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About Fifteen Years Ago, Part #1
« on: July 04, 2016, 06:32:59 am »
It almost ended all in late April and at another point in the past, but I finally managed to have stuck around for 15 years. July 4th 2001 was the day I got my first graphing calculator: a TI-83 Plus. I always dreamed of making games at the time and that dream was finally about to come true. When I started programming that beast, I was just 4 days away from turning 15, which is around when most people start calculator programming, and it's hard to believe I spent half of my life in the TI community in some ways.

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Re: About Fifteen Years Ago, Part #1
« Reply #1 on: July 04, 2016, 06:52:37 am »
The first programmable i had was the TI-84 Plus.
I had a lot of fun playing games on it but one day, it broke.
THE END
I no right, such an amazing story.

But I don't get it : where's part 2 ?
I'm already hungry for more !
« Last Edit: July 04, 2016, 06:54:11 am by gameblabla »
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Re: About Fifteen Years Ago, Part #1
« Reply #2 on: July 04, 2016, 08:35:30 am »
Rare are community leaders that sticks around for 15 years. Now to another 15 years?
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Re: About Fifteen Years Ago, Part #1
« Reply #3 on: July 04, 2016, 08:44:44 am »
15 years ago, I was... well... 3 months old ? O.O
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Re: About Fifteen Years Ago, Part #1
« Reply #4 on: July 04, 2016, 03:58:21 pm »
15 years ago, I was... well... 3 months old ? O.O
@Dudeman313 and @princetonlion.tibd weren't even born I think. :P

The first programmable i had was the TI-84 Plus.
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Re: About Fifteen Years Ago, Part #1
« Reply #5 on: July 04, 2016, 06:07:37 pm »
15 years ago, I was... well... 3 months old ? O.O
@Dudeman313 and @princetonlion.tibd weren't even born I think. :P

The first programmable i had was the TI-84 Plus.
I had a lot of fun playing games on it but one day, it broke.
THE END
I no right, such an amazing story.

But I don't get it : where's part 2 ?
I'm already hungry for more !
Part 2 is supposed to be on September 1st, the birth of Omnimaga, while part 3 is Sept 22nd, the birth of Illusiat RPG series.
Shh no spoilers >_>

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Re: About Fifteen Years Ago, Part #1
« Reply #6 on: July 04, 2016, 09:09:00 pm »
I think it is a given, anyway, considering they happened so soon after i joined. <_<
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Re: About Fifteen Years Ago, Part #1
« Reply #7 on: July 05, 2016, 04:11:30 am »
Yeah, I was still quite inexistent about 15 years ago. :P
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Re: About Fifteen Years Ago, Part #1
« Reply #8 on: July 05, 2016, 04:17:01 am »
By the way @Dudeman313 , I noticed you have been much less active in the last few months, especially recently. I hope it isn't because you planned to stay in the TI community 30 times shorter than me O.O
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Re: About Fifteen Years Ago, Part #1
« Reply #9 on: July 05, 2016, 05:09:14 am »
Umm...no, I just haven't really had the time for this place between all my other stuff to do. :(
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Re: About Fifteen Years Ago, Part #1
« Reply #10 on: July 06, 2016, 01:39:33 am »
Ah I see. I was a bit worried because most people who joins the TI community while they are 10-12 years old quit after just 6 months or so D:
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Re: About Fifteen Years Ago, Part #1
« Reply #11 on: July 06, 2016, 01:43:39 am »
It's amazing how fast time goes by!

Thanks for all the amazing work you have done over your time Kev!

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Re: About Fifteen Years Ago, Part #1
« Reply #12 on: July 06, 2016, 01:46:57 am »
Personally, I think the years that went on the fastest were the last 5, especially after I stepped down from Omni. Not because I stepped down but because I had been around for a decade already and for some reasons life seems to move on faster after we turn 25 or so, even when I have a lot of moments of boredom. Thanks a lot @tr1p1ea . Also I am glad I first met you on Maxcoderz way back in September 2003.

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Re: About Fifteen Years Ago, Part #1
« Reply #13 on: July 08, 2016, 11:11:06 pm »
15 years ago, I was... well... 3 months old ? O.O
@Dudeman313 and @princetonlion.tibd weren't even born I think. :P

The first programmable i had was the TI-84 Plus.
I had a lot of fun playing games on it but one day, it broke.
THE END
I no right, such an amazing story.

But I don't get it : where's part 2 ?
I'm already hungry for more !
Part 2 is supposed to be on September 1st, the birth of Omnimaga, while part 3 is Sept 22nd, the birth of Illusiat RPG series.

I wasn't, and I think Dudeman is younger than me (maybe? I may recall that conversation wrong)

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Re: About Fifteen Years Ago, Part #1
« Reply #14 on: July 09, 2016, 04:27:42 am »
Yeah he is. You were the same age when joining Omni but you joined in 2014.

Also I feel even older now that I am 30 and did calc stuff for 15 years. @Art_of_camelot might probably discovered wwha I am talking about several decades years ago :P
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