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Memories, Sweet Memories
#317616 10/17/2008 9:38 PM
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For some reason I looked for an old picture of myself this evening and found out AOL is shutting down their old hometown websites frown I've had that site >12 years now (I go there at least every 2-3 years tipsy )

By November 1, all of those sites are going away and if you have one you need to download it by Oct. 31. Info can be found here:
http://www.peopleconnectionblog.com/2008/09/03/how-to-download-your-hometown-files/

I had to actually install AOL on my computer to pull the files down eek It's been a lot of years since that virus has been on here and yep, it wants to worm itself into everything you do online, all media files, email, etc.


I did spend ~1-2 minutes in a chat room - after 13-14 years people are still doing ASL checks doh

I may have to format the HD before this is over.


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ASL?

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Gizmo #317619 10/22/2008 6:08 AM
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Has it been that long Gizzy? smile


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Originally Posted by AllenAyres
Has it been that long Gizzy? smile
I could take that so many ways...


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Hi!

I'm navaho! old/maybe/at my computer.

And you?


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I'm James, 25/Yes Please/Oregon... lol


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Re: Memories, Sweet Memories
Gizmo #317948 03/31/2009 1:07 PM
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A lotta people used the 'yes please' answer smile


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At least please was included tipsy


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Re: Memories, Sweet Memories
AllenAyres #317986 05/23/2009 10:45 PM
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Originally Posted by AllenAyres

I may have to format the HD before this is over.


i didn't realise there's a 'may' in that option after having AOL on your comp tipsy

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The_Unknown #317988 05/28/2009 3:14 PM
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True, some disk cleaners have gotten better over the years of getting the cruft off smile


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AllenAyres #317990 05/28/2009 7:11 PM
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I'm surprised AOL is still around. I can't believe people still use them. It was bad enough when people were using them in the 90s... you'd figure everyone would learn by now.

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AKD96 #317993 05/30/2009 7:45 AM
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They blanketed the world with those CD's (wasn't that a joke in one of Stallone's futuristic cop movies?). Handy if you can only get a dial-up account while out of town.


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AllenAyres #317997 06/01/2009 11:23 AM
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Not so handy once you try to cancel. I've heard many horror stories of people trying to cancel their AOL accounts.


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AKD96 #318004 06/02/2009 10:06 AM
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Those are old complaints, I think the FCC made them not so difficult to work with now. smile


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