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Happy 2nd Birthday LibraryThing - Aug 29th

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1ryn_books
Aug 28, 2007, 10:18am Top

Tim, Abby and co, wishing you all a very happy LibraryThing 2nd anniversary.

Thank you Tim for the concept of making the cataloguing of my bookshelves such an interesting timesink. And to everyone at LibraryThing for their passion and interest in making this such a great site to visit and be part of.

Wikipedia page ref which refers to Aug 29th 2005 as the day LT went live.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LibraryThing .

and thanks to member fluteflute in the post here who mentioned the upcoming anniversay a few days ago

Yes, I know it's still the morning of the 28th in the US, but thought I'd take advantage of southern timezone and get in first with anniversay wishes. After all, it's August 29th in Melbourne right now.. :-)

2fluteflute
Edited: Aug 28, 2007, 10:35am Top

Thanks for mentioning me. :-)

I'm hoping that after conceptDawg's post: "collections/wish list/read but not owned is coming (yeah, yeah). No really, it's coming soon." then we might get some new features to mark the second birthday!

Anyway, thanks for a great site. I only joined a few days ago and I'm hooked already. Congratulations! The LT community is simply amazing.

3royalhistorian
Aug 28, 2007, 10:36am Top

Congratulations to the team and the Thingamabrians out here that make this a unique place!

4lilithcat
Aug 28, 2007, 11:10am Top

Wow! Two years already! How time does fly. Congratulations.

~looks around for cake~

5infiniteletters
Aug 28, 2007, 11:47am Top

6Kerian
Aug 28, 2007, 11:52am Top

Happy birthday, LibraryThing!

Thank you Tim, Abby, and co! :)

7Noisy
Aug 28, 2007, 11:57am Top

Happy Birthday, LT.

That is some cake!

8ringman
Aug 28, 2007, 1:38pm Top

Tim blogged one year old on the 28th last year, so I'm not sure if 29th is right.

His blog mentioned 5 Megabooks reached in the last week of the year. the second year has seen over 12 more Megabooks added. I hope we will do even better next year!

9fluteflute
Aug 28, 2007, 2:03pm Top

True but the first post of the blog was on the 29th. :-) And we haven't seen a post yet ....

10ablachly
Aug 28, 2007, 2:30pm Top

The birthday is indeed tomorrow. It looks like last year I post the happy birthday blog post just minutes before midnight, which is what's leading you astray :)

I wonder what havoc we can wreak in the name of terrible twos...

11timspalding
Aug 28, 2007, 3:27pm Top

Thanks for the cakeā€”but tomorrow's the day, officially. (Quite frankly, I'm not sure what day LT started. It could be off by two in either direction. But August 29 has become the day we commemorate.)

I don't think we'll have collections by tomorrow. But I'll see what we can do.

12Heather19
Aug 28, 2007, 9:22pm Top

Happy Birthday LibraryThing!!!

Tim, Abby, and everyone else who has made this such a wonderful site.... Thank you so much! You are awesome!

Heather

13reading_fox
Edited: Aug 29, 2007, 5:31am Top

Happy Birthday LT and Staff!

Thanks for the fun, the features, the goodtimes and the downtimes (so we really appreciate what we miss)

Give yourselves a day off writing code and go and celebrate!

Congratulations to all the Users who've made LT too.

14henkl
Aug 29, 2007, 6:49am Top

Happy Birthday!

I enjoyed every moment I spent with you.

15LadyN
Aug 29, 2007, 8:59am Top

Happy Birthday LT!!!!

And many many thanks to everyone who makes it what it is.

xx

16MerryMary
Edited: Aug 29, 2007, 12:37pm Top

tim, abby, et. al.

Happy Birthday! Thank you for filling my days with books, laughter, thought, and controversy!

In light of the latter: Have a f*&^%$#@ great day!!

(Edited to add: The last statement is in reference to another thread, where I am fighting the vulgarity wars.) (And, I might add, going down in flames!!)

17hailelib
Aug 29, 2007, 11:42am Top

Its been a really interesting and fun two years. Thanks LibraryThing!

18angelikat
Aug 29, 2007, 12:23pm Top

Happy Birthday LT!!!
I never enjoyed 'working' until you came along!

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