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originally posted by: AutomateThis1
Not many of them, and there are doubts by some that some of the names you may be familiar with aren't actually the original users.
Going through posting history it's hard to find anyone with a posting history older than 2012ish.
I think a lot of them have gone back to the shadows to lurk due to the current political atmosphere. Most, if not all of the anarchists got chased off. A lot of the left leaning members quit posting.
You'll see that there aren't that many people posting far out conspiracies anymore, because people are a lot more critical of the evidence, or lack thereof. Same reason for the lack of paranormal and cryptozoological stuff.
There's a heavy emphasis on talk of the day matters. Whatever you hear in the media will be what's being talked about on ATS, until the next talking point is brought up.
A lot of people's patience or tempers are short now, so a lot of times you'll see ad hominem attacks and trollish behavior.
But yeah, let's see if any of the OG posters are still around.
originally posted by: K_OS
Hello everyone! I have missed you guys!! I took a sabbatical for years, maybe a decade. But I am back. Just wondering how many of our original old school members are still here? I know SO has to still be here. Who else?