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It's remarkable to think that just a decade earlier, we were content to wait five minutes to catch even the briefest glimpse of the internet. ", we'd be clamoring to reach our favorite chat rooms.
Nowadays, if a website takes more than three seconds to load we're all about one step away from tossing the laptop out the window. As AOL was the premier internet service of the 90s, a good chunk of the online population could be found roaming these virtual spaces.
Users formed full-fledged online relationships with people they had never even met.
Sure, in real life you may have been a Dungeons and Dragons playing loner with duct-taped glasses, but online you could be the suave AOL romeo you'd always dreamed of being. It's going date us immensely when we someday tell our children of plugging a common search term in a search engine and having zero results, but we'll know that we were the true online pioneers.
Words like "modem failure" and "inability to connect" haunted us, forcing us to redial and redial until finally we could enter our glorious online community.
At our house, there were three potential modem phone numbers with which to reach the internet, and we'd frantically alternate between our options, forever seeking a signal. No sooner than we'd heard that familiar robotically enthusiastic declaration "You've Got Mail!
Many online dating sites claim to be free, and then surprise you with charges for features such as emailing, chat.
If anything, our parents were more concerned with our tying up the phone lines than our online whereabouts.
Sure, we may have been making under-the-table investments with Nigerian princes, but our parents were solely worried about the busy signal clogging our line.
Mind you, this was years before Chris Hansen was popping in to offer you a seat while the decoy internet teen went to go check on the hot tub.
There was no catching of predators, no online policing, just pure, unadulterated dangerous fun.