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Offline Anhaga

Anhaga's introduction
« on: September 30, 2018, 08:10:24 PM »
Greetings everyone,

I very recently joined your forum because I found myself much interested in your website (and the forum as well obviously). I find the articles very interesting and much enjoy the general layout of the site. The way people talk to one another here made me want to join as well, so here I am!

Now, a little bit more about me. I am 22, very passionate about literature and linguistics, and I deeply enjoy music (any genre, really, although I have to admit that I'm more particularly fond of folkish songs, especially those based on the Middle Ages). I also enjoy reading philosophy books, with a particular attraction towards Nietzsche and Seneca.
My favourite books would have to be the Silmarillion and the Lays of Beleriand by J.R.R Tolkien. I also very much like Lovecraft, Poe and Lord Dusany.

I think that will be all for this little introduction of mine. If you have any questions I will gladly answer them, so feel free to ask!

PS: please let me apologize for my English. I'm not a native speaker, though I do try to be understandable as much as possible. If anything is unclear for whatever reason, please point it out!

Good evening to you all!
« Last Edit: September 30, 2018, 08:13:17 PM by Anhaga »

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Re: Anhaga's introduction
« Reply #1 on: September 30, 2018, 08:40:55 PM »
Welcome!
There are many nationalities here, so don't worry.

Feel free to post everywhere :)
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Re: Anhaga's introduction
« Reply #2 on: September 30, 2018, 09:07:20 PM »
Thank you!

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Re: Anhaga's introduction
« Reply #3 on: September 30, 2018, 09:55:03 PM »
Hello, @Anhaga!

I’m also very pleased you’ve found us. We have many members whose first language is not English. I admire them very much as I have only English that i speak. I especially admire people who wrote stories and books in any language not their own original.

We try to be a very friendly group with no trolls allowed (except real ones that live under bridges and eat goats; those types are allowed!). I hope you’ll enjoy chatting with us.
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Re: Anhaga's introduction
« Reply #4 on: October 01, 2018, 11:45:12 AM »
Thank you very much!

It can be indeed quite challenging to write in a language that is not your own native tongue, but I find it very fun at the same time. Also, I would like to say that writing in English for me came to be only because I utterly fell in love with the language (and Anglo-Saxon as well), and not because it is the language of globalism. I've heard and seen many people write in English mainly because of that, and it kind of made me sad to see that these people would abandon their own language only because they would have more readers if they were to write in English...

Anyway thank you for your message. I wish you a good day!

I will watch out for the trolls, then. And bring a few goats, just in case  :D

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Re: Anhaga's introduction
« Reply #5 on: October 01, 2018, 11:59:04 AM »
Only a few posts in and you already bring goats. I can only imagine how pleased  Atku is.  ;D

Welcome, fellow non-native speaker! :)
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Re: Anhaga's introduction
« Reply #6 on: October 02, 2018, 01:03:21 PM »
I shall read it all about this goat thing, then. It seems very interesting  :D

Thank you for your message of welcome!

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Re: Anhaga's introduction
« Reply #7 on: October 02, 2018, 01:27:53 PM »
My favourite books would have to be the Silmarillion and the Lays of Beleriand by J.R.R Tolkien.

I love the Silmarillion and the Lays also.  Have you read the Children of Hurin?
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Re: Anhaga's introduction
« Reply #8 on: October 02, 2018, 02:29:28 PM »
Welcome to the forum \o/

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Re: Anhaga's introduction
« Reply #9 on: October 02, 2018, 05:41:39 PM »
I love the Silmarillion and the Lays also.  Have you read the Children of Hurin?

Yes I have, and it remains one of my favourite books to this day, but I didn't include it in my introduction message because I didn't read it in English, and although the translated version I read was really good I'm pretty sure it's not nearly as good as the original English text (as it was the case the first time I read the Silmarillion in English). I can't wait to finally read it in English!

Welcome to the forum \o/

Thank you!  :)

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Re: Anhaga's introduction
« Reply #10 on: October 02, 2018, 06:21:56 PM »
I'm curious about where in Europe is your 'Europe' location ;D
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Re: Anhaga's introduction
« Reply #11 on: October 02, 2018, 08:12:30 PM »
I'm curious about where in Europe is your 'Europe' location ;D

Well someone's been reading my profile :D

But to answer your question I live in Joanne of Arc's land, sweet little France :)

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Re: Anhaga's introduction
« Reply #12 on: October 03, 2018, 11:57:00 AM »
Only a few posts in and you already bring goats. I can only imagine how pleased  Atku is.  ;D

Welcome, fellow non-native speaker! :)

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