Before websites were wild, dynamic, all-encompassing entities that contained the depressing entirety of the human experience, they were simple affairs: a phone number, a mailing address, a bulletin board, and maybe even a random chat room if you were really lucky. It was a simpler — and uglier — era. Thanks to The Internet Archive's Wayback Machine, we've travelled back in time to see what some our favorite sites looked like in their salad days and we invite you to look over our shoulders. Ladies and gentlemen...start your modems!
Reddit.com, July 25, 2005
Yahoo.com, October 17, 1996
nintendo.com, December 22, 1996
apple.com, July 14, 1997
Metafilter.com, October 13,1999