Happy 7th Birthday, BudgetLightForum!

52 posts / 0 new
Last post

Pages

raccoon city
raccoon city's picture
Offline
Last seen: 41 min 38 sec ago
Joined: 10/06/2010 - 02:35
Posts: 11462
Location: रॅकून सिटी Palm Desert CA USA
Happy 7th Birthday, BudgetLightForum!

On January 8th or 9th, 2017, BLF will be seven years old!

[Insert pic of seven raccoons holding flashlights.  Oh wait, my image editing skills aren't anywhere near that level.  :ghost:]

happy_bday_milla

I believe BLF was created on the 8th, yet the first post wasn't put up until the 9th...

(But who's counting?)  :p

BLF has over 50,000 non-SPAM threads, over a million posts, and almost 20,000 non-banned members.

Online, BLF is my home away from home.  :crown:

Thank you, all BLF members, for making this place so sweet!

Edited by: raccoon city on 01/08/2017 - 02:58
teacher
teacher's picture
Offline
Last seen: 48 min 59 sec ago
Joined: 02/23/2016 - 19:04
Posts: 6761
Location: NE & SW Alabama

Happy Birthday BLF!!!! Thumbs Up .. Party .. Beer

      You never know how a horse will pull until you hook him up to a heavy load. / Paul "Bear" Bryant ~/~\~ "Slow is Smooth, Smooth is Fast"

       Texas Lumens Flashlights  <>   M4D M4X Deals : sign up - save $$$$    ||||

         Rudeness Level /\ mΩ /\ {width:70%} /\ LightWiki /\ LED Tint Chart /\ LED Tint Picture /\ Xlamp size chart /\ BatteryU                   Flashaholic? Need Professional Help???   wink   /\ TheOriginal /\ TAB /\ LightSearch /\ BatterySearch /\ 14500's /\ DiCal                                                       

desmondkun
desmondkun's picture
Offline
Last seen: 1 week 6 days ago
Joined: 12/11/2016 - 14:51
Posts: 299
Location: Thailand

Saluted.
 
I just know this, though.

Take care of your flashlight and your flashlight will take care of you.

Freedom
Freedom's picture
Offline
Last seen: 1 week 1 day ago
Joined: 01/11/2016 - 04:18
Posts: 201

I very much appreciate this place not only for the members and their knowledge but their diligence in keeping this marketplace honest.
Example: It is nice to participate in a BLF group buy possessing a better than average chance that you will receive what was described due to the former and latter above.
For the old goats among us, this is what both domestic and foreign markets (largely) consisted of not too many decades ago sans instant communication. Low or unacceptable quality was still rampant yet being in the know or spreading the word (thank you BLF) was just as valuable then as it is now.

If I remember right, the very first (or near) explosion of these ‘budget’ lights on the forum scene began with a deep bezeled thrower offered by Nitecore with a Q5 emitter and somewhat fancy (for then) machining for $60-$80 (depending on when you signed up).

Boy oh boy what a ruckus that caused…with the notion of a ‘forum’ created around that very concept (heaven forbid) being born or even promoted certainly “out of the question” at that moment in this industry’s development.

A lot of those same people with their noses in the air at that time have saved a whole boatload of money on this hobby (ever since) thanks to this forum alone.

Terry White
Terry White's picture
Offline
Last seen: 6 months 1 week ago
Joined: 09/22/2016 - 04:14
Posts: 1018
Location: South Carolina

Happy Birthday BLF.... Hope we are both still around til I'm too old to remember what a computer is lol

Terry White

Skype terrywhite1@live.com

everydaysurvivalgear
everydaysurvivalgear's picture
Offline
Last seen: 15 min 4 sec ago
Joined: 07/31/2015 - 10:25
Posts: 3041
Location: sydney australia (GMT+10)

Happy birthday BLF you blue beast that takes all my monies!

Wowzer 20k members. How many members are active at once in peak times?

raccoon city
raccoon city's picture
Offline
Last seen: 41 min 38 sec ago
Joined: 10/06/2010 - 02:35
Posts: 11462
Location: रॅकून सिटी Palm Desert CA USA

everydaysurvivalgear wrote:
How many members are active at once in peak times?

Mr. Admin might know.

I certainly do not know.

scrumpypaul
scrumpypaul's picture
Offline
Last seen: 2 days 16 hours ago
Joined: 03/19/2015 - 18:29
Posts: 738
Location: East Durham, UK

All the best.

A real friendly bunch.

SP

evankouros
evankouros's picture
Offline
Last seen: 1 week 6 days ago
Joined: 11/30/2015 - 16:23
Posts: 500
Location: Hellas

Happy Birthday BLF! Party

hIKARInoob
hIKARInoob's picture
Offline
Last seen: 4 hours 1 min ago
Joined: 08/28/2016 - 08:15
Posts: 3814

Happy birthday BLF!!! Yayyyyyyy!!!

XXX-Man
XXX-Man's picture
Offline
Last seen: 12 hours 12 min ago
Joined: 07/02/2016 - 04:50
Posts: 672
Location: Zagreb, Croatia

Happy birthday! Smile

"With the first link, the chain is forged. The first speech censured...the first thought forbidden...the first freedom denied – chains us all, irrevocably."

My reviews:

Sofirn SF36 /// Thorfire VG10S /// Sofirn C8F

pommie
Offline
Last seen: 4 hours 36 min ago
Joined: 08/28/2013 - 03:56
Posts: 934
Location: Corio, Victoria, Australia

Party on dude

Cheers David

Nothing to see here folks, move along...

lionheart_2281
lionheart_2281's picture
Offline
Last seen: 6 hours 45 min ago
Joined: 10/25/2012 - 18:32
Posts: 2833
Location: Brisbane, Australia

Fav forum on the internet, happy birthday BLF and thanks for helping make me broke Smile

cera@1967
Offline
Last seen: 10 hours 40 min ago
Joined: 11/19/2013 - 14:45
Posts: 304
Location: Romania

 Long live the King , BLF !

Adrian

Caleb
Caleb's picture
Offline
Last seen: 49 min 21 sec ago
Joined: 03/13/2016 - 01:28
Posts: 436

Happy Happy, Joy Joy!!

The Miller
The Miller's picture
Offline
Last seen: 8 months 5 days ago
Joined: 12/14/2015 - 12:08
Posts: 9631
Location: Charente France

HAHAHAHA this is just too good not to quote!

pommie wrote:
Party on dude

Cheers David

WWEFANS
WWEFANS's picture
Offline
Last seen: 14 hours 55 min ago
Joined: 09/04/2012 - 02:35
Posts: 2038
Location: 1200km away from home.

Happy Birthday, BLF.

SawMaster
Offline
Last seen: 1 year 2 weeks ago
Joined: 05/03/2015 - 17:18
Posts: 1802
Location: SC USA

Happy Birthday BLF Cool And thanks to all of those who’ve made it so good Thumbs Up

Phil

G0OSE
G0OSE's picture
Offline
Last seen: 4 hours 20 min ago
Joined: 09/03/2014 - 12:34
Posts: 539
Location: uk

Happy Birthday BLF! Here’s hoping you bring even more light into our lives in 2017!

tatasal
Online
Last seen: 5 min 25 sec ago
Joined: 02/15/2012 - 08:40
Posts: 4690
Location: Far East

Congratulations, BLF! I experience withdrawal symptoms whenever BLF goes offline….

Sirius9
Sirius9's picture
Offline
Last seen: 5 hours 36 min ago
Joined: 03/04/2012 - 19:23
Posts: 4431
Location: South Europe

HB BLF PartyPartyParty

 

zelee
zelee's picture
Offline
Last seen: 1 month 1 day ago
Joined: 06/04/2013 - 06:53
Posts: 1981
Location: S.E.A

happy birthday BLF, lets party PartyBeer

Don’t mistake my kindness for weakness.
I am kind to everyone, but when someone is unkind to me, weak is not what you are going to remember about me.

DB Custom
DB Custom's picture
Online
Last seen: 8 min 25 sec ago
Joined: 01/13/2013 - 22:28
Posts: 18728
Location: Heart of Texas

Thank you, sb56637, for all the hard work and dedication that allows me to learn how to dedicate my hard work to ever increasing levels of illumination. There’s few better ways to blow one’s dough or reap more rewards on a hobby than spending all available free time right here, amongst a bunch of crazy (kind and generous) LightHeads. Wink

Happy Birthday BLF!

Dale

Henk4U2
Henk4U2's picture
Offline
Last seen: 5 hours 30 min ago
Joined: 02/13/2014 - 17:52
Posts: 2291
Location: The heart of the Netherlands (GMT+1)

Happy Birthday, BLF!

I always think long and hard before I say something really stupid.

tim70
tim70's picture
Offline
Last seen: 4 months 1 week ago
Joined: 05/20/2016 - 08:13
Posts: 146
Location: tx usa

“****************************
********/\****/\****/\********
********\/****\/****\/********
********||****||****||********
********||****||****||********
********||****||****||********
***(————————————)****
***(————Happy—————)****
***(———-Birthday—————)****
***(—————————————)****
***(____________________)**** ****************************”

Happy Birthday BLF!

Muto
Offline
Last seen: 53 min 31 sec ago
Joined: 09/04/2012 - 16:42
Posts: 1705
Location: Southeast, PA

Happy 7th BLF.

More Chick pictures please!

What’s with all these Bright Flashlights Boy?
Are you Drunk or HIGH on somethin’ Son??
No Officer, I am not Drunk, I am however High, High on LUMENS! HAHA-HAHA-HAH

The Reaper is the hardest working man in the business, never takes a day off!
Enjoy this day like it’s your last, because it just may be.

tim70
tim70's picture
Offline
Last seen: 4 months 1 week ago
Joined: 05/20/2016 - 08:13
Posts: 146
Location: tx usa

“░░╔════════╗
╔═════╗╔═════╗
║░░░░░║║░░░░░║
║░╚═╝░║║░╚═╝░║
╚═╦═══╝╚═══╦═╝
░░║░░░╚╝░░░║¸.•´¯`»★ ¤°.¸¸.•´¯`»★
░░║░░░░░░░░║.¸¸.•´¯`»★ ¤°.¸¸.•´¯`»★
░░║░╚════╝░║¤°.¸¸.•´¯`»★ ¤°.¸¸.•´¯`»★
░░╚═╦═══╦══╝`»¤°.¸¸.•´¯`»★ ¤°.¸¸.•´¯`»★
░░░░║░░░║.•´¯`»★¤°.¸¸.•´¯`»★ ¤°.¸¸.•´¯`»★
╔═══╩═══╩═══╗░░░░░░░★★★★
║░░░░░░░░░░░║░░░░░░░║║║║║
║░║░░░░░░░░░║░░░░░░░║║║║║
║░║░░░░░░░║░║░░░░░░╔═════╗
║░║░░░░░░░║░║░░░░░╔╩═════╩╗
║░║░░░░░░░║░║░░░░╔╩< HAPPY >╩╗
║░║░░░░░░░║░║░░░░╠═ BIRTHDAY ═╣
║░╠══╗░░░░║░╠══╗╔╩══ DEAR ══╩╗
║░░░░║░░░░║░░░░║╠═══════════╣
╚════╝░░░░╚════╝╚═══════════╝
╔╗╔╗░░░░░░░░░╔══╦╗░╔╗╔╗░╔╗
║╚╝╠═╗╔═╦═╦╦╗║╔╗╠╬╦╣╚╣╚╦╝╠═╗╔╦╗
║╔╗║╬╚╣╬║╬║║║║╔╗║║╔╣╔╣║║╬║╬╚╣║║
╚╝╚╩══╣╔╣╔╬╗║╚══╩╩╝╚═╩╩╩═╩══╬╗║
░░░░░░╚╝╚╝╚═╝░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░╚═

¸¸♬·¯·♩¸¸♪·¯·♫¸¸Happy Birthday To You¸¸♬·¯·♩¸¸♪·¯·♫¸¸

¸¸♬·¯·♩¸¸♪·¯·♫¸¸Happy Birthday To You¸¸♬·¯·♩¸¸♪·¯·♫¸¸

¸¸♬·¯·♩¸¸♪·¯·♫¸¸Happy Birthday To You¸¸♬·¯·♩¸¸♪·¯·♫¸¸

Happy 7th Birthday To BLF!

DB Custom
DB Custom's picture
Online
Last seen: 8 min 25 sec ago
Joined: 01/13/2013 - 22:28
Posts: 18728
Location: Heart of Texas

Family forum that we are , happy un-birthday Muto

Dale

CheapThrills
CheapThrills's picture
Offline
Last seen: 13 hours 6 min ago
Joined: 07/02/2011 - 10:45
Posts: 3539
Location: Suomi

7 already, nice 8)

matg
Offline
Last seen: 2 weeks 1 day ago
Joined: 10/23/2015 - 00:47
Posts: 234
Location: United States

Happy birthday blf! Thank you all for showing what real flashlights are all about.

Jerommel
Jerommel's picture
Offline
Last seen: 3 hours 15 min ago
Joined: 01/04/2014 - 13:18
Posts: 5423
Location: the Hague, Netherlands
Thumbs UpBeerParty

Q

Pages