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Wednesday, August 2, 2006

Happy 2/8/6

Today's 8/2, but by European reckoning it's 2/8/6 so let's take a few minutes to remember our lowly 286 machines. Those were the days: DOS 6.2, Wing Commander, Sound Blaster, Civilization (no number, just Civilization), WordPerfect 5.1, Turbo C 1.5, Might & Magic III, 2400 baud modems and BBSs, FidoNet and an obscure thing called the Internet.

Tuesday, August 1, 2006


I just got my dose of Real Life Comics today, and this one made me lose my soda. I can't even DRIVE but I know how this works.

A.T. Hun comments: Which is precisely why I don't drive wind-up Hondas.

J.t.Qbe comments: While checking the rare updates at I laughed out loud at this one. But they're used to my strange ways here at work.

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January 5, 2015: It Returns!
August 10, 2007: SCO SUCKS IT DOWN!
July 5, 2007: Slackware 12.0 Released
May 20, 2007: PhpBB 3.0 RC 1 Released
February 2, 2007: DOOM3 1.31 Patch

January 27, 2007: Join the World Community Grid
January 17, 2007: Flash Player 9 for Linux
December 30, 2006: Darkness over Daggerford 1.2
December 19, 2006: Pocket Tunes 4.0 Released
December 9, 2006: WRT54G 1.01.1 Firmware OK with Linux/Mac

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