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LOL You know you've been on Bit-tech too long when...

Discussion in 'General' started by specofdust, 6 Jan 2011.

  1. B3CK

    B3CK New Member

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    When you have to post here to see your join date, and then add a year or two.
     
  2. Altron

    Altron Well-Known Member

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    I know I've been on bit-tech too long when someone who joined more than two years after me has been on Bit-tech too long.

    :eyebrow:

    He has me beat a lot by posts. I've been averaging just over 1 post per day for more than eight years now. The majority of that was back a long time ago, though. I hit 2,000 posts in 2005, and just topped 3,000 in 2010.
     
  3. Kúsař

    Kúsař regular bit-tech reader

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    Did anyone ever had dreams about reading unreleased reviews on BT?
     
  4. Altron

    Altron Well-Known Member

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    It's an interesting dynamic, these forums. I don't know if anyone had any idea how big they were going to be.

    There were all sorts of small dial-up BBS sites throughout the 90s. The vB forums really took off in 2000 and 2001, mostly on tech sites, but slowly expanded to other types of sites.

    It's really something special, how long these sites have been around, with no signs of fading or slowing down. I wonder how long they'll go for. The 10-year mark for many forums either has arrived or is quickly approaching. Will they make it 20 years? 30 years? Longer? It's a social phenomenon that's never really existed before, the idea of an open written discussion. What makes it all so great is how much of this technology conversation has been archived. I can recall conversations that I had almost a decade ago word-for-word. It sounds silly, but there's a certain longevity to it that's fascinating. The words I'm typing right now might live on Bit-Tech for decades or even centuries. That's always been the case with professional publications like magazines and newspapers, but what makes it so awesome is that our regular conversations now have that longevity.
     
  5. Ending Credits

    Ending Credits Bunned

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    When your F5 key no longer says F5.


    Also, three years on BT, whoo!
     
  6. docodine

    docodine killed a guy once

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    I remember the old days.. The days before the homepage redesign :lol:
     
  7. Unicorn

    Unicorn Uniform November India

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    Even that thread might live on until 2020, or longer :D
     
  8. Gunsmith

    Gunsmith Maximum Win

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    yeah it was a bit of a beast wasnt it? :p

    I knew I'd been on BT too long when I noticed ive had over 6000 people look at my profile :eyebrow:
     
  9. BRAWL

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    Sir that's simply called Stalking... it happens :p
     
  10. Unicorn

    Unicorn Uniform November India

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    Indeed it was! :D

    So, if you think over 6K views is bad, I presume approaching 10K is fairly worrying? :worried:
     
  11. sp4nky

    sp4nky BF3: Aardfrith WoT: McGubbins

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    I don't. I only came here because the CPC forums got closed down :grr:
     
  12. Gordy

    Gordy Evil Teddy

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    Yeah, I'm coming up on my 10 years. Scarily long time!
     
  13. Unicorn

    Unicorn Uniform November India

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    The redesign happened about a year after the CPC forums moved here...
     
  14. Guest-23315

    Guest-23315 Guest

    I think i'm one of the highest viewed apart from the mods..

    Aluminium foil hat anyone?
     
  15. Canon

    Canon Reformed

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    I havn't been here for even 1 year yet, havn't done much either....yet I think I have a good grasp now, slacker by nature I guess :lol:
     
  16. BRAWL

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    Sir, I would stop you using your foil hat as it breach's six Apple patents including "Steve Jobs" and "Internet paranoia"

    Same man... Been here since Aug2010 registered, Trolled my way into Nexxo's life quite nicely and now understand that my next big project won't be done for a few years :(
     
  17. Silver51

    Silver51 I cast flare!

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    I recognise people by their avatar as well, so it's a little disorienting when they change it.



    Amplifies brain signal strength? :worried:

    http://berkeley.intel-research.net/arahimi/helmet/
     
  18. maximus09

    maximus09 Forever n00b

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    ditto, what does that make us then?
     
  19. BRAWL

    BRAWL Well-Known Member

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    awesome
     
  20. Unicorn

    Unicorn Uniform November India

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    Refugees*

    :D
     

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