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Remembering PF veterans of old

  1. Apr 9, 2003 #1
    What major players did we lose upon converting to PF3? What leaders and outstanding scholars did not reestablish their PF memberships?
     
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  3. Apr 9, 2003 #2
    Alexander.

    Did anyone say Gino?
     
  4. Apr 10, 2003 #3
    For the meantime we lost David, Stephen, Theorywizard, Chris, LakemountD, GNUs NOT UNIX.... thinking
     
  5. Apr 10, 2003 #4
    We lost CPU, remember him, oh and JamesBell.
     
  6. Apr 10, 2003 #5

    Kerrie

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    i don't see why changing the look of PF would deter others from posting as it is the same web address...
     
  7. Apr 10, 2003 #6
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  8. Apr 10, 2003 #7
    Difficult to make that link above work. I found my answer;

    Google takes a snapshot of each page examined as it crawls the web and caches these as a back-up in case the original page is unavailable. If you click on the "Cached" link, you will see the web page as it looked when we indexed it. The cached content is the content Google uses to judge whether this page is a relevant match for your query.

    When the cached page is displayed, it will have a header at the top which serves as a reminder that this is not necessarily the most recent version of the page. Terms that match your query are highlighted on the cached version to make it easier for you to see why your page is relevant.

    The "Cached" link will be missing for sites that have not been indexed, as well as for sites whose owners have requested we not cache their content.

    Taken from; http://www.google.com/help/features.html#cached
     
  9. Apr 10, 2003 #8
    *Cringe* It has futurists post on it... that could keep some potential new users away :wink:
     
  10. Apr 10, 2003 #9

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    Wow... There is Zero arguing in favour of the Bible, futurist arguing (vaguely) against it... And yet Zero has over 5000 posts, putting this cache as pretty recent.

    Wait, is this a parallel universe or something?
     
  11. Apr 10, 2003 #10
    Scary stuff...
     
  12. Apr 10, 2003 #11
    Hey you know what's fun? Research your current name and old name on google. I have to check and see if the links from my old name still work now, I doubt they do.
     
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  14. Apr 10, 2003 #13
    Haha! Yeah that's us. maybe= ebyam. A lesson I will never forget:wink: Can you tell me how you got that to work? It owuld not work for me.
     
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  15. Apr 10, 2003 #14
    Teehehe,
    It's kinda errie somehow, like a spirit world for departed forums.
     
  16. Apr 11, 2003 #15
    who is this legendary ranting futarist person?

    and why are his posts scary?

    what ever happened to him?
     
  17. Apr 11, 2003 #16
    I gained an understanding that he was/is a True Believer. What in particular might be believed at any given time is secondary.
     
  18. Apr 14, 2003 #17

    Another God

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    hehe, that was me! That was me!!

    Futurist was from Malaysia I think. He has a website out there...but since we don't have his profile anymore I guess, it may be hard to find. (do a search for futurist, you never know...)

    Anyway, yeah, he started off questioning Christianity a lot, and over time started to avidly defend it. The transition was scary, and his arguments for it were terrible.

    I do recall a great post where he had something to do with claiming how my name was sacriligious, and so I should be banned.. Or maybe that was..who was that other guy...the one with the powers of light 'theory'?
    Ohhh..he was the real classic... Where did he go? (Someone give me his name.)
     
  19. Apr 14, 2003 #18

    Another God

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    Futurist has signed up again. He has only posted twice though...
     
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  21. Apr 14, 2003 #20

    Another God

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    Barry C. Somethingorother...

    ?

    AH HA!
    from

    www.physicsforums.com/topic.asp%3Fwhichpage%3D6%26TOPIC_ID%3D572++site:www.physicsforums.com+physics+forums+%2B+barry&hl=en&ie=UTF-8]Cached post[/URL]
     
  22. Apr 14, 2003 #21

    Phobos

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    Futurist's shifting strong faith was not the problem. The fact that he would start flinging major insults out of the blue was the problem. He was always polite in the astronomy forum, but he didn't make many friends in the religion forum.
     
  23. Apr 15, 2003 #22
    From PF2:
    Futurist
    Donde

    From PF: Way back in the day
    Feztaa
    Scandium
    Barry C. Detwiller a.k.a Powers of Light

    There are others, my mind has drawn a blank... Wow. PF Version 1, that seems like so long ago...
     
  24. Apr 15, 2003 #23
    Dav2008
    Cory
    libshoppe
    joaoninhio
    Eugenio Tait
    Bettaboy88
    MacCoder
    haynpark <--- really miss this member
    regina_felis
    TonyTiger
    Tornado
    tribdog
    DStahl
    Edmund Wellington
    SkazMAO
    Elledan
    flamethrower
    daveshearth
    picklehead

    So many... maybe some are under different names now?
     
  25. Apr 16, 2003 #24

    Tom Mattson

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    Detwiler. And--believe it or not--he was a PF Mentor once.
     
  26. Apr 16, 2003 #25
    Shoot, I thought for sure that fact was buried in the sands of time :wink:

    Scandium was a mentor too for that matter. Those were in the young and nieve days of PF.
     
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