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Originally posted by cwilson
Originally posted by dreamingawake
The sound of dial up when it finally stooped and connected. Warez without the threat of being found. Not having to wade through the "ad sites" that now replace the results in searching. Various chatrooms(a/s/l checks every few mins ), as social networking. Not having to type in a security code or home phone/cell to post somewhere/access e-mail.
BBS pre that time that family had introduced me to.edit on 1-8-2011 by dreamingawake because: (no reason given)
Hahahaha a/s/l checks!! I remember when I first saw that, over at a friends house who had AOL, I had no idea what it meant and someone typed it out for me. We had Erol's internet at my house, spent hours on Sk8Chat, built my own Angelfire webpage, first Hotmail address, being able to search for anything and get a legit find, getting caught by my parents for looking up adult videos because I had no idea that there was a such thing as a 'history' on the browser... Ahh the old days of the internet.
Crazy to think that the kids born nowadays won't be able to phathom not having an internet... We used to ride bikes, play in the woods, and drink from the hose when I was a kid.. And I'm only 28!