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    For fun...18 things you may not have known about the Internet

    How many of these did you already know?

    18 Fun Interesting Facts You Never Knew About The Internet



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    Re: For fun...18 things you may not have known about the Internet

    Didn't Al Gore invent it?



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    Re: For fun...18 things you may not have known about the Internet

    Napster ftw!


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    Re: For fun...18 things you may not have known about the Internet

    They should have talked about the invention of Facebook where the two brothers who now want more than $50M for their idea contribution to the founder.


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    Re: For fun...18 things you may not have known about the Internet

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonedave25 View Post
    Napster ftw!
    Internet in the late 90s and early 2000s was the Wild West. I miss those days.



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    Re: For fun...18 things you may not have known about the Internet

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v2LpJAD5AqQ&sns=em]YouTube - Jay and Silent Bob - "What the f*** is the Internet?"[/ame]



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    Re: For fun...18 things you may not have known about the Internet

    spam spam spam spam spam spam spam spam spam spam spam spam


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    Re: For fun...18 things you may not have known about the Internet

    I always loved this guys idea on it... the whole series of tubes is classic

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f99PcP0aFNE]YouTube - Series of Tubes[/ame]



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    Re: For fun...18 things you may not have known about the Internet

    Napster was the best. I am pretty sure I should be in jail for all the illegal songs that I downloaded. Oh well. Those were the days of the internet.


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    Re: For fun...18 things you may not have known about the Internet

    I can't believe strangesearch didn't make the top 18. Anyone who was at ISU in the late 90's knows that I am talking about.



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    Re: For fun...18 things you may not have known about the Internet

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jNQXAC9IVRw]YouTube - Me at the zoo[/ame]



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    Re: For fun...18 things you may not have known about the Internet

    Quote Originally Posted by cytech View Post
    I can't believe strangesearch didn't make the top 18. Anyone who was at ISU in the late 90's knows that I am talking about.
    Strangesearch was around in 2002-2003 when I was a Freshman. I think it got shut down sometime around 2003-2004ish...



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    Re: For fun...18 things you may not have known about the Internet

    I am shocked at the following:

    "Speaking of search – One THIRD of all Internet searches are specifically for pornography. It is estimated that 80% of all images on the Internet are of naked women."



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    Re: For fun...18 things you may not have known about the Internet

    Quote Originally Posted by cjb1978 View Post
    I am shocked at the following:

    "Speaking of search – One THIRD of all Internet searches are specifically for pornography. It is estimated that 80% of all images on the Internet are of naked women."
    Al Gore may have invented it, but it took Bill Clinton to put it to use.


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    Re: For fun...18 things you may not have known about the Internet

    Quote Originally Posted by cytech View Post
    I can't believe strangesearch didn't make the top 18. Anyone who was at ISU in the late 90's knows that I am talking about.
    Strangesearch was indeed awesome and formed the foundation to my music collection to this day. Only downside is that it seemed people couldn't stay away from the kiddie porn on there. See Randy Brown.



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