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Old 30 July 2008, 18:51   #21
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I sometimes use my A1200 as a sledge hammer, but too often!
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Old 30 July 2008, 19:01   #22
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I only misuse my Amigas
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Old 30 July 2008, 19:04   #23
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I only misuse my Amigas
But for a very good purpose
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Old 30 July 2008, 19:19   #24
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Just gaming. Any tinkering is to get games installed and working. I'm equally curious about what people used to do with their Amigas. Seems like gaming is the primary activity now and I suspect the same was true back in the day.
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Old 30 July 2008, 20:27   #25
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I only misuse my Amigas
thats a harsh term ..lets just say tinker
reminds me thats another thing I really enjoy doing with my commies and miggys ...my soldering iron seems to be always on with little mod projects for em
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Old 30 July 2008, 22:28   #26
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I play music with my Amiga, mod, Future composer and other formats (yes even MP3:s).

Currently only have my A1200 up and running, but my A4000 is going to be permanently on my desk once I get more space when my kids move out in about 20 years from now.

Then when I have more time for myself in the future I am also going to do all those things I have wanted to do when I did not have a high end Amiga.
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Old 30 July 2008, 22:58   #27
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Most of the time I play games (I am the contestant of EAB/Lemon Gamers League) but I also do some other work. I write articles for polish news portal using an immortal CED, do a lot of translations, do localisations of some Amiga software, do some graphics using amazing ArtEffect and Personal Paint/Image Studio which are the best tools to create transparent logos (I couldn't find anything on PC which would suit me). I watch some scene demos, fancy some ripping gfx and music from games or just discover what's inside of them. I also examine stuff I downloaded from the net. I have it burned on CD-RWs which content is being slowly scrutinized by me Unfortunatelly I don't have much time during the week, so do it mostly on weekends.
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Old 30 July 2008, 23:28   #28
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Gaming, MSN (when the 1200 is on, I only have one monitor, no KVM), Internet stuff (diddle), music, fiddling with the OS, more gaming, program translation (ATO)...

When all Amigas are off I feel something wrong in the force...
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Old 31 July 2008, 01:03   #29
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Currently only have my A1200 up and running, but my A4000 is going to be permanently on my desk once I get more space when my kids move out in about 20 years from now.
It was more than 20 years since the Amiga took off, and even now in 2008 this guy is planning for another 20 years

Not using my 1200 for anything myself, it's just too comfortable using WinUAE instead. Would never get rid of the 1200 though.
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Old 31 July 2008, 01:37   #30
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I work daily on WinUAE (OS 3.9 + Scalos) to create web sites (a text editor, AWeb, ImageFX, PPaint 7, AmiTradeCenter), I mail with Yam, I tchat with Jabberwocky and AmiIRC, I edit and manage my personal pictures with ImageFX. Arexx is highly used about all of that.

XP (locked SP2) is used for web surfing and debugging (Opera), printing (OpenOffice) and video editing (Ulead Videostudio).
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Old 31 July 2008, 01:38   #31
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XP (locked SP2) is used for web surfing and debugging (Opera), printing (OpenOffice) and video editing (Ulead Videostudio).
...and running WinUAE presumably.
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Old 31 July 2008, 04:55   #32
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AsmOne, games, demos. I can do anything on my PC, but the Amiga strangely attracts my attention to this day.
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Old 31 July 2008, 05:34   #33
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I'm so glad you know what you're doing!
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Old 31 July 2008, 19:48   #34
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Every morning before leaving the house I rub the end of my penis against my Amiga for luck.
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Old 31 July 2008, 20:42   #35
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Every morning before leaving the house I rub the end of my penis against my Amiga for luck.
Is that suppose to bring good luck to you or the Amiga?
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Old 31 July 2008, 23:57   #36
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I use my amiga 1200 to make secret projects for the CIA
but I haven't connected the amiga to the internet because the KGB was hacking and investing into my workbench' partition

also I use my A1200 to watch DVD films and to watch videos in H264 fomat or to watch youtube videos
when Im bored I play final fantasy X using the amiga' PS2 emulator
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Old 31 July 2008, 23:58   #37
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Is that suppose to bring good luck to you or the Amiga?
I think the Amiga is the lucky one in this
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Old 02 August 2008, 01:38   #38
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I have started stripping bits of my Amiga. No real reason aapctually just bordom. Stopped using it after the mouse port got busted. (Snapped pins) Picked up another A600 a few years later but it had the same problem sigh.
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Old 02 August 2008, 16:34   #39
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I use my Amigas for everything except internet and things that I have to use the PC for. Actually the only real Amiga I use regularly is my A3000/060 but it's a secondary role, my primary Amiga is WinUAE because of blinding speed and it works great. Most of the programs I use I've written in either C or assembly. I've been finding myself writing more and more programs were I need a lot of speed and ram, especially floating point speed. Floating point speed with WinUAE is phenomenal.

Sometimes when Windows has really annoyed or frustrated me I turn on WinUAE or a real Amiga, it's very soothing. Amigas are from an age when comuters were actually fun, MS has pretty much sucked all the fun out of computers.
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Old 03 August 2008, 04:28   #40
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I use my 1200 for demos and whdinstalled games, games on amiga is still awesome coz they don't take a lifetime for a few rounds of fun and a highscore, too bad noone makes them anymore, would be great with some new shoot'em ups and a couple of new pinball tables . They just don't make them like they used to and offcoz I use DPaint, best ever paint program, allways seem to get back to that one, so easy to use. I use my 500 for the very old banging demos, that haven't been fixed yet and testing if u guys have fixed my favorites to run like i remembered and for the most part u have
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