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no more cnn international??????


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#26 OFFLINE   Santi360HD

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 09:17 PM

cmon guys, this is serious!!!...I just got my 1st CD Burner for my 1st Pentium 90MHZ PC.. and with this 56K modem..I truly rule the world with all these usenet groups I've found on IRC...I'm the best!!!

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 09:19 PM

Damit, I actually have to get up to change the channel??

#28 OFFLINE   Santi360HD

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 09:22 PM

I just bent the steel antenna on my cordless phone..damn guess that'll set me back another 100 bucks at Radio Shack

#29 OFFLINE   Santi360HD

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 09:26 PM

Check this out guys...you can now get 90 minute casettes...they have 45 minutes each side (as opposed to 30 minutes) to hold more music for your Sony Walkman Tunes...oh damn i forgot to get 4 new AA batteries...shucks..

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 09:28 PM

First TV I ever saw was the size of a refrigerator and had about a 9" round tube. That was several years before my family got a TV. There were one or two channels on the air at that time, for a few hours each day.

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 09:30 PM

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 09:32 PM

I want to watch Wonderful World of Disney in Color on Sunday!

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 09:34 PM

Alright I only have one more contribution to this thread......

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 10:14 PM

these are great i just got to make sure my computer can handle y2k
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Posted 13 September 2012 - 10:18 PM

I'll tell you, I'm busy!

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 10:25 PM

why the hell did directv pull the plug on cnn intentional ? they need to bring it back. and it would be great for an honest answer, and not how its about money.


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#37 OFFLINE   hanz_erichson

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 10:27 PM

Why does DIRECTV hate news channels? First, it was All News Channel and now this!!! It's probably to make room for that college sports espn channel I am hearing rumors about.

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 11:21 PM

cmon guys, this is serious!!!...I just got my 1st CD Burner for my 1st Pentium 90MHZ PC.. and with this 56K modem..I truly rule the world with all these usenet groups I've found on IRC...I'm the best!!!


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Posted 14 September 2012 - 12:26 AM

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Posted 14 September 2012 - 12:34 AM

Wait a minute, I just got my own phone line and a 9600 baud modem for my Commodore Amiga...now my downloads will fly !!!


You're a young pup. We had a Commodore VIC 20 with a 300 Baud Modem and a cassette tape drive. Also had a TRS80.

Now that was old school
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#41 OFFLINE   wilbur_the_goose

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Posted 14 September 2012 - 05:56 AM

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Posted 14 September 2012 - 06:25 AM

Just got a new car phone @ $900. No contract, but roaming was pretty expensive.
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Posted 14 September 2012 - 07:12 AM

Why does DIRECTV hate news channels? First, it was All News Channel and now this!!! It's probably to make room for that college sports espn channel I am hearing rumors about.


Yeah, they also took away CBC Newsworld International too!

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Posted 14 September 2012 - 07:24 AM

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Posted 14 September 2012 - 08:24 AM

Yeah, they also took away CBC Newsworld International too!


Uh hardly - it was purchased by another company & changed INTO Current TV; DTV had NO say in that: :rolleyes: :rolleyes:

http://en.wikipedia....wiki/Current_TV

On May 4, 2004, INdTV Holdings, a company co-founded by Gore and Joel Hyatt, purchased cable news channel NewsWorld International (NWI) from Vivendi Universal for the express purpose of launching their new network with the space on some digital cable lineups (and DirecTV) that NWI had.



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Posted 14 September 2012 - 11:04 AM

You're a young pup. We had a Commodore VIC 20 with a 300 Baud Modem and a cassette tape drive. Also had a TRS80.

Now that was old school


I can beat that...a Commodore PET back in '78 :)

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Posted 14 September 2012 - 11:16 AM

I can beat that...a Commodore PET back in '78 :)


I had a Vic 20 too. Before that, though, I was writing Fortran programs for IBM main-frame computers in the mid-60's.
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Posted 14 September 2012 - 11:23 AM

Here is William Shatner beaming in to sell you that Commodore Vic 20.
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Posted 14 September 2012 - 12:31 PM

You're a young pup. We had a Commodore VIC 20 with a 300 Baud Modem and a cassette tape drive. Also had a TRS80.

Now that was old school


Ahhhh...the Trash-80...what a system!

I had an Apple II with a language card, a Z80 coprocessor card, a Telex 80 column display card and a Hayes 300 baud Smartmodem (which came in two pieces for the Apple II - an internal card and external telephone interface, connected via a ribbon cable). I ran Apple DOS, p-System and CPm on that machine. Programmed in 6502 Assembler, BASIC, Fortran and Pascal. Those were the days...you had to write software that could run in 48k of RAM or less!

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Posted 14 September 2012 - 12:42 PM

Then there's the Heathkit H89. It had two, Z80 2-Mz processors, one for the video and one for the main CPU. What a screamer. :)

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