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Old 03-17-2004, 05:56 AM   #1
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Angry No more floppy drives!

Today i heard some shocking news that the last batch of floppy dives were being made and after that no more floppys AAAAAAA please can some one reanshor me please.
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Old 03-17-2004, 11:29 AM   #2
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i wouldn't think this was true as you need them for the little things like boot disks etc....
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Old 03-17-2004, 02:06 PM   #3
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Dell have stopped but I think it is a shame. The end of an era!
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Yeah, they're be finished in not too long - the basic CD/DVD Drive will take over for Boot Disks. I haven't used a Floppy Disk in ages; except for Boot Disks, years in fact! Maybe they'll start using a Mini-Disk style small scale extra drive which all will be fitted with to take over Floppy Disk Territory.

The end of an era, yes, but not too soon if you ask me!
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Old 03-17-2004, 05:36 PM   #5
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I will miss em!
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I won't really, I have grown up with CDs and DVDs growing like me at about the same rate. I used Floppy Disks at the beginning, but the bigger I got the more CDs came out and then DVDs and they feel like a part of me - Floppys are the past. I will not be either tearful or joyous to see their cancellation.
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Old 03-18-2004, 05:10 AM   #7
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ok then i is true becasue i dident beleve my colege mate and now you have rested my mined. but why have they done sutch a distrosoty
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Oh well, no real loss, no real gain, just another day in the life of the people who forge our lives - the inventors!
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Old 03-18-2004, 12:42 PM   #9
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Oh well, no real loss, no real gain, just another day in the life of the people who forge our lives - the inventors!
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Lol, maybe it is!?!?!?!?!
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Yes, it's true. Annoying too ... people will now have to forget the joys of having to constantly switching disks just to boot up something that is merely larger than 5MB ... thing is though, this is like tryin to kill the VHS player. People will always have a need for them. I say keep making them but in small supply. What if someones Floppy Drive randomly explodes? They'll have hell trying to get new ones.
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Yeah, but I'm sure they'll use the same plugs and ribbons for the replcement, to get over that very problem. And the days are marked for the VHS Player - with the continuing cheapness of the DVD-RW Players
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Old 03-31-2004, 10:51 AM   #13
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wel this well that na na na ne ne ne are thay or ant thay. dont you dare say are thay or ant thay want. reed the Question
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Old 03-31-2004, 11:26 AM   #14
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I think you will always have a need for them and should keep them
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'are thay or ant thay want'?

By that I meant are they or aren't they what?

Lol! No, I did know what you meant.

They will have a use for a while - but its good they're phasing them out now from new Computers. One less thing to bother with that can go wrong. I haven't used a Floppy Disk for about 2 years now!
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Old 04-01-2004, 04:18 AM   #16
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see what i ment, i know some old tart would say that. Bye Bye Floppy drives Bye Bye.

now this i the bit were the post gets turned off is in it dave. (yes.)
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What?
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you hared me dave!
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You hared me Dave?!

You do realise that means you think Dave has taken your Hares away?! A hare is a big rabbit if you didn't know.

Why will you get your Posts turned off?
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You do realise that means you think Dave has taken your Hares away?! A hare is a big rabbit if you didn't know.
LMAO ... Sorry - that just made me burst out laughing.

Diddums ... isn't Dave a meanie by taking your ickle bunny friends away from you?
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