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Old 12-23-2007, 10:24 PM
 
Location: Arizona, The American Southwest
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I remember sitting in 7th grade and looking at my very first computer..

TRS80

Man that thing knew how to add, 13898260636021 + 39619012872198 and actually spit out the right answer.

I was so easy to amaze
I remember our instructor in computer school back in 1985 referred to the TRS80 as "The Trash 80".
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Old 12-26-2007, 08:02 PM
 
Location: Florida
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You folks are old!
Gee thanks! I feel older than dirt.

I used my first work related computer when I was in my mid 20's. I didn't own a computer until I was 31. Somehow we managed to date, make friends, correspond, and balance our checkbooks without one.
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Old 12-26-2007, 08:35 PM
 
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Gee thanks! I feel older than dirt.

I used my first work related computer when I was in my mid 20's. I didn't own a computer until I was 31. Somehow we managed to date, make friends, correspond, and balance our checkbooks without one.
Yup, the rotary telephone worked wonders.
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Old 12-26-2007, 08:48 PM
 
Location: fla
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before the computer i remember:

i got more housework done

took more walks

spent more time on the phone(ahh--rotary dial,party lines)


spoke to the kids more


never had carpal tunnel problems

ahh progress--lol!
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