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#1 Ottofocus

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Posted 21 March 2010 - 10:00 AM

My hobby started in 1963 when I took summer school classes in "Computer Programming". Control Data Corp. was headquartered here in Mpls - they provided a recently decommissioned Bendix G15 for we 10 year old students. (see the link)

http://www.computermuseum.li/Testpage/Bendix-G15-1950s.htm

I still have the Commodore VIC 20 that I bought from Target in 1982 (halftime commercial of SuperBowl - Commodore advertised newly reduced price of $300.00 and i was convinced that computers would "never get any cheaper")

Self-employed, I'm by no means an uber-geek. I'm only a moderately sophisticated business user. (and I never have mastered how to work these forum boards properly)

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#2 jgweed

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Posted 21 March 2010 - 10:15 AM

Welcome to BC, and thanks for joining! You are not the only person who began with a Vic20.
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Posted 21 March 2010 - 11:45 AM

Hello Ottofocus and :thumbsup: to Bleeping Computer.

Please take a few moments to browse the New User Orientation forum, to help familiarize yourself with how the forum works.

Also, don't forget to check out the Tutorials.
There is a lot of very useful information there.

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