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Finally I was able to decide which Avatar to start with - initial one is a 1912 model North Lucas. Why this one ?; well it just look an odd kind of automobile (and ties relatively well with one of my favorite fast-played economic games: MW's Automobile).

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I've been a member since the summer of 2012 when I got into board gaming (Agricola was my entry game). Gaming has now largely replaced TV for me and my wife. (win!)

Now I own over a dozen games (ok, don't laugh, I'm new) (and I teach, so I'm not rich), and all the warnings you give to new users about how the hobby will consume all their time and money is coming true for me, so I've been participating more here.

This is indeed a friendly community that welcomes newcomers.

Oh, and I'd like an avatar.
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Also, 100 GG to the first person who can find a way to break the game -- by which I mean to ALWAYS win using some specific tactic.

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Hi everyone,

I'm trying to get an avatar because I've recently been playing on the Resistance Play by Forum forum, and the people there have been very welcoming and enjoyable to play with. They've expressed mild frustration with dealing with a non-avatar player, I guess due to ease of recognition when reading on a phone, and I wanted to repay their kindness by trying to fix the no-avatar problem.

Thanks for your help, if able.

-Erik
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Hi all,

I just started participating in some Play By Forum games (Werewolf and Resistance), and have been advised that avatars make things approximately an infinite number of times easier for the other players to keep all our shouting at each other straight.

This is compounded by the fact that I'm in a game right now with Erik just above, another avatar-less fool.

If you can help, I thank you. Otherwise, I simply tilt my head in that kind of guilt inducing acceptance like when you don't put any money in the pan at church.

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I've been gaming for a few years now but now that I'm married I've been trying to find good games to get my wife involved in (Dominion and 7 Wonders have been hits so far...fingers crossed). This website and community has been an invaluable resource in helping me find games that I haven't heard about. I know I'll be here for a long time and I've been exploring different ways to contribute myself to all the geekness

Anyway, I just need 20 more GeekGold to get that Avatar and feel official and any help would be greatly appreciated!
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Zossima wrote:
I've been gaming for a few years now but now that I'm married I've been trying to find good games to get my wife involved in (Dominion and 7 Wonders have been hits so far...fingers crossed). This website and community has been an invaluable resource in helping me find games that I haven't heard about. I know I'll be here for a long time and I've been exploring different ways to contribute myself to all the geekness

Anyway, I just need 20 more GeekGold to get that Avatar and feel official and any help would be greatly appreciated!


I too am cultivating a gamer wife. Don't go into it with fingers crossed; you are cultivating the most excellent of women. I spent almost a year researching games. Carcassonne and Biblios were sure-fire hits. But after a year of reading 2-player husband recommendations, we recently launched Goa. Mission accomplished! Whoohoo! Heavy Euros with the wife!

Welcome and BGG will help you on your journey!
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August222 wrote:
Zossima wrote:
I've been gaming for a few years now but now that I'm married I've been trying to find good games to get my wife involved in (Dominion and 7 Wonders have been hits so far...fingers crossed). This website and community has been an invaluable resource in helping me find games that I haven't heard about. I know I'll be here for a long time and I've been exploring different ways to contribute myself to all the geekness

Anyway, I just need 20 more GeekGold to get that Avatar and feel official and any help would be greatly appreciated!


I too am cultivating a gamer wife. Don't go into it with fingers crossed; you are cultivating the most excellent of women. I spent almost a year researching games. Carcassonne and Biblios were sure-fire hits. But after a year of reading 2-player husband recommendations, we recently launched Goa. Mission accomplished! Whoohoo! Heavy Euros with the wife!

Welcome and BGG will help you on your journey!


Yes, I have been scrutinizing many of the "Games I play with my Wife" threads. I know I have hope because just the other day SHE asked ME to play Dominion. I'll have her playing Brass: Lancashire in no time!
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I have only recently discovered this excellent site after searching for games to expand my collection.

I have been slowly introducing new players to board games and think it would be beneficial to have an avatar to demonstrate to those that I link to my posts that I am serious

Thanks for reading and I appreciate any assistance you can give.
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Now people will be able to have an image to go along with the irritating posts!
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May 2012 = finished undergrad
June 2012 = moved
July 2012 = got married
Aug 2012 = started new job
Sept 2012 = given Ticket to Ride as a gift
Oct 2012 = started a bi-weekly game night
Nov 2012 = finally sucked my wife in to the hobby
Dec 2012 = bought my 20th board game
Jan 2013 = asked for a BGG avatar
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I've been a stalker here on BGG for a coupe months. I joined because a friend told me how awesome the community is here. I'd love an avatar so I can have an identity! It'll probably be something Cthulhu related.
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My husband got me into boardgaming when we were dating a couple of year back. This hobby of ours has grown exponentially after we got married last year. Now we have 100+ games and hold game nights bi-weekly. We hope to spread the love of board games to a greater community, including our friends and family.

I am still fairly new to BGG and haven't had an avatar. Having an avatar will definitely be a great step moving forward. Any help is highly appreciated!! Thanks! :)

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kschaughency wrote:

My husband got me into boardgaming when we were dating a couple of year back. This hobby of ours has grown exponentially after we got married last year. Now we have 100+ games and hold game nights bi-weekly. We hope to spread the love of board games to a greater community, including our friends and family.

I am still fairly new to BGG and haven't had an avatar. Having an avatar will definitely be a great step moving forward. Any help is highly appreciated!! Thanks! :)



I want to thank Steve, Joe and Mandy for kindly donating the GG to make the avatar come true! Also, special thanks to all the following people who helped along the way. :D I really really excited and appreciated all the encouragement!

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Many thanks to the following:

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I Would very much like to have an avatar please. My Husband turned me on to this site, and I'm excited to join the community!
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I've been on the site for a little over 2 years now... I mostly use the site to check if a game I'm looking at is worth getting or to help clarify things when rules seem a bit squiffy. I decided that it was about time that I got around to uploading an avatar and it's only now that I discovered that there's such a thing as geek gold...

If you look at my list of games you'll see that I not only own a decent number but that I've even rated a reasonable number of them. It's not like I'm a BGG virgin but I've still missed this entirely... A bit more poking around and I discover microbadges.

Erm yeah... Any help you could give me so that I could get an avatar and maybe even a microbadge or 2 would be greatly appreciated.

If it helps you decide: I play games with my partner and son, we have recently corrupted at least one non-gamer friend who is now an avid gamer. I'm a knitter and crocheter. I'm an avid supporter of disability rights and equality. Having a genetic condition which is slowly limiting your mobility helps you see both sides of the equation and people really need to be doing more to make things accessible for disabled people.
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Hi. My friend has recently gotten me to sign up for the site to do some Play-by-forum and I do not want to give other people a headache with me not having an Avatar (hard to identify posts if viewed on a mobile phone).

I am asking for some GeekGold because I heard you guys are awesome at that.

Thank you.
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Well, I also don't want to be left behind, I guess.

I've been lurking the site since more or less a year now and decided to sign up two weeks ago to finally use this site as intended.
Then I added all my games to my collection and even started to add all plays, since I signed up.
Even used the marketplace to get me a new game.
Also I encountered the GeekQuestions, which are damn awesome and help me to distract myself from learning during uni.
There's just one minor issue which saddens me,and that's that everyone there which questions I answered or everyone who answered my questions has an avatar and some fine MicroBadges.

I really don't care that much for the MicroBadges, even if some of them are gorgeous, but I guess that I can deal with them later.
My main focus would be an avatar though.

Also I'm feeling a bit bad/cheap for asking this of you, to be honest.
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I want to say a big Thank You! to everyone that helped me get my avatar! Thanks to BGG's Christmas gift I've got 3 microbadges. Now I just need to figure out how to get enough gg to fill out my microbadge stable!
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In simply just feel like an outsider without an avatar. I have no face without one.
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Me and a few friends have been using this site now for a couple months as we start our collections, so I've decided to sign up and get involved and hopefully be able to give something back to a community that has been very helpful in my pursuit of new gaming pleasure.
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