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Krang 10-31-2019 11:05 AM

The big 2-0!
 
Today is not only Halloween, it is also The Technodrome's twentieth anniversary! It's hard to believe that we've been around for so many years, but we really appreciate all the support from our forum moderators, forum members, site staff, site contributors, and all of our visitors. Thank you so much for sticking with us and helping us reach this milestone!

Original TMNT Cartoon Fan 10-31-2019 11:09 AM

Donatello Does Machines
 
Great.

Krang, please change my username to Donatello Does Machines

Andrew NDB 10-31-2019 11:22 AM

Can we get vBulletin 5 now? :)

TommyT 10-31-2019 12:15 PM

Well since nobody else is saying it, I will.

Thank you Krang. 20 years is a millennium in internet years.

Pay no mind to the saltys above.

Andrew NDB 10-31-2019 12:35 PM

Who are you?

oldmanwinters 10-31-2019 12:42 PM

Congratulations!
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frank_one 10-31-2019 01:02 PM

Thank you Krang and to all you who keep this place alive!

CyberCubed 10-31-2019 01:09 PM

This placed survived the death of fansite forums and the rise of social media. Hard to believe a site from 1999 will still be going in 2020.

Do the young teens of today even register to forums anymore? Nowadays the younger generation is all on twitter or YouTube.

newfan 10-31-2019 01:39 PM

Happy Birthday the Drome! not been long but glad I got the time I did, thank you Krang.

Andrew NDB 10-31-2019 01:47 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by CyberCubed (Post 1824206)
Hard to believe a site from 1999 will still be going in 2020.

Especially a message board.

IMJ 10-31-2019 01:53 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Andrew NDB (Post 1824210)
Especially a message board.

That is a pretty legit milestone. Especially beginning in '99 when specific forums were essentially a new phenomena.

I remember chillin' in the computer lab at school back in '97 or so. People would log in to this sort of bland "forum" with a yellow background and have completely unguided conversations for no other reason than the ability to speak to someone from another country. You can imagine how those conversations went.

So thank you for keeping this place up and running for some great people to chat TMNT!

CyberCubed 10-31-2019 03:53 PM

Honestly had the revival of the early 2000's of TMNT with Volume 4 and the 2k3 cartoon not have happened, this place probably would have died off. I think a lot of people have forgotten that time was just people in their teens being nostalgic about the original cartoon and trying to hunt down VHS tapes and old comics, but it wasn't until the early 2000's the fandom really took a spike.

Hell, I remember most people originally registered to this forum because of the 4kids cartoon and people were so surprised TMNT came back to TV with a new cartoon.

The-Shredder 10-31-2019 04:40 PM

Happy 20th Anniversary!
 
Thank you Krang! Happy 20th Anniversary to The Technodrome!

Navin Johnson 10-31-2019 06:57 PM

Thank you, Krang

DarkFell 10-31-2019 08:44 PM

Happy Birthday. Have a Jack-O'-Lantern. Keep it away from the mutagen.
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IMJ 10-31-2019 09:16 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by CyberCubed (Post 1824222)
Honestly had the revival of the early 2000's of TMNT with Volume 4 and the 2k3 cartoon not have happened, this place probably would have died off. I think a lot of people have forgotten that time was just people in their teens being nostalgic about the original cartoon and trying to hunt down VHS tapes and old comics, but it wasn't until the early 2000's the fandom really took a spike.

Hell, I remember most people originally registered to this forum because of the 4kids cartoon and people were so surprised TMNT came back to TV with a new cartoon.

This is actually a very good point. The longevity of these boards are also a testimony to the adaptability of the IP across time.

CylonsKlingonsDaleksOhMy 10-31-2019 10:04 PM

Thanks Krang! I look forward to buying the 'Drome a beer next year. :tgrin:

Leo656 10-31-2019 10:25 PM

Hey there, Boss.

Papenbrook 11-01-2019 06:44 AM

Happy birthday, Technodrome! :D

I would like to thank all of the moderators and administrators for keeping this forum active.

Stay strong!

IndigoErth 11-02-2019 11:24 PM

Happy belated 20th! That's pretty remarkable for a forum.


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