That's okay, it wouldn't have worked out in the long term. It was always going to be "Anarion, when you are going to run a Mage game?" wasn't it?"
Also, I got a random package from an old friend that had a Rainbow Dash scarf in it! Here is my new summer ensemble.
Scarf, shirt, badge, pony. Do you think I have enough Rainbow Dash on my body?
By and large it worked because this community has common interest in understanding how other human beings think in conjunction with a shared amusement at watching other humans inflict suffering on themselves for entirely delusional reasons.