Godspeed Ed Ryan

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Happy Birthday Ed, miss you man!

Do they have internet there?
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ObnoxiousBlue wrote: Tue Apr 09, 2024 11:06 am Do they have internet there?
Not until Al Gore arrives.
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Glenn wrote: Tue Apr 09, 2024 3:12 pm Not until Al Gore arrives.
And here you thought I was too young to get the reference!
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ObnoxiousBlue wrote: Tue Apr 09, 2024 7:48 pm
Glenn wrote: Tue Apr 09, 2024 3:12 pm Not until Al Gore arrives.
And here you thought I was too young to get the reference!
But do you know what this is?
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An old, old dial up modem.
C’mon… lol
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I think that was called an acoustic coupler if I remember correctly.
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Tom wrote: Wed Apr 10, 2024 7:25 am I think that was called an acoustic coupler if I remember correctly.
Tom, you're both old enough to remember and old enough to not remember ;)

300mpbs, so the average webpage would take about a week to load today.
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I had an acoustic coupler when I was a kid big into computers back then
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My first computer back in 1981 was a Tandy (Radio Shack) TRS-80 (the trash-80) with a tape drive and 300baud modem

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My first computer back in 1974 was a IBM 360/30.
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