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26 Re: what would you pay for this laptop? on Mon Nov 24, 2008 1:28 pm

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Airt Mattrèssor wrote:Wow... that's faster than all my laptops combined...

What are you running a Vic 20?

Nope, no Vic-20s in the sweatshop. I DO have a TRS-80 I've been using as a 'net terminal lately, though Cool

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27 Re: what would you pay for this laptop? on Mon Nov 24, 2008 1:29 pm

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would you like a vic 20?


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28 Re: what would you pay for this laptop? on Mon Nov 24, 2008 1:57 pm

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Dean, so did you buy that laptop for $60, and the money went to United Way?

How does it run?

29 Re: what would you pay for this laptop? on Mon Nov 24, 2008 2:05 pm

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yup bid the laptop up to $60... no one else wanted to play so I got it for $60.. all goes to united way.
Runs just fine. kids love it.


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30 Re: what would you pay for this laptop? on Mon Nov 24, 2008 2:07 pm

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Deank wrote:would you like a vic 20?

Nah, thanks. I've been thinning out the Sweatshop's inventory lately to make room for my development lab...

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31 Re: what would you pay for this laptop? on Mon Nov 24, 2008 2:10 pm

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how about a 390E IBM thinkpad?


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32 Re: what would you pay for this laptop? on Mon Nov 24, 2008 2:14 pm

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Deank wrote:how about a 390E IBM thinkpad?

Is that the one with that was missing a few keys?

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33 Re: what would you pay for this laptop? on Mon Nov 24, 2008 2:28 pm

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hehe. no
Its one that has been sitting in my garage for 3 or so years now. It got a nasty virus on it.. and I am too lazy to make a boot disk to fix it up.


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34 Re: what would you pay for this laptop? on Mon Nov 24, 2008 2:29 pm

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and the one that is missing keys..
still has the underlying key structure there so you can easily use the keys as long as you know which one is which
all total I now have 8 computers in my house. 4 of which I never turn on any more.


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35 Re: what would you pay for this laptop? on Mon Nov 24, 2008 2:31 pm

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heh...i just through away an old DOS Boot disk Wink.

I have an old Atari 2600 (clone) if anyone wants to buy it Very Happy.

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36 Re: what would you pay for this laptop? on Mon Nov 24, 2008 2:33 pm

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Deank wrote:hehe. no
Its one that has been sitting in my garage for 3 or so years now. It got a nasty virus on it.. and I am too lazy to make a boot disk to fix it up.

Wanna sell it?

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37 Re: what would you pay for this laptop? on Mon Nov 24, 2008 2:39 pm

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giveitaway giveitaway giveitaway now!
let me check if it still boots and such.. give me a couple of weeks and its all yours.


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38 Re: what would you pay for this laptop? on Mon Nov 24, 2008 2:46 pm

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I'm a startin' to thinky that that thingamabop laptop really IS a VIC 20...


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39 Re: what would you pay for this laptop? on Mon Nov 24, 2008 2:55 pm

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right! the vic 20... 9 computers.


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40 Re: what would you pay for this laptop? on Mon Nov 24, 2008 3:45 pm

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Deank wrote:right! the vic 20... 9 computers.

Only 9? Laughing

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41 Re: what would you pay for this laptop? on Mon Nov 24, 2008 4:04 pm

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What about printers? How many???


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42 Re: what would you pay for this laptop? on Mon Nov 24, 2008 4:29 pm

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Airt Mattrèssor wrote:
Deank wrote:right! the vic 20... 9 computers.

Only 9? Laughing
well I dont convert toasters or microwaves into Unix boxes so I am at a disadvantage to you Razz

43 Re: what would you pay for this laptop? on Mon Nov 24, 2008 4:29 pm

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4 printers... none of them have ink Smile


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44 Re: what would you pay for this laptop? on Mon Nov 24, 2008 4:32 pm

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There's a geeky guy up in the North End on some boulevard, he's got some.
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1.2.3.4.5.....20.....200....2000 seconds....


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45 Re: what would you pay for this laptop? on Tue Nov 25, 2008 12:12 pm

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UNIX on a toaster and microwave?

Let me guess... they’re being used as servers in a cafeteria.

46 Re: what would you pay for this laptop? on Tue Nov 25, 2008 12:16 pm

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incognito wrote:UNIX on a toaster and microwave?

Let me guess... they’re being used as servers in a cafeteria.
damn your funny.

47 Re: what would you pay for this laptop? on Tue Nov 25, 2008 6:15 pm

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Electrician wrote:There's a geeky guy up in the North End on some boulevard, he's got some.
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1.2.3.4.5.....20.....200....2000 seconds....
...after 24 hours, nobody got the answer...
Inkster


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48 Re: what would you pay for this laptop? on Wed Nov 26, 2008 11:10 am

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Inkster?

Is that like "Napster" for journalists?

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49 Re: what would you pay for this laptop? on Wed Nov 26, 2008 12:54 pm

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AGEsAces wrote:Inkster?

Is that like "Napster" for journalists?

Wow - all those articles, just waitin' for plagiarizin'! Cool! Cool

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50 Re: what would you pay for this laptop? on Wed Nov 26, 2008 12:57 pm

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That must be where Snott Taylor gets his inspiration...


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51 Re: what would you pay for this laptop? on Wed Nov 26, 2008 1:12 pm

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I thought forums like these were the napsters of journalism....



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