Subject: Re: Can I speed up my Pentium 133? Alex Oren (email@example.com) wrote: : Lobo@floating.around (Lobo) wrote: : : >>But, then why are you complaining about a Pentium 133?? I still have : : >>a 486!! : : > : : >A 486!?!?! I've always -dreamed- about running on a 486! Why, we're so : : >poor that we still have to share an 8086-based system for all of our : : >in-home computing! Windows runs so poorly in this environment, but we : : >do what we have to. I mean, it's really not -that- bad to switch between : : >60 different 160k floppies while trying to run Microsoft Word... You get : : >used to it! : : > : : 8086, Windows and floppies!?!??! I'm still using perforated cards to : : boot up my basement sized calculator...and you know what? I've managed : : to overclock it! It now runs at a magic 0.12223 kHz!!! : An overclocked, basement sized calculator??? : You mean you rich folks can afford having electricity in your basement? : We are still doing time sharing on a chinese abacus. : Doing spreadsheet calculations is bearable, but try playing deathmatch : doom on the bugger! : (We did manage to set up a space invaders game. I move the beads and my : brother throws pebbles at them...) You have an abacus?? We're still adding with our fingers. The only plus is there is a phone 500 miles away, and I can whistle at 75 baud.
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