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    Windows 95
    The first colors of AOL. Was it green and white or blue and white?
    When Yahoo had free classified ads. Oh the money made on that was amazing.
    Free AOL web pages for members
    AOL chat rooms
    Homestead websites!
    The AOL download directory
    Slingo on AOL
    What else?

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    Geocities. and downloading off Napster with a 56k modem and the connection would get interrupted so you had to start the three hour process all over again for just one single music track.

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    Dont you miss the beautiful sounds of dial up modem

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    Crrrrrrrrr... Fssssssssss..... Brrrrrrrrrrr... Teeeeee.. Tuuuuuu.. "Your now connected to the internet"... WTF is wrong with my CD tray? Oh right I double clicked on that backorifice non-icon by mistake... OK, let's make a pingscan and have some phat phuuuun gotta check my usenet groups with forte agent... Wow this pr0n bin is just in 64 parts, by tomorrow I'll be able to have it down let it work all night

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    I remember fighting with my sisters about who's turn it was to go on AOL. And my mom getting mad cause she couldn't use the phone. goood times...

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    Quote Originally Posted by brainmeeks View Post
    Dont you miss the beautiful sounds of dial up modem
    Yes, and I swear that I almost put that in my post! lol

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    I remember when limewire was popular. And newgrounds was amazing.

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    lol. im thinking of this conversation 10 years from now. do you remember when we used that shitty dsl/braodband stuff. Do you remember 3G internet on phones? so terrible
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    When you could only satisfy yourself with "pictures" instead of "streaming videos" you kids have now.

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    I remember Yahoo auctions, where they let you sell just about anything, and as far as I remember there were no listing fees. I made my first online cash there selling cigarettes and tobacco from Spain to buyers in the UK where cigs were more expensive.

    ETA: And "under construction" pages that had dozens of moving gifs plastered all over them.

    And paying almost $40 for my first domain.
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    Opening pics in ftp on my 14,4k modem:

    12:53pm wow man look at that face
    1:04pm man those boobs are awesome
    1:22pm look at that slim belly
    1:34pm wtf the pic is broken!!
    1:34pm browsing playboy magazine
    1:36pm ***censored***

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    And who can forget MIRC and ICQ?

    Also, the classic floppy disc!

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    Amiga 500 with an external cd rom drive + 2mb ram extension.
    ... These days even Tom does not check his MySpace...

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    *. Someone picking up the phone and killing your download.

    *. AOL's blue download bars.

    *. AOL's dating rooms arranged by religious affiliation.

    *. Nobody using Linux.

    *. Paying for long distance phone calls.

    *. Paying $100. to register a domain with 50MB of storage.

    *. Trying to get rich by domain squatting.

    *. Getting threatening letters for domain squatting.

    *. Paying for ebooks.

    *. Paying for pr0n.

    *. Paying for albums.

    *. Waiting 15 minutes to download a 3MB mp3.

    *. Having a "virus" meant you weren't feeling well.

    *. Writing in complete sentences.

    *. Having less than 500 friends.

    *. Seeing girls whose names didn't end in "jpg".

    *. Dating girls from your own continent.

    *. Not knowing anyone named "Zuckerberg" or "Jobs".

    *. 14 inch monitors.

    **. Going outside...
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    I remember as a young teen trying to watch porn... and to just view 1 image would take 10-15min. to fully load and you would sit there wondering if it would download before your parents got home xD!

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    And I remember when everything you ever looked up was some how related to porn. (Early days of search engines)!

    teen chat... porn

    dogs..... some how porn sites would rank for that...

    etc. etc.

    LOL

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    the time when there was no internet...

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    Quote Originally Posted by BlackSeng View Post
    And who can forget MIRC and ICQ?

    Also, the classic floppy disc!
    The floppy disc! I forgot about that.

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    I can't believe nobody has mentioned altavisa!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by IamNRE View Post
    And I remember when everything you ever looked up was some how related to porn. (Early days of search engines)!

    teen chat... porn

    dogs..... some how porn sites would rank for that...

    etc. etc.

    LOL
    Oh my God you're right. I would yell at my oldest son who was about ten at the time "What on earth are you doing??? X that out right now. No more computer for you." and he would say "But mommy, I didn't do this on purpose." lol

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    I remember when javascript came out you would paste this code in the browser
    javascript:R=0; x1=.1; y1=.05; x2=.25; y2=.24; x3=1.6; y3=.24; x4=300; y4=200; x5=300; y5=200; DI=document.getElementsByTagName("img"); DIL=DI.length; function A(){for(i=0; i-DIL; i++){DIS=DI[ i ].style; DIS.position='absolute'; DIS.left=(Math.sin(R*x1+i*x2+x3)*x4+x5)+'px'; DIS.top=(Math.cos(R*y1+i*y2+y3)*y4+y5)+'px'}R++}se tInterval('A()',5); void(0);
    And then images start flying around the screen. My teacher laughed hysterically when she saw what I was doing.

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    I remember Gopher, Archie, Jughead, and Veronica, 96 baud modems, and Mosaic (which became Netscape, which became Mozilla) was a pipe dream that someday promised to show <GASP> images on the web!! That was as far out there as those little pads the Yeomen on Star Trek would hand Captain Kirk for him to sign off on something with.

    At the time, it was all text based, Bulletin Boards, and USENET. I cannot even imagine what will be common place in 20 years.

    I've been in the tech world since the Hollerith card/keypunching days, and I am amazed each year. Seriously, in a few decades you will be able to print out a car. Crazy shit coming.
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    Quote Originally Posted by redrubies View Post
    Oh my God you're right. I would yell at my oldest son who was about ten at the time "What on earth are you doing??? X that out right now. No more computer for you." and he would say "But mommy, I didn't do this on purpose." lol
    And you could put "naked girls" in the keyword tag and get tons of traffic!

    I remember when javascript came out you would paste this code in the browser
    javascript:R=0; x1=.1; y1=.05; x2=.25; y2=.24; x3=1.6; y3=.24; x4=300; y4=200; x5=300; y5=200; DI=document.getElementsByTagName("img"); DIL=DI.length; function A(){for(i=0; i-DIL; i++){DIS=DI[ i ].style; DIS.position='absolute'; DIS.left=(Math.sin(R*x1+i*x2+x3)*x4+x5)+'px'; DIS.top=(Math.cos(R*y1+i*y2+y3)*y4+y5)+'px'}R++}se tInterval('A()',5); void(0);


    And then images start flying around the screen. My teacher laughed hysterically when she saw what I was doing.
    Admit it, how many of you just tried this in the browser?
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