Some Cowboy Bebop fan forum, in around 2000 or 2001. I got flamed after my first post because I posted an intro in the wrong place. Then and there I decided that talking about anime on the internet was for faggots.
Geocities. We had to learn and write our own HTML.
Times were better then. Porn sites could be accessed easily, and all their content was old gnarly scans of some dude's Hustler. But mostly the HTML wall kept all the plebs from ever posting in anything other than your guestbook, inflating your counter.