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Nostalgic Lounge

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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Hello everyone, I recently got a hold of a Toshiba 26HF85 to watch my treasure trove of classic 4:3 anime on. Its not the optimal tv I wanted for such an experience, as it is from the same year as...
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Exactly as the title says, discuss any anime from before the 2000's here. Movies, OVA's and anime series all are welcome! We'll even tolerate very early 2000's as well.Some general questions I'm...
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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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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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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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just remembering the good ol' days with these two handsome young lads. truly icons of their era with great taste in music and a wicked fashion sense.sure you can argue that they were never as...
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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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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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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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Discuss food and drink from your past that's no longer around and that you wish was.-- Over here in the UK we had these things called Penguin dippers and they were bloody lovely. Little...
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The Tri-County Mall here in Cincinnati is the oldest shopping mall in the area, originally going up in 1960. As with most shopping malls of this kind, it experiences pretty low traffic these...
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View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QtTR-_Klcq8View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DJUx410ju_o
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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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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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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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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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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 kidWonder Ball - These were little chocolate spheres that...
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Hey, made this thread to help share interesting old PSAs you may have come across; ones that may be dated by today's standards or still stand up today. I recently came across the early McGruff...
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Nice site! I really like the classic aesthetic. It brings me back. I'm a long time mac fan and currently I collect and restore macs from the early 90s.I was part of the AOL hacking/macwarez...
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I'm curious if anyone else here used to watch Classic Game Room? For those who never heard of it, Classic Game Room was an online video, video game review show that started in 1999 and ended in...
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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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Personally I like a bunch of system of a down and Korn :neddancE::pugPls::Crash1:
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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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:) Here i have a Macintosh SE/30s that i found on the side of the road with a bunch of keyboards. Only one of them is working but i need to save up for a Floppy Emulator drive to really get this...
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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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I know this may seem cheesy to some people but lets have some fun & reminece =)...Did any of you watch Saturday morning cartoons growing up and remember the line up? My brother and I would get...
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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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