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Nostalgic Lounge

A lounge to to talk about old tech, retro gaming, Y2K, aesthetics, Web 1.0, and old Internet Cultures.

E-Zines

Here you will find "E-zines", a collection of stories or files from the early days of the internet!
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The following post was quoted from another user on another forum. It is not mine! There have been some recent discussions about the CRTs used in compact Macs, specificallly in reguards to...
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Recently I made a pithy comment about my days on GaiaOnline, where I was a young retard who posted edgy and/or XDDDD :3 crap. I first made an account at 11 (and was an absolute terror on the...
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anyone else remember those video game kiosks at burger king? apparently they were called "virtual fun centers". i spent a lot of time on these as a kid but unfortunately i can't recall much about...
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There's something about the early 2000's that makes me feel wonderful inside! Anyone miss the times? Mandy Moore, bubblegum pop music, bold neon colors on a white background, weird shapes....love...
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There's something about these old clunkers that we adore at some point and these promo pics make them seem mythical. Anyway, let's post some fucking car pics we like. I'll start with this.
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Was a popular aesthetic during late 90's and early 2000's and it was overlapped by Y2K aesthetic. The main elements were natural tones, lomo and Bleach bypass techniques in photography, soft...
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So after watching this video, not only did I briefly wish I had been raised in the 80s, but it got me thinking about all the things in my own life time I've already seen change (often to my...
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I was born in 2001, so I have no real idea how cool the world was back then, I'd like y'all to share your experiences with me so I can know more
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I pull open the gas station door (or push?) and as the cool smell fills my nose I consider my decision: Which of these three will I be eating in the car for the next hour?
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The oldest device I use is my trusty old white iPhone 4 running 5.1.1 for Music/Internet Radio. It has got a new battery and lasts for days without a charge
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Are there any foods you remember that aren't around anymore? Please discuss and pray for their return Here are some I used to love as a kid Wonder Ball - These were little chocolate spheres that...
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Is it just me or was anything related to dinosaurs really fucking huge back in the 90's and very early 2000's? You had the original Jurassic Park trilogy, Walking With Dinosaurs, Dino Crisis...
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Miyamoto said that the inspiraton for Zelda was drawn from exploring caves near his childhood home, and that the inspiration for pokemon was drawn from catching bugs as a kid. Post your country...
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In "celebration" of reaching the 20th installment of my Aesthetic Highlight series, let's take an introspective look at the 2020's most defining one thus far. The infamous: Corporate Memphis...
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Thread to discuss Daria and the Daria fandom. I'm gonna kick it off with a couple of things. First I want to show that Daria has a very interesting old-school fanbase. Or rather, had an...
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Thread title says it all, share high quality (60FPS preferably) videos shot before digital film. Bonus points for candid recordings of the past. View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fT4lDU-QLUY...
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Parallel thread with https://8chan.moe/404/res/17276.html Example: "internet will topple down *Patriarchy*!"
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There are few internet rivalries more fabled than that of Nostalgia Critic (Doug Walker) and Angry Video Game Nerd (James Rolfe). They are some of the longest running series on YouTube so figured...
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To be on this forum, a literal monument to both the past of the internet and an idealized idea of life 30-40 years ago, you have to have some sort of dissatisfaction with current year. Whether...
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Have you ever tried to find a random clip, whether it be a commercial, episode, etc. that you remember from the past but can't find it anywhere? Chances are you're dealing with lost media. Lost...
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welcome to the windows 7 thread /d7t/ copypasta: Feel free to share your experience here with legacy Windows operating systems past their EoL date, such as: >Methods to hack software to...
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If you sent into y2k era than this post isn't for you hahah . Y2k is officially back. well at least in my head it is lol. What is spacehey you ask? SpaceHey is a retro social network focused on...
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I grew up watching Toonami (and the show it was a spinoff of, Space Ghost Coast to Coast) in the Y2K era. I used to invent my own lore about the characters. I dunno if anybody else had this...
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Post public domain things. Yea old animated mouse's oldest shorts fell into public domain this year. View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hmzO--ox7X0 View...
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Here's my collection I've been working on
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The turn of the new millennium set the stage for a sea of originality and innovation. Almost everything from 2000-2010 was new and fresh. It makes me sad to know that every new app, platform, game...
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Evenin', my lovelies. Tonight we're going waaaaaaay back. Supergraphic Ultramodern (c. late 1960s-mid 1970s) Supergraphic Ultramodern is an incredibly influential aesthetic that was popular...
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For at least the last decade, people have noticed a sort of trend in certain films- these sorts of films haven't come out in a while, but they all share a common plot structure and general...
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I've been looking through old travel documentaries and political vids, and there's really a sense of freedom in them like nothing else today :) feel free to share any you want Lonely planet india...
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everyone has nostalgic games and whatnot, but what are some nostalgic decorations for you? Like picture frames, paintings, Knick knacks and so on? Something that the mere sight of brings you back...
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When discussing nostalgic material, the phrase "I was born in the wrong generation" has become a commonly mocked cliche. Partly this is just because of its overuse. There was a time when you...
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Cyberdelia (c. late 1980s-mid 1990s) Cyberdelia was an aesthetic popular during much of the 1990s, notable for its psychadelic visuals, drugs references, and very, very 90s CGI designs. It was...
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I want to know what is, in your opinion, the biggest and greatest Synth Pop masterpiece of the 80s. Here is my Top 5: 1. Daryl Hall & John Oates - Out Of Touch View...
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Post your own Game Boys, favourite models, and favourite games. I have 3 models my self, an OG, a color, and advanced SP. I loved emerald edition for the advance and have lately gotten back into...
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I have been reliving my childhood using Windows XP on a VM as that is what I grew up on. What OS did you guys grow up on?
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It was a show on PBS that was a live-action segment that had a puppet lemur and a real lemur and they will show the lives and aspects of different animals. It was great! you get to see all kinds...
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There's a lot of beautifully designed old tech out there, lets bask in their aesthetics. I'll start with this awesome portable SHARP VCR: What have you got to share?
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HEY So, we have a bunch of threads about all the cool stuff from days gone by, so why not one for the stuff that's barely worth remembering if only due to how terrible/stange it was? I present to...
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Teenpunk (early-mid 2000s) Teen Punk was an aesthetic geared towards older kids and teens during the first half of the 2000s. It's characterized by fabricated punk inspired clothing, neon...
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This thread is for Early 2000s webdesign. Post em below
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Although I was born in 1998, I feel like an old soul. My mother got me hooked on her disco collection, while my father got me hooked on 80's alternative music and films. And I was in for a case of...
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Video games, we've played them as a child. Actually, we largely played a lot of games that were mostly either fighting, shooters, racing, puzzle, platform, and adventures with the last one I...
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Personally I like a bunch of system of a down and Korn :neddancE::pugPls::Crash1:
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Sorry, I'm a few days late because this week has been crazy. Anyway, on October 25th, 2001, Windows XP was officially fully released for all use. Do you remember using the operating system? Did...
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"The site had a redesign" "What the fuck, it looks like shit" -- A conversation as old as the Web TL;DR post redesigns that made you angry or how a website looked like in the past Remember how...
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In the same vein as the PowerPC Mac thread, here I am again with the iPod thread. They're a lot of fun and still have a place today (I've yet to see anything better at Just Doing Music than an old...
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