is 10 years old!

By Mr.Bordsenius at 2008-01-31

This month we celebrated a big number - 10 years

On 7 january 1998 had it's first day on the internet. In those days virtually all domain names were available, but the .org ending was chosen because we where planning to build a user driven organisation - a site for ,and by petanque players.

Back then it was hard to make a web-site. Nothing was available that even resembles a CMS or a forum, all software had to be built from scratch. So we're quite unique - all the stuff that makes tick is hand-made just for this site. Every single line of programming and every database table. We've never counted the hours, but it took more than a few nights..

In these 10 years the internet has evolved from a nice, small and friendly community to the worlds foremost commercial arena. But we try to stick to our principles: For players, by players.

We would like to thank everyone that has contributed over the years.
And please - keep the contributions coming. Without you we would not be here , virtually all content is user-contributed.

With luck we'll stick around to celebrate another 10 years in about , lets say, ten years?

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