17 Years Ago - 'What's The Internet?'

  • metta

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    Jan 31, 2011 10:23 PM GMT
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    Feb 01, 2011 3:24 AM GMT
    Oh how I remember all of this. Pretty sad eh? LOL I recall having nothing but text on the Internet. None of this fancy graphic shit we see today, what do you call it, porn? Oh we've come a long way baby! LOL
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    Feb 01, 2011 3:27 AM GMT
    I heard a clip of this on the radio and started cracking up...
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    Feb 01, 2011 3:39 AM GMT
    OMFGGGG lol
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    Feb 01, 2011 3:41 AM GMT
    My first experience with the internet: VAX VMS terminal + Lynx + Pine. icon_lol.gif
  • MisterT

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    Feb 01, 2011 3:54 AM GMT
    Oh yeah, accessing the public library "online" card catalog via command line, on 9600 baud(if it was even that fast) dial up. That was high tech, and was so proud, LMAO!
  • offshore

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    Feb 01, 2011 3:59 AM GMT
    I hate 1 word replies, but here it is:

    LOL!
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    Feb 01, 2011 4:41 AM GMT
    In the early '80s we got a word processor in my office,! Wow, we could type on a keyboard and it wold apear on a screen! You didn't have to use carbon paper any more, because you could erase or correct on-screen!
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    Feb 01, 2011 4:56 AM GMT
    That was only seventeen years ago?! icon_eek.gif
    Time flew by real quick!