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by commodorejohn
Thu Sep 21, 2017 6:54 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: your latest purchase
Replies: 624
Views: 19686

Re: your latest purchase

Besides that I am currently seeking out old tube TVs in good shape. Its harder than it sounds as the Trinitron tubes are hoarded. It seems to be a regional thing; when I lived in Duluth I was practically tripping over free CRT TVs, but out in California people actually still expect money for the th...
by commodorejohn
Wed Sep 20, 2017 7:03 am
Forum: Apple
Topic: How can Apple reclaim its dominance over PC-based workstations?
Replies: 25
Views: 389

Re: How can Apple reclaim its dominance over PC-based workstations?

A: stop becoming iPadized garbage and be a real goddamn operating system again.
by commodorejohn
Thu Aug 31, 2017 7:02 am
Forum: Nekochan Net
Topic: A smear campaign against nekochan.net mods on reddit
Replies: 42
Views: 1607

Re: A smear campaign against nekochan.net mods on reddit

Hey, Raion never said under what circumstances he met with hamei. Could've been like the bunker scene in Captain America: The Winter Soldier.
by commodorejohn
Mon Aug 28, 2017 2:48 pm
Forum: Nekochan Net
Topic: A smear campaign against nekochan.net mods on reddit
Replies: 42
Views: 1607

Re: A smear campaign against nekochan.net mods on reddit

I mean, say what you want about hamei, but that dude was intelligent and knew his shit about vintage Unix stuff. ivelegacy was very similar in terms of quirky, belligerent, bizarre behavior, but minus any semblance of coherence, relevance, or self-control.
by commodorejohn
Sun Aug 20, 2017 3:38 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: your latest purchase
Replies: 624
Views: 19686

Re: your latest purchase

Picked up a Commodore Datasette and an Apple IIc yesterday.
by commodorejohn
Fri Aug 18, 2017 2:25 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Gone.. tired..
Replies: 20
Views: 573

Re: Gone.. tired..

I don't put any stock in algorithmic analysis of writing style. One of those made the rounds on the Comics Curmudgeon some years ago, and a couple dozen of us tried it and it told damn near every single one of us that we write like David Foster Wallace.
by commodorejohn
Wed Aug 16, 2017 5:55 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Gone.. tired..
Replies: 20
Views: 573

Re: Gone.. tired..

Don't let ivelegacy's idiocy get you down, you're a valued member around here.
by commodorejohn
Tue Aug 15, 2017 9:44 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: your latest purchase
Replies: 624
Views: 19686

Re: your latest purchase

Ah, nice :D Is it all up and running?
by commodorejohn
Mon Aug 14, 2017 9:23 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: your latest purchase
Replies: 624
Views: 19686

Re: your latest purchase

Good gravy, what were you supposed to use that for?
by commodorejohn
Mon Aug 07, 2017 2:11 pm
Forum: HP/DEC/Compaq
Topic: HP Visualize C200 - evil non-standard DVI connector!
Replies: 5
Views: 162

Re: HP Visualize C200 - evil non-standard DVI connector!

Yeah, I've got an adapter en route, so I should be able to get it up and running this weekend, I 'spect.
by commodorejohn
Mon Aug 07, 2017 12:09 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Vintage Computer Festival August 5 and 6
Replies: 33
Views: 812

Re: Vintage Computer Festival August 5 and 6

Well that's awesome. Glad they're going to a good home, and that guy's goal gets a major thumbs-up from me.
by commodorejohn
Sun Aug 06, 2017 11:34 pm
Forum: HP/DEC/Compaq
Topic: HP Visualize C200 - evil non-standard DVI connector!
Replies: 5
Views: 162

Re: HP Visualize C200 - evil non-standard DVI connector!

Thanks! Looks like adapters are available, albeit not cheap; we'll see how this works from there.
by commodorejohn
Sun Aug 06, 2017 9:12 pm
Forum: HP/DEC/Compaq
Topic: HP Visualize C200 - evil non-standard DVI connector!
Replies: 5
Views: 162

HP Visualize C200 - evil non-standard DVI connector!

So I picked up a PA-RISC workstation at the VCF and it looks like a pretty good deal - however, when preparing to hook it up for testing, I discovered that some evil little troll in the Proprietary Connectors Division had provided the installed video card with some kind of connector that looks exact...
by commodorejohn
Sun Aug 06, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: A curious proposal
Replies: 28
Views: 639

Re: A curious proposal

Teaching novice programmers on Javascript is how you initiate the End Times.

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