[vcf-midatlantic] 1980's bedroom setup

Dean Notarnicola dean.notarnicola at vcfed.org
Mon Feb 3 18:39:04 EST 2020


I bought that same desk in 1987 and after many years and moves I still have
it! It currently hosts my TI 99 with PEB and Atari 800 setup.

On Mon, Feb 3, 2020 at 6:34 PM Richard Cini via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

> If you look at this Radio Shack catalog page (
> http://www.radioshackcatalogs.com/html/catalogs_extra/1985_rsc-14/h061.html))
> I had the desk/hutch/printer setup for a long time, but then I changed to
> the "computer workcenter" in this 1987 Radio Shack catalog (
> http://www.radioshackcatalogs.com/html/catalogs_extra/1987_rsc-17/h049.html).
> I can't exactly remember why I changed, but I had my Mac on it for years,
> probably to raise it higher to make it easier to see. The other desk got
> repurposed in another room upon which I had a Compaq DeskPro/386 (which I
> still have, as with my original Mac 512k).
>
> I had a decent sized room -- 12' x 12' with wood paneling, two twin beds
> and a shag-like carpet. I remember that for posters, I mostly had cars
> (Ferrari, Lambo) and a pinup or two. Dad didn't like me pasting things on
> the "pecky cypress" wood paneling. The ceiling was 12" square Armstrong
> acoustic tiles with fluorescent lighting. I wish I had a picture of it.
> Lots of browns in that room...
>
>
> Rich
>
> --
> Rich Cini
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>
> On 2/2/20, 10:30 PM, "vcf-midatlantic on behalf of Ethan O'Toole via
> vcf-midatlantic" <vcf-midatlantic-bounces at lists.vcfed.org on behalf of
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
>
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>     For the 80s bedroom do you have one of those ubiquitous "computer
> desks"
>     that were everywhere? With the book space or whatever across the top
> of
>     the back hutch, and the place for the disk drives to the side of the
>     monitor?
>
>                         - Ethan
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