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Re: Stats Sidebar: Top 20 Posters across Three Generations of the Scoreboard
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• Posted by: Nate U   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Saturday, November 13, 2021, at 12:08 p.m.
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• In Response to: Re: Stats Sidebar: Top 20 Posters across Three... (Edmund Meinerts)

> I'm glad you've stuck around, Nate. Sometimes I wish I could have been
> there in the trenches with you and Kira to help fly the Powell flag when
> others doubted. big grin

Oh yeah, Kira and I fought the good fight on that front in those days. Powell and HGW were considered the harbingers of Media-Ventures doom to film scoring in those days and us younger folks defended them heroically cool (though everyone DID like Chicken Run at least) I had a great time visiting her up in Montreal a couple times.

> I know a few people weren't all that fond of his edgy, 'extremely online'
> style of posting (he seemed very much like a 4chan/Reddit type, I mean his
> profile picture was Pepe the Frog lol). But nothing specific happened that
> would have prompted a storm-off. As he never made the more personal
> connection to the community that many of us have formed, it will remain a
> mystery for the ages.

Any long-running message board needs a few good mysteries. There hasn't even been a troll impersonating him...

> I like seeing Jens and especially Yavar around Facebook so much. Wish
> they'd come back here as well, but it's nice to get a chance to interact
> with the Scoreboard OGs (yourself included!). And of course I got a chance
> to meet Brendan in the flesh a few years back, which was super cool!

Brendan was the first scoreboarder I ever met in person, just before the first film tracks gathering in 2002 when my mother and I had lunch with him at Mall of America (quite the place) in Minneapolis where he performed in the Snoopy Marching Band. (epic gig) In those days making internet friends was a bit of a new concept, and my mother understandably wanted to get a better idea of what I was getting myself into driving in a van with this guy and bunch of others like him from all over the world from Minnesota to Ohio... I *was* 16 at the time so I definitely get it big grin Brendan passed her test quite well. She's a total nerd for classic rock and songwriting (I get the geek gene from her) so although we weren't carpooling to a rock concert exactly, she still understood the basic concept big grin

> Same here. This place is a blessed refuge from the big platforms and all
> their revenue-driven data-gathering bullshit. The odd depraved profile
> picture seems like a worthwhile tradeoff. It's like a tiny preserved
> corner of the pre-social-media wild west days of the Internet, when
> everything seemed more organic somehow even if it was rough as hell around
> the edges.

Glad new generations of scoreboard posters appreciate it like I do! smile

> We are all uber-nerds at heart. big grin

I should darn well hope so! smile


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