Network cards and Win98SE

wrcooke at wrcooke at
Tue May 14 10:06:39 CDT 2019

> On May 14, 2019 at 10:02 AM Chuck Guzis via cctalk <cctalk at> wrote:
> One other problem I have with the term "gaming adapter" is the overuse
> by the marketeers of the term "gaming". So we have gaming systems,
> keyboards, monitors, mice, chairs and probably coffee cups. The
> original meaning of "to game" is "manipulate (a situation), typically in
> a way that is unfair or unscrupulous." Perhaps the term when used by
> marketers, is apt.
> Reminds me of the overuse of "turbo".
> --Chuck

I just had to find out:

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