[vcf-midatlantic] Atari ST in daily use since 1985

Chris Fala chrisjpf33 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 12 19:20:47 UTC 2021

Funny thing, that same video came across my suggested video list in my
YouTube browsing today. I am not a nerd or something, am I? ;-)

On Tue, Oct 12, 2021 at 1:03 PM John Heritage via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

> Oops on t=227 ; mistakes like this happen.  It's the thought that counts.
> It's cool this is still in use today.  The ST with mono monitor was perfect
> for business uses in the 80s. Easy on the eyes 70hz and pretty crisp
> resolution for the size.  (I.e.  equivalent to people who use 1080p with
> 24-27" monitor sizes).
> Whenever I use an ST (or an Amiga) and it's been a while I always feel a
> sense of guilt and worry about turning it off via power switch without
> first "shutting down". Lol.
> On Tue, Oct 12, 2021, 12:56 PM Ethan O'Toole via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> > > Was a simple case of grabbing a link with the extra characters in it to
> > the ad. A simple fix and a simple copy/paste issue. It’s not spam. I know
> > I’ve pasted links and missed a character, grabbed the Google link instead
> > of the direct link, etc.
> > > I’m sure there’s someone on here that has never made a mistake, but I’m
> > definitely not one of them!! ;-)
> > > Don’t sweat it Bruce. Content is always appreciated, even if there’s an
> > ad in it! :p
> >
> > Dude clicked copy video at current time versus copying the URL. Strip off
> > the position market. NBD.
> >
> > Also, Don't you all use AdBlock Plus like the rest of the world?
> >
> > Also, did a $770 order with PCBWay a few months ago for color LED
> > replacement boards from the community that replace the orange dot matrix
> > displays in pinball machines with color RGB LED panels. PCBWay did a good
> > job fwiw.
> >
> > Also, pretty wild to see Atari ST still in use! I wonder how many random
> > small businesses out there have stuck to their original tools not wanting
> > to learn something new. C64s and Apple IIs and IBM minis.
> >
> >                         - Ethan
> >

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