I feel like the PPC threads have been a little sparse lately. I want to hear some fun stories about what antics were had in the hay-day of PPC! The first computer that I owned (personally, not a family computer) was a Blue and White G3 (Still have it) back in 2001. It was a 350 MHz that I got from a company that was going out of business for 50 dollars. I bought a Sonnet ZIF processor upgrade that made it a 400 MHz G4. That was a really fun time because small upgrades like that made a very visible difference. I also upgraded the graphics card (I can't remember from what-to what) but it gave me the ability to playback DVDs and added additional graphical eye-candy in the finder. A little later I decided I wanted a faster computer. I bought a motherboard from a Digital Audio G4 on ebay, then bought another sonnet processor upgrade for it . It was a 1.25 GHz G4. I went down to my local fry's and bought all the rest of the components, which were just standard PC components. I had to modify the PSU connector so the pinouts were correct for the Mac. I used that computer for years, and it was great and snappy. It now is my classic machine I keep around for nostalgia. After I got married, my wife wanted a Mac laptop, but we were poor college students. I bought a Powerbook G4 15" off of ebay that was broken. The computer functioned, but the case was a wreck. I bought a new top case and bottom case, and hod-podged it all together (because I didn't know any better, and got them for different models). We had the computer for quite a while, and it was great. It's still my wife's favorite computer she ever owned. I feel like the PPC era was the golden age of having fun with computers. The mix of small upgrade making big differences, and the PPC hardware being not as ubiquitous as the x86 hardware. It was a lot of fun. So what are you favorite stories/memories/machines?