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Old 19 January 2012, 16:15   #1
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Big grin Hi there :)

Where to begin ??

Oh well, it all started last summer. By chance I saw an ad on the Swedish version of the YellowPages (www.blocket.se) this guy who wanted to sell an A500 and an A1200 with accessories.

It proved to be an A500 (512 Mb RAM) and a A1200 (2 Mb RAM) with 84Mb HD, an external floppy drive, some 30+ boxed games (some with manual - others without), 650+ disks and a bunch of mice and joysticks.

Throughout the summer I looked at it when I had the time and in the way I'd checked all the disks through for virus by using the Virus Checker V6.15 by John Veldthuis (Someone who can recommend a newer version or different scanner, better perhaps?).

Just before Christmas it went completely wrong (EAB is blamed for this!).
Without this informative forum, I had not gone so far as it would prove that I did:-D).

By pure curiosity I looked at eBay.de to see what actually existed, knowing that Germany back 'in the day' was a huge market for Amiga (England was too far away). And before I knew it I had created an account and sat and looked around the entire eBay and was caught even more than I was this summer.

Now I sit here EXACTLY one month after I created my account here and on eBay .... and looking around the room - and can see:

A500 (512Kb)
A500 (512 Kb w/ KS 1.2/1.3
A1200 with 84 Mb HD w/ KS 3.0
A1200 with 4 Gb CF HD w/ KS 3.1
... both with Blizzard 1230, respectively, 128 Mb RAM and 8 Mb RAM
2 external floppy disks
2 CF Card Adapter with an additional 4 pcs 4 Gb CF and an 8-GB (one transmitter and send the rest SanDisk)
An even bigger pile of mice, joysticks and power supplies
5000+ disks
and a brand new LCD 32" TV

Original WB 1.2 / 1.3 / 3.0 / 3.1 / 3.5 and 3.9

.... Thinking: What the hell went WRONG ???

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Old 19 January 2012, 16:45   #2
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hello,but confusing me..
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Old 19 January 2012, 16:54   #3
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hello,but confusing me..
Confused ?? What about... it's a brainfart , nothing more nothing less and I'm loving it

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Old 19 January 2012, 17:08   #4
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sickness Amiga symptoms ..
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Old 19 January 2012, 17:19   #5
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Hello and Welcome looks like you got the Amiga bug
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Old 19 January 2012, 17:30   #6
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I hope there's no cure for it :-D and thanks DonAmiga
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Old 26 January 2012, 09:55   #7
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Hello there. Ever considered vaccination against Amiga virus?
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Old 26 January 2012, 12:46   #8
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Hi there HnieX,

I can see that you have a severe case of Amiga-itus, unfortunately the only known cure for it is to have your money taken away from you and the electricity to your house disconnected

The Amiga bug is a hard one to tackle, we spend more money than we should and always buy much more than we need
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Old 27 January 2012, 10:40   #9
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Nothing went wrong. You are just living for the very first time!

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Old 28 January 2012, 21:23   #10
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Old 29 January 2012, 01:56   #11
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Talking about amiga and diseases reminded me of this.

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Old 29 January 2012, 08:50   #12
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You have a case of the "Amy Desease"..

Symptoms:
- Amigas, Amigas and more Amigas..
- typing "Amiga" in the search options on ebay frequently
- being broke
- Listening to the missus screaming at ya and telling you off

Cure:
- There is none, you just have to live with it!
- buy earplugs for yourself, you can only hear quiet.
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Old 31 January 2012, 01:01   #13
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I'd checked all the disks through for virus by using the Virus Checker V6.15 by John Veldthuis (Someone who can recommend a newer version or different scanner, better perhaps?).
The new version would have checked you for virus too, and you woudn't have this problems... Welcome to the asylum....

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