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Barzalene

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The importance of being Amos
« on: October 10, 2003, 05:04:24 PM »
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More people need to make pc's named Amos. There should be four active Amoses on the mud at any given moment. Additionally half of all psuedonames should be Amos. Being Amos is to truly be Zalanthan.
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« Reply #1 on: October 10, 2003, 05:05:53 PM »
As long as sinewy is the first keyword in his or her sdesc.

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« Reply #2 on: October 10, 2003, 05:06:27 PM »
I suppose I am an idiopod for not getting your joke...
It is a joke, right? :roll:

Barzalene

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« Reply #3 on: October 10, 2003, 05:09:16 PM »
No, it's an observation. It amuses me, but it's not crazy funny.
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« Reply #4 on: October 10, 2003, 05:10:19 PM »
.......Good enough for me I guess, heh.

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« Reply #5 on: October 10, 2003, 07:16:48 PM »
Oh come on!  Amos isn't even a Zalanthian name, its just a rarely used earth one.

I propose that anybody who names their character Amos can suck my left nut and burn in the hell-pits of Suk-Krath.

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Gribble

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« Reply #6 on: October 10, 2003, 07:17:34 PM »
I think there was a time when there were like 5 active Amoses, and then the NPC outrider we all love to contact.

Barzalene

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« Reply #7 on: October 10, 2003, 07:20:11 PM »
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I think there was a time when there were like 5 active Amoses, and then the NPC outrider we all love to contact.


Yes! And it was cool.

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Oh come on! Amos isn't even a Zalanthian name, its just a rarely used earth one.


No, see it wasn't even a Zalanthan name, just a rarely used earth one and then there were like five active Amoses and an npc outrider and it became a Zalanthan name.
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Marauder Moe

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« Reply #8 on: October 10, 2003, 07:27:20 PM »
Can I get a karma boost if I name my next PC Amos?  :D

Amos the Mul?  Amos the Mindbender?  Lord Templar Amos Tor of the Black?  :twisted:

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« Reply #9 on: October 10, 2003, 07:35:45 PM »
Amos reminds me of a New England farmer or crafter in the colonial era.

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« Reply #10 on: October 10, 2003, 08:51:50 PM »
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Amos reminds me of a New England farmer or crafter in the colonial era.


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« Reply #11 on: October 10, 2003, 09:49:43 PM »
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« Reply #12 on: October 10, 2003, 09:54:03 PM »
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Can I get a karma boost if I name my next PC Amos?  :D


Everyone knows that only females get karma boosts.  Where have you been?  :P
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« Reply #13 on: October 10, 2003, 10:38:05 PM »
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Can I get a karma boost if I name my next PC Amos?  :D


Everyone knows that only females get karma boosts.  Where have you been?  :P


Damn you ladies!  Foiled again by your RP/OOC/RL/IC superior/inferior/equal skills/preference/treatment... or whatever direction that thread it taking now.  I've lost track.

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« Reply #14 on: October 11, 2003, 05:16:22 PM »
Personally, Amos reminds me of the Amish.
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« Reply #15 on: October 11, 2003, 05:17:23 PM »
Personally, Amos reminds me of the Amish.

P.S.  More Amos = good.  I had an Amos once.  It was sweet.  I always cackled to myself when someone contacted me when they meant to contact the other guy.
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« Reply #16 on: October 22, 2003, 02:01:27 AM »
I say everyone who dies in the upcomming HRPT names their next character Amos!  Now we just have to convince one of the imms to put it in the MOTD.

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« Reply #17 on: October 22, 2003, 02:07:09 AM »
That might keep the deaths down, and would be incredibly funny.

Amos the skinny but overdeveloped woman

Amos the bald, toothless old man

Amos the brown-haired child elf

Amos the scarred, granite-skinned dwarf

My favorite...

Amos the massive, blue-haired half-giant

They all have to join the Byn though. Just because.
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« Reply #18 on: October 22, 2003, 10:21:15 AM »
That's it! I know what my next character is going to be! He's going to be a Tuluki baker named Amos, who gains world reknown for his delicious cookies. Yes... I will be...

FAMOUS AMOS

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Re: The importance of being Amos
« Reply #19 on: December 31, 2016, 09:12:17 AM »
Bumping this for 2017! If you haven't played a character named Amos then plan to do it this year. Everyone needs to have an Amos and or a Malik in their list of characters to make these names truly live up to their IC popularity.
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Re: The importance of being Amos
« Reply #20 on: December 31, 2016, 08:01:49 PM »
Damn. I missed out on Talia before it was too late.
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Re: The importance of being Amos
« Reply #21 on: December 31, 2016, 08:24:59 PM »
Girl characters, don't forget you can be named Talia. Talia is the chick version of Amos.
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« Reply #22 on: December 31, 2016, 08:38:14 PM »
Actually, you can't be... because Talia took that name as a staff avatar. ;D
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Re: The importance of being Amos
« Reply #23 on: December 31, 2016, 08:41:34 PM »
Add it as a keyword! Real Name: Tallicusmaximus
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Re: The importance of being Amos
« Reply #24 on: December 31, 2016, 08:51:36 PM »
Actually, you can't be... because Talia took that name as a staff avatar. ;D

This is what I meant. What a booger!

(lu talia)
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Re: The importance of being Amos
« Reply #25 on: December 31, 2016, 08:53:43 PM »
One of my favorite PCs ever was a guilder named Amos.  It was the name that made him awesome.  I highly recommend it.
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« Reply #26 on: December 31, 2016, 09:32:07 PM »
Actually, you can't be... because Talia took that name as a staff avatar. ;D

Oh... seriously? I didn't know that was a thing. ::) Let's pick a new everywoman name for the girls.

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« Reply #27 on: December 31, 2016, 09:36:14 PM »
*makes a note to choose Amos as his staff name*
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Re: The importance of being Amos
« Reply #28 on: January 01, 2017, 12:10:21 AM »
Wasn't there a second Talia? Like Malik?

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Re: The importance of being Amos
« Reply #29 on: January 01, 2017, 12:38:21 AM »
Malika Valika

.... gawds, now I wish I could play a Valika...
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Re: The importance of being Amos
« Reply #30 on: January 01, 2017, 12:39:32 AM »
Can as a templar.
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Re: The importance of being Amos
« Reply #31 on: January 01, 2017, 12:41:32 AM »
I could literally eat the pants I'm wearing right now before I would ever be allowed a templar or sponsored role. P sure hell will freeze over before I can ever special app again. That karma thing? Newp.

Not that I don't fully deserve it, but I hold no delusions that I'd ever be given the same opportunity or trust as someone who's been playing for 2 months.
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Re: The importance of being Amos
« Reply #32 on: January 01, 2017, 12:55:32 AM »
Wasn't there a second Talia? Like Malik?

No. I nominate Yasmin as the Malik of girl names.
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Re: The importance of being Amos
« Reply #33 on: January 01, 2017, 12:59:09 AM »
I'd prefer Soma. Does jasmine even exist in Zalanthas?
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« Reply #34 on: January 01, 2017, 01:00:50 AM »
I could literally eat the pants I'm wearing right now before I would ever be allowed a templar or sponsored role. P sure hell will freeze over before I can ever special app again. That karma thing? Newp.

Not that I don't fully deserve it, but I hold no delusions that I'd ever be given the same opportunity or trust as someone who's been playing for 2 months.

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Re: The importance of being Amos
« Reply #35 on: January 01, 2017, 01:25:21 AM »
I'd prefer Soma. Does jasmine even exist in Zalanthas?

Carisoprodol can be her family name.

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Re: The importance of being Amos
« Reply #36 on: January 01, 2017, 01:36:01 AM »
no harder to spell than any other Tuluki noble house
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Re: The importance of being Amos
« Reply #37 on: January 01, 2017, 02:42:07 AM »
Sadira is the Malik of Armageddon girl names.

Also, best forum Nilazi award goes to...

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Re: The importance of being Amos
« Reply #38 on: January 01, 2017, 02:47:40 AM »
Sadira is the Malik of Armageddon girl names.

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Well I didn't want to start a new topic to say the same thing you said in 2003 Marauder Moe. Just because it makes you look old doesn't make it a Nilazi!
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Re: The importance of being Amos
« Reply #39 on: January 01, 2017, 05:48:17 AM »
I believe the game needs more people named Amos. Everyone should make an Amos, or two, or three! BUT!!!! If you have the desire to ever make more than one character who goes by the name Amos, it's important to understand what I'm about to write here.

The game only allows one character on an account named Amos (or any other specific name, it won't allow duplicate names). It's important to use some name other than "Amos" during character generation and then when entering the game, add the keyword "Amos" and use that as a second name. If there is already a character named "Amos" on the account, IIRC the game DOES NOT allow adding "Amos" as a keyword. So only "Amos" as an added keyword and never in character generation, that is unless you only want one character who goes by the name "Amos".

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Re: The importance of being Amos
« Reply #40 on: January 01, 2017, 07:46:06 AM »
Please don't try to circumvent the code, and instead just submit a special application.

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Re: The importance of being Amos
« Reply #41 on: January 01, 2017, 08:00:18 AM »
Please don't try to circumvent the code, and instead just submit a special application.

Quickest spec app turnaround ever.
I'm just looking for a general consensus. Or Moe's opinion. Either one generally can be accepted as canon.

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Re: The importance of being Amos
« Reply #42 on: January 01, 2017, 08:57:24 AM »
Sadira is the Malik of Armageddon girl names.

Also, best forum Nilazi award goes to...

My next PC is called Sadira. Fact.  8)

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Re: The importance of being Amos
« Reply #43 on: January 01, 2017, 09:12:42 AM »
Dunno about Sadira but I believe I've seen more Samira in game than Amos (though for le wimmens)
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Re: The importance of being Amos
« Reply #44 on: January 01, 2017, 09:14:30 AM »
I've also seen at least 3 Anjuli's in addition to my own.