Good to see you here. I've not been here quite since the beginning – people like Bones and Chlala predate my presence in the Taverns – but after a friend introduced me to MM3 I bought Clouds of Xeen when it was first released in 1992. I joined the Taverns as a regular about 6 months after MM6 was released, which I reckon would be in late 1998. And I've been here ever since , basically since I first got a broadband connection.
The only reason I wasn't here earlier was that before I got the broadband link, I had to pay for connect time, and because of my job, my monthly 'phone bill was £300 – £400, which is about £380 – £510 in today's money. I really didn't want to push my expenses any higher than I had to