Lowering the bar for over a decade

By Tom Moertel
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Tags: im-old, history, scary, funny

I was roaming through some old files today and stumbled upon a copy of my first web site, called, laughably enough, “The TomZone.” I am not kidding.

You think I’m making this stuff up? Well, feast your eyes on this:

Oh, the horror!
Oh, the horror!

As if that wasn’t bad enough, I scrolled down to the footer and saw this: “Revised: 22 Feb 1996:

A less-horrifying screen cap of my old, old web site.
A less-horrifying screen cap of my old, old web site.

1996! That’s nuts! I’ve been bringing down the quality of the Web for over a decade? It doesn’t seem possible. And yet it’s true: this crap was unleashed upon unsuspecting Web “surfers” ten years ago.

And it’s been going downhill since.

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