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Re^2: Side effect of re-using node_id?
in thread Side effect of re-using node_id?
It could happen
It *has* happened !
According to his home node, mpersico joined PM on 20th May 2000, provided (at some stage) a brief bio, and then waited until today to make his first post.
Seems unlikely to me ... especially given that I'm sure I've seen that username on previous occasions. (But I could be wrong, too.)
UPDATE: Maybe it's just that I've seen his name on some other forum ...