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PostPosted: Sat Mar 29, 2008 4:14 pm 
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You know, we make so many posts and help each other out all of the time, but we know so little about each other. I am interested in knowing the following things.

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1. Who are you?
2. Where are you from/Where do you live?
3. Why are you into NES emulation?
4. What do you do in your spare time?
5. Age. Pets. Marital Status. Children?
6. Any funny stories? (hopefully NES related)
7. Do you have a job/Are you a student? If so what?
8. What does the future hold for you?

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 29, 2008 8:53 pm 
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I don't know, most people do not feel like sharing this kind of information on the WEB... Even you didn't! =) I mean, if you want to encourage people to share, you should be the first one, no?


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 29, 2008 9:08 pm 
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Yeah, I think many people get into hobbies as a diversion from normal life, a place to get away from being a particular person with well-worn superficial features, to simply someone with abilities in said hobby, and judged only on those.


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 29, 2008 10:31 pm 
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I thought it was just because most of people dont want crazy people tracking are ass down or attempting to identity theft them.

1.Peppers
2. That place some people know about/ My home
3. My preference is actual hardware
4. I like video games, chillin and I have recentley been trying to get into MCU programming although my learning is going slow
5. between7 and 9999. its maybe. perhaps. ?its possiple
6. I dont see how anyboady could have funny storys about an NES, its lot like its a person
7. maybe/I am a student of human nature and what it not known about the world
8. winning lotto numbers


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 29, 2008 10:45 pm 
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Although I can understand what blargg said, personally, yeah, I'd be more worried about what peppers said. I wouldn't mind the NESDEV people knowing more about me, but this is the fucking WEB, where not everyone is nice, and might end up using what you write against you.

I really enjoy that the internet makes it possible for us to find people with the same interests. There's no way I'd be into NESDEV at all if it wasn't for this place, and emulation in general, simply because no one I meet in my everyday life would ever show the same interest, I'm pretty sure of that. So I'll give the internet that, but it is indeed a pretty nasty place to give out information about yourself.


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 30, 2008 3:47 am 
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Ha, fair enough. I'll trim down some of the questions and answer some myself.

1. James
2. London
3. I got into NES emulation as a learning curve for SNES emulation, but now I am going to emulate all consoles.
4. Emulation, Gym, Cinema/Theatre, FPS + RPG PC games
5. None. 25. Single. Where do babies come from?
6. My NES console once electrocuted me into a coma... :!:
7. I work in a supermarket.
8. Unless I quit #7, not much. :lol:

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1. This is a secret
2. I'm in Switzerland
3. I wanted to code some games and I tought the NES was a good platform for it because of graphics/sound limitations, in the hope to master them and pass to 16-bit console later
4. NES programmig, gaming, reading comics
5. 19, I have a cat
6. No
7. I'm a student
8. I don't know I'm not an oracle


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 30, 2008 7:36 am 
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1. "Who are you?" Do you work for Nintendo's TV ads? ;)
2. ME AM BRASIL. RONALDO SHOT AND SCORE GOAL.
3. By accident.
4. I access the internet.
5. 30, no no.
6. no++
7. I teach math! :)
8. No oracle, sorry.

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 30, 2008 11:56 am 
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I'll tell you the same thing I told everyone else on the intranets:

1. Jean Luc Picard
2. USS Enterprise NCC-1701-D
3. Ur mom
4. Ur mom
5. Ur mom
6. Ur mom
7. Ur mom
8. Ur mom

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 30, 2008 12:09 pm 
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WedNESday wrote:
3. I got into NES emulation as a learning curve for SNES emulation, but now I am going to emulate all consoles.

Wow... you better move on to other consoles soon, because they're releasing new ones all the time, and it sems like you are still mostly stuck with the NES! :wink:

WedNESday wrote:
5. None. 25. Single. Where do babies come from?

What the hell, this question again?

WedNESday wrote:
6. My NES console once electrocuted me into a coma... :!:

This is not really funny...!

Bregalad wrote:
1. This is a secret

Not really, we know your name from your web page... =)

OK then, I'll give this a shot:

1. Pretty broad question, but my name is Thiago (equivalent to "James" in english).
2. I was born and live in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Just for the record, I hate soccer, carnaval and samba in general. I was born in the wrong country.
3. I got into gaming when the 16-bit consoles were "the shit". Only when emulation kicked in (1997~1998) I fell in love with the simplicity of the NES, and got very interested on how it worked.
4. NES programming, watch anime/read manga, draw (manga), ActionScript 3.0 programming... I'm sure I'm leaving lots of other things out.
5. 26, 3 cats, engaged, no kids.
6. None that I can remember...
7. Finishing Computer Science course at the university, working as WEB developer.
8. Will probably keep working with WEB development, although that brings me no joy.
Religious stance: Agnostic.


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OTAKU!!! /me grabs torch & pitchfork, organizes mob :P

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 30, 2008 1:32 pm 
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No I'm not. I dont't like to be labeled, I just happen to like (a lot of) japanese stuff. The word "otaku" is a pretty hardcore term that doesn't suit me. :wink:


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aww...can it maybe perhaps suit me plz? :P

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atari2600a wrote:
I'll tell you the same thing I told everyone else on the intranets:

1. Jean Luc Picard
2. USS Enterprise NCC-1701-D
3. Ur mom
4. Ur mom
5. Ur mom
6. Ur mom
7. Ur mom
8. Ur mom


Isn't anybody else going to say anything about this kind of behaviour? Now if I had written that...

Thank you tokumaru for your serious post.

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tokumaru wrote:
No I'm not. I dont't like to be labeled, I just happen to like (a lot of) japanese stuff. The word "otaku" is a pretty hardcore term that doesn't suit me. :wink:


how bout a translation for those of us non Japanofiles


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