5 years of HTF

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  1. steve jaros

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    ... well, that's what my registration date says. HTF sure is a lot bigger these days than it was in 10/97, with all the attendant good and bad things that come with huge growth. From about 30 to 30,000! But the good far outweighs the bad.
    Thanks Parker and Ron for having me around this long. [​IMG]
    Steve Jaros
     
  2. Philip Hamm

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    Wow, five years and you still don't know the correct area to post in.... [​IMG][​IMG]
    hee hee hee. I echo the thanks. Congrats Steve. Not many of us old timers here these days.
     
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    Wow where've yuu been? only 730 posts in 5 years?! :p)
     
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    Some people like to be selective when posting. [​IMG]
     
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    oh, this isn't the word association thread?
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    Hey, that's post number 1 gajillion for me. [​IMG]
     
  7. NickSo

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  8. Jack Briggs

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    Thanks for staying aboard, Steve.
    (May I ask a question? Do I qualify as an "old timer"? Or is that a distinction reserved only for those who were here since before the Big Bang? [​IMG])
     
  9. steve jaros

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    Thanks Jack, thanks Philip. [​IMG]
    NickSo: I guess my average is about a post every 2.5 days, and that's been about right. I don't post alot but i'd bet that probably no more than 10 days has ever gone by without me posting something, so i've never been away for any considerable length of time.
    Jack - FWIW i'd reserve the true 'old timer' tag for those who were on the HTF when it was a subscription Delphi forum, i.e., between say 1993 and 1997. I remember that Ron would occasionally advertise it on alt.video.laserdisc and the like. You had to pay a $10 fee per month or something like that to subscribe and i was too poor at the time. [​IMG]
    But even though people like me couldn't post to it we could in effect 'lurk' it because Ron would occasionally re-post forum articles to the "laserdisc" newsgroup.
    But since it went 'free' in 1997, i'd say the label could apply to anyone who joined before mid-1999, so you'd qualify. [​IMG]
     
  10. Seth Paxton

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    YAY, I'm an old timer then. [​IMG]
    Just one more step into the grave I suppose. [​IMG]
    Hey, just wait until 10 years from now when some kid asks "what was a newsgroup?" [​IMG]
     
  11. Jack Briggs

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    I feel ... young. *gazes at the Enterprise's viewscreen* [​IMG]
     
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    Whats a newsgroup? [​IMG]
     
  13. Kevin P

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    Newsgroup? And what the heck is a laserdisc? [​IMG]
    And DVDs that held no more than 9 gigabytes of compressed low-res audio and video? How old-fashioned (as I post this from my holodeck) [​IMG]
    Wow, 5 years. I'm coming up on 3 years here myself. HTF's been around as long as I've been married.
    KJP
     
  14. Dean DeMass

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    Yup, in just about 5 months I'll hit the five year mark myself. I remember the days when the forum was basically one area, with funny jokes and pictures abound. [​IMG]
    Thanks for letting me be an old timer as well. [​IMG]
    -Dean-
     
  15. Jay H

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    Woohoo... count me in as old!

    Where's my Geritol??

    I never had an account on Delphi, the only place I had an account before an ISP was Compuserve when I had my C64, erh, actually more like when I was using my C64 cause I still have it and the last time I checked, it still works.

    Jay
     
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    Well I must be on the border of being old then [​IMG] This site was a LOT smaller when I registered, and I lurked for quite a while before then [​IMG]
     
  17. Neil Joseph

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    Things sure have changed since then. I use to lurk on the forum in those days. There were some other forums but... how can I say this without breaking any rules, mentioning any names, or getting myself in trouble..... comparing the forums would be like comparing Oprah and Jerry Springer, if you know what I mean. [​IMG]
     
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    I know what you mean Neil...I was on those other boards as well[​IMG]
     
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    Ive been around for quite a while too.....since mid 99 or so i think. I dont post very often at all, but i read this forum everyday. I have gained tons of valuable information since joining this place.
     
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    I've been posting since 1999 but lurking since 1998. I guess I'd call myself middle-aged.
     

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