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Name: Nelson Minar
Joined: August 26, 2002
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MeFi: 17 posts , 9083 comments
MetaTalk: 4 posts , 102 comments
Ask MeFi: 65 questions , 2233 answers
Music: 0 posts , 0 comments, 0 playlists
Music Talk: 0 posts, 0 comments
Projects: 4 posts, 36 comments, 28 votes
Jobs: 0 posts
IRL: 0 posts, 1 comment
FanFare: 12 posts, 623 comments
FanFare Talk: 0 posts, 3 comments

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MeFi tags: flash (3) badtech (2) games (2) google (2) maps (2) photography (2) photos (2) portrait (2) security (2) twitter (2)
Ask MeFi tags: travel (6) music (5) windows (5) email (4) computer (3) history (3) house (3) video (3) book (2) flying (2)

About

What's the deal with your nickname? How did you get it? If your nickname is self-explanatory, then tell everyone when you first started using the internet, and what was the first thing that made you say "wow, this isn't just a place for freaks after all?" Was it a website? Was it an email from a long-lost friend? Go on, spill it.

I first heard of the net in 1988, when a friend of a friend (flatline!jet) ran a UUCP host and told me about Usenet. I got online for real in 1989 - bitnet first, then Internet. I've been participating in online community since I was about 10 years old and logging into BBSes.

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