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View Poll Results: Which system did you grow up on?
Amstrad 3 2.94%
BBC MICRO 5 4.90%
C64 41 40.20%
ZX Spectrum 31 30.39%
Other 35 34.31%
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Old 23 May 2015, 19:21   #61
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BBC (so young I can hardly remember it)
Commodore plus 4 - Must've been 5 or something
Commodore C64C - Think I was 7
Amiga 500 - Hand me down from brother at about 10 years old
Megadrive + A1200 - Both around '92

Fondest memories are definitely of the C64C. Loved that little machine, it had a Binatone upright cassette deck that never went wrong.

I'm glad that my Dad went the way of Commodore instead of Speccy and Atari ST. That would've been a robbed childhood. I'm not sure the mental scars would ever have healed.
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Old 23 May 2015, 19:38   #62
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C64

Only got my first Amiga about 10 years ago, thinking it was like a step up from the C64/128 for games...boy was I wrong & been hooked ever since!

PZ.
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Old 23 May 2015, 19:49   #63
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Cool. Although I hope they are working in simultaneous sound effects.
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Old 23 May 2015, 20:17   #64
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Late to the party, our family had a A1200+030 till the late 90s.
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Old 23 May 2015, 22:58   #65
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Started back in 1982 with a ZX80 I bought with my paper round money for £35. I've still got it too.. and it still works! (plus I bought another one a few years back!).

Then I got a Vic=20 for £15 off a pal at college.

Then a rubber-keyed Speccy for £25 in 1986.

Despite learning 6502 at college I became 'married' to the Z80 until I got an Amiga. Then I took up bigamy!!

@Megol - You, sir, are an absolute GOD!!
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Old 23 May 2015, 23:02   #66
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BBC Model B
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Old 23 May 2015, 23:54   #67
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Zx Spectrum 48k...then Amiga 500
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Old 24 May 2015, 22:11   #68
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C64 -> A500 -> PC -> a shitload of other Amigas.
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Old 24 May 2015, 23:39   #69
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Zx81, with ram pack wobble
Vic20, grid runner yea!
C64, elite!
AtariSt, dungeon master
Amiga 500, 1200.. Just yea!
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Old 24 May 2015, 23:40   #70
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I don't really remember my first computers, but I do remember starting to learn programming by reading ZX81 books and typing the code in from them, and of course, at school, there were the BBC Micro's.
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Old 24 May 2015, 23:55   #71
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Old 25 May 2015, 00:17   #72
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Compaq Portable 8088 CPU with a 10mb harddrive and a 5.25" floppy drive running MSDOS 3.32
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Old 25 May 2015, 12:31   #73
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Amiga 500. Prior to this i occasionally played on a friends c64 or my brothers handheld space invaders and some arcade games on a ferry to london.
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Old 25 May 2015, 12:44   #74
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C64 was my first own computer. Before this one I worked (well, mostly played) with a few other systems like my cousin's C Plus4 or the widely spread KC85.
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Old 25 May 2015, 13:09   #75
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Old 25 May 2015, 13:16   #76
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Amiga 500 all the way.
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Old 25 May 2015, 13:30   #77
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Spectrum 48k+ -> 128k +3
Amiga 500 -> 600
PC's since the mid 90s onwards


Still think the Amiga was the best computer I ever used/had..
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Old 25 May 2015, 13:47   #78
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oh also we had a Mattel Intellivision since about 1981 or so, obviously i couldn't program it but it turned my dreams into strange and wonderful games and it inspired me to want to be able to make them.
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Old 25 May 2015, 13:49   #79
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C64 and a Spectrum clone (Microdigital TK-90X).

I remember back in the 80´s when I saw for the first time a PC, I thought it was the shittiest thing on earth "A monochrome computer with a beeping speaker could never be superior to a C64!".

Good times.
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Old 25 May 2015, 18:56   #80
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Great replies all, keep them coming
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