Are you old enough to remember the group's history?

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Armadillo of Doom, Jun 18, 2010.

  1. Armadillo of Doom

    aa Armadillo of Doom Group Founder, Lover of Pie

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    Just a bit of nostalgia, as I am inclined to do from time to time. Lets see how many old-timers are still here.

    What was the special software we used for the chat room?
    Who were the very first moderators?
    Who won our original mapping contest?

    Now lets see you think of some stuff :)
     
  2. Ravidge

    aa Ravidge Grand Vizier

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    1. chat logger bot run by paul? Dunno if this is what you're referring to.
    2. drp, paul, djive and you?
    3. youme with cp_bloodstained?
    (highlight to see better..)

    I'm very unsure about all the answers since I was actually several months late to join the site.
     
  3. Randdalf

    aa Randdalf

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    1. that chat logger thing?
    2. you, drp, djive, paul
    3. youme
     
  4. luxatile

    aa luxatile deer

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    I think I'm "old enough" to know these, shame I don't know if I remember... :p

    I'll give it a try and answer without looking.

    What was the special software we used for the chat room? We had a chat logger bot that sat there and recorded the chat, at least.
    Who were the very first moderators? Ahh, this is tough. I know the very first were drpepper, ID and DJive, but the regular moderators are blurry to me. I think ryodoan was a mod pretty early on...
    Who won our original mapping contest? Wasn't that Youme with cp_bloodstained? Or am I just remembering that because I liked the map for some reason...? lol

    Well I don't think I remember as well as I should, but those were good times. I fondly remember my first days mapping in February 2008. And I remember the night I spent hours trying to finish up my map, building cubemaps and all :)o) so I could get it in the monthly gameday. Standards were high back then. :p Good times indeed.
     
  5. Arhurt

    Arhurt L6: Sharp Member

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    I really don't remember/know any of that

    But I like to think of myself as old, simply because many of the new faces don't know me because of my long abscence.
     
  6. Armadillo of Doom

    aa Armadillo of Doom Group Founder, Lover of Pie

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    Ravidge and Randdalf are the closest. We did in fact have a chat logger for the Steam Group, and Youme won our first contest by default. Mangy was the clear winner, but the TF2 Editor was still very new, and he had a persistent server-crashing bug in his map :( As for the first mods, I'm not surprised nobody knows. Drpepper and I created this group, we started off as the original admins. This was long before we had a general staff, and the two mods I brought on were Paul and Dox.

    What I remember most fondly to this day (read: will haunt my nightmares forever), is the original Gamedays. 5-8 hour affairs once or twice per week, always Friday and Saturday. Needing to manually make bzips and upload to both the main server and the redirect, then messing w/ maplists so I wouldn't have to sit in for the entire session. Good times :)
     
  7. grazr

    aa grazr Old Man Mutant Ninja Turtle

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    I remember when the maps section was just another section of the forum... no formatting. I don't know how we got along fine with that. I remember before blogs and the "Thanks" system as well.
     
  8. littleedge

    aa littleedge L1111: Clipping Guru

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    I joined here after the pl contest. So I know nothing.

    Now, my old clan, I could give a detailed history. Including the Ballad of Casanova. You guys know him. Good story. Good story.
     
  9. ANova

    ANova L7: Fancy Member

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    <----- This guy
     
  10. Boylee

    aa Boylee pew pew pew

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    Are you old enough to remember the group's history?

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    Well, old enough yes, been around long enough, no.
     
  11. Dragonstorm24

    Dragonstorm24 L4: Comfortable Member

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    what he said
     
  12. Numerous

    Numerous L4: Comfortable Member

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    That engineer is a TURTLE!
     
  13. Lancey

    aa Lancey Currently On: ?????

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    He's obviously not.
     
  14. Shmitz

    aa Shmitz Old Hat

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    Old enough to remember? Hah! I'm old enough to have forgotten this group's history!
     
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  15. TheBladeRoden

    TheBladeRoden L7: Fancy Member

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    I remember being a mod once. I remember almost everyone being a mod once.