Worlds oldest dot-com turning 30 on Sunday

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    The first dot-com was purchased by a Massachusetts-based computer company Symbolics on March 15, 1985 -- four years before the World Wide Web even existed. (Email and the Internet pre-date the Web).

    Symbolics was one of the original makers of computer workstations, and the company even got a mention in the movie "Jurassic Park." But the "Lisp" computer language that Symbolics developed eventually faded in popularity. Symbolics went belly-up and filed for bankruptcy in 1993.
     
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    Infocom will always be my faaaaaavourite ..... :wub:

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    MyLazyHand Russia and France Know What to Do

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    I just registered "WorldsOldest.com"

    Who's the smart guy now?
     
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    Before Google, Bing, and Yahoo there was this
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    MyLazyHand Russia and France Know What to Do

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    I used to purchase and sell domains in my industry.

    I bought one for $15,000 in 1999 and sold it for $25,000 in 2004.

    I just checked its value and the website listed it as worth $250,000. Ooops.
     
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    Pretty smart for a guy with a head full of koolaid. :)
     
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    We're talking computer companies! :console:
     
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