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Today is CAG's 7th Birthday

#1 CheapyD   Head Cheap Ass Administrators   17116 Posts   Joined 12.5 Years Ago  

Posted 28 April 2010 - 08:45 AM

It was 7 years ago today that the first incarnation of the Cheap Ass Gamer forums were created. The website has changed a lot over the years, but one thing that has remained constant is the amazing community. I want to thank all the CAG members who have contributed so much to this site over these 7 years. I'm often astonished at how much effort CAGs put in to helping their fellow CAGs.

Although it hasn't always been smooth sailing, I am truly grateful that your participation on CAG has allowed me to make a comfortable living. I hope you will enjoy the new features that are coming soon to CAG, including a fantastic (and free) iPhone App and a greatly improved Price Tracker.

A big thank you and happy 7th birthday everyone!

#2 hectorlaparka   Hello CAGiversary!   305 Posts   Joined 6.6 Years Ago  


Posted 28 April 2010 - 08:49 AM

Happy Birthday, everyone.

#3 crystalklear64   Ded CAGiversary!   13615 Posts   Joined 11.5 Years Ago  


Posted 28 April 2010 - 08:49 AM

You're welcome.


#4 DietCokeJunkey   Did I ever tell you what the definition of insanity is? CAGiversary!   1539 Posts   Joined 6.8 Years Ago  


Posted 28 April 2010 - 08:50 AM

Happy Birthday CAG. And thanks to the extremely awesome community.

And thank you Cheapy for starting CAG.


Shut the  Fuck up you fucking fucker. You don't know dick about shit, you retard.  


#5 iRent   RPG Junkie CAGiversary!   671 Posts   Joined 6.7 Years Ago  

Posted 28 April 2010 - 08:52 AM

Yay for CAG
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#6 iNCREDiPiNOY   This guy is awesome! CAGiversary!   9021 Posts   Joined 8.1 Years Ago  


Posted 28 April 2010 - 08:55 AM

Happy Birthday!

#7 LilSip   CAG Veteran CAG Veteran   4 Posts   Joined 5.7 Years Ago  

Posted 28 April 2010 - 08:55 AM

they grow up so fast

#8 pLa   CAG Veteran CAG Veteran   18 Posts   Joined 7.2 Years Ago  

Posted 28 April 2010 - 09:00 AM

joyously throws his hands up in the air! yay!

#9 Felder71   I am Iron Gland! CAGiversary!   917 Posts   Joined 12.2 Years Ago  

Posted 28 April 2010 - 09:06 AM

I can't be certain if CAG has saved me money (helping to find deals on games I wanted cheap and forced me to wait on certain games) or cost me money (impulse purchases on deals I never would have known about), but either way, I can't imagine my life without it or its colorful community. Happy birthday, CAG!


#10 Pajama_Man   Bananas! CAGiversary!   775 Posts   Joined 10.5 Years Ago  


Posted 28 April 2010 - 09:05 AM

Happy Birthday CAG! :whee:

Now where's the cake?
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#11 packt   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   45 Posts   Joined 5.9 Years Ago  

Posted 28 April 2010 - 09:07 AM

Happy Bday!!! CAG

#12 jbroush99   Old Tickle Feathers CAGiversary!   2588 Posts   Joined 11.5 Years Ago  

Posted 28 April 2010 - 09:06 AM

What is the place/time for the big party?

#13 RichterX   CAG Veteran CAG Veteran   1 Posts   Joined 7.2 Years Ago  


Posted 28 April 2010 - 09:07 AM

Happy Birthday CAG!

#14 aznboovie   USMC CAGiversary!   287 Posts   Joined 6.0 Years Ago  


Posted 28 April 2010 - 09:10 AM

Happy Birthday CAG! :whee:

Now where's the cake?

THE CAKE IS A LIE~ Half Life: The Portal

Thanks everyone for making this community awesome, every bit counts.

#15 paintball745   PHD in deals CAGiversary!   517 Posts   Joined 8.1 Years Ago  


Posted 28 April 2010 - 09:12 AM

I think I speak for all cags when I say thanks for the backlog cheapy!

#16 Indignate   Hell Yeah, I’m the Motherfucking Princess! CAGiversary!   17037 Posts   Joined 7.0 Years Ago  

Posted 28 April 2010 - 09:14 AM

One of the best communities around.

Ashamed that it took me five and a half years to find it.

Excited to see that it has thrived for so long.

Here's to another Seven!

#17 F-Zero   Show me your moves! CAGiversary!   162 Posts   Joined 6.9 Years Ago  

Posted 28 April 2010 - 09:15 AM

I hope CAG can provide new media shelves for everyone, as I have been home recked from all the deals this website has given me. In fact I had to make chairs out of EA Xbox and ps3 games to be able to sit down properly to eat breakfast this morning. It sure is an interesting world when your house turns into the display cabinet behind a Gamestop's counter. Gosh... I wish I just could just find my consoles under this mess of games to actually start reducing my backlog...

lol But really, I am glad I found such a great community to be a part of. Happy Birthday CAG!

#18 fizzywix   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1540 Posts   Joined 7.1 Years Ago  

Posted 28 April 2010 - 09:17 AM

Happy birthday CAG, I wish I'd known about you 7 years ago!

#19 chrisnsally   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   3885 Posts   Joined 10.3 Years Ago  


Posted 28 April 2010 - 09:19 AM

Wait - you can make money on this inter-web thingy?!?! Son of a %@#$!!!

Jokes aside - kudos to CheapyD - it's my go-to site for deals&trading!

#20 a-pelletier   CAG Veteran CAG Veteran   23 Posts   Joined 5.7 Years Ago  


Posted 28 April 2010 - 09:24 AM

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#21 FishyJoe   Some Guy CAGiversary!   354 Posts   Joined 5.9 Years Ago  

Posted 28 April 2010 - 09:26 AM

Why didn't anyone tell me about this website 7 years ago? Probably because I was 13 and there was no such thing as $150 Legendary editions of games. If I may make a suggestion Cheapy, If you have it, you should post some screenshots of what the website looked like 7 years ago. I'm curious to see what the old gal used to look like in her early years.

At any rate happy birthday CAG, glad I found this site before I graduate college (knock on wood) and have to work to support my gaming addiction.

#22 mis0   ~ CAGiversary!   4077 Posts   Joined 6.6 Years Ago  

Posted 28 April 2010 - 09:34 AM

Happy Birthday, CheapAssGamer!

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#23 Loonknight   Dirk The Daring CAGiversary!   757 Posts   Joined 8.4 Years Ago  


Posted 28 April 2010 - 09:40 AM

Happy B-day CAG. Been saving money and well spending money every since I got here.

ヽ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽ノ Raise your bananas ヽ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽ノ

#24 ddrlenz   Jedi Knight CAGiversary!   873 Posts   Joined 8.6 Years Ago  

Posted 28 April 2010 - 09:42 AM

Glad to be a part of it. Here's to 7 more!
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#25 slowpantz   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   203 Posts   Joined 8.1 Years Ago  


Posted 28 April 2010 - 09:44 AM

Happy Birthday! Here's to seven more! :applause:

#26 soliddragon   Early Adopter CAGiversary!   995 Posts   Joined 10.7 Years Ago  


Posted 28 April 2010 - 09:53 AM

Happy Birfday!!

'Give me, One more medicated peaceful moment'


#27 Danimal   CheapAssing it Since 2003 CAGiversary!   2685 Posts   Joined 11.8 Years Ago  

Posted 28 April 2010 - 10:10 AM

Happy Birthday, CAG, and congratulations Cheapy on all the much-deserved success. I've been hanging around this place since 2003, and from the day I discovered this site to today, it's always been where I spend most of my online time. Love the deals, the blogs, the community, the occasional controversies, the podcast, the contests, all of it. I can't imagine life without CAG.
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#28 hoofrog   Game Whore CAGiversary!   1079 Posts   Joined 10.2 Years Ago  

Posted 28 April 2010 - 10:21 AM

Happy Birthday CAG bitches!

#29 Hbomb5   Cross Border Gamer CAGiversary!   177 Posts   Joined 10.2 Years Ago  

Posted 28 April 2010 - 10:21 AM

Thank you, Cheapy. Thanks to CAG, I've been the hero of Christmas ($40 GBA SPs- Black Friday '05 @ Walmart), and I met my podcast cohost through CAG. In fact, the CAGcast has always been our biggest influence.

So, thank you Cheapy, Super Programmer John, Wombat, Shipwrecks, and everyone else who has made CAG wonderful.
Cross Border Gaming Podcast- http://crossbordergaming.com Discussing the latest games, busting Cheapy's chops, and hating on Jack White. (Blue Orchid sucks!)

Hblog- http://hbombgames.com
The Internet's newest home for gaming news, reviews, commentary, and community.

I am NOT on the glue!

#30 digital83   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   42 Posts   Joined 6.4 Years Ago  


Posted 28 April 2010 - 10:28 AM

happy birthday!!!!! im eternally appreciative of this site!!