Dragon Chronicle: The Spiffy Tale of Alduin

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  • Dragon Chronicle: The Spiffy Tale of Alduin

    How's that for a title? "Spiffy" hasn't been used in a thread title before (or much at all on this forum) and I'll never let it be said that I'm no trailblazer Anyways, for anyone interested here are some facts about me:

    1. If you hadn't already figured it out, I took my name from the main antagonist of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. The game has very significant personal meaning to me, being my first real escape from things like the stress of high school and becoming an adult (yes, I'm one of the community's younger members), my mother's battle with breast cancer (she's all good now!), and even my first really bad breakup. It's my all-time favorite game and actually what prompted me to get into gaming in the first place. Incredibly rich fantasy worlds are probably my favorite type of fiction, so of course I love the Dragon Age games as well.
    2. I live in Wisconsin, in the USA. Half the year it's a sunny green wonderland, and the other half is a frozen arctic hellscape. But I love it anyway.
    3. I'm a guy.
    4. My favorite types of music are hard rock/metal and musical soundtracks. Quite the contrast, I know. Favorite band is Shinedown, and favorite musical's either the Book of Mormon or Pippin.
    5. I started playing HoDA on July 28, 2014. My first legendary was Barkspawn from the starter pack, and my first GCP got me Schmoop. My favorite hero in HoDA is Magister Dorian, and he would be even if he wasn't one of the most powerful heroes in the game - he looks so cool, and even moreso when he's mythic! Plus I love Dorian.
    6. My number one goal on the forums is to spread levity and positivty wherever I can. Oh yeah, and making the weekly hero threads and the ocasional poll. Those are kind of important too.
    7. This isn't that spiffy yet, so I'm going to come up with some actual spiffy facts, starting with number 8.
    8. Since about 7th grade or so, I've lived with a broken jaw. I got kicked in the face while roughhousing with some friends, which messed up the connection the left side of my jaw has with my skull. It's not too major so I never had surgery or anything, but it makes some pretty gnarly crackling sounds if I talk, eat, or sing for a long period of time.
    9. I have a dog named Penny and she's the love of my life. I'm also becoming increasingly aware that while I thought Penny was a pretty creative name and felt great when I thought of it, it's actually pretty common for girl dogs.
    10. My entire family is of the firm conviction that my childhood home was haunted by the ghost of my prankster great grandfather. The best story was when my sister was two years old, and she woke my parents up in the middle of the night laughing. When they asked why, she said "grandpa's tickling me feet!" At that age, she had never even heard of him... but apparently she met him.
    11. My favorite food is pepperoni pizza. My second favorite food is sausage pizza.
    112. There are only eleven facts about me. That's it, that's all. There's nothing else to know.

    Unless, of course, you want to PM me. I'm always open to that, and willing to give advice or support to anyone who wants it. You can also message me on LINE, my ID is alduintheworldeater. I'm happy to talk! Thanks for reading!

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    Good stuff there Alduin, thx for sharing!
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    • #3
      I appreciate to get to know you seasoned campaigners. And good to hear about the recovery of your mother.

      And, well, the broken jaw thingy broadened my horizon with regard to "spiffy". Had to reassure me of this word's meaning and look it up, actually. This generous application of "spiffy" is what I'd call, well, spiffy. Thanks!
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      • #4
        Book of Mormon and Pippin! Great choices those are some really good ones.

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        • #5
          So much spiffyness
          Thank you for sharing, Alduin!
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          • #6
            Spiffy. It is now my favorite word of the week!
            Thanks for sharing alduin!!
            Get yourself a metal jaw which u can tear through steel pls? That's a spiffy upgrade
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