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« on: November 09, 2005, 05:48:06 AM »
Hi All!

I figure we don't all know much about each other besides our forum user name!

Let me start off with a little intro to myself.


Name:  Weber
Temp Location: London, UK
Original Location:  New Jersey, USA
Hobbies: Guitar playing, working on YoYoNation!!!, helping out with my church
Favorite Sport(s): Baseball, Football (American), Basketball
Favorite TV Show(s): Scrubs, Spin City
Favorite PC Game(s): Starcraft!!, Civilization 1 & 3 and hopefully 4
Hardest trick you can perform:  Double or nothing !!   :oops:
Favorite Food: Chicken Katsu Curry!! Introduced by Pat!!!


How about you! (Feel free to add anything you'd like...just not TOO MUCH INFO!! heh)
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YoyoRockStar

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« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2005, 06:07:15 AM »

This is me ^^
Name: Matthew Cahill
Age:27
Location: Grove City, PA, USA
Original Location: Reading PA; Pittsburgh, PA; Sewickley PA; Ligonier PA; Mathews VA; Millersville, PA; Edinboro, PA
Hobbies: guitars, drums, art, being lazy, yoyos, painting+dyeing yoyos, juggling, devilsticks, getting into Warhammer
Favorite Sport(s): I go out of my way to NOT watch sports. I really think sports are boring.
Favorite TV Show(s): Seinfeld, Golden Girls, Saved By The Bell, Muppet Show, MythBusters, those VH1 specials about the 80s and stuff.
Favorite PC Game(s): Duke Nukem 3D, Warcraft 2, Stronghold 1+2
Hardest trick you can perform: 2 handed loops whilst doing the running man, Candy Rain, FlimFlam
Musical preference: Metal/Hard Rock/Prog Metal
Occupation: Artist
Website: http://www.yo-yo.org/yoyohippie
I also make mean faces at people when they aren't looking.

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for he is come.
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« Reply #2 on: November 09, 2005, 06:41:20 AM »
Name: Henry Q. Dineen
Age: 22
Location: Revere, MA (Next to Boston)
Hobbies: Basketball, Following the Celtics, TV, Cinema(esp. HK Action and Westerns), Root Beer
Favorite Sport(s): Basketball, Baseball, Ice Hockey
Favorite TV Show(s): The Soup, Conan O' Brien, Blackadder, SNL (pre '96), Family Guy, so many more.
Favorite PC Game(s): Rocket Jockey, Counter Strike beta 5.2 (it has been a while since I played pc games)
Hardest trick you can perform: Yuuki's repeating trick from Worlds '05 FS, A Justin Weber trick from Worlds '05 FS, A Mikhail trick from eXordium video.
Occupation: Student, Software Engineering Intern
Favorite Food: Chinese beef with pickled vegetable. Hickory smoked beef ribs, Pizza.

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« Reply #3 on: November 09, 2005, 06:43:13 AM »
Name: Francis (my real first name), but I go by my middle name "Pat" or "Patrick"
Age: 24
Current Location: East Village, Manhattan, New York, NY, USA
Original Location: I was born in Manila, Phiilppines :)
Hobbies: YoYoNation, yoyos, balloon sculpting, parties / nightlife, bartending (drink), cooking (food), lots of other things...
Favorite Sport(s): yoyos, Golf
Favorite TV Show(s): Don't really watch too much TV.
Favorite PC Game(s): Definitely Starcraft (all-time fave), and yes, the Civ Series.
Hardest trick you can perform: 2a version, basic tangler...i guess?
Occupation: YoYo Store Co-Owner and Infrastructure Metrics and Trending Analyst.
Favorite yoyos: 1a) Dark Magic / Oxy4, 2a) YoYoNation Raiders :) 3a) SpinFaktorHG 4a) Aquarius but I'm really bad 5a) FHZ I guess, but I'm worse at this than 4a. haha
Favorite food: Currently Chicken Katsu Curry woo!
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Twitter: @PatCuartero, @YoYoNationAsia, @YoYoNationUK, @YoYoNation
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« Reply #4 on: November 09, 2005, 06:46:35 AM »
Name: Andre Boulay
Location: Amherst, Massachusetts
Hobbies: Yo-Yos, Illusionist, Web Design
Favorite Sport(s): I'm just not that into sports really...  :)
Favorite TV Show(s): No time for TV.  But when i did, Farscape was awesome.
Favorite PC Game(s): Half Life was awesome, and yes Starcraft.  :)
Hardest trick you can perform: I have no idea...
Legacy - Dark Magic - Trinity - National Yo-Yo Master

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« Reply #5 on: November 09, 2005, 07:03:36 AM »
Name: Simon
Temp Location: Burgess Hill, Sussex, UK
Hobbies: Yoyo, Diabolo, Music, Obsessive RPG gaming
Favorite Sport(s): Football (English Football, the type with the feet :lol:)
Favorite TV Show(s): South Park, Weeds
Favorite PC Game(s): Not much of a PC gamer, i suppose FFIX, although i rarely use the PC version.
Hardest trick you can perform: Pass.
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« Reply #6 on: November 09, 2005, 09:18:30 AM »
Name: Alan 'Blatant Al' Frew
Location: Near Cambridge UK
Occupation: Supervisor in a high street clothing store
Hobbies: (here we go)
Car modifying (I own a 250bhp+ 97' Nissan 200sx)
Bands - Hangar17 & http://www.panteraplan.com
YOYO!!!!!
Magic
Playing / teaching guitar
Watching films (I have over 600 DVDs)
Cooking
Street Fashion
Fave sport: NONE
Favourite TV show: Special Victims Unit, Pimp my ride
Favourite computer game: Zelda - A Link to the past (SNES)
Hardest trick: 'Ninja' whip, suicides, spirit bomb
If you're not up and down, at least go sideways!



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« Reply #7 on: November 09, 2005, 09:21:10 AM »
Name: Max Jones

Age:24

Location: Currently Central NC (Triangle area - Durham, Chapel Hill) but                   about to move back to my beloved Asheville in the mountains

Hobbies: Whitewater Kayaking, Backpacking, Art and Yoyoing and some
minor modding (I want to get better)

Favorite Sport(s): I watch some college basketball but thats about it

Favorite TV Show(s): Simpsons, Daily Show, Family Guy

Favorite PC Game(s): I swore off video games long ago, too anti-social and addictive for me
 
Hardest trick you can perform: I don't really keep up with trick names and I'm not sure which is the hardest (I can finally Boing-E-boing, that was really hard for me), but I love GT's, suicides, lacerations, grinds and whips.

Favorite Food: Just about anything thats spicy, especially Indian

Occupation:  Currently working as a Research Tech, hoping to get into Vet school for next year.
I don't know how to put this, but I'm kind of a big deal.  My apartment smells of rich mahogany.

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« Reply #8 on: November 09, 2005, 10:18:22 AM »
Name: Ron Wasson
Location: Kuwait
Hometown: OKC, OK
Hobbies: Motorcycles, Golf, Yoyo
Favorite Sports: Football(American and English)
Favorite Shows: Futurama, Southpark
Pc Games: Warhammer 40K Dawn of War, Battlefield 1942
Occupation: Military(9yrs)
Favorite Yos: G&E2, Spinfactor HG, X-Con, Element-X
Hardest Trick Done: Shockwave
Places I've Been: England, Germany, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Belgium, France, Italy, and Turkey
In Flight Missile Mechanic for Hire!!

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« Reply #9 on: November 09, 2005, 10:19:41 AM »
Name: Bruno Fernando Tarasco
Occupation: Student, Yoer, YYN publicity and help :P i guess that what i do for YYN is that hahaha

Hobbies: Play yoyo, Draw Graffiti, MSN!!! hmmm...i think thats enough

Age: 16
B-Day: May, 5th

Location: Brasil ( yeah here we write with "s"), São Paulo ,São Paulo

Sports: Volley, Basket, Tenis, Handball, Soccer, Baseball and swimming

Hardest Trick: My new trick:P by the way..i need give a name to it...

Favorite Food : Teka Maki, Pancake ( Brazilian type ), Feijoada ^^

well... i think thats enough^^ bye!!!
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« Reply #10 on: November 09, 2005, 02:25:14 PM »
Name: Marcie
Temp Location:St.Louis,Missouri
Hobbies:yoyoing,shopping,cooking,eating and hanging out with people
Favorite Sport(s):basketball,swimming
Favorite TV Show(s):laguna beach,30 minute meals,the look for less,family guy
Favorite PC Game(s):the sims 2!I could play it for hours
Hardest trick:this one gt my brother taught me
Favorite Yos:sfhg,clessiah,dm,black nova,free agent,big ben
Favorite Food:pasta,chicken adobo and alot of filipino food! :D

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« Reply #11 on: November 09, 2005, 03:10:47 PM »
Name: Jamie
Age: 14
Location: newfoundland
Hobbies: yoyoing,biking,collecting cards
Favorite Sport(s):basketball,hockey <3,ultmate frisbee(hell yah)
favorite trick:GT,popNfresh
favorite tv show:family guy,soulth park and CSI
Occupation:paperboy,student
Favorite yoyos: speedmaker,maelstrom
Favorite food:cold pizza

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« Reply #12 on: November 09, 2005, 03:28:11 PM »
u guys forgot to list ur favortie yoyo or yoyo u use most!!!!

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« Reply #13 on: November 09, 2005, 05:07:26 PM »
Name: !Rick
Temp Location: Lapeer County, Michigan
Hobbies: IRC's and goofing of on the computer
Favorite Sport(s): AMLS, and high end euros racing.
Favorite TV Show(s): Don't watch tv much, but car shows, and NUMB3RS
Favorite PC Game(s): Don't play games that much anymore, mainly from this computer being a piece of junk
Hardest trick you can perform:  Have no idea, something most of y'all would consider lame though
Favorite Yo: My blackout Fluchs
R.I.P. Mike

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« Reply #14 on: November 09, 2005, 05:25:33 PM »
Name: Jon MacKinnon
Uni Location: Newport, Wales, UK
Original Location: Weston-super-Mare, UK
Hobbies: Music, Yoyos, Rollerblading, BMX, Graphics
Favorite Sport(s): Skating, BMX, Tony Hawks.
Favorite TV Show(s): Chappelle's show, Mighty Boosh, Lost, Peep Show, Scrubs.
Hardest trick you can perform: Errm...  
Favorite Food: Pasta

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« Reply #15 on: November 09, 2005, 07:02:50 PM »
Name: Elliott
Location: Ft. Worth, Texas
Hobbies: Footbag, juggling, pen-spinning, playing piano (very seldom!)
Favorite Sport(s): Raquet Ball, Tennis, Ping-Pong. (kinda the same things lol)
Favorite TV shows: Family Guy, Chappelle's show, Red Green Show, Simpsons
Favorite PC games: Half-Life 2
Hardest Trick you can perform: Double GT laceration (vid up in Jan. hopefully)
Favorite Food: Anything new, otherwise, everything I've ever eaten. lol

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« Reply #16 on: November 09, 2005, 08:18:50 PM »
Name: Craig "CJ"
Age: 16
location: Lemoore, CA (Central)
hobbies: man, i dont have many hobbies besides yoyoing, oh i waterski, hoping  to start top spinning.
Favorite sport: Golf, (on high school golf team, lol)
Favorite tv show: Lost (the only show that matters)
Favorite pc game: hmmm... Diablo 2
Hardest trick: hmmm... i don't know, white budha i guess but its pretty easy , probably one of my tricks, Silver Phoenix, lol, good name.
Favorite food: Chicken Alfredo, Panda express, lol.

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« Reply #17 on: November 09, 2005, 08:59:32 PM »
Name: Khensthoth, Keith
REAL Name: Wee Keat NG
Temp Location: Melbourne, Australia
Original Location: Penang, Malaysia
Hobbies: Playing yoyo, Music
Favorite Sport(s): Badminton, Table Tennis
Favorite TV Show(s): Currently, Numb3rs & House
Favorite PC Game(s): Pharaohs, Ceasar III, Emperor, any other building games
Hardest trick you can perform: The easiest trick you know
Favorite Food: Everything my grandma cooks, Thai food, Italian food

PS: I bet no one knows how to pronouce my last name, except Malaysians and Singaporeans maybe. =)
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« Reply #18 on: November 10, 2005, 02:12:25 AM »
Quote from: khensthoth
Name: Khensthoth, Keith
REAL Name: Wee Keat NG
Temp Location: Melbourne, Australia
Original Location: Penang, Malaysia
Hobbies: Playing yoyo, Music
Favorite Sport(s): Badminton, Table Tennis
Favorite TV Show(s): Currently, Numb3rs & House
Favorite PC Game(s): Pharaohs, Ceasar III, Emperor, any other building games
Hardest trick you can perform: The easiest trick you know
Favorite Food: Everything my grandma cooks, Thai food, Italian food

PS: I bet no one knows how to pronouce my last name, except Malaysians and Singaporeans maybe. =)


Do you pronounce it 'ING' ? hehe i have friends with that last name - they are Canto!

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« Reply #19 on: November 10, 2005, 03:09:29 AM »
Name: Mike "MikeyB" Baldry
Age: 20
location: Kent, England, UK
hobbies: computer stuff (programming, gaming, web design), yoyoing, etc...
Favorite sport: don't do sport.
Favorite tv show: simpsons, futurama, south park, family guy
Favorite pc game: UNREAL TOURNAMENT (99)
Hardest trick: mach5, laceration?
Favorite food: chicken kabab with cabbage and mayo ;)
1st Throw: Eetsit, thin difs
2nd Throw: Blue X-Con, no pogs, shims, kk, recessed silicone o-rings