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4th - User pumpkin's account is compromised around now. Read ~singer/incident. Backup of the above file is here)

19th - Grant Allocation for Redbrick:

   Alt.Rag Ball -              500
   Bands (for above)           500
   Intersoc (? what the fuck?) 60
   ? (weekend away I presume)  1104
   ? (travel for above I pres.)1020
   Porterbus (What the hell?)  500
   DJ (for the eh.. portbus?)  150
   Network cards -             130
   Switch -                    2473.24
   2 Tapes -                   34
   Server Cabinet -            1329
   MotherBoard -               85
   Graphics card -             22

25th - Adam (cthulhu) and Bobb (bobb) add a new CPU to redbrick this evening.


7th - Redbrick crash.

14th - EGM. Cokane is elected to helpdesk after Bubble resigns. Phil and Pixies are elected as admins.

14th - Valentine's Event in Drumm's Emporium. DJs HomerJ and Singer were in full effect and pizza was on hand/in belly.

17th - Windows 2000 launched.

21st - Rag Week. Redbrick, the SU, and some other people (mostly redbrick though ;o)) turned out on a _very_ cold Monday morning to collect for the Irish Cancer Society on the Ballymun and Swords Roads (at the junctions with Collins Avenue). Then they did the same again in the day at rush hour. Redbrick also had a bouncy castle in DCU. In association with Trad Soc we had an event in Whelans. Trad soc, Jilted, Relish, Tea & Sympathy (American band) all played great sets.


2nd - Slack joins webgroup.

4th - The PS2 launched in Japan.

IRC was re-installed on redbrick about now. It only really took off when the next batch of freshers came to DCU.


5th - Redbrick Web Design competition announced.

6th - AGM. Kpodesta is elected as chair. Moridin is elected as secretary. Spock is elected as treasurer. P is elected as PRO. Bootie is elected as ents officer. Cokane, Redgiant, and Mark are elected as helpdesk. There is no admin election. Bubble is elected as webmaster.

A trip to the Japanese restaurant/noodle bar Wagamamas follows then ppl scatter to different pubs/clubs. Most head to Whelans.

8th - First redbrick wedding. Wibble (Dermot Hanley) and Sarah (Sarah Fadian) get married. Sandman (Mike McHugh) is the best man.

25th - HEAnet talk.

26th - Closing date for Web design competition

NNTP and CVS ports are opened for redbrick to "rest of world"(TM)

Sites currently hosted by redbrick include funliam.com, perv.org, redbrick.org and redbrick.net

Members think that renaming to .mp4 is a nice way to hide their mp3 collection ;)


30th - Phil leaves webgroup to concentrate on admin stuff.


Sometime during summer The Slipper on Ballymun Road is closed for refurbishment and re-opens as Matt Weldon's.

The college shop moves to a room in the Henry Gratten while work goes on building the Hub. The college shop later re-opens in the Hub as Spar but with same staff as before (plus a few new slower additions).


15th - colmmacc joins webgroup.


CSD kindly donate a rack and fibre switch to redbrick.

NNTP-Cache news server is being installed to put newsgroups under identd.

29th - Redbrick build of Putty (by colmmacc@rb) is made.


The sixth generation of brickies land in DCU.

Newly created/rejuvinated societies include the Green Society, Music Soc, Art Soc, Dance Soc, and the Pool Club.

DCU adds Student Webmail and personalised portals to their website.

The School of Computer Applications releases Fischlar. A system which allows you to record television programmes and watch them streamed later on. They give free computers to some ppl living in res to allow them to use Fischlar.

26th - The Hub in DCU is officially opened. Tom from the Big Brother programme is there. 'The 4 of Us' played. Maybe others *shrug*


18th - Freshers' Ball in the Temple Bar Music Centre. DJ HomerJ djs in the bar while David Kitt and Jilted perform on stage. Bands are followed by resident DJ guy.

19th - Singer leaves webgroup to concentrate on making mucho dinero.

31st - Halloween event in the new bar in the Hub. In association with Film Soc, Art Soc, and ST:DCU. Film Soc showed "A Nightmare on Elm Street" then the spookily decorated new bar had DJ Singer and crew providing the musical mix while Art Soc painted faces. The chair of redbrick, kpodesta, got a "red brick" (geddit!?) painted on his face. Try and find a photo of it!

Disuserments: Banana: for aliasing pico to tibors script on Dans account. Spinal cancelled a posting by Moridin by faking his .slrnrc file - he was warned that doing it again would result in disuserment.

redbrick.nokia-effin-game newsgroup is setup. The Nokia game was a game which Nokia mobile phone users could take part in, where they received text and voice messages giving them clues to proceed in the game.Redgiant and Patrickm were the two main players on redbrick.


Multi-story carpark in DCU opens sometime around now.

9th - Games Night The first of many. This was held in the Nethouse in Rathmines overnight. Gamers played Quake, Counterstrike, and Command & Conquer, all on a diet of coke and chocolate chip cookies.

14th - Helpdesk tutorial on basics of using redbrick.

21st - EGM. Tibor is elected as ents officer after Bootie resigns. Macbain and Noelfitz are elected admins after Bobb and Pixies resign.

Several constitutional ammendments (typo corrections, a new position of equipment officer, and a requirement for committee members to attend a certain number of meetings on a regular basis, among other things..) were proposed but it was pointed out that the meeting no longer had quorum so it was disbanded.

Secondary school teachers' strike begins.


6th - Christmas event in collaboration with Film Soc in Frazers of O' Connell St. Food is served and DJs Singer and HomerJ provide the musical backing.

"Hybrid" event in the Hub by Media Production Society and Dance Society.

The Postgraduate residences in DCU are opened. They have a full-size snooker table!!