Welcome to TFV - year 3!!!

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Welcome to TFV - year 3!!!

Postby JediTricks » Sat Jul 17, 2010 12:07 pm

It was on this day, July 17th, back in 2008 when we first started this site and these forums! And from those humble beginnings we have grown to over 15,000 posts, a standing in Hasbro's official Q&A program, and a real community of fans. This is our site, and it's great to have everybody be a part of it. Thanks to everybody here for making it worth while.
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Re: Welcome to TFV - year 3!!!

Postby Onslaught Six » Sat Jul 17, 2010 1:10 pm

Great to be here. We've had our share of downs, but for the most part it's been nothing but ups.

You guys aren't just some schmucks who I shoot the shit about robot toys with--you guys are my friends.
BWprowl wrote:The internet having this many different words to describe nerdy folks is akin to the whole eskimos/ice situation, I would presume.


People spend so much time worrying about whether a figure is "mint" or not that they never stop to consider other flavours.
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Re: Welcome to TFV - year 3!!!

Postby andersonh1 » Sat Jul 17, 2010 4:30 pm

It's hard to believe it's been two years already. :shock:
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Re: Welcome to TFV - year 3!!!

Postby Mirage » Sat Jul 17, 2010 10:25 pm

I didn't realize the site was so young... hell I've been here most of that time, off and on. This is the only place I post, so... yeah. That means you should all feel honored by my presence. And that it's a special place. ;)
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Re: Welcome to TFV - year 3!!!

Postby 138 Scourge » Sun Jul 18, 2010 9:38 am

Onslaught Six wrote:We've had our share of downs,


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But yeah, I'm just thrilled that we've got this place. I loved the hell out of our old home, it was posting around there that taught me how to internet more-or-less properly. So it was a happy day indeed when the doors opened 'round these parts.
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You guys aren't just some schmucks who I shoot the shit about robot toys with--you guys are my friends.


Yeah, seconded. You guys rule.
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Re: Welcome to TFV - year 3!!!

Postby BWprowl » Sun Jul 18, 2010 10:51 am

Hell yeah, it's been awesome to have this place for us, I'm so glad I was on the mailing list way back when you all came up with the idea to just start our own damn forum. And I'm glad I can continue to be part of it (I even submitted news this year! Yay!).

And totally agreeing on the friends thing. I realized a while back that I've known most of you guys longer than I've known most of my IRL friends. That's amazing, and so are you guys. Thanks for being so cool that I keep coming back here.
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Re: Welcome to TFV - year 3!!!

Postby andersonh1 » Mon Jul 19, 2010 6:34 am

I'd love to have more members here, but even so I have to admit that it's been nice to have this small, out of the way board to discuss the hobby. That's one of the things I've enjoyed the most about TFV.
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Re: Welcome to TFV - year 3!!!

Postby Dominic » Mon Jul 19, 2010 11:29 am

Damn, 2 years.

And, count me as agreeing on the whold friendship thing. I use a screen-name, but most of you guys know my real details. (Hell, at least one of you has gotten a rude text or two from me.)

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Re: Welcome to TFV - year 3!!!

Postby Shockwave » Tue Jul 27, 2010 9:46 am

I certainly think there's more of a feeling of comraderie around here than at other sites. I mean, I've only been posting here for the last year (thanks Scourge!) and in that time 3 people are on my facebook, one is on my xbox and I have a phone number for 1 as well so I would definately say we're friends. I kind of look at this site as a perfect example of how the fandom should be.
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Re: Welcome to TFV - year 3!!!

Postby Onslaught Six » Tue Jul 27, 2010 10:01 am

Shockwave wrote:one is on my xbox


86's got it again too. His is really lame, though. onslaught80Six. Because someone stole his standard. Yes, really. You'd probably overlap slightly more with him than I would, since you're three hours earlier.
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