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Quote:
Originally Posted by SaintC;13422169 
hehe.. well not the youngest anymore.. thats for sure..smile.gif But not really old.. technology has come a long way VERY fast..:-)

Put it this way however... i remember a day when .......
wristwatches had hands and you had to wind them...
Pocket calculator was a small notepad and pencil..
Was a big deal to watch a colour television..
Captain Kirk kissed the blue lady...
Choppers were a motorcycle....
Music actually had melody....
and
computers filled small rooms...:-)

and I am still 20 years away from retiring..:-)

SaintC

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post #102 of 393
IBM 5150. DOS 2.11, monochrome green......ah, sweet nostalgia.

IBM_5150_System_s1.jpg

Still have it, now that I think about it. Somewhere in the abyss called The Garage.
post #103 of 393
I had a i386 followed by a i486 and a Triton 1MB card. The first computer I actually assembled, however, was an AMD Kryptonite-II 300MHz with an ATI Rage 4MB card.
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post #104 of 393
A 286. Followed by a Pentium 166.
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post #105 of 393
My first computer was an AMIGA 500. Upgraded it with a 512kb RAM board a few years later tongue.gif
I also had c C64 and VIC-20 later on (but purely for nostalgia).

My first real PC however, was an Olivetti DX2 66MHz.
4MB EDO, 80MB HDD and some Trident videocard.
It could run Terminal Velocity all day long, which was good enough for me smile.gif

I started in '89 with the Amiga, at the age of 4 - Man time flies by fast tongue.gif
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post #106 of 393
Quote:
Originally Posted by TehStranger?;13619020 
ur 50 something

20 years away from retiring, ergo
65-20 = 45
60-20 = 40, depending on what the retirement age is there. So he was born in 1961 or 1966
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Atari 800XL
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the days of BASIC programming line by line...
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post #108 of 393
286 with 2 mb ram. I was 7 and I learned the dos commands when I was 8. Prince of persia was one of the games I playes.
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post #109 of 393
My first Desktop PC was in 1997:

Pentium 166Mhz MMX
32MB RAM
S3 Graphics Card 2MB
2GB Hard Drive biggrin.gif

It also had a turbo button! Wooooooo......

**EDIT** My first actual computer was an Amiga 500+ which I mainly only used for games when I was 6.
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post #110 of 393
Mine was a Packard Bell like this one. I think it was 100MHz with 400MB hard drive and maybe 32MB or 64MB RAM lol. Wow... I remember playing Duke 3D on this. Same mouse and all.

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Edited by Stealth Pyros - 5/24/11 at 8:32am
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