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Old 05-03-2011, 12:33 PM
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Christ on toast, I forgot about Mosaic.

I feel old now.
You're not that old, unless you also forgot about CP/M.
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Old 05-03-2011, 01:40 PM
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You're not that old, unless you also forgot about CP/M.
Hahahahaha
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Old 05-03-2011, 01:41 PM
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Did you forget about CP/M Ari?
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Old 05-03-2011, 02:47 PM
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Did you forget about CP/M Ari?
I did actually. It was the os on my old 8086. Right around the time I had an apple IIc as well.

I usually come back with "well before html was even a protocol".. but you trumped me. hahah

I was young but I still remember the hoopla around filename size changes to 8.3 hahah..
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Old 05-03-2011, 03:36 PM
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OK then you're older than I am in computer years because I never forgot about CP/M. I had a Xerox 820-II which was nothing more than an 8086 in a plastic shell with the word "Xerox" on it.

For the history and trivia junkies:

http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/CP/M
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Old 05-03-2011, 04:47 PM
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I'm about the same chronological age as the rest of you and this is all gobbledygook to me
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Old 05-04-2011, 02:05 AM
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Question Short-Term Dating & Online Dating?

Guidance please,

I’ve decided that I don’t have what it takes to commit to a full-time relationship. I am in a very deep self-discovery journey and University graduation is just around the corner. I will be leaving my home-town after graduation. All of this makes me think I should stop dating completely. Yet I don’t truly want to. A part of me thinks it is unfair for those I date since I am not available to give them a future. Another part of me says, dating can be for short-term if those involved are aware and okay with it. Is there such thing as short-term dating and is it moral?

If so I am not sure if I should try online dating. I have never really done online dating. I want to date more woman and to be honest I don’t have much of a gay radar. I am attracted to very feminine women. Online profiles give you the advantage that people state what they are looking for. No guessing required. I am a traditionalist and reserved, I feel uncomfortable with the idea of my picture and info out there. Is online dating a good idea?
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Old 05-04-2011, 02:10 AM
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I think dating is, by definition, usually short-term. As for online dating, why not just try it and see if it works for you?
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Old 05-04-2011, 12:38 PM
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OK Cupid lets you say whether you're looking for casual sex, short term dating or long term dating. You might find someone who is fine with just having some fun for a while. Maybe someone else in transition, like yourself.
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Old 05-05-2011, 04:16 AM
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...I've also noticed that there is a lack of common decency amongst people on line (my husband's experience more than my own) of people simply ignoring messages from potential suitors. Would it kill you to write something back and say "thank you for the message but..."
Honestly, Derby, a lot of these guys don't deserve a response. One recent msg I got said: "Sexy." That's all he wrote. An even more recent msg (from a 38 year old, no spring chicken):

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Hello there my name is "X,"
I was just checking out your profile and i wanted to send you a message.
You sound so nice just my type of woman and what im looking for
And your pic's you are so attractive omg so sexy
I would really like to get to know you more and hopefully meet up and i hope all goes well with us
i also prefer older woman i always have my ex is 46
i would like to try having sex with a woman in her 50's to see how it is
When you get a chance message me back i hope to hear from you "X"
If he doesn't know when to use "woman" as opposed to "women," has never heard of a comma or period, and can't bother to capitalize "I," he doesn't rate a response. Not to mention the crass mention of "trying" sex with a 50-something, like I am a carnival sideshow.
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