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Where did the name 'Datalounge' come from?

It seems like an unusual name for a website that began as a gay meeting place and clearinghouse for pointless bitchery.

But I don't know...maybe 'Datalounge' means something that has been a mystery to me all these years.

by Anonymousreply 7September 16, 2023 11:20 PM

It's the lounge data.

by Anonymousreply 1September 16, 2023 7:33 PM

It just sounded cool in '95, that's all. You had to be there, it's hard to explain.

by Anonymousreply 2September 16, 2023 7:34 PM

It's better that way

by Anonymousreply 3September 16, 2023 7:38 PM

It means everything...

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by Anonymousreply 4September 16, 2023 7:56 PM

I've always said it should be called InfoLounge.

info > data

by Anonymousreply 5September 16, 2023 7:57 PM

It was originally called Date-A-Lounge, a social site where you could put things up for sale, post a platonic personal ad or apply for gay-friendly jobs. I used to play online Scrabble with " a".

by Anonymousreply 6September 16, 2023 8:00 PM

In Canada, it's required to be labeled as "Le Lounge Du Data."

by Anonymousreply 7September 16, 2023 11:20 PM
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