I started out as the #1 Poster @ MacWorld.com as far as I know my Thread within The MacGabbery* Forum is still the longest in MacWorld history.
I'd joined MacCentral very very very briefly when Wotz-his-name Snell changed the MW Format, and he said, "anyone that doesn't like it can leave!. there's a perfectly nice forum, our Sister Forum, called, 'MacCentral.com' go over there & play."
To his surprise, it began a mass migration, not because we ever lost our affection for the 'Mother-Ship' but rather we were tired of Jason.
MacCentral was my first stop, I made perhaps 2 posts under the user name "James Portzeebee", din't like the format, and wandered off to seek my fortune in a few more MacForms, but wound up back in MacWorld ...for a while.
The World Trade Incident was the straw that broke the camel's back....... from the amount of forum hopping I witnessed in those next few months, it seemed to have kicked the stool out from under lots of folks.
* "MacGabbery" was the 2nd MW Social Forums, "GeneralGabbery" GenGab was like this Lounge, MacGab was MacChat.
in anycase, all the social forums were deleted a couple months after me & almost 20 of us left for the final time... ...crumbs where has the last 12 years gone?
Edited by Celandine (07/11/1306:30 AM) Edit Reason: Name Correction
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