HAH! I found you

Discussion in 'Green Room' started by Sprung, Sep 20, 2002.

  1. Sprung

    Sprung Guest

    Not really all that surprising...

    I am just glad to have the forums back. Now if I ever get my "real" computer back, I will be the preverbial "Happy Camper".

    I still have the PC Magazine issue that introduces the new POWERFUL 486...

    Trust me...it sucks :mad:


    ~~Missing the P4~~
     
  2. Jewelzz

    Jewelzz OSNN Godlike Veteran

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    Ut oh, everyone run, he found us :D

    Nice to see you around again Spung :)
     
  3. DrMetallica

    DrMetallica OSNN Senior Addict

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    I remember before windows 95 came out, me and my buddy, and his hot 16 year old sister would look at playboy dot com and search yahoo with generic tearms like "sex".

    They had AT&T dial up, a 66mhz and a 500 megabyte hard drive, god was it slow.

    And windows 3.1.

    We only used it to play Flight Simulator (wich could only be run through MS DOS), porn, and Paint.

    The big thing on Windows was Paint. *sigh* how i miss those days.


    I'm just curious, but how slow is a 486?

    Is it worse than my buddy's old 66mhz?
     
  4. chastity

    chastity Moderator Political User

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    My guess would be bout the same. Hey Sprung hope u get ur P4 back soon.
     
  5. dabomb

    dabomb Moderator

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    yeah hope u get it back soon, theres nothing like flying in the fast lane with these nice beasty AMD chips :p
     
  6. GoNz0

    GoNz0 NTFS Stoner

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    They made the 486/50 when i was 16 and fresh out of school.. :)
     
  7. dabomb

    dabomb Moderator

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    blimy, u must be getting on now then..... :p
     
  8. dave holbon

    dave holbon Moderator

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    They made the 486/50 when i was 16 and fresh out of school..

    When I was just out of school the first 0086 chip (8 bit) was still on the drawing board. Televisions had valves in them and transistor radios were made by Roberts (these are now collectors items and sought after).

    The downside is not getting older but that you are all still using the logig of this original chip. And it's only three generations down the road as everyone is a speed freak.

    Well it's nearly Christmas again!!
     
  9. dadecamp

    dadecamp under worked, over paid

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    I worked for a company back when we were using 286's and the big thing was a New 386. All our programs were dos based. Try doing a news letter or training manuals without spell checks and "cut and paste". My first personal home computer was a 486sx 33mhz with a 255 mb drive!
     
  10. dave holbon

    dave holbon Moderator

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    Anyone remember Concerrent CPM 86 (Operating System)?
     
  11. iowaboy

    iowaboy old person

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    boy I really must be old. I can remember pencil and paper :D or was that chalk and slat :confused:
     
  12. koko

    koko Got Root?

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    i'm just glad it's back!

    where ya guys been?

    missed ya! glad we're all back together.

    /hugs to all

    :)
     
  13. Wrathchild

    Wrathchild OSNN Senior Addict

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    I remember now....


    486=66mhz

    I remember when I had to sell my roommate my "Smokin" 486 DX2 66 when I needed rent money. I had only 6 months before, upgraded from my Tandy 286. (with a CGA Monitor!) I was playing Descent and Wing Commander 2 on it and loving every second of it. I was heartbroken. . Descent was addictive as hell! I used to OWN online! Ahhhh, those were the days, the birth of Wrathchild...:D