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    Today, 05:02 PM
    My two cents - live and let live. The whole idea of 'General Off Topic' is that it is General, and Off Topic. Obviously you don't want spammers,...
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    Today, 04:59 PM
    I think that was the gist of the article - essentially that SSDs or the underlying technology may not be up to the job now, but could be down the...
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    Today, 02:40 PM
    Just was reading an article on such and it was interesting. I'm assuming there would be certain structural difficulties (processors, programs, etc...
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    Today, 08:20 AM
    Thanks guys. I kind of thought SWTPC made their own.. they have that homespun kinda feel.. but I got thrown when I looked up an ad for my GT-61 and...
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    Yesterday, 08:49 PM
    Also, I learned today that my issues with garbled characters seems to be with the H8.. not the terminal. I connected it up to my laptop running...
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    Yesterday, 08:48 PM
    And for that matter... why *isn't* there a large repository of heathkit software up online someplace like there is for other vintage systems? ...
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    October 16th, 2018, 09:00 PM
    I've been trying to find more software for my H8 online that will work in the absence of a disk drive. From what I gather that limits me to tape...
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    October 16th, 2018, 07:22 PM
    falter replied to a thread The Ebay Follies in Rants
    I thought the IIgs had tons of games?
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    October 16th, 2018, 05:35 PM
    falter replied to a thread The Ebay Follies in Rants
    The IIgs is the last of the Apple II line that I don't have in my collection. Never seem to get around to acquiring one. There's so many I object...
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    October 15th, 2018, 04:19 PM
    True. I think this cancer was different though than the first one and first appeared 9 years ago? Just reading Paul's biography and about Gates'...
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    October 15th, 2018, 03:36 PM
    Just passed away today. I'm quite stunned. https://www.wsj.com/articles/microsoft-co-founder-paul-allen-has-died-1539641811
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    October 15th, 2018, 02:05 PM
    I was going to go for this but I'm already over budget for the month. ...
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    October 15th, 2018, 01:46 PM
    falter replied to a thread Poly 88 case in S-100
    Thanks muchly Dwight. I am rereading it severally to try and understand the concept. I think the three parts are the basics required. I do...
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    October 15th, 2018, 08:11 AM
    falter replied to a thread Intecolor 2400 in Other
    The terminal only has three methods - None, XON or DTR. Tried all three but same deal. I don't remember Commodore BASIC filling things in for...
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    October 14th, 2018, 09:44 PM
    falter replied to a thread Intecolor 2400 in Other
    I hooked up my Heathkit H8 to the 2405 and loaded Extended BASIC in. It came up, but after the first part of the intro line, it garbled. I was...
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    October 14th, 2018, 07:56 PM
    falter replied to a thread Intecolor 2400 in Other
    Hey Dave, I did a dump of DDT. I'm not sure where it ends so I grabbed everything from F000 to FFFF. I hope that's all of it.. I have two ROMs...
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    October 14th, 2018, 06:10 PM
    Just sold. https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F232956762344 I've only heard of a handful of these...
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    October 14th, 2018, 05:50 PM
    falter replied to a thread The Ebay Follies in Rants
    A $5000 IIgs: https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F202444577732
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    October 14th, 2018, 09:37 AM
    I actually stopped watching shows like Criminal Minds partly for similar reasons (and partly because Criminal Minds is totally unrealistic). I also...
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    October 14th, 2018, 09:33 AM
    falter replied to a thread Poly 88 case in S-100
    Okay so I have my GRI 756 keyboard. Pretty nice. Interesting how closely the keys match the layout of my Netronics keyboard, even the font looks...
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    October 14th, 2018, 09:11 AM
    falter replied to a thread Intecolor 2400 in Other
    Sure.. I'm guessing it's the same command I used to dump BASIC, just directed at different addresses. I was led to believe that DDT (the monitor...
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    October 13th, 2018, 08:14 PM
    falter replied to a thread Intecolor 2400 in Other
    Hmmm.. we seem to be losing horizontal lock: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e5F9txPHWiM I popped the lid.. the only adjustable dial I can see...
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    October 13th, 2018, 02:45 PM
    falter replied to a thread Intecolor 2400 in Other
    I hooked it up to my Tektronix Board Bucket. I think the Board Bucket is throwing codes that freeze the terminal. I can get to a READY prompt...
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    October 13th, 2018, 01:23 PM
    Been watching this one for months: ...
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    October 13th, 2018, 12:33 PM
    A Halloween post. I threw this show on for myself and the wife last night on Netflix for our pre-sleep TV watching. Big mistake. I figured...
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    October 13th, 2018, 12:25 PM
    falter started a thread Tandy CM-2 in Tandy/Radio Shack
    I picked this up on ebay: ...
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    October 13th, 2018, 12:21 PM
    falter replied to a thread Intecolor 2400 in Other
    Thanks muchly Al! That's fantastic. I was looking for the original message in the quoted part of your text.. is that an accident of formatting? ...
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    October 12th, 2018, 07:33 PM
    falter replied to a thread Intecolor 2400 in Other
    I imagine that's all in here:...
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    October 12th, 2018, 07:10 PM
    falter replied to a thread Intecolor 2400 in Other
    Aha! So the first thing I discovered was this terminal has no DIP switches or the like to set baud rate, etc. So I figured there must be some...
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    October 12th, 2018, 04:32 PM
    falter replied to a thread Intecolor 2400 in Other
    So it finally arrived (I left it in storage for a month as I got busy with other things). It arrived in much better shape than it looked in photos. ...
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by falter on June 25th, 2017 at 10:09 AM
All hail the $3000 Apple II+!

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