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ipfilter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-15-09 04:40 PM
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45. It's been a while since I've even seen a 3.5" floppy.
And I work in IT.
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  -When was the last time anyone used one of these? pokerfan  Dec-14-09 07:39 PM   #0 
  - Actually, about three weeks ago.  Ptah   Dec-14-09 07:41 PM   #1 
  - I know. lol. I have a 16 gig drive on my frickin keychain. n/t  Mojambo   Dec-14-09 07:43 PM   #2 
  - How many floppies would that be?  pokerfan   Dec-14-09 07:52 PM   #4 
     - I was told there wouldn't be any math... n/t  Mojambo   Dec-14-09 07:55 PM   #6 
        - SNL!  pokerfan   Dec-14-09 08:01 PM   #7 
        - "Ummm...it was my understanding that there would BE no math."  Common Sense Party   Dec-14-09 09:56 PM   #13 
           - Check out Community  Mojambo   Dec-14-09 10:06 PM   #14 
  - LOL! - About an hour ago!  HopeHoops   Dec-14-09 07:45 PM   #3 
  - Allow me introduce you to the 21st century  pokerfan   Dec-14-09 07:55 PM   #5 
     - Wow! That's a great picture.  HopeHoops   Dec-15-09 09:31 AM   #37 
  - Today. Also Used a 5.25" floppy today.  qnr   Dec-14-09 08:49 PM   #8 
  - Sweet. It feels like 1982 all over again. nt  phasma ex machina   Dec-14-09 09:42 PM   #12 
  - heheh n/t  qnr   Dec-14-09 10:26 PM   #20 
  - I still have some 5-1/4" floppies if you need them.  kentauros   Dec-14-09 10:12 PM   #17 
     - sure, rather than just trashing them. They're pretty hard to come by these days :)  qnr   Dec-14-09 10:25 PM   #19 
        - My dad dosnt seem to have any trouble finding them  quakerboy   Dec-14-09 11:32 PM   #24 
           - Well, I meant the 5.25" weren't easy to come by - you can still find 3.5" in stores  qnr   Dec-15-09 12:20 AM   #28 
              - I PM'd you on the 5.25s I have, by the way  kentauros   Dec-15-09 01:42 AM   #30 
              - I meant the 5.25's as well  quakerboy   Dec-15-09 10:17 AM   #38 
                 - OK - I misinterpreted what you meant. I thought you meant he went from an old laptop  qnr   Dec-15-09 11:52 AM   #40 
                    - No worries  quakerboy   Dec-15-09 09:06 PM   #50 
  - I still use those.  Duer 157099   Dec-14-09 08:52 PM   #9 
  - i use two at least twice a week to back up my old MSMoney program  NMDemDist2   Dec-14-09 09:28 PM   #10 
  - If you put one of those under your drink it won't leave a ring on the furniture  NoPasaran   Dec-14-09 09:36 PM   #11 
  - LOL  ThomThom   Dec-14-09 10:09 PM   #16 
  - A year or two ago.  kentauros   Dec-14-09 10:09 PM   #15 
  - I still do to transfer information from my laptop to other computers, actually. nt  Captain Hilts   Dec-14-09 10:16 PM   #18 
  - I remember using AOL CD's for coasters!  JCMach1   Dec-14-09 10:48 PM   #21 
  - I turned those into car-magnets, too.  kentauros   Dec-14-09 11:13 PM   #22 
  - About three months ago actually nt  petersond   Dec-14-09 11:28 PM   #23 
  - Couple years ago in college.  proteus_lives   Dec-15-09 12:09 AM   #25 
  - I have a ton of images on those that I need to transfer.  AllenVanAllen   Dec-15-09 12:15 AM   #26 
  - Tons of icons for print shop pro?  rcrush   Dec-15-09 02:51 AM   #31 
     - Believe it or don't  kentauros   Dec-15-09 03:01 AM   #32 
     - I had stacks and stacks of disks for Doom and Lesiure Suit Larry  rcrush   Dec-15-09 03:05 AM   #33 
        - Then you've never done an install for AutoCAD 11 from floppies  kentauros   Dec-15-09 03:44 AM   #35 
     - I've got a lot low resolution shots of my early sculpture works  AllenVanAllen   Dec-15-09 03:14 AM   #34 
  - Today.  MilesColtrane   Dec-15-09 12:17 AM   #27 
  - They're great for trap shooting when I run out of clay pigeons.  bluesbassman   Dec-15-09 01:11 AM   #29 
  - Just last week!  mikeytherat   Dec-15-09 09:02 AM   #36 
  - I have a pile of Zip drives somewhere - a whopping 100 MB IIRC  petronius   Dec-15-09 10:57 AM   #39 
  - Yeah, me too  pokerfan   Dec-15-09 02:19 PM   #41 
  - We still have some 8 inch "big un's" hanging around.  davsand   Dec-15-09 02:46 PM   #42 
  - I used those in college  pokerfan   Dec-15-09 04:36 PM   #43 
     - They weren't exactly using them in laptops, back then, either. N/T  davsand   Dec-15-09 08:17 PM   #49 
  - I use them as coasters. n/t  sarge43   Dec-15-09 04:39 PM   #44 
  - It's been a while since I've even seen a 3.5" floppy.  ipfilter   Dec-15-09 04:40 PM   #45 
  - I still do.  Vidar   Dec-15-09 04:56 PM   #46 
  - Several years ago.  Quantess   Dec-15-09 05:50 PM   #47 
  - Floppies? We don't need no stinkin floppies!  Initech   Dec-15-09 05:57 PM   #48 
 

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