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Only, truth be told, all the people in those rooms were probably either under the age of 12 or over the age of 50.

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Back in the day, there was no wireless or high speed internet connections, there was a little phone jack that shared a common line with our home phones.

In a time before universal cell phone ownership, this was a pretty serious inconvenience.

Users formed full-fledged online relationships with people they had never even met.

Sure, in real life you may have been a Dungeons and Dragons playing loner with duct-taped glasses, but online you could be the suave AOL romeo you'd always dreamed of being. It's going date us immensely when we someday tell our children of plugging a common search term in a search engine and having zero results, but we'll know that we were the true online pioneers.

I don't know about you, but this was a great source of fun for my pals and I as children.

In one room we could be exotic 18-year old Brazilian twins working to get our modeling careers off the ground while in the next we could easily slip into the guise of a mysterious lonelyhearts Spanish exchange student seeking a nice middle aged office drone to. Sometimes we may have outed ourselves as the 12/Fs we really were, but in general the idea was to fool others into believing the bull we were serving up.

It was a novel concept for the time: you could actually communicate with many people at once! People who we should trust indefinitely to be telling the truth, the absolute truth, and nothing but the truth! Judging how things usually went our own end, it's doubtable that these new virtual pals were honest about any element of their existence other than that they were currently connected to the internet.

The original chat rooms were popular online pickup scenes, the equivalent of an internet singles bar.

Once we could actually forge a connection, that is.

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