A Great Find & A Defense of E-Bay

From: Charles P. Hobbs <transit_at_lerctr.org>
Date: Fri Jun 16 13:24:20 2000

On Fri, 16 Jun 2000, Sellam Ismail wrote:
> I think the concept we are dealing with here is the supply of something
> simply running out. There were only so many vintage computers ever sold.

Not to mention, only so many people who would know what to *do* with
an old Commodore, VAX, TI 99, etc. As far as the rest of the world is
concerned, it's "trash"....

> They don't grow them anymore.

Well, not nearly as much as they used to, but one can always hold out
hope. Know of any new people entering this hobby? Not just squirrelling
away stuff, or churning it on the auction sites, but actually buying old
computers, plugging them in, and actually working/playing with them?
Received on Fri Jun 16 2000 - 13:24:20 BST

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