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Old 06-23-2012, 09:42 AM   #1
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Happy 10th Birthday E-R.Org!

E-R.Org was born at 1:15 PM Central time on June 23, 2002 with this first post by dory36. Ten years and trillions of wasted electrons later, here we are.

For anyone who may be interested a history of E-R.Org can be found here.
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Old 06-23-2012, 09:50 AM   #2
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Thanks for the reminder of all the hard work that has gone, and continues to go into keeping this forum alive, and just civilized enough that it's entertaining and enlightening, without being exclusive and mean.

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Old 06-23-2012, 11:02 AM   #4
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I would give it ten birthday whacks with one to grow on, but I wouldn't know where to start..
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Happy birthday forum !
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Old 06-23-2012, 11:14 AM   #6
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I would give it ten birthday whacks with one to grow on, but I wouldn't know where to start..
Since it appears that REWahoo was one of the ring leaders, I nominate him for the honor.

Here, you start:

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Since it appears that REWahoo was one of the ring leaders, I nominate him for the honor.

Here, you start:

This will be fun to watch ...
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Old 06-23-2012, 11:21 AM   #8
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Old 06-23-2012, 11:21 AM   #9
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According to famousbirthdays.com, e-r.org shares the same birthday as Johannes Gutenberg (fitting!), June Carter Cash, Frances McDormand, Bob Fosse, Alan Turing, Alfred Kinsey, King Edward VIII, Wilma Rudolph and LaDainian Tomlinson.

Happy birthday, e-r.org! Thanks to you who look over the site for all your work!
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Old 06-23-2012, 11:21 AM   #10
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Thanks to all the admins & moderators that keep this forum going. Here's to hoping we're around for another 10
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Old 06-23-2012, 12:25 PM   #12
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Doesn't seem like that long, but I'm glad to have been on the ride for as long as I have. Happy BD ER!!!
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Old 06-23-2012, 12:32 PM   #13
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And also, that we are all retired by then!

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Old 06-23-2012, 01:09 PM   #14
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Happy B-Day! All the members of E-R.org should be very proud to make this community such a special place. The atmosphere is what keeps a community like this stimulating and enjoyable and our broad spectrum of members and personalities sure help keep the atmosphere interesting. Here's to 10 more years together!

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Wow, its hard to believe. Congrats to REWhoo, our elder statesman (and I use that term loosely), and a big thanks to all our mods and admins for keeping the site running flawlessly and for fighting the good fight
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Yes, congrats to Ken and our whole team. He's stuck through thick and thin and I think his fun personality is a big factor in the type of ambiance that has made E-R.org so successful over the years.

Here is a history about the site that Ken wrote a couple years ago:
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Congrats to everyone for making this place what it is - great! With special thanks to the founding members, admins, mods past and present who have kept us in line made it all possible over the first 10 years. It's a nice blend of helpful knowledge, lively discussion and humor...
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I've taken part in lots of forums and this is really one of the best, I've enjoyed my time here immensely and I look forward to the 20th birthday!
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Since the forum shares its 10th birthday with Alan Turin's 100th birthday, did you know that there are only 10 types of people in the world?

Those that understand binary, and those who do not.
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Thanks to all the admins & moderators that keep this forum going. Here's to hoping we're around for another 10
+1 along with a big happy birthday to the forum.
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