Who gets sad at old websites?

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  1. Attacker3
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    I do, whenever I see an old website or a forum that has just been abandoned it makes me feel sad, with a touch of nostalgia even if I never heard of it before. Anyone else get this feeling?
     
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    Surely. Nostalgia overload.
     
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    Yeah, if you think about it those forums could have been a hub for many friendships. Just like one of my RP forums I went to for star wars is now dead, and that hurts me so much. It's a good/bad hurt.
     
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    It's sad to see iHalo DS/iSlayer threads on here with dead download links and the site now redirecting to one of those "WIN AN IPHONE 7 2 DAY JUST ANSWER DIS ONE QUESTION". :(
     
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    Took the words right outta my mouth. Nostalgia :(
    Same with Pokemon...Nostalgia
     
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    Not even just the old website, but think if it was left like that to this day? What if we all just stopped posting here now, and in a couple years we look back at what we had?

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    What if we all died, and someone in 5 or 10 years wondered how we acted here. Our friendships would be a complete mystery. They would look at this with wonder, but in the end would leave.
     
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    yeah back in the day i ran a few gaming clans and associated forums , i wonder where all those peeps have gone..
     
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    Coming back to a dead forum is like being immortal while all of your friends die one per one over time.

    And yes, I stole that from pokemon or zestiria or something.
     
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    My precious, beloved Pokecheck :sad:
    So many memories, and now it's down (probably, forever...)
     
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    I think it would be fun if the internet just entirely died and the world exploded
     
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    I remember my old Neopets days, back when my internet was a speed 64kb/s (later 128 kb/s) it was the only site that actually loaded at a decent speed for me, so I was always on there.
    Look back at it now, it's changed, but it's clearly not the massive site it used to be.
     
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    man actually I fell sad about old things but I think this is related to my pessimism? idk I think stuff passed and , vene knowing O learned and grow a lot I only can see like nothing happened and i fell stuck x3x
    I have this with old photos, memories .. oh well
    Nostalgia fells different like playing again mickey and donald or power rangers on a Snes with my cousin like we did when we where kids hahah it's more reviving the moment , not just remebering it ?
     
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    Yeah I feel your pain :( I can go back to see it now but it's not the same like it was 9 yrs ago... so sad
     
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    Omg Memories! I liked this site!
     
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    I remember a fansite called the Super Mario Bros HQ, back when fansites mattered...
     
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    I mainly get this feeling from Caiman.us
    Back when I was a kid, I would download freeware games for days, and I was active on that forum. I check back every now and then and the forum is barren, also the owner died quite some time ago.
     
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