You can read the origin story in stickied in the Thirsty Troll Forum. I had never joined anything gaming related that I paid attention to before, but the HF alt/U crew were fun - way more fun than Age of Conan proved to be. Where it really hooked me was in WAR, which was a great game for playing...
I had given up on you long before...:o I demoted myself on a day when some trivial nonsense was stirring the shit simultaneously at work and here. I couldn't deal with both anymore, and work pays a lot better. Besides, the U works better with turnover n the rainbow.
Mostly MMO time - WoW probably the most - I had over 300 days when I left it in 2007. I have been back three times now, but with nothing like the same intensity. Oddly enough I think joining the U rationalized my play, since now I only get really into it when there is a steady crew I like.
Part one, feels like: Perform conjuring tricks, with no hat, no rabbit and no audience.
Part two: Discover and describe well known truths in new and exciting ways. Also Part 3.
The upside: very high levels of autonomy - (I get to pick which darkened room and which 60 hours a week)
The thing that hooked me on this community: Naked Tortage runs in AoC, with a few naked gnome runs in WoW.
PvP anywhere, but especially in WAR, trying to keep Apoc alive when he got his Leroy Jenkins on, and in SWTOR, that time I killed Mutiny. Fort Kickass.
In Rift recruiting someone who was...