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October 12th, 2007

My Grandfather’s Clock Speed

For those of us who remember "My Grandfather's Clock", I apologize for the below:

My Grandpa’s PC was too large for the desk
So it stood 20 years on the floor

It was taller by half than I was at the time
And it outweighed our Chevy 4-door.

It was bought in the day
When the mainframes still held sway
And was always a thorn in his side

But it crashed – hard
Never to boot again
When the main board fried

20 years at 8 MegaHertz
beep beep
beep beep

To upgrade now really hurts
beep beep
beep beep

But it crashed – hard
Never to boot again
When the main board fried


Yep, looks like another post from the Big, Ugly Man Doll!

My Grandfather’s Clock Speed

Originally published at Big Ugly Man Doll. Please leave any comments there.

For those of us who remember “My Grandfather’s Clock”, I apologize for the below:

My Grandpa’s PC was too large for the desk
So it stood 20 years on the floor

It was taller by half than I was at the time
And it outweighed our Chevy 4-door.

It was bought in the day
When the mainframes still held sway
And was always a thorn in his side

But it crashed – hard
Never to boot again
When the main board fried

20 years at 8 MegaHertz
beep beep
beep beep

To upgrade now really hurts
beep beep
beep beep

But it crashed – hard
Never to boot again
When the main board fried

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Yep, looks like another post from the Big, Ugly Man Doll!