Cameron Kaiser spectre at
Thu Feb 28 10:06:01 CST 2008

> > The thing that was nice about the Zip drives was that they 
> > represented 100MB of inexpensive storage when most of the 
> > alternatives were pretty pricey.
> But then people said that about those floppy-connected QIC tape drives (hmm, 
> those were IOmega too, weren't they?) and lots of people seemed to find that 
> they had dreadful reliability too. Seemed nice at the time, but not so good a 
> few months down the line...

I must have been the only person on earth who had no dud cartridges or
click of death, and I used ZIP drives a lot for sneakernetting.

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