In 1999, the Grape iMac G3 was a hot commodity.
Over Halloween weekend, my 6 year old and I almost “put down” my dad’s old iMac G3 (by formatting the hard drive.) We felt compelled to record a sort of memorial video to it, remembering the old glory of the OS 9 launcher, Oregon Trail, and more.
It turns out we needed an OS 9 system CD to format the drive, which I didn’t have at the time. On our next trip to Manhattan, I’ll probably put her to sleep. Bye, bye, grape iMac G3. You served our family well.
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