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May 02, 2005

The History of INTERNET

It's meant to be humorous, but as far as I can tell, everything about the timeline is spot-on correct.

Except that part about the Internet's true purpose being to facilitate Baseball Fantasy Leagues.

Baseball Fantasy Leagues are just D&D for craven dorks who don't have the courage to stat-up their own characters. You may think you're "cool" for being in a baseball fantasy league, because it's sports related.

No, it's very uncool. Boil it down, and you're still just talking about the Armor Class of Randy Johnson's fastball, or Barry Bond's saving throw against taking a strike on the inside corner.

Admit what you are. Stop jackassing around with infantile hero-worship and childish stats-mongering and level-up to a MAN's game -- Dungeons and Dragons. Or, if you're mainly in all this for the stats, GURPS or RoleMaster.

Thanks to Dave from Garfield Ridge. Give him a click; the post also contains a link to "Zombo.com," which is strange and funny.


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