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Offline Miss Demeanour

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Re: 30 years on
« Reply #15 on: April 24, 2012, 05:36:24 PM »
This was my first computer

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Re: 30 years on
« Reply #16 on: April 24, 2012, 05:38:41 PM »


 razz:
Like the Buddhist said to the hot dog vendor...
"Make me one with everything"

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Re: 30 years on
« Reply #17 on: April 24, 2012, 05:39:28 PM »
Miss D is too young to remember those  noooo:
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Re: 30 years on
« Reply #18 on: April 24, 2012, 05:41:25 PM »
My first 'pooter.




A real keyboard! worthy:

Noes!!!!

THIS is a real keyboard!

Noes... that is an typewriter...   ::)

I did own a Dragon 32 after the ZX80...



Which had a real keyboard...

Then at work they had a Silent 700...



Then I went to work for a company that sold Motorola EXORmacs and Zilog Z8000 development systems...

The first real computer I ever got to grips with was a HP85



and then the 68K based 9816



That was long before IBM even thought of the PC of course...  whistle:
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Re: 30 years on
« Reply #19 on: April 24, 2012, 05:42:27 PM »
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Re: 30 years on
« Reply #20 on: April 24, 2012, 05:45:32 PM »
Has he stopped yet ?  sleep021
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Re: 30 years on
« Reply #21 on: April 24, 2012, 05:46:50 PM »
I supervised the UK  launch of the word processor for IBM in 1978  angel1
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Re: 30 years on
« Reply #22 on: April 24, 2012, 05:49:29 PM »
Paper and pencil was all I had  sad24:
I used to have a handle on life but it broke.

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Re: 30 years on
« Reply #23 on: April 24, 2012, 05:50:15 PM »
I supervised the UK  launch of the word processor for IBM in 1978  angel1

 sleep017

I was invited to a preview of the Apple Lisa which preceded the Mac....



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Re: 30 years on
« Reply #24 on: April 24, 2012, 05:51:32 PM »
I supervised the UK  launch of the word processor for IBM in 1978  angel1

I freed Nelson Mandela in 1988  whistle:
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Re: 30 years on
« Reply #25 on: April 24, 2012, 05:53:48 PM »
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I supervised the UK  launch of the word processor for IBM in 1978  angel1

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Re: 30 years on
« Reply #26 on: April 24, 2012, 08:52:16 PM »
Has he stopped yet ?  sleep021

He's the Duracell droning bunny  whistle:
You know, I used to think it was awful that life was so unfair. Then I thought, wouldn't it be much worse if life were fair, and all the terrible things that happen to us come because we actually deserve them? So, now I take great comfort in the general hostility and unfairness of the universe