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I love this site so much I put up with this lol. | PLEASE BE PATIENT... AND NO.. DON'T EXPECT ANY TYPE OF REASON OR EXPLANATION.. EVER YOUR MEME WILL FEATURE SOMEWHERE BETWEEN 1 HOUR AND NEVE | image tagged in imgflip,sarcasm,meanwhile on imgflip | made w/ Imgflip meme maker
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HERE AT        WE USE ONLY STATE OF THE ART EQUIPMENT | made w/ Imgflip meme maker
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IMGFLIP HQ | made w/ Imgflip meme maker
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Skeptical Baby Meme | IS THAT A STEERING WHEEL | image tagged in memes,skeptical baby | made w/ Imgflip meme maker
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NO, IT'S A MOUSE CONTROLER | made w/ Imgflip meme maker
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NOW THAT'S A KNEE SLAPPER | made w/ Imgflip meme maker
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1 up, 2 replies
I'm afraid to admit that I actually worked on equipment that old. I date back to the paper tape, punched card, key in the bootstrap in binary days.
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I remember paper tape when we were putting together the High School newspaper back in '77. I was only there a few weeks before I had to quit again, so I didn't use that. Punch cards I was familiar with because of bills, Mannix (season 1) and the search for Key Punch operators in the early 80s. I didn't get to college til '87, but we discussed those methods in "Ancient Computer History". ;-D JK, but we did discuss that, along with the IT manager that would pick up a mag tape and say that the data entry people were slacking off because it didn't weigh as much. I programed a bit in Basic and COBOL, but never did binary, FORTRAN, or even C. I played a bit in UNIX, though.
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So I'm just a few years older than you. A lot of people don't know where the term 'Boot' or 'Bootstrap' comes from. It meant that a computer (through human help) pulled itself up by its own bootstraps. Here was the process. One would key in binary code from the console that was the start of the boot process. If you went through the long series of instructions correctly and deposit i.e. data each binary instruction on the right memory cells, you would then put a small pice of paper tape in the reader, and hit the Execute button. Your binary instructions would tell the computer just enough info so that it could read that short piece of paper tape. You would then insert a longer piece of paper tape, and that paper tape, along with the previous one would give enough instructions so that the computer could now read a mag tape. After reading the mag tape, the computer would know enough to use a hard disk (which was a huge piece of equipment) that had very little storage compared to today's smart phones. After it could read the disk, the computer was up and running. The boot process took about 20-30 minutes. I too programmed in RPG, Basic and COBOL, along with FORTRAN, PASCAL, and C. I was with MIT for a lot of years on the research side of things.
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High School dropout. Went to community college after getting GED. Wanted to learn programming, but instead got steered towards PC Business applications. It was a good program, and, while not what I wanted, was still a good foundation. I'm pretty much self taught on graphics programs, although I don't care for Photoshop. Prefer JASC Paint Shop Pro. LOL. Like I said, I played around with UNIX. First task was to design a database in that. My supervisor helped me with the technical part, but he was surprised that I understood the relational part of database building. I took a course in Access at Arizona State while living in Phoenix. Just a short course, but I wanted to see what I was missing in my copy of Access. All AT&T employees in the short class. I learned a bit, but was way ahead of my class mates. Teach quickly covered what a relational database was. Everybody built the data from scratch. I built one based on company data, key field, Employee number. Here's all these employees with all sorts of data in one table, while I had the same data spread out over different tables. Instructor looked at me and asked where I learned that. Had to show a programmer what a relational database was after I left the company and was on a project for GM. He'd never heard of such.
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2 ups, 1 reply
Swiggy,

I neglected to mention about formal education and software people. Some of the finest software people I have ever worked with had no formal software education. And some of the worst software people had tons of formal education. I came to the conclusion at a very young age that software is far more of an art, than it is a science. And those who have a knack for writing copious amounts of generally bug free code, are the very best regardless of their formal or informal education. So, if you made a good career in software, I have no doubt that you, sir, simply had the knack of writing great software.
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That's the problem. I was stuck between too good to be an end user and not experienced enough to be a programmer. Marketing was, by far, my weakest point, and the best recruiting service I ever came across was killed by the ISPs: The Usenet Job Boards. Oh, I miss those. Today's online job boards are nothing more than fodder for various scams. Avoid companies that don't have their own program for hiring because for every application sent online, it generates dozens of emails and phone calls. Try it. They'll usually ask if you're interested in furthering your education, but the program will not accept a no answer: the code must be a loop: If answer = no, run question again, else run next step.

I finally said the heck with it. Last time I became disabled, just decided to go with it. But I watch for the scammers.
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Very cool! I too started in Business applications, and then went on to Scientific and embedded systems programming. Software was berry, berry good to me, and I suspect that it was berry, berry good for you, also. Best Regards from Northern New Hampshire's wilderness that borders on Canada.
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That's ok...you wanna go back in time? My dad worked in R&D for Friden, Inc. They made some of the machines that turned the thin rolls of plain paper into the punched paper tape that you're talking about. Note the newly-punched tape emerging from the left side of that "Friden Flexowriter".
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1 up, 1 reply
I actually worked on those as well.
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1 up
Awesome! My dad was manager of (manufacturing cost) estimations located in the Rochester, New York offices. Based on his department's calculations, Friden either went ahead with with manufacturing, or literally went back to the drawing board to try and find a cheaper way of making whatever they were trying to make.
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3 ups
When someone on Napster had an obscure movie and was the only one uploading LOL
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3 ups
lmao!
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12 ups, 6 replies
I especially like the memes that are submitted by users who made them two weeks ago and they get featured in front of mine that I made an hour ago. Then they get more views. I think if a meme was created over 24 hours, it shouldn't even be featured.
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9 ups, 2 replies
I made this one back in May of 2016. <a href="imgflip.com/i/144zgo"><img src="i.imgflip.com/144zgo.jpg (click to show)" title="made at imgflip.com"/></a> I didn't post it until January because I didn't have time to post anything, so took time off. (a lot like now. I'm super busy and don't have time to post much. busy season started early this year) I don't even have a stock pile like I should have had. Still, it would have been easy just to remake it, but I already had it. Still my most popular meme, and yes, it made Page One. It was like my fifth or sixth post, ever.

My cousin, Swiggys-Back, tries to keep a few on hand for when he gets brain farts. But then, he's got a collection that goes back decades, so he's not at a loss for something to post. I never even got a computer until 2004. He's a digital packrat.
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Thanks. You should have heard the discussion we had when I made that one.
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4 ups, 2 replies
Same here. They go back months, maybe years. Then I forget about them. My work is never done.
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0 ups
Sorry I didn't get back sooner. FIrst time I've been on since I replied. I'm HOPING I can be off on the fourth, but when duty calls...

still, I need to get cracking on these.
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8 ups, 1 reply
I didn't think anything got featured that old hmm lol. I just had two not feature in two days, most I've had not feature in a year, weird....
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4 ups, 1 reply
I was in a creative dry spell a month or two ago and started going through my old stuff and submitting old comments and creations. Some of them were up to 8 months old. One gif turned out to be a front pager with most upvotes ever for me. There's gold in them thar hills:)
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5 ups
I agree, if you notice my number of creations it's pretty obvious I have made a lot of memes in the past. I've re-worked a lot of stuff over time, usually I re-photo edit it since my ability grows the more I do it. When I submit something I spent time on I look forward to it featuring. When that takes forever it sucks mainly because I like to hear other people's opinions on stuff I make. I get tired of waiting is all, no big deal in the whole scheme of things...
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8 ups
Sometimes I create memes and I can't submit them right away, either I want to wait until just the right time (in this case I'm just creating said meme so I don't forget it), or I realized I have no more submittions left and have to wait until the next day.
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7 ups, 1 reply
There are some of us memers who create memes in batches. There are some days when I might create 15 memes. There are other days when I create none, or only 1. When the content on the meme has no correlation to news events, or other time criticality, the memes are just as fresh on the day that they are featured which might be several days after creation. But there are indeed cases where I submit a perfectly good meme very early in the morning that is not featured until late afternoon or evening.
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I will have to start checking again, but there was a point here recently when I saw that each batch of memes got featured in order of when they were created, started with the newest and went to the oldest. What I think is bothersome is submitting 3 memes at the same time created at the same time but get featured at different times hours apart. Even today had 1 get featured after 2 hours then another 3 hours go by and the second gets featured. Nothing special about them (not custom templates) so I don't see the reason as to why the delay. But to limit only less than day old memes to be allowed to get featured, that forces people to either wait to create memes and forget their idea, or try to recreate their memes when they are ready to submit.
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So I did more checking already. Made a meme 17 hours ago, submitted about 2.5 hours ago, was featured 30 minutes ago on page 3. Before it was a meme created 2 hours prior to mine and rhe one after was a few hours later. Page 1 was full of memes made an hour before being featured. I checked 30 minutes later when the new batch of memes came out and page 1 started with 1 hour old memes and had some at 21 hours towards the end of the new batch. My guess is you don't see your memes right when they do get featured and a new batch just posted before you checked, which means you would see an older meme listed before yours. So they are featuring in order like you want, you just don't realize it. What I think is the problem is I submitted mine before some of those were even created and they get featured at the same time and mine got pushed down the list. I am sure others are experiencing this as well, so it isn't just me. But when I have also submitted 2 or 3 at the same time and they feature at different times, I think that is also an issue.
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3 ups, 1 reply
I'm not really sure there is a rhyme or reason to meme submissions. I've submitted memes that feature around 2am and get good play on them, and submitted memes that feature midday and nothing... Aside from Raydog and DashHopes, I don't think anyone really gets a good percentage to the front page.
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Popularity does have a factor, and there are times when featured time and day of the week does matter. And depending on if you have a hoard of trolls attacking you, if you submit while they are awake you end up being prone to their attacks which effects things.

I do know they keep changing the site and it keeps effecting what improves the chances of memes being seen, which is why I am not a big fan of their last changes. But since they don't seem to want to respond to people making suggestions or offering help, I have just decided they really don't care.
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8 ups, 1 reply
Sad
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4 ups, 1 reply
Lol
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Kentucky jelly lol
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5 ups, 1 reply
Sure didn't expect top of the front page for this crybaby meme lol. Guess I hit a popular note ;)
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2 ups
Yes you did...LOL
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7 ups, 1 reply
Attacks from the jealous Trolls here have a lot to do with it
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4 ups, 1 reply
*cough* 123Guy *cough*
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4 ups
Lol X3
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6 ups, 2 replies
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5 ups
:)
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4 ups
Now that's a comment!
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5 ups
once my meme was featured after 1 hour
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5 ups, 1 reply
I feel this.
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5 ups
I'm guessing top spot on the front page says you aren't the only one ;)
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3 ups, 1 reply
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When you see your meme is featured
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900+ @ a 95% clip. If ur still that geeked about it that's either really good or...lol ;)
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2 ups
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2 ups, 1 reply
Every goat f**king meme shot down. :(
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2 ups, 1 reply
Ha I learned that one a long time ago!
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2 ups, 1 reply
I know. I still try though... Mainly so the mods can read a goat f**king meme once in awhile. Nice one too :)
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2 ups
I thought I made some pretty good ones, but some memes you just learn around here will never feature. Only thing that sucks is when you see a meme do good that you feel is in much worse taste than anything you have ever had not feature. I don't care if there are rules, as long as they are the same across the board..
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2 ups
:)
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2 ups, 2 replies
You have to delete this. Advertising anything on anyone else's memes are against the TOS (Terms Of Service.) This is reportable.
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5 ups, 3 replies
This is just a link to a meme it's not spam, it even has the same subject matter as my meme. I like getting links to memes, I don't feel like he spammed that link so please don't report somebody for posting a link on one of my memes.
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3 ups, 1 reply
Thank you. I don't believe that I'm advertising anything. Instead of linking to an already submitted (and Featured) meme, are the rules such that I would have to recreate the meme as a direct comment?
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3 ups, 1 reply
I don't believe you have broken any TOS I wouldn't worry about it. Appreciate the link I upvoted your meme because I liked it, I wish more people would link me stuff I always feel like I am missing so many memes but it is what it is ;)
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3 ups
Thanks again!
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2 ups, 1 reply
Relevant or not, it says in the TOS that imgflip is no place for spam. If you're fine with it, I'm fine with it. I'm not going to report him.
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2 ups
I know it says that, but spam would be if he posted that link on every meme on the front few pages hoping for views. Just one link on a meme that has a similar subject matter is not what most people consider spam. I just personally like getting links and think the subject does need some clarification.
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3 ups, 1 reply
Just fill this out.. I'm told it helps...
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5 ups, 1 reply
Maybe you need to chill a bit. What he linked is a meme relevant to the OP. Maybe they are just not familiar with how to do the Click to Show yet. The advertising concept of the TOS is more about advertising your own site, products you are selling, or things along that nature. Now if they were going to multiple memes to post the sane link to try to draw attention to their meme, that would be spamming which is something against the TOS.
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5 ups, 1 reply
It seems to be a subject of misunderstanding a lot around here. I personally like getting links, but even I don't post them except to friends I know don't mind because some people seem to get pretty upset about it. I doubt they made links that we can click on for the site and then don't want us to use them. Just a case of a few people spamming and wrecking the reputation of links for everybody I guess...
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5 ups, 1 reply
There was a point in time in which comments wouldn't post if they had links to certain pages. Not sure if that is still in place or not, but it is a way to control actual spamming and advertising
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3 ups
I've never come across that personally, I only post links to stuff I think a friend will enjoy or sometimes if it takes a long time featuring having somebody comment on it can help. That's all I've ever used them for unless it's to post a gif comment.
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My memes take about 3 hours to get featured.
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That's not bad on average, it's always random for me, 1 hour to 8 hours who knows lol.
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