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Old 12 August 2017, 03:09 PM
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Originally Posted by ganzfeld View Post
FWIW, I never believed that "not for British school kids" story.
That it happened or that there were really British school kids behind it? Because it definitely happened. The date in the article sounds correct. It was before the board was in this format and was just threads on a page, kind of like Reddit is now. I remember there was some project the kid(s) were working on. Then a joke sprang up about "oh better be careful, there are British school kids here!" and the initialism as born. The site Cervus linked to was written by a person who was active on the board when the incident happened. She's still registered on this board but has been here in a while. So yes, it really did happen.
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