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How many of you are first timers with forums when you signed up with CoolSciFi?

Discussion in 'Sci-Fi and Fantasy Talk' started by painkiller64, Mar 23, 2009.

  1. Yes

    2 vote(s)
  2. No

    14 vote(s)
  1. painkiller64

    painkiller64 Avoid A Void

    Sep 15, 2006
    i am not sure if i worded this correctly but for example for me coolscifi is the first experience with forums and blogs and i was initiated to that at the tender age of 40ish (ack) :eek::o:oops:

    i always wondered if i was an odd person out for waiting so long to get involved in something like this!?

    yes i have heard of them before but till i came here it never really interested me and i do thank this site for being here since the subject is one that enthralls me.

    so i bow to you here coolscifi staff for bringing our world to us in a way we enjoy so much.
  2. Akhalor

    Akhalor Scout

    Feb 21, 2009
    I used to do a lot more online forums, but after a while the ones I was visiting all got eaten up with the same tired arguments between the same tired people, and I lost interest. Now I'm much mote picky about the places I post and visit.

  3. astonwest

    astonwest Writing Fool Writer

    Nov 23, 2008
    I've been hanging around internet forums for well around a decade or so...the internet in its current form was just starting to get big around the time I entered college, which probably explains my usage.
  4. Tim

    Tim Creative Writer

    Jan 16, 2005
    Before I had a computer I had internet through my cable tv provider. I was using forums then, although awkwardly. Providing you learn a bit of netiquette you normally can't go wrong with your postings. We all still make mistakes though :)
  5. Midnight Caller

    Midnight Caller Ensign

    Oct 27, 2010
    Middlesbrough - UK
    Me too!
  6. Starbeast from Planet X

    Starbeast from Planet X Benevolent Galaxy Being

    Sep 19, 2009
    Illinois, planet Earth
    Voted: No

    I've been familiar with another fourm for a few months, then joined this pleasent site.
  7. Webster

    Webster The Red Tarheel

    Dec 7, 2007
    Morganton, NC
    Same here. I'd been a member of a few forums before I joined Cool Sci-Fi, so I answered no as well.
  8. Newstar

    Newstar Ensign

    Jul 23, 2010
    New Brunswick
    I'm about the same age, Painkiller. This isn't my first forum, but I guess it was only about five or so years ago I started. I was the all-time talker on one forum, seriously, I had the highest post numer, into the thousands. But I'm no expert when it comes to using differnt forums set up differently.

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