DIrishB's Almost Pointless Quest of the Month

DIrishB

The Timeline Guy
So May is already a week old, and my 4-year anniversary date of joining the site (May 27, 2004) is quickly approaching. Less than three weeks from today, in fact (19 days...) and obviously, I'm counting. I'm the timeline guy after all. So for this reason, I've convinced myself I should try to hit 10,000 posts before my 4 year join date (to put myself squarely in the 2,500 post per year column ;) ). Its more than doable, without even upping my average post rate any, meaning I won't be making any pointless posts...well, anymore than usual (this one included). I could even try a little harder and try to hit 10,000 before the 4 year anniversary of the site itself. It was May 20, 2004 when UltimateCentral (in the future known as Skynet) went online, wasn't it? Ice, E, someone who's sure, let me know.

So yeah, thats what I'm aiming for.

Discuss. Ridicule, encouragement, uncaring responses, etc are all welcome.

That way I'll have more posts to reply to.


;)
 

Friday

Well-Known Member
I'd like to hit 10k by my 4 year. I doubt it will happen though. I've got this bad habit of not posting unless I think I can add to the conversation.
 

Joe Kalicki

Well-Known Member
I'm generally pretty secure that most of my posts serve a function and aren't completely wasted. But I don't know, I could be wrong about that.

At least, according to my Wiki profile others disagree with me.
 

DIrishB

The Timeline Guy
I'm generally pretty secure that most of my posts serve a function and aren't completely wasted. But I don't know, I could be wrong about that.

At least, according to my Wiki profile others disagree with me.

Yes, but anyone can edit a Wiki, and anyone could just be crazy.
 

DIrishB

The Timeline Guy
Post whoring huh?

Here we go: DIB why don't you have a sig?


I forget. It probably has something to do with no word or phrase being sufficient enough to describe my sheer awesome fantasticness. Despite me looking forward to a custom subnic at 10,000...hmmm, I should look into that one.
 
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DIrishB

The Timeline Guy
I like how UC is Skynet.

Well, it will be. I mean, really, is there a more likely subject?

This site is a herald of the apocalypse, make no mistake about it. Thats why I love it so much it hurts my ankles.



We're going live and starting nuclear war?

See, eventually, Moonmaster is going to start assimilating noobs and lurkers. With this, his insignificant power will start to grow into something noticeable. After Moony turns his attention on the lost heroes and well-known but infrequent posters(TheManWithoutFear, PatriotMK2, etc), his growing power will catch the attention of Bass. They eventually battle to the death, but something is born on their blood-soaked battlefield: the sentient techno-organic computer program/being known as Skynet.

However, some will refer to it as Smeevelgrunst. I don't know why. The pot-induced visions ended at that point. But not before it showed Skynet kills the world, not with nuclear war, but forced napalm enemas.

Terrible, truly.
 
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Joe Kalicki

Well-Known Member
I only recently discovered it. Red the first six issues, liked it. Will be picking up the new one shot probably this week as well.

The one coming out this week is the first part of a new mini by Ellis, the one shot comes out later by some guy I never heard of.

I keep looking at the first volume on my LCS's 50% off rack. Should I get it?

I didn't really like the first volume, but I'm hoping it's building to good things, and the one shot expanding on the history of the newuniversal universe just makes it more intriguing to me.
 
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DIrishB

The Timeline Guy
I keep looking at the first volume on my LCS's 50% off rack. Should I get it?

I liked it. I'd buy it at 50% off. If nothing else, if you don't like it, you could easily turn around and sell the 6 issue mini on Ebay for a slight profit (especially getting it at 50% off).

I'd recommend it.
 

Friday

Well-Known Member
I liked it. I'd buy it at 50% off. If nothing else, if you don't like it, you could easily turn around and sell the 6 issue mini on Ebay for a slight profit (especially getting it at 50% off).

I'd recommend it.

Oh its the HC.

But I'm a format whore, so its cool.
 
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DIrishB

The Timeline Guy
The one coming out this week is the first part of a new mini by Ellis, the one shot comes out later by some guy I never heard of.

Oh ok, I hadn't been paying much attention.

Baxter said:
Oh its the HC.

But I'm a format whore, so its cool.

Oh, I didn't realize the HC or Trade were out yet, either. I just assumed it was the issues.
 

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