I Joined DF 8 Years Ago Today...

By Phungushead · Jan 22, 2013 · ·
  1. Phungushead
    I hardly ever use my blog at all, and really try to avoid posting about relatively useless things such as this - But I figured I would make an exception to both of the above today.

    As of today (the 21st), it's been 8 years since I joined the most awesome web site on the internet... Putting this in perspective, I've been coming here nearly every day for a fairly significant percentage of my life.

    Minus a year's hiatus back in 2007-2008, my regular daily routine has pretty much remained static for years:

    6:00PM - Wake up
    6:05PM - Log into DF... Check major moderation tasks
    6:30PM - Take a shower, get ready for work
    6:50PM - Get back on DF... Read new posts until time to leave for work
    7:30PM - Drive to work
    7:50PM - Smoke a cigarette or two before work, while reading DF from cell
    8:00PM - 5:15AM - Work until break - Spend break smoking and screwing around on DF on my phone (repeat 3 more times)
    7:00AM - Get off work... drive home... change clothes, etc.
    7:30AM - Unwind by doing some moderation tasks, maybe reply to some threads if I feel like it, etc...
    10:00AM - Go to sleep.

    Breaking it down like this really makes it sound like I'm a total DF addict, and have no other life outside the forum (believe it or not, I do manage to get out and maintain a social life on my days off!) - But even though the forum isn't my life, it still remains a fairly significant part of my life and is something that I care very much about and will always be very important to me.

    I know this isn't the most awesome blog post in the world... I mainly just wanted to say here's to 8 great years, with hopefully many more to come.

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  1. Alfa
    Im pretty sure that sounds familiar to the rest of us DF addicts. Time flies...
  2. Joe-(5-HTP)
    yay for ph !
  3. SpatialReason
    Congratulations! Man, it sounds like you don't get any sun though! D:
  4. ianzombie
    Congrats PH.
    You have gone above and beyond with your moderation and contributions.
  5. Beenthere2Hippie
    Congratulations of your accomplishments. You should Blog more often. It's a lovely read.
  6. thirdeyelasik
    I was mod and then senior mod over a bluelight for total of 6 years so I know how you feel. Eventually I stepped down and now enjoy being apart of both that forum and this one but from a background perspective. No worrying about killing spambots and closing/merging threads, or handing out pointless infractions to someone who will just sign on with one of his other5 names and cause trouble.

    It had it ups though for sure...people take your word more seriously because of your online position and friends are much easier to make :) Keep on doing a great job moddin man.
  7. una_cavaletta
    thanks Phungy for your effort. The mods here are the best :) :applause:
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