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people used to show each other respect here

Posted Over 2 Years ago by Bloo Shoes

now, I just don't know... you all really let me down. I thought you all were above this...

maybe just a nostalgic rant, but come on guys...

There are 51 Replies


I can't help reading your username and thinking of Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends...

Over 2 Years ago
Black Yoshi
 

Um, even in the old days respect was thin. Remember ?huh?, coolie, PS3fanboy? Respect was not always there. The greater ones were lonewolf, tempest lord, jo nathan, etc.

Over 2 Years ago
mariomguy
 

With all due "respect", get over it. Unless you're talking about a specific incident of clear and malicious toxicity, which hasn't happened in days and which you haven't referenced here, you just need to get a thicker skin.

Either tell us what the problem is or be aware that you're not helping. You're just contributing to a vague downer atmosphere for your own personal reasons. Either address whatever you think the problem is or move on. Either way, stop killing my big dick energy.

Over 2 Years ago
nullfather
 

We've aways been ie this as fa ras I remember theony difference is we're a ot more distant now

Over 2 Years ago
tnu
 

nullfather you can't tell me what to do, get over yourself, I'm so disappointed by how entitled you are I guess that's a good reflection of what goes on here... i have to say it's disappointing, nothing is done about it...

Over 2 Years ago
Bloo Shoes
 

Kids these days are just... *clenches fist* just bastards.

Over 2 Years ago
Cetasaurus
 

out side of maybe two people this site has been the friendliest it has ever been.

Over 2 Years ago
S.O.H.
 

out side of maybe two people this site has been the friendliest it has ever been.

Agreed, heck the original GT looks like a police state compared to GTX0.

Over 2 Years ago
Fox Forever
 

Not sure if you mean that the mods were tolatorain a holes (which some might argue Denida was I guess) or if it was a lawless wasteland where we all attacked each other like some twisted meaningless battle royal.

Over 2 Years ago
S.O.H.
 

I mean there was so much tagging and complaints and in most forums you couldn't curse at all. People got slammed for small things often. Here you have to do some substantial things to be banned.

GTX0 just feels more laid back and freeing where you can be very informal or even in a joking attitude (the multitude of "PN" centered posts, the master sheep post about xmas, etc). Whereas I feel that while GT was nice and friendly, that it was a little constraining and more formal due to stricter rules.

Over 2 Years ago
Fox Forever
 

Agreed, heck the original GT looks like a police state compared to GTX0.

Yeah the old GT days were pretty crazy, like a Wild West town full of outlaws.




Over 2 Years ago
Q
 

Where'd you get that gif of old GT?

Over 2 Years ago
Fox Forever
 

Denida is a sick maniac

Over 2 Years ago
Brandy
 

That's just a gif of the GameTalk Pointless forum 2002 - 2008

Over 2 Years ago
Vandy
 

And this is a gif of what it was like to argue about which game console was better:



Over 2 Years ago
Q
 

Are ypu bloo soda from the orignal Life forum?

Over 1 Year ago
GNAO
 

I don’t remember it being THAT bad. There were all sorts of spammers and people finding ways around the cuss filters and clan wars back in the day. But I remember all that fondly. There were a lot of nice people to turn to when some person / group was being particularly awful. And per SOH’s comment, yeaaah...Denida didn’t let anyone get away with anything under his watch. ...But was pretty receptive to apologies and requests to be unbanned. I actually had quite a bit of respect for him for that.

Overall, gtx0 seems so tame and less volatile. I’ve noticed SOME cold responses - def more here than I ever saw on the old Depression forum. But when looking at the state of the Pointless forum here, it’s comparatibdel dead compared to the old days. Certainly less drama.

Over 1 Year ago
Weird Occurance
 

Denida banned me a countless number of times for swearing. But keep in mind some of those were for saying things like "wtf" and I shit you not he told me I was banned because the "f" stands for fuck.

I remember trying to get my name bans lifted was impossible as I always got 1 as my warning before a IP ban for the smallest of offenses. I had like 4 overlapping ones at any givin time because he'd lift my ip bans and leave the name bans with no end in sight.

To top it off at one point I was global banned for I still don't know but somehow I talked the comod of the duh forum into allowing me to post in said forum to show I can follow the rules. But also keep in mind this was minutes after flooding the forum with 3 pages of spam on a proxy. Denida was forced to be ok with it and after a week every ban I had was lifted.

All I know is someone realized that shit was unfair.

Over 1 Year ago
Elite
 

GTX0 had some crazy days too, but it never had that rampant "organized crime" feel that the old GT did.

Over 1 Year ago
Riven
 

GTX0 had some crazy days too, but it never had that rampant "organized crime" feel that the old GT did.

It literally basically did have organized crime between the spammer groups and lawless unmodded inactive old game forums people claimed and hid in.

Over 1 Year ago
Elite
 

Elite, lol at remembering your bans

But seriously - you weren’t even around for the worst of it. You weren’t on GT during the forum declaration company clan or the good guy$ / goodfella$ clan that caused half of the regs to leave about 6 months before you joined.

It wasn’t always mods v spammers and spammers being annoying. It was so much worse back in the day because there were actually freaking clan wars and insane battles and harsh words on pointless. Poor Denida had his hands tied in those days with clans specifically not allowed per the forum rules. Even I got banned for creating an anti-forum declaration company clan when I got fed up enough. That was the one I appealed.

Over 1 Year ago
Weird Occurance
 

All I know is I got it bad. My bans were not fair mostly. I mean the bans and ban extensions I got for bypassing just to talk trash, troll, and call Denida a faggot were justified but I only did that because he'd ban me for almost no reason other then to piss me off in the first place. I was like 15 and you think I'm not going to go off when I'm banned for oh idk lets say referring to a post as "gay" when its literally about 2 guys cybering.

Lol, glad I missed clan wars but atleast I was there for the pointless RP ban and when the whole forum got completely emo and suicidal at random for like 3 straight months.

But lol if the regs all left before I got there. I always thought I was the forums top reg. Like the pinnical of GT'ers. God was I lame.

Over 1 Year ago
Elite
 

I don't even know if I have any friends left here. The lot of them threw me uner the bus long ago.

Over 1 Year ago
tnu
 

Elite, tbh, you missed a lot of drama on pointless. I once had 3 guys thinking they were “with me” at once and that literally started a clan war causing all three of them to leave GT at once. Before then, I lost two other friends due to a misunderstanding during another clan war. One left, and the other left not long after. Found one of them again from emailing him during the GTR days and we started a concerted effort to try to find our friend again - to no avail.

Personally, I loved the drama, but missed the people who left. A lot. Still trying to figure out who that was using the username Falco78 username down below back in June.

@tnu - I feel you. I used to be a reg here. A lot of people don’t even know my name, now, though. Elite and SOH are the only regs here who still seem to know I exist. I remember you from way back, though. We didn’t talk a whole lot, but I def remember you.

Over 1 Year ago
Weird Occurance
 

A lot of people don’t even know my name


Honestly W.O. whenever I see your name pop up (like today) I am instantly transported 14 years back in time.... Well its more like a small dimming light bulb turns on in a small room in my brain. Said room is filled with moldy and rusty filing cabinets filled with memories of how we use to kick up a storm in Depression and Pointless.

What ever happened to Can of Worms?

Other than W.O. the other two users who've I've interacted in the last 2 years are SPS and Choco.

If I remember correctly SPS brought me into his army at one point.

Oh to be 11 again.

Over 1 Year ago
S.o h
 

SOH, literally screamed when you mentioned Can of Worms - you have NO IDEA how long I’ve been trying to remember his username. And how many times I considered asking you if you remembered it from 14 years ago haha His irl name was Nathan and I believe his girlfriend, Too Fishy, was Leah. (Remember she used to join us too?) After they broke up, I dated him for a few months. We talked over AIM every day. After we broke up, he started “dating” my irl best friend. I talked to him over the phone once at that point. He tried getting back with me when I was 16 and I blocked him for good, though I had very mixed feelings about it, having known him for like 3-4 years at that point.

You two were basically the first people I ever talked to here. I’m glad you’re still around SOH. Brings me back every time I see your name here. We really did have some awesome chaotic times here and in Pointless. You were a huge inspiration and helped me a lot when I needed a friend back then. Can’t believe it’s been 14 years since we started talking, though I think about that a lot. I know I’ll bever forget you - if only because you were my first crush here way back when lol

Over 1 Year ago
Weird Occurance
 

I have a hard time remembering if Leah was Encore4 or HugsnotDrugs. He had a different user name before that which I do not remember. I only remember this one because....i have no idea why I just found it funny and it stuck.

Oh yea I remember him blowing up my AOL messe ger about you. That was a life time ago Christ.


You were a huge inspiration and helped me a lot when I needed a friend back then.

T_T same actually. Middle school was not my favorite time. I would run home to talk to you guys after school.

know I’ll bever forget you - if only because you were my first crush here way back when lol

well that low key made 12 year old mes morning. You are probrably the only person in history to have a crush on me lol.

those were good times I hope that we all safely managed to proceeding years fine with out being able to use gametalk. I know when the site went down it killed my childhood.

fortunately I was able to find an online gaming clan that got me through my high school years.

Over 1 Year ago
S.o.h.
 

SOH - Leah definitely went by Too Fishy. I never learned HugsNotDrugs’ name but encore4 was Sarah (for sure). I never really new either well, but they were definitely both regs here at some point (really bringing me back, now, wow...lots of names I haven’t seen in years..!)

Yeah I used to look forward to the evenings after I got homework done and after dinner because I could talk to you and can of worms. Then my dad restricted my internet time to like an hour of day and actually used some AOL feature to sign me off after an hour) and started reading my posts and keeping track of things. He’d also monitor my IMs in the beginning, too. I think that all stopped when I got my second laptop and switched from AOL to AIM. I do not miss that part of those days lol

Middle School was the worst. I think when I found this site, though, it was May/June of 8th grade for me - I think - because it was right around the time of my school’s eighth grade dance which I think I went to - maybe two nights after I started talking to you guys. I remember thinking of you all while I was there and kind of remembering about our bs’ing from the evening before haha

The other person I think of a lot and wonder about is The Great Nighter / Pyar - remember her? Haha

Over 1 Year ago
Weird Occurance
 

But you know what the weirdest thing is? After all these years, I still never learned your name, and, hence, I was never able to find you on Facebook or anything. Which is super strange to me since I’ve known you for 14 years.

Over 1 Year ago
Weird Occurance
 

SOH - Leah definitely went by Too Fishy. I never learned HugsNotDrugs’ name but encore4 was Sarah (for sure). I never really new either well, but they were definitely both regs here at some point (really bringing me back, now, wow...lots of names I haven’t seen in years..!)


Oh man I forgot about Too Fishy. I had a massive crush on Sarah for awhile. I am sure she knew it haha,

Yeah I used to look forward to the evenings after I got homework done and after dinner because I could talk to you and can of worms. Then my dad restricted my internet time to like an hour of day and actually used some AOL feature to sign me off after an hour) and started reading my posts and keeping track of things. He’d also monitor my IMs in the beginning, too. I think that all stopped when I got my second laptop and switched from AOL to AIM. I do not miss that part of those days lol


Christ sorry about that. I remember I had to steal the 7 day AOL free trial disc when my parents didnt want to pay up. I also spent a lot of time on miniclip and later on newgrounds. (wooo boy )

Middle School was the worst. I think when I found this site, though, it was May/June of 8th grade for me - I think - because it was right around the time of my school’s eighth grade dance which I think I went to - maybe two nights after I started talking to you guys. I remember thinking of you all while I was there and kind of remembering about our bs’ing from the evening before haha

Oh I feel it. I wonder how different our school life would have been had we had smart phones back then. I am not sure if its healthy being on a gaming forum during recess....but it beats thepsychological torment that is middle school kids.

The other person I think of a lot and wonder about is The Great Nighter / Pyar - remember her? Haha


I maybe misremembering but she was a little unstable.....but who wasnt in their teenage years?

But you know what the weirdest thing is? After all these years, I still never learned your name, and, hence, I was never able to find you on Facebook or anything. Which is super strange to me since I’ve known you for 14 years.


you are right! I think the only thing I have of you is your email....which I had to dig up on an ancient aol account. But here is a direct link to my facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/mluareyes
I am going to leave it up incase anyone else wants to add me. I will say now that site activity is pretty much non existent and we have members who are passing away (rest in peace) I think it would be best for all of us to add eachother on other platforms.

Over 1 Year ago
S.O.H.
 

Just sent you a friend request, SOH :)



I can’t imagine how things would’ve been if we’d all had smart phones back in the day. I didn’t even get my first phone until I was 18, to be honest haha I remember when I’d get grounded, I’d have one of my irl friends post for me sometimes or send an email to certain people for me. I’d be on the phone with her “about schoolwork” and then have her help me follow up so some people wouldn’t worry about me - or I’d jump on from the school library to drop a message or an email.

Strange to think it would’ve been so much easier if I’d had a smart phone back then. I’d agree that our obsession with this place wasn’t entirely healthy, but I also can’t imagine what things would’ve been like without this site. This place gave me a lot of confidence and I remember when I was having a really good or a really bad day, I just couldn’t wait to come on here and talk to all of you about it. It’s insane looking back - and funny how there are some people here who I’d rather never ever hear from again (despite how close we were back in the day) and how there are people I’ve never forgotten and always wanted to hear from again.

This place is so different from the original regs, but some familiar faces make me want to keep coming back and jumping in on old threads - even if it’s just to lurk a little.

— Also — I can’t think of any dude on here who didn’t have a massive crush on Sarah back in the day. I think part of why I didn’t talk to her much was because I was a little jealous hahah every dude was so super infatuated with her. I’m pretty sure I talked to her on AIM once or twice, and she was super sweet and I was still incredibly jealous but was like “okay I see what’s likable here” hahah - crazy teenage emotions I guess.

OH BY THE WAY!! Lol I remember you once posted a link to the song “Chelsea” - Stefy because Stefy was totally your type back in the day (I remembere you saying that lmao) - and I swear to god that song gets stuck in my head randomly once every few years and as soon as I put it on, I think about you lol so thanks for that XD

Over 1 Year ago
Weird Occurance
 

ACCEPTED! :)

I agree. It was a place I could call home. I am happy we have some sort of version of the place. At times when I think about the phases in life that I went through I think about all the people I met here. If I remember correctly when I was going through some of my darker phases of life I spammed every single email I had saved on AIM.

Oh I didnt get my first smart phone until college and even then it was a horrendous windows smart phone.

Yeah Sarah was something else lol I remember we would have entire threads talking about nonsense while at the same time going on crazy on messenger about other topics.

I feel it when my power supply for my ancient e-machine gave out I had to scramble to send everyone an email about what was going on. Crazy to think that we didnt even have youtube back then. I went awol for months and was greeted to a bunch of AIM notifications when I finally logged back in into AOL. It does sadden me a bit when I realize that I will never see some of those names again.


OH BY THE WAY!! Lol I remember you once posted a link to the song “Chelsea” - Stefy because Stefy was totally your type back in the day (I remembere you saying that lmao) - and I swear to god that song gets stuck in my head randomly once every few years and as soon as I put it on, I think about you lol so thanks for that XD


LMAO! I was obsessed with that song. And that does sound like something I would say. I applaud 12 year old me for having such impeccable taste for music and women.



Admittedly now I prefer much slender women who are slightly taller than me haha.

Over 1 Year ago
S.O.H.
 

I don’t think I even knew you had AIM, tbh, because I never added you (how did I not know this back in the day?)

I had a diary back at the time that I FILLED with email addresses from GT people. I remember when GT went down and GTR came up, I found it and sent emails to EVERYONE I could (that I didn’t have on AIM) to ask them if they remembered me & to tell them GTR was a thing. I think, out of the 3 pages of emails I had, only 5 went through and only one or two wrote back. The one who did write back was in touch with me for another few months then when GTR went down, I never heard from him again.

I’d say the regs I miss the most were people from Pointless, probably. I keep moping about it, but Sci-Ghost, Tatsumaru Ryuu, Toyotomi Hideyoshi...these are the people I’d absolutely die to hear from again one day. From the Pokémon Forum - Absol’s Nightmare and TM30..

I remember so many more names, too - and a lot of the people I’m remembering didn’t even know me as Weird Occurance. A lot of them knew me as Ghost Gal or Yuki Eiri lol I still remember most of my old passwords, too. The one I’m using for this account is the same as it always was (14 year memory - muscle memory or something, I guess lol)

Still, insane memories of insane times. Leaving this place is way too hard.

Over 1 Year ago
Weird Occurance
 

I dont think I got your email until the GTR days. Yeah I've been using the same user name for 14 years as well. I no longer use the sniper of hell user name lol. The other user name I used was Furtive.

I only used that one because I wanted to imitate Feign and Forte Lambardi and be "mature" lmao those were the days.

Over 1 Year ago
S.o h
 

I had like 40 names by the time I stopped using the original GT - including, obviously, ones I only used once or twice and variations of my names for clan wars and whatever other nonsense I got up to...

I still think of you by your full Sniper of Hell name lol

YOU WERE FURTIVE!?!??!?!?!

Over 1 Year ago
Weird Occurance
 

Who was the guy I had to have that like 10 hour RP fight with twice because of you? I know I came after alot of the real ignorance but I was a literal drama magnet. God, the dumb stuff I got involved in half of which was because of you >_>

Over 1 Year ago
Elite
 

Elite, you’re just jealous that your girlfriend liked me more. Also, I don’t know. Was it Joey you had to RP over me for no reason? Lol all I remember was a 48 hour (all weekend) IM with you and Sasuke while we caused mayhem on pointy. I remember we only took breaks during dinner and to sleep. That was an amazing weekend in my book. :)

Over 1 Year ago
Weird Occurance
 

Yes I was Furtive. Wasnt it obvious? Lol

Over 1 Year ago
Furtive
 

I never knew that. Nor would I have ever guessed it lol

That’s really really funny haha

Over 1 Year ago
Weird Occurance
 

No, you were pissed at me for something. I think I outed you as naruto dont remember. Anyway somehow that led to me pissing off some old reg you knew who got involved by I have no idea how or was it something unrelated that pissed the guy off? Not sure. Anyway an argument of some kind ensued, you teamed up with them, then I ended up in a post with the dude RP'ing about how he was in a rage, I "defeated/killed" him, and the next day he retaliated by being the ONLY person I think to ever beat me on pointless. You know anyone from RPG chat? I ask because and this is my inner 14 year old talking. Breaking my like 2 year at the time win streak is not an easy feat.

*shrug* Don't remember name.

Also our IM chats were literally 14 hours. Like fuuuck. The normal ones not the weekend ones

Over 1 Year ago
Elite
 

WAIT A SECOND.

I remember you outing me as Naruto and getting mad at you.

I also *VAGUELY* (could be wrong) recall you RP’ing Toyotomi Hideyoshi. (His other name was Jakkan Ryu, I think). He was the reg I brought back during the GTR days and I might have misremembered how long he actually stayed around. He and Tatsumaru Ryuu frequented Pointy and both of them were super into RPs. If it was a full-scale ninja duel, it was him.

To give you an idea - those two were always RPing each other and anyone else who’d join them. In. Fact. Ryuu was the ONLY person I ever actually had a serious RP fight with because I really pissed him off once. And Hideyoshi was his best friend here.

Over 1 Year ago
Weird Occurance
 

Yeah, it was Ryuu. I met both of them but I'm pretty sure. I forget how you dragged him in but it happened.

Over 1 Year ago
Elite
 

Wait wait, Ryuu? Like Tatsumaru Ryuu? // And he RP'ed you on my behalf? lol Shocking to me since I was the final reason he left GT and still miss him terribly haha

He was amazing at RPs. I think I basically tied him when he RP'ed me about a week after we started talking and that was the one and only serious RP I ever took part in. I think that that was how he made friends tbh lol

Over 1 Year ago
Weird Occurance
 

No not on your behalf. I think I pissed him off the same day I pissed you off. It was just a coincidence. Yeah i remember now. ok so you were mad at me for outing you as naruto, so I was salty and being a asshat and looking for someone to mess with. He was RP'ing with someone and I interrupted and beat him. The next day or so in his irritation with me he replied to something we were both in and then I ended up RP'ing again and he beat me. After that we were cool.

Over 1 Year ago
Elite
 

Yeah. I was gonna say he liked me faaaar less than I liked him.

You don’t pick a fight with Ryuu. I think everyone who ever had an ounce of desire to RP learned that the hard way lol

He RPed me for being a jerk, too. I was being a jerk for attention so he called me out and it turned into a pretty massive two or three hour long fight haha sometimes I wish I’d kept screenshots of it.

Over 1 Year ago
Weird Occurance
 

Lol, eiherway we stand 1 win 1 lose each. Guess I was pretty good back in the day. God I had no life.

I remember some other guy that was really good too. his name was shinobi something. He had me join this clan thing so I got on a alternate name and attacked them until he disbanded and left. I had to start out as less then leader so i got bored withing 12 minutes. *shrug*

Over 1 Year ago
Elite
 

Hate to say it but if it was Kage no Shinobi, I think that was Ryuu’s only alternate name here lol

Over 1 Year ago
Weird Occurance
 

It was something elemental like wind or something in the name. i think

Over 1 Year ago
Elite
 

Really? I feel like this site is nicer now. More tight-knit. We're like old veterans who've been through the war. I think I've definitely become nicer. I am too old to troll on here now. Most of the time.

Over 1 Year ago
MarvaIo
 

tAh, Elite, yeah I don't know who that was, then. Or don't remember. I guess you were around for one clan war sort of thing, though.

MarvaIo, my god, I think I remember you vaguely. Also, I think a reason this place is more peaceful now is because it's not nearly as active.

I remember the old days when a post on pointless would be like 3 or 4 pages back within the hour - and there would be 5 or so continuation threads that would get created when people would get tired of paging back for the post haha - I kind of wish this place would see that sort of insane activity, just once. It'd blow some newer people's minds to see what GT was like back in the early 2000's - 2008/9 ish.

Over 1 Year ago
Weird Occurance
 

So I don’t know how to prove this, but, I’m toyotomi hideyoshi. I went on a downward spiral of searching my old usernames. I used another name on pointless as well but I honestly forgot it.

I always wondered about Kage no Shinobi. It’s weird thinking back how we all didn’t really know who the other was but it was fun playing around - now it’s been almost 14 years since I remember being on Gametalk.

6 Months ago
Toyotomi Hideyoshi
 

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