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Great tool for seeing websites from the past..
http://web.archive.org/ ^

Posted on 12/06/2005 2:58:25 PM PST by Spackidagoosh

Browse through 40 billion web pages archived from 1996 to a few months ago. To start surfing the Wayback, type in the web address of a site or page where you would like to start, and press enter. Then select from the archived dates available. The resulting pages point to other archived pages at as close a date as possible.


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KEYWORDS: archives; clunkyslowincomplete; internet; wayback; waybackmachine; webarchive

1 posted on 12/06/2005 2:58:27 PM PST by Spackidagoosh
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To: Spackidagoosh

Shoot!

Just skip that and use an old 386! I can view web pages from the early 80's on mine!

:)


2 posted on 12/06/2005 3:00:01 PM PST by PetroniusMaximus
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To: Spackidagoosh

BTTT


3 posted on 12/06/2005 3:02:13 PM PST by Fiddlstix (Tagline Repair Service. Let us fix those broken Taglines. Inquire within(Presented by TagLines R US))
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To: Spackidagoosh

It works! I just found my old website – no pictures, and some pages are missing – but most of it is there.


4 posted on 12/06/2005 3:03:46 PM PST by R. Scott (Humanity i love you because when you're hard up you pawn your Intelligence to buy a drink.)
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To: Spackidagoosh

http://web.archive.org/web/19961221165158/http://freerepublic.com/


5 posted on 12/06/2005 3:04:28 PM PST by stylin19a (you can leed Freepers to spelchek, but you can't make 'em use it.)
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To: Spackidagoosh

I was on Compuserve, AOL and Prodigy way before the web came to be. Also a bunch of old BBS's. It would be neat to see those again.


6 posted on 12/06/2005 3:04:56 PM PST by FReepaholic (Admitted FReepaholic since 1998.)
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To: Spackidagoosh; Squantos; patton; Eaker; logos; Bear Bottoms
this goes back a bit... clickinto latesposts and check out the names. Can't go any further, but it does bring back some fond memories...

http://web.archive.org/web/20020923130936/http://sit-rep.com/

7 posted on 12/06/2005 3:05:41 PM PST by sit-rep (If you acquire, hit it again to verify...)
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To: Spackidagoosh

Anyone can write to the Wayback Machine (owned now by Google) and request specific site entries if not entire site content be removed. If need be.

If you have content on the web that's been rewritten or revamped or edited or even that you've removed later for whatever reason(s), and you don't want the earlier pages/content/even an entire site to be accessed by anyone in the future, you can email the WaybackMachine, provide the specific dates that the pages are cached and referenced in their site search results, and prove your ownership of the material, and they'll remove the content.

There's also a script that you can place in the header of a website index page that will turn robots away, preventing any further caching by the WaybackMachine.

It also turns away Google's advertising robot, which inserts advertising key words on pages they cache unless you turn them away with the script.


8 posted on 12/06/2005 3:14:45 PM PST by MillerCreek
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To: Spackidagoosh

Thanks


9 posted on 12/06/2005 3:17:44 PM PST by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like what you say))
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To: PetroniusMaximus
"Just skip that and use an old 386!"

I just break out my Wayback Laptop...


10 posted on 12/06/2005 3:20:41 PM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum.)
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To: tscislaw
I was on Compuserve,

I was on Compuserve, I would love to see the stuff I wrote on the 1992 election.

11 posted on 12/06/2005 3:21:21 PM PST by Mike Darancette (Mesocons for Rice '08)
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To: tscislaw

Ahh...been quite a while since I've used ProComm+.


12 posted on 12/06/2005 3:25:41 PM PST by polymuser (Losing, like flooding, brings rats to the surface.)
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To: Spackidagoosh

bttt


13 posted on 12/06/2005 3:36:23 PM PST by Luigi Vasellini (60% of Saudis, 58%of Iraqis, 55%of Kuwaitis,50% of Jordanians married 1st or 2nd cousins. LOL!!!)
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To: Joe 6-pack

True! Thats the ultimate GUI !!! It had controls for both vertical and horizontal, simple "clear screen" function, wireless and portable, and was the very first thin line flat screen monitor ever available !!!

WOW !!! :)

14 posted on 12/06/2005 3:41:10 PM PST by Mr_Moonlight
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To: zip; BOBWADE

post


15 posted on 12/06/2005 3:51:35 PM PST by Mrs Zip
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To: Spackidagoosh

mark.


16 posted on 12/06/2005 4:07:41 PM PST by Alia
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To: Spackidagoosh

Nice, but I'm not in the mood to ressurrect my 28.8 modem.


17 posted on 12/06/2005 4:09:11 PM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: 1rudeboy
Nice, but I'm not in the mood to ressurrect my 28.8 modem.

So go to bbsmates.com--"dialing up the past"--a time "when high speed was 1200 baud".

18 posted on 12/06/2005 4:22:15 PM PST by supercat (Sony delinda est.)
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To: 1rudeboy
Nice, but I'm not in the mood to ressurrect my 28.8 modem.

Shoot, I think the junkbox still has a 1200 baud modem card in it... also 2400, 9600, and maybe a 14.4K.

Sure was faster than the 60 words-per-minute of the old radioteletype setup I had, though.

19 posted on 12/06/2005 4:56:10 PM PST by backhoe (Just an old Keyboard Cowboy, ridin' the trackball into the Sunset...)
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To: backhoe

I think I paid an extra $100 to Dell for mine, 14.4 being standard. At 28.8, I was rocket man.


20 posted on 12/06/2005 4:59:27 PM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: 1rudeboy

I remember the jump from 300 to 1200 like being supercharged. Compuserve, Genie, and Delphi. And a whole lot of long-dead BBS's... I think the first time I saw the term "email" was on some general aviation board I ran across in 1981.


21 posted on 12/06/2005 5:07:46 PM PST by backhoe (Just an old Keyboard Cowboy, ridin' the trackball into the Sunset...)
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To: Joe 6-pack

wow, that’s nice image..
http://www.logoinn.com/


22 posted on 10/11/2010 6:22:18 AM PDT by jackbryan (custom logo design, web design, banner design)
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To: Spackidagoosh

I tried the wayback machine now, but could not find screenshots of how http://www.5rooms.com looked like in 2012.


23 posted on 12/03/2012 7:44:59 AM PST by pioneer1
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