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View Poll Results: What color?
Gold 42 29.58%
Bronze 19 13.38%
Brown 14 9.86%
Blue 24 16.90%
Green 24 16.90%
...White? 19 13.38%
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Old Nov 9 2005, 10:05 PM   #1
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What color dragon would you ride?

As pompous as this may sound...I may roll with gold. I may like to lay back and relax a lot, but when I have a duty to attend to, I always hop to it and try to excell at it. I may not be talkative, and am definitely not flirtacious, determined to find a soulmate that I can share the rest of my life with. I'll pursue something and am not afraid to express myself, and am not afraid to stand up for myself or somebody else. I tend to try to be a smartpants, too...
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Old Nov 10 2005, 12:20 AM   #2
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Voted white

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Old Nov 10 2005, 12:28 AM   #3
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I voted brown, as the only thing I'm likely to impress is a block of wood. At least they're good for keeping doors open, and you can impress the ladies with them. (Think: so, would you like to come back to my pad, and look at my blocks of wood?)
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I may be sounding greedy, but I'd LOVE white! I prefer the little small ones, and they're just so darn clever

Otherwise, according to my personality I think I'd most likely Impress either blue or brown. But I'd be overwhemed with ANY dragon
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Old Nov 10 2005, 02:27 AM   #5
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I may be sounding greedy, but I'd LOVE white! I prefer the little small ones, and they're just so darn clever

Otherwise, according to my personality I think I'd most likely Impress either blue or brown. But I'd be overwhemed with ANY dragon
I would've thought bronze for you!

Whites are definitely my kind of dragon. First off, I'd like to avoid the whole mating ordeal altogether, and an infertile white is perfect for that (no greens for me). Second, they eat less since they're smaller, and they (just Ruth?) are very similar to my personality. And I adore albinos.
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Old Nov 10 2005, 02:33 AM   #6
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Even though my KT name is Bronze-Dragonrider, I seriously doubt I'd match a bronze... I'm too subdued in real life for that sort of lifestyle
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Old Nov 10 2005, 02:36 AM   #7
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None please for me, I don't want to be a dragonrider

Alright, if I Impressed inadvertently please one of the lesser colours, so I can stay a harper So, green for me then.
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Old Nov 10 2005, 06:47 PM   #8
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I went with blue, the forgotten color.
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Old Nov 10 2005, 07:04 PM   #9
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I went with Blue. Quiet, and just gets on with the job efficiently
Besides, blue is my best colour!!
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I went with white... I kinda like to stick out in a crowd
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Old Nov 11 2005, 01:52 AM   #11
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I do like blues, and is second only to white for me.
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Old Nov 11 2005, 10:38 PM   #12
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Old Nov 12 2005, 11:33 PM   #13
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Gold. I'm a type-A control freak and a detail freak to boot. Plus I tend to resent female authority and so wouldn't deal well with gold riders if I were stuck on green. I'm generally not satisfied with anything unless I did it, though when it comes to some things I'm happy to delegate. Just as long as I know it's getting done right.
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I voted "Gold", but it would probably be a very junior Gold. One that had little if any chance (unless all the other Golds died or transfered to another Weyr!) of becoming a Weyr "Senior" Queen.
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Old Nov 17 2005, 09:15 PM   #15
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For all of those times when I'm stuck in traffic and wish I could go between....a bronze for me.
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Old Nov 20 2005, 04:04 AM   #16
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I would like gold, but I voted white. I love Ruth, and anything else unique. Greens mate too much and gold has too much responsibility. But I would be rapt with any colour... pink with purple polkadots! Hehehe, just kidding
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Old Nov 20 2005, 05:06 AM   #17
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White, of course. Don't you think the bronzes are being neglected a bit? Poor things...
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Old Nov 22 2005, 10:50 PM   #18
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I don't know where I'd end up on Pern. Archivist sounds good, but I have absolutely no musical or craft ability. I'd probably end up a drudge unless I got impressed. Green, please.
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Old Nov 23 2005, 11:34 AM   #19
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hmm...

had a think about this.
I think one of the lesser colours prob green as I'm female,

mainly since specially late 9th pass you'll have a chance todo your own thing.

(Not astronomy thank you- planets are a dirty word to me at the mo!)
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Old Nov 23 2005, 04:14 PM   #20
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I'm afraid I'm another one who would be a gold-rider for very similar reasons to Anareth
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Old Nov 24 2005, 08:56 AM   #21
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gold would be nice, but I'd be worried that you become a symbol rather than a person
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Old Nov 24 2005, 01:13 PM   #22
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If the canonical gender choice of the dragons were considered, I'd probably be a greenrider. I don't really think I'm gold material. Too much in the back of the way usually to be such a rider.

But if we stripped such away, maybe a brown. Maybe.

Has anyone considered making a personality quiz for this? Those are fun to take.
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Old Nov 24 2005, 01:25 PM   #23
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there've been several floating about at various times...
if I can remember correctly I was either brown or gold!
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Old Nov 24 2005, 01:52 PM   #24
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I think I found a rather good one just now. It's questions' answers are a bit, well, questionable, but I think it gets the point across. XD

It does point me as a bronzerider though. XD Funny. I'm going to look for more.
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Old Nov 24 2005, 02:11 PM   #25
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weyrwoman apparently!

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Old Nov 24 2005, 05:30 PM   #26
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Gold but a jr queenrider. Never really like to follow or be followed. Just like to help when and where I can.
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Old Nov 24 2005, 05:31 PM   #27
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Then again gold is in my name.
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Old Nov 26 2005, 08:26 PM   #28
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They gave me goldrider...yeah right!
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Old Nov 27 2005, 01:15 AM   #29
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I went with gold. JUst a question, has anyone heard of a silver dragon? I love the colour silver
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Old Nov 27 2005, 08:00 AM   #30
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There is an offline fanfiction Weyr that uses silver dragons, which mate only to white dragons. But Anne's never used silver and I think it's safe to say she never will!
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Yep, that's very safe to assume my dear friend.

But I don't think we can vouch for Todd...
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Old Dec 1 2005, 04:49 PM   #32
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I have noticed that many people have chosen white in order to stand out. If this is anything to go by, whites could end up as being as common as greens!
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I chose white for a reason. It's the only color that really matches my personality. But a blue might work, too.
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Old Dec 2 2005, 05:48 AM   #34
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on the silver frnt, you might get a silvery gold- a very pale gold but possibly not. I know golds vary in colour from green-gold (mentioned in Moreta I think) to almost bronze (Orlith). P'raps you could get a very pale gold.
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I'd want to Impress gold - see my siggy.

I'm a junior weyrwoman at Ista Weyr, and I ride gold Charath.
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That quiz had me as a brown rider

About silver dragons, it just doesn't work genetically. Ruth was the result of a recessive gene, purposed as countermeasures to prevent any mutations or defective offspring from hatching, and the particular rare combination of genes not only created the thick shell to prevent hatching, but limited the production of colors within the skin, so that only the base layer of white can be seen. So it's not a new color really, just the lack of it. Silver is another matter entirely, that WOULD be a new color, which does not fit at all within Pernese draconic genetics. It would be entirely outside the boundaries.
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Old Dec 3 2005, 04:48 AM   #37
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just going to correct you on 1 point-Ruth isn't a LACK of colour, he's tinted with all colours if you look at twd, where N'ton and Jaxom are washing him.
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It's still a matter of interpretation. To me if he were truly all colors, then his hide would be a mottled mess of all colors and not white at all. I see Ruth as generally lacking in color, with faint bits of tints/highlights in places which is what N'ton remarks upon.
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Bronze for me. I like to be in charge.
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According to the quiz, I have a white dragon. funny, I always fancied a green myself.
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