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Message 1027759 - Posted: 23 Aug 2010, 16:30:43 UTC

Five years ago today I started looking for aliens after giving into my mother's nagging about joining the project...and because I had just got broadband and was no longer on dial up!

It was something I had been meaning to do for years after hearing about it. Seti had just moved over from classic to BOINC.

In that five years I've made so many friends on seti, some of whom I've been lucky to meet up with in real life.

Seti folks are a generous group, I've had so much computer help, I know that if I have any problem with my computer I just have to ask and a dozen people will come forward with help, suggestions and advice.

I've had very interesting discussions in politics, talking to people with directly opposing opinions which has been extremely interesting for me and a great learning opportunity. To those who managed to discuss your vastly different views without getting personal (people like Rush, and Jeffrey) you have my undying respect.

About the only thing all of us here have in common is our belief that the truth is out there (and a love of cats for some reason). No wonder we all fight so much!

At the risk of sounding really cheesy, we haven't yet found any aliens, but we found each other...and no, I'm not high.

Thank you seti for a really 'interesting' 5 years.

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Message 1027760 - Posted: 23 Aug 2010, 16:32:19 UTC

Oh yeah.

and I won the original Last Person to post here wins thread!
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Message 1027764 - Posted: 23 Aug 2010, 16:37:48 UTC

I hope the next 5 years are even better than your first. Rock on!

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Message 1027767 - Posted: 23 Aug 2010, 16:51:18 UTC
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EEP!! I just noticed I missed my 8 year anniversary three days ago. :-( Oh well, maybe I'll catch it next year.

Oh, and congratulations on your five years with us Es99.
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Message 1027779 - Posted: 23 Aug 2010, 17:09:35 UTC

I don't like cats.
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Message 1027786 - Posted: 23 Aug 2010, 17:20:48 UTC

An exception to every rule ;)
and congratulations Es99

and only the tomcats fight so much, females tend to be much more sociable ;)
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Message 1027805 - Posted: 23 Aug 2010, 18:24:32 UTC - in response to Message 1027779.

I don't like cats.

What???

Didn't you check the "Yes, I like cats" checkbox when installing BOINC?
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Message 1027806 - Posted: 23 Aug 2010, 18:27:09 UTC - in response to Message 1027805.

I don't like cats.

What???

Didn't you check the "Yes, I like cats" checkbox when installing BOINC?


Just funnin' with ya. I love cats, especially with mustard.

No wait, that's hot dogs.
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Message 1027819 - Posted: 23 Aug 2010, 19:16:23 UTC - in response to Message 1027806.

I don't like cats.

What???

Didn't you check the "Yes, I like cats" checkbox when installing BOINC?


Just funnin' with ya. I love cats, especially with mustard.

No wait, that's hot dogs.


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Message 1027821 - Posted: 23 Aug 2010, 19:26:05 UTC

Hiyah Es!

after giving into my mother's nagging

Thats yer Mum! Hiyah Mrs H!

In that five years I've made so many friends on seti, some of whom I've been lucky to meet up with in real life.

Yep I count myself lucky as well.

At the risk of sounding really cheesy, we haven't yet found any aliens, but we found each other...and no, I'm not high.
Thank you seti for a really 'interesting' 5 years.

I would happily endorse that. My 10th Seti Anni is in November, I'll have to dream up a suitable speech as well! But yes, we all know exactly what you mean, and can identify with it. AND it ain't over yet!

Just funnin' with ya. I love cats, especially with mustard.

I quite like kids, but I couldn't eat a whole one ....

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Message 1027824 - Posted: 23 Aug 2010, 19:29:13 UTC


. . . Congratulations Esme' - prayin' all's well young lady


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Message 1027876 - Posted: 23 Aug 2010, 23:33:39 UTC

Congrats Es! Now, wheres the hat??? :-)
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Message 1027896 - Posted: 24 Aug 2010, 0:57:06 UTC - in response to Message 1027760.

Oh yeah.

and I won the original Last Person to post here wins thread!

Can you find a link to the original? Does it still have all 30+K posts in it?
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Message 1027919 - Posted: 24 Aug 2010, 2:39:25 UTC

Congrats Es! And many many more! My 11th one is coming up in about a month!
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Message 1027920 - Posted: 24 Aug 2010, 2:47:30 UTC

Congrats!
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Message 1027933 - Posted: 24 Aug 2010, 3:53:19 UTC

Seems like I have know you forever..LOL Congrats Dear Esme..
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Message 1027942 - Posted: 24 Aug 2010, 4:22:02 UTC

Congrats ES99, your nearly half way to my years here.

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Message 1027952 - Posted: 24 Aug 2010, 5:03:04 UTC

Congratulations, my friend, on your special anniversary!

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Message 1028042 - Posted: 24 Aug 2010, 7:09:56 UTC

Congratulations Esmé.

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Message 1028098 - Posted: 24 Aug 2010, 13:59:44 UTC


Congratulations Es.
I thought it was longer.

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