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Memento's

Many years ago we had a dog, just an old mongrel, like an over sized Yorkshire Terrier, I used to call him my "carpet on legs" he had the most wonderful temperament, not an aggressive bone in his body. When he finally had to be put down to save him any more pain and discomfort, due to cancer, my family were inconsolable for days afterwards (I admit to shedding a tear or two myself)
The other day, I was sorting out my shed, and came across his old lead, the chain is red rusty, the leather hand hold is moth eaten and falling apart, but not for the first time, I can't bring myself to throw it away.
Do you have any (otherwise useless) memento's that you just don't want to get rid of?
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Yes, but they are all kept in a secret place inside my head....  Roll eyes  .That way, I can enjoy them whenever I want.
  I have moved about so much in my life, that I don`t really have any physical mementos.
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@shutter Your first line strikes a strong chord with me and no doubt many others around these parts Smiley
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Quote from: petlew
Do you have any (otherwise useless) memento's that you just don't want to get rid of?

Yup - she's doing the washing up at the moment.  Grin
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I've got an IBM 360 series "green card" from about 1970.
Hands up anyone who also has one, or even knows what it is.  Roll eyes
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I'm impressed!  Can you still remember the machine code routines?
What's more to the point - have you still got the obligatory pocket protector to go with it?  Wink
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It's buried away somewhere so I don't know if it's "protected".
And I've long forgotten anything on it  Grin
Only thing I remember is "OC7" which I think was an invalid BCD data exception.
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Ive got an old PCmcia card, seen it recently, think is only 25mb and had a battery to protect the storage.
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I've got an IBM 360 series "green card" from about 1970.
Hands up anyone who also has one, or even knows what it is.  Roll eyes

Is that the flowchart template one?
I've got one from that era (somewhere).

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No, but I've got one of those too...... Crazy