History of CB (in General)

Cheer Us On To State April 15 2005 3:43 PM EDT

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?

Todd 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.

QBsutekh137 April 15 2005 3:54 PM EDT

Jack, check the "Behind the Scenes" FAQ entry for some more info.

Cheer Us On To State April 15 2005 3:57 PM EDT

come on chet, i was just makein conversation...

QBsutekh137 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...

Todd 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 ;)

[Redneck RV] Truc April 17 2005 2:56 PM EDT


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.

IndependenZ April 17 2005 3:02 PM EDT

I always loved the snowglobe-comparison =D

Jason Bourne April 17 2005 3:14 PM EDT

nice truc, theres a quotables...todd broke cb, jon made cb2...

Fuhgawz April 17 2005 3:27 PM EDT

you forgot to mention Sutekh got banned

[Redneck RV] Truc April 17 2005 3:33 PM EDT

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.

QBsutekh137 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*

[Redneck RV] Truc April 18 2005 12:45 PM EDT

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.

Todd 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. ;)

Todd April 18 2005 1:08 PM EDT

Heh, yes, i still have issues that my therapist and I are trying to work through. ;)

NSFY 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!

QBsutekh137 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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