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Old 02-24-2003, 09:14 AM   #1
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When did you first start on the internet?

I was such a late starter. I didn't even fully comprehend (or care is more the point) about the internet until a couple of years ago. We had it briefly connected at home in 98 but after a few months I moved out and didn't get an ISP again until sometime in 2000. When I first used it I thought it was pretty stupid and had failed miserably in this huge promise to provide 'everything you want to know' and the etc. Perhaps I was completely inept and didn't know how or what to look for, but anyways...here we all end up eh?

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Old 02-24-2003, 09:17 AM   #2
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here we are.

i think my parents had it in varying forms since 94...when i was 15.

im the candyman. and the candyman is back.
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Old 02-24-2003, 09:54 AM   #3
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I first started in 1997 (I was 15)...my best friend and I would go to the library to go to chatrooms. That was also the year I first met John in one of those chatrooms. I spent so much time at the library that my parents decided it was time to buy a computer for our home.

Prior to that...I confess...I was scared of computers because I didn't know ANYTHING about them. I was scared to press anything on the keyboard at first.
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Old 02-24-2003, 09:59 AM   #4
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1997, when I was 16.
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Old 02-24-2003, 10:03 AM   #5
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yeah I invented the internet, my real name is Al Gore

actually I started about 5 years ago, and now I work for an isp so......im addicted.......
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Old 02-24-2003, 10:06 AM   #6
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we had a computer from about 1988 on, but never the internet. my parents used the puter for their translation and stuff working as missionaries. I first got online in the library at my high school in the States. 1996, I guess. Senior year. wow. funny to think of that.
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Old 02-24-2003, 10:11 AM   #7
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in october of 2000. i was late.
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Old 02-24-2003, 10:11 AM   #8
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My dad had a modem in the early 90s... but I didnt start using the internet alot until 96/97.
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Old 02-24-2003, 10:13 AM   #9
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Old 02-24-2003, 10:20 AM   #10
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6th grade.....when we paid $5 per hour

so i was...12
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Old 02-24-2003, 10:29 AM   #11
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Summer of 99. I was late also.
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I think 1997 when I started taking computer class.
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Old 02-24-2003, 10:36 AM   #13
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1996 at work.
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Old 02-24-2003, 10:39 AM   #14
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I took my first computer class back in 1980 - we had a keyboard, lineprinter and modem and would tie into the local university computer. We learned BASIC programming and I started an enormous program that would play a rudimentary game of chess.

I started working on the internet during the early days of AOL - back in 1994 or so.
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