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Old Nerds Club (all welcome) with poll

Age of a Nerd

  • 25 or below

    Votes: 23 9.4%
  • 26-30

    Votes: 31 12.7%
  • 31-35

    Votes: 50 20.4%
  • 36-40

    Votes: 41 16.7%
  • 41-45

    Votes: 26 10.6%
  • 46-50

    Votes: 23 9.4%
  • 51-55

    Votes: 23 9.4%
  • 56-60

    Votes: 13 5.3%
  • 61 -70

    Votes: 13 5.3%
  • 71+

    Votes: 2 0.8%

  • Total voters
    245

tigger

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My first computer was a Texas Ti994a Was a piece of crap. Went through all the 386/cyrix/486 crap, that was good at the time, then got a p166, 8mb ram which i upped to 16mb for £100, 2gb hdd, and some video card i cannot remember.
 
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My first computer was a Texas Ti994a Was a piece of crap. Went through all the 386/cyrix/486 crap, that was good at the time, then got a p166, 8mb ram which i upped to 16mb for £100, 2gb hdd, and some video card i cannot remember.
Sounds like my experiences. I can't remember the rest of the crap either (my brain has plenty of fried sectors), other than my original Voodoo card ;)
 
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Very interesting topic.

Turning 39 this coming May. I remember my first pc I had was pentium ll 333 year 2001 then celeron then moved to AMD duron,sempron single core then back to intel Pentium 4 socket 478. I played counter strike and need for speed underground with decent agp GPU back 2003
 
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I'm 37 now.

My first computer was an Apple III (yeah, you Google that shit...). I remember taking days to write myself some programs in BASIC. I also remember pestering my father for days until he agreed to drive me 2 hours away so I could purchase an Apple IIe emulator card. With which, I played "Wasteland" "Wizard's Crown" and of course "Zork".

First PC was years later, some Compaq deal with a Cyrix chip, then on to P3 coppermine, then dual 1.4ghz P3 Tualatins with DDR (that's how I got the username, had custom watercooling blocks machined and one leaked.), then AMD64, to Core to Core 2, to Broadwell. 5775C still does the job today. I still fire up "Wasteland" sometimes.
 
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The first computer I used with any regularity was a US Military owned main frame in the mid-1980's. I stood a watch that included changing out vacuum tubes on that beast.
The First PC I built was Intel 386 based.
 
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