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Quasimodo
23-02-09, 00:03
http://i489.photobucket.com/albums/rr255/quasiraider3/mostepic.jpg

What are some of the most EPIC events you can recall on these forums? Here's a few to jog your memory (I'll update this list with some of your nominations, and the words and formatting might be changed up a bit to fit the rest)...


TRF Reaches 3 Million Posts (http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=133403&highlight=muffins)
Earlier this year, TRF reached a major milestone. Take a look back at the countdown toward the final 8,000 posts.

Eric Lindstrom puts and end to the rumours (http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=144406)
A long-time lurker emerges from the shadows, none other than the former creative director of Crystal Dynamics!

Crystal Dynamics calls a fan, replaces burnt muffins (http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=139591)
Who knew they made house calls?

TR:AE Discovered! (http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=66159)
TR:AE is discovered, much speculation and excitement, Core Design members join up and chat to us, some great days later it gets announced as cancelled, much disappointment ensues.

Neteru Returns (http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=121626&highlight=supermoderator)
Be afraid, be very afraid :eek:

From Core to Crystal Dynamics (http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=37061)
Tomb Raider gets a new developer, and the war begins.


ELEN crowned "Most Honourable Member" (http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=113417)
A bittersweet day; one of TRF's most prolific administrators receives an honour from tlr online for her contributions to the community.

tlr online plays Tomb Raider Anniversary (http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=95202)
Everyone's favourite penguin shares his experience playing one of the series most anticipated titles with the forum.

Tomb Raider Underworld surfaces (http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=115166)
And so it starts.


Dusan introduces XNA Lara (http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=147100)
One of our talented members has written a program that allows us to pose Lara any way we want. Loads of fun!

irjudd
23-02-09, 00:05
irjudd joins the forum! (http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=46990&highlight=irjudd)

Carbonek_0051
23-02-09, 00:06
irjudd joins the forum! (http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=46990&highlight=irjudd)


:vlol:

Rivendell
23-02-09, 00:19
TR:AE Discovered! (http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=66159)
TR:AE is discovered, much speculation and excitement, Core Design members join up and chat to us, some great days later it gets announced as cancelled, much disappointment ensues.

Nenya awakens
23-02-09, 00:51
LOL, i completly forgot about the muffin story!!

made me cackle :)


anyone remember when underworld was announced for ps2!! it certainly kicked off that night!

i'll see if i can find the page!



found it

Eidos announces release schedule and console platform update for TR Underworld

http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=116404&highlight=playstation

my favourite post from that thread

yeah, why don`t they port it to the PS1 also and release it in 2012 to tie up with the END OF THE WORLD :mad:

lol! :)

i would make mine look all fancy, but i dont know how :(

]{eith
23-02-09, 00:56
The almighty [*SPOILER*] compels you! (http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=138811)

Hilarious!

KC Mraz
23-02-09, 01:02
irjudd joins the forum! (http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=46990&highlight=irjudd)



LMAO :vlol:

CerebralAssassin
23-02-09, 03:34
the "~just because I rock doesn't mean I'm made of stone~" controversy


looooool....

Melonie Tomb Raider
23-02-09, 04:05
When we switched to vBulletin. :D That was epic, though most people weren't in favor of it at first. :vlol: Once we got used to it, though, we were much more pleased. :)

AOD's time was huge as well, because we were making the big jump from the PSOne to the PS2, and we were all mega hyped. Especially with the new dark theme as well. Though were were a bunch of hilarious rumors that weren't true, like Lara was going to look anime.

And even though Legend is possibly the worst TR game for me, the hype before it's release was unbelievable. A new Lara made by new developers, it was culture shock!

Larapink
23-02-09, 04:29
irjudd joins the forum! (http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=46990&highlight=irjudd)


This. :D:vlol:

Biddy
23-02-09, 06:21
http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=135945&highlight=penguins+free

Zelda master
23-02-09, 07:50
irjudd joins the forum! (http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=46990&highlight=irjudd)



You stole my idea :vlol:

rowanlim
23-02-09, 08:42
This (http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=121626&highlight=supermoderator) was epic.

I admit I was uneasy about it initially, mainly coz I'm silly, but now I think it was great :)

Oh yeah, plus the new profile page etc? Really increased my communication with other members, which is amazing :tmb:

Quasimodo
23-02-09, 09:16
This (http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=121626&highlight=supermoderator) was epic.

I admit I was uneasy about it initially, mainly coz I'm silly, but now I think it was great :)

Oh yeah, plus the new profile page etc? Really increased my communication with other members, which is amazing :tmb:

lol, yeah, I was a little uneasy at first, too...
http://i199.photobucket.com/albums/aa212/quasiraider2/awarning-2.gif
Is it better to be feared than loved? Depends on if you agree with Machiavelli.

tomblover
23-02-09, 09:19
I got the first post in the TRAE thread. :D But I was a silly, silly n00b back then. :vlol:

Other than that, any of Kill Bill's threads. :vlol:(TRLE fanboys will know what I mean. :p) Or, the introduction of better profile pages 'n shiz. :cool:

Oh, and doesn't everyone seem to have a love-hate relationship with Net? I sure have. :mis:

NightWish
23-02-09, 11:18
The change from CORE to CRYSTAL was epic too

da tomb raider!
23-02-09, 11:29
Before and after Legend was released was pretty interesting, as was that TRF Annual quiz we had back in 2006 (I think). Finding out about Core Design's Anniversary edition was epic as well.

Oh, and my visitor messages are epic, too.

MiCkiZ88
23-02-09, 13:06
A certain someone goes to a certain some land.. now that was well epic. Still love the rumors though. :)

Can't really think of anything except for the Core's TRAE game trailer and it being labelled as cancelled. Read the thread fully through not so long ago, and I'm kinda sad I missed most of it.

jjbennett
23-02-09, 13:23
The thread regarding the altering red information bar which jaywalker fiddled with was a good laugh.

mizuno_suisei
23-02-09, 13:50
Definately the leak of Core's Anniversary Edition was epic, Im sure thousands of members google and youtube pages search boxes were filled with "Tomb Raider Anniversary Edition Trailer" xD

Lara Croft!
23-02-09, 13:55
Nothing comes to my mind... Perhaps every announcement for a new TRgame and Friday Goodness threads....

Drone
23-02-09, 14:00
^ nothing comes to my mind either. Maybe some fancy TRU trailer

Angelus
23-02-09, 15:08
When Legend was announced! I can remember the hype that surrounded its release! :D And the first screenshot from Anniversary... mainly because people complained that her hair was half missing. :p

EDIT: What about when the DLC was announced as a 360 exclusive? That was so epically disastrous!

irjudd
23-02-09, 15:10
I really wish that Justin didn't have the anti-robot .txt file activated, or else I'd use the way-back machine to search for super old threads. :(

Alex Fly
23-02-09, 15:10
TR:AE Discovered! (http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=66159)
TR:AE is discovered, much speculation and excitement, Core Design members join up and chat to us, some great days later it gets announced as cancelled, much disappointment ensues.
This is the first thing that come to my mind when I think about the most epic moment I felt in the forum. :)

SamReeves
23-02-09, 16:07
23 pages of shaving* (http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=105504)

:p

*please don't bump and make the natives restless. But do read and enjoy! ;)

Nenya awakens
23-02-09, 16:51
23 pages of shaving* (http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=105504)

:p

*please don't bump and make the natives restless. But do read and enjoy! ;)

cant believe i just read all of that!

how funny!

trXD
23-02-09, 16:55
ELEN crowned "Most honourable member" (http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=113417&highlight=elen)

Underworld delayed to support older consoles (http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=116417&highlight=underworld+delayed)

Mad Tony
23-02-09, 17:01
That Cock Tower thread in the video games section.

http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=100227&highlight=cock+tower

da tomb raider!
23-02-09, 17:05
That Cock Tower thread in the video games section.

http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=100227&highlight=cock+tower

Best typo I've ever seen! :vlol:

Reggie
23-02-09, 17:19
I remember all of this stuff (except irjudd joining!) and I must say the most epic thread of all had to be the TR:AE debacle. I was glued to that thread for about three days and then the disappointment was another epic thing in itself. I doubt whether some people are over it even now, I still tend to think of what could have been.

My favourite ever thread from General Chat has to be The General Big Brother 7 Thread (http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=64571). Made that year's series all the better by discussing it with people here with the campaign for Aisleyne rounding it all off. :tmb:

Edit just found this quote from myself:
Remember, a vote for Aisleyne is a vote against, fixing, media censorship and bullying! So make your vote Aisleyne now!

Text: AISLEYNE ON 84444

TEL: 09011 32 33 14

I think I've mellowed out a bit since then...well I hope have!

Immortalis08
23-02-09, 17:22
When we switched to vBulletin. :D That was epic, though most people weren't in favor of it at first. :vlol: Once we got used to it, though, we were much more pleased. :)

AOD's time was huge as well, because we were making the big jump from the PSOne to the PS2, and we were all mega hyped. Especially with the new dark theme as well. Though were were a bunch of hilarious rumors that weren't true, like Lara was going to look anime.

And even though Legend is possibly the worst TR game for me, the hype before it's release was unbelievable. A new Lara made by new developers, it was culture shock!

:vlol: Its funny to see how history repeats itself.

igonge
23-02-09, 18:35
that cock tower thread in the video games section.

http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=100227&highlight=cock+tower

lmao!!

The only thing that Springs to mind is when the DLC was announced as 360 exclusive.

MattTR
23-02-09, 18:38
Awesome thread, I've been around to remember most of these. :D

I'm thinking of some rather 'epic' moments, but a majority of what I can think of is already there. :p

Such as the Anniversary ordeal or the transition from Core to Crystal. :p

Keir/Jay join the forums? :eek:

Sir Croft
23-02-09, 19:18
From Core to Crystal Dynamics (http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=37061)
Tomb Raider gets a new developer, and the war begins.

Reggie
23-02-09, 19:29
^3 pages!? I know it was a while ago but I thought there would have been a suitablly epic reaction to what was in hindsight an epic change? Always very interesting to look at older threads like that one. I thought it was cool how Tlr was dreading a third TR movie (Never happened :p).

Domino
23-02-09, 19:40
23 pages of shaving* (http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=105504)

:p

*please don't bump and make the natives restless. But do read and enjoy! ;)

Oh My God. I need to remind Dani of this next time she's on msn. :D

I missed all this stuff! Darn me for being a new fan! Maybe the big hoohah over "Is Allison wearing panties?" That caused quite a stir. :D

MattTR
23-02-09, 19:45
Oh My God. I need to remind Danni of this next time she's on msn. :D

I missed all this stuff! Darn me for being a new fan! Maybe the big hoohah over "Is Allison wearing panties?" That caused quite a stir. :D

Here's the thread, found it: http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=131771&highlight=Alison

:p

laralover_07
23-02-09, 19:52
Fired Crystal Employee Reveals Himself
-Popcorn Stocks Fall- (http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=144330)
Trolls across the globe celebrate.

Carbonek_0051
23-02-09, 19:53
Fired Crystal Employee Reveals Himself
-Popcorn Stocks Fall- (http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=144330)
:vlol:

Epic indeed, oh the drama.:p

Reggie
23-02-09, 19:54
^There was a dispute over whether he was legit though.

laralover_07
23-02-09, 19:55
^There was a dispute over whether he was legit though.

Granted, but the thread exploded when things started to get juicy.

Sir Croft
23-02-09, 19:55
Tomb Raider Underworld surfaces (http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=115166&highlight=underworld)
And so it starts.

Reggie
23-02-09, 19:57
Granted, but the thread exploded when things started to get juicy.
True.

Tomb Raider Underworld surfaces (http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=115166&highlight=underworld)
And so it starts.


Ah I remember that. The fan art people were trying to seperate the images out and do stuff with them. So keen. :D

Sir Croft
23-02-09, 20:05
Ah I remember that. The fan art people were trying to seperate the images out and do stuff with them. So keen. :D

People finding white ledges, people saying it looked awesome, people trying to buy the PSM online and getting image-less PDF files, theories, wrong storylines about the Mayan calendar and complaints about Lara's hair.
That was good.

MattTR
23-02-09, 20:05
Ahh, found it. :tmb:

A thread I made after someone commented on me liking Tomb Raider at Gamestop.. :whi:

"You like Tomb Raider?" (http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=138277)

SamReeves
23-02-09, 20:29
Oh My God. I need to remind Dani of this next time she's on msn. :D

I missed all this stuff! Darn me for being a new fan! Maybe the big hoohah over "Is Allison wearing panties?" That caused quite a stir. :D

LOL, there was a thread about underweargate at in the old folks home, but it is not to be posted. :mis:

ShadyCroft
23-02-09, 20:31
http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=105504

Hmm, checking this thread just made me realize something. Where has Danitsa gone ? :confused: I haven't seen any post by her in....months.

Phlip
23-02-09, 20:36
The only epic moment I really remember was this...

Tomb Raider Anniversary Website Launch at 4PM GMT!! (http://i41.************/2czf19y.jpg)

Two pages where filled in the space of 10 seconds, and we constantly got the dreaded "Load Balancing" message. XD


And this, aswell... http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=95202

Domino
23-02-09, 20:48
Hmm, checking this thread just made me realize something. Where has Danitsa gone ? :confused: I haven't seen any post by her in....months.

She decided to leave. Anyway....

Oooh, ooh I have one! The TRU trailer... the one after the teaser... I actually had some coffee to keep me awake for it!

trXD
23-02-09, 21:09
GROZAA is formed (http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=88231&highlight=GROZAA)

spikejones
23-02-09, 21:39
Oh Noes Announcement (http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=146031&highlight=noes+announcement)


The jaywalker conspiracy :mis:



FTW.

irjudd
23-02-09, 22:02
Allison Carroll revealed as our new model. (http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=131771)
This is where Allison first shows us her goods :cln:

Sir Croft
23-02-09, 22:04
Allison Carroll revealed as our new model. (http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=131771)
This is where Allison first shows us her goods :cln:


lmao :vlol: :vlol:
Poor girl, poor girl. Whatever, those were some great shots. :pi:

Angelus
23-02-09, 22:06
Allison Carroll revealed as our new model. (http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=131771)
This is where Allison first shows us her goods :cln:

Oh God... :vlol: Good times. :D

EDIT: Lmao! (http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showpost.php?p=2950031&postcount=107)

irjudd
23-02-09, 22:08
A place for us to misbehave opens! (http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=82982)
A Mature Forum is proposed! Oh the horror, the horror!!

trXD
24-02-09, 00:10
ELEN crowned "Most honourable member" (http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=113417&highlight=elen)


Clicky (http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showpost.php?p=2293399&postcount=44)
XD im sorry but this is just so funny to read now

Gladous
24-02-09, 01:05
"The Birth of, XNALara" (http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=147100)

:cln:

I am shocked no one has mentioned this. :p

spikejones
24-02-09, 23:06
^ hey, I wrote an application too... but I don't see anyone saying anything about IT. oh... and gidierre did a couple apps as well... what about those? but I digress..

just surprised that a thread so epic as the jaywalker conspiracy didn't make it in the first post :yik: that was something that EVERYONE who was online at the time saw!!!

irjudd
24-02-09, 23:08
^ To be quite honest, I found it to be... less than exciting.

Angelus
24-02-09, 23:09
^ To be quite honest, I found it to be... less than exciting.

http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/icons/icon14.gif

Quasimodo
24-02-09, 23:30
^ hey, I wrote an application too... but I don't see anyone saying anything about IT. oh... and gidierre did a couple apps as well... what about those? but I digress..

just surprised that a thread so epic as the jaywalker conspiracy didn't make it in the first post :yik: that was something that EVERYONE who was online at the time saw!!!

Tell me moar?

spikejones
25-02-09, 13:53
Tell me moar?
I guess you had to be logged on. At any rate, the first 4 pages were hit up within 10 minutes of the very first announcement being put up by Justin.
^ To be quite honest, I found it to be... less than exciting.
To be blunt: the rest of the threads are boring.

here's the thing... the threads listed here - member ass kissing aside - are about the games or someone having played it. there's nothing about any general topic.

irjudd
25-02-09, 14:17
Pff I'm just wondering why Quasi is ignoring my relevant threads by not posting them to her first post when other people are getting that honor. :( I thought we were palz Quasi.

spikejones
25-02-09, 14:26
come on judd. we'll go to our own forum where we actually get some appreciation!!:p

I guess that's the price we pay for a dictatorship that decides what is worth of epic mention, rather than a vote.



don't hurt me. :eek:
Which epic threads are you referring to?

Quasimodo posts a thread while drunk - and forgets about it (http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=147248)

:p