History of CB (in General)
i was just interested in the history of CB, like why it was started and when? was this like a college project or was jon just board one day?
April 15 2005 3:50 PM EDT
In the beginning, The Jon was bored. The Jon created Carnage Blender.
Every 2 months since the beginning, The Jon becomes bored, picks up this snowglobe that is CB, and shakes it up. And there has been much lamenting and wailing and gnashing of teeth.
The Jon looked down upon His creation and saw that it was good.
For a month.
April 15 2005 3:54 PM EDT
Jack, check the "Behind the Scenes" FAQ entry for some more info.
come on chet, i was just makein conversation...
April 15 2005 3:58 PM EDT
? So was I...the behind the scenes is some good stuff. Other than that, it is all just anecdotes and hyperbole...
April 15 2005 4:04 PM EDT
I'm guessing that's exactly what he's looking for Chet :)
"Read the FAQ" is so... CB1 ;)
Here's a brief history.
Jon created CB.
Todd joined CB.
Later, someone named Sutekh joined CB.
Todd joined forces with Spid.
Todd/Spid and Sutekh rose to the top and tussled for awhile. There was much rejoicing.
Todd/Spid's strategy of buying quitting peoples stuff and re-selling at a profit allowed him to plow much back into his char.
Sutekh fell behind.
Todd broke CB.
Jon made CB2.
April 17 2005 3:02 PM EDT
I always loved the snowglobe-comparison =D
April 17 2005 3:14 PM EDT
nice truc, theres a quotables...todd broke cb, jon made cb2...
April 17 2005 3:27 PM EDT
you forgot to mention Sutekh got banned
Thanks IronGiant, but I can't take credit...someone else said it first.
Fugh, much chaff was omitted but here's the stuff I feel I should have included:
CB History (Addendum)
Resident geezer Roonie clicked a lot.
Strum clicked faster.
Lump was hugged, Mushu was derided.
April 17 2005 4:32 PM EDT
Sutekh got banned? News to me. Might want to check your history, Fuhg. I have never been banned, reset, fined, or anything other than posing my chat op privileges on CB1 essentially for having the world "Pornographers" in my user handle. Let's at least try to get this history right. *smile*
In re-reading my first response I find an unintentional negative undertone regarding Todd/Spid.
They devised method(s) and spent much energy to achieve the ultimate goal of most gamers... Domination. They did this within the rules of the game and are to be congratulated.
April 18 2005 1:07 PM EDT
From what I hear, the reason CB2 was made was partly because any new player joining looked at the top 10 players and realized there was no hope of catching up.
Of course, CB2 solves that problem, right? Doesn't it? I mean, I had a character for um.. 3 years? Fast forward CB2 3 years and picture a new player joining. Surely that newbie bonus will give this person hope!
N00binator: Wow man, look at that top player, he has 3,000,000 Power Rating.
MentorOne: Don't despair little one, you have a bonus that allows you to catch up.
N00binator: So, when I lose this bonus, I will be close to the top player?
MentorOne:Well, no, but you will be closer than you would have been without it.
N00binator: So, it just allows me to climb that huge curve just a little faster at the beginning?
MentorOne: Start with a Whip, and read the FAQs.
N00binator: Awesome man! Thanks for the advice. Look out #1 !!!!
The trick, ladies and gentlemen, will be to predict the announcement of CB3, and sell out one week prior. ;)
April 18 2005 1:08 PM EDT
Heh, yes, i still have issues that my therapist and I are trying to work through. ;)
April 18 2005 4:13 PM EDT
Camping broke CB1 as much as Spid (although true scholars will know that spid and camping are intertwined). So let's see...what have we learned from history ? NADA ZILCH ZERO BUPKUS!
April 18 2005 4:37 PM EDT
Additional historical note: The greatest contribution NSFY has given to the CB community (along with his zealous hatred of camping) can be summed up in one word:
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