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>master and slave are still common terms in computing
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You mean leader and follower?
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optimism
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Beige
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I miss being a kid.
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>>69754054
Not having to work with pajeets.
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>>69754054
BEEEEEEEEEE BEEEEEEEEEE BEEEEEEEEE
PUURRURURURURURUURURURURURURURRURURURUREIEIEREIREIRIEIREIRIEIREIRIEIREIRIEIRIEIREIIIIIIIII
KSSSHT
BAWNNNG BAWWWNG
KSSHT
FSSSSSSSSSSSHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH
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>>69754320
>Not having to work with pajeets.

Just imagine how much Office Space would suck if it were made today
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GNU was the best non-commercial Unix available.
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jobs
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>>69754493
GNU is just a userland.
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>>69754571
No, GNU is a project. The purpose of GNU is to create a totally free clone of Unix. It succeed around 1992 when Lius Torvalds licensed his kernel, Linux, under the GNU GPL. It was then free and able to be used in GNU. GNU is the OS.
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>>69754625
GNU is just a userland.
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>>69754663
Where does nu-/g/ pick up this kind of nonsense?
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My 1080 Ftw still has a physical master and slave switch on it.
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>>69754494
>jobs
member what those looked like?
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>>69754774
>switch
You mean jumpers?
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>>69754758
how are you gonna distribute non-commercial Unix/Linux without the internet? development would be slow as fuck... every user group would have it's on code branch
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Interfaces were ugly but functional. And yet a bunch of fuckheads think it's better to throw the baby out with the bathtub water than improve over the desktop metaphor.

>>69754328
I don't miss 56k modem sounds at all.
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>>69754788
What are you on about? This is irrelevant to what I said, but I will answer you.
>how are you gonna distribute non-commercial Unix/Linux without the internet?
Mail. But we have never had to do that and never will. Yes, we used to have to send disks through the post, but that is still done today in some capacity with flash drives.
>development would be slow as fuck
Would have to work locally. Good thing we have never had to do this and never will.
>every user group would have it's on code branch
If they wanted to.
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I miss the hope I had for the future.
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>>69754829
When did we start becoming so bitter?
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>>69754794
>I don't miss 56k modem sounds at all.
what are u fuckin gay
it was the magical song that opened the gateway of wonder and limitless rage at all the zergling rushing fucknuts on starcraft whose names were all tagged with AZN
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>>69754054
Not being alive.
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>>69754845
When you grew up. Ask your dad about it if you still can stand him.
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>>69754320
Speaking of which, what departments usually don't have pajeets in them?
t. Stuck with them in an Accounting dep.
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>>69754926
1. legal
2. marketing
3. sales
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>>69754054
I miss the barrier to entry the internet had. You at least had to have some understanding of computers to get on the internet and interact with other people. I remember when that dumb boomer bitch got goatse.cx kicked off the .cx registrar. That was the day the internet stopped being fun.
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>>69754964
Where's a good place now? IRC? Not any TLDs for sure.
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>>69754892
>When you grew up. Ask your dad about it if you still can stand him.
Eh, considering my short fuse towards barn animals feigning to be human beings, I never could stand it, not even as a kid.

That said I don't think it's the result of growing up. Older people also became bitter - the whole society, in fact.
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>>69755026
That's projection. Its a common symptom of growing becoming a jaded asshole. Specially middle class America who thinks the world is getting worst.
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>>69754964
This so much. I tried to explain this to my uncle who's raising 2 young kids that are obsessed with their stupid youtube videos and fortnite on ipad and he doesn't get it. Growing up on windows 95 and using dialup forced me to be a little more tech savvy. I just wish i would have started programming when i was a kid, it would have helped me out a lot later in life.
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>>69754054
MASTER
SLAVE

FUCK SJW
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>>69755105
Go to bed pajeet
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>>69755077
No...

I recall my mother howling to the moon at her 30s, some cheerful and shitty joke. Neither my sister or me would do this nowadays.
My mother also grew bitter. The way she interacts with my nephew resembles nothing the way her mother interacted with me. It's more distant, I know the old fuck loves the kiddo but I can't quite explain.
I see my nephew and kids on his age. They have some "sure, whatever" attitude we took until we were 13-15 to develop.

I'm fairly certain the 90s were considerably more cheerful than the 10s. My questions are when, why, and how.

(I'm not American by the way.)
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>>69755146
Things are pretty fucked right now, all nostalgia aside. The attitude of society has shifted for sure, even compared to the mid 2000s. In my eyes it all started to go down with the recession in the 2008, then the mike brown shooting happened and we started to get more divided, then Trump happened and we're more divided than ever. Pretty sure its all part of a script tho, once a democrat gets into office and reverses some of Trump's policies all will be right with the world for the 8 years or whatever then the cycle will restart all over again.
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>>69754863
When I was a kid I didn't know Azn was meant to mean "Asian" and thought it was a gaming clan. I came across someone with Azn in their name who was a dick, so I ended up telling people how much I hated the Azns without realizing I sounded like a huge racist.

https://youtu.be/xsuO3Gz7FJk
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>>69755191
why are Americans so full of themselves
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>>69755207
It's called American exepctionalism. They really belive this.
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>>69755191
I'm not sure if you noticed, but I said I am not American. When you say "blah blah Trump blah blah democrats", the only relevant piece of info I get is, "some Mexican banana republic got Bozo the Clown as president". But this is some global shit that has been going on, it does affect Americans but it isn't something exclusive to them/you.
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>>69755234
anecdotes dont mean much
I'm not from the USA and I'm much happier now than I was in the 90s
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>>69754478
>2019: An Office Space Odyssey
>African American young professional in swanky corporate job
>Ask cute dark skin girl in Accounting if she wants to get sum grub after work.
>They show up at swanky downtown bar
>Rap music playing
>Everyone wearing suits because successful blacks.
>Waiter is the same flair guy
>"Sup senpai wut u want lolol"
>Black dude and girl stare at him r_u_srs.png
>They discuss the racism incident with HR last week
>Basketball shoehorned into conversation
>Talk some more about how black they are
>Work the next day
>Two Bobs are exactly the same, because dumb evil whites
>Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay 2019 goes to Jordan Peele
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>>69755251
You're one of the few people I heard saying to be happier.

On anecdote: you're right, I should get better data. But I think it'll only corroborate that people felt better on the 90s.
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>>69755252
apparently f_a_m autocorrects to senpai
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>>69754054
>If you work hard at your job you'll have great career prospects
>As opposed to working hard all day then studying whiteboard coding memes irrelevant to every job
>So you can have the same opportunities as a new grad
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>>69755234
Pretty sure you're aware of what's going on in America even from your hellhole of a country
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>>69755271
The internet might make people unhappier
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>>69754054
Being able to
>whois domain.com

And get an porn star's legit home address and phone number
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>>69754054
The html tags
<marquee>
<blink>
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>>69755252
>>69755272
>newfag /pol/edditor doesn't know basic wordfilters
Colour me shocked
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>>69755193
You never thought they were kind of huge racists? Imagine Whitepride25 joined the server.
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>>69755283
Most people who don't live in your hellhole of a country don't know what your stupid definitions of democrat and republican even mean
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>>69755297
It takes some brainpower for sure
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MYSTERY! The internet was mysterious and exiting, nowdays you just google everything.
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>>69754876
Underage detected
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>>69755307
They might aswell be called the oblong party and the rectangle party
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>>69755321
Fucking rectards ruining the country. Vote oblong 2020
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>>69755294
This , im sick of /pol/letts coming onto our board , im contacting mods via irc to have a greater discussion about this
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>>69755359
This but unironically
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>>69755315
Yeah, i miss stumbling upon weird web 1.0 sites and sharing them with my friends...everything is so centralized with google, facebook, youtube, etc...
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>>69755402
people keep saying this but web 1.0 sites were good for a laugh if they were stupid and that was it
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>>69755419
I'm just saying things were different, you had to go out of your way to find some specialty stuff. There was google but the stuff you would get back wasn't always what you were looking for. I look back on those days with fondness.
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>>69755359
>our board
Why do you have such a huge stick up your ass? This isn't your board.
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>>69754215
This. The blissful ignorance of youth is what i miss. I thought the days would go on forever and I would always be young. God i miss the late 80s and early 90s.
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>>69755359
Cry some more little baby that should stop them.
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>>69754982

Encyclopedia Dramatica
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>>69754054
Having to go to a ghetto two counties over to see blacks.
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>>69754845
About a week after 9/11.
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>>69754113
This honestly.
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>>69754054
writig nigger in every second sentence without getting banned
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Ultima online
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>>69754054
What I miss the most is using computers and accessing the internet without worrying about being tracked/profiled/spied/red flagged/etc.
The internet in the 90s and early 00s was a lawless zone with rampant viruses and scammers everywhere but I felt way safer browsing it back then.
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>>69754054
My nonexistence
t. 23 y o dead man wannabe
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Personal Websites.

Those geocities pages filled with bad-rendered 3d gifs, dark backgrounds with sparkling stars, guest book, hit counters and were always under-construction.

Not that those websites were any better, of course. But I certainly miss the aesthetics: https://www.cameronsworld.net/
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>>69755234
But that divide is happening globally. Maybe not in the Trump/democrats fashion, but clickbaity, poorly writen, emotion-appealing journalism mass media shits now in order to keep relevant in the advent of smaller groups that can spread their information like wildfire with almost no resources thanks to the internet.
Clickbait trend in most western countries has distanced each other more than ever. I won't even mention feminism as the most visible symptom of this phenomenon because I don't want to steer this conversation to a /pol/ direction too much.
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>>69754054
took 5 minutes from writing ansible shit scripts just to see this post.

Back to work it is.
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>>69754054
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I heard theyre also common in porn aswell
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>>69754054
Before: Technology felt new and exciting.
Now: Techology has stagnated except in the field of "giant survelliance state/globohomo nightmare".
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>>69754054
being a fag was frowned upon and not celebrated like today
sjw werent a thing
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tajDxBaPBBM
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>>69754054
An actual progress in computing. In 1992 you played Wolfenstein 3D and 4 years later you played Quake. In 1990 you had a 286, in 2000 you had Pentium 3 and 3D accelerators.
Today you can have 10 years old HW and it's still sufficient for most tasks (e.g. Core 2 Quad, 8 GB RAM, HD 4850).
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>>69758285
i mean, it's nice not to have to replace things remotely as often
i can do my 3D CAD work reasonably well on a 5yo laptop i picked up for $30, and i have an 11yo laptop which is also comfortable to use for most tasks
contrast to the 90's and start of the 2000's, where if you wanted to play a new game and your hardware was 2 years old, it would either be unplayable or just straight up not work at all
and even what we now call basic tasks were things that needed certain hardware back then
playing an mp3? can't do that on anything older than the mid-90's
playing a dvd? on a mid 90's machine you'd need an mpeg2 decoder card, only by the end of the 90's were cpus fast enough to do it without one
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>>69754113
1950-55 is based, the rest suck
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>>69754794
>I don't miss 56k modem sounds at all.
ATM0, motherfucker.
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I miss forums being alive ...
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>>69754892
you mean if he is still alive
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>>69757971
Is that really the same dude? If so, wow.
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>>69758465
+++ATH0
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>>69759909
>hanging up without logging out
Degenerate.
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>>69754113
some of designs are missing
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>do anything
>not be part of botnet
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Remember back when you could make internet jokes and only other internet nerds would get them? Not a single fucking normie on usenet or hacker forums back then.
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>>69754113
'member feeling safe?
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>>69759909
You missed the data to command escape sequence, chummer. At least someone here knows some Hayes though.
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>>69754054
Should be "tyrone" and "cuck" by now.
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>>69758038
I think what I hate most about modern technology is that it is boring and mundane (both culturally and physically) but we're still treating it all like everything is still exciting and "the latest and greatest" is always some huge advancement. Pretty much all advancements these days feel like they're just ways of coping with increasing bloat and shit. The reason we need SSDs for OSs isn't really because of the throughput, but because OSs are so bloated that such throughput is necessary. Same with memory.
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social interaction that didn't involve an electronic device of some kind
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>>69755531
I agree. We all know this is MY board and not you niggers.
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going out and not being reachable until I finished whatever the fuck i went out to do.
I really hate cellphones
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>>69760006
>'member feeling safe?
>in the 90's
People didn't want to feel safe in the 90's because they weren't faggots like people today.
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>>69754054
>master and slave
I still see those terms in very recent datasheets.Where exactly are different terms used?
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>>69758285
Uh you're forgetting the fact that a decent machine in 1994 would cost like $5000 in today's money, and be totally obsolete in 4 years.
The people who were playing w3d in '92 and quake in '97 were either making lots of money or had access to high end machines at work, school, etc.
Higher end computers only really got affordable from about 2006 onward, and now a computer that cost you $1k 4 years ago will run basically anything that you throw at it. Just the CPU in 1997 would cost you like $1200 in today's money. We really have it good now as far as affordable computing goes.
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>>69760136
It's still common in engineering and hardware-centric fields. It's web and business applications that suffer the most from SJWism.
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>>69760227
But it accurately describes the relationship though. Seems stupid to change it.
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>>69760068
How essential technology has become is really disheartening to me. It's hard to really explain why, but how little choice people have in regards to what technology they use. With banking, that's increasingly online, making having no internet connection simply not an option. I know you could say people "have computers/internet anyway" but that is only true because they are essential for so many other things. It's the same with what level of technology you use. If I only use a computer to write letters and someone else uses it for basically everything but writing letters we'd both have the same computer, more or less. It's hard to explain quite what I mean, so I hope I'm coming across OK.
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>>69760102
You didn’t want to because you didn’t have to. The nig nogs were confined to the inner cities and still had some semblance of knowing their place. Now they think they’re not only superior but justified in attacking whitey
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>>69754926
Definitely sales. Think about what positions would not work with a smelly brown turd speaking some broken gibberish in a disgusting accent and not being sure if you need to wash your hands after shaking his because it’s likely covered in shit
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>>69760079
Bro I'll fucking slam my cock down your throat if you claim this board again.
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>>69760245
It's not stupid if your goal is to push Marxist ideology in the workplace.
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>>69760281
>slam my cock down your throat
First you'd need one.
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>>69760253
Pretty much. it's the same thing with locking your doors. People didn't think "I'm going to leave my house/car unlocked," they just never considered that they had to. I remember people leaving their car keys in their unlocked car just so they didn't have to think "where are my car keys?" You can talk about how naïve this might be, but the fabric of this society is a world away from the one we have now.
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>>69760253
That's because whitey wants to be safe and doesn't stand up and react with no fear of consequence.
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>>69755191
>blaming the divide on trump
NPC detected
He’s the symptom, not the problem. Obongo continuously had a “hate whitey” hardon combined with the neocon endless war policies of bush. Not to mention him flooding predominantly white rural areas with hordes of somalians (Minnesota) to shit the place up and make them permanently blue instead of a toss up. Multiracialism and multiculturalism will always lead to conflict and no amount of virtue signaling and brainwashing will change that. It’s hardwired into humans to be distrustful of those that don’t look like you. More diversity=more division, not less.
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>>69760335
People are just more frightened of house and car break ins because they simply think about them more. Why? They're more inundated with media.
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>>69760316
>Marxist ideology
then it shoud be "wealthy high-ranking party member" and "dirt-poor peasant"
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>>69760370
No, it’s because it’s a natural reaction of losing homogeneous, high trust communities.
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>>69760370
Yeah, because people never had televisions that spoke about crime constantly back then. People knew that this was all something that "doesn't happen here." And it was also an issue of tone. If someone was burgled and their house was unlocked, or they had their car stolen, people wouldn't attack them for having an unlocked house or car, but the criminal who betrayed that trust. These days mistrust is the default position.
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There is no such thing as the GNU operating system.
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>>69760647
gnu is not an operating system
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Shitty Cooler Master fans with so much dust caked on they struggle to reach 1000RPM
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>>69754054
>>master and slave are still common terms in computing
This board wasn't always full of deviants you know.
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>>69754054
>Things you miss about the 90s

Hope for the future.
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i didn't have any tech in the 90's except for a tv because my family was dirt poor
good times
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>90s

nigger im 31 and all i miss is 2008 when the internet and gaming online was actually fucking good
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>>69761436
The mid 2000s were actually pretty good. The web and software wasn't hideously bloated, and the mix of increasing bandwidth and system resources, but still reasonably minimal requirements, meant you felt an improvement since the bloat hadn't caught up yet. Plus a lot of old FTP servers were up and torrents were fucking everywhere.

Things will never be as good again as that few years. Using computers all around was actually a pleasurable experience.
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>>69761672
remember firefox 3.0
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>>69761909
>not phoenix
fuck off zoomer
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>>69762000
>31
>zoomer
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>>69762022
He's just an edgelord. Ignore him.
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subseven
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>>69754493
GNU is not Unix.

>>69758285
Isn't this a good thing in some ways? I'll tell you I sure as fuck do not miss dropping $2,000 on a system only to have it become completely worthless 4 years later. My first computer was a Power Macintosh (oh yeah) 6100/66, which I bought from a warehouse sale in September 1996. The original retail price for that machine was $2,150. At that point it had been discontinued for just under a year, but it was already considered so worthless that I managed to snag the full package for $599.99 (clearly marked in those big yellow stars that were popular in 90s advertising). 27% of its original value... and some brick-and-mortar liquidator that was no doubt jewing me still made money. Tell me, what high-end systems do you see depreciate that quickly nowadays? Do you think you're going to find a top-tier Lenovo P50 for $650? Of course not, because it still has tremendous value-in-use. People complaining about a lack of progress don't remember how expensive progress was. PC vs Console was actually a legitimate debate for this reason.

>>69760156
The affordability was getting better by the early 2000s. I remember my first custom PC build was an AMD build with an Athlon 3000+, that thing cost me about $240 for the processor alone, which is not too out of line with today's prices. But it went out of date really quickly. By 2006-2007 the Phenoms and Intel Core processors were wiping the floor with it.
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I wasn't even there but vicarious nostalgia makes me feel as though it was a fest of opportunity, rapid exciting innovation, and explosive growth in the tech world
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>>69760006
I don't know what shithole you're living in but most of the Western world is now safer than ever
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>>69762062
BackOriface
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>>69763004
>BackOriface
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>>69755191
It all long before then, and was set up to start even longer before then. This is what has what optimism was present in the 1990s, in chronological order:
The intertnet, 9/11, the wars, lying press, the Internet, the economic collapse, lying press, the Internet, SJW ideology, lying press and then the Internet.
Those repetitions are purposeful. The monopolizing of the press (allowing all news outlets to simultaneously lie) and the Internet's echo chambbers (both organic and socially engineered) caused all discussion, especially on current events and politics, to be obfuscated with lies and hatred, as people pick what side their on based on what they know and don't know, but feel they must pick something. Now the hatred has come to the surface, and everyone looks at everone else as a potential enemy. The worst part is they're often not wrong.
And before all this began demographics were shifting for various reasons, not many of them good, and through it all, lawyers have been bloodthirsty and politicians have been corrupt, and wages have remained stagnant. The internet has helped some see this, but it has also shown how impotent and worthless you are. And this only created more hatred and despair.
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>>69763392
*has killed what optimism, fuck.
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>>69754113
>flatshit has corrupted my favorite childhood cartoon
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>>69755191
>once a democrat gets into office and reverses some of Trump's policies all will be right with the world
Fuck off, jew.



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