Online Aliases: Markies. Yeah, I need new names…
Age: Turning the big 30 in January.
Gender: Still a male
Location: Saint Louis, Missouri
Occupation: I do Data, Research & Database work for a University.
Area of Expertise: Pop Culture Trivia or so I am told.
Hobbies: Video & Board Games are the two big ones.
Favorite Quote: “Not All Who Wander Are Lost.” – J.R.R. Tolkien
Favorite Food: Soft Pretzels
Favorite kind of music: Adult Alternative or Late 80s/Early 90s Alternative
Favorite Book: The Sword Of Shannara Series by Terry Brooks
Favorite Movie: High Fidelity
Favorite Game(s): My absolute two favorites are The Legend Of Zelda(NES) and Final Fantasy X
Favorite Website: GameTrailers & The Game Heroes
Most frightened of: Heights!
Most Embarrassing Moment: Any time I have ever tried picking up a female…
Happiest Moment: The first Sunday in my new Apartment where I did nothing but play video games all day!
A Vivid Childhood Memory: The first time I played Ocarina of Time was pretty awe inspiring.
Your "good deed" of the century: I hold doors open all the time and I helped a guy in a wheel chair up a steep hill.
Guilty Pleasure(s): I really like Final Fantasy X-2 and Rhapsody: A Musical Adventure!
If you had 1 wish, what would it be and why?: That everybody in the world was granted a little more patience.
When refilling your toilet paper, do you prefer it over or under?: Over. What kind of persons does it under?
Would be voted "Most Likely to...": To be doing the exact same thing 20 years from now.
What color are most of your socks?: Black for work, White for winter
What would be the title of a tell-all book about you?: How to enjoy life without actually trying
What do you spend too much time doing?: Monologue inside my head
Most treasured possession: My video game collection. Close to 300.
What's always on your grocery list?: Apple Juice, Cereal, Milk…
The thing you like best about yourself: My mind
The thing you like least about yourself: …My mind
What should never be discussed in polite company (if anything)?: Politics & Religion
Favorite hero (Fictional or Factual): Sigmund Freud
Favorite villain (Fictional or Factual): Tom Cruise
Favorite forum thread at Thegameheroes.com, this very moment: The pictures that make you LOL is always good for a laugh. I also like the Gaming Accomplishments thread because I used to inhabit that thread on other forums.
If you were to have a plate in your head, which metal would you choose and why?: I would want one that could pick up radio stations from long distances.
Cake or pie?: Pie. Cake is kind of overrated.
What was your first console?: Atari 2600
Your first game for that first console?: Pitfall
Nerdiest moment: When discussing Final Fantasy X, I told the path that the party has to take. However, I started at Zanarkand and made my way backwards to Besaid.
If you were a superhero/villain, which member of the forum would you choose to be your sidekick/henchman, or vise versa?: Link. Because he has superpowers and in our downtime, we can discuss JRPG’s! The same with Andy/Joey.
If you were playing a tabletop RPG, who would you pick to be your DM?: Me because I feel old around here sometimes.
If you were one of Dr. Wily's Master Robots, which one would you be and why?: Flash Man because he has the best music.
Any final thoughts before this wraps up?: Did you know I am really not that interesting?
Favorite booze: Vodka! When I drink, I want to get drunk as soon as possible…
Favorite console: SNES or PS2
Favorite comic: The reboot of the X-Men that started in the 90’s
Favorite anime: Victorian Romance Emma.
Favorite manga: See above. Yeah, this could file under embarrassing.
Favorite character: Princess Peach. Yeah, that too…
Favorite dance: There is actually a state law that prohibits me from dancing, so I can’t answer this question.
Favorite forum: The Game Heroes because that is the only one I visit. All Time? I miss the Rabbid Hole!
Favorite member: Link because he actually knows who I am…
Favorite song: ‘Ants Marching’ by the Dave Matthews Band
Favorite band: Either Barenaked Ladies or Dave Matthews Band
Favorite podcast: The Prototype
Favorite salutation: Freeze Frame High Five!
Favorite (forum) rank: I like Lady Cupcake and Miss Sollah……’s rank!
Favorite skank: Ummm…I thought Christina Aguilera was hot during her ‘Pin Up’ phase!
Favorite bank: Bank of America, baby!
Favorite tank: http://500motivators.com/plog-content/thumbs/motivate/me/large/474-drive-me-closer-i-want-to-hit-them-with-my-sword.jpg
Favorite wank: All the time…I mean…next question!
Favorite yank: Richard Gere. And now I feel old again.
Favorite Hank: King Henry VIII. I can kind of relate to a guy with 6 Ex-Wives…
Any last words to wrap up this abomination of a member spotlight? Did I ruin this spotlight because I never post?
Don't forget to ask Markies any additional questions you may have here in the thread!