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Re: Happy 400,000th post, OC.net!
« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2010, 03:30:05 PM »
Actually... for the 4th time, yes. ;)  Although, I don't know how much of a crouch it was, as much as a "leaning back in my chair, with my right index finger clicking the "refresh" button with the mouse, and my left index finger hovering over the "Enter" button.
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Re: Happy 400,000th post, OC.net!
« Reply #3 on: January 26, 2010, 04:16:47 PM »
Congrats  ;D 

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Re: Happy 400,000th post, OC.net!
« Reply #4 on: January 26, 2010, 04:54:02 PM »
Lying in wait to make a congratulatory post.  Drat that I had to go do something.  Ah well, onward to 500,000   ;)

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Re: Happy 400,000th post, OC.net!
« Reply #5 on: January 26, 2010, 05:01:59 PM »
At the pace we've been going, we'll likely hit the new milestone before we hit the new year!
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Re: Happy 400,000th post, OC.net!
« Reply #6 on: January 26, 2010, 05:19:43 PM »
Glory to God!

This site is incredible, with holy things happening daily.  To be honest, I think many converts (including myself) may not had been able to do it without OC.net.  The work you all do is a blessing to us all!

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Re: Happy 400,000th post, OC.net!
« Reply #7 on: January 26, 2010, 08:43:47 PM »
Congrats to OC.net. This site has been very accomodating to guests and is certainly a wealth of information. I hope to be around the forums when it hits half a million, and even a million posts. :)
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Re: Happy 400,000th post, OC.net!
« Reply #8 on: January 28, 2010, 08:16:22 PM »
For curiosity's sake, I checked out the dates for each of these.

Beginning: October 3rd, 2002

*3 years and a couple of months pass*

100,000 posts: December 31st, 2005

*2 years pass*

200,000 posts: January 15th, 2008

*1 years and a couple of month pass*

300,000 posts: March 19th, 2009

*10 months pass*

400,000 posts

It would seem that there is a trend and that if it continues the 100,000 posts marks are going to keep coming sooner and sooner. Maybe 500,000 will happen as soon as this summer...

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Re: Happy 400,000th post, OC.net!
« Reply #9 on: April 29, 2010, 04:26:48 PM »
At the pace we've been going, we'll likely hit the new milestone before we hit the new year!

For curiosity's sake, I checked out the dates for each of these.

Beginning: October 3rd, 2002

*3 years and a couple of months pass*

100,000 posts: December 31st, 2005

*2 years pass*

200,000 posts: January 15th, 2008

*1 years and a couple of month pass*

300,000 posts: March 19th, 2009

*10 months pass*

400,000 posts

It would seem that there is a trend and that if it continues the 100,000 posts marks are going to keep coming sooner and sooner. Maybe 500,000 will happen as soon as this summer...

Well, the pace has slowed here considerably.  We're still at a 100,000-in-less-than-12-months pace, but not by much.
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Re: Happy 400,000th post, OC.net!
« Reply #10 on: April 29, 2010, 04:31:07 PM »
Well, I should do what I can to help the number rate then.  ;) ;D
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Re: Happy 400,000th post, OC.net!
« Reply #11 on: April 29, 2010, 04:33:34 PM »
Well, I should do what I can to help the number rate then.  ;) ;D

Hear hear! And I as well!  :angel:

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Re: Happy 400,000th post, OC.net!
« Reply #12 on: April 29, 2010, 04:33:46 PM »
At the pace we've been going, we'll likely hit the new milestone before we hit the new year!

For curiosity's sake, I checked out the dates for each of these.

Beginning: October 3rd, 2002

*3 years and a couple of months pass*

100,000 posts: December 31st, 2005

*2 years pass*

200,000 posts: January 15th, 2008

*1 years and a couple of month pass*

300,000 posts: March 19th, 2009

*10 months pass*

400,000 posts

It would seem that there is a trend and that if it continues the 100,000 posts marks are going to keep coming sooner and sooner. Maybe 500,000 will happen as soon as this summer...

Well, the pace has slowed here considerably.  We're still at a 100,000-in-less-than-12-months pace, but not by much.

I wonder how much that is because I haven't been here much in the past few months.  :laugh:

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Re: Happy 400,000th post, OC.net!
« Reply #13 on: April 29, 2010, 05:50:17 PM »
Well, I should do what I can to help the number rate then.  ;) ;D

Hear hear! And I as well!  :angel:

Wonderful!  Volunteers are usually so hard to come by... ;)
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