Been here since 12 Feb 1998. Haven’t missed too many days since. Met some of the old timers at the Oct 1998 March for Justice on the Mall in DC.
your sign up date is about when I started regular lurking.
didn’t sign up till I had been on a MS chat room with YRofT, Two Thirds Vote Aye, RAH, amom, Towanda and other fine posters for some weeks the next spring.