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CDdude55

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#51
Never really had a "down" here. Whenever I've needed help with anything (Which has been a lot lately with my new job) people go out of their way to teach you what they know. Great people here :)
Like every other forum, this one is not perfect.
 
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#56
I love it mainly for the lols trying to read Solaris's posts.

Even if for some reason they seem to be getting easier to read these days lol.
 

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#57
I love it mainly for the lols trying to read Solaris's posts.

Even if for some reason they seem to be getting easier to read these days lol.
I told you he is EVIL! Demons with SATIN talk in riddles to confuse you, and thus make you sell your soul for just pennies!

:pimp:
 
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#58
I love the team feeling. I'm am member of WCG team, but the entire site works as a team.
 

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#60
I told you he is EVIL! Demons with SATIN talk in riddles to confuse you, and thus make you sell your soul for just pennies!

:pimp:
So thats what it is i new he was up to something. Mongrel.
 
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#61
I told you he is EVIL! Demons with SATIN talk in riddles to confuse you, and thus make you sell your soul for just pennies!

:pimp:
Demons with Satin? Is that some sort of interior designing show in Hell?
 

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#63
I think we should stay on topic. Also he has so much tech in his room he thinks he will build skynet soon.
 

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#64
Is everyone on extacy in this thread.. It's like a group love hug kinda feeling :)
 
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#65
TPU is a great place. Yeah, there are those who a lot of us think wtf? Over. But, in all we are a tight nit family that care for one another. We've have had our ups and downs, but that's with all Forums to be expected. I'm greatful for the people that I have met threw this experience. Well, that's all I have to say.
 
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Not a single one of them vids played for me cs cheers lol.
 
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#67
Somebody silence the squealer, he's letting the game away:

Is everyone on extacy in this thread.. It's like a group love hug kinda feeling :)
 

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#68
What else do gay people do in Hell I ask?:slap:
You're spending too much time on that landoverbaptist forum, Pastor DaMulta :p
;)

I like it here because there's always somebody ready to help, or at least try to. Rarely if ever have I seen a thread with 0 replies.

Also there's a general attitude of kindness over here i.e. people are not made fun of just for the sake of it :)
 

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#69
TPU is the best forum on the internet, you only have to start posting at others for it to be made painfully obvious to you.

mods here post like normal guys, but are always there to help whenever it is needed for whatever reason.

generally speaking the userbase are fantastic, it doesn't take long to settle into the way we do things here.

one thing I've always loved is that your opinion is'nt thrown to the wayside because of a low post count, I really hate posting at the few other forums I do with 100-500 posts under my belt and having my opinion instantly shot down because apparently there is a link between post count and intelligence.

then there's W1zzard, writer of the best reviews, creator of my favourite application, I could go on but I don't want to bore you all with my bromance.
 
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#70
TPU is the best forum on the internet, you only have to start posting at others for it to be made painfully obvious to you.

mods here post like normal guys, but are always there to help whenever it is needed for whatever reason.

generally speaking the userbase are fantastic, it doesn't take long to settle into the way we do things here.

one thing I've always loved is that your opinion is'nt thrown to the wayside because of a low post count, I really hate posting at the few other forums I do with 100-500 posts under my belt and having my opinion instantly shot down because apparently there is a link between post count and intelligence.

then there's W1zzard, writer of the best reviews, creator of my favourite application, I could go on but I don't want to bore you all with my bromance.
Nice last word in your post, should have deleted everything else as I think it could summarize everything in this thread (excepting BP - unless HE'S A BRO???) :p
 

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#71
You're spending too much time on that landoverbaptist forum, Pastor DaMulta :p
;)

I like it here because there's always somebody ready to help, or at least try to. Rarely if ever have I seen a thread with 0 replies.

Also there's a general attitude of kindness over here i.e. people are not made fun of just for the sake of it :)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MyhM-MP5sR8

landoverbaptist FOR LIFE:rolleyes:


In all serious business TPU is my all time fav site. We have Fan-boysgirls, but we have HONEST fanboy/girls. It may suck compared to what is out there, but the truth will be posted no matter the endz.

Reviews here are nothing less than No-Bullshit no matter what may happen by telling the truth. TPU is not ran over by adds, and well it should be. The owner is just super kool like that!

There isn't much bad you can say about this place. Sure some people don't fit in, but that happens anywhere. Just less here IMO.

O and people have a sense of humor here:)
 

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I love the smell of scorched spammers in the morning ... smells like victory.
 
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#73
For me, it hasn't even been a year yet, but I can only say that I love it here. Simple as that.
By now it's hard to describe my experiences in TPU without sounding like echo to what everyone else already said, so I'll just use the wonderful Quote button.:D
Here I found I could drop some crazy word bomb with a polarized view point and come back in a few days to find no one flipped out on me haha
I actually tried that out.
Sometimes don't even bother to answer. And if you have a better solution, and they have never heard of you before? They just ignore you...
This has happened to me some times...I just gave up on them.
Never really had a "down" here. Whenever I've needed help with anything (Which has been a lot lately with my new job) people go out of their way to teach you what they know. Great people here :)
True and very rare nowadays in the internets. It's like there's a sudden need to capitalize on the knowledge acquired. Here it's the exact opposite. I try to share my limited wisdom about hardware as much as I can, because I also like to learn from what others know.
Also, I never felt like a noob on the forums here. I just started posting.
Yep, same here.
generally speaking the userbase are fantastic, it doesn't take long to settle into the way we do things here.

one thing I've always loved is that your opinion is'nt thrown to the wayside because of a low post count, I really hate posting at the few other forums I do with 100-500 posts under my belt and having my opinion instantly shot down because apparently there is a link between post count and intelligence.
It's like there's a method implanted that everyone follows without knowing. I found this very interesting, not to mention fantastic.
And you're totally right about the post count, even with elaborate and complete explanations I got shot-down by a higher poster in some forums. Here, users with low post counts can correct others with more posts and mistakes are acknowledged.

tl; dr: I LOVE IT HERE!! Long live TPU! :toast:
 

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#75
wait wait wait, dont you have the matching phone to Sols?