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genetic freak

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Hilarious

I forgot about GotFina. The owner died ifrom what I recall and the board was gone. Similar to WCBB.
Yep. That is how I got to WCBB. Bass invited me over, as he knew I needed a home. I was at MassMonsters at the time, as well, but it wasn't like GotFina. WCBB was. Then GotFina started back up under new ownership, so I was jumping back and forth between GotFina v.2 and WCBB, along with PlanetMuscle, BeyondMuscle, ChemicalFitness, etc... eventually, said fuck this and just hung my hat up at WCBB.
 
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I think GF stood for Gear freakz may be wrong. Badham created that private forum after many vets were looking for a safe place to meet and be free from the tyranny of anabolex.
He even had a private forum in GFS that is how seriously he took security at the time.
 
genetic freak

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I think GF stood for Gear freakz may be wrong. Badham created that private forum after many vets were looking for a safe place to meet and be free from the tyranny of anabolex.
He even had a private forum in GFS that is how seriously he took security at the time.
Thanks brother!

I definitely understand the issues with a lot of the other boards, which is why eventually just posted at WCBB and now here, plus a couple private boards. Too much drama, relaxed security and some bad eggs who were protected by owners/admins/mods.
 
MR. BMJ

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I think GF stood for Gear freakz may be wrong. Badham created that private forum after many vets were looking for a safe place to meet and be free from the tyranny of anabolex.
He even had a private forum in GFS that is how seriously he took security at the time.

I think it was Gear Freakz as well...i'm not 100% certain though. Other will know for sure. I didn't join there (or invited) until many years after Bad opened it. It had already slowed down quite a bit by time I got there. It had a great search history though and some of the best members on the forums had run through it at some point or another.

I was on a ton of forums during the early to mid-2000's, but did not post too much on most of them. Due to time constraints from college and work (earlier 2000's), I mostly posted on EF, AF (Both Anabolic Fitness and AFboard), Iron Trybe, CEM a little, Intense-training a little, Animal's a little, and a few others. This was after i came back to the forums 99/2000 onward. I was at others but only had limited time to post. The later 2000's onward i started posting more other places.
 
rAJJIN

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from memory it was Gear freakz
(Owned by a guy name dex) then Badham took it over. Made it gear freaks (like car racing gears) then later to be even more stealth I think it went to Gf sports. Seem like it was a crew of the board varix (so)

despite all
The security checks and him being as solid as they come I remember hearing later that Canuck turn scammer.
 
beefnewton

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I think GF stood for Gear freakz may be wrong. Badham created that private forum after many vets were looking for a safe place to meet and be free from the tyranny of anabolex.
He even had a private forum in GFS that is how seriously he took security at the time.
That's some Inception shit right there.
 
MR. BMJ

MR. BMJ

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from memory it was Gear freakz
(Owned by a guy name dex) then Badham took it over. Made it gear freaks (like car racing gears) then later to be even more stealth I think it went to Gf sports. Seem like it was a crew of the board varix (so)

despite all
The security checks and him being as solid as they come I remember hearing later that Canuck turn scammer.
I'm pretty sure this is correct. I think he mentioned that he had the database for varix after it was discontinued also.

Yea, canuck4 turned scammer/informant for the whole ORD deal that played out.
 
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