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Does anyone still use floppy disks IRL?


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#21 Left4Cake

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Posted 26 November 2013 - 01:50 PM



This gut repurpused his floppy disk drives.

#22 H4X0RZ

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Posted 26 November 2013 - 04:18 PM

I got an old computer today. It runs with win 95 but I also have MS-DOS and Windows 3.11 on floppys.the best thing about it is thst it has CD and floppy :D But 400 MB HDD aren't very much xD

#23 oeed

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Posted 28 November 2013 - 12:44 AM

 Left4Cake, on 26 November 2013 - 01:50 PM, said:



This gut repurpused his floppy disk drives.

Sooo cool!

Reminds me of this video I watched some time ago.



#24 redeye83

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Posted 28 November 2013 - 01:22 AM

I still have windows 3.1 on 8 disks!
My mum has an old windows 98 pc that uses a floppy boot disk when she kills it lol

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Posted 28 November 2013 - 01:36 AM

 redeye83, on 28 November 2013 - 01:22 AM, said:

I still have windows 3.1 on 8 disks!
Don't lie, they're not the only ones you have. You're 105, everything you have is on a floppy disk :P

#26 redeye83

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Posted 28 November 2013 - 02:45 AM

Only the naked pics of you are on my floppy because they wont go hard :P

#27 nutcase84

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Posted 30 November 2013 - 09:07 AM

I also have a really old IBM PC PS2. It's sweet. My brother even has DOS 5, unopened! It has my IBM on the back! Sweet!

#28 Zambonie

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Posted 06 December 2013 - 11:13 PM

My parents still have some old floopys lying around. When my firend gave me his computer ( It was junk, anyways ) He provided me some old floppys even though the computer didnt have a floppy drive. My school along time ago used to have Mac os 9 machines, and im pretty sure those used floppys. ( The old principale threw those away and found some old monitors and Pcs and the junk yard and gave it to us for replacment xD )

Edited by Troll., 06 December 2013 - 11:13 PM.


#29 awsmazinggenius

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Posted 07 December 2013 - 08:17 AM

 theoriginalbit, on 28 November 2013 - 01:36 AM, said:

 redeye83, on 28 November 2013 - 01:22 AM, said:

I still have windows 3.1 on 8 disks!
Don't lie, they're not the only ones you have. You're 105, everything you have is on a floppy disk :P

Somebody could have given the computer to him as they got a "better one".
As for me, I don't know what's sitting in the garage by now :)

#30 theoriginalbit

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Posted 07 December 2013 - 08:41 AM

 awsmazinggenius, on 07 December 2013 - 08:17 AM, said:

 theoriginalbit, on 28 November 2013 - 01:36 AM, said:

 redeye83, on 28 November 2013 - 01:22 AM, said:

I still have windows 3.1 on 8 disks!
Don't lie, they're not the only ones you have. You're 105, everything you have is on a floppy disk :P
Somebody could have given the computer to him as they got a "better one".
As for me, I don't know what's sitting in the garage by now :)
Its an inside joke between redeye and myself.

#31 TheOddByte

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Posted 07 December 2013 - 08:55 AM

 Left4Cake, on 26 November 2013 - 01:50 PM, said:



This gut repurpused his floppy disk drives.
Wow, That's just so awesome! :D

#32 Slackratchet

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Posted 11 December 2013 - 12:11 PM

The controller for my CNC Mill is an old Xeon 550 and the software runs in DOS. It's all sneaker-net to get data from the PC to the Mill.

#33 Csstform

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Posted 14 December 2013 - 10:07 AM

I never used a computer when these were out, but I have to ask, was it fun getting a virus?
http://www.youtube.c...9rZE?autoplay=1

#34 Alice

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Posted 14 December 2013 - 11:25 AM

Too young to have used a floppy :D

#35 Csstform

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Posted 14 December 2013 - 11:28 AM

 Death, on 14 December 2013 - 11:25 AM, said:

Too young to have used a floppy :D
It's ok. I forgive you.

#36 Alice

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Posted 14 December 2013 - 11:45 AM

So do I get my glasses back now?

#37 superaxander

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Posted 16 December 2013 - 11:48 AM

I use them because my keyboard uses them. I use school computers to actually get the songs I played off the floppy disk :P

#38 Micheal Pearce

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Posted 17 December 2013 - 10:02 AM

I was digging though my mums old stuff and I found a disk but I have no idea what's on it because my computer doesn't have a drive I'll be willing to ship it to someone who could read it

#39 Bubba

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Posted 17 December 2013 - 12:16 PM

 Micheal Pearce, on 17 December 2013 - 10:02 AM, said:

I'll be willing to ship it to someone who could read it

That doesn't sound like a very good idea...

#40 Parzivail

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Posted 24 December 2013 - 10:36 AM

Oh wow yeah I use them all the time. Code saves, game backups. There again, I am a retro guy with poloroids and an atari so...





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