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Even if you can't name the inventor of the World Wide Web (It's Tim Berners-Lee!), you'll probably want to celebrate one of the information network's most important milestones. On August 6, 1991 -- 21 years ago -- Berners-Lee published the world's first website from a lab in the Swiss Alps.

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This reminds me that I for one have been using computers since before the web. Kind of a sobering thought. How did we get along without it? It wasn't easy that is for sure. I would guess people today can't even imagine a life without the web. Thank goodness for Tim Berners-Lee!
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You're right, I can't. WWW has 9 months on me. maybe my parents were celebrating? rolleyes.gif
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Let's go get it drunk!
 
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OCN's birthday is more important than this b-day...
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very nice

aww, you had me, it said today is the birthday, the 7th, which is my birthday lol

but that says the 6th booo

you tricked mee
i thought i was special to be celebrating the same day
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Is it sad that I can remember a time before the WWW?
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I can remember not having the internet. It was terrible. I had to go outside, visit libraries and, worst of all, talk to people eek.gif

So its birthday was yesterday? I thought it was a little slow this morning. Darn hangovers.

What is the internet equivilent of going out, getting hideously drunk and waking up with one eyebrow missing? drunken.gif
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OCN's birthday is more important than this b-day...

OCN wouldn't be here if it weren't for the WWW....
 
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^ me thinks you got t3h Trolled






Im still mad that I was tricked - Articles saying things like Today are misleading as time goes on.



August 6th was pretty important then eh?

WWW Born

Curiosity Landed on Marz, awesome stuff
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^ me thinks you got t3h Trolled
Im still mad that I was tricked - Articles saying things like Today are misleading as time goes on.
August 6th was pretty important then eh?
WWW Born
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better late than never biggrin.gif
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