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Happy Birthday instructables! Answered

Today, I suppose, is Instructables official 5th year anniversary! Shweet.

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techguru14 (author)2013-07-03

Go search Google for "the wayback machine" and search for Instructables.com to see what they looked like in their infancy - Instructables has come so far!

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Kiteman (author)2010-08-29

Hmmm... Today (29th) is the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina...

Coincidence?

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Plasmana (author)Kiteman2010-08-29

Wow, very odd! I was the victim of Katrina BTW ^^

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Lithium Rain (author)Plasmana2010-08-29

Wow! I've never met a collective before!

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Kiteman (author)Lithium Rain2010-08-30

Possibly a hive mind?

(Do you think he was struck by lightning? It would explain a lot of his Instructables)

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Plasmana (author)Kiteman2010-09-04

Haha! No... But on most summer nights (I think it is between 1AM to 4AM) you get some pretty spectacular lightning displays followed by rumbling booms. I miss that, I rarely ever see lightning strikes in England... :-(

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Kiteman (author)Plasmana2010-09-04

You're living in the wrong area, then - move somewhere flatter.

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kelseymh (author)Plasmana2010-08-29

Are you just the Superdome, or are you the whole southern half of Louisiana?

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Plasmana (author)kelseymh2010-09-04

Nah, Im just another human being :-)

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NachoMahma (author)Kiteman2010-08-29

. I don't know about coincidence, but it sure is convenient. Similar to things that happen on December 7th (Pearl Harbor), September 11 (World Trade Center), my birthday, and other disasters.

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jamiec53 (author)2010-09-02

Lol, aug 28 is my birthday!!!

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ewilhelm (author)2010-08-30

I consider 2005-08-20 to be Instructables' birthday. That's the day we publicly launched the site at a conference.

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Yerboogieman (author)ewilhelm2010-08-31

Dang it, I was off by eight days. I will mark my calendar for next year.

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Kiteman (author)ewilhelm2010-08-31

Hey, you could have reminded us!

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Lithium Rain (author)ewilhelm2010-08-30

Whoa! I thought you were dead!! I was setting up a fund for Corvidae/Christy and everything!

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caitlinsdad (author)Lithium Rain2010-08-30

Have you no faith? You just gotta believe...in muppets or clones, anyway.

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zascecs (author)2010-08-28

I found this cake lying around in the internet...


...it doesn't by chance happen to be the robot's cake? 

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zascecs (author)kelseymh2010-08-29
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caitlinsdad (author)zascecs2010-08-29

You need to add the pink frosting...

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zascecs (author)caitlinsdad2010-08-29

It needs to watch it's weight anyways...

...I'll keep the cake for myself...

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scoochmaroo (author)2010-08-28

HQ is celebrating with Go Kart racing!

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Kiteman (author)scoochmaroo2010-08-29

We need pictures, and slow-motion video of the crashes!

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Kiteman (author)lemonie2010-08-29

Scooch seems to agree with the date...

(I seem to remember somebody [Eric?] saying that the earliest projects were not "live", but were part of adding some starting content to the site. Don't forget, Instructables is their second attempt at a "how to" website - the first was mainly kite projects.)

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Tool Using Animal (author)2010-08-28

WhoIs Instructables.com
Creation Date: 21-jun-2005

Someone's lying about their age. ;-)

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. hmmmmmmm Maybe Robot is really Fembot

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NachoMahma (author)2010-08-28

     HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!

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Yerboogieman (author)2010-08-28

https://www.instructables.com/answers/when-did-instructables-start/?comments=all#CA8XM7LFVMV5X11

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