Happy Birthday TFW2005 - We Turn 20 Years Old Today!

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Tony_Bacala, Apr 20, 2020.

  1. Sinestro00

    Sinestro00 Fully vaccinated and ready to party!

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    @Tony_Bacala - Tanks for putting this site together. It’s really the only online community I’m a part of. Here’s to another 20 years!
     
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  2. BluePineapple72

    BluePineapple72 Well-Known Member

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    Dang 20 years huh? I've barely been here 1! It's so great to finally immerse myself in a world of people who share my passion for plastic robot car people. Happy birthday TFW! Here's to many more!

    :bay : :bay : :bday : :bay : :bay :
     
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  3. THE-TRANSFORMER

    THE-TRANSFORMER Well-Known Member

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    Does the 20 years include the merging and then splitting away from... umm, was it tformers?

    Or is it from after the split?

    as mostly a lurker, man, long times... good times though.
     
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  4. theestampede

    theestampede Wandering Artist

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    Congrats! Wish I could've been here for the whole ride, but the time I've spent has been excellent. Here's to many more years of greatness!
     
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  5. Inciteful

    Inciteful Hides in the Shadows

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    Congrats on turning 20! Here’s to 20 more!
     
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  6. edgs2099

    edgs2099 Optimistically realistic. Moderator

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    Happy Borntday website!
     
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  7. Livingdeaddan

    Livingdeaddan DEFIANTLILHORDE

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    Wow! I didn’t know the internet was 20 years old! Happy birthday!!
     
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  8. Josh

    Josh Comic Color-guy

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    Gawd I remember that old website #ImOld
     
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  9. AutobotSkids

    AutobotSkids G1/Bay Lover

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    I remember this was the first internet forum I joined. I was only 11 years old, and I remember checking the news forum every day because Revenge of the Fallen was filming and I had to see if any fans had been able to sneak some onset photos. Such an exciting time in my life.

    Thanks for the memories, TFW.
     
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  10. computron179

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    Yes always loved that since it started long ago (long lurker) .Congrats on an amazing site the definitive BEST site on all things Transformers
     
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  11. sladeprime

    sladeprime Check the earth. It might be Unicron.

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    Wow. Happy Birthday TFW2005!
     
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  12. Kickback

    Kickback Proud father Administrator News Staff

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    I joined this site in September of 2000 because I was desperate to find people that loved Transformers as much as I did growing up. I was just hoping to find some people to talk to.

    20 years later I look back and see road trips across the country, 9 dudes in a single hotel room to afford a Transformers convention, I've been to weddings, I've met children of friends I've made, I've even dated people that I've met through these forums. I've watched friends start their own conventions, I've been given opportunities that I would have never dreamed of thanks to the friends I've made over the years at these forums.

    20 years ago I found this site hoping to find some people to talk to about Transformers. 20 years later, turns out I made a second family, one that I love dearly.
     
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  13. Venixion

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    :bday TFW2005.
     
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  14. Napjr

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    Happy Birthday 2005!

    Im glad to be here for so long with you guys!
     
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  15. breakdown5728

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    Wow, how fast past the years. Congrats guys!! You makes a big part of the history of Transformers. I think it\'s a app of this site would be awesome:D 
     
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  16. comicmikez

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    Happy Birthday!
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  17. kronatron

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    Dang whippersnappers! Stay off my netscape and stop postin' binaries! Just wait till I trade my 56K for a DSL splitter, I'ma kick yer ASCII's!

    Happy Birthday TFW!
     
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  18. Lazerwave

    Lazerwave My Most Prized Treasure

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    PARTYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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  19. Matty

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    Happy birthday TFW! I know how much work goes into making this place run, so I'm incredibly thankful to ownership and the staff. Of course the site is only here because the fans keep coming back to show their love for Transformers! A perfect blend to make the best Transformers site :rock 
     
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  20. Matt Starr

    Matt Starr Well-Known Member

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    Happy Birthday to one of my favorite all-time sites on the internet! I first became a fan of TFW2005 back in 2007, a few months before the release of a live-action version of my favorite toy & storyline growing up--it was like a dream come true back in that very special year of 2007. Though I had not kept up with Transformers since the 80's, this site--along with Seibertron--is where I came to catch back up on that special thing so many of us grew up on as I got exceedingly pumped up for July 2nd, 2007. Through this site, I was even able to engage with Robert Orci in the Discussion Forums before the release of the second film, which was so cool to be able to do--he was so gracious in his back and forth, and was genuinely interested in my thoughts and input.

    Thank you for this very cool place to bring fans of Transformers together, no matter what era we joined--which now stretches across 36 years of numerous jumping-off points!! Keep bringing all together as one.

    All my best, Matt <3
     
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