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Old October 7 2012, 02:12 PM   #1
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Any old timers still around?

Hey all. Old time Trekbbs'er reporting in. Wow has it really been 5 years since I was last here. How time flies. Any old schoolers still around? Anyone remember the longest thread ever?

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Old October 7 2012, 03:29 PM   #2
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Re: Any old timers still around?

there have been many, many threads way above 6939 posts since then...
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Old October 7 2012, 03:54 PM   #3
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We've had a few top 10,000 even
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Old October 7 2012, 04:04 PM   #4
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Indeed. Just used as a reference for anyone around at that time who might remember
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Old October 7 2012, 06:35 PM   #5
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I remember!
Also, Pepperidge Farm remembers!
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Old October 7 2012, 06:41 PM   #6
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kgibsonuk wrote: View Post
Indeed. Just used as a reference for anyone around at that time who might remember
I don't think I ever participated in it, but I do remember that thread. Long time no see!
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Old October 7 2012, 06:41 PM   #7
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Re: Any old timers still around?

5:31 PM, baby!
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Old October 7 2012, 07:36 PM   #8
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Evening KGib. How goes?

I think there've been a few variants of that thread over the years.
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Old October 7 2012, 07:42 PM   #9
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Re: Any old timers still around?

Welcome back. We have never "met" but thought I would say hi.
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Old October 7 2012, 11:57 PM   #10
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Hey Kev! Great to see you pop in.
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Old October 8 2012, 03:52 AM   #11
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Re: Any old timers still around?

A few names I remember . Hey guys. Think I'll stick around for a while (although I'm more of a Whovian these days lol).
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Old October 8 2012, 03:57 AM   #12
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I remember. I'm a very old timer. In fact, I was around when the boards operated on nothing more than the UNIVAC computer system, a bunch of punch cards and a very exhausted white rat running inside a wheel.
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Old October 8 2012, 04:27 AM   #13
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It's a weird time to ask since you have to hunt for people's names (since we have Halloween names, you have to look in location). I've been here officially since 2003 (in reality, I registered just before the great board crash, had my account erased, and re-registered). Even though that's almost 10 years, I don't consider myself an old-timer. Maybe there needs to be more than one term. I can be an old timer, but other people can be really old timers (ancient timers?).
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Old October 8 2012, 04:53 AM   #14
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Not been here that long myself only some 11.6 years or so.
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Old October 8 2012, 05:10 AM   #15
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Even though that's almost 10 years, I don't consider myself an old-timer. Maybe there needs to be more than one term. I can be an old timer, but other people can be really old timers (ancient timers?).
You mean OZ.
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