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obsidianchrysalis
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"How long you've been using computers without saying how long you've been"


  

          

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.

<--- Me when my head hits the pillow

  

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Jazz Jackrabbit
Jun 06th 2021
1
eMachines
Jun 06th 2021
2
I used to load up a game before dinner because it took 30 minutes
Jun 07th 2021
3
The Coleco ADAM was my second computer
Jun 08th 2021
4
cassette tapes
Jun 10th 2021
5
Green monochrome and 5 and a quarter inch.....Tandy.
Jun 10th 2021
6
^^this
Jun 14th 2021
8
5.25" floppy
Jun 13th 2021
7
Dual Sided disk notcher
Jun 14th 2021
9
My programs are running too fast. Hit that turbo button, my guy
Jun 15th 2021
10
We had a class PET in our 2nd grade class, but it was not a hamster.
Jun 15th 2021
11
Atariiiiiiiii
Jun 22nd 2021
12
400 or 800?
Jun 25th 2021
14
      I think we had an 800XL
Jul 07th 2021
18
Pentium 75
Jun 22nd 2021
13
when my parents had a phone call I would get kicked off the internet
Jun 27th 2021
15
checking out a whole desktop from the library in a suitcase
Jun 28th 2021
16
SYNTAX ERROR
Jul 07th 2021
17
^^You 'got' the LONS song "Syntax era'
Jul 07th 2021
19
Prince of Persia bootleg infected dad's computer with Jerusalem virus.
Jul 15th 2021
20
to come into the castle tell me the 10th word on page 7 paragraph 3
Jul 15th 2021
21
Tandy 5000
Jul 16th 2021
22
Allocating memory in DOS to play Wing Commander
Jul 26th 2021
23
I couldn't play Karateka because it was not on the list of compatible
Aug 19th 2021
24
Peter Rabbit on the IIC
Aug 19th 2021
25
first family computer was a PowerComputing Mac clone
Aug 19th 2021
26

Mafamaticks
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1. "Jazz Jackrabbit"
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JFrost1117
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2. "eMachines"
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The first computer I had to do parental tech support for.

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3. "I used to load up a game before dinner because it took 30 minutes"
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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.

  

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4. "The Coleco ADAM was my second computer"
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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.

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5. "cassette tapes "
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The offspring :-D

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6. "Green monochrome and 5 and a quarter inch.....Tandy."
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8. "^^this"
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<-- Dave Thomas knows what's up...
__________________________

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7. "5.25" floppy"
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saving 400kb of work data and mailing it across town

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9. "Dual Sided disk notcher"
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Wouldn't be surprised if it's not still at my parent's hose

<-- Dave Thomas knows what's up...
__________________________

Jay: Look here homie, any nigga can get a hit record. This here is about respect.
Game: Like Gladys Knight.
Jay: Aretha Franklin.
Game: Word, I like her too.
Jay: Nigga...

  

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10. "My programs are running too fast. Hit that turbo button, my guy"
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11. "We had a class PET in our 2nd grade class, but it was not a hamster."
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12. "Atariiiiiiiii"
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www.engadgethd.com - the other stuff i'm looking at

  

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14. "400 or 800?"
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One Hundred.

  

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18. "I think we had an 800XL"
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www.engadgethd.com - the other stuff i'm looking at

  

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Dr Claw
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13. "Pentium 75"
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(technically Radio Shack but I was not really into computing back then)

Yes, I'm mad. Let's move on.

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15. "when my parents had a phone call I would get kicked off the internet"
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________________________________________
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16. "checking out a whole desktop from the library in a suitcase"
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17. "SYNTAX ERROR"
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19. "^^You 'got' the LONS song "Syntax era'"
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_qE3MS7deGw

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20. "Prince of Persia bootleg infected dad's computer with Jerusalem virus."
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___________________
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21. "to come into the castle tell me the 10th word on page 7 paragraph 3 "
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of the instruction manual

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22. "Tandy 5000"
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23. "Allocating memory in DOS to play Wing Commander"
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Cornbread
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24. "I couldn't play Karateka because it was not on the list of compatible "
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software for my Franklin computer. Thanks Dad!

LOGO was the joint. Best part of class.

*America's Favorite*

  

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25. "Peter Rabbit on the IIC"
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26. "first family computer was a PowerComputing Mac clone"
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that short time period when Apple actually let other computers run their OS

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