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Getting to know the team: Kindred
« on: April 28, 2006, 08:26:52 AM »
Name: Kindred
Age:  42
Location: Massachusetts, USA
Favorite Quote: "Bored now..." (Willow, on Buffy)
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1. Do you have pets?
Although at various times I have had cats, dogs, chickens, rabbits, guinea pigs, fish, and a lizard, I now have a black lab-mix (from a shelter)

2. What is your favorite color?
Black & Green

3. What kind of music do you like?
Classic Rock, Pop & Classical

4. What do you do on your free time besides spending time on SMF?
working and then Writing and playing LARPs

5. What are your goals/dreams in life?
to enjoy life...

6. What got you involved in SMF?
I used to run a local (yet internationally networked) BBS (WWIVnet:5809 - Omega BBS). That died when the internet gained popularity. When I decided to re-start on the internet (10 years later), I checked out the available packages and only SMF had what I wanted.

7. Who do you admire? Why?
too many people to name here...

8. Are you into sports?  If so which ones?
Football & Baseball (NE Patriots & Boston Red Sox)

9. What is your dream job?
Teacher...

10. What was your first screenname?
on my BBS, I ran it as "Omicron". On the internet, I have always been "Kindred"

11. Do you have any piercings?
Hell no...

12. Are you a lefty/righty or ambidextrous?
Mostly righty, however, I am ambidextrous when it comes to weapons.

13. Do you have any tattoo's?  If not do you wish/plan to get one?
Hell NO!

14. Do you have any siblings?  If so how many of each.
2 younger brothers...

15. What is your favorite website?
www.imdb.com & www.pvponline.com

16. Do you play computer games?  If so which ones?
not so much anymore. I play freecell and other card games, but I have a daughter that keeps me too busy to spend the time necessary to play any "real" games.

17. Do you play video game consoles?  Which ones?
nope... see above.

18. Are you married or planing to get married?
yup...

  a. If so do you have any kids?
yup...

  b. How many kids?
one daughter...

19. How many languages do you speak?  Which ones?
I speak English fluently, German and Spanish a little and I have a smattering of (spoken) Japanese, Chinese, Russian, Latin and Gaelic

20. Do you drink?
at times

21. Do you smoke?
no

22. Did you play hookey from class?
occasionally

22. Do you have a license?
yup

  a. Do you own a car?
yup

  b. Have you ever been stopped for speeding?
of course

23. Do you obtain a good amount of sleep daily?
I get about 6 hours a night...

24. How do you sleep?
soundly, wrapped in blankets. :)

25. Have you ever been on an airplane?
yup. lots of times, travel for fun and business

26. have you ever broken a bone?
Yes (both ankles) and a rib.

27. Do you wear jewelry?  If so what jewelry do you wear?
Just my wedding ring.

28. How do you dress?
neatly. Most days in Business Casual, jeans and T-shirt on the weekends.

29. How many keys are on your keyring?
9

30. What time do you go to bed?  What time do you wake up?
to bed between 12am - 1am, getting up between 6:30am-7am

31. What's the freakiest thing you have done?
I could tell you, but then I would have to kill you all....

32. Do you live alone?
no

33. How many hours a day do you spend in the computer?
on a computer: about 13 hours a day. On the internet, 5 hours a day or so

34. How many hours a day do you spend in SMF?
4-5 hours a day between here and my sites.

35. How about What is your favorite beverage? Coffee, Tea, Soda, Beer, other?
I like Indian Chai (tea), but coffee is easier to get made properly.

36. What do you hate?
People who don't listen and people who pass on spam...

37. What do you love?
reading...

38. What is your religion?
neo-paganish...

39. What is your hair color?
light brown

40. How tall are you?
5'8"

41. How much do you weigh?
too much....

42. What's the feature on SMF you can't live without?
  a. As an administrator?
The entire admin interface :P

  b. As an end user?
Spell Check...

hmmm... anything else I can think of?
I'm currently working as a project manager in a technology firm. I am also an English teacher and I tutor for the SATs. I am a licensed bartender, a certified Nurse's Aide, an MCSE, I have degrees in Psychology & Theater (although I am currently not working in those capabilities).
I write, run and play in LARPs (live action role playing games) and design terrain for wargames.


I'll get a picture up there at some point...
« Last Edit: August 09, 2013, 12:21:13 PM by Kindred »
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Re: Getting to know the team: Kindred
« Reply #1 on: April 28, 2006, 08:42:50 AM »
do you follow the wiccan rede?

Ever tried Irn Bru?

Ever Tried Haggis?

Ever been to Scotland?
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Re: Getting to know the team: Kindred
« Reply #2 on: April 28, 2006, 11:30:14 AM »
No. I am not Wiccan and I don't believe in the Rhede or in "3-fold return"

Never heard of Irn Bru.

Yes, I like Haggis.

Yes, I have been to scotland a long time ago...
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Re: Getting to know the team: Kindred
« Reply #3 on: April 28, 2006, 11:36:21 AM »
Do you like star wars ? :P

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Re: Getting to know the team: Kindred
« Reply #4 on: April 28, 2006, 12:23:38 PM »
Ever tried Irn Bru?
Steal any other question, BUT NOT THAT ONE :P

Ever watched star trek?

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Re: Getting to know the team: Kindred
« Reply #5 on: April 28, 2006, 01:18:18 PM »
I am a Star Wars fan (episodes 4-6 only....  1-3 are drek)

I am a Trekkie...  (TOS, TNG, DS9, Voyager... never got into ST: Enterprise)

I also like Babylon 5...
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Re: Getting to know the team: Kindred
« Reply #6 on: April 28, 2006, 02:44:32 PM »
Someone needs to change the thing in the news, it still says huwnet
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Re: Getting to know the team: Kindred
« Reply #7 on: April 28, 2006, 05:27:50 PM »
How did you become to like Indian Chai? By the way it is my favorite, I drink 4 to 5 cups a day.

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Re: Getting to know the team: Kindred
« Reply #8 on: April 28, 2006, 05:41:48 PM »
I was an exchange student from the US to Malaysia back in 1987...   Some of the (Indian) students at the school I was at started me drinking it. :)
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Re: Getting to know the team: Kindred
« Reply #9 on: April 28, 2006, 05:49:07 PM »
What a coincident I am going to Malaysia (Kuala lumpur) next month any tips, (good eatery, places to visit and etc.)

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Re: Getting to know the team: Kindred
« Reply #10 on: April 28, 2006, 06:53:49 PM »
How can you like a team like the Red Sux :P
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Re: Getting to know the team: Kindred
« Reply #11 on: April 28, 2006, 07:48:17 PM »
In a Similar style to Trekkie's Irn Bru question;

Do you watch the Simpsons?

If so, who's your favourite Character?

:P

You all saw it coming! ;)
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Re: Getting to know the team: Kindred
« Reply #12 on: April 28, 2006, 08:51:51 PM »
yes, I watch the Simpsons (actually, one of my friend's brother draws for them, that's why many buildings from my hometown are in the background of Springfield)

My favorite character is Homer...

and Jay, I like the sox because, despite 86 years of not winning the series, they kept trying and finally succeeded.   Plus they are looking good this year.

Aravot, It was 20 years ago...  all I can suggest is visit Central Market... and do not take first price for anything; Always bargain.
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Re: Getting to know the team: Kindred
« Reply #13 on: April 28, 2006, 11:33:57 PM »
Where did you pick up the languages (German, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese, Russian, Latin and Gaelic)

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Re: Getting to know the team: Kindred
« Reply #14 on: April 29, 2006, 01:50:31 AM »
Spanish because I studied it for 7 years in school.
German because my family is from Germany (and I studied 4 years)

Japanese because I used to deal with alot of Japanese businessmen and visited Japan a few times.
Chinese because I have several Chinese friends and I keep bugging them to teach me :)
Russian and Gaelic because they are interesting... and I look up words and usage all the time.

Latin... because Latin is the basis for much of the English Language (along with Greek and German)
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Re: Getting to know the team: Kindred
« Reply #15 on: April 30, 2006, 06:18:30 AM »
So, as a Star Trek fan, if you were stranded on a desert island with a generator, a TV avd VCR, and you were only allowed one ST episode, which episode would you absolutely have to have?
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Re: Getting to know the team: Kindred
« Reply #16 on: April 30, 2006, 08:12:22 AM »
lol...

probably, either city on the edge of forever or catspaw.
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Re: Getting to know the team: Kindred
« Reply #17 on: May 01, 2006, 09:46:52 PM »
Which level do you teach?

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Re: Getting to know the team: Kindred
« Reply #18 on: May 02, 2006, 07:42:13 AM »
currently, (since they offered me much more money) I am workign as a PM but I do tutor High school Juniors and Seniors for the college board exams.

When I was teaching, my license is to teach elementary (grades 1-6 - all subjects) and English (grades 6-12)
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Re: Getting to know the team: Kindred
« Reply #19 on: May 03, 2006, 06:59:31 PM »
ken zu teech mi eNgrish??

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