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So who remembers
Prodigy
Compuserve
MSN Internet
MCI Internet
Earthlink (still around)
AT&T WorldNet
Netscape Navigator (A browser, I know)
Feeling old yet?

I remember
Mosaic (Wow a browser)
Choosing file transfer protocols (remember Kermit?)
Compuserve when it was its own network
connecting to BBSes with my 300 Baud modem on my Apple ][e and out-typing the prompt
post #72 of 87
I believe it, in my town we just got a form of highspeed 2 years ago before it was dial up and satelite like others have mentioned. I now use Seaside which uses an antenna on the roof and catches radio frequencies as far as I know, its 1.5 down .5 up but at least I can game on it and download now, the days of dial up seemed like they were never going to be gone
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I'm still waiting for Google's TiSP to catch on.
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I'm still waiting for Google's TiSP to catch on.

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AOL really missed the opportunity to provide broadband. Now they'll fade into history.
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Amazingly or just incredibly boring?
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AOL really missed the opportunity to provide broadband. Now they'll fade into history.

You act like that is a bad thing. AOL is the most slimy of all the internet/cable companies. LET THE EVIL DIE. thumb.gif
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God, the thought of that Dial-up connection sound just gives me the shivers.
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I've been on dial-up from 99 to 2007 with my good old Dreamcast (well, with a Dreamcast since I have 5 and four of them died on me). Never had to deal with the horrible sound though, the Dreamcast modem never had to do it for some reason. It was so nice to browse the web in 2007 with blazing fast 33.6kbps speed and a browser which was already completely outdated at it's release (it apparently was developped by Mozilla though) and no means to save anything except your 128Ko VMU (the memory card), no multiple windows or multiple tabs.

As much as I love the Dreamcast I'd never want to experience that again, although browsing the web on your DS kinda feels like that, just not as slow.
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post #80 of 87
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I'm still waiting for Google's TiSP to catch on.

I just woke up everyone in my house because of my laughter, my mom thought I was being killed.


Haha hold on I'm still trying to grasp this
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