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Boogaloo Shrimp
Aug 2, 2004



Konjuro posted:

I still have an old 21 inch CRT monitor kicking around. I call it the Desk-Buster because it is literally too heavy to sit on most newer computer desks.



It's a pre-cow Gateway too. Goddamn, that thing is a beast.

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Boogaloo Shrimp
Aug 2, 2004



Magic_Ceiling_Fan posted:

Does anyone still find any obsolete technology useful? I have a brother typewriter for writing articles and random creative writing. I find that I can focus better on the typewriter because there are fewer distractions than on a computer. They still sell this typewriter, ribbons, and correction tape at Staples and on Amazon. Simple electronic typewriters like this still have a niche market amongst old fogies and creative writing types.

http://www.amazon.ca/Brother-GX6750...45554193&sr=8-6

Going back even further than that, Royal still makes a manual typewriter. Apparently there are, in fact, enough places where you need to type stuff that don't have electricity to warrant the manufacture of a manual typewriter in 2012.

http://www.typewriters.com/olivetti...typewriter.html


Also, US Typewriter maker Swintec is kept going by providing typewriters to US prisons. They are hilariously expensive. I mean, $150 for a typewriter because you enjoy writing on one, sure, but some of these bad boys are going for $900.

http://www.swintec.com/


Also, does anyone still use a wristwatch? I still wear one daily because I like to hike, and taking your phone is sort of against hiking etiquette.

Wristwatches have always been just as much a fashion piece as a functional time piece. They're jewelry. Not going away any time soon.

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