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    PAX AUS 2019

    I'll definitely be there for the three days :)
  2. God I feel old ... but I'll be there :)
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    Where are they now and what are they doing?

    This has been so interesting reading what you've all been up to :)
  4. Gharphield

    Where are they now and what are they doing?

    Well done. I've seen you popup from time to time on twitters talking to old mate Jimmy Swimy Love that guy :) really enjoy working with him!
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    Where are they now and what are they doing?

    Hello again everyone! Man it's been a long time, and like so many of you I've been busy as heck (in a good way usually). So in 10 years ago I had recently moved to Canberra to really / properly start my Career in IT. I'm still here now and after moving from various places to other places and specialising as a SQL Server DBA, I can honestly say it was one of the best moves I'd ever done. Work / Career is going quite well and I absolutely love it here :) I'd also moved down with my then Girlfriend, now Wife. We have two beautiful children together, the latest addition is only 9 months old and boy is she a handful! Being a Father was one of the main reasons I stood down from Modding on Atomic. I loved doing that job but I realised it needed special attention and I knew my time would be split between that and being a good Daddy. I have no regretted that decision either and I left on, what I felt, was a good note. Outside of work I really started following my hobby in gaming Journalism. I've had articles on various sites (Kotaku, Atomicmpc, Blackpanel) but I've mainly stuck with the crew at Player2.net.au - It's great to work along side other passionate people who just love the whole scene. I get to write about eSports regularly and most recently I finally pulled my finger out and did my first video review / overview for a show I had an idea for. For a first attempt it turned out just as I'd hoped, of course there are many things to fix up and make better for the next ones naturally, feel free to check it out here: But most importantly, I still keep in touch with so many Atomicans. Atomic has and always will hold a special place in my heart and I take it for granted sometimes, just how impact it's had on me socially and in life. I know the wonder years are behind us, but it's still here ... and that's what's most important :) Good work on bringing this to my attention guys, and a big special hello to Twinny ;) keep being you Sir! - Gharph and already I seem to have messed up the format here ... ergh well done me
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    Roll Call!

    I honestly can't remember the first time I made an account ... I think it was at the end of V1 ... seems SOOOOOOOOOOO long ago now!
  8. Gharphield

    RIP Chopper Read

    Yeah I was thinking the same thing too actually ... I wonder how Tom is going now days.
  9. Gharphield

    what country will start ww3?

    Prof Chaos
  10. Foods it's true we all call you special, but more like this: Foods you're "special" you know that. ... we think you're a bit retarded is what we meant.
  11. Gharphield

    bobthemonkey's house burns down

    Oh shit :(
  12. Gharphield

    Yet another school shooting in the US

    So you think the best idea is to give more people guns? or the 'right' people guns? I'm all in favour of the second one.
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    Yet another school shooting in the US

    I think I get what you're saying Leo, but from my point of view, the availability of guns in the US is a huge problem, and tight gun control (like what we have in Australia) is but one step in the right direction. Further funding into mental health care would also be another big step. More guns isn't the answer, but then again who takes the NRA seriously? According to them its video games...
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    An anti-vaxxer by any other name is still a looney.

    Did I mention I, my wife, my son all got a free Whooping cough vaccine shot when we became parents? Also so did her parents and my parents. Also my work gave me a free flu vaccine shot ... I'm actually having a hard time trying to remember the last time I paid to have a vaccine shot.
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    An anti-vaxxer by any other name is still a looney.

    To be fair to Director, I think he's coming from the "its all a money making scheme".