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Response to Bbs History Lessons Feb. 26th, 2013 @ 07:20 PM Reply

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Response to Bbs History Lessons Feb. 26th, 2013 @ 07:32 PM Reply

At 2/26/13 01:56 PM, supergandhi64 wrote: 2007 users get their cue and can now act out what they've rehearsed so many times in anticipation of this day

--supergandhi64

And now I'll step in.

Bigbadron used to be a big deal, EyeLovePoozy too, both were two trolls who just so happened to be mods. Bigbadron actually ended up deleting my original accounts "EvilConker" "GoodConker" and "NeoConker" which I supported with rather shitty .gifs of conkers in those scenarios.

Otherwise, there was the Sirtom 'scandal,' Wade used to be much more hated then he is now - he's pretty much just an old man now (lol) and there was a large controversy when a user made a flash that insulted his wife, which made him go apeshit and ban him (even though it was supposedly freedom of speech.)

Mods in general used to be a bigger deal, right now I can't really count the mods off the top of my head, but they used to be as corrupt as the seven seas. They would BASK in their power, literally, and had a very, VERY, small tolerance.

Tom also used to be God, I remember when I first met him in PAX East my heart stopped, compare that to the next year where I barely talked to him and the year after that where I trolled him for luls and he lolled back.

I think there was a big thread about some crazy dream a user had about Tom Fulp, encountering him in a store or something. It had a LOT of posts.

Photoshop threads also used to be MUCH more prevalant.

Before the advent of User Pages, literature was posted in the General Forum. So what ended up happening was that there were these HUGE threads with these ongoing chapters in them, where users would chip in and writers would get a lot of exposure. Sadly, that died when the mods decided to ban it because 'stories belonged on the user page.'

For better or worse, I suppose. I think one big one had a military version of the BBS, "a call to arms" or something like that.

Life wise, ParagonX was basically the only musician with a nickle to her name. The talent pool used to be MUCH smaller, mostly on the idea that only a few users could be 'famous.' Meetups also began popping up around 2007/2008, and that's when popularity started spreading about.

Also, there used to be a LOT of portal spam. The clock crew were very prevalant, as well as the Locks, Socoms, Kitty Krew, and Stars. I actually ended up forming an "anti-spam" group called The Rebellion which crashed terribly, but was a good shot in the dark.

I think the NG Police Brigade still exists, but they're as useful as rocks.

Stamper never got around to updating that "some user account thingy here" text at the bottom of the NG Layout, which would replace the "sign up" text when browsing while not logged in.

There's a lot of other stuff, but I'd need key terms to shake up my memory. Feel free to ask for specifics, just quote me so I can see it.

I guess a testament to how the forums have changed has been that I JUST reached 5k a few days ago, which used to be a huge deal - the important thing is that most of those 5k were done a WHILE ago, and I've only recently began 'posting' again.


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Response to Bbs History Lessons Feb. 26th, 2013 @ 08:13 PM Reply

At 2/26/13 04:59 PM, Dromedary wrote:
there was also a guy who deleted his system 32, but i can't find the thread

http://www.newgrounds.com/bbs/topic/859607

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Response to Bbs History Lessons Feb. 26th, 2013 @ 08:28 PM Reply

At 2/26/13 08:13 PM, Son-of-Gerad wrote:
At 2/26/13 04:59 PM, Dromedary wrote:
there was also a guy who deleted his system 32, but i can't find the thread
http://www.newgrounds.com/bbs/topic/859607

huh, guess psycho's posts got deleted. shame, that was a hilarious thread


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Response to Bbs History Lessons Feb. 26th, 2013 @ 10:39 PM Reply

Shit this website has history? I missed out then. Man.


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Response to Bbs History Lessons Feb. 26th, 2013 @ 10:47 PM Reply

If you don't remember the old Paltalk rooms, you don't know SHIT about the BBS.


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Response to Bbs History Lessons Feb. 26th, 2013 @ 11:32 PM Reply

At 2/26/13 10:39 PM, PotHeadParadise wrote: Shit this website has history? I missed out then. Man.

These forums have been around for over a decade. A history is bound to exist.

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Response to Bbs History Lessons Feb. 27th, 2013 @ 12:20 AM Reply

At 2/26/13 02:05 PM, Natick wrote: does anyone else remember when poozy still worked here

That mod was put in charge of banning me every week. Cool guy though.


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Response to Bbs History Lessons Feb. 27th, 2013 @ 12:38 AM Reply

Around 2006-2009, I spent all of my time on these forums, and in the ever so popular at the time chat medium Paltalk. In 2007 I was 12 years old, without newgrounds I probably wouldn't be the cynically sarcastic insincere guy I am today. Maybe I would've gone out and gotten a life, rather than trying to impress some 16 year olds with too much free time. I look back every now and then at these forums with disdain, newgrounds has taken from me what nothing else could; that is my will to give a fuck, because giving a fuck isn't cool.
Anyways, to answer your question, it was alright. At the time I felt like there was more continuity in the people that posted, and there was a stronger sense of togetherness. It was probably just because I knew everybody though. There were a bunch of role playing threads and whatnot until they got banned. Plenty of picture threads, I always thought they were creative and fun but eventually they went away. Much more Bedn, much more locks and clocks, and there were shit tons of other NG specific memes that I don't really care to remember. People used sign up date as an indicator of status much more often, such as '06s looked down on '07s and so on. At the time, it seemed like mods posted more too. Maybe that's just because I was banned all the time, because I was 12.
That's all I got, the majority of NGs appeal to me at the time was that constant inside jokes were being pumped out of the 4chan machine, and those jokes hit everywhere on the internet, rather than NG specifically. It seems like 4chan doesn't really make memes anymore? I haven't heard of any recent ones of any merit anyways. The general forums took uptmost influence from 4chan when it was super popular, so really it was like a slightly more controlled yet less original 4chan.

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Response to Bbs History Lessons Feb. 27th, 2013 @ 12:39 AM Reply

Was only half a year ago but does anybody still remember kewlboy05?


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Response to Bbs History Lessons Feb. 27th, 2013 @ 12:43 AM Reply

At 2/26/13 05:46 PM, Havegum wrote: Didn't know there was a glock crew

fuck u

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Response to Bbs History Lessons Feb. 27th, 2013 @ 12:49 AM Reply

At 2/26/13 03:10 PM, UVSoaked wrote: Revird was the place for regulars to go when they were banned from the forums. Around 2005ish? Fun times.

Oh man I forgot about that shit.
http://dagobah.net/flash/pineapple.swf

Here's how I'd sum up the history of the forums:

Shitty troll acounts
Some people died
Some people left
Me and others act like pretentious fucks for being around longer than everyone else. Nobody really gives a shit.

So basically the same shit over and over just different faces


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Response to Bbs History Lessons Feb. 27th, 2013 @ 01:03 AM Reply

At 2/26/13 06:37 PM, UVSoaked wrote:
At 2/26/13 03:10 PM, UVSoaked wrote: Revird was the place for regulars to go when they were banned from the forums. Around 2005ish? Fun times.
Confirmation source: @Sensationalism?

I wish I was on my other computer, I'd post some Revird pics. Revird was better than NGBBS. Good times.


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Response to Bbs History Lessons Feb. 27th, 2013 @ 01:17 AM Reply

There was a thread long ago, about a man with a neck of stone...


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Response to Bbs History Lessons Feb. 27th, 2013 @ 01:30 AM Reply

At 2/26/13 02:06 PM, Gagsy wrote: The only thing worth knowing of is So Sandy.

who what when

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Response to Bbs History Lessons Feb. 27th, 2013 @ 01:38 AM Reply

Back in the day there were a lot of pre teens on the site, and they'd cover up their youth by being complete asshat douches, which didn't do a lot of good.

I used to be someone on the BBS who wouldn't debase myself to verbally assaulting someone, but some people just don't know who they're fucking with.


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Response to Bbs History Lessons Feb. 27th, 2013 @ 01:58 AM Reply

sirtom93 tried to burn down his school but he went full fucking retard and told newgrounds and got himself arrested before he could commit the deed


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Response to Bbs History Lessons Feb. 27th, 2013 @ 02:03 AM Reply

This site has no history
--supergandhi74


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Response to Bbs History Lessons Feb. 27th, 2013 @ 02:04 AM Reply

At 2/27/13 01:58 AM, Halberd wrote: sirtom93 tried to burn down his school but he went full fucking retard and told newgrounds and got himself arrested before he could commit the deed

Not before getting his ass kicked by Rig.

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Response to Bbs History Lessons Feb. 27th, 2013 @ 02:05 AM Reply

At 2/27/13 02:03 AM, supergandhi74 wrote: This site has no history
--supergandhi74

history does as history is


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Response to Bbs History Lessons Feb. 27th, 2013 @ 02:33 AM Reply

All the friends I made on here that I helped run the Newgrounds Counter-Strike server with either stopped coming on here or died. Same difference.

Honestly sometimes I'm surprised this website even still exists. I accidentally click on a bookmark that leads me here once in a while and I'd imagine the feeling is not unlike accidentally picking up your old jizz sock when sorting out your room before moving off to college.


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Response to Bbs History Lessons Feb. 27th, 2013 @ 03:04 AM Reply

At 2/26/13 02:36 PM, Dragen wrote:
At 2/26/13 02:09 PM, Satan wrote: I was one of those people who made an account, browsed once every 5 or 6 months for a week none-stop and then vanished, or lost interest before going back to another website I used at the time.
what website you talking about?

I'd rather not say, I'm still ashamed of myself for ever being associated with it ;_; it ate my life for a long ass time.


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Response to Bbs History Lessons Feb. 27th, 2013 @ 03:07 AM Reply

At 2/26/13 07:32 PM, squidly wrote: Historical stuff

I actually learned some new things from that post, nice! Is that flash that insulted Wade still around, or was that deleted at the same time as the user was banned?

At 2/26/13 05:46 PM, Havegum wrote: I've heard about these. Didn't know there was a glock crew, sure you don't mean the Lock Legion?

Nah, there was a glock group too. They even have a collection. The LL is a classic. :(

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Response to Bbs History Lessons Feb. 27th, 2013 @ 03:10 AM Reply

lol 2007 users recalling "bbs history" get a fuckin life

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Response to Bbs History Lessons Feb. 27th, 2013 @ 05:37 AM Reply

At 2/27/13 03:10 AM, undowenEd wrote: lol 2007 users recalling "bbs history" get a fuckin life

you jelly of my 07?


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Response to Bbs History Lessons Feb. 27th, 2013 @ 06:00 AM Reply

At 2/26/13 03:16 PM, Viper50 wrote: And then there was the time DrForeman "awakened the beast".

Pissing myself at this, Poxpower is a God.


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Response to Bbs History Lessons Feb. 27th, 2013 @ 07:17 AM Reply

At 2/27/13 03:10 AM, undowenEd wrote: lol 2007 users recalling "bbs history" get a fuckin life

Five years is a long time!

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Response to Bbs History Lessons Feb. 27th, 2013 @ 07:30 AM Reply

Livecorpse suicide
Goldencat's raps
Sig trends - I had one, so did Stem, where like half the forum would have the same signature
Rabid-Echidna's offensive signatures
Dirty stories, in particular my dirty stories
Hiding links to shock sites
Users such as Nephthys, Carmilla, Tremour, Tanner, Olskoo, Bevin, Mopsickle, Sanjay, Rabid-Echidna, MacDeth (10 points for every name recognised)
The Star Syndicate
Piconjo Pwns J00
Waid Fulp, Josh Bedn, BeanBurgerClock's classic movies
Tricky the Clown
Pube Muppet

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Response to Bbs History Lessons Feb. 27th, 2013 @ 07:31 AM Reply

At 2/27/13 07:30 AM, Earfetish wrote: Rabid-Echidna's offensive signatures

These are hilarious.


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Response to Bbs History Lessons Feb. 27th, 2013 @ 08:32 AM Reply

At 2/27/13 03:07 AM, Cyberdevil wrote:
At 2/26/13 07:32 PM, squidly wrote: Historical stuff
I actually learned some new things from that post, nice! Is that flash that insulted Wade still around, or was that deleted at the same time as the user was banned?

I believe it was deleted almost immediately. That's where the controversy stemmed from.


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