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(Vintage Everyday)   Way back in 1949 cool peeps wore 'radio pith helmets' - allowing them to jitterbug to music whilst at the five & dime. What are your favorite tech recollections?   (vintag.es) divider line
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2022-01-24 1:22:17 PM  
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2022-01-24 3:28:12 PM  
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2022-01-24 5:59:55 PM  
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"Pith helmet? What if I have to take a thit?"
                                -Mike Tyson
 
2022-01-24 9:39:47 AM  
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Speaking of radios...

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2022-01-24 9:29:47 AM  
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My first modem was 300 baud. Late 80s. I signed up for Prodigy, and as I watched the screen slowly draw line after line, I thought, "This will never catch on."

/also, porn took too long to download.
//after choosing a pic from a vague description.
 
2022-01-24 9:47:54 AM  
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phaseolus: Speaking of radios...

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My favorite Mad Magazine character
 
2022-01-24 3:07:47 PM  
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2022-01-24 7:54:05 PM  
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Mr Microphone.  You know, I never did go back and pick up that good looking girl. Wonder if she's still waiting...
 
2022-01-24 10:14:56 AM  
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Back before fire was invented, there was a magazine called Creative Computing. It came with a few free video games/programs every month, well the code for them. You had to type in a few thousand lines of BASIC or whatever, only to find out you had a type in line 20 after it failed to run and you spent 4hrs proofreading.

Then games for the Atari 400/800, TRS-80, etc. came out on cassette tape. F*cking game changer!
 
2022-01-24 3:30:03 PM  
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2022-01-24 3:32:00 PM  
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You youngsters fondly remember woods porn?

Back in my day, we had to make do with stones porn.

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2022-01-24 7:21:01 PM  
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gunsmack: You had to type in a few thousand lines of BASIC or whatever, only to find out you had a type in line 20 after it failed to run and you spent 4hrs proofreading.


You had a "type" in line 20, Gracie? No wonder you couldn't get your program to run.

Just giving you grief. I had a Commodore 64 and remember those magazines. Had a cassette player to save my programs. Had to watch the digit counter to know where the program started.
 
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