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A new challenger appears: meet OXM staff writer Aoife Wilson

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A new challenger appears: meet OXM staff writer Aoife Wilson

Postby PCG The_B » 02 Apr 2013, 15:28

WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF TOMORROW.

(Sorry Log made me say that.)
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A new challenger appears: meet OXM staff writer Aoife Wilson

Postby Captain_Chao5 » 02 Apr 2013, 15:29

Greetings. I hope you enjoy the new role. :D
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Postby scottishwildcat » 02 Apr 2013, 15:30

Fáilte ó Chontae na Mí!
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Postby Vegetunks9000 » 02 Apr 2013, 15:34

Welcome, Punch and pie is on demand. And the DJ is on till 11pm. :)
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Postby Davisto » 02 Apr 2013, 15:43

welcome :) as part of a celebration to a new writer everyone will be ordered to do the Shepard shuffle :lol:
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Postby Grummy » 02 Apr 2013, 15:43

We'll need to know how to say your name phonetically please, otherwise we'll get it totally wrong and I'll probably end up calling you either Wiffy or Wifey depending on how evil I'm feeling.

Welcome aboard the crazy train. Next stop, daftsville.

Edit: Oh and watch out for Edwin 'hairsniffer' Evans-Thirlwell. He's a bit of a lothario.
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Postby Thos. » 02 Apr 2013, 15:58

Grummy wrote:We'll need to know how to say your name phonetically please


Say "E is for egg" but don't say "is" or "egg".

Oh and shorten the "for" too.
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Postby PCG The_B » 02 Apr 2013, 16:14

Yeah, it's pronounced a bit like "ether" but with a slightly elongated "ee" sound at the start.
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Postby Grummy » 02 Apr 2013, 16:17

Tifa without the T, gotcha.
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Postby FishyGinger » 02 Apr 2013, 16:21

Eefer.

I remember seeing she in ginx tv, or is it blurb now, anyways I assumed it was due Julia Hardy being too close to an electromagnet. Still, welcomes. Shame it is a website/magazine as she has a lovely accent.
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Postby OXM Aoife » 02 Apr 2013, 16:31

Hello all!
Yes, I probably should have provided a bit of help on how to say my the ridiculous collection of vowels I call a name. Tifa without the T is a pretty perfect approximation - and where my Twitter handle comes from. Thanks for the welcomes, first day is going well so far...
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Postby Gazisdaman » 02 Apr 2013, 16:32

The main thing I gleamed from this is, *lets out sigh of relief* I'm not the only one who felt that bioshock infinite's ending was somewhat lacking. If you do end up talking about it, I for one will be listening. :D
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Postby msbhvn » 02 Apr 2013, 16:35

Welcome, Aoife. You sound like you'll fit in well here. :D
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Postby KernowDevil23 » 02 Apr 2013, 16:40

Nice to see a different face added to the OXM Team!

From my experience, Ed is great, Jonty is also cool and Log is just downright bizarre so good luck!!
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Postby Grummy » 02 Apr 2013, 16:41

OXM Aoife wrote:Hello all!
Yes, I probably should have provided a bit of help on how to say my the ridiculous collection of vowels I call a name. Tifa without the T is a pretty perfect approximation - and where my Twitter handle comes from. Thanks for the welcomes, first day is going well so far...



Aaah, I take it by that it means ol' 'hairsniffer' hasn't been on the prowl yet then?

If he offers to 'help' you with your work and casually leans over your shoulder, be aware, that's his signature move. Quagmire would be taking notes.
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