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#337960 - Sat Dec 23 2006 07:51 PM Thanks to Terry
Blueee Offline

Registered: Tue Dec 27 2005
Posts: 1469
Loc: Kent EnglandUK
Thanks Terry for creating such a great site, I've been a member for a year and this site has just grown and evolved so much in that short time!

I'm wondering what the site was like when it first started.

So all you old members, how much has the site changed since you've been here?
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#337961 - Sun Dec 24 2006 04:18 AM Re: Thanks to Terry
sue943 Offline

Registered: Sun Dec 19 1999
Posts: 37535
Loc: Jersey
I have been here seven years, so not one of the 'old timers'. I joined just after the forums were started in this form. It was several months before Terry first wrote the quiz section, the basis of so many of the games we now have.

You might find the following interesting.*/

Edited by sue943 (Sun Dec 24 2006 06:01 AM)
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#337962 - Tue Dec 26 2006 10:14 AM Re: Thanks to Terry
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Registered: Thu Oct 16 2003
Posts: 10702
Loc: Burlington OntarioCanada
I probably spend more time on this site than I do anywhere else!
Thanks Terry.
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#337963 - Wed Dec 27 2006 04:23 PM Re: Thanks to Terry
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Registered: Thu Feb 17 2000
Posts: 7778
Loc: Kingsbury LondonUK
I've been keeping up with changes almost 7 years as well now. When I joined there were the forums, green but really very familiar despite switching many around subject wise. Ask hadn't yet arrived so all questions went in the forums, which is how I found it. There was also the archive of facts where we could all post our favourite trivia. I only thought of one, and when I returned a year later to add some more the archive wouldn't take new posts so I only have the one there.
There was also a guest book, unmoderated, and you can imagine the stuff people posted there. That went on till 2002 and though I read most of it I appear not to have added an entry, probably because it wouldn't work.

But compared to 2000 it's had a continuity as well. When I arrived some of my questions were answered by Sue, gtho4 and Linda1 (hello Linda, can you hear me?), and there are still a few of the people around from then knocking around. And the other difference were the number of regulars. I was member 1088 in the forums and now there are over 10 times that number and over 1,000,000 registered on the other side. I said to a few people if Terry wants a Funtrivia historian I'd be up for it, I remember names and faces and any little changes that happen as that is my nature. It's as real to me as any community whether it's in a building or on a screen.
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#337964 - Thu Dec 28 2006 01:55 PM Re: Thanks to Terry
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Posts: 20872
Loc: USA
Thanks to everyone who makes the site what it is


#337965 - Sat Dec 30 2006 09:24 PM Re: Thanks to Terry
draculanut31 Offline

Registered: Sat Jul 20 2002
Posts: 850
Loc: Waterford NewJerseyUSA
I've been here since '02. Wow, what a difference!

Thanks, Tery!
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#337966 - Sun Dec 31 2006 11:04 AM Re: Thanks to Terry
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Registered: Fri Jan 30 2004
Posts: 14484
Loc: North West of England
Coming up for my 3rd Anniversary at the Forums, at the end of January. And haven't had so much fun since joining here...don't know where I would be without the Forums and Funtrivia itself. Cheers Terry for a wonderful website!
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#337967 - Sun Dec 31 2006 06:52 PM Re: Thanks to Terry
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Registered: Sun Dec 31 2006
Posts: 14
Loc: Central Florida, USA
I'm certainly lookin' forward to a long fun experience here. I feel very challenged, some quizes have brought back some wonderful memories, its a nice break from Knitting and I'm watching less of the mindless stuff on the Brain Drain. However, I will not be quizzing when Heroes comes back! LOLOL
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