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Re: How many of you are actually oldschool?

Posted: Sun Sep 12, 2010 4:31 pm
by MicFly
If I am remembering right, I was on EFnet about 1997. Things were tough back then, staying online with all the packeting along with channel takeovers was a major task but, 'man O man' those were diffently hard days. Looking back it was quite a eye opening and learning experience.

Re: How many of you are actually oldschool?

Posted: Sat Oct 02, 2010 8:43 pm
by Handle With Care
webdawg wrote:Ohh yeh? Well I knew god...
Haven't seen him since high school. How's he doing?

Re: How many of you are actually oldschool?

Posted: Wed Oct 06, 2010 9:38 am
by billy-jon
I don't remember exactly, but I used AOL 2.5 to dial-in and logon. Pretty sure I was using Windows 95.. so that would be mid 90s?

Re: How many of you are actually oldschool?

Posted: Fri Nov 19, 2010 1:15 pm
by mvz
Started in '93, not on any network, but on a non networked ircd.
I was ~ 10/11/12ish.

Also, all this time I didn't register on this forum :D

Re: How many of you are actually oldschool?

Posted: Mon Dec 06, 2010 3:52 pm
by phisher1
mvz wrote:Also, all this time I didn't register on this forum :D
And it's been JUST FINE that way.. Thanks for ruining it!

Re: How many of you are actually oldschool?

Posted: Fri Dec 24, 2010 10:11 pm
by efnetoz
ooo i am i am ;)~

I originally joined #ansi as "seven" in 1989.

Re: How many of you are actually oldschool?

Posted: Thu Nov 24, 2011 6:53 pm
by GI_Jack
really define "old school"?

my first experience with IRC was 1994, on the undernet. Then I was on DALnet for a little bit. mIRC 4.5 16-bit on windows 3.1 with AOL 2.5/3.0.

I discovered the mad world of warez, mp3z, information security tools, and learned some miRC script. Later I learned to use linux and unix and with it BitchX and psybnc.

Then from around 1998, me a friend and some allies from DALnet ran our own small irc network. actively for around 5 years between 1998 and 2003, then it continued sporadic usage until its slow demise around 2008. We ran our own customized IRCD and services that was a branch off of twilight. Our main highlight was our ircd got featured on source forge for a while.(services had more intelligent akill, spam prevention and defesnive capabilities) We had reasonably active small network with a handful of active channels.

We never ventured on to EFnet Back then unless you where looking for warez or mp3s, cause before IP/hostname hiding, people would just ping flood your little dial up connection to oblivion with hacked shells, early cable modems, or whatever else they had and you didn't.

edit: then I stopped using IRC for a while, and I guess I'm back cause I miss IRC

Re: How many of you are actually oldschool?

Posted: Tue Dec 13, 2011 9:07 am
by xmage
1994 old school. hi.

Re: How many of you are actually oldschool?

Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2011 8:09 pm
by Ryan_
Circa 92, opered on a few servers, helped with hybrid a bit. Some may remember me as socfam, some may not. :P

Re: How many of you are actually oldschool?

Posted: Mon Jan 30, 2012 1:52 pm
by raven
First time in 1992, never got hooked tho so had a gap until 1994-2002. Got "Al Bundy'ed" with family and shit, so was gone till 2007-present..

Re: How many of you are actually oldschool?

Posted: Fri Feb 17, 2012 7:41 pm
by marin
Been around since the times when IRC clients were on AOL CD's. Been an IRC user daily since 1994.

Re: How many of you are actually oldschool?

Posted: Mon May 18, 2015 3:38 am
by CometBaby
Came to efnet from AOL abt 1990 so I've been around 25 yrs ... gawd I love this place. Opers and Admins do an outstanding job.
CometBaby

Re: How many of you are actually oldschool?

Posted: Tue Jan 12, 2016 6:27 am
by shads
Found IRC at the tail end of 1994 and got hooked. Just never left, but became a 'lurker' instead of an active participant.

Re: How many of you are actually oldschool?

Posted: Mon Jan 18, 2016 6:05 am
by lluna
sometime around 1996

How many of you are actually oldschool

Posted: Thu Aug 15, 2019 2:12 pm
by Tieshawergy
How many exams did you fail on your way to ASA or FSA? Does everybody fail at least a few exams? Or do a good amount make it through with no problems?

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