Sooo....who's still here from "BTC"...?

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Sooo....who's still here from "BTC"...?

Post by ZephyrWasHOT!! »

"BTC" being the mystical lost time "Before The Crash" of Feb, 2004.

I can only remember:

Greg
Me
BTE
Myron

Anybody else...?

(That was a funny day, Feb 4, 2004. I thought the world had ended. This was the only message board I was part of, back then. I could not believe that the entire ValiantComics.com went down the tube. Yes, it was "ValiantComics.com" long before it became "Valiantfans"....)

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Post by depluto »

I lurked a tiny bit before but didn't start posting until the following June.

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The "day the board returned" was Feb. 4, 2004. I think it had been down a while before I realized it was gone forever. I had to get a whole new everything... it was the hosting company that went down... Endore.com... thousands of customers.

Here is some internet archaeology of that event that affected thousands of website owners:
http://www.webhostingtalk.com/showthread.php?t=229052" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Post by drmirage »

That was a looong time ago.

BTC now is known more as Bitcoin.

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Post by Chiclo »

drmirage wrote:BTC now is known more as Bitcoin.
By the uninitiated, perhaps so.

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I'm a Feb 4 original. :superstar:

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I was on the original board. Can't remember if I used the same screen name but likely I did.

I did not register for the new boards until about a month after (March 2004) they were launched.

I might have the record of the longest time between posts - March 18, 2010 to June 30, 2018. And I had a break between 2007 and 2009 and 2004 and 2007.

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:hi:
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magnus20009 wrote:I was on the original board. Can't remember if I used the same screen name but likely I did.

I did not register for the new boards until about a month after (March 2004) they were launched.

I might have the record of the longest time between posts - March 18, 2010 to June 30, 2018.
Probably not. :angel:

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Post by nycjadie »

I was a lurker and had an account. I can't remember the name. Might have been nycjadie. Might have been something else. I used it to buy some old pre-unity issues, and get info back in the day when I was trying to rebuild my collection after college.

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Post by IMJ »

I feel like I was haunting the forums since maybe 2004 but didn't register to start posting for some reason or another until '05.

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Post by skot »

yeah i remember the first iteration of the board. i was a few days late checking in.
i remember a few names here :)

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Not me. I think I started reading the board late 2004.
Signed on 2005, then posted 2006. I just checked, it 7 months before my first post and second post.

But i know Magnus R was on original board. Well I think so.
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Phantom wrote:Not me. I think I started reading the board late 2004.
Signed on 2005, then posted 2006. I just checked, it 7 months before my first post and second post.

But i know Magnus R was on original board. Well I think so.

you are correct
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Post by cjv »

I was here.

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Post by betterthanezra »

I was

Like Zeph said in the first post but my screen name at the time was Shadowsip

After the crash it's been BTE I wish I could remember how many posts I had originally before it went into the void

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