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Does anyone else HATE 3.5 inch floppy disks?

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  1. reckedracing

    reckedracing TTIWWOP VIP

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    so in the course of my job i get lots of client files on quickbooks...
    the tech knowledgable will email me the files or even create a cd with their backup files

    but there are those clients that have fallen a bit behind the times...

    they have no internet connection, no cd burner, and no common sense...

    these are the people that send me their 3.5 inch drive disks...

    for some reason i think these disks hate me...
    i would say i get over 50% failure rate...

    and my job sucks
     
  2. Celerity

    Celerity Well-Known Member

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    My GF works for an antiques newspaper, and receives 5.25 floppies. Don't bitch.

    The strangest one she got was a photo copy of a color photo printed from the web. It was loaded with arrows that read "Red here" and "Blue here" and "Darker blue here" all over it

    Then she got a CF card with 1 picture on it of a digital photo of a newspaper clipping. The letter included mentioned something about "Your company is ridiculous because you charge so little for an ad, but it cost me $40 to get this clipping to you and I had to borrow a friend's digital camera because you require digital photos"

    ->Steve

    Oh people can be bad.
     
  3. pissedoffsol

    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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    i dont think a single machine in out office has a 3.5 drive any more...
     
  4. BodyDroppedNikes

    BodyDroppedNikes ...PENDEJO.... VIP

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    its been a long ass time since i seen 3.5" floppy. and i cant remember the last time i saw a 5.25". they must have pcs from 1988 if they are still using those.
     
  5. Celerity

    Celerity Well-Known Member

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    I have 8" Floppies still.
     
  6. reckedracing

    reckedracing TTIWWOP VIP

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    [​IMG]

    we have a machine upstairs int he attic that'll take 5.25
    lol

    is it just me? or my computer?
    i'm starting to think my drive is fucking them up but i've already changed out the drive...

    and the latest batch was the "memorex cool colors" or some bullshit...
     
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    dveit Well-Known Member VIP

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    i didn't know 3.5 stilled existed.

    damn cavemen.
     
  8. TurboMirage

    TurboMirage YEEAAAHHH VIP

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    for the price of 20 floppies per person, everyone in your office can have a 128mb usb flash drive shipped to their cube.
     
  9. StealthMode

    StealthMode Kung Foolin'

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    My computer doesn't even have a Floppy drive. [​IMG] I remember the 5.25 ones. My grandma used to have a Commodore 64 and she had different games on them, so I played it all the time.
     
  10. reikoshea

    reikoshea HS Troll...And Mod Moderator VIP

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    i still have my tandy 8000 in my closet. its full of bullet holes (dad got a .50 cal rifle a few years ago and we kinda went to town.

    yeah, the bitches in my office. all have 3.5 drives. hell, i was trying to load DOS on one of our machines the other day HOPING undelete would work (which it didnt).
     
  11. EGProject

    EGProject YEEEEAAHHHHH

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    Whats a 3.5" floppy?


    :mrgreen:






    j/k
     
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