why is the internet abbreviated with e

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  1. Die Antwoord
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    last time i looked at my internet explorer icon, it said Internet
     
  2. Cuelhu

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  3. Lilith Valentine

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    Last time I looked at my Internet Explorer icon, it was me turning it off
     
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    .......Anyone else think the biggest fail is using internet exploder?.. I mean explorer..
     
  6. Cuelhu

    Cuelhu GBATemp's Pepelatz Driver

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    yeah, IE is soooooo 1998.

    Opera is the best browser. :3
     
  7. Westside

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    Although IE does suck, it is important to know that it is an introduction to users having free internet browsers. Netscape charged you for their crappy browser whereas IE was free. (well, it was part of Windows anyway) Netscape tried to sue them because of "unfair" marketing, but IE overcame that. She brought some great things to the table, but now ya'll treat her like a slut.
     
  8. Sausage Head

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    alanjohn check ur pm
     
  9. ProtoKun7

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    Everyone knows that the Enternet is Ilectronic.
     
  10. Wizerzak

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    although i don't use it cause it's quite buggy atm but have u tried ie9? it's actually pretty good, fast as well, especially at loading up (if u have no toolbars/add-ons etc.).

    and about the 'e', look here
     
  11. iMasaru

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    Google Chromes is the way forward~
     
  12. Wizerzak

    Wizerzak Because I'm a potato!

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    that's what i use. could have a better bookmark system though, and needs compatibility with more toolbars such as avg.
     
  13. Cloak519

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    I used to think Firefox was awesome but it's kind of shit these days.
     
  14. The Pi

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    You bitch!

    I will admit I was quite confused will the internet being the "e" icon when I was much younger. Don't mock me! [​IMG]
     
  15. Cloak519

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    It's cool.
     
  16. narutofan777

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    yea E it stands for KNOCK YOURSELF OUT
     
  17. Cuelhu

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    that's why I use Seamonkey as my second browser. :3
     
  18. warmijwilfaain

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    I use Safari in OS X Lion, or Chrome/Firefox in Linux (or Windows when I have it installed, which is very occasionally).

    Internet Explorer 8 and previous is pretty damn bad, but I really like what I've used of IE9. It's so simple and clean, and not a complete mess.