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Posted by: RodneyMcKay
« on: May 13, 2018, 02:54:03 pm »

 :o
Posted by: Arthur Wellesley
« on: May 13, 2018, 03:39:06 am »

:ugeek:
Posted by: Sir Jimmy
« on: April 10, 2018, 09:11:28 pm »

May as well make me a mod as well then. We could lock eachother out for shits and giggles ;)
Posted by: RodneyMcKay
« on: April 09, 2018, 10:19:54 am »

This is my only job as mod now
Posted by: Sir Jimmy
« on: April 08, 2018, 07:52:06 pm »

Why so crule
Posted by: RodneyMcKay
« on: April 08, 2018, 07:40:30 pm »

No dood.
Posted by: Sir Jimmy
« on: April 07, 2018, 03:48:59 pm »

I win \o/
Posted by: RodneyMcKay
« on: March 04, 2018, 08:48:36 pm »

I just posted this in BBH, but this seems like the only other place people still come back to from time to time, so I'm going to post it here:

I've kept this forum bookmarked in my browser for years, since the heyday of all of this bullshit.

I was early in college when I found eRepublik and started posting here. I sunk sooooo much time into this community. All night on IRC, shitposting in BBH, even adding some of you spergs on Steam and playing other games. It really meant a lot to me at the time. Playing eRepublik even influenced changing my major in college. And I was in the eUK, not even my own IRL country, so I was talking to people I knew I would never meet for real.

I'm almost 30 now and I'm a completely different person in so many ways from back then. But, I still pop in here from time to time. Usually posting some really old joke in BBH like :ugeek: or whatever. It reminds me how much I enjoyed forums back when they were a thing. Internet communities aren't really like this anymore. There was something specific to, like, 2005-2012 online that isn't around anymore. Everything is so atomized now. Twitch streams and twitter and a quick, high volume stream of content that never seems to quite gel the same way that a community around something more fixed and slow paced like a forum.

I don't know. Honestly, it makes me sad. It makes me aware of how much time has passed. It's weird, and maybe I'm the only one to experience it from something this small and stupid. But this whole community meant a lot to me and I still think about it regularly.

I'll also add that I'm still online, still willing to play a game. I didn't know a lot of the later players, so you may not know me, or I may not know you. I'm on Steam, etc. Send me a PM and I'm sure I'll still get it.

Hope you're all doing well. RIP Lily.

 :ugeek:

I feel ya, I've been here since 2009 and still log in every other day, I think the vast majority of older players feel the way you do about this community.

I think I still log in hoping that someone/anyone from back then might pop by and we can have a quick hello and bring back some of the memories from the good old days.

Posted by: Arthur Wellesley
« on: March 03, 2018, 05:58:29 pm »

I just posted this in BBH, but this seems like the only other place people still come back to from time to time, so I'm going to post it here:

I've kept this forum bookmarked in my browser for years, since the heyday of all of this bullshit.

I was early in college when I found eRepublik and started posting here. I sunk sooooo much time into this community. All night on IRC, shitposting in BBH, even adding some of you spergs on Steam and playing other games. It really meant a lot to me at the time. Playing eRepublik even influenced changing my major in college. And I was in the eUK, not even my own IRL country, so I was talking to people I knew I would never meet for real.

I'm almost 30 now and I'm a completely different person in so many ways from back then. But, I still pop in here from time to time. Usually posting some really old joke in BBH like :ugeek: or whatever. It reminds me how much I enjoyed forums back when they were a thing. Internet communities aren't really like this anymore. There was something specific to, like, 2005-2012 online that isn't around anymore. Everything is so atomized now. Twitch streams and twitter and a quick, high volume stream of content that never seems to quite gel the same way that a community around something more fixed and slow paced like a forum.

I don't know. Honestly, it makes me sad. It makes me aware of how much time has passed. It's weird, and maybe I'm the only one to experience it from something this small and stupid. But this whole community meant a lot to me and I still think about it regularly.

I'll also add that I'm still online, still willing to play a game. I didn't know a lot of the later players, so you may not know me, or I may not know you. I'm on Steam, etc. Send me a PM and I'm sure I'll still get it.

Hope you're all doing well. RIP Lily.

 :ugeek:
Posted by: RodneyMcKay
« on: February 27, 2018, 02:25:55 pm »

Good luck.
Posted by: Sir Digby Chicken-Caesar
« on: February 26, 2018, 06:16:39 pm »

Might as well try and win this.
Posted by: RodneyMcKay
« on: February 13, 2018, 10:00:25 am »

I think I lot of the people that wanted the forums gone didn't really realise that the forums were the only reason a lot of people were playing to begin with.
Posted by: painkiller789
« on: January 19, 2018, 01:32:40 am »

Yeah, the forum dying was actually the thing that finally killed erepublik for me. I had gotten bored with the game about a year or two into it, but the community found on the forum was what kept me going (it is also why I still pop on every once in a while).
Posted by: MarkTD
« on: January 15, 2018, 12:39:19 pm »

Some are around in other games and the odd one pops up now and then. It's a shame that some great people kinda just vanished tho.

That's true :(
Posted by: RodneyMcKay
« on: December 17, 2017, 07:58:12 pm »

Some are around in other games and the odd one pops up now and then. It's a shame that some great people kinda just vanished tho.