What's the internet? (in Links)


Demigod February 1 2011 8:21 PM EST

http://singularityhub.com/2011/02/01/whats-the-internet-hilarious-video-of-nbcs-the-today-show-in-1994/

I believe I got the internet in 1995. By 1997, AOL had tons of chat rooms dedicated to "warez." You just typed a chat command and had any game emailed to you... in 30 separate emails. But after spending 24 hours downloading them at 56k, you had a game... assuming no one in the family got ticked that you tied up the only phone line for 24 hours straight and picked up a phone to disconnect you.

Underage Drinking February 1 2011 8:33 PM EST

The internet for me when I got it involved alot of single serving websites. Some informative(www.purple.com) and some sick and there were the funnies and sillies(www.webhamster.com).

Nowadays we are running out of IP's.

Admindudemus [jabberwocky] February 1 2011 8:35 PM EST

i had forgotten that i used to play an rpg game on prodigy net in 1991 or 1992. after that i got on aol before finally moving to an isp by 1995 or 96.

This thread is closed to new posts. However, you are welcome to reference it from a new thread; link this with the html <a href="/bboard/q-and-a-fetch-msg.tcl?msg_id=0039yi">What's the internet?</a>