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Andrew 68k @68km@retro.social

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My name is Andrew and I run 68kmentat.com
I'm interested in and , particularly consoles, computers, 8-bits, and Tandy-Radioshack computers.

I try to learn electronics and programming in my free time, but those projects move very slowly.

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Thereโ€™s a Commodore 64 game called โ€œWhereโ€™s My Bonesโ€ and someone should write a book about old computer games that are actually shitposts archive.org/details/d64_Wheres

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it's incredible how it took years for a reported bug where emojis crashed dwm in Arch, for anyone to figure out a guaranteed workaround that wasn't just "I don't believe that this bug exists, use a different font package, I assume that will fix it even though you say that it doesn't"

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This is what I learned to "program" on. #TI59 It wasn't until a couple years later that dad got a #PET2001 and I started to learn BASIC and 6502 stuff. I have no real recollection of how this thing worked. I feel old.
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It's understandable but maybe it's still sad from a nostalgic sense. Nethack will stop supporting retrocomputing platforms going forward.

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Hitting Level29 BBS From the Model 100 outside earlier today. Nice weather here.

#retrocomputing #bbsing

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I learned as a kid I shouldnt mess with the internals of a CRT and be careful because

ELECTRON CANNON

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The early 90's: a time when advertising that your PC monitor will only irradiate you "a little bit" was a feature. :blobowo:

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My name is Andrew and I run 68kmentat.com
I'm interested in and , particularly consoles, computers, 8-bits, and Tandy-Radioshack computers.

I try to learn electronics and programming in my free time, but those projects move very slowly.

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