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6,232 hits Rate me! Share Favorite | Flag 17 years ago by shortone_

Would you rather save something to a floppy disk or C.D.?


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17 yrs ago, 3 mos ago - Friday 4/29/05 - 9:57:29 AM EST (GMT-5)
floppy disk, I can't put anything on CD with my computers.
17 yrs ago, 3 mos ago - Friday 4/29/05 - 3:50:34 PM EST (GMT-5)
Floppy. Cd's you can use only once. And the reinscriptible ones are too expensive.
17 yrs ago, 3 mos ago - Friday 4/29/05 - 3:51:34 PM EST (GMT-5)
Are there still people using floppy discs?
Those can't even contain a regular mp3!
17 yrs ago, 3 mos ago - Friday 4/29/05 - 3:52:53 PM EST (GMT-5)
CD. Floppy's here are pretty much gone
17 yrs ago, 3 mos ago - Friday 4/29/05 - 4:38:46 PM EST (GMT-5)
I like floppys because you can save a lot of word documents on them, like essays and stuff for school. CD's you can only use once, unless you buy the RW's which, like abzurd said, are expensive.
17 yrs ago, 3 mos ago - Friday 4/29/05 - 4:47:24 PM EST (GMT-5)
I generally prefer the USB plug-in drives. They hold more than a floppy, are portable and are rewritable...
17 yrs ago, 3 mos ago - Friday 4/29/05 - 4:53:11 PM EST (GMT-5)
A floppy disk...that's all I've ever used.
17 yrs ago, 3 mos ago - Friday 4/29/05 - 4:56:53 PM EST (GMT-5)
CD, I don't even have a floppy drive.

"I like floppys because you can save a lot of word documents on them, like essays and stuff for school."

Uhm, you can also do that with CDs...

"CD's you can only use once, unless you buy the RW's which, like abzurd said, are expensive."

Or if you have the right program, with mine I can re-use regular CD-Rs.

17 yrs ago, 3 mos ago - Friday 4/29/05 - 8:01:36 PM EST (GMT-5)
^^^I am curious about that program.
17 yrs ago, 3 mos ago - Friday 4/29/05 - 8:09:57 PM EST (GMT-5)
I have Roxio Easy CD Creator 5. It gives you the option to "finalize" the cd or not. If you don't finalize it, you can go back and change things.
17 yrs ago, 3 mos ago - Friday 4/29/05 - 8:14:55 PM EST (GMT-5)
Haven't seen a floppy in years. My latest computers haven't had floppy drives. Besides, 1.44MB can't be used for much these days, except for storing various Office documents.
17 yrs ago, 3 mos ago - Saturday 4/30/05 - 2:39:42 AM EST (GMT-5)
Thanks Burnt.
17 yrs ago, 3 mos ago - Saturday 4/30/05 - 2:14:24 PM EST (GMT-5)
Yes but once you've burned one essay to a cd, you can't add any more.......unless I'm totally stupid. I mean, you could type a whole bunch of essays, save them to your computer and then burn the whole lot to CD..but I'm talking about one at a time, as you go along.
17 yrs ago, 3 mos ago - Saturday 4/30/05 - 2:15:38 PM EST (GMT-5)
floppy im just used to it
17 yrs ago, 3 mos ago - Saturday 4/30/05 - 2:18:22 PM EST (GMT-5)
I use both, but I'll use CD-RW's if it's for a picture or something.
17 yrs ago, 3 mos ago - Sunday 5/1/05 - 11:28:02 AM EST (GMT-5)
I prefer a thumb drive.
17 yrs ago, 3 mos ago - Sunday 5/1/05 - 11:29:22 AM EST (GMT-5)
Depends on what I'm saving.
Music/mp3's go on CD's.
The rest of the junk goes on Floppy.
17 yrs ago, 3 mos ago - Thursday 5/5/05 - 3:49:33 AM EST (GMT-5)
"Yes but once you've burned one essay to a cd, you can't add any more.......unless I'm totally stupid."

As I said, if you have the right program you can. Or you could use CD-RWs.

17 yrs ago, 3 mos ago - Thursday 5/5/05 - 3:59:03 AM EST (GMT-5)
cd
17 yrs ago, 3 mos ago - Friday 5/6/05 - 2:21:45 AM EST (GMT-5)
If I'm gonna move something from one PC to another, I either send it electronically or store it on my mp3 player.
17 yrs ago, 3 mos ago - Friday 5/6/05 - 2:22:40 AM EST (GMT-5)
I didn't even know they still had floppy drives. New PC's don't have them do they?
17 yrs ago, 2 mos ago - Tuesday 5/10/05 - 9:42:53 PM EST (GMT-5)
Sure, some do....depends where you buy it, I think.
17 yrs ago, 2 mos ago - Friday 5/27/05 - 1:46:36 PM EST (GMT-5)
Of course, I shold clarify...I save pictures and music/mp3's on CD's, for sure..
But for essays and school work and stuff, nothing beats a floppy disk. Very portable and convenient.
17 yrs ago, 2 mos ago - Friday 5/27/05 - 2:10:58 PM EST (GMT-5)
Don't use floppy disks at all anymore, it's either a CD or a flash memory stick now.
17 yrs ago, 2 mos ago - Friday 5/27/05 - 2:19:14 PM EST (GMT-5)
I use both floppy disk and CD-RW to save my storys.

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