posted on Jan, 6 2013 @ 04:33 PM
Originally posted by intrepid
Yesterday was my ATS b-day. 9 years. That was Bush's reelection year. That was wild even though there was only about 5000 members at the time.
Man things have changed. The Revolution was cool. Dark Matter was AWESOME. If you remember what the site looked like before S.O. tweeked it right,
ouch. Hard on the eyes. Too many events to mention.
50,000 posts. Yup. That's not a typo. This is my 50K post. Thus the real reason for this thread. I want a record for it. Usually not that vain but
damn man? How often do you get to prove that you have the biggest mouth in the world?
Kudos and Happy ATS B'day, Intrepid!!!
9 years, eh? That makes it January 6, 2004 if my math is right. Oh, duh, I could just look at your join date, but too late, can't see your post while
So... I did not even know ATS existed in 2004. I got a lot more laundry done back then, LoL, and grocery shopping, cooking, etc...
I found ATS around the time Michael Crichton died, because I had recently read "State of Fear" and thought, at the time... "WOW, somebody's gonna
take him out. He knows too much and spilled the beans!" So I did a search, and... whadayaknow. The top hit was a site called "Above Top Secret"
which at the time I took to be a site with secrets I wasn't supposed to find (like, say, gubberment site) so I was a little scared to click on it.
There is was, a thread on the conspiracy of Michael Crichton's death... with it all layed out, just like I'd imagined it! The rest.... is