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    I'm Sparky, hi

    what and who i am are unimportant. why i'm here is

    my former chat room went supernova

    the story might be of interest, it was started via a poster who felt oppressed where he was

    so he opted for his own idea of a free speech model.

    unfortunately, his life took a few turns, and he left it alone, with only a dedicated admisinstrator to uphold said model, zero moderation.

    this is where the acsii petri dish is really a good study of human nature, just imagine a free for all , no holds barred enviroment

    many of us coined it ascii anarchy, which in truth it festered into , despite those who upheld the ideal

    ironically, the owner shows up out of the blue years later, due to ceratin factions waving a $$ at him for the site and name, and wishes to clean house.

    can't blame the dude really, in fact it seems like it's his shot at the brass ring

    but oh, to throw one's own morals under the train for it eh?

    ~S~
     
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    :welcome: 2 USMB Sparky.

    From your nick,were you a former radio operator, or an electrician who kept dropping his screwdrivers across the terminals of a 480V 3Phase supply? :D
     
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    an electrician Gatekeeper

    and yeah, i've blown up just about every voltage

    mostly in my apprenticeship

    thankfully i survived it.....

    ~S~
     
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    editec Mr. Forgot-it-All

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    Community boards going supernova is just God's way of seeding other boards with heavier ascii, Sparky.

     
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    editec Mr. Forgot-it-All

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    Community boards going supernova is just God's way of seeding other boards with heavier ascii, Sparky.


     
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    I remember telling an apprentice to be careful when we were working on some 480V equipment and in 5 min he dropped his screwdriver across the terminals, he did have to repair his 'shorts'.
     
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    Welcome, even though you joined here in 2008, it's good you finally made an introduction thread!


    Hey, come to think of it, I never did either, maybe I should too! :eusa_think:
     
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    Okay I'll start it off EZ

    :welcome: 2 USMB Echo Zulu,
    Hope you are enjoying your visit. I C U took ur meds in a timely manner and are surviving well. That is all................:clap2:
     
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    asaratis Uppity Senior Citizen Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

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    Welcome, sparky. I am also a shocking person.

    You might want to change your avatar...or demand your money back...the screw part is a right hand thread...the double helix of snakes is left handed.

    Simply won't work.

    Welcome anyway.
     
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    i didn't even notice asaratis

    however, if electrickity & dyxlexia were actually threadworthly , i'm sure i could opine enough to keep it lively....~S~
     

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