Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 18
  1. #1
    Addict
    Points: 190,916, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Dryburn's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    8,798
    Points
    190,916
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 109
    Given: 3

    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



  2. #2
    Rookie
    Points: 23,131, Level: 46
    Level completed: 59%, Points required for next Level: 419
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    cyflier's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    556
    Points
    23,131
    Level
    46
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 27
    Given: 30

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

    Didn't Al Gore invent it?



  3. #3
    Legend
    Points: 403,628, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    cyclonedave25's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Chicago, IL
    Posts
    14,448
    Points
    403,628
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 300
    Given: 151

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

    Napster ftw!


    When Prepared, Fear No One.

  4. #4
    Speechless
    Points: 390,272, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 61.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialOverdriveVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Wesley's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Omaha
    Posts
    56,856
    Points
    390,272
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 280
    Given: 242

    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.


    CFH HMagic bball season next year.
    Let my Fred's Four Horsemen ride: Georges, Hogue, Nader, and McKay.

  5. #5
    Addict
    Points: 66,110, Level: 79
    Level completed: 79%, Points required for next Level: 340
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    Recommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Rogue52's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Cedar Rapids, IA
    Posts
    5,745
    Points
    66,110
    Level
    79
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 15
    Given: 1

    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.



  6. #6
    Pro
    Points: 67,778, Level: 80
    Level completed: 83%, Points required for next Level: 272
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    3,234
    Points
    67,778
    Level
    80
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 48
    Given: 1

    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]



  7. #7
    All-Star
    Points: 29,312, Level: 52
    Level completed: 61%, Points required for next Level: 438
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    cychhosis's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    S.E. Iowa
    Posts
    1,194
    Points
    29,312
    Level
    52
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 8
    Given: 34

    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


    All truisms are false. All of them.

  8. #8
    All-Star
    Points: 35,837, Level: 58
    Level completed: 33%, Points required for next Level: 813
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    Recommendation Second ClassVeteran25000 Experience Points
    cyman1189's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    Akron, OH
    Posts
    1,658
    Points
    35,837
    Level
    58
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 7
    Given: 7

    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]



  9. #9
    Starter
    Points: 13,082, Level: 34
    Level completed: 62%, Points required for next Level: 268
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    mac4cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Location
    Urbandale
    Posts
    812
    Points
    13,082
    Level
    34
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 12
    Given: 23

    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.


    "Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you."
    -Satchel Paige

  10. #10
    Addict
    Points: 92,140, Level: 94
    Level completed: 47%, Points required for next Level: 1,010
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    cytech's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Hiawatha, Iowa
    Posts
    6,186
    Points
    92,140
    Level
    94
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 5
    Given: 6

    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.



  11. #11
    Legend
    Points: 265,228, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 46.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    chuckd4735's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Ankeny, Iowa
    Posts
    13,959
    Points
    265,228
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 504
    Given: 120

    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]



  12. #12
    Legend
    Points: 265,228, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 46.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    chuckd4735's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Ankeny, Iowa
    Posts
    13,959
    Points
    265,228
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 504
    Given: 120

    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...



  13. #13
    Rookie
    Points: 20,985, Level: 44
    Level completed: 27%, Points required for next Level: 665
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    10000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Location
    Des Moines, IA
    Posts
    552
    Points
    20,985
    Level
    44
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    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."



  14. #14
    Legend
    Points: 273,685, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 38.0%
    Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    VeloClone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Brooklyn Park, MN
    Posts
    12,910
    Points
    273,685
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 460
    Given: 900

    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.


    "There are five real good recruits in the state. We got three of them. One couldn’t get into school, and the other went to (the University of) Iowa...which is about the same thing." - Coach Johnny Orr

  15. #15
    Addict
    Points: 170,062, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    RayShimley's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Location
    Montreal, QC
    Posts
    5,979
    Points
    170,062
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 26
    Given: 13

    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.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • Football
  • Iowa State vs. North Dakota State
  • August 30, 2014
  • 06:00 PM