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This topic may well have been posted before (and I have looked) but I'm not sure what keywords might have been used so ...

What's your Mac history? Please include Macs or Apples (as some knew them) that you used in your job or at school/college/university.

My first Apple experience was with the IIgs in 1987, then:
1990 - 1992 Apple IIe, Apple SE, Classic
1993 - 1995 Apple IIsi, LC 475
1996 PowerMac 6200
1998 PowerMac G3/300 Beige
2005 PowerMac G4 eMac 1.25
2006 PowerMac G3/350 blue-white (my No 2 backup & traveling computer)
 
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Sometime when I was about 11 or 12 - Apple Classic IIe
Fall 2005 - 15" G4 TiBook; 667mhz DVI
Summer 2006 - G4 PowerMac "Sawtooth" 400mhz
Spring 2007 - 14" iBook G4; 1.42ghz
Summer 2008 - 15" G4 PowerBook; 1.33ghz

I'm pretty sure the timings might be off.. But those are all the Mac's I've ever owned.
 
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Hmmm...

April 95 to Nov 95 - Mac Classic (work)

Nov 95 - Aug 96 - Performa 475 (work)

April 96 to May 2001 - Performa 6400 (Home)

Aug 96 - Feb 98 - Performa 6200 (work)

May 2001 - Apr 2006 - PowerMac G4 Tower (Home)

Nov 2003 - Present - iBook G4 (Home)

April 2006 - Present - G5 Quad (Home)
 
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Silver M1 iMac 512/16/8/8 macOS 11.6
88 Mac SE
92 Mac LC Performa 580
Laptop 1400
97 PPC Performa 5200
98 PPC Performa 5500 Directors Special
00 iMac 350 slot loader
03 G4 400MHz
06 G4 with Mercury Extreme 1.3GHz CPU Upgrade
08 FW800 DP 1.25GHz
 
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Mar 84 - Mac 128K
1984-2008 - wandering in the desert of DOS/Windows
Feb 08 - MacBook
Apr 08 - Mac Pro
Jun 08 - MacBook Pro (daughter got the MB)
Jul 08 - iPhone 3G
 
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Macbook(W) 2GHz, 80GB HD, 1G RAM, Windows XP
jan 07 - macbook
feb 08 - quicksilver powermac
 
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My dad brought one home from work when I must have been 5 ish... so that was 1993. It had a printer, which was about the most exciting thing I'd ever seen at the time.

Then... nothing til new year 2006 when I worked in an internet cafe running 12 original iMacs, a PC and an iBook, which lead me to my late 2006 MacBook.
 
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1990 - Mac 512
1992 - Mac SE
1996 - Mac Color Classic
1998 - Power Mac 5260
2000 - imac 5 flavours
2007 - 17 inch C2D imac
 

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1992 - Mac Plus 4Meg RAM.
1994 - Mac IISI.
1995 - Mac Quadra 700.
1997 - Mac Powerbook 170.
2001 - PowerMac 8100/80
2001 - PowerMac 8500/120
2003 - PowerMac 7600 w. Sonnet G3 400Mhz CPU Card 192 Megs RAM.
2004 - PowerMac G4 500 Sawtooth 1GB RAM 10.3 Panther.
2005 - Mac Mini G4 1.25Ghz 1GB RAM 10.3 (Later 10.4)
2005 - Imac G5 2.1Ghz iSight 1.5GB RAM 10.4 Tiger.
2005 - ibook G4 12" 1.33Ghz 1GB RAM 10.4 Tiger.
 
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Early-mid 90s - No idea what Mac, but back in elementary school I remember seeing the old Mac logo and playing games like Oregon Trail and some Frogger-type game.

1996-2000 - I remember the blue iMacs were so new back then and each student was given an old floppy to store projects.

2006 - Bought my sister a MacBook for X-Mas. I've used it sparingly singce.

8/17/08 - Bought my own MBP. w00t!
 
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15" MacBook Pro (Early 2008) 2.4GHz 4GB RAM running 10.5.4
2000-2001 iBook G3 white 700MHz
2002 - iPod 2nd gen (15GB)
2004 - iPod Photo (30GB)
2005 - iPod nano 1st gen (1GB)
2007 - MacBook Pro SR 2.4GHz
2007 - iPod nano 3rd gen (8GB)
 
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In 1990, I was using a mac at the local library... an SE30.... word 4.0, and At Ease....

I was using word to create documents, and saving to a floppy disk.

My first mac was a color classic... then a performa 550, performa 6320, imac 333 blueberry, G4 tower... and my current imac.
 
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Mac Pro 8 Core 2.8, 6gb Ram, 2TB HD space, Geforce 8800GT//Macbook Pro 2.16, 2gb Ram
Not exactly sure of the dates*

Octoberish 2006 iMac G5 17" 2GHz 2gig ram, Radeon 9600 128mb

Springish 2007 Macbook Pro 15" 2.16GHz 3gig ram Radeon x1600 128mb

Springish 2007 iPod Shuffle

Summerish 2007 iPod Nano

August 25-29 2008, soon to be the proud owner of a Mac Pro 8 core 2.8GHZ 6gig ram Nvidia 8800GT 2TB :p
 
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Sometime in 1998: My aunt gave me my cousin's old LCII. Even back then, I liked Macs better than Windows.
 
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back in elementary school i used an old mac, cant remember model, but it had the huge 5.4 floppy, then 2008 about 2 weeks ago bought a MBP, for school/learning the macs. (IT guy, figured it would look good on the resume)
 
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I didn't get my first Mac until after High School but quickly built quite a collection. Yes it's easy to get addicted to these things.

2001- iMac G3 Graphite 500Mhz - Died from a lightning strike
2003 iBook G4 12" 1Ghz - Sold When I got the MacBook
2005 Mac Mini 1.42Ghz - Still chugging along
2006 MacBook Black 2Ghz - Sold to get my MBP
2007 TV
2007 iPhone - Sold for the same price I got it for. HAHA
2007 iMac G3 333Mhz Blueberry
2008 MacBook Pro 2.4 Ghz
2008 iPhone 3G
2008 iMac 20" 2.4 Ghz
 
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13" Macbook Pro 2.26Ghz Unibody 4G RAM 160G HDD Superdrive
2005 - G4 Mac Mini (the Great Apple Experiment of 2005) now serving my parents, other Mac Mini I got for my wife working as media server on my TV and backup Mac for if primary Mac is in the shop, leading to...)
2007 - present Macbook. Since upgraded to bigger HDD, 2 gig RAM, and 4 gig RAM on the way from Newegg. Current 2 gig will go into wife's Blackbook, with Leopard upgrade for her.

Been through Panther, Tiger, and now Leopard. Looking forward to Snow Leopard or whatever they're going to call it.
 

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