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  1. What makes something collectible?

    Hello, folks. First time posting to this blog thing. I've managed to accumulate several dozen computers over the past several years. A thread from a few months ago has had me thinking about exactly what makes a computer collectible. Here are the criteria which I consider:

    1. Age: A given, but what's the cut-off? Personally, I think that, barring a few exceptions, a computer has to be 25 years old or older. Others, naturally, may have a different definition when it comes to their own ...

    Updated October 3rd, 2018 at 07:29 PM by AdamAnt316

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  2. TRS-80 Knowledge Archive

    by , September 1st, 2018 at 05:44 AM (Rainer's addiction to obsolete computers)
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    This Yahoo information group (no discussion group) is especially dedicated to TRS-80 beginners and TRS-80 fans who need more knowledge . Please check - registration is required - It can't be visited without a registration, sorry. All TRS-80 fans are welcome.

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  3. Obtaining a Forgotten Login on an IBM System/36




    This blog post comes from the issue where you may end up with a System/36 where just the administrator or all of the user accounts and passwords have been forgotten. This article has been created to help de-obfuscate an existing procedure posted about 15 years ago here on Usenet. The purpose of redoing this procedure is to be a bit friendlier on those folks ...

    Updated May 12th, 2018 at 07:17 PM by NeXT

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  4. Any PC on a chips?

    Quote Originally Posted by Fire-Flare View Post
    There was something like that a few years back:

    https://fleasystems.com/flea86.html

    Personally I'd love to have a dual-SD card variant that looks like a 5150/5160 with two floppy drives.
    That is bullseye to what I want but the problem is it isnt available anymore. Eh, not building anything right now so not a big deal. Mostly curious for if or when I build it.
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  5. First it was leaded solder, now itís coffee

    Quote Originally Posted by luckybob View Post
    From the advances in medicine I've seen in my (relatively) short time on this rock, we are close to having replacement internals. They take your dna, stick it in a pig, wait a few months. BAM! New organs and bacon! Even in mechanical replacements, they are working hard. I read not to long ago about some trials on replacement kidneys. Yea, it might suck if things go the route of Repo! or Repo Men.


    Replacment inplys that somepeople had one to replace! In some cases ...
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