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And the race is on!

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by Mike, Dec 24, 2002.

  1. Mike

    Mike Active Member

    Four days into THR, and the slow climb to 10,000 posts has C.R. Sam way out in front with 101, more than doubling Oleg's toatal of 46. Go Sam, go!

    Formerly Diaperchanger
  2. joeislove

    joeislove Well-Known Member

    And how many words does that total up to? 101 posts = 250 words? Heh.

    If my posts/day average at TFL holds here, I'll hit 10,000 posts sometime in 2006.
  3. Arkady

    Arkady Well-Known Member

    I figure i'll hit 10000 sometime around 2009. Oh well...

    I like the forum, it's speedy :)
  4. bastiat

    bastiat Well-Known Member

    Just wait until it hits 18,000 members and 100,000 threads...
  5. 4v50 Gary

    4v50 Gary Moderator Staff Member

    Quality, not quantity.

    Sam's brevity embraces both.
  6. Schuey2002

    Schuey2002 Well-Known Member

    Now that he's a Moderator, he should get to 10,000 faster, eh??:D
  7. Preacherman

    Preacherman Well-Known Member

    No... that would be immoderate... :p
  8. para.2

    para.2 Well-Known Member

    Well, this makes one!!:D
  9. Houndawg

    Houndawg Well-Known Member

    Heck, I was on TFL for almost 3 years and didn't even make 500 posts. I mostly listen and only talk when needed.
  10. PATH

    PATH Well-Known Member

    Sometimes I like to talk and sometimes I like to listen and read. Sam is a good read any day! Remember, "Brevity is the soul of wit." Sam is witty in ther extreme!
  11. Hkmp5sd

    Hkmp5sd Well-Known Member

    Since Sam always signs his posts, the extra Sam doesn't qualify for the total word count.:)
  12. Gewehr98

    Gewehr98 Well-Known Member

    I bought some of the new Energizer E2 Lithiums a while ago...

    They work great in my digicam, and have lasted a lot longer than the old alkaline batteries.

    I was thinking, I wonder how long Sam could chug away at his postings if he were running on a set of them? :D
  13. PATH

    PATH Well-Known Member

    He just keeps going, and going, and going,.....................
  14. Schuey2002

    Schuey2002 Well-Known Member

    He says so few words,but they are always on track and to the point. There's no wasted "fluff" .. ;)

    He takes the phrase, "Cut to the chase!", to the fullest extreme..:D
  15. WhoKnowsWho

    WhoKnowsWho Well-Known Member

    I throw in random comments every now and again when required, you know, Glock, 1911, Kel Tec, stuff like that! :)
  16. chaim

    chaim Well-Known Member

    Humm, you won't see quite as much of me. When TFL ended I did a soul searching and found:
    1) I was far far far far far far too long winded. I made all my posts much longer than they needed to be. I explained the same thing in multiple ways. Things I could have said once in one way I kept saying over and over. I wasn't nearly as concise as I could have been. I just droned on and on.
    2) I posted on threads that didn't really say anything or on threads where I didn't really have anything to say.

    Those got me both long posts and 1200 posts in one year. Well, this time I'm not going to do it.

  17. Preacherman

    Preacherman Well-Known Member

    Boy, some of you are burning up the rubber - er, keyboard! - catching up on your post count!!! As of about 6.40 a.m. Christmas day, the "Top Ten Posters" list looks like this:

    (Username - date joined THR - post count):
    C.R.Sam December 19th, 2002 130
    Preacherman December 20th, 2002 124
    Derek Zeanah December 20th, 2002 99
    Steve Smith December 21st, 2002 85
    Blackhawk December 24th, 2002 77
    Schuey2002 December 24th, 2002 69
    Oleg Volk December 19th, 2002 51
    TheBluesMan December 20th, 2002 50
    PATH December 24th, 2002 41
    Tamara December 20th, 2002 40

    Three of you have posted as much in 18 hours as some of the moderators and administrators did in 5+ days!!! Should we institute a speed limit here? :D
  18. Orion

    Orion Well-Known Member

    Damn, I gotta start all over again!

    Somebody start a heated argument or something to get this ball rolling!

    I know Glock 9mm's suck and 1911.45's Rule!!!


    P.S. thank you guys for giving us another outlet.
  19. BigG

    BigG Well-Known Member

  20. Jorah

    Jorah Well-Known Member


    Isn't this where someone steps in and asks "And just HOW is this firearm related?" :D

    I was on TFL for years and averaged .4 posts a day. I was just doing some searching over there and realized that I'd actually registered 3 times! I suspect that I'll write far more than one post every two days on TFR but doubt it here on THR.

    Top posters on TFL:

    C.R.Sam 10-29-1999 13111
    Mike Irwin 04-13-2000 11852
    George Hill 10-13-1998 11596
    Art Eatman 11-13-1998 10985
    4V50 Gary 11-02-1998 10503
    Tamara 03-11-2000 9638
    dZ 05-31-1999 7509
    Dennis 11-23-1998 7171
    Oleg Volk 12-06-1999 7035
    Mal H 03-20-1999 6627

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