Relic

March 4th, 2014
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Just had to share dis one quick photo I took at an office supply store (fo'got which one) but I was totally tripping out dat these were still around yet alone still being sold!









Did you check out da price on those suckahs????

Wassup Wit Dat!

I'm surah there's either software on your computer or your phone dat can handle da task of a...... Rolodex. LOL :lol:

Eh, no lie - you get one of these on your desk right now yeah? No shame you know dat you still living in da 80's.

Wat else you get on your desk das one "relic"?








14 Responses to “Relic”

  1. buddahbelly:

    Good morning all,

    I still have an in/out tray for my mail, a wall clock, and business card holder. Maybe not so much 80's as Mad Men.


  2. De:

    No laugh...I still use that. I don't have a smart phone and I don't like inputting names on the computer e-mail system. Plus I'm old school and like the hard copy.

    I know you are an accountant. Our auditors and tax people are all paperless. I couldn't handle that...gotta print and look at paper.


  3. Glenn D:

    I no have dis on my desk but get 'em in my desk drawer...a portable A Drive that plugs into da USB port. Yup, da kine that reads and writes da 1.44Mb diskettes. As fo da rolodex, I still have da one that used when I was working in a restaurant. It still keeps my recipes. Around all dat water in da kitchen, an iPad would not be good.


  4. Lowtone123:

    I still have a box on my desk with scratch paper in it. I have a bad memory so I write everything important down.


  5. roach:

    BL,
    When I was still working, I used a bunch of index cards to keep track of government contact names, numbers & e mail addresses. But when I retired, the cards were the first thing that I threw into the trash.


  6. kamaaina808:

    I have a relic on my desk! Well, not exactly on my desk but nearby - small-kine rolodex. Also have *gasp* pens, notebook & paper. ;-)


  7. cojef:

    My wife has the cheaper model in kitchen next to the phone, the card-index buggah. Everything you can think of is down pepah. Myself use it to locate long time past vendor or handy man for repair around condo unit. Have passwords, etc on i-Pad, come in handy, but no security, cuz use free apps. "Older generation still rely on hard copy, where you see and touch/feel pepah and jot down with pencil or pen, no two fingah job. Comfort-zone important.


  8. DIO:

    Laugh all you want at me, but I'll tell you something, you'll never see me on facebook saying, "hey, I lost my phone (or broke my phone, or got a new phone), text me your number." Everyone needs to have a backup plan. As far as my Rolodex, I got it cheap, at a thrift store. Not only old school, but supa old school. The one I got is completely encased in steel and lockable. :-D


  9. Ynaku:

    I still use index card files to keep certain records. Then when someone else takes over this job I just hand ova the box.

    Oh I do have it on my PC and can give him that software too. Need backup.


  10. M:

    Howzit BL!
    I get one Rolodex on my desk. I get paypah, pen, pencil, correction tape, rulah, stapalah, paypah clip, hole punchah, rubbah bands, calendah, clock, daily planah, all low tech stuff...


  11. rayboyjr:

    :cool: Good Afternoon Everyone!!! :cool:

    ... hey Braddah Lance ... I think there are some things that are better handled the old way ... modern technology can replace just about anything, but it doesn't mean it does a better job at it ...

    ... I don't have and never used a rolodex ... but I see the value ... that's probably why they still sell it right??? ...

    ... and think about it ... as others have mentioned ... if the phone is lost or the computer is crashed, then what ... yeah, it's great and convenient to have that info on your phone and on you or at a fingers click with the computer ... but the ultimate backup is on paper, still ... because just how do you access your backup electronic files if the devices used to read them are unusable or lost ...

    ... and at least we used to know the phone number of every important person in our life ... now I'm lucky if I can remember a few ...

    ... Have a Good One Everyone!!! ...


  12. 9th Island Girl:

    No rolodex so business cards rubber banded in alpha order! I actually use my Outlook contacts, so I just keep the cards in case.


  13. wafan:

    Three old things at my desk - no Rolo-Dex. (1) index cards in an (2) old library card catalog drawer (not the entire cabinet, just one drawer) and (3) me.

    I wish I had taken the entire cabinet. Kids are always so fascinated about the dark ages and the card index system.


  14. kamaaina808:

    You know that saying, "Pen and paper don't crash"? Well, living by that has saved my okole more than once!

    The other relic - phone book - doesn't get as much use as it should, I will say that. Lost power & tried to find numbers to call on my other relic - landline corded phone - and found it a challenge. Sure missed my computer & unnamed search engine, but it told me that I rely on it too danged much. :-P