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right along with the jet engine sound of an old Seagate ST-225 that used to be part of the old PC/XT experience. no thanks. that's a sound that to this day i still cannot fathom why it didn't drive me to insanity. I honestly used to sit right at such a machine, full-height 20MB Hard Drive, noisy clackety clack keyboard. the literal knocking of the hard disk as it accessed data at an insanely slow transfer rate, which most would declare as 'time to replace the hard drive' these days if such sounds were to be heard.

in high school some old XTs were used for typing classes and places where the most intensive app to be used was a word processor or database program still running in DOS. those keyboards were notorious targets to pranksters since the keys could be removed and switched around. people had great fun at the expense of those of us who couldn't type without looking at the keyboard.
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