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  1. dawg

    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

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    gilaet mind wandering... Staff Member

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    @MrWarmth was on the internet when it was called The Pony Express.
     
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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 mind wandering... Staff Member

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    1 bitmap
    still downloading
     
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    NipplesAndToes23 Assistant to the Vice POTY VIP

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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 Gold

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    Jesus. You really suck at this
     
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    MrWarmth UP YOURS Gold

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    It was. It truly was.
    <<<<<sigh>>>>>
     
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    gilaet mind wandering... 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 Fired as a MOD...Twice. 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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    Pic of me making my first post.

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    Gomez Well-Known Member

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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 Gold

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    :golfclap:
     
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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.

    [​IMG]
     
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    bill Goofballa from Ding Dong U VIP Gold

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    Hollerith gimmicks
     
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