1. Remember when everyone you knew had seen this video, even though social media didn't exist yet?
2. And even way before that, people would do the original Rickroll: the Hamster Dance.
3. You'd have to sit through this tiny concerto of awful noises before getting online.
4. Remember when this guy was like, the only meme?
5. This purple son of a bitch was supposed to do something helpful, but you just made him say stuff in his weird voice and then he gave your computer a virus.
6. Hey, remember motivational poster memes?
7. Or captcha comics?
8. Or rage comics? God, we used to actually enjoy these.
9. Ooh! Or Homestar Runner, which was ACTUALLY amazing.
10. Back then, the internet was basically nothing but Xiao Xiao flash cartoons.
11. And "O RLY?" reaction images.
12. That is, until the Great LOLcatpocalypse.