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Gone but not forgotten: the best 'dead' websites o...
Here at PC World, we've seen a lot of cool websites come and go over the years -- from tiny independent gems to all-conquering juggernauts. Even seemingly untouchable websites meet their doom eventually (just look at [[artnid:327853|Wikipedia's current administrational woes|Is Wikipedia Dying?]] for mortifying proof). Sooner or later the grim reaper comes knocking on every server door. One day it'll be our turn. Gulp.
Being a sentimental bunch, we've decided to honour a few of our fallen friends and rivals. Over the next few pages, you'll find odes to some of the best websites ever to shuffle off the mortal coil. [Note: to qualify as 'dead', a website needs to be completely inactive for at least six months]. We've also included links to existing mirrors and archives, where applicable.
But enough eulogising. Don your best black, and join us on a tour through the Super-Information graveyard. You may want to bring a wreath…
Gone but not forgotten: the best 'dead' websites on the Internet