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Reply 220 of 252, by FuzzyLogic

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oeuvre wrote:

DOS prompt with Office 4.3 clipart

It's much deeper than that. Does it signify a fear of DOS prompts? Are the DOS prompts coming to take your money? 😁

Reply 221 of 252, by Salient

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Mine is my oldest son (when he was MUCH younger) with a couple of my Roland sound modules/Sound cards 😀

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Reply 222 of 252, by oeuvre

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FuzzyLogic wrote:
oeuvre wrote:

DOS prompt with Office 4.3 clipart

It's much deeper than that. Does it signify a fear of DOS prompts? Are the DOS prompts coming to take your money? 😁

It transcends the scope of humanity and understanding.

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Reply 223 of 252, by ODwilly

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Reply 224 of 252, by Ultrax

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Long story short - I love vintage computer icons with the moon and stars. As for my avatar, it was inspired by the icon for winlogon.exe, or the icon you see at NT's shutdown screen. I made it myself on my Compaq Presario 425 😀

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Deskpro XE 450|DX2-50|32 MB|NT4.0/95
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Reply 226 of 252, by cde

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In September 1992, BYTE published an article about the death of UNIX and the fact that it could be soon displaced by Windows NT. You can read the original article here: http://jonudell.net/archive/is-unix-dead.html or here: https://archive.org/details/byte-magazine-1992-09/page/n141

Probably unbeknownst to the authors, a young finnish man had unveiled, one year ago, his "minix-like kernel": https://groups.google.com/forum/#!msg/comp.os … 9o/GwqLJlPSlCEJ

Almost thirty years later, Linux ends up being so ubiquitous that Microsoft's cloud service, Azure, now has more instances of Linux than Windows Server, and Windows 10 contains an emulation layer to run Linux.

One could argue the authors were right: these days commercial UNIX a thing of the past. So perhaps Linux killed it 😉

Reply 227 of 252, by Ultrax

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oeuvre wrote:
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It is now safe to turn off your computer.

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Reply 228 of 252, by bjwil1991

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Ultrax wrote:
oeuvre wrote:
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It is now safe to turn off your computer.

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Reply 230 of 252, by Stiletto

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Finally time for a new avatar. 😀 (End of an era?)

It's a Star Wars Expanded Universe character from the comic books. I use this avatar on Github and Twitter.

RIP the olde VOGON Computers logo (a real business in the UK, but no relation) (Re: Story behind your avatar? )

"I see a little silhouette-o of a man, Scaramouche, Scaramouche, will you
do the Fandango!" - Queen

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Reply 231 of 252, by Miphee

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I love the US Second Amendment, one of the cornerstones of freedom.
Look at Hungary: they just passed a law that bans all rubber bullet revolvers in 3 years. Rubber! They were designed to be non-lethal and they banned those too. Criminals don't give a damn about these bans so the lawmakers only punish people who want to excercise their rights for self-defense.
Hold onto your gun rights even if you don't really like them, because it is more valuable than you'd think. It's part of your freedom.

Reply 232 of 252, by maxtherabbit

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Miphee wrote on 2020-05-16, 17:44:

I love the US Second Amendment, one of the cornerstones of freedom.
Look at Hungary: they just passed a law that bans all rubber bullet revolvers in 3 years. Rubber! They were designed to be non-lethal and they banned those too. Criminals don't give a damn about these bans so the lawmakers only punish people who want to excercise their rights for self-defense.
Hold onto your gun rights even if you don't really like them, because it is more valuable than you'd think. It's part of your freedom.

I also love to gun. MERICA

Oh yeah my avatar is Max the rabbit, from Sam and Max. I identify with his misanthropic malefaction, not his lagomorphism. No damn furry

Reply 237 of 252, by Myloch

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I am Xacalite, emperor of the universe. You cannot destroy me as long as I have Gloire!

"Gamer & collector for passion, I firmly believe in the preservation and the diffusion of old/rare software, against all personal egoisms"

Reply 238 of 252, by badmojo

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Myloch wrote on 2020-05-17, 01:02:

I am Xacalite, emperor of the universe. You cannot destroy me as long as I have Gloire!

I can hear your gravelly voice talking to me via the PC speaker in my head 😆

Life? Don't talk to me about life.

Reply 239 of 252, by DracoNihil

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badmojo wrote on 2020-05-17, 02:45:

I can hear your gravelly voice talking to me via the PC speaker in my head 😆

Hey, don't forget the amazingly clear PCM version of the IBM PS/1 version of Slipheed. The voice sounds incredibly corny.

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