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    Who Else Remembers Modems?

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    That noise brings back memories - My first modem was 300 baud, the type where you set the phone receiver on it after you dialed the number manually.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TXCharlie View Post
    That noise brings back memories - My first modem was 300 baud, the type where you set the phone receiver on it after you dialed the number manually.
    My first was 1200 baud, back in '91. I used it to call into campus VAX/VMS for access to BITNET. Those were the days. I remember how sad I was when AOL opened their gateways and polluted the Internet.
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    I hated the fingernails-on-blackboard screech modems would make when you first dialed into them....

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    I remember dial up. I was fasicnated at the naked pictures that took 10 minutes to download.






















































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    Quote Originally Posted by pgg View Post
    I remember dial up. I was fasicnated at the naked pictures that took 10 minutes to download.











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    Damn. And here I was, thinking I was the only one to get kicked out of a library for that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pgg View Post
    I remember dial up. I was fasicnated at the naked pictures that took 10 minutes to download.
    I'm still not allowed in that Library
    The ones on the newsgroups took like 40 minutes, because you had to combine 30 or 40 messages to get a photo. Sometimes it was worth the wait, sometimes it wasn't

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    Can you believe there are still people today that use dial-up? Come on, get with the times, jeez people.


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    Quote Originally Posted by CTR man View Post
    Can you believe there are still people today that use dial-up? Come on, get with the times, jeez people.
    The funny pictures I post must really slow down their service!

 

 

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