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[[Category:Redbrick History]]
  
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{{Timeline Years}}
  
== ==
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==January==
  
<a name="top">
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31st - Services are gradually moved off [[prodigy]] and onto [[deathray]].
<CENTER>
 
<H1>2004</H1>
 
</CENTER>
 
<br>
 
<hr>
 
<b>[ January: ]</b><br>
 
<hr>
 
<p>
 
31st - Services are gradually moved off [http://www.redbrick.dcu.ie/about/admins/hardware/prodigy.shtml prodigy],
 
and onto [http://www.redbrick.dcu.ie/about/admins/hardware/deathray.shtml deathray]<br>
 
</p>
 
<HR>
 
<b>[ February: ]</b><br>
 
<HR>
 
<p>
 
9th - <STRONG>Redbrick Alt.Rag Ball</STRONG> was held in Isaac Butt's.<BR>
 
Performances from Wolfhead and MC Dice.
 
As always [images/04/feb/alt[[Rbwiki_RagBall|RagBall]] somebody] had to bring a [images/04/feb/alt[[Rbwiki_RagBall|RagBall]] camera.]<BR><BR>
 
  
25th - <STRONG>[[Rbwiki_RedBrick|RedBrick]] Talk</STRONG><BR>
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==February==
Where: QG15<BR>
 
 
"[[Rbwiki_RedBrick|RedBrick]] and IPv6" by Colm [[Rbwiki_MacCarthaigh|MacCarthaigh]] (colmmacc @ rb). 3-4pm<BR>
 
[docs/04/feb/rb-talk/emperor "Digital Video Backup"] by David johnston (emperor @ rb). 4-5pm<BR><BR>
 
  
27th - SSH login banner is introduced.<BR>
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9th - '''Redbrick Alt.Rag Ball''' was held in Isaac Butt's.
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Performances from Wolfhead and MC Dice. As always [images/04/feb/altRagBall] somebody] had to bring a [images/04/feb/altRagBall camera.]
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25th - '''Redbrick Talk'''
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Where: QG15
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Talks: "GNU/Linux &amp; the new battles of the Free Software Movement" by Ciaran O'Riordan. 2-3pm
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"RedBrick and IPv6" by Colm MacCarthaigh ([[User:Colmmacc]]). 3-4pm
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[docs/04/feb/rb-talk/emperor "Digital Video Backup"] by David johnston ([[User:Emperor]] @ rb). 4-5pm
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27th - SSH login banner is introduced.
 
<pre>
 
<pre>
____ ____ _ _ _ _ ____
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  ____   ____ _   _ _   _ ____
|  _ / ___| | | | | / ___| Dublin City
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|  _ \ / ___| | | | \ | / ___|  Dublin City
| | | | | | | | |  | \___ University
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| | | | |   | | | |  \| \___ University
| |_| | |___| |_| | |  |___) | Networking
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| |_| | |___| |_| | |\ |___) | Networking
|____/ \____|\___/|_| \_|____/ Society.
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|____/ \____|\___/|_| \_|____/  Society
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Debian GNU 3.0 Carbon - RedBrick Login machine.
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</pre>
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==March==
  
Debian GNU 3.0 Carbon - [[Rbwiki_RedBrick|RedBrick]] login machine.
 
</pre><BR>
 
<HR>
 
<b>[ March: ]</b><br>
 
<HR>
 
<p>
 
 
24th -  Date for Redbrick A.G.M is announced. It will take place on the 20th
 
24th -  Date for Redbrick A.G.M is announced. It will take place on the 20th
of April.<BR><BR>
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of April.
</p>
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<HR>
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==April==
<b>[ April: ]</b><br>
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<HR>
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<p>
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13th - Helpdesk exam @7:30pm
13th - Helpdesk exam @7:30pm<BR>
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* art_wolf 65%
art_wolf 65%<BR>
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* atlas 60%
atlas 60%<BR>
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* firefly 25%
firefly   25%<BR>
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* thedara 46%
thedara   46%<BR>
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[http://www.redbrick.dcu.ie/help/pastexams/ Exam 2004]
[http://www.redbrick.dcu.ie/help/pastexams/ Exam 2004]<BR><BR>
 
  
14th - Dizer announces email riedundancy, between deathray &amp; prodigy.<BR><BR>
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14th - Dizer announces email riedundancy, between deathray & prodigy.
  
Webmaster Test @5pm<BR>
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Webmaster Test @5pm
mickeyd: 52%<BR>
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* mickeyd 52%
biteme44%<BR>
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* biteme 44%
 
[http://www.redbrick.dcu.ie/about/admins/webmaster2004.shtml Exam 2004]
 
[http://www.redbrick.dcu.ie/about/admins/webmaster2004.shtml Exam 2004]
[http://www.redbrick.dcu.ie/about/admins/webmaster2004-answers.shtml Answers]<BR><BR>
 
  
<STRONG>Redbrick Table Quiz</STRONG><BR>
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[http://www.redbrick.dcu.ie/about/admins/webmaster2004-answers.shtml Answers]
Location: Old Bar<BR>
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Time: 8pm<BR>
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'''Redbrick Table Quiz'''
Prizes: 1st: 4 Portable T.V's, 2nd: 4 DVD Players, 3rd: 4 [[Rbwiki_WebCams|WebCams]]<BR>
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[[Rbwiki_QuizEmperor|QuizEmperor]]: Emperor<BR>
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Location: Old Bar
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Time: 8pm
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Prizes: 1st: 4 Portable T.V's, 2nd: 4 DVD Players, 3rd: 4 WebCams
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QuizEmperor: Emperor
 
1st Place: Wibble@rb, plop@rb, sandman@rb, sandman@rb's girlfriend<BR>
 
1st Place: Wibble@rb, plop@rb, sandman@rb, sandman@rb's girlfriend<BR>
 
2nd Place: Postgrad Journos(Who had won both the drama soc &amp; postgrad quizzes)<BR>
 
2nd Place: Postgrad Journos(Who had won both the drama soc &amp; postgrad quizzes)<BR>
3rd Place: Singer@rb, bob@rb, una, bootie@rb<BR><BR>
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3rd Place: Singer@rb, bob@rb, una, bootie@rb
 
 
  
 
15 - Admin Exam @8pm<BR>
 
15 - Admin Exam @8pm<BR>
Phaxx   61%<BR>
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* Phaxx 61%
Mickeyd 59%<BR>
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* Mickeyd 59%
Halenger   49%<BR>
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* Halenger 49%
 
[http://www.redbrick.dcu.ie/about/admins/admin-test-2004-AGM.html 2004 Exam]  
 
[http://www.redbrick.dcu.ie/about/admins/admin-test-2004-AGM.html 2004 Exam]  
 
[http://www.redbrick.dcu.ie/about/admins/admin-test-2004-AGM-answers.html Answers]<BR><BR>
 
[http://www.redbrick.dcu.ie/about/admins/admin-test-2004-AGM-answers.html Answers]<BR><BR>
  
20th - <STRONG>Redbrick A.G.M</STRONG><BR>
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20th - '''Redbrick A.G.M'''
Chair: Drusilla<BR>
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* Chair: Drusilla
Secretary: Thor<BR>
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* Secretary: Thor
Treasurer: Charlene<BR>
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* Treasurer: Charlene
Events: Kyper<BR>
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* Events: Kyper
PRO: Dramaq<BR>
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* PRO: Dramaq
Webmaster: Biteme<BR>
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* Webmaster: Biteme
Helpdesk: Keloe Art_wolf Atlas<BR>
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* Helpdesk: Keloe Art_wolf Atlas
Admins: Prolix Phaxx Mickeyd<BR>
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* Admins: Prolix Phaxx Mickeyd
The A.G.M was held in QG15 at 8pm.<BR><BR>
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The A.G.M was held in QG15 at 8pm.
</p>
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<HR>
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==May==
<b>[ May: ]</b><br>
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<HR>
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17th - Summer Exams Started
17th - Summer Exams Started<BR><BR>
 
  
 
19th - Redbrick got a network upgrade for the server room with the addition of a new 100Mb/s
 
19th - Redbrick got a network upgrade for the server room with the addition of a new 100Mb/s
fibre link instead of the 10Mb/s link they had been limited to since moving to the server room.<BR>
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fibre link instead of the 10Mb/s link they had been limited to since moving to the server room.
This stopped the lag experienced during peak usage.<BR><BR>
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This stopped the lag experienced during peak usage.
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==June==
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30th - [http://www.dcu.ie Dcu.ie] went down due to a serious hardware failure and perhaps because people were constantly hitting the refresh key in the hope that results would be released a day early.
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==July==
  
<HR>
 
<b>[ June: ]</b><br>
 
<HR>
 
30th - [http://www.dcu.ie Dcu.ie] went down due to a serious hardware failure and perhaps because people
 
were constantly hitting the refresh key in the hope that results would be released a day early<BR>
 
<HR>
 
<b>[ July: ]</b><br>
 
<HR>
 
 
1st - Results were issued, early for once.
 
1st - Results were issued, early for once.
<HR>
 
<b>[ August: ]</b><br>
 
<HR>
 
4th - In a followup to a post on redbrick.babble about Internet addiction in the Finnish army, bosco asks "Finland has an army?"
 
<HR>
 
<b>[ September: ]</b><br>
 
<HR>
 
<b>[ October: ]</b><br>
 
6/7th - <STRONG>Clubs & Socs Days</STRONG><BR>
 
For the first time there were two Clubs &amp; Socs Days.<BR>
 
For the first year also, students now paid clubs/societies but went to a central point to register all their choices.<BR><BR>
 
  
11th - First generaton 10 to log in: cult<BR>
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==August==
First generation 10 to use chat: jesjes [*]<BR><BR>
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4th - In a followup to a post on redbrick.babble about Internet addiction in the Finnish army, bosco asks [[In_Jokes#Finland_has_an_Army.3F|"Finland has an army?"]]
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==September==
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==October==
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6/7th - '''Clubs & Socs Days''' For the first time there were two Clubs & Socs Days. For the first year also, students now paid clubs/societies but went to a central point to register all their choices.
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11th - First generaton 10 to log in: cult. First generation 10 to use chat: jesjes (through a tunnel using prodigy and mirc some days before getting an account. Let that be a lesson to future title contenders).
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14th - '''Redbrick Freshers Ball'''
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* Venue: Turks Head
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* Music: Oldspoon Conspiracy + House DJ
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* Pictures: [images/04/oct/rbFreshersBall/art_wolf (Art_wolf's)]
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16th - First post to Redbrick boards using sms was posted by Redgiant. For a little [docs/04/oct/16/slrn-post_Redgiant_background.txt background] on how it happened read
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[docs/04/oct/16/slrn-post_Redgiant_background.txt this] and for the actual
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[docs/04/oct/16/first_sms_post.txt  first post] read [docs/04/oct/16/first_sms_post.txt this]
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==November==
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==December==
  
[*] Through a tunnel using prodigy and mirc some days before getting an account. Let that be a lesson to future title contenders <BR><BR>
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6th - '''Redbrick Wiki''' launched. It was originally using [http://twiki.org/ Twiki] software and was hosted on [[User:Cammy|Cammy's]] webpage at <nowiki>wiki.thedeadone.net</nowiki>.
  
14th - <STRONG>Redbrick Freshers Ball</STRONG><BR>
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13th - '''Christmas Ball'''
Venue: Turks Head<BR>
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Venue: New Bar/Venue @ 7pm
Music: Oldspoon Conspiracy + House DJ<BR>
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Charity event in association with Snowboarding/LGBT and Music Soc. Santa included. Pictures: [http://igy.be/photo/list/45.html (Igy's)]
Pictures: [images/04/oct/rb[[Rbwiki_FreshersBall|FreshersBall]]/art_wolf (Art_wolf's)]<BR><BR>
 
  
16th - First post to Redbrick boards using sms was posted by Redgiant.<BR>
 
For a little [docs/04/oct/16/slrn-post_Redgiant_background.txt background] on how it happened read
 
[docs/04/oct/16/slrn-post_Redgiant_background.txt this]<BR> and for the actual
 
[docs/04/oct/16/first_sms_post.txt  first post] read
 
[docs/04/oct/16/first_sms_post.txt this]<BR><BR>
 
<HR>
 
<b>[ November: ]</b><br>
 
<HR>
 
<b>[ December: ]</b><br>
 
13th - <STRONG>Christmas Ball</STRONG><BR>
 
Venue: New Bar/Venue @ 7pm<BR>
 
Charity event in association with Snowboarding/LGBT and Music Soc.<BR>
 
Santa included.<BR>
 
Pictures: [images/04/dec/xmasball/igy (Igy's)]<BR><BR>
 
<HR>
 
[[[Rbwiki_TimeLine2003|TimeLine2003]] 2003]<br>
 
[[[Rbwiki_TimeLine2005|TimeLine2005]] 2005]<br>
 
[#top Back to top]<BR><BR>
 
  
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[[Category:Timeline]]

Latest revision as of 12:48, 25 April 2007


1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 | 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017

January

31st - Services are gradually moved off prodigy and onto deathray.

February

9th - Redbrick Alt.Rag Ball was held in Isaac Butt's.

Performances from Wolfhead and MC Dice. As always [images/04/feb/altRagBall] somebody] had to bring a [images/04/feb/altRagBall camera.]

25th - Redbrick Talk

Where: QG15 Talks: "GNU/Linux & the new battles of the Free Software Movement" by Ciaran O'Riordan. 2-3pm

"RedBrick and IPv6" by Colm MacCarthaigh (User:Colmmacc). 3-4pm

[docs/04/feb/rb-talk/emperor "Digital Video Backup"] by David johnston (User:Emperor @ rb). 4-5pm

27th - SSH login banner is introduced.

  ____   ____ _   _ _   _ ____
 |  _ \ / ___| | | | \ | / ___|  Dublin City
 | | | | |   | | | |  \| \___ \  University
 | |_| | |___| |_| | |\  |___) | Networking
 |____/ \____|\___/|_| \_|____/  Society
 
 Debian GNU 3.0 Carbon - RedBrick Login machine.

March

24th - Date for Redbrick A.G.M is announced. It will take place on the 20th of April.

April

13th - Helpdesk exam @7:30pm

  • art_wolf 65%
  • atlas 60%
  • firefly 25%
  • thedara 46%

Exam 2004

14th - Dizer announces email riedundancy, between deathray & prodigy.

Webmaster Test @5pm

  • mickeyd 52%
  • biteme 44%

Exam 2004

Answers

Redbrick Table Quiz

Location: Old Bar Time: 8pm Prizes: 1st: 4 Portable T.V's, 2nd: 4 DVD Players, 3rd: 4 WebCams QuizEmperor: Emperor 1st Place: Wibble@rb, plop@rb, sandman@rb, sandman@rb's girlfriend
2nd Place: Postgrad Journos(Who had won both the drama soc & postgrad quizzes)
3rd Place: Singer@rb, bob@rb, una, bootie@rb

15 - Admin Exam @8pm

  • Phaxx 61%
  • Mickeyd 59%
  • Halenger 49%

2004 Exam Answers

20th - Redbrick A.G.M

  • Chair: Drusilla
  • Secretary: Thor
  • Treasurer: Charlene
  • Events: Kyper
  • PRO: Dramaq
  • Webmaster: Biteme
  • Helpdesk: Keloe Art_wolf Atlas
  • Admins: Prolix Phaxx Mickeyd

The A.G.M was held in QG15 at 8pm.

May

17th - Summer Exams Started

19th - Redbrick got a network upgrade for the server room with the addition of a new 100Mb/s fibre link instead of the 10Mb/s link they had been limited to since moving to the server room. This stopped the lag experienced during peak usage.

June

30th - Dcu.ie went down due to a serious hardware failure and perhaps because people were constantly hitting the refresh key in the hope that results would be released a day early.

July

1st - Results were issued, early for once.

August

4th - In a followup to a post on redbrick.babble about Internet addiction in the Finnish army, bosco asks "Finland has an army?"

September

October

6/7th - Clubs & Socs Days For the first time there were two Clubs & Socs Days. For the first year also, students now paid clubs/societies but went to a central point to register all their choices.

11th - First generaton 10 to log in: cult. First generation 10 to use chat: jesjes (through a tunnel using prodigy and mirc some days before getting an account. Let that be a lesson to future title contenders).

14th - Redbrick Freshers Ball

  • Venue: Turks Head
  • Music: Oldspoon Conspiracy + House DJ
  • Pictures: [images/04/oct/rbFreshersBall/art_wolf (Art_wolf's)]

16th - First post to Redbrick boards using sms was posted by Redgiant. For a little [docs/04/oct/16/slrn-post_Redgiant_background.txt background] on how it happened read [docs/04/oct/16/slrn-post_Redgiant_background.txt this] and for the actual [docs/04/oct/16/first_sms_post.txt first post] read [docs/04/oct/16/first_sms_post.txt this]

November

December

6th - Redbrick Wiki launched. It was originally using Twiki software and was hosted on Cammy's webpage at wiki.thedeadone.net.

13th - Christmas Ball Venue: New Bar/Venue @ 7pm Charity event in association with Snowboarding/LGBT and Music Soc. Santa included. Pictures: (Igy's)