Hoarders: Digital Storage Edition

August 22, 2011
Hoarders: Digital Storage Edition

About this comic

The came about after a look at my personal digital pack-ratting for the last 15 years or more. And hence, the comic was born. Enjoy.

26 Responses to Hoarders: Digital Storage Edition

  1. Rick P says:

    You nailed that one Scott. I loled irl.

  2. NeuroMan42 says:

    Best. Comic. EVER!!! I sooooooo know how he feels.

  3. Xenoburd says:

    After reading this I think I am going to do a little spring cleaning on my desktop.

  4. Masterwabbit says:

    Who installed this mirror onto Extralife? I can see my reflection in it and –

    … wait.

  5. Jeff S. says:

    And I just bought another 1.5TB …. Hi, My name is Jeff and I have a digital hoarding problem…

  6. HoundHead says:

    Oh man, I know how this is. I probably still have floppys of animated gifs lying around somewhere from when I wanted to ‘back up” my old Pentium 3 machine 🙁
    R.I.P. Mortal Kombat and Chrono Trigger gif files, I have no way to access you now…

  7. David D. says:

    Does this mean you still have “Hudson From Aliens” wav files? And where can we get them?

  8. Melanie1001 says:

    Oh my….I am definitely seeing myself here! I am most assuredly a digital hoarder! Nicely captured!

  9. Jonesy says:

    “Game over man! Game over!”

  10. Vake Xeacons says:

    Amen to that brother! Who hasn’t had to cure themselves of this terrible problem?

  11. almostadam says:

    It’s weird, but every time I glance away from the first frame, I see the album cover to Pink Floyd’s “A Momentary Lapse of Reason.”

  12. L8ON says:

    Duuuuuuude BBS’s!!!

  13. Makinus says:

    Hey… i still have files from 1989 or thereabouts around here… let me check….

    Yep, a bunch of wordstar files that i cannot open anymore and… what is that? Grand Prix Circuit? Man, that brings memories….

  14. ScytheNoire says:

    I am such a digital hoarder. I think so many are, because HDD’s are so cheap and have so much room now. I have more stuff to watch than I’ll ever have time to. Wife & I love watching Hoarders, she a minor one, but I am a digital hoarder.

  15. Tyralla says:

    I’m a digital hoarder too, saving .wavs, .mov, jpgs. Even my WoW alts’ banks and bags are always full. Erm real life too. /sigh

  16. George Micheals says:

    Best Comics ever done!

  17. Jenn says:

    This is genius. And I love that show.

  18. Athena says:

    This is so me it’s kind of frightening. 🙂

  19. eleridragon says:

    *looks at comic*
    *looks in documents folder*
    *hides messages from 1995 mailing lists in the 1998 university coursework folder*
    *sits back in satisfaction*

  20. Mad-Bassist says:

    The last frame has me laughing still—excellent!

    You hit a nerve, and reminded me of an archiving job that’s… going to continue for the rest of my natural life. If only I could find my high quality copy of the original Tripping the Rift.

  21. Zikco says:

    Hmm… reminds me that I have to do some house cleaning on my D: drive, since I’m running out of space, again…


  22. ttam says:

    What some people call hoarding I call inadvertent backups. Just found another copy of my music on some hardrive kicking it in a non working external enclosure

    I really have a problem with generic electronic hoarding. I just know once I toss all of it the apocalypse will come and ill actually need a g 3 with no hard drive

  23. Nikki D says:

    Hilarious!! In other news…I think I may have a problem. 😛

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