[vcf-midatlantic] C128 computer

Joseph Oprysko joprysko1 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 18 08:01:46 EDT 2017

I have one C128, one C64c, 5 C64's, and a VIC 20.  I honestly don't know
how I ended up with so many C64's.. LOL

On Mon, Sep 18, 2017 at 7:33 AM, Christian Liendo via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:

> I owned a C64, but when I was younger I desired a 128. I didn't get
> one until much later in life.
> I really liked the 128D. I thought it was aesthetically pleasing. It
> was a good looking computer. For some people that's not important. It
> is to me. It's one of the many reasons I like SGIs.
> To me the 128 is a computer that became better with time. When I was
> younger I heard a lot of people say, "don't get the 128 because most
> developers didn't develop apps for 128 Mode". They wrote for the C64
> as there was a larger user base and not as much adoption of the 128.
> The introduction of the Atari ST and Amiga didn't help.
> But in time as people worked on that machine, applications came out
> that took advantage if it's capabilities. It is one of those machines
> you can still work on. It is a rather great computer that wasn't given
> it proper treatment when it was released.

Normal Person: Hey, it seems that you know a lot.
Geek: To be honest, it's due to all the surfing I do.
Normal Person: So you go surfing?
Normal Person: But I don't think that has anything to do with knowing a
Geek: I think that's wrong on a fundamental level.
Normal Person: Huh? Huh? What?

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