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T-R-A



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PostPosted: Mon Oct 10, 2005 4:17 am Reply with quoteBack to top

Fill in the blank:

You know you're really old ______ .

(My answer is "when you've moved 80 machines in your basement around since 4:00 a.m. just so the furnace guy can get a path through to service the furnace.)

I gotta get rid of some of this cr*p....
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 10, 2005 7:05 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

You know you're really old when...
You remember the first time a vaccum tube-based computer was powered up.

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>score
Your score is 202 (total of 350 points), in 866 moves.
This gives you the rank of Adventurer.
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T-R-A



Joined: 02 Oct 2004
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 11, 2005 4:52 am Reply with quoteBack to top

"Ahem.."

Actually I do (or the first one I saw):

http://www.heathkit-museum.com/computers/ec-1.shtml
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wdegroot
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 11, 2005 7:56 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

when fax machines were only seen in movies ( sci-fi)
and before copy machines.
and tv sets had a mirror on a lid and the tube pointed UP.
aaaagh yes i remember that well.




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PostPosted: Sun Nov 13, 2005 12:43 am Reply with quoteBack to top

When "fax" machines were still called facsimile machines? :p
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jforb



Joined: 22 Oct 2005
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 13, 2005 5:09 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

....if you remember when a communicator was a prop on star trek, not something every kid carries around.

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bear



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PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2005 10:38 am Reply with quoteBack to top

U know u'r old when you remember u'r dad buying the family the first TV and neigbours
came and watched, 1 channel to choose from, and a homemade antenna.
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