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First Internet Experience? Aug. 3rd, 2012 @ 06:16 PM Reply

When you first saw the internet, what was your first website you experienced? What were your thoughts on it?
I used to think the internet was only for games. I went on the cartoon network website a lot as a kid. I also used AOL; so everytime I used it, I had to wait for it to start up.


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Response to First Internet Experience? Aug. 3rd, 2012 @ 06:17 PM Reply

I remember looking up pictures of mario on google images...good times


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Response to First Internet Experience? Aug. 3rd, 2012 @ 06:21 PM Reply

I had an internet security program called Network Nanny and almost everytime I tried going to a site it would be blocked with a picture of an old lady knitting with the caption "Network Nanny."

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Response to First Internet Experience? Aug. 3rd, 2012 @ 06:24 PM Reply

It was memorable in both positive and negative ways. I've been playing Newground flash games ever since the 1st day I used the Internet,I also downloaded a lot of roms. One day when I clicked a link for a soundtrack download.....it led me to Lastmeasure, a shock site with pop up moving windows,shock images,a audio loop saying "HELLO EVERYBODY I'M WATCHING GAY PORNO!",a big image of goatse, and it gave my computer a really bad virus.


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Response to First Internet Experience? Aug. 3rd, 2012 @ 06:27 PM Reply

i started using the internet when i was four or five, there's no way i would remember that far back. the earliest memory i have of the internet is of me searching for flash games, and i'm pretty sure that's how i found this site

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Response to First Internet Experience? Aug. 3rd, 2012 @ 06:30 PM Reply

played games on the cartoon network website when i was 4 or 5

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Response to First Internet Experience? Aug. 3rd, 2012 @ 06:31 PM Reply

i suppose playing rather mediocre games on freearcade.com

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Response to First Internet Experience? Aug. 3rd, 2012 @ 06:32 PM Reply

my first website, aol

accompanied by the amazing tunes of dial up and the ever so unpopular instant disconnect when someone picked up the phone


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Response to First Internet Experience? Aug. 3rd, 2012 @ 06:32 PM Reply

The only thing I can remember is Cartoon Network's website.


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Response to First Internet Experience? Aug. 3rd, 2012 @ 06:32 PM Reply

I used to play an Ed, Edd, and Eddy game where you made a jawbreaker dispenser, in good old Netscape.


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Response to First Internet Experience? Aug. 3rd, 2012 @ 06:35 PM Reply

At 8/3/12 06:32 PM, Mfan wrote: my first website, aol

accompanied by the amazing tunes of dial up and the ever so unpopular instant disconnect when someone picked up the phone

I hated that as a kid. I also hated making sure the phone jack was in.


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Response to First Internet Experience? Aug. 3rd, 2012 @ 06:37 PM Reply

i mostly used it for looking up video game cheat codes when i was really young ('94-'97)

i guess my first proper experience was with the battle.net forums during the diablo 1 era (around mid-'97, i was 7)

by the time i was 10, i was into napster and shitty anime forums

then the 2000s happened

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Response to First Internet Experience? Aug. 3rd, 2012 @ 07:03 PM Reply

Probably the old beige Apple computers in my high school during the late '90s that had Netscape Navigator 4.0(?) and 28k (I'm guessing) modems.

I don't remember my first website (probably one that was assigned by teacher) but I did look at game news sites, LED product sites, and eventually Newgrounds (when no teachers were looking).

Good times.

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Response to First Internet Experience? Aug. 3rd, 2012 @ 07:20 PM Reply

I'm pretty sure it was Runescape.

Ooooh, the nostalgia.

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Response to First Internet Experience? Aug. 3rd, 2012 @ 07:55 PM Reply

Either playing games on Cartoon Network or looking up video game cheats. Good times. No Youtube, Myspace, Facebook...


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Response to First Internet Experience? Aug. 3rd, 2012 @ 09:29 PM Reply

I remember toying around with a computer when I was 4 or 5, and three years later I would be searching for "naked women"
Boy was I a rapscallion.


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Response to First Internet Experience? Aug. 3rd, 2012 @ 09:39 PM Reply

Porn. Seriously, my friend's house had internet access before mine, so one time while his parents were away we secretly used their computer to find some low-quality porn. Later, his parents divorced.


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Response to First Internet Experience? Aug. 3rd, 2012 @ 09:55 PM Reply

Either youtube, or a gaming site called "pogo"

I still have like, 5 million credits on pogo, lol


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Response to First Internet Experience? Aug. 3rd, 2012 @ 09:59 PM Reply

At 8/3/12 09:55 PM, Xenomit wrote: Either youtube, or a gaming site called "pogo"

I still have like, 5 million credits on pogo, lol

What are you going to do with your pogo credits?


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Response to First Internet Experience? Aug. 3rd, 2012 @ 10:00 PM Reply

At 8/3/12 09:59 PM, DoctorStrongbad wrote:
At 8/3/12 09:55 PM, Xenomit wrote: Either youtube, or a gaming site called "pogo"

I still have like, 5 million credits on pogo, lol
What are you going to do with your pogo credits?

Actually, now that I think about it, I'm gonna put em all towards the 1000 dollar monthly prize drawing

I'll let you know if I win


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Response to First Internet Experience? Aug. 3rd, 2012 @ 10:02 PM Reply

At 8/3/12 10:00 PM, Xenomit wrote:
At 8/3/12 09:59 PM, DoctorStrongbad wrote:
At 8/3/12 09:55 PM, Xenomit wrote: Either youtube, or a gaming site called "pogo"

I still have like, 5 million credits on pogo, lol
What are you going to do with your pogo credits?
Actually, now that I think about it, I'm gonna put em all towards the 1000 dollar monthly prize drawing

I'll let you know if I win

Good luck. I think I might have around 100,000 credits from that word making game. I forget the name.


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Response to First Internet Experience? Aug. 3rd, 2012 @ 10:21 PM Reply

i cant quite remember since it was so long ago, but it was probably something like playing games on cartoon network site. I remember i also used to visit sikids.com too

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Response to First Internet Experience? Aug. 3rd, 2012 @ 10:36 PM Reply

The first time I had internet in my home was through WebTV (which sucked) somewhere in the year 2000. I think my first site might have been IGN or some other site I would go to for walkthroughs and cheats.


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Response to First Internet Experience? Aug. 3rd, 2012 @ 10:57 PM Reply

I honestly can't remember; it was too long ago. At least 14 years now.

The oldest memory I have of a website is Hamsterdance, but I know that can't have been the first one ever, since it wasn't around when I first started using the internet.

Not a lot remains of the sites from 1997 and before, so chances are whatever I first found on it have long gone. And probably weren't that interesting anyway, else I'd have remembered them. There wasn't much on the internet back then; it was still viewed as more of a gimmick than a meaningful entity in its own right, so hadn't really taken off as an entertainment hub yet.

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Response to First Internet Experience? Aug. 3rd, 2012 @ 11:26 PM Reply

Playing Zimmer Twins on shitty dial-up.

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Response to First Internet Experience? Aug. 3rd, 2012 @ 11:34 PM Reply

Miniclip.

it was bad compared to Newgrounds.

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Response to First Internet Experience? Aug. 3rd, 2012 @ 11:44 PM Reply

The first time i used the internet i had to install mosaic from a floppy disk. fuck thanks for making me feel old.


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Response to First Internet Experience? Aug. 4th, 2012 @ 02:01 AM Reply

My first Internet experience probably had to do with flash games, but I also remember searching "poop" on Google and somehow coming across porn. I almost got caught by my dad, but he didn't suspect anything because I was only ~7-8.


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Response to First Internet Experience? Aug. 4th, 2012 @ 02:03 AM Reply

The Sony website, looking for Playstation stuff.

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Response to First Internet Experience? Aug. 4th, 2012 @ 02:06 AM Reply

At 8/3/12 06:32 PM, Narcissy wrote: The only thing I can remember is Cartoon Network's website.

This.


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