How did you discover Tweak?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Mince, Nov 11, 2009.

  1. nidex

    nidex Hood Rich

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    Saw Miller on it in Networking class, 2001.
  2. Mr. Ali

    Mr. Ali Junior Member

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    Cool story Dan, I never knew that...

    As for me, I joined sometime in 2001 but read the articles on tweak and lurked the forums before I actually made an account.
  3. Commissar Smersh

    Commissar Smersh 2020 Staff Member

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    It's all Tassia's fault.
  4. -=Lurker=-

    -=Lurker=- **BANNED**

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    The thing that kept me here was the VooDoo card overclocking tips, drivers (remember GLide? ;)) and links to programs. There were a few members with the same card and the same needs.... so I stuck around.
  5. mattdev

    mattdev liberal crybaby

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    You didn't join until later though, correct? Because I "claimed" you on the pcstats boards :p
  6. Phant0m51

    Phant0m51 From Utah, NOT mormon

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    Spring or summer 2001 here. I'd been playing Counter-Strike and my system wasn't keeping up with it, so I looked for a way to tweak some stuff. Found a Half-life tweaker here, and some overclocking articles. OC'd my PII 266 to 300 and OC'd my video card using tutorials found here or linked from here.

    Been hooked ever since.
  7. Torx

    Torx Indigenous Nudist

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    i honestly wish i can remember. and i wish i could find my very first post.

    it mightve had something to do with Q3 arena tweak guide.
  8. Bear

    Bear Hoot!

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    I think it was around June 2000 - Dan had a lot of tweak/benchmark guides. I used to visit the site a lot before I signed up to the forums.
  9. Torx

    Torx Indigenous Nudist

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    it was the quake3 autoexec maker!!!

    that was epicness. probably the first on the internet at the time.
  10. mistawiskas

    mistawiskas kik n a and takin names

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    Did a search for CPU compatability and CPU overclocking and T3D was third link posted.
    That was sometime back in late 2000. I lurked off and on for almost a year and joined up in November 2001. Times sure have changed since then. When I discovered the 'Off Topic' forum, most the posts were from highschool kids. I've been priviledged to watch many of you guys graduate highschool, go on to colledge/university and get degrees.
    T3D.....what a cool place to burn spare/not-so-spare :eek: hours.

    GG mentioned jan 2005 as listed members join dates. That 6000 post mark eluded me twice due to
    site getting hacked and attacked on two separate occasions. What a ride this has been....in a good way.
  11. Wedge_

    Wedge_ Rogue One

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    I joined in January 2000, was having some PC problems and the forums seemed like a good place to get help.
  12. Coleman

    Coleman fresh off the corner

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    Found it looking to tweak my computer for Half-Life. I bought a VooDoo 2 because of this site, I think.
  13. MSP

    MSP Haunting a dead forum...

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    Like Dan, I migrated here from Rivazone. That site went belly up, we had sensed for a while that the end was near, and Tweak3D had been decided as a rally point. But as far as I know Dan and I are the only refugees still here. Anyone else still here from the Rivazone days?
  14. couturedharlot

    couturedharlot couture with a chaser

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    950 started showing me the site over the summer of 2005, joined up in 2006
  15. jake

    jake Vagabond

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    Cant remember exactly when I joined the first time. Probably around 2002 when I built my K7 Thunderbird system.
  16. krod

    krod Junior Member

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    In 2000 as kelrod when I was trying to build my first desktop. Got all my help here, one guy in particular, I remember he was from England. He got flamed a lot and left, can't remember his name. I moved to Vietnam in late 2000 and didn't have internet access for three years.
  17. Chainblade

    Chainblade Junior Member

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    i was on rivazone for a brief time, then migrated over to tweak3d in late 98 i believe. i've been known as many names on here and nobody really knows much about me because of that and that I don't post all that much.

    I was 12 years old I think and in 8th grade at the time lol. man, now i'm 25. that's insanity to think i've part of a community like this for that long on the internet.
  18. Goofus Maximus

    Goofus Maximus Too old to be this dumb!

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    I can't really remember now! I think I started to come here after searching for tweaks for either Quake or Half Life (pre steam, after it first came out), for my Pentium 60 mhz with a PCI (not -e) TNT card, and OEM sound card in it's ISA slot, if I remember correctly (unlikely). Tweak had a guide and an auto-config generator for it. Contrary to what the info on the left says, this was before 2000, let alone 2005! ;)

    I've been here ever since.

    Edit: maybe it was 2000 rather than before 2000. My memory is too hazy beyond what happened just the day before... :p
  19. Jackalope

    Jackalope NNNNEEERRRRDDDSSSSS!!!!!!

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    Well I had the acct since january 2000. I only asked a few questions here and there, and lurked for a long time.

    when I got claimed was when I actually took full part in discussions and OT.
  20. integra00

    integra00 Junior Member

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    Starting a small fire in ur moms panties
    say waaat me and jamsan are best friends in real life ?? i joined in 2000 or 2001 after seeing jamsan's posts in the gearhead. I came on board started an ignorant flame war and stuck around to be a semi productive member.

  21. Subcidal

    Subcidal New Member

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    I googled "Forum Community"

    Eventually, It led me to here. I lurked for a bit, Saw the "community" feeling and joined up.
  22. gB dAvId x

    gB dAvId x thats what she said

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    Man I'm googling "Forum Community" i'm on page 25 on the results and still dont see tweak3d...
  23. -=Lurker=-

    -=Lurker=- **BANNED**

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    Meet T3D's own GenericBot -Data Acquisition for Validity of Information Drone version X. :)
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  24. Lord Kain

    Lord Kain Keeper of the Timeline Staff Member

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    I joined in 2001, may if I recall correctly.

    I stumbled on the site because I was tweaking my TnT2 card, and I think I check an unreal tournament tweak guide.
  25. Caucasian Hammer

    Caucasian Hammer Jesus, Man.

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    Sparky kept sending me stupid links to this crap website full of hooligans and shenanigans, so obviously I joined.