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Max The Magnificent
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Re: My head hurts too...
Max The Magnificent   5/9/2014 1:49:41 PM
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@jimwilliams: Just think... 57 Chevy Bel Aire, you, and me.  Now that was a great year!

We won't see its like again...

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Re: My head hurts too...
Max The Magnificent   5/9/2014 1:51:10 PM
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@jimwilliams: I already drank the beer.

Well, that's just mean! On the bright side, I'm still only 56 (for 20 more days), so you are MUCH older than me, grandad.

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Re: My head hurts too...
jimwilliams57   5/9/2014 2:14:54 PM
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@Max I'm wondering how long we can keep this idle conversation going before someone realizes that we're way off topic.

 

So, to keep this on topic..... Internet.

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Re: My head hurts too...
Max The Magnificent   5/9/2014 2:20:55 PM
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@jimwilliams: ...to keep this on topic..... Internet.

We never dreamt of the Internet back in 1957 (LOL)

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Re: My head hurts too...
jimwilliams57   5/9/2014 2:24:42 PM
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@Max: We never dreamt of the Internet back in 1957

Well, maybe you didn't dream of the internet back in 1957, but I did.  In my dream I was in my crib and had just finished a nice bottle of milk.  Then there it was, a giant web covering the entire world.  I thought to myself, that's a world wide web.

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Re: My head hurts too...
Max The Magnificent   5/9/2014 2:33:05 PM
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@jimwilliams: I thought to myself, that's a world wide web.

What you should have been thinking is "What on Earth did my mother put in this milk?"

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antedeluvian   5/9/2014 2:43:27 PM
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Max, Jim

 57 and 57

I guess this is double-Heinz.

On my wife's 57th (39 for the 19th time) I found a Heinz bottle of something with a huge 57 emblazoned on the side and made it into a birthday card.

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Re: My head hurts too...
Max The Magnificent   5/9/2014 3:46:06 PM
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@antedeluvian: ...On my wife's 57th (39 for the 19th time)...

I prefer to think of my forthcoming birthday as the 36th anniversary of my 21st birthday LOL

 

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perl_geek   5/9/2014 4:12:10 PM
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One man likely did dream of something like the Web back then; JCR Liklider. See his biography, "The Dream Machine"   https://www.librarything.com/work/2051

Nearly  all the developments that make up today's Net can be traced back through his students. It's almost enough to make one a conspiracy theorist.

You might like to take a look at this article: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/05/09/net_neutrality_explained_and_how_to_get_a_better_internet/ for more information.

 

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Max The Magnificent   5/9/2014 4:15:07 PM
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@Quintadad: Just to get back on topic, I really apppreciated the video.

I must admit I was very impressed with the video -- whether you agree with it or not, this is a fantastic vehicle to get a lot of information across in a very efficient way.

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