That poor system/36
ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk
Mon Oct 15 17:31:04 CDT 2007
> Okay, how about I cut down to the point:
> -I'm 17 and have a wicked case of OCD
When I was a little older than you (not having learnt to drive, and in
fact still not having learnt to drive), I carried minicomputers and their
peripehrals on trains. I would also routinely read schematic diagrams on
> -I like old electronics
> -I use a 5 1/4" floppy drive on a normal basis
My main PC has a 5.25" drive. I've got a couple from an HP desktop
machine going on the bench soon for a full overhaul and alignment.
> -I like things that have blinkenlites and make cool whirring noises
Check. I have a PDP8/e on my desk.
> -I have passed notes written in hex to a friend in class ("what are you doi=
> ng at lunch?")
Yep. And read paper tape by eye...
> Just owning a computer like this would complete my childhood.
> Yes, I am a very strange person indeed. :P
You're really going to fit in here :-)
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