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    I posted a lot of threads regarding nostalgic topics about old stuff such as pwnage, 1337, the beginning internet years,.. just stuff from the 1995-2004 internet era.

    Yet, no one responds to my threads, which leads me to think that there are practically no 30 year olds on this forum. Am I right?
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    56k, those were the days.
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    Not many, but there are a few. There's even a poster on this site who's 68.
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    Oh man, you ask a millenial whether or not they're 1337 and they'll probably look at you as if you're having a stroke.
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    I'm 22 that's close enough innit?
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    (Original post by JavaScriptMaster)
    I'm 22 that's close enough innit?
    Ah.. that means you were 7 in 2001.. 15 in 2009.. Too young.
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    (Original post by TheThiefOfBagdad)
    56k, those were the days.
    Tell me about it, an entire night to download internet explorer. Those 28 baud days were funny too.
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    (Original post by 571122)
    Ah.. that means you were 7 in 2001.. 15 in 2009.. Too young.
    yet I know all about "leet" and "pwnage".. is there something else that I'm not supposed to know about?
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    In all honesty, idk what leet, pwnage or 1337 are supposed to be.

    Can discuss Napster, Limewire or learning to appreciate a woman's forehead because it took so long to view girly pics, though.
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    Anyone who used the phrase "pwnage", then or now, deserves a slap.
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    (Original post by JavaScriptMaster)
    yet I know all about "leet" and "pwnage".. is there something else that I'm not supposed to know about?
    Hmm.. here's a list:

    - 28.8 baud rate modems
    - Writing your own .htm pages, when Windows couldn't handle 4-letter extensions?
    - I got the powa - Snap ♫
    - Vanilla Ice ♫
    - Jump around ♫
    - Insane in the membrane ♫
    - Fresh Prince of Bel Air
    - Family Matters
    - cassettes of various densities
    - Hewlett Packard PC's
    - single core computers
    - 386, 486DX, 8080, Atari 2600
    - IDE hdds
    - printers that use the parallel port
    - serial port peripherals
    - using a typewriter to draw
    - electrical typewriters
    - classic typerwriters
    - car phones
    - having to be home to pick up the phone (the pre-GSM era)
    - Nokia 3310 and its funny tunes
    - Half life 1
    - PC games in malls
    - renting Playstation games (that's been forbidden now)
    - renting physical DVDs (forbidden as well)
    - boomboxes
    - snowy Christmases (hmm.. can't remember last time I had one)
    - Wham! ♫
    - Women wearing jeans with large butts
    - Women wearing overalls for fashion
    - 1337 speak
    - buying $2000 PCs just so you could be a pro gamer
    - LAN parties (when they were a hype)
    - wallhack (CS 1.6), aimbot, nader, camper, qq'ing (that's from Warcraft II)
    - going to a physical library (does anyone do that anymore?)
    - buying CDs of your favorite artists
    - Napster
    - when mp3 was a cool thing
    - WinAmp
    - When streaming was a new thing
    - when Youtube didn't exist
    - websites with animated GIFs
    - modems making funny noises (chrhhhhhh eeeeeeeeeeeeee chroooooooo)

    I could go on, but I have to study now.
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    Omg hax!!! hax!!1!00!10!1ONEone
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    Nostalgia indeed.
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    (Original post by 571122)
    Tell me about it, an entire night to download internet explorer. Those 28 baud days were funny too.
    What is 'internet explorer'?
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    (Original post by 571122)
    Hmm.. here's a list:

    - 28.8 baud rate modems
    - Writing your own .htm pages, when Windows couldn't handle 4-letter extensions?
    - I got the powa - Snap ♫
    - Vanilla Ice ♫
    - Jump around ♫
    - Insane in the membrane ♫
    - Fresh Prince of Bel Air
    - Family Matters
    - cassettes of various densities
    - Hewlett Packard PC's
    - single core computers
    - 386, 486DX, 8080, Atari 2600
    - IDE hdds
    - printers that use the parallel port
    - serial port peripherals
    - using a typewriter to draw
    - electrical typewriters
    - classic typerwriters
    - car phones
    - having to be home to pick up the phone (the pre-GSM era)
    - Nokia 3310 and its funny tunes
    - Half life 1
    - PC games in malls
    - renting Playstation games (that's been forbidden now)
    - renting physical DVDs (forbidden as well)
    - boomboxes
    - snowy Christmases (hmm.. can't remember last time I had one)
    - Wham! ♫
    - Women wearing jeans with large butts
    - Women wearing overalls for fashion
    - 1337 speak
    - buying $2000 PCs just so you could be a pro gamer
    - LAN parties (when they were a hype)
    - wallhack (CS 1.6), aimbot, nader, camper, qq'ing (that's from Warcraft II)
    - going to a physical library (does anyone do that anymore?)
    - buying CDs of your favorite artists
    - Napster
    - when mp3 was a cool thing
    - WinAmp
    - When streaming was a new thing
    - when Youtube didn't exist
    - websites with animated GIFs
    - modems making funny noises (chrhhhhhh eeeeeeeeeeeeee chroooooooo)

    I could go on, but I have to study now.
    I remember all of that except for the Atari 2600 which was WAY before 1994
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    (Original post by Plantagenet Crown)
    Not many, but there are a few. There's even a poster on this site who's 68.
    damn!!
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    (Original post by Fullofsurprises)
    What is 'internet explorer'?
    Greetings, O 'Fullofsurprises',

    'Internet Explorer' is a brand-new browser packed with opportunities and it is not buggy or terrible at all. We promise*.

    Give it a go, O 'Fullofsurprises'!

    Sending regards of a semi-kind nature,
    Mike Rosoft™
    Head of Project Management @ Microsoft® Corporation

    Sent from Netscape® Navigator

    *terms and conditions apply, see website for more details. Internet Explorer requires 100MB of DDR1 RAM and a minimum of Windows® 95. Microsoft® Internet Explorer may have been described to you as "not buggy", this is a falsification and Microsoft® is not to be responsible for any pain and suffering, spontaneous combustion, destruction of equipment via fury, acts of God including changes in the weather, various pending lawsuits or repossession of your home. Microsoft® Internet Explorer is made available to you for free at point of purchase only. You will be required to pay £22.39 a month for 96 months in order to continue using the software. YOUR HOME MAY BE REPOSSESSED IF YOU DO NOT KEEP UP WITH REPAYMENTS. Please gamble responsibly, your statutory rights are probably affected. Don't drink and drive, think.
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    (Original post by iEthan)
    Greetings, O 'Fullofsurprises',

    'Internet Explorer' is a brand-new browser packed with opportunities and it is not buggy or terrible at all. We promise*.

    Give it a go, O 'Fullofsurprises'!

    Sending regards of a semi-kind nature,
    Mike Rosoft™
    Head of Project Management @ Microsoft® Corporation

    Sent from Netscape® Navigator

    *terms and conditions apply, see website for more details. Internet Explorer requires 100MB of DDR1 RAM and a minimum of Windows® 95. Microsoft® Internet Explorer may have been described to you as "not buggy", this is a falsification and Microsoft® is not to be responsible for any pain and suffering, spontaneous combustion, destruction of equipment via fury, acts of God including changes in the weather, various pending lawsuits or repossession of your home. Microsoft® Internet Explorer is made available to you for free at point of purchase only. You will be required to pay £22.39 a month for 96 months in order to continue using the software. YOUR HOME MAY BE REPOSSESSED IF YOU DO NOT KEEP UP WITH REPAYMENTS. Please gamble responsibly, your statutory rights are probably affected. Don't drink and drive, think.
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    (Original post by Final Fantasy)
    Nostalgia indeed.
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    Final Fantasy series, great games.
    My favorites: FFVII, FFVIII. I have them in their original Playstation boxes.
 
 
 
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