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Topic subjectHow long you've been using computers without saying how long you've been
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305642, How long you've been using computers without saying how long you've been
Posted by obsidianchrysalis, Sat Jun-05-21 09:30 PM
https://twitter.com/Sosowski/status/1400721114431635460

Tell me how long you've been using computers without telling me how long you've been using computers.

For me, it's LOGO was the first language I learned.
305643, Jazz Jackrabbit
Posted by Mafamaticks, Sun Jun-06-21 01:32 PM
305644, eMachines
Posted by JFrost1117, Sun Jun-06-21 08:04 PM
The first computer I had to do parental tech support for.
305645, I used to load up a game before dinner because it took 30 minutes
Posted by soulfunk, Mon Jun-07-21 08:28 AM
to boot on my Commodore 64. My favorite games were Carmen Sandiego, Top Gun, and Out Run. The year after we got our Commodore 64 my school got an Apple IIGS and Oregon Trail became the hottest thing on the streets.
305648, The Coleco ADAM was my second computer
Posted by handle, Tue Jun-08-21 02:04 PM
Montezuma's Revenge didn't come out until several years later.

War Games was set in the present day.

Thomas Dolby had yet to be Blinded by Science.

305652, cassette tapes
Posted by L_O_Quent, Thu Jun-10-21 11:23 AM
305653, Green monochrome and 5 and a quarter inch.....Tandy.
Posted by Castro, Thu Jun-10-21 08:57 PM
305655, ^^this
Posted by spenzalii, Mon Jun-14-21 02:16 PM
305654, 5.25" floppy
Posted by ne_atl, Sun Jun-13-21 09:52 PM
saving 400kb of work data and mailing it across town
305656, Dual Sided disk notcher
Posted by spenzalii, Mon Jun-14-21 02:17 PM
Wouldn't be surprised if it's not still at my parent's hose
305657, My programs are running too fast. Hit that turbo button, my guy
Posted by nonaime, Tue Jun-15-21 05:56 AM
305660, We had a class PET in our 2nd grade class, but it was not a hamster.
Posted by My_SP1200_Broken_Again, Tue Jun-15-21 11:28 AM
305664, Atariiiiiiiii
Posted by Rjcc, Tue Jun-22-21 09:14 AM

www.engadgethd.com - the other stuff i'm looking at
305669, 400 or 800?
Posted by Castro, Fri Jun-25-21 11:12 AM
305694, I think we had an 800XL
Posted by Rjcc, Wed Jul-07-21 10:46 AM

www.engadgethd.com - the other stuff i'm looking at
305880, same, commodore 64
Posted by beeinfinite, Tue Oct-26-21 02:49 PM
305666, Pentium 75
Posted by Dr Claw, Tue Jun-22-21 11:06 PM
(technically Radio Shack but I was not really into computing back then)
305671, when my parents had a phone call I would get kicked off the internet
Posted by ThaTruth, Sun Jun-27-21 05:37 PM
305674, checking out a whole desktop from the library in a suitcase
Posted by Tw3nty, Mon Jun-28-21 03:20 PM
305693, SYNTAX ERROR
Posted by squeeg, Wed Jul-07-21 02:00 AM
305695, ^^You 'got' the LONS song "Syntax era'
Posted by handle, Wed Jul-07-21 11:11 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_qE3MS7deGw
305704, Prince of Persia bootleg infected dad's computer with Jerusalem virus.
Posted by Backbone, Thu Jul-15-21 03:12 AM
305705, to come into the castle tell me the 10th word on page 7 paragraph 3
Posted by RobOne4, Thu Jul-15-21 06:03 PM
of the instruction manual
305706, Tandy 5000
Posted by spades, Fri Jul-16-21 02:38 PM
305727, Allocating memory in DOS to play Wing Commander
Posted by Innocent Criminal, Mon Jul-26-21 06:54 AM
305749, I couldn't play Karateka because it was not on the list of compatible
Posted by Cornbread, Thu Aug-19-21 09:27 AM
software for my Franklin computer. Thanks Dad!

LOGO was the joint. Best part of class.
305750, Peter Rabbit on the IIC
Posted by JiggysMyDayJob, Thu Aug-19-21 09:38 AM
305754, first family computer was a PowerComputing Mac clone
Posted by will_5198, Thu Aug-19-21 07:53 PM
that short time period when Apple actually let other computers run their OS
305794, Windows 3.0
Posted by Ray_Snill, Sat Sep-18-21 03:47 PM

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305795, First one came in a cow patterned box
Posted by ericsaywhat, Sun Sep-19-21 10:51 PM
305796, absolutely hated them.
Posted by Castro, Mon Sep-20-21 08:03 AM
They were the worst to repair.
305847, Say my name.
Posted by Steve Jobs, Mon Oct-11-21 08:45 PM

http://www.apple.com

Think Different.

Recycle your e-waste, please.

:)
305875, Datasoft Presents... CONAN
Posted by jetblack, Mon Oct-25-21 10:32 PM
305892, ZX Spectrum....Bruce Lee on cassette
Posted by murderbear, Sat Oct-30-21 07:51 AM
305980, I didn't know I should have stunted with my Amiga 2000....
Posted by FLUIDJ, Tue Dec-14-21 07:33 AM
I was salty parents didn't cop me a C64....

Looking back...I was an asshole for that...

"Get ready....for your blessing....."
"Bury me by my Grand-Grand and when you can come follow me"