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Lee!!

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We know what the site looks like today, but do you remember what ATRL used to look like over the years? Here is a 20 year visual tour through all of the different looks we have had throughout the years.

 

We'll start with the classic Absolute TRL home page, which was used from 1999 to 2005. (My apologies for the image sizes, click to see them in their full size)

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Then in 2005, the forums took over the entire site, taking over the main page. Here's the evolution of the site's looks from 2005 to now.

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Lastly, here are some of our old TRL fan site friends, Unofficial TRL and TRL by Sarah

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20 years later and we still look great! Look back at the ATRL 10 Year Visual Tour.

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tylerrcrush

Is there anybody still on the site from 1999?

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Lee!!
8 minutes ago, tylerrcrush said:

Is there anybody still on the site from 1999?

Back then it was just Joe iirc especially since the forums weren't as big of a part of the site as they are now.

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getback

Did anyone take screencaps of all the infamous errors too? those are iconic and should be remembered :celestial5:

 

Vanessa and Normani in the screencaps tho :clap3: :alexz: 

 

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EmojiClothes

This site used to serve graphic design is my passion lol

 

congrats on 20 years :party:

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jamesfog

The Fefe Dobson banner in one of the old screenshots :clap3: get promo queen

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Iceland

I can’t believe atrl is older than me :mandown:

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Lee!!
4 minutes ago, getback said:

Did anyone take screencaps of all the infamous errors too? those are iconic and should be remembered :celestial5:

 

Vanessa and Normani in the screencaps tho :clap3: :alexz: 

 

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Remmy

Damn, 20 years... :jonny5: This Fall will mark my 10th year here.

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getback
1 minute ago, Lee!! said:

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503 is coming for ha wig:ahh: 

miss 504 is lurking around the corner too :toofunny2:

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MusicLoverDude

Congrats on 20 years. It will be my 11th year in November. 

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Hector
Just now, James_Dean said:

Damn @Hector you been through it all :soda:

Most of it, lol. 2007 was hell-ish. All of ATRL was like Stand Your Ground at the time :deadbanana2: 

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Jude

Imagine yourself being here from the very start until now... I-

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James_Dean
2 minutes ago, Hector said:

Most of it, lol. 2007 was hell-ish. All of ATRL was like Stand Your Ground at the time :deadbanana2: 

Wheeeeww the veteran Britney stans must have been going through it :chick3:

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grAntVRIL

atrl stanning natasha bedingfield magnum opus :clap3:

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Fireman25

I remember all of these layouts! Especially when it became Popfusion that was around the time I became a member

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Holy Fool

can barely believe i've been around for ~6 years couldn't imagine sticking around for 20 omfg

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Holy Fool
Just now, Holy Fool said:

can barely believe i've been around for ~6 years couldn't imagine sticking around for 20 omfg

6 years and still getting the 503 error :rip: never change ATRL

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Lee!!
1 minute ago, Cupid said:

The popfusion era :rip: 

The same page for 10 years :rip:

@Lee!!

I mean there were some slight changes. The loss of "More" the gaining of "Polls" the loss of "Polls" the creation of "Base" but yeah we had fewer aesthetic changes this past decade.

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Cupid
1 minute ago, Lee!! said:

I mean there were some slight changes. The loss of "More" the gaining of "Polls" the loss of "Polls" the creation of "Base" but yeah we had fewer aesthetic changes this past decade.

I miss that version since 2011 was my join year. The site actually worked for a year or so. 

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KingJay

I’ve been on forums since like 2004, started on a Bone Thugs-N-Harmony forum called ThaWasteland, I was a mod, smod(supermod) and then an admin there. It was so much fun. I wish I had joined ATRL back then. I wonder what it would have been like.

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