videos and i know they are making money out of it and that's even more cool cause i'm happy they're happy win-win
- i think i saw dan's hello internet when i was 11 or 12 but i didn't understand a word (couldn't speak english then) but i don't really remember if that's true or just my mind playing tricks on me
- team mystic but deep in my heart i'm instinct
what are you fucking gay
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Re: Getting-to-know-you-game: JOIN OR DIE

PostPosted by DatCog » Wed Dec 21, 2016 6:35 am

Hello!

I'm probably one of the oldest on here, having become a bit obsessed with Dan & Phil thanks to my daughters constantly playing their videos. I've been a fan for just over a year.

I'm in the midst of a mid-life crisis...in the past 3 years I've got piercings and tattoos for the first time and set up a fan site for my favourite band! I also neglect my family by spending far too many hours watching YouTube and anime :oops:

I'm so pleased that there's a busy forum for Dan & Phil fans...I've been a long-time forum user and love the format. I don't really 'get' Tumblr, even though I look at it every day!
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Re: Getting-to-know-you-game: JOIN OR DIE

PostPosted by laila » Thu Dec 29, 2016 12:02 am

-i turned half of my middle school emo (a long time ago) and now i'm the root cause of a lot of problems
-i'm straight, and i like to tell everybody that because apparently i give out the vibe (???) that i'm gay and some people aren't too nice lmao
-i have a cold for half of the year and its awful

hopefully that's good enough!
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Re: Getting-to-know-you-game: JOIN OR DIE

PostPosted by derrick » Thu Dec 29, 2016 7:05 am

Hey...
- My real name is Ella (surprisingly, it's not Derrick)
- I'm a very lonely British lesbian who is afraid of human intimacy
- I've been watching Dan + Phil since late 2012 (I found Dan's channel first which in turn led me to find Phil's)
- I'm not really "in" the phandom in the sense that I don't contribute any content or openly partake in discussions within the community (I have been intending to get more involved with the community however for now I guess you can consider this forum account a dirty little secret haha)
- I'm a big fan of cartoons/comics (Peanuts seriously ruined my life)
- I'm really awkward and I have an issue of pushing people away when they get too close to me because I'm worried they'll hate my real personality
- I'm 4'11'' irl (if I ever meet Dan and/or Phil I'll remember to wear the highest platform shoes I can possibly find)
- I'm double-jointed
- I'm horrifically afraid of dogs

that's about it I guess ✌️
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Re: Getting-to-know-you-game: JOIN OR DIE

PostPosted by momoroki » Wed Jan 04, 2017 6:24 pm

yessss a thread entirely dedicated to oversharing, my one life skill i am l i v i n g

- i've never been able to maintain any sort of long-distance relationship because of my utter inability to answer messages quickly - it was funny at first (a sort of long running joke between my old friends) but it turned sour when i hurt a lot of feelings yeah, i'm that asshole so now my 2017 new year's resolution is to reply to everyone

- i am very confused about my sexuality but what 16 year old on tumblr isn't

- i never stay with a fandom for long, I get really into a fandom until my fangirl levels reach fever pitch and then one day my interest is just gone. Deppy is the exception, I've been into them since 2011 (they've become a sort of comforting constant in my life, I doubt my life would be the same without them). I nearly stopped liking :D&P: at the tail end of 2015 (because I thought they were becoming too commercial - with tatinof and tabinof and all) but once I saw just how hard they worked on those things my heart melted and I've been phan trash again ever since
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