Alright, well this is likely to be a very long post so I will get started with the easiest things to get them out of the way. These paragraphs correspond to the requirements in order, 1 paragraph per item.
My in-game name is snarkst0mper. If you have ever played half-life then you know what a snark is. This in NO way means I am anything like a snark. They are very annoying and are just terrible little critters. I also mean nothing by stomping on them. It is just a name. The 'stomp' does NOT imply that I respect the call to war and absolutely love crushing my enemies. I am actually the person who prefers to talk it out because there is ALWAYS a reason why people do the things they do. What is the political term...a dove?
My true name is Sean Patrick Leaple and I would appreciate just being called "Sean". It is NOT pronounced "seen". It is actually from what I have heard an Irish pronunciation. It is pronounced "Shawn" or "Shaun". *kind of like shaun the sheep XD* meh!!!
I am currently 19 years old and my birthday is July 12, 1994. To prove that I am who say I really am and to prove my age, I will make a video of myself talking about this very topic so if I wanted to fake it, it would be impossible to just grab some random person's video off of google that just happens to use the exact same name 'snarkst0mper' and talks about the exact same server named "sixtygig". You could still technically fake it if you were a very talented video editor that could make someone's lips move in sync with synthesized audio...but that would require loads and loads of skill. Besides...why would someone want to even go through all the trouble just to fake their identity to a minecraft server? I mean, really? I could understand someone's motives to fake a video if they were trying to fool some top secret organization like the FBI or something into believing that the video was legit...but for a minecraft server? That just sounds absolutely...bonkers LOL!!!
I have played minecraft ever since 1.3_01 beta. (not consistently of course) However, I have only just recently bought my legit minecraft account because I have never really had much money until I got my very first job. (I just got my very first job 2 months ago. I work at Sizzler as a busboy YAY!!!). For all those long years I am ashamed to admit that I have been using a cracked launcher ONLY because I rarely have had much money to hang on to. Also, if you are assuming that me being a pirate means that I am automatically an overall horrible person, YOU ARE WRONG. I am NOT a hacker or con artist or an *******. I simply pirate because, "i ain't got no dough". (LOL XD) I eventually do pay for the things I truly respect after a while like minecraft, and am working on paying for some songs and movies I have downloaded in the past as well. However, despite my mal internet practices I am not the kind of person who steals things in real life or in a game. I am not a villain or an ass or a raging psychopath either (even though i do enjoy sniping psychos heads off in borderlands lol) . I am actually the complete opposite of this kind of person. I am not sure who I got this way, but I think I have mainly become a nice person because I am tired of being around assholes. I want so badly to talk to people who don't constantly make sex jokes and always bring you down and denounce everything you do or make a joke out of it. I am so tired of that. I have had my fare share of server chat drama...YEARS of it. I have even been a server owner myself a few times as well as a co-owner. However, I really hated all the players complaints and the responsibility. I really envy people who can stand all that. I really enjoy doing all the back end stuff like setting up plugins with databases...but deal with players, no. It got so bad when I logged on I would get 5 "HEY SEAN I NEED HELP!!!" I would just do /vanish and hope no one would bother me. Eventually they started pm' ing so I hid my chat. Except...when admins needed my help that is where it got complicated. I have been all over, modded servers, griefing, the whole "skype disaster" I go so fed up. I have discovered I am really good at what I do and just had a horrible server owning developing experience. I am eventually going to make my own community with its own modpack. Which I will NEVER advertise on this server. As a server owner I know how much advertisers are hated. I even tried telling players "just tell me what to improve!!! I can't stop you from going to other servers...but if you want something done just ask" I did keep up with that after a while...but it eventually just became too much. So, here I am out of the server development and tired of the whole "modpack" thing. I am still developing a private modpack but I am not discussing any details on that. Also, for the record, I absolutely hate griefing. I do enjoy pvp, but not overly so. I am more of an intense survival person. I play minecraft on hard all the time, and still the mobs are not hard enough. So, I added the infernal mobs mod, and mo' creatures, and the millonaire village mod (for its bandits that randomly attack you *they attack in packs*). WOW, I had no idea survival could be so hard. However, I have even gotten tired of that and just enjoy minecraft for what it is. I have quite a bit of redstone experience and absolutely love building things.
I live in Cameron Park, California. I just graduated high school and sadly still live with my parents. This is actually because I most of my counselors and friends suggested it would be easier and cheaper just to pay rent and live with my parents until I am done with community college and move on to a 4 year university. Besides, Folsom lake college is about 15 minutes away from my house...why live anywhere else? Anyway, I am shooting for a degree in Mechatronics (mechanical, programming, and electrical) or a degree in Computer Science. As a minor degree I would be interested in psychology. I enjoy talking with people as well as writing. I am part of a FIRST FRC Robotics team called "Circuit Breakers" we are a high school team that is part of the FIRST program (For Inspiration and Recognition in Science and Technology) These are NOT battle robots that kill each other. The robots complete tasks every year that are different. They are these 120 lbs robots that we highschoolers only have 6 weeks to build a fully functioning robot. Here is our website:
I also have done web design and graphic art in the past. I have a website of my own as well. I have also designed one for my high school. Here is my website:
Here is the one I designed for my school(which I made):
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Ok, that was my background and the one before that was my previous experience. I am very impressed with this server thus far. I love the comment about being able to leave a chest full of diamonds in the wilderness with only a sign and being able to find it 2 weeks later. I hope that is because of trust...not because of how frequently or infrequently people are online. Otherwise...yeah a chest full of diamonds 100,000+ blocks away from spawn no one will find and yeah it will be there 2 weeks later if hardly anyone plays. Try putting a chest full of diamonds at spawn unguarded and unlogged to truly test everyone. You wouldn't be able to tell who if someone stole from it if you prevent logblock from logging it.
I am really looking forward to playing on this server and I really hope that I don't have to submit 5 applications to get in. Also, I will try and put up that video of me to prove that I am who I say I am maybe later this week. Right now it is late at night and my parents are asleep. They really would not appreciate me talking to a camera late at night even if I was quiet. (they hear everything 0_0)
Also as a last note...I do respect other's opinions and do not usually care if they disagree with mine. I am quite tolerant of any kind of person, but I came here hoping not to have to tolerate much. I am very friendly and...well saying I can be trusted isn't really enough. I would be more than willing to prove it over time...or...I will just forget it and play the game. I sometimes get lazy and don't care for somethings if my main goal is something else.
[IMPORTANT]!!! If this is rejected PLEASE leave a reply why...or just something. I put quite a bit of work into this post and would really appreciate someone saying SOMETHING at least. -thanks