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Wednesday, September 06, 2006

$9,214 For AOL 1.0 Startup Disk

With the passing of time, both the dawn and the golden age of the internet are both long since things of the past. Much like the expiration of early automobiles, collectors have found outrageous value in clinging to the past, and AOL startup discs are no exception. This week, Todd Farmer of West Chester, PA, sold his mint-condition AOL 1.0 startup disc for over $9,000 in an online auction.

Todd Farmer knew he was sitting on gold, but he'd been sitting on it a good long time.

Mr. Farmer explains, "that disc served me well. It's a 5 1/2" floppy, double-sided, double-density with all the original packaging. This bad boy wasn't free for me or anybody back then, so I wasn't about to throw it away."

Mrs. Farmer sings as different a tune as the contrarian ballad she's always harped. "He's had that stupid thing framed and hanging in the front room ever since before I knew him, and we've been married eight years. I kept trying to sneak it in to the trash, but he kept fishing it back out. I guess the last laugh's on me, we're going to Hawaii now."


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What was the ebay item number?

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I have like 50 of these.... lol from .9 beta to version 4 and everything in between.

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Your post says 5 1/2" disk... but your picture is a 3 1/2" disk. I don't suppose it was a 5 1/4" was it?

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Who the hell would pay 9 grand for an old disk, that has nothing usable on it.
Makes me wonder how much cash I put in the trash on my last move. I had a couple of moving boxes full of old disks and hardware, maybe I should have put those on flea-bay...

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How can you spend $9K for something like this? Some people really don't know what to do with their money? Guys should start using reverse auctions if they want old stuff like that.

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$9,000 for an AOL Disk... I wonder if the company can start shelling those out on Ebay to help them pay their electric bill next month?

At least for their Dial Up Dept.

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Lie! I've searched completed listings on eBay for 'AOL 1.0' and there is no such auction for $9,214.00! Provе if it's true! Give the item #, please!

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This is stupid. I'm sure people still have Q-Link, AppleLink, and PC-Link disks hanging around. This is what the service was called pre-1989.

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Thats amazing, I've probably thrown out a dozen of these after moving so many times. Its amazing that you got so much for it. But why would anyone pay that much for it?

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That's about as dumb as paying 10k for a 10 year old, partially eat grilled cheese sandwich, just because it bears the likeness of the Virgin Mary. Oh wait, that really happened too.

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Dude, I still have some of those Original Windows 95 CD still in the plastic wrapping? Got to try my luck with this. Thanks for the heads up.

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sweet i too will get as i have few disks :P

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Hey I've got a 5 "1/2 floppy disc driver but the plug tip is missing.
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LOL. That's insane. I know I've got some stuff like that kicking around. I think it's time to dust off the old e-bay hat and get some auctions up there.

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