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Re: Amiga just keeps on and on
« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2015, 09:54:00 AM »
http://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/infrastructure/a16010/30-year-old-computer-runs-school-heat/?fb_ref=Default


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Re: Amiga just keeps on and on
« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2015, 06:41:51 PM »
 :'( Loved my Amiga.
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Re: Amiga just keeps on and on
« Reply #3 on: June 15, 2015, 04:12:56 AM »
And when the Cylons attack that school will be the only one left because it is still using that computer.
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Re: Amiga just keeps on and on
« Reply #4 on: June 15, 2015, 07:52:37 AM »
" Fleeing from the Cylon Tyranny, the last school district, Grand Rapida..."
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Re: Amiga just keeps on and on
« Reply #5 on: June 15, 2015, 08:14:22 AM »
:'( Loved my Amiga.

Same here. We started with a 500 and then up-graded to a 600 HD.
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Re: Amiga just keeps on and on
« Reply #6 on: June 15, 2015, 09:39:25 AM »
They don't make 'em like they used to!


I recall my old C64s (ended up with two eventually) seemed like they could run indefinitely.  If it weren't for the keyboard keys dying on them.  :(

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Re: Amiga just keeps on and on
« Reply #7 on: June 24, 2015, 01:47:12 PM »
My Amiga was like a part of me. Something my girlfriends really enjoyed. ::)
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Re: Amiga just keeps on and on
« Reply #8 on: June 24, 2015, 01:49:31 PM »
My Amiga was like a part of me. Something my girlfriends really enjoyed. ::)

Nudge nudge, wink wink.....say no more, squire!
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Re: Amiga just keeps on and on
« Reply #9 on: June 24, 2015, 01:59:13 PM »
Was she into...photography? Eh?

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Re: Amiga just keeps on and on
« Reply #10 on: June 25, 2015, 06:11:02 PM »
I also started with an Amiga 500 and upgraded...that machine was so badass, in 1990. There was nothing like playing the latest Psygnosis games on that machine...the Shadow of the Beast music still loops in my head. And Cinemaware titles like Lords of the Rising Sun, Defender of the Crown and Wings!
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Re: Amiga just keeps on and on
« Reply #11 on: June 25, 2015, 06:12:12 PM »
Rocket Ranger FTW!

I remember the first time I saw that load up on a buddy's Amiga back in '89 or so. So hawt was that game.  :smitten:

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Re: Amiga just keeps on and on
« Reply #12 on: June 25, 2015, 06:25:24 PM »
Never played it :) I did play the other Cinemaware games to death though.
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Re: Amiga just keeps on and on
« Reply #13 on: June 26, 2015, 05:00:17 AM »
I also started with an Amiga 500 and upgraded...that machine was so badass, in 1990. There was nothing like playing the latest Psygnosis games on that machine...the Shadow of the Beast music still loops in my head. And Cinemaware titles like Lords of the Rising Sun, Defender of the Crown and Wings!

Paradroid. Dropzone. Rescue on Fractalus, the list goes on..........
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Re: Amiga just keeps on and on
« Reply #14 on: July 28, 2015, 08:54:27 AM »
Remember the Power Box that was hooked to the Disk Drive that was hooked to the computer that was hooked to the giant Color Monitor? That displayed, what? Eight different colors?  ;D I looked behind every bush and tree in Might and Magic I.
"Take a look at that". Sgt. Wilkerson-- CMBN. His last words after spotting a German tank on the other side of a hedgerow.