How long have you been a member of this site?

How many of you were members of the original Fishingbuddy?  I don't remember the year but it must have been around 1995 or 96.  I'm sure I was one of first 10 to sign up.

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I was on there.  My buddies in highschool used to mess with me somethin fierce on the old site. 

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Joined Sept 2002 but profile might say 2008(after crossover to new site). And let me say there's never been a dull moment since.

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1996 I think maybe 97. Remember HEAVY and his tireless rants about lead shot? Haha

 

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We should still be bitching up a storm about having to use steel.  Classic jumping of the bridge scenario.

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haha heavy than there was heavyweight and then just weight...

I have been around since the early 2000's to answer the original question.

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Who could forget Heavy?  Even went hunting with him a few times.

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really he was a real guy??? i thought he was a lil kid in a basement somewhere!!!

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A little over a year, something new on here every day. 

 

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The original owners name was Dean Mostad or something like that wasn't it? I think he might have been the last unsuccessful sheep hunter in ND.

 

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It says 2008 so I am guessing around then ha


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1997 I think it was updated 2 or 3 times since.

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4 days.

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2002ish...but i created a new profile after the last update instead of fighting the password issue.

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I dont go around guessing cup sizes either I just know a nice rack when I see one.

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Shows me as 08/13/2008, seems like much longer than that though...

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 1997 for me.

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I don't really know.

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I don't know, I'll check after I post.

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Who cares!!

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Nanky Said:
I don't know, I'll check after I post.

Since 10/19/2006

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1995 or 1996 for me.  I paid for teh membership, and got a free Tshirt and 2 rocket bobbers.  I also won the monthly drawing once and got a free thing of Flitz polish.  Use to go as Mr. Walleye, but in one off the changeovers it got lost.

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Yes Heavy was a real guy.  He was a friend of a friend.   His nickname was Heavy because he was kind of chunky.  He definately had opinions but I got along with him fine.  Peoples opinions tend to be stronger when writing on message boards. 

Dean Mostad was the original owner of the site but he wasn't drawn for a sheep.  It was a friend of his who got a sheep tag.  Both had taken about a month off from work.  Saw very little.  On the last weekend apparently a real nice one got up as they crossed the peak of a hill.  It was said it got up about 10 yards away.  Gun was emptied but nothing connected.  He was real bummed about it to the point that noone would bring up the subject which was kind of funny because he was the type of guy  to give crap to everyone.  But it was just understood not to talk about it.

Fishingbuddy initially was only a site to report where the fish were being caught on the Missouri River.  It expanded from there.  I remember them trying to think of ways to put a web cam on the bridge or boat dock to see how many boats were out on the water.  I don't know how serious they were about that but it would have been cool.

I have still have the rocket bobber from Dean.  It's a great bobber.  I have bought a number of them since then.

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flycaster Said:

Peoples opinions tend to be stronger when writing on message boards.

Say it isn't so... 

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This is my first day as a member, so one day for me. I've been checking out the website for many years and never seem to sign up.

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I'm one of the originals or close to it. 

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4/3/2009

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Used to be 7MAG.

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Man, gotta be approaching 10 years,  in fishingbuddy's first year of operation I won a hooded fishingbuddy sweatshirt, I still have it.  I suppose it's a classic by now.

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dont know i will check when this post shows up

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12-4-2007

Joined shortly after I moved here from Alaska, I am a memeber of the Alaska outdoor forums and joined FBO for the same insight and information that I read on AOF. Little did I know what this site had in store. Its been a humorous and head shaking few years to say the least. Looking forward to many more.

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1982

quite blurry memory....

                                                                                                                         

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Joined I believe in 2000 or 2001, Had to change everything because it wouldn't let me log in anymore under my old name.

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I think 2004ish, but my profile reflects the day the site was migrated.

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Have checked out the site/reports for years but just joined a couple of weeks ago to make it official.

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awhile

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What does it matters???

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A look back at my emails actually says I won a fishingbuddy sweatshirt in 1998......I was 19 years old and I remember I was supposed to be working on my computer work at school, but instead it was fishingbuddy for me.

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So??

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It depends on which username I use.

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I was a member before it changed ownership so I would imagine it was in 2001 when I got caught up in this whole mess.  I was actually trying to think of the original owner's name the other day...What was his name Tim?  Bunch of guys in Bismarck startedit and ran it at the time.

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