Avlis, the start of something.

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Avlis, the start of something.

Post by Significant Owl » Tue Mar 25, 2014 11:13 am

Hell, I don't know if anyone here still remembers me. But this is still a post I've wanted to do regardless.

I'm a writer, now. I actually make a living writing fiction. I still can't believe it myself, some days. I owe Avlis a lot. Not love and marriage like some others, but I owe it, in some way, the ability to do what I love in life. For a long time, I didn't even realize that writing was that thing. Even if I didn't realize that I was pouring hundreds and thousands of hours into the thing I loved, that I was practicing, that was still what it was. I stubbornly clung to roleplaying even when I moved on from Avlis and started playing the great evil World of Warcraft because of the awesome experiences I had here. I kept practicing and refining and improving every day, all because of the start I got with Avlis. And I didn't even know it.

Now, over 10 years since I first set foot on Avlissian soil and started doing this thing, I've taken the next step. All the great people I met here, via Avlis, were the real starting point. All the great roleplayers that taught me so much about characters and good stories via simple interaction were the start. All the enemies, frenemies, friends and yes, loves, they all contributed.

So, thank you, Avlis. Thanks to all the players, DMs, creators, testers, donators and everyone else, past and present. I don't think I considered it much back then, and I'm not sure others did either. But we all, in some way, touched each other's lives. Mine, I realize 10 years later, very much for the better.

Thank you, Avlis. I may not play anymore, but I will never forget you or the friends I had here.
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Re: Avlis, the start of something.

Post by LadyAwesome » Tue Mar 25, 2014 12:29 pm

*wipes a tear from her eye*
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Post by Jazz » Tue Mar 25, 2014 12:37 pm

Yes, I remember you, Owl. Well done! :)

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Re: Avlis, the start of something.

Post by Nighthawk4 » Tue Mar 25, 2014 12:40 pm

Of course we remember you Owl.

Come on back :prost:

Would we recognise any of your work? X:|
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Post by Pekarion » Tue Mar 25, 2014 1:23 pm

Great tidings SigOwl, nice to get a little update!



Please share your work if you want, even if it's in scandinavish ]8)
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Post by DanishPastry » Tue Mar 25, 2014 1:48 pm

Good for you, man! That's awesome. :D

Feel free to pop by once a month with 3% of your income which I will be happy to accept on behalf of the Avlis Community.

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Post by darthmullet » Tue Mar 25, 2014 2:02 pm

Sig! How could we forget you! Congrats on the accomplishments man, that's awesome! Let us know what you write, I'd be interested in reading it.
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Post by Manuel the White » Tue Mar 25, 2014 2:55 pm

Congrats on your accomplishment! Thank you for allowing me to take personal credit for it. I expect to see my name in your next dedication!!!

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Post by Hamlet » Tue Mar 25, 2014 3:46 pm

Fist-pump! May it be noted that outside of meeting my favorite Mexican, I also owe my current employment status to Avlis and QA in particular. 8-)

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Post by Talwin Hawkins » Tue Mar 25, 2014 5:05 pm

Sig, you were always awesome, so glad i met you as well. I miss the days of yore, but always have the memories. Any of your work, you could point us to?

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Post by Cameron Klym » Tue Mar 25, 2014 6:05 pm

Its great to hear that Sig, I am glad that your life has been going so well. I remember you, and have always wondered how you were doing. Now I know. Hope things keep going well for you. Take care. Who knows maybe we will see you IG?

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Post by FireFly » Thu Mar 27, 2014 9:09 pm

Wow! Great to hear from you. So glad things are going well for you. Please, let us know some of your works so we can enjoy reading what you have published.
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Post by Cougar » Thu Mar 27, 2014 11:17 pm

Great to hear from you Sig, nice to know you are doing well. Feel free to stop by and see us or better yet get back IG for more creative ideas!
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Re: Avlis, the start of something.

Post by TripleAught » Mon Mar 31, 2014 2:30 pm

Congrats Owl!

We're always glad to hear stories of how Avlis has affected people's lives for the better.

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