Now you're showing your age! I still have a few 8" floppies. I dived into the deep-end right off the bat with a 80286 machine that had a 80287 math-coprocessor!!! The math chip (~$300) made it so blindingly fast with spreadsheets and vector graphics that I showed it off every chance I got It didn't use the cumbersome 360K 8" disks but stored an unbelievable 1.2 MB on a new 5-1/4 HD diskette! Those were good times. It looked like this: Today, it's not even enough to run a dam Pepsi machine Edit: For the young people, $300 was about a week's take-home pay in 1990.