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Discussion in 'Check In' started by HazyGriffin, Mar 12, 2017.

  1. HazyGriffin

    HazyGriffin Townie

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    Right, bit nervous. Let me start with the basics, my name's HazyGriffin (or Haz is fine) and I'm soooo new to Buffy that I can't even believe it myself I haven't watched it sooner. To discover and to fall in love with Buffy need a little blind luck I guess, since I did not grow up with the fad or with people who actually heard of it.

    So one day I'm super bored over NBC Hannibal finale I clicked on Angel (yep), but I put off watching Buffy until the inevitable crossover (the faith episode I think), because there was a super-funny false impression where I thought this show's just like The Vampire Diaries meets Gossip Girls. (did I mention I'm a millennial? Ooops)

    Right, anyway, then I came through. Saw it, loved it, died for it. Now I hunger for more. There is so much I don't know. I hope this place is patient enough with my not-so-good English (it's not my first lang:() and my greenish. Feel free to ask my anything, or give me suggestions, or just say hi!
     
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  2. Geobubbles

    Geobubbles Can I play with the puppy?

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    Black Thorn
    You should read the comics if you hunger for more haha, they are up to season 11 at the moment and Angel has his own comics with Faith as well :)
     
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  3. HazyGriffin

    HazyGriffin Townie

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    Thank you, I’ve noticed there are great chunks of comics too! I have only read After the Fall and some part of Season 8, and I felt a bit of lost? I know the gang raised their horizon and everything through angel s5, but in the comic they are like X-men all of sudden only without Bryan Singer? Maybe I'm just not used to it yet..
     
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    Geobubbles Can I play with the puppy?

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    I'd say give it some time. Season 9 & 10 and Angel and Faith are really good! It can be a huge adjustment going from the show to the comics haha
    --- Double Post Merged, Mar 12, 2017 ---
    If you need help with anything on the boards or just want to chat just pop me a message anytime :)
     
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  5. HazyGriffin

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    Oh thanks for the heads-up!:p I am going to read every last bit of it I'm sure! and right now I'm trying hard to accept it's canon, not some parallel universe where spike is a spaceship captain of bugs (oh wait he is..!)
     
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    brinkster130 Riley's BFF Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome! :)
     
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    Priceless I am now

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    Hello and welcome to the boards, hope you have fun here :) I love the comics, but S8 is really overblown and takes a while to get used to. It calms down a lot in the later seasons, and S11 has been great so far.
     
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    Carrie Hopewell Little girl lost in the woods

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    Sineya
    Hi! Welcome to the boards :)
     
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    Blaze Let it Burn

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    Welcome to the board! Always nice to see another fellow Canadian :D
     
    GoSpuffy: I think there are enough of us Canadians on board now to go ahead with that taking over the world thing we talked about.
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    I wouldn't even bother with the comics. They aren't really the 'same' thing. There is a world of difference between the TV show and the comics' almost like two different universes.
     
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    Athena Belinda Staff Member

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    Hi @HazyGriffin and welcome to the boards. Don't worry about being a late starter to the show, you got here eventually and that's all that matters round here. :)
     
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    Zenseem Evil, skanky and kinda gay

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    Hi there and welcome to the boards. Soon enough you'll get attached to this place and you won't regret it. Feel free to ask anything you want or show us your thoughts on the 'verse.
     
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    Thank you, I will look forward to reading them! :p
    Also I've come across some comics that set in-between the TV verse, would you recommend those as a must-read? :)
    Thanks! I am pumped to do some major lurking now haha
    Aww you guys are so welcoming :p
     
    Mr. Pole: If you know they are not canon and just a "fun" almost fanfiction then sure.. I just don't like where the 'continuing' tales went. At least some of the Tales of the Slayer and what not seemed more grounded.
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    HowiMetdaSlayer Occasionally, I am callous and strange.

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    Hola! Welcome to the forum. :)
     
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    Ethan Reigns Scooby

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    Welcome to the forum from another Canadian! Warning: This place is addictive. But it doesn't leave needle tracks, so no one else need know.
     
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    Oh Salut!:)
    However I did not grow up here, I came here for the study. but I love Canada more and more every day <3
     
  17. ChaseRules

    ChaseRules When it comes to dating I the Slayer.

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    So do you like the weather up there or do you watch Buffy to see the California sunshine & everything ? :D
     
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    Yep Buffy definitely fills up my SoCal crave! How I wish I could wear velvet cami all the time! :p
     
    ChaseRules: It very nice to do so :)
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    Hey there! Welcome to the boards :)
     
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