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    Warning - This will make you feel very, very old

    Last edited by ZeroHour; 13th May 2014 at 11:50 PM.

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    Working with teachers younger than my sons makes me feel old every day!

    Seriously though, I would have reacted the same if I was shown a wax cylinder at their age ☺

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    That was hilarious, they just looked so confused .

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    Kids are bad with the old generation of technology, Teachers are bad with the new generation of technology.

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    LOL How many teachers don't know how to use acetates on overhead projectors?

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    Previously posted : Kids these days

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    Quote Originally Posted by AMLightfoot View Post
    LOL How many teachers don't know how to use acetates on overhead projectors?
    Flashback to a 10 year old me being the OHP monitor during assembly, changing the acetate sheets with words to the hymn we were singing that morning.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SiliconAlley_Sam View Post
    Flashback to a 10 year old me being the OHP monitor during assembly, changing the acetate sheets with words to the hymn we were singing that morning.
    Ahh... the halcyon days of yore.

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    Forget the walkman.. It was all about minidisks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Garacesh View Post
    Forget the walkman.. It was all about minidisks!
    Whoa, minidisks?? You must be in your mid twenties!

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    Close enough

    Though I've had 'em all, from the big, bulky vinyl boxes, to portable cassette (and CD) players, minidisks, the really old MP3 players that were basically hard drives with a shell..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Neil-Millgate View Post
    Whoa, minidisks?? You must be in your mid twenties!
    I had a minidisc player. One of my first 'splurges' on 'new' technology when I started earning more than just 'saturday job' money. Still have it. It still works.

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    Remember buying my Dad some Meatloaf for his minidisk player one Father's Day many moons ago.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SiliconAlley_Sam View Post
    Remember buying my Dad some Meatloaf for his minidisk player one Father's Day many moons ago.
    I always find putting food in technology makes it work less well...

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    Quote Originally Posted by crc-ict View Post
    I always find putting food in technology makes it work less well...
    Putting me in food technology never worked very well either.

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