…which they’re probably weren’t, but here’s a section of what the control panel looks like in WordPress.
2328 spam comments means that that page was three and a half megs. Imagine if I’d been on dialup.
For readers under the age of 25, dialup was back when computers used to talk to each other over the phone. No, really. They’d make this annoying squeaky squawky noise at each other, and that would apparently mean something. You had to plug them into the wall socket. For readers under the age of 20, wall sockets were not originally for ADSL, but for an old sort of phone which didn’t come with an aerial.