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    Seeing the positive feedback from our first customers on EU 12 years ago.

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    - The awesome Vicky MP campaign Europe Ablaze together with a lot of the big shots in the Vicky forum, among them Darkrenown who went on to become a dev
    - Seeing my name in the manual for AHD
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    I also once got a compliment from Tegus on my contribution to beta testing V2 in the public forum, that meant a lot.

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    About four months ago, when I was looking through an 18-month old PDM thread and spotted one of my own posts from 2010 where I said 'a couple more things and we'll be finished here'. ><

    Alternatively, some of the 4AM conversations on the V2 mod forums when we were trying to work out how the hell anything worked.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GAGA Extrem View Post
    That one is hilarious.

    My favorite moment was finding this forum and seeing how the Paradox devs interact with the forums. It's like no other company!

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    My first successful AAR for EU3 and all the great comments that people left for me there.

    Second goes to Fred Wester being cool on his blog about HoI 3. Though I never played any of the HoI games, I felt that he was a cool guy heading up a company that was worth supporting.

    Third place has to go to those mornings spent reading over the DDs for CK2: it was sort of a press conference where King or Johan or Doomdark or Tegus or on one occasion Podcat listened to our knee-jerk feedback and answered questions. that was extremely cool.

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    How about the first episode of the Ulm AAR? :-)
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    When Alfred Packer told me he was a fan of my (first) AAR.

    Not really a moment, but I sometimes miss the HoI2 forum days when Blue Emu would answer to every single question within 3 seconds, and with such detail and knowledge. Good times!
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    Quote Originally Posted by safferli View Post
    When Alfred Packer told me he was a fan of my (first) AAR.

    Not really a moment, but I sometimes miss the HoI2 forum days when Blue Emu would answer to every single question within 3 seconds, and with such detail and knowledge. Good times!
    V1 forums had that too, but with Rafiki answering everything.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Raph View Post
    V1 forums had that too, but with Rafiki answering everything.
    Ah, yes! Where did he go?
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    Yeah. And it's awesome when one of them suddenly pops back in.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Raph View Post
    V1 forums had that too, but with Rafiki answering everything.
    I used to do so with the old EU. All but forgotten by now. the forums looked very different back then. So did I actually.

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    Well I am extremely new here - but still, my favorite moment thus far - having an argument with 'paddey92' over at the War of the Roses board. And generally watching his senseless arguments.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nikolai View Post
    Ah, yes! Where did he go?
    He still hosts the paradoxian wikis, but he's no longer easily active on the forums.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nikolai View Post
    Ah, yes! Where did he go?
    I believe he is admin over at the AGEOD fora.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BiB View Post
    I used to do so with the old EU. All but forgotten by now. the forums looked very different back then. So did I actually.
    I remember a similar spammer on the CK1 forum.

    Other favourite moments are when I was for the first time chosen as WritAAR of the week in december 2005 for 'A Saxon Imperial Dream' and the fact that I was the first ever winner of the 'CrusadAAR's Chalice' for 'The Last Lombard Prince of Italy'.
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