Slide RuleNever forget a room full of nerds wielding these things got us to the moon, not Windows 8.
Intellivision games, with 7kb ROM shown
(Click for bigger and better)Nikon Zoom 8, through the focusing screen of a Nikon F4.
Anime on laserdisc.In the olden days, if you wanted to watch subtitled Japanese cartoons, someone would hook their laserdisc player up to an Amiga hooked up to a S-VHS deck, and the Amiga would digitally add subtitles. Then you had an S-VHS master. Then they'd record that to regular VHS and let everyone know. The people who wanted a copy would mail you a money order, and you'd mail them a VHS tape. And that's how we fansubbed in the olden days.
(Click for bigger and better)An image worth more than a thousand words.
My first wireless keyboard.
(Click for Flickr)"And when you got drunk a week later and wanted to get back together you called her one THESE! Now, get off my lawn!"
An 1940's Monopoly game
(Click for Flickr)"And we had to mail it in a MAILBOX not your new fangled eputers!"
Zenith Betamax circa 1979
Remember the iPod Mini? The short-lived ancestor of the iPod Nano?With oh-so-caressable clickwheel and delightful monochrome screen?I bought this one 9 years ago. It won't die. It is built like a tank. It has outlived about 15 pairs of earphones.I keep telling myself that I won't buy myself a fancy new player until this one packs it in. Might have to wait a while.Not that I mind...
Orginal NES bits and pieces - the rest of it is still hooked up(Click img for full size, linky for Picasa album)
The Greenie Hawkeye FlashI don't just use antique cameras. I take them apart, clean them, lubricate the moving parts, modify them as desired (this one has had the lens changed and was painted) then put them back together and abuse them.
My first wired keyboard.
Nikkor 128mm f2.8 "On black"
An elegant instrument for a more civilized age.
I play the world's oldest instrument
Unfortunately, not my absHowever, we're all set for laundry if the EMP bomb blows...
1983 Campagnolo Super Record Rear Derailleur
Motorola StarTACStill works!
(Click for Flickr)"When I was a boy we didn't text message break up! We wrote a LETTER!"
A fountain pen, and the jar you fill it from
Hamilton Secometer Blightbox
My Grandfather's pocket watch(and the vest from my 70's suit aka the Vegas suit)
440 Naturally Aspirated PoniesNone of that computerized bullshiat
(Click for bigger and better)I still use this one from time to time.
Old enough to remember when everyone had one of these by their television.
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