KC Rag: Celebrating 10 years of ragging.

Announcements about the forum as well as comments, questions, ideas for the forum or the website in general.
User avatar
AllThingsKC
Mark Twain Tower
Mark Twain Tower
Posts: 9203
Joined: Tue Aug 17, 2004 10:57 am
Location: Kansas City, Missouri (Downtown)
Contact:

KC Rag: Celebrating 10 years of ragging.

Postby AllThingsKC » Mon Jun 10, 2013 12:09 pm

Do you realize that this forum is now over 10 years old? A few things that have changed in KC since 2003:

1. The Kansas City Wizards played in an outdated Arrowhead Stadium:
Image

2. The 2003 rendering of the Power & Light District:
Image

3. The original rendering of the Sprint Center:
Image

4. 2nd rendering of the Sprint Center:
Image

5. Kauffman Stadium:
Image

6. Downtown in 2003:
Image

7. H&R Block construction:
Image

8. Big 12 Championship at Arrowhead in 2003:
ImageImage

9. The Max came on board:
Image

10. Ross Dress for Less finally came to KC:
Image

kboish
Penntower
Penntower
Posts: 2099
Joined: Mon Nov 26, 2007 12:25 am
Location: West Plaza

Re: KC Rag: Celebrating 10 years of ragging.

Postby kboish » Mon Jun 10, 2013 12:11 pm

AllThingsKC wrote:10. Ross Dress for Less finally came to KC:


:lol:

No one can say there hasn't been progress

User avatar
Joe Smith
Western Auto Lofts
Western Auto Lofts
Posts: 602
Joined: Thu Feb 11, 2010 1:15 pm
Location: KCMO

Re: KC Rag: Celebrating 10 years of ragging.

Postby Joe Smith » Tue Jun 11, 2013 1:39 pm

What's the big deal about Ross? I often see it mentioned on the board, but am clueless as to it's popularity. Dirt cheap dress clothes?

kcmetro
One Park Place
One Park Place
Posts: 6687
Joined: Tue Jun 27, 2006 6:19 pm

Re: KC Rag: Celebrating 10 years of ragging.

Postby kcmetro » Tue Jun 11, 2013 1:52 pm

Joe Smith wrote:What's the big deal about Ross? I often see it mentioned on the board, but am clueless as to it's popularity. Dirt cheap dress clothes?


It's a running joke. Nobody cares about it besides mgsports, who covets it as if it were Trader Joe's.

User avatar
taxi
Alameda Tower
Alameda Tower
Posts: 1475
Joined: Thu Feb 08, 2007 12:32 am
Location: North End
Contact:

Re: KC Rag: Celebrating 10 years of ragging.

Postby taxi » Tue Jun 11, 2013 3:43 pm

kcmetro wrote:
Joe Smith wrote:What's the big deal about Ross? I often see it mentioned on the board, but am clueless as to it's popularity. Dirt cheap dress clothes?


It's a running joke. Nobody cares about it besides mgsports, who covets it as if it were Trader Joe's.


Not really. Ross is a great place to cruise for chicks, as the ones who frequent that store will undress for less.
If you want all natural chicks, head to Trader Joe's.

User avatar
KCKev
Alameda Tower
Alameda Tower
Posts: 1392
Joined: Mon Apr 10, 2006 7:23 pm
Location: Tucson Arizona

Re: KC Rag: Celebrating 10 years of ragging.

Postby KCKev » Tue Jun 11, 2013 7:16 pm

What was the first Topic on the RAG? I wasn't around then. I also missed the downtown stadium debate.

mean
Administrator
Administrator
Posts: 10611
Joined: Wed Feb 05, 2003 9:00 am
Location: Historic Northeast

Re: KC Rag: Celebrating 10 years of ragging.

Postby mean » Tue Jun 11, 2013 7:37 pm

That's a good question. I don't know. I came along shortly after the site came into existence as the KCSkyscrapers forum. KCP might remember.

User avatar
GRID
City Center Square
City Center Square
Posts: 14056
Joined: Mon Sep 15, 2003 12:20 pm
Contact:

Re: KC Rag: Celebrating 10 years of ragging.

Postby GRID » Tue Jun 11, 2013 9:06 pm

mean wrote:That's a good question. I don't know. I came along shortly after the site came into existence as the KCSkyscrapers forum. KCP might remember.


I think the first post we me e-bitching about something and KCP telling me to chill out. This went on for a while till another member joined. :)

But seriously, Ross Dress for Less came in 2003? I thought that milestone was like in 2010 or later!

User avatar
AllThingsKC
Mark Twain Tower
Mark Twain Tower
Posts: 9203
Joined: Tue Aug 17, 2004 10:57 am
Location: Kansas City, Missouri (Downtown)
Contact:

Re: KC Rag: Celebrating 10 years of ragging.

Postby AllThingsKC » Tue Jun 11, 2013 9:24 pm

Not everything I posted actually happened in 2003. I was just pointing out some of the most exciting changes since 2003.

Of course, this forum actually strated in late 2002.

User avatar
KCMax
Global Moderator
Global Moderator
Posts: 24051
Joined: Wed Aug 04, 2004 3:31 pm
Location: The basement of a Ross Dress for Less
Contact:

Re: KC Rag: Celebrating 10 years of ragging.

Postby KCMax » Wed Jun 12, 2013 11:26 am

KCKev wrote:What was the first Topic on the RAG? I wasn't around then. I also missed the downtown stadium debate.


It was about whether or not Kansas City should built paved roads for this new-fangled invention - the automobile. It descended into a flame war over whether the Negro League's Kansas City Monarchs could defeat a white ballclub like the Kansas City Blues. Some also made disparaging posts about Tom Pendergast and there were some non-sequitor posts about a "Ross's Fine Ladies Hosiery For Less."

User avatar
grovester
Hotel President
Hotel President
Posts: 3467
Joined: Thu Mar 13, 2008 7:30 pm
Location: KC Metro

Re: KC Rag: Celebrating 10 years of ragging.

Postby grovester » Wed Jun 12, 2013 11:37 am

Image

User avatar
AllThingsKC
Mark Twain Tower
Mark Twain Tower
Posts: 9203
Joined: Tue Aug 17, 2004 10:57 am
Location: Kansas City, Missouri (Downtown)
Contact:

Re: KC Rag: Celebrating 10 years of ragging.

Postby AllThingsKC » Wed Jun 12, 2013 11:43 am

Who could forget that epic thread about naming the Town of Kansas: West Port, Port Fonda, Rabbitville or Possum Trot? I think that thread ultimately got locked because of all the trolling from the Rabbitville people.

mean
Administrator
Administrator
Posts: 10611
Joined: Wed Feb 05, 2003 9:00 am
Location: Historic Northeast

Re: KC Rag: Celebrating 10 years of ragging.

Postby mean » Wed Jun 12, 2013 1:13 pm

So what was the most epic flame war in the last ten years?

Michael vs. Everyone Else

Pro-TSC renovation crowd vs. Save Our Owners

Chef vs. Maitre D on any topic the two met in

Other candidates?

flyingember
Oak Tower
Oak Tower
Posts: 5971
Joined: Tue Jul 17, 2012 7:54 am

Re: KC Rag: Celebrating 10 years of ragging.

Postby flyingember » Wed Jun 12, 2013 1:34 pm

obviously the first post was in French

User avatar
KCMax
Global Moderator
Global Moderator
Posts: 24051
Joined: Wed Aug 04, 2004 3:31 pm
Location: The basement of a Ross Dress for Less
Contact:

Re: KC Rag: Celebrating 10 years of ragging.

Postby KCMax » Wed Jun 12, 2013 2:08 pm

mean wrote:So what was the most epic flame war in the last ten years?

Michael vs. Everyone Else

Pro-TSC renovation crowd vs. Save Our Owners

Chef vs. Maitre D on any topic the two met in

Other candidates?


Remember KCDevin? He was an interesting fellow. Young kid - literally a kid - who wanted to be an architect/planner. I think he was super religious, but believed strongly in authoritarian government telling people what to do. He had some great planning ideas, but was chastized for having a "my way or the highway" mindset. Anyway, he had some pretty big arguments with people.

I wonder if he became an architect.

User avatar
chaglang
Hotel President
Hotel President
Posts: 3091
Joined: Wed Jan 04, 2012 12:44 pm

Re: KC Rag: Celebrating 10 years of ragging.

Postby chaglang » Wed Jun 12, 2013 7:31 pm

Also - coincidentally - the board passed 500,000 posts sometime last week. Works out to 136 posts per day. That seems kind of high.

pash
Bryant Building
Bryant Building
Posts: 3801
Joined: Sun Feb 20, 2011 2:47 am

Re: KC Rag: Celebrating 10 years of ragging.

Postby pash » Wed Jun 12, 2013 9:53 pm

.
Last edited by pash on Wed Feb 08, 2017 10:49 pm, edited 1 time in total.

mean
Administrator
Administrator
Posts: 10611
Joined: Wed Feb 05, 2003 9:00 am
Location: Historic Northeast

Re: KC Rag: Celebrating 10 years of ragging.

Postby mean » Thu Jun 13, 2013 2:52 pm

KCMax wrote:Remember KCDevin? He was an interesting fellow. Young kid - literally a kid - who wanted to be an architect/planner. I think he was super religious, but believed strongly in authoritarian government telling people what to do. He had some great planning ideas, but was chastized for having a "my way or the highway" mindset. Anyway, he had some pretty big arguments with people.

I wonder if he became an architect.


Oh yeah, of course I do. I liked the kid, but you're right--he had some seriously twisted ideas. I always wondered if the strict religious authoritarianism had anything to do with why he didn't understand why the government couldn't make people do things. Anyway, I think he was like 15 or something when he started posting here, and continued to do so up until he had bahua delete his account sometime around the time he was supposed to graduate.

I, too, wonder what happened to him.

User avatar
KansasCityCraka
Oak Tower
Oak Tower
Posts: 4794
Joined: Sat Nov 13, 2004 2:01 pm

Re: KC Rag: Celebrating 10 years of ragging.

Postby KansasCityCraka » Fri Jun 14, 2013 12:31 am

I remember I had a few dumb posts when I started on here. I registered when I was 14 (I am 23 now). I rarely post on here anymore but regularly check the site still. Hopefully development news can pick up again soon. I stopped coming here as much since it was mainly sports fighting at one point.

I have only met one person on this site and that was AllThingsKC back in July of 2007 according to PM's lol.


Return to “Forum Announcements & Suggestions”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests