For something less serious, there is a thread in the processor forum that looks back at some 4 year old news that really upset a lot of people when AMD announced it. Check out how the times have changed. In other cases the change is much slower, like the shift to PCI Express. It looks like AGP is not disappearing as quickly as many though it would.
You should also head over to the Trading Post to see if you can’t sell your fellow PCPers enough of your gear that you can afford to build a Crysis rig, hopefully by buying most of the parts from the Trading Post as well!