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Ghara
12-31-2011, 11:43 AM
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On Behalf of our Guild Master Joebane,

After careful review of both public and private submissions, and after reviewing many very deserving candidates, the Player of the Month has been selected.

I am happy to announce that Khaffen is hereby awarded the Player of the Month title for January 2012!

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--Interview of the Player of the Month--

I sat down with our newest Player of the Month, Khaffen, to talk with him about his online gaming experience, and all things Foo.

Ghara: Tell us a bit about yourself.
Khaffen: Well, it's been a while since my Intro thread. I am waiting on my 50th birthday. I garden for a living. I am a big fan of Renaissance Festivals. I wear a kilt to in/formal gatherings. (Clan Campbell)

Ghara: Do you have any hobbies or crafts you enjoy?
Khaffen: I have a large reef system. I have one Bonsai tree. I have about 60 orchids.

Ghara: When did you join the guild and how did your membership come about?
Khaffen: I joined during Beta. I accepted a randomish tell while on DK and found out it was Foo. I racked my brain but can't remember how I associated it with MMO's. I found the Beta gang to be very lively and quite helpful. Kilth recommended that I check out the Guild site and the rest is history!

Ghara: If you have serviced or are serving as an officer, tell us about that experience.
Khaffen: I have not. I have in WoW with another Guild, but not with Foo.

Ghara: What was your first impression of the guild?
Khaffen: Smart.

Ghara: How has that impression changed over time?
Khaffen: It hasn't.

Ghara: What does the guild mean to you?
Khaffen: To me, a Guild is about community. It's socialization for me. I can help, and be helped, without a lot of stress.

Ghara: What games have you played with Foo?
Khaffen: Just SW:TOR

Ghara: What is it about the guild that has made you stick with it through the years?
Khaffen: Sometime this summer, I will be at a year with Foo, if we count Beta. Instead, I will say what kept me with my WoW guild for years. It's a kind of family. I know the peeps, like the peeps, and enjoy the banter. I like that a conversation can occasionally go deeper without stepping on toes.

Ghara: What advice do you have for new members?
Khaffen: Get involved. Speak up. ATTEND FOOCON!

Ghara: If you could change anything about the guild, what would it be?
Khaffen: I am not a big "changer". Things are what they are. Warts and beauty marks go together. =)

Ghara: Why do you think you were chosen as POTM?
Khaffen: I have no clue. I have tried my best to step up and help. So much about SW:TOR needs an instruction manual. My time in Beta can help, and I am happy to do that. I am also charming, contrarian and sometimes vulgar.

Ghara: What do you look forward to in the next year online?
Khaffen: Valor Rank 100. That's one goal. A second and third level 50.

Ghara: What is your favorite memory gaming with Foo?
Khaffen: Datacron hunting on Taris and NS with Kilth. But more memorable is my (pitiful) attempt to direct Kilth to a 'cron on Taris in Guild Chat. ;)

Ghara: What kind of rig do you game with?
Khaffen: One I built. Gigabyte MoBo. AMD Phenom III BE. 12GB's DDR. 2 x 5770's in Crossfire (...for which I thank all those who helped me with that decision on our forums). All in a Silverstone case.


Thank you Khaffen for your participation, its been a pleasure getting to know you better and Congratulations on being chosen for PotM for January 2012!! :cool:

Ciannon
12-31-2011, 12:33 PM
Gratz....

joebane
12-31-2011, 02:36 PM
Grats!

Kove
12-31-2011, 02:42 PM
Grats Khaffen!

Danni
12-31-2011, 02:49 PM
Well deserved, Kaffen. grats! :D

Darkmane
12-31-2011, 02:59 PM
Congrats man good to know someone is older than me. Plus it gives me hope to know ill still be cool at 50

Jadue
12-31-2011, 03:01 PM
Grats!


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Krig
12-31-2011, 07:35 PM
Congrats to you.

matheon
12-31-2011, 11:19 PM
congratulations! well deserved.

Lorso
12-31-2011, 11:30 PM
Congratulations!

Dreven
01-01-2012, 07:55 AM
Congratulations Khaffen!

terroni
01-01-2012, 07:56 AM
Grats Khaffen, now make me stuff!

Khaffen
01-04-2012, 09:13 AM
Thank you all for the kind words and wishes!

Aramane
01-04-2012, 09:23 AM
Grats!

Marlle
01-04-2012, 09:26 AM
Grats!!!

Aloss
01-05-2012, 07:59 PM
Gratz!

Tagard
01-05-2012, 10:06 PM
Congrats!

Gimlii
01-05-2012, 10:10 PM
Congratz!