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Holy crap. [Jun. 26th, 2008|07:04 pm]
Darth Paradox
Sora and I were chatting, and the topic drifted to Geocities, and we mentioned that our first websites were on there.

And holy crap, my first website is still up. I haven't updated it since 1999. Maybe early 2000. But Geocities apparently never throws anything away, and there it is, in all its half-broken glory. My God.

Sora is currently squeeing over the version of the Geek Code I had posted on my site. Apparently she thinks it's "cute".

Yes, you read that right; my fiancee is squeeing over my Geek Code. I am the luckiest man on the planet.

But good god, my website was ugly.
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[User Picture]From: voiceofkiki
2008-06-27 02:31 am (UTC)
Having personally spent time around Sora, I feel ok saying this.

You ARE the luckiest man on the planet. And the day you forget that, I'll hurt you.

Love and huggles to you both.
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[User Picture]From: nightsinger
2008-06-27 04:05 am (UTC)
Awwww....! *HUGGLES!* I feel loved. :D
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[User Picture]From: darthparadox
2008-06-27 04:12 am (UTC)
The day I forget that, I'll deserve hurting. :D
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[User Picture]From: kikiduck
2008-06-27 03:08 am (UTC)
Oh man, both my first websites on Angelfire are still up. I'd take them down, but I can't remember my login/password.
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[User Picture]From: sertrel
2008-06-27 04:29 am (UTC)
The HTML 2.0/3.0 days were very ugly days. I'd point to the crap that I had in college, had I not blown it away before my login id finally expired...

Hahaha, geek code... Back when it was theoretically conceivable to enumerate dimensions of geekiness like that.
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[User Picture]From: darthparadox
2008-06-27 04:32 am (UTC)
The front page of my site starts off "This is my first attempt at a new class of HTML called stylesheets..."

That should say it all, really. Also, I used frames.
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From: tcdohl
2008-06-27 06:48 am (UTC)
LINKS OR IT DIDN'T HAPPEN

Actually (seriously), that's quite alright. Does anyone ever like the first things they put onto the internet? I sure as hell don't. I feel like this is going to be our generation's version of the Awkward First Kiss Story.
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[User Picture]From: darthparadox
2008-06-27 04:42 pm (UTC)
Yeah, I rather deliberately didn't link to the site in my entry. Nobody needs to see that. (Besides, it was red text with light blue hyperlinks on a black background.)

So I'm perfectly fine with "it didn't happen", actually.
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[User Picture]From: imnotsatan
2008-06-27 05:40 pm (UTC)
...Shit, I wonder if that means my Monty Python fansite is still up.
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[User Picture]From: strand
2008-06-27 06:30 pm (UTC)
Curious about the geekcode... post it.
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[User Picture]From: fiercekitty
2008-06-27 06:56 pm (UTC)
yeah, post it!

sadly, my first sites are dead and gone :( I wonder why geocities opted to keep some and not others. Or maybe I just remembered to delete mine, heh.
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[User Picture]From: kazriko
2008-06-27 10:38 pm (UTC)
My old sites still exist, but only in the internet archives...
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[User Picture]From: ryvaendell
2008-06-28 03:44 am (UTC)
I can't find either of mine. :(

I don't know if they took them down, or if I'm doing the URLs wrong.
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