1. SubscriberVery Rusty
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    14 Feb '18 18:18
    Originally posted by @caesar-salad
    Russ, congratulations on RHP's upcoming anniversary!

    Really nice idea to acknowledge the site's veteran members.
    Yes indeed! Makes us here for 10 or 12 years feel like newbies!!! 😉

    -VR
  2. Leeds, England
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    09 Mar '18 16:36
    Glad to see myself in at 44 on the list. I have never met Russ but I think I used to stay at a bed and breakfast next door to him in Newbury UK. I only knew this as a TV programme was filmed of selling the full contents of a house and in an article in the local newspaper it said he was concentrating on running his chesssite - RHP. This would be in about 2005
  3. SubscriberRuss
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    09 Mar '18 16:562 edits
    Originally posted by @johnnybike
    Glad to see myself in at 44 on the list. I have never met Russ but I think I used to stay at a bed and breakfast next door to him in Newbury UK. I only knew this as a TV programme was filmed of selling the full contents of a house and in an article in the local newspaper it said he was concentrating on running his chesssite - RHP. This would be in about 2005
    Yes, you were in fact just over the road. I remember because of the incredible coincidence regarding address on a sub.

    TV Programme was all actually initiated by a friend's wife (who was then assisted by my wife), but they used our garden as it was better for people to flow through. A little eye opener on the fakery of junk programming like that.

    Nothing as extreme as an house clear-out - but I did sell my (last decent) car during the show, and managed to be at work all day to avoid most of the shoot too.
  4. Donationmwmiller
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    10 Mar '18 15:57
    Originally posted by @russ
    Yes, you were in fact just over the road. I remember because of the incredible coincidence regarding address on a sub.

    TV Programme was all actually initiated by a friend's wife (who was then assisted by my wife), but they used our garden as it was better for people to flow through. A little eye opener on the fakery of junk programming like that.

    Nothi ...[text shortened]... t decent) car during the show, and managed to be at work all day to avoid most of the shoot too.
    So you did actually sell it!? I had heard that you traded your sports car in on your first Rolls, shortly after the RHP site was up and running! 😉
  5. SubscriberRuss
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    12 Mar '18 11:111 edit
    Originally posted by @mwmiller
    So you did actually sell it!? I had heard that you traded your sports car in on your first Rolls, shortly after the RHP site was up and running! 😉
    Car was sold. I couldn't justify keeping it as I had just resigned to focus more on RHP and wanted to release the cash. I was actually contracting back at my old employer at the time to assist with handover.
  6. Standard memberAiko
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    27 Apr '18 21:34
    I think this is an interesting feature.

    But somehow it is not calculation things for me correctly. It is still saying "Playing for 13 consecutive years", while it has been 14 years a month ago. How does the calculation work?
  7. Cosmos
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    29 Apr '18 18:39
    Which button to click to see "veterans" list ?
  8. Subscribervendaonline
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    30 Apr '18 13:26
    Originally posted by @ogb
    Which button to click to see "veterans" list ?
    It's on page 2 of this thread
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    08 May '18 22:19
    Originally posted by @russ
    15 year plus veterans ( with continuous activity over the years), in order of sign up :

    @mwmiller 16 years, signed up 2001-02-25
    @Rhymester 16 years, signed up 2001-04-06
    @kicking 16 years, signed up 2001-04-16
    @ram2rose 16 years, signed up 2001-05-06
    @lazza 16 years, signed up 2001-05-22
    @Jd 16 years, signed up 2001-06-04
    @rossrosenberg 16 yea ...[text shortened]... 2-12-16
    @Glenton 15 years, signed up 2002-12-18
    @historybites 15 years, signed up 2002-12-21
    I started 10-20-02....did I miss a year?
  10. SubscriberRuss
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    09 May '18 08:56
    Originally posted by @bobla45
    I started 10-20-02....did I miss a year?
    You appear to have taken a break in 2012, and we are reporting continuous activity.
  11. Standard memberAiko
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    14 May '18 21:37
    I haven't been on a break. Why is my veterancy one year off?
  12. Devonshire
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    21 May '18 10:16
    Originally posted by @russ
    We will be 17 years old next month, and some of our players have been with us from the very start. To acknowledge the support of many long term players, an update to player profiles is currently being rolled out (website only) which will show how many consecutive years someone has been playing at RedHotPawn.

    Thank you to you all for helping build the RHP community, particularly the 16 year (soon 17 year) veterans!
    It’s a nice addition Russ.

    I’ve noticed that mine still says 9 years when I’ve been here over 10.
  13. SubscriberPonderable
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    27 Jun '18 11:23
    Originally posted by @divegeester
    It’s a nice addition Russ.

    I’ve noticed that mine still says 9 years when I’ve been here over 10.
    There seems to be a bug in the System.
    Russ at what date does the update of the veterancy occur?
  14. SubscriberKingDavid403
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    30 Jun '18 12:531 edit
    Originally posted by @russ
    We will be 17 years old next month, and some of our players have been with us from the very start. To acknowledge the support of many long term players, an update to player profiles is currently being rolled out (website only) which will show how many consecutive years someone has been playing at RedHotPawn.

    Thank you to you all for helping build the RHP community, particularly the 16 year (soon 17 year) veterans!
    My subscription was just renewed yesterday but my profile still says I've only been a continuous member for 12 years. When will it post the actual 13 years that I've been a continuous member. Thanks for your time Russ.
  15. SubscriberKingDavid403
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    30 Jun '18 14:13
    Originally posted by @kingdavid403
    My subscription was just renewed yesterday but my profile still says I've only been a continuous member for 12 years. When will it post the actual 13 years that I've been a continuous member. Thanks for your time Russ.
    Never mind Russ, I found the answer.
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