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Old June 4 2013, 03:42 PM   #736
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Re: Any old timers still around?

Good, then I'm still an Old Timer.
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Old June 4 2013, 07:46 PM   #737
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The way I see it, if you joined the board when Bill Clinton was still President or at the very least before 9/11 then you're older than dirt. We probably made our first posts using a Tandy computer powered by a hamster in a wheel.
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Old June 5 2013, 12:35 AM   #738
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Sakrysta wrote: View Post
DEAverification - eventually just DEA, because no one wanted to type that long name over and over.
That's it! Man, those were the days of yore.
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Old June 5 2013, 01:45 AM   #739
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The way I see it, if you joined the board when Bill Clinton was still President or at the very least before 9/11 then you're older than dirt. We probably made our first posts using a Tandy computer powered by a hamster in a wheel.
Close.

I joined in November of 2001, using AOL Dial-Up...

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Old June 5 2013, 02:11 AM   #740
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Joined August of 2001, I guess I'm an old timer.
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Old June 5 2013, 05:47 AM   #741
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Re: Any old timers still around?

March or April of 2000 (actual date lost in one of the many server crashes). I remember when my group was considered n00bs and we were less than a year newer than those who were on board at the beginning of the place.
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Old June 5 2013, 06:44 AM   #742
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The way I see it, if you joined the board when Bill Clinton was still President or at the very least before 9/11 then you're older than dirt. We probably made our first posts using a Tandy computer powered by a hamster in a wheel.
Nah, we had electricity... but whatever I was using, its main function was to serve as a 3278 terminal emulator. (So it may as well have been a Tandy powered by a hamster, by today's standards...)
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Old June 5 2013, 08:49 AM   #743
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The way I see it, if you joined the board when Bill Clinton was still President or at the very least before 9/11 then you're older than dirt. We probably made our first posts using a Tandy computer powered by a hamster in a wheel.
Close.

I joined in November of 2001, using AOL Dial-Up...

Ah the days of dial-up. However did we manage?

But back to tying down the definitions.

Newb=Anyone who hasn't been here as long as you.
Old Timer=Anyone who has been here longer than you.
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Old June 5 2013, 01:40 PM   #744
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The way I see it, if you joined the board when Bill Clinton was still President or at the very least before 9/11 then you're older than dirt. We probably made our first posts using a Tandy computer powered by a hamster in a wheel.
Close.

I joined in November of 2001, using AOL Dial-Up...

Ah the days of dial-up. However did we manage?
"Back in my day, you had to post quick...before the phone rang..."

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Old June 5 2013, 04:09 PM   #745
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Re: Any old timers still around?

I was late to the party. I have only been around for a year and 11 months.
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Old June 5 2013, 07:24 PM   #746
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Fortunantly we are very tolerate of party crashers around here.
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Old June 5 2013, 09:44 PM   #747
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I used to post several times a day, but not really anymore. I got board with the BBS and found it to be too crowded a place to really have any meaningful discussions.
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Old June 5 2013, 11:26 PM   #748
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At some point in the future we should rename a forum in honor of Mallory.
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Old June 6 2013, 12:08 AM   #749
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It would have to be the Awesome Forum.
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Old June 6 2013, 01:18 AM   #750
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How about this criteria for an old timer, if you've been around since the forums first year.
How about making one of the definitions something like "You have been a former staff member longer than you were a staff member"?
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