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  1. BuffMarsters

    BuffMarsters Townie

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    How have I survived so many months without you guys? There are so many intelligent thought provoking BTVS discussions happening all across this board. I love how civil you all are to each other, and how, for the most part, I'm not seeing people bashing other users. Just sparring with words and opinions.

    I'm a Buffy newbie, and started watching only a year ago. I wasn't expecting much because I've never been a fantasy person (no, not even Tolkien, blasphemous I know. He's got some great quoatables, but I was never able to get into stories with barely any women in them).

    But Buffy surprised me. I kind of expected to be greeted with the basic stereotypes I see on Tv. (Buffy would be the tough girl, Willow would be the quiet nerd, Xander would be, well, I didn't know what to expect from Xander actually...). But there was so much more to Buffy and the scoobies. There was all this warmth and heart to them. Like how Buffy was scared at the end of season 1. I loved that! Just because she's a hero and people expect her to die, does she have to be all stoic and take it (like most characters on Tv do?). A big, resounding NO.

    And I loved how Willow was so clever and lovable and interesting. She was shy in a very unique, very endearing way (big props to AH...terrific acting on her part). And I like how Xander has all this great quips for every situation, and how great he is. And Giles was so funny! Not expecting that. I love dry English humour a lot, so yes, a huge fan of Rupert.

    Anyway, that's enough about me. So happy to meet you and be here, and look forward to having some amazing conversations with you guys!
     
  2. Puppet

    Puppet My ass is not pansy!

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    Black Thorn
    Welcome to both the Buffyverse and the BB!

    And you're absolutely right, part of BtVS' charm is how nothing and no one is what it seems. Don't judge a book by its cover and all that :)
     
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  3. Last Watcher

    Last Watcher Tweed Icon

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    Sineya
    Hello there! Welcome to the Boards :)
     
  4. WillowFromBuffy

    WillowFromBuffy "My bowling shoe fetish is not the issue here."

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    Welcome, friend!
    Where? :eek:
     
    Living Dead Boy: Lmao stop Willow!
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    DeadlyDuo Scooby

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    Welcome to the boards! :)
     
  6. Athena

    Athena Belinda Staff Member

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    Black Thorn
    Lots of dry English humour here ;) Welcome to Buffy Boards!
     
  7. Carrie Hopewell

    Carrie Hopewell Little girl lost in the woods

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    Sineya
    Hey! Welcome to the boards :)
     
  8. Zenseem

    Zenseem Evil, skanky and kinda gay

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    Hi there and welcome to the greatest and friendliest forum in the internet (I'm not even kidding)
     
  9. flow

    flow Will you just hold me ?

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    Same to me ! I only started watching early this year and I expected nothing at all. But Buffy got me cpmpletely hooked and now I am an addict.

    Nice to have you on board !

    flow
     
  10. sosa lola

    sosa lola Scooby

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    Welcome to the boards, so glad to have you here. :)
     
  11. Priceless

    Priceless I didn't forget y'know

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    Hi and welcome to the boards, hope you have fun here :)

    How did you discover Buffy and start watching?
     
  12. Bloody William

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    HowiMetdaSlayer Occasionally, I am callous and strange.

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    Hola! Welcome aboard. :)
     
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    Sineya
    Welcome to the boards! It is a little like Hotel California here:

    You can check out any time you like
    But you can never leave.
     
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    Welcome!

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  16. Living Dead Boy

    Living Dead Boy Joss Is A Very Flawed Boss

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    Black Thorn
    I wish I had something more witty to say, so all I can muster is....hello! Welcome to the best place on the world wide web. :D
     
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    OccaQuokka My arse is not pansy!

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    Welcome :)
     
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    GwenRaiden AKA Apology Girl

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    Black Thorn
    Welcome along! Have you watched Angel too?