Thursday, February 10, 2005


Tonight is my last night of dialup internet! I first got online in '96 with a 14.4 modem on my brand new super speedy Packard Bell Pentium 100Mhz. Today Packard Bell is out of business, and a 1000Mhz PC is slow. Back in 96 there was no Geocaching... most places didn't have websites... the best search engine besides Yahoo was AltaVista... and the best place for discussion was still news groups. I helped pioneer the use of forums by creating a simple one on my geocities website (a Trail Blazers forum of course)... it was a simple list of messages, but it worked... things have come a long way since. What a long strange trip its been...

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