Atari questions from non-Atari person

From: Iggy Drougge <>
Date: Fri Dec 22 03:50:45 2000

On Thu, 21 Dec 2000, Jeff Hellige wrote:

> At 06:49 PM 12/21/00 +0100, you wrote:
> >True, Toad pulled out a few years ago.
> What ever became of Toad's inventory of stuff when they dropped it? Did
> they continue selling it until it was gone or did they somehow get rid of
> it all in a fairly small length of time? I remember a buddy of mine going
> in there during one of our trips to the store and buying a couple of
> hundred dollars worth of Lynx cartridges. They had a pretty decent
> selection onhand. I generally got my TOS upgrades from them.

IIRC, they had clearance sales until some years ago, but I suppose some of
the other Atari traders bought remaining supplies. I hope it didn't go the
same way as the Apple Lisa, at least.

> >Best are indeed still in the business. Err, isn't there some US shop
> >called "Homa", too? Of course, there's the shady System Solutions of the
> >UK, as well as Keychange Music. And a range of retailers in Germany, of
> >course.
> I remember hearing about System Solutions but the other's don't ring a
> bell. I guess since Toad wasn't more than 1-1/2 hours drive from where we
> lived and my buddy and I made frequent road trips up to the store, there
> wasn't much need to look much further for Atari stuff. The copule of times
> I did, I generally went with Best.

System solutions are the English importers of the MagiC OS and publishers
of some hardware, such as rumoured PPC accelerators and PCI buses.
Received on Fri Dec 22 2000 - 03:50:45 GMT

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