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Old 30 June 2004, 10:45   #1
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Amiga trivia

What bits of Amiga trivia do you have locked away in your brains?

Here's a couple for starters

1. AmigaBASIC, which came with earlier (pre 2.x) versions of Workbench, was written by Microsoft (which explains why it did not work properly)

2. When the Amiga was released, business people remarked that colour graphics and sound were an unneeded and unwanted distraction for employees.
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Old 01 July 2004, 03:48   #2
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In a CLI prompt on KS2.1+ type either = <enter> or " <enter> and the CLI responds "Error in Command Name" - uh? Never worked out what that was all about.

Plus, did you know you could save filenames as a single space to "hide" them from DIR lists, by saving the filename as Alt+Space Bar. Test it by typing Alt+Space Bar at a CLI and it will say " : Unknown Command", type Alt + Space Bar 10 times and it will say " : Unknown Command".

Useless, but true.
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