First memories of the internet

Discussion in 'Hardware - PCs, Consoles, Gadgets' started by Skunkmiester, Aug 18, 2013.

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  1. Porn and pesting.
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  2. Earliest memories was H/P Pentium1, dial up connection, and AOL, fcku twas grim then.
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  3. As Jarrod says Porn, or your lying.
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  4. It was ******* blinding, made my first visit to Thailand and met an online friend, he came back to stay here for 6 months and I had the best and most sex ever.
  5. My son said, "Dad, how did you manage before the internet was invented?"

    I said, "Readers Wives and Razzle, son."
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  6. mso

    mso LE

    Downloading pictures from the internet faster than the computer could write them to a floppy disk....
  7. I was thrilled when I got my first PC and dial-up modem, and AOL email address. I was desperate to send someone an email, and then I realised that I didn't know anyone else who had an email account. That was a long time ago.

    Obviously I did the porn searches, and two I remember were 'Bob's Lesbian Watersports Paradise'; and a long text-only site by a woman who was seriously in to shagging dogs. Very long, and very detailed as to how to start off, how to train the dogs, which breeds had the biggest cock etc. It could have been her Ph.D. dissertation for a Doctorate in Dog Shagging.

    BTW, remember the alt. area of the internet? Is it still there?
  8. My memories are that bad I can't recall if I got a Laptop or PC ffs.

    Lesson learn't...don't sign up every known weekly newsletter or promotion on just one email,

    I didn't know anyone back in the early days that knew how to aquire free stuff online, now i'm teaching guys at work who still think downloading is taboo if not from official sources destined to rip you off.
  9. I didn't get that at all. :? I guess you had to be one of the cool kids to understand what that was all about.

    Here's a Harry Potter version that is not half bad.

  10. Guns

    Guns LE Moderator Book Reviewer
    1. The Royal Navy

    I knew one person with an email address. He was in the cabin next door but one. We used to email each other then go round and ask if we got it. Then we would have to log on and wait for the modem to dial in.
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  11. Let's say it would be very tedious to explain...

    But it would involve blue boxing, trunk lines, servers belonging to various ivy leagues and the Bell company and me, as a 10 year old kid, wiring my hand made I8080 & later M6800 computers to the neighborhood co in the back yard with a 300 baud modem liberated from a certain gov't office that was being remodeled when I happened by...

    There was no real porn at the time...

    just various crap theses on comp sci and arpanet and fledgling discussion boards arguing about the crap theses... the most interesting stuff was on Ma Bell's systems if you could find your way in and you liked learning programming languages...

    Local dialup boards came around and the then things started to get interesting...

    Then the 'Internet' happened and morons were suddenly happy pay to wait 10 minutes to play with interactive Ford Probe commercials downloading on there spanking new PC's with 24.4k modems semi-subsidized by AOL....
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  12. the_boy_syrup

    the_boy_syrup LE Book Reviewer

    Finding the "delete history" bit in tools before her indoors did
    Life saver.
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