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Discussion in 'GC Hall of Fame' started by Solari, Nov 15, 2017.

  1. Gatorramrod

    Gatorramrod Premium Member

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    Thank you Ray and God Bless you! Been with Gator Country from the beginning and ever before. My dad was a gator of the 50’s and took me to my first game in the 60’s. Graduated in winter 81 and still love kicking some bulldog ass!
     
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  2. grayg8rstevo

    grayg8rstevo Premium Member

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    Thanks for coming Al. By the way, why did Tipper dump you?
     
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  3. grayg8rstevo

    grayg8rstevo Premium Member

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    Oh, I am watching Notre Dame play. They don’t social distance the same way we do.
    Oops. They won. Now they are mobbing the field. Really good show. I say we charge them triple the going rate.
    Oh, now some have pulled their masks off.
    Wow, now they are getting naked.
    That is some serious school spirit right there.
     
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  4. DINO1

    DINO1 Premium Member

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    True story! Bought my first computer in 1996. My friend was a computer programmer at CFCC and he helped me buy it and set it up. He asked me what I wanted to search for first and I said put in gators and gatorcountry.com is the first thing that popped up! Been hooked ever since!
     
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  5. Shade45

    Shade45 Premium Member

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    I joined ‘97-98 I believe.
     
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  6. WARECOGATOR

    WARECOGATOR Guest VIP Member

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    Been here since about 2000. I don't post much, but am here everyday keeping up with the Gators.
     
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  7. tiogagator

    tiogagator VIP Member

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    I am in the same issue. I remember Gus and Gatornet, but don’t the year. Moved from Altamonte Springs to Tallahassee, then Gainesville, the Tioga (near by). Always stayed a member.

    liked the shirt. Time to another, polo style!
     
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  8. OklahomaGator

    OklahomaGator Jedi Administrator Moderator VIP Member

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    Maybe @solari could give us a timeline. When I joined GC was independent and then I think I remember an affiliation with Scout, and I'm sure there was an affiliation with ESPN before GC went independent again.
     
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  9. gator3x

    gator3x VIP Member

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    Sometime in the mid to late 90's. Dial up modem connection. I remember Swampie, the MuNkEe, Hollywood Bob, Franz and many others.

    Been some good times...and they're returning.

    Go Gators!!! Beat the Hawgs!!!
     
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  10. BULLGATOR

    BULLGATOR Generally unpleasant. Premium Member

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    1995, came here from Swampy's Rumor Mill.
     
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  11. gatorgary

    gatorgary Gatorgary VIP Member Trusted GC Insider

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  12. gatorgary

    gatorgary Gatorgary VIP Member Trusted GC Insider

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    I joined in 1995 as well. Seldom post anymore, however, a daily reader.
     
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  13. skz868992

    skz868992 Premium Member

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    96 when I was an Army advisor in Saudi Arabia. I started as Saudi Gator. At merger someone else had that name so I used my kids initials and birth years. Dial up was an adventure. Came over from the Rumor Mill.
     
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  14. jack

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    I am 79 and joined when Hollywood Bob was writing on the site. I think I joined in 2004 but have been a Gator fan since Spurrier was chucking the ball. Franz was also writing for the site.
     
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  15. GatorPrincess8

    GatorPrincess8 Princess of Gators Premium Member

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  16. G8RBob

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    I do well remember proudgator. My first Gator game was also the Gator Bowl. More later... G8RBob
     
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  17. MetalGator

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    I don't know when I joined Gatorcountry but I used to log into Ray's BBS in Gainesville starting in 1992. Ray used to run a BBS in the Sarasota, Florida area and when I got to Gainesville, he had is BBS running Fidonet where I could email my high school buddy at Auburn. Had to connect via a phone line and I think I had a 28.8K Supramodem at the time. Good times!

    Burch
     
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  18. Gatorbob76

    Gatorbob76 VIP Member

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    Gatorgary, wish you would post more often. I looked forward to your "Perspectives" and even copied a couple into word and saved them. I understand why you stopped them, but want you to know I sincerely appreciated your time and insight. Thanks!
     
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  19. g8orbill

    g8orbill Old Gator Moderator VIP Member

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    found it in early 96 by chance

    I remember when we grew so large that Ray had to find a new host and moved us to Scout- then out on our own- lot's of posers out there
     
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  20. GatorRev

    GatorRev Ask me about CBD Premium Member

    I remember when the Altamonte Mall was an Orange Grove
     
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