You And Me We Go Wayback

The Archive Team are doing the lord's work downloading all Tumblr content before it goes away. I wish them every success.

I've long used the wayback machine to look at old sites of yore so wondered how far down the rabbit hole of my own storied past I could go? All the way it seems. For many moons and domain names ago I started what was known as "updating your website frequently".

The very first ever "blog post" I did was on a long defunct site on October 31st 2001. The wayback machine has it. I'm not linking to it. Interesting from a personal growth angle, my head was in a different place 17 years ago. The cringe factor is high.

I wonder how all this will sound 17 years from now?

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  1. kapgar says:

    Like crap. That's how it will all sound. Reading my old stuff is terrifying.

  2. martymankins says:

    You got me beat on my first blog post, which was Feb 2002. I don't remember how long it's been since I went back to read my old stuff.

    As for the Tumblr side of things, there's was a lot of archiving being done before Dec 17th.