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Old 06 July 2018, 23:48   #1
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Hello from Los Angeles

Been a member of this forum for a while now, but never wrote an intro, so here goes:

I grew up on Commodore. Got my first computer (a Vic-20) back in Kindergarten, then moved to the Commodore 128. When I got to high school, I managed to get my parents to buy me an Amiga 500, and then my senior year of high school they got me an A3000.

Unfortunately, I don't have any of my original computers other than the A3000. My A3000 was fully loaded with external hard drive, an Emplant Deluxe, and even a Bridgecard (286). But by my junior year in college, it became apparent that I would need a PC so I made the switch from Amiga to PC about a year after Commodore went bankrupt.

I'd probably still be using Amiga's today if Commodore didn't go bankrupt.
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Old 07 July 2018, 01:16   #2
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Nice Story welcome to eab
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Old 07 July 2018, 07:45   #3
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We have something in common

Indeed i owned in the past one Vic20, one C128 and one Amiga 500

We love Commodore

Welcome to the forum gururise
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Old 08 July 2018, 04:10   #4
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welcome aboard mate and yeah, I remember the VIC20. With only about 3k of ram this computer taught me how to make my basic programmings more concise.

I have no mathematics background but I managed to write games with sounds and graphics. Really a fun machine.
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Old 08 July 2018, 07:47   #5
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Yup, is started also programming with Vic20

Nothing special, just copied some programs from a magazine which i buyed

I don't remember the name of it, anyway
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Old 09 July 2018, 01:30   #6
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Hey Chip! Try to get in touch with the SCCAN group, sometimes they have spare machines around you could get
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Old 09 July 2018, 05:22   #7
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Hey saimon69, thanks, but i'm glad with emulation

Furthermore i stopped with programming nowadays
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