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Fri Dec 15, 2017, 04:51 PM

48. We had a Leading Edge computer

(lol) and a modem that was supposed to be faster than it was, but ATT didn't have fiber optic cable, so we topped out around 26K.

I still think the sound of a modem connecting is one of the most exciting sounds I ever heard. Not that I want to go back to that. I got a job working from home while we still had the modem. I'd cry because it was so slow. My husband kept after Charter cable and we finally got a cable Internet connection. Huge difference. He ran cable to every room in the house, except the kitchen and dining room-haha, the only reason he didn't run it there was because wireless came along.

I still have AOL, Netscape, Prodigy disks, DOS books, just a huge pile of early Internet material. I remember the Internet telephone book, and I might still have a copy of it somewhere.

Thanks for flashing all those memories

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