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Old 03-17-2002, 11:00 AM   #1
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10,000 Members


Hey look at that, we are now over 10,000 members for LQ.

-trickykid
 
Old 03-17-2002, 11:47 AM   #2
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Right on! So who's the lucky member? Is there a door prize of some sort? If so I forgot to add my ticket to the fish bowl when i came in...
I was thinking, for people like me, who won't be a guru untill he's almost dead, if in 202 posts I become that, it wouldn't be right I don't think for me. So I have a proposal for a new member 'type'. "LQ Addict" That's kinda fitting for alot of folks like me who just come to read, post a little and see what's what. Anyhow, that's just a goofy idear and since i'm such a goofball, makes more sense to me. LOL
 
Old 03-17-2002, 12:34 PM   #3
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Checking the members list by date joined and doing a little basic math, I think it is this guy.. Hence the userid at the end of the URL being 10000... I spent 5 minutes checking to make sure, 30 users per page, blah blah blah and the userid is part of the URL...

Yeah, I think when I nail 191 posts from now, I need to get: "Idiot who does it the hard way."

Cheers,

Finegan
 
Old 03-17-2002, 12:38 PM   #4
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Its hard to believe that I was number 560 on the board and a little over a year there are now 10,000 members. Never thought I would be around this long, but can only go longer since I am connected via 10/100 Base T thru my arm.

-trickykid
 
Old 03-17-2002, 03:58 PM   #5
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Its hard to believe that I was number 560 on the board and a little over a year there are now 10,000 members. Never thought I would be around this long, but can only go longer since I am connected via 10/100 Base T thru my arm.
you're enjoying that joke way too much ... i do like taz's "LQ Addict" idea tho.

hrmmm... turns out i'm member #3114... how un-unique... predictably enough... jeremy is #1...

...our 10,000th member is named niles?
 
Old 03-17-2002, 04:08 PM   #6
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but can only go longer since I am connected via 10/100 Base T thru my arm.

-trickykid
Tricky, man do yourself a favor, that spool of cat-5 you've got dragged out behind you has got to be a pain, especially on the commute home. Get a pcmcia bus at the base of your spine and just go wireless!

Cheers,

Finegan
 
Old 03-17-2002, 04:16 PM   #7
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yeah, might have to go wireless.........

maybe if anyone ever gets to 10,000 posts, then they are an addict. its getting to the point where a 1,000 posts is nothing now. i remember a long time ago in a LQ galaxy far far away that you were in the top 10 of posters if you had over 100 posts..

therion has probably 100 posts of just "i am not sure how to fix that, but i am sure someone here can help"

< just giving you smack therion on the above statement >

-trickykid

Last edited by trickykid; 03-17-2002 at 04:18 PM.
 
Old 03-18-2002, 08:17 AM   #8
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10,000 members - wow! LinuxQuestions has really outgrown my wildest expectations. Thanks again everyone! Next stop 100,000 members

BTW, I kinda like the LQ addict idea - what does everyone think?

--jeremy
 
Old 03-18-2002, 10:16 AM   #9
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its getting to the point where a 1,000 posts is nothing now.
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What the flurgedy hoo?

Dude, there are only 7 of 10k that have beaten 1000 posts. That's only .07% of the membership. I think you're jaded. That, or you're just too used to seeing Isa and Acid's name next down the line in response to some really interesting question, and they've just nailed it making you wince in that feeling of: Ohhh, I knew that too.

By my current math, Taz and I will probably both hit 1k some time at the end of April if not early May. Hmm... instead of LQ addict or guru?

BOFH?

Also, Jeremy, how about the perk of deciding your own after 5k. That'll at least give Tricky something to shoot for.

Cheers,

Finegan
 
Old 03-18-2002, 01:58 PM   #10
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I was really working on not making a reply on this thread, since I realized I talk to much and probably annoy everyone, but I want to vote.

I like the idea of LQ Addict after so many posts, say 5000 or 10000.

Trickykid wrote:
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yeah, might have to go wireless.........
I dont know how many of you use Sprint PCS, but I was talking with a rep the other day at a bar, and he told me some neat things are on the way. Sprint is updating their network so they can handle more calls, more coverage, and they are using VoIP to do it. Even cooler is that they will have wireless internet at 144kbs speed! This is all going to be implemented in the summer.

Just thought you network dudes may like to know that tidbit.
 
Old 03-18-2002, 02:20 PM   #11
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What the flurgedy hoo?

Dude, there are only 7 of 10k that have beaten 1000 posts. That's only .07% of the membership. I think you're jaded. That, or you're just too used to seeing Isa and Acid's name next down the line in response to some really interesting question, and they've just nailed it making you wince in that feeling of: Ohhh, I knew that too.
Dude, sooner or later it will probably be very common for some to have 1000 posts. I only mentioned that because at one point, if you had over 100 posts, you were way up there on the posts list.

-trickykid
 
Old 03-18-2002, 02:37 PM   #12
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Dude, sooner or later it will probably be very common for some to have 1000 posts.
-trickykid
Dude, I hope not. Otherwise I'm just going to be awash in an ocean of Therions bragging about their box's specs 15 posts per thread. Okay, yeah I replied to AMDpowered's thread too... Oh my I've turned into the geek equivalent of a hotrodder. I might as well just buy a watercooler and get it over with.

Cheers,

Finegan
 
Old 03-18-2002, 03:04 PM   #13
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Well just to make you feel better Finegan I made a post braging about my system too. Just dont pack it in yet!
 
Old 03-18-2002, 05:31 PM   #14
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shadow, anyone who doesn't make at least one post about their favorite computer specs is heartless... the problem is when specs make up 95% of your posts.

i think anyone who hits a 1000 should have the option of LQ Addict or guru... tricky should be "lord of the post" - one step below root .

hrmm... hey... has anyone bothered to ask what happens if jeremy gets hit by a bus? does tricky take over? or does it go to kewp so that they keep it on the island? i think we should have a contingency plan. last thing we want is a small army of crazed lq addicts jonesing for a fix...
 
Old 03-18-2002, 05:41 PM   #15
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I like that idea isajera. Just added it to the TODO. Thanks. As for the bus, I dunno. I'll have to think about that one and hope it does't happen in the meantime.

--jeremy
 
  


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