Animated Gifs are 25 years old?

Animated Gifs are 25 years old?

Joined: March 11th, 2004, 4:19 pm

May 21st, 2012, 3:19 pm #1

Hard to believe, but true, according to this article. "Compuserve having first introduced the file format back in 1987."

http://kotaku.com/5911873/happy-25th-bi ... imated-gif

Post 'em if you got 'em.

Last edited by Funkenstien on May 21st, 2012, 3:19 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Joined: May 7th, 2002, 12:38 pm

May 21st, 2012, 3:23 pm #2

Silicone breast implants turned 50 over the weekend!
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Joined: March 11th, 2004, 4:19 pm

May 21st, 2012, 3:25 pm #3

Thank you, Squid. Oh my, the GIFs we could post....
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May 21st, 2012, 3:27 pm #4

I decided not to...

How's this one:

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AnonoPajama
AnonoPajama

May 21st, 2012, 3:28 pm #5

Thank you, Squid. Oh my, the GIFs we could post....
The early gifs allowed color to be added to an image - not animated.
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Joined: March 11th, 2004, 4:19 pm

May 21st, 2012, 3:32 pm #6

You mean like this anon?



Because I can't tell the difference.
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AnonoPajama
AnonoPajama

May 21st, 2012, 3:34 pm #7

Anybody say "jif." That's how the creators pronounced it. Wiki told me so.
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Joined: May 7th, 2002, 12:38 pm

May 21st, 2012, 3:39 pm #8

I knew that, but I've never said jif.

It takes more effort to say jif than gif.

J is a palatal approximant

G is a velar plosive
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Joined: May 7th, 2002, 12:38 pm

May 21st, 2012, 3:46 pm #9

A classic!

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AnonoPajama
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May 21st, 2012, 4:01 pm #10

Creeped me out on a show I never watched but couldn't manage to avoid dancing baby, still creeping me out now.

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