A network called 'Internet'

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  1. iGav macrumors G3

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  2. evoluzione macrumors 68010

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    haha, yeah i started using this new fangled internet thing about a year before i moved to the USA. I was online before that though, with the start of the Hotline servers, before it got ruined by the pc boys.

    my mum had email years and years ago though, on her Mac + i think it was, when she worked at the Open University, they had one of them VAX servers waaaaaay back haha, oh those were the days, when everyone used to come into her office as she was the only one with the printer
     
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    reminds me of my 286, the 2.8 modem, dialing into BBS's to get copies of the Anarchist Cookbooks and other "dangerous" recipes stuff that was cool to have.. :D
     
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    I remember AOL v.2 :eek:
    The only thing I ever checked was Nintendo of America (keyword: NOA :D)
     
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    I remember Prodigy. That was cool. I loved it.
     
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    How About eWorld? Any one remember that an OpenDOC?
     
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  8. Mr. Anderson Moderator emeritus

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    Friggin fantastic!

    I remember being on the Internet way back then. Netscape had just started to be popular - I'd been using Mosaic for a while before that on Sun workstations at school .... its amazing how much its a part of our lives today compared to back then.

    D
     
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    hahaha, i had a version of that on my old commodore, damn that must be 15 years ago now.... 'cept is was called "The Jolly Roger Cookbook" :D
     
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    i still have it, printed on a panasonic dot matrix line printer on green and white bar paper which i trimmed and punched holes into so i could put it in my binder.
     
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    I still have the JRC somewhere. Never could quite make that C4 though. ;)

    It is a shame, these days, some stupid kid trying to make explosives is no longer seen as a moron, they are seen as a terrorist.

    i remember emptying hundreds of black cats and funneling the powder into empty CO2 containers, fusing them, and blowing **it up. That was fun. Crazy I still have all my pieces huh?

    Anyone ever soak a tennis ball in gas, light it, and play catch with it at night?

    I am going to have little terrors for kids. :eek: :eek:
     
  12. Mr. Anderson Moderator emeritus

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    called 'Internet'

    so when did it become 'The Internet'

    I don't remember it being call just Internet.....and I was emailing and getting on newsgroups back in the mid 80s....

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    i got arrested in the 6th grade for bringing black cats to school, and selling them to my classmates. LOL!!!
    suspended for a week, and had some explosives possession on my record... spent 1/2 day in Juvi.
     
  15. evoluzione macrumors 68010

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    Re: called 'Internet'



    well, i know it was devised by the US government way back in the 60s right? but i guess the whole thing became known as "the internet" when the World Wide Web started to appear? and i'd roughly guess about 12 years ago for that?
     
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    Hehe.

    That was QUITE a blast..

    Geez.

    Great Great stuff.
     

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