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Floppy Disk Coasters by Supermandolini

by The Scholar

Psssst. Do you remember how you had to walk a mile to school in the snow with no shoes on to use the mainframe? Ever fall asleep in class learning dbase III? Do you sometimes miss the boop bop beep bop wheeeeeee wailing of the modem?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, you just might like this fun vinyl and foam soft sector coaster set from the clever folks over at supermandolini.

supermandolini_soft_sector_coaster_setsupermandolini_soft_sector_coaster_set_2supermandolini_soft_sector_coaster_set_3supermandolini_soft_sector_coaster_set_4

You can’t write protect anything to these disks, but you don’t need to worry about spilling a drink on them either (bonus).

Purchase a set of six for €27.00 (about US $40) at supermandolini.




Comments (7):

  1. brownkidd says:

    These are fantastic. The race track rules as well.

  2. thescholar says:

    Hello brownkidd,

    These are a lot of fun, aren’t they? I like the racetrack too and am looking forward to seeing more things in Supermandolini’s housewares collection.

  3. Mike says:

    Haha that’s awesome.

    I remember long ago in the stone age we used to get together and have floppy disk throwing contests too.

  4. フロッピーディスクのコースター…

    フロッピーディスク世代には懐かしい形をしたコースターです。色もカラフルに取りそろえられていて楽しそうですね。これ見てたら、思わず昔使ってたフロッピーケースを引っ張り出…..

  5. manchicken says:

    MUST… HAVE… COASTERS…

  6. thescholar says:

    @mike: hahahahaha! i like this idea and maybe you should do a skeeball game with them if you still have any… good times.

    @manchicken: well, we do need to get you guys a housewarming gift… quick! don’t look at them anymore! :)

  7. Maksim says:

    I have listed 5 things all new laptops will have In 2010:

    http://smart-parts.net/blog/?p=205

    One of them is flash memory entirely replacing CDs in 2-3 years from now. Do you think a CD will follow the fate of a floppy drive and become nothing more than a beer coaster?

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