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    Default Happy 12th anniversary to the site!

    12 years ago, Matt and his team launched TheDarkTower.com!


    The site looked a bit like this:



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    Congrats, all!

    What are some of the oldest threads still going?

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    Actually, the site opened on May 1st. One of the oldest threads still going are the Intriguing Auctions (5/11/2007), and the Introduce Yourself (5/4/2007)

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    Happy birthday to the site.

    Please save me a piece of cake.
    I'm sure if there is intelligent life somewhere out there in the universe, they are wise enough to stay away from us.

    And the people bowed and prayed, to the cell phone god they made...

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    It’s almost a teenager. Happy Birthday!

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    congrats!
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    Quote Originally Posted by mae View Post
    Congrats, all!

    What are some of the oldest threads still going?
    Quote Originally Posted by Randall Flagg View Post
    Actually, the site opened on May 1st. One of the oldest threads still going are the Intriguing Auctions (5/11/2007), and the Introduce Yourself (5/4/2007)
    A couple other examples:

    The Joe Hill thread 5/11/2007
    What Are You Currently Reading 5/4/2007

    12 years... and even longer when you count the predecessor TDT sites: I’ve known some of you internet folks far longer than most people in my daily off-line life!
    "...that Siren which called and sang and promised so much and gave, after all, so little." ~ Ray Bradbury

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    Best site on the net!!!

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    Time flies, he?

    Happy birthday !


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    Who is going to have that awkward conversation with the site that soon, it's body is going to start changing it ways it never imagined?
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    Happy anniversary
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    Must be doing something right! Congrats!

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    Happy Birthday to the site. Glad I to be on it.
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    Best site on the internet bar none. Happy Birthday to us!

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    Congratulations!!!!!!



    Save me some cake as well!!!!!

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    Been here 11 years...yikes, time flies! Met Matt and Dora at the Three Kings event in DC in April 2008 and joined the site the next day.
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    Who is going to have that awkward conversation with the site that soon, it's body is going to start changing it ways it never imagined?
    Trust me, we've had that conversation many times...
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    congrats!!

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    happy belated birthday!

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    I've only been here for going on 9 years ... I feel like a noob.

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    Happy Anniversary to the best place in the www.

    Quote Originally Posted by stroppygoblin View Post
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    I'm missing something here. :S
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ari_Racing View Post
    Happy Anniversary to the best place in the www.

    Quote Originally Posted by stroppygoblin View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by tippy4 View Post
    Who is going to have that awkward conversation with the site that soon, it's body is going to start changing it ways it never imagined?
    Trust me, we've had that conversation many times...
    I'm missing something here. :S



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    Just before a child (or internet site) enters their teens (13-19), one or both parents need to have a discussion with the pre-pubescent child about their changing body and sexuality, as well as the appropriate measures to take to avoid unwanted pregnancy as well as avoiding sexually transmitted diseases.

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    Ha! BRILLANT! Thanks, J!
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