Re: Any old timers still around?
Back then a dial-up connection meant having an operator connect you to the Interwebs after you deposited a dime in a slot.
I kid. But not by much.
(yeah, it was in the days before routers, so sue me!) I had was bigger than a desktop (remember those?) computer... and it had two rubber suction-cups to hold on to the handset of the rotary-dial phones used in the day
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