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Colonel Panic
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Icon 6 posted March 14, 2006 14:52      Profile for Colonel Panic         Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
This site is absolutely freakin' geekin'. Took me back to the days when slide rules ruled and HP calculators cost a grand.

This computer may not run windows, but I think it inspired Bill Gates business model.

Have fun with the sound bites. My iBook sometimes talks to me like this [Wink]

http://www.palantir.net/2001/sounds.html

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ChildeRoland
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Icon 1 posted March 14, 2006 17:28      Profile for ChildeRoland     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
Coo, I'm gonna have to figure out how to use some of these sounds.

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quantumfluff
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Icon 1 posted March 14, 2006 18:11      Profile for quantumfluff     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
Of course you all know the obvious
HAL -> IBM (by adding 1 to each letter)
The other famous one is
VMS -> WNT
(Dave Cutler designed both VMS and Windows NT)

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