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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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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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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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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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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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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 fucking love them and its sad that they will never make a comeback. Post your favorite car/cars with pop up headlights.
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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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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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This is from 2000. It contains the character profile for Brainiac, who was the most Y2K villain at the time, especially this version! I had such a crush on him as a kid. (Funny thing is, when I...
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I was lurking /vr/ and spotted this post (link below related) detailing an edgy half-life mod with some sex scene. https://boards.4channel.org/vr/thread/8978542 Now, I personally never have...
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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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In case any of you needed some coaching on how to send an email ... ;D View: https://youtu.be/szdbKz5CyhA
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These are my favorite robots that i remember from childhood, they look surprisingly similar which I only just realized. Do you have any also? Also, if you are wondering what the acronym stands...
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In a used bookstore a few weekends ago I picked up Lurking: How a Person Became a User by Joanne McNeil. The book purports to be "a concise but wide-ranging personal history of the internet." It's...
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Welcome to the virtual... or is it real? In the current era we're accustomed to boring flat design; UIs never made the jump from 2D, Virual Reality is mostly used for porn and basically even...
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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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For people who grew up in third world countries, Most of them probably Know spacetoon(especially in the middle east) It was basically 2000s Nostolgia for people From third world countries. This...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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View: https://twitter.com/awesomekling/status/1508953394836353024 https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=30853392 https://github.com/SerenityOS/serenity View...
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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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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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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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This is my own little piece of 2000s internet When 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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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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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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I was going to post this in the "I feel fantastic" thread but I feel as if this deserves a thread of its own. If anyone has not seen the original video: View: https://youtu.be/iqDXfYHLBeQ...
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Was an aesthetic around in 90's and it constited of rusty cogs, metallic parts and factory styled intenior. It's also a succedor of Factory Pomo aesthetic but less colorful and more rustic...
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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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I remember my brother watching these videos and I would kinda watch with him. I didn't understand what was happening (I must've been 5 maybe, he was in his early teens), just that those guys were...
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I have notice something curious about the Yugoslav Wars, perhaps it's because it was in the 90s, perhaps it's the region and the sociopolitical context, but along with the Soviet-Afghan War and...
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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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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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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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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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