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Old 03-27-2006, 09:53 PM   #1
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Default Wondering what you use your thumb drives for?

What do you use your thumb drive for. Only for school work? Let us know in this thread. Lets hear some interesting uses that you get out of your thumb drive.
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Old 03-27-2006, 11:30 PM   #2
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I just use it for moving documents back and forth between home and college lab. Faster then using a floppy to do the same thing. Not really that important to me. Its faster way to transfer files, and thats the only advantage.
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I have two. Important documents and programs on one, porn on the other.

Naturally.
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I have two. Important documents and programs on one, porn on the other.

Naturally.
Is the second one a Dell Thumb Drive?
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Old 03-28-2006, 12:35 AM   #5
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Before I got my laptop, I used it for all my school data and personal data. Now that I have a laptop, I use it far less. Usually, just to transfer files between computers.
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Lets hear some interesting uses that you get out of your thumb drive.
You mean other than for portable data storage???

I like to hitch-hike using mine; it saves me going to all the trouble of sticking my thumb into the air. I just stick up the the thumb drive instead. I also like to grip my drive like a pistol and hold up banks with it. Lastly I'll use it as a weapon to throw at salespeople or peacocks who walk into my front yard.
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Is the second one a Dell Thumb Drive?
Haha! Sadly, nope :/
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Old 03-28-2006, 03:38 PM   #8
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My thumb drive is for transferring between my laptop and desktop PC.

A lot easier then having to hook up cables between the laptop and desktop PC when you need to transfer files. Swapping thumb drives is quick.

Anyone remember an old program called Laplink? That use to be the only way to transfer files between a laptop and desktop. Nowadays if you got a decent size thumb drive, you can transfer everything you need in one quick swap.
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What do you use your thumb drive for. Only for school work? Let us know in this thread. Lets hear some interesting uses that you get out of your thumb drive.
I use mine for backup. Been working on writing a novel for a couple years. If I lost all that work, I would just die. I stick my thumbdrive on a keychain, and carry my novel with me at all times. Nobody is going to get it, unless it is over my dead body......
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I have two. Important documents and programs on one, porn on the other.
Trying to keep the porn hidden from your wife or girl friend by sticking it on a thumb drive and keeping it off the local machine? That would be a *unique* way of using a thumb drive.
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Old 03-29-2006, 02:57 AM   #11
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I use mine to transport my Techgage review and editorials between home and my work PC. That and I store some music so I can listen at work untill I get a desk setup for the old iPod.

Thumb Drives FTW!
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Ducuments & pics
and also some very small OS
rescue application and such...
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I use mine for storing documents and random stuff on it.
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I don't own a mp3 player, so I often use a thumb drive to carry music on my laptop. My laptop is old, it is a 486 processor, and doesn't have a big hard drive. Using the thumb drive to carry my music to my laptop from my desktop PC works wonders. I listen to the music thru the headphone port on the laptop.
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I own a very cheap 128 MB thumbdrive. Can not fit that much on it.

I primarily use it for backup.
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