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Getting to know you

Postby Starscream NZ » Fri Aug 24, 2007 11:20 pm

Right well, since we've got a bunch of new members here, I think it's a good idea that we just do a quick re-meeting of everyone. So new members, feel free to tell a bit about you. Older members - lets let them know who we are

Name: Michael

Occupation: Student - studying Communications

Favourite Movies: - Requiem for a Dream, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Transformers, Austin Powers 2, Batman Begins, The Shawshank Redemption, Star Wars films, Heavenly Creatures, One Hour Photo

Favourite Bands/Music: Marilyn Manson, Tool, Opeth, Placebo, Porcupine Tree, Garbage, Smashing Pumpkins, Nine Inch Nails, Jeff Buckley, A Perfect Circle, Hanzel Und Gretyl, Velvet Acid Christ, Pink Floyd, Tomahawk, Fantomas, Katatonia

Favourite Food: Italian, Thai, Roast chicken, Apples. Also love love Tacos, Hell Pizza, BK (before/after a movie) and chocolate.
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Postby starscream the great » Fri Aug 24, 2007 11:35 pm

Name: Matt Wallis

Occupation: Student - Studying Animation

Favourite Movies: The Shawshank Redemption, other films too long to explain

Worst movie seen: The piano teacher. I'd explain why but I'd be warned about the scene which made me leave the room to ethier be sick or faint.

Favourite Food: Junk food lol Chicken Sizzler's sausages , other stuff like Chinese food (mainly those sweet and sour pork balls) Roast (especially potatoes :D)

Favourite drinks: Alcoholic: Bourbon Non Alcoholic: juice or flavoured milk

Interests: TFs, game modding, gaming (Sonic games is one I'm looking at now as well as Resident Evil) Flash Animated Cartoons

What go me back into TFs: Saw RID on tv and was dragged back in to it actually was a good thing too. Motivated me into getting a job and improved my social life :lol:
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Postby thehiflyer » Sat Aug 25, 2007 12:04 am

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Qualified classic animator,projectionist.

Toy collector-Star Wars,ML's and of course,Transformers.

Illustrator,designer and custom figure maker.

All round fanboy and badass.
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Postby Old_Timer » Sat Aug 25, 2007 8:44 am

Name: Mark

Occupation: Student - studying IT

Favourite Movies: - Fight Club, Jerry Maguire, My Neighbor Totoro... This is a really long list and yes... TF's does make it.

Favourite Bands/Music: Smashing Pumpkins, Linkin Park, Killers, Chili Peppers... not too fussy, but nothing that will put me to sleep

Favourite Food: Japanese (everything but uni)
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No.of TF's in collection:32 (just a beginner)
Gender: Male
Fave quote: You're not drunk if you can lie on the floor without falling over.

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Postby BaldMonk » Sat Aug 25, 2007 12:40 pm

Name: Yosef

Occupation: Freelance Multimedia Designer/Animator (Traditional+3D), part time What Now? Designer (Yes, the kids show)

Favourite Movies: - Transformers (86+07), Labyrinth, TMNT, Robocop, Indy... I could go on and on...

Favourite Bands/Music: Foo Fighters, Nirvana, Radiohead, Cat Stevens, Jack Johnson, Bush, Offspring, Eels etc etc...

Favourite Food: Everything. If it's edible and tastes good, then I want it!!!! :D
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Postby timalodapus » Sat Aug 25, 2007 12:49 pm

Name: Tim

Occupation: IT systems admin at Jade Software Corporation

Favourite Movies: - Transformers (84 & 07) the Star wars series, Remember the Titans, White men can't jump, He got game, Enter the dragon.


Favourite Bands/Music: Jurassic 5, A Tribe Called Quest, Hieroglyphics, Jedi Mind Tricks, lagwagon, Millencollin, Ugly Duckling

Favourite Food: Spicy food, Thai, Japanese, Korean, Italian , Grapes.

Interests: Transformers of course, snowboarding, Movies, Music, kicks (shoes), NBA basketball, Tennis
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Postby nik27 » Sat Aug 25, 2007 1:19 pm

Name: Nik

Occupation: Student, soon to be Auditor at PwC

Favourite Movies: - Transformers (84 & 07), Borat, Remember the Titans, Zoolander, Kiss-Kiss Bang-Bang, Anchor Man, Napoleon Dynamite, also stuff by Disney and a few chick-flicks which shall not be named.


Favourite Bands/Music: Maroon 5, The Academy Is..., Cute Is What We Aim For, Panic! At the Disco, Justin Timberlake, Motion City Soundtrack, Boys Like Girls, The All American Rejects,

Favourite Food: Chocolate, Pineapple, Steak

Interests: Transformers, Shoes (Jordans are my other obsession) NBA basketball

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Postby Megapope » Sat Aug 25, 2007 1:36 pm

Name: Dan

Occupation: Graphic design and film student/In House designer for a real estate company

Favourite films: 2001 a Space Odyssey, Transformers, Fifth Element, Dark City, Ghost in the Shell, Batman Begins, Full Metal Jacket, V for Vendetta, Why We Fight, Hot Fuzz, Snatch, Lock Stock & Two Smoking Barrels, Dogma, Boondock Saints, 300.

Favourite music: Faith No More, Pink Floyd, Thievery Corporation, Iron Maiden, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Crystal Method, Collide, Queen, Bad Religion, Reel Mckenzies, Salmonella Dub, Beastie Boys, Mathew Good Band, Nine Inch Nails, Rage Against The Machine

Favourite foods: Steak (singed on the outside, red on the inside!), egg n' chips

Interests: Cartooning, writing, transformers, roleplaying, seeing my enemies driven before me and hearing the lamentation of their women.
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Postby Netsyrk » Sat Aug 25, 2007 4:13 pm

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Postby invisiblemoose » Sat Aug 25, 2007 5:59 pm

Name: Scott

Occupation: Former Sales and Repairs Monkey, now a Student - Studying for A+ and Network+ certification in computers.

Favourite Movies: - Batman Begins, Transformers (2007), Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, Pretty much anything by Pixar, The X-Men and Spider-Man trilogies, Hot Fuzz, Shaun of the Dead, Kill Bill, The Prestige, Pretty much anything that is directed by Tim Burton, Pretty much anything that stars Johnny Depp, pretty much anything that is directed by Tim Burton, starring Johnny Depp.

Favourite Bands/Music: Pink Floyd, Led Zepplin, Bjork, Beastie Boys, Gorillaz, Shihad, Beatles, Korn, Moby, Radiohead, White Stripes, Muse, Rob Zombie. Yeah, pretty much anything. :D

Favourite Food: Pizza (Hell is great, but I've really taken to a local place called Goodfellas), Pasta, Butter Chicken - PROPER stuff from restaurants, not the stuff that you buy in malls or the pre-made sauces that come in a jar - Chocolate, Bacon, Pancakes.

Interests: Comics, Computers, Video Games (Esp. Nintendo), Roleplaying, Transformers, Star Wars, Batman.

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Postby bruciarsi » Sat Aug 25, 2007 7:17 pm

Name: Jonathan

Occupation: Working for a bank
Favourite Movies:Far to many. Star Wars - LOTR - Star Trek feature strongly i the top 20.
Favourite Bands:Not a big music person so i'll change this to....
Favourite Authors: Feist, Donaldson, Clancy, Tolkien, Hobbs, Anderson, Salvatore and Wurts
Favourite Food: Fish and chips, not from a take away though. Fresh fish crumbed with baked fries. with a glass of milk to wash it all down.
Interest: Science Fiction and fantasy. Football (got he phoenix!) cricket.

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Postby Damolisher » Sat Aug 25, 2007 8:08 pm

Name: Damo

Occupation: KFC Chicken Jerk/Student - Whitireia Polytech, Doing Cert in IT Level 5- Applications

Favourite Movies: - Transformers (The Original '86 Movie), Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, Clerks 2, Austin Powers Trilogy, Not Another Teen Movie

Favourite Bands/Music: Queen, NWA, Rage Against the Machine, Run DMC, Weird Al, Kid Rock.

Favourite Food: Pork Crackling, Chicken, Cheese, Fried Chicken, Mum's Spaghetti Bolognaise, Noodles, Rice, Nachos.

Favourite Games: GTA San Andreas, Smackdown Series, Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Legend of Zelda: Link to the Past, Megaman Series, Megaman Battle Networks 1, 2, 3, 5 and 6, Pokemon.

Favourite TV Shows: Wrestling, Transformers, DragonBall Z, Red Dwarf, Blackadder, Facelift, OUtrageous Fortune (Only recently started watching).
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Postby mr_sooty » Sat Aug 25, 2007 9:21 pm

Name: Cameron (Cam)

Occupation: Studio Sound Engineer/Sometimes Voice Guy - Radio (soon to be full time operator of online golf club store).

Hobbies: TF's (duh), Guitar (more of a passion really), Golf, Skateboarding (body giving out though) Eating, Praying, Doodling, Hanging our with my kids.

Movies: Empire Strikes Back, Gleaming The Cube (anybody remember that?), Ban This, The Search for Animal Chin, Dogtown & Z Boys, Lords of Dogtown, Backbeat, Happy Gilmour, and of course TF 86 & 07.

Music: Hard to make a list, big music lover. Pink Floyd, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Pearl jam, most seventies pop/rock, Tommy Emmanuel, U2, Chillies, Hillsong United, Jazz, Blues, anything with Warren Maxwell in it, Pheonix Foundation, Dave Matthews Band, Foo Fighters, blah blah blah.....

Food: All of it, but especially Pizza, Steak, and Curry.

Drink: Pinot Noir
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Postby noel0leon » Sun Aug 26, 2007 7:21 pm

Name: Noel

Occupation: Student - Product design at Unitec

Favourite Movies: - transformers (of course) batman begins, starwars series, Lord of the rings, clerks, mall rats, the doors, the italian job... this list could go on for ages

Favourite Bands/Music: Everything really, just depends on my mood

Favourite Food: currently my gf's awesome german and italian food, and my mums awesome currys, but again, i'll eat anything

good to see more designers/animators/artists on here

deviant art anyone? mine is pacalis
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Postby NKF » Sun Aug 26, 2007 9:49 pm

I'm quite wishy washy, but what the heck.

Name: Norman

Occupation: Customer Service Support Officer at a District Court. Intending to go into the IT industry when a chance appears.

Current Interests and hobbies: Stuff. Collecting toys and models, novels (fantasy/comedy/sci-fi/mix of the three genres), comics, cartoons. A technical Otaku. Computer games (all sorts, but I spend most of my time on-line discussing X-Com) . Also quite like drawing although I'm no professional. Basically anything that takes my fancy.

Hobbies I'd like to get into: Writing a novel and programming a computer game. Dreams are nice, aren't they?

Food: I'm very multicultural with regards to food, but let's just say a hot and tasty curry often gets picked above everything else.

Music: I guess being a child of the 80's, rock and pop are my staple favourite genres, but I like anything that takes my fancy that doesn't turn me against it after I read or actually start to listen to the lyrics. Could even be classical, hip-hop, techno, jazz, western (well, like the theme to Rawhide), etc. Recent obessions include Van Halen and Weird Al Yankcovic.

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