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Floppy Fail

Here’s a geeky image, courtesy of The FAIL Blog.

Girl with laptop and 5.25-inch floppy disk

Here’s a geeky image, courtesy of The FAIL Blog.

Girl with laptop and 5.25-inch floppy disk

7 replies on “Floppy Fail”

Well, they are bringing back LPs, Alblums, Records or whatever you want to call them. So one day they may a Floppy Disk revival as well as a vinyl revival, cute girl though, very nice looking, so we may not be done with floppies yet, as we are not done with vinyl, more and more artist are releasing their new recordings on vinyl as well as compact disk, and the vinyl is winning in sells.

It’s clearly set up. She wouldn’t even OWN a floppy that big, look how young she is.

When I was born we used smaller floppies, so it’s rather obvious it’s a joke.

Rose: Wait a minute — I was that young when 5 1/4″ floppies were standard!

The real giveaway that the photo was set up is the laptop. The closest thing we had in the 5 1/4″-floppy era were computers like the Osborne or early Compaqs — nothing like the relatively modern computer with a Windows sticker on it.

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