I'm having flashbacks to working for campus housing IT and that copy of Windows 98 Second Edition we had around on about 16 floppies, just in case.
I also remember getting into political flamewars at MacCentral and mourning the Monday that Bungie announced they were canceling Halo for the Mac and selling out to Microsoft to work on some ridiculous new gaming platform based on Direct X called the X-Box... like that thing will ever sell.
It's funny what memories a little bit of crappy web code will stir up.
Remember the old 8" and 5 1/4 " floppy disks... that were really floppy ! I think our 5 1/4 " on the TRS-80 held about 64K !! WOO-WOO !!
The Brits called the original floppies - floppies and the hard cased ones "Stiffies". My old boss came to CDC from S. Aftica and the first time he went in and asked the Secretary if she had any spare "Stiffies", he thought he was going to be brought up on Sexual Harassment charges !! He had some quick 'splaining to do !!
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