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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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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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I recently watched a video covering Worlds.com and how it still has the servers going. You can download it now and play. It's been around since 1995. Supposedly there have been some creepy /weird...
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Anyone else used to play this game Pawn?It was a shooter side scroller multiplayer game, where you joined in a deathmatch/CTF. Used to play it all the time, but I'm pretty sure it died a long...
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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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Howdy Agora Road. It's been a little while, but I've returned with a new passion project in mind since this is something I've been putting off for quite some time. I have begun a rewatch of some...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Hello, i have hard time finding decent Y2K fonts outside of Froyo's Ferrite Core https://github.com/froyotam/ferrite-core.
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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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Anyone ever feel the breeze of the actual feeling and vibrations of the outside world creep back in, like how you could feel the vibe of your hometown as a kid I remember being able to feel the...
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ITT: YouTube videos you're nostalgic for.View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MX0D4oZwCsA
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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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https://www.somethingawful.com/weekend-web/Anyone else used to peruse SA's old weekend web feature? I used to enjoy it as a contemporaneous exploration of weird internet subcultures but now I...
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Was just browsing around and found this old Irish forum called Boards.ie, its just an amazing time capsule of how people thought and talked with each other. Look at this thread here, it was during...
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L33T Hax0rs Only!!!Post whatever you want. I'll start by butchering the first couple sentences from Nabokov's Lolita:L0lita, 1igh7 0f my lyfe, fyr3 0f |\/|y l0ins. Mai s1|\|, m3h s0ul...
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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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i know a few old terrible websites, but most of them are from websitesfromhell and i want to find more. i dont care what kind, it could be from a car dealership, just from a person, but as long as...
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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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View: https://twitter.com/awesomekling/status/1508953394836353024https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=30853392https://github.com/SerenityOS/serenityView...
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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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Good evening. I got an idea. I'm going to start weekly threads based on specific aesthetics from long ago, and we can discuss the style, have memories, and share examples of this retro aesthetic...
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This is a thread to share websites that have persisted from the old web to the now-web OR to share resources, including those websites, on schizo theories from the late 90s/early 00s.I also...
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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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have you seen the greatest American show of all time?View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pzt6ybS4Pss
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I do. It's lost media now, but a beta version of the training level has been uncovered. It was a 3D FPS similar to Descent. You played as TOM, hacking into The Absolution's systems to clear it of...
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Yeah, that's right, I took [email protected] is here thread and took it into the 2000s! Movies, OVA's and anime series all are welcome to discuss, and yes maybe some early 2010s animes too but please be...
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Hello, i am opening this topic because i want to share experiences on abandonware and now discontinued software. I've heard about Autodesk Softimage, a software discontinued in 2016 and the closer...
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"The site had a redesign" "What the fuck, it looks like shit" -- A conversation as old as the WebTL;DR post redesigns that made you angry or how a website looked like in the pastRemember how...
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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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Hello and welcome to Agora Video!This is a space to relive our video store memories, all without late fees! From browsing the hottest flicks of the time...... to being scared of the...
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This is my own little piece of 2000s internetWhen I was a teenager (early to mid 2000s) I came across a forum which was something I'd never seen before. I've tried finding it on the wayback...
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Airbush Surrealism (c. mid-1970s-mid 1980s)Airbrush surrealism was an aesthetic popular during much of the 1970s and 80s. Characterized by its strong use of soft colors and scale, it was...
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There's something special about the aesthetic of the villains from the Scooby Doo series. What are some of your favorites?
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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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Recently I've been playing this game since the Shin Megami Tensei series caught my interest, by far Soul Hackers has been one of my personal favourites since I bought all the games on 3DS and...
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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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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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McBling (c. early-late 2000s)McBling is was an aesthetic from the 2000s, and one of the most popular and identifiable of the decade. A hard shift from late-90s minimalism, McBling is...
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Whimsigothic (1990s)Whimsigothic is an aesthetic that was popular throughout the entirety of the '90s, growing out of the popularity of Tim Burton, mainstreamification of gothic culture, and...
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