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Finally a pratical use for the floppy drive

Post  East on Fri Sep 30, 2011 5:43 pm

Heres a new one, even for you guys.



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Post  Iago on Sat Oct 01, 2011 6:09 pm

Awesome! Looking at Youtube, it appears that floppy drive music is quite a popular hobby now. There was even scanner music.
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Post  Seamaster on Mon Oct 03, 2011 11:35 am

That was frickin' awesome. The Imperial March is well suited to the floppy sound.
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Post  Iago on Mon Oct 03, 2011 1:27 pm

Tocatta and Fugue in D Minor was not exactly shabby!

If you search youtube, The Imperial March seems to be very popular amongst "alternative" musicians. Geek synchronicity.
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Post  East on Mon Oct 03, 2011 3:28 pm

I have what is quite possibly the worlds only black 5.25" floppy drive ever made in my basement. It wasn't painted black after the fact either, That is the original color the face plate was molded in. I like the fact it blends in inside a modern tower. Now one of these days I will get a replacement c64 power adapter.
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Post  Seamaster on Wed Oct 05, 2011 12:02 pm

Given its name, the 5 1/4-inch floppy was doomed from the start.
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Post  Iago on Wed Oct 05, 2011 4:28 pm

3.25" was better?
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Post  Seamaster on Wed Oct 05, 2011 5:01 pm

Makes you question the use for micro stick.
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Post  Iago on Fri Oct 07, 2011 12:49 pm

At least that rocks tha slot.
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Post  Seamaster on Tue Oct 11, 2011 11:58 am

It may be small, but it's fierce.
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Post  East on Tue Oct 11, 2011 1:15 pm

I was looking for a game earlier today and found a complete set of windows for workgroups floppys. Imagine my surprise to find out that the data is still perfectly intact on them. I successfully made images of them for future use.

I also had msworks in there but one of the disks is missing.
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Post  Iago on Tue Oct 11, 2011 4:02 pm

Awesome.
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