How Often Do You Use Your Computer's Optical Drive?

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30 years ago, the CD was born. This, of course, was the medium that would usher in the era of optical drives, a technology that dominated personal computing for decades. And though it's not completely dead, it's certainly on its way out. In fact, I honestly can't even remember the last time I used mine. How often do you still use yours?

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Everytime I rip a CD I recently bought. YES I'M ONE OF THOSE PEOPLE that still prefer a physical CD and liner notes to a digital download. That's not to say I don't download songs, I do, I just prefer to get them on a CD so I can choose to compress it anyway I want.

Now get off my porch you young whippersnappers.