20 Years?

I was logging in and I don’t know why I didn’t take notice of it before, but I just saw that I joined A’gon in 2004. 20 years.  Makes you think. That’s all I have to say about that. 


just checked and i joined in 2003. looking back, there's always been the same mix of trolls, know-it-alls and good folks. i do confess that the trolls and know-it-alls annoy me more than they did back then, but the good folks remain the overwhelming majority...

Checking my Profile it says 2012. I know I’ve been here since 2001 though. When I look through my feedback my first one was on February 14, 2001. How about that. I remember that first transaction. I was a newbie for sure, 23 years ago, time flies.

Yeah, a few years ago many of the sign-up dates apparently were jumbled.  The only reason I know mine is because I printed out a dated copy of my sign up info when I registered.  The sign up date on my profile is about 10 months later, but that may reflect my first post.  I am pretty sure I initially signed up to buy and sell stuff, and then started posting later. 

It is good to see some of the old names on this thread.  The culture seemed a bit different back then, but things in general were different, the internet was new, we still relied on B&M stores, a lot of DIY was new and untried, my budget was less, and people seemed more helpful than competitive, but those impressions may just be my rosy retrospection.