[Coco] [Color Computer] Re: New here...
badfrog_188 at yahoo.com
Wed Nov 14 16:32:42 EST 2007
Hi there Ed.
I'm not much of a poster here, but I'm in the St. Louis area too
(Chesterfield to be exact). I actually have my CoCo set up at a desk
at home, but it hasn't been powered on in years. I went to the
Chicago CocoFest in '90 or '91, don't quite remember.
--- In ColorComputer at yahoogroups.com, "Ed Siler" <ed_s_429 at ...> wrote:
> I just discovered this group, and I've VERY surprised to see there's
> still much interest in the CoCo! I haven't had one of mine fired up in
> years, but I was very much a true CoCo nut back in the day. Even
> attended Rainbowfest in Chicago in '83 or '84.
> Still have all my goodies stored in their original boxes - CoCo's,
> MC10, Dragon, multipaks, drives, tapes, modem, X pad ... the works.
> Some Frank Hogg & Dennis Kitz stuff. Tons of software. Full rank of
> mags too - ALL the Rainbows mags, from beginning to end. Hot CoCo.
> Color Computer mag. Undercolor. All carefully boxed away.
> Opened that closet the other day & the memories poured out, that's
> what got me looking on the 'net.
> While I know beyond a doubt the CoCo was the best & the 6809 had it
> all over the rest, just what can you do with one TODAY?? Didn't true
> development of the platform stagnate over a decade ago?
> Anyway, it's good to see some are still interested - maybe I'll drag
> one out & see if I can remember how to start it!
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