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    Don't recall the exact year I joined.

    I think it was around 2004... quite a while before the crash of 2008.

    Austech has to be one of the world's great forum survivors.

    Thanks to everyone for helping achieve that!

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    andrew .. some of us know ya name bwahahahaha
    ive only been suspended once...but never banned...yet, but i am working on it...OMG after all these years...i am a paytv forum troll....erk
    ok i have, a phillips screwdriver, a sidchrome socket set, life time supply of condoms, lotsa old programers, an old nokia, season interface...even a pace 400....does this make me look better than DJmatt? oh i was also a "auspink" beta tester!...but apart from that i look great in suspenders

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    Wow! 20 years and still running like a young horse
    Happy birthday to Austech and the wonderful community!!! I joined around 1998 when was looking for ways to use Optus cable TV and found nice PC program here.
    Since then, can't remember a single day without checking what is happening.
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    I joined 2003, makes me feel even older. Congratulations on the 20 year mark. Well done. Pat yourself on the back.


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    Obviously there was life online prior to '09 when I joined up
    Congrats and HB to all who made it what it is

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    Quote Originally Posted by zeep View Post
    Lets start a poll and see how many members still have Pace DGT-400's, STU-100,120,200 or Jerold STB's in their garage. I threw all mine out about 7 years ago if you guys have still have any of these you are officially hoarders.
    Yep, this is me hoarder and bower bird ! Not sure why I do it, I think it is an addiction ! ... If I remeber correctly there have been programs on TV like "Cheaters"... a bad addiction ... Hoarders is also up there

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    Happy Birthday Austech ! time flies ... I do not feel like an old fart but I must be.

    I joined before the big crash, probably also before 2003... seems like yesterday, yep time flies !

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    Looking back through my records, I have discovered a notification confirming my CDCopyworld membership dated 25/09/2006.

    Here are your login details for the bulletin board at .

    Username = Tristen
    Password = xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

    Don't forget that they are case sensitive!

    To edit your profile, go to this page:


    Yours,
    CD Copy World team


    It's interesting to read the comments of other members in this (current) thread as they bring back memories, which my brain had successfully archived.



    Happy Twentieth Birthday, Austech!!

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    Awesome milestone.
    I'm a member of quite a few forums, some are ok, most are crap, none of them are any where near as friendly and helpful (and fun) as Austech. In fact I rarely use most of the others any more.
    Thanks so much Mr Admin for your hard work keeping the site running and many thanks to the other members for putting up with me.
    Happy Birthday to all !!!



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    Quote Originally Posted by tristen View Post





    Happy Twentieth Birthday, Austech!!
    Tristen, fix the link - it's dead

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    A big hello to all the members and thank you Admin for keeping this great place going
    HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

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    Joined in 2007 just before the crash thingy - remember some funny stuff on WP at that time

    Happy 20th and thanks for keeping the site going for so long ✔

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    Happy 20th, here's to many more years!!!
    Apologies for not sticking around, unsub'ing from this thread, too busy lately.
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    Must have joined around 2006, I think, as I even still have an email of a xmas greeting that year from Admin....I really must clean out my inbox one day



    Dear Austech Member

    On behalf of myself and all Staff at Austech.info , I would like to wish you a very
    Merry Christmas and all the best for the New Year.

    2007 is our 9th year as a forum and we wouldnt be here without you. We appreciate your patronage
    and hope to see you back on board in 2007.

    Cheers
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    PS - Dont forget to check out our classifieds section upgrade , all Photo Ads now appear on Austech's
    main page FREE OF CHARGE !



    Through here I was inspired to built my own jaycar smartcard reader and made some goldies for Aurora.

    Learnt so much through this site...Happy Birthday and hopefully many more to come.

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    shit i remember that one ..searches outlook archive
    ive only been suspended once...but never banned...yet, but i am working on it...OMG after all these years...i am a paytv forum troll....erk
    ok i have, a phillips screwdriver, a sidchrome socket set, life time supply of condoms, lotsa old programers, an old nokia, season interface...even a pace 400....does this make me look better than DJmatt? oh i was also a "auspink" beta tester!...but apart from that i look great in suspenders

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    Well done Admin and to the rest that had been and gone!!

    Gotta say, l've learned lots, and only given a little...

    I was trying to work out when I signed up as it was not long before I ended up in court over info I found on the CDCopyWorld forum with regards to Modding PlayStations! Pretty sure it was early '99 and luckily "It was only to be used for playing personal backups" which I was luckily smart enough back then to stipulate on the info I provided...

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    Joined either late 2001 or early 2002.
    I was so annoyed when I came back from Europe (a Sat TV heaven) with all my analog Equipment, only to discover that Australia was so far
    advanced with their digital Pay TV (even though they didn't have energy saver lamps for many years to come), that I had to PAY to watch anything
    interesting on Telly.
    Luckily I found Austech with the clever members who could solve my problem until Irdeto 2


    Lost after that interest in Sat TV when other solutions and technologies emerged




    Happy birthday and hopefully many more to come
    This era of thoughtless consumption must end so we can encourage a world of creative geniuses rather than consumer idiots.


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    irdeto 1.2 and the good old dgt400 is what brought me here.

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    Hello, I can tell you that the first time I entered was to request help and I was very well attended by the members of the forum and I found the solution to my questions. Much encouragement and strength to keep the forum, greetings and thanks to the foreros and as not to the founder and moderator. Happy Birthday

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    Happy Birthday to the admin and staff and all members.

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