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Sadly, I owned a Commodore 64. 64k of memory what will I do with all the leftovers!?CЯacke® 22:47, 8 August 2007 (CDT)

I worked at a company that used a time-sharing machine with a 20MB hard drive, and ran at a blazing 8 MHz or so. If we wanted to do any real database work (or simply run "accounts receiveable"), we ran it all night, and checked the printout in the morning. Ah, I also, briefly, owned a hand-me-down Osbourne "portable" computer. Bet it would finally be worth $omething on eBase. humanbe in 22:52, 8 August 2007 (CDT)
We heat the house with an ENIAC. You might get $40.00 if you get an engineer pining for the good old days and is drunk and has an extra $40.00 that week.CЯacke® 23:02, 8 August 2007 (CDT)
Vacuum tubes rule! Just not in, uh, computers... Thanks for makin' me feel better about throwing out all those old generations of 'puters, though. Hmm, forty bucks? Nevermind... humanbe in 00:58, 9 August 2007 (CDT)
I forgot to mention that it also used 7" floppy disks. And (are you ready for this?) I have a gen-u-ine Microsoft Fortran three ring binder, documentation and disks. I rulz! I can send you pictures of the binder if you ask nicely. Sweet old school logo... humanbe in 01:01, 9 August 2007 (CDT)