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ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk
Thu Aug 3 16:38:51 CDT 2006
> Hello all. I am new to this list, and while I've posted comments before,
> that was without formal introduction, so here goes.
A beleated welcome to the list from me :-)
> I am a 16 year old high school student who works with computer daily. I
Many (if not all) of the computers I use are older than you. This machine
(the one I am currently using) is over 20 years old, for example...
I remember a few years ago I gave a talk to a university computer club.
Shortly after beginning, I realised that the computer I was demonstrating
(a PDP11/05) was older than any member of the audience...
> perfer to work with older systems (386s are fun!) because they are just
I've never really thought of 386s as 'old'. To me they're very modern
machines. Even the original IBM PC (8088) is new compared to a lot of
stuff I restore and use.
Oh well... Shows my age I guess...
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