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    Oh no! The Floppy Disk's time may be numbered soon...

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/8643844.stm

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    Re: Oh no! The Floppy Disk's time may be numbered soon...

    Noooo, and I just destroyed the entire stock of spare floppies.

    I guess I'd better hope they don't come in useful now

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    Re: Oh no! The Floppy Disk's time may be numbered soon...

    It'd be interesting to know how many they've sold in 30 years.

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    Re: Oh no! The Floppy Disk's time may be numbered soon...

    My guess would be a lot. I've just read an article that said they still sell hundreds of thousands a month!

    hxxp://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/8646699.stm

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    Re: Oh no! The Floppy Disk's time may be numbered soon...

    own up which muppet here still uses floppy disks here?
    Quote Originally Posted by MadduckUK View Post
    now that i think about the word "throttled" in a certain light... its not so far different to strangled really

    our boiler broke so we has no heating or hot water, this is the bloody result ^^

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    Re: Oh no! The Floppy Disk's time may be numbered soon...

    Quote Originally Posted by Georgy291 View Post
    own up which muppet here still uses floppy disks here?
    I don't think many muppets have their own computers. But I still use floppies as my computer can't boot from USB. It's far quicker to stick/edit small programs on a floppy and boot from it than spend the faff burning a CD.

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    Re: Oh no! The Floppy Disk's time may be numbered soon...

    Apparently whatever's wrong with my board is bad enough that I can't rescue it from a floppy. Anyone want an MSI K9A2 platinum for spares / repair?

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    Re: Oh no! The Floppy Disk's time may be numbered soon...

    Quote Originally Posted by scaryjim View Post
    Apparently whatever's wrong with my board is bad enough that I can't rescue it from a floppy. Anyone want an MSI K9A2 platinum for spares / repair?
    ironically my am2 board just died, can i have it, please please please please?
    Quote Originally Posted by MadduckUK View Post
    now that i think about the word "throttled" in a certain light... its not so far different to strangled really

    our boiler broke so we has no heating or hot water, this is the bloody result ^^

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