I Used Prodigy Online Service

Prodigy was an online dial-up service prior to what we know as the Internet (and AOL) that had BBS's, news, weather and even email. 14 People

    Brings Back Memories!

    wow, I haven't thought about Prodigy in a long time!  I was in graduate school when I bought my first computer and was able to get online with Prodigy!  I met a guy from California and we had an online romance, hahaha!  He actually flew to the deep south to meet me...
    silentwellofsorrow silentwellofsorrow
    41-45, F
    May 26, 2010

    Back In The Day

    I can remember back in the day using Prodigy and getting knocked off every time someone tried to call your brother. I hated dial up service and I am glad that we have high speed service these days and no longer have to depend on Compuserve or Prodigy. Who remembers back in the...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    May 25, 2010

    I Was Such A Big Baller!

    I had a brand new 486! Loaded to the max with an 8 GB HD, 16x CD-ROM and a staggering 32megs of memory! I had the FASTEST modem @ 33.6kbps! And I was ONLINE with Prodigy! We didnt use it too long, email limits and a new 'hourly' fee turned us off to it. We switched to a real...
    Phreeek Phreeek
    26-30
    1 Response Jul 19, 2011

    *Prodigy Addict

    Just like now with the Internet, this online service offered social anonymity. As a shy 16 year old I needed any help I could get, especially with boys. We got a PC in 1992 and this service came with a free trial. I was hooked. The best part for me were the music boards. I...
    soulshadow soulshadow
    36-40, F
    May 25, 2010
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