10 years later...

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by Legend, Mar 13, 2018.

  1. Legend
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    Legend .missing

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    Hey everyone.

    I was reminiscing tonight about some of my favorite old websites from days long past.

    As luck would have it, GBA Temp is still alive & well. I’m so happy to see this.

    Anyway. I’m “Legend” or, at least, I was. I’ve changed my alias online many times over the years. It’s nice to meet all of you!

    I hope none of you mind, but I think I’ll hang out around here for a while again. So much has changed!

    It’s good to be back.
     
  2. Catsinabucket

    Catsinabucket Permanently Uncertain

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    Welcome back!
     
  3. ov3rkill

    ov3rkill GBAtemp Maniac

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    Welcome back! What consoles do you currently have?
     
  4. Legend
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    Legend .missing

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    Thanks for the welcomes! :)

    Currently I’m all about that Sony & PC life. I’ve more or less sworn off recent Nintendo consoles, but I am intrigued by the Switch — especially given the recent announcement of Smash (port? New? Who knows!)

    I just bought a new gaming PC and I have a PS4 + Vita (RIP).
     
  5. migles

    migles All my gbatemp friends are now mods, except for me

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    i get so happpy to see when such old members come back!

    how was it back in the days? where you from that era where gbatemp hosted roms?
     
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  6. Yepi69

    Yepi69 Jill-sandwiched

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    Nice to see another veteran join the fray.
     
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  7. ov3rkill

    ov3rkill GBAtemp Maniac

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    Yeah, it's all about the exclusives and what you enjoy playing. Just don't forget to put some Nintendo love in there.
     
  8. Legend
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    Legend .missing

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    What are roms? :P
    Back in the days, it was... an interesting place. I was reading through some of my old posts last night. I tell ya, it's kind of embarrassing to see the way I used to communicate with people. I was very aggressive as a teenager, apparently!

    I remember there being a lot of silliness in the "Testing" forum, which basically was a general off-topic area if I'm not mistaken. There were some really, really talented people who frequented the forum -- one of which I was looking for an update on. Ultimately, he's what brought me back here. His name was @.TakaM, but I can't find any recent traces of him!
     
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  9. Spectral Blizzard

    Spectral Blizzard GBATemp's Only Racist Stereotypical Feminist

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    I-I remember you!
    My god, you're alive?
     
  10. Old

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    This statement/sentiment should be preserved for posterity, to serve as a potential warning/advice for younger members. ;)

    Also: Hi!
     
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  11. Spectral Blizzard

    Spectral Blizzard GBATemp's Only Racist Stereotypical Feminist

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  12. InsaneNutter

    InsaneNutter GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Welcome back! What have you done in your 10 year absence?
     
  13. leonmagnus99

    leonmagnus99 GBAtemp Psycho!

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    who are you !?

    well i dont know you !
    but welcome back , now me and others will get to know you!
     
  14. dimmidice

    dimmidice GBAtemp Addict

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    Wow you actually haven't posted in literally 10 years. That's amazing!
     
  15. Legend
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    Legend .missing

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    I sure am! A little worse for wear, but I'm still kicking! It's been a long, winding road.


    Hello! Yes, agreed. Apparently I used to use GBATemp as something of an outlet. I wasn't really allowed to curse anywhere, so I used a lot of curse words on here. I also often would start my responses/posts like the whole conversation was bothersome. I was a pretty bizarre kid but I'd like to think that the "real world" has deburred me, so to speak.

    Man. I'll have to make a longwinded post about it all sometime. To be honest, it was a very boring 10 years in the grand scheme. Though I'd like to think I developed a lot, as a person!

    — Posts automatically merged - Please don't double post! —

    Yeah, I wish there was some kind of a way for me to just... delete the old posts. Some of them are rather "cringey" as they say.
     
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  16. dimmidice

    dimmidice GBAtemp Addict

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    I wouldn't worry about it. 10 years is such a long time. If anyone tries to make fun of you with the old posts they'd only be making a fool of themselves to be honest.
     
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  17. Legend
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    Legend .missing

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    Agreed! Although I guess I could have just... made a new account, if I was truly concerned about it all. :P
     
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  18. Old

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    Meh, the past is the past. We all (most of us, hopefully?) learn, grow, and evolve based on life experience.
     
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  19. Legend
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    Legend .missing

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    Real-talk, though... What have I missed in the last 10 years around here?
     
  20. Armadillo

    Armadillo GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Gbatemp doing more legit stuff, game reviews, news, e3 attendence etc. Twitch channel as well now.

    Still got the modding stuff going on, I guess you missed out on most of the wii, ds and 3ds stuff. Probably a good thing though as for a long time those parts of the forum were just awful.
     
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