Robin Harbron <email@example.com> wrote: > > Olaf Seibert wrote: > > I recall seeing the ads in Compute! (with or without !, I'm not > > completely certain) but at that time nobody really believed it could > > work. In any case, the copied thing we tried didn't work very well. > > Compute! had the exclamation mark for most of it's > life, until the company that produces Omni magazine > purchased it - then they dropped the !. That > happened in the early 90's. Yep, now that I'm home to check my 6 issues of Compute!, it's obvious there is the exclamation mark. > C= magazines are still enjoyable 10 or > 15 years after they are printed, PC magazines (if > they are enjoyable at all) are pretty much useless > after 6 months. Just fluff and reviews and ads. Absolutely. Looking through the may 1981 issue (#12) to find the ROM Rabbit ad (and I found it), all the ads look so cute... al those little software houses selling stuff. Besides which, this weekend there was a large LP sale, so I bought bunch of begin-80s LPs.. > Robin Harbron firstname.lastname@example.org -Olaf. -- ___ Olaf 'Rhialto' Seibert rhialto(at)mbfys-dot-kun.nl "I would be dead in \X/ a week if I didn't do /something/. I'd be splattered all over the walls." - This message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list. To unsubscribe: echo unsubscribe | mail email@example.com.
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