when was BCB last great?

in reality, all of this has been a total load of old bollocks

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it's STILL great!
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about a year ago
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about two years ago
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about five years ago
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about ten years ago
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it was NEVER great!
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when was BCB last great?

Postby ORORORO » 11 Dec 2015, 08:07

Hm?




by the way - the wording of the question looks odd to me, something unfathomable to non-native speakers for sure. Could anyone rephrase it?
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Re: when was BCB last great?

Postby Goat Boy » 11 Dec 2015, 08:26

I wouldn't say as long as 5 years ago but longer than 2.
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Re: when was BCB last great?

Postby Hugh » 11 Dec 2015, 09:06

Truly great? Maybe 8 ot 9 years ago, sadly. There was a constant buzz around the place, jolly ups everywhere, 20-30 people in the secret Santa thing and the board was just somewhere you wanted to be all the time to see what was going on.

Not to say that all that disappeared overnight but I think those were the glory years.

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Re: when was BCB last great?

Postby Toby » 11 Dec 2015, 09:42

I was leafing through some stuff the other week in my loft and came across that photo montage that Prof did of all major BCB posters - there must have been 100 - 150 people on it.

That would have been 2003/04.

Too many good posters have left for me to say that it's great now - there simply isn't a buzz about the place. I have to agree with Hugh - around 2006/07?

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Re: when was BCB last great?

Postby ORORORO » 11 Dec 2015, 09:53

I think around 2003/2004 there was some Old School Tie bollocks going on - a bunch of fellas who were mates and into the same kind of music just circling around each other. A year or two later it got livelier with some intake from other boards, so I'd say the greatness began around 2005.

As to when it stopped being great, maybe around 2008/2009. But there were a couple more good years left.
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Re: when was BCB last great?

Postby Goat Boy » 11 Dec 2015, 09:54

Maybe that was a peak, I dunno, I joined around then so I can't really remember. I think Friday nights still used to crackle around here (sync listens were a bonus) up to around 2011 ish.
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Re: when was BCB last great?

Postby Footy » 11 Dec 2015, 11:10

It was great for the last time on Saturday April 18th 2015 - the date of GoogaMooga's final post.
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Re: when was BCB last great?

Postby yomptepi » 11 Dec 2015, 11:13

Footy wrote:It was great for the last time on Saturday April 18th 2015 - the date of GoogaMooga's final post.


I was going to say that the last time it was great was just before you made you final post here. It has been a desert ever since. :(
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Re: when was BCB last great?

Postby Footy » 11 Dec 2015, 11:26

Actually, it's still pretty great albeit a lot quieter than it used to be, obviously.

For me, the best years were, as JC says, probably 2004 to 2009 ish.
There used to be a great blend of humour and information then and the whole place seemed to ooze interest. I still find all that here, just in fun-size portions these days.

It's a blessing that there is still a core of people who continue to start threads and keep the old place breathing - left to the likes of me, it would have sunk without trace years ago.
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Re: when was BCB last great?

Postby Footy » 11 Dec 2015, 11:27

yomptepi wrote:
Footy wrote:It was great for the last time on Saturday April 18th 2015 - the date of GoogaMooga's final post.


I was going to say that the last time it was great was just before you made you final post here. It has been a desert ever since. :(


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Re: when was BCB last great?

Postby Cosmic Thang » 11 Dec 2015, 11:51

I wouldn't have a clue. I'll accept the inferrence it isn't great now though I like it.

But I'd hazard a guess based on other sites - it was last great just before the first person here said 'this place ain't what it used to be'. So when was that, then? Day 2?

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Re: when was BCB last great?

Postby The Prof » 11 Dec 2015, 12:31

Day 2 was awful. Even worse than day 1. This place was probably at it's best before it was even set up.

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Re: when was BCB last great?

Postby Cosmic Thang » 11 Dec 2015, 12:38

I lounge corrected.

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Re: when was BCB last great?

Postby Fonz » 11 Dec 2015, 12:47

I enjoy visiting. 2 years on. Before that, I had nothing.
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Re: when was BCB last great?

Postby Jimbo » 11 Dec 2015, 13:20

It's still great.
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Re: when was BCB last great?

Postby Velvis » 11 Dec 2015, 13:25

A certain spark went missing in 2011.
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Re: when was BCB last great?

Postby Minnie the Minx » 11 Dec 2015, 13:26

Velvis wrote:A certain spark went missing in 2011.


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Re: when was BCB last great?

Postby Harvey K-Tel » 11 Dec 2015, 13:51

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Re: when was BCB last great?

Postby souphound » 11 Dec 2015, 14:56

Harvey K-Tel wrote:Tue Apr 24, 2007 6:20 pm



Isn't that about when we met up for a beer?

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Re: when was BCB last great?

Postby Corporate whore » 11 Dec 2015, 15:07

The rot set in when Facebook became a 'thing' IMO.
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