1,000 Members

Discussion in 'News Archive' started by WorldWarIII, November 3, 2007.

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  1. WorldWarIII

    WorldWarIII Guest

    After only a short time (not including server move), we've grown a lot and have already hit the 1,000 member mark again! FS has been around for a long time, and has it's ups and downs. Actually FS's 1 year was on October 1st. Most people have heard, or know about FS, but most people don't understand why we started. We didn't start to just be a site for steam cracking for the public. It all started for p3ng3l. He had his steam crack out called "Free Steam" so, I offered him web hosting, and a site to help him manage it and give better support than just a topic at rin. From there it grew quite quickly. In fact we had over 1,500 members in less than a week at opening. I was still was learning a lot about web sites, boards, and security, so the site didn't last long w/o being hacked. But, we kept going, and now today, we have what you see now. I feel it's pretty amazing how far we've come, but it has been one hell of a trip.

    Although we have made a lot of promises, many of you don't know what goes on behind FS. You see what you see, but you don't know the conversations, e-mails, and other stuff that goes down. It's not that we didn't want to release a public cafe tool, it's that we really couldn't. We had no way to protect it, and Steam would patch it immediately. Many feel we are untrustworthy or full of empty promises. But you go through a week of what I do, and how my weeks use to be with 20 people at any one time talking to me, and trying to take care of sites, server, school, girlfriend, and other shit. Then tell me it's easy. We do try, all of us do, but we want our hard work, staff, admins, and everyone else who contributes to be able to have something that wont immediately be patched and have to start from square one.

    For all those who have helped a long the way you are the reason FS is here today. The ONLY reason....
    We hope we can continue to improve, get projects released, and other stuff out soon. Also, something for VIPs. We'll see though, because it will be a long road, but we hope to be back to the status of where we were.

    Welcome all new members and all who have been around since the beginning. I give out a big thanks to you all, and can't wait for the next 1,000 to come!
  2. Thailandes

    Thailandes New Member

    Oh my ... Congratulations FreeSteam :D and WWIII ;)
  3. Ray

    Ray Im a Pro?

    Woot nice... Well.. Nice to see, that the FS community is back after the restart... ;) More posts and so on like before restart ;).
  4. canadaboy7000

    canadaboy7000 FS Member

    Most of them registered to see the boards i bet lol...Anyway congrats and nice site.
  5. xxbr3ndanxx

    xxbr3ndanxx Full Member

    I remember in the last forums (long long time ago when we were using IPB),
    we use to take screenshots of it and everyone would race to post the topic XD!
    Well.. Congrats FreeSteam for reaching 1,000 members!!
  6. Ganan

    Ganan In Good Standing

    Yeah nice work FSTeam & Comunity, now time to get back the old good days.
  7. Acren

    Acren New Member

    Good job. But then again, 90% are probably leechers and never visit or post. I mean, how many people do you see that actually post something?
  8. Mnemic

    Mnemic New Member

    Congratz :D
  9. Reflector

    Reflector Full Member

    This is true lol, just look at the member list, but none the less, Huge Congratulations! If you'r a real FS support though, you won't just come here for the releases :cool:
  10. marcround

    marcround New Member

    1000 words
    1000 embraces

  11. mateusz232

    mateusz232 Guest

    congratulations xd
  12. Phil

    Phil FS Member

    Very nice, congratz ^^
  13. nightreaper999

    nightreaper999 Bringing Sexy Back!!

  14. Dohnut

    Dohnut New Member

    Congratulations and good luck
  15. nightreaper999

    nightreaper999 Bringing Sexy Back!!

    dohnut is less fat than me :p
  16. XxDementeixX

    XxDementeixX FS Member

    FS shall rule the world.
    Spreading its hacks.
    Seeding to the point of completion.
    Giving those a chance to own.
    To pwn.
  17. Mr.NoName

    Mr.NoName Full Member

  18. EriX920

    EriX920 FS Administrator

    Good to see how many people are loyal to FS.
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