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As I leap back through the pages of these dusty forums, memories of former rivals and friends come to mind. I think about the countless hours I spent on this site growling from one thread to the next, wondering what people are doing with their lives now.
It seems this old cat is feeling rather nostalgic. My point being, i'm very interested in what has happened to my comrades (or what is left of them) and where have they gone in life over the years, how far have they moved from when this site was but a child.
I suppose I better start it off with myself.
In the prime years of this site when I was active daily I was only a boy in my teens, quite embarrassed if my peers on this site were to find out I was only 14-15, I was not the grumpy persona those imagined me to be.
Now i've grown up, i've finished highschool, i'm living with my beautiful girlfriend, i'm studying Health & Fitness at university and I represent my region in New Zealand in rugby.
Yours sincerely, Breaker
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Lol, I was 12 when I first found Urb... Was looking for games like mini clip and found celebrity wedgie toss. I'm in the military now with 2 kids and a wife. I plan on starting YouTube back up fairly soon when I get out the military and finishing my bachelors in game design, had to put it aside for training and going overseas.
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It's honestly amazing to see how far everyone has come, everyone's grown to do their own great things. I'm currently in my last year of college studying Music, I'm in an indie pop band called "St. Clements" and we have released an EP on Spotify, iTunes, Apple Music, YouTube etc. Feel free to check out the debut EP "Rocket Science for the Elderly" (I'm one of 2 guitarists in the band).
I am now 20 years old going through life as it comes, my cousin xx__hamo__xx is doing great, he's 21 and studying Ethical Hacking in University. I'm glad the forums are still up and we can have frequent update and contacts, we miss you all.
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Turns out I can’t remember my password to the original mermaidman account so I’m back as mermaidman2 haha
Just wanted to say how much of a childhood memory this website was and all the people here I literally remember dying to come back from school and just play this site day and night - honestly felt like an escape from reality ! Was my second home. Much love goes to Mayor , LoveChild and all of the team that made this happen. Can’t forget GoatFist !
I seen you were hoping for someone to be a programmer eventually to continue this site , I went down that route then turned to Ethical Hacking instead , I would have loved if this site was active and to be part of the web security team and keep those crazy glitches from never happening back in the days ! I still remember those tricks everyone pulled haha
Like bucket said, currently in my 3rd year of my 4year course. I’ll be away hacking the world in a couple years
This site definitely still has some bugs ! Wish urb was popping again
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Was great to see all the posts from the old timers.
I am alive and doing well. Building me a container home, gonna raise chickens and Pot. :)
Saving the world, composting, recycling, and all matters of sludge zapping going on.
Was excited to get in a couple battles with my old pals Jenny and Johnny. Lots of fun back in the day might be able to catch someone on line. Adios my friends. Happy new year
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Hello all. So I joined in 2006. Right around when the site was dying, I was finishing my Ph.D in Political Science. Now, I am a tenured professor. In the last year I have been on CNN, published in the Washington Post, and my first book came out. My research focuses on judges and judging.
Been living in the Southwest for almost 7 years, and been married for almost 10. I have a 4 year old daughter, and a son on the way.
I remember this site fondly, as it certainly was a welcome way to pass the time and distract myself throughout grad school. Glad to see some of the old-timers still remember it as well.
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I signed up as a lonely, awkward middle schooler (07/08) and pretty quickly was spending as much time as I could on the site. I fell off around the time I started high school since the people I talked to the most on here were aging out and not on very often.
Currently I'm in my mid 20s and a 2nd year graduate student studying theology in Boston. (Yeah sorry, no programming expertise coming from my end, I can pray for you in a variety of traditions tho). I work part time at a shelter and am involved in Unitarian Universalist ministry on campus. The last 10+ years have definitely been rough on my end and baby PL most definitely would never have guessed how her life turned out, even a short 10 years after her heyday on this site lol. Over the years I've always wondered what happened to a lot of the folks I interacted with on a daily basis here. Urb will always have a special place in my heart. It made life more bearable many, many times.
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I just remembered this site out of the blue, and I am so happy to see a few familiar faces checking in!
I signed up to this site when I was in my teens in high school in the UK, as you can see from my picture... I think I was only 13 or 14? I used to be pretty active in these forums and looked forward to getting home from school to chat to everyone, draw pictures and get involved in the battles.
I'm 25 now, so I'm pretty shocked I remembered my password...
I am a chef in Birmingham, UK, I just moved here from my tiny weeny countryside home city 2 months ago. I have a girlfriend who I love, and I write songs and perform around the city in my spare time!
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Wow! More old timers have checked in! Congrats mermaidman for your progress in school. Yes! Go on to hack the world!
Syd, sounds like you're living the dream. THE DREAM!
Decadance, holy cow! Congrats on such a successful career and family!
Purple, we can all use some prayer, the more traditions the better! :D Sounds like you're doing good work and making a difference to people who really need it.
Kings! My goodness! So you did become a chef - congrats! Glad everything is going well for you!
Thing is a newlywed!! Congrats! Sounds like you've got a nice career as well. I'm happy for you!
Sand, if you used a word that is on the censored list, it doesn't tell you there's a problem, but it also doesn't publish your post. It just disappears in the wind. I always copy my text before hitting that reply button just in case it doesn't go through. I've had to re-type my post many a time!
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