Experience our original web site!

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channeysurfer
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Experience our original web site!

Our time on the web goes way back - maybe 1996 or so? I even forget. Back then we had it hosted on AOL. But take a quick look of what it was like back in the day here

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Re: Experience our original web site!

Now that's weird. It looks just like what see every time I log in.

What happens in a black hole stays in a black hole.

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Re: Experience our original web site!

It's good to be reminded how long it took to dial in and log on in the early days of the internet. Technology has come a long way since then.

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Reminds me of this.

What happens in a black hole stays in a black hole.

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Randy, that was hilarious. That triggered some PTSD of 90s technology memories nightmares.

The time I had to spend $150 bucks on 1 mb of RAM for my printer so I would have enough to print my taxes of my little Macintosh (the ones with the CRT all in one with the CPU). The overages I'd run trying to debug the elementary html on our first web site. The time I tried to download Netscape Navigator OVERNIGHT so we could order Olympics tickets online. I used to keep an ATT 800 credit card on me when I did long distance bike rides in case I had a breakdown and needed a ride home.

But, hey, never a shortage of AOL drink coasters.

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So funny. Couldn't stop laughing. The video really nailed the frustrations of early tech days.

Barrett

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Looks like that video was made around 2008. I don't recall how long we had been out of the dial up age, but it certainly was fresher in my mind at the time when this video first came out.

What happens in a black hole stays in a black hole.

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I remember it well.

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