SH Spotlight The Steve Hoffman Music Forums 15th anniversary is January 12, 2017, congrats to all of us!

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  1. marka

    marka Forum Resident

    Congratulations, Steve and Gorts.

    I'm a relative newbie, but this site has been a godsend.

    I'm not sure how I first happened on to it, probably doing a Google search to help me find a new turntable. I will never forget, and always be grateful to Gort Gary (who I see has been here since the beginning!) for sending on the right path.

    Since then, this has been to go-to place for me in furthering my music media education, and just enjoying life. No other site gives me that sense.

    Whether you have tremendous expertise the areas discussed here, or like me, a perennial newbie looking to learn, this place is equally welcoming.

    This is also the place where I found a long lost high school friend, and dived even farther into my path to superior sounding music.

    And I've even had a chance to meet and have some real enjoyable hanging out time with some greatforum members, like Warren Jarrett (a non-salesman salesman, and a great guy), and even our host, who not only has given us all the best-sounding music possible, but is a great guy, too. (A real mensch, as my grandmother would say).

    I've gotten so much here!

    Thank you - looking forward to the next 15 years!
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  2. mtatmba

    mtatmba Forum Resident


    Greetings from the East Coast, continued success for years to come.
  3. Sternodox

    Sternodox SubGenius Pope of Arkansas

    SHF taught me how to talk without cussing. Something I've never done before. Whoa!
  4. Dan Steely

    Dan Steely See the glory of The Royal Scam

    15 years?! :eek: But that was yesterday...

    Congratulations to you and us!:goodie:
  5. Claus

    Claus Senior Member

    My congrats.

    Time flies..... I'm missing the old days of the forum. :cool:
  6. CrimsonPiper

    CrimsonPiper Forum Resident

    Los Angeles
    Best place on the Internet for music lovers, congratulations, for many more.
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  7. Carl Swanson

    Carl Swanson Forum Resident

    Congratulations! On to the next milestone!

    I appreciate all the work you and the Gorts do to keep this place civil . . . even when it involves me.
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  8. Pizza

    Pizza With extra pepperoni

    Congrats! Where's the cake?
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  9. Grant

    Grant Back to the 60s!

    United States
    As much as I dislike certain elements about it today, I would rather have it the way it is now with no bullying being tolerated.
  10. Holy Diver

    Holy Diver Forum Resident

    Congratulations to Steve and everyone!
  11. Elton

    Elton I Hope Being Helpful, Will Make Me Look Cool

    Carson Ca.
    Congratulations Steve, It's been great here, I joined up late (1/17/02) sorry, I missed the first five days, but I was getting over CES, (got home on the 12th). The site's been a blast, it a great place to come to talk about music. Thank You, very much!

    It's been a great 15 Big Ones! Here's to many more years!
  12. BrettyD

    BrettyD Forum Resident

    New Zealand
    I remember cheekily emailing Steve on the Phonogram mailing list back in early 2001, about his mastering recollections being captured somehow and he mentioned he had his own domain name that he hadn't done anything with....
    Time goes by very quickly!! :)
  13. ParanoidAndroid

    ParanoidAndroid Forum Resident

    Ahh, right, so that's why there's so many Beatles threads on here! ;)

    Joking aside, congratulations on 15 years and many more to come!
  14. Will Harris

    Will Harris Forum Resident

    I've loved this place for many years, but not 15. I didn't have a computer until 2005... or I would have loved it even longer.

    Congratulations on creating this Big Town for us.
  15. david27

    david27 New Member

    Congratulations!:edthumbs: I'm really glad be here.
  16. Brian Lux

    Brian Lux One in the Crowd

    Placerville, CA
    Great place and good to be here! Many thanks.

    Congratulations, Steve and staff!
  17. gkella

    gkella Let there be songs to fill the air

    Toronto, Canada
    I can't even count the number of times I visit this forum daily. Over the years, it has become a big part of my life.
    I have learned so much and been turned on to so many artists and albums that I never would have been exposed to otherwise.
    Keep rolling!!!!
    Thanks Steve for the forum and for all your great work.
  18. HarvG

    HarvG Forum Resident

    Chicago Suburbs
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  19. Happy Anniversary, @Steve Hoffman. I appreciate you and the efforts that have gone into keeping this tremendous forum going for fifteen years! :tiphat:

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  20. HarvG

    HarvG Forum Resident

    Chicago Suburbs
    Congrats and thank you!
  21. vince

    vince Stan Ricker's son-in-law

    Happy Anniversary to the GREATEST PLACE on the internet!!
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  23. vudicus

    vudicus Forum Resident


    Are you taking us all out for a romantic dinner? :winkgrin:
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  24. m5comp

    m5comp Classic Rock Lover

    Hamilton, AL
    Best music forum on the internet. :edthumbs:
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  25. oldschool

    oldschool I love tape hiss

    Sofia, Bulgaria
    Been here since 2006, great place! Congrats!
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