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RE: [midatlanticretro] Regarding these VCF theme ideas

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  • Evan Koblentz
    Must be, yes! We ve got to make contact with him and inform him about MARCH. ... From: William Pechter [mailto:bpechter@yahoo.com] Sent: Saturday, February 10,
    Message 1 of 3 , Feb 10, 2007
      Must be, yes!

      We've got to make contact with him and inform him about MARCH.

      -----Original Message-----
      From: William Pechter [mailto:bpechter@...]
      Sent: Saturday, February 10, 2007 10:41 PM
      To: midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: Re: [midatlanticretro] Regarding these VCF theme ideas

      I know a Ron Blechner who used to be DEC product support in Somerset who
      know runs a shop called Var/x in South Jersey... I used to work with him
      back in the day.

      Could it be him?

      --- Evan Koblentz <evan@...> wrote:

      > Hi all,
      > I think it's safe to say that the "Star Wars" theme comments were only
      > made as jokes. Or at least that's how I am taking them. It might be
      > cool if individual exhibitors used the SW anniversary for the purpose
      > of demoing vintage computer gear. But if any submitted an exhibit
      > with SW as the main focus, I (and Sellam) will tell them it's too
      > off-topic for this event. And so there won't be any stormtroopers
      > roaming the VCF (LOL but if they show up and want to buy tickets, we
      > certainly won't turn them away, just check all blasters at the door...
      > all are welcome into our event, not like the cantina at Mos Isles!)
      > In other news: Sridhar is right, we can't forget that micros are just
      > one part of our hobby, our museum, our event. I'd like to see MORE
      > big iron people get involved. So good news: I was contacted today by
      > a guy down in the Baltimore area who might be donating some things to
      > us along those lines. He also said he's got a friend here in NJ, Ron
      > Blanchard (or something like that), who fixes DEC gear. Anyone know
      > that guy?
      > I'll
      > contact him regardless.
      > Somebody made a comment about how '07 is the 30th anniversary of many
      > different things. True! Since they celebrated Apple at VCF 9 last
      > fall, it make sense for us to celebrate Commodore (especially given
      > its local
      > connection) at East 4.0 this summer. Separate from the C= panel, I
      > hope that we find someone to step up and give a talk with some unique
      > twist about all things that happened in 1977. Email me off-list if
      > anyone has suggestions.
      > - Evan

      Bill Pechter
      Lakewood MicroSystems
      732-931-0070 (voice)
      877-661-2126 (fax)

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