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umgekehrt
08-04-2005, 12:24 PM
Let's step into a time machine and go back to when this site was young...

In 2001!

With the help of the Wayback Machine (http://www.waybackmachine.org) (warning: very slow, if not reacting try the mirror at http://archive.bibalex.org, although not as complete).

Here's our beloved site on April 14, 2001 (careful, large image 1258 x 1722 pixels, 230 kb):
http://img153.imageshack.us/img153/1969/yesfansapril1420010pu.th.png (http://img153.imageshack.us/img153/1969/yesfansapril1420010pu.png)

umgekehrt
08-04-2005, 01:03 PM
And here's the look from September 26, 2001. Notice the "new members" kellyyesfan and Earl Grey

http://img351.imageshack.us/img351/5403/sep2620015jx.th.png (http://img351.imageshack.us/img351/5403/sep2620015jx.png)

Silent_wings
08-04-2005, 05:28 PM
Cool Umgy

Jackaranda
08-04-2005, 05:41 PM
Yeah, it sure has changed a lot.

My first communication was when I started a thread about how Rabin never should have left and this guy responded to it (he's not here anymore) and I was hooked. That, and playing the old lyric game with another ex member.

I finally got to meet some of the "old guys" in June and hopefully will meet others as the summer and fall progress.Something really cool is to get to finally know people who've been here as long as I have but never really known. That's happened in a few instances lately and for the most part been great.

deelovesyes
08-04-2005, 07:06 PM
That does bring back memories!!

Dee

Sheerah
08-04-2005, 08:46 PM
WOW!
That IS a trip!

nightliner
08-05-2005, 05:22 AM
Things certainly have changed. Tim and I were here wondering if this place would fly. I'd say it took off rather well.

Interesting side note, the moderators listed on that first page haven't been around for a long time.

Thank you for posting that umgy. Very interesting. I'd say this thread deserves a sticky.

BrianD
08-05-2005, 06:56 AM
Yesfans sure is an evolving community - people come and go for various reasons yet at the same time there is a core of names and faces (by photos and gatherings) that hold it together very tightly.

True Believer
08-05-2005, 08:22 AM
Yeah, Brian, it's a place where friends meet.

umgekehrt
08-05-2005, 12:54 PM
Wow! A sticky for me! That's a first. I wanna celebrate :cheers:

umgekehrt
08-05-2005, 04:49 PM
This one's from January 21, 2002, Flo was among the new members then:

http://img95.imageshack.us/img95/5439/jan213de.th.png (http://img95.imageshack.us/img95/5439/jan213de.png)

Timmo
08-05-2005, 05:53 PM
They have my join date (10/1/03), but for some reason the server is banned at work.

I'll have to check it out when I get home.

Flo
08-05-2005, 08:02 PM
Umgy, how do you do it ?

This brings back old memories. I remember when I first visited Yesfans right after Yessymphonic in Paris (Nov 26 2001). I registered 2 days after but did not even dare to post. And now I am a moderator here. I just can't believe it !

umgekehrt
08-05-2005, 08:14 PM
Well Flo, I opened the site that had been archived by the Wayback Machine and captured it as a picture :)

deelovesyes
08-06-2005, 08:11 AM
These are so cool to look at, It seem slike so long ago.

Definately makes me smile to think back, but I love today even more because the friendships have so evolved since then.

Dee

umgekehrt
08-11-2005, 01:47 PM
This snapshot is from September 28, 2002:
http://img74.imageshack.us/img74/3387/abc9by.th.png (http://img74.imageshack.us/img74/3387/abc9by.png)

umgekehrt
08-12-2005, 03:47 PM
This one's from February 3, 2003:

http://img119.imageshack.us/img119/2741/aaa8hd.th.png (http://img119.imageshack.us/img119/2741/aaa8hd.png)

umgekehrt
08-25-2005, 04:30 PM
September 28, 2003:

http://img269.imageshack.us/img269/2417/a7cz.th.png (http://img269.imageshack.us/img269/2417/a7cz.png)

Ernie90125
03-02-2006, 05:37 PM
WOW !!!!

Its possible to get access to the old Yeshoo site through this.......

Great find........

(And very interesting to see the old Yesfans site!)

1yesfan
03-02-2006, 08:14 PM
The VERY FIRST Yesfans logo!

pixiedave
03-02-2006, 08:37 PM
wow vbulletin 2.0
that brings me back
i have a friend running v2.0 still, seems so simple now.

soulsearcher
04-26-2014, 06:38 PM
id like to post todays....

1yesfan
04-27-2014, 09:59 PM
What