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Weekend Open Forum: What's the oldest online account you still use?

By Jos
Apr 20, 2012
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  1. strydr

    strydr TS Rookie

    StumbleUpon. Still my favorite.
     
  2. hitech0101

    hitech0101 TS Enthusiast Posts: 429   +19

    yahoo mail, at that time there was a feature to pay money for account with extra features was using the free one, still am :)
     
  3. Archean

    Archean TechSpot Paladin Posts: 6,060   +76

    Hotmail since I've abandoned ICQ ages ago otherwise it may have been the oldest. Probably I won't be abandoning my oldest email as there is not much difference amongst the alternatives, so why bother.
     
  4. Per Hansson

    Per Hansson TS Server Guru Posts: 1,932   +126 Staff Member

    I don't know how to check how old they are but it's my Yahoo mail and ICQ that is the oldest that I still use (daily at that)
     
  5. opened an yahoo account, in the year 200 B.C, napoleon hacked it !
     
  6. My Yahoo! mail, created October 10, 1997, yes I know.​
     
  7. Hotmail!!
     
  8. Benny26

    Benny26 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,576   +47

    Well, since i was a late comer to the Internet (2010,) my first account that i still use is Techspot itself. I registered Techspot under my Yahoo address, but since i don't use it anymore that doesn't count (Gmail all the way for me now)

    I am currently registered at 35 websites that require a password; I only visit 8 on a regular basis though.

    But yeah, Techspot was the first!
     
  9. Marnomancer

    Marnomancer TS Booster Posts: 808   +51

    My Gmail adress. I never even check it, unless needed for registration, or told to do so.
     
  10. What is a "password manager" ..???
     
  11. Probably my EQ account, since March 1999
     
     
  12. My aol account, which I still use every day for the email account, that I registered back in 1995. Back when going online at a whopping 2400 bps modem...good times!
     
  13. Captain Five

    Captain Five TS Rookie

    My oldest account created is Excite Mail back in the early 90s.
     
  14. Captain828

    Captain828 TS Guru Posts: 277

    My Yahoo! account is the oldest one I still use.

    Besides that, my Steam account and my TS account (not kidding!) are probably the oldest ones I'm still using on a daily basis.
     
  15. My bank account :D
     
  16. TomSEA

    TomSEA TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,358   +403

    Boy, that's a good question and had to think on it a while. Probably my first Yahoo! e-mail account which was created in 2001.
     
  17. Seraphim401

    Seraphim401 TS Member Posts: 33

  18. AOL email account still use for junk.......back from the dial-up days.......
     
  19. AOL from back in dial up days. I still use it daily even though I have 5 others.
     
  20. Yahoo mail too, since 1998 i think.
     
  21. Yahoo mail
    ICQ and hotmail.
     
  22. ET3D

    ET3D TechSpot Paladin Posts: 984   +31

    A lot of the accounts I had have died or been replaced over the years. Oldest I could find right now is my Anandtech account. The forum says I joined on 10-12-1999 (I imagine that's October 12).
     
  23. hotmail, created in april 2000. I do still have an active i.c.q account but as of right now I cannot find the loggin. The number starts with 2xxxxx. It's very low. I started using it on day one.
     
  24. yRaz

    yRaz TS Addict Posts: 966   +116

    hotmail in December of 2002. Before that(1997) we had a "family" email address that everyone used to make accounts. It wasn't until we wanted accounts at the same websites that we needed to have our own.
     
  25. tonylukac

    tonylukac TS Maniac Posts: 920   +22

    My aol signon which I check once a week. My first email was excite but I abandoned it due to adware. I liked aol at the time because for free it included some of the first anti spyware programs.
     


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