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Bruce Patin wrote:
I saved some IBM punch cards for my kids.
<shudder>

I did punch cards my freshman year, then the school converted to terminals.

At the end of the first semester I recall seeing an upper classman carrying a large deck (probably 300+ cards) to drop off at the computer center. At that time we wrapped our deck with a couple of sturdy rubber bands and dropped them in a slot. At the beginning of the semester we could return in 1-2 hours to get our deck + printout. At the end of the semester it was 12 hours. This enforced reviewing the code and NOT making mistakes.

Anyway, the upper classman dropped his deck and the single rubber band he used broke. Cards scattered all down the hallway. He looked like he was going to cry, started to pick up his card, then turned and walked away.

The morals of this story? 1) use more than 1 rubber band. 2) use a wide marker to draw a diagonal stripe across the top of the deck to the cards can be re-ordered visually.
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