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Old 07 January 2018, 20:00   #1
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What do you call yourself if you're not a retrogamer

I like retrogaming but prefer general tinkering and fixing up old computers. What should I call myself if not a retrogamer?

Retrocomputerer?
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Old 07 January 2018, 20:03   #2
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Old 07 January 2018, 20:40   #3
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Old 07 January 2018, 20:54   #4
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Old 07 January 2018, 21:13   #6
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Old 07 January 2018, 21:15   #7
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Old 07 January 2018, 21:40   #8
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Old 07 January 2018, 22:14   #11
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Old 07 January 2018, 22:55   #12
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Old 08 January 2018, 00:22   #14
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Old 08 January 2018, 01:07   #15
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Old 08 January 2018, 01:13   #16
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Old 08 January 2018, 01:13   #17
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Old 08 January 2018, 01:28   #19
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Just someone locked in a time loop.
Yep. "Back to the future" man. 1985 was the best year ever.

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Classic computer user.
Totally...

I'm also of that kind of retro-freaks. In Spain we call freaks frikis or friquis.

So I suggest that name: "Retro-freaks" or in spanish "retro-frikis"

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I like retrogaming but prefer general tinkering and fixing up old computers....
I love to tinker and fix vintage things. As an example, today I've spent hours with my "new" Technics M7 tape deck from 1979
I've ordered a new bulb for its VU meters.

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