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Beware the trainee with time on his hands and an Acorn manual on his desk

NightFox

>> Blown away by the delights of saving to 5 ¼ inch floppy disks (sometimes to both sides)

That just reminded me of cutting a write protect hole in the edge of a single-sided disk which made it a double-sided one. Of course there was always the understanding that you were taking a risk as "the manufacturer's didn't QC the 'unused' side on single-sided disks", or "they used double-sided disks where one side had failed QC". I'm not sure how true that actually was though, I don't remember ever having a problem with any of the B-sides.

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