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RE: [midatlanticretro] VCF East 5.0 / Museum Grand Opening -- README :)

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  • schwepes@moog.netaxs.com
    A how to on software to drive older machines? Including methods of keeping disks fresh? For the potential hobbiest. bs
    Message 1 of 5 , Mar 1, 2008
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      A how to on software to drive older machines?
      Including methods of keeping disks fresh?
      For the potential hobbiest.
      bs


      On Sun, 24 Feb 2008, Evan Koblentz wrote:

      > PS - no theme this year -- that idea about "years ending in 8" was just
      > wacky. (What idiot suggested that? Umm ... nevermind.)
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: Evan Koblentz [mailto:evan@...]
      > Sent: Sunday, February 24, 2008 12:40 AM
      > To: midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [midatlanticretro] VCF East 5.0 / Museum Grand Opening -- README :)
      >
      >
      > Hi all,
      >
      > You can consider this a "beta" announcement.
      >
      > If there aren't any MAJOR objections, then we're looking at the weekend of
      > September 13-14 this year for VCF East 5.0, coinciding with the GRAND
      > OPENING of our museum space.
      >
      > "How come September," you're wondering?
      >
      > A few reasons ... 1., we want the most possible time to prepare the museum;
      > 2., we also have to do Trenton and HOPE this spring/summer; 3., yes parents
      > will have kids/school to deal with, but honestly, kids are busy all year
      > long these days anyhow; 4., the folks who run VCF Midwest moved their show
      > to the springtime this year so by doing September we'll space things out
      > between Midwest and California; 5., InfoAge's facilities will be in even
      > better shape by then.
      >
      > Here is what I'm thinking schedule-wise:
      >
      > Saturday:
      > - Morning lecture or two
      > - Mid-day Grand Opening ceremony
      > - Afternoon tours and (to be determind)
      > - Evening dinner
      >
      > Sunday:
      > - No lectures -- VCF exhibits open all day!
      >
      > Several people requested technical workshops so we'll try to plan something.
      >
      > Feedback strongly encouraged. Please keep it on-topic. Please don't object
      > to the actual dates unless it's something HUGE.
      >
      > - Evan
      >
      >
      >
    • Evan Koblentz
      Okay then ... no major objections ... some details obviously still to be worked out ... so I m going to announce this on cctalk and on the VC Forum now. ...
      Message 2 of 5 , Mar 3, 2008
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        Okay then ... no major objections ... some details obviously still to be worked out ... so I'm going to announce this on cctalk and on the VC Forum now.
        -----Original Message-----
        From: Evan Koblentz [mailto:evan@...]
        Sent: Sunday, February 24, 2008 12:40 AM
        To: midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com
        Subject: [midatlanticretro] VCF East 5.0 / Museum Grand Opening -- README :)

        Hi all,
         
        You can consider this a "beta" announcement.
         
        If there aren't any MAJOR objections, then we're looking at the weekend of September 13-14 this year for VCF East 5.0, coinciding with the GRAND OPENING of our museum space.
         
        "How come September," you're wondering?
         
        A few reasons ... 1., we want the most possible time to prepare the museum; 2., we also have to do Trenton and HOPE this spring/summer; 3., yes parents will have kids/school to deal with, but honestly, kids are busy all year long these days anyhow; 4., the folks who run VCF Midwest moved their show to the springtime this year so by doing September we'll space things out between Midwest and California; 5., InfoAge's facilities will be in even better shape by then.
         
        Here is what I'm thinking schedule-wise:
         
        Saturday:
        - Morning lecture or two
        - Mid-day Grand Opening ceremony
        - Afternoon tours and (to be determind)
        - Evening dinner
         
        Sunday:
        - No lectures -- VCF exhibits open all day!
         
        Several people requested technical workshops so we'll try to plan something.
         
        Feedback strongly encouraged.  Please keep it on-topic.  Please don't object to the actual dates unless it's something HUGE.
         
        - Evan
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