Exclusive clubs are nothing new, and it is a concept widely flaunted by the who’s who around the globe. But what about an exclusive website, is there such a thing? Turns out it is a real thing, but not what you expect. Also Read - Internet down: Zomato, Paytm, Disney+ Hotstar, Amazon, Myntra, many other global services suffered massive outage
The world’s most exclusive website essentially allows only one person in at a time. The apparent curiosity behind such a concept is what has Internet users lineup for hours to just spend a minute on the website. The homepage simply shows a countdown timer as well as how long the queue is. Very few people have actually gone past the queue to view what’s actually inside. Also Read - Safer Internet Day 2021: Here's how you can ensure your online security
Speaking to CNBC about how his website has gone viral, creator Justin Foley says, “I thought the Internet was designed to be open and accessible, what if I made a website that was the antithesis of one of the defining qualities of the Internet?” Also Read - Mobile internet services suspended on Delhi borders till February 2
It is this antithesis that has people queuing like crazy. At the time of filing this story, there were more than 1,670 people waiting in the queue to get in. The website proudly claims that “22,225,578 minutes were spent waiting to be exclusive…that’s 42.26 years.”
Will you be ready to wait for hours to get a short glimpse at what’s inside? Let us know in our comments section below.