My Dad got a Plus 4 that way. I hooked it up and read the manual. After about a week I said, "That's nice" packed it all away and went back to my C-64. --- Larry Anderson <email@example.com> wrote: > > In the U.S. I recall seeing few Plus/4s and C-16s > hyped as "a Genuine > Commodore Microcomputer" (Late 80s; this was to > entice people to think > they were actual 64s) and 'given' away for attending > some cheesy > time-share real estate scheme. Never saw any > 'seconded' or 'closed out' > 64s at any discount chain. > > > Ethan Dicks wrote: > > > > --- Marko_Mäkelä <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > > On Fri, 30 Mar 2001 email@example.com wrote: > > > > > > > I'm not familiar with "Aldi", please tell us > more... :) > > > > > > Aldi is a cheap grocery store chain in Germany. > They buy stuff in large > > > quantities, and they sell mostly frozen food or > food packed in tin cans. > > > Occasionally they have also other stuff. They > had sold at least one > > > special batch of C64s. This is limited to my > experience from 1994-1996; > > > native Germans can probably tell more. > > > > We have Aldi stores in the midwestern U.S., too. > Same deal - cheap tinned > > and frozen food, sometimes from crushed boxes, so > you have to look at every > > can. > > > > Never seen electronics at one here. > > > > -ethan > > -- > 01000011 01001111 01001101 01001101 01001111 > 01000100 01001111 01010010 01000101 > Larry Anderson - Sysop of Silicon Realms BBS > (209) 754-1363 > 300-14.4k bps > Classic Commodore pages at: > http://www.jps.net/foxnhare/commodore.html > 01000011 01001111 01001101 01010000 01010101 > 01010100 01000101 01010010 01010011 > - > This message was sent through the cbm-hackers > mailing list. > To unsubscribe: echo unsubscribe | mail firstname.lastname@example.org. ===== Get a FREE 6Mb webmail box from go6502! - http://www.geocities.com/profdredd As low as 2.99% Intro APR from NextCard! - http://www.nextcard.com/index6.html?ref=aff0074521 PayPal is the FAST FREE and SECURE way to send money! - https://secure.paypal.x.com/refer/pal=profdredd%40yahoo.com __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Get email at your own domain with Yahoo! Mail. http://personal.mail.yahoo.com/ - This message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list. To unsubscribe: echo unsubscribe | mail email@example.com.
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