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Postby Ian on Wed May 10, 2006 1:11 pm

Check out the first picture in this article:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/4758787.stm

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You'd think they would just get some automated copiers instead of using all of those drive towers. They must have sat their 24/7 to turn out 8,000 copies a day.
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Postby Alektron on Wed May 10, 2006 2:48 pm

Maybe they didn't know anything about automated equipment.

I like the part about deportation. Non-citizen criminals should be deported to their homelands upon completing their sentences & fines. Nice punishment.
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Postby dodecahedron on Wed May 10, 2006 4:11 pm

i wonder what cases those towers are.
where are the printers ???

i bet we could all learn a bit from those guys about the usage of multiple DVD burners and simultaneous burning LOL
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Postby dolphinius_rex on Wed May 10, 2006 4:52 pm

is it sad that the first thing I think of is "what kind of media were they using?" :o
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Postby hoxlund on Thu May 11, 2006 1:46 am

i know a couple of people that have that kind of setup

but with auto printable duplicators
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Postby aviationwiz on Sun May 14, 2006 2:42 am

dolphinius_rex wrote:is it sad that the first thing I think of is "what kind of media were they using?" :o


Yes, yes it is.
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Postby dolphinius_rex on Sun May 14, 2006 1:44 pm

aviationwiz wrote:
dolphinius_rex wrote:is it sad that the first thing I think of is "what kind of media were they using?" :o


Yes, yes it is.


Although you probably want to know how they were SHIPPING the discs :roll: :lol:
Punch Cards -> Paper Tape -> Tape Drive -> 8" Floppy Diskette -> 5 1/4" Floppy Diskette -> 3 1/2" "Flippy" Diskette -> CD-R -> DVD±R -> BD-R

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Postby dodecahedron on Sun May 14, 2006 3:04 pm

even sadder ?
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