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    Confused about the internet, Circa 1994

    It's pretty funny seeing the cluelessness:

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9nTPX4JW_Ts&feature=player_embedded]YouTube - Today Show January 1994...What is the Internet?![/ame]


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    re: Confused about the internet, Circa 1994

    Epic!


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    Re: Confused about the internet, Circa 1994

    Ah memories of the 90's, playing Quake online when I was like 12.



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    Re: Confused about the internet, Circa 1994

    If not for on line trading and porn, the internet would have floundered in the basements of geeks for decades......


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    Re: Confused about the internet, Circa 1994

    LOL... "What is internet, anyway?!"



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    Re: Confused about the internet, Circa 1994

    I bet they still dont know.



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    Re: Confused about the internet, Circa 1994

    I was a freshman in high school in 94 and the funny thing is I remember feeling the same way when we first started using the internet and email that year in some classes.

    Also that video reminded me of just how much I hated Bryant Gumbel.



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    Re: Confused about the internet, Circa 1994

    So they have the internet on computers now?



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    Re: Confused about the internet, Circa 1994

    Netscape Navigator!!1!


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    Re: Confused about the internet, Circa 1994

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    So they have the internet on computers now?
    Yes and only specified government entities.



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    Re: Confused about the internet, Circa 1994

    17 years later and Katie Couric is still just as clueless...


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    Re: Confused about the internet, Circa 1994

    Hah, I remember the internet before browsers. Gopher, and email were about the only apps you could use. I still have my first email printed out from 1991.


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    Re: Confused about the internet, Circa 1994

    Bryant Gumbel is apparently kind of a ****.


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    Re: Confused about the internet, Circa 1994

    Quote Originally Posted by The_Architect View Post
    Netscape Navigator!!1!
    I was at ISU in the mid-90s and I remember using Mosaic. When they got Netscape on the Durham workstations it was awesome.



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    Re: Confused about the internet, Circa 1994

    I remember so many gals having hair styles like Katies. How funny.



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