GameFAQs Archive

Hello, and welcome to the GameFAQs Archive. This site was inspired by ColdFusion's now defunct 'Nostalgia Project', and was originally created by Chris "Roaddhogg" Mawson in March 2003. The GFA was established with the intention of being a comprehensive repository of interesting topics, landmarks, user pages and events from the history of the GameFAQs message boards, primarily to give users an insight into how they have evolved since their inception in 1999. Special thanks go to Insder, Joycey, yarjar, Luigi and Tails, and Raijin for their administrative support and assistance in the past.

To navigate the site, click a link and the 'Back' button to return to this index. The GFA is best viewed with a standards-compliant web browser; some files may not display correctly in Internet Explorer. If you'd like to contribute any interesting, noteworthy or humourous GameFAQs events in the form of HTML sources or images, please log into your GFA account (click 'Register' to create a new one), and use the 'Contribute' link in your user navigational bar. If you spot any errors, typos or glitches whilst browsing the Archive, please let me know via the 'Feedback' page once you have logged into your account; along with any other suggestions, comments or queries that you may have.

Finally, it should be noted that this archive contains content that may be considered highly offensive by some, and the GFA accepts no liability for any repercussions occurred as a result of you viewing these pages. Any abuse of the submission or feedback systems will result in the blocking of your IP address from viewing this site; which is irreversible.

N.B. The GFA and associated projects have been on hiatus since August 2007. Details on the future of the site to be announced in the new year.

Short Break: Just a heads-up that I'm taking a few days off from GFA-related "work" this week, having updated the site every day in the past month. I'm also going to be on vacation between the 28th and 31st; I aim to fully zero the queues before I leave. (8/21)

GameFAQs Spinoffs Archive: It was inevitable; the GFA has its own first official spinoff - the GameFAQs Spinoffs Archive. This project will primarily be administrated by miikrr, with myself helping to process the queue but having little to do with adding new files. If you have any files from GameFAQs' numerous spinoffs you'd like to submit, please do so on the Spinoffs Archive in the same manner you do here: the user databases are merged, so there is no need to register an additional account. (8/15)

Extended Downtime: My apologies for the twenty-four hour downtime yesterday; it annoyed me as much as anyone else. Bihira, my webhost, has offered the following explanation:

There was a twenty four hour downtime between 2:00 A.M. (GMT) to 2:00 A.M. (GMT) on August 11, 2007 and August 12, 2007.

During this time ModernBill automatically sent a command to cPanel to terminate a web hosting package for non-payment. However, cPanel didnít properly remove all subdomains which created a problem in the apache configuration file. Thus apache was not able to restart after the removal of the web hosting package. To fix this issue we repaired the apache configuration file and restarted apache. We apologize for any downtime.

This outage was paired with another problem. We are working in a temporary office when a theft occurred. However, only a few of our equipment was stolen but all the computers were locked up and couldnít be stolen. This theft hampered our ability to efficiently run our office for the day and we were not able to fix apache configuration file error until now. For anyone worried about their information being stolen, we take great strides in protecting our memberís information. All membersí information that is stored on any computer (which isnít a lot to begin with) is securely encrypted, locked, and hidden and checked on a random regular basis for security measures.

If any member has any other questions, please feel free to respond. Again, we apologize for this downtime and are taking strides to ensure it will not happen again.

Feedback Required: With another free day coming up tomorrow, I'll be looking to add additional user features and pages to the site. If you have any ideas, please send them in via the feedback form for consideration. Thanks! (8/9)

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12/29/01 - Another instance where a plagiarist rips off Devin's Super Smash Brothers: Melee FAQ, 2 weeks after the previous one too... - Devin Morgan
12/28/01 - AEtherSPOON's rant on AOL. - Color Gray
12/23/01 - The Legend of CJayC, by a RI poster [TXT] - Anonymous
12/23/01 - A classic Bonaventure post [TXT] - Anonymous
12/17/01 - Wouldn't you just love to have a mother like this user's? Pages: {2} {3} {4} {5} {6} {7} - Color Gray
12/11/01 - Pikmin Challenge Mode scores topic - RockMFR 5
12/10/01 - Devin Morgan's Super Smash Bros. Melee FAQ is plagiarised by CWilley, who is caught on-site, and his stolen guide later removed by an admin. Pages: {FCB Page 2} {SSBM Page 1} {SSBM Page 2} - Devin Morgan
12/5/01 - An RPG quotes topic, which eventually reached 501 posts. (non-GameFAQs stylesheet) [TXT] - mysterygilgamesh4
12/3/01 - Secret of Evermore glitches topic. Pages: {2} - OzNarcissus
11/28/01 - A book recommendations topic. [TXT] - Fallen Tabris
11/26/01 - A DDR topic in which CJayC makes a rare appearence. [TXT] - Fallen Tabris
11/24/01 - A question about Windows 98 disk space is answered. - Color Gray
11/17/01 - A LUE user popularity poll [TXT] - Anonymous
11/16/01 - The first fifty users in a Dais rating topic [TXT] - Anonymous
11/12/01 - Another of Dais' rating topics. [TXT] - Fallen Tabris
11/12/01 - HTML version of Dais' ratings. - Color Gray
11/7/01 - CJayC celebrates GameFAQs message boards' second anniversary with a 10% Karma boost. - wizardman
11/2/01 - Topic discussing when in your life you felt the most physical pain. [TXT] - Fallen Tabris
10/31/01 - A topic about glasses... [TXT] - Fallen Tabris
10/31/01 - BIOS errors suck. - Color Gray
10/27/01 - A discussion about condescending, snobby Progresso soup commercials. [TXT] - Fallen Tabris
10/27/01 - A person claims to have thought up the idea for Kinetica. - Special Ed
10/25/01 - "If CJayC are start swearing in all post, what happen?" by The Chow. Too strange for words. - Color Gray
10/25/01 - Alterwolf, AEtherSPOON, and Fencedude debate Windows XP. - Color Gray
10/21/01 - Welcome, to the twisted realm of the American psycho. - Anonymous
10/20/01 - Typing error in a board's name is open for discussion. - Anonymous
10/19/01 - A censor bypass from Polemos on LUE, never moderated - Anonymous
10/19/01 - Spoon is suspended shortly after becoming a moderator, and Nemesis gives CJayC his first modded message. - Anonymous
10/18/01 - ibinsane creates a joke topic, stating that he will be leaving "Oshidashi Zintrick", an otherwise empty board. - Anonymous
10/17/01 - Yoda316 posts transcripts of classic Monty Python sketches. - Color Gray
10/14/01 - A poll where GameFAQs users tell which people from the site they would like to meet in real life. Pages: {2} - Color Gray
10/10/01 - Topic on the 3D Pool board, which became one of the longest-running topics on GameFAQs. Pages: {2} {3} {4} {5} {6} {7} {8} {9} {10} - Apples
10/9/01 - Topic discussing computer lab practical jokes. - Color Gray
10/6/01 - Someone needs partitioning help. - Color Gray
10/5/01 - CE users prank call each other. Pages: {2} {3} - Color Gray
10/4/01 - AEtherSPOON's "Windows XP- a gamer's POV" topic. - Color Gray
10/3/01 - Alterwolf and Dais discuss Wonder Project J. - Color Gray
10/2/01 - Dopple defends Windows ME on the MS-DOS/Windows board. - Color Gray
10/2/01 - Hell and Back Random Insanity RPG. Pages: {2} {3} {4} {5} {6} {7} {8} {9} {10} - Man5iac
9/28/01 - wallywest80's DVD list. - Color Gray
9/28/01 - No topic; just a link... - darkangel76
9/27/01 - Bacon's keepin da Karma flowin... Pages: {2} {3} - Anonymous
9/26/01 - A three-year-old Patamon topic is flooded by dratsby. Pages: {2} {3} {4} {5} {6} {7} {8} {9} {10} - Space Medafighter X
9/21/01 - A random paragon topic that happened to contain the giant "LOL" ASCII picture. - Color Gray
9/19/01 - "I'm in a ____ mood" fad. - ArchO
9/16/01 - Greek Wog plugs image editing program The Gimp on CE. - Color Gray
9/15/01 - Steve's "GameFAQs Signature Pro Ver 1.0" - Color Gray
9/11/01 - CJayC makes an announcement shorly after the 9/11 attacks. - ColdFusion
9/11/01 - The profile of Syphon Filter Man, who was rumoured to have been killed in the 9/11 terrorist attacks, though this has not been in any way confirmed. - Unknown
9/11/01 - A race for the User ID 200,000 is abruptly ended when CJayC manually deletes accounts with IDs several digits either side. - ColdFusion
9/11/01 - Current Events shortly after the 9/11 terrorist attack - ColdFusion
9/8/01 - Some classic arguments over what the name of the board should be, and the origin of Smed. - Anonymous
9/7/01 - War Zone. - Anonymous
9/2/01 - CVagts is pissed at Yahoo!, and people recommend better free webspace. - Color Gray
9/2/01 - Tanks, but no tanks. - Anonymous
8/31/01 - AEtherSPOON searches for free webspace. - Color Gray
8/30/01 - pastaman44 pays homage to Pac-Man. - Anonymous
8/29/01 - *bounces ball off the wall* - Anonymous
8/28/01 - AEtherSPOON has a few triple-booting questions. - Color Gray
8/27/01 - The webcomic test. - Color Gray
8/24/01 - An old Current Events topic list. - mkn
8/22/01 - Debate about firearms on LUE. - Color Gray
8/19/01 - miffo tells about the secret "volcano" Screen Saver. - Color Gray
8/18/01 - You're all going down! - Anonymous
8/17/01 - CJayC visits a secret board that haven't been behaving themselves. - Doodleheimer
8/10/01 - Why computers crash, in the style of Dr. Seuss. - Color Gray
8/10/01 - Information on buying a NIC (Network Interface Card). - Color Gray
8/3/01 - Have you ever seen a Salmon run before? - Anonymous
8/1/01 - A user asks for help in running DOS. - Color Gray
7/30/01 - Dominus talks about the Tree of Evil. [TXT] - Fallen Tabris
7/30/01 - PaperThick's DVD list. - Color Gray
7/30/01 - Nemesis' DVD list. Again, other people posted theirs. - Color Gray
7/26/01 - CE topic containing a number of jokes both good and bad... - Color Gray
7/25/01 - A user asks for help with Javascript. - Color Gray
7/23/01 - Which GameFAQs users would you never want to see cross-breed? - Devin Austra
7/22/01 - A CE topic about Trillian. - Color Gray
7/20/01 - madrox asks how to protect the HTML source code of his webpages. - Color Gray
7/14/01 - Null Daemon lists the many UNIX variants. Pages: {2} - Color Gray
7/6/01 - Alucard gets first-posted by...CJayC?! - Color Gray
7/6/01 - The GameFAQs Foreign Exchange for the Culturally Deprived - Ladyhawke
7/5/01 - ConfusedY2J wonders if his PC133 RAM is running at PC100 on the MS-DOS/Windows board. - Color Gray
7/5/01 - eightball01 has problems booting. Null Daemon gives him a hand, and answers some Linux questions. - Color Gray
7/5/01 - Shadotak creates a topic; mocking a petition created by GregNorc. Pages: {Original} - Anonymous
7/5/01 - Shadotak's grammar is corrected, in a topic regarding the origins of her alias. - Anonymous
7/3/01 - Castle Quick's Amusement Park - ArchO
7/2/01 - An old Moderator Discussion shot from Fantasy Man's account. [Authorised for archive by GameFAQs Administrative Staff] - ColdFusion
7/1/01 - A CE topic where CJayC decided to be a little playful. Pages: {2} {3} - Color Gray
7/1/01 - Enygmatic frets over being stuck in the game Interactive Fiction. - Color Gray
6/26/01 - A topic from the Questions and Suggestions board where various moderators shared their opinions on being mods. Pages: {2} {3} {4} - Color Gray
6/13/01 - The infamous "nads" typo. Pages: {2} - Color Gray
6/6/01 - The (formerly) oldest topic on GameFAQs. Pages: {2} {3} {4} {5} {6} {7} {8} {9} {10} - Repus_Yortsed
6/5/01 - How to connect a Super Nintendo to a computer. - Color Gray
5/23/01 - CJayC comments on the Censor Bypass TOS rule. [Note his signature!] Pages: {2} - Ladyhawke
5/10/01 - Yet another MS-DOS/Windows topic. This one's about monitor refresh rates. - Color Gray
5/1/01 - The Poopie List. As Paul says in the topic, "I wish I was mature enough to not laugh at that." - Color Gray
4/28/01 - An MS-DOS/Windows topic about installing a new processor. - Color Gray
4/11/01 - The flowerpot Manifesto. - Color Gray
4/11/01 - Positively Posterior's moderator application. Classic. - Color Gray
4/10/01 - Humourous topic involving a user asking for "help" with completing his homework. - Color Gray
4/3/01 - Another MS-DOS/Windows board topic, this time on why scandisk always starts over. - Color Gray
4/2/01 - A user on the MS-DOS/Windows board asks how to bring back deleted files. - Color Gray
3/31/01 - Topic discussing a cannabalism website. - ArchO
3/30/01 - Cat House Blues. Pages: {2} - Anonymous
3/28/01 - Igtenos wonders why his 56k modem doesn't run at 56k. Quite an informative topic, complete with TerranRedneck. - Color Gray
3/26/01 - "The World According to Student Bloopers", posted on CE. - Color Gray
3/26/01 - Discussion of a new Tupac album. - ColdFusion
3/26/01 - An older, somewhat more sensible LUE topic list. - ColdFusion
3/20/01 - Introuduction to Programming: does anyone use this board? - Anonymous
3/12/01 - "The Handy Dandy... Pandy... Emoticon Dictionary!" Courtesy of Random Insanity, of course. - Color Gray
3/6/01 - An old topic on the bomberman 64 board, recently flooded to 500. Pages: {2} {3} {4} {5} {6} {7} {8} {9} {10} - Roaddhogg
2/28/01 - CJayC argues with McFadden about GameFAQs in #contributors in the old GF Chat server. [TXT] - Jerec
2/13/01 - A topic on the FAQ Contributors board where several FAQ writers gave tips on guide writing. - Color Gray
2/3/01 - Dopple explains how to remove the ads from Morpheus. - Color Gray
1/9/01 - It's the power of Mr. T! Pages: {2} {3} {4} {5} {6} {7} {8} {9} {10} - Roaddhogg
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