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Are you sure you've got a floppy disk stuck in the drive? Or is it 100 lodged in the chassis?

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Technically possible? Probably.

But why would you? You have to get the data to the printer at the remote site and back in the 90s we had things called "modems" which meant that the data could go straight into a computer rather than having to go via another device/media first.

You could also just print the data (in whatever format is suitable. Morse code would work) and then scan that in optically. But that'd be too close for comfort to how punchcards worked.

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