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Old 12th December 2007, 04:11 PM   #11 (permalink)
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How about Commodore PET 4032, Vic-20 (painted blue), C64c, SX-64 (portable C64) and Amiga 500 all set up and running in my basement for old hardware

10 Print "Yup, I'm a dinosaur just like my computers"
20 Goto 10
Run

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Old 13th December 2007, 11:17 AM   #12 (permalink)
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How about Commodore PET 4032, Vic-20 (painted blue), C64c, SX-64 (portable C64) and Amiga 500 all set up and running in my basement for old hardware

10 Print "Yup, I'm a dinosaur just like my computers"
20 Goto 10
Run


Bloody Showoff lol
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Old 17th December 2007, 02:25 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Nes, Snes, N64, Gamecube, Sega Master System, Sega Genesis, and old 386 with a trident video card with 512kb of ram.

Still have games for all of em too.

@Centallica Thats a sweet setup! Thanks for sharing.
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Old 20th December 2007, 01:24 PM   #14 (permalink)
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LOL centallica. Thought about charging admission into your dinosaur museum? You have a very nice set up there.

I toss/give away/sell off my old crap. Mastered the science of not hoarding material things I no longer have need for. Makes for cheaper/quicker times when moving house.
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Old 21st December 2007, 03:10 AM   #15 (permalink)
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No one is worthy to post after centallica posted that picture. So with that ,LAN party at his house!!! LOL
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Old 22nd December 2007, 08:33 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Wow a museum to the company that was Commodore. I still have my Amiga A500 with the extra 512MB module and external drive in my basement waiting for the day I can set up my own shrine to the early days of gaming.
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Old 23rd December 2007, 02:15 PM   #17 (permalink)
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still have the original VIC 20 and Comm 64 with the floppy drive and tape drive..
To old to pump some life back into em but hey they where the ants pants in the l8t 80s......
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Old 24th December 2007, 03:09 AM   #18 (permalink)
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Commodore will always hold a special memory for me

I started out with the Commodore PET in grade 6 as the "Captain of the computer area" where they were set up at our public school (based upon me always being there I could watch and clean up afterwards)

Then I bought my first Vic-20 in 1982 and always felt I never mastered it/did everything I wanted to in terms of programming but threw it away in 1992 (and regret it ever since) and about 3 years ago I started getting back into collecting and repairing them.

There's lots of forums and groups of similar nuts around to mingle with. I just picked up a SuperPET which was the Cadelac of the PETS and will be getting a disk drive for it this week (trading).

I've had a few "Retro Parties" for all the nerds to come play the oldies with other interests that I have also (Home Theatre, Pinball, MAME)....

It's all great therapy for being married with a 15 month old
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Old 13th January 2008, 03:27 PM   #19 (permalink)
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Here's a small pic of part of my C= computer room. There's an Amiga 500, a C64 and a C128D and a few disk drives and quite a few floppy boxes to the left. Oh! And a Rubik's cube.
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Old 13th January 2008, 09:55 PM   #20 (permalink)
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Well it looks like Deadfyre and myself have one thing in common. I started working on computers more years ago than I care to remember about.

So basically it is not what I have around my workshop it is more like what I dont have is more the question. Anything from a working 8088 right up to a running AS400 server and everything inbetween and beyond. So if you are in New Zealand and you want an obsolete part or programming I should have it somewhere in my workshop. Just dont ask me for my Quad Core Phenom or I might have to fight you for it.
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