Joel D Canfield poked the fun: > Pouring over the printouts. >>coffee? juice? what were you pouring? ;-PPPPP You young kids today, boy-oh-boy, prolly nebba heared any'o dem stories from da olde days ... back when ones were ones and computer thingies didn't have none-a these here sissy 'monitor' thingies! You want color? Fine. We gots yer color. Black ink on green bar paper! How 'bout THEM colours? The nice part, of course, was that this gave you had a line by line transcription of your game that you could make notes from back at your desk, or think up new ideas to try. [This was, naturally, back in the days when self-proclaimed "Dungeonmasters" kept sheafs of graph paper in manilla folders in their brief cases to track where your party of adventurers was currently located. It was an odd decade.] Colossal cave wasn't too bad ... but remember that horrendously slow space shoot-em-up with the ascii 'quadrant' graphics? Maaan. Play that thing for a while and you had an armload of paper you had to get rid of without too much scrutiny. >>but, speaking of the other kind, I've seen 12" floppys. >>I'm amazed anyone would 'doubt their existence' Huzzah!! ;-) >>but then, I also read a review of Stevie Wonder's "Songs in the Key of >>Life" wherein the reviewer was amazed that this guy would rip off Justin >>Timberlake so obviously. O-M-G! Dude, when does your arraignment come up? <Well, obviously he didn't let them live! /> How can we contribute to your defense fund? "Free The Hamstah Seven!" RonL.