[vcf-midatlantic] 1980's bedroom setup

Martin Flynn maflynn at theflynn.org
Mon Feb 3 13:03:00 EST 2020


Dan Jacobs is reaching out to Selective Seconds to see what they have.  

> On Feb 3, 2020, at 12:54 PM, corey cohen via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
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> We may just need to eventually build a desk from scratch.
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>> On Feb 3, 2020, at 12:52 PM, Chris Fala <chrisjpf33 at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> Too modern looking, I think.
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>> On Mon, Feb 3, 2020 at 12:34 PM corey cohen via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org <mailto:vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org>> wrote:
>> How 80’s does this look?  No Hutch but not every desk had a hutch.  I think I had one similar to this in the 80’s 
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>> https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07JYQXPZ1/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_U_oGfoEbQN0T6C4 <https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07JYQXPZ1/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_U_oGfoEbQN0T6C4> <https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07JYQXPZ1/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_U_oGfoEbQN0T6C4 <https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07JYQXPZ1/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_U_oGfoEbQN0T6C4>> 
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>> It’s new so we won’t have to worry about the glue in the particle board which could actually contain some “bad” stuff.
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>>>> On Feb 3, 2020, at 12:20 PM, Ethan O'Toole via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org <mailto:vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org>> wrote:
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>>>> I'll keep an eye out for one.  My feeling is that most people trashed them, and for good reason.  My family's barely made it through one move.  I kept it a while longer, putting a pound of drywall screws into it to try to keep it together, but it succumbed to Terrible Cheap 80s Particleboard Syndrome while I was in college.
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>>> I just saw one at the local thrift store two weeks ago and chuckled.
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>>> They're probably more common than the computers we're after.
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>>> We had the Bush Industries one. I still think it's kinda cool looking but got rid of it like 14 years ago.
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>>>                      - Ethan
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