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Floppy Drive - should I get one?

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They are really cheap lately, and they are quite useful because of my RAID plans, etc. I was wondering whether or not I should get a second one, as I already have one in another rig. I could just use it temporarily for drivers, etc. Here is the drive I was considering for $5 plus $3 shipping or so:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16821152005
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No computer is complete without the ole' floppy
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They come is very handy. So, yes.
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post #4 of 6
I say get one because you never no when you might need to use a floppy again (it has happened to me many times). They go for next to nothing anyways so it won't hurt your wallet at all. I might be getting an external floppy drive because I can't screw in my old floppy drive into my case.
    
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i have one dosent screw into case right so i just hoot it up to flash and save and whatnot keep in in a drawer i instaled in one of the bays
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OK. Everyone says yes, so I will go for it.
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