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by commodorejohn
Sun Sep 24, 2017 8:08 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: your latest purchase
Replies: 690
Views: 22247

Re: your latest purchase

Do note that it has now been confirmed that the ThinkPad 25 will contain the same 16:9 1920x1080 touchscreen seen in the T470. https://www.notebookcheck.net/Lenovo-ThinkPad-25-New-specs-and-pictures-of-the-Retro-ThinkPad-have-been-leaked.250898.0.html Bummer. Still, just having a non-garbage keyboa...
by commodorejohn
Sat Sep 23, 2017 8:42 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: your latest purchase
Replies: 690
Views: 22247

Re: your latest purchase

That's all I freakin' need, man.
by commodorejohn
Sat Sep 23, 2017 6:40 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: your latest purchase
Replies: 690
Views: 22247

Re: your latest purchase

Hot damn, I hadn't realized the Thinkpad Classic had moved from conceptual stage to actual product. I guess I oughta start squirreling away for one of those...
by commodorejohn
Thu Sep 21, 2017 6:54 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: your latest purchase
Replies: 690
Views: 22247

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: 67
Views: 1502

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: 1773

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: 1773

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: 690
Views: 22247

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: 625

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: 625

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: 690
Views: 22247

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: 690
Views: 22247

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: 199

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: 902

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.

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