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    I was forced (forced ah say) to clean the mancave over da weekend. It took 2 whole days to get er done but I dood it!!! Amazing what you find when you clean:

    1. Manual for "Aces Over Europe"
    2. Manual for "Aces Over The Pacific"
    3. Box and floppys for "Tie Fighter"
    4. Box and floppys for "X-Wing"
    5. Disk and manual for "Fighting Steel"
    6. Dish and manual for "Ground Control"
    7. Disk "Euopean Air War"
    8. Disk and Manual "Waterloo"
    9. Disk and manua; for "Steel Beasts"
    10. Disk and manual for "Wing Commander - Prophecey".

    Wonder what happened to the rest of my Wing Commander and Red Alert swag?

    Anyone one desperate for any of this stuff lemme know.

    Worf
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    I was forced (forced ah say) to clean the mancave over da weekend. It took 2 whole days to get er done but I dood it!!! Amazing what you find when you clean:

    1. Manual for "Aces Over Europe"
    2. Manual for "Aces Over The Pacific"
    3. Box and floppys for "Tie Fighter"
    4. Box and floppys for "X-Wing"
    5. Disk and manual for "Fighting Steel"
    6. Dish and manual for "Ground Control"
    7. Disk "Euopean Air War"
    8. Disk and Manual "Waterloo"
    9. Disk and manua; for "Steel Beasts"
    10. Disk and manual for "Wing Commander - Prophecey".

    Wonder what happened to the rest of my Wing Commander and Red Alert swag?

    Anyone one desperate for any of this stuff lemme know.

    Worf
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    People still have floppy drives?
    "The basis of our governments being the opinion of the people, the very first object should be to keep that right; and were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter.[Europe], under pretence of governing they have divided their nations into two classes, wolves and sheep. If once [the people] become inattentive to the public affairs, you and I, and Congress, and Assemblies, judges and governors shall all become wolves. " - Thomas Jefferson
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    Wing Commander was awesome.

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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Urufu_Shinjiro:
    People still have floppy drives? </div></BLOCKQUOTE>Yes we do; if it still works the next time I upgrade mobos (and there's a jack for it) it will be a part of the next system I build.

    Very handy for those of us with teenagers who constantly change their passwords and then forget them. Taught him how to make the 'just in case disk' waaay back when, and it still works.

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    I found old floppys that I used on old 486 but cant get them to work with newer computer running win7 x64
    any ideas?
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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Urufu_Shinjiro:
    People still have floppy drives? </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

    I had to buy one a year ago. I had some old stuff that I hadn't backed up (exams etc.) and this was the only way to access it without going to a specialist.

    External drives are quite cheap actually.
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    I could use that EAW disc if you're willing to part with it....
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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by horseback:
    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Urufu_Shinjiro:
    People still have floppy drives? </div></BLOCKQUOTE>Yes we do; if it still works the next time I upgrade mobos (and there's a jack for it) it will be a part of the next system I build.

    Very handy for those of us with teenagers who constantly change their passwords and then forget them. Taught him how to make the 'just in case disk' waaay back when, and it still works.

    cheers

    horseback </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

    I have rescue disks on USB thumbdrive, lol. In fact I installed Win7 from a USB drive, I don't think I've used my DVD drive in almost a year, lol. As for the slot still being there, they are being phased out right now, plenty of mobo's still have them, but increasingly they are being released without them.


    Oh, and in case no one can tell, my initial post about still using floppies was a joke, I have nothing against floppies, in fact, check this out:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9lsZAFZqqaw
    "The basis of our governments being the opinion of the people, the very first object should be to keep that right; and were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter.[Europe], under pretence of governing they have divided their nations into two classes, wolves and sheep. If once [the people] become inattentive to the public affairs, you and I, and Congress, and Assemblies, judges and governors shall all become wolves. " - Thomas Jefferson
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