The Burger King Internet Cafe Was Just As Bad As You Remember

From ye olde days. As in, the year 2000.

1. In the year 2000, a New York City Burger King offered the use of PCs and 20 minutes of internet time with a purchase. During which you might do such exciting things as search Excite.

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2. It was, perhaps, a more innocent time. After all, grown men may have considered seeing Rugrats in Paris in the theater.

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3. It was, perhaps, a simpler time. A time when people still included depictions of Wall Street signs in their happy murals of clouds and Filet O’Fish.

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4. Patrons could also watch television. Which was very important because it was the Bush/Gore election debacle.

5. As many as nine of them simultaneously. Because this was a time when we were living THE FUTURE.

6. This glorious Burger King — it was a peaceful place. A place where no one spilled beverages, nor searched for porn, nor put their greasy fingers on public keyboards. Remember this time, dear children. Keep it close to your hearts.

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