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Topic # 60086 19-Apr-2010 00:05
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You know the once ubiquitous floppy disk has passed into history when your better-half, faced with a mini CDR for the first time, carefully inserts it into what is clearly the only suitable size slot in her PC.  By the time I arrived on the scene she had just managed to extract the disc from the said slot with the aid of Blu-Tack and perseverance, still perplexed and annoyed that the disc would not work.




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  Reply # 320091 19-Apr-2010 07:29
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DS248: You know the once ubiquitous floppy disk has passed into history when your better-half, faced with a mini CDR for the first time, carefully inserts it into what is clearly the only suitable size slot in her PC.  By the time I arrived on the scene she had just managed to extract the disc from the said slot with the aid of Blu-Tack and perseverance, still perplexed and annoyed that the disc would not work.





Was this a slot loading CD/DVD ROM? Every tray based CD/DVD ROM I've come across has space for mini discs.

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  Reply # 320098 19-Apr-2010 08:01
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I think it was the floppy disk drive that she put the mini CD/DVD into.  At least that's how I read it.

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  Reply # 320099 19-Apr-2010 08:07
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My reading skills seem to have failed me this morning!



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  Reply # 320102 19-Apr-2010 08:20
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nzkc: I think it was the floppy disk drive that she put the mini CD/DVD into.  At least that's how I read it.


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  Reply # 320110 19-Apr-2010 08:43
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Is it wrong that the first time I read it, I wondered why she'd think a 5.25" slot was the right size?



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  Reply # 320113 19-Apr-2010 08:59
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5.25?  PC was not that old!

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