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Old 02-13-2010, 12:01 AM
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I was in college in the early 90's and needed something to write papers with. I had a circa-1986 non-hard drive Tandy 1000HX (8088 cpu), but it was painful to use, and I got tired of going to the college computer lab.

I answered an ad in the local Thrifty Nickel and bought a Macintosh Plus 2/20 (2mb RAM, 20 mb HD) for, I think, $250. What a difference. Word processing nirvana. Then I bought a Mac LCII a year or so later and gave the Plus to a friend.
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Old 02-13-2010, 03:23 AM
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I used Macs throughout most of all of my school. It wasn't until high school that we used PC's (I did at home of course). The first Apple computers I used was the Macintosh Classic. I believe we also used an Apple II every now and then (not very often, we only used this one math program on it).

In elementary school, I was actually the "Computer Helper" for my school. This is going to sound really nerdy, but every morning I would come into school early to set up all the computers in the Mac lab. That and I helped my classmates with their computer problems. At the end of the day, I would clean all of the screens. Come to think of it, I was sort of the computer lab teachers bitch. What most kids would normally do for detention, I did for fun I guess.

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I didn't actually own my own Mac until 2006 though. Every computer I personally owned prior to that were PC's. My first PC was running Windows 3.1
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Old 02-13-2010, 03:29 PM
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My first ever experience with a computer of any kind was in the late 1970's in first grade -- Apple IIe. The school had a computer lab full of them, and we played math/spelling games on them.

In middle school, the computer writing lab had a lot of the original Mac 128k's/512k's as well as the IIc which was a great looking machine. In high school, they had some Plus's and SE's.
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First one I bought for myself was a IIci + Laserwriter IINTX + multilanguage font HDD. I seem to remember there were proper family cars cheaper than the combo.

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It was the Pismo model, the first PowerBook to have FireWire. 400MHz PPC G3 ATI with 8MB VRAM, and a DVD drive. It was an amazing laptop and the dual battery bays where great. 8 hours easy.
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1st Mac I used was in grade school, an Apple II. Then when I went to college I had a Macintosh SE/30 with and external 10MB SCSI hard drive. lol
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the 1st mac I used was in december 2008.. my MacBook Air Pro..!!!!!!
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the 1st mac I used was in december 2008.. my MacBook Air Pro..!!!!!!
No such thing.
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He has repressed sexual desires for his mother?
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