Reminds me of the old Usenet days, of finding a host/service that both kept the groups in which one had interest and provided a long, long history instead of the past sixty days.
@thraeryn yeah, good point. it's very much the same vibe, and is probably a good indicator of part of what it is I feel like I'm missing "these days". There was a certain amount of "concentrating" of communities that occurred because of the resource limits that made "infinitely huge" communities impractical before the days of ubiquitous fast links and cheap storage.
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