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1258: First

Postby sourmìlk » Fri Aug 30, 2013 4:12 am UTC

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Title Text: Fortunately, exactly zero other annoying internet behaviors have developed during this time.

And if I may say so: FIR- *gets mauled by a raptor*
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Re: 1258: First

Postby rhomboidal » Fri Aug 30, 2013 4:13 am UTC

I valiantly resisted the temptation to start a SECOND POST! thing. After a mediocre sequel, there's inevitably an attempted reboot.

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Re: 1258: First

Postby KeonSkyfire » Fri Aug 30, 2013 4:14 am UTC

And let me be the first to post the inevitable

"FIRST! Edit: darn, ninja'd."

It's so fitting here.

Edit: Also reminds me of ONGs from Time. So, yeah. Randall, it has not only not died down, you have helped to restart it.
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Re: 1258: First

Postby squonk » Fri Aug 30, 2013 4:14 am UTC

Third! I mean Fourth!
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Re: 1258: First

Postby sourmìlk » Fri Aug 30, 2013 4:15 am UTC

rhomboidal wrote:I valiantly resisted the temptation to start a SECOND POST! thing. After a mediocre sequel, there's inevitably an attempted reboot.

Well, that and you saw what happened to the first guy: he got mauled by a raptor.
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Re: 1258: First

Postby Quicksilver » Fri Aug 30, 2013 4:17 am UTC

Being first will never get old.

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Re: 1258: First

Postby Pfhorrest » Fri Aug 30, 2013 4:22 am UTC

Seventh!

(Seven is the best number anyway).
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Re: 1258: First

Postby dalcde » Fri Aug 30, 2013 4:27 am UTC

Last!

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Re: 1258: First

Postby TheStormRanger » Fri Aug 30, 2013 4:30 am UTC

Yea, well, I'm Zero the Hero!

(First is the worst, anyways)

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Re: 1258: First

Postby Himself » Fri Aug 30, 2013 5:46 am UTC

I think I know why:
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Re: 1258: First

Postby glasnt » Fri Aug 30, 2013 5:50 am UTC

First the worst
Second the best
Third's the one with the golden dress
Fourth's the one with the hairy chest.

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Re: 1258: First

Postby CorruptUser » Fri Aug 30, 2013 5:55 am UTC

Last! Until someone else posts.

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Re: 1258: First

Postby Steve the Pocket » Fri Aug 30, 2013 6:05 am UTC

Now the poster who posts on the very first post
Is usually a fan of Hussie
And the poster who speaks on the second post slot
Is anything but fussy
But the poster who posts on the third one down
Head in the clouds, feet on the ground
They're the one you're glad you've found
They're your shipoopi


I dunno, people who post "FIRST" seem to be running rampant on That Guy With The Glasses. They're on like every video, regardless of who it's by, so it's not even like anyone has too intelligent of a viewership. Personally, if I ran a site like that, I'd make it an instant permaban offense, because it's obnoxious, immediately visible, and banning the people who do it would probably weed out the least intelligent users in general.
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Re: 1258: First

Postby MythSearcher » Fri Aug 30, 2013 6:35 am UTC

It is still running wild in the Chinese forums, share us some luck to kill them off.

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Re: 1258: First

Postby Demki » Fri Aug 30, 2013 6:53 am UTC

Fifteenth!

Thank you, Mr. Munroe.

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Re: 1258: First

Postby da Doctah » Fri Aug 30, 2013 7:01 am UTC

Maybe this just happens to be local to--oh, I don't know--EVERY place I go online, but I would have sworn the canonical version was spelled FRIST!

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Re: 1258: First

Postby Diadem » Fri Aug 30, 2013 7:02 am UTC

Steve the Pocket wrote:Personally, if I ran a site like that, I'd make it an instant permaban offense, because it's obnoxious, immediately visible, and banning the people who do it would probably weed out the least intelligent users in general.

Honestly, if this phenomenon is indeed dying out, it's probably because a great many sites make posting 'first' an immediately banneable offence.
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Re: 1258: First

Postby CharlieP » Fri Aug 30, 2013 9:07 am UTC

Most recent at time of posting!
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Re: 1258: First

Postby shashwat986 » Fri Aug 30, 2013 10:30 am UTC

Last! WOO!
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Re: 1258: First

Postby Klear » Fri Aug 30, 2013 10:40 am UTC

shashwat986 wrote:Last! WOO!


Congratula... oh. Sorry about that.

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Re: 1258: First

Postby CharlieP » Fri Aug 30, 2013 10:45 am UTC

The fellow posting beneath me is a pox-ridden, beetle-headed knave!

I think that's how it's done, at least.
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Re: 1258: First

Postby Wooloomooloo » Fri Aug 30, 2013 10:45 am UTC

Well, we must be frequenting different forums, because I still see A LOT of it. Just try anything that has any connection to mobile phones, for instance... Anyway, the trend of websites that obliterate one's username as well on an unsuccessful login attempt (not just the password field) thankfully seems live and well. *hint hint*

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Re: 1258: First

Postby Patrik3 » Fri Aug 30, 2013 11:18 am UTC

Wooloomooloo wrote:Blah


... are you named after an Australian wine that I found on a menu when I was on holiday not four days ago and decided to take a picture of it on my phone because I found it hilarious?

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Re: 1258: First

Postby pkcommando » Fri Aug 30, 2013 11:50 am UTC

First! -- post of mine in this thread.

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Re: 1258: First

Postby cellocgw » Fri Aug 30, 2013 12:23 pm UTC

Well, gotta say the comic and titletext win the Top Sarcasm of the Week award.

So as not to offend the nonbelievers, OTTified version posted to 1190.
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Re: 1258: First

Postby Dobblesworth » Fri Aug 30, 2013 12:42 pm UTC

First the worst, second the best, third the hairy princess, fourth the ghost eating toast halfway up a lamp-post

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Re: 1258: First

Postby Arancaytar » Fri Aug 30, 2013 12:49 pm UTC

I only came in here to see how many people would post numbers. :P
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Re: 1258: First

Postby tuseroni » Fri Aug 30, 2013 12:50 pm UTC

Quicksilver wrote:Being first will never get old.

no, but in the Olympics first will get gold.
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Re: 1258: First

Postby RobFreundlich » Fri Aug 30, 2013 1:05 pm UTC

Steve the Pocket wrote:Now the poster who posts on the very first post
Is usually a fan of Hussie
And the poster who speaks on the second post slot
Is anything but fussy
But the poster who posts on the third one down
Head in the clouds, feet on the ground
They're the one you're glad you've found
They're your shipoopi



Oh, we got trouble my friends!
It's deserving of death,
and that rhymes with "F",
and that stands for "Frist"!

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Re: 1258: First

Postby penguinoid » Fri Aug 30, 2013 1:17 pm UTC

Patrik3 wrote:
Wooloomooloo wrote:Blah


... are you named after an Australian wine that I found on a menu when I was on holiday not four days ago and decided to take a picture of it on my phone because I found it hilarious?


Woolloomooloo (subtly different spelling?) is also the name of an area in Sydney: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Woolloomoo ... outh_Wales

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Re: 1258: First

Postby Jackpot777 » Fri Aug 30, 2013 1:20 pm UTC

Patrik3 wrote:
Wooloomooloo wrote:Blah


... are you named after an Australian wine that I found on a menu when I was on holiday not four days ago and decided to take a picture of it on my phone because I found it hilarious?


It's a suburb of Sydney, close to the backpacker's mecca of Kings Cross. Pronounced wulla-MALLOO.

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Re: 1258: First

Postby Jackpot777 » Fri Aug 30, 2013 1:27 pm UTC

Arancaytar wrote:I only came in here to see how many people would post numbers. :P


I see your sig line has the number "one" in it...

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Re: 1258: First

Postby kurukkan » Fri Aug 30, 2013 1:33 pm UTC

Steve the Pocket wrote:Now the poster who posts on the very first post
Is usually a fan of Hussie
And the poster who speaks on the second post slot
Is anything but fussy
But the poster who posts on the third one down
Head in the clouds, feet on the ground
They're the one you're glad you've found
They're your shipoopi


I dunno, people who post "FIRST" seem to be running rampant on That Guy With The Glasses. They're on like every video, regardless of who it's by, so it's not even like anyone has too intelligent of a viewership. Personally, if I ran a site like that, I'd make it an instant permaban offense, because it's obnoxious, immediately visible, and banning the people who do it would probably weed out the least intelligent users in general.


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Re: 1258: First

Postby WolfieMario » Fri Aug 30, 2013 2:21 pm UTC

Steve the Pocket wrote:I dunno, people who post "FIRST" seem to be running rampant on That Guy With The Glasses. They're on like every video, regardless of who it's by, so it's not even like anyone has too intelligent of a viewership.

They've also been on nearly every YouTube upload of Kevin MacLeod's work (well, at least those uploaded by EricArchive, but I think I've seen others plagued by it too), although the most recent ones seem to not have as many. The sad part is that some of these have no comments except that solitary "First!".

Personally, if I ran a site like that, I'd make it an instant permaban offense, because it's obnoxious, immediately visible, and banning the people who do it would probably weed out the least intelligent users in general.

That would actually be a pretty good idea.

If, however, you're running a site like YouTube and can't afford to ban half your userbase, you could probably get away with generating fake comments like "Nice", shown as the first comment to anybody who's known for posting FIRRSSTTTTT* comments. And, if they somehow catch on (seems unlikely, as that would require some intelligence, but I guess some people post 1st!!!! just for trolling), maybe someone from the Council of 299 can make an actual post on any video they subsequently hypnotize the troll into watching.

* I'm now tempted to come up with an all-encompassing regex to catch all "First" variants.
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Re: 1258: First

Postby Coyoty » Fri Aug 30, 2013 2:30 pm UTC

There are two kinds of commenters in a firsted forum: The First and the Furious.

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Re: 1258: First

Postby TrueNarnian » Fri Aug 30, 2013 2:45 pm UTC

THIRTY-SIXTH POST!!!

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Re: 1258: First

Postby patzer » Fri Aug 30, 2013 2:54 pm UTC

On a forum I used to frequent, the first 15 or so posters (maybe more) all say first, or a variation of it, on the Daily Puzzle thread. See, for example, http://www.chess.com/forum/view/daily-p ... -mate-in-7

I've never seen it on any other forum, though. (apart from here!)
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Re: 1258: First

Postby peewee_RotA » Fri Aug 30, 2013 3:08 pm UTC

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Re: 1258: First

Postby marsman57 » Fri Aug 30, 2013 3:22 pm UTC

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Re: 1258: First

Postby Earthling on Mars » Fri Aug 30, 2013 3:36 pm UTC

Warning! Spoiler contains wall of quotes!
Spoiler:
squonk wrote:Third! I mean Fourth!

Pfhorrest wrote:Seventh!

(Seven is the best number anyway).

dalcde wrote:Last!

TheStormRanger wrote:Yea, well, I'm Zero the Hero!

(First is the worst, anyways)

CorruptUser wrote:Last! Until someone else posts.

Demki wrote:Fifteenth!

Thank you, Mr. Munroe.

CharlieP wrote:Most recent at time of posting!

shashwat986 wrote:Last! WOO!

pkcommando wrote:First! -- post of mine in this thread.

:)

TrueNarnian wrote:THIRTY-SIXTH POST!!!
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