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November 10, 2009

Round and round she goes…

srikanth @ 11:59 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1257897566 ) Play

Internet obscuridae for today. These sites were the first few members of one particular “system” that was very popular among websites of years ago. What system?

  1. bendall.de
  2. crypt.eldritchs.com
  3. www.qrq.de
  4. kloth.net
  5. qsl.net

Hint:

  • FOLDOC

Q will be up for 12 hrs longer.

Cracked by Logik , Raghuvansh , Rogi , udupendra , varuns88 , byslexia , BASAB , madhur , Dibyo , Ps , sidsen and Chinmaya U.Holla

Answer:

All sites were part of the internet’s first “webring”. It was created by Dennis Howe, famous for the FOLDOC project, and he called it EUROPA (pic)


13 Responses to “Round and round she goes…”

  1. Logik
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    Webrings.


  2. Raghuvansh
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    Nodes of the EUROPa webring.


  3. Rogi
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    Internet projects started by Denis Howe?
    I guess we’re looking for *Webrings*. Or, more specifically, *EUROPa*d8


  4. udupendra
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    http://foldoc.org/europa.html

    EUROPa, the original webring


  5. varuns88
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    Expanding Unidirectional Ring Of Pages


  6. byslexia

    webrings ??
    hint is europa (Expanding Unidirectional Ring Of Pages)


  7. BASAB

    Webring EUROPA. The pic was a giveaway


  8. madhur
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    EUROPa


  9. Dibyo
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    webrings, the oldest avatar of seo.


  10. Ps

    is this really that simple or am i missing something??

    “Web rings” ??


  11. sidsen
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    webrings?


  12. addicto

    They are all domain handlers which were dedicated to radio telephonic communicaton service at those times ..mainly amaeteur ,aeronautical and ones like radio letters(qsl).


  13. Chinmaya U.Holla
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    Europa


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