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2021-12-01 5:27:42 PM  
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2021-12-01 5:31:18 PM  
Cory Henry Performs Purple Rain W/ Metropole Orchestra Live at North Sea Jazz Festival 2017
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2021-12-01 5:54:41 PM  
3.5" floppy?  But he told Vicki he had to stick the 7-inch in the computer....
 
2021-12-01 5:58:06 PM  
The Fast Show - Fred Halibut & His Little Banjolele
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2021-12-01 6:00:04 PM  
How did they know my porn name?
 
2021-12-01 6:14:39 PM  
Jesus, that's a lot of words to say that there is an old disk with the Prince symbol being the only file. That's it. Oh, and it's a file you can get other places, too.
 
2021-12-01 7:10:34 PM  

MrBonestripper: 3.5" floppy?  But he told Vicki he had to stick the 7-inch in the computer....


Here is a woman masterfully handling 8 inches.

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2021-12-01 7:25:03 PM  

Myk-House of El: MrBonestripper: 3.5" floppy?  But he told Vicki he had to stick the 7-inch in the computer....

Here is a woman masterfully handling 8 inches.

[Fark user image 690x428]


That's my fetish!


/what the hell did you have to GIS to find that?
 
2021-12-01 8:00:26 PM  

Slow To Return: Myk-House of El: MrBonestripper: 3.5" floppy?  But he told Vicki he had to stick the 7-inch in the computer....

Here is a woman masterfully handling 8 inches.

[Fark user image 690x428]

That's my fetish!


/what the hell did you have to GIS to find that?


IBM 8" floppy yields this IBM Series/1, ca. 1976, $10000 base model, $100,000 fully loaded.
 
2021-12-01 8:03:52 PM  
Twilight Farkle: Slow To Return: Myk-House of El: MrBonestripper: 3.5" floppy?  But he told Vicki he had to stick the 7-inch in the computer....

Here is a woman masterfully handling 8 inches.

[Fark user image 690x428]

That's my fetish!


/what the hell did you have to GIS to find that?

IBM 8" floppy yields this IBM Series/1, ca. 1976, $10000 base model, $100,000 fully loaded.

Nice -- I would have just GIS'ed "Woman handles 8 inches".  Probably why I've been unemployed so many times...
 
2021-12-01 8:19:21 PM  
Don't copy that floppy.
 
2021-12-01 8:56:41 PM  

Twilight Farkle: Slow To Return: Myk-House of El: MrBonestripper: 3.5" floppy?  But he told Vicki he had to stick the 7-inch in the computer....

Here is a woman masterfully handling 8 inches.

[Fark user image 690x428]

That's my fetish!


/what the hell did you have to GIS to find that?

IBM 8" floppy yields this IBM Series/1, ca. 1976, $10000 base model, $100,000 fully loaded.


Fully loaded indeed. That hot little potato's got all the fixins. And how
 
2021-12-01 10:25:34 PM  

nocturn: Fully loaded indeed. That hot little potato's got all the fixins. And how


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Nieman-Marcus catalog, 1969: "Bytes for Bites: The Kitchen Computer

Why would anyone want a computer at home? Before the personal computer era and its avalanche of possible uses, the perennial answer was: "to store recipes."

Neiman-Marcus took that literally. The cover of its 1969 Christmas catalog featured the Kitchen Computer. For $10,600 you got the computer, a cookbook, an apron, and a two-week programming course.

Inside the futuristic packaging with a built-in cutting board was a standard Honeywell 316 minicomputer. But the console interface featured binary switches and lights. (Does :9 mean broccoli? Or carrots?)

Not surprisingly, none were sold."

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/the official brochure from 1965 was even trippier.
https://www.computerhistory.org/revolution/minicomputers/11/362
 
2021-12-02 12:17:09 AM  
Computer Blue
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2021-12-02 3:37:22 AM  

Twilight Farkle: nocturn: Fully loaded indeed. That hot little potato's got all the fixins. And how

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Nieman-Marcus catalog, 1969: "Bytes for Bites: The Kitchen Computer

Why would anyone want a computer at home? Before the personal computer era and its avalanche of possible uses, the perennial answer was: "to store recipes."

Neiman-Marcus took that literally. The cover of its 1969 Christmas catalog featured the Kitchen Computer. For $10,600 you got the computer, a cookbook, an apron, and a two-week programming course.

Inside the futuristic packaging with a built-in cutting board was a standard Honeywell 316 minicomputer. But the console interface featured binary switches and lights. (Does :9 mean broccoli? Or carrots?)

Not surprisingly, none were sold."

[Fark user image image 600x787]

/the official brochure from 1965 was even trippier.
https://www.computerhistory.org/revolution/minicomputers/11/362


stealing from, well, you?
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2021-12-02 4:27:53 AM  

Myk-House of El: MrBonestripper: 3.5" floppy?  But he told Vicki he had to stick the 7-inch in the computer....

Here is a woman masterfully handling 8 inches.

[Fark user image 690x428]


Reported for calling out Farker not in thread.
 
2021-12-02 7:29:28 AM  

Twilight Farkle: Slow To Return: Myk-House of El: MrBonestripper: 3.5" floppy?  But he told Vicki he had to stick the 7-inch in the computer....

Here is a woman masterfully handling 8 inches.

[Fark user image 690x428]

That's my fetish!


/what the hell did you have to GIS to find that?

IBM 8" floppy yields this IBM Series/1, ca. 1976, $10000 base model, $100,000 fully loaded.


Also used in the TRS-80 Model 2

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2021-12-02 11:45:42 AM  

Slow To Return: Myk-House of El: MrBonestripper: 3.5" floppy?  But he told Vicki he had to stick the 7-inch in the computer....

Here is a woman masterfully handling 8 inches.

[Fark user image 690x428]

That's my fetish!


/what the hell did you have to GIS to find that?


Literally I searched "8 floppy disk" and scrolled down a bit.  I was going to make a different comment originally then I saw that image and it made for better humor.
 
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