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  • evan
    Mar 1, 2006
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      I'll know it when I hear it.
       
       

      From: Chris M [mailto:chrism3667@...]
      Sent: Thursday, March 02, 2006 12:57 AM
      To: midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: RE: [midatlanticretro] Tandy stuff available

      hey Evan...you wouldnt by some chance mean
      WWWIIINNNDDDOOOWWWSSS, would you???
      --- midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com <evan@...>
      wrote:
      > I
      suppose it's okay to talk about running vintage
      software on
      >
      not-quite-vintage computers.  Basically what we
      avoid at all costs is the
      > "W" term.
      >
      >   _____ 
      >
      >
      From: tfagan@...
      [mailto:tfagan@...]
      > Sent:
      Wednesday, March 01, 2006 9:07 PM
      > To:
      midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: Re: [midatlanticretro] Tandy
      stuff
      available
      >
      >
      > Tandy's claim (I believe) was based
      on the Sensation
      being the first
      > (?) mainstream PC to have the
      graphics/sound
      capabilities it had, as
      > well as the fact it had a
      CD-Rom (Ooooooooooh!!!
      :->)
      >
      > As Mason T. e-mailed off-list
      (he knew me from NJ
      back in the 80s) - I
      > should bite my tongue
      calling the Sensation the
      'first' multimedia
      > machine when I, myself,
      was a very happy Amiga owner
      through the late
      > 80s! I defended myself
      by pointing out it was
      Tandy's propogan...
      > er... advertising for the
      machine that made that
      claim - not me
      > personally! :-)
      >
      > I'd also like to apologize for my retro-group faux
      pas. I even read
      > the FAQ Saturday when I signed up, and what is one
      of my first posts
      > about??? A 486 machine!!! Doh!
      >
      > I just wanted to know
      if it was considered rare, but
      more importantly
      > from you
      'smarter-than-me-about-these-matters' forum
      participants - if
      > a 486
      will run 286 and 386 software reliably. That's
      actually what I
      >
      wanted to know most. My bad... Take solace in the
      fact that 90+% of my
      > vast collection came into existence between the late
      70s and the mid
      > 80s! ;-)))
      >
      > --Timster--
      >
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