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"i Am Not My Character"
Posted by: Chris M (IP Logged)
Date: April 22, 2013 11:56PM

This came up a few times this weekend... people commenting on being treated like their larp character.....

Hi, I'm not Ori!
I don't hustle bets constantly.
I don't hang out with mobsters
I'm not a greedy, selfish prick
I don't want to sleep with any attractive woman I see.
I don't hire people to guard me.
I'm not prone to manipulating people for fun and profit (Though I do play poker, so I do it occasionally)
I never cover up things for other people

Not that HE does all those things all the time, mind you. Just saying

Re: "i Am Not My Character"
Posted by: Brandon W (IP Logged)
Date: April 22, 2013 11:58PM

Hello!

I am not Fawkes
I don't particularly hate the bourgoise.
I don't shun female companionship.
I don't occasionally hallucinate about my murdured brother.
I don't incinerate people who disagree with me.
I am not now, nor have I ever been, a member of the communist party.
I'm not colorblind.

I /do/ really like this concept.

Re: "i Am Not My Character"
Posted by: Rob B (IP Logged)
Date: April 23, 2013 12:05AM

Hi!

I crave blood. And organs...

:Bio Poison:

Re: "i Am Not My Character"
Posted by: Chelsea S (IP Logged)
Date: April 23, 2013 12:07AM

Rob B Wrote:
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> Hi!
>
> I crave blood. And organs...
>
> :Bio Poison:


ITS ALL SO PAINFULLY TRUE!


Michelle *Mika* Slade >n.n<
Colony Touchstone 505 Morale Officer!
" Perks you up where you need it!"

Re: "i Am Not My Character"
Posted by: Chris M (IP Logged)
Date: April 23, 2013 12:16AM

(unrelated to anything but Gera's signature)
I am SO happy Ori's nickname for her pleases you enough to use it there

Re: "i Am Not My Character"
Posted by: Andrew B (IP Logged)
Date: April 23, 2013 12:21AM

First: Rob's bad at this =P

Second:

Hello. I am not Sammich.
I was not born in a tank.
My first impulse is not to kill those who transgress against me.
I do not have, nor have I ever had Space Diabetes.
I do not believe declaring war on your problems is a reasonable solution to them.
I am not just now learning how to interact with a woman.
I do not believe human cloning is the key to the future.
I don't own an assault rifle.

Re: "i Am Not My Character"
Posted by: Sabrina W (IP Logged)
Date: April 23, 2013 12:32AM

Hello, I am not Eliza!

I do not threaten to pound the tar out of everyone.
I am not a bar tender.
I do not have a drinking problem.
I do not stab ninjas, nor am I in a gang.
I am not a professional dodge ball player.
I do not have a moustache.

I do, however, cry about everything.



Edited 2 times. Last edit at 04/23/13 10:44AM

Re: "i Am Not My Character"
Posted by: Rob B (IP Logged)
Date: April 23, 2013 12:38AM

Hi There! I'm being told I'm not Grinner!

I am not a psychotic surgeon who gets his jollies cutting on people.
I am not a mega-egotist that feels the need to name EVERYTHING after myself in some fashion.
I do not poison people.
I am not, regrettably, going to live forever.
I am not immune to being shot in the arm.
I DO know how relationships work and HAVE gone through puberty.
I don't have any particular hatred towards folks with forehead tattoos.
I have never eaten people in order to survive.

I am, however, totally into goth chicks.

Re: "i Am Not My Character"
Posted by: Chelsea S (IP Logged)
Date: April 23, 2013 12:51AM

Hi everyone! Not that anyone thinks that I could POSSIBLY that stuck up..but..

I am NOT Gera!

I am not a well to do lady who thinks manners are the most important thing ever.
I am not a charmer or delicate.
I do not call people ruffians or hooligans.
I do not date large Russian thugs.
I am not so concerned over my apperence and outfit that it caused me to nearly die.
I do not have a fear of guns.
I am not scared of cigar chomping cowboys. Com'on..they are hawt.
I do not carry a purse that hold the contents of a life inside of it.

I am, however, a flirt :3


Michelle *Mika* Slade >n.n<
Colony Touchstone 505 Morale Officer!
" Perks you up where you need it!"

Re: "i Am Not My Character"
Posted by: Amber R (IP Logged)
Date: April 23, 2013 08:02AM

The desire to participate in this thread is strong, but I shall demure out of respect for IG secrets.

I really, really appreciate its existence, however!

Re: "i Am Not My Character"
Posted by: Chris M (IP Logged)
Date: April 23, 2013 08:10AM

Thank Morgan, who posted about being treated like Maben recently, and got me thinking about it.
Obviously none of these lists are all-inclusive

You're not doc sophie...
You don't enjoy immobilizing and paining someone

At least I hope not

Re: "i Am Not My Character"
Posted by: Melanie N (IP Logged)
Date: April 23, 2013 08:21AM

Hi Everyone, I am NOT Jodie

I do not slit my friends throats
I am not single, OR looking
I do not need lessons on 'How to Flirt'
I do not play poker well
I would not tip a dealer half my winnings if I won Big
I do not wear skirts every day
I do not farm Mud or Algae
I do not travel for weeks on end just to go to a Bar

I am however enjoying my first Larp ever! Thank You ALL!

~Jodie

Re: "i Am Not My Character"
Posted by: Matthew D (IP Logged)
Date: April 23, 2013 08:50AM

I am not cold hearted, mass murdering gun for hire.
I do not have an incurable disease that will cause me to explode.
I do not have an insulin disorder.
I do not enjoy seeing people hurt or bleeding.
I do not believe that I have died and gone to hell.
I am not trying to get in good with mobsters.
I do not believe in “shoot first, ask questions later”.

I am however a gambler.

Re: "i Am Not My Character"
Posted by: Michel S (IP Logged)
Date: April 23, 2013 09:11AM

I am not Glitch
I am not responsible for countless murders
I do not tool around in power armor killing people
I do not care about rank and position
I am not a soldier and do not enjoy violence
I am not an engineer of death
I'm not a trained doctor
I would have never got on mothership

…but I am a huge science nerd

Re: "i Am Not My Character"
Posted by: Joe M (IP Logged)
Date: April 23, 2013 09:40AM

I am not Hannibal
I do not try to shoot people who disrespect me.
I do not believe I am a soldier
I do not constantly look for more efficient ways to kill my enemies
I do not believe it is my moral obligation to take bullets for medics or anyone else for that matter
I do not hate people with forehead tattoos
I do not think artificial organs are an abomination to the natural order

However I do really enjoy pretending to be Hannibal.... smiling smiley

Re: "i Am Not My Character"
Posted by: Wendy M (IP Logged)
Date: April 23, 2013 09:57AM

Ok, I need to do all three, just for fun

I am not Sopha
I do not think I am genetically superior to everyone else who has ever lived
I have never had a dinner party with Janus McCallister
I don't sleep with my brother
I do not have a meth addicition
I do not secretly wish I was a Dalet
I do not have ambitions of claiming the Seour Caste as my own
I am not a star polo player, nor did I grow up in a mansion surronded by barbed wire.

But....I do love math and purple/black are most definitly my favorite colors!

***********************************************************************
I am not Jane
I have no ambitions of becoming a cyborg
I would never gleefully discuss ripping out cybernetic devices
I think tying a leash to a dead body and following it home is a bit creepy
I do not gamble on sporting events, nor do I pay people off to ensure I make a profit
I do not allow mobsters to buy me drinks
I do not feel a need to prove myself because of my classification
I do not wear the equivalent of chinese fingers traps in my hair

But....I did have a tendency in college to blow up components on my breadboard

************************************************************************
I am not Hannah
I am not a classy lady by any stretch of the imagination
I do not ask men to take me to fancy parties to gain fashionable contacts
I do not want to be a First Lady, nor do I enjoy politcs
I have no desire to wear makeup, let alone research it
I do not view guns are armor testing devices
I do not have an internal conflict about the place of science in society
I do not know anything about chemisty

But......
I am a total klutz that stumbles into streams and gets her barettes stuck on furniture
I do have an unhealthly obessions with yarns and fabrics
I do love learning Luddite weaving techniques
And I am a seamstress on the side


Frostrum Liena “Ellie” Dax
(Note: all posts transcribed courtesy of talk to type technology, which I shamelessly assume exists)



Edited 1 times. Last edit at 04/23/13 10:05AM

Re: "i Am Not My Character"
Posted by: Hunter A (IP Logged)
Date: April 23, 2013 09:59AM

I'm not Lifeblind
I enjoy wearing suits
I am not an angry person (I try to keep from getting past annoyed)

That's all your getting from me. If you want the rest, foirl ;-)

Re: "i Am Not My Character"
Posted by: Kyle T (IP Logged)
Date: April 23, 2013 10:10AM

I am not Chambers!

I am not a Deputy Doctor Diagnostician
I am not going to live forever
I can't cure Space Diabetes
I can't help cure Red Death
I can't cure a super disease that threatened to shoot up the whole colony after it was done with me
I can't be corrupted by friends to enjoy poison and become a sadist
I don't have "family" members named Ellie and Rooster

....but I do love Blazer Bombs

Re: "i Am Not My Character"
Posted by: Steph T (IP Logged)
Date: April 23, 2013 10:21AM

The pared down version, safe to share with players smiling smiley

I am not Lola
I am not blonde
I have never been strapped into a horrible death trap by a Bond villain
I am not sleeping with any mobsters

I am not Zarra
I do not like plants better than people
I am 100% human
I have never been married
I have never run for a government office
I do not know how to Genengineer stuff
I have more than one pair of socks

I am not Krystal
I do not have enormous hair
I do not run a bar
I do not mix animal prints
All of my friends are not complete morons
I do not constantly drink on the job
I do not give love advice focused on guns and combat armor

Re: "i Am Not My Character"
Posted by: Matt A (IP Logged)
Date: April 23, 2013 10:29AM

I am not Todd Dax

I was not grown in a tank
I do not have space diabetes
I have not had the red death twice
I do not go running towards gunfire and bad situations
I am not a medic
I am not a soldier
I do not self-sacrifice punches or bad jokes

However...

I will self-sacrifice beer, any time
I do have random stuff like rope and glow sticks all the time


Leader of Vanguard Squad, Archipelago Liberation Forces

Re: "i Am Not My Character"
Posted by: Amber R (IP Logged)
Date: April 23, 2013 10:32AM

That's true, a pared down version could be fun...

I am not Doc S:
I am not a complete sadist
I will not live forever
I generally don't recieve threatening flowers
I am not a goth chick (sorry, Rob)

I am, however, fiercely devoted to those I care about.
---------------------------
I am not Mother Grace:
I am not a former amnesiac
I am not incapable of seeing the worst in someone

I am, however, fiercely devoted to those I love.
---------------------------
I am not Neely:
I am not a drug dealer
I am not a club kid
I am not the ultimate enabler

I am, however, fiercely devoted to the things I believe in.
-------------------------
I am not a spider:
I do not enjoy killing bugs (I make Jelani do that)
I am not nearly invulnerable.

I do, however, occasionally understand the concept of being 'hangry'.
--------------------------
I am not Kay Clem.
I am not a narrow-minded bigot
I do not have blue hair.
I am not a terrorist.

Nope, no similarities here, I am just not this chick.

Re: "i Am Not My Character"
Posted by: Erin B (IP Logged)
Date: April 23, 2013 10:35AM

Hey all, I am not Ali.

I am not anything close to a math whiz.
I do not even occasionally approve of, let alone enjoy, torture.
I am not consumed by the notion of a near-imminent death.
I am not, nor have I ever been, a contender in "disease bingo."
I do not hate Danger Game or Three Man (wooo!).
I do not particularly dislike formal attire or men.
I have not spent the better part of each winter on my current planet outside/underground.

However, I do love a good debate.

Re: "i Am Not My Character"
Posted by: Brian P (IP Logged)
Date: April 23, 2013 11:29AM

I am not Donnie

I have not starred in 13 feature films as "Buck Howitzer"
I have not starred in 7 seasons of "Windfall PD" as "Detective Rudy Hatcher"
I am not called "The Jackhammer" by ex-lovers
I do not hoard precious metals
I do not think linoleum is a status symbol



Brian Paul!
-Prop Boss, Plot Team, Rules Comm, Other Stuff

Re: "i Am Not My Character"
Posted by: Erin B (IP Logged)
Date: April 23, 2013 11:40AM

Brian P Wrote:
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> I have not starred in 7 seasons of "Windfall PD"
> as "Detective Rudy Hatcher"

For the record, the actual Windfall Marshals SUCKED. Seriously. The show was far too kind.




> Alianis "Ali" Aliatria <
"Failure is not an option. It is a certainty in all things great and small. In the end, everything fails somehow. Stemming the tide of failure, decay, and degradation in all of its forms, is all that we can do and everything that we must do."
"There is no 'last' anything. The possibilities are endless, given enough time. In some cases though, it's easier to prevent what could be mistaken for a 'first.'"

Re: "i Am Not My Character"
Posted by: Eli S (IP Logged)
Date: April 23, 2013 11:45AM

I am not Claiomh

I'm not a heavily-armed psychopath.
I don't hurt other people for amusement value.
I have never rifled through the pockets of a friend's dead lover for spare change.
I have never told bad jokes over the body of a dead friend.
My knowledge of chemistry ends outside of neurochemistry.
I don't spend my weekends playing high-stakes poker with the mob.
I don't lead a squad of amoral mercenaries in combat.
My name is very easy to pronounce.

Re: "i Am Not My Character"
Posted by: Whitney M (IP Logged)
Date: April 23, 2013 12:02PM

I am not Levi Rose.

I am not heavily armed.
I am neither a thug nor part of a private "security" force.
I would never take a shot of brainslug when Billy Rye had "seen the procedure done once." No, really.
I have never been a resistance leader.
I have never been betrayed by my girlfriend, leading to my capture by Aleph forces, leading to me betraying my cause and taking down everything I'd fought for.
I've actually never had a girlfriend.
I sometimes wear color.
My best friend is not part wolf.
We do, however, love danger game.

So, even though I always lose my stuff, am loud and overly excitable, and am unrepentant in my commitment to sparkles, I am not Levi Rose.

Re: "i Am Not My Character"
Posted by: Benjamin L (IP Logged)
Date: April 23, 2013 12:12PM

I am not Tabur

I don't shoot people for fun.
I don't work for an evil mega-corp.
I don't particularly howl at the moon.
I am not friends with wolves.
I am into both men and women.
I try not to take advantage of people.
I use my real name.

I am like Tabur in that I do not leave my friends behind, will sacrifice myself for them, and am a biologist.

Re: "i Am Not My Character"
Posted by: Chapman B (IP Logged)
Date: April 23, 2013 01:27PM

I am not...
at all good at role-playing.

I really go to sleep with a gun under my pillow.
I really think that justice comes out the end of a barrel.
I really would do that to impress a pretty girl whom I have no shot with whatsoever.
And I really do pilot deadly machinery in a manner that is entirely unsafe to anyone in front of me.

I don't have any spliced DNA, but that is largely a matter of lacking the real-world technology and a pretty girl to impress.
Did get a rather painful piercing for the sake of a woman once, so there's that.

Re: "i Am Not My Character"
Posted by: Ben L (IP Logged)
Date: April 23, 2013 03:51PM

I'm not Stark

I'm not a wealthy philanthropic industrialist.
I'm not a politician.
I don't perform cybernetic implantation on myself as a hobby.
I don't have fancy parties thrown in my honor.
I'm not an actual physicist or engineer.
I haven't actually attempted to build a government from scratch.

I'm not Stark, but there are times I wish I was.

Re: "i Am Not My Character"
Posted by: James P (IP Logged)
Date: April 23, 2013 08:51PM

I am not Jackson.

I don't know a darn thing about solar panels. (Or machines in general.)
I don't like psychology. Or sociology.
I don't have the patience for scientific research.
I won't go out of my way to meet and talk to new people.
I've never worn an apron to a street fight.
I've never brought a giant crowbar to a street fight.
I have never sparred with a professional pit fighter.
I have no interest in being a cop.
I've never had to escape from a giant mutant monster while carrying an unconscious girl.

Re: "i Am Not My Character"
Posted by: Shane S (IP Logged)
Date: April 23, 2013 09:04PM

I am not Vos

I am not a genetically altered boar man........sadly
I am not a marshal
I do not walk around armed to the teeth with guns and swords
I do actually have a sense of humor that does not involve people getting hurt and or shot
I do not have a terrible death wish
I am not a biologist who can cure poison and heal people
I DO however have an eternal and intense hate for large bugs

Re: "i Am Not My Character"
Posted by: William B (IP Logged)
Date: April 23, 2013 09:23PM

I am not Orion.

I am not a robotics expert.
I am not a member of an independent military organization.
I am not practically asexual due to an unhealthy fascination with machines.
I do not have the courage to put myself in harm's way for others on a regular basis.
I do not have any training with firearms.
I have never dabbled in politics.
My existence is not a rude slap in the face to the reaper.
I AM, however, terrible at lying.

Re: "i Am Not My Character"
Posted by: Josh M (IP Logged)
Date: April 24, 2013 03:27AM

I am not Benji Glen.
I have never told a sitting politician to man up.
I have never disrupted a wedding to say the bride could definitely do better.
I have never spent a weekend so drunk on home brewed moonshine I forgot to wander into town for food.
I have never had an awkward morning after involving someone explaining my family was larger than I thought.
But I do absolutely love wearing aloha shirts.

---

I am not Anton.
I do not build home-made explosives for fun and profit.
I have never led a home grown militia.
I am not a self-taught Chemist/chemical engineer.
I have never accidentally invented a new type of food while trying to miniaturize a weapon schematic.
I have never blown someone up just to learn how to blow people up.
But I have been elected head of something because I wasn't there to protest.

---

I am not Dr. Quinton al-Harrani.
I have never invented a life-saving procedure and reveled in the social embarrassment its side effects caused to people I disliked.
I do not exult in demonstrating to people why they failed in their life choices resulting in causing them severe emotional anguish.
I am not absolutely hopeless at dealing with women outside of a professional setting. I hope.
I am not intolerant of those who hold different beliefs than me.
I have never risked my life for any patients under my care.
I am guilty of being very choosy when it comes to grammar, word choice, and expressing myself; I often find my sentences running on a bit.

---

I am not The Dragon.
I have never killed a man with my bare hands.
I have never given my life over to a charismatic leader.
I have never been shot in both arms and taunted the shooter for being a poor shot.
I have broken someone's bones with my bare hands in a sparring match, accidentally, because they were reckless in their attack.

---

I am not Riley.
I am not shy.
I am not a first aid prodigy.
I have never saved a lover's life in the aftermath of a cyborg zombie attack.
I have been in a relationship that was not healthy, and survived.

---

I am not... "Derpy".
I am not a hulking brute who has trouble remembering the primary colors, and has to have the color purple pointed out to him.
I am not mute.
I have never tried to kill someone because they were in my way.
I have never survived multiple suicide missions relatively intact.
I have never stopped to inspect a tea caddy in the middle of a firefight.
I do like to make new friends whenever the opportunity presents itself.


-Josh Marcus
Head of Plot, FI 3

Re: "i Am Not My Character"
Posted by: Kevin G (IP Logged)
Date: May 1, 2013 11:23AM

I am not Pulse.

I am not an engineer.
I have never been married.
I do not know how to make my own booze.
I do not wear Wild West clothes out in public.
Nobody I know has ever been delivered to me as a jar of liquefied remains.
I have never been driven out of my home by humans augmented with technology.


Though I'm good at repairing stuff, and making things out of scraps.


- Pulse -
* Freeborn Brother
* Mechanologist

Re: "i Am Not My Character"
Posted by: Alex S (IP Logged)
Date: May 1, 2013 07:26PM

Guess I'll do both:

I am not Vincent

I am not driven by the deaths of my comrades
I have never served in the military
I have never led a suicide mission
I am not suicidal in my bravery
I don't have a secret bias against people who rely on stealth and subtlety

I am however a history buff and secretly wish I was a superhero (yes, these were both traits of vincent's I never got to RP) and I am fiercely devoted to those I care about.

I am not Charles

I am not a physicist
I have never been to prison
My mental state is not going through decay to make room for knowledge
I do not constantly get drunk and seek fights with people who I know I can't win against
I am not trying to become a cyborg
I am not named after a serial killer

I do however love science and enjoy wearing clothing that can make some people uncomfortable.

Re: "i Am Not My Character"
Posted by: Telmo C (IP Logged)
Date: May 1, 2013 07:36PM

I am not Arthur P. Glass.

Arthur is an intercolonial man of mystery. Telmo is Brazilian.
Arthur is a scholar in mathematics and psychology. Telmo did his masters in AI.
Arthur works finance for Jinjia. Telmo works in Wall Street.
Arthur is not very straightforward.

Re: "i Am Not My Character"
Posted by: Steph T (IP Logged)
Date: May 2, 2013 12:27AM

Not far off.

Re: "i Am Not My Character"
Posted by: Alex J (IP Logged)
Date: May 6, 2013 10:47AM

I am "El Scorcho"!!!

Re: "i Am Not My Character"
Posted by: Michel S (IP Logged)
Date: May 6, 2013 11:15AM

Long live El Scorcho!

Brought to you by the campaign to kill Descent so we can have El Scorcho back.

Re: "i Am Not My Character"
Posted by: Chris M (IP Logged)
Date: May 6, 2013 08:59PM

Side note : the degree of effort some of you went to to sell the "we all finaled" scam was Legend... wait for it

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