@timotheus A lot of folks never used a webring, so they might not know there were actually individuals who aggressively added folks to their webrings! And because the web was weird, folks sometimes got caught up in it.
That is the Yelp model! And eating babies. I am pretty sure I started a rumor on the web about Yelp people eating babies. #thinkaboutit
"I appreciate SDF but it's a general-purpose server and the name doesn't make it obvious that it's about art." - Eugen Rochko