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Old 01-14-2005, 11:48 AM   #2
JP Sauve
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Default Retro Internet

I've posted this on another board, but it's a fun discussion, so here goes.....

Just how long have you been working online? Remember any or all of these....

All Advantage
14.4 Dial up modems
Free domain name registration (this was before my time)
Network Solutions charging $100 per domain.
Pets.com & Computer.com spend Millions for Superbowl ads. (more than half their venture captial)
Treeloot.com punch the monkey campaign.
Bach Systems
Free Yahoo directory listings (that mattered!)
Alpha sorting of Yahoo directories (with hundres of sites called "100% Whatever" getting listed first)
CJ charging 20% fees instead of 30%.
AltaVista.com sold for $3.3 Million.
Pets.com & Computer.com spend Millions for Superbowl ads. (more than half their venture captial)
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