A Newbie Introduceyourself

in introduceyourself •  3 months ago

Hello everyone, I'm JMB @xmarnarx88!
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Though a bit late at introducing myself (apologies) I'm quite excited to be part of the Steemit community :-)

In all honesty, I had to wait almost a month for my account verification, and when it finally was good to go, I was tied up with other life events. Two nights ago, I came back across Steemit, logged on, and started checking out the community.

Enough of that, I'm sure you'd rather know what interests I have, and what my motivation for Steemit is.

My personal interest are many and somewhat varied, but are best summed up with....
Music. All Kinds of Music. Ranging from Avenged Sevenfold, to classical, to Selena Gomez, if it has a good catchy beat, or is instrumentally inspiring, I probably dig it!

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Not that I'm overly involved in playing anymore, but I still like to pick up a bass or guitar and play around from time to time! :-)

Also, I have a love of video games. Especially retro games (yes, I own an Atari Retro Console, Retro Nes, Retro Snes, and Retro Genesis, and still have my original gameboy color!) and RPG's. A couple of my all time favorites include Ninja Gaiden, Ultima Online, Diablo 2, Skyrim, and Final Fantasy 3, 4, 6, 9, and 12!

I'm just know getting into amateur writing, so you can expect some short stories (both fictitious and real) in the future.

Also, I have an amateur passion for graphic arts.
Primarily using Blender. I'll upload some creations later:-)

And also, I enjoy studying the Bible.

I Really plan on using Steemit to mostly network a little and blog about the aforementioned topics.

Questions and comments (and advice) are all welcome! :-D

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Thanks i appreciate all the warm welcomes! I'll definitely check out your Discord server later :-)

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Most welcome and it would be cool to see you there! I know one more amazing retro game lover! Maybe you two can connect and have a nice chat! Or hey, maybe even some online gaming!

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Sounds nice man :)

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Oh welcome to Steemit! A lot of people have been getting their accounts approved pretty late. For myself, it took me a day to receive my account but since the traffic increased, it takes time for Steempower to be delegated for your new account.

Anyhooo, Glad that you posted your first introduction post! Glad that you're sharing your passion and skills on this platform and there are definitely A LOT of communities and contests that your skills can make good use of. All the best in your Steemit journey mah man.

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Hey thank you much man! I look forward to being part of the community!

Welcome to Steemit!
I cheer from Japan!

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Greetings from America! :-D

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thanks Ill definitely be checking this out later! :-)

welcome to steemit @xmarnarx88, hope you can give information and good work and steemit users to support all activities in this steemit.
you can also visit my account, to know me and become a good friend

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Hey thanks and i look forward to making some Steemit friends and contributing what i can to the community!

Welcome to Steemit, @xmarnarx88!

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Thank you very kindly :-)

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You are smart and I play guitar too.

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thanks and always cool to meet a fellow musician :-)

Welcome from a fellow retro gamer! Are you on Discord chat @xmarnarx88?

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You can also check out the @MinnowSupport Project, a community of Steemians on Discord Chat where you can interact, chat, network, and learn with other members of the Community! There is even a Steem based radio station there, @MSP-Waves!

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im not yet but i plan to check out discord chat tomorrow. you can totally feature my introduction if you would like! (thanks for asking:-) ) and a Steem based radio station huh? ill be checking that out too!

Nice to have you here and a little bonus tip for you:
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This will make you steem power grow, good luck :)

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Thanks, and thanks for the advice! I'll definitely take it to heart :-)

Welcome to Steemit friend!

I am a new steemian myself and already finding people of similar interest as me is awesome!
I too am in love with quite a large variety of music and videogames, from old to new.

Hope you'll have a good time here :)

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I think I will, and I wish you the same! It's all just a tad overwhelming, but in a good way:-)

Welcome! There's a rather large gaming community on steem, @steemgc - and there's even dlive, which lets you stream; and get paid in the same way as steemit will allow.

There's definitely a niche that still exists for good content about retro games, and that sort of content tends to prove pretty popular around this parts.

Don't get discouraged, and don't let your broad interests dissuade you from pleasing the masses. Just post for you. If people like your stuff, they'll come!

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hey thanks alot! I've got to say that thus far, this has been a very welcoming and engaging community! and thank you very much for your encouragement! :-)