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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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Are there any old memes you occasionally find yourself thinking about and having a chuckle, or just had such a stirring message you could not forget them despite the years? I'll post two I think...
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So the 2020's..... It's kinda... Awful?? In general, I think the start of the 2020s has been very disappointing and scary even. It feels like the start of major collapses across our society...
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Come on, show me what cars you like and here are mine : The forbidden cutie: Autozam AZ-1, what it doesn't have in horsepower it has it in handling. The mini gullwing doors are also just too...
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Is there a specific reason you're interested in retro media, old internet, or other retro content? Did your interest start with anything in particular? PepSiDawgwitcan
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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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In the future, what do you think you'll be nostalgic for from the current time period you're living through? In 10 years, what about right now will make you nostalgic? I know a lot of people here...
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ITT: YouTube videos you're nostalgic for. View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MX0D4oZwCsA
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I think thats that best way I can put it. I was a kid in the 90s but my teen years were the late 2000s so I got to experience the whole first wave internet boom but I wasn't really old enough to...
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Some time ago, I started making my way through shows I recall from my childhood as background noise while busy with other tasks. One of these shows is one which I had never properly formulated an...
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Before you press play, you must know I want you to watch this video once and never again. Contemporarily this kind of dance compilation would've been shown on something like MTV. It's a sanitized...
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Right now, we are in the early 2020s and I think there's enough distance to really see what the 2010s were all about. The 2010s were pretty crazy but really what decade isn't? Anyway, I have 3...
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It occurred to me I haven't come across a "rofl" in the wild for quite some time. Along with "ttfn" and "asl". I'm sure I'm missing other older internet slang. I remember lurking AOL chat rooms...
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Time to dump all the junk in my head. I love PPC Macs, I grew up with them, and thanks to the efforts of a bunch of people they're still very usable today. If you come across one of these, I...
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I remember watching a funny video of macaronis dancing the macarena, on a black laptop with both my parents. I just googled it and it should have been sometimes around 1996. What about you...
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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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I tried looking for a thread like this, but I couldn't find one. What are your favorite trash movies from the 80's? Mine is probably Surf Nazi's Must Die because it has a killer soundtrack, I was...
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Time passes. Technology evolves. Old methods are considered "obsolete" by the general populace of the current generation. As a child of the 90's, I've always found this fascinating, as I grew up...
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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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The thread to remember software from the past. Software that died because it was mismanaged, couldn't adapt, it was shit to begin with or fell out of flavour. Stuff you remember fondly or the...
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I recently discovered the first two videos I ever saw online archived on Youtube. They were originally hosted on a guinea pig-themed website in Flash format, and I vividly remember seeing them...
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AMV's were huge in the early days of Youtube, and were a part of anime culture before Youtube was even around. Please post any of your favorites from back in the day. This one is my favorite, and...
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It seems that with the rise of the sterile, modern internet, other more unique aspects of what could once be considered "nerd culture" have gone the way of the dinosaur. This sort of forks off of...
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ITT: we post Greek shit. Images or media related to ancient Greek architecture, art, etc. SHOW ME WHAT YOU GOT
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I stumbled across this in YouTube and it brought back so many memories. Just looking at it is mesmerising, especially with that music!
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Is anyone else interested in Usenet kooks? I mostly read newsgroups related to computers (comp.theory, comp.lang.*) and cryptography (sci.crypt). I'm not sure if other groups are the same but it...
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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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The first internet controversy/viral prank I remember was Bonsai Kittens in 2000/2001. It involves kittens, the FBI and the world trying to remove a website from the internet. Article: I was...
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View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M7bmz3iBRHc In 1990 Miramar Images released The Mind's Eye: A Computer Animation Odyssey, the first full-length film to be 100% CGI. The film is a...
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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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What's your earliest memory of the internet? Here's mine. I was like, 11 or so and my parents were really against internet access, but I had to do research for some school project, I don't...
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At the turn of the century, when y2k cyberpunk was a real thing, what was the general political zeitgeist? Now, i'm not a child, but i was certainly too young to remember what was actually going...
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Which soundtracks from old media have a special place in your heart? Hearing it again will either make you tear up or smile fondly, sometimes both. Feel free to share & discuss here. for me...
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Post pictures of cool and unique cellphones here. I think flip-phones and old phone models are super cool, especially Japanese ones. There's just something special about flipping a phone open and...
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Share your moment that something make you feel sad for growing up and getting old, longing for the good old days.
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I found this interesting article, I posted part of it here for ease of access, ill link at the bottom. What do you guys think?: "The first wave or step in that direction will direct its efforts...
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Back in the day you would have never admitted that it was anything less than perfect, of course, but now, looking back... what would annoy you if your favorite retro system became your main...
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There's something haunting, eerie and sad about web pages or personal blogs that were just abandoned. A few old geocities pages are still up today but exist in ruin here are some screenshots I...
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Many years ago, I was once a little Nintendo fag. Some of you might have been as well, and you might have posted dumb shit on Miiverse. Try looking up your old Nintendo ID on Archiverse if you...
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Personally I like a bunch of system of a down and Korn :neddancE::pugPls::Crash1:
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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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Currently wearing a red Pebble Time but have like 7 Pebbles in the collection lol
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I originally wanted to make this thread this coming winter when more people will be inside. However, Agora seems to be growing quite a bit, and I'm curious what era or decade you're the most...
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Which is your preferred aesthetic? Each have their own unique qualities and strong points. Personally, I think early-mid 80s is my favorite and Cyndi Lauper videos really hit the nail on the...
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