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Discussion in 'Community' started by Mr. Anderson, May 10, 2002.

  1. Moderator emeritus

    Mr. Anderson

    After watching some of the events today unfold, specifically the silliness with SpyMac, I believe its time for a little MacRumors Flag waving and Anthem singing and such (well, we don't have a song, but that's not the point).

    I've been coming here for a while, not as long as some, but I'm really enjoying the community, the talk, the speculation, the banter, everything. Arn has created a very cool and respected Mac rumors site and now its becoming so much more. We're even talking about, and it seems like it will come to pass, having a GeekFest, 1st Annual MacRumors reunion!:D

    Three cheers for MacRumors and Arn!
  2. macrumors 68000

    Ensign Paris

    I agree, I have monitored the SpyMac forums for a while, looking for anything interesting, they rarely have much that is there content. They want to have a good community but they seem to have a few core posters (like this one does) and other people who "FLAME" all the others!

    I think we probably have the most developed and the best mac rumors community on the web :)

    Anyone interested in a MacRumors Fest at the London Expo (November, BDC)

  3. macrumors regular

    hey, let's be careful.. Right here was a pointless mini insult to Spymac.. It didn't add anything to your message.
  4. arn
    macrumors god


    Staff Member


    Thanks for the support... and I know you guys like the community... as do I. I think part of the spark in controversy was the "me vs them" attitude....

    Let's keep it civil...there's room for everyone...

  5. macrumors 68030


    I agree that this one of if not the best Mac rumor site. the reason I registered here and post so much is because of the community and how good it is compared to others. Apple insider used to be really good, but its just forums now, and I like macminute, and mosr, but their not as up to date with things as Macrumors is.

    Lots of little and very interesting things get past the other sites but it ALL is posted here.
    Kudos to Arn and Blakespot! Keep up the good work!

    BTW one day, when I have moeny I will be a contributor. As it stands I can just afford to eat. :(
  6. Moderator emeritus

    Mr. Anderson

    This wasn't supposed to be another running commentary on the issues associated with SpyMac, its supposed to be about supporting/appreciating MacRumors. I guess I shouldn't have put SpyMac in my opening, but anyway,
    I'm damn glad to be here!
  7. macrumors 68000

    Ensign Paris

    I didn't mean to insult them, its just the impression I get from them, the boss (AtariST)seems to be a nice guy, I am just not a fan and it makes be kind of mean to them :)

  8. macrumors regular

    Here here! Cheers for Macrumors. It does it role rather nicely. Like Arn said, there's room for everyone.

    I'm a proud Mac owner this afternoon.
  9. macrumors G3


    well i'm posting this message from the tysons corner apple store, per back 2 da mac's request. sorry i wasn't able to meet my stalker at the clarendon store... but maybe next time. ha

    just goes to show though, look which site i come to from the store... whoo. yeah. booyah. macrumors. great... i hope i can find out how to log out now... ha.
  10. macrumors 68020


    Let me just say that I hate you all, and I hope that wherever you decide to hold your Macrumors geekfest, it will be located as far away from me as possible. I see enough acne having to walk through the U of MN EE/CSci building every day, and I really don't need to see any more. Thank you very much. :)
  11. macrumors 68000

    Ensign Paris

    oh nice, so then, is there going to be a UK fest?

  12. macrumors 68000



    face acne or butt acne? oh, i think i know:)
  13. Moderator emeritus

    Mr. Anderson

    Re: well,well,well

    Ok, 3rdpath, simple request:

    Please do not use the animated gifs from my site, my bandwidth will go through the roof. Its going to be bad enough with the ones that I'll post. Put them on your site and download them from there, I'll email them all to you if you'd like. Thankyou,

  14. macrumors 68000


    Re: Re: well,well,well

    consider it done. sorry for the inconvenience, no harm meant.

  15. macrumors 6502a


    Yo, Alex. I am going to be in Minneapolis this weekend, and plan on swooping by the Mac store (its the only one i have ever been to). I will try to disguise my acne for your sake.

  16. macrumors 68020


    MacRumors goes off like a frog in a sock.

    Not much more I can add to that, really...
  17. macrumors 601


    Macrumors must be good! of all the time i'm on the net, i spend about 70% of it here in Macrumors, and i don't even have a Mac yet!:)
  18. arn
    macrumors god


    Staff Member

    heh :)

    Imagine how much time you'll spend here when u do have a Mac...


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