In 2004 spring, I was working as a web programmer with a friend of mine and we were just past the phase where one is sick of rewriting login for every client -- we needed a CMS. We tried everything we could find and man, they were horrible. It should be noted that Drupal in 2004 spring was hard to find.
Come May 29, 2004 Goba's talk about Drupal in a rural town in Hungary and I found Drupal and registered Drupal.org that day. Almost immediately I began to work on a client's site with Drupal -- Drupal HEAD, I think. The results were fantastic... fantastic crap, that is. I scrapped the site a few months later and has rewritten it... and that still was crap but it took some months to realize. At one point I contributed a flexinode field type (table) -- very likely this was my first contribution to the project. As this website was in two languages I got involved with i18n almost immediately. This resulted in my first core patch, let it stand here: