I'm not that old, bud...

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  1. mojocaster.com

    mojocaster.com Member

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    ...I remember a time when "I was helping my grandfather set up his router" was pretty much alien talk.

    Yet, here we are. Gotta love the advance of technology.

    Or not.
     
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    I can still remember the days when we used physical keyboards and mouse pointers.
     
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    I remember when I sang out of tune and it stayed that way.
     
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    ha ha, you guys are great :)
     
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    I remember paper maps that folded up.
    I remember phones with cords on them.
     
  6. Dave Shoop

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    You know you are old when the first thing you think of when you see the word router is the tool used in woodworking. I always had dreams of routing slots in a table top for HO racing. I always believed I would do this.
     
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    One of my boys found a disposable camera in the glove box of the car. We used to keep those (and apparently still do, lol) in there so if we got in an accident we could take pictures. I was trying to explain to my boys how you'd have to take it to get developed. I tried explaining how when I was a kid I'd shoot "film" and develop it my own "darkroom" in the basement under the stairs. These terms are foreign to them. I tried to explain the process but they looked at me like I had two heads.
     
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    I remember when computer monitors were big and heavy.
     
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    My grandfather gave me my first router and a router table and a ton of bits to go along with it.
     
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    I remember 1 phone attached to the wall and having to wait to use it! And it has a rotary dial on it.
     
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    When I read the OP's post that's the first thing I thought of, a wood router.

    And I'm not that old, only 41.

     
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    That's where my mind went too. Does that mean we are old?
     
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    I remember when phones were used to actually make calls!
     
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    I remember when computer used punch cards...OK, maybe I am old.
     
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    I still have one in my kitchen.

    Purely for nostalgia though. It came with the house when I bought it.
     
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    I remember dial-up!
    and AOL lol
     
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    It was that damn DX-7 that changed everything. Every non musician was transformed overnight into a composer/ programmer.
     
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    Yup--- I remember hauling a small sheaf I'd prepared in a class to a computer "facility" to be entered by a programmer (1973).
     
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    I remember when seeing a film, I would go to an actual theater with theater seating, enormous, important, curtains with a huge screen and a snack bar for during the 'intermission'. Before the film started the theater would play beautiful and moving symphonic music which really got one in the mood and anxious for the film. Like it was an event. The theater was filled with other people, but it was amazingly quiet, as if they all had come there to enjoy the movie.
     
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    I remember using a pitch pipe to tune my guitar.
     

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