The answer is, surprisingly, almost 15 feet
I was going to prove you wrong, but yeah, it works out to about 14.83 feet!
Do 4 or 6 plug-ins hanging from each car? Don't see that happening any time soon.
Like a cow on a milking machine.
XP was fast as hell until you patched it up to SP3.
I'm with you. Nowadays I run XP SP2 as it comes off the CD with zero updates and no network or internet access in VirtualBox on Mint 17 for the occasions I must. (COM port behaviour with Wine can be iffy.) SSD and 16 Gigs of ram and it boogies. SP2 to SP3 made the wheels fall off.