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Re: You know that you are addicted to Avlis when.....

PostAuthor: Plethora » Fri Nov 04, 2016 6:54 am

..when you sitting with work mates at favorite Friday lunch pubs and everyone is talking about their favorite pubs, and your like " Oh.. Leaf and stone, Copper cup, The Stag , City Gate In... "
You may say Im a dreamer .. but im not the only one.

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Re: You know that you are addicted to Avlis when.....

PostAuthor: Darkfire » Fri Nov 04, 2016 12:29 pm

Hahah! "Yeah I love PubCrawling, I... oooh wait"
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Re: You know that you are addicted to Avlis when.....

PostAuthor: godrevadac » Wed Aug 16, 2017 12:15 am

When you accidentally greet people IRL with 'Pelail'...

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Re: You know that you are addicted to Avlis when.....

PostAuthor: Baron Rosencheckl » Wed Aug 16, 2017 1:44 am

When its part of your weekly schedule to go to bed at ten. Get up at one. Pubcrawl till three or so. Get up again at six and go to work.
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Re: You know that you are addicted to Avlis when.....

PostAuthor: Elradra » Wed Aug 16, 2017 2:40 am

When your coworkers wish you a good day as you're leaving work, and you wearily reply "V'ta."
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Re: You know that you are addicted to Avlis when.....

PostAuthor: Ambrosia » Wed Aug 16, 2017 3:01 am

When you've thought about returning for seven years and finally DO! :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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Re: You know that you are addicted to Avlis when.....

PostAuthor: godrevadac » Wed Aug 16, 2017 4:01 am

I second the Rosencheck!

And welcome back!!!

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Re: You know that you are addicted to Avlis when.....

PostAuthor: Vichan Lyonsen » Wed Aug 16, 2017 4:52 am

you spend about an hour perusing the " you know you're addicted" thread to see when you first posted to the "you know you're addicted thread"
I've spent most of my money on beer, fast women, and fast cars. The rest I just wasted .
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Re: You know that you are addicted to Avlis when.....

PostAuthor: Fellock Dust Talon » Wed Aug 16, 2017 5:34 am

You voice most of your character's lines, in the best impression of their voice you can manage, because you really want to get the cadence on their nervous stutters and pauses right.

You feel 'lazy' because you only ate 300 of the 325 food items at an event.

You spend a good six hours fiddling with your outfit's appearance so that it matches that of your static model. And then spend the next month thinking up and making adjustments to that outfit, despite their being no way for anyone to see it.
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Re: You know that you are addicted to Avlis when.....

PostAuthor: godrevadac » Wed Aug 16, 2017 5:43 am

You click on the above-linked scenario of Avlis addiction to see if you can pick up on some now likely irrelevant lore that you missed from before you joined despite the fact you know in your heart you will never be able to share it with anyone you know in real life because your love of Avlis would compromise your real world credibility if you ever made it public. Despite this, you still greet every stranger online with 'pelail' as you roam the cosmos for another individual saved by the glorious light that is Avlis. You don't care that your eyes will be insidiously pixelated as you read post to post until you get sleepy and try to sleep but because you read so many posts, it is time to begin the new day IRL, but you can't distinguish time IRL from time in Avlis. You start to think "My boss cast magic armor on my paycheck" Or "I need sonic protection from my annoying neighbor at the block party tonight'. You tell your friends that you can't go pub crawling because you have to do legitimate pub crawling in Avlis, and when they see you up at 3 in the morning and look into your eyes, they can see the reflection of the result of the D 100 role that dictates you get to be 4th in the collection of loot. When you see an elven word on the item you got from Pub crawl, you go onto the Avlis wiki and memorize the whole vocabulary of Nanshile but it doesn't sate your lust for linguistics so you proceed to learn the conjugations and then you read the word Fegalishhaven, and It happens yet again! Your family calls, and your utility bills go unpaid, but the will save you passed protects you from these obstacles. You don't need to save your location, your will to play Avlis keeps you right where you need to be located because you know you are addicted to Avlis.

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Re: You know that you are addicted to Avlis when.....

PostAuthor: silverfields2 » Wed Aug 16, 2017 11:48 am

The first thing you do when you wake up is check the forums to see what you missed while you were sleeping.
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Re: You know that you are addicted to Avlis when.....

PostAuthor: jwhite5730 » Wed Aug 16, 2017 11:54 am

You wake up in the middle of the Night with a crafting idea...and you go try it....been there done that.
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Re: You know that you are addicted to Avlis when.....

PostAuthor: Hamlet » Wed Aug 16, 2017 1:04 pm

You tell the story of The Time Kassha sunk a Drotid Warship with a Chicken to non-Avlissians and they laugh for hours.
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Re: You know that you are addicted to Avlis when.....

PostAuthor: Plethora » Thu Aug 17, 2017 7:07 am

Hamlet wrote:You tell the story of The Time Kassha sunk a Drotid Warship with a Chicken to non-Avlissians and they laugh for hours.


:D Its IS a great story!
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Re: You know that you are addicted to Avlis when.....

PostAuthor: Cameron Klym » Thu Aug 17, 2017 6:05 pm

You realize that Avlis is your only source of social interaction.

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Re: You know that you are addicted to Avlis when.....

PostAuthor: eternal_time » Fri Aug 18, 2017 12:53 am

You know that the BEST way to celebrate a birthday is with some IG fun!

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Re: You know that you are addicted to Avlis when.....

PostAuthor: Zerub » Fri Aug 18, 2017 1:12 am

You have a craving for tobacco and you don't even chew, so you end up cursing to yourself about it.

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Re: You know that you are addicted to Avlis when.....

PostAuthor: Micah » Fri Aug 18, 2017 3:31 pm

You look up the definition of game addiction so you can defend yourself from your accusers
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Re: You know that you are addicted to Avlis when.....

PostAuthor: Ambrosia » Fri Aug 18, 2017 4:20 pm

When you really should be in bed by 10 PM, but you spend an extra 90 minutes looking for an inn room for your character to go to sleep for the night! oo8)
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Re: You know that you are addicted to Avlis when.....

PostAuthor: Blackravenfeather » Tue Aug 22, 2017 9:27 pm

... you know how to navigate your favorite dungeon better than the town you live in.
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Re: You know that you are addicted to Avlis when.....

PostAuthor: eternal_time » Wed Aug 23, 2017 2:22 am

Blackravenfeather wrote:... you know how to navigate your favorite dungeon better than the town you live in.


How do I get to the dentist in the town I've lived in my entire life? Let me use the GPS. How do I get through the hobgoblins? Yeah, that I could do blindfolded.

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Re: You know that you are addicted to Avlis when.....

PostAuthor: Hamlet » Wed Jun 06, 2018 5:12 pm

... you see a bug fix submission titled "Skeleton Blackguard acting like a teenager" and you take it in all seriousness.
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Re: You know that you are addicted to Avlis when.....

PostAuthor: Tarken » Wed Jun 06, 2018 6:21 pm

You post on Avlis Discord while flying at 33,000 feet...
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Re: You know that you are addicted to Avlis when.....

PostAuthor: Plethora » Thu Jun 07, 2018 8:21 am

..when you spend 3 hours making custom outfits for an NPC that might not ever even be seen...
You may say Im a dreamer .. but im not the only one.

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Re: You know that you are addicted to Avlis when.....

PostAuthor: Blackravenfeather » Thu Jun 07, 2018 4:03 pm

Plethora wrote:..when you spend 3 hours making custom outfits for an NPC that might not ever even be seen...


Ha, I do this too. XD
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