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    Things that make you feel old

    Things my students have said:
    A typewriter! I've seen one of those!
    Wait, which way is clockwise?
    I can't read cursive. They don't teach that any more.

    Other things:
    James Spader played the asshole rich kid in Pretty in Pink.

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    My first computer had 2K of ram.
    That's my poop stirrin' stick- Don't touch it! You don't know which end is the handle..

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    Quote Originally Posted by latch View Post
    My first computer had 2K of ram.
    The Apollo 7 guidance computer had 2k of RAM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sistamatic View Post
    The Apollo 7 guidance computer had 2k of RAM.
    That was my computer.
    That's my poop stirrin' stick- Don't touch it! You don't know which end is the handle..

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    Quote Originally Posted by latch View Post
    That was my computer.
    Sweet. Did you accompany it to the moon.
    You know you're old if you've been to the moon.

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    I still have floppies.
    I'm suspicious of people who say they'll die for a flag but won't wear a mask for their neighbor.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hephaestus View Post
    I still have floppies.
    3.5 (hard floppies) or 5.25 (floppy floppies)?
    Do you still have a working floppy drive?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sistamatic View Post
    3.5 (hard floppies) or 5.25 (floppy floppies)?
    Do you still have a working floppy drive?
    Yes. And No. Well, maybe. But I don't know for sure.
    I'm suspicious of people who say they'll die for a flag but won't wear a mask for their neighbor.

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    I had a really excellent meaty traditional Czech dinner with lots of beer last night in Prague and then couldn't sleep all night because of heartburn.

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    Quote Originally Posted by latch View Post
    My first computer had 2K of ram.
    LOL Mine too, Timex/Sinclair 1000

    Things that make me feel old...
    Free Radicals ~ chemical & political.
    Creativity is the residue of time wasted. ~ Albert Einstein

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