Graduating to the next level (again)

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Re: Graduating to the next level (again)

Postposted on Fri May 07, 2010 2:16 pm

I graduate as Maximum Gerbil 8)
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Re: Graduating to the next level (again)

Postposted on Fri May 07, 2010 2:18 pm

Grats.
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Re: Graduating to the next level (again)

Postposted on Sat May 29, 2010 1:01 pm

Just checking in again, WOW let me out of its grip for a few moments to post here...yes I am still alive...no I dont need a WOW intervention...no WOW is not making me say this... :D
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Re: Graduating to the next level (again)

Postposted on Sat May 29, 2010 1:28 pm

Starfalcon wrote:Just checking in again, WOW let me out of its grip for a few moments to post here...yes I am still alive...no I dont need a WOW intervention...no WOW is not making me say this... :D

Damn, should have posted in the BB. I have some near-museum era stuff to get rid of. :P
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Re: Graduating to the next level (again)

Postposted on Sat May 29, 2010 2:27 pm

So so close to 1000. I can almost taste my promotion!
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Re: Graduating to the next level (again)

Postposted on Sun Jun 06, 2010 2:32 pm

Flying Fox wrote:
Starfalcon wrote:Just checking in again, WOW let me out of its grip for a few moments to post here...yes I am still alive...no I dont need a WOW intervention...no WOW is not making me say this... :D

Damn, should have posted in the BB. I have some near-museum era stuff to get rid of. :P


LOL, well hook me up bro :D
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Re: Graduating to the next level (again)

Postposted on Mon Jun 07, 2010 8:06 am

Starfalcon, glad all is well with you :)
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Re: Graduating to the next level (again)

Postposted on Mon Sep 27, 2010 10:11 am

Sweet!
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Re: Graduating to the next level (again)

Postposted on Mon Nov 08, 2010 6:14 pm

Well, another year goes by...how the time has flown this year. Another birthday in the can, and another year older...and maybe wiser...or not. Managed to get a few more posts in this year, and spent a reasonable time on the site this year as opposed to the last one. I am just hoping I find a new job this by the new year...sucks being out of work. Thanks for putting up with me all these years, its been a blast.
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Re: Graduating to the next level (again)

Postposted on Tue Nov 09, 2010 9:00 am

I hit a thousand a while back and forgot what this thread was called to post about it
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Re: Graduating to the next level (again)

Postposted on Tue Nov 09, 2010 9:19 am

pikaporeon wrote:I hit a thousand a while back and forgot what this thread was called to post about it


Congrats...
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Re: Graduating to the next level (again)

Postposted on Mon Nov 15, 2010 11:44 am

Well....11,111 posts FTW, lol :D
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Re: Graduating to the next level (again)

Postposted on Tue Nov 08, 2011 11:28 am

Well, another year in the can and another Bday. Took a lot longer to get a job again than I though it would take, but fortunately I am working again after a year and a half of being out of work. It was very frustrating looking for a job, online apps take a long (sometimes up to 2 hours each) to fill out and it sucks not to hear a single thing after spending all that time jumping through the hoops and answering the "no I am not crazy questions". Now I am thankful to have a job, although it is not what I was making before, but as I put it, my unemployment benefits had run out 6 months ago and something is better than nothing. Although I had been a saving packrat while unemployed it was close to exhausting my savings and things would have been very bleak indeed.

Although this year started out bad for me, at least I have a job and I am making money again. It is also nice getting out of the house again and interacting with people again, something I missed a lot during my time of unemployment. I am just glad that I got back to work, but I do feel bad for all the other people out there and hope they can get back to work like me. My motto is just keep pressing on and never give up looking for a job, the one I got had been one I applied at 3 months previously and had given up any hope of getting when I got a call out of the blue. I turned out the person they had hired back then for the position failed miserably and was let go, and I was the next one on the list.

I am thankful this year to go into the holidays with a job and have hopes of moving up eventually in my company, so my prospects are good and I have a lot to look forward to. I hope that anyone that reads this and is still unemployed reads this and doesn't give up and keeps going remembers, life is only as bad as you make it.
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Re: Graduating to the next level (again)

Postposted on Tue Nov 08, 2011 12:46 pm

Awesome to hear about you getting a job, Starfalcon!
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Re: Graduating to the next level (again)

Postposted on Tue Nov 08, 2011 3:34 pm

Congrats, Starfalcon, and good luck getting settled in to the new position :)
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Re: Graduating to the next level (again)

Postposted on Tue Nov 08, 2011 6:06 pm

Congrats, Starfalcon! Going to the next level, indeed! :)
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Re: Graduating to the next level (again)

Postposted on Thu Nov 10, 2011 2:06 pm

Thanks all, and hard to believe I made this thread over 8 years ago now....amazing how many things have changed since then, for both me and the computer field. I think I had just changed my rig from an Abit KG7 RAID to the Abit NF7S..RIP Abit. My current Core2 duo system is getting a little long in the tooth now, but I figure I can milk another year or so out of it. Going to miss my PS/2 ports and floppy drive though...maybe I can find me a PCIe card with PS/2 ports on it :D Will also miss my trusty PCI cards too, my trusty IDE card Ive been using for ages along with my Audigy 2.
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Re: Graduating to the next level (again)

Postposted on Thu Nov 17, 2011 5:03 pm

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Re: Graduating to the next level (again)

Postposted on Thu Nov 17, 2011 5:17 pm

Hawkwing74 wrote:Post 12000

I should go and randomly delete one of your old posts, just to make this one 11999! :lol:
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Re: Graduating to the next level (again)

Postposted on Thu Nov 17, 2011 5:35 pm

just brew it! wrote:
Hawkwing74 wrote:Post 12000
I should go and randomly delete one of your old posts, just to make this one 11999! :lol:
That would be very Gleekish, or very Prince-like.

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Re: Graduating to the next level (again)

Postposted on Thu Nov 17, 2011 5:47 pm

Nahh, Gleek would just block all IP addresses associated with Streamwood! :lol:
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Re: Graduating to the next level (again)

Postposted on Sat Feb 11, 2012 8:19 am

Hm. 2500 posts. Welp atleast I'm not post whoreing.
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Re: Graduating to the next level (again)

Postposted on Sat Feb 11, 2012 11:13 am

just brew it! wrote:Nahh, Gleek would just block all IP addresses associated with Streamwood! :lol:

huh? say wha? :roll:
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Re: Graduating to the next level (again)

Postposted on Sat Feb 18, 2012 4:17 pm

Congrats derFunkenstein, on reaching 20,000 posts.
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Re: Graduating to the next level (again)

Postposted on Thu Feb 23, 2012 1:00 am

Lol, I remember when 3k posts was a lot on this site....plenty of people int he 15k-20k posts now. Hard to believe its been over 9 years since I first started this thread, Ill have to come up with something special for the 10 year anniversary of this thread I figure :D
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Re: Graduating to the next level (again)

Postposted on Fri Mar 09, 2012 11:51 pm

Starfalcon wrote:Lol, I remember when 3k posts was a lot on this site....plenty of people int he 15k-20k posts now. Hard to believe its been over 9 years since I first started this thread, Ill have to come up with something special for the 10 year anniversary of this thread I figure :D

hellz yeah mofo... this very post makes my 7,000th post on TR... it's been a long long journey (coming up on 9 years myself)... yee haw!
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Re: Graduating to the next level (again)

Postposted on Sat Mar 17, 2012 10:00 am

So this is not "graduating" per se, but today marks my 8 year anniversary of joining these forums. Before that, I read TR and commented on the front page as an anonymous gerbil since about 2001. Not sure why I waited until '04 to join the forums, but there you go! :D
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Re: Graduating to the next level (again)

Postposted on Fri May 18, 2012 10:09 pm

Making a post to bring this bad boy back to the front page to get some action lol.
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Re: Graduating to the next level (again)

Postposted on Sun May 20, 2012 8:40 am

A little under 11 months till the ten year mark.
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Re: Graduating to the next level (again)

Postposted on Mon May 21, 2012 11:17 am

Only a month to the ten-year mark here, but I didn't participate in the forums regularly for several years. Closing in on 5k posts, though.
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