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Rick Myers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-20-11 07:58 PM
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1. We had to log in with a 300 baud modem...
Then walk up hill both ways to post using a chisel and some stone tablets... ;)
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  -What was DU1 like? BoWanZi  Dec-20-11 07:54 PM   #0 
  - We had to log in with a 300 baud modem...  Rick Myers   Dec-20-11 07:58 PM   #1 
  - Sounds like you missed the school bus that picked us up every morning  eleny   Dec-20-11 08:01 PM   #5 
  - Downthread, somebody asked for a SCREEN SHOT  NYC_SKP   Dec-23-11 03:22 PM   #44 
  - eh course you might jest.. only had a 2400 bps modem in Jan 95  PatrynXX   Dec-20-11 09:38 PM   #14 
  - I hope somebody has a screen shot or a link  eleny   Dec-20-11 07:59 PM   #2 
  - That was what I was hoping for too, some screen shots.  BoWanZi   Dec-20-11 08:24 PM   #9 
     - We've been on since dial-up bulletin boards in the late 1980s  eleny   Dec-20-11 08:33 PM   #10 
  - It was written on gold tablets  Cronus Protagonist   Dec-20-11 08:00 PM   #3 
  - Stone tablets (Judaism); gold plates (Mormonism); gold tablets (1% ism).  No Elephants   Feb-22-12 11:33 AM   #63 
  - Instead of mods, we had...  Rick Myers   Dec-20-11 08:01 PM   #4 
  - In the mid-seventies they used to conduct business from a hot tub.  Kurovski   Dec-20-11 08:23 PM   #8 
  - Oh, the hot tub daze!!!  Rick Myers   Dec-20-11 09:32 PM   #13 
     - Grovelbot giving out free back rubs  Leopolds Ghost   Feb-19-12 05:35 PM   #46 
  - I think you're thinking of the Mayan Underground.  No Elephants   Feb-22-12 11:34 AM   #64 
  - There were only four assholes.  dbt   Dec-20-11 08:03 PM   #6 
  - You've always been jealous of me!  Kurovski   Dec-20-11 08:21 PM   #7 
  - Hey, I resemble that remark  eleny   Dec-20-11 08:38 PM   #11 
  - In the really old old days..  greendog   Dec-20-11 08:49 PM   #12 
  - The entire system was run by steam!!!  Rick Myers   Dec-20-11 10:15 PM   #17 
     - Remember when one of the leather drive belts snapped...  greendog   Dec-21-11 07:10 PM   #33 
  - wayback machine has the first cap Feb 19 2001  PatrynXX   Dec-20-11 09:42 PM   #15 
  - That's it!!! Check out the post above!  Rick Myers   Dec-20-11 10:04 PM   #16 
  - Wait, why is DU3 so boring by comparison?  DJ13   Dec-20-11 10:27 PM   #18 
  - Hey neat!!  BoWanZi   Dec-20-11 11:17 PM   #19 
  - OMG!! I bookmarked that and hope it stays up forever! Wow! Thanks!  freshwest   Dec-20-11 11:53 PM   #20 
  - 1 month after Bush began squatting the WH.  Zorra   Dec-21-11 12:27 AM   #21 
  - Thanks! That familiar, sprightly color scheme...  Kurovski   Dec-21-11 02:43 AM   #25 
  - Holy crap, I remember that layout!  lbrtbell   Dec-21-11 05:36 AM   #28 
  - Me too  Lorien   Feb-20-12 02:58 AM   #50 
  - Yeah, hate mail was fun.  juajen   Feb-21-12 03:53 PM   #59 
  - I remember that!  arikara   Dec-21-11 11:19 AM   #32 
  - WOW  donco   Dec-21-11 09:53 PM   #36 
  - it looks basically like du2.  WildNovember   Dec-22-11 12:47 AM   #37 
  - I love the "About Us" section from the 2001 page...  TroglodyteScholar   Dec-23-11 01:43 PM   #42 
  - The links work...I just read one of the "hate mails".  Contrary1   Feb-19-12 06:43 PM   #47 
  - I was here at that time...  kentuck   Feb-19-12 07:09 PM   #48 
  - I wish this thread was over on DU3 so that I could nominate some of the great replies for a DUzy  Tx4obama   Dec-21-11 01:11 AM   #22 
  - Here: (It used to let me log in :( )  Rhiannon12866   Dec-21-11 01:25 AM   #23 
  - That is DU1? It looks just like another site---today.  Curmudgeoness   Feb-20-12 07:38 PM   #58 
  - I don't remember the page from the Wayback machine--I must have started  Mist   Dec-21-11 02:21 AM   #24 
  - Yes, the first time I ever saw DU was in January 2004, lurked until the end of the year  Hissyspit   Dec-21-11 03:01 AM   #26 
     - First time I saw DU was from a link  EFerrari   Dec-21-11 03:53 AM   #27 
        - Well, see now...  Kurovski   Dec-21-11 08:42 AM   #29 
  - crappy and crappy  snooper2   Dec-21-11 08:53 AM   #30 
  - I still have the tin can and string.  bikebloke   Dec-21-11 10:35 AM   #31 
  - There were tubes on poles...  Rick Myers   Dec-21-11 09:37 PM   #34 
  - Here's the LINK: (also posted upthread)  Rhiannon12866   Dec-21-11 09:38 PM   #35 
  - wow thanks!  Mosby   Dec-22-11 06:17 PM   #40 
  - You started it up from DOS C:\command.com /DU  Cronus Protagonist   Dec-22-11 01:14 AM   #38 
  - Heres the front page of DU when  iamthebandfanman   Dec-22-11 01:57 AM   #39 
  - It's Retro Cool...refreshing and inviting in it's charm...  KoKo   Dec-23-11 02:52 PM   #43 
  - Carlos Jiacinto won...  kentuck   Feb-19-12 07:13 PM   #49 
  - Indeed....  KoKo   Feb-20-12 09:34 AM   #51 
  - Only the old timers can remember Carlos.  kentuck   Feb-20-12 09:40 AM   #53 
     - agree..  KoKo   Feb-20-12 10:18 AM   #54 
     - May be?  kentuck   Feb-20-12 12:45 PM   #57 
     - I remember Carlos well.  madfloridian   Feb-20-12 11:08 AM   #56 
     - Yeah, this oldtimer remembers Carlos  juajen   Feb-21-12 04:01 PM   #61 
  - Man, did he ever.  Sapphocrat   Feb-21-12 11:12 PM   #62 
  - Oh, my, the memories!  juajen   Feb-21-12 04:00 PM   #60 
  - Here's one of my favorite threads from DU1: I'm more patriotic than YOU!  myrna minx   Dec-22-11 06:39 PM   #41 
  - Frank Stein/MoPaul, we hardly knew ye...  dbt   Dec-23-11 06:41 PM   #45 
  - One of my favs!  kentuck   Feb-20-12 09:39 AM   #52 
  - Link did not work of rme. Rats!  No Elephants   Feb-22-12 11:45 AM   #65 
  - People were passionate about defeating Booshe, there weren't petty squabbles over party  DainBramaged   Feb-20-12 10:49 AM   #55 
 

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