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  • You know you're old when . . .

    . . . you're interviewing a 23 year old for a job in prepress and they ask you if you ever heard of a program called Quark.

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    Or, when you ask that same 23 year old to dial a phone number. "Dial?", "What's Dial?"

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    • #3
      You mean the soap?

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      • #4
        Well then, ask them the secret key combination to get the laser shooting robot

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        • #5
          Originally posted by MailGuru View Post
          Or, when you ask that same 23 year old to dial a phone number. "Dial?", "What's Dial?"
          Wait, we don't say dial anymore?

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          • #6
            Originally posted by arossetti View Post

            Wait, we don't say dial anymore?
            Had to explain to my grand-daughter once , that, back in the Day, phones had a circular face with finger-holes where the numbers go. To call a phone number, you had to place your finger in the desired finger hole and move the circular face until it hit a small metal stopper. Then release it and do the same for the rest of the phone number. Thus, when you called someone you had to "Dial" their phone number. She just rolled her eyes and said "Sure, Papa" (as she is texting on her iPhone).
            Last edited by MailGuru; 03-07-2017, 11:42 AM.

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            • #7
              finding an adobe photoshop version 1 pre release cd in your disk stack . . .
              "If you think you are too small to be effective
              you have never been in the dark with a mosquito."

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              • #8
                Originally posted by dabob View Post
                finding an adobe photoshop version 1 pre release cd in your disk stack . . .
                CD? Mine was on a set of 5" Floppy Disks.

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                • #9
                  I'll have to go back and look again . . . short term memory loss is common at our age . . . .
                  "If you think you are too small to be effective
                  you have never been in the dark with a mosquito."

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by MailGuru View Post

                    CD? Mine was on a set of 5" Floppy Disks.
                    5.25" Floppy Disks.

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by MacTwidget View Post

                      5.25" Floppy Disks.
                      Sorry, as dabob stated ". . . short term memory loss is common at our age . . . ."

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                      • #12
                        i like explaining dial up internet. SKREEEErrrrrrrrrbingbing

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                        • #13
                          My favorite warm fuzzy memory is the Corel 4.0.4 update - 14 floppies...

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                          • #14
                            ...hammering away on a Berthold Diatype faster than the line would show in the LED display. Or drawing your Mettage in pencil for the Diacomp lettershooter.

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                            • #15
                              You people are old! LMAO

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