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burdt
10-01-2008, 03:15 PM
for their tenth anniversary celebration google has decided to let you search their old index. this is how the internet was back in 2001.

http://www.google.com/search2001.html

I looked up coachella and i saw how their page was back in two thousand and one. myspace is a storage service, facebook is an incidental phrase in unrelated pages. this is seriously awesome internet nostalgia.

here's the old coachella page:

http://web.archive.org/web/20010516204748rn_1/www.goldenvoice.com/coachella/

hope you enjoy this as much as i did. try googling your favorite band.

marooko
10-01-2008, 03:20 PM
http://www.google.com/search2001.html


it fucking looks like an atari game or something. hahahaha good job!!

burdt
10-01-2008, 03:21 PM
it blew my mind. you can't even find sarah palin by looking her up directly. you wouldn't think 10 years ago would be so different.

sin213
10-01-2008, 03:23 PM
it blew my mind. you can't even find sarah palin by looking her up directly. you wouldn't think 10 years ago would be so different.

7 years ago...but yeah, it's funny to look at some old sites back then.

seems like sites mainly used frames back then as well...too funny.

burdt
10-01-2008, 03:31 PM
true that, 7 years ago. oh the internet, some things never change.

rage patton
10-01-2008, 03:33 PM
Coachella was 65 bucks?!

CalmerThanYou
10-01-2008, 03:33 PM
http://skinnymoose.com/network/wp-content/uploads/2007/08/back_to_the_future.jpg

BlackSwan
10-01-2008, 03:33 PM
based on the title of this thread I was very disappointed when I clicked in and saw what it was actually about.

Quadromarshia
10-01-2008, 03:34 PM
I just searched for "hamster dance" for the first time in 10 years.

Hopeless Semantic
10-01-2008, 03:34 PM
based on the title of this thread I was very disappointed when I clicked in and saw what it was actually about.

You weren't the only one...thought maybe, just maybe, Google could help me go back and wrong some of the rights I did back in the day...

burdt
10-01-2008, 03:35 PM
but then you'd end up in heroes season 3. not good.

MissingPerson
10-01-2008, 03:41 PM
try googling your favorite band.


Uh... how old is this archive again?!?!

http://www.smfd.ca.gov/IMAGES/Historic/Arcade-EQPE.001.jpg

Hopeless Semantic
10-01-2008, 03:41 PM
but then you'd end up in heroes season 3. not good.

With how much money they're commanding, I don't think that would be all that bad. Now, if it were to come to fruition--then you do have a point.

marooko
10-01-2008, 03:44 PM
I just searched for "hamster dance" for the first time in 10 years.

what the fuck is this??!!

whynotsmile99
10-01-2008, 04:01 PM
oh god not hampster dance

shakermaker113
10-01-2008, 04:09 PM
WOAH! the coachella message board:

http://web.archive.org/web/20001205084800/208.242.114.231/discus/

bballarl
10-01-2008, 04:11 PM
Man, we were probably using Lycos and Alta Vista and shit back then.

menikmati
10-01-2008, 04:14 PM
I was using google back then.

shakermaker113
10-01-2008, 04:20 PM
for their tenth anniversary celebration google has decided to let you search their old index. this is how the internet was back in 2001.

http://www.google.com/search2001.html

I looked up coachella and i saw how their page was back in two thousand and one. myspace is a storage service, facebook is an incidental phrase in unrelated pages. this is seriously awesome internet nostalgia.

here's the old coachella page:

http://web.archive.org/web/20010516204748rn_1/www.goldenvoice.com/coachella/

hope you enjoy this as much as i did. try googling your favorite band.

how did you get from the google search results to the wayback pages? did you do that manually?

TickleMeElmo
10-01-2008, 04:23 PM
Wikipedia (http://web.archive.org/web/20010517002121/www.wikipedia.com/)

Pitchfork (http://web.archive.org/web/20010418151106/www.pitchforkmedia.com/)

Craigslist (http://web.archive.org/web/20011217200208/www.craigslist.org/)

Apple (http://web.archive.org/web/20011217200937/www.apple.com/)

Napster (http://web.archive.org/web/20011217200449/www.napster.com/)

shakermaker113
10-01-2008, 04:25 PM
Wikipedia (http://web.archive.org/web/20010517002121/www.wikipedia.com/)

woah.

CalmerThanYou
10-01-2008, 04:28 PM
woah.

We've got over 6,000 pages already. We want to make over 100,000. So, let's get to work!

Beef Jerky
10-01-2008, 04:31 PM
Uh... how old is this archive again?!?!

http://www.smfd.ca.gov/IMAGES/Historic/Arcade-EQPE.001.jpg

lol..

kreutz2112
10-01-2008, 04:31 PM
when you googled "porn" in 2001 there were 4,490,000 results. In 2008 there are 223,000,000. That's actually not that impressive.

whynotsmile99
10-01-2008, 04:34 PM
our children are going to be so spoiled.

i'll have to keep them in check by reminding them of when I was a youngin and only had 4 million porn sites to look at

shakermaker113
10-01-2008, 04:35 PM
We've got over 6,000 pages already. We want to make over 100,000. So, let's get to work!

lol if I'd seen wikipeida in 2001 I would have just laughed. how absurd does it look?


when you googled "porn" in 2001 there were 4,490,000 results. In 2008 there are 223,000,000. That's actually not that impressive.

it's doubled 5 times in 7 years. that's NOT impressive?

psychic friend
10-01-2008, 04:36 PM
http://goldenvoice.yuku.com/

gaypalmsprings
10-01-2008, 04:37 PM
http://www.funpics.ws/funpics/4/3518.jpg

BlackSwan
10-01-2008, 04:38 PM
lol if I'd seen wikipeida in 2001 I would have just laughed. how absurd does it look?


holy shit, i remember that wikipedia....

FLgGpV8lZFg

rage patton
10-01-2008, 04:47 PM
http://web.archive.org/web/20010628091403/www.qotsa.com/


New album news!
The band is to begin recording their new album "Songs for the Deaf" in July with Eric Valentine producing. Updates from the studio will be available on this site [posted 5/23/01 U.S.A.]

humanoid
10-01-2008, 04:48 PM
someone invent me a real time machine dammit!

rage patton
10-01-2008, 04:52 PM
Oh WOW...

http://web.archive.org/web/20011216195457/www.apple.com/ipod/


1,000 songs in your pocket
Presenting iPod. The first MP3 player to pack a mind-blowing 1,000 songs and a 10-hour battery into a stunning 6.5-ounce package you can literally take everywhere. But iPod isn’t just a revolution in portability, it’s also a revolution in simplicity. Just plug it into your Mac and all of your iTunes songs and playlists are automatically downloaded into iPod at blazing FireWire speed. With iPod, it’s that easy to take your entire music collection with you wherever you go, in the pocket of your choice.

shakermaker113
10-01-2008, 04:54 PM
there goes another afternoon's work. damn you google!

canexplain
10-01-2008, 04:56 PM
they had "lol cats" which is pretty funny ... i couldnt find my name although i didnt go to all the threads where now i always find my name .... pretty funny all in all ... x****

CalmerThanYou
10-01-2008, 04:57 PM
the ipod page is fucking RIDICULOUS!

wowwy.

sin213
10-01-2008, 05:15 PM
for adult swim fans...

Adult Swim (http://web.archive.org/web/20020124182943/www.adultswim.com/)

adult swim launched sept 2001. see the original show schedule...plus it was only on 2 nights a week for 3 hours...

these are cool to look at...keep em comin!

betao
10-01-2008, 06:48 PM
Movie Trailers from the films of 2001:

http://web.archive.org/web/20011216205408/www.apple.com/trailers/

star wars episode 2 is listed!!

captncrzy
10-01-2008, 07:09 PM
the old board looks exactly the same topic-wise as the new one..

Who's confirmed?
Who's rumored?
What are the dates?
The Smiths?

CalmerThanYou
10-01-2008, 08:30 PM
some of my favorites:

jigga what?!?-3/4, 11:27 pm-all u stupid naysing fux better not

Jim-3/5, 12:14 pm-No Cats allowed Bjork is allergic

Anonymous-3/9, 12:23 pm-CLIMBING UP THE WALLS ON ACID LONG LIVE

some things never change...

burdt
10-02-2008, 12:36 AM
i figured the old google index would be good for searching people who werent totaly famousl in 2001. i think i found amy winehouses old address. i sent her an email in hopes i could change her life now. but that was false hope in the sense obama will win. i'm pretty drunk on potato vodka so i'm sure i'm rambling now. but what the hey. i think i found michael cera's old email address too. here's to hoping they reply.

either way, i hope this has brought some old ass memories to those who have been around from the very beginning.

here's to a few more coachellas.

b

shakermaker113
10-02-2008, 08:39 AM
Branded!-3/7, 03:28 pm-First, Black Jack Johnson will probably

for a moment there I thought 'holy crap! we've complained about him since the dawn of time'. but then I realized that's not JJ at all.

it's interesting how that board allowed anonymous posting. and it looks like it was all one long thread? madness.

kitt kat
10-02-2008, 10:26 AM
omg ghetto pitchfork

chairmenmeow47
10-02-2008, 10:41 AM
http://ivy.aholic.us/gallery/d/673346-2/chairmenmeow47+2001.JPG?g2_GALLERYSID=84cc684f9312 8832c2ba01673e486b3d

i guess it wasn't until later in 2001 or 2002 that i created this name. crazy.

rage patton
10-02-2008, 10:42 AM
Uhhh... is anybody else's regular google broken?

slurpee
10-02-2008, 02:47 PM
Awesome

chairmenmeow47
10-02-2008, 03:12 PM
enron (http://www.google.com/search2001/search?hl=en&q=enron)