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Re: Reporter looking for Altair computer collectors

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  • alltare
    Let my give that URL again, without the trailing period: http://www.sfgate.com/technology/local ... this ... computer, ... old ... your
    Message 1 of 3 , Aug 22 9:41 PM
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      Let my give that URL again, without the trailing period:
      http://www.sfgate.com/technology/local

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      --- In altaircomputerclub@y..., alltare <no_reply@y...> wrote:
      > See Joyce's column, "Gather Ye Olde Disks and Boxes While Ye May",
      > here: http://www.sfgate.com/technology/local. I can't believe
      > people collect AOL discs- I use them for target practice.
      >
      > Steve
      > ===========================
      >
      > --- In altaircomputerclub@y..., "magentas2k" <pointybird55@a...>
      > wrote:
      > > Hiya. My name is Joyce Slaton. I write a monthly column on
      > technology
      > > for the online version of a San Francisco daily newspaper. For
      this
      > > column, I'm interested in talking with people who collect
      computer,
      > > uh, let's call it ephemera -- old software and hardware, cables,
      > > modems, etc. I'm particularly interested in people who collect
      old
      > > electronica that's not "useful," as in, you wouldn't plug in that
      > old
      > > dinosaur and use it to go online. I think Altair probably
      > > qualifies. ;)
      > >
      > > I'm interested in asking -- why do you collect what you do? What
      > > interests you in your particular collecting item? When did you
      > start
      > > collecting? What's in your collection? How do you buy items? Do
      > other
      > > people think you're crazy, weird, interesting, etc. because of
      your
      > > collection?
      > >
      > > If anyone here would like to talk to me for my story, write me at
      > > pointybird55@a... ASAP. I hope this isn't spam; I mean only
      > > respect and plan to write a story that explains to non-collectors
      > > just what computer collectors see in their collections. Thank you!
      > >
      > > Joyce
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