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Who created PF?

  1. Mar 16, 2006 #1
    Who created Physics Forums? Who is its founder? Does anybody owns it?
     
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  3. Mar 16, 2006 #2

    Chi Meson

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    Here's a clue. It was his birthday yesterday.
     
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  4. Mar 16, 2006 #3
    PF was created in 2000 by a team of psychiatrists at the Moronvia Institute in DuBuque, Iowa, U.S.A. as a psychological experiment to see how many time a day you could interrupt people's connection to an internet forum before they went berzerk.
     
  5. Mar 16, 2006 #4

    ZapperZ

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    No one created PF. There is no "intelligent design" involved here.

    <ZapperZ runs and hides from the PF God>

    Zz.
     
  6. Mar 16, 2006 #5

    Lisa!

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  7. Mar 16, 2006 #6

    arildno

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    PF is owned by a dog. This dog:
    http://www.artglass-pottery.com/Dogs/images/A02453St.Bernard.jpg
     
  8. Mar 16, 2006 #7

    Tom Mattson

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  9. Mar 16, 2006 #8
    http://www.lancs.ac.uk/ug/mcknight/nerd.jpg [Broken]
     
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  10. Mar 16, 2006 #9
    I would like to know the relationship between Greg and Warren. Are they related, friends or..?
     
  11. Mar 16, 2006 #10
    haha I always wondered why you never had a response to that :biggrin:
     
  12. Mar 16, 2006 #11
    Warren is my mom's cousins dads step son's ex girlfriends classmate
     
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    loseyourname

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    Did you watch your school pull off the upset, Greg? You do go to UWM, no?
     
  15. Mar 16, 2006 #14

    chroot

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    Thrice removed.

    Greg and I have never actually met, or even conversed on the phone, believe it or not. I joined PF a number of years ago and spent most of my time being an arrogant jerk to the crackpots. Eventually, somehow, I was promoted to mentor (I guess I softened up!). Later, when Greg realized I could help him with some of the site's programming, he made me a co-admin.

    - Warren
     
  16. Mar 16, 2006 #15
    Was no upset my friend :biggrin: GO PANTHERS! Now watching marquette get wipped.
     
  17. Mar 16, 2006 #16
    Said like a true scientist
     
  18. Mar 16, 2006 #17
    So then Greg you must be crazy rich by now like all the other Internet people.
     
  19. Mar 16, 2006 #18

    chroot

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    He would be rich, but I keep skimming off the top.

    - Warren
     
  20. Mar 16, 2006 #19
    yup, advertising firms are spending billions on the physics market lol
     
  21. Mar 16, 2006 #20
    I bet these two Google guys have been knocking on your door lately.

    Are we talking seven digits numbers? Or stock options?
     
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