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Who wasn't alive when the Mac was launched?

Discussion in 'Community' started by Pseudonym, Jan 24, 2004.

  1. macrumors regular

    Well we're well into the 24th here in the UK and I was wondering how many of you are younger then the Mac?

    I'm not - I was 14 and can remember it being launched. I had an old BBC computer at the time.

    edit: missed a question mark in the title!
  2. macrumors 68020


    I was born October 5th 1984 ... the mac and i share the same year ... but my conception came a little later :D
  3. macrumors 6502a


    The Macintosh beat me into the world as well...I was born in June of 1986. :p
  4. macrumors 601


    mac beat me by a hear and a half
  5. macrumors regular


    I was born on December 25, 1983... so I was barely one month old. Thats why I don't recall steve in his bow tie.
  6. macrumors 6502


    Born December 18, 1987. I'm still gonna celebrate though! :D
  7. macrumors 65816


    beat me by 2 months an a week, i was born march 29th 1984.
  8. macrumors 604


    1987 here, so yeah, it beat me.

  9. macrumors 68000

    baby duck monge

    i beat the computer by a bit over 5 months. just enough time to have developed enough motor skills to use the mac when it first came out.
  10. macrumors 601


    Wow. I can remember watching the superbowl with my Dad in 84 and seeing the comercial for the Mac. I had a IIe at school and knew of the Lisa, although I had never seen one. I begged him to get me a Mac. I mean 128k of memory. Much better than the 8k in my TRS-80 Color computer.

    Yea, I am old.
  11. macrumors G3


    I was beat by just over a year, but my brother was almost 4 at the time. I should ask my father if he saw the commercial while watching the game, if he was watching...
  12. macrumors P6


    Well I happened to be 35 years old then. I was the proud owner of an Apple IIE. Didn't see the original ad though. 1984 was the year that I moved to Boston.
  13. macrumors 65816


    Heck, I was born in 1969
  14. macrumors regular

    June 14, 1984. Beat me by 6 months.
  15. macrumors regular

    Stupidest Thread Of The Day-


    Anyone born after 1984... DUH??
  16. macrumors 68000

    March 23, 1985 for me.

    Close though!
  17. macrumors 68000

    Re: Stupidest Thread Of The Day-

    Dude, please, read the forum rules.
  18. Moderator emeritus


    Re: Stupidest Thread Of The Day-

    if u don't like the topics of conversation...stay out of them... :rolleyes:
  19. macrumors 68000


    Hey, I had a TRS-80, too! I think mine had a whopping 16K of memory, though. (That would be RAM?) It used to amaze me how you could load these games and programs from a cassette. Crazy. Did you have any games for that beast?

  20. macrumors P6


    Re: Stupidest Thread Of The Day-

    I agree with every onelse, it is best not to post in a thread if you don't like the topic. You should definitely read the rule or else you will get banned. Everyone is just trying to make conversation and contribute in a friendly way.
  21. macrumors 65816


    I beat the Mac by a few years.

    I do remember using Macs in grade school to play number crunchers.
  22. macrumors 65816


    1988. Only missed it by a good 4 years...

    Oh and....


    Stupidest isnt a word.


    The world
  23. macrumors regular

    Feb. 13 1987, a few years late.
  24. macrumors 6502a



    Geesh, I feel old!
  25. macrumors 68030


    My parents weren't even married yet!

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