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This is soo funny. Remembering how I did all of these things, really well. I was the animated .gif master! I made animated gif backgrounds that did all kinds of crazy *beep*.

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rofl done every single one of

rofl done every single one of those. Oh I pine for those halcyon days when things were so simple and innocent, web site building was so much fun, what happened to all that Sad

Wonder if I can build a business based around retro web site construction Smile

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Hugo wrote: Wonder if I can

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Wonder if I can build a business based around retro web site construction Smile

I'll go in on it with you! Our "contact us" page will have pictures of us with long sideburns, butterfly collar, that link to our emails

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I'm still trying to stop

I'm still trying to stop myself doing it! Big smile

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I was the animated .gif master! I made animated gif backgrounds that did all kinds of crazy *beep*.

Aaaw...c'mon Cupid...dig one up and let's have a look Wink

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Quote: …and the everlasting

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…and the everlasting snowflakes

I remember that Laughing out loud I restyled my pages at Christmas Laughing out loud

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Smee wrote: Aaaw...c'mon

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Aaaw...c'mon Cupid...dig one up and let's have a look Wink

When I get home today, I'll dig something up for you. I encourage everybody to post an old design, for fun!

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CupidsToejam wrote: I

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I encourage everybody to post an old design, for fun!

This was one of my first "professional" sites...
http://www.tbisigns.com/
Oh, how time has flown. This was built in 1999 I believe.

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CupidsToejam wrote: ... I

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... I encourage everybody to post an old design, for fun!

Here's my first pro site (defunct):
http://web.archive.org/web/20000302161255/http://www.dewcol.com/

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Deuce and Verschwindende,

Deuce and Verschwindende, great examples!! I cant wait to get home and really show you guys some old-school design.

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Deuce - That's the spirit,

Deuce - That's the spirit, hey you were really cooool! The page I checked even validates! Transitional though Sad

Verschwindende - hmmm...don't know that you were really trying here, it still looks good Smile

Cupid - oh this should be gooood Big smile

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Smee wrote: Cupid - oh this

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Cupid - oh this should be gooood Big smile

Oh, its good alright!!
navigate to the following link. On this site, make sure you visit the "Portfolio" page. This is a gold-mine of old-school!! There is a link labeled "web".

http://pixelbehavior.com/old_school/index.html

Note - on the black sites, pay close attention to detail.

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CupidsToejam wrote: ...

Sweet mystery meat! Laughing out loud

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@Cupid - Sweet tiny ass font!

@Cupid - Sweet tiny ass font! Ed would have a fit!
Looking at your portfolio, I had a robotic themed site once as well! I remember the days of learning the Photoshop 5 tricks of how to create "realistic" wires... hahah!

@Smee - At least it validated and had a doctype! Tongue

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Never, not once

I am proud to say I have never done any of those things. I couldn't be any more proud to say it even if it were true.

cheers,

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ROFL!

Oh Cupid...ROFL...you win! I love it!

What a labour of love KA must have been *shaking head* Did you do anything else?

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Sweet mystery meat! Laughing out loud

Ooh yes - an outstanding example Big smile

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@Smee - At least it validated and had a doctype! Tongue

It did indeed and I acknowledged the fact Wink
How many terrorists did you kill on KA?

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Ah, c'mon Gazza - 'fess up,

Ah, c'mon Gazza - 'fess up, show us yer stuff!

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Deuce wrote: CupidsToejam

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I encourage everybody to post an old design, for fun!

This was one of my first "professional" sites...
http://www.tbisigns.com/
Oh, how time has flown. This was built in 1999 I believe.

Erm... fibber. There was no way that was built in 1999 and there is a very particular reason I can state that emphatically - it validates and to a xhtml schema that hadn't reached candidate recommendation by that time

Back then no real Web Master would have had a clue about valid code, or DTD's. There were only two browsers and one of those hadn't a clue what a DTD was! and nor had most of us Smile

Still it's a classic example and has clearly stood the test of time being that it appears to be still running live, is it not time to revisit client and offer upgrade Smile

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Have a look for

Have a look for supertoastman.co.uk on the Wayback machine Laughing out loud I can't get through work's filtering but it was originally at Geocities, then Brinkster Laughing out loud

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@Verschwindende- indeed

@Verschwindende- indeed !!

@Deuce - yeah, the small fonts didnt look so bad at 800x600 back in the day. I was all about the brushed, molding, slimy metal. sewer design.

@Smee - That KA site took forever to build. there is soooo much content. LOL, that terrorists game IS pretty fun!! See games can be fun, without flash!

did you guys happen to run across my 3D stuff. Yeah, i did that with DOS 3D Studio. DOS, hahahaha

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thepineapplehead wrote: Have

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Have a look for supertoastman.co.uk on the Wayback machine Laughing out loud I can't get through work's filtering but it was originally at Geocities, then Brinkster Laughing out loud

"Page not found". That must be as old as mine.

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Oops! Double post.

Oops! Double post.

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Quote: @Smee - That KA site

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@Smee - That KA site took forever to build. there is soooo much content. LOL, that terrorists game IS pretty fun!! See games can be fun, without flash!

did you guys happen to run across my 3D stuff. Yeah, i did that with DOS 3D Studio. DOS, hahahaha

I'll bet it took a while, I had a good look around and noted the stack of content Smile

I tried the 3D but got a 404 Puzzled I could only get the other little site and the 6 or 8 pics - everything else 404-ed on the "web" page.

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@Smee - yeah, most links are

@Smee - yeah, most links are not working. There is a 3D image page that works

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Hugo wrote: Deuce

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This was one of my first "professional" sites...
http://www.tbisigns.com/
Oh, how time has flown. This was built in 1999 I believe.

Erm... fibber. There was no way that was built in 1999 and there is a very particular reason I can state that emphatically - it validates and to a xhtml schema that hadn't reached candidate recommendation by that time

Back then no real Web Master would have had a clue about valid code, or DTD's. There were only two browsers and one of those hadn't a clue what a DTD was! and nor had most of us Smile

Still it's a classic example and has clearly stood the test of time being that it appears to be still running live, is it not time to revisit client and offer upgrade Smile

I'm not sure, but I'm pretty certain I built that before I was out of high school. I grad-e-ated in '02, so it was sometime before that... I haven't talked to the owner since then... The owner of the company is a guy who used to own and run the HalfLife TFC server I played on.

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OMG OMG OMG OMG!!! I totally

OMG OMG OMG OMG!!!
I totally found it! yay!!!
This was the first site I ever spent a vast amount of my time on!!
It has frames, java, animated gifs, repeating backgrounds, etc etc.
HAHAHAHAHAAH
ya!!!

http://members.fortunecity.com/dark_optra/

NOTE: This site WILL take forever to load.

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@Deuce - That is the-bomb

@Deuce - That is the-bomb site!! Man, that is exactly what I wanted to see. Bravo, Bravo!!!

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@Duece yep that's the one,

@Duece yep that's the one, has a classic Geocities / Tripod feel, it's a little light on effects though, you forget a marquee tag for one

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Hugo wrote: @Duece yep

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@Duece yep that's the one, has a classic Geocities / Tripod feel, it's a little light on effects though, you forget a marquee tag for one

There's a Java marquee at the top!!!

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Amaaazing!!!

Amaaazing!!! Laughing out loud

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I've never done that! I was

I've never done that! I was lucky. Tongue

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this is the funnest thread

this is the funnest thread ive seen on the site!! we need more submissions!