he didn't say it was good before, but it wasn't normalfag until 2010.
2007 was already a new demographic afaik (2007 newfag here), but wouldn't say it was "normalfag" yet. We were still socially unfunctional people.>>101359675
That was the golden age, even if it was shit, it was our shit. 4chan and related were their own capsule of the internet. Now it's deeply connected to normalfag social nets
Sounds stupid I know, but NOBODY knew what the fuck was going on here, and internet memes were INTERNET memes, not just jokes you reposted on facebook or twitter and called memes.
Coming home and being part of something so hidden away was fucking nice.
People who spent hours a day on the internet were fucking weirdos, now you are the weirdo if you don't. Nerds were ostracized, and not considered social capital like today. Glasses were uncool as fuck and internet dating was considered the most pathetic thing ever. Fuck facebook, tinder and post-2012 "nintendo culture" (I mean seeing it as social capital)