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Nostalgic Lounge

A lounge to to talk about old tech, retro gaming, Pre-2000s, old Internet Culture.

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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 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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Post direct links to videos, or start discussion about videos that may not exist anymore, that give you a sense of deep personal nostalgia. No limit to how recently uploaded it was; if content...
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The Sony MZ-N610 was my first minidisc player. I purchased it around 2003 after seeing them in record stores and electronic retailers for years. I finally had a decent job just after graduating...
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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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True Capitalist Radio was a radio show ran by a Texan businessman known as Ghost between 2010-2012 & 2016-2018. It aired on most weekdays and discussed everything from current politics to business...
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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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Laying on my drunken ass at the PC right now, wanna ask all of you what was the cartoon that was just your favorite back when you were a kid or a tenn and shitttttt. I used and still use to love...
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holy fucking shit this is going to be a long ass post. Here's a game you folks may have fond memories of. But yes, Blockland is a brick based building sandbox where you play with virtual LEGOs...
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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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I always found these hot air balloon eye test thingies to be really visually apealing for some reason. Do you guys remember these? If you have similar images please do post them.
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Utopian Scholastic (c. late 1980s-late 1990s) Utopian Scholastic was a popular aesthetic amongst children from the late '80s to the late '90s. Usually paired with edutainment programs, books...
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I'm baaaack. Hopefully for realsies this time! Curly Girly (c. early-mid 2000s) Curly Girly was an aesthetic popular during the first half of the 2000s. It's characterized as an extremely...
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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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Thread theme: Listening to the track above (I recommend all of Amon Tobin's early stuff, shit's great) I was reminded of that 'noir'ish aesthetic that was ubiquitous in late 90s/early 00s media...
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Vectorheart (c. late 1990s-mid 2000s) Vectorheart is an aesthetic that was popular at the turn of the millennium until approximately 2006. It's notable for it's use of straight angles and neon...
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Hello, i want to write something that caught my eye recently, an aesthetic called Frutiger Aero. You guys may start to talk like how simular it looks to Y2K but it's more focused on zen, nature...
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Y2K/Neo-Y2k aesthetics thread! Post your aesthetics here! "The Y2K aesthetic, also known in some circles as Kaybug, is an aesthetic that was prevalent from roughly 1995 to 2003, although the...
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Pogs Nightmare aka Atmosphere
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Corp Grunge (c. early-late 1990s) Corp. grunge, or Grunge™, is an aesthetic that was popular throughout the 1990s. It was, in essence, the corporate reaction to grunge culture, and the...
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I have been thinking about this the whole day, I remember going to any Chinese restaurant and seeing a gigantic art display on the wall that had scenes of nature on them.... But... The water moved...
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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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As you push aside the blacked-out double doors, your eyes adjust to the smoky darkness of the game room. You've arrived at the arcade. Dim black lights illuminate your clothes to an alien neon...
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Hey y'all! Sorry for my absence lately, been busy with real life stuff. Hopefully I can get back to these weekly threads. Anyways: Googie and Lounge Revival (c. early to late 1990s) The Googie...
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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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I want to caveat that statement by saying that nothing is forever, and there is so much more possible with the internet now than there was, say, 13+ years ago or so. But it still feels small. Why...
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Let's post about retro phones, feel free to share ads or just talk about old phones these scans are from Tajimax
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Back around 2000, there was a PC shop near me that would have all the CRTs there cycle through a bunch of these early CG images, mostly Bryce3d-style landscapes, and it was wild watching them...
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I was just searching some stuff in wikipedia, when out of nowhere, i remember the existence of microsoft encarta, and how i used to spend hours and hours using this stuff when i was a kid, this...
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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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Does anyone remember using ENCYCLOPEDIA. Definately nostalgia vibes. I remember using this cd a little bit for research for a school project growing up. I happened to find this compact disc and...
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Use this thread to dump all the y2k c y b e r a e s t h e t i c era wallpapers you have; if it's early 2000's and makes you nostalgic: dump it. Let's all live the WindowsXP era once again and be...
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For the last 20 years, I've always had a fascination with niche online communities and groups that always existed on the periphery. While MySpace and Facebook eventually sealed the fates of many...
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I grew up in a small town in Brazil, but because my dad was a major geek, and loved tech, i was blessed (or cursed) by an early acess to the internet, at least by my country's standards. This...
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私たちの初期の記憶の多くは、私たちがテレビで見ているものによって形成されています。ご存知のように、日本は奇妙な放送に見知らぬ人ではありません。電車のアナウンスとお化けティッシュのコマーシャルの両方があります。私は若い頃、どちらも見ることができませんでした。...
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