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Try System 4.2/Finder 5.5, baby
Authored by: Lectrick on Oct 13, '03 12:31:12PM

In December 1984 at the impressionable age of 12, after visiting the local computer store and seeing a very early Macintosh in action for the very first time (and being completely floored), I begged my parents to get one, and sure enough, my family got our first computer for christmas. It was a Mac 128k. ;) I was the last person on the block to get a computer, but boy was it a life-changing experience...

Remember that the System and Finder had separate versions till about System 5 or 6 when they consolidated the versioning of the entire OS.

I've only purchased Macs, but have inherited older PC's at various times.
Mac 128k upgraded to Mac Plus, used till 1990 (Programmed in Microsoft BASIC a lot. Dark Castle and Ancient Art of War were the most amazing games ever, at the time.)
Mac IIci (Spectre and Prince of Persia killed many hours)
Powermac 6100/60 pizzabox (what a speed jump!)
Powerbook 5300ce (a fun machine, despite the flaming-battery stories)
Powerbook 145B (inherited from my sister to get me by till I was able to afford a...)
G3/300 Rev. B beige minitower
G4/733 (first one with Superdrive)
And last week I just got a maxed-out Powerbook 15" 1.25ghz with backlit keyboard. Mobile sweetness!!

In any event, I don't know how to answer this poll. System 1? System 2? That convention hadn't been used yet at that time.

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