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View Poll Results: Did you buy OS 3.5/3.9 or not?
I bought OS 3.5 fair & square 12 21.05%
I bought OS 3.9 fair & square 20 35.09%
I don't have either one of these OS's 11 19.30%
I didn't BUY either one of these OS's, altough i still have one/both of them 10 17.54%
No, but i'd like to buy one/both of these in the future 4 7.02%
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Old 01 February 2005, 08:31   #1

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How many bought AmigaOS 3.5/3.9

Ok, start answering people

Right, i haven't made a poll before so it's not quite perfekto. If someone has bought both OS's it's not possible to select both options, so if u have OS 3.5 & OS 3.9 (originals) select OS 3.9 in the poll. The OS 3.5 option is obsolete.

How can i edit a poll afterwards?

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Old 01 February 2005, 08:46   #2
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I am lame. I have not bought my copy of os3.9.... but one of these days....!
btw, who will get the money? I think it should be free...
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Old 01 February 2005, 09:49   #3
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i´ve bought os 3.5 and wasn´t really surprised of it...

thats the reason why i never would buy os 3.9 for such a price...
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Old 01 February 2005, 10:42   #4
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As I said in that other thread: both.
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Old 01 February 2005, 11:43   #5
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i bought both too
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Old 01 February 2005, 12:07   #6
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I bought 3.5 twice, and I I've bought 3.9 . . . I only downed 3.9 AFTER I already had the CD . . . .
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Old 01 February 2005, 12:13   #7
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I have both 3.5 and 3.9 as original CDs because they came with an amiga I bought once.

I wouldn't buy them though, I don't think I've used it for more than 20mins.
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Old 01 February 2005, 12:14   #8
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I bought OS3.5, and then I traded away my defective Apollo 1260 for a brand new copy of OS3.9. I thought it was a fair trade. He fixed the card though, and probably earned a few bucks on it, but I was happy either way. I got rid of a piece-of-shit accelerator card, and a few weeks later I got myself a Blizzard 1260-50 instead.
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Old 01 February 2005, 14:25   #9
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I've only ever bought 1.3 (came with my first machine) and 2.04 new.. Oh and 3.9 too come to think of it - I got it with Amithlon.

So I'm legal with 3.9.. Yay!

(Edit: the Kickstart ROM was the unlicensed bit in Amithlon, not 3.9 - Haage & Partner owned 3.9 at that time)
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I bought 3.9, but I wish I hadn't. It's just 3.1 with some shareware added and support for graphics cards and PPC (I already had 3.1 with better shareware). The ONLY useful thing I got out of it was the scsi.device for harddrives >4Gb.
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Old 01 February 2005, 15:32   #11
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I received legit copies of 3.5 and 3.9 with machines I picked up, but never use them. They don't seem to offer much when your best machine has a 68030, and they won't even run on the machine I usually use. I'm the same way on the Macintosh. I own or can legally download more recent versions of the OS, but stick to the older ones because they will run better on my older hardware.

But just because I own them and don't use them doesn't mean that I'll get rid of them. OS 3.9 is way too expensive (IMHO). I wouldn't want to pay to replace it down the road, so I may as well keep my copies in the off chance I did want to use them.
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My newest machine is an 030/50 powered 1200, don't see a reason to use anything over OS 3.0 there.
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Old 01 February 2005, 21:17   #13
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I got 2 Original Copys of OS3.5 and 3 Original 3.9

Well, only 1 x OS3.5 and 1x OS3.9 are bought from the shop, the others came bundled with other hardware
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I have both, didn't buy either of them, i feel....umm....<sucker><sucker>....but hey, i didn't have a PPC or graphics card back then!!!

But i've bought a bunch of other stuff so maybe i can wander off without too much guilt.
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Hmm.. i pirated them booth. Since you are either a pirate 100% or not I decided to stay 100 % pirate.

Besides piracy is cool coz they have cool names for their groups. Piracy 4 ewah!
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Pirated them both. Decided that they are bloated and aren't worth buying over 3.0/3.1. Am not using them on my real amiga or actively on winuae but I do have a 3.9 setup in winuae.
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I bought both, but lost the 3.9 CD (I still have the case). I'll probably buy another copy soon to backfill and make my other comptuer legal.
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i bought 3.5. Its now shining on my 1200 (whit out a cd-rom)
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