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Being in college means you're older than most of OCN. The average age is something like 15 or 16.
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I remember MD's and I'm 16. I remember seeing my cousin have one back 10-11 years ago.
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Being in college means you're older than most of OCN. The average age is something like 15 or 16.
Really?! I still feel like a kid... minidiscs were quite popular in highschool. I remember being one of the few that didn't have one.
    
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Age check: if the article title made you think of the Sony Minidisc, you're probably older than most of OCN.



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Ya got me

And you'll be surprised how much Sony's MiniDiscs are still being used in the music industry. A university I went to was still calling 'em "cutting edge tech" hahaa.
    
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Sony minidisks aren't THAT old. What are you saying? That the average OCN member is like, 12? o_O
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I could never afford a minidisc but I wanted one so bad!
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post #27 of 36
Had a MiniDisc player. Still do.

Oh boy.
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lol a 780nm laser seems so HUGE!
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post #29 of 36
Quote:
Originally Posted by MrDeodorant View Post
Age check: if the article title made you think of the Sony Minidisc, you're probably older than most of OCN.
Damn, I guess that means I'm old...



EDIT: Average OCN'er is 15-16!? I find that pretty doubtful, I'm gonna say average is around 18-19, at least among the "real" users (those who do more than join OCN for one day to ask a tech question).
Edited by SamuelL421 - 3/15/11 at 9:00pm
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post #30 of 36
Quote:
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Damn, I guess that means I'm old...
Tell me about it...I owned an MD player "way back" when.
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