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An iMac computer lab in the 90s.

An iMac computer lab in the 90s.

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AntiSocialTroglodyte

Ah fond memories of trying to play Nanosaur on these only to be told by my teacher to go back to my desk.


funkychicken2015

I was trying to remember the game! I don’t know if I ever understood what to do. Something with eggs?


darya42

The plot of the game was that you were supposed to gather dinosaur eggs for lab research, so they sent you back in time as a dinosaur. To find out about dinosaurs. And because logic, you had a jetpack and you got points for killing dinosaurs. Who were obviously pissed that you'd take the eggs from their nests because they couldn't know you only had their *best* in mind which was science research (and shooting them for points). You could double-jump from a high platform and unlock a cheat that gave you full ammunition of everything, or ride a ... I always forget if it's a pterodactylus or archaeopteryx anyway if you managed to jump on them you could fly high up. Also you shouldn't fall into the lava. And if you weren't done in 20 minutes and got back into the time portal into the future again, the meteorite killed everything including you because obviously science could send you back in time for 65 million years and 20 minutes, but not 65 million years and, I dunno, 40 minutes? 45? No. Anyway, it was tons of fun, the only shame was that it was only this one "level" being the entire game. Bugdom had 10 levels, that was pretty neat.


DasBoots

Bugdom! Been trying to remember the name of that game for years.


iindigo

Good news: Bugdom has been open sourced and ported to modern systems (Mac and Windows)! https://github.com/jorio/Bugdom


cingerix

OMG THIS *IS* GOOD NEWS ive been looking for this game for a freakin while haha!!! ever since i discovered that Otto Matic (the one by the same developers, where you play as an alien who's rescuing the humans on a farm) is still available today


Chuptae

I didn’t know about the jumping off high stuff with a double click ! We had a purple one which, if I remember correctly, my dad “accidentally” dropped so we could claim it on the insurance and he ended up having to pay for the giant hole in the floor too.


Double_Minimum

I am baffled by this childhood memory that not only includes dinosaurs and iMacs, but also insurance fraud and a hole in the floor. Crazy the stuff we remember from being kids


BAN_SOL_RING

Both Bugdom and Nanosaur were fantastic games. Same for Bubble Trouble (the one with the fishes where you pushed rocks to crush enemies).


hux__

The double jump cheat! I found this out on my own as a kid. Went to a mountain and jumped off, clipping out of the game, and landing with 999 everything. Even with all of that I still couldn't figure out how to get all the eggs in time


Dove_Man

This is the best nanosaur synopsis I've ever read


SirNarwhal

That game got so insanely hard towards the end too. PangeaSoft's best game though was definitely Power Pete, that shit is so underrated. I need to play it again soon, I have a copy of it on a hard drive somewhere.


bbbbbbbbbddg

If I remember right they were energy balls? Man that's a long time ago.


-Silky_Johnson

Good lord you just brought back so many memories of old games played on those macs at school. Nanosaur That bug game Starcraft That one medieval game with all the locked doors


Cognitive_Spoon

Do you mean the Encarta game?


betawavebabe

Omg thank you!! I've been trying to remember that game for YEARS..it was almost beginning to feel like a fever dream or false memory. Encarta was my JAM!


swampsnack

Mindmaze!


chazwhiz

Oh my god Nanosaur! And Bugdom! Pangea software made some great stuff, Enigmo was another amazing game of theirs, it and it’s sequel are available on mobile these days and are definitely worth the couple bucks. https://apps.apple.com/us/app/enigmo/id281736535 & https://apps.apple.com/us/app/enigmo-2/id328580268


SirNarwhal

MDK was the other game that came with em. That shit got weird.


letmetellyalater

We got a huge grant at school and got these apple computers back in around ‘98 or thereabouts. We never ever used them...I suspect because the teachers hadn’t a clue how to use them


TenTacos_

My alma mater has a similar writing lab full of ~2015 iMacs. Nobody ever uses it. About 10% of students have Macbooks so no need for them to go there and the rest are Windows people and will go out of their way to use other computer labs on campus. I'm like 90% sure it only exists because the dean of that department loves her iPhone and/or they thought it pictures of it in the brochure would impress poor parents and high schoolers.


ithrowclay

My university had a computer lab that was half PC and half Mac, there was usually a waiting list for the PCs and usually a few Macs available.


Gogobrasil8

That’s weird. Did people really need a Windows exclusive software, or did they just not want to browse the internet on a Mac?


ithrowclay

This was mid to late 2000s, when you couldn’t even open a word document on the other platform without converting it and all formatting went out the window. I think most people used the computer lab to print things so you were pretty much stuck with what you created it on.


Gogobrasil8

Ah, I see. Nowadays, all you need is a browser most of the time, that's why I thought this was weird.


lnissac2020

Personally, I've used both and much rather use a windows than a macbook. Windows just feels smoother to me.


Gogobrasil8

Smoother in the performance sense, or usability? Usability I think comes down to what you’re used to. I’m the same, I want to get a M1 MacBook one day, these things fly, but I’m fairly sure it won’t replace my PC, probably never will. I’m way too used to Windows.


lnissac2020

Both. Mac can be selective as to which programs can be run and what cannot. For example, there's some games that you can't get on mac but can get on windows. I grew up using an old macbook and then when I switched to a windows I was surprised how much more ability I had with it though i know that goes with Mac's built in antivirus.


Gogobrasil8

That's not performance though, that's compatibility. Unfortunately Windows has a monopoly on games right now, no other OS can compete with them. Hopefully either Linux or Macos steps up because competition is good.


chandleya

That’s never been true. Even in 2006 you could attach an NTFS formatted disk to MacOS and read it. Word and Excel for MacOS have been around for over 25 years with file compatibility. The only reason a Mac can’t perform basic office functions is a lack of similar basic software or user ignorance.


Katnipz

I've heard that apple donates a lot of computers as an indoctrination to OSX


deknegt1990

Happens everywhere, honestly. When I was doing my IT degree all the networking equipment was all donated by Cisco Systems. As a result, everyone learned how to work with those systems specifically, and lo and behold, the majority of people I know from those studies have bought Cisco equipment when they had to procure stuff at their IT jobs. One donation ends up bringing in 20 new lifelong users/customers a year.


RickSt3r

It’s part of the game. Learn to use my tool for free. Hey I like this tool. I’ll buy this tool.


tt001222

Ape learn tool🦍. Ape like tool🦍. Ape buy tool🦍.


26mjfriend

💎✋🦍🚀


silentbobgrn

Here, take some crayons 🖍🖍🖍


Alexlam24

But I'm not hungry yet


Peaches_McDoublePump

Just eat them Ralph.


Gerantos

Pro tip. The green crayon tastes the best.


DirtyDan156

Ape buy stonks? 🦍


swarmy1

Yep, this is why you can get access to so much free software as a college student.


Satanifer

First taste is free.


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geezlouise128

God forbid we replace the road signs.


AmIFromA

I've heard about this effect in relation to pirated software. Kids learned how to use Adobe Creative Suit stuff with cracked versions and made a job out of that knowledge, which resulted in companies or freelancers buying licenses.


Twoixm

What’s weird is that adobe has done a bit too well of a job in stopping piracy, while piracy is what has been giving them a steady stream of customers. Their price is far too high for someone to try out their software, and their student pricing is ridiculously high. Just give us the goods and we’ll demand that our employers buy the licences, or don’t and we resolve by learning GIMP.


TheCatholicScientist

Brilliant really. Autodesk applies the same tactic with AutoCAD, 3DS Max, Maya, etc. Enjoy it free now students, you’ll be back…


prefer-to-stay-anon

I am still salty that I couldn't get Adobe creative cloud free when I was in college. Seriously, you have 40 years to milk students for money while they are working full time, can you not spare a few years free while they are learning?


Prometheus_303

We were a Microsoft school. Our professor was insistent we could only use Visual Studio .net to do our programming on. Being a poor college student I wasn't exactly interested in spending a thousand dollars on it especially when there were free open source alternatives. I got yelled at once cause the code I handed in for one of the programming assignments threw out some warning when he compiled it. "You need to use Visual Studio .net! This one you use doesn't work!" It was like 3/4 the way through the semester, it seemed to have worked for the previous assignments. And it was only a warning, the code still compiled and ran. And i continued to use my open source program for the rest of the semester and there was never an issue after that.


sync-centre

Your school didn't give you free copies of Studio?


OreoCupcakes

There's also the community version of Visual Studio which has always been free to use for education/personal use. Edit: Even before 2014, when the community version came out, there was the Express version. The Express version offered the same basic functionality as the Professional version, but made it slightly more tedious to use. It was perfectly usable for your education.


Prometheus_303

We didn't find out until the next semester/year that all we had to do was stop by the CS dept office and ask the secretary for the discs... I dunno if the professor just assumed we knew about it... But first semester at uni you don't know these things... A while later, I was meeting a MIS major Fraternity Brother down in their computer lab... I noticed when I logged into one of the computers in their lab, it mapped a new network shared folder... Turned out, rather than forcing their students to show up to specifically ask for a particular title, they just threw all of the installers onto the shared drive. All they had to do was open the shared folder and you had access to Office, Visual Studio .net and a ton of others. He was surprised I didn't know about it or that we had one of our own... I made sure to copy the address so I could map it on my own system when I got back to my room.


sync-centre

Our profs told us this. Free XP/Office/Studio and maybe others as well. They handed those CDs out like candy


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Jelly_jeans

I'm confused because visual studio community is free, even the professional version in addition to .net core. Even if you were to get the business version, the cost is $45 per month which for one semester (assuming 5 months) would cost $225.


nickpeq

If it was before 2013(?), there was no Community Edition.


X1-Alpha

You had Express which was basically the same thing and now I really *do* feel old.


nickpeq

Forgot about that. It was a lot more limited on features than Community, but should have been sufficient for school.


GForce1975

But..vs community edition is free.


ThymeCypher

One of my classes had computers with “Property of Dell” on them which I always found odd.


npsage

Probably because it was a leased unit.


TenTacos_

My grad program forced everybody to buy a Mac or iPad because the materials were only on iBooks (basically proprietary PDFs), it was built into our tuition. In return, my school gets to print the "Apple Distinguished Program" on their promotional materials and website.


AnonJT

There are iBook to pdf converts out there


TenTacos_

I tried them, but they only worked most of the time.


Joe32123

This isn't even just in computers. John Deere donates tractors to Ag tech/HD mechanic courses. Everyone leaves familiar with the green stuff.


Alan_Smithee_

Microsoft started donating Office to counter Open Office. Otherwise, kind of a no-brainer. Free, works fine, vs not free, works about the same.


PinCompatibleHell

Office has a entire ecosystem of add-ons and people's 20 year old vba excel macro's that no one quite knows how they work but are business critical. And if you're educating people you might want to choose the software that 80%+ of the world has been using for 30 years. "open office calc experience required", said no employer ever.


Gogobrasil8

Indoctrination is too strong, isn’t it? It’s just so that they have contact with it, and if they like it, they hopefully buy them when they start working. If you call it indoctrination, then Microsoft putting Windows for free in every laptop ever sold is basically brainwashing, haha You’re 1000x more likely to have your first contact with Windows than Mac. Might as well donate a few computers to help balance it out, and it’s free, so completely harmless.


ChadMcRad

Leave it to Reddit to claim free hardware donations is “indoctrination.” Absolutely past parody.


FiIthy_Anarchist

> I'm like 90% sure it only exists because the dean of that department loves her iPhone Budgets tend to get slashed if they're not fully utilised, as well. If you don't want to lose a chunk of funding the following year, it makes sense to get spendy where you can if you gotta.


TheFlashFrame

I was born in 96 and my elementary school was using them which means they were in use until at least about 2005.


Dogburt_Jr

In a rural town, several schools around us get grants for a *ton* of expensive technology, and the teachers have no clue how to use them. 3D printers, CNC machines, Plasma CNC, router CNC, etc. Frankly it's depressing that so much money is being invested in education material capital but not teachers. For good teachers we're depending on people leaving industry.


Via-Kitten

As someone who just went through the process of becoming a teacher, I can tell you that they don't even expect you to take classes related to the field of your study for most things. Just the education classes. You essentially have to make time to take extra classes in your field or learn on the job. It's fucking bonkers.


saywhat1206

I remember working in IT with tons of PC experience but not MAC. Hired to be the support tech for a school with all MACS - WTF!


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Same for me. We actually got quite a bit of good computer training though. It was cool showing up after summer and suddenly no more 5 1/4" floppys anywhere in sight. A CD Rom drive?! Sweeet. The only people who had anything better than an antiquated 386 PC were just a few teachers up until 98-99 school year. Such a trip to see just how fast the new iMacs were obsolete even faster than the old IBM machines. I'd say by '02 people were already moved on. I wonder if there was some sort of incentive for schools to adopt the iMacs from apple. It seems like everyone had them for a while.


AccidentalTourista

Us too. They were actually pretty sweet for the time


WritingReadingReddit

They didn't have disk drives and were all on the Internet. We weren't allowed to use the Internet. Someone might see a nipple and the school could get sued. Collosal waste of tax dollars, school resources, and students' potential.


Uncle_Rabbit

All I remember about those Mac's was playing that dinosaur game where you were a velociraptor from the future trying to gather dinosaur eggs before the meteor hit Earth.


mixedliquor

We got that grant too. IMac in every classroom sounds great but school policy prevented anyone from using them. Despite seeing one in the corner of every class, I never had an opportunity to use one. The grant was just a gimme to Apple.


NINJAM7

The one button mouse messed me up


flyingsega

“No I want the blue one! You get the green one” “no you get the green one! I want the blue one!” “Dude, there’s literally another blue one right over there” “oh!” “I call dibs on the blue one!” “Shit!”


SendMeGiftCardCodes

and that is why my school's computer lab all had the same color. so the teacher doesn't have to deal with that


heroherow2

I can picture the kids making fun of some boy because he got the pink monitor.


RjSkitchie

No! I don’t want a pink one!


hollywoodhank

Looks more like the 00s to me.


The_Muffintime

Can confirm Definitely early aughts, maybe 1998-1999 at the earliest


Drakmanka

I would agree. I remember my 1st grade computer lab having five of these in 1999. The kids who finished their class work on the old DOS machines that comprised the rest of the lab first got to get on the shiny new Macs and play with KidPix.


jasonridesabike

We had them at my middle school in 99. In LA Apple donated computers to all the local schools throughout the 90s at least.


stripedsweater1220

Kid pix hit different


Drakmanka

I miss that program so much.


FracturedEel

And math circus or some shit, with all the circus minigames


____AA____

The slot loading CD iMac was released in late 1999, so while it is possible that it was in the 90s, it was more likely in the 2000s.


smalltownVT

We got 20 purple ones with CD drawers in fall of 1999.


IndoorCatSyndrome

Yeah. Summer of 99 I got a new lime green iMac and it had a tray drive


lexm

I think I bought my orange one in 1998 or 1999. But yea that was definitely on the cusp of the century.


dirk2654

My elementary school had these in the late 90s as well!


Some_Good861

Aren’t 98 and 99 still “90s” though? That earlier comment seems unnecessarily gatekeepy


PM_MAJESTIC_PICS

We had these installed brand new in my middle school computer lab during the 1998-1999 school year. Although I think ours were all blue.


chazwhiz

Yeah, the original iMac was released in 98 and only came in Bondi Blue. The color range came shortly thereafter, maybe 99. It’s certainly possible this picture was taken in the 90s *technically*, but a computer lab of colorful machines is not a quintessential 90s image. A computer lab of beige boxes would be.


Tomurisk

Definitely 2000s. Even though the photo is low quality, these iMacs appear to have Aqua UI elements (like the glossy blue scroll bar), which were shipped with Mac OS X 10.0, which was released in 2001. Pretty sure Mac OS 9 didn't have this kind of wallpapers too.


RSwordsman

Ahh, the 90s, when lots of electronics were transparent and candy-colored. I bet there's a market for that kind of look now.


berkanna76

Have you seen Apple's newest commercials? The only thing they are advertising is that they come in different colors. There is a whole commercial about the iphone coming out in purple.


h3avY_rA1n

It's like a car commercial nothing about the feature only aesthetics.


GhostalMedia

Yeah, but those M1 Macs are god damn beast. If you’re a Mac fan you’re going to be very very happy with one of those new iMacs. The fact that they’re thin and light is also great if you need to move the family computer around the house from time to time. It’s basically a big ass high powered laptop.


yuccasinbloom

I've had the same desktop iMac for 8 years. I bought a new one in purple because... well, I can. And I wanted a new one. And it's fucking purple. I mostly use it for watching tv and FaceTiming family far away. It's going to work really well for those things, lol. And be shiny and purple. They got me!


Gogobrasil8

They are amazing. I'm usually a laptop guy, but damn, these colors are just amazing.


berkanna76

Or, "Here at Subaru we are a family. You should buy our cars because they make you part of the family. They sound and feel like you are driving an empty plastic bottle with no amenities but, FAMILY!" (sorry Subaru owners).


CaterpillarReal7583

Meh. I got no issues with mine. Has nice features and the eyesight thing lets the car drive its self pretty well. I only use the lane assist part on long drives. They’re really great family vehicles with top safety standards. My insurance costs dropped by hundreds with it.


unbannable4

Meh, you pretty much get assigned a 90s outback when you move to Colorado.


berkanna76

That sounds right.


unbannable4

You get a choice of coexist or Darwin fish stickers.


givemeagoodun

Back in our old house in Ohio *everybody* had one. Specifically a dark green, brown, or grey one (iirc)


DevilOnMyLeft

Lmao this accurately describes how I feel about my MIL’s Crosstrek.


Pwndexter_603

In Subaru's defense, there is no better car for crappy weather. My 98 legacy station wagon would go through anything. You just had to ignore all the weird noises coming out of it.😂 ​ Edit: Car model. I'm terrible with cars


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berkanna76

Cults are real.


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ThePinkSmurphette

The regular gold is a little rosy.


Killer-Barbie

I finally just switched to google phones. I can get them refurbished online for less than half the price


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MeAMillionaire

#CAUSE LOVE LOOKS BETTER IN COLOR


BrochachoYT

Ah, the Funtastic N64 series...


boon4376

The only purple thing you could have in the 90s and not get called gay.


BrochachoYT

Note: Atomic Purple and Grape Purple were **2 separate things**


woopshowdidigethere

Gameboy too!


TheFlashFrame

See through gameboys were the shit.


Interactive_CD-ROM

If you haven’t seen, literally the newest iMacs have the same colors https://i.imgur.com/xQgThRy.jpg


RSwordsman

I have not seen, but that's pretty cool. Now they need to make them clear!


One_pop_each

I wish they released an iPhone with the clear turquoise for an anniversary edition. Guaranteed they would be sold out everywhere.


reddit_is_lowIQ

what thats not similar at all these are just bright uniform colours instead of the cool see through theme from the 90s


gooddaysir

It was more the early 00's. The OG bondi blue iMac came out in late 98. I got one for my birthday. Then in 99, they released the other lime, grape, orange, blueberry, and strawberry iMacs. Then in like 03, they released the white iMac G4 which was that half dome with the screen on the cool arm.


x42ndecthellion

I loved the Sony Vaios we sold at my work, fluro green orange and blue, werent badly specced either. Makes a nice change from grey , black , white


send_me_your_GUH

When Nintendo and Apple electronics were Candy colored. Everyone else was boring


Ask-Me-If-Im-Happy

When I was looking for a new shell for my switch all I could find were coloured translucent ones. Took me ages to find a good quality one with an actual design.


RSwordsman

Huh. Never been in the market for one of those personally, but that's pretty interesting. Although I guess it's still not quite the same as having a clear body letting you see the circuit boards.


kritzikratzi

are you sure you were alive in the 90s? i remember a lot of grey boxes. this is more like very late 90s/early 00s


RSwordsman

You're right, but I mean to say the brightly colored see-through stuff was trendy. At least like you said, in the turn of the decade rather than the earlier parts. N64s, house phones, Game Boys, computers naturally, and they went well with inflatable furniture. :P For the record I was born in 1990 so was only well aware of the second half.


SirNarwhal

There is because people, myself included, are sick of everything being boring and just black/white/grey.


wolfgeist

There's a huge market for 90's tech now. Those worthless CRT monitors that weighed 200 lbs and were essentially garbage when flat panel monitors came out? Yeah they're now collectors items and people are snatching them up. I had a Sony Trinitron monitor which I played Ultima Online on, it was maybe 15". Was incredible at the time. Wish I still had it.


HerbalNinja84

We had one of those rooms at my school back in the day and we called it the skittles lab


CosmonautTG

Haha same!!


NEast_Soccergirl

All that's missing is Oregon Trail


DistortedVoid

And Dinopark


BunkySpewster

Named a character Your Penis. Played game. Waited for the snake event. “Your penis was bitten by a snake” Became 6th grade royalty.


SSexpress

Oh Oregon Trail was already on much older computers than that.


SirNarwhal

This. Oregon Trail was a solid near decade before this. We played Nanosaur and MDK on this. I miss the gen before though; had Power Pete, Warcraft 1-3, Starcraft, X-Wing vs Tie Fighter, and all of those.


GrandmaPoses

Well over a decade. Oregon trail has been around since the 70s and I myself played it in the early 80s in grade school.


Achilles2zero

The files are in the _computer_!


ArcadianBlueRogue

They're *in* the computer...?


snarpy

God I live how they just start to start smacking them and you're like... why is this scene so familiar... and then the 2001 music starts kicking in...


FlakeyGurl

M-my childhood.


SaggyCrackheadBreast

r/Nostalgia


khotekki

Am I the only one that's upset about the teal and purple ones in the bottom right corner?


FatalElectron

> the teal and purple "Blueberry and Grape, color names are important damn it!" -- Steve Jobs


throwaredddddit

Very. Either (a) go with no pattern at all, or (b) respect the pattern. But this is irritating.


splash27

The teal one in the back-right is actually the original “Bondi Blue” colored iMac, and is probably the teacher’s because it’s a year older than the other ones.


De_Wouter

Probably in the 2000s, schools are always a decade behind with tech.


bbbbbbbbbddg

We got ours in rural mn in 2000, no idea how, tiny school maybe? I graduated with like 55 people.


Thr33Knuckl3sD33p

These were introduced in 98. If it was anything like my area these didnt hit schools til 02-04. We got the refurbished 95 aptiva labs. Lol


underprivlidged

I still want to get a green one, to do a modern PC build in it. I plan on replacing the speakers for some good cones, putting in a 1080p monitor panel, and making sure the disc tray and all buttons etc work. I think it'd be a fun project, especially for my file server.


Mypopsecrets

That'd be awesome but replacing the CRT with something modern would be a tricky fit


underprivlidged

Pretty sure I have a 1050p 4:3 panel somewhere that might actually fit this pretty well. If not, I'm sure I could find a modern-ish 4:3 flatscreen that fits, just might have to do 720p. It won't be a top tier gaming machine, so some sacrifices are fine by me. My current file server also does basic emulation, but beyond that it isn't built for much.


AHostileUniverse

Nanosaur club, sound off!


supagirl277

Oh my god I’ve been trying to remember that game for so long


KaladinKootcher

Nanosaur and Bugdom!


iindigo

Both have been ported to modern systems! https://github.com/jorio/Nanosaur https://github.com/jorio/Bugdom


Scrotal_abrasion

Shit, I remember that game!! I'm reaching back into the cobwebs for this one.


westcoastmonster

Green or bust.


8bitdimensional

Exactly what I had


gingipootis

I want to eat one.


beaniejefe

i want the pink one!!!


Mecmecmecmecmec

Looking back, it’s funny how the colors made them appear more high tech


Browzur

The files are *inside* the computer


fove0n

Not really that interesting


UnitedStatesOD

No no, it's interesting as FUCK. AF, bro, AF.


StuffMaster

Look, a computer lab woo


donkey_tits

Yeah it’s just getting nostalgia upvotes from everyone who remembers playing with Kid Pix on one of these


fightglobalwarning

Many of them thrown out after a year because they not upgradable. Bahahah thx apple


skipbrady

I realize this is an “acktually” comment but those iMacs weren’t made until 99.


FrisbeeFrisb

Those things were awesome. We got the iMacs around my 2nd grade year. Those were the best computers in the world. That startup sound was the soundtrack of my childhood. I really enjoyed those iMacs. Whenever I went to the computer lab, I always made sure I parked myself in front of a blue one. But, I would also settle for orange. The school got rid of the last of them by the time I graduated. Luckily, because my history teacher was the coolest person ever; not only did she keep a keyboard, but she gave it to me. She knew how much I loved computers. I still have that keyboard somewhere. I just need to find it.


Miami_Beach_Man

Ah man, my school sold off all their iMac G3's at a summer sale that I didn't even know about. One was left behind which was broken and I took it home hoping to get it fixed. Unfortunately it was broken beyond repair so had to throw it out


molotovzav

This is just a computer lab for any kid in school at the time. Not really interestingasfuck. More "howweusedtolive."


pickmeacoolname

I still have my orange one, I don’t know what I’m ever going to do with it, but I can’t seem to toss it either


ducksReverywhere

Orange one, Pajama sam, Diablo 1


LincolnCoHo

Is it weird that I can smell this picture.


lurker1159

I went to a rave back in 2019 where a guy took the shell or one of these old IMacs and turned it into a glowing helmet. Was one of the coolest things I saw that night.


daughterofthemoon420

This is very aesthetically pleasing. I can smell the crisp a/c air. I can remember my login code faintly.... it’s the same as my lunch code.


Starkmk87

High school nostalgia 2008


red-cloud

Wow. This is considered Interesting *as* *fuck*? Ya’ll have very low standards.


persephonebroken

why this pic feels so nostalgic?


hisnameisbrock

Looks exactly like my elementary school computer lab, where we mostly played Bugdom


Better_Garbage9492

Because it’s from 30 years ago?


Lordmorgoth666

2021 minus 1998 equals 30....?


Glensen

Sounds about right. XD


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Barely a 90’s thing. These didn’t come out until 1998.


nrith

Which, last I checked, was still the 90s.