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Old November 3 2012, 03:56 PM   #211
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Re: Any old timers still around?

I left in 2002 or 2003 due to trouble with flamers and trolls some of whom appear to be still around, hence I chose a different name when I re-registered.

Plus: this one is next to impossible to hack - nobody could spell it properly
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Old November 3 2012, 07:28 PM   #212
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Who were you back in 2002-2003?
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Old November 3 2012, 08:58 PM   #213
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Re: Any old timers still around?

someone else
As I said, the flamers and bullies from 2002/3 are still on the user list. I'd rather not reveal my old identity. Don't want Bonzie to have to deal with a flame war.
I'll give you a clue, though: I am neither Red Whacker nor Lighter nor Che.

Speaking of oldtimers: what happened to PreatorX, Verteron and TLE?
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Old November 3 2012, 09:17 PM   #214
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Speaking of oldtimers: what happened to PreatorX, Verteron and TLE?
TEH BABA ate them.
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Old November 3 2012, 11:14 PM   #215
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Speaking of oldtimers: what happened to PreatorX, Verteron and TLE?
I haven't seen PreatorX for a long time. Vert still turns briefly up now and then - his most recent post showing was in September. Teelie was also showing up irregularly, but I think it's been a few months since I saw him last.
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Old November 4 2012, 07:20 AM   #216
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Re: Any old timers still around?

I was Captain Napalm when I first joined, which seems pretty weird, now. I swapped it for a more appropriate Calvin & Hobbes reference. Funny to think that now I've been posting on here for longer than that strip ran.

I probably wouldn't choose it now, but at this point, it seems pointless to change it.
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Old November 4 2012, 07:46 AM   #217
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Spiff, I approve of your avatar.

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Old November 4 2012, 08:02 AM   #218
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Re: Any old timers still around?

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Speaking of oldtimers: what happened to PreatorX, Verteron and TLE?
I haven't seen PreatorX for a long time. Vert still turns briefly up now and then - his most recent post showing was in September. Teelie was also showing up irregularly, but I think it's been a few months since I saw him last.
I think real life claimed PreatorX - I remember chatting with him a bit several years ago. A good guy he was.

On the name thing, most of my time here, I've been ElimParra, except that year I was ParanoidTailor.
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Old November 5 2012, 02:29 PM   #219
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Re: Any old timers still around?

I agree. He seemed to be a very nice guy. I didn't like one of his RL friends, though, who sold drugs. That's exactly the kind of friends an insecure teenager does absolutely not need.
Last thing I heard of PX was that he was considering to go to university, preferably somewhere south whith more warmth and light. He said he suffered from winter depression.

I missed Vert's last appearance. Ah, maybe next time
Teelie and his wicked sense of humour always appealed to me. I met him in chat a few times and found im a very pleasant guy.

Elim, weren't you an EFCL member as well? One of the very early members even, if I am nost mistaken.

MrSilver you are a new one for me. Afaik we haven't met before and we have no mutual friends, it seems. I suppose we always prefered different parts of the board and therefore never met.
But I do recall M'Sharak and SpacemanSpiff from back then
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Old November 14 2012, 04:46 AM   #220
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Oh, and someone mentioned that I seem familiar but I don't think I'm the person you're thinking of. There's a Kaestra (or used to be) here, and I'm pretty sure there are other Kestras floating around the internet too. But it's the name I've used online and I have never had any thoughts of changing it.
Why, lil' old me?
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Old November 14 2012, 07:02 AM   #221
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Elim, weren't you an EFCL member as well? One of the very early members even, if I am nost mistaken.
I was. EFCL was a great board. Well except a lot of the stuff with the Senate. First posted as Elim, and then as Joel.
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Old November 14 2012, 07:19 AM   #222
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yes, there was far too much red tape. I was very strongly opposed to all these board rules. I would have preferred something that's short and easy to remember, kinda like 10 board commandmends instead of 8 screen pages of dos and don'ts, but I was outnumbered.
The senate idea was pretty sound imo but such things work only with a small group. EFCL worked well first because it was a group of friends who fitted together. But then friend's friends joined, and their friends, which didn't fit in with everyone. It was rather inevitable that the board fell into fractions.
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Old November 14 2012, 08:18 AM   #223
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Oh, and someone mentioned that I seem familiar but I don't think I'm the person you're thinking of. There's a Kaestra (or used to be) here, and I'm pretty sure there are other Kestras floating around the internet too. But it's the name I've used online and I have never had any thoughts of changing it.
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Old November 14 2012, 08:26 AM   #224
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Speaking of oldtimers: what happened to PreatorX, Verteron and TLE?
TEH BABA ate them.
In Lawrence Kudlow sauce, no doubt.
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Old November 14 2012, 04:26 PM   #225
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Spaceman Spiff wrote: View Post
I was Captain Napalm when I first joined, which seems pretty weird, now. I swapped it for a more appropriate Calvin & Hobbes reference. Funny to think that now I've been posting on here for longer than that strip ran.

I probably wouldn't choose it now, but at this point, it seems pointless to change it.
Don't ever change it! I used to love watching out for all your different Calvin and Hobbes themed avatars.
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