@Ron I used to love those "Links" pages everyone had. They not only linked to similar websites but recommended things like browsers, email clients, Usenet clients, HTML editors, - stuff they used every day. They were real treasure troves of information in the form of hyperlinks. And coming from someone who had made an especially good website, their recommendation carried weight.
@bradenslen Absolutely right! And in those days it seemed like everyone was putting together their own contribution to this explosion of useful information. It was not a cult of personality and fame, like now. It was try out these cool tools I found. People helping people, not people trying to impress people.
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