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Old 08-29-1999, 10:04 PM
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I have a list of web sites I go to every day (well weekdays at least):
Merriam Webster word of the day
Dilbert
Rose is Rose
Rueters health news on Yahoo
My horoscope on Excite *blush*
Non Sequitur
and SDMB, of course.

Also weekly: the home page for SD & Yahoo classified ads.

So, does anyone else have pages they check daily?
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Old 08-29-1999, 10:36 PM
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Straight Dope Message Boards (multiple times daily)

Popula (auction site for vintage clothes, misc.)

Realtor.com (once or twice a week)

Internet Movie DataBase (daily)

Des Moines Register Online (daily)



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Old 08-29-1999, 10:37 PM
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I have a lot of bookmarks, but the sites I always visit daily are:
http://www.nypostonline.com http://my.yahoo.com http://www.straightdope.com http://www.raleighmusic.com http://www.musicbiz.com (Need a password for this one)

and of course...
http://www.hell.com

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Old 08-29-1999, 11:19 PM
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SDMB, of course.
www.wheresgeorge.com
www.brunching.com
www.hungersite.com
www.dilbert.com

That's about it, I think.
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Old 08-30-1999, 12:05 AM
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Twice a day, www.kittycam.com to see if I can see Kitty. My husband can't understand, he says "you have 3 cats right here at home, why do you have to look for this one?" but still I must.

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Old 08-30-1999, 12:11 AM
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Every daily:
Really only this site. I used to check out more daily but I'm trying to break my addiction to the web since I won't have any much time to be online soon.

Regularly: http://www.theonion.com, http://www.brunching.com, http://www.cnn.com, http://www.medhelp.org

If anyone cares, I have a website at http://www.iglou.com/solaris
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Old 08-30-1999, 01:53 AM
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www.imdb.com
www.cinescape.com
The Philadelphia Inquire and Philadelphia Daily News Sports pages.
www.fastball.com

I try to read a little bit from here every day. Pick out a story, then start it.
etext.lib.virginia.edu/eng-on.html

the straight dope, of course.

Oh, and of course all my email and stuff, but that doesn't count.


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Old 08-30-1999, 04:08 AM
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This site, usually twice daily.
CNN, usually daily
Intellicast for the Northeast Radar/Four day forecast, usually daily
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Old 08-30-1999, 05:58 AM
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http://www.herald.com/content/archiv...ry/content.htm

http://www.freep.com/index/albom.htm

I check each of these every couple of days to see what's new, otherwise almost all my time in the web is spent checking SDMB (about an hour and a half before work in the AM).
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Old 08-30-1999, 09:01 AM
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This is the only site I spend any significant time on. I check my hotmail about 2-3 times a day and usually the weather. I've found that the Weather channel's site ( www.weather.com is much more accurate that MSNBC's weather that's provided on the MSN website that I get when I log out of my Hotmail account.
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Old 08-30-1999, 11:39 AM
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www.skepticnews.com

And, of course, the SDMB.
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Old 08-30-1999, 11:55 AM
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http://www.doodie.com

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Old 08-30-1999, 11:56 AM
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Of course, the SDMB.

The previous night's Royals boxscore at http://www.fastball.com/royals/

Numerous cartoons on both http://www.unitedmedia.com/comics/ and http://www.kingfeatures.com/comics/

I also check out the newly available comic books on http://www.ebay.com

And [URL]http://www.wfcomics.com/tony/[URL]

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Old 08-30-1999, 06:15 PM
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Well I check on the Detroit Free Press sports page, to see whats going on with my Lions Or Wings depending on the season!

and I check my stock prices on yahoo.com

and i do the crossword at Uclick.com
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Old 08-30-1999, 06:32 PM
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smilingjaws: as you noticed, the new UBB version doe not require tags to www pages.

My daily stuff is not in English. I also look at a few boards that are not in English at work. That way the IS nazis don't know what I'm reading, or sending, from work.

Weekly, www.thonion.com
and www.miamiherald.com and Dave Barry
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Old 08-30-1999, 06:52 PM
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Skewpoint on the news: bobsfridge.com/skew.htm

Sue at the Field Museum: www.fmnh.org/sue/default_icam.htm

Obscure store & reading room: www.obscurestore.com/

Stardust: stardust.jpl.nasa.gov/

MSNBC: www.msnbc.com

and, of course, SDMB
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Old 08-30-1999, 07:09 PM
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The Intellicast weather report for Des Moines

HorrorNet, Hellnotes, Event Horizon
www.highschoolalumni.com to see if anyone from my graduating class has joined -- nope! just me so far

I'm in a couple of e-mail groups through www.onelist.com -- they're fun, once you find the right fit
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Old 08-30-1999, 07:49 PM
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Weather's not just a Michigan thing. When we have stormy weather here in Texas, I may check the radar screens 4 or 5 times a day.

But right now, the weather forecasts sound like a skipping record.

Sunny with a high of 103...
Sunny with a high of 103...
Sunny with a high of 103...
Sunny with a high of 103...
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Old 08-30-1999, 08:06 PM
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of course the SDMB. www.drirene.com--this is for people who think they may be in a verbally abuse situation...very supportive
Weekly I check up on www.breakupgirl.com--I like to read the advice.
I like aol's Christianity Online msg board.--There are often interesting debates about christianity vs. pagan religions.

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Old 08-30-1999, 09:44 PM
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Cruel Site of the Day http://www.cruel.com

FaTKiD NetWOrk http://www.fatkid.net/big_boned.html
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Old 08-30-1999, 11:34 PM
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Every day, I check out:

The Detroit Free press, at www.freep.com www.espn.com www.boxofficeguru.com
I'm at www.imdb.com almost daily
And of course, the SD.

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Old 08-31-1999, 12:02 AM
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The web sites I usually visit daily are:
(bear with me, I don't know how to create links)

Hotmail (www.hotmail.com)
AP Wire (wire.ap.org)
Weather Channel (www.weather.com)
Opalcat's World Domination Headquarters (www.fathom.org/opalcat)

Of course, I try to check this board regularly, but I've been busy for the last couple of weeks, so this is the first chance I've had to be here in a while (alot of catching up to do)

Shadowfox
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Old 08-31-1999, 12:26 AM
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I can't do links either--makes me feel old not to be able to handle the technology but that's another thread :-)

http://www.anet-chi.com/~yopark/randomthoughts/
for an hilarious send-up of All my children

drudgereport.com for newsbits
Off the drudge report I check out:
bbc
chicago sun-times
pioneerplanet.com for Dear Abby
Camile Paglia
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Old 08-31-1999, 12:42 AM
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I'm a news junkie, so besides you good people, I have to check into the AP Newswire, Salon, and the BBC News every day. If I see WWIII is going to start, I can just shut off my computer and go home!
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Old 08-31-1999, 12:47 AM
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Bunny, it must be a Michigan thing for the fascination with the weather. I go to
weather.com all the time, but I put in exotic places knowing that somewhere someone is having nicer weather than here.

cnn.com
foxnews.com
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Old 08-31-1999, 11:03 AM
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Id have to say, www.ask.com mostly cause every question asked here is answered there already.
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Old 08-31-1999, 11:16 PM
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I go to www.hairnet.com (please...I hope this worked!)

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Old 09-01-1999, 09:03 AM
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Sunbear-I did the link by accident! Serendipity is a wonderful thing!
(Also a nicely done site!)
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Old 07-11-2015, 03:30 PM
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Curid1992: you should have started a new thread--as most people have changed the sites they visit daily from 16 years ago to now.

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Old 07-11-2015, 03:52 PM
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Only the SDMB. I guess I need to expand my horizons. Will check on some of the links mentioned here.
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Old 07-12-2015, 12:45 AM
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This is a pretty fun zombie thread. I actually got about 20 posts in before I even realized. I started thinking, eh these are some odd lists. Then I thought, wait, no way all of these people don't use Facebook
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Old 07-12-2015, 08:31 AM
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SDMB
Google News
Chicago's NPR station's website. There's a 5 minute news recap that I listen to when putting my lunch together.
Ebaum's world
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Old 07-12-2015, 08:40 AM
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And I never check the date of the OP before responding.
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Old 07-12-2015, 09:16 AM
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It seems fitting that Satan is banned.

You know?
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Old 07-12-2015, 10:40 AM
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The beginning of this thread was like a time capsule. Amazing how the Internet has changed.
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Old 07-12-2015, 03:45 PM
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This is a pretty fun zombie thread. I actually got about 20 posts in before I even realized. I started thinking, eh these are some odd lists. Then I thought, wait, no way all of these people don't use Facebook
Shit, I didn't realize this until you pointed it out. No wonder some of the links didn't work.
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Old 07-12-2015, 04:31 PM
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Zombies can be fun.
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Old 07-12-2015, 05:09 PM
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Wow! Just wow!

Satan AND handy! Haven't seen a trace of either for years and years.

But yeah, cool snapshot of the "Web" when it was still the "Internet".
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Old 07-12-2015, 05:30 PM
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Well, I check on my own GeoCities website everyday, to see if the visitor counter has gone up or if anyone has signed the guestbook. This usually happens if I get mentioned on the alt.bigfoot USENET group. It's also nice if any new webrings have added me.
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Old 07-12-2015, 05:51 PM
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Curid1992: you should have started a new thread--as most people have changed the sites they visit daily from 16 years ago to now.
I was going to be a smart-ass and list 10 or 12 of my favorite zombie-related sites but ---------

This site and Pearls Before Swine are about my only daily ones.
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Old 07-13-2015, 03:52 PM
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Well, I check on my own GeoCities website everyday, to see if the visitor counter has gone up or if anyone has signed the guestbook. This usually happens if I get mentioned on the alt.bigfoot USENET group. It's also nice if any new webrings have added me.
Your site is pretty good, I found it with a Gopher search. Needs more animations though.
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Old 07-13-2015, 04:40 PM
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Curid1992: you should have started a new thread--as most people have changed the sites they visit daily from 16 years ago to now.
Username/post combo of the day.


mmm
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Old 07-13-2015, 04:54 PM
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If ChrisCTP is still checking Realtor.com, his real estate agent must be questioning his commitment to buying a house.
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Old 07-13-2015, 09:19 PM
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Your site is pretty good, I found it with a Gopher search. Needs more animations though.
I beg your pardon. The day that animated dancing baby gif is not more than enough for people is the day I quit out of Netscape Navigator never to return.
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Old 07-14-2015, 08:16 AM
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I beg your pardon. The day that animated dancing baby gif is not more than enough for people is the day I quit out of Netscape Navigator never to return.
Infidel! NCSA Mosaic is the only true browser. And only two dancing babies? There needs to be a whole row. You don't know much about web design.
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Old 07-14-2015, 09:08 AM
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I'm going to start a new thread for this, it might be useful/fun.
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Old 07-14-2015, 10:40 AM
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Infidel! NCSA Mosaic is the only true browser. And only two dancing babies? There needs to be a whole row. You don't know much about web design.
<blink>YOU TAKE THAT BACK!</blink>
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Old 07-14-2015, 10:55 AM
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CNN
ESPN
Cracked
Facebook
Dope
Reddit

.. oh I am also wiki'ing some thing or another on a daily basis.

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