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Roughly when did you start visiting macosxhints.com?

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Since day one, Nov 4 2000! 160 (6.86%)
December of 2000 126 (5.40%)
2001: 1st half of year [10.0] 231 (9.91%)
2001: 2nd half [10.1] 220 (9.43%)
2002: 1st half 185 (7.93%)
2002: 2nd half [10.2] 273 (11.71%)
2003: 1st half 168 (7.20%)
2003: 2nd half [10.3] 169 (7.25%)
2004: 1st half 123 (5.27%)
2004: 2nd half 137 (5.87%)
2005: 1st half [10.4] 127 (5.45%)
2005: 2nd half 111 (4.76%)
Today! 302 (12.95%)
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10.0.3
Authored by: mshmgi on Nov 04, '05 07:27:49AM

This was the first (helpful) OS X oriented website I encountered when I first installed 10.0.3.

I have visited the site practically every week day since June 2001.

THANK YOU !!!!!



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Announced on another forum?
Authored by: ebow on Nov 04, '05 09:18:33AM

I seem to recall Rob being a forum member on MacRumors or MacFixIt, and announcing the new site there, back in 2000. I could be mistaken, but I think I've been visiting the site since I learned about it that way.



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Announced on another forum?
Authored by: ebow on Nov 04, '05 09:20:54AM

Hmm, according to my user info page, I've been a member since 30 Nov 1999.
:^)



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Announced on another forum?
Authored by: rootpoot on Nov 07, '05 11:47:16AM

Same here, I think it's something goofy. Mine is set to 30-11-99 00:00.



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Announced on another forum?
Authored by: robg on Nov 07, '05 11:57:51AM

Geeklog never used to have a "reg date" field. So anyone who signed up before Feb 16, 2003, has a reg date of "00-00-0000." This turns into the 1999 date that you see.

There are about 24,000 such users; everyone else has a reg date.

-rob.



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Announced on another forum?
Authored by: robg on Nov 04, '05 09:48:24AM

Yea, I think it was announced on MacFixIt's forums, and it was in my sig on the various boards I particpated on -- MacNN, for one. Nowadays, all my time seems to go here, our forums, and Macworld's forums, so I'm not on the others hardly at all...

There may have even been an announcement on Macintouch way back when...

-rob.



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ResExcellence
Authored by: Power Factor on Nov 05, '05 04:11:13PM

Back in classic days much of the extension and application editing was done in resedit.
Many resedit walkthroughs were listed on ResExcellence.
This is where I first heard about macOSXhints as most of what they were doing in classic with resedit had OS X equivalents listed on this site.



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hmmm..
Authored by: zedwards on Nov 08, '05 09:16:02AM

I know i have been here since close to the beginning, but my member profile says ive been here since 1999? Must have been a glitch?



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hmmm..
Authored by: robg on Nov 08, '05 12:34:09PM

See my comment above about reg dates...

-rob.



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ever since my Switch
Authored by: rkchang on Nov 15, '05 08:40:01AM

been coming here ever since I bought my first mac (ibook) in '02

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"I have seen the evils of procrastination, and I vow to change my ways tomorrow."



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My first post was...
Authored by: Bookman on Nov 16, '05 12:34:21PM

My guess was "late Jaguar" that I became a member. I honestly can't remember. I saw Rob's explanation that the earlier GeekLog iteration of the site never recorded a registration date, which explains why my profile dates my registration at Tue, Nov 30 '99 at 12:00AM.

So I thought I'd go back and see when my first post was. I clicked on "Find all postings by Bookman" in my profile and a screen came up offering my last 10, with the familiar "1 2 3 4 Next" at the bottom. However, when I tried to click on one of the page numbers, I got a screen saying "Search Results: No matches. Your query string should have at least 3 characters. Please try again." Oh, well. It will have to remain a mystery.



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My first post was...
Authored by: me 2 on Nov 16, '05 09:38:21PM

Very good website...its the first one that gave me sone information other then some where you have to buy crap.

THANKSSSSSSSS



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My first post was...
Authored by: dzurn on Nov 21, '05 06:25:17PM
I got that same error. However the solution is to add by hand the page number to list. Slow, but at least I could find that my first comment was May 18, 2001!

My list of comments had 6 pages, so change this:
  ...&datestart=&dateend=&topic...
to this:
  ...&datestart=&page=6&dateend=&topic...
and it works.

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Madness takes its toll.
Please have exact change.

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