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Reading this brought a smile to my face. It took me back to the days of AIM chats, the silly screennames, Casio messagers that we could program to work as remotes for the school TVs to baffle teachers, et al...

I never really considered how technology was evolving during that time of my life, but it definitely was, and I'm getting nostalgic just thinking about it :)

I once hacked the office's coke machine (a tap, not a vending machine) with a Palm Pilot and a modem. Good times.

Those programmable Casio watches were a valuable item on the school black market and for good reason.

I still have my PalmOS-powered Sony PDA with it's infrared transmitter and remote control program. It was so much fun to mess up the television and change the channel.

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