Buczone Age Range

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What age range are you

Under 18
1
2%
18 - 21
0
No votes
21 - 25
2
4%
26 - 30
8
15%
31 - 35
14
26%
36 - 40
7
13%
41 - 45
10
19%
46 - 50
3
6%
51 - 55
4
7%
56 - 60
4
7%
Older than 60
1
2%
 
Total votes : 54

Re: Buczone Age Range

Postby Buc2 » Wed Jun 20, 2018 12:09 pm

SIBucsFan wrote:I'll be 27 in August. I first registered on the message board Coming 9 Falls Ago when I had turned 13. I've been a part of this general message board community for over half my life now. I posted on the CBS Sports Chat Rooms when I was 11 and 12. Those seem laughably primitive now.

Before Cheb mentioned the 'heyday' of message boards, it hadn't really occurred to me that message board aren't popular anymore. I guess I was aware of that given the popularity of other social media platforms, but never thought about it since I've grown up posting with many of you and have read messages daily for almost 15 years now. I used to go here first for any team-related news. I primarily use Bleacher Report's team feed now and then follow up to see what everyone has to say about it since others here are up to speed faster than I am. The times are changing faster than I can take them in since I'm not as in-lust with technology as many of other millennials are.

Cool story. Nice to see someone that has "grown up" with these boards.

The first time I signed up on the official TBBBB was like 1997. At least I think it was '97. Was it even around back then? I rarely posted back then and stopped visiting that board for a few years in the early to mid 2000's. Came back full time around '06 and followed the various migrations to get where we are today.
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Re: Buczone Age Range

Postby SIBucsFan » Wed Jun 20, 2018 1:34 pm

Buc2 wrote:
SIBucsFan wrote:I'll be 27 in August. I first registered on the message board Coming 9 Falls Ago when I had turned 13. I've been a part of this general message board community for over half my life now. I posted on the CBS Sports Chat Rooms when I was 11 and 12. Those seem laughably primitive now.

Before Cheb mentioned the 'heyday' of message boards, it hadn't really occurred to me that message board aren't popular anymore. I guess I was aware of that given the popularity of other social media platforms, but never thought about it since I've grown up posting with many of you and have read messages daily for almost 15 years now. I used to go here first for any team-related news. I primarily use Bleacher Report's team feed now and then follow up to see what everyone has to say about it since others here are up to speed faster than I am. The times are changing faster than I can take them in since I'm not as in-lust with technology as many of other millennials are.

Cool story. Nice to see someone that has "grown up" with these boards.

The first time I signed up on the official TBBBB was like 1997. At least I think it was '97. Was it even around back then? I rarely posted back then and stopped visiting that board for a few years in the early to mid 2000's. Came back full time around '06 and followed the various migrations to get where we are today.


Thank you. I think there was some kind of version of the Official TBBBB in '97. The one I remember I believe had formed sometime in December 1999. I remember this because user names like Grim Reaper and (I think) 14DaRams and others had sign-up dates in December '99 and those were the earliest I remember seeing.
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Re: Buczone Age Range

Postby Buc2 » Wed Jun 20, 2018 3:37 pm

SIBucsFan wrote:
Buc2 wrote:Cool story. Nice to see someone that has "grown up" with these boards.

The first time I signed up on the official TBBBB was like 1997. At least I think it was '97. Was it even around back then? I rarely posted back then and stopped visiting that board for a few years in the early to mid 2000's. Came back full time around '06 and followed the various migrations to get where we are today.


Thank you. I think there was some kind of version of the Official TBBBB in '97. The one I remember I believe had formed sometime in December 1999. I remember this because user names like Grim Reaper and (I think) 14DaRams and others had sign-up dates in December '99 and those were the earliest I remember seeing.

It may have been '99 I was thinking of. Like I said, I'm not sure of that '97 date.
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Re: Buczone Age Range

Postby Phantom Phenom » Wed Jun 20, 2018 3:43 pm

SIBucsFan wrote:
Buc2 wrote:Cool story. Nice to see someone that has "grown up" with these boards.

The first time I signed up on the official TBBBB was like 1997. At least I think it was '97. Was it even around back then? I rarely posted back then and stopped visiting that board for a few years in the early to mid 2000's. Came back full time around '06 and followed the various migrations to get where we are today.


Thank you. I think there was some kind of version of the Official TBBBB in '97. The one I remember I believe had formed sometime in December 1999. I remember this because user names like Grim Reaper and (I think) 14DaRams and others had sign-up dates in December '99 and those were the earliest I remember seeing.


Ah good ole board..I remember BucsBaby from Official TBBB in 2002-2004ish
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Re: Buczone Age Range

Postby 2.0 » Wed Jun 20, 2018 4:00 pm

25 now, been officially on the board since I was 14 I believe but discovered it and read constantly since 12 or 13. Wow it's been a while.
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Re: Buczone Age Range

Postby Deuce » Thu Jun 21, 2018 7:23 am

It's weird to compare real life events to being on the board. If someone just asked "how long have you been here?", I'd think "I don't know, 8-10 years?"

In reality, I started on the board because my dad would take me along to his old job. He was an accountant and it was an office, so I'd just sit there at a computer for a few hours. The board was a great way to pass time.

He got an award for being at his current job for 15 years last year.
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Re: Buczone Age Range

Postby Mountaineer Buc » Thu Jun 21, 2018 8:32 am

Deuce wrote:It's weird to compare real life events to being on the board. If someone just asked "how long have you been here?", I'd think "I don't know, 8-10 years?"

In reality, I started on the board because my dad would take me along to his old job. He was an accountant and it was an office, so I'd just sit there at a computer for a few hours. The board was a great way to pass time.

He got an award for being at his current job for 15 years last year.

Wait....Buc2 is your dad?
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Re: Buczone Age Range

Postby beardmcdoug » Thu Jun 21, 2018 8:57 am

Mountaineer Buc wrote:
Deuce wrote:It's weird to compare real life events to being on the board. If someone just asked "how long have you been here?", I'd think "I don't know, 8-10 years?"

In reality, I started on the board because my dad would take me along to his old job. He was an accountant and it was an office, so I'd just sit there at a computer for a few hours. The board was a great way to pass time.

He got an award for being at his current job for 15 years last year.

Wait....Buc2 is your dad?


he said 15 not 150
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Re: Buczone Age Range

Postby VauntedTampa2 » Thu Jun 21, 2018 2:58 pm

27. Been with the same crowd (for the most part) since I was 11 or 12.

I remember hating BFT.
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Re: Buczone Age Range

Postby DreadNaught » Thu Jun 21, 2018 3:07 pm

VauntedTampa2 wrote:27. Been with the same crowd (for the most part) since I was 11 or 12.

I remember hating BFT.


He was an ***hole. Granted there are still ***holes (I'm sure some think I may be one), but he was pretty universally despised, except by the pathetic lackeys that nut-hugged so BFT wouldn't target them.
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Re: Buczone Age Range

Postby Super K » Thu Jun 21, 2018 3:22 pm

DreadNaught wrote:
VauntedTampa2 wrote:27. Been with the same crowd (for the most part) since I was 11 or 12.

I remember hating BFT.


He was an ***hole. Granted there are still ***holes (I'm sure some think I may be one)


We do...thanks for noticing!






















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Re: Buczone Age Range

Postby NYBF » Thu Jun 21, 2018 3:31 pm

DreadNaught wrote:
VauntedTampa2 wrote:27. Been with the same crowd (for the most part) since I was 11 or 12.

I remember hating BFT.


He was an ***hole. Granted there are still ***holes (I'm sure some think I may be one), but he was pretty universally despised, except by the pathetic lackeys that nut-hugged so BFT wouldn't target them.


was?
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Re: Buczone Age Range

Postby Crocaneers » Sat Jun 23, 2018 8:57 am

So with no 18-21 .. does that say there are no "college" kids?
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Re: Buczone Age Range

Postby Caradoc » Fri Jun 29, 2018 8:29 pm

Buc2 wrote:I was a teenager when Pong (1975) came out. So I've seen the entire video game age to date.
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The yellow console, with the black and silver controller paddles with the little red button upper left?

I was about 7.


My birth year:

Apollo 14
Idi Amin took power.
Obama's buddy Bill Ayers and friends bombed the US Capitol.
Frazier beats Ali.
NYT starts publishing the Pentagon Papers.
Disney World opens.
D.B. Cooper.

And apparently Denise Richards and Kid Rock are both a few months older than me.
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Re: Buczone Age Range

Postby Grim Reaper » Fri Jun 29, 2018 11:07 pm

In my youth, I helped build a wooden badger in order to seize a French stronghold...
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Re: Buczone Age Range

Postby Selmon Rules » Sat Jun 30, 2018 3:05 pm

Grim Reaper wrote:In my youth, I helped build a wooden badger in order to seize a French stronghold...

I remember being one in a group of knights that built a wooden rabbit to sieze a French stronghold once.... Wondering if you had any more success than we did??
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Re: Buczone Age Range

Postby Grim Reaper » Mon Jul 02, 2018 4:00 pm

Yes - we actually remembered to put people inside our creation.

Rest assured, their 'Grail' was nothing more than a cheap Chinese import...
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Re: Buczone Age Range

Postby IronDog » Tue Jul 03, 2018 3:57 pm

Dang, today transitioned me to a new bracket.
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Re: Buczone Age Range

Postby Stuart » Tue Jul 03, 2018 4:37 pm

.....censors. Better work
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Re: Buczone Age Range

Postby Stuart » Tue Jul 03, 2018 4:42 pm

:D
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Re: Buczone Age Range

Postby Rocker » Tue Jul 03, 2018 5:04 pm

Stewie’s ****ing lost it
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Re: Buczone Age Range

Postby Stuart » Tue Jul 03, 2018 5:10 pm

Rocker wrote:Stewie’s ****ing lost it



Lol long time back


People called Tesla crazy
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Re: Buczone Age Range

Postby Mountaineer Buc » Tue Jul 03, 2018 6:22 pm

Yeah, but Tesla wasn't an ***hole.
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Re: Buczone Age Range

Postby Stuart » Tue Jul 03, 2018 6:37 pm

Mountaineer Buc wrote:Yeah, but Tesla wasn't an ***hole.



Yeah well ask Edison
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Re: Buczone Age Range

Postby Buc2 » Wed Jul 04, 2018 1:52 pm

IronDog wrote:Dang, today transitioned me to a new bracket.

Happy belated Birthday, ID!

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Re: Buczone Age Range

Postby 2.0 » Wed Jul 04, 2018 8:46 pm

Crocaneers wrote:So with no 18-21 .. does that say there are no "college" kids?


If I'm doing grad school does that count? It's my excuse for drinking like a college kid anyway
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