History of ww2aircraft.net

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  1. Marcel

    Marcel Well-Known Member

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    Found this while googling. A little nostalgia for the "older ones among us"


    2002 (no user count):
    Aircraft of World War II

    2003 (67 users, 40 posts)
    Aircraft of World War II Note the user count, says 67 :lol:

    Jan 2004 (127 users, 269)
    Aircraft of World War II

    Dec 2004 (439 users, 40436 posts (!)
    http://web.archive.org/web/20050101034240/http://www.ww2aircraft.net/

    Jan 2006: 2114 users, 132848 posts
    Aircraft of World War II - WWII Aircraft, WWII Aviation, and More

    Jan 2007: no user count
    http://web.archive.org/web/20070101214102/http://ww2aircraft.net/
     
  2. Lucky13

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    Cool stuff Marcel...!
     
  3. Wurger

    Wurger Siggy Master
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    With Jan here.:D
     
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    Ah, cool stuff
     
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    THX for the links Marcel!
    The family is groving up:shock:
     
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    Good Info, Marcel.... Thanks for posting...

    Charles
     
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    Very interesting. I didn't realize the site is this old.:cool:
     
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    Thanks Marcel!!

    I guess for January 2007 there was no count because this board broke the counter. And could it be that that is why no data since then???

    Bill G.
     
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    How far we have come.
     
  10. lesofprimus

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    We still have a couple of old hares from 2004 with us, kinda cool watchin the board progress and mature into what it is now....

    Good stuff Marcel...
     
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    If only some would mature with the forum....:lol:
     
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    Cool stuff Marcel!

    Like that is ever going to happen...

    Yeah it is. Certainly makes me realise how long I have been here - remembering the old board structure/layout...
     
  13. DerAdlerIstGelandet

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    Yeap I joined back in 2004. This site helped me get through the end of a deployment to Iraq. I discovered it while surfing the net on my spare time. 3 months later I got to come home!
     
  14. ToughOmbre

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    Nice history lesson Marcel! 8)

    Thanks!

    TO
     
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    wow, what a newbie I am!!
     
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    I came aboard in 2005, But I cant remember how I found the website.

    Hey, I even remember my first post ..... a pic of five P47's flying in formation at Chino 2005.

    I also remember my first argument with Les. LOL!!!!!!
     
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    That would be a topic for another thread - your first ww2aircraft argument! :)
     
  18. Marcel

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    Anyone still here who remembers the blue layout of 2002?
     
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    Thanks for the info mate. I remember the day I joined the site back in 2006... I also remember my first confrontation with Les.
     
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    I joined this site to get some aid with a history project I was doing for my last year of school! I'm in 2nd year uni now and I still use the site haha!
     
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