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    Well done! (or medium rare, depending on your tastes) Ah, floppy disks... nothing spells "1980's" like that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by durgadas311 View Post
    Well done! (or medium rare, depending on your tastes) Ah, floppy disks... nothing spells "1980's" like that.
    I love the noise they make, especially the full height drives. The only things better would be paper tape.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 8008guy View Post
    I love the noise they make, especially the full height drives. The only things better would be paper tape.
    Yes, The last media where you could actually see your data directly...

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    [pedant mode]

    Well, you can see the data on a CD-ROM - just not at enough detail to read it!

    [/pedant mode]


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    Quote Originally Posted by KC9UDX View Post
    A few (more, probably) years ago it occurred to me that I had reached the age where I could really appreciate curmudgeonry. I may have entered the age of being curmudgeonly at the same time, it's hard for me to tell, but I've at least dabbled in it at various times.

    I used to frequent a forum of prolific kvetchers, and I miss it a lot. But I spent too much time there.

    This is what I consider one of the unwritten milestones in manhood. The other that I'm aware of is the day you suddenly realise you detest wearing printed T-shirts.
    Depends on what's printed on them. One of my fav shirts says "Never trust a computer you can lift."

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