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    Cyburbian Event of the Year

    Quote Originally posted by Hink_Planner View post
    -AC/BU - After Chet's blow up. circa 2009.
    -Pre-RTDNTOTO - Prior to the creation of the first RTDNTOTO thread. 2005.
    -Starring_Emma Debacle - Pretty obvious... spring 2010.


    hink's "Generation" thread got me to thinkin'...alot of periodicals have a year-end edition of the years biggest events. Our very own hink listed a couple events for consideration in past years:

    2005: The birth of RTDNTOTOs
    2006:
    2007:
    2008:
    2009: the year of Chet's implosion
    2010:Emma/Becca Debacle (although IMO we should give them 0 attention)

    So with that in mind, we are now taking nominations from the floor for the top 5 Cyburbian Events of 2010...even though we have 2 months to go (or any other year for that matter).
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    2006: The departure of eG, and subsequent induction of several new moderators

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    Also this year, don't forget the return of Mike Morin, and finally hitting "Big Board" status with 500,000 posts.

    2009: michaelskis takes a sabbatical from Cyburbia (and other message boards) to find his fortune in a multilevel marketing scheme involving $25 bottles of acai juice.

    2008: Cyburbians come to the site's defense after it was snubbed by the owner of "the other site" in a Planning Magazine article.

    We really need a good scandal around here, like an Alefest where people get arrested.
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    Hmm.....

    Quote Originally posted by Dan View post
    Also this year, don't forget the return of Mike Morin, and finally hitting "Big Board" status with 500,000 posts.

    2009: michaelskis takes a sabbatical from Cyburbia (and other message boards) to find his fortune in a multilevel marketing scheme involving $25 bottles of acai juice.

    2008: Cyburbians come to the site's defense after it was snubbed by the owner of "the other site" in a Planning Magazine article.

    We really need a good scandal around here, like an Alefest where people get arrested.
    Too bad that "cab" didn't drive by in NOLA That could have been the beginning of an epic Cyburbian road trip debacle involving me, Dandy, The other TO, TN and other assorted muggles I can still hear that cab in my nightmares

    I'll put my money on RJ doing something outrageous during a laefest
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    Quote Originally posted by Dan View post
    We really need a good scandal around here, like an Alefest where people get arrested.
    Quote Originally posted by The One View post
    I'll put my money on RJ doing something outrageous during a laefest
    How about at/during the Boston APA National Conference ?

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    Quote Originally posted by Dan View post

    We really need a good scandal around here, like an Alefest where people get arrested.
    I would be happy to offer up my upcoming nuptials in NOLA for the scene of a raucous laefest and scandal.


    TO, I might be able to arrange to have that cab as my dramatic exit.

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    Oh Yeah.....

    Quote Originally posted by dandy_warhol View post
    I would be happy to offer up my upcoming nuptials in NOLA for the scene of a raucous laefest and scandal.


    TO, I might be able to arrange to have that cab as my dramatic exit.
    That would be JUST like a 1970's buddy cop movie, only you (the bad girl) are wearing a wedding dress and red pumps while escaping in a piece of $#!% cab....I just spit up some of my Diet Dr. Pepper when that image hit my brain
    “The way of acquiescence leads to moral and spiritual suicide. The way of violence leads to bitterness in the survivors and brutality in the destroyers. But, the way of non-violence leads to redemption and the creation of the beloved community.”
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    Quote Originally posted by The One View post
    ... that image hit my brain
    Who is SA enough to respond to that ?

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    Quote Originally posted by The One View post
    .......I'll put my money on RJ doing something outrageous during a laefest
    Quote Originally posted by JNA View post
    How about at/during the Boston APA National Conference ?
    OK, I'll volunteer. But it can't wait until Boston. I gotta itch.

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    Can I nominate a 2007 Event of the Year? Anybody care to guess my nomination? Hint: It involved five Cyburbians. (Get your minds out of the gutter, you perverts.)

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    EDIT: Each Flafest, Alefest or Stanfest qualifies as an event of the year.
    Annoyingly insensitive

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    Quote Originally posted by RichmondJake View post
    Can I nominate a 2007 Event of the Year? Anybody care to guess my nomination? Hint: It involved five Cyburbians. (Get your minds out of the gutter, you perverts.)
    Either your wedding or Teh Philly Conference Laefest ?

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    HMMM.....

    Quote Originally posted by RichmondJake View post
    OK, I'll volunteer. But it can't wait until Boston. I gotta itch.

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    Can I nominate a 2007 Event of the Year? Anybody care to guess my nomination? Hint: It involved five Cyburbians. (Get your minds out of the gutter, you perverts.)

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    EDIT: Each Flafest, Alefest or Stanfest qualifies as an event of the year.
    AKA the YEAR OF THE SPOON perhaps? or what about the great white whale in your pool
    “The way of acquiescence leads to moral and spiritual suicide. The way of violence leads to bitterness in the survivors and brutality in the destroyers. But, the way of non-violence leads to redemption and the creation of the beloved community.”
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    - See more at: http://www.thekingcenter.org/king-ph....r7W02j3S.dpuf

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    Time for an Update

    So here's where it stood:

    2005: The birth of RTDNTOTOs
    2006: The departure of eG, and subsequent induction of several new moderators
    2007: Hint: It involved five Cyburbians. (Get your minds out of the gutter, you perverts.)
    2008: Cyburbians come to the site's defense after it was snubbed by the owner of "the other site" in a Planning Magazine article.
    2009: the year of Chet's implosion, michaelskis takes a sabbatical from Cyburbia (and other message boards) to find his fortune in a multilevel marketing scheme involving $25 bottles of acai juice.
    2010:Emma/Becca Debacle (although IMO we should give them 0 attention)
    2011:
    2012: Losing a very good Bear
    2013:

    Taking nominations please
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    Quote Originally posted by Dan View post

    2009: michaelskis takes a sabbatical from Cyburbia (and other message boards) to find his fortune in a multilevel marketing scheme involving $25 bottles of acai juice.
    I came to the conclusion that I can't sell juice after about 6 months of trying. It was a learning experience though and I am happy that I did it. Although the sabbatical was more political than anything else. I was having difficulties keeping calm during some of the discussions and felt it appropriate to just step away for a while.
    The most foolish thing one can do this fall is to vote for Clinton or Trump. Wake up, get out of the matrix, and send a message to the political establishment that you won't play their game.

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    In a few days when I reach 17K level of Teh Clube.

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    Quote Originally posted by JNA View post
    In a few days when I reach 17K level of Teh Clube.
    How thoughtful of you to save this momentus occasion for the weekend!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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    Quote Originally posted by Planit View post
    So here's where it stood:
    . . .
    2011:
    2012: Losing a very good Bear
    2013:

    Taking nominations please
    2011:
    urban19 is banned from Cyburbia. (But his obsession lingers on...)
    Last edited by Shellac And Vinyl VelocitY; 07 Feb 2014 at 12:49 AM. Reason: Added 2011 nomination.

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    Quote Originally posted by Planit View post
    So here's where it stood:

    2005: The birth of RTDNTOTOs
    2006: The departure of eG, and subsequent induction of several new moderators
    2007: Hint: It involved five Cyburbians. (Get your minds out of the gutter, you perverts.)
    2008: Cyburbians come to the site's defense after it was snubbed by the owner of "the other site" in a Planning Magazine article.
    2009: the year of Chet's implosion, michaelskis takes a sabbatical from Cyburbia (and other message boards) to find his fortune in a multilevel marketing scheme involving $25 bottles of acai juice.
    2010:Emma/Becca Debacle (although IMO we should give them 0 attention)
    2011:
    2012: Losing a very good Bear
    2013:

    Taking nominations please
    Hmmm, for 2007... was that the year the girl in the red dress lifted up her skirt while dancing on stage at the APA conference? Not that I remember that too vividly or anything.

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    2013: The year nothing really exciting happened
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    2013: The year of the Inquisitions
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    Quote Originally posted by Planit View post
    So here's where it stood:


    2006: The departure of eG, and subsequent induction of several new moderators
    eG? As in El Guapo?. Whatever happened to him?

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    Quote Originally posted by Super Amputee Cat View post
    eG? As in El Guapo?. Whatever happened to him?
    He drops by about twice a year. He is in law school and doesn't have time for our nonsense.
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