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Re: Introduce yourself and tell us a bit about you.

Unread postby Hasdrubal » Tue Jan 08, 2019 2:31 am

Howdy all. Like quite a few people on this thread, I first joined this forum in about 2005 or something like that but that is a username and an email address long retired no doubt. I tried a couple of combinations but no luck.

I haven't read the books in about 15 years (via the usual DW, ROTK games route) and I'd completely forgotten all about them until volume 2 fell out a box I was moving in the loft the other day. I've dug out the first volume out and started giving it a read today and it all came flooding back. Looking forward to getting to know you all (again).
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Re: Introduce yourself and tell us a bit about you.

Unread postby Dong Zhou » Tue Jan 08, 2019 1:58 pm

Welcome back Hasdurbal

Glad a falling book brought you back, that the novel still retains it's magic for you and hope you have a great time with people old and new here
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Unread postby Sun Fin » Tue Jan 08, 2019 5:09 pm

What a great story, Hasdrubal. Welcome back to the forum! :D
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Re: Introduce yourself and tell us a bit about you.

Unread postby Yaoyu » Sun Mar 03, 2019 11:41 am

Hi folks, I joined the board because I needed some outlet to talk about my love for Three Kingdoms. It has been an interest of mine ever since playing Dynasty Warriors 3 as a teen. Nowadays I tend to be more into the academic side of things but I am slowly watching (and enjoying) the Three Kingdoms tv series.

In the real world I'm a Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society and work in a university in the UK. Though I have taught Chinese history (mostly medieval to early modern) my area of interest is actually Nepalese literature and Sanskrit. Other than that, I enjoy ice skating and writing short stories.

I remember pouring over Kongming's Archives and the forum when I was younger but I never joined. It's good to see that the forum format is still going, most things these days seem to be Facebook groups or Discord servers. :)
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Re: Introduce yourself and tell us a bit about you.

Unread postby Dong Zhou » Sun Mar 03, 2019 12:16 pm

...we are switching over to discord server tomorrow :P

Welcome to the forum Yaoyu. I think most of us got our interest from early DW games then migrated on (sometimes via novel) to 3kingdoms history, congratulations on being a Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society and working in a university. I'm glad you took the plunge to join us and hope you have a great time here
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Re: Introduce yourself and tell us a bit about you.

Unread postby Sun Fin » Sun Mar 03, 2019 4:24 pm

Well... we do have a (quiet) discord page too!

Welcome to the board Yaoyu! Dong and I always enjoy having more Brits around! I look forward to many discussions with you and I hope you enjoy your time with us :).
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Re: Introduce yourself and tell us a bit about you.

Unread postby Jia Nanfeng » Sun Mar 03, 2019 5:39 pm

Welcome Yaoyu!

Hey guys, what is our Discord server? :shock:
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Re: Introduce yourself and tell us a bit about you.

Unread postby Sun Fin » Sun Mar 03, 2019 5:59 pm

It's actually reasonably quiet these days but I'm sure if you joined you could breath some new life into it.

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Re: Introduce yourself and tell us a bit about you.

Unread postby DaoLunOfShiji » Sun Mar 03, 2019 6:38 pm

Well we've got to make the discord much louder! :lol:
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