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« on: October 06, 2016, 10:18:25 AM »

Hey all, how has it been?

It seems even as the years go by I'm still drawn back to this place. I came here excited to get into the editor, make some cool hacks, learn some code... yet, it seems in the end I didn't really do any of that. Instead, I just posted. I was always interested in the idea of hacking, but somehow I never really got into it. So I gave my thoughts and read the thoughts of others. And then, eventually, I left. I don't know when or why, but I did. And still, I feel drawn back. Maybe it's the forgotten aspiration to hack a few cool tweaks into Golden Sun... but, of course, that's not it at all. Instead, it's the nostalgia about the experiences I shared with everyone here, and about the relationships which formed between us that, I hope, weren't entirely one sided. Names and faces have changed, some have come, others gone, but I still remember some of the original names: Atrius, Jamietheflameuser, Salanewt, Role, Charon, Charleysdrpepper. And, there are more, I'm sure, so forgive me if I don't have an entirely perfect memory.

But, if we're honest, I probably wouldn't expect your memory of me to stick. I only have, what, 174 posts here? And somehow I think this forum is so important? The majority of my posts were in 2010, and most of the veterans have posts in the thousands, so what makes me so special? I've had far more posts in other forums, but I haven't felt the same way with them, so what gives? Maybe I feel such an attachment because this forum is a relic from before I moved from a big city to the middle of nowhere. Honestly, I don't know at all. In fact, this whole post is just a recycled version of previous posts I've already made in the past trying to become a regular again. So... we'll see if history repeats itself again.

Every time I try to clean up my bookmarks I take a look around to see if anyone's still hanging. And, surprisingly, here you all are, if the memories weren't an excuse enough to keep me from erasing this site.

I don't know if I'm back to stay, or if this will be another unfulfilled excursion to the GSHC, but for now I'll be here.
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« Reply #1 on: October 06, 2016, 02:09:39 PM »

Menaus... I remember that name.  Welcome back!
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« Reply #2 on: October 06, 2016, 10:05:22 PM »

Definitely remember you, good to see people still visit.
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« Reply #3 on: October 06, 2016, 10:16:52 PM »

Oh hey, welcome back! I may as well mention that four of the six original names you listed are different right now (I'm Salanewt for reference, and I might be again soon enough). Been up to anything fun lately? It's nice to see you around again.
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« Reply #4 on: October 07, 2016, 01:50:31 AM »

I remember... Still afraid I might get the names Matrim and Menaus mixed up.
I would be the "Charleysdrpepper"... Since around 2011, I went by Teawater here, and in 2014, I became Mr. Foxy as I am now. (Well, Fox.) Fox is supposed to be temporary.

Heheh... You reminded me of this song:
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« Reply #5 on: October 07, 2016, 07:20:08 AM »

Oh hi, I know you
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[9:00:50 PM] Randel Peltier: Ok...what did I do last night?
[9:01:19 PM] Kain: Something boring, repetitive, and lasted for about sixty seconds.
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[10:45:08 AM] Salanewt: But yeah, the elemental phalluses are being... Stroked up by Saturos and co., and the energy will go towards... Mt. Muffin, where the Golden Climax will arise.
[7:28:42 PM] Salanewt: An added bonus is that Isaac and co. were trying to stop Saturos and co. because their beliefs state that Mt. Muffin should remain a virgin.
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[9:54:21 PM] Randel Peltier: Guess the number in my head an you get to pick what I say. Number between 1-10
[9:54:28 PM] leaf: 11
[9:54:36 PM] Randel Peltier: @#$%!
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[8:38:13 PM] Randel Peltier: Shes like this queen up on a pedastal that I have yet to court.
[8:38:29 PM] Kain: You've tried courting her.
[8:38:43 PM] leaf: and failed spectacularly
[8:38:44 PM] Randel Peltier: Ive tried...shes the best dating game ever.
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[12:24:35 AM] Salanewt: I need to find a picture of a naked person to put on the Christmas tree next year.
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[2:19:06 PM] Zeadra: wait... Rief's a guy???
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[1:09:57 PM] Zeadra: well if you want to know if its a new effect or something weird, just check GS1, if side step is there maby it is the nimble dodge thing
[1:10:35 PM] Kioll: For once, you've contributed something useful.  o.O
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« Reply #6 on: October 07, 2016, 07:51:51 AM »

Heh, thanks for the warm reception.

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Right now, not much. I just finished high school this year, and now I'm working out exactly what happens next. I've gone through high school on the supposition that I'd go straight to college and get a degree in electrical engineering. Now, while I still have an interest in a career in that field, I've also taken a comparable interest in economics and in becoming an entrepreneur. Before that, though, I should also mention that I'm Mormon (specifically LDS), so I'm certainly going on a mission. For now, though I'm helping with my family-run business, so that'll give me some time to sort a few things out.
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« Reply #7 on: October 07, 2016, 11:46:26 AM »

* Rolina nods in greeting
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« Reply #8 on: October 07, 2016, 02:17:07 PM »

heeeeeeey~  Venus Djinni Set i remember you. we should have an old member meetup yeh
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« Reply #9 on: October 07, 2016, 02:20:10 PM »

Yep! I guess that just leaves Jamie? Wonder if he'll come back and say something... Although, I haven't seen much activity from him lately. :/

But I do trust that he is definitely one of those that would revisit at some point. (Most likely.) Edit: Oh wait. He was last active yesterday? Wasn't he? XD Nevermind, then.
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Fox: Alright. Sounds good.  I agree it does seem a bit silly.  Sounds more of an April Fools type of thing. (Maybe having an ability for people to change their names limitless times specifically on April Fools is an idea.)
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Kain: Sala asked me about the name, I thought it was silly but agreed he could have it only for a week.  Tomorrow his name goes back to Salanewt.
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Fox: And yay! Atrius is back! Thanks for the reply. Somehow I didn't notice the recuriveness before.
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Fox: @ridiculous name for a week =  Hm? So, how many characters would you say should be the maximum to have a name "permanently"... or better yet... How many characters can a name have on registration?
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Fox: @Space manager thought for gsmagic = What a conundrum... Whelp... I'll just do whatever.... Probably would waste more time thinking about preventing bugs than coding anyway. :P
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Fox: Because he quit a long time ago and has other priorities?

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