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Christian's and Scott's Interactive Top Ten List

Top Ten Little-Known Facts About the Internet

(submitted by Leaper)

10. If you access the IP address, your PC reboots with DOS 1.0 (squeezette)
9. Originally a government ploy to divert attention away from AREA 51 (El Barton)
8. It's actually nothing new. It's been around for centuries. They just had to wait until the personal computer was invented before it became mainstream. (sageandscholar)
7. There are actually three of them. Only the cool people know about the other two. (anglesius)
6. It's battery powered and unless we can replace 150 million D batteries by the end of the year, we're all in deep trouble. (Oops I did it again.)
5. Next new suffixes to be released: .mtv, .poo, .dot, and .gag (Bob Clemmons)
4. In the Garden of Eden, the serpent actually tempted Eve through Pop-up Ads. (DayDreamGirl42)
3. The high-speed backbone was wired by a couple of kids with some tin cans and string. (Maniac Bob)
2. That light switch that you never did figure out what it controls and you turn off and on just out of curiousity, it controls some poor soul's internet connection halfway across the country. (regedit)
1. There is exactly one chat room girl that's really female. Her name is Sarah, 25, from Portland. And she's taken. (JrsyRose)

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