Sunday, 20 February 2022

8 Years of Sensible Endowment

Lol, what a ride this has been.
[NSFW] [Meta SE] [+10 Informative]
[by steele@7:57pmGMT]

Comments

cb361 said @ 10:01pm GMT on 20th Feb [Score:5 Good]
Thanks for being here, everybody. Those who've hung on.

Thanks for posting. Even when nobody comments.
mechanical contrivance said @ 4:49pm GMT on 21st Feb
NOBODY BLINDED ME!
cb361 said @ 5:45pm GMT on 21st Feb
Ah, the classics.
EvilNinjaX24 said @ 9:50pm GMT on 20th Feb [Score:1 Interesting]
Combined with Sensible Erection, how many years would it be?
steele said @ 11:33pm GMT on 20th Feb [Score:1 Insightful]
SE, as a blog, goes back as far as 2000. But I don't think it was till 2001 when Matt rolled his own codebase and we ended up with the monstrosity this is based on.
satanspenis666 said @ 3:11am GMT on 21st Feb [Score:3 Funny]
Are the rumors true? Is Trump's new platform, "Truth Social", also built on the old SE monstrosity?
cb361 said @ 5:46pm GMT on 21st Feb
I’m not saying anything. But did anybody ever see saint marck and Donald Trump together at the same time? Do your own research!
Paracetamol said @ 8:02am GMT on 21st Feb
21 years then. PHP is the new COBOL.

Old Code Gets Younger Every Year


The threat of decaying technology looms while we waste time talking about mainframes.

captainstubing said @ 12:43pm GMT on 22nd Feb
Are you sure? I have a feeling it was a little earlier. I remember finding SE and where I was (it's like when Kennedy was shot) and I'm pretty sure it was around 98, maybe 99. Could be wrong. Maybe I'm a couple of years younger than I thought?

Anyhow - good work Steele!
steele said @ 3:52pm GMT on 22nd Feb
zenviper said @ 7:47pm GMT on 22nd Feb
Same. Pretty sure I started visiting in 98.
captainstubing said @ 10:22am GMT on 23rd Feb
Have we really spent a quarter of a century visiting the same boards without saying hello?

Hello zenviper.

zenviper said @ 1:59pm GMT on 23rd Feb
Hello Captainstubing.
ooo[......7 said[2] @ 1:00am GMT on 21st Feb [Score:1 Underrated]
100% my favourite place for news and science.

We need more porn though.
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blackpsypher said[2] @ 10:49pm GMT on 21st Feb [Score:1 Good]
You still have to jack off a horse.
j4bb3rw0xx0r said @ 8:07pm GMT on 20th Feb
-1 unworthy self link
Oberoten said @ 9:12pm GMT on 20th Feb
+1 Unworthy Self link.
moriati said @ 9:58pm GMT on 20th Feb
Making your way in the world today
Takes everything you've got
Taking a break from all your worries
Sure would help a lot
Wouldn't you like to get away?

All those nights when you've got no lights
The check is in the mail
And your little angel
Hung the cat up by its tail
And your third fiancé didn't show

Sometimes you want to go
Where everybody knows your name
And they're always glad you came
You want to be where you can see
Our troubles are all the same
You want to be where everybody knows your name
lrdcthulu said @ 5:10am GMT on 21st Feb
What a wild ride.
slaytanik said @ 6:25am GMT on 21st Feb
The real SE are the friends we jerked off along the way
Jack Blue said @ 6:32am GMT on 21st Feb
Thanks for sticking around buddies. Let's roll this for another... 20 years? Or what is it?

Fuck, I'm old.

I am fine with dying an SEer, so, just keep going.
Bob Denver said @ 6:55am GMT on 21st Feb
SE is my North Star
jbhalper said @ 4:09pm GMT on 21st Feb
I'm honestly surprised this place still exists sometimes. But also delighted! I'm not a big contributor at all, but the amount of things I actually click through and read to completion is way higher here than most other places.

Thanks for running it, thanks for maintaining it, thanks for sticking around.
TM said @ 12:02am GMT on 22nd Feb
I'm just happy to be here.
pisswiss101 said[2] @ 2:14am GMT on 22nd Feb
I've been lurking since the beginning. I've gotten some of the most interesting links, reads, and music/shows that I would have never stumbled across from this place.

Thank you to all the contributors and members who make this happen!

I miss Madpride and Maryugo or whatever their name was. Made for interesting posts. Fibonacci was my fav cuz weird porn =)

Edit: I swear og SE goes back to 99. Could be wrong though.
captainstubing said @ 12:46pm GMT on 22nd Feb
Same re: 99. Do you remember Matt's pal Robyn?

I still think Asscheeks Akimbo might be my favourite name seen here.
pisswiss101 said @ 12:30am GMT on 23rd Feb
Robyn and Akimbo! Omg how time flies. Ah memories =)
captainstubing said @ 10:30am GMT on 23rd Feb
And Mr. Langosta. He was a nice chap. From memory (what's left of it) he had a nice line in cheerleader porn or similar.

Steele - I think all us old horse jacker-offerers need an SE nostalgia post once daily. Have a software pixie randomly post something from as far back as possible. We can thrill to posts about LOTR movies that might get made, or feel sad about another Bush running for U.S. President. It'll be good for the kids, too, to know where all this came from. Do it for the kids, Steele.

For the kids...
cb361 said @ 9:19am GMT on 24th Feb [Score:1 Original]
That’s a good idea. I’ll see what I can manage, if I have time.
mechavolt said @ 3:32pm GMT on 22nd Feb
CUM IN MY MOUF
doctorgeek said @ 6:06pm GMT on 22nd Feb
Hello? Hello! Hello? I'm still here, just very, very old.

Anyone else remember when S'Erection got hacked and there was that Danish or What-ever-ish music anime thing singing whenever you went to the web page. I can almost hear that song in my head... over... and over...
steele said @ 11:49pm GMT on 22nd Feb [Score:1 Hot Pr0n]
I'm sure I don't know what you're talking about and I had nothing to do with it even if I did...

Leek Spin 10 hours
TM said @ 6:04pm GMT on 23rd Feb
No, but I remember the animated happy banana waving his sign saying "I'd hit it." Good times.
5th Earth said @ 11:23pm GMT on 22nd Feb
+1 worthy self link?
HoZay said @ 2:10am GMT on 23rd Feb
Needs more dickgirls
Mikhail_16 said @ 6:16pm GMT on 23rd Feb
I approve of this post!
Space_1889 said @ 4:59am GMT on 24th Feb
One of the few constants in my life for the last few decades - I'm looking forward to seeing what we can do in the future.
cb361 said @ 9:17am GMT on 24th Feb [Score:1 Underrated]
Continue to gradually reduce in relevance as the world flows on past us?
rylex said @ 2:07pm GMT on 24th Feb
reddit will die someday, and then we will rightfully resume our old spot in the pantheon of posting forums
cb361 said @ 3:58pm GMT on 24th Feb
Ah. Playing the long game…
SnappyNipples said @ 6:17am GMT on 24th Feb
I'm still waiting for my 29 dollar tablet...

Igor said @ 1:55pm GMT on 21st Mar
How much my life has changed since the first time I logged on... wow

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