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I'm sitting here studying for my CCNA exam today and as usual, I am procrastinating because my first stop is always WTF!? when I boot up. When I joined in 2014 I was indeed trying to find a forum where I could spend my time and be reminded of the early 2000's when I frequented a few forums I loved.

I had no idea I would land here by simply typing WTF!? It actually made me a bit angry because back then, this forum was in full motion. It is a seasoned forum of pathetic angry individuals who are damn fun people to be around. It was just around the corner, and I missed it. Since 2014 I have spent time sifting through old threads, some of you vets may have noticed likes from me on posts prior to 2006. One of my favorite things has been to read through old threads and get a chance to feel like I am there when the thread was poppin'. I sincerely urge some of you to do the same. It tells the story of this cum bucket.

Anyway, I am coming up on my 5th year here in about 2.5 months and I just wanted to say thank you to @Jason and @BRiT for sticking out the rapidly evolving internet. Regardless of trend changes you all have kept up a place that allows people to come and be themselves. I know people aren't rushing in here, but if they truly understood the potentially fun and safety this forum offers...they'd for sure be inclined to stick around.

Thank you guys for not following the ides of change and allowing us to live,love, and masturbate to The Long Awaited Booby Thread. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to be a forum moderator as well! Thank you to the rest of the Staff for accepting me and being awesome friends to me. I have thought much recently on the culture of the staff group here and have been incredibly thankful that you all have excepted me into your secret society that receives private nude collections from @BudVugger quarterly. (Which by the way, I want to see hot wax on the body this quarter @BudVugger !!! No excuses!!).

Seriously though, I am incredibly happy you guys created and maintained this place this long. I'll be making my next annual donation very soon!

I know some of you are picky about what you post, but please, post a happy thought, a thanks, something you love, or just participate in this thread as a moment to show appreciation for the most spiteful forum on the InTerW3bZ.
 

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Heartfelt tear. And the CCNA exam also makes me think of the early 2000s and prior. Ahhh the dot-com bubble. Those were the days.
 
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Heartfelt tear. And the CCNA exam also makes me think of the early 2000s and prior. Ahhh the dot-com bubble. Those were the days.
This is around the time I was starting my career. I used to work strictly contract back then... those tech recruiters just threw money at you, especially oil & gas, esp if you had your TWIC & such. Wasn't uncommon to pull in 80-100/hr regular time for basic MCSE/CCNA level work. Now a CCNA with no other experience nets you about 40k if you're lucky.
 
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Fuck'n'A @ib4 that's the good SHIT!

This is around the time I was starting my career. I used to work strictly contract back then... those tech recruiters just threw money at you, especially oil & gas, esp if you had your TWIC & such. Wasn't uncommon to pull in 80-100/hr regular time for basic MCSE/CCNA level work. Now a CCNA with no other experience nets you about 40k if you're lucky.
It's fun timing "it" right. If I had one piece of advice it's "look ahead five years, take the thing you find easiest to do and become the expert" I hit my home run about 28 years ago. Now I do what I want and try to help where I can.

Does this mean I voted wtf the best internet home...'cause pornhub is pretty strong?
 
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It's fun timing "it" right. If I had one piece of advice it's "look ahead five years, take the thing you find easiest to do and become the expert" I hit my home run about 28 years ago. Now I do what I want and try to help where I can.

Does this mean I voted wtf the best internet home...'cause pornhub is pretty strong?
Specialization is the only way to make good money in tech anymore. As to that, virtualization and networking are both great paths.
 

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This is around the time I was starting my career. I used to work strictly contract back then... those tech recruiters just threw money at you, especially oil & gas, esp if you had your TWIC & such. Wasn't uncommon to pull in 80-100/hr regular time for basic MCSE/CCNA level work. Now a CCNA with no other experience nets you about 40k if you're lucky.
Got my MCSA a few weeks ago, getting my MCSE at the end of the month. Got some dinky ones too since they were paid for, ITIL Foundation and Security +. Going to start some GIACs/Ethical Hacking and CISSP first quarter 2020. Im hoping to net a nice offer when I grab an engineering promotion at work over the next 12 months. When I leave this company in a few years, I’ll be at 8-10 years exp...hoping to land something nice then. Should be ready for a manger level position in InfoSec like ISO or something. I wouldn’t mind staying as an ISE if the position is right
 
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oh shit... i thought you owned a surf shop. shit, I ain't a very good guesser.
I think it’s safe to say we live in a time now where anyone could be anything regardless of what they look like, and commonly it’ll be what you least expect. A lot of people are surprised when they find out I’m a programmer in a systems engineer, and hopefully soon and information security engineer :) My actual title right now though is information security analyst. I crossed over to the info sec side nine months ago
 

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Yeah, all of that is true. Ya know, thanks to this site I’ve grown a lot. I’ve made friends overseas, learnt how to spell correctly because you guys where ruthless (thank you, seriously.) , it’s been a safe space to vent without it becoming a echo chamber where it’s a constant circlejerk of pity or such. There’s bickering, swearing, hilarious threats, stupid photos, sexy pics, heartfelt replies and a sense of community I have never come across on any other site. It kind of feels like a family, because people know when to be serious and when to sling a rancid joke right into your face (well..except for that one cousin who’s always been a bit touched in the head after being kicked by a donkey).

I am truly thankful this site is here, and forever thankful for you guys keeping this site alive.
 

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I've been coming here for a few days. I like it. Is good. Catches me in the feels every so often. The blue is nice.
Mines all black and red. You one of them queer boyz oR SuMmiN?

Yeah, all of that is true. Ya know, thanks to this site I’ve grown a lot. I’ve made friends overseas, learnt how to spell correctly because you guys where ruthless (thank you, seriously.) , it’s been a safe space to vent without it becoming a echo chamber where it’s a constant circlejerk of pity or such. There’s bickering, swearing, hilarious threats, stupid photos, sexy pics, heartfelt replies and a sense of community I have never come across on any other site. It kind of feels like a family, because people know when to be serious and when to sling a rancid joke right into your face (well..except for that one cousin who’s always been a bit touched in the head after being kicked by a donkey).

I am truly thankful this site is here, and forever thankful for you guys keeping this site alive.
It’s funny you say this, the main forum I visited many years ago did the EXACT same thing for me. This one did something different for me. I remember when I would arrive on a message board I was so determined to be noticed. When I got to this one I knew not to do that. But I was also at a point in my life where I was finally deciding to be who I wanted to be without worrying so much about how it goes over with people. A few posts here and there and the response I got helped me with that. This place no shit matured me in a few ways. Hell, I used to get so distracted with @BRiT because i couldn’t tell if he was just a douche, or intentionally trying to piss me off. Then I came to a point where I was like, why would it matter if he was or was not? I had to get out of my head and weirdly enough a lot of that happened here from observing and participating. Now I masturbate to pictures of @BRiT and @MaxPower. Kind of a soft core calendar type thing o.0

Anyway...I think people are too afraid to express when they are happy something is occurring for fear of looking weak or something. I hate that. I like the people knowing they’ve done something great. Hence -> thread. This place has definitely settled down. Possibly for good this time. I’m sure it’s gone through it’s phases, but you couldn’t turn the corner without some drama or flames in the first segment of my time here. Meh, I like both versions of it...
 
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