Bumpday 7/27/2011: Yo dawg, I heard you like bumps

Subject: Editorial, General Tech | July 27, 2011 - 06:26 PM |
Tagged: bumpday, DOSSHELL

This week (actually today) Jeremy went back in time and drug out the old DOSSHELL out of the 80’s and early 90’s and recounted Microsoft’s rise as a software platform company. The personal computer caught on quickly with DOSSHELL getting replaced for Windows, then Windows 95 and so forth to the present. And while Jeremy has fond memories of Wing Commander I just cannot help but see his Kilrathi raise him a Privateer.

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… so I installed a bump in your bump so you can bump while you bump.

Just ten days before Halloween 2003 the fifth stepson of Newton had an important report to write for his history class, so we think. Xzibit then proclaimed that Microsoft pimped DOS Auto. Wait, what is this? Did Jim put the bump in my bumping bumpday bump? (Who put the RAM in the eighty-eighty-six slot?) But yes it is true, it is amazing to see how far we, especially the old farts, have come.

BUMP

 

Source: PCPer Forums
July 28, 2011 | 08:37 AM - Posted by Jeremy Hellstrom

You played Elite thorough Win 3.1 to slow down the speed until it was playable?

July 28, 2011 | 10:01 AM - Posted by Scott Michaud

Nonono, we never had a Win 3.1 machine at home. Went from my 286 w/ DOSSHELL to a Pentium 166 w/ Win 95. I did play the original Catacomb by John Carmack and A10 Tank Killer (among others) though.

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