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  1. dawg

    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

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    BleedingGums Fesh Fox Faggot 2010 OG VIP

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    gilaet King Of Town Staff Member

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    @MrWarmth was on the internet when it was called The Pony Express.
     
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    DarkFriday Judas Gold

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    How much porn was on the hard drive?
     
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    P-B Honourary Canuck Gold

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    gilaet King Of Town Staff Member

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    1 bitmap
    still downloading
     
  7. NipplesAndToes23

    NipplesAndToes23 Former Vice Regent to the Bar POTY Gold

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    If I was an adult in the 70's I would have been in full bush heaven.
     
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    MrWarmth UP YOURS 2010 OG VIP

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    Jesus. You really suck at this
     
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    MrWarmth UP YOURS 2010 OG VIP

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    It was. It truly was.
    <<<<<sigh>>>>>
     
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    gilaet King Of Town Staff Member

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    It's my inexperience.
     
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    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

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    A 1 meg hard drive was the bomb then
     
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    DarkFriday Judas Gold

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    In Munich in 1990, my IBM/Zenith had a 20mb drive and I couldn't image ever needing much more.
     
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    potroast Well-Known Member VIP

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    Pic of me making my first post.

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    Talk about seventies retro bush
     
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    yosemite sam Camel Jockey

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    :lol:
     
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    yosemite sam Camel Jockey

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    How many terabytes is that?
     
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    Johnnykstaint A real one way mother f-er 2010 OG Gold

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    :golfclap:
     
  19. bill

    bill Just look at these hashmarks 2010 OG VIP Gold

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    That machine was a generation later, with integrated circuits. This is where I started, discrete transistors, second generation. Here is the console for what I started on, IBM 1401. If you ran into a halt on a long job, the operator could "dial around" the problem my manipulating the sense switches affecting the registers. If you fucked up, there was hell to pay! We had no disks, just tape and cards for I/O.

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    bill Just look at these hashmarks 2010 OG VIP Gold

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    Hollerith gimmicks
     
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