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  1. 65k Winamp skins with instant search and in-browser preview!

    Https://skins.webamp.org Here you go, every skin ever made for winamp in one piece to look at.
  2. the webgame preservation project.

    BlueMaxima's Flashpoint lets you play all the old nostalgic flash games from the past.
  3. Create your own free website. Unlimited creativity, zero ads.

    You can still see sites in this style on Neocities. Loads instantly, though.
  4. IPFS is the permanent web. A new peer-to-peer hypermedia protocol.

    Now there's also https://ipfs.io. Non-P2P stuff such as HTTPS will become ancient.
  5. Winamp in your browser! The memories!

  6. This is an update project which expands upon the patched Winamp 5.666 release by fixing issues with as well as providing new features and just doing something to help keep Winamp alive!

    Happily discovered this recently and am using winamp again! https://getwacup.com/.
  7. Send an anonymous picture message to anyone with a phone #

    Flash Player is being rewritten in Rust: https://ruffle.rs/.
  8. Gutenberg Books is free to use Android, and iOS app with more than 50,000 titles from classic to top hits and features all the important books ever published in history.

    Fun fact, the name Jeeves being associated with butlers comes from P.G. Wodehouse's Jeeves books. His works are in the public domain on gutenberg.org and are really funny.
  9. The most popular fan fiction website in the world according to Wikipedia

    Being able to front page on fanfiction.net while writing for The Legend of Zelda.
  10. Our mission is to give everyone a voice and show them the world.

    It's not exactly what you're asking, but there are some domains that still use their www. Name and redirect the shorter name to that one rather than vice versa. For example, https://youtube.com takes you to https://www.youtube.com even in the year of our lord two thousand and twenty two.
  11. Reddit gives you the best of the internet in one place. Get a constantly updating feed of breaking news, fun stories, pics, memes, and videos just for you.

    For example, reddit.com redirects to www.reddit.com, although your browser may hide the "http://www." part. www.slashdot.org, on the other hand, redirects to slashdot.org.
  12. Find and purchase your next website domain name and hosting without breaking the bank. Seamlessly establish your online identify today.

    I agree that it has been convention, my goal was to understand if the domain.com -> www.domain.com was ratified in any kind of standard anywhere.. I'm thinking about it from a security assumptions standpoint.
  13. Extreme Editor is basically an ASCII based text editor feature the support for multi-document editing and protection of edited text and clipboard contents.

    Going to tucows.com for misc drivers and installing mIRC.
  14. A community of artists, game developers, musicians, voice actors and writers who create and share some of the best stuff on the web!

    LimeWire, The little paperclip with eyeballs on old school word programs, chocalate rain, newgrounds.com, etc. etc.
  15. Zelda is an Action-Adventure, Platform, High-Fantasy and Combat video game series developed by famous game designer Shigeru Miyamoto and published by Nintendo.

  16. Hot or Not - chat, date and meet with over 330 million people. Join our community and make friends in your area.

  17. This domain is for use in illustrative examples in documents. You may use this domain in literature without prior coordination or asking for permission.

    Generally, it's considered a bad practice if you're running a website to not have some kind of record for both 'www' and '.' but someone making a go of it their self in 1990? Yep, there were occasionally websites where if you went to http://example.com you'd get a dns error, but if you went to http://www.example.com, it'd work fine.
  18. Pidgin is an easy to use and free chat client used by millions. Connect to AIM, MSN, Yahoo, and more chat networks all at once.

    Or Pidgin - the chat client to manage all the others. https://pidgin.im/.
  19. StupidVideos is a web base entertainment provider that delivers the stupid and funny videos across the internet.

    Zanga (which is like tumblr), webrings (like stumblr predate search engine and an alternative to web directory), anipike (anime web directory), AIM (AOL instant messenger), ICQ (instant messenger), soulseeker (Napster alternative but for even more underground music), http://stupidvideos.com/, (similar to youtube but more amateur videos of stupid funny stuff), etc...