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Some facts (i.e. - advertising):
a) 4,283 completed projects in Dec 2003.
b) No needs to pay subscription (like at Elance, Contracted Work, Telecommute-Jobs ).
c) You can't see strange bids: "I can do it for 3$ in 0 days" (like at Scriptlance). My page about "Rent A Coder"
I am "Rent A Coder"(tm) Top Coder.
If you want to read more - my brief history(100+ completed projects) here