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Solunar
[Choob]
22-06-2020 00:24



What first brought you here?

For me, it was back in 2009/10 when I was trying to find a game similar to Runescape, and I stuck around because of you guys

Edit, you guys need to do the obligatory: You joined Syrnia 3641 days ago, you are player number 324441.

Edited on 22-06-2020 00:36
~Sol~ :D

You have married Thorne!
5th March 2020.
Mr. Addy
Keeping this game free by adding ads to every topic
Bex
[TLO]
22-06-2020 00:29



After a year of teasing my brother for playing a lame game where you can't even see what you're doing, he told me to at least try it before calling it lame.

Over 12 years later, I'm still here lol.
12:21 fraggelmupp[TLO]: cant believe i agree with bex, but she is right!

06:58 Borneo[C.]: Bexy is a rockstar

15:50 Evil Mage[~ADV~]: I am a pretty much useless tool on most days :P
Tater
[O.G.]
22-06-2020 00:31



My grandmother played 13-14 years ago, and i would watch her play everyday. I made my first account about 12 years ago in a library and hid it from my mom who told me not to play
That account was removed due to inactivity, and Hatertot was creates a few years later
2020-04-02 06:37:40 Hatertot killed JoveS

[2] 04:34 xxx[XXX]: Imma smack Joves...
[2]04:35 JoveS[-TL-]: I'm not afraid of your mobility scooter !
aussiebeast
[~FoS~]
22-06-2020 00:32



Started a nightshift IT job back in 2005. In 2007 Head Office in Atlanta, Georgia blocked online movie streaming sites and WinAmp feeds.
So I Googled "text adventure" as I enjoyed them back in the 1980s, having both written them and played them.

Once through the tutorial realized I could run it in the background... and am still here

You joined Syrnia 4744 days ago, you are player number 105332.
Why would I shoot a bloke BANG, then carry him to the bloody car and wizz him off to the hospital at a hundred miles an hour? It defeats the purpose of having shot him in the first place.
Solunar
[Choob]
22-06-2020 00:35



Bex, does your brother even still play? xD
~Sol~ :D

You have married Thorne!
5th March 2020.
Lando Calrissian
[World]
22-06-2020 00:39


Midwest & I played a mmo (shoutout Tibia) and were looking for similar games after being banned. Somehow stumbled upon this game after many minutes of Ask Jeeves'ing. Would have been 2007/8. I wanted my name to be either Beavis or Cornholio, cant remember, but one of them was taken so I went with the other.
Bex
[TLO]
22-06-2020 00:41



He does, Stein, the big noob.

Since then, my mum joined as a joke after talking to a clannie on MSN, my little brother joined to mess with us all in chat, I marred Loki after meeting him and shortly after, his brother joined as well. Now I also have a sister in-law, nephew and niece playing.. or at least, they log in on occasion to say hi lol.
12:21 fraggelmupp[TLO]: cant believe i agree with bex, but she is right!

06:58 Borneo[C.]: Bexy is a rockstar

15:50 Evil Mage[~ADV~]: I am a pretty much useless tool on most days :P
Solunar
[Choob]
22-06-2020 00:46



Oh wow! A whole family affair then
~Sol~ :D

You have married Thorne!
5th March 2020.
zooF
[World]
22-06-2020 00:59



My grandpa Cancun

You have been playing Syrnia for 25310 hours and 43 minutes.
You joined Syrnia 3281 days ago, you are player number 347887.

Edited on 24-06-2020 18:04
[2] 05:58 Twitxhy[*TF*]: stop being poor

[2]14:53 Amr[World]: this is called autism

You have married Marley!
Dark Neroxus
[~FoS~]
22-06-2020 01:00



it was like 2006 I was playing adventurequest and some other games but they were dull so I typed in browser RPG and found Syrnia.

joined the game to saucywhooper and I think it was another welcoming me and being helpful, I joined the Temple of Taalia clan and the rest is history.
God' is nothing more than a construct created by man to inspire fear and promote order.

If you wish to see me struck down, for all these atrocities, use your own hands to do so, not 'God's'.
Pendragon
[*TF*]
22-06-2020 02:59



Goodness. I wish I could remember exactly how I found this weird place. All I know is that I was perhaps twelve or thirteen and was just looking online for games to play. Maybe I did the original "games like Runescape", but that information is now lost to time.

I got my brother to play perhaps three days after I started, and he's been around since. Still proud of that.

The playerbase gave me a great first impression when I started, and I joined clan Vertity. The leader was inapix, and she was really cool. I can't remember too many other names from the very beginning, but I don't think any players from Vertity are still around, sadly.

I had limited computer access for my first few years of playing, but I logged in wherever and whenever I could. Syrnia had me hook, line, and sinker.

I remember that I was grounded from the computer (which was in my dad's office) sometime in my first few years playing, but HECK MAN! It was during Christmas time when Celebration Island was open! "Not playing Syrnia" was simply not an option. So I went to my bedroom and figured out that I could log into Syrnia via my Nintendo Wii's internet browser (yes, they have those). Therefore, I did not miss that Christmas. >

So many memories over the years. Once again, no idea how I found it, but I'm sure it was a Google search of some kind.
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twitch.tv/pendragontheninja

John 15:13
Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

[W]04:24 Ansem[~one~]: You are a silly little man xD
CheezyRN
[TSoH]
22-06-2020 04:01



A guy at the skatepark actually showed me the game and it looked interesting so I tested it out. Turns out I liked it and been playing ever since. This was around 2007 I think. Anyways afterwards my rl brother started playing also and still plays to this day also.
57 cheezy struck and dealt 57 damage to the Frost giant. 911/2000
Greensky
[Drunk]
22-06-2020 15:07



True story. I had just seen the Simpsons episode (Marge Gamer) where Marge joins an online game (Earthland Realms). I had never played that sort of game before and it tweaked my interest, so in looking for games like Earthland Realms, I landed here. IIRC, there was an Earthland Realms game at the time, but it was just a spammy unfair sort of quick money maker that didn't in any way resemble the one on the Simpsons.
Guests are reminded that Platform One forbids the use of weapons, teleportation and religion.

My felicitations upon this historical happenstance. I bring you the gift of bodily salivas.
Cast
[CFH]
22-06-2020 16:08



I have a feeling many of you were looking for a Runescape alternative, like me...

Back in 2005 I was doing a google search for "games like runescape" or something like that.... Frankly I didn't want to pay (or my parents at this time) wasn't going to pay to be a "member" which practically you had to do to get most of the game.... Stumbled upon a forum and a post from a user named "floppypillow" I am pretty sure he doesn't play anymore, but that posted made me try it out, and this was very very early in the game when M2H was very active at the time with updates and such, which kind of spoiled me.



You joined Syrnia 5511 days ago, you are player number 3388.
Joined: May 21, 2005

[6]05:19 (Mod)Moderator: once again, just to be very clear - I am not a mod

"When life leaves us blind. Love keeps us kind."
- Chester Bennington
Prometheus
[TSoH]
22-06-2020 16:24



Back in 2006 a group of us at Target Corporation IT dept started to play. Well they did. Quagmire, tallone, and maybe another. They would talk about all the wood they got, and of course, we would laugh. Then one some more guys in the department started to play. I joined shortly thereafter, Jan 2007. We had a whole clan in our office.
8th Member of the 1000 TL club
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TSoH 4 Life!
Brown
[TSoH]
22-06-2020 16:27



I played Barafranca which is a maffia game where you can get killed and at that moment lost everything. (Which i didn't liked when i died). So i searched for other text based games where you don't lost everything ghehe.

Still lost quite some stuff while dying though ghehe...
You have married JaninaLynn ! 15:22 05-05-2009

[3]22:45 (Mod)ruboxjr[O.G.]: You are your own tribe, in and of yourself, Brown :P
2011-08-21 10:03:05 Brown(51) attacked Klom, and did 9 damage. Klom had 0 HP left.
Sephiroth
[TSoH]
22-06-2020 17:28



When I was in highschool, I think when I was 15 years old, a classmate told me about "this game that is a bit like runescape, but with text. His name was 'ill skullman'. I think I lasted about 14 years longer than him. Apparently I ended up liking this game just a tad more. Oh and this, 'Sephiroth', is NOT my first account.

You have been playing Syrnia for 38039 hours and 33 minutes.
You joined Syrnia 4850 days ago, you are player number 67884.

Edit: Sexy stats

Edited on 22-06-2020 17:31
If we question our impermanence
We may not live forever
But if the sun comes up tomorrow
Why should we hope for better?

[2]06:26 Crystal[~FoS~]: I hate that you can make me laugh.
BLOODYSKY
[Drunk]
22-06-2020 17:31



It was a dark night on Dark Swords, I was wandering through a thick pond maze full of dead men and sirens and the oddball black swan then I went up into a dangerous forest to play with the wild boars and elf archers and huntsmen and the magic trees among other things. Then LuciousKri chatted with me about this new Mysterious game called Syrnia and Bing Bang Boom 13+Years later here I continue. Few of us came from Dark Swords back in 2007 Been ups and downs happy returned was missing yall <3
[2]21:56 Tree Hugger[AFK]: great, sky has a siggy now :P
I <3 J00 Mysterious Awesomeness Being! :)
[2]17:22 BLOODYSKY[Drunk]: Is this Hug~Mod or Grumpy~Mod? or? :P
[2]17:22 (Mod)Moderator: BLOODYSKY - Hugged
smitts
[~ADV~]
22-06-2020 17:44


Akkarin told me to play, I joined under protest as I thought it seemed silly.

I still think it seems silly, but its been 4950 days so maybe I'm silly?
Sheep
[TLO]
22-06-2020 22:01


I was playing TribalWars (around 12/13 years ago?) and was a member of a random tribe. A player messaged me in-game suggesting I try Syrnia out. At the time, I think they were just trying to gain rewards out of the referral system.
That player was ZingZangZong (I think) and I joined his clan, [*CHI*]. My original account was deleted for inactivity, but I later rejoined to catch up with old friends and have played on and off since.

You joined Syrnia 3933 days ago, you are player number 295982.

Edited on 22-06-2020 22:02
[3]23:41 Kunzite[TLO]: i would think sis, a day with sheep would be like sunshine every day

[3]21:58 Malekith[TLO]: Yeah that Sheep looks hot
Cruz Nairb
[InGen]
23-06-2020 01:07



I remember being 13 and having the day off school with a cold. That evening I sat on my computer bored and googled 'games like runescape'. I can't recall if Syrnia was the first I tried but it certainly stuck.

You joined Syrnia 4506 days ago, you are player number 187555.
[3]02:24 undying[InGen]: Wanted: Hercules-esque warrior to carry a forest worth of logs across a douche-infested wasteland.

Joined: 20 February 2008

- Cruz Nairb of [InGen] -
Crystal
[~FoS~]
23-06-2020 01:53



2001?-ish, I introduced an ex to D2 LoD...& 2005ish he started playing with these dudes that were rocking the Ladder & Baal runs. I played some.
May 2008-They told me about Syrnia & I joined.
PvP, V, HE, GoL,+ all FoS now, FFX then.
You joined Syrnia 4418 days ago, you are player number 210211.
[2]19:08Errant[TSoH]: Crystal will be with you shortly, plz write your will and reflect on your failures in life in the meantime
[2]00:31 Crystal[~FoS~]: Its awful, but I like it
[2]00:32 Sephiroth[TSoH]: Syrnia represent
bigguyda
[Core]
23-06-2020 04:25


It was a cold day in 2007 when...

I was just looking for a runescape type game...
Z3ll
[Corps]
23-06-2020 09:18



Shady and moms dragged me here from mostwqntedgame (a long dead mafia based game).... they both went inactive and I just hung around.
Luck is when skill meets opportunity.
G Bob
[TLO]
23-06-2020 09:57



by mistake. I went to an internet cafe, took a long night, and after 3 h I was bored. Than I remembered that my new class mate is from ... an africa country, so I googled a few, and than I entered Siria (I know now its not from Africa )But I typed it wrong, like Sirnia.
And thats it
You joined Syrnia 4268 days ago
I Hate the dude called: I Hate BOB!

[W]09:02 Bex[TLO]: haha you rock! made me giggle for real xD
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