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The Milestone Thread

Postby J@3 on Wed May 24, 2006 6:23 pm

As most of you know, a minor problem around these parts lately has become the number of milestone threads popping up where people put absolutely no effort into their post and wait for the "Congrats" spam posts to come from everyone else. It's just pointless and self serving, so instead of wasting time with an entire thread for each of these milestones, you now have to post them in here. Here are the conditions:

  • You can post your milestone in here, but make it an actual milestone. 1,000, 2,000 etc... if you're celebrating your 300th post the chances are you won't last long enough to post 301. The entire purpose of this thread is for those who can't be bothered putting together a decent milestone thread.
  • If you reach a milestone and want to actually put some effort into a milestone thread, you may post a separate milestone thread. We're not trying to discourage people from making good threads, but it's the useless spam ones we're trying to control.
  • Just posting a list of peoples names is not enough to qualify for a separate milestone thread. If you want to just do that, it goes in here.
  • If you're not celebrating a milestone, congratulating someone on their milestone or discussing it, don't post here. This isn't another spam thread for people to just post anything and everything, it's purely for milestones and milestone related posts only. Anything else will be deleted.
  • Don't post "good thread" or "good idea' after this post... if you have a question you can post that and I'll answer it, but I think it's pretty straight forward.


This will be stickied at the expense of my General Talk Announcement/Lecture thread... I will be replacing it with something more upto date.
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Postby Ruff Ryder on Thu May 25, 2006 6:45 am

Thank God...er...Jaesus.

I was gonna propose an idea to limit Milestone's to like 1500, 3000, 5000, 7500 maybe, 10000. Not 1000, 1500, 2000, 2500, 3000, etc.

I was kinda dissappointed to see someone who I rarely see get 1000 posts and 70 comments after listing 15 names of people with no explanation of why they're there. I spent like an hour on mine, had probably 70+ people and got under 50 comments.

Anyway, word. (Y)
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Postby J@3 on Thu May 25, 2006 10:09 am

We both brought up a good idea to add to this, not just 'good thread'


You didn't bring up a good idea, you just agreed with someone elses. I've left TBD's post since he was the one who thought of the idea, the other posts are gone.

Anyways yeah, milestones would be 1,000, 2,000 etc... if people want to celebrate their 1,247th post I'll just delete it anyway.
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Postby Colin on Thu May 25, 2006 12:12 pm

Yay! #5648!!!

Anyways, I'll stick to my guns on what milestones: 1000, 2000, 5000, 10 000, and then add 5000 and you have a milestone.

Remy, agreed on the shoutouts. I was at 4900 or something and wrote them out in a word document so the internet couldn't crash and lose them. :lol:
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Postby Stevesanity on Fri May 26, 2006 3:07 am

Good to see this getting the green light. (y)

General Talk will definitely be that much neater from now on, I hope. :?
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Re: The NLSC Milestone Thread

Postby Donatello on Fri May 26, 2006 3:19 am

Jae wrote: If you're not celebrating a milestone, congratulating someone on their milestone or discussing it, don't post here. This isn't another spam thread for people to just post anything and everything, it's purely for milestones and milestone related posts only. Anything else will be deleted.

Don't post "good thread" or "good idea' after this post... if you have a question you can post that and I'll answer it, but I think it's pretty straight forward.


For the love of god people.... read! :shock: He already deleted all the general comments about this once, don't make him lock it and ruin this good idea ;)
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Postby Matthew on Fri Jun 16, 2006 9:31 am

Ive never been a fan of milestone threads, but this one has less replies then Peachy's milestone thread, so this is perfect for me to announce my 4000th post. It took me around 1500 days of saying and doing virtually nothing, so its quite an honor. Thanks all who helped :crazy:.
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Postby Scotty on Fri Jun 16, 2006 4:25 pm

welldone on 4,000 Matthew-you hold this place together (Y)
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Postby Matthew on Fri Jun 16, 2006 8:41 pm

Haha thanks mate. It's definately an honour and a privle... ah fuck it. :)
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Postby Drex on Sat Jun 17, 2006 6:30 am

Where the fuck are the shoutouts!?!?!??one1

Congrats man (Y) :mrgreen:
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Postby Fenix on Sat Jun 17, 2006 5:45 pm

Congrats, Matthew. You're a great presence to have around here and I respect you because of the type of poster and mod you are, because of your competivness and I certainly like debating with you. You're one of the rare posters who actually read what guys above them wrote and actually exchange thoughts with them rather than just post your generic opinon. I hope you'll be among the leaders of this community for many years to come (Y).

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Postby Fitzy on Sat Jun 17, 2006 7:03 pm

good stuff on the 4000 matthew
ive never really talked to you but you seem like a really cool guy
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Postby The X on Sat Jun 17, 2006 7:10 pm

congrats....it's good to see the Milestone Thread is working, it's keeping the idiots from doing their ones :lol: all that being said, I did plan on using this thread if & when I get to 5k....
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Postby Matthew on Sat Jun 17, 2006 7:30 pm

Fenix wrote:Congrats, Matthew. You're a great presence to have around here and I respect you because of the type of poster and mod you are, because of your competivness and I certainly like debating with you. You're one of the rare posters who actually read what guys above them wrote and actually exchange thoughts with them rather than just post your generic opinon. I hope you'll be among the leaders of this community for many years to come (Y).

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I don't like you calling people idiots, although I learned to take those things for granted when it comes to your posts. Actually, forget it, it's basically your trademark :lol:.


You don't me calling the idiots in here idiots? Ok I'll call them Paris Hilton from now on :P . And the :crazy: icon is my trademark. But the mutual respect is there in most of our debates.
congrats....it's good to see the Milestone Thread is working, it's keeping the idiots from doing their ones Laughing all that being said, I did plan on using this thread if & when I get to 5k....

Hahaha! I'm the only one to use it so far :crazy: so i guess im an idiot too (happy vank? :proud:)
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Postby peaches on Sat Jun 17, 2006 11:52 pm

You lie Matt. Your trademark is the word Cunt.

[matthew] You ___ Cunt! [/matthew] :crazy:

Or if it's not involving the word cunt, its paying out Sit. :lol:

Congrats on the milestone. You were pretty friendly to me when i first started posting, for that you'll have my respect (Y)
(Which isn't much but it is something) :proud:
It took you a while to get to 5k.
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Postby Drex on Sun Jun 18, 2006 1:17 am

It took you a while to get to 5k.

It took him so much time that he hasn't reached it yet, he's still on 4k :crazy: (the :crazy: is for showing respect to Matthew)
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Postby Jugs on Sun Jun 18, 2006 6:11 am

Using :crazy: is great, I use it on MSN all the time, so Matthew doesn't see it and doesn't rip me apart for using it :proud: .

I use :proud: now too. Fuck, I want to be like Matthew now.

Congratz, I beat you to 4k!!1!! :evil: .

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Postby Drex on Sun Jun 18, 2006 10:11 am

Using :crazy: is great, I use it on MSN all the time

Me too, man. I guess we're all wannabe Matthews deep inside our hearts.
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Postby Blasphemy on Sun Jun 18, 2006 2:03 pm

Nice job mathew. You are a great member. :D :) (Y) :mrgreen:
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Postby shadowgrin on Sun Jun 18, 2006 10:06 pm

4K for Matthew, hooray. :bday:

Jugs wrote:I use :proud: now too

I think Dweeber already used :proud:, :roll:, and :wink: too often.
I think Tales used :proud: or this :mrgreen: with LOL.
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Postby .Dee. on Mon Jun 19, 2006 5:27 am

Yeh congrats Matthew it must have been some :crazy: posting lol.


*yay i have 200 post* congradulate me lol. j/k
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Postby Nick on Mon Jun 19, 2006 1:50 pm

I had something a bit different planned for my next shoutout thread, but i'll save it for 5,000, since it's more of a milestone than 4G. Plus it wasn't long ago since i made my last shoutouts, so i'd probably just be repeating myself anyway. But yeah, 4,000 for barnsey. Woohoo!

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Postby .Dee. on Tue Jun 20, 2006 4:08 am

Congratz :crazy: but it took you 3 going on 4 years... :mrgreen:
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Postby Cable on Tue Jun 20, 2006 6:59 am

More like 2 years, he ditched the NLSC for a while.
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Postby Nick on Tue Jun 20, 2006 1:15 pm

I missed most of Apr 2005 through to Feb 06 i think.
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Postby Joe' on Sat Jun 24, 2006 7:23 am

I just got to 1k :) Wow, it took me like 9 months to get to 1k :oops:
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Postby .Dee. on Sat Jun 24, 2006 9:41 am

LOL, congrats man, at least you didnt stop posting :wink:
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Postby Blasphemy on Sat Jun 24, 2006 10:30 am

Congrats Joe. :chug:
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Postby Fitzy on Sat Jun 24, 2006 2:06 pm

well done nick and joe
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Postby Nick on Sat Jun 24, 2006 6:06 pm

Joe. wrote:Wow, it took me like 9 months to get to 1k :oops:

That's how it should be. (Y)
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Postby shadowgrin on Sun Jun 25, 2006 8:50 am

Nick wrote:I had something a bit different planned for my next shoutout thread, but i'll save it for 5,000, since it's more of a milestone than 4G. Plus it wasn't long ago since i made my last shoutouts, so i'd probably just be repeating myself anyway. But yeah, 4,000 for barnsey. Woohoo!
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Just admit you're lazy Nicky.
Hooray for the 4K. :beer:
Joe. wrote:Wow, it took me like 9 months to get to 1k

What do you want, a medal?
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Postby Joe' on Sun Jun 25, 2006 9:08 am

Joey Jojo wrote:
Joe. wrote:Wow, it took me like 9 months to get to 1k

What do you want, a medal?


:roll: I meant that it took me a lot of time...
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Postby shadowgrin on Sun Jun 25, 2006 9:40 am

You want us to feel sorry for you then?
(No, I'm not being mean. I could put an emoticon after my statements to prove it but posts nowadays seem littered with unnecessary emoticons.)
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Postby Joe' on Sun Jun 25, 2006 9:42 am

Man, I just wanted to say that some people get to 1k in like less than 2 months and it took me a lot more, so I am a slower poster, just that...
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Postby Drex on Sun Jun 25, 2006 12:32 pm

No, they're just spammers. You're just not special same as shadow
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Postby Ezio Auditore on Mon Jun 26, 2006 12:07 pm

My bad :(

In my 1000th post thread, I wrote:I would like to thanks to ALL the members of the entire NLSC community. Without them, the NLSC wouldn't be what it is.


Andrew, Jae, Jackal, Colin, Nick, cyanide, The Black Death, Andreas Dahl, Mafia, Jing, Marquis, Keo, Jugs, Cable Guy, its_asdf, zmac, Anthony15, Laxation, c0nr4d, Sit, Mark., Unrestrict3D, xXvly, Heiks, Joe., Sam., HonorGlow, keepnitgangsta1, hova-, cwebbiverson, Shing, The X, Rommas, Riot, Indy, dadamafia, lpasso.sor
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Postby Fitzy on Mon Jun 26, 2006 12:44 pm

well done thierry (Y)
no shoutout for me :cry:
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Postby Scotty on Mon Jun 26, 2006 12:58 pm

or me, not that i did anything for him except make him an animated Henry sig, but that's cause i support Arsenal too :mrgreen:

congrats Nick, Joe. and Thierry² :beer::beer::beer:
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Postby Ezio Auditore on Mon Jun 26, 2006 1:11 pm

Forgot you guys :P You will be in the 4000th :)
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Postby Fitzy on Mon Jun 26, 2006 1:23 pm

thats okay i can wait another year haha :lol: :wink:
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Postby Jugs on Thu Jun 29, 2006 7:58 am

This is my 6000th post.

Admire me but please don't touch.
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Postby Donatello on Thu Jun 29, 2006 8:01 am

Jugs wrote:This is my 6000th post.

Admire me but please don't touch.


Except me, right? <gropes Jugs>
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Postby Jugs on Thu Jun 29, 2006 8:02 am

Of course, Blazers fans only.
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Postby shadowgrin on Thu Jun 29, 2006 11:57 am

Jugs wrote:Admire me but please don't touch.
Look no hands!
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Way to go on 6K spammy. :P
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Postby Drex on Thu Jun 29, 2006 12:08 pm

I was a Blazers fan back when Pip played for them, does that count? :cheeky:
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Postby Joe' on Fri Jun 30, 2006 2:21 am

Wow man, you're already at 6k! I remember when you had 200 posts and posted a request for your cyberface, lol.
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Postby BIG GREEN on Fri Jun 30, 2006 8:50 am

How the fuck can someone get 6000 posts in 15 months? Jaesus christ, 13 posts a day? Over 400 posts a month? I don't even think i have that many combined my old black forum posts and these posts i have here.
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Postby Jackal on Fri Jun 30, 2006 9:04 am

Then again, you've been present, absent, present a bit and then absent again, so you can't be all that surprised. None the less, that's a lot of posts per day.
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Postby Nick on Fri Jun 30, 2006 11:13 am

Maybe Jugs has A.D.D :crazy:

I thought i posted a lot from 2002 - 2004 but i didn't even make it to 3k. Spamgratulations anyway Jugs.
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Postby Jugs on Fri Jun 30, 2006 12:29 pm

It isn't that hard to post.

And I'm not even 15 yet (4 more days) so imagine how many posts I could have when I'm 25 :shock: .
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