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I would *love* to have the e-book version of your books. However, I can only get Geek on my Obviously Superior Nook Color. /RAGE
Toggle Commented May 15, 2011 on Various things I want you to know at WWdN: In Exile
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I used to sell Atari computers in.. '82 and '83 at a Lazarus Department store in Indiana. The 800 went for $699 and the 400 went for $299. Once the XL series came out, the prices on the older ones dropped until the 400 was selling for $39.95 with an Atari $50 rebate. I still have a huge old pile of Atari 8-bit stuff in a box in the basement. My first foray into Online Computing was a subscription to Delphi to get into to the Atari 8-bit Developers forum on Wednesday nights. Talking for hours with the the guy who wrote BobTerm, the great BBS-surfing Terminal program, and the guy who wrote the .alf compression utility (Before *.zip*, there was .arc, and .lzw, and a million others, Children), and the guy who was building a CPU replacement board that plugged into the old 6502 socket and ran it up to a 65816 16-bit chip (from the Apple IIgs). At 300 baud - who could read any faster than that anyway? /chases kids off his lawn CheapEngineer
Toggle Commented Aug 22, 2008 on have you played atari today? at WWdN: In Exile
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I used to sell Atari computers in.. '82 and '83 at a Lazarus Department store in Indiana. The 800 went for $699 and the 400 went for $299. Once the XL series came out, the prices on the older ones dropped until the 400 was selling for $39.95 with an Atari $50 rebate. I still have a huge old pile of Atari 8-bit stuff in a box in the basement. My first foray into Online Computing was a subscription to Delphi to get into to the Atari 8-bit Developers forum on Wednesday nights. Talking for hours with the the guy who wrote BobTerm, the great BBS-surfing Terminal program, and the guy who wrote the .alf compression utility (Before *.zip*, there was .arc, and .lzw, and a million others, Children), and the guy who was building a CPU replacement board that plugged into the old 6502 socket and ran it up to a 65816 16-bit chip (from the Apple IIgs). At 300 baud - who could read any faster than that anyway? /chases kids off his lawn CheapEngineer
Toggle Commented Aug 22, 2008 on have you played atari today? at WWdN: In Exile
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Lrrr: People of Earth, I am Lrrr of the planet Nintendu 64. Tremble in fear at our three different kinds of ships. Fry: Alright! It's Saturday night, I have no date, a two-litre bottle of Shasta and my all-Rush mix tape. Let's rock! http://www.geocities.com/theneutralplanet/transcripts/season4/3ACV18.html
Toggle Commented Mar 15, 2006 on delivery for i.c. weiner at WWdN: In Exile
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Lrrr: People of Earth, I am Lrrr of the planet Nintendu 64. Tremble in fear at our three different kinds of ships. Fry: Alright! It's Saturday night, I have no date, a two-litre bottle of Shasta and my all-Rush mix tape. Let's rock! http://www.geocities.com/theneutralplanet/transcripts/season4/3ACV18.html
Toggle Commented Mar 15, 2006 on delivery for i.c. weiner at WWdN: In Exile
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