15 Years Later...

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Post by That Kode Guy » Mon Sep 11, 2017 12:31 am

...and we're still going strong. Indeed, stronger than we've ever been before.

Just remember, if it weren't for the likes of Diacronic, Komodo, Area51Escapee, and Fish of Doom, we would never have this community we love so much.

So let's give them a hearty round of applause. You guys rule.

Here's to many more years of ARC guys. :cool:

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Post by NeonCalypso » Mon Sep 11, 2017 12:34 am

As a newcomer who are the guys mentioned, also happy 15 year anniversary arc!

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Post by prince palatine » Mon Sep 11, 2017 7:27 am

<blockquote class='quote_blockquote'><dl><dt>NeonCalypso</dt><dd>Sep 11 2017, 12:34 AM</dd></dl><div>As a newcomer who are the guys mentioned, also happy 15 year anniversary arc&#33;[/quote]The guys mentioned began the whole ARC movement back in 03/04 with CRFC and FRR, till we all moved over here. Area51Escapee I believe was the final one of those pioneers to compete before retiring.

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Post by NFX » Mon Sep 11, 2017 9:10 am

These are the true old guard, the guys who built the foundation of ARC that we're now continuing to build on. Plenty of respect for them, and I do feel quite fortunate to have competed against some of them way back in ARC Armageddon. It's been a blast so far, here's to another 15 years&#33;
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Post by That Kode Guy » Mon Sep 11, 2017 9:43 am

<blockquote class='quote_blockquote'><dl><dt>prince palatine</dt><dd>Sep 11 2017, 07:27 AM</dd></dl><div><blockquote class='quote_blockquote'><dl><dt>NeonCalypso</dt><dd>Sep 11 2017, 12:34 AM</dd></dl><div>As a newcomer who are the guys mentioned, also happy 15 year anniversary arc&#33;[/quote]The guys mentioned began the whole ARC movement back in 03/04 with CRFC and FRR, till we all moved over here. Area51Escapee I believe was the final one of those pioneers to compete before retiring.[/quote]CFRC1 began on September 11, 2002, if I remember right. That, or the actual FRC that was done with real bots. That's also how the Robot Wars Discussion Forum fanfic started out and gradually turned into FRA Fanfic. So I guess ARC and FRA aren't so different upon retrospect.

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Post by The Mangle » Mon Sep 11, 2017 11:34 am

Eh happy anniversary.

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Post by British-Robotics » Mon Sep 11, 2017 1:33 pm

Happy Anniversary, should be a special melee for this.

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Post by NFX » Mon Sep 11, 2017 1:41 pm

Hmm, that's an idea.

QUESTION: Which of the bots from the old guard do you wish you could have fought against, and why?
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Post by British-Robotics » Mon Sep 11, 2017 2:33 pm

Not sure really, but maybe we could bring back the old school designs in order to celebrate.

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Post by Mole55 » Mon Sep 11, 2017 3:08 pm

I have a tournament idea, but I'm not doing it until after CBC2/GC.

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Post by The Monsterworks » Mon Sep 11, 2017 11:13 pm

I won't pretend to know much of anything about that lot, but I owe them a great deal of gratitude for kicking this whole thing off.
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Post by Badnik96 » Tue Sep 12, 2017 12:30 am

<blockquote class='quote_blockquote'><dl><dt>NFX</dt><dd>Sep 11 2017, 01:41 PM</dd></dl><div>Hmm, that's an idea.

QUESTION: Which of the bots from the old guard do you wish you could have fought against, and why?[/quote]i'd love to get a crack at AMP... bastard forfeited against me in Armageddon

Happy belated 15th ARC&#33; Hard to believe I've been here for almost half of that already
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Post by attackfrog » Tue Sep 12, 2017 8:10 pm

I'm a little late and that's all way before I was into this stuff, but it's quite a milestone&#33; Happy anniversary&#33;
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Post by Area51Escapee » Wed Sep 13, 2017 10:41 am

<blockquote class='quote_blockquote'><dl><dt>That Kode Guy</dt><dd>Sep 11 2017, 09:43 AM</dd></dl><div><blockquote class='quote_blockquote'><dl><dt>prince palatine</dt><dd>Sep 11 2017, 07:27 AM</dd></dl><div><blockquote class='quote_blockquote'><dl><dt>NeonCalypso</dt><dd>Sep 11 2017, 12:34 AM</dd></dl><div>As a newcomer who are the guys mentioned, also happy 15 year anniversary arc&#33;[/quote]The guys mentioned began the whole ARC movement back in 03/04 with CRFC and FRR, till we all moved over here. Area51Escapee I believe was the final one of those pioneers to compete before retiring.[/quote]CFRC1 began on September 11, 2002, if I remember right. That, or the actual FRC that was done with real bots. That's also how the Robot Wars Discussion Forum fanfic started out and gradually turned into FRA Fanfic. So I guess ARC and FRA aren't so different upon retrospect.[/quote]Actually, the XSorbit forums that our original moderator Joe (Komodo) set up were what opened on 9/11/02. Basically, he just set it up for disgruntled members of the Comedy Central message boards to come over and have a place to hang out (CC message boards were basically spam galore and idiots run amok). After we settled into our new home, we didn't start our first FRC/CFRC until a year or so into the forums, if I recall correctly, and we didn't actually get our name ARC until our intense rivalry with Aceuplink had begun. Up until that point, we were basically just "Komodo's Forums" so we needed our own identity badly.

15 years certainly makes me feel old, but I can't imagine Komodo thought his little idea to start a new community would wind up lasting this long.

Kudos to you all for keeping it alive and active&#33;

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Post by NFX » Wed Sep 13, 2017 10:49 am

Oh shit, hey there Chris. =) Always good to see you popping up every so often, hope things are going well at your end.

Kudos to you and the rest of the originals for starting it off as well&#33;
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