I'm sure many
people already know this, and for those of you boys & girls who don't then you are about to find out in my little appreciation
rant here, but the continued operations of this website and satellites (ATSnn, BTS, PTS, Tinwiki...) all depend 99.9% on the immense effort and
devotion by SkepticOverlord
ATS has become such a large and astonishingly popular community for so many people that now consider ATS and it's membership as part of their
In it's infancy, I had great aspirations for my baby website... lots of members, lots of great "breaking news" info, and so many great features
that people would want to come back over and over again. However, I simply couldn't do it, my technical abilities were far too inferior to get off
SkepticOverlord took it airborne and into outer space!
This man came along and offered to help me with some technical support a few years ago which I greatly appreciated. Never would I have imagined how
much he would do for both me and all of us
! He has given his personal time and helped contribute financial backing during our tough times.
Not only does he single-handedly maintain the servers, the troubleshooting, the the quick-fixes, the technical support, the software coding, pretty
technical, he also has had the intellectual foresight into what other forums would eventually become
before they did
that he has made ATS the leader, THE VERY FIRST
, to incorporate a number of new forum tweaks and features.
On top of that, his continued drive to keep ATS at the forefront of conspiracy theory, political corruption, and alternate discussion has spawned
"satellite" websites, such as ATSnn and Tinwiki.
This man takes peoples' ideas and makes them a reality.
I publicly want everyone to know how much appreciation he deserves and how much gratitude he has from myself. Without him, this website would not