I was 20 when I created very first account. I was in college then & Gaia seemed like a relaxing new hobby.
Now I'm 27 & everything on Gaia seems different-- all in good ways, to be honest. No more major glitches!
I can finally browse without experiencing problems doing very simple tasks, like browsing to a new page. xD
Now there are constant updates for various features that I all use & love. Evolution is fun to watch here.
I joined in 2004. Its now 2012. 8 years. O.o Has it been that long?
I remember the good ole days...one thing hasn't changed. The trolls that b***h about every little thing. That will always be the same. biggrin
I was almost 12 when I joined in '04. I'm not sure if they were as strict about age then, since I don't recall lying about my age. Either way, I went through all of puberty and my teenage years on Gaia so that's kind of cool I guess.
I kept leaving the site and coming back after long 'hiatuses'. Atleast till zOMG's closed beta started, then stuck around because the game sounded so interesting and fun.
I joined back in 2004 and that's pretty easy to remember because it was also my senior year of High School. sweatdrop
I registered back in 2007 and I been away from this site for at least a good 5 month hiatus or maybe after that pie event? Well anyway its been a while and I seen not much has changed! mrgreen
Except for the manga story I'm so lost.
Just logged in for the first time in a while.. I'm almost 8 years old on Gaia...
That means I made my account when I was 13, now I'm almost 21. That's pretty frickin' scary.
The more I look, the more I realize I barely even recognize this place anymore o__o
Yet somehow I can still remember the font color code I always used LOL.
Discuss: How old were you when you joined, and what do you realize has changed the most? o:
If my math is correct, I was 14, nearly 15 when I joined, and I'm now 24. I wish dearly I was still the young girl I was when I was 14, but in other ways I'm glad that part of my life is over.
My habits on Gaia have changed drastically. When I was 14 I was terrified to post because I thought I would get banned for breathing basically. I had never been on a forum like this before so I had no idea what I was doing. Now I'm much more lax when I post but it's still very rare that I do- I'm a huge lurker.
I'd say the thing that's changed the most is how I dressed my avatar. I enjoy dressing it in drag now, after going through a Drag King stage in real life. I would have never dream of doing such a thing when I was 14. I didn't know what drag was then anyway.