• Article on the last floppy seller

    From Digital Man@VERT to All on Thu Sep 15 18:01:55 2022
    https://eyeondesign.aiga.org/we-spoke-with-the-last-person-standing-in-the-floppy-disk-business/„„A good read!„-- „ digital man (rob)„„This Is Spinal Tap quote #39:„Female Airport Security Officer: Do you have any artificial plates or limbs?„Norco, CA WX: 77.4ÝF, 56.0% humidity, 9 mph SE wind, 0.00 inches rain/24hrs„---„ Ģ Synchronet Ģ Vertrauen Ģ Home of Synchronet Ģ [vert/cvs/bbs].synchro.net„
  • From Charles Blackburn@VERT/FBOBBS to Digital Man on Fri Sep 16 06:40:34 2022
    Re: Article on the last floppy seller„ By: Digital Man to All on Thu Sep 15 2022 18:01:55„„ DM> https://eyeondesign.aiga.org/we-spoke-with-the-last-person-standing-in-the-floppy-disk-business/„ DM> A good read!„„yea it was very interesting „„regards„Charles Blackburn „SYSOP - The F.B.O BBS 21:1/221„Aviation related fun @ bbs.thefbo.us IPV4 and IPV6 „DOVE-Net FSX-Net USENET„Coming soon: FIDO-Net„„---„ Ģ Synchronet Ģ The FBO BBS - bbs.thefbo.us - A place for aviation fun....„
  • From Ogg@VERT/CAPCITY2 to Digital Man on Fri Sep 16 18:25:00 2022
    Hello Digital Man!„„** On Thursday 15.09.22 - 18:01, Digital Man wrote to All:„„ DM> A good read!„„...if the damn eyeballs don't fill up the screen first! What's „the deal with that?„„--- OpenXP 5.0.51„ * Origin: Ogg's Dovenet Point (723:320/1.9)„ Ģ Synchronet Ģ CAPCITY2 * capcity2.synchro.net * Telnet/SSH:2022/Rlogin/HTTP„
  • From Boraxman@VERT/MINDS3 to Digital Man on Mon Sep 19 22:01:00 2022
    Digital Man wrote to All <=-„„ DM> https://eyeondesign.aiga.org/we-spoke-with-the-last-person-standing-in-t„ DM> he-floppy-disk-business/„„ DM> A good read!„ DM> --„ DM> digital man (rob)„„Quite interesting! I might buy some 1.44M and 5 1/4 inch disks. Still have„quite a few floppy drives.„„As slow as they were, I do miss them a little. There is a joy in the tactile„sensations you get, the satisfaction of loading the disk, hearing the machine„whirr and grind, the soft LED lighting and being able to format it to different„capacities.„„ „--- MultiMail/Linux v0.52„ Ģ Synchronet Ģ MiND'S EYE BBS - Melb, Australia - mindseye.synchronetbbs.org„
  • From MRO@VERT/BBSESINF to Boraxman on Mon Sep 19 15:05:15 2022
    Re: Article on the last flopp„ By: Boraxman to Digital Man on Mon Sep 19 2022 10:01 pm„„ > Quite interesting! I might buy some 1.44M and 5 1/4 inch disks. Still have„ > quite a few floppy drives.„ >„ > As slow as they were, I do miss them a little. There is a joy in the„ > tactile sensations you get, the satisfaction of loading the disk, hearing„ > the machine whirr and grind, the soft LED lighting and being able to format„ > it to different capacities.„„i totallly do not miss that shit at all.„bad disks sucked. especially when installing an OS„---„ Ģ Synchronet Ģ ::: BBSES.info - free BBS services :::„
  • From Moondog@VERT/CAVEBBS to MRO on Mon Sep 19 23:11:00 2022
    Re: Article on the last flopp„ By: MRO to Boraxman on Mon Sep 19 2022 03:05 pm„„ > Re: Article on the last flopp„ > By: Boraxman to Digital Man on Mon Sep 19 2022 10:01 pm„ > „ > > Quite interesting! I might buy some 1.44M and 5 1/4 inch disks. Still h„ > > quite a few floppy drives.„ > >„ > > As slow as they were, I do miss them a little. There is a joy in the„ > > tactile sensations you get, the satisfaction of loading the disk, hearing„ > > the machine whirr and grind, the soft LED lighting and being able to form„ > > it to different capacities.„ > „ > i totallly do not miss that shit at all.„ > bad disks sucked. especially when installing an OS„„When I got some old pc's out to try and connect to the internet with them, I„realized how many disks I have that went bad. I had them stacked in piles in „a box that was placed in a closet where there were extreme changes in„temperature during the seasons.„„---„ Ģ Synchronet Ģ The Cave BBS - Since 1992 - cavebbs.homeip.net„
  • From Arelor@VERT/PALANT to Moondog on Tue Sep 20 17:01:44 2022
    Re: Article on the last flopp„ By: Moondog to MRO on Mon Sep 19 2022 11:11 pm„„ > Re: Article on the last flopp„ > By: MRO to Boraxman on Mon Sep 19 2022 03:05 pm„ > „ > > Re: Article on the last flopp„ > > By: Boraxman to Digital Man on Mon Sep 19 2022 10:01 pm„ > >„ > > > Quite interesting! I might buy some 1.44M and 5 1/4 inch disks. Still h„ > > > quite a few floppy drives.„ > > >„ > > > As slow as they were, I do miss them a little. There is a joy in the„ > > > tactile sensations you get, the satisfaction of loading the disk, hearing„ > > > the machine whirr and grind, the soft LED lighting and being able to form„ > > > it to different capacities.„ > >„ > > i totallly do not miss that shit at all.„ > > bad disks sucked. especially when installing an OS„ > „ > When I got some old pc's out to try and connect to the internet with them, I„ > realized how many disks I have that went bad. I had them stacked in piles in„ > a box that was placed in a closet where there were extreme changes in„ > temperature during the seasons.„ > „ > ---„ > Ģ Synchronet Ģ The Cave BBS - Since 1992 - cavebbs.homeip.net„„Those floppies were so fragile that you could store them properly and still have them„go to waste.„„I lost some good games to data erosion on those ones. Good thing you can still get„them elsewhere.„„--„gopher://gopher.richardfalken.com/1/richardfalken„„---„ Ģ Synchronet Ģ Palantir BBS * palantirbbs.ddns.net * Pensacola, FL„
  • From The Lizard Master@VERT/NITEEYES to Digital Man on Wed Sep 21 08:33:35 2022
    Re: Article on the last floppy seller„ By: Digital Man to All on Thu Sep 15 2022 06:01 pm„„ > https://eyeondesign.aiga.org/we-spoke-with-the-last-person-standing-in-the-f„ > lop py-disk-business/„ >„ > A good read!„„That was cool, thanks.„„---TLM„„---„ Ģ Synchronet Ģ Nite Eyes BBS - To make people happy about my tagline everywhere...„