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Re: Re^2: My first computer was...

by aging acolyte (Pilgrim)
on Jul 04, 2003 at 15:30 UTC ( #271502=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: My first computer was...
in thread My first computer was...

Don't forget that if the printout was longer than a few inches that it would roll up upon itself and be impossible to read without the aid of half your library and a spare pair of hands.

Was it the spectrum or the ZX-81 that had the expansion pack that would pop out if you leaned on the keyboard too hard?


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Re: Re: Re^2: My first computer was...
by Elgon (Curate) on Jul 04, 2003 at 16:41 UTC

    Please stop,*snif*, you're making me weep with nostalgia.


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Re^4: My first computer was...
by adrianh (Chancellor) on Jul 04, 2003 at 15:52 UTC

    The ZX-80 & 81 were notorious for this, although speccy expansion packs were not a whole lot better.

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