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Submission + - Poll: Oldest timestamped file I created and have

pslam writes: Poll: What is the oldest timestamp on a file you created and still have on your computer?
* 2005-Present
* 2000-2004
* 1990-1999
* 1980-1989
* My files grow backwards in time.
* I created the epoch, you insensitive clod!


I'm currently upgrading one of my PCs and copying its data across. I've always been careful to keep backups of all my old filesystems — all the way back. It turns out the oldest file I have without an obviously bad timestamp is (this is not porn, honest):
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 1071 1984-11-28 01:07 ./c-temp/utils/hot50/
But my favorite is:
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 57600 1986-10-31 16:12 ./Games/oldie/

But I thought — what about a file I actually created? Turns out that's:
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 32768 1992-11-06 09:27 ./bc4-prj/source/keyboard.asm
(Yep, using Borland C 4, corruption somewhere in the years padded it to 32KB)

Guess when I was younger I didn't mind getting up to code at 9am in my spare time. How about a poll? I'd love to see what other people keep over the years.

Even if you don't run this poll, I suspect your data center will be thundering 'find' scripts as you try this out yourself :)
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