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.We are the UK's leading chat site and welcome chatters over the age of 18 from all over the world. Our chat rooms and message boards are moderated by our team of Chat Guides and Forum Hosts.Whether you're a first time visitor or a chat room veteran, we look forward to getting to know you. We are one of the oldest online communities and are committed to giving you the best experience possible. You can contact us at any time through our contact form.Once we could actually forge a connection, that is.I'd sit for scores of minutes at a time, waiting impatiently for that little running AOL man to enter his successive phase of connectedness.
The internet was a new and exciting place, and it seemed like a safe and inpenetrable fortress of unsupervised mischief.
It's remarkable to think that just a decade earlier, we were content to wait five minutes to catch even the briefest glimpse of the internet. ", we'd be clamoring to reach our favorite chat rooms.
Nowadays, if a website takes more than three seconds to load we're all about one step away from tossing the laptop out the window. As AOL was the premier internet service of the 90s, a good chunk of the online population could be found roaming these virtual spaces.
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.