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IRC disease (AKA BBS disease) predates Internet disease. It eventually mutated into its successor with the advent of commonly-availible professional-grade image editing suites, digital cameras, transfer speeds beyond 33.6, and the expansion beyond BBS's and IRC as places to meet people on the Internets.
02:29 <@weevlos> i wish she still irc'd 02:29 <+sdf> yeh :< 02:29 <@weevlos> she was the BEST TROLL TARGET EVER 02:29 <@weevlos> EVER 02:29 <+sdf> haha 02:29 <@weevlos> ratcorpse hated me so much 02:29 <+sdf> she was such a stupid skanky hoe 02:29 <+sdf> but completely oblivious 02:30 <+sdf> she thought she had looks, personality, intelligence, etc. 02:30 <+sdf> there was almost no convincing her otherwise 02:30 <@weevlos> she looked -okay- 02:30 <@weevlos> not good 02:30 <+sdf> WTF 02:30 <+sdf> she looked like a ratcorpse 02:30 <@weevlos> too crackheaded for me tho 02:30 <@weevlos> i wouldnt hit it 02:30 <+sdf> her hair was soooooooo oily 02:30 <@weevlos> but its not like i was shying away in disgust like pain4.jpg 02:30 <+sdf> face so dirrtttttyyyyyyyyyy 02:30 <@weevlos> rly? i never met her in person 02:30 <+sdf> i was 02:30 <@weevlos> i saw jpegs that looked okay 02:31 <+sdf> omg no 02:31 <@weevlos> but they were probably Internet Disease 02:31 <+sdf> no, irc disease 02:31 <@onejustin> jpeg artifacts hide flaws 02:31 <+sdf> it predates internet disease 02:32 <+sdf> irc disease = lots of makeup, black clothes, sunglasses, low quality jpeg for easy xfer 02:32 <@_etruscan> black clothes?! 02:32 <+sdf> irc invented goth 02:33 <@_etruscan> i fucking hate irc goths 02:33 <+sdf> black clothes cover up imperfections 02:33 <+sdf> weev is an irc goth