>seems to be older than world2ch's IB.
It appears that I was wrong then, and that 0037's claims to superiority are vindicated.
B3ta was a long running British weekly photoshop contest which was completely unfunny because it was all about British shit and I didn't get any of the jokes. I remember I wanted to like it back then because of the high density of people competing to create original humor, but it was just too goddamned stubbornly and inscrutably British.
the oldest archive of that site
is july 19 2003
It seems to have existed at leastt as early as july 11 2003